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Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke papers
Call Number: MS 1265
Overview: Correspondence, writings, note cards, and printed material documenting the professional life of Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke, a literary scholar and professor of English at Yale University, 1909-1943. Joseph Quincy Adams, John Bakeless, and John LeGay Brereton are primary correspondents.
Jack Randall Crawford papers
Call Number: MS 153
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, an autobiography, writings, research notes, and teaching materials of Jack Randall Crawford. Also included are a small amount of papers belonging to Dorothy Gabain, Crawford's second wife. The largest part of the papers is made up of plays, fiction and literary criticism, both published and unpublished, written by Crawford. Also included are lecture notes and texts and students papers reflecting his teaching career at Yale University (1909-1946).
Wilbur Lucius Cross papers
Call Number: MS 155
Overview: The papers are composed of correspondence, speeches, writings, research notes, subject files, and memorabilia which document Wilbur Cross's education, scholarship, teaching career, service to Yale University, and tenure as governor of Connecticut. The papers are Cross's personal files and do not include administrative records from Yale or from the governor's office. The papers highlight Cross's research on the development of the English novel; public reaction to his books, public appearances,...
William Clyde De Vane papers
Call Number: MS 1114
Overview: Professional papers relating to De Vane's research, teaching, and other activities at Yale University. Included are correspondence, writings, speeches, lecture notes, research materials (particularly on Robert Browning), biographical material, and photographs. The academic papers of his wife, Mabel Phillips De Vane, are also part of the collection. They consist chiefly of essays written while she was a graduate student at Yale University, ca. 1925, together with memorabilia and biographical...
Robert Dudley French papers
Call Number: MS 1264
Overview: Correspondence, writings, research notes, teaching materials, printed matter, a diary, a scrapbook, and photographs (1922-1952) comprise the papers. The teaching materials and the research notes reflect French's interest in Chaucer. A portion of the correspondence concerns Memorial Quadrangle at Yale, about which he published a book in 1929. There is also a substantial number of letters from students at Jonathan Edwards College, of which he was master from 1930 to 1953. Other correspondents are...
Dates: 1857-1983, bulk 1921-1954
William Augustus Larned papers
Call Number: MS 948
Overview: The papers largely reflect William A. Larned's post as Professor of Rhetoric and English literature (1839-1862) at Yale College. Included are lecture notes, notebooks with freshman prize compositions, grade books, and a student resolution requesting that his portrait be painted (1847). In the small amount of correspondence are five letters from Larned to his aunt, Mrs. John Mason. One is from Salisbury, North Carolina where he taught, and the remainder are from Yale College on his teaching and...
William Lyon Phelps papers
Call Number: MS 578
Overview: The papers include correspondence, writings, lecture notes, student notebooks, research notes, memorabilia, and scrapbooks of clippings documenting William Lyon Phelps's career as a professor of English and popularizer of literature. Phelps's lecture notes and annotated volumes on English literature comprise half of the papers. The papers also include a small quantity of family papers relating to Phelps's father and wife.
Dates: 1826-1944, bulk 1887-1943
Edward Bliss Reed papers
Call Number: MS 412
Overview: Correspondence, research notes, texts of songs, sheet music, catalogues, programs, and pamphlets relating to Christmas carols, which were Reed's main scholarly interest. Included also are his texts for a series of annual lectures on carols (1913-1939) and records of the New Haven Carol Society (1921-1944). Other items in the papers are the manuscript for Lyra Levis (published in 1922), records relating to the Yale ROTC program, and a run of the New Palestine (1921-1931).
William Kurtz Wimsatt papers
Call Number: MS 769
Overview: The papers are entirely professional including a small amount of correspondence, teaching materials, unpublished speeches and writings, copies of his published works, subject files and notes. Wimsatt's teaching materials, which contain bibliographies, notes on his readings, and outlines for class presentations, make up more than half of the papers. Copies of almost all of Wimsatt's published work together with the related correspondence are also in the papers. His advocacy of the New Criticism...