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Académie française autograph collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1339
Overview: Correspondence and other documents signed by circa 200 members of the Académie française, 1637-1926 and undated, assembled by an unidentified collector, possibly American autograph collector Howes Norris, Jr. (1867-1938), of Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts. Most are autograph letters, signed; other contents include literary writings, legal documents, and a few documents concerning administration of the Académie française. Many are accompanied by descriptions from vendor catalogs, engraved...
Dates: 1637-1926, bulk 1750-1900

Antiquarian bookseller catalog collection

 Collection
Call Number: X346
Overview: Antiquarian bookseller catalogs collected by Yale University Library.
Dates: circa 1747 - circa 1993

Alain Arias-Misson papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1514
Overview: The collection documents the literary work and career of Alain Arias-Misson and consists of correspondence; writings and works by Arias-Misson including poetry, visual poetry, notes, and other writings; writings and visual poetry by others; printed material including cards, pamphlets, ephemera, exhibition catalogs, serials, and books; and born-digital audiovisual materials. Correspondence includes letters to and from both general and literary correspondents. Works of others include work by...
Dates: 1956-2017

Matthew Arnold collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 867
Overview: The Matthew Arnold Collection is a mixed-provenance collection of material by and related to Matthew Arnold, including family, personal and professional correspondence; diaries by Mary Penrose Arnold; letters from Frances Lucy Arnold to Arthur Galton; and a small quanitity of personal papers and manuscript items. Correspondents include Arthur Hugh Clough, James Thomas Knowles and George Smith.
Dates: 1825-1939, bulk 1850-1888

George H. Bauer Jean Paul Sartre manuscript collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 505
Overview: A collection of materials by Sartre acquired by George H. Bauer. The majority of the material consists of drafts for individual works in Sartre's series of novels collectively titled "Chemins de la liberté": a holograph and typescript draft of "La mort dans l'âme" and holograph draft pages of "La dernière chance", which contains a section titled "Drôle d'amitié" (which appeared in the journal, "Les Temps Modernes".) Also included are draft pages of essays on Jean Genet, Gjon Mili, a 1947...
Dates: 1945-1962

Stanley Yale Beach papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 802
Overview: The papers primarily contain correspondence between Stanley Yale Beach and his family, friends, and colleagues in the aeronautical and engineering fields. The bulk of the collection is his correspondence with engineers and manufacturers, in particular those in Germany, as well as with his friend, poet Harry Arthur Powell. A small group of files reveal Beach's investigation into the missing French aviators Charles Nungesser and François Coli, and his relationship with the New York clairvoyant...
Dates: 1911-1948, bulk 1917-1933

Jean Louis Berlandier papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-300
Overview: The papers consist of diaries and accounts written or collected by Jean Louis Berlandier, including works by Rafael Chovell, Manuel de Mier y Teran, José Francisco Ruiz, Stephen F. Austin, Juan Pedro Walker and others. The papers include maps, letters, diaries, histories, and government documents containing geographical, ethnographic, and historical information about the Mexican Republic, particularly the region between the Sabine River and Sierra Madre, with extensive coverage of the areas...
Dates: 1745-1860, bulk 1815-1850

Michel Bégon papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1756
Overview: This collection contains correspondence, reports, journals, lists, pamphlets and broadsides, and other papers relating to Michel Bégon and French colonial administration in the Caribbean, French maritime commerce, foreign relations, domestic economic matters, and botany in the 17th century.
Dates: circa 1651-1718

Collection of book illustrations

 Collection
Call Number: AOB 75
Overview: This collection comprises illustrations salvaged from damaged bound volumes.
Dates: 1793-20th century

Collection of Canadian Bookplates

 Collection
Call Number: BKP 78
Overview: This collection comprises mostly 19th- and early 20th-century Canadian bookplates.
Dates: circa 1800-1924

Cabié collection

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Call Number: MS 122
Overview: Manuscript copies of documents in the Bibliothèque Nationale, the Archives Nationales and other archival sources in France, almost all relating to religious questions in the Languedoc region. The copies, which were made at the turn of the century, are contained in 373 volumes. Two collections from the Bibliothèque Nationale make up the major portion of the collection: The Collection de Languedoc (48 v.).
Dates: 400-1799

Colton Family Papers

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Call Number: MS 855
Overview: Correspondence, writings, sermons, diaries, account books, poems, and notes of George Colton of West Hartford, Connecticut and four of his sons. The principal figure in the papers is Henry Martyn Colton, who graduated from Yale College in 1848 and established schools in Middletown, Connecticut and New York City. Included in his papers are college lecture notes, sermons together with outlines and notes, poems, diaries, and travel writings.
Dates: 1749-1879, bulk 1826-1879

Comoros collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1554
Overview: The collection consists of printed material relating to political conditions and historic sites in Comoros.
Dates: 1971-1996

Noël J. Cortés Collection of French Manuscripts

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1173
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of manuscript letters, writings, and documents, mostly in French, by writers, artists, historians, and philosophers, including Alexandre Dumas, Victor Hugo, Paul Morand, and George Sand.
Dates: 1760-1927

Davies/Scroggie collection of Canadian fur trade documents

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2357
Overview: The collection consists of printed contracts completed in manuscript between Canadian voyageurs and their outfitters (1801-1821) and other documents relating to the Canadian fur trade, including correspondence, financial papers, and legal documents (1724-1856). Outfitters include M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co., M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays & Co., and the American Fur Company. Destinations include Michilimackinac, Grand Portage, Rainy Lake, Fort William, and "Posts of the Northwest in Upper Canada."
Dates: 1724-1856

De Lévis family papers

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Call Number: MS 323
Overview: The papers contain legal documents, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers primarily concerned with Gaston-François-Christophe de Lévis, duc de Ventadour (1794-1863). The papers, in French, primarily relate to inheritance of land in Martinique.
Dates: 1707-1850

Jean André DeLuc papers

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Call Number: MS 179
Overview: Correspondence, lecture notes, and scientific writings of DeLuc and of his nephew, Jean Andreé DeLuc (1763-1847), relating to his experiments in electricity, to lectures given in Geneva by the younger DeLuc, and to outstanding scientists of the period. Also notebooks of several geological expeditions in England, Wales, Belgium, Holland, Westphalia, and the Jura mountains (1778-1806). Correspondents of the elder DeLuc include Sir Joseph Banks, Varenne de Boest, Queen Charlotte and other members...
Dates: 1746-1847

Suzanne de Diétrich papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 314
Overview: Correspondence, written works, and family information by and about French ecumenical leader Suzanne de Diétrich.
Dates: 1906-1992

The Doolittle Collection of Japanese Drama

 Collection
Call Number: DRA 11
Overview: The collection contains numerous designs of unknown origin depicting scenes from the traditional Japanese stage. The scenes displayed are derived from Noh (or Nō) dramas, a performance tradition which draws on Buddhist scripture and Japanese mythology and combines music, dance, and poetry in a highly formalized staging.
Dates: 1897-1974

Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Evreinow correspondence and papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 296
Overview: 52 ALS and 15 TLS from N. N. Evreinov to Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Evreinow, 6 carbons of letters from Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Evreinow to N. N. Evreinov. Also includes correspondence between Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Evreinow and Anna Aleksandrovna Evreinova, Arthur Lourié, and various printed materials (theatrical programs, clippings, memorial notices) and photographs relating to N. N. Evreinov.
Dates: 1926-1959