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- American literature -- 20th century 4
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- Polish literature -- 20th Century 4
- Audiovisual materials 3
- Authors -- France -- 20th Century 3
- Authors -- United States -- 20th century 3
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- Authors, French -- 20th Century -- Archives 3
- Authors, Polish -- 20th Century -- Archives 3
- Drawings (visual works) 3
- European literature -- 20th Century 3
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- Artists -- France 2
- Authors -- France -- 19th century 2
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- Authors, French -- 19th century -- Archives 2 ∧ less
- Sand, George, 1804-1876 3
- Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980 3
- Barańczak, Stanisław, 1946-2014 2
- Baudin, Nicolas, 1754-1803 2
- Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986 2
- Camus, Albert, 1913-1960 2
- Czapski, Józef, 1896-1993 2
- Debord, Guy, 1931-1994 2
- France. Marine 2
- Giono, Jean, 1895-1970 2
- Gombrowicz, Witold, 1904-1969 2
- Herbert, Zbigniew, 1924-1998 2
- Herling-Grudziński, Gustaw, 1919-2000 2
- Internationale situationniste 2
- Jeleński, Konstanty A. (Konstanty Aleksander), 1922-1987 2
- M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co 2
- M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays & Co 2
- Miłosz, Czesław, 1911-2004 2
- Morand, Paul, 1888-1976 2
- Peyre, Henri, 1901-1988 2 ∧ less
Académie française autograph 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
Call Number: X346
Overview: Antiquarian bookseller catalogs collected by Yale University Library.
Dates: circa 1747 - circa 1993
Alain Arias-Misson papers
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...
Matthew Arnold collection
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
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...
Stanley Yale Beach papers
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
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
Call Number: GEN MSS 1756
Overview: The 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
Charles William Bradley Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 325
Overview: Notes and correspondence kept by Charles William Bradley, circa 1841-1860. Notes chiefly pertain to Bradley's study of the forenames and surnames in various nations. The remaining notes and correspondence pertain to his time in China (primarily Singapore) while an American consul--these notes relate to Chinese history, language, and climate.
Dates: circa 1841-1860
Collection of Jean Genet Drafts and Proofs
Call Number: GEN MSS 1739
Overview: The collection consists of manuscript drafts and corrected typescripts as well as galley and page proofs for works by Jean Genet, 1952-1982, including Le Bagne, Le Balcon, Les Nègres, and Le Langage de la muraille: cent ans jour après jour. It also contains manuscripts with sketches by the author and artworks on paper by others, including two hand-colored lithographs by Alberto...
Noël J. Cortés Collection of French Manuscripts
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.
Davies/Scroggie collection of Canadian fur trade documents
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."
Sergeĭ Aleksandrovich Evreinow correspondence and papers
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.
Benjamin Fondane papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 750
Overview: The papers document the life and writing of poet and philosopher Benjamin Fondane. Writings include holograph manuscripts of approximately 650 poems, 55 works of prose and 9 playscripts. Prose writings consist chiefly of holograph drafts of short untitled essays or notes (some fragmentary) on topics related to poetry and philosophy. Also included is a holograph draft of Fondane's first book Tagaduinta lui Petru (1918). Poems consist of holograph drafts of original poems and translations, some...
Maxwell E. Foster papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 662
Overview: The papers consist of letters to Foster and material relating to the Parkman, Twisleton, and Vaughan families. Correspondents include James Latimer McLane, Jr., Charlton MacVeagh, Ellery Sedgwick, Anne Shiras, and others. Material relating to the Parkman, Twisleton, and Vaughan families include correspondence, financial and legal records, documents, and notebooks.
Dates: 1809-1982, bulk 1850-1923
Manuscripts in the Richard Gimbel Collection of Charles Dickens
Call Number: GEN MSS 1998
Overview: Manuscripts, letters, and documents by English writer and social critic Charles Dickens, 1830-1870, collected by Richard Gimbel. Also included is Gimbel's collection of Dickensiana, 1772-1969, which consists of books, periodicals, printed ephemera, prints and stray plates, photographs, mass-produced objects, manuscripts, letters and documents, paintings and drawings, and relics and association items not created by Dickens but still relating to him. Present are letters from Dickens...
Renata Gorczynski papers relating to Czesław Miłosz
Call Number: GEN MSS 528
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and other material documenting the personal and professional relationship between Gorczynski and Czesław Miłosz.Series I, Correspondence, is organized into subseries for Miłosz, Gorczynski and Third-Party correspondence. The Miłosz correspondence contains several folders of correspondence with Gorczynski, dating from 1979-1991, as well as holograph drafts of outgoing letters and single incoming letters with other writers, friends,...
Call Number: GEN MSS 353
Overview: Collection consists of 59 volumes of correspondence between Mme de Graffigny and François-Antoine Devaux, and one volume of letters from Anne-Catherine Helvétius to Graffigny. Also included are 16 volumes and one portfolio of plays, poems, drafts, notes, legal documents, biographical and genealogical sketches and other papers, generally by or related to Mme de Graffigny.
Jacques Guicharnaud papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 883
Overview: The Jacques Guicharnaud Papers consist of correspondence with literary and teaching colleagues, publishers, family, and friends; autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of plays, literary criticism, and other writings; a small amount of drafts and offprints of literary criticism by colleagues; syllabi, lecture notes, and administrative papers relating to teaching at Yale University and Harvard University; printed material including theater programs and clippings relating to theater in France...
Dates: 1943-circa 2005
Zbigniew Herbert papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 527
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence and writings relating to Zbigniew Herbert from 1968-1989. There is personal and professional correspondence with Polish literary and cultural figures, publishers, translators and scholars. Noteworthy correspondents include Stanislaw Baranczak, Jozef Czapski, Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski, Konstanty Jelenski, Alina Kalczynska, Susan Sontag, Jacek Trznadel, Petar Vujicic and Adam Zagajewski. Writings include holograph and typescript drafts of essays...