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James T. Babb Correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1011
Abstract: Incoming correspondence and outgoing typescript carbons, most 1965-1968, with some related writings and speeches by Babb, typescript carbon. Some correspondence concerns Yale University Library, Library acquisitions, donors Paul Mellon and the Beinecke family, and the founding of the Yale Center for British Art. Other correspondence relates to Babb's collecting of William Beckford and William McFee, or to his work in assembling a library for the White House, 1962-1967, including...
Dates: 1962-1968, bulk 1965-1968

Frederick W. Beinecke collector's files

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2760
Abstract: The files consist of inventories and a card index for Frederick W. Beinecke's Western Americana collection. The collection documented in this material was donated to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, chiefly between 1960 and 1971. The inventories (Series I.) document Frederick W. Beinecke's larger donations, including a collection on the Mexican War in 1960, a collection of printed material in 1962, and material donated at the time of his death in 1971. The card index (Series...
Dates: 1950-1971

Walter Beinecke papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 846
Abstract: The Walter Beinecke Papers consist of subject files containing correspondence, personal papers, autobiographical writings, and documents concerning the Beinecke family, the Sperry and Hutchinson Company, and Beinecke's business investments, book collecting, and work in Nantucket historic preservation; other correspondence, including correspondence with book vendor Howard S. Mott and family letters; other personal papers, such as financial and legal records, address books, and diaries;...
Dates: circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1990

William S. Reese Collection of Robert Graves

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1137
Scope and Contents: Papers relating to English author Robert Graves and his literary and social circle, collected by William S. Reese. The papers contain correspondence, 1916-1987 and undated, most autograph letters, signed, from Graves to correspondents including Desmond Flower, Dorothy and Ward Hutchinson, Violet and Walter McCormack, W. S. Merwin, Albert R. Mills, Frank Sanders, Siegfried Sassoon, Martin Secker, and other literary colleagues, friends, and family, with third-party correspondence about...
Dates: 1916-1987, bulk 1920-1980

Bradford H. Gray collector's files

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1734
Scope and Contents:

The collection contains correspondence, invoices, financial documentation, book lists, and other papers related to Bradford H. Gray's book collecting activities, as well as Gray's autograph collection.

Dates: 1796-2012, bulk 1978-2012

Thomas E. Marston family papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1341
Scope and Contents: The Thomas E. Marston family papers contain Marston family correspondence, writings by Thomas E. Marston, photographs, family material, and a small amount of material relating to Thomas E. Marston’s collecting of medieval and early modern books and manuscripts, and his association with the Yale University Library. Most family correspondence consists of letters to Julia Dale Ewart Marston from Josephine Sands Marston, 1938-1951, concerning family news; accompanying these are letters from...
Dates: 1711-1981, bulk 1938-1954

Betty Dunn Smedley papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4526
Abstract:

The collection consists of correspondence, financial and business records, printed material, and a small amount of personal papers documenting the career and life of Austin, Texas rare bookseller Betty Dunn Smedley.

Dates: 1907-1984