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Académie française autograph collection

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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

Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington Correspondence

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Call Number: GEN MSS 215
Overview: Autograph manuscript letters, signed, of Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington and their correspondents. Letters concern: casting of theatrical productions; investing in theatrical projects; Charrington's involvement in the Fabian Society; and other professional and domestic topics. Correspondents include Harley Granville-Barker, William Poel, and Kate Santley. Also included is a booking sheet for the Vaudeville Theatre, London, circa 1880.
Dates: 1847-1927

Harold Acton papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 663
Overview: The collection consists of manuscript and typescript drafts of Harold Acton's translations of Chinese literary works and his writings; correspondence from Chinese, English, and American scholars and friends; material relating to a lecture tour of Italy; and other papers. Highlights include the unpublished manuscript for Popular Chinese Plays, which was once thought lost, as well as correspondence concerning its projected publication by Henry Vetch. Also included...
Dates: 1932-1941

Georgiĭ Adamovich papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 92
Overview: The Georgiĭ Adamovich Papers contain correspondence and printed works which provide information about Adamovich's literary life.
Dates: 1926-1960

Alger Leroy Adams and Jessie M. Wells Adams papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4335
Overview: Photographs and photograph albums, scrapbooks, personal papers, and other materials relating to Reverend Alger Leroy Adams, Jessie M. Wells Adams, and the Daniels family, circa 1860s-1997.Materials relating to Alger Adams include a caricature of Adams, scrapbook of Adams’s columns for the Amsterdam News, a photograph of Adams’s colleague and society editor for Ebony magazine Gerri Major, and a letter of congratulations upon Adams’s receiving of an honorary degree....
Dates: circa 1860s-1997

Harry Adams photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos 589
Overview: Photographs prints created and collected by Harry Adams, 1943-1985, that chiefly document events, activities, and individuals related to the African American community in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of California and his career as a professional photographer as well as his work for African American newspapers including the California Eagle and Los Angeles Sentinel.
Dates: 1943-1985, bulk 1951-1985

R. A. (Revels Alcorn) Adams papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 48
Overview: The collection consists of writings, sheet music, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers, stemming from R. A. Adams's activities as an evangelistic minister of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and as a writer, lecturer, and publisher of pamphlets on topics relating to race, religion, contraception, interpersonal relations, and socioeconomics. The collection documents aspects of African American religion and culture, especially in the South, in the early 20th century, and in particular...
Dates: 1902-1945

African American film collection

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 238
Scope and Contents: The African American Film Collection consists of scripts, photographs, and other materials related to the production and promotion of films and television shows created by, starring, or documenting the experience of African Americans.
Dates: 1929-1998

Giorgio Agamben papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1586
Scope and Contents: The Giorgio Agamben papers contain writings, correspondence, and other papers by or relating to the life and works of Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben.
Dates: 1910-2016

Agenda records

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Call Number: GEN MSS 87
Overview: The Agenda Records consist of materials from the production files of Agenda magazine from volume 7, number 3 (1969) through volume 37, number 4 (2000), with related financial records, and additional materials from editor William Cookson's files. Writings include works submitted for publication in Agenda or the Agenda Editions and consist of articles, poems, and reviews in holograph, typescript, galley and proof form, many bearing annotations by editor or author. The production files contain...
Dates: 1914-2001, bulk 1969-2001

Paola Agosti photographs

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1759
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 667 black-and-white and color photographic prints by Italian photographer Paola Agosti documenting social change, political movements, and daily life in Italy, South America, Cuba, and the United States. Agosti’s photographs of Italy depict the feminist movement and women’s rights organizations Movimento di Liberazione della Donna and Unione Donne Italiane in the 1970s and 1980s, the gay rights collective Fronte Unitario Omosessuale Rivoluzionario Italiano...
Dates: 1970–2020

Olivia Rossetti Agresti Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 173
Overview: The collection contains correspondence between Agresti and Pound documenting their political and economic views; their opinions of Mussolini and Fascism; and their disagreements on antisemitism and the Catholic Church. Other topics include news of family and mutual friends and Pound's confinement at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, as well as various efforts made on his behalf to free him. There are also letters from Dorothy Pound and several other friends of Pound, including T. S. Eliot; a few short...
Dates: 1947-1963

Alaska manuscripts collection

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3176
Overview: This collection encompasses accessions of single letters and small groups of letters and other manuscripts pertaining to the history of Alaska, which the library has chosen to group and list as an artificial collection. Letters and documents discuss travel in Alaska, interactions with Native Alaskans, the Alaska gold rush, the fur industry, surveying, business operations, and naval service. Also includes one photograph of the U.S.S. Pinta.
Dates: 1841-1906

Richard Aldington collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 321
Overview: Correspondence and writings by Aldington. The correspondence consists of seven folders of letters written by Richard and Catherine Aldington to Eunice Black Gluckman dating from 1932 to 1962. There are also 28 letters by Richard Aldington to Crosby Gaige, and approximately fifteen letters to various other people, including five to Bernhard Knollenberg. The writings consist of drafts, layouts, and proofsheets of articles and poems by Aldington.
Dates: 1918-1962

Lidii︠a︡ Alekseeva papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 91
Overview: The Lidii︠a︡ Alekseeva Papers consist of correspondence providing information about Alekseeva's literary career. There is also a book of poetry and essays.
Dates: 1949-1955

Dorothy Alexander photographs

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1750
Overview: The collection consists of black-and-white and color photographic prints, contact sheets, negatives, slides, indices and other papers, audiovisual media, and digital files related to the work of Canadian-American photographer Dorothy Alexander. Photographic materials encompass her professional freelance work and personal creative endeavors, particularly street photography.
Dates: 1967–2016

Michael Alexander papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1098
Overview: The papers document the personal and professional life of Michael Alexander, professor, translator, and editor, who focused on Ezra Pound's works and his influence during his career. The collection includes submission drafts for Alexander's book, The Sons of Ezra: British Poets and Ezra Pound; correspondence with writers and colleagues including Ezra Pound, Peter Whigham, and Peter Russell; and publication information for The Sons of Ezra. Also included are papers pertaining to Alexander's role...
Dates: 1959-2013

Lee Anderson papers and Yale Series of Recorded Poets sound recordings

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 402
Overview: The Lee Anderson Papers and Yale Series of Recorded Poets Sound Recordings document the work of poet and editor Lee Anderson with the Yale Series of Recorded Poets. The bulk of the sound recordings consist of poetry readings by various poets and a small number contain poets' lectures on poetry. The papers consist of writings, correspondence, contracts, lists, procedural documentation, and printed material relating to the series production and publication.
Dates: 1951-1968

Samuel Anderson papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-1292
Overview: The papers, which chronicle Anderson's work on the North American Boundary Survey, contain Anderson's letters to his family, a diary from the survey, and other personal papers.
Dates: 1813-1881

Antiquarian bookseller catalog collection

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