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George Warren Arms collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 170
Overview: The George Warren Arms collection consists of letters, manuscripts and subject files documenting research on 19th and early 20th century American authors.Series I, Correspondence, is organized into two subseries for General and Third-Party Correspondence. General Correspondence consists of correspondence between Arms and writers, scholars, booksellers, autograph dealers and others. The Third-Party Correspondence consists of letters by 19th and early 20th century American authors collected...
Dates: 1848-1988

Louis Auchincloss collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 460
Overview: The Louis Auchincloss collection contains writings and a 2011 Addition. Writings consist of corrected drafts and proofs for works reflecting the diversity of Auchincloss's literary output from the mid 1960s to 1980s. Works include the following: the novels The Embezzlers (1966), A World of Profit (1968), The Country Cousin (1978), The Cat and the King (1981), and Watchfires (1982); a short story collection, Tales of Manhattan (1987); and a collection of critical essays on women writers,...
Dates: 1966-1981

Philip Barry papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 414
Overview: The Philip Barry Papers document Barry's development and career as a playwright, from his earliest production at Yale in 1919 to his final work in 1949. The Papers are composed chiefly of Barry's notes, sketches, and drafts of his plays, materials relating to the production and publication of his plays, and correspondence with friends, family, fans, and colleagues in the worlds of theater and literature. Additional materials are also present, including scripts of plays by other authors, college...
Dates: 1917-1950

Joe David Bellamy papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 610
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, research and writing files, production files, audiocassettes, professional papers, printed material, a computer disk, and other papers, documenting Bellamy's work as an author and editor, as director of the Literature Program of the National Endowment for the Arts, and as editor and publisher of Fiction International magazine.
Dates: 1962-2014

Michael Benedikt papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 589
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the personal and professional life of author Michael Benedikt. Correspondence in the collection consists of letters to Benedikt from authors and artists, editors and publishers, literary agents and organizations, academic institutions, and others dating largely from the late 1950s to early 1980s. Correspondents include Duane Ackerson, Anna Balakian, Alan Brilliant, A. Poulin, Carolee Schneemann, and others. Writings...
Dates: 1951-2002

Keith Botsford papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 471
Overview: The Papers consist of correspondence, writings, and other papers that document the life and work of Keith Botsford from the beginning of his career to 1969. Correspondence is both professional and personal, and documents Botsford's writing and editing activity, as well as his involvement in International PEN and the Congress for Cultural Freedom. Writings include corrected typescript and autograph manuscript drafts, proofs and other related material, dating from 1940 to 1967.
Dates: 1890-1969

Coburn Britton papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 650
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and literary activities of American poet and publisher Coburn Britton. The correspondence features a nearly three-decade long exchange between Britton and Jack Sullivan, some of which was compiled and published as Letters from Jack: Sex & Hell in Manhattan and Backwoods Maine (2002). In addition, there are small groups of correspondence with others, including Glenway Wescott, Edward Dahlberg, and...
Dates: 1919-1997

Alice Brown papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 550
Overview: The Alice Brown Papers consist of drafts, correspondence, and printed material documenting the work of American poet, novelist, and dramatist, Alice Brown. The papers, which provide evidence of Brown's writing career and literary circle, are a window into the creative life of a New England woman writer at the turn of the twentieth century. Brown's correspondence with author Esther Willard Bates is of particular interest. Dating over a ten year period (1938-1948) the letters consist of Brown's...
Dates: 1890-1948

Katharine Brush papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 463
Overview: The Katharine Brush papers consist chiefly of material relating to an unpublished novel by Brush entitled "Lover Come Back". The novel, started in the early 1940s, went through multiple revisions and had a working title of "Story of Sylvia". Materials relating to the work include research files, outlines and synopses, drafts, and supplementary material, such as excerpts, discards, and schedules. The papers also include research files on military topics.
Dates: 1942-1956

Thomas Caldecot Chubb Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 441
Overview: The Thomas Caldecot Chubb Papers consist almost entirely of manuscripts, typescripts and galley proofs of Chubb's published works, including Aretino, Scourge of Princes; Letters of Pietro Aretino; and Dante and His World.
Dates: 1920-1972, bulk 1950-1970

Barrett H. Clark papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 569
Overview: The Barrett H. Clark Papers document the work of American writer, editor, translator, and drama scholar, Barrett H. Clark, spanning the dates 1905 to 1953. The papers contain correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, and printed material providing insight into Clark's scholarship on drama. Correspondents include: Maksim Gorky, Paul Green, Eugene O'Neill, and Betty Smith.
Dates: 1905-1953

Arthur A. Cohen papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 496
Overview: The Arthur A. Cohen Papers provide evidence of the writing, editing, and publishing career of Arthur Allen Cohen between 1940 and 1986. The Papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual material, legal and financial documents, and clippings relating to Cohen's writing, publishing companies Noonday Press and Meridian Books, and work editing the Documents of Twentieth Century Art series for Viking Press. Cohen's interest in theology (particularly Judaism)...
Dates: 1941-1988

Alfred Corn papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 605
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, audiovisual material, and printed material, documenting aspects of Alfred Corn's work as a poet and writer as well as his relationships with other poets and writers.
Dates: 1948-2017

Norman Cousins Collection of Henry Seidel Canby

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1205
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, drafts and printed versions of writings (box 7), manuscript notes, printed ephemera, clippings, photographs (box 2), and contractual agreements by or relating to the professional activities of Henry Seidel Canby. The collection features approximately 983 pieces of correspondence dating from 1940 through 1949 (boxes 1-6). Incoming letters and typescript carbon copies of Canby's outgoing letters concern professional matters chiefly, addressing publications by Canby during this...
Dates: 1935-1949

Christopher Cox papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 264
Overview: The Christopher Cox Papers consists of the writings, correspondence files, and personal papers of the editor, author, actor, director, and producer Christopher Cox, and of his partner, the art historian William Olander.
Dates: 1927-1990, bulk 1966-1990

Judson Crews papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 536
Overview: The Judson Crews Papers provide evidence of the personal and professional life of American poet Judson Crews between 1930 and 1991. The papers document Crews' career as a poet, printer, and small-press publisher, and consist of correspondence, writings, and personal papers. Crews and his wife Mildred Tolbert, a photographer and writer, were members of the artistic community in Taos, New Mexico in the mid twentieth-century. There is also some material relating to Crews' friendship with Henry...
Dates: circa 1930-1991

Philip Everett Curtiss papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 443
Overview: The Philip Everett Curtiss papers contain writings, printed material, correspondence, and other materials documenting the literary career of Connecticut native Philip Everett Curtiss. Writings consist chiefly of drafts for novels and shorter works, such as articles. Printed materials include journals and clippings containing printed versions of writings by Curtiss and material by, about, and relating to Curtiss. Correspondence consists chiefly of incoming correspondence from publishers, further...
Dates: 1901-1944

James Joseph Daly papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 649
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and professional activity of poet and playwright James Joseph Daly. Correspondence in the collection consists chiefly of incoming correspondence from writers, journal editors, publishers, and others, but also includes drafts and carbons of outgoing letters and writings and enclosures. Correspondents include Elizabeth Ames at Yaddo, Kenneth Burke, John Cheever, Padraic Colum, Malcolm Cowley at The New...
Dates: 1916-1949

Basil Davenport papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 489
Overview: The Basil Davenport Papers consist chiefly of correspondence, including a substantial number of outgoing letters from Davenport to his family. The collection also contains Davenport's diaries, drafts of his writings and translations, printed material documenting his career and critical work, and personal papers including genealogical material.
Dates: 1899-1964

Peter Davison papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 727
Overview: The Peter Davison Papers provide evidence of the career and personal life of author and editor Peter Davison. In addition to documenting Davison's professional and literary circles, the papers also provide insight into Davison's creative output, including his books of poetry (such as The Breaking of the Day and Other Poems and Walking the Boundaries: Poems, 1957-1974) and his autobiography...
Dates: circa 1938-2005