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William Beckford collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 102
Overview: The William Beckford Collection consists of correspondence, a few manuscripts, personal papers of Beckford family members, a 16mm motion picture film on Beckford with accompanying reel-to-reel soundtrack, and other papers relating to Beckford research and collections.
Dates: 1735-1967

Don Byrd papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 967
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, sketchbooks, notebooks, photographs, audiovisual materials, and other papers that document the work and social circle of poet Don Byrd. Notable correspondents include Charles Bernstein, Clayton Eshleman, Susan Howe, Gerrit Lansing, Paul Metcalf, and Jed Rasula. Photographs include color and black and white portraits of Byrd and other poets. Audiovisual materials consist of audiorecordings made by Byrd of poets including John Ashbery, Charles...
Dates: 1953-2010

Collection of materials relating to Liberace

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1528
Overview: Contains photographs, printed material, scripts, posters, phonograph records, and ephemera relating to Liberace.
Dates: circa 1940s-1990s

Katherine S. Dreier papers / Société Anonyme archive

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 101
Overview: The Katherine S. Dreier portion of the collection contains correspondence between Dreier and artists and friends (including Constantin Alajalov, David Burli︠u︡k, Marcel Duchamp, Wassily Kandinsky, Man Ray, and Ted Shawn); and art-related organizations (including the Arts Club of Chicago, the Brooklyn Museum, the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art).There is some correspondence regarding art purchases and the packaging and shipping of art, such as that with...
Dates: 1818-1952, bulk 1920-1951

Miguel A. Gandert photographs and papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2964
Overview: The collection consists of photographic prints (chiefly in black and white), contact sheets, printed material, and computer disks.
Dates: 1972-2005

James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 49
Overview: The James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson Papers provide evidence of the personal and professional lives of James Weldon Johnson, Grace Nail Johnson, and to a lesser degree, the Johnson and Nail families, spanning the years 1850 to 2005, with the bulk of material dating between 1900 and 1976. The papers chronicle Johnson’s writing career and involvement in education, politics, and cultural affairs and consist of a variety of documents, including correspondence, writings, personal papers,...
Dates: circa 1850-2005, bulk 1900-1976

Landmarks Foundation records

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Call Number: GEN MSS 2106
Overview: The Landmarks Foundation records include correspondence, printed material, photographs, research materials, computer files, and other materials relating to the foundation and its work across the world. The foundation's work in Turkey, Mexico, and Costa Rica is particularly well documented in the project files. Also present is a small amount of correspondence and other materials related to Sam Green's work and life prior to the creation of the foundation.
Dates: 1968-2011, 1968-2011

Geoffrey O'Hara cylinder recordings and lantern slides of Navajo Indians

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2625
Content Description: Cylinder recordings of Navajo Indian songs, probably complied by Geoffrey O'Hara, and lantern slides of Navajo Indians in Arizona, circa 1913-1914. The recordings consist chiefly of songs related to the Navajo Yeibichai ceremony. Singers include Robert Dayea, Shay Milford, and Miguelito (also known as Red Point). Lantern slides include informal portraits of Navajo men, women, and children in Fort Defiance and at the Hubbell Trading Post in Ganado. The collection also includes a portrait of...
Dates: circa 1913-1914

Eugene O'Neill papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 123
Overview: The Eugene O'Neill Papers document the life of dramatist Eugene O'Neill, especially his life with Carlotta Monterey O'Neill after 1928. Correspondents include O'Neill's lawyers, Harry Weinberger and Winfield E. Aronberg; his agent, the Richard J. Madden Play Company, Inc.; friends and colleagues; and family members, including his daughter, Oona, his sons, Shane and Eugene, Jr., his third wife, Carlotta, and her daughter, Cynthia Chapman Stram.The collection also contains Carlotta's...
Dates: 1872-1970, bulk 1930-1959

William Force Stead papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 158
Overview: The William Force Stead Papers document the literary career and aspects of the personal life of poet, clergyman and scholar William Force Stead. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; writings; notebooks, personal papers and photographs; printed material; and documents relating to Stead's work as Honorary Secretary of the Keats-Shelley Memorial Association. The letters document aspects of Stead's literary and religious careers as well as his family relationships. Literary...
Dates: 1859-1968, bulk 1900-1940

Thornton Wilder papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 108
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence with family, friends, and literary colleagues; and writings, accompanied by related material. There are smaller amounts of personal papers, printed material, photographs, memorabilia, and audio recordings. The material documents Wilder's life and work, in particular his career as a successful novelist and playwright.Series I, Correspondence, consists of four subseries: Family Correspondence; General Correspondence; First Name Only and...
Dates: 1892-1991, bulk 1935-1975