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William Smith papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 57
Overview: The papers consist of letters, poems by both William Smith and others, newspaper clippings and other material related to Smith's career in the theater and his life in retirement after 1788. The letters discuss personal news, requests for theater tickets, inquiries after Smith's health, and other matters. Letters by Thomas Coutts offer his opinion on various aspiring actors and gossip about theatrical personages; William Dolben's letters include drafts of epilogues and odes; Capel Lofft's...
Dates: 1760-1823

Solange Clésinger-Sand Papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 755
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers documenting the life and work of Solange Clésinger-Sand. Correspondence consists of letters to and from Clésinger-Sand and third-party letters between family and others. Notable correspondents include the following friends, family, and family friends: Éduoard Bourdet, Alphonse Guérin, Amélie Grille de Beuzelin, Maurice Sand, Charles Poncy, Samuel Rocheblave, and Jules Troubat. Writings by Clésinger-Sand include complete...
Dates: 1834-1952

Southern California oil fields aerial photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos 1306
Overview: 163 glass plate negatives of aerial photographs of oil fields in southern California by unidentified photographers, 1928-1931. Photographs were taken to locate and record existing oil well properties. Identified locations include Bakersfield, Fellows, Goleta, Kern Front Oil Field, Kettleman Hills, Lompoc, McKittrick, Midway-Sunset Oil Field, San Joaquin, Santa Ana, Santa Clara, and Santa Paula.Circa 100 photographic prints (circa 1940s-1980s) showing the same or similar...
Dates: 1928-1980s

Robert Southey collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 298
Overview: The collection consists of letters and writings by Southey. Included are letters to James Ballantyne, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John May, James Montgomery, and Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd. Writings include manuscripts of Amadis de Gaula; The Curse of Kehama; Roderick, the Last of the Goths; and of Robin Hood, written with his wife, Caroline Southey.
Dates: 1797-1837

Southwell papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 41
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence and other documents mostly pertaining to Southwell's diplomatic career and his landholdings in Ireland. Subjects of the correspondence include his negotiations during his missions to Lisbon and Brandenburg; trade with the East Indies; the Revolution of 1688; unrest in Ireland; and the management of Southwell's Irish estates. Major correspondents include Don Marco Barry, Sir Richard Bulstrode, Francis Holbeck, and Bernardo de Salinas. The collection also...
Dates: ca. 1660-1750, bulk 1660-1700

William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : general ephemera

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 27
Overview: The William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana: General Ephemera is an artificial collection of miscellaneous, non-book materials long associated with the Speck Collection but previously uncataloged. The collection demonstrates how Goethe and his works entered into the popular culture in the late nineteenth century and early decades of the twentieth. The collection includes a few items relating directly to Goethe, such as pens that he used and his grandfather Textor's seal, as well as items...
Dates: 1766-1999

William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : manuscripts

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 6
Overview: The collection, a part of the William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana, consists of correspondence, documents, playscripts, and other writings by or relating to Goethe and his work. The major strength of the manuscript collection is its documentation of Goethe's literary reception in England and America in the nineteenth century. There are 25 letters and manuscripts in Goethe's hand, and several Faust-related items. Authors represented prominently besides Goethe include Thomas Carlyle, Frank...
Dates: 1542-1967, bulk 1770-1900

William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : medals and medallions

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 28
Overview: The William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana: Medals and Medallions consists of 178 medals, coins, medallions, and reliefs depicting Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Friedrich Schiller, and other figures, mostly literary. By date, the pieces range from 1740 (a Gutenberg medal commemorating the tercentennial of the invention of printing) to 1934. The earliest Goethe items are a circa 1775 tin medal by Boltschauser and an 1808 medallion modeled by the painter Gerhard Kügelgen (1772-1820). Many medals...
Dates: 1740-1934

William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : music

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 9
Overview: The collection, a part of the William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana, consists of manuscript scores, all either settings of texts by Goethe or compositions based on, or inspired by, his works. The music manuscripts include autographs by Liszt, Carl Loewe, Mendelssohn, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Ludwig Spohr, and Karl Friedrich Zelter. The collection includes a one-page fragment from Beethoven's Egmont Overture, Op. 84, and an early sketch from Wagner's Faust Overture.
Dates: 1785-1937

William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : original artwork

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 26
Overview: The William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana: Original Artwork is an artificial collection comprising original artwork that came to Yale from various sources, mostly during the Speck Collection's early decades. It includes some of the Collection's best-known holdings, including an anonymous silhouette made of Goethe in 1786 as well as original sketches and engravings by Goethe. Other artists represented include Wilhelm von Kaulbach, Georg Melchior Kraus, Johann Heinrich Lips, and Moritz Retzsch.
Dates: 1785-1916

William A. Speck collection of Goetheana : theater ephemera

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 24
Overview: The William A. Speck Collection of Goetheana: Theater Ephemera consists of eighteenth- through twentieth-century theater playbills, programs, broadsides, posters, and other ephemera documenting performances of plays, operas, magic and puppet shows, burlesques and lectures based on works by Goethe (primarily Faust) and other German and European writers and composers.
Dates: circa 1725-1984, bulk 1829-1940

William A. Speck collection of prints.

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Call Number: YCGL MSS 11
Overview: Print collection of portraits, views, and illustrations focused on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The portraits are of persons associated with Goethe, and include an extensive file on Goethe. The views are of places where Goethe lived or visited, particularly Weimar, and the illustrations are of scenes and characters from Goethe's works.
Dates: circa 1750-1850

Joseph Spence papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 4
Overview: The papers include correspondence, personal papers, notes and memoranda, and related papers. Much of the material concerns Spence's Anecdotes, including manuscripts of his notes on conversations with Alexander Pope, memoranda on Stephen Duck and other authors, and notes on Spence's reading. There are also extensive notes on English gardens, shorter writings by Spence, and drafts of works which appeared in his Moralities (1753, under the pseudonym of Sir Harry Beaumont). The correspondence...
Dates: 1649-1859, bulk 1739-1768

Joel E. Spingarn Collection

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 11
Overview: The Joel Spingarn Collection contains Correspondence with various persons, including W. E. B. Du Bois, and a German translation of a James Weldon Johnson poem done by Spingarn's wife, Amy.
Dates: 1910-1947

J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 722
Overview: The J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur Papers consist of manuscripts and printed material documenting aspects of the later life and work of the French author, best known for his 1782 Letters from an American Farmer.
Dates: 1784-circa 1880, bulk 1784-1810

Stair papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 24
Overview: The collection consists of letters and a few miscellaneous papers documenting the last part of Stair's political and military career. There are 53 letters from Sarah Jennings Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, written to inform Stair of developments in London, 1737-1742. Subjects include the royal family; the illness and death of Queen Caroline; the political intrigues of the Prince of Wales and members of his court; Robert Walpole and the opposition to his government; foreign affairs,...
Dates: 1722-1745

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

Francis Steegmuller collection of Jacques Villon

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Call Number: GEN MSS 388
Overview: Collection contains letters by Louis Carré, Marcel Duchamp,Walter Pach, Gaby Villon, Jacques Villon, and others to Francis Steegmuller and his wife, Beatrice Stein Steegmuller, generally concerning Jacques Villon. Also included is a typescript about Villon by Lionello Venturi, several photographs of Jacques and Gaby Villon and others, and drawings done by Beatrice Stein when she was a student of Villon.
Dates: 1927-1968

Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 76
Overview: The Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers contain manuscripts of writings, letters, clippings, photographs, artworks, and personal papers relating to the life and work of Gertrude Stein and her companion, Alice B. Toklas, and to Gertrude's brother, Leo Stein, an artist and writer. As well as holding the bulk of Stein's literary output (often described as "experimental" or "cubist" writing), the materials document Stein and Toklas' involvement with the literary and art...
Dates: 1837-1961

Franz R. and Kathryn M. Stenzel collection of western American art

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2368
Overview: The collection, which consists of approximately 1300 works of art, reflects the Stenzels' interest in visual imagery of the American Northwest of the 19th and early 20th centuries, and includes numerous or significant works by James Madison Alden, E. A. Burbank, James Montgomery Flagg, Joseph Kehoe, Hans Kleiber, William Forsyth McIlwraith, James Henry Moser, E. S. Paxson, Lute Pease, Cleveland Rockwell, James Everett Stuart, James Gilchrist Swan, Peter Peterson Toft, Daniel Winter, and Charles...
Dates: 1728-1966