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Coburn Britton papers
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...
Gladys Campbell papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 251
Overview: The Gladys Campbell Papers contain correspondence, writings, and other papers that document the work of the poet Gladys Campbell and other members of the University of Chicago Poetry Club, as well as her relationships with other poets. The papers also contain writings of George Dillon, Charles Bell, Janet Lewis, Maurice Lesemann, Naomi Clark, and Morton Zabel. The papers span the years 1914 to 1995.
Josephine Boardman Crane papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 292
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, event files, and personal papers that document Josephine Boardman Crane's role as a socialite, patron, and philanthropist. These materials record Crane's daily activities, including a broad range of cultural events and numerous social contacts.
Dates: 1912-1972, bulk 1926-1963
Mina Kirstein Curtiss papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 14
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence.
Dates: 1917-1966 (inclusive)
Eardley Knollys papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 205
Scope and Contents: The Eardley Knollys papers contains correspondence, writings, personal and family papers, photographs, and business papers relating to Eardley Knollys and Storran Gallery. Material documents Knollys's relationships with writers, artists, poets, playwrights, and art critics.
Glenway Wescott collection of Nelson Lansdale papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 149
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, and other personal items relating to a period of Lansdale's life between 1936-1951, including his work for Newsweek magazine.
George Platt Lynes diaries and memorabilia
Call Number: YCAL MSS 147
Overview: The George Platt Lynes diaries consist of diaries and datebooks which record his activities and thoughts, starting with a journal of Lynes' first trip to Europe in 1925 and ending with entries in a pocket datebook just weeks before his death in 1955. Though his early and later years are well documented, there are no diaries for the years 1931-1941. Accompanying the diaries are a few odd pieces of personal memorabilia, including a notebook of dinners given during the early 1940s and printed...
Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler collection of Marianne Moore
Call Number: YCAL MSS 152
Overview: The collection contains miscellaneous manuscript items, notes, and ephemera related to Moore which were found among the Wescott and Wheeler papers.
Glenway Wescott and Monroe Wheeler collection of Katherine Anne Porter
Call Number: YCAL MSS 153
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, manuscript items, notes, and ephemera related to Porter which were found among the Wescott and Wheeler papers.
Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 3
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, subject files and personal papers documenting the personal life and writing career of Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant and such subjects as the Taos writers colony, the Indian rights movement, popular psychology, and life in Paris during World War I. Major correspondents include Randolph Bourne, John Collier, Alyse Gregory, Sidney Howard, Haniel Long, Amy Lowell, Mabel Dodge Luhan, and Thornton Wilder.
Bernardine Szold-Fritz correspondence
Call Number: YCAL MSS 544
Overview: The collection contains correspondence to Bernardine Szold-Fritz from well-known cultural figures from the 20th century.
Dates: circa 1917-1973