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George Pierce Baker papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 385
Overview: The George Pierce Baker Papers contain scripts from a scenario workshop that he taught at Yale and student papers from other courses.
Lois Williams Bry collection of Eugene O'Neill, Jr.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 125
Overview: Letters from Eugene O'Neill, Jr. to Lois Williams Bry, 1925-49; printed versions of O'Neill, Jr.'s articles and reviews, many inscribed to Bry; and subject files (mainly clippings) collected by Bry about O'Neill, Jr., his friends, and his family.
Dates: 1925-1986 1936-1950, bulk 1936-1950
Henry Seidel Canby papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 64
Overview: The Henry Seidel Canby Papers document many aspects of Canby's personal life and professional activities as a writer, editor, and educator. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, lecture notes and other course materials. Canby corresponded with educators, literary critics,publishers, writers and other public figures. Correspondents include Sherwood Anderson, Mary Hunter Austin, Stephen Vincent Benét, Robert Seymour Bridges, Willa Cather, Jerome Davis, Walter De La Mare, Bernard...
Chauncey family-Fowler family papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 814
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, account books, Yale College diplomas, and miscellaneous documents related to Nathaniel Chauncey, and his son Elnathan Chauncey and great-grandson William Chauncey Fowler. The collection contains more than 5,000 letters exchanged by members of the Chauncey, Ellsworth, Fowler, Goodrich, Hand, March, Wadsworth, and Webster families, in particular Rebecca and Noah Webster, as well as various prominent friends in New England. Also present are more than 100...
Walter Prichard Eaton writings
Call Number: YCAL MSS 505
Overview: The writings consist of manuscript and typescript drafts of various works by Walter Prichard Eaton. Included is a typescript draft of The Ecole Des Beaux-Arts in the 90's by Charles Morris.
Dates: 1919-1954, undated
Curt von Faber du Faur papers
Call Number: YCGL MSS 23
Overview: The collection consists of material generated by Curt von Faber du Faur as author, collector, literary historian, curator of the Yale Collection of German Literature, and Yale faculty member. Material comprises writings, including drafts of literary and critical works, articles, lectures, and essays; correspondence; and personal papers.
Dates: circa 1936-1966
Donald Clifford Gallup papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 838
Overview: Correspondence, writings, research files, personal papers, photographs, printed material and other papers documenting both the professional and personal activities of Donald Gallup as scholarly bibliographer, editor, curator of the Yale Collection of American Literature, and book and manuscript collector on his own account. The majority of the collection consists of Gallup's own papers, including personal, professional and editorial correspondence; a small amount of personal papers; research...
Dates: 1754-2000, bulk 1920-1995
Josiah Willard Gibbs papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1175
Overview: The collection consists of the papers of Josiah Willard Gibbs (1839-1903), which include correspondence, scientific papers, lecture notes taken by one of Gibbs' students, photographs, scientific illustrations, and honors and awards, as well as correspondence of his father, J. Willard Gibbs (1790-1861).
Dates: 1811-1947, bulk 1863-1903
Gibbs-Van Name papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 83
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and other materials documenting the efforts of Ralph gibbs Van Name to publish technical and biographical work on Josiah Willard Gibbs, the scientist who developed the theory of thermodynamics.
Dates: 1843-1959, bulk 1929-1957
Wilda Hamerman papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 217
Overview: Correspondence, writings, printed materials, clippings, photographs, and other papers related to Wilda Hamerman's work as secretary to Norman Holmes Pearson. Correspondents consist of Bryher, Pearson, and others, including several Japanese students. Bryher correspondence concerns the completion of the manuscript of The Days of Mars, which Wilda Hamerman typed. The bulk of the letters and postcards from Pearson date from a 1970 trip he took to Australia and many parts of Asia.Writings of...
John Hollander papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 837
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by John Hollander in the course of his literary and teaching activities. Material includes correspondence with poets, authors, critics, academics, and composers; drafts and manuscripts of poems and essays; typescripts of writings by others and related correspondence; files relating to classes taught; music material; and other papers. The collection documents Hollander's prolific career as a poet and literary critic, as well as his...
Owen Johnson papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 11
Overview: The papers contain drafts of novels, plays, and short stories, plus a variety of personal papers, including financial records, photographs, and papers on the Committee on Allied Tribute to France.
Dates: 1889-1967 (inclusive)
Farwell Knapp papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 256
Overview: The Farwell Knapp Papers, largely consisting of correspondence, journals, photographs, and other papers, documents the personal and professional life of Connecticut tax lawyer Farwell Knapp. Knapp’s experience as a student at Yale University and Harvard University law school are recorded, including his involvement with the secret society Skull and Bones and friendships with fellow alumni (such as poet Phelps Putnam and painter Russell Cheney). The life of Knapp's wife, Helen Bayne Knapp, and...
Dates: 1891-1947, bulk 1907-1942
Howard Roberts Lamar papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2639
Overview: The Howard Roberts Lamar papers document the research, writing, teaching, and administrative activities of Yale history professor Howard Lamar from the 1940s through 2000. Included in the papers are manuscript drafts of books, articles, speeches, and book reviews; lecture notes for the history courses he taught at Yale and other universities; topical and personal files; and correspondence. Project proposals, scripts, research material, production files, photographs, and films document the...
John Edward Lane papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 338
Overview: Correspondence and research files. Correspondence includes letters to Lane, with copies of some of his replies, regarding the Beaumont Medical Club, and in response to articles by Lane on William Henry Carmalt, Jean-Francois Coste, Robert Willan, and other subjects. Research files include articles, clippings and notes, in folders entitled "Medical History - General","Medical History - France - École de Médicine, Montpellier", "Medical History - France - St. Louis Hospital, Paris", "Medicine...
Sinclair Lewis papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 268
Overview: The Sinclair Lewis Papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and personal papers documenting the life and work of novelist and author Sinclair Lewis.
Dates: 1866-1964, bulk 1910-1950
Livingston family papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 680
Overview: The Livingston Family Papers spans the eighteenth through the twenty-first centuries, and represents six generations of descendants of John Livingston (1750-1822) of Oak Hill and their relatives by marriage in the Curran, Mulford, Hopkins, and Rogers families. The correspondence, legal and land records, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, graphics, ephemera, and printed material chronicle the families' business and social lives, travels, interests, and investments. Also documented are their...
Dates: 1702-2003, bulk 1850-2003
Photographs of Washington, D.C., and New Haven, Connecticut
Call Number: GEN MSS 590
Overview: Photographs created by Alexander Lmanian that document locations and events in Washington, D.C., and its vicinity, 1964-1968, as well as New Haven, Connecticut, 1968-1969. The images of Washington document the physical impact of riots on the city following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4-8, 1968.
Dates: 1964-1969, bulk 1968-1969
Letters to Elias Loomis
Call Number: GEN MSS 2110
Overview: Circa 800 autograph letters, mostly signed, addressed to Elias Loomis, 1828-1889. Letters pertain chiefly to Loomis's teaching and research in astronomy and meteorology. Correspondents are primarily scientists and other scholars.
Dates: circa 1828-1889
Maynard Mack papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 111
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Maynard Mack in the course of his scholarly and teaching activities, including extensive documentation relating to his research on Alexander Pope and Shakespeare. Research and writing files include notes, copies of archival material, card files, lists, drafts, page proofs, printed material, and related material. Teaching files include notes, lectures, and course material. Correspondence consists largely of single letters to Mack...