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John L. De Forest / Sholem Asch collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 114
Overview: Collection consists of correspondence addressed to Asch, many letters carrying dictated drafts of his response on them. There are four typescripts of essays by Sholem Asch as well as five scripts for a Christmas pageant performed in Stamford, Conn., in 1943. Also present is De Forest's typescript memoir entitled, "My Hours with Sholem Asch."
Dates: 1941-1995, bulk 1941-1943
James T. Babb Correspondence
Call Number: GEN MSS 1011
Overview: Incoming correspondence and outgoing typescript carbons, most 1965-1968, with some related writings and speeches by Babb, typescript carbon. Some correspondence concerns Yale University Library, Library acquisitions, donors Paul Mellon and the Beinecke family, and the founding of the Yale Center for British Art. Other correspondence relates to Babb's collecting of William Beckford and William McFee, or to his work in assembling a library for the White House, 1962-1967, including...
Dates: 1962-1968, bulk 1965-1968
James Branch Cabell collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 566
Overview: The collection contains letters, manuscripts, and printed material related to the life and work of James Branch Cabell. The letters in Series I were written by Cabell to his publishers, literary collaborator, and colleagues; in most cases the folders include carbon copies of responses sent back to Cabell. Writings in Series II are typescripts and proofs of several works, and include correspondence related to their publication, as well as designs by John O'Hara Cosgrave for the cover and end...
Dates: 1912-1971, bulk 1927-1954
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
Ernest Hemingway collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 199
Overview: The Hemingway collection consists of letters, manuscripts, photographs and artwork related to Ernest Hemingway. There are original letters and copies of letters from Hemingway to Grace Quinlan Otis, Edward K. Thompson and others. Writings include a photocopy of a typescript draft of "A Moveable Feast," a typescript draft of "Today is Friday," a galley proof of "A Hemingway Reader," and galley proofs of manuscripts by Carlos Baker, Charles A. Fenton, Leicester Hemingway, Lillian Ross, Marcelline...
William McFee collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 991
Overview: The William McFee Collection contains correspondence between McFee and literary colleagues, publishers, friends, and family; third-party correspondence concerning McFee, his family, and his friendship with James T. Babb; autograph manuscript or typescript drafts for most of McFee's novels, and for short stories, essays, books reviews, and poems; autograph manuscript diaries, 1911-1963; writings of others, including Margery Allingham and Beatrice Allender McFee; photographs of McFee and others;...
Dates: 1862-1966, bulk 1900-1966
John O'Hara papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 729
Overview: The papers document a portion of the creative process of writer John O’Hara, 1905-1970. They consist primarily of typed manuscript drafts, galley proofs, and page proofs of individual short stories, collections of stories, and novels, many with manuscript annotations. Some drafts of the collections include previously-printed stories excised from their original print source (often the New Yorker). The manuscript for “The Ewings” is a photocopy. There is also...
Dates: circa 1934-1970
Leonard Strong collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1084
Overview: The Leonard Strong Collection consists of autograph manuscripts and typescripts of poems, essays, short stories, and monographs; correspondence; and drawings by Strong which were acquired by the library over several decades. A group of materials acquired from James T. Babb include his correspondence with Strong and the book and manuscript dealer Bertram Rota.
Angela Mackail Thirkell collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 283
Overview: Collection contains: holograph manuscript drafts of Thirkell's novels Private Enterprise and What Did it Mean?; correspondence between Thirkell and James Tinkham Babb, Barbara Waite Davidson, Gordon and Mary Haight, and others; third-party correspondence by Lance Thirkell, Laura Roberts Collins, C. A. Lejuene, and others; clippings and printed ephemera relating to Thirkell and her work; and computer media.
H. M. Tomlinson collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 287
Overview: Correspondence and writings by and about H. M. Tomlinson. Tomlinson's correspondents include William McFee, James T. Babb, and Eugene Saxon. There is office correspondence and memos from Harper & Brothers' office files relating to Tomlinson, and letters to James T. Babb and John Archer Gee about Tomlinson. Writings include typescript drafts, with corrections, of All Our Yesterdays, Gallion's Reach, as well as autograph manuscripts and typescripts of various essays.