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William Rose Benét Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1100
Scope and Contents: The William Rose Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American author and editor William Rose Benét. The collection spans the years 1847 to 1957, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1900 to 1950.

Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, Italiana, Russian, and Hebrew.
Dates: 1847-1957, bulk 1920-1950

Bryher papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 97
Overview: The papers document the personal life and literary career of Bryher. Her extensive correspondence includes letters from H. D., Robert MacAlmon, Kenneth MacPherson, Norman Holmes Pearson, Sylvia Beach, Norman Douglas, Horace Gregory, Islay Lyons, and Edith Sitwell, and from many other figures in the fields of literature, psychoanalysis, and film. There are manuscripts of many of her works, including fragments of an unpublished volume of autobiography; financial and personal papers; material...
Dates: 1812-1980, bulk 1911-1978

Photograph File of Close Up Magazine

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 337
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of promotional photographs and film stills created by motion picture studios for their films and actors, which the editors of Close Up used to illustrate the magazine.
Dates: 1911-1947, bulk 1926-1933

Silvia Dobson papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 409
Overview: Collection contains letters from American poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) to Silvia Dobson, letters from the British author Bryher to Silvia Dobson and her siblings Mervyn and Norah Dobson, as well as copies of several letters from Silvia to Bryher and letters from Kenneth Macpherson. Letters from H.D. document her life in Switzerland and London for nearly thirty years and include information about H.D.'s analysis with Sigmund Freud. Letters from Bryher document Bryher's life in Switzerland in the...
Dates: 1945-1992

Norman Douglas Collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 88
Scope and Contents: The Norman Douglas Collection chiefly documents Douglas's writing career, personal life, and relationships with other writers and artists. Although the collection spans the years 1864-2000, the bulk of the papers fall in the period 1920-1980. The collection contains material created and accumulated by Norman Douglas, Kenneth Macpherson, Islay de Courcy Lyons, and Maurice Magnus. Material includes correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, photograph albums, financial and business papers,...
Dates: 1864-2000, bulk 1920-1980

H. D. Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 24
Overview: The papers document the personal life and literary career of H. D. Major correspondents include Richard Aldington, Bryher, Helen Wolle Doolittle, Robert McAlmon, Brigit Patmore, Norman Holmes Pearson, George Plank, and Ezra Pound. There are manuscripts of many of her works, including Her (1927), The Walls Do Not Fall (1944), Helen in Egypt (1961), and her memoir End to Torment (1958). The collection also contains personal papers, subject files, and photographs, including items related to the...
Dates: 1887-1977

Viola Baxter Jordan papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 175
Overview: The collection contains letters to Jordan from Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, H.D. and Bryher, as well as manuscripts of poems by Pound and Williams and a small quantity of personal papers. Subjects of the Pound letters include personal and family news; his writing and the literary world in general; his political and economic opinions; and his confinement at St. Elizabeth's Hospital. Letters from Williams discuss relationships between men and women; poetry; and arrangements for social...
Dates: 1905-1951

Sheri Martinelli papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 868
Overview: Correspondence, writings, artwork and objects, printed material, and sound recordings documenting the life and creative work of Sheri Martinelli and associated figures, including Ezra Pound. The correspondence includes Martinelli's letters with Pound, the poet H. D., and Charles Bukowski, as well as many other literary and artistic figures. The writings include selections of Pound's manuscript material from the Cantos, as well as Martinelli's extensive notes and notebooks. Paintings, sketches,...
Dates: 1905-1999

Robert McAlmon papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 293
Overview: The Robert McAlmon Papers consist of letters to McAlmon from literary friends, including William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, James Joyce, and Gertrude Stein; manuscripts of several of his writings; and a small quantity of photographs and related papers.
Dates: 1916-1980, bulk 1930-1952

Louise Morgan and Otto Theis papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 80
Overview: The papers document the literary and personal lives of Morgan and Theis, and contain correspondence, subject files, and professional papers related to the 20th century British literary world. There is correspondence regarding Evelyn Scott, and correspondence as well as poems by Nancy Cunard.
Dates: 1903-1983, bulk 1930-1960

Norman Holmes Pearson Collection of “Art for the Wrong Reason”

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1031
Scope and Contents: The collection contains sixty-three sketches, drawings, paintings, and prints acquired by Yale faculty member Norman Holmes Pearson not for their aesthetic or artistic merit, but because they were created by poets and other authors; he titled his collection “Art for the Wrong Reason.” The works were executed in crayon, gouache, graphite, ink, charcoal, oil, and watercolor on paper, board, canvas, and panel, by fifty-three writers including E. E. Cummings, George Du Maurier, Victor Hugo, D. H....
Dates: 1833-1979

Norman Holmes Pearson Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 899
Overview: The Norman Holmes Pearson papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, and audiovisual material that document a broad range of Pearson's professional and personal activities, including his research on Nathaniel Hawthorne and Ezra Pound, his management of the literary estates of H.D. and Bryher, and his activity as a professor of English and American Studies at Yale University. Documentation relating to Pearson's service in the Office of Strategic Services is...
Dates: 1829-1979, bulk 1930-1975

George Plank papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 28
Overview: The papers contain correspondence with artistic and literary friends, Plank art work, art work of others, writings of friends, and a small quantity of personal papers. Prominent correspondents include H. D., Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Patrick White.
Dates: 1907-1965 (inclusive)

Ezra Pound Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 43
Overview: The Ezra Pound Papers document the literary career and political interests of Ezra Pound. Major correspondents include Richard Aldington, George Antheil, William Bird, T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, James Laughlin, Wyndham Lewis, Marianne Moore, Odon Por, and Henry Swabey. The collection contains manuscripts of many of Pound's works, including the Cantos, Guide to Kulchur, and scripts of Pound's wartime radio broadcasts.
Dates: 1868-1976

Ezra Pound papers : addition

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 53
Overview: The Ezra Pound Papers Addition consists of material related to the life and career of the American poet Ezra Pound and includes correspondence, manuscripts, and a small quantity of personal papers and audiovisual materials. Correspondents include Homer and Isobel Pound, George Antheil, Basil Bunting, T. S. Eliot, James Laughlin, Marianne Moore, William Carlos Williams, and Henri Gaudier-Brzeska. Manuscripts inclue draft portions of The Cantos, autograph scores of Le Testament de Villon and...
Dates: 1862-1983, bulk 1960-1971

Alice Rogers Smith papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 29
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and personal papers, including photographs, writings of Amy Margaret Smith, and art work of George Plank.
Dates: 1880-1971 (inclusive)

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

Yale Collection of American Literature portrait file

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1345
Overview: Portraits primarily depicting prominent nineteenth and twentieth century American writers, artists, and photographers, as well as scientists, educators, social reformers, and statesmen. Included are images of Joel Barlow, William Cullen Bryant, Hart Crane, James Dwight Dana, T. S. Eliot, Max Ewing, Robert Frost, H. D., Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sinclair Lewis, Dorothy Parker, Wendell Phillips, Frank Stockton, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Robert Penn Warren, Noah Webster, and John Greenleaf Whittier. A...
Dates: 1842-1980