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Mei-mei Berssenbrugge papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1082
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, writings of others, personal papers, photographs, printed material, audio recordings, electronic media, and other papers documenting the life and work of poet Mei-mei Berssenbrugge. Correspondence consists of letters from poets, writers, publishers, literary organizations, and others including John Ashbery, Charles Bernstein, Susan Bee, Ray DiPalma, Rachel Blau Duplessis, Ron Padgett, Arthur Sze, and Richard Tuttle. Writings consist of...
Dates: 1955-2015

Gianni Bertini papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 970
Overview: The collection consists of scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, posters, visual poetry, artwork, writings, audiovisual materials, and electronic media documenting the life and work of Gianni Bertini. Correspondence includes letters from artists, galleries, and others. Notable correspondents include P. A. Benoit, Jean-Franc?ois Bory, Henri Chopin, Jacqueline de Jong, Jean Dubuffet, Jean-Clarence Lambert, Sarenco, and Serge Vandercam. Artwork includes examples of MEC-Art (mechanical artwork),...
Dates: 1946-2010

Bessborough papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 55
Overview: The papers include letters written to Lady Bessborough; poetry in the hands of Lady Devonshire and of Lamb; and music, two silhouettes, and one drawing. Some of the letters contain eyewitness descriptions of the Napoleonic Wars.
Dates: 1774-1827

John Betjeman collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 675
Overview: The John Betjeman collection documents the personal and professional life of John Betjeman between 1908 and 1990, with the bulk of material dating between 1936 and 1984. The collection provides evidence of Betjeman's career as a writer and broadcaster and consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, newspaper clippings, audiovisual materials, and a small number of candid photographs. The collection traces Betjeman's creative process through initial scribblings in his notebooks to more...
Dates: 1908-2002, bulk 1936-1984

Betty Zane Grosso collection of Zane and Dolly Grey papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2705
Overview: The collection documents the life and work of the American writer Zane Grey and his wife Dolly Grey, and to some extent the lives of their children. The papers chiefly consist of correspondence between Zane and Dolly Grey from the time they met until his death, circa 1900-1939. Their letters document Zane Grey's frequent travels throughout the American West and in the South Pacific, his career as a writer, their marriage, and the growth of their family. The collection also includes some...
Dates: 1900-1985

Frank Poole Bevan Papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 537
Overview: The Frank Poole Bevan Papers consist of theater costume designs, set designs, photographs, and other material documenting the work of Frank Poole Bevan. The papers provide evidence of Bevan's career as a designer and faculty member in the Yale School of Drama. The papers illuminate Bevan's creative life and are useful for studying the history of American costume design in the mid twentieth century.
Dates: 1914-1971

Big Ox Mining Company records

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4330
Overview: Minute books, invoices, and ledgers kept by the Big Ox Mining and Reduction Company (later Big Ox Mining Company) documenting mining efforts in the Marysville-Silver Creek Mining District of Montana, 1889-1927. Included are two photographs of groups of miners and two volumes of printed stock certificates for the company.
Dates: 1889-1927

William Bird Ezra Pound papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 178
Overview: Correspondence, writings, personal papers and musical compositions by Ezra Pound dating from his sojourn in Paris during the early 1920s.
Dates: 1900-1926

Bismuth-Lemaître papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 754
Overview: The Bismuth-Lemaître Papers is comprised of material created and compiled by Maurice Lemaître, documenting the Lettrism movement from its inception in 1945 to the present day and Lemaître's own cultural and political activities as a leader of the movement. According to Lemaître's wishes, the title of the collection incorporates his birth name in order to reflect his heritage.
Dates: 1920-2009

George H. Bissell papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 788
Overview: The papers consist of printed material, business records, and photographs that document the Bissell family and the foundations of the American petroleum industry in the 1850s. The collection is bound in seven volumes: two volumes of printed material relating to petroleum and other industries, three volumes of records of the Pennsylvania Rock Oil Company and the Adirondack Pulp Mills that document the creation and early growth of the companies, and two Bissell family photograph albums.
Dates: 1855-circa 1920 1855-1882, bulk 1855-1882

Sir Charles Blagden papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 51
Overview: The Sir Charles Blagden Papers contain scientific and travel notes, correspondence, and printed material documenting aspects of the life and scientific work of Sir Charles Blagden. These include observations on travel in England and on the continent in the 1780s; memoranda on scientific experiments and observations, including notes by Lavoisier; letters to his brother, John Blagden Hale; and proof sheets of Philosophical Transactions for 1789.
Dates: 1616-1861, bulk 1770-1800

R. E. Blair collection of Western oil and mining investment prospectuses

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2611
Overview: The collection consists of promotional material, including form letters, maps, reprints of newspaper articles, and publications, that describe oil and mining investment opportunities in various Western states, including Texas, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico, during the time period of the Great Depression. The materials were sent to R. E. Blair as a prospective investor in oil and mining ventures.
Dates: 1928-1941

William Blake collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 914
Overview: The collection consists of documents, correspondence, and drawings by the English artist William Blake and his colleague John Linnell. Included are business and financial documents covering the relationship between Blake and Linnell, a letter from Blake to Linnell, two drawings by Blake, and a portrait of Blake by Linnell. The items were acquired by the library between 1941 and 1973.
Dates: 1780-1957, bulk 1780-1834

Lesley Blanch papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 202
Overview: The Lesley Blanch Papers contain correspondence, photographs, artwork, and printed material by Lesley Blanch or pertaining her life and work. Also included are personal and business papers related to her writings and estate, as well as a small amount of audio and born digital material.
Dates: circa 1850-2011

Jacob Blanck papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 223
Overview: The collection consists primarily of corrected page proofs and a small amount of correspondence created and compiled during the publication of the fourth edition of Merle Johnson's American First Editions (1942).
Dates: 1930-1947

William Blathwayt papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 2
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, newsletters, diplomatic papers, and reports documenting Blathwayt's career and English foreign policy and history in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
Dates: 1646-1796, bulk 1668-1703

Papers relating to Blind Date and New Blind Date

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 225
Overview: Collection consists of production files, audio recordings, and printed and other materials relating to the literary magazines Blind Date and New Blind Date. The production files contain submissions of short fiction, poetry, interviews, and reviews, many from San Francisco area writers, including instructors and students at the New College of California poetics program. Contributors include: Tom Clark, Diane Di Prima, Edward Dorn, Jack Foley, Gloria Frym, Dick Gallup, Amy Gerstler, Jack...
Dates: 1979-2005, bulk 1987-1998

Blue Press records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1235
Scope and Contents: The Blue Press Records, which span from 1999-2007, contain poetry magazines, production materials, and other papers related to Blue Press's publications.
Dates: 1999-2007

Judy Blume papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1481
Overview: The Judy Blume papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, audiovisual material, computer media, and personal and other papers documenting the life and work of American author Judy Blume.
Dates: 1952-2017

Bohna Family Correspondence

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2763
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence to and from members of the Bohna family in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The letters document daily life and family news of various members of the Bohna family (descendents of Christian Bohna), who were farmers, blacksmiths, and miners in Oregon and California (residing in, among other places, Kern County, California, and in Wasco and Clackamas Counties, Oregon). In addition to members of the Bohna family, principal correspondents include Spurrell...
Dates: 1882-1956