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- Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 12
- Laughlin, James, 1914-1997 6
- Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 5
- Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 5
- Pound, Dorothy 5
- Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 5
- Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 5
- Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963 5
- Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 4
- Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 4
- Yale University 4
- Alfred A. Knopf, Inc 3
- Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 3
- Corman, Cid, 1924- 3
- Herbst, Josephine, 1892-1969 3
- Lauterbach, Ann, 1942- 3
- Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943 3
- Teasdale, Sara, 1884-1933 3
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 3
- Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014 2 ∧ less
Robert Nathan papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 307
Overview: The collection includes drafts of writings, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, drawings, diaries, and audio recordings documenting the life and work of the American writer Robert Nathan. Drafts of Nathan's writings make up the bulk of the collection, and include novels, screenplays, short fiction and prose, speeches, and poetry; the writings include story ideas, or "false starts," that Nathan did not publish. Correspondence and other papers document his family relationships, in...
Dates: 1796-1985, bulk 1912-1968
National Book Critics Circle Records
Call Number: YCAL MSS 878
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, meeting minutes, financial papers, membership records, and printed material relating to the National Book Critics Circle. The National Book Critics Circle Awards deliberations and programs are especially well documented.
Nelson Hayes Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 386
Overview: The Nelson Hayes papers contain correspondence, writings, journals, and other materials documenting the personal and professional life of author Nelson Hayes.
Dates: 1913-1973, bulk 1925-1973
Dorothy Norman papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 792
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, literary manuscripts, notes, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material documenting Dorothy Norman's activities, writings, and publications including the journal she founded and edited, Twice A Year: a Book of Literature, the Arts, and Civil Liberties. The papers also document Norman's relationships with the photographer Alfred Stieglitz and his circle of artists and writers, in particular her involvement with his...
Peter F. O'Brien collection on African American artists
Call Number: JWJ MSS 99
Overview: The collection contains material compiled by Father Peter F. O'Brien on twentieth century African American cultural figures. The collection consists chiefly of subject files on prominent mid-century artists, authors, and performers, including stage and screen actors, singers, and dancers. Individuals covered include: James Baldwin, Paul Robeson, Antonio Salemme, Ethel Waters, Mabel Mercer, and Thelma Carpenter, among others. Files contain printed materials, such as newspaper clippings and...
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
Agnes Boulton collection of Eugene O'Neill
Call Number: YCAL MSS 122
Overview: Agnes Boulton Collection of Eugene O'Neill contains material dating from the period of Boulton's and O'Neill's marriage. Contains professional and personal correspondence (mainly incoming); writings; three diaries by Boulton and one by O'Neill; bills; legal materials regarding their houses; and photographs. Correspondents include (among others) Frederick Parsell Hill regarding Spithead (their house in Bermuda); the American Play Company, O'Neill's agent; and Harry Weinberger, O'Neill's lawyer....
Dates: 1910-1959, bulk 1920-1927
William Lyon Phelps papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 678
Overview: The William Lyon Phelps papers at the Beinecke Library contain correspondence, writings, and other materials documenting the life and work of American author, critic, and long-time Yale professor William Lyon Phelps. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to Phelps from contemporaries from the first half of the Twentieth century, including well-known authors and literary critics. Other materials include a large group of outgoing letters from Phelps to Ralph T. Catterall and...
Dates: 1837-1943, bulk 1898-1943
Felice Picano papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 761
Overview: The papers contain Felice Picano's writings, journals and diaries, and correspondence with his publishers and his friends, including American author Andrew Holleran.
David Plante papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 308
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, artwork, and other papers by or relating to the writer David Plante. The bulk of the collection consists of letters to Plante from authors, artists, critics, editors, and film directors, as well as correspondence with Plante's partner, Nikos Stangos, and family members.
Robert J. Hare Powel papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 494
Overview: The papers contain writings and other materials documenting the early career of playwright Robert J. Hare Powel. Writings include scenarios, outlines, and drafts for scripts of stage plays, most of which appear to date from the late-1920s to mid-1930s. Other materials include correspondence, photographs, and a scrapbook documenting Powel's work and theater generally. Correspondence consists of letters to Powel and comments regarding productions of his plays. Photographs consist of stage shots...
Frederic Prokosch collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 685
Overview: The Frederic Prokosch collection contains material by or relating to American novelist and translator Frederic Prokosch. There are corrected drafts and proofs to several early novels, including The Asiatics (1935), The Seven Who Fled (1937), The Conspirators (1943), Age of Thunder (1945), The Idols of the Cave (1946), and Storm and Echo (1948). There are also drafts of shorter works, including stories and individual poems, as well as three collections of poetry dating from the same period,...
Dates: 1908-1968, bulk 1935-1952
Sister Mary Bernetta Quinn papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 177
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings and notes, photographs, and newspaper clippings relating to Sister Bernetta Quinn's scholarly work on the poetry of Ezra Pound and other modern poets. Correspondents include Robert Bly, Guy Davenport, Caroline Gordon, James Laughlin, Denise Levertov, Robert Lowell, Mary de Rachewiltz, Olga Rudge, Holly Stevens, Allen Tate, and Robert Penn Warren. Subjects include Sister Bernetta's scholarly work; writing and American poetry in general; conference and...
Dachine Rainer papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 639
Overview: The collection documents the life and work of poet and author Dachine Rainer (pseudonym of Sylvia Newman) and her relationships with other literary figures, particularly Rebecca West. Material includes correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, printed material, and a computer disk.
John B. Reubens papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 686
Overview: Correspondence, writings, subject files, notebooks and slides.
Dates: 1902-2000, bulk 1952-1998
Roxana Robinson papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1304
Overview: The Roxana Robinson papers consists of writings, correspondence and subject files, photographs, personal papers, teaching files, printed materials, computer media, and audiovisual media documenting the life and work of author Roxana Robinson, dated from circa 1960 to 2018.
Dates: circa 1960-2018
James Rorty papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 835
Overview: Manuscripts, printed works, correspondence, and professional papers of the writer James Rorty. The Writings series includes Rorty's typescript and manuscript essays on social issues, civil rights, and political activism, two of his poems, and printed works. The Correspondence series includes three typed letters between Rorty's wife Winifred Rorty and Matthew Josephson; letters between Rorty and Jerré E. Tanner regarding Tanner's setting of Rorty's poem "A Spring Garland" for voice and piano,...
Stephen Sbarge Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1124
Overview: There are fifteen titles by Stephen Sbarge, chiefly drafts, many in the form of photocopies of autograph manuscripts. Some writings are autobiographical, resembling journal or diary entries with reflections on daily activities and concerns, and some include copies or transcriptions of correspondence. Other papers include one journal, loose material removed from the journal, notes and notebooks, which may include drafts of writings, and photographs.
David Sedaris papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1515
Content Description: The collection contains drafts and writings from numerous publications by David Sedaris including Holidays on Ice, Me Talk Pretty Someday, Naked, and Calypso, along with correspondence, artist books, diaries, personal papers and notebooks, photographs, press clippings, ephemera, and other papers by or relating to Sedaris' life and work.
Fred Jeremy Seligson Collection of Cid Corman and James Weil
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1200
Scope and Contents: The collection contains correspondence, writings by Cid Corman, and other papers. Series I and Series II includes correspondence to Seligson from Corman and James Weil and third party correspondence between Corman and Weil. There are 108 pieces of correspondence from Corman to Seligson dating from 1982 to 2002. Corman's letters discuss personal, literary, and cultural matters, as well as travel. Third party correspondence features approximately 332 pieces of correspondence from Weil to Corman...