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- Subject: American literature -- 20th century X
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- Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 25
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 16
- Laughlin, James, 1914-1997 14
- Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 12
- Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 12
- Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 12
- Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 12
- Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963 12
- Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 11
- Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 11
- Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972 9
- Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin), 1894-1962 8
- H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961 8
- MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 8
- Merrill, James, 1926-1995 8
- Pound, Dorothy 8
- Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 8
- Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996 7
- O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 7
- Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980 7 ∧ less
- Storage location
- Stored onsite and offsite 139
- Stored offsite 138
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Call Number: YCAL MSS 410
Overview: The collection consists of letters to Thomas McMahon from various writers, poets, and editors, including Saul Bellow, Gertrude Buckman, Thornton Wilder and Robert Penn Warren. Letters date from circa 1945-1968 and include a small amount of letters from unidentified correspondents.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1606
Overview: Notebooks, journals, writings, correspondence, personal papers, and printed material, as well as computer and audiovisual media, by or relating to writer Martha McPhee. Collection materials document McPhee's writing process, as well as her relationships with her family including her sister Laura McPhee, mother Pryde Brown, father John McPhee, husband Mark Svenvold, and others; her experience in a blended family; her childhood near Princeton, New Jersey; her trips to Italy in her youth; and her...
Dates: 1906-2019, bulk 1970-2019
Call Number: YCAL MSS 794
Overview: The H. L. Mencken Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and other material by and relating to the American author H. L. Mencken. Works documented in the collection include early poems, short works of opinion and journalism, and longer books such as The American Language (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1919) and Treastise on the Gods (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930). Writings consist of drafts in various stages, setting manuscripts, and proofs, many of which are corrected. Several...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 580
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, photographs, audiovisual material, artwork, printed material, computer disks and other papers by or relating to James Merrill and documenting aspects of his work as a poet and writer. Some of the material was created and accumulated by J. D. McClatchy, who served as executor of Merrill's estate and who co-edited several volumes of Merrill's works, including Collected Poems (2001), Collected Novels and Plays (2002), Collected Prose (2004), The...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1221
Content Description: The collection consists of writings, scripts, correspondence, photographs, research files, printed material, videocassettes, born digital materials, audiovisual materials, realia, and other papers documenting David Milch's life and work in television. The papers include materials related to Deadwood, Hill Street Blues, and other television shows written or produced by Milch.
Dates: 1918-2019, bulk 1981-2017, 1918-2019, bulk 1981-2017
Call Number: YCAL MSS 472
Overview: The Henry Miller papers contain writings, journals, administrative files, correspondence, photographs, and personal papers chiefly documenting Miller's life and career from the 1950s through 1970s.
Dates: 1898-1979, bulk 1930-1979
Call Number: GEN MSS 661
Overview: The Czesław Miłosz Papers document the life and work of the poet, essayist and Nobel Laureate Czesław Miłosz. The papers consist of writings, correspondence, photographs, personal papers, audio material, and printed material (including newspaper clippings, printed ephemera and clandestine samizdat publications), spanning the years 1880-2000, with the bulk of the material dating from 1940 to 1989. While some writings, photographs and personal documents pre-date the Second World War, the earliest...
Dates: 1880-2000, bulk 1940-1989
Call Number: YCAL MSS 807
Scope and Contents: The N. Scott Momaday papers contain extensive correspondence, writings, family papers, artwork, photographs, printed materials, awards, sound recordings, and other papers related to the life and work N. Scott Momaday.
Dates: 1788-2012, bulk 1950s-2012
Call Number: YCAL MSS 341
Overview: The collection documents the literary career and creative process of the poet and author, Richard Moore, and sheds light on his personal and professional relationships and interests. Papers include writing and professional files; correspondence and subject files relating to literary figures; drafts and manuscripts of Moore's poetry and prose; and manuscripts of writings by others. Also present is an extensive journal kept by Moore from 1956 to 2007, as well as other personal and family papers.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 655
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers documenting the life and professional activities of author Ethan Mordden from the late 1960s to 1991. Correspondence, dating from the mid 1980s and early 1990s, contains letters from writers, actors, musicians and composers, publishers, and others, including Walta Borawski, Frank Ferko, Philip Gambone, Boze Hadleigh, Ron Hussman, Joey Manley, Kit Reed, and St. Martin's Press. Writings in the collection consist of notes and drafts...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 842
Content Description: Correspondence, scripts, notes, files, artwork, and other papers relating to the collaboration of Gregory Mosher and David Mamet on plays and films.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 468
Overview: The collection consists of the personal and family papers of Gerald and Sara Murphy, including material created and accumulated by Gerald and Sara, their children Baoth, Patrick, and Honoria, and the Wiborg family. The collection documents the Murphy's unconventional and artistic lifestyle and their role in the American expatriate community in Paris and Antibes, France during the 1920s and early 1930s, as well as their personal connections with artists and writers of the Modernist period. Also...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1466
Overview: The collection contains writings, correspondence, notebooks and journals, personal and professional papers, printed material, computer and audiovisual media, and other papers by or relating to the writer, poet, and performance artist Eileen Myles.
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
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.
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
Call Number: YCAL MSS 388
Overview: The collection documents all aspects of the production and promotion of the literary magazine New World Writing from its first issue in 1952 to its last issue in 1959. Correspondence, including letters by and about various authors whose work was published in the magazine, and manuscripts, including corrected typescripts of published works, shed light on the selection and editorial process. Highlights include the corrected typescript of "Catch-18" by Joseph Heller, originally published in issue...
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...
Call Number: JWJ MSS 92
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, personal and financial papers, subject files, photographs, printed materials, and audiovisual materials. Bruce Nugent's correspondence consists of family, professional, and personal correspondence, including letters from homosexual love interests. Writings include poetry, short non-fiction pieces, and various fiction pieces, including the novel Gentleman Jigger. Writings by others include drafts and papers relating to Gay Rebel of the Harlem...
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...