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- Subject: American literature -- 20th century X
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 288
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- English 287
- French 21
- Spanish; Castilian 13
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- Russian 3
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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
- Yale University 8
- Kirstein, Lincoln, 1907-1996 7
- O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 7 ∧ less
- Storage location
- Stored offsite 140
- Stored onsite and offsite 139
- Stored onsite 10
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...
David Shapiro papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1422
Content Description: The David Shapiro Papers consists of correspondence, writings, chronological files, personal and professional papers, digital files, and audiovisual materials by or relating to David Shapiro. Correspondence documents his collaborations and friendships with other writers, poets, critics, and artists in the United States and abroad. Correspondents include John Ashbery, Ted Berrigan, Harold Bloom, Joseph Ceravolo, John Ciardi, Arthur A. Cohen, Peter Cole, Tory Dent, Allen Ginsberg, Michal Govrin,...
Dates: circa 1950s-2017
Harvey Shapiro papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 604
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the personal and professional life of American poet and editor Harvey Shapiro. Correspondence consists chiefly of letters to Shapiro from American and English-language authors, literary critics, and editors who came of age in the post-WWII period. There are files for Barbara Gibbs and Francis Golffing and for author and publisher Alan Swallow, but letters can also be found for Charles Bernstein, Allen Ginsberg,...
William David Sherman papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 224
Overview: The William David Sherman papers contain correspondence, writings, and other materials documenting the personal and professional activities of American author William David Sherman. Correspondence in the collection consists chiefly of incoming letters from English-language authors and literary scholars active during the mid to late twentieth century, including Asa Benveniste, Basil Bunting, Cid Corman, Robert Creeley, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, David Goodis, Bill Griffiths, Jeremy Hilton, Lyn...
Leslie Marmon Silko papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 637
Overview: Papers consist of writings, research material, and audiovisual material documenting Leslie Marmon Silko's literary activity and output since the early 1970s. Writings in the collection include drafts and proofs for most of Silko's major works, the three novels Ceremony (1977), Almanac of the Dead (1991), and Gardens in the Dunes (2000), the poetry and short story collections, Laguna Woman (1974), Storyteller (1981), Sacred Water (1994), and Rain (1996), and the essays Yellow Woman and the...
John J. Slocum papers relating to Ezra Pound
Call Number: YCAL MSS 171
Overview: Correspondence between Slocum and Pound concerning Slocum's attempts to place works by Pound in American magazines; Pound's political and economic views; general literary matters; and their mutual friend James Laughlin. The collection also contains typescripts of three articles by Pound, including "In War Begin Responsibilities," and of a talk on Pound by Slocum, "Cast a Cold Eye."
Harrison Smith papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 793
Overview: The Harrison Smith Papers contain writings, correspondence, printed material, and photographs that document the life and work of editor and publisher Harrison Smith, particularly his research on American author Sinclair Lewis, and his editorial work for the Saturday Review of Literature. Series I, Research Files on Sinclair Lewis, includes extensive biographical notes, presumably intended as the source material for a book-length biography of Lewis. Series II, Other Papers, consists chiefly of...
Gerdi Sobek-Beutter papers relating to Hommage à Gertrude Stein
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1244
Scope and Contents: Papers documenting planning, events, and critical response for student performances in each phase of Hommage à Gertrude Stein, 1990-1996, including notes, correspondence, scripts, publicity, photographs, drawings, audio and audiovisual recordings, and reviews; similar papers for related conferences, lectures, and performances by guest artists; proposals and reports for the project; and notes by Sobek-Beutter on collection content. The papers provide evidence of teaching,...
Gustaf Sobin papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 647
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence and writings that document the life and work of the American poet Gustaf Sobin. Correspondence sheds light on his relationships with other literary figures, including René Char, James Laughlin, Hyatt Waggoner, and Charles Tomlinson, among others. Writings consist of extensive notes and drafts for most of his major works and provide comprehensive documentation of his creative process.
The Southern Review records
Call Number: YCAL MSS 694
Overview: The Southern Review records contain correspondence and other papers documenting activity at the influential literary journal from 1935 to 1943. Correspondence consists chiefly of original letters from authors and carbons of outgoing letters from the editors. Most incoming letters are addressed to the founding editors, Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren, but there are letters to others as well, including Albert Erskine, Robert Lowell, and Charles W. Pipkin. There is also some correspondence...
Matthew Stadler papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 843
Overview: The collection consists of material stemming from Matthew Stadler's activities as an author, editor, and literary organizer, and includes writings, correspondence, business papers, ephemera, journals, teaching material, computer disks, and three laptop computers.
Laura Stedman Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 291
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and personal papers which document the personal and professional life of Laura Stedman. The correspondence highlights personal and professional affiliations with Edmund Clarence Stedman (grandfather), Dr. George M. Gould (husband), and a number of writers including Martha Dickinson Bianchi, Ednah Proctor Clarke (Hayes), and Cora Miranda Baggerly Older. The papers include examples of Stedman's writing, publications, and a run of her scrapbook...
Dates: 1887-1931, bulk 1894-1926
Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 77
Overview: The Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Collection contains manuscripts, letters, photographs, clippings, artworks, and research materials relating to the life and work of Gertrude Stein and her companion, Alice B. Toklas gathered during the years following Stein's death to supplement the Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers (YCAL MSS 76). Items from such friends and admirers as Elizabeth Fuller Chapman, Doda Conrad, Clement Hurd, Samuel Steward, and Donald Sutherland complement the...
Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 76
Overview: The Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers contain manuscripts of writings, letters, clippings, photographs, artworks, and personal papers relating to the life and work of Gertrude Stein and her companion, Alice B. Toklas, and to Gertrude's brother, Leo Stein, an artist and writer. As well as holding the bulk of Stein's literary output (often described as "experimental" or "cubist" writing), the materials document Stein and Toklas' involvement with the literary and art...
Wallace Stevens collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 545
Overview: The Wallace Stevens collection contains material donated to the library by Wallace Stevens, his daughter Holly Stevens, the Rev. John Curry Gay, and others. The Wallace Stevens gifts include one typed letter signed from Stevens, one manuscript by Stevens, "A Collect of Philosophy," and a bound copy of a score presented to Stevens by Jan Wisse. The Holly Stevens gift consists of a setting draft and galley and page proofs for the Letters of Wallace Stevens (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1966). The...
Sara Teasdale collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 746
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, and other personal papers by or relating to the American poet Sara Teasdale. Correspondence includes several autograph manuscript letters from Teasdale and third-party letters relating to her. Writings include an autograph manuscript diary kept by Teasdale on her first trip to Europe between Feburary and May 1905, six autograph manuscript notebooks, numbered IV through IX, containing poems drafted between 1911 and 1932, and several...
Dates: 1890-1989, bulk 1905-1932
The small pond magazine records
Call Number: YCAL MSS 642
Overview: The Small Pond Magazine Records contain correspondence, writings, and productions files created in the production of the literary magazine. Correspondence includes letters from contributors to the editor, Napoleon St. Cyr. Writings include works from contributors for review and publication in the magazine. Production files include notes, galleys proofs, photographs, and drawings. The records span the years 1970-1999.
James Thurber papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 546
Overview: The James Thurber papers contain drafts and other material relating to three writing projects. The papers feature material relating to Thurber's biographical memoir The Years With Ross (Boston: Little Brown, 1959), about New Yorker founder and publisher Harold Ross. Materials include research material, correspondence, drafts, and proofs. There are also drafts and fan mail for two children's books, Many Moons (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1943) and The 13 Clocks (New York: Simon and...
Tony Towle papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 745
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers documenting the life and literary activities of New York City poet Tony Towle. Towle spent his life in New York City and, after training with Kenneth Koch and Frank O'Hara, was associated with the second generation of the New York School. In addition to Koch and O'Hara, Towle corresponded with numerous poets, artists, and editors based in the city, including John Ashbery, Bill Berkson, Ted Berrigan, Joe Brainard, Rob Hershon, Lita...