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Hamilton Aïdé papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 207
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence to, from, and about Aïdé; his diary for a trip to Switzerland in the second half of 1870, a scrapbook of reviews of his work, and miscellaneous poetry and prose pieces. The correspondence is both personal and business oriented, including letters from publishers, editors and friends regarding the publicaton of novels and songs. Principal correspondents include Matthew Arnold, Frances Hodgson Burnett,James Anthony Froude, William Money Hardinge, Henry...
Dates: 1824-1906

Altagor papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1466
Overview: The Altagor Papers, which span from 1930-2009, contain correspondence, personal papers, writings, artwork, printed material, objects, records, audio tapes, and other papers by or relating to the artist Altagor, also known as Andre Vernier.
Dates: 1930-2009, undated

Margaret Bonds papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 151
Overview: Vocal music, most 1960s or undated, consisting of autograph manuscript drafts and arrangements, transparencies, and diazo reproductions, some accompanied by copies of published music; and a small amount of other papers. Autograph manuscript music includes spirituals arranged for solo voice or chorus; The Negro Speaks of Rivers, Songs of the Seasons, Three Dream Portraits, and other songs on texts by Langston Hughes; songs on texts by Edna St. Vincent Millay and other poets; and musicals and...
Dates: 1928-1983, bulk 1960-1969

A. B. Chapman music and drawings

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Call Number: GEN MSS 957
Overview: Autograph manuscript music, including symphonies and hymns, scores; arrangements of hymns and other choral music, scores and parts; a passion-play, score, with watercolor drawings of curtain and stage designs; and notebooks containing music drafts and related notes about music and Christianity. An oversize rolled sheet contains unidentified ink and watercolor drawings.
Dates: 1874-1897

Mina Kirstein Curtiss papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 14
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence.
Dates: 1917-1966 (inclusive)

R. G. Davis papers relating to Dario Fo

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1520
Content Description: The R. G. Davis papers relating to Dario Fo contain correspondence, writings, printed material, contracts, programs, photographs, audiovisual materials, and other papers that document Davis’s productions of plays by Fo, including The Accidental Death of an Anarchist, We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!, and Female Parts, in 1979 and through the early 1980s.
Dates: 1950-2017 (bulk 1979-1986)

Jonathan Dodd collection of Edward Albee, Stephen Sondheim, and Tennessee Williams

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1411
Overview: The collection contains drafts and print editions of scripts, scores, and other writings by American playwrights Edward Albee and Tennessee Williams, and musical theater writer and composer Stephen Sondheim. Also included is correspondence, contracts, and other materials related to the publication of Sondheim’s and Williams’s works; photographs; printed materials, such as playbills, souvenir programs, periodicals, and clippings; and notes and inventories related to the collection.
Dates: 1928-2015, (bulk 1954-2015)

Max Ewing collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 656
Overview: The Max Ewing Papers consist of correspondence, writings, sheet music, photographic prints and negatives, photograph albums, scrapbooks, diaries, sound recordings, writings of others, notebooks, printed material, personal papers, and a sculpture. Correspondence includes letters from Ewing to his parents, general correspondence with friends and family, and third party correspondence regarding Ewing. Writings contain autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and printed versions of short...
Dates: 1887-2003, bulk 1910-1934

General Collection manuscript music miscellany

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Call Number: GEN MSS MUSIC MISC
Overview: Single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts relating to music. Materials are grouped under name headings. Within each name heading, materials are organized in three subgroups: Music, Correspondence, and Other Papers.
Dates: [ca. 1600-ongoing]

Hanover royal music archive

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Call Number: OSB MSS 146
Overview: The Hanover Royal Music Archive consists of printed and manuscript music, printed books about music, and related materials assembled by Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, and his successors. A significant component originated in England and concerns musical activity of several children of George III, circa 1770-1837, particularly Ernest Augustus, then Duke of Cumberland, and Princess Augusta, as well as Prince George of Cumberland, son of Ernest Augustus and later Georg V, King of Hanover. These...
Dates: 1651-1951, bulk 1770-1870

Jane B. Hendrick papers relating to James G. Barnett

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1530
Overview: The Jane B. Hendrick papers relating to James G. Barnett contain sacred vocal music and other vocal music by Barnett, 1859-1886 and undated, including autograph manuscript scores, scores and parts copied by Hendrick and unidentified copyists, and published music. Some music is accompanied by autograph manuscript notes by Hendrick about performance, editing, and publication, or by printed performance programs. Also present are additional autograph manuscript notes by Hendrick about Barnett’s...
Dates: 1859-1923, bulk 1859-1886

Alan Hovhaness letters to Judith Malina

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 359
Overview: The collection consists of Alan Hovhaness's letters to Judith Malina with accompanying notes, poems, photographs, and printed material. Two letters from Hovhaness to Malina's husband, Julian Beck, and a carbon copy of his response are also included.
Dates: 1953-1959

Mary Smyth Hunter correspondence

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Call Number: OSB MSS 186
Overview: Autograph manuscript letters and postcards, mostly signed, addressed to Mary Smyth Hunter and to two of her descendants, her daughter Cary Phyllis (Hunter) Williamson, and her grand-daughter Elizabeth Williamson. Major correspondents include Maurice Baring, Max Beerbohm, Gabriel Fauré, Edmund Gosse, Edvard Grieg, George Henschel, Henry James, William James, Claude Monet, George Moore, Auguste Rodin, John Singer Sargent, Henry Tonks, Edith Wharton, and Virginia Woolf. The collection also...
Dates: 1895-1940

James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection manuscript music

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 355
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript and manuscript reproduction scores and parts for circa 50 works, most by African American composers, including music for voice and piano, chorus, band, or orchestra, 1902-1957, with most 1931-1945 or undated. Circa 20 composers are represented, including Margaret Bonds, H. T. Burleigh, William L. Dawson, George Gershwin, W. C. Handy, Hall Johnson, Ulysses Kay, Florence Price, William Grant Still, Roberta Russell Summers Stone, Howard Swanson, and Will H. Vodery. Vocal music...
Dates: 1902-1957, bulk 1931-1945

Frederick R. Koch collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 601
Overview: The Frederick R. Koch Collection consists of musical, literary, and historical materials collected by Frederick R. Koch, principally through purchases at public auctions, 1979-1986. Including individual items, concentrations of related materials, and several extensive archives, the collection is a broad and deep resource for study of the lives and works of a range of composers, authors, and other historical figures.Most materials are music manuscripts, literary manuscripts, drawings, and...
Dates: 1640-1983

Georges Lauweryns manuscript and printed music

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Call Number: GEN MSS 899
Overview: The Georges Lauweryns Manuscript and Printed Music consists of manuscript and printed music composed by Lauweryns, and printed music of other composers owned by Lauweryns. Most music by Lauweryns consists of songs for voice and piano or voice and orchestra. Also present are piano, chamber, orchestral, and ballet music. Manuscript music by Lauweryns is in several hands, including those of copyists and possibly the composer's autograph. Some manuscripts include performance annotations or...
Dates: 1899-1946

Nicolas Nabokov papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1154
Scope and Contents: Contains correspondence, musical scores, writings, datebooks, research, personal papers, ephemera, and other papers by or relating to the life and work of Nicolas Nabokov.
Dates: 1927-1999

Albert Selden papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 866
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of material documenting Albert Selden's career as a composer and producer of musical and dramatic theater productions including typescript and manuscript playscripts and music scores by Selden and others; scrapbooks containing photographs, clippings and memorabilia relating to Selden's family and his theatrical career including Man of La Mancha and the Goodspeed Opera House; production window cards and programs; and published songbooks and...
Dates: 1922-1983

Louise Talma papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 811
Overview: The Louise Talma Papers contain materials relating to composition and performance of Talma's opera The Alcestiad, and to Thornton Wilder, his friendship with Talma, and his collaboration with her as librettist for The Alcestiad. Contents relating to The Alcestiad, 1950s-1970s, include autograph letters, signed, to Talma from Thornton Wilder, 1952-1975 and undated, and from his sister Isabel Wilder, 1954-1972, with some letters annotated by Talma; autograph manuscript music drafts; diazo...
Dates: 1942-1985, bulk 1952-1963

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