Skip to main content Skip to search results

COVID-19 Update

Yale libraries will be closed Nov. 25 – Jan. 5. Online services and access to library materials will continue. See COVID-19 Library updates.

Showing Collections: 1–6 of 6

Witold Gombrowicz archive

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 515
Overview: The archive consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual material and memorabilia documenting Gombrowicz's life and literary activity chiefly during the last two decades of his life (1949-69).Series I, Correspondence, contains personal and professional correspondence. There is correspondence with family, Polish and European literary and cultural figures, other Polish emigres, and Latin American friends and writers. There is considerable correspondence...
Dates: 1902-1998

Renata Gorczynski papers relating to Czesław Miłosz

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 528
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and other material documenting the personal and professional relationship between Gorczynski and Czesław Miłosz.Series I, Correspondence, is organized into subseries for Miłosz, Gorczynski and Third-Party correspondence. The Miłosz correspondence contains several folders of correspondence with Gorczynski, dating from 1979-1991, as well as holograph drafts of outgoing letters and single incoming letters with other writers, friends,...
Dates: 1934-1998

Zbigniew Herbert papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 527
Overview: The collection consists chiefly of correspondence and writings relating to Zbigniew Herbert from 1968-1989. There is personal and professional correspondence with Polish literary and cultural figures, publishers, translators and scholars. Noteworthy correspondents include Stanislaw Baranczak, Jozef Czapski, Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski, Konstanty Jelenski, Alina Kalczynska, Susan Sontag, Jacek Trznadel, Petar Vujicic and Adam Zagajewski. Writings include holograph and typescript drafts of essays...
Dates: 1968-1989

Konstanty Jeleński papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 676
Overview: The papers include correspondence, writings and other material that documents Konstanty Jeleński's editorial work, literary criticism and involvement with several cultural organizations, including the Congress for Cultural Freedom, the Royaumont Foundation, and the Institut national de l'audiovisuel. A significant portion of the papers documents Jeleński's translation and criticism of the writings of Witold Gombrowicz. The Papers are not a complete literary archive of Jeleński's life and work...
Dates: 1940-1988

Leon Mitkiewicz papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 745
Overview: Six typed manuscripts (draft copies, with author's corrections) comprising "Abroad with General Wladyslaw Sikorski: Fragments of Wartime Reminiscences from the Years 1939-43" (draft of Z Gen. Sikorskim Na Obczy´znie); "Kowno Reminiscences", 1946 (draft of Wspomnienia Kowie´nskie); "At the Combined Chiefs of Staff of the Western Allies, 1943-1945" (draft of W Najwyzszym Sztabie Zachodnich Aliantów 1943-1945); "At the Combined Chiefs of Staff: Wartime Reminiscences, 1943-1945" (draft of W...
Dates: 1943-1965

Olga Scherer-Virski papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 526
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Olga Scherer-Virski. There is personal and professional correspondence with Polish literary and cultural figures, other Polish emigres, publishers, and scholars. Correspondents include Jozef Czapski, Witold Gombrowicz, Julia Hartwig, Zbigniew Herbert, Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski, Zofia Hertz, Aleksander Janta, Konstanty Jelenski, Andrej Kijowski, Jan Lebenstein, Artur Miedzyrzecki, Czeslaw...
Dates: 1954-1988