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Alger Leroy Adams and Jessie M. Wells Adams papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4335
Abstract: Photographs and photograph albums, scrapbooks, personal papers, and other materials relating to Reverend Alger Leroy Adams, Jessie M. Wells Adams, and the Daniels family, circa 1860s-1997.Materials relating to Alger Adams include a caricature of Adams, scrapbook of Adams’s columns for the Amsterdam News, a photograph of Adams’s colleague and society editor for Ebony magazine Gerri Major, and a letter of congratulations upon Adams’s receiving of an honorary degree....
Dates: circa 1860s-1997

Lucien Aigner photographs and papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1837
Abstract:

The collection contains contact sheets, negatives, transparencies, slides, photographic prints, scrapbooks, writings, professional and personal papers, correspondence, printed material, cameras and other recording equipment, and audiovisual and computer media created and collected by Hungarian photojournalist Lucien Aigner.

Dates: 1886–2011

Dorothy Alexander photographs

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1750
Abstract:

The collection consists of black-and-white and color photographic prints, contact sheets, negatives, slides, indices and other papers, audiovisual media, and digital files related to the work of Canadian-American photographer Dorothy Alexander. Photographic materials encompass her professional freelance work and personal creative endeavors, particularly street photography.

Dates: 1967–2016

Michael Benedikt papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 589
Abstract: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the personal and professional life of author Michael Benedikt. Correspondence in the collection consists of letters to Benedikt from authors and artists, editors and publishers, literary agents and organizations, academic institutions, and others dating largely from the late 1950s to early 1980s. Correspondents include Duane Ackerson, Anna Balakian, Alan Brilliant, A. Poulin, Carolee Schneemann, and others....
Dates: 1951-2002

Paul Cadmus papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1977
Abstract:

The Paul Cadmus papers, which span from 1812-2019, contain personal papers and files, correspondence, photographs, artwork, papers of others, artwork, address books, printed matter, and other materials that document the life and work of Paul Cadmus.

Dates: 1812-2019

Nicola Chiaromonte papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 113
Abstract: The Nicola Chiaromonte Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, clippings and notebooks documenting the professional life of Chiaromonte. Prominent correspondents include Lionel Abel, Giorgio Agamben, Andrea Caffi, Albert Camus, Mary McCarthy, Dwight MacDonald, Gaetano Salvemini, and Ignzaio Silone. Series II contains typescripts, notes and clippings of many articles by Chiaromonte, including several concerning the Spanish Civil War, as well as three boxes of his theater reviews. There...
Dates: 1920-1982

Mason Fitch Cogswell papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 920
Abstract: The papers primarily consist of correspondence received by Mason Fitch Cogswell from family, friends, and professional colleagues. Prominent among the correspondents are Cogswell's brother Samuel Cogswell, his nephew James Lloyd Cogswell of Long Island, New York, his friend Theodore Dwight, the Caribbean planter Charles Joseph Sibert, Vicomte de Cornillon, and deaf education pioneers Laurent Clerc and T. H. Gallaudet. Other colleagues in the papers are the Reverend Ebenezer Fitch,...
Dates: 1772-1853, bulk 1790-1830

Seward Collins papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 12
Abstract:

The Seward Collins Papers contain correspondence, subject files, business papers, and other papers documenting Collins's editorship of The Bookman and The American Review.

Dates: 1918-1952, bulk 1927-1937

Christopher Cox papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 264
Abstract:

The Christopher Cox Papers consists of the writings, correspondence files, and personal papers of the editor, author, actor, director, and producer Christopher Cox, and of his partner, the art historian William Olander.

Dates: 1927-1990, bulk 1966-1990

Jesse Deane papers and photographs

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1588
Scope and Contents:

The Jesse Deane papers and photographs contains correspondence, photographs, negatives, film, videocassettes, printed material, personal papers, artwork and other material by or relating to physique model, photographer, and gay pornographic actor Jesse Deane. Of note is a photographic album and slides that document Fire Island, N.Y. in the 1960s.

Dates: 1940-2013

Loren and Stanley Disney Family Papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4149
Content Description: The Loren and Stanley Disney Family Papers, which span from 1896 to 1989, contain correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, clippings, ephemera, and other papers created by or related to Loren G. Disney, his children Stanley E. Disney and Dorothy Cameron Disney MacKaye, and Stanley E. Disney’s wife, Frances Higbee Martin Disney. An unpublished, typescript memoir, “Political Recollections of L. G. Disney,” describes Loren Disney’s life in Oklahoma politics and government...
Dates: 1896-1989

Esquire correspondence concerning The question of Ezra Pound

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 180
Abstract:

The collection consists of alphabetically arranged correspondence between readers of Esquire Magazine and the magazine's editors concerning an article by Richard Rovere on the question of Ezra Pound's possible release from his continuing incarceration in St. Elizabeth's Hospital for the Insane. Respondents include John Dos Passos, Robert Graves, Norman Mailer, Kenneth Rexroth, William Carlos Williams, and Richard Wilbur.

Dates: 1957

Estate of Sinclair Lewis records

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1463
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, and personal papers relating to Sinclair Lewis, his wives Grace Hegger and Dorothy Thompson, and the Lewis family. Included are divorce decrees, custody and alimony agreements, wills, tax and real estate records, powers of attorney, and contracts pertaining to Lewis's novels Ann Vickers, Dodsworth, and Elmer Gantry. The collection also...
Dates: 1841-1949

Robert Ferro papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 322
Abstract: The Robert Ferro Papers consist of personal correspondence and material related to his published and unpublished writings, with a few files of academic and personal papers. The bulk of the collection concerns Ferro's writings, particularly his four novels, which with their semi-autobiographical themes of homosexuality, family, and illness, tell much about his community in the 1970s and 1980s. His earlier writings often refer to his experiences of living in Italy. Ferro also wrote critical...
Dates: 1963-1988

Jim Fouratt papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1453
Scope and Contents: The collection spans the years 1965 to 2016 and consists of correspondence, writings, printed material, financial papers, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, buttons, t-shirts, and other papers and realia relating to Jim Fouratt's life and involvement with political and counterculture activities, gay rights and AIDS activism, and nightclubs and the music industry. Papers relating to political and counterculture activism document Fouratt's involvement with movements and events of the...
Dates: 1965-2016

Amy Groesbeck papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 8
Abstract:

The papers contain poetry, drama, personal papers, and photographs documenting the life of Amy Groesbeck.

Dates: 1904-1961 (inclusive)

Isaac Dewey Harmon correspondence and journals

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Call Number: WA MSS S-3455
Abstract: 165 letters, two journals, and other ephemera, papers, and two tintypes by or relating to Isaac Dewey Harmon, 1831-1861. Letters concern Harmon's business and family affairs primarily in Chicago, Naperville, and Peru, Illinois. Among Harmon's correspondents are brother Charles Loomis Harmon, father E. D. Harmon, mother Welthyan Loomis Harmon, sister Harriet Harmon, sister Welthyan Loomis Harmon (later Welthyan Loomis Harmon Burley), and business partner Churchill Coffing. ...
Dates: 1831-1861

John Hersey papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 707
Abstract: The John Hersey papers contain writings, correspondence, printed and audiovisual materials, scrapbooks, and family and personal papers. The collection consists of ten small donations made by Hersey between 1944 and 1967 and an acquisition of a major part of his archive in 1992. The early gifts by Hersey contain drafts and proofs for multiple works dating from the early 1940s through mid 1960s, including the successful and popular A Bell for Adano (1944), Hiroshima (1946), and The Wall...
Dates: circa 1919-1992

Washington Irving collection

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 769
Abstract: The collection provides evidence of the personal and professional life of Washington Irving and dates from 1802 to 1966. The collection documents Irving's writing career, diplomatic work, and travels through Europe, and consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, and printed material. Correspondents include: Thomas Aspinwall, Dmitrii Ivanovich Dolgorukii, Catherine Rodgers Irving Paris, Sarah Sanders Paris Storrow, and Moses Thomas. The collection includes journals belonging to...
Dates: 1802-1972

Matthew Josephson papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 26
Abstract:

The papers contain correspondence, journals, subject files, and writings that document Josephson's life and provide information on the subjects of his research.

Dates: 1917-1979 (inclusive)