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West (U.S.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander B. Adams writings on the American West

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2197
Overview: Typescripts with holograph annotations and corrections of Adams' books The Disputed Lands (Putnam, 1981); Geronimo: A Biography (Putnam, 1971); Sitting Bull: An Epic of the Plains (Putnam, 1973); and Sunlight and Storm: The Great American Plains (Putnam, 1977). A photocopy of Adams' TLS dated 1972 Jun 29, transmitting the typescript of Geronimo to Yale and commenting on the work, is filed in the first of the folders of that title. Bound galley proofs for Sitting Bull follow the typescript.
Dates: circa 1971-1981

Frederick W. Beinecke collector's files

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2760
Overview: The files consist of inventories and a card index for Frederick W. Beinecke's Western Americana collection. The collection documented in this material was donated to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, chiefly between 1960 and 1971. The inventories (Series I.) document Frederick W. Beinecke's larger donations, including a collection on the Mexican War in 1960, a collection of printed material in 1962, and material donated at the time of his death in 1971. The card index (Series II.)...
Dates: 1950-1971

Howard Roberts Lamar papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2639
Overview: The Howard Roberts Lamar papers document the research, writing, teaching, and administrative activities of Yale history professor Howard Lamar from the 1940s through 2000. Included in the papers are manuscript drafts of books, articles, speeches, and book reviews; lecture notes for the history courses he taught at Yale and other universities; topical and personal files; and correspondence. Project proposals, scripts, research material, production files, photographs, and films document the...
Dates: 1911-2018

Richard Slotkin papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2716
Overview: This collection documents the research and writing of Richard Slotkin chiefly related to his historical studies and works of historical fiction, 1959-2005. Material includes his research notes, his typed drafts, and proofs of works. Other material includes Slotkin's course notes and papers from his doctoral work at Brown University.
Dates: 1959-2005, bulk 1969-1999