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Authors, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Argus Book Shop correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 427
Overview: The Argus Book Shop Correspondence consists of the shop's "author correspondence" files holding letters between Ben Abramson and his staff and more than four hundred writers, artists, printers, critics, and illustrators. While some of the folders hold single or just a few letters, Abramson had more extensive relationships with many writers and artists, including John Austen, Faith Baldwin, March Cost, Frederic Dannay, Norman Davey, Rhys Davies, August Derleth, Robin Douglas, Joan...
Dates: 1857-1955, bulk 1930-1944

Anna Catherine Bahlmann papers relating to Edith Wharton

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 361
Overview: The papers feature correspondence and personal effects relating to author Edith Wharton, including over 130 letters to Bahlmann from Wharton, dating from Bahlmann's employment to the Wharton family in 1874, as Edith's German language tutor, to 1915. The letters document a significant, long-standing relationship and shed light on Wharton's personal and literary affairs. In addition to the Wharton correspondence, there are single and small groups of letters between Bahlmann and family members,...
Dates: 1874-1917

John and Katherine Bakeless papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 50
Overview: Incoming correspondence, including letters from Irving Berlin, Aaron Copland and others, and edited typescripts for the books, Eyes of Discovery, Spies of the Revolution, In the Big Time, Lewis and Clark, Partners in Discovery, and Daniel Boone: Master of the Wilderness. Research materials, including copies of historical...
Dates: 1865-1966

L. Frank Baum collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 13
Overview: The papers contain writings, production reviews, programs and advertisements, plus correspondence and other papers concerned with the collecting, publishing, and producing of Baum and his works.
Dates: 1883-1982 (inclusive)

Rex Beach papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-3417
Content Description: The Rex Beach Papers, which span from 1905-1956, contain correspondence, photographs, printed material, and other papers by or relating to Rex Ellingwood Beach's life and work.
Dates: 1905-08-05-1956

William Henry Bishop papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 83
Overview: Author, diplomat. Diaries, consular papers documenting his service in Italy and miscellaneous personal papers including correspondence with William Dean Howells and Armando Palacio Valdés, notebooks, genealogical materials, subjects files on Maria Bashkirtseff and a few papers of his son, Julian B. Bishop, who died in 1912. William Henry Bishop's diaries, which make up half the collection, are in 127 volumes spanning the years of 1874-1928 and reflect his extensive travels in the United States...
Dates: 1800-1930

C. D. B. Bryan papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1103
Scope and Contents: The C. D. B. Bryan papers, which span from 1976-2000, contain writings, research notes, clippings, interviews, printed material, and other papers by or relating to the life and work of C. D. B. Bryan.
Dates: circa 1976-2000

Linda Butler papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 10a
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, and a scrapbook concerning Margaret Marshall, the Marshall family, and Constance Mayfield Roarke.
Dates: 1927-1980

Robert Olen Butler papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1146
Content Description: The Robert Olen Butler Papers, which span from 1786 to 2017, contain writings in the form of drafts, galley proofs, research, and documentation related to his novels, short stories, and non-fiction. The papers also contain correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and photographs related to Butlers's life and work.
Dates: 1786-2017, bulk 1945-2017

Seward Collins papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 12
Overview: 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

Jack Randall Crawford papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 153
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, an autobiography, writings, research notes, and teaching materials of Jack Randall Crawford. Also included are a small amount of papers belonging to Dorothy Gabain, Crawford's second wife. The largest part of the papers is made up of plays, fiction and literary criticism, both published and unpublished, written by Crawford. Also included are lecture notes and texts and students papers reflecting his teaching career at Yale University (1909-1946).
Dates: 1889-1951

Charles Henri Ford papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 32
Overview: The Charles Henri Ford Papers contain correspondence, writings, and artwork that document Ford's activities as an author and journal editor,with the bulk of the material dating from 1928 to 2002. Much of the material acquired before 1982 relates to the journals Blues and View, while the 2004 acquisition includes documentation of broader range of Ford's activities.
Dates: 1918-2003, bulk 1928-2002

Gibbs-Van Name papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 83
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and other materials documenting the efforts of Ralph gibbs Van Name to publish technical and biographical work on Josiah Willard Gibbs, the scientist who developed the theory of thermodynamics.
Dates: 1843-1959, bulk 1929-1957

Amy Groesbeck papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 8
Overview: The papers contain poetry, drama, personal papers, and photographs documenting the life of Amy Groesbeck.
Dates: 1904-1961 (inclusive)

Hapgood family papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 41
Overview: The Hapgood Family Papers contain correspondence; manuscripts of books, plays, poems, articles, book reviews, essays, and short stories; plus business papers, diaries, maps, photographs, subject files, writings of others, and miscellaneous papers which document the lives and careers of various members of the Hapgood family and to a lesser extent the Boyce family, most notably Hutchins Hapgood and Neith Boyce Hapgood.
Dates: 1829-2000, bulk 1900-1940

Burton Jesse Hendrick papers

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Call Number: MS 1980
Overview: The Burton Jesse Hendrick papers consist of research materials, manuscript drafts, and correspondence related to books later published; news clippings and personal materials consisting of biographical files, estate files, and Yale related materials, 1880-1970.
Dates: 1880-1970, bulk 1917-1949

James S. Jaffe collection of Jonathan Williams and The Jargon Society

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 332
Overview: This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, galley proofs, and artwork that documents a varied sample of projects undertaken by Jonathan Williams and The Jargon Society, 1949-1990. Correspondence documents associations Williams had with collaborators for projects for The Jargon Society and with other publishers. Correspondents include Dana Winslow Atchley, Thomas A. Clark, Ian Gardner, Michael Loeb, Tom Phillips, U. Grant Roman, David Ruff, Henry Holmes Smith, Jon Edgar Webb, and...
Dates: 1949-1990, bulk 1968-1980

James Weldon Johnson Collection manuscript miscellany

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS MISC
Overview: Single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts, including literary manuscripts, letters, and other documents. Materials are grouped under headings by author or corporate name.
Dates: 1900-2009

Owen Johnson papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 11
Overview: The papers contain drafts of novels, plays, and short stories, plus a variety of personal papers, including financial records, photographs, and papers on the Committee on Allied Tribute to France.
Dates: 1889-1967 (inclusive)

Matthew Josephson papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 26
Overview: 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)