Literature -- History and criticism
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered histories of literature and works evaluating the character and qualities of works of literature. Works on the principles of literary criticism are entered under the heading Criticism.
Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:
Robert O. Anthony collection of Walter Lippmann
Call Number: MS 766
Overview: All known published writings by Walter Lippmann have been brought together in this collection. Included are whole books, essays in books, magazine and newspaper articles and addresses. A significant portion of the collection is devoted as well to works about Lippmann, ranging from newspaper clippings to essays, dissertions and books. In addition to written work, the collection includes published photographs, cartoons and other pictures of Lippmann. Correspondence with Lippmann and others...
Robert Chapman Bates papers
Call Number: MS 833
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, school papers, photographs, and memorabilia. The major part of the papers is made up of family correspondence (1908-1942) most of which consists of letters from Bates to his family written from boarding school and during his travels abroad. Also included are thirteen notebooks compiled while he was a graduate student in early French and Italian literature at Yale University.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Robert Chapman Bates papers
Beer family papers
Call Number: MS 73
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Beer family. Extensive files of correspondence and papers for family members from the 1850s through the 1980s detail the lives and activities of such family members as William Collins Beer, a lobbyist for J.P. Morgan and Company, International Harvester Company, and the government of Italy, and a close friend of Mark Hanna; Thomas Beer, a...
Dates: 1740-1981, bulk 1827-1981
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Beer family papers
Adolph Burnett Benson papers
Call Number: MS 76
Overview: University professor and writer, Correspondence, writings, photographs, clippings and teaching materials largely related to Benson's career at Yale University and his work in connection with the American-Swedish community. Included in the papers is the unfinished draft of a book, Americans from Sweden, as well as articles on literary subjects.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Adolph Burnett Benson papers
Joel Foote Bingham papers
Call Number: MS 868
Overview: Three manuscript volumes of poetry, including "The Swedish lovers, a tale of the prairies," in one volume,and two notebooks of original poems and translations.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Joel Foote Bingham papers
Millicent Todd Bingham papers
Call Number: MS 496D
Overview: One-fifth of the papers are devoted to correspondence, books, articles, speeches and research notes relating to her publication of Emily Dickinson's poems in Bolts of Melody (1945) and three subsequent books about Emily Dickinson. Bingham's education as well as her professional life as a teacher of French and as a geographer, particularly of Peru, are thoroughly documented with correspondence, research notes, publications and other papers (1885-1929).
Isaac Bird papers
Call Number: MS 82
Overview: Missionary. Correspondence, diaries, sermons and miscellaneous papers of Isaac Bird and other members of the Bird family chiefly relating to missionary work in Palestine and other parts of the Near East (1822-1830). Bird's studies at Yale College (1812-1816) and at the Andover Theological Seminary are documented in correspondence and in notebooks of debates, sermons and lectures. His principal correspondents are Josiah Brewer, Pliny Fisk, William Goodell and Eli Smith. Family members whose...
Dates: 1752-1873, bulk 1812-1873
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Isaac Bird papers
Leonard Bloomfield papers
Call Number: MS 635
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and notebooks entirely related to his professional interest in languages and linguistics. The largest part of the papers consist of a sequence of forty-four notebooks, each devoted to a language or a linguistic problem. The phonology and morphology of twenty-one languages are covered in these volumes. Three unpublished articles by Bloomfield are also in the papers.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Leonard Bloomfield papers
Warren Ives Bradley papers
Call Number: MS 924
Overview: Chiefly fragments of manuscripts from Warren Ives Bradley's published books. Also included is a scrapbook of reviews, household expense lists and photographs of Bradley and his brother, Oliver Burritt Bradley.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Warren Ives Bradley papers
Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke papers
Call Number: MS 1265
Overview: Correspondence, writings, note cards, and printed material documenting the professional life of Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke, a literary scholar and professor of English at Yale University, 1909-1943. Joseph Quincy Adams, John Bakeless, and John LeGay Brereton are primary correspondents.
John Hurd Codman papers
Call Number: MS 1205
Overview: One reel of microfilm (HM138) of scrapbooks containing miscellaneous newspaper clippings, notes and reviews of three books published by John C. Hurd: The Theory of Our National Existence (1881); The Centennial of a Revolution (1888); and The Union-State (1890).
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > John Hurd Codman papers
George Watson Cole papers
Call Number: MS 143
Overview: Manuscripts, notes, working papers, correspondence, and other papers of George Watson Cole, bibliographer and librarian. Most of the papers pertain to various bibliographic problems and topics that Cole was interested in. There is also some material relating to his work as librarian for the Henry E. Huntington Library.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > George Watson Cole papers
Jack Randall Crawford papers
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).
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Jack Randall Crawford papers
Wilbur Lucius Cross papers
Call Number: MS 155
Overview: The papers are composed of correspondence, speeches, writings, research notes, subject files, and memorabilia which document Wilbur Cross's education, scholarship, teaching career, service to Yale University, and tenure as governor of Connecticut. The papers are Cross's personal files and do not include administrative records from Yale or from the governor's office. The papers highlight Cross's research on the development of the English novel; public reaction to his books, public appearances,...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Wilbur Lucius Cross papers
Mina Kirstein Curtiss papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 14
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence.
Dates: 1917-1966 (inclusive)
William Clyde De Vane papers
Call Number: MS 1114
Overview: Professional papers relating to De Vane's research, teaching, and other activities at Yale University. Included are correspondence, writings, speeches, lecture notes, research materials (particularly on Robert Browning), biographical material, and photographs. The academic papers of his wife, Mabel Phillips De Vane, are also part of the collection. They consist chiefly of essays written while she was a graduate student at Yale University, ca. 1925, together with memorabilia and biographical...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > William Clyde De Vane papers
Walter Prichard Eaton papers
Call Number: MS 190
Overview: The papers consist largely of short stories, reviews, criticism, notes, and a small quantity of correspondence.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Walter Prichard Eaton papers
Havelock Ellis papers
Call Number: MS 195
Overview: Correspondence and manuscripts on literary and psychological subjects, particularly on the question of sex. Important correspondents are Thomas Hardy, William James, Leo Tolstoy, Amy Lowell Rockwell Kent, Bertrand Russell, Herbert Spencer, Upton Sinclair, Rebecca West and Sigmund Freud. There are only a few outgoing letters from Havelock Ellis. The bulk of the papers consists of manuscripts by Ellis, of which the longest is "My Confessions". This work is made up of seventy short pieces, each...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Havelock Ellis papers
Charles Andrews Fenton papers
Call Number: MS 206
Overview: The papers consist almost entirely of bibliographical material, newspaper magazine articles, excerpts from books and news dispatches collected for his proposed work on American literary approaches to the Spanish Civil War. There is also a small amount of correspondence (1954-1960). Important correspondents are Daniel Aaron, Claude G. Bowers, Granville Hicks, Rolfe Humphries, Mark Schorer and F. Jay Taylor.
Albert Gabriel Feuillerat papers
Call Number: MS 208
Overview: Personal papers, research materials, and autographs collected by Feuillerat in connection with his literary studies. A major portion of the papers consists of material on Paul Bourget, novelist and critic, as well as the brother-in-law of Feuillerat. Included are manuscripts by Bourget and correspondence by and about him. Among the writers of the holograph letters collected by Feuillerat are Jean François Victor Aicard, Paul Claudel, Alfred Stanislaus Langlois Des Essarts, Octave Feuillet,...