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Literature -- History and criticism

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope 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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1901-1978

Robert Chapman Bates papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1908-1943

Beer family papers

 Collection
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

Adolph Burnett Benson papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1920-1961

Joel Foote Bingham papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1855-1886

Millicent Todd Bingham papers

 Collection
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).
Dates: 1865-1968

Isaac Bird papers

 Collection
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

Leonard Bloomfield papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1909-1950

Warren Ives Bradley papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1863-1880

Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1889-1943

John Hurd Codman papers

 Collection
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).
Dates: 1879-1890

George Watson Cole papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1883-1935

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

Wilbur Lucius Cross papers

 Collection
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,...
Dates: 1876-1948

Mina Kirstein Curtiss papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 14
Overview: The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence.
Dates: 1917-1966 (inclusive)

William Clyde De Vane papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1908-1968

Walter Prichard Eaton papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 190
Overview: The papers consist largely of short stories, reviews, criticism, notes, and a small quantity of correspondence.
Dates: 1894-1948

Havelock Ellis papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1871-1939

Charles Andrews Fenton papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1954-1960

Albert Gabriel Feuillerat papers

 Collection
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 Fran├žois Victor Aicard, Paul Claudel, Alfred Stanislaus Langlois Des Essarts, Octave Feuillet,...
Dates: 1823-1949