Authors, American -- 20th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Jeanne C. Barney papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-4483
Scope and Contents: The collection includes correspondence, writings, legal documents, photographs, ephemera, and artwork concerning Jeanne C. Barney, leather culture, and gay rights activism in California, circa 1968-1982. Present are original letters and typescript drafts for Barney’s advice columns, subscription forms and correspondence for the Leather Fraternity, and legal documents concerning Barney’s arrest and trial after the Mark IV raid. Also included are letters from Robert A. Sullivan, who was...
Michael Basinski poems and other papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1242
Content Description: Collection consists chiefly of visual poems and collages by Basinski, including one collaboration between Basinski and Ginny O'Brien. Other papers include one autograph notebook, with text and drawings, and printed materials announcing work by Basinski.
Dates: circa 1998-2019
Besmilr Brigham papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1260
Overview: The Besmilr Brigham papers consists of correspondence, writings, notes and drawings, printed material, personal papers, and audiovisual media documenting the life and work of poet Besmilr Brigham. Materials date from 1931 to 2011, with the bulk dating between 1960 and 1990.
Dates: 1931-2011, bulk 1960s-1990
Wesley Brown papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 229
Scope and Contents: The Wesley Brown papers consists of original and photocopied material related to the writer Wesley Brown. The papers primarily contain the creative writing of Wesley Brown, including novels, plays, poems, short stories, film scripts, correspondence, and reviews related to these writings. The papers also include legal documents related to Wesley Brown’s refusal to be inducted into the armed services in 1972.
C. D. B. Bryan papers
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
Samuel R. Delany papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 184
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, personal papers, printed material, photographs, artwork, professional papers, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other papers documenting the work and life of Samuel R. Delany. Writings include drafts, corrected proofs, and fragments of many of Delany's books, including The Einstein Intersection (New York : Ace Books, 1967), Dhalgren (New York : Bantam Books, 1975), and Phallos (Whitemore Lake : Bamberger Books, 2004)....
Dates: circa 1940-2019, undated
Toi Derricotte papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 207
Content Description: This collection contains writings, correspondence, journals, photographs, personal papers, teaching material, electronic media, audio recordings, videocassettes, and other material by or relating to poet, writer, and educator, Toi Derricotte. Material related to Cave Canem, the non-profit organization committed to cultivating the artistic and professional growth of African American poets, is also represented.
Dates: 1934-2015, bulk 1970-2010
Jonathan Dodd collection of Edward Albee, Stephen Sondheim, and Tennessee Williams
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1411
Overview: The collection contains drafts and print editions of scripts, scores, and other writings by American playwrights Edward Albee and Tennessee Williams, and musical theater writer and composer Stephen Sondheim. Also included is correspondence, contracts, and other materials related to the publication of Sondheim’s and Williams’s works; photographs; printed materials, such as playbills, souvenir programs, periodicals, and clippings; and notes and inventories related to the collection.
Dates: 1928-2015, (bulk 1954-2015)
Johanna Drucker papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1230
Content Description: This collection contains writings, artwork, production files, business papers, printed material, and other papers by or relating to author, book artist, visual theorist, and cultural critic Johanna Drucker. It includes material documenting the production of works such as Against Fiction (1983), Damaged Spring (2003), Emerging Sentience (2001), Narratology (1994), Nova...
Yusef Komunyakaa papers
Call Number: JWJ MSS 152
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, writings of others, other papers, printed materials, audiovisual materials, and electronic media that document the life and work of African American poet Yusef Komunyakaa. The writings and correspondence are intermixed with writings of others and other papers that collectively document Komunyakaa's poetry, writings, teaching, and personal life. Printed materials include clippings, writings by Komunyakaa, and promotional materials. ...
Dates: 1930s-2014, bulk 1976-2014
Leonard S. Marcus papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1489
Overview: The collection documents the work of Leonard S. Marcus, including the research, writing, and publication of books, articles, and other short works; work as contributing editor and children’s literature reviewer at Parenting magazine; the curation of exhibitions at the New York Public Library and Eric Carle Museum for Picture Book Art; and trusteeship of the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. The collection also contains Marcus’s personal and professional...
Dates: circa 1850-2015, bulk 1975-2015
Thomas Meyer papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1461
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, research files, astrological charts and readings, notebooks, photographs, artwork, computer media, and audiovisual media created or collected by American poet, author, and translator Thomas Meyer. Also included are materials related to Jonathan Williams, Meyer's long-time romantic partner and collaborator with The Jargon Society, as well as friends and colleagues such as Jeffrey Beam, Alfred Corn, Guy Davenport, Kenward Elmslie, Clayton...
Dates: 1952-2016, bulk 1966-2008
Kay Ryan papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1330
Overview: The Kay Ryan papers contains correspondence, writings, artwork, photographs, personal and professional papers, poetry broadsides and other printed material, and audiovisual and computer media documenting the life and career of American poet Kay Ryan. The bulk of the collection consists of individual and collected poems, prose, notes, and journals, as well as correspondence between Ryan and her friends, family, colleagues, publishers, arts organizations such as the Poetry Foundation, and the...
Dates: 1945-2017, bulk 1973-2017
Fred Jeremy Seligson Collection of Cid Corman and James Weil
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1200
Scope and Contents: The collection contains correspondence, writings by Cid Corman, and other papers. Series I and Series II includes correspondence to Seligson from Corman and James Weil and third party correspondence between Corman and Weil. There are 108 pieces of correspondence from Corman to Seligson dating from 1982 to 2002. Corman's letters discuss personal, literary, and cultural matters, as well as travel. Third party correspondence features approximately 332 pieces of correspondence from Weil to Corman...