Book collecting -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
James T. Babb Correspondence
Call Number: GEN MSS 1011
Overview: Incoming correspondence and outgoing typescript carbons, most 1965-1968, with some related writings and speeches by Babb, typescript carbon. Some correspondence concerns Yale University Library, Library acquisitions, donors Paul Mellon and the Beinecke family, and the founding of the Yale Center for British Art. Other correspondence relates to Babb's collecting of William Beckford and William McFee, or to his work in assembling a library for the White House, 1962-1967, including...
Dates: 1962-1968, bulk 1965-1968
Walter Beinecke papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 846
Overview: The Walter Beinecke Papers consist of subject files containing correspondence, personal papers, autobiographical writings, and documents concerning the Beinecke family, the Sperry and Hutchinson Company, and Beinecke's business investments, book collecting, and work in Nantucket historic preservation; other correspondence, including correspondence with book vendor Howard S. Mott and family letters; other personal papers, such as financial and legal records, address books, and diaries;...
Dates: circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1990
Edward Eberstadt & Sons records
Call Number: WA MSS S-2698
Overview: The records document the business activity of Edward Eberstadt and include records from three of his firms: Hudson Book Company, Edward Eberstadt, and Edward Eberstadt & Sons. While some material dates to Eberstadt's early years in business, most of the collection documents Eberstadt's business relationship with William Robertson Coe (Eberstadt was Coe's agent), and the formation of the Coe Collection of Western Americana. Records include financial records, acquisition records,...
Larissa Leclair collection of indie photobook library ephemera
Call Number: GEN MSS 1584
Content Description: The Larissa Leclair Collection of Indie Photobook Library Ephemera, which spans from 2008-2015, contains correspondence, business papers, ephemera, and electronic media related to Larissa Leclair and the Indie photobook library.
Thomas E. Marston family papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1341
Scope and Contents: The Thomas E. Marston family papers contain Marston family correspondence, writings by Thomas E. Marston, photographs, family material, and a small amount of material relating to Thomas E. Marston’s collecting of medieval and early modern books and manuscripts, and his association with the Yale University Library. Most family correspondence consists of letters to Julia Dale Ewart Marston from Josephine Sands Marston, 1938-1951, concerning family news; accompanying these are letters from Thomas...
Dates: 1711-1981, bulk 1938-1954
William McFee collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 991
Overview: The William McFee Collection contains correspondence between McFee and literary colleagues, publishers, friends, and family; third-party correspondence concerning McFee, his family, and his friendship with James T. Babb; autograph manuscript or typescript drafts for most of McFee's novels, and for short stories, essays, books reviews, and poems; autograph manuscript diaries, 1911-1963; writings of others, including Margery Allingham and Beatrice Allender McFee; photographs of McFee and others;...
Dates: 1862-1966, bulk 1900-1966
James Marshall Osborn correspondence
Call Number: OSB MSS 7
Overview: The correspondence concerns the scholarly and collecting interests of James Marshall Osborn. The collection documents his activities as a rare book and manuscript collector, his research in early modern and eighteenth century English literature, and his authorship of several volumes of literary history. Much of the correspondence is with other literary scholars, including F. W. Bateson, James Lowry Clifford, Wilmarth S. Lewis, Maynard Mack. Chauncey Brewster Tinker, and René Wellek.
James Gates Percival collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 703
Overview: The James Gates Percival Collection consist of writings, notebooks, personal papers, correspondence, maps, and other papers that document Percival's life and work. Writings are autograph manuscripts of poetry and prose compositions on linguistics, geology, and geography, including several drafts of his Report on the Geology of Connecticut, as well as chemistry notes by West Point professor James Cutbush. Percival's notebooks contain writings and notes on a broad range of topics in addition to...
Dates: 1800-1944, bulk 1820-1850
Walter L. Pforzheimer collection of Frank Richard Stockton
Call Number: YCAL MSS 560
Overview: The Walter L. Pforzheimer Collection of Frank Richard Stockton contains correspondence, writings, photographs, artifacts, and other personal papers of Stockton and his family; drawings by illustrators of Stockton's works; writings about Stockton and adaptations of his works by others; and correspondence, notes, and related materials created by Pforzheimer in the course of his research and collecting. Correspondence includes autograph letters, signed, to and from Stockton, many with literary...
Dates: circa 1829-circa 1993, bulk 1880-1940
Walter L. Pforzheimer papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 817
Overview: The Walter L. Pforzheimer Papers contain personal correspondence, diaries, writings, notes, and family papers; correspondence, reports, and other documents relating to the United States Army during World War II, the Central Intelligence Agency, the CIA's Historical Intelligence Collection, and the United States Defense Intelligence College; historical manuscripts and related materials collected by Pforzheimer concerning the history of military intelligence, including autograph documents,...
Dates: circa 1548-circa 2001 1940-1995, bulk 1940-1995