Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 237 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 677
Overview: Letters from Andrew Jackson Davis, author and spiritualist to William Green, Jr., his benefactor. The letters deal with personal, family, and financial matters as well as Davis' work with spiritualism and healing.
Dates: 1848-1929, bulk 1848-1881
Call Number: YCAL MSS 255
Overview: The Clyde Brion Davis Papers document his work as a journalist and novelist in the United States during the early twentieth century. The Papers contain correspondence and writings as well as personal papers such as business records. The Papers also include correspondence and writings documenting Martha Wirt Davis's writing career.
Dates: 1854-1967, bulk 1907-1962
Call Number: GEN MSS 511
Overview: The Frederick Stoever Dickson Collection regarding Henry Fielding consists of correspondence, writings and subject files documenting research and scholarship on Henry Fielding. There are two series: Frederick Stoever Dickson Papers and Material from Other Sources.The Frederick Stoever Dickson Papers consist of three subseries: Correspondence, Writings and Subject Files. Correspondence consists chiefly of letters to Dickson from publishers, bookdealers, journal editors, libraries and...
Dates: 1733-1937, bulk 1900-1922
Call Number: OSB MSS 81
Overview: The collection contains letters from various Digby family members and friends, including Marcella Digby; the comte d'Esgrigny; Henry Edward, Cardinal Manning; Montalembert; and Robert Hare. Letters from Ambrose Lisle Phillipps discuss Catholicism in England, recent conversions, and the early Oxford Movement; letters from Charles Julius Hare comment unfavorably on Digby's attacks on Protestantism. There is also a small amount of research correspondence with Bernard Holland, author of Memoir of...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 422
Overview: The Annie Dillard Papers document the work and life of writer Annie Dillard. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, drafts of writings, notebooks and diaries, teaching materials, drawings, photographs, printed materials, audiovisual materials, computer disks, personal effects, and personal papers. The bulk of the collection consists of Dillard's writings and correspondence.
Call Number: GEN MSS 409
Overview: Collection contains letters from American poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) to Silvia Dobson, letters from the British author Bryher to Silvia Dobson and her siblings Mervyn and Norah Dobson, as well as copies of several letters from Silvia to Bryher and letters from Kenneth Macpherson. Letters from H.D. document her life in Switzerland and London for nearly thirty years and include information about H.D.'s analysis with Sigmund Freud. Letters from Bryher document Bryher's life in Switzerland in the...
Call Number: MS 184
Overview: Manuscripts and typewritten copies of newspaper articles, ships' logs and letterbooks in the Library of Congress relating to the slave trade after 1806, especially during the years 1810-1811, 1816-1821 and 1860-1863. These were collected but not used in connection with her Documents Illustrative of the Slave Trade, published 1930-1934.
Call Number: MS 1453
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, topical files, personal papers, and manuscripts which document the life of Donald Chase Downes during the early war years and after World War II. The papers highlight Downes's literary work and his research on the case of German General Anton Dostler. Also included in the papers is a copy of Peter Tompkins's journal of his life as a spy in Rome between 1942 and 1944.
Dates: 1909-1979, bulk 1945-1979
Call Number: MS 782
Overview: Correspondence, research materials, clippings, photographs, and reviews of Driver's biography, Tory Radical: The Life of Richard Oastler, published in 1946. Most significant in the papers is a series of eight letters written in 1832 by Oastler to Thomas Daniels, the secretary of the Manchester Short-Time Committee, a letter from Oastler's wife, Mary, and another from Michael Thomas Sadler, the author of the Ten-Hour Bill, to Oastler. Driver's correspondents...
Call Number: MS 190
Call Number: RG 32
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, collected material, personal items, and memorabilia that document the activities and associations of George Sherwood Eddy throughout his career as a YMCA secretary, seminar leader, author, lecturer, and evangelist. George Sherwood Eddy was born in Leavenworth, Kansas on January 19, 1871. He earned a Ph.B. degree from Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University in 1891, attended Union Theological Seminary and graduated from Princeton...
Call Number: MS 200
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, legal and financial material, congressional papers, family memorabilia, and other papers of various members of the Evarts family of Vermont, Boston, and New York. The principal figures, however, are Jeremiah Evarts (1781-1831), author, editor, lawyer, and philanthropist, and his son, William Maxwell Evarts (1818-1901), lawyer and statesman. The papers of Jeremiah Evarts relate to his work and writings on Congregational orthodoxy, his travels for...
Dates: 1753-1960, bulk 1798-1901
Call Number: YCAL MSS 55
Call Number: MS 203
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, financial papers, writings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of the Farnam family of New Haven, Connecticut, 1721-1929. The papers of Henry Farnam (1803-1883), and two of his sons, Henry Walcott Farnam (1853-1933) and William Whitman Farnam (1844-1929) form this collection. The papers of Henry Farnam include personal and professional correspondence concerning his family, life in New Haven, and the building of several canals and railroads in Connecticut and the...
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.
Call Number: MS 850
Overview: Family and general correspondence, subject files, writings, diaries and memorabilia. The general correspondence makes up nearly half the papers, documenting Fischer's professional career. As editor of Harper's Magazine (1935-1967) with time out as an editor of Harper & Brothers (1947-1953) he numbered many prominent writers among his correspondents. Notable are Bruce Catton, Norman Cousins, Ralph Ellison, Malcolm Foster, John Kenneth Galbraith, John...
Call Number: MS 964
Overview: Chiefly typescripts of both the English and German versions of Otis H. Fisk's (1870-1944) book on the government and legal system of the United States, published in German as Kunde über Amerika (1944). Also in the papers are notes on the constitutions of the states of New York and Oklahoma and various diplomas and certificates.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 222
Overview: Series I, Correspondence, consists chiefly of incoming personal and professional correspondence and family correspondence. The collection is particularly rich for its correspondence with poets, editors, translators, publishers, and literary scholars and critics during the middle part of the 20th century. There are letters from many well-known poets writing in English during this period, including W.H. Auden, John Berryman, Elizabeth Bishop, Louise Bogan, James Dickey, T.S. Eliot, Seamus Heaney,...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 467
Call Number: GEN MSS 891
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, personal papers, and printed material, documenting the work of avant-garde writer and publisher Michael Fraenkel and his publishing company Carrefour Press, as well as the work of his wife Daphne Fraenkel who continued as director of the publishing company after Fraenkel's death and their literary executor Michael Peter Harris.