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Found in 237 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Jay Nock papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 375
Overview: Correspondence and writings of Albert Jay Nock, author and editor. Also included are writings and correspondence about Nock (mainly materials collected by Robert Crunden for his book on Nock, The Mind and Art of Albert Jay Nock, Chicago, 1964), and materials concerning Ruth Robinson, a close friend of Nock; in fact, the larger part of the collection consists of correspondence between Nock and Miss Robinson. Important correspondents include H. L. Mencken, Ellery Sedgwick, Brand Whitlock, Newton...
Dates: 1892-1969

Irina Odoevt︠s︡eva papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 101
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence and drafts of writings of several Russian exiles.
Dates: 1931-1965

John O'Hara papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 729
Overview: The papers document a portion of the creative process of writer John O’Hara, 1905-1970. They consist primarily of typed manuscript drafts, galley proofs, and page proofs of individual short stories, collections of stories, and novels, many with manuscript annotations. Some drafts of the collections include previously-printed stories excised from their original print source (often the New Yorker). The manuscript for “The Ewings” is a photocopy. There is also...
Dates: circa 1934-1970

John Edward Parsons papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 792
Overview: The papers consist of manuscript drafts, research notes, correspondence, and copies of original documents concerning the unpublished work The Aroostock Dispute and the Bounding of Maine. Also included is correspondence related to research and publication of West on the 49th; Red River to the Rockies, 1872-1876 (1963) and copies of other published writings of John E. Parsons.
Dates: 1960-1976

Norman Holmes Pearson Collection of “Art for the Wrong Reason”

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1031
Scope and Contents: The collection contains sixty-three sketches, drawings, paintings, and prints acquired by Yale faculty member Norman Holmes Pearson not for their aesthetic or artistic merit, but because they were created by poets and other authors; he titled his collection “Art for the Wrong Reason.” The works were executed in crayon, gouache, graphite, ink, charcoal, oil, and watercolor on paper, board, canvas, and panel, by fifty-three writers including E. E. Cummings, George Du Maurier, Victor Hugo, D. H....
Dates: 1833-1979

William Lyon Phelps papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 578
Overview: The papers include correspondence, writings, lecture notes, student notebooks, research notes, memorabilia, and scrapbooks of clippings documenting William Lyon Phelps's career as a professor of English and popularizer of literature. Phelps's lecture notes and annotated volumes on English literature comprise half of the papers. The papers also include a small quantity of family papers relating to Phelps's father and wife.
Dates: 1826-1944, bulk 1887-1943

Pierce-Dahlgren-Vinton family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 398
Overview: The principal figure in these papers is Sarah Madeleine Vinton Dahlgren, whose daughter, Ulrica Dahlgren married Josiah Pierce (1861-1902). More than half the papers consists of family correspondence chiefly for the years 1824-1873. Also in included are sketchbooks, memoirs, genealogical materials, account books, legal records and autographs of Civil War generals and admirals. The correspondence of Josiah Pierce (1827-1913) who was secretary of the U.S. legation in St. Petersburg includes...
Dates: 1792-1936

The Frederick and Rose Plaut Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 52
Overview: The Frederick and Rose Plaut Papers consist mainly of photographs taken by the German-American recording engineer and photographer Frederick Plaut (1907-1985). Correspondence and other papers relating to Plaut and his wife are also included.
Dates: 1907-1986 (inclusive)

Dudley Poore papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 599
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, notebooks and diaries, writings, photographs, and other materials documenting the personal and professional life of American poet and author Dudley Poore. Poore was part of a circle of writers at Harvard University that included e.e. cummings, John Dos Passos, Robert Hillyer, Robert Stewart Mitchell, and Cuthbert Wright, and the correspondence features letters with these associates, as well as John Peale Bishop, Dudley Fitts, Robert Finch, Arthur K. McComb,...
Dates: 1840s-1975

Liston Pope Papers

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Call Number: RG 49
Overview: The papers document Pope's career and thought. They are primarily related to his professional work, but personal insights are also available, particularly in the correspondence with his wife and friends. The collection provides information about theological education in the United States, the activities of the ecumenical movement during the 1950s, the relationship of the church (particularly the Congregational denomination) to social concerns such as labor and race relations during the 1950s....
Dates: 1909-1984

Frank C. and Delia L. Porter papers

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Call Number: MS 404
Overview: The papers consist primarily of the correspondence of Frank C. Porter (1859-1946), Yale theology professor, 1891-1927, and his wife Delia Wood Lyman Porter (1858-1933), author. The papers also include notes and research material on the Yale seal and Hebrew words by Frank Porter; manuscripts; printed matter, memorabilia, and correspondence concerning the writings of Delia Porter; the autobiography of Chester Smith Lyman; and correspondence of William Porter.
Dates: 1864-1945

Ezra Pound miscellany

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 182
Overview: The collection consists of letters and a few manuscripts by or related to Ezra Pound. Correspondents include Ubaldo degli Uberti; Ethel de Courcy Duncan; Robert Duncan; Gladys Hines; Lewis Maverick; Donald J. Paquette; Odon Por; and Louis Zukofsky. Manuscripts include holographs of "To Our Lady of Vicarious Atonement" and "What I Feel about Walt Whitman" by Pound and biographical notes on Pound by Lewis Maverick.
Dates: 1909-1973

Aileen Pringle papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 56
Overview: The Aileen Pringle Papers consist of letters, photographs and personal papers relating to Pringle's career as a silent film actress and her relationship with H. L. Mencken.
Dates: 1887-1970

Alan Pryce-Jones papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 513
Overview: The Alan Pryce-Jones papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts and printed versions of writings, family papers, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, photographs and other personal papers.Series I., Correspondence, includes letters from literary colleagues and acquaintances, family, and friends. It documents Pryce-Jones's career as a writer and editor, including many substantive letters from other writers and editors about their work. It also documents his family history, family...
Dates: 1857-2000, bulk 1915-1990

James Purdy papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 44
Overview: The papers document aspects of Purdy's early literary career. Major correspondents include Carl Van Vechten, John Cowper Powys, Edith Sitwell,Paul Bowles, and Gerald Brenan.
Dates: 1944-1973

Nina Wilcox Putnam papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 428
Overview: The Nina Wilcox Putnam papers contain writings, correspondence, and other materials documenting the life and work of feminist and author Nina Wilcox Putnam. Writings consists chiefly of drafts of short stories and essays dating from the 1930s onward. There are drafts of a few novels, possibly unpublished, and a number of treatments, but the collection does not include material relating to Putnam's longer published works, or her children's book Sunny Bunny (1917), dating from the first two...
Dates: 1929-1962

Phelps Putnam papers

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 429
Overview: The Phelps Putnam papers contain correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and work of poet Howard Phelps Putnam. Correspondence in the collection features letters with family, Yale college friends, including Russell Cheney, Farwell Knapp, Donald Ogden Stewart, and Charles Walker, and other authors, including Paul Rosenfeld, Allen Tate, and Stark Young. Writings contains drafts for poems and short prose pieces dating from 1914 to the late 1940s. Other materials in the...
Dates: 1914-1951

Dachine Rainer papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 639
Overview: The collection documents the life and work of poet and author Dachine Rainer (pseudonym of Sylvia Newman) and her relationships with other literary figures, particularly Rebecca West. Material includes correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, printed material, and a computer disk.
Dates: 1913-2000

Alice Raphael Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCGL MSS 21
Overview: The Alice Raphael Papers contain writings, translations, correspondence, lectures, photographs, a scrapbook and other papers that document the professional and personal life of author and translator Alice Raphael. The papers include letters from Carl Gustav Jung and drafts of Raphael's book Goethe and the Philosophers' Stone: Symbolical Patterns in 'The Parable' and the Second Part of 'Faust' and her translation of Goethe's Faust: A...
Dates: 1917-1977

Theodor Reik papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1226
Overview: Principally the typescript draft for Theodor Reik's book, Listening with the Third Ear (1947). Also included are two chapters in manuscript form. In addition there is a letter to his publisher, John Farrar, with a copy of an article "The original 'Sleeping Beauty' discovered," which appears to be a literary hoax.
Dates: 1947-1948