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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.

Found in 1070 Collections and/or Records:

Linda Benedict-Jones archive

Call Number: MSS 57
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises material relating to 1970s and early 1980s British photography, including: an original copy of Benedict-Jones's MS thesis, "Contemporary British Photography" (MIT, 1982), which focuses on 10 photographers: Paul Trevor, Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, Martin Parr, Ron McCormick, Fay Godwin, John Blakemore, Paul Hill, Brian Griffin, Jo Spence, and Keith Arnatt -- A copy of POSITIVE, a publication of the MIT Creative Photography Laboratory, which summarize the thesis and the...
Dates: 1972-1992, bulk 1981-1982

Bernard Rackham letter to Evelyn Hunt, 1937 October 1

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 64
Call Number: MSS 54
Scope and Contents: Rackham agrees to present a prize of one guinea.
Dates: 1937 October 1

B.L. Leary (secretary to Walter Nugent Monck) letter to unidentified recipient (probably J. Anthony Denney), 1935 August 16

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 56
Call Number: MSS 54
Scope and Contents: Leary says that Monck would be glad to attend the judging and opening of the exhibition if he is in London.
Dates: 1935 August 16

George Alder Blumer correspondence

Call Number: Ms Coll 50
Overview: These letters to George Alder Blumer are mainly about the American Medico-Psychological Association and the American Journal of Insanity, edited by Blumer. Several of the writers were, like Blumer, administrators of psychiatric hospitals in the United States and abroad.
Dates: 1886-1951, bulk 1886-1896

Collection of individually donated bookplates

Call Number: BKP 122
Overview: This is an artificial collection of individually donated bookplates received since 2010.
Dates: 19th century-21st century, bulk 1900-1999

Frank Brangwyn archive

Call Number: MSS 67
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises correspondence, photographs, and printed material concerning the Welsh artist Frank Brangwyn.
Dates: ca. 1900-1920

John Britton archive

Call Number: MSS 41
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence, articles, cuttings, and other related material, concerning the English antiquary and topographer, John Britton (1771-1857).
Dates: 1839-1851

James Bruce archive

Call Number: MSS 68
Scope and Contents: The archive comprises original manuscript material concerning the travels of James Bruce of Kinnaird in North Africa and Ethiopia, from 1762 to 1774. Bruce (1730-1794) was originally posted as British consul-general at Algiers, though his diplomatic service concluded in 1765. Over the next 10 years, Bruce traveled in North Africa to document the antiquities, flora, and fauna of the region. Bruce then traveled to Ethiopia to document the source of the Nile. The bulk of material concerns Bruce's...
Dates: ca. 1750-ca.1850.

Edward Burne-Jones Letters to Cormell Price

Call Number: MSS 45
Overview: This collection comprises 16 items, including 15 letters from Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones and Cormell Price and 1 autograph envelope from Burne-Jones addressed to Price. The correspondence was written over the course of a decade, between 1852 and 1862. The letters are indicative of Burne-Jones and Price’s long and close friendship and are very affectionate and personal in nature. The letters are rich in detail, with Burne-Jones sharing news of mutual friends, his Oxford lessons, his social...
Dates: 1852-1862

Edward Burne-Jones Letters to John Ruskin

Call Number: MSS 56
Overview: The collection comprises letters from Edward Burne-Jones to John Ruskin, written from 1862 to ca. 1889.
Dates: 1862-ca. 1889

Katharine Jeanette Bush Archives

Call Number: IZAR.000996
Overview: Archives of Katharine J. Bush related to her work and reasearch at Yale Univeristy and the Peabody Museum.
Dates: 1879-1915

Campbell Dodgson letter to Evelyn Hunt, 1937 November 28

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 20
Call Number: MSS 54
Scope and Contents: Dodgson says he will do what Hunt asked; he only needs to know "just what I have to do, and when."
Dates: 1937 November 28

Carr family documents and letters , 1788-1894

 Item — 2: Series 2, Folder: 9
Call Number: MSS 8, Series II
Scope and Contents: Includes correspondence and printed documents or forms. The items were collected in a contemporary file labeled "Documents & old letters relating to the Carrs: photographs and paintings." They are now removed to a new folder; the original is retained.The authors of the correspondence are varied and largely unidentified. Recipients include the Lord Bishop of Cloyne, Miss Edgeworth; Harriet Carr (nee Deacon); Mrs. H. L. Carr; and Mr. Thomas Woodward.Documents include:...
Dates: 1788-1894

Charles Aitken letter to D. Hewitt, 1914 January 15

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 25
Call Number: MSS 53
Scope and Contents: "January 15, 1914. Dear Mr Hewitt, I am so much indebted to you for your kindness in sending me this valuable list. I want to see Lewis better represented here and shall try to array a little exhibition rather with a view to the Trustees being able to see his work. Mr Horton of Birmingham [i.e., Joseph Horton, d. 1927] has a good big [?] scale one "In the Harem" but he has rather an exaggerated idea of its market price. Sir Cuthbert Quilter had a good one but I do not know at present what...
Dates: 1914 January 15

Charles Aitken letter to D. Hewitt, 1914 January 5

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 24
Call Number: MSS 53
Scope and Contents: "January 5, 1914. Dear Sir, I am very much obliged to you for your kind letter about the Lewis pictures. I will write to Christies'. I think the Birmingham Gallery must have bought some. I would be very grateful for the addresses of any owners of Lewis's pictures, if it is not troubling you too much. I am yours very truly, Charles Aitken [...]"
Dates: 1914 January 5

John Christie archive

Call Number: MSS 21
Overview: The collection comprises material concerning the production of seven artist's books by John Christie.
Dates: 1975-1995

Civil War. Collection of letters and state papers, apparently from the papers of John Pym

Call Number: OSBORN FB94
Overview: Collection of 28 letters and other documents, many written to John Pym and all concerned with military activities of the Parliamentary army during the English Civil War. Numerous writers request financial assistance, food, clothing, and arms for their soldiers, including Alexander Carew, who asks for money and arms to combat an uprising in Cornwall; Sir William Balfour, who requests back pay for his services as commissary and captain of a troop in Ireland and requests two months' advance for...
Dates: 1584-1643

Clive Bell letter to Evelyn Hunt, 1937?

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 3
Call Number: MSS 54
Scope and Contents: Bell responds to an apparent invitation to give a speech, noting: "A few not particularly well chosen paragraphs is the limit of my capacity. Will you let me know how you feel about it?" Bell includes a Parisian address where he may be reached for the next 10 days.
Dates: 1937?

Collection of letters to Robert Clutterbuck concerning his History and antiquities of the county of Hertford

Call Number: MSS 42
Scope and Contents: Clutterbuck's work was published as: The history and antiquities of the county of Hertford, compiled from the best printed authorities and original records, by Robert Clutterbuck (London: Nichols, Son, and Bentley, 1815-1827).
Dates: 1808-1827

Wesley Roswell Coe Archives

Call Number: IZAR.001692
Overview: The archives of Wesley Roswell Coe accumulated over his lifetime, notably including Yale teaching and research materials.
Dates: 1895-1930