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Authors -- United States -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local

Found in 115 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Petry manuscripts

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 206
Scope and Contents: The Ann Petry Manuscripts contains the writings of American author Ann Petry. Writings consist of drafts of Petry’s novels Country Place (1947) and The Street (1946), some with extensive revisions. Some draft pages were written on the back of Negro Women, Incorporated, newsletters and governance documents. Also included are drafts of Petry's review of Margaret Halsey’s Color Blind: A White Woman Looks at the Negro...
Dates: circa 1944-1947

Joe David Bellamy papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 610
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, research and writing files, production files, audiocassettes, professional papers, printed material, a computer disk, and other papers, documenting Bellamy's work as an author and editor, as director of the Literature Program of the National Endowment for the Arts, and as editor and publisher of Fiction International magazine.
Dates: 1962-2014

Michael Benedikt papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 589
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the personal and professional life of author Michael Benedikt. Correspondence in the collection consists of letters to Benedikt from authors and artists, editors and publishers, literary agents and organizations, academic institutions, and others dating largely from the late 1950s to early 1980s. Correspondents include Duane Ackerson, Anna Balakian, Alan Brilliant, A. Poulin, Carolee Schneemann, and others. Writings...
Dates: 1951-2002

Gwendolyn Bennett Papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 106
Scope and Contents: The collection provides evidence of the personal and professional life of Gwendolyn Bennett. The papers are comprised of correspondence, writings, and personal papers, which shed light into Bennett’s career as a writer and educator, as well as her private life, particularly her relationship with her parents.Correspondents include Langston Hughes, who accompanied his letters with four poems inscribed to Bennett: “Hotel Boy” (1926), “Stalingrad” (1942), “Goodmorning, Stalingrad” (1943),...
Dates: 1918-1976

Benét Family Collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1108
Scope and Contents: The Benét family collection consists of correspondence, writings, and other material documenting personal and professional activities of members of the literary Benét family. The collection features material by and relating to William Rose Benét and Stephen Vincent Benét. Noteworthy correspondence files for Stephen Vincent Benét can be found with Yale College classmates Shreve Cowles Badger and John Chipman Farrar, with the literary agency Brandt & Brandt, for which there are...
Dates: 1912-1979

Benét Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1107
Scope and Contents: The Benét family papers consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and other papers documenting the lives and activities of four generations of the Benét family. Material relating to members of the Rose, Mahon, and Carr families can also be found. The collection spans the years from 1849 to 1994. The defining thread to the collection runs from Brigadier General Stephen Vincent Benét and his wife Laura Amanda (Walker) Benét through their son James Walker Benét and his wife Frances...
Dates: 1836-1994

Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1046
Scope and Contents: The Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American authors Stephen Vincent Benét and Rosemary Benét. The collection spans the years 1829 to 1962, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1910 to 1943.

Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, German, Polish, and Swedish.
Dates: 1829-1962, bulk 1920-1943

William Rose Benét Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1100
Scope and Contents: The William Rose Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American author and editor William Rose Benét. The collection spans the years 1847 to 1957, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1900 to 1950.

Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, Italiana, Russian, and Hebrew.
Dates: 1847-1957, bulk 1920-1950

Judy Blume papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1481
Overview: The Judy Blume papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, audiovisual material, computer media, and personal and other papers documenting the life and work of American author Judy Blume.
Dates: 1952-2017

Coburn Britton papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 650
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and literary activities of American poet and publisher Coburn Britton. The correspondence features a nearly three-decade long exchange between Britton and Jack Sullivan, some of which was compiled and published as Letters from Jack: Sex & Hell in Manhattan and Backwoods Maine (2002). In addition, there are small groups of correspondence with others, including Glenway Wescott, Edward Dahlberg, and...
Dates: 1919-1997

Joseph Bruchac papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 740
Overview: The Joseph Bruchac Papers contain correspondence with family, publishers, and storytelling and literary colleagues; drafts of writings, on paper and computer disks; materials concerning writing workshops taught by Bruchac in prisons; writings of others, including Native American authors; and subject files, photographs, audiocassettes, and videocassettes, many relating to storytelling performances at festivals and schools, or to Native American storytelling and literary organizations, including...
Dates: 1959-2016, bulk 1980-2016

LeGrand Cannon collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 674
Overview: The collection consists of writings and correspondence by or relating to the American novelist LeGrand Cannon. Writings consist of autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of Look to the Mountain, Come Home at Even (also including proofs), and These are Some Stories about Old George Brown. Correspondents include Charles Beecher Hogan, Stephan Stearns, and Donald Wing.
Dates: 1938-circa 1979

Rachel Carson papers addition

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 630
Overview: The Rachel Carson Papers Addition contains correspondence, writings, photographs, artwork, ephemera, and printed material of Rachel Carson. The bulk of the material documents Carson's childhood and family.
Dates: 1897-1999

Eleanor Chase papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 748
Scope and Contents: The papers include correspondence, writings, photographs, and scrapbooks documenting the life and literary career of Eleanor Chase. Correspondence contains incoming letters to Eleanor Chase (1919 to 1943). Principal correspondents include W. Graham Robertson and Robert Benchley. Also included is one letter to Alexandra Fatio Taylor from Helen Keller, 1953. Writings consist chiefly of typescript drafts of novels, short stories, poetry, and drama, most of which were unpublished during Chase's...
Dates: 1914-1996, bulk 1914-1944

Samuel Langhorne Clemens Collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 852
Scope and Contents: The Samuel Langhorne Clemens Collection provides insight into the life and career of Clemens, American author and lecturer best known by his pseudonym Mark Twain. The collection is comprised of correspondence, writings, contracts, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed material. The collection contains drafts, research notes, printed versions, and contracts, which document Clemens' creative process and writing career. Autograph manuscripts can be found in the collection for ...
Dates: 1860-1980

Arthur A. Cohen papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 496
Overview: The Arthur A. Cohen Papers provide evidence of the writing, editing, and publishing career of Arthur Allen Cohen between 1940 and 1986. The Papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual material, legal and financial documents, and clippings relating to Cohen's writing, publishing companies Noonday Press and Meridian Books, and work editing the Documents of Twentieth Century Art series for Viking Press. Cohen's interest in theology (particularly Judaism)...
Dates: 1941-1988

Collection of Film Material Relating to John Steinbeck

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1191
Overview: Collection of photographs and printed materials relating chiefly to film and television productions of work by John Steinbeck.
Dates: 1933-1993

Marian Cox Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 750
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks, personal papers, printed material, and realia relating to the life and work of Marian Cox, spanning the years 1882 to 1972, with the bulk of the materials dating between 1907 and 1963. Papers include correspondence relating chiefly to social engagements, writings by Cox (drafts and printed versions), auction catalogs from Cox's homes in New York and Connecticut, and books inscribed to Cox by their authors. Scrapbooks...
Dates: 1882-1972, bulk 1907-1964

George Harmon Coxe papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 556
Overview: This collection consists of material created and accumulated by George Harmon Coxe in the course of his career as a crime novelist and short story writer. Material includes writings, correspondence, financial papers, subject files, photographs, printed material and scrapbooks by or relating to George Harmon Coxe, spanning the years 1897 to 1980, with the bulk of the material spanning 1922 to 1980.
Dates: 1897-1980, bulk 1920-1980

Margaret Croyden papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 577
Overview: The Margaret Croyden papers contain writings, research material, photographs, audiovisual material, and personal papers. Writings include drafts, printed versions, and photocopies of printed versions of reviews and essays on theater-related topics as well as corrected drafts of her fourth book, The Years in Between (Xlibris, 2011). Video recordings appear to date chiefly from Croyden's tenure with the CBS TV series Camera Three during the 1970s. There are audio recordings and other materials...
Dates: 1965-2011