Authors -- United States -- 20th Century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 135 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1106
Overview: The papers document Richard Goldstone's process of writing Thornton Wilder's biography, Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait . The collection includes photocopied and original correspondence between Goldstone and Wilder, Goldstone's research notes on Wilder's career and family life, and book reviews and correspondence in response to Goldstone's biography. The collection also contains correspondence between Wilder and friends and family, as well as Goldstone's...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1185
Scope and Contents: The Barbara Guest Papers span 1923 to 2006 and document Guest's life as a prominent American poet, her personal and professional relationships with other writers, and her personal life as a wife, mother, and friend. The papers include drafts of writings, correspondence, personal and professional papers, photographs, artwork, printed material, audiovisual material, born digital material, artwork, and a typewriter.
Call Number: GEN MSS 883
Overview: The Jacques Guicharnaud Papers consist of correspondence with literary and teaching colleagues, publishers, family, and friends; autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of plays, literary criticism, and other writings; a small amount of drafts and offprints of literary criticism by colleagues; syllabi, lecture notes, and administrative papers relating to teaching at Yale University and Harvard University; printed material including theater programs and clippings relating to theater in France...
Dates: 1943-circa 2005
Call Number: YCAL MSS 728
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Call Number: GEN MSS 997
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, professional and personal papers, photographs, printed material, computer and audiovisual media, and other papers documenting the career and life of American author, curator, and gallerist Eric Gustafson. Also included are correspondence, ephemera, and photographs of Navajo artist R. C. Gorman.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 833
Overview: The Robert Bartlett Haas Collection on Gertrude Stein and the Conference Press contains correspondence, drafts of writings, notes, photographs, printed material and papers relating to Getrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, and the production and distribution of Conference Press publications, including Stein's What Are Masterpieces?
Call Number: YCAL MSS 753
Scope and Contents: The collection contains correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual material, and printed material that document the life and work of American author, editor, critic, and translator Marilyn Hacker. Hacker's writings are documented by typescript drafts, proofs, and associated material, including correspondence with fellow authors and publishers. Kenyon Review materials document Hacker's tenure as editor of the journal, including controversy surrounding her dismissal. The...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 658
Overview: The papers consist of writings, a scrapbook, an interview, and correspondence by and relating to the American poet and prose writer Oliver Hale. Writings include autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of poems and other writings. The scrapbook contains clippings of Hale's printed poems from publications. The typescript interview transcript, titled "The Poet and His Wife," is an interview with Hale and his wife, Esther, by Edward R. Murrow for the radio program "This I Believe."...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 864
Overview: The Theresa Helburn Papers consist of correspondence, diaries, financial documents, writings, photographs, scrapbooks and memorabilia documenting her career as a writer and theatrical director and administrator for the Theatre Guild and other theaters.
Dates: 1887-1992, bulk 1920-1958
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1303
Content Description: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, personal papers, audio and video recordings, digital files, and other papers by and relating to American poet and writer Barbara Henning. Materials including notes, drafts, and manuscripts document Henning’s career as a poet, writer, and editor, and provide insight into her creative process. Correspondents include Charles Alexander, Charles Baxter, E. M. Broner, Bill Kushner, Harry Mathews, Harryette Mullen, and Maureen Owen.
Call Number: GEN MSS 1954
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of correspondence, writings, research files, professional papers, awards, artwork, childhood papers, scrapbooks, memorials, condolence letters, audiovisual materials, and computer media documenting the work and life of critic and journalist William A. Henry III. Writings consist of corrected proofs for The Great One: The Life and Legend of Jackie Gleason (Doubleday, 1992) and In Defense of Elitism (Doubleday, 1994); scripts and other documentation from "Bob Fosse: Steam...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 723
Overview: Collection contains correspondence and other materials relating to the family of American novelist and author John Hersey. Correspondence contains letters from John Hersey and members of the Hersey and Baird families. There are letters from John Hersey to his parents dating from his graduate studies in Cambridge, England, in 1936 and 1937, to dispatches written as a war correspondent, in 1942, while in the South Pacific. Other materials include various family papers, such as John's school...
Dates: 1860-1952, bulk 1906-1942
Call Number: YCAL MSS 707
Overview: The John Hersey papers contain writings, correspondence, printed and audiovisual materials, scrapbooks, and family and personal papers. The collection consists of ten small donations made by Hersey between 1944 and 1967 and an acquisition of a major part of his archive in 1992. The early gifts by Hersey contain drafts and proofs for multiple works dating from the early 1940s through mid 1960s, including the successful and popular A Bell for Adano (1944), Hiroshima (1946), and The Wall (1950)....
Dates: circa 1919-1992
Call Number: YCAL MSS 549
Overview: The collection contains correspondence and writings of Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Correspondence consists of autograph letters, signed to various individuals. Writings consist of manuscript writings drafts and notes.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 59
Overview: The Barbara Howes papers contain writings, correspondence, personal and financial papers, and photographs documenting the life and literary career of American poet and editor Barbara Howes. The collection includes extensive files on all of Howes's book-length publications and many manuscripts and typescripts of individual poems, short stories and articles; her correspondence with her family, particularly with her mother and her husband, the poet William Jay Smith; and letters from a wide circle...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 603
Overview: The collection consists primarly of correspondence and diaries, as well as a small amount of writings, photographs, and clippings, documenting the life and work of Inez Haynes Irwin and Will Irwin.
Dates: 1887-1961, bulk 1904-1961
Call Number: YCAL MSS 830
Overview: The Henry James Collection is comprised of correspondence, writings, personal papers, and printed material by and about the American author Henry James. The majority of correspondence consists of letters sent from James to recipients, most notably his literary agent James B. Pinker, author William Edward Norris, and publishers. The collection also includes correspondence between James B. Pinker and James' nephew, Henry James, and sister-in-law, Alice Howe Gibbens James. Autograph manuscripts...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 284
Call Number: YCAL MSS 708
Overview: The Ruth Jespersen Papers consist of correspondence, writings, audiocassettes, and printed material regarding the professional life of the American writer Ruth Jespersen. Correspondence includes letters between Jespersen and Stephen Baily and Steven Milhauser and a letter from Jespersen to Phil Lyman. Writings contain typescript drafts, typescript photocopies, printed versions, and photocopies of printed versions of Jespersen's poetry, prose, a teleplay, and a screenplay. Two audiocassettes...