Authors -- United States -- 20th Century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 120 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1090
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, professional papers, research files, personal papers, photographs, audiovisual materials, and electronic media documenting the lives and work of Kevin Killian and Dodie Bellamy. The correspondence documents their personal, professional, and family networks and includes writers, poets, and collaborators. Writings include published and unpublished works by both Killian and Bellamy. Professional papers include essays, talks, and other papers...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 854
Call Number: YCAL MSS 826
Overview: The collection includes typescripts of Lynn Riggs's scripts and other writings; correspondence and subject files regarding Lynn Riggs and other Lucy Kroll Agency business associates and activities; Lucy Kroll Agency contracts and agreement files; and a small number of Lynn Riggs's personal items.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 734
Call Number: YCAL MSS 688
Overview: The papers include writings, correspondence, subject files, photographs and other materials relating to Lawrence Langner's work as an author, theater producer, and patent attorney. Writings include plays (Suzanna and the Elders and The Pursuit of Happiness, among others); articles on various aspects of theatre and patent law; and books, including his autobiography, The Magic Curtain; The Importance of Wearing Clothes; and G.B.S. and the Lunatic. Correspondence, subject files, and financial...
Dates: 1913-1983, bulk 1920-1962
Call Number: YCAL MSS 834
Scope and Contents: The Dan H. Laurence Collection of Henry James is comprised of material compiled by Dan H. Laurence for his A Bibliography of Henry James, including correspondence, notes, and collation sheets. Laurence published A Bibliography of Henry James (London: R. Hart-Davis, 1957) in collaboration with Leon Edel.
Call Number: JWJ MSS 172
Scope and Contents: The papers contain audiocassettes, videocassettes, photographs, correspondence, and printed material related to David Leeming's biography of James Baldwin, James Baldwin: A Biography. The audiocassettes contain interviews with various family, friends, and colleagues of James Baldwin and his close friend and mentor, Beauford Delaney. The videocassettes contain television programs and an anthology of films on Baldwin. The photographs depict portraits of Baldwin and...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1104
Overview: The Legal Records Relating to Sinclair Lewis consist of records maintained by Mellville H. Cane, Pincus Berner, Paul Gitlin, Eugene Winick and other attorneys affiated with the law firm of Ernst, Cane and Berner and its later iterations. In addition to correspondence between Lewis and his attorneys, the records include drafts and copies of Sinclair Lewis's will; correspondence and documents concerning his death and estate; records regarding his writings, including contracts and agreements, and...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 486
Call Number: YCAL MSS 766
Overview: The Isabel Leighton Papers contain writings, correspondence, personal papers, audiovisual material, photographs, and printed material that document her career as an actress, playwright, journalist, screenwriter, and civic activist, promoting public measures to improve mental health. Writings include typescript drafts, many with minor revisions, for works including "The Sapphire Ring," "Katja," and "Mercenary Mary." Correspondence, while not extensive, includes files on theatrical projects such...
Dates: 1890-1984, bulk 1922-1984
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1131
Overview: The Jonathan Lethem Papers, which span from 1938 to 2016, contain writings in the form of drafts, galley proofs, research, notes related to his novels, short stories, and non-fiction including his most well-known works, Motherless Brooklyn and Fortress of Solitude. The papers also contain correspondence, clippings, ephemera, audiovisual materials, and electronic media related to Lethem's life and work.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 553
Overview: The Russell Lynes papers contain material documenting the career and personal life of American author and editor Russell Lynes. The collection contains writings, correspondence, photographs, and personal and family papers. Early gifts from Russell Lynes consist chiefly of writings, including drafts, setting copies, and proofs for works of the period, such as The Tastemakers (1954), A Surfeit of Honey (1957), Cadwallader (1959), The Domesticated Americans (1963), and Good Old Modern (1973)....
Call Number: YCAL MSS 751
Scope and Contents: The Norman Macleod Collection consists of correspondence, writings, and a film that document the life and career of Norman Macleod, American poet and literary editor. The bulk of the collection consists of letters to associates and former students, including Richard Peabody, Jr., William A. Hunt, and Ruth Peck. Also present is a home movie of Macleod and his daughter Skye.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 718
Overview: The Papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers, family papers, photographs, scrapbooks, and printed material that document the life and work of poet Norman Macleod. Also included are records of Pembroke Magazine, dating from 1968 to 1977, when Macleod was editor. The correspondence in the collection documents Macleod's career as a poet and editor of poetry magazines, as well as his personal and family life. Writings include autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of many of...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 813
Overview: The collection contains materials documenting the artistic, professional, and personal activities of Gerard Malanga. Materials include correspondence, research and subject files, drafts and printed versions of writings, photographic materials, audiovisual materials, printed materials, and artwork. There is correspondence with publishers and editors, galleries and cultural organizations, writers, friends, and family. The research files and writings document work by Malanga and others. There are...
Dates: 1906-2019, bulk 1970-2010
Call Number: YCAL MSS 495
Overview: The F. O. Matthiessen Papers document the work and life of historian, literary critic, and educator F. O. Matthiessen. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, drafts of writings, notebooks, agendas, teaching materials, photographs, printed materials, and personal papers, spanning the years 1900-1964. The bulk of the collection consists of Matthiessen's correspondence and writing drafts and original material collected by Louis Hyde in the process of researching and...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 767
Overview: The Helene Mullins and Marie McCall Papers consists of correspondence, writings, and photographs by and relating to the American authors and sisters Helene Mullins and Marie McCall. Correspondence is highly fragmentary, consisting chiefly of letters from Jean and Zohmah Charlot and John Hall Wheelock to Helene Mullins. Photographs depict Mullins and McCall from childhood to later adulthood, and also include portraits and snapshots of family members and friends. Writings include drafts of...
Dates: 1870-1985, bulk 1926-1985
Call Number: YCAL MSS 705
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, personal papers, printed material, audiovisual material, memorabilia, and artwork that document the life and work of author J. D. McClatchy from his youth to the 2010s. Correspondence is both personal and professional and includes letters from Anthony Hecht, James Merrill, Robert Penn Warren, and Richard Wilbur, among many other prominent figures of 20th and 21st century American literature, as well as correspondence relating to...
Call Number: GEN MSS 845
Overview: The collection consists of writings, journals, correspondence, printed material, photographs, audiovisual material, computer disks, and other papers documenting the literary careers and lives of James McCourt and Vincent Virga.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 667
Overview: The George Barr McCutcheon collection contains writings and other papers relating to the popular early Twentieth-century American novelist and playwright. There are drafts and proofs for a variety of writings, including novels, plays, and articles, dating from roughly 1900 to 1925. The collection features drafts and proofs for several of McCutcheon's novels, ranging from the early Castle Craneycrow (1902) to the penultimate Graustark story, East of the Setting Sun (1925). Other materials...