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Authors -- United States -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 118 Collections and/or Records:

Vincent McHugh papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 631
Overview: The Vincent McHugh Papers document the professional and personal life of poet, novelist, and editor Vincent McHugh. The papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, drafts of writings, professional papers, journals, notebooks, personal papers, photographs, sound recordings, drawings, and a scrapbook, spanning the years 1933 to 1983.
Dates: circa 1933-1983

H. L. Mencken collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 794
Overview: The H. L. Mencken Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and other material by and relating to the American author H. L. Mencken. Works documented in the collection include early poems, short works of opinion and journalism, and longer books such as The American Language (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1919) and Treastise on the Gods (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1930). Writings consist of drafts in various stages, setting manuscripts, and proofs, many of which are corrected. Several...
Dates: 1905-1972

David Milch papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1221
Content Description: The collection consists of writings, scripts, correspondence, photographs, research files, printed material, videocassettes, born digital materials, audiovisual materials, realia, and other papers documenting David Milch's life and work in television. The papers include materials related to Deadwood, Hill Street Blues, and other television shows written or produced by Milch.
Dates: 1918-2019, bulk 1981-2017, 1918-2019, bulk 1981-2017

Ethan Mordden papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 655
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers documenting the life and professional activities of author Ethan Mordden from the late 1960s to 1991. Correspondence, dating from the mid 1980s and early 1990s, contains letters from writers, actors, musicians and composers, publishers, and others, including Walta Borawski, Frank Ferko, Philip Gambone, Boze Hadleigh, Ron Hussman, Joey Manley, Kit Reed, and St. Martin's Press. Writings in the collection consist of notes and drafts...
Dates: 1968-1991

Dudley Nichols papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 671
Overview: The Dudley Nichols papers contain correspondence, writings, and personal papers documenting the life and work of American screenwriter and director Dudley Nichols. Correspondence with family, friends, authors, critics, actors, and directors includes a number of authors who, like Nichols, served in the Armed Forces during World War I or resided or worked at least briefly in California and Hollywood. There are letters from Edward Dahlberg, William Faulkner, Gene Fowler, Aldous Huxley, William...
Dates: 1903-1969

Dorothy Norman papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 792
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, writings, literary manuscripts, notes, subject files, scrapbooks, and printed material documenting Dorothy Norman's activities, writings, and publications including the journal she founded and edited, Twice A Year: a Book of Literature, the Arts, and Civil Liberties. The papers also document Norman's relationships with the photographer Alfred Stieglitz and his circle of artists and writers, in particular her involvement with his...
Dates: 1903-1996

Sherwin B. Nuland papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1113
Overview: The Sherwin B. Nuland Papers, which span from 1940 to 2014, contain correspondence, writings, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other papers related to Sherwin B. Nuland's life and work.
Dates: circa 1940s-2014

Robert Osborn Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 938
Overview: The Robert Osborn Papers contain drawings, paintings, posters, correspondence, collages, printed material, clippings, a sketch notebook, a wooden plate, and dolls. Drawings include drawings of Don Quijote, Charlie Chaplin, and drawings for several publications.
Dates: 1929-1994, bulk 1949-1994

William Lyon Phelps papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 678
Overview: The William Lyon Phelps papers at the Beinecke Library contain correspondence, writings, and other materials documenting the life and work of American author, critic, and long-time Yale professor William Lyon Phelps. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to Phelps from contemporaries from the first half of the Twentieth century, including well-known authors and literary critics. Other materials include a large group of outgoing letters from Phelps to Ralph T. Catterall and...
Dates: 1837-1943, bulk 1898-1943

Felice Picano papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 761
Overview: The papers contain Felice Picano's writings, journals and diaries, and correspondence with his publishers and his friends, including American author Andrew Holleran.
Dates: 1970-1991

Frederic Prokosch collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 685
Overview: The Frederic Prokosch collection contains material by or relating to American novelist and translator Frederic Prokosch. There are corrected drafts and proofs to several early novels, including The Asiatics (1935), The Seven Who Fled (1937), The Conspirators (1943), Age of Thunder (1945), The Idols of the Cave (1946), and Storm and Echo (1948). There are also drafts of shorter works, including stories and individual poems, as well as three collections of poetry dating from the same period,...
Dates: 1908-1968, bulk 1935-1952

Joseph W. and Kit Reed Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 843
Overview: The Joseph W. and Kit Reed Papers contain correpondence, writings by Joseph and Kit Reed and others, notes and research papers, personal and professional papers, financial papers, photographs, artwork, printed material, audiocassettes and videocassettes, scrapbooks, and computer disks. The papers document their personal and professional lives and artistic endeavors.
Dates: 1905-2015, bulk 1950-2008

John B. Reubens papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 686
Overview: Correspondence, writings, subject files, notebooks and slides.
Dates: 1902-2000, bulk 1952-1998

James Rorty papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 835
Overview: Manuscripts, printed works, correspondence, and professional papers of the writer James Rorty. The Writings series includes Rorty's typescript and manuscript essays on social issues, civil rights, and political activism, two of his poems, and printed works. The Correspondence series includes three typed letters between Rorty's wife Winifred Rorty and Matthew Josephson; letters between Rorty and Jerré E. Tanner regarding Tanner's setting of Rorty's poem "A Spring Garland" for voice and piano,...
Dates: 1941-1970

Norman Rubington papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 643
Overview: The Norman Rubington Papers contain the writings, films, and collages of Norman Rubington.
Dates: 1951-1990

Sarah Ruhl papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1139
Overview: The papers include writings, teaching files, and other materials documenting Ruhl’s career as a playwright and essayist and teacher of poetry, playwriting, and modern drama.
Dates: 1990-2017

Damon Runyon Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 832
Overview: The Damon Runyon papers contain correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks, films, and other papers documenting the literary and personal activities of American author Damon Runyon.
Dates: 1876-1985

Stephen Sandy papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 744
Overview: The Stephen Sandy Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, writings, personal papers, printed material, photographs, and audiovisual material created and accumulated by American poet Stephen Sandy. The papers document the creation, publication, and reception of Sandy's work from his earliest pamphlet, Mary Baldwin (1962), to more recent work, shedding light on Sandy's poetic sensibility and his personal and professional relationships with other poets. Significant quantities of material...
Dates: 1925-2012

Kurt Seligmann papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 827
Overview: The Kurt Seligmann Papers consist of correspondence, personal papers, photographs, and artwork documenting his personal life and artwork. The papers provide insight into Seligmann's work as a surrealist painter and engraver and his circle of friends, many of whom were artists and writers. Correspondents include Nicolas Calas, Alexander Calder, Pierre Courthion, Enrico Donati, Jean Dubuffet, Charles Duits, Georges Duthuit, George W. Federoff, Fernand Léger, Pierre Mabille, Robert Motherwell,...
Dates: 1883-1991

Fred Jeremy Seligson Collection of Cid Corman and James Weil

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1200
Scope and Contents: The collection contains correspondence, writings by Cid Corman, and other papers. Series I and Series II includes correspondence to Seligson from Corman and James Weil and third party correspondence between Corman and Weil. There are 108 pieces of correspondence from Corman to Seligson dating from 1982 to 2002. Corman's letters discuss personal, literary, and cultural matters, as well as travel. Third party correspondence features approximately 332 pieces of correspondence from Weil to Corman...
Dates: 1958-2010