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Authors -- United States -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 126 Collections and/or Records:

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

Stephen Sbarge Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1124
Overview: There are fifteen titles by Stephen Sbarge, chiefly drafts, many in the form of photocopies of autograph manuscripts. Some writings are autobiographical, resembling journal or diary entries with reflections on daily activities and concerns, and some include copies or transcriptions of correspondence. Other papers include one journal, loose material removed from the journal, notes and notebooks, which may include drafts of writings, and photographs.
Dates: 1981-2000

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

Leslie Marmon Silko papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 637
Overview: Papers consist of writings, research material, and audiovisual material documenting Leslie Marmon Silko's literary activity and output since the early 1970s. Writings in the collection include drafts and proofs for most of Silko's major works, the three novels Ceremony (1977), Almanac of the Dead (1991), and Gardens in the Dunes (2000), the poetry and short story collections, Laguna Woman (1974), Storyteller (1981), Sacred Water (1994), and Rain (1996), and the essays Yellow Woman and the...
Dates: 1971-2004

Barbara D. Simison papers relating to Edward Rowland Sill

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 696
Overview: The collection contains research material and drafts for "The Selected Letters of Edward Rowland Sill," edited by Barbara D. Simison and Stanley T. Williams; Simison and Williams collaborated on publication of Sill's account of his voyage around Cape Horn from December 1861 to March 1862, published as Around the Horn (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1944). Materials include the following: correspondence between Simison, Williams, and others relating chiefly to Sill's correspondence; copies...
Dates: 1942-1965

George Sklar and Miriam Blecher papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1446
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, personal papers, and other papers by or relating to George Sklar and Miriam Blecher.
Dates: 1898-2001

Gary Soto papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 640
Overview: The Gary Soto Papers contain writings, audiovisual material, and other papers that document the professional life of Gary Soto.
Dates: 1973-2016

The Southern Review records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 694
Overview: The Southern Review records contain correspondence and other papers documenting activity at the influential literary journal from 1935 to 1943. Correspondence consists chiefly of original letters from authors and carbons of outgoing letters from the editors. Most incoming letters are addressed to the founding editors, Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren, but there are letters to others as well, including Albert Erskine, Robert Lowell, and Charles W. Pipkin. There is also some correspondence...
Dates: 1935-1943

Austin Strong papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 619
Overview: The Austin Strong Papers contain correspondence, theater scripts, artwork, notebooks, diaries, sketchbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, photograph albums, printed material, and professional and personal papers. The papers primarily document Strong's professional work as a playwright, stage designer, theater producer, author, artist, and landscape architect. A small amount of material documents his work as a volunteer air raid warden in the 1940s.
Dates: 1899-1951

Sara Teasdale collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 746
Overview: Collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, and other personal papers by or relating to the American poet Sara Teasdale. Correspondence includes several autograph manuscript letters from Teasdale and third-party letters relating to her. Writings include an autograph manuscript diary kept by Teasdale on her first trip to Europe between Feburary and May 1905, six autograph manuscript notebooks, numbered IV through IX, containing poems drafted between 1911 and 1932, and several...
Dates: 1890-1989, bulk 1905-1932

Carl Van Vechten Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1050
Overview: The Carl Van Vechten Papers includes correspondence, writings, photographs, scrapbooks and albums, and artwork documenting Carl Van Vechten's activities as a writer, photographer, and patron of the arts.
Dates: 1866-1986

Carl Van Vechten Papers Relating to African American Arts and Letters

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 1050
Overview: The Carl Van Vechten Papers Relating to African-American Arts and Letters include correspondence, writings, photographs and artwork documenting Van Vechten’s interest in and involvement with black artists, writers, and social activists.
Dates: 1800-1971

Gerald Robert Vizenor papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 539
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, research and teaching material, photographs, printed material, audiovisual material, computer disks, and other papers, documenting the literary and academic career of Gerald Robert Vizenor and relating to many of his published works on Native American literature, history, and culture.
Dates: 1880-2015, bulk 1960-2015

Robert Penn Warren papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 51
Overview: The papers consist of drafts of manuscripts and related material, correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting Warren's life from his undergraduate years until his death in 1989.
Dates: 1906-1989

Maurine Watkins papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1079
Overview: The Maurine Watkins Papers, which span from 1890 to 2012, contain writings, including scripts and short stories, printed material, correspondence, photographs and other papers by or relating to Maurine Watkins. Watkins was a journalist and playwright whose most well-known work was the play "Chicago," which Bob Fosse adapted into an award-winning musical.
Dates: circa 1890-2012

Edmund White Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 808
Overview: Includes personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts, research files, biographical material, financial papers, photographs, slides, audio visual material, ephemera.
Dates: circa 1905-2013

Ron Whyte papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 670
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, audiovisual material, and personal papers that document the life and work of playwright, editor, and activist Ron Whyte (circa 1942-1989). The largest series, Writings, includes drafts and circulating versions of dozens of works of drama and prose by Ron Whyte, including many unproduced plays. The documentation of Whyte's writings also includes material from his time as a student, spanning from high school to...
Dates: 1939-1995