Authors, American -- 20th century -- Archives
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1260
Overview: The Besmilr Brigham papers consists of correspondence, writings, notes and drawings, printed material, personal papers, and audiovisual media documenting the life and work of poet Besmilr Brigham. Materials date from 1931 to 2011, with the bulk dating between 1960 and 1990.
Dates: 1931-2011, bulk 1960s-1990
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1191
Overview: Collection of photographs and printed materials relating chiefly to film and television productions of work by John Steinbeck.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1205
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, drafts and printed versions of writings (box 7), manuscript notes, printed ephemera, clippings, photographs (box 2), and contractual agreements by or relating to the professional activities of Henry Seidel Canby. The collection features approximately 983 pieces of correspondence dating from 1940 through 1949 (boxes 1-6). Incoming letters and typescript carbon copies of Canby's outgoing letters concern professional matters chiefly, addressing publications by Canby during this...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1506
Scope and Contents: The collection contains background materials, research notes, drafts, and galleys relating to psychologist Leonard W. Doob's work as editor of "Ezra Pound Speaking": Radio Speeches of World War II. The subject of the book is American poet Ezra Pound's collaboration with Rome Radio in Italy from 1940 to 1943, in which Pound created and broadcast fascist propaganda expressing anti-Semitism and criticism of the United States and the United Kingdom. His...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1119
Content Description: The collection documents the writings, translations, academic work, and life of Brian Evenson. The papers consist of writings, including drafts for books including Altmann's Tongue (Knopf, 1994), Din of Celestial Birds (Wordcraft of Oregon, 1997), Dark Property (Thunder's Mouth Press, 2002), The Wavering Knife: Stories (Fiction Collective, 2004), Aliens: No Exit (Dark Horse, 2008), Contagion and Other Stories (Astrophil Press, 2011), and The Open Curtain (Coffee House Press, 2016), as well as...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1226
Content Description: This collection contains papers concerning the work, life, and family of author Merrill Joan Gerber. Extensive manuscript and typescript drafts, proofs, notes, research, correspondence, and other related papers document Gerber's short stories, poetry, and novels, including Stop Here, My Friend: Stories (Houghton Mifflin, 1965), An Antique Man: A Novel (Houghton Mifflin, 1967), Now Molly Knows...
Dates: 1895-2017, bulk 1923-2017
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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 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 1409
Overview: The Leon Katz Papers contains research files, writings, personal papers, professional papers, correspondence, subject files, photographs, printed materials, computer media, and audiovisual materials by or relating to Leon Katz.
Dates: 1914-2016 and undated
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1083
Overview: The Phillip Lopate papers consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, teaching files, printed materials, and audiovisual and computer media documenting Lopate's career as a writer, critic, and university instructor. Materials date from circa 1951 to 2015.
Dates: circa 1951-2015
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1606
Overview: Notebooks, journals, writings, correspondence, personal papers, and printed material, as well as computer and audiovisual media, by or relating to writer Martha McPhee. Collection materials document McPhee's writing process, as well as her relationships with her family including her sister Laura McPhee, mother Pryde Brown, father John McPhee, husband Mark Svenvold, and others; her experience in a blended family; her childhood near Princeton, New Jersey; her trips to Italy in her youth; and her...
Dates: 1906-2019, bulk 1970-2019
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
Call Number: GEN MSS 1771
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, printed material, diaries, research notes, photographs, and other papers by or relating to Eleanor Perényi. Correspondents include Perényi's parents Grace Zaring and Ellis Stone, as well as other writers such as Alfred Corn, Mary McCarthy, J. D. McClatchy, and James Merrill. Letters to her parents describe the social and political atmosphere in Eastern Europe, where she lived with her husband Baron Zsigmond Perényi, prior to and at the start...
Dates: 1886-2007, bulk 1937-1988
Call Number: OSB MSS 308
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, artwork, and other papers by or relating to the writer David Plante. The bulk of the collection consists of letters to Plante from authors, artists, critics, editors, and film directors, as well as correspondence with Plante's partner, Nikos Stangos, and family members.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1304
Overview: The Roxana Robinson papers consists of writings, correspondence and subject files, photographs, personal papers, teaching files, printed materials, computer media, and audiovisual media documenting the life and work of author Roxana Robinson, dated from circa 1960 to 2018.
Dates: circa 1960-2018
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.
Call Number: GEN MSS 1515
Content Description: The collection contains drafts and writings from numerous publications by David Sedaris including Holidays on Ice, Me Talk Pretty Someday, Naked, and Calypso, along with correspondence, artist books, diaries, personal papers and notebooks, photographs, press clippings, ephemera, and other papers by or relating to Sedaris' life and work.