3.5 linear feet (3 record centered boxes and 1 oversize box)
1910-1981 (bulk 1920-1968)
The collection includes material on and by both Sarah Fell-Yellin and her husband Mendel. There are newspaper clippings, many of which deal with labor issues, literary manuscripts, correspondence and memorabilia. There are also family documents such as membership cards, photographs, a death certificate, and a marriage license.
The Jo Ann Ferguson Papers contain manuscript copies, galley proofs, publications and publicity materials relating to the author's historical and fantasy romance fiction. The collection span is 1985 to 2007.
The Rudolph Fisher papers primarily contain various drafts and published copies of twenty-six Rudolph Fisher short stories and novels, as well as book reviews and essays. The collection also contains correspondence, publicity materials, personal papers, family papers and newsclippings. Materials cover Fisher’s life from 1919 to his death in 1934, as well as the work on behalf of Fisher done by his sister, Pearl, until 1983.
The Mary Borland Thayer Fox papers consist chiefly of Fox's own writings, written under the pseudonym, "Mary Borland." The collection includes poetry, short stories and essays, ballet libretti, and a diary detailing a visit in 1936 to the Soviet Union.
In addition, the collection contains several scrapbooks; commonplace books; sheet music, written for her or simply given to her as a gift; news clippings and copies of literary journals in which her work appeared; and finally, correspondence, either addressed to her in response to some of her published writings, or written in regard to the publication of a posthumous volume of her work.
Alfred Galpin (1903-1983) was a correspondent of Howard P. Lovecraft (1890-1937), from as early as 1918 to 1936. The two became fast friends and Lovecraft thought of Galpin as his adopted grandson. This collection includes letters to and from individuals interested in Galpin’s connection with Lovecraft; a pamphlet in Italian from an international Lovecraft conference in Trieste (1977); photographs and newspaper clippings in Italian, French and English; and photocopies of Lovecraft and Galpin articles in amateur journalism publications The Rainbow and The United Amateur.
The Michael Gizzi papers are comprised predominately of correspondence and writings by Gizzi and by others. There are also printed, graphic, and audio materials. Most of the material dates from 1985 - 1999 and the collection is representative of a broad community of poets and artists.
This collection contains correspondence
(letters, notes, note cards, postcards, off prints of literary reviews and
publisher's announcements), photographs of the author, and typescript writings
of short stories, poems, an academic essay, and a draft of the novel "Shamp of
the city-solo" that Jaimy Gordon sent to and was collected by Laurence Eldredge
and his wife, Betty Eldredge. Laurence Eldredge was a professor of English at
Antioch College when Jaimy Gordon was and undergraduate at the college.
The papers of Russell H. Greenan include correspondence, literary manuscripts, reviews and publicity, personal materials, photographs, financial records, and legal records. The majority of the collection documents Greenan's career as an author.