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Formal title:
Lyman G. Bloomingdale correspondence and collection on John Buchan
Extent:
4.5 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1915-1994
Abstract:
The collection consists of correspondence and research related to Lyman G. Bloomingdales collecting and interest in the British author and statesman John Buchan. The collection is assiduously focused on the acquisition of the published works of John Buchan and Buchan-related materials.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2012.012
Formal title:
Carcosa Press records
Extent:
9.67 Linear feet
Date range:
1972-1991
Abstract:
The Carcosa Press records include edited manuscripts, camera-ready copy, bluelines and layouts for the four titles published by the press, along with organizational correspondence, contracts, order books, bank statements and tax returns. The material dates from 1972 to 1991.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2003.001
Formal title:
Alfred Galpin papers
Extent:
0.25 linear feet
Date range:
1920-1983 (bulk 1971-1980)
Abstract:
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.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2016.003
Formal title:
John Hay papers
Extent:
28 linear feet
Date range:
1829-1916
Abstract:
The John Hay papers consists of Hay's correspondence with his family and with literary, diplomatic, and political contemporaries; diaries kept by Hay as Lincoln's White House aide and as Secretary of the Legations in Paris, Vienna, and Madrid, 1866-1870; manuscript poems; galley proofs; personal letterpress copy books; photographs of Hay, his family, and various political figures; political cartoons; sound recordings; and a small collection of objects. Subjects include: Civil War; Lincoln and his administration; Reconstruction; court life in Paris; the bi-metal monetary standard; the Canadian boundary settlement; the fur seal question; Japanese naval activity; Chinese-American relations; the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars; British and American politics.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Hay
Formal title:
David H. Hirsch papers
Extent:
22.0 linear feet
Date range:
1826-2000 (bulk 1961-1999)
Abstract:
The David H. Hirsch papers (1826-2000; bulk, 1961-1999) include correspondence, essays, manuscripts, translated materials, research and lecture notes, course syllabi, annotated critical material, financial documents, conference proceedings, committee agendas, notebooks, and photographs. These materials relate primarily to his tenure as Professor of English at Brown University. Most of the collection reflects his extensive research and writing in American literature and literary theory, as well as in Holocaust literature and interpretation. A portion of the collection contains the fiction of his son, Joe Hirsch.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2012.030
Formal title:
William Easton Louttit papers
Extent:
7.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1930-1973
Abstract:
Papers consist of records of book purchases, papers relating to Brown University, and correspondence with Alice Hay Wadsworth and numerous booksellers. Materials date from 1930 to 1973.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.1U.L4
Formal title:
Michael Lowenthal papers relating to the anthology From Now On
Extent:
1.42 Linear feet
Date range:
1990-1994
Abstract:
Correspondence and manuscripts relating to Lowenthal's unpublished anthology
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2012.032
Formal title:
Willard Maas papers
Extent:
1.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1931-1968
Abstract:
Includes correspondence, manuscripts, play scripts, film scripts, photographs, drawings, galley proofs, and ephemera of the American poet, experimental filmmaker, editor, and educator Willard Maas, dating from 1931 to 1968. Maas, who was openly bisexual and married to artist and filmmaker Marie Menken, with whom he often collaborated, is especially known for his pioneering avant-garde films, many of which explored homoerotic themes. These films, which were created from the early 1940s to the late 1960s, influenced the work of a number artists from that era, including Kenneth Anger and Andy Warhol; and they continue to garner much critical attention and acclaim by many contemporay scholars, filmmakers, and artists who acknowlege Maas' influential contribution to the history of cinematography. Highlights of this collection include: manuscripts of Maas' poetry; documents associated with the production of Maas' film,
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Maas
Formal title:
José Rodrigues Miguéis papers
Extent:
19.5 linear feet (17 record center boxes, 2 document boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 shoebox)
Date range:
1874-1992 (bulk 1918-1980)
Abstract:
The José Rodrigues Miguéis Papers comprise the author’s correspondence, literary manuscripts, interviews, diaries, calendars, notebooks, drawings, photographs, audio recordings, awards, clippings, personal library, and personal papers. It also includes work by others that relate to Miguéis, including literary reviews and criticism, adaptations of Miguéis’s work, drawings, and miscellaneous manuscripts. The collection includes materials from the late 1800s and extends until the 1990s.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.89.7
Formal title:
John Preston papers
Extent:
52.5 Linear feet
Date range:
circa 1973-1995
Abstract:
Personal and professional correspondence; includes letters from friends, other writers, and groups whose focus is gay life and rights; also includes his outgoing letters on computer disk. Original typescripts of his writings; photographs; magazines with articles he authored; clippings; books written by Preston and others; and proofs.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2011.032

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