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Formal title:
Anthony Lancaster papers
Extent:
1.75 Linear feet
Date range:
1964-2001
Abstract:
The Anthony Lancaster papers document Lancaster's academic career with particular focus on his tenure at Brown University. The papers consist of research, writing, and teaching materials; publisher and general correspondence; and numerous reprints of publications. Materials date from 1964-2001.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1UF.L3
Formal title:
Joseph John Loferski papers
Extent:
6.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1965-1985
Abstract:
The Joseph John Loferski papers document Loferski's tenure at Brown University. The papers consist of research and teaching materials, writings, publications, and correspondence. The bulk of the materials date from 1965 to 1985.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
OF.1UF.L2
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:
Howard P. Lovecraft collection
Extent:
10 linear feet
Date range:
1880-1984
Abstract:
Personal and literary correspondence both by and to Lovecraft; manuscript and typescript drafts of fiction, non-fiction, poems, plays and drawings by Lovecraft. Correspondence between friends, family, and associates of Lovecraft. Subjects include horror fiction, New England antiquities, and the amateur press. Significant correspondents include Robert H. Barlow, Robert Bloch, W. Paul Cook, August Derleth, Ernest A. Edkins, Sonia H. Greene Davis (Lovecraft's wife), Frank Belknap Long, Jr., E. Hoffman Price, Clark Ashton Smith, and Donald Wandrei among many others. The collection also includes a small selection of photographs of Lovecraft, friends and associates and objects owned by Lovecraft.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.Lovecraft
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Correspondence and manuscripts relating to Lowenthal's unpublished anthology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:
Charles Woodberry McLellan papers
Extent:
1.0 linear foot
Date range:
1780-1953 (bulk 1901-1927)
Abstract:
The Charles Woodberry McLellan papers (1780-1953 (bulk 1901-1927)) consist primarily of correspondence between Charles McLellan, his sons Hugh and Malcolm, and collectors and dealers of Lincoln memorabilia. Also included is the correspondence between the McLellan family and Brown University regarding Brown's acquisition of the collection in 1923. In addition to a small collection of personal documents, the papers also include an assortment of facsimiles of documents in Lincoln's handwriting; transcriptions (typed and handwritten) of various documents by or about Abraham Lincoln; and inventories, want lists, and bibliographies of Lincolniana.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.CWM
Formal title:
Hiram P. Merville papers
Extent:
0.25 linear feet
Date range:
1861-1897 (bulk 1862-1865)
Abstract:
The Merville papers consist of 19 letters of Hiram P. Merville to family and friends, and one letter from a friend to Hiram, during the years 1861 or 1862 to 1865. The collection also includes a booklet from the 1897 reunion of the First New York Dragoons, the unit in which Hiram served during the Civil War.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.96.4
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:
Newport Historical Society's Old Stone Mill collection
Extent:
1.67 linear feet
Date range:
approximately 1677-2010, undated
Abstract:
This collection contains correspondence, booklets, published works, archaeological land surveys, and other materials related to the origin, history, and lore surrounding the Old Stone Mill in Newport.
Repository:
Newport Historical Society
Collection call no:
MS.1854.8

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