Found 75 collections related to Manuscripts

Levine, Philip, 1928-2015
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Levine Archive
85 linear feet (169 manuscript boxes)
Angelou, Maya
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 830
199 linear feet (199 record cartons)
Maya Angelou Papers consist of original manuscripts, computer generated typescripts, galleys and proofs including "I Know why the Caged Bird Sings," "Hallelujah the Welcome Table," "Cookbook," "I Shall Not Be Moved," "A Song Flung Up to Heaven,"... more
Jackson, Laura Riding, 1901-1991
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Jackson 1924-1984
(77 manuscript boxes)
Organized into 11 series: Series 1: Works by Laura Riding Jackson; Series 2: Correspondence; Series 3: Diaries; Series 4: Book reviews of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 5: Criticism of Laura Riding Jackson’s works; Series 6: Photographs;... more
Levine, Philip, 1928-2015
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Levine Archive
30 linear feet (58 manuscript boxes)
In 1995, Philip Levine received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry (for The Simple Truth) ; over the course of his career he has also won three National Endowment for the Arts grants in poetry, two Guggenheim fellowships in poetry, the Award of Merit... more
Thomas, Piri, 1928-2011
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 180
4 linear feet (10 archival boxes)
The Piri Thomas Papers document several areas of Thomas' professional activities including his writings and his work with and involvement in social justice organizations from 1957 to 1982. The collection consists primarily of manuscripts for his... more
Dixon, Melvin, 1950-1992
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
18 linear feet
The Melvin Dixon papers consist primarily of manuscripts, correspondence, notes, and journals reflecting his experiences as a black gay writer. Most of the collection is comprised of manuscript drafts of Dixon's published works "Trouble the... more
Proulx, Annie
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll Proulx MSS 1935-2010
178 linear feet (356 manuscript boxes), 3715 megabytes (2478 computer files)
Annie Proulx is a novelist, short fiction writer, historian, and essayist. She was born in Norwich, Connecticut, in 1935, to Lois Nellie Gill Proulx, a painter and amateur naturalist, and George N. Proulx, the vice-president of a textile mill. Her... more
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 858
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Incomplete, possible first draft with autograph corrections of recollections or a short story loosely centered around a Villa Giodani in Italy, with an etching and signed note of Dumas pasted in.
DeForest, Julie Morrow
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-038
1 volume (20 leaves)
Julie Mathilde Lippman (1864-1952) was an author of novels and plays and a political activist, who knew many of the prominent literary and political figures of her day. Best known for her novel MARTHA-BY-THE-DAY (1914) which she successfully... more
Bang, Herman, 1857-1912
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1961-004
1 manuscript (14 leaves), 28 cm; 1 manuscript (14 leaves), 28 cm
Herman Bang, author. Biographical manuscript, undated, in Danish, on stage actress Betty Nansen (1873-1943) of Copenhagen.
Carey, Peter, 1943-....
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Carey
15 linear feet (31 manuscript boxes)
Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll Koch MSS 1932-2007
85 linear feet (206 manuscript boxes)
Beeks, James Crisfield
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4830
.84 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Beeks family papers consist mainly of personal correspondence. Also included are manuscripts, a commonplace book, a few photographs, and other personal miscellany. The bulk of the material dates between 1899-1928, and includes a letterpress... more
Begeleus, André Emilé 1935-1978
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 75
.2 linear feet (1 print box)
The André Emile Begeleus Literary Collection (1967-1974) consists of unedited handwritten and typescript drafts of poems, essays, short stories and a short novel. His writings express his views about the survival of African Americans in the 1970s.... more
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-977
3.4 linear feet; 4 microfilm reels
Poet, author, playwright, songwriter. Biographical information about Hughes' life and activities. Hughes' writings form the largest series in the collection and consist of manuscripts, typescripts, and drafts of books, including NOT WITHOUT... more
Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Koch [Text]
112.98 linear feet (269 boxes)
Kenneth Koch was an American poet, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story writer. The Kenneth Koch papers document the personal and professional activities of the writer, Kenneth Koch. Holograph and typescript drafts... more
Kardoss, John
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-041
.21 linear feet (1 box)
During the 1950s and 1960s, John Kardoss, an author and journalist affiliated with The Sun of Sydney, Australia, wrote about world theater. The John Kardoss papers consist primarily of his undated manuscript draft of A Short History of Korean... more
Collymore, Errold, 1892-1972
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 888
4.8 linear feet (13 boxes)
Born in Barbados, Errold Collymore immigrated to the United States in 1912 and graduated from Howard University's dental school eleven years later. His subsequent struggle to rent an office in White Plains, New York compelled him into a life of... more
McKay, Claude, 1890-1948
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 623
.2 linear feet (1/2 archival boxe)
Claude McKay, born in Jamaica, is known as one of the major artists of the Harlem Renaissance, and authored several published and unpublished poems and novels. The Claude McKay Collection (additions) consists of correspondence, manuscripts and... more
Fuller, Loie, 1862-1928
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 121
.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Chiefly comprised of two notebooks (ms., ink). The first is entitled "Lecture on radium" by Loie Fuller (59 leaves); also includes a draft letter to a friend (20 p. at end of vol.), signed and dated Jan. 24, 1911, including mention of the success... more
Grogan, Emmett, 1942-1978
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll m.b. Grogan E46 1965
2 manuscript boxes
The Emmett Grogan Papers is an archive of manuscripts and typescripts, comprising, articles, manifestos, screenplays, ideas for films, short stories, and poems by Emmett Grogan, accompanied by a group of similar writings by him and others that... more
Levy, Richard John -- collector
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4809
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Richard John Levy and Sally Waldman Sweet Collection contains letters and documents signed by prominent political figures, military leaders, authors and scientists. The date span of the collection is from 1766-1935. Notable individuals include... more
Mitchell, Langdon Elwyn, 1862-1935
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1975-003
12.4 linear feet (29 boxes, 1 volume)
Langdon Elwyn Mitchell (1862-1935) was an American playwright, poet and professor of playwriting. The Langdon Mitchell papers consist of drafts of Mitchell's plays, journals and diaries and notes and texts for his lectures.
Anthony, Michael, 1930-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 264
23 boxes (9.8 linear feet)
The papers document Anthony's personal and professional life, primarily from his departure from England in 1968 up to 1984, and have been organized into two series, Personal Papers and Professional Papers.
Clift, Montgomery
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-006
6 linear feet (5 boxes, 4 volumes)
Montgomery Clift (1920-1966) was an American stage and Academy Award-winning film actor. The additions to the Montgomery Clift papers include production files, correspondence, photographs and personal ephemera.
McKay, Claude, 1890-1948
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1233
2 linear feet
Author, poet. Born in Jamaica. Correspondence and manuscripts of McKay's works, both published and unpublished, including "Banjo," "Banana Bottom," "Harlem Glory," and "Romance in Marseilles." Included are letters with Max Eastman, from Louise... more
Swados, Elizabeth, 1951-2016
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2016-020
39.39 linear feet (101 boxes, 2 oversized folders); 408.3 mb (491 computer files)
Elizabeth Swados was a composer, musician, theatre director, writer, poet, and illustrator. Her papers date from 1972 to 2016 and consist of files related to Swados' professional life, chronicling all facets of her career and creative work. The... more
Murray, Joan, 1937-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 847
37.59 linear feet (84 boxes)
Joan Murray (1937- ) was the first African American female television news reporter in the United States, as well as an entrepreneur, small plane pilot, and writer. The Joan Murray papers detail her career in media and marketing; her personal... more
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1234
1 linear foot; 2 microfilm reels
Prominent author. Wright wrote several novels, short stories, and essays dealing with the oppression of black people in the United States and their struggle for freedom. Corrected manuscripts of Wright's works NATIVE SON, THE LONG DREAM, SAVAGE... more
Espenak, Liljan
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 331
4.45 linear feet (11 boxes)
Liljan Espenak (1905-1988) was a dancer, instructor, dance therapist and author. Espenak was born in Norway. During the 1920s, she moved to Berlin to study under Mary Wigman. Espenak established her own dance school in Berlin. In the 1930s,... more
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