Yale University Press records 1919-1964


Yale University Press records, 1919-1964

Yale University Press records 1919-1964

The records contain setting copies and proofs for works published by the press from 1919 through 1964 for many well-known twentieth century authors. Materials relating to multiple titles dating from the 1950s can be found, for example, for Gertrude Stein and Eugene O'Neill. Works can also be found for a number of authors affiliated with the University either as students or faculty. Many of the early titles in the collection were published as part of the Yale Series of Younger Poets. These authors include: Alfred Bellinger, the publisher John Chipman Farrar, John Hollander, Victor Starbuck, Viola Chittenden White, Amos Niven Wilder, and Wayland Wells Williams.

7.67 linear feet (21 boxes, including 4 oversize boxes)


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Hollander, John, 1929-2013

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John Hollander was born in New York City on October 28, 1929. He attended Columbia and Indiana Universities and was a Junior Fellow of the Society of Fellows of Harvard University. He is the author of more than a dozen volumes of poetry, including Picture Window (Alfred A. Knopf, 2003), Figurehead: And Other Poems (1999), Tesserae (1993), Selected Poetry (1993), Harp Lake (1988), Powers of Thirteen (1983), Spectral Emanations (1978), Types of Shape (1969), and A Cracklin...

Starbuck, Victor.

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Farrar, John Chipman, 1896-1974

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John Chipman Farrar (1896-1974) was an American editor and publisher. From 1916 to 1927 he was the editor of The Bookman, a book review magazine published by George H. Doran Company of New York. In 1928, he help co-founded the publishing house of Farrar and Rinehart, and later in 1946 he also founded Farrar, Straus and Giroux. From the guide to the John Chipman Farrar Letter, Undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) The publi...

Wilder, Amos N. (Amos Niven), 1895-1993

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Amos N. Wilder was a pastor, poet, teacher, and theologian. He was ordained in 1926 as a Congregational minister, and was the Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard University from 1956-1963. From the description of Amos Niven Wilder Papers, 1923-1982. (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 664618230 Wilder taught theology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Amos N. Wilder, 1954-1968 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldC...

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

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A biographical timeline is provided in the Eugene O'Neill Papers (YCAL MSS 123). From the guide to the Eugene O'Neill collection, 1912-1993, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) American playwright. From the description of Papers, 1913-1986, 1913-1950 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155490040 From the description of Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1915-1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810476 From the de...

Williams, Wayland Wells, 1888-1945

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Wayland Wells Williams, New Haven author and artist, was the son of Frederick Wells and Fanny Hapgood, a graduate of Yale University, and administrator of the Connecticut Federal Art Project. From the guide to the Wayland Wells Williams papers, 1910-1942, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) ...

Bellinger, Alfred R. (Alfred Raymond), 1893-1978

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Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946

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Gertrude Stein (b. February 3, 1874, Allegheny, PA-d. July 27, 1946, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) was an American novelist, poet, playwright, and art collector. She moved to Paris and acquired a love for modern painting. Stein began building a personal collection of major artists, many of whom became her friends and formed the core of her regular salons. In 1907, as Stein was struggling to establish herself as a writer, she met Alice Babette Toklas, a fellow American who had come to P...

White, Viola Chittenden, 1890-1977

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Yale University press

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See "A Brief History of Yale University Press" by Robert Pranzatelli, adapted from A World of Letters by Nicholas A. Basbanes, available at <http://yalepress.yale.edu/yupbooks/about.asp>. From the guide to the Yale University Press records, 1919-1964, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) I. THE FIRST HALF-CENTURY From its founding in 1908 by George Parmly Day, Yale University Press sought to acquire and publish important works of scholarship, issuin...