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New Finding Aids

Finding aids are documents that describe and enable access to archival and manuscript collections. The Yale Finding Aid Database provides access to all finding aids across the Yale University Library. Below is a list of recently published and significantly revised Beinecke Library finding aids.   

September 12, 2014

September 5, 2014

Bryher Papers

Significantly Revised Finding Aid: The papers document the personal life and literary career of Bryher. Her extensive correspondence includes letters from H. D., Robert MacAlmon, Kenneth MacPherson, Norman Holmes Pearson, Sylvia Beach, Norman Douglas, Horace Gregory, Islay Lyons, and Edith Sitwell, and from many other figures in the fields of literature, psychoanalysis, and film.

Gilman (O. B. and Sarah Dow Gilman) Papers

The O. B. Gilman and Sarah Dow Gilman Papers contain correspondence, including incoming letters and outgoing carbons relating to O. B. Gilman's businesses, 1915-1920s, and to Idhahurst Kennels, the Cocker Spaniel Breeders' Club of New England, and other dog breeding organizations, 1930s-1947, including correspondence with Leon F. Whitney, veterinarian, executive secretary of the American Eugenics Society, and donor of taxidermy mounts of show dogs to Yale University's Peabody Museum of Natural History; accounts and other papers relating to O. B.

Levi (Ezio) Papers

The Ezio Levi Papers consist of autograph manuscript and typescript writings and notes about Italian and Spanish literature and art, with related correspondence, printed articles, and photographs, 1910s-1940s and undated; biographical information about Levi and Flora Aghib Levi D'Ancona, undated; legal documents and correspondence relating to their immigration to the United States, 1930s-1940s; other correspondence, 1910s-1949, most relating to Levi's academic career in the United States; and lantern slides, possibly made by Ferdinando Lembo, of works of art in the St

Moricand (Conrad) Papers

The Conrad Moricand Papers contain correspondence, 1915-1956 and undated, including two brief letters to Moricand from Henry Miller, 1938, and letters to Moricand from Théophile Briant, 1948, and Georges Oltramare, 1947-1953, from Miller to Briant, 1956, from Hermann, Graf von Keyserling, to Miller, 1938, and from O. V. de L. Milosz to Nicolas Beauduin, with poems by Beauduin, 1916-1937; writings by Moricand, including a memoir, "Les philistines (U. S.

Melchior-Bonnet (Christian) Papers

Significantly Revised Finding Aid: The Christian Melchior-Bonnet Papers contain literary correspondence and writings of authors associated with Melchior-Bonnet. Most correspondence consists of letters to Melchior-Bonnet concerning his editoral work for Le Petit Journal and Flammarion; some is accompanied by outgoing carbons, or related memoranda and notes by Melchior-Bonnet, photographs, clippings, or other printed material.

August 15, 2014

Independent Order of Odd Fellows Records of California Lodges

Financial records and receipts, account books, membership records, meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, circulars, and ephemera generated by the activities of the Charity Lodge No. 6 of Stockton and the Hanford Lodge, the Lady of the Lake Rebekah Lodge No. 111, and the Lucerne Lodge (all located in Hanford), as well as other California-based Independent Order of Odd Fellows lodges and encampments.

August 8, 2014

Chelsea records

Manuscripts by authors, translators, and artists, submitted to Chelsea during editorship of Sona Raiziss and Alfredo de Palchi, encompassing issues 20/21 (1966)-82/83 (2007), with related author contracts, photographs, issue drafts and proofs, and digital files; similar materials for books published by Chelsea Editions, 1990s-2010s; Chelsea editorial meeting minutes and other administrative files, including digital files; correspondence between Chelsea contributors and Raiziss, de Palchi, and associate editors and guest editors including Andrea Lockett, Richard Foeres

July 25, 2014

Bry (Doris) Papers

Significantly Revised Finding Aid: The collection consists of correspondence, publication material, art work, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating to Doris Bry's editorial projects and professional association with Georgia O'Keeffe.

July 4, 2014

Clemens (Samuel Langhorne) Collection

Significantly Revised Finding Aid: The Samuel Langhorne Clemens Collection provides insight into the life and career of Clemens, American author and lecturer also known by his pseudonym Mark Twain. The collection is comprised of correspondence, writings, contracts, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed material. The collection contains drafts, research notes, printed versions, and contracts, which document Clemens' creative process and writing career.

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