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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 Beinecke Library finding aids now available online.   

March 21, 2014

White (Edmund) Papers

Significantly Revised Finding Aid: The Edmund White Papers provide insight into the professional and personal life of American author Edmund White and are comprised of correspondence, drafts of writings, research files, personal papers, financial papers, photographs, slides, audiovisual material, computer media, and ephemera. Correspondents include Alfred Corn, Christopher Cox, J. D. McClatchy, and James Merrill.

Carrillo de Albornoz and Aldama Family Papers

Significantly Revised Finding Aid: The collection includes correspondence, business and legal papers, personal papers, printed ephemera, genealogical research materials, photographs, and a scrapbook documenting the lives of the Carrillo de Albornoz and Aldama families including Isaac Carrillo de Albornoz, René Carrillo de Albornoz, Miguel de Aldama, and other family members who lived in Cuba and the United States in the late 19th and 20th centuries.

Strong (Leonard) Collection

The Leonard Strong Collection consists of autograph manuscripts and typescripts of poems, essays, short stories, and monographs; correspondence; and drawings by Strong which were acquired by the library over several decades. A group of materials acquired from James T. Babb include his correspondence with Strong and the book and manuscript dealer Bertram Rota.

James (Henry) Collection

Significantly Revised Finding Aid: The Henry James Collection is comprised of correspondence, writings, personal papers, and printed material by and about the American author Henry James. The majority of correspondence consists of letters sent from James to recipients, most notably his literary agent James B. Pinker, author William Edward Norris, and publishers. The collection also includes correspondence between James B. Pinker and James' nephew, Henry James, and sister-in-law, Alice Howe Gibbens James.

March 14, 2014

McBride (Henry) Papers

Significantly Revised Finding Aid: The papers contain correspondence, writings, and printed ephemera about art documenting McBride's career as an art critic. Major correspondents include Mildred Aldrich, Malcolm MacAdam, Maximilian Mitzlaff, Gertrude Stein, Alfred Stieglitz, and Carl Van Vechten. The 1989-2000 Acquisitions contain material accumulated by Maximilian Miltzlaff, including source material, notes, and drafts of a biography of Henry McBride, letters from Gertrude Stein and Marianne Moore to McBride, and photographs of McBride.

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