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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.   

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 18, 2014

Malanga (Gerard) Papers

Significantly Revised Finding Aid: The collection contains materials documenting the artistic, professional, and personal activities of Gerard Malanga. Materials include correspondence, research and subject files, drafts and printed versions of writings, photographic materials, audiovisual materials, printed materials, and artwork. There is correspondence with publishers and editors, galleries and cultural organizations, writers, friends, and family. The research files and writings document work by Malanga and others.

July 11, 2014

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.

June 27, 2014

Selden (Albert) Papers

The collection consists of material documenting Albert Selden's career as a composer and producer of musical and dramatic theater productions including typescript and manuscript playscripts and music scores by Selden; scrapbooks containing photographs, clippings and memorabilia relating to Selden's family and his theatrical career including Man of La Mancha and the Goodspeed Opera House; production window cards and programs; and published songbooks and music scores.

May 30, 2014

Foster (Thomas H.) and Catharine Osgood Foster Papers

Significantly Revised Finding Aid: The Thomas H. Foster and Catharine Osgood Foster Papers contain correspondence, writings, photographs, ephemera, audiovisual material, and printed material that document the professional and personal lives of the Fosters. Material includes writings that relate to Thomas Foster's career as a literary critic and scout for Farrar, Straus, and to Catharine Foster's books on gardening; documentation of the couple's leadership in the area of environmental stewardship; and records of their bird watching activity.

May 23, 2014

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