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Eartha Kitt (January 17, 1927 – December 25, 2008), photographed by Carl Van Vechten on October 19, 1954.
January 7, 2009
The Beinecke Library’s James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection is pleased to announce that the Ella Barksdale Brown Papers have been fully processed and a new Guide to the Papers has been posted online: Guide to the Ella Barksdale Brown Papers (JWJ MSS 41).
December 3, 2008
An archive of correspondence, writings, and printed material by or relating to the poet Frank Stanford (YCAL MSS 295) are now available for use at the Beinecke Library.Stanford was born in southeast Mississippi in 1948.In the following year he was adopted by Dorothy Gilbert, and in 1952 relocated to Arkansas w
May 5, 2008
The Archibald MacLeish Collection (MSS YCAL 38) and the Archibald MacLeish Collection Addition (YCAL MSS 269) consist of material -- correspondence, writings, personal papers, and sound recordings -- documenting the personal life, family history, and careers of Archibald and Ada MacLeish. 
April 15, 2008

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