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YCAL Highlights

The Yale Collection of American Literature is renowned for its outstanding Modernist-era literary archives and manuscript collections offering scholars access to writers’ creative practices, often within the context of their personal lives.
February 24, 2013
An example of the Collection’s great strength in printed, manuscript, and visual materials documenting American Poetry is its outstanding holdings of materials relating to the life and writing of Walt Whitman.
February 24, 2013
The lives and work of important American artists and arts communities are well documented in the Collection, especially at pointsof intersection between twentieth-century literature and the visual arts.
February 24, 2013
American books uniting art and text, including fine press editions and handmade works, traditional codex formats and imaginative alternative bindings.
February 23, 2013
Literary archives of numerous twentieth-century literary critics, great intellectuals of their time.
February 23, 2013
Collection Highlight: Edith Wharton Papers
February 23, 2013
Highlights from the Yale Collection of American Literature's strong holdings in American drama
February 22, 2013

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