Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

TRANSLATION-RELATED COLLECTIONS

This list gives the collection name, date range and number of items in a collection followed by a very brief description of the contents of the collection. All of these collections are related to translation.

ALTA MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1978-2001
  • ITEM COUNT: 300 items
  • The ALTA mss. consist of programs and other materials relating to the annual conferences, and applications for travel fellowships to attend the meetings, 1994-1999, of the American Literary Translators Association.
ARCHIPELAGO BOOKS MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1981-2010
  • ITEM COUNT: 10,000 items
  • The papers of the Press, including correspondence with authors, translators and advertisers; typescripts and manuscripts of books published; proof copies; and dust-jackets. Archipelago Books is a not-for-profit press devoted to publishing excellent translations of classic and contemporary world literature.
BARNSTONE MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1957-
  • ITEM COUNT: 1,441 items
  • The Barnstone mss. consist of the correspondence and writings of Willis Barnstone, poet, translator, and professor of Comparative Literature at Indiana University.
BELLOS MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1985-2005
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 5,500 items
  • The Bellos mss. consist of correspondence, notes, manuscript drafts, research files and clippings relating to translations and writings of literary translator and writer David Bellos. Bellos is particularly well-known for his translations of the French novelist and short-story writer Georges Perec.
BERNOFSKY MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1993-2007
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 45 items
  • The Bernofsky mss. consist of correspondence, manuscripts and proofs of translator Susan Bernofsky.
BOEHM MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1992-2008
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 50 items
  • The Boehm mss. consist of translation drafts, page proofs, and correspondence relating to literary translations from German and Polish by noted American translator Philip Boehm.
BÖLL MSS III
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1960-1981
  • ITEM COUNT: 8 items
  • The Böll mss. III includes translations and adaptations of his works to scripts for stage and film.
BONONNO MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1996-2003
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 67 items
  • The Bononno mss. consist of drafts, proofs, editorial correspondence, etc. of translations by Robert Bononno of various French works.
BROCK, G. MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 2005-2007
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 30 items
  • The Brock, G. mss. consist of uncorrected proofs, copyedited proofs, and correspondenceof Geoffrey Brock regarding his translations of noted Italian authors, including Umberto Eco. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
BURROUGHS MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1961-1963
  • ITEM COUNT: 7 items
  • The Burroughs mss. consist of letters from author William S. Burroughs to German translators Katharina and Peter Behrens concerning to the Behrens's translation into German of Naked Lunch.
BUSH, PETER MSS.
  • ITEM COUNT: 3 items
  • The Bush, Peter mss. consist of first, second and final drafts of Peter Bush's translation from the Spanish of Teresa Solana's Ataja al paraiso (Shortcut to Paradise). Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
CALDER & BOYAR MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1939-1980
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 250,000 items
  • The Calder & Boyars mss. consist of the papers of the British publishing firm of Calder & Boyars Ltd. In the collection are the translations of numerous modern European authors. Correspondence with the translator and author is frequently present.
CATBIRD PRESS MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1983-2003
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 10,500 items
  • The Catbird Press mss. consist of the files of the small, independent book publisher Catbird Press, which specialized in publishing Czech literature in translation.
CENTER FOR THE ART OF TRANSLATION MSS.
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 200 items
  • The Center for the Art of Translation mss. consist of the archival records of the Center for the Art of Translation, San Franciso, including the journal Two Lines (1994-present).
CHRIST MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 2001-2006
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 42 items
  • The Christ mss. consist of notes and drafts of translations from the Spanish made by Ronald Christ, Professor Emeritus of English.
CLADEL MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1869-1967
  • ITEM COUNT: 1,589 items
  • The Cladel mss. includes Judith Jeanne Cladel’s translation of Louis Bromfield's A Modern Hero into French.
COATES MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 2000-2003
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 230 items
  • The Coates mss. consist of correspondence, drafts, copy-edited manuscripts and corrected proofs of Carrol F. Coates’ and Edwidge Danticat’s English translation of J.S. Alexis, L'espace d'un cillement. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
CONTI, MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 2000-2003
  • ITEM COUNT: 27 items
  • The Conti mss. consist of correspondence, readers' reports, manuscript drafts and copy-edited drafts relating to Gregory Conti's translation into English of Rosetta Loy's Cioccolata da hanselmann and La porta dell'acqua. Note: Portions of this collection have not yet been processed.
CONSTANTINE MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1995-2002
  • ITEM COUNT: 8 items
  • The Constantine mss. consist of literary translations by Peter Constantine of German and Russian authors.
CORMAN MSS. III
  • DATE RANGE: 1943-2004
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 102,000 items
  • The Corman mss. III consist of the papers of poet, translator and editor Cid Corman. The collection includes translations of French, Italian and Japanese poets.
COSTA, MARGARET JULL MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1980-2009
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 1,744 items
  • The Costa, Margaret Jull mss. consist of the papers of Margaret Jull Costa, translator of modern Spanish and Portuguese fiction.
DAVID MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1996-2005
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 100 items
  • The David mss. consist of correspondence, faxes, and annotated drafts relating to Alfred David's vetting of Seamus Heaney's translation of Beowulf, and subsequent editorial correspondence concerning that translation. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
  • The papers of Indiana University professor Alfred David. The collection concerns David's vetting of Seamus Heaney's translation of Beowulf, and subsequent editorial correspondence concerning that translation.
DAVRAY MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1896-1936
  • ITEM COUNT: 333 items
  • The Davray mss. consist primarily of letters from British author Sir Edmund William Gosse to the French writer and translator, Henry Durand Davray.
DE LANGE MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1970-2002
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 7,500 items
  • The De Lange mss. consist of the correspondence and translation manuscripts of Nicholas de Lange, translator of modern Hebrew literature.
DETMOLD MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1874-1882
  • ITEM COUNT: 6 items
  • The Detmold mss. consist of Christian Edward Detmold’s translations from the Italian of the writings of Niccolo Machiavelli.
DOLLENMAYER MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 2004-2008
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 560 items
  • The Dollenmayer mss consist of manuscripts drafts with revisions, literary translations from the German by David Dollenmayer, with related email correspondence and contracts. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
DOMHERR MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1937-1975
  • ITEM COUNT: 92 items
  • The Domherr mss. consist of papers of Russian editor and translator Ludwig Leopoldovich Domherr.
DROLSHAGEN MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 2001-2002
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 25
  • The Drolshagen mss. consists of correspondence, manuscript notes, corrected drafts, and line-edited manuscripts of Ebba E. Drolshagen's translation into German of Griefwork, by British author James Hamilton-Paterson.
DUVAL MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 2006-2009
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 500 items
  • The Duval mss. consist of manuscripts, typescripts, corrected proofs and related correspondence, for John Duval and Kathleen Duval's "Interpreting a Continent: Voices from Colonial America" (2009), including texts translated from French and Spanish.
EOYANG MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1974-1980
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 750 items
  • The Eoyang mss. consist of correspondence and papers of Indiana University Professor of Comparative Literature, Eugene Chen Eoyang, relating to his translations from Chinese into English.
ESHLEMAN MSS. & MSS. III
  • DATE RANGE: 1960-1965
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 25 items
  • The Eshleman mss. include Clayton Eshleman’s translation of Pablo Neruda’s Residence in the Earth. The Eshleman mss. III consist primarily of Eshleman’s correspondence concerning his translations and writing.
FAHNESTOCK MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1975-1979
  • ITEM COUNT: 23 items
  • The Fahnestock mss. consist of the correspondence and translations by Lee Fahnestock of works by French author Michael Butor.
FELSTINER, JOHN MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1955-2011
  • ITEM COUNT: 10,500 items
  • The works of writer and translator, John Felstiner. Includes translations and drafts of works by Paul Celan.
FITZGERALD, E. MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1870-1920
  • ITEM COUNT: 8 items
  • The Fitzgerald, E. mss. include a printer's copy of the translation into English verse of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam and Eben Francis Thompson’s English translation of a piece of Omar Khayyam’s verse.
FRANZEN, COLA MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1982–2010
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 3,500 items
  • The Franzen, Cola mss. consist of manuscripts, drafts, correspondence and other material relating to Franzen's literary translations from the Spanish.
FRIELINGHAUS MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1998-2001
  • ITEM COUNT: 5 items
  • The Frielinghaus mss. consists of translations into German of works by author Raymond Carver, made by Helmut Frielinghaus.
GROSSMAN MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1970–2008
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 6,700 items
  • The Grossman mss. consist of the papers of translator Edith Grossman. Grossman has more than sixty books in translation to her credit, including an award winning translation of Cervantes Don Quixote.
HANSEN, K. MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1950-1951
  • ITEM COUNT: 5 items
  • The Hansen, K. mss. consist of letters from poet Wystan Hugh Auden to his German translator Kurt Heinrich Hansen.
HARSHAV MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1993-2001
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 115 items
  • The Harshav mss. consist of correspondence and drafts of translations from Hebrew into English of Michal Govrin’s The Name [ha-Shem] and Haim Be'er's The Pure Element of Time [Havalim] by Barbara Harshav.
HAUSNER, BEATRIZ MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1982–2010
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 6,500 items
  • The Hausner, Beatriz mss., , consist of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence and related material of Beatriz Hausner, poet and translator.
HEIM MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1975-2001
  • ITEM COUNT: 30 items
  • The Heim mss. consist primarily of correspondence, in Czech, between author Milan Kundera and Michael Henry Heim regarding Heim's translation of Kundera's The Book of Laughter and Forgetting and of The Joke.
HÖBEL MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 2000-2002
  • ITEM COUNT: 2 items
  • The Höbel mss. consist of translations of John Updike’s volume of essays, More Matter, from English into German by Susanne Höbel.
HUTCHINS MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1975-1999
  • ITEM COUNT: 95 items
  • The Hutchins mss. consist of the manuscripts and proofs of translations from the Arabic made by William Maynard Hutchins.
JANSEN, PETER K. MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1836–2005
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 350 items
  • The Jansen, Peter K. mss. consist primarily of manuscripts, drafts, correspondence and other material relating to translations into English from the German made by Peter K. Jansen.
KESSLER MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1966–2009
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 4,000 items
  • The Kessler mss. include consist of the manuscripts, drafts, correspondence and other material of poet, translator, essayist and editor, Stephen Kessler.
KINNELL MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1936-1980
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 16,500 items
  • The Kinnell mss. consist of the correspondence, writings and other papers of poet and professor Galway Kinnell. Included are his translations of writers such as Yvan Goll, Rene Hardy, and Francois Villon, among others.
KIZER, C. MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1825-2004
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 25,000 items
  • The Kizer, C. mss. consist primarily of the papers of poet Carolyn Ashley Kizer. Included are her translations of numerous works as well as her lecture notes on translation.
KOUL MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1947-1953
  • ITEM COUNT: 8 items
  • The Koul mss. consist of correspodence from Upton Sinclair to Hindi translator Braj Kishan Koul of Agra, India concerning the translation of Sinclair's books into Hindi.
KREMER MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1967-1993
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 215 items
  • The Kremer mss. consist of correspondence, notes, drafts and manuscripts of German author Rudiger Kremer and translator Breon Mitchell. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
KRUEGER MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1988-1993
  • ITEM COUNT: 5 items
  • The Krueger mss. consist of Gertraude Krueger’s translations from English into German of literary works by Julian Barnes, William Boyd, and Valerie Wilson Wesley.
LAND MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1945-1953
  • ITEM COUNT: 42 items
  • The Land mss. consist of letters from Upton Sinclair to translator Rene Land concerning the translation of some of Sinclair's books into Dutch and their publication in Holland.
LANDERS MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1990s-2008
  • ITEM COUNT: 19 items
  • The Landers mss. consist of the papers of Professor of Political Science and translator, Clifford E. Landers. Landers was a translator of major Brazilian novels from the Portuguese into English.
LEVINE MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1952-2000
  • ITEM COUNT: 3,500 items
  • The Levine mss. consist of the papers of translator and author, Suzanne Jill Levine.
LLOYD-JONES MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 2007-2008
  • ITEM COUNT: 5 items
  • The Lloyd-Jones mss. consist of the final edited copy and related material for Pawel Huelle's The Last Supper, translated from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones.
LUO MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1998-2003
  • ITEM COUNT: 12 items
  • The Luo mss. consist primarily of a series of drafts of Hui Luo's English translations from the Chinese of poems by Zheng Danyi.
MAIER MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1987-1994
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 500 items
  • The Maier mss. consist of manuscript drafts, correspondence, and other material relating to translations from the Spanish by Professor Carol Maier. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
MARCUSE MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1991-1993
  • ITEM COUNT: 5 items
  • The Marcuse mss. consist of Spanish translations of three books by Dr. Seuss done by Aída E. Marcuse.
MILLER, E. GAMBLE MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1962-2007
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 750 items
  • The Miller, E. Gamble mss. consist of manuscripts, drafts, correspondence and other material relating to translations into English from the Spanish, mostly of Latin American authors, made by Elizabeth Gamble Miller.
MITCHELL, B. MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1980-1984
  • ITEM COUNT: 75 items
  • The Mitchell, B. mss. consist of the correspondence between Breon Mitchell, professor, and editor at New Directions, and others relating to Ezra Pound translations of short stories by French writer Paul Morand.
MOORHEAD MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1990-1999
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 75 items
  • The Moorhead mss. consist of the correspondence, drafts and other papers relating to translations from the French by poet and translator Andrea Moorhead.
NADAUD MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1980-1988
  • ITEM COUNT: 27 items
  • The Nadaud mss. consist of correspondence and manuscripts of French author and translator Alain Nadaud.
NIMS MSS. II
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1937-1999
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 20,000 items
  • The Nims mss. II consist of the correspondence and writings of poet John Frederick Nims, including materials relating to his work as a translator of poetry.
OESER MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 2001–2009
  • ITEM COUNT: 51 items
  • The Oeser mss. consists of notes, drafts, and page proofs of works translated by German language translator Hans–Christian Oeser.
PEN TRANSLATION FUND MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 2007, 2009–2010
  • ITEM COUNT: 360 items
  • The PEN Translation Fund mss. consist of sets of applications for PEN Translation Fund grants, together with a list of winners for each year.
PETER OWEN LTD MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1968-1984
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 344 items
  • The Peter Owen, Ltd. mss. include correspondence files of the publishing firm Peter Owen, Ltd., London, England, with author and translator Margaret Crosland, relating to her translations of Jean Cocteau, Colette, and Raymond Radiguet.
PFETSCH MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1997-1998
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 25 items
  • The Pfetsch mss. consist of papers relating to Helga Pfetsch's translation of Saul Bellow's The Actual into German.
PIKE MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 2002-2003
  • ITEM COUNT: 10 items
  • The Pike mss. consist of the translations from German into English made by Burton Pike, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature at The City University of New York Graduate Center.
POLACK MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1964–1999
  • ITEM COUNT: 10 items
  • The Polack mss. consist of letters and papers of translator Philip Polack, whose areas of specialization include Catalan and Spanish literature.
POLLOCK MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1971-2007
  • ITEM COUNT: 150 items
  • Notes, drafts and final manuscript of work translated by Edwin E. Calverley and James W. Pollock. Also present is some correspondence relating to the long term translation project, taken on by James Pollock after Edwin Calverley's death in 1971.
POLLOCK MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1971-2007
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 150 items
  • The Pollock mss. consist of the notes, drafts and final manuscript of Nature, Man and God in Medieval Islam: 'Abd Allah Baydawi's text, Tawali' al-anwar min matali' al-anzar, along with Mahmud Isfahani's commentary, Matali' al-anzar, sharh Tawali' al-anwar, edited and translated by Edwin E. Calverley and James W. Pollock.
POUND MSS. & MSS IV
  • DATE RANGE: 1919-1924 & ca. 1915-1970
  • ITEM COUNT: 219 items & 60 items
  • The Pound mss. consist primarily of letters to the poet Ezra Loomis Pound from various literary associates and friends. Included are three of Pound’s translations. The Pound mss. IV consist of articles, poems, plays, and other writings by various authors that were sent to Ezra or Dorothy Pound, including translations of works in various languages.
QUENNELL MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1959-1971
  • ITEM COUNT: 38 items
  • The Quennell mss. are the letters of Henry Milon de Montherlant concerned with the publication and translation of Montherlant's writings.
RAZUM MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1998-2003
  • ITEM COUNT: 8 items
  • The Razum mss. consist of literary translations from English into German by Kathrin Razum.
ROSENBERG, BETSY MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1988-2009
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 435 items
  • The Rosenberg, Betsy mss. consist of correspondence, drafts and manuscripts of translations by Betsy Rosenberg of various Hebrew authors. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
RUBIN, JAY MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1998-2006
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 850 items
  • The Rubin, Jay mss consist of correspondence, proof copies, and manuscripts of literary translations from the Japanese by Jay Rubin. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
SCHULTE MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1967-1992
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 100 items
  • The Schulte mss. consist of the correspondence and translations of poet and translator Rainer Schulte. Schulte has translated poems from German, French, and Spanish and was the editor of Mundus Artium: A Journal of International Literature and the Arts , 1967-1987.
SCHWARTZ MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1990-2001
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 300 items
  • The Schwartz mss. consist of translations from Russian into English done by Marian Schwartz.
SEAVER MSS. AND SEAVER MSS. II
  • DATE RANGE: 1969-1974
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 100 items
  • The Seaver mss. consist of the correspondence and documents from the files of Octavio Paz's American publisher, Richard Seaver, concerning the translation and publication of Paz's Alternating Current and Conjunctions and Disjunctions.
  • Seaver mss. II consists of additional papers of Seaver, including correspondence and publishing materials.
SILLITOE MSS. II
  • DATE RANGE: 1950–1996
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 3500 items
  • The Sillitoe mss. II consist of the papers of English writer Alan Sillitoe and include translations done by Sillitoe and translations of his works by others.
SMITH, ANNETTE MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1967-2003
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 6,000 items
  • The Smith, Annette mss. consist of the correspondence, documents, notes and manuscripts relating to the literary translations from the French (some with Clayton Eshleman) of Annette Smith, Professor Emeritus of Literature at the California Institute of Technology. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
SMITH, W.J. MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1959-2004
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 8,500 items
  • The Smith, W.J. mss. consist of the papers of poet and translator William Jay Smith. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
SONNENSCHEIN, HUGO MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1945–1946
  • ITEM COUNT: 4 items
  • The Sonnenschein, Hugo mss., 1945–1946, consist of four bound manuscripts of poetry and memoirs by German-language writer Hugo Sonnenschein.
STRAND MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1953-1982
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 1830 items
  • The Strand mss. consist of the correspondence and manuscripts of poet Mark Strand, including correspondence concerning his work as a translator of poetry.
STRAWN MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1959-1998
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 750 items
  • The Strawn mss. consist of correspondence, notes and translations made primarily from French into English by Richard R. Strawn, of Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
TAYMÛR MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1929–1953
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 57 items
  • The Taymûr mss. include 12 typescript French translations of the stories of the Arabic writer Mahmûd Taymûr.
THEROUX MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1985-2004
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 375 items
  • The Theroux mss. consist of the correspondence and materials relating to the translations from Arabic into English of Peter Theroux. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
TRANSLATIONS MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 19th-21st centuries
  • ITEM COUNT: 25 items
  • Translations mss. consist primarily of manuscripts of literary translations, either from a foreign language into English or in some cases from English into another language.
TRAVERS, P.L. MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1969
  • ITEM COUNT: 7 items
  • Seven letters relating to the Russian publication of Mary Poppins, translated by Boris Zakhoder, one of the major translators of children's literature into that language.
VENNEWITZ MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1964-2010
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 1,000 items
  • The papers of Leila Vennewitz (1912.2007), one of the most important literary translators from the German in the second half of the twentieth century.
VENNEWITZ, LEILA MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1964-2007
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 1,000 items
  • The Vennewitz, Leila mss. consist of the correspondence, revised drafts, proofs, reviews, and other related material of the translator Leila Vennewitz.
WEAVER, W. MSS. AND MSS. II
  • DATE RANGE: 1954–1988
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 6,600 & 6,000 items
  • The Weaver, W. mss. consist of the notebooks, manuscript drafts, typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence and related material of William Weaver, literary translator and critic.
WEISSBORT MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1968-2005
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 2,500 items
  • The Weissbort mss. consist of the papers and correspondence of British poet and translator Daniel Weissbort. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
WING MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1984-2010
  • ITEM COUNT: 1,000 items
  • Correspondence, manuscripts and other material relating to the literary translations of Elizabeth Nelson Wing.
WINSTON MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1998–2008
  • ITEM COUNT: 10 items
  • The Winston mss. consist of drafts of translations of German literature, by Krishna Winston, Professor of German at Wesleyan University.
WOLFSON MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1994-2002
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 200 items
  • The Wolfson mss. consist of the papers of Laura E. Wolfson relating to her translations of works from Russian into English.
WOODS MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1977-2004
  • ITEM COUNT: 1,505 items
  • The Woods mss. consist of correspondence and manuscripts of German works translated into English by John Edwin Woods.
WORTSMAN MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1977-2006
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 1,700 items
  • The Wortsman mss. consist of the correspondence and papers of translator Peter Wortsman. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
WRIGHT, B. MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1930-2010
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 10,000 items
  • The Wright B. mss. consist of the correspondence and papers of translator Barbara Wright relating to her English translations of French authors.
YOUNG, DAVID MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: 1982-1996
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 1000 items
  • The Young, David mss. consist of the typescripts, drafts, and correspondence relating to David Young's translations of essays and poems by Czech writer Miroslav Holub. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
ZENITH MSS.
  • DATE RANGE: ca. 1999-2004
  • ITEM COUNT: ca. 10 items.
  • The Zenith mss. consist of the correspondence and manuscripts of translations from the Portuguese of Richard Zenith. Note: This collection has not yet been processed.
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