3730 70th Avenue North. Pinellas Park, FL, 33781. Library Creative, Lacombe, Louisiana. Chasing dreams and finding beauty wherever it may live. We help bring good things to good people through art, music and history. Lg smart tv screen share not working. Fermat’s Library We develop software to help illuminate academic papers. Just as Pierre de Fermat scribbled his famous last theorem in the margins, professional scientists, academics and citizen scientists can annotate equations, figures, ideas and write in the margins. The Library and Archives is named for longtime Heard Museum Guild volunteer Billie Jane Baguley, who contributed tirelessly to the growth of the facilities, its resources and organization. Dedicated volunteers provide thousands of hours of assistance to the Library and Archives each year. Search Library Catalog ›. The Heard Museum is home to the Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives — a comprehensive research facility offering extensive information about indigenous art and cultures from around the world and an unparalleled resource collection on nearly 25,000 American Indian artists. The Library and Archives collections reflect the museum’s permanent collections, with particularly.
The Heard Museum is home to the Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives — a comprehensive research facility offering extensive information about indigenous art and cultures from around the world and an unparalleled resource collection on nearly 25,000 American Indian artists.
The Library and Archives collections reflect the museum’s permanent collections, with particularly strong holdings in:
- American Indian artists’ biographical resources
- American Indian art and culture of the Southwest
- American Indian fine arts
- Works created by American Indian authors including creative writing and a variety of Native studies
- Inuit art and culture
- Indigenous arts of Oceania, Africa and Asia
- General anthropology and art history
- Museum studies and library and archival sciences
The Library and Archives is named for longtime Heard Museum Guild volunteer Billie Jane Baguley, who contributed tirelessly to the growth of the facilities, its resources and organization. Dedicated volunteers provide thousands of hours of assistance to the Library and Archives each year.
Visiting the Library and Archives
Visitors must sign the guest register at the Library Information Desk. The library does not allow any bags, parcels, briefcases or other personal belongings in the facilities. All personal belongings must be checked in at the Security Post located at museum admissions. Notepads and pencils are allowed in the Library. The Library and Archives staff reserves the right to verify the identification of a patron. The staff also reserves the right to inspect all materials held by a patron entering or leaving the reading area.
The Library and Archives staff accepts reference questions of a brief nature. Questions may be submitted by any means including email, mail and telephone. Individuals who submit inquiries must provide their full name, address and telephone number. Staff and volunteers of the Library and Archives will reply in a timely manner. Patrons with reference questions that require extensive research are invited to visit the Library and Archives and use its resources. A library staff member is always on duty during open hours to assist patrons onsite.
Access to Archival Collections
Collections may be viewed in person by appointment only. Select materials from archival collections may be viewed online through the Digital Library. All archive patrons must complete a Registration Form. Access to some materials may be restricted by donor agreements.
Scope and Contents
The correspondence in the Lewis papers features single letters or small groups of letters to and from American and English writers and literary scholars and critics of the late nineteenth to mid twentieth century. Noteworthy correspondents include Sherwood Anderson, Stephen Vincent Benét, Bernard Berenson, Willa Cather, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, William Dean Howells, Jack London, Compton Mackenzie, Thomas Mann, W. Somerset Maugham, H. L. Mencken, Upton Sinclair, Chauncey Brewster Tinker, Rebecca West, Edith Wharton, and Thornton Wilder, among others. There is also correspondence with family, friends, publishers, and organizations.
Photographs include snapshots, studio and artists' portraits, and stage scenes from plays and theatrical adaptations of novels. Photographs date from family scenes in early childhood (1894) to a portrait in Florence, Italy (1950). Studio and artists' portraits of Lewis include photographs by Robert H. Davis, Trude Fleischmann, Eric Schaal, and Carl Van Vechten. There are also photographs of Grace MacKowan Cooke, Irving Fisher, Albert Payson Terhune, Dorothy Thompson, and members of the Lewis and Kermott families.
Personal Papers feature artwork, diaries, and notes and notebooks. The artwork in the collection includes original drawings, etchings and lithographs of Lewis by Richard Hood, James Thurber, and others. The diaries, written in English and in code, date chiefly from 1900 to 1907, and include notes relating to life in high school in Sauk Centre, Minnesota and at Oberlin College and Yale University. Copies of the early diaries include transcriptions of the English-language portions of the text and translations of the coded portions of the text. The twenty-nine folders of notes and notebooks, dating from 1907 to 1950, include research for unidentified writing projects and loose manuscript material.
The Lewis papers also contain materials by and relating to Lewis from Harry E. Maule, Philip Friedman, and the Morgan Guaranty Trust Company. The Maule materials include correspondence, manuscripts, and other papers relating chiefly to the publication of Lewis's novels in the 1940s. The Friedman and Morgan Guaranty Trust Company materials consist of correspondence and financial and legal records respectively.
- 1866 - 1964
- Majority of material found within 1910 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access
Boxes 89-91: Restricted fragile material. Reference surrogates have been substituted in the main files. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Existence and Location of Copies
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
48.92 Linear Feet (95 boxes + 7 broadside folders)
Language of Materials
Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951)
Works by Childe Hassam were transferred to the Yale University Art Gallery on permanent loan.
Former call number: Za Lewis.
- Guide to the Sinclair Lewis Papers
- by Michael L. Forstrom
- December 5, 2007
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository
P. O. Box 208330
121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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The Beinecke Library is open to all Yale University students and faculty, and visiting researchers whose work requires use of its special collections. You will need to bring appropriate photo ID the first time you register. Beinecke is a non-circulating, closed stack library. Paging is done by library staff during business hours. You can request collection material online at least two business days in advance of your visit, using the request links in Archives at Yale. For more information, please see Planning Your Research Visit and consult the Reading Room Policies prior to visiting the library.