Yaddo records

Collection Data

Description
Yaddo is an artists' community located in Saratoga Springs, New York. The Yaddo Records contain the administrative records of The Corporation of Yaddo since its establishment in 1900, as well as the institutional records of Yaddo from 1926, the year Yaddo began accepting guests. Notable guests have included Newton Arvin, John Cheever, Aaron Copland, Malcom Cowley, Leonard Bernstein, Truman Capote, Carson McCullers, Langston Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Katherine Anne Porter, and Clyfford Still. The Yaddo Records also include the personal papers of Yaddo's principal founders, Spencer and Katrina Trask, and George Foster Peabody.
Names
Yaddo (Artists' colony) (Collector)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1870 - 1980
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 4795
Topics
Yaddo (Artists' colony)
Artist colonies -- United States
Genres
Documents
Correspondence
Photographs
Physical Description
Extent: 190 linear feet (550 boxes, 51 volumes)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15804557
MSS Unit ID: 4795
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 31f99010-c59f-012f-3027-58d385a7bc34
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