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Translations mss., ca. 19th-21st centuries, consist primarily of manuscripts of literary translations, either from a foreign language into English or in some cases from English into another language. Also present are letters from authors to translators of their work or from the translators to the authors they translate.
Weaver, William Fense
The Weaver, W. mss. II, 1833-2006, consists of the correspondence, writings, research, photographs, and teaching materials pertaining to the life and work of literary critic and translator William Weaver, 1923-2013.

4. Jansen, Peter K. mss., 1836-2005 1.25 linear feet (1 box)

Jansen, Peter K.
The Jansen, Peter K. mss., 1836–2005, consists primarily of manuscripts, drafts, correspondence and other material relating to translations into English from the German made by Peter K. Jansen (1934–2007) over the course of his career.

7. Detmold mss., 1874-1882 1.25 Linear Feet (1 box )

Detmold, Christian Edward, 1810-1887.
The Detmold mss., 1874-1882, consists of the papers of Christian Edward Detmold, 1810-1887, a civil engineer born in Hanover, Germany known for his translations.

9. Davray mss., 1896-1936 0.4 linear feet (1 box)

Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928
The Davray mss., 1896-1936, consists primarily of letters from British author Sir Edmund William Gosse, 1849-1928, to the French writer and translator, Henry-Durand Davray, 1873-1944.

10. Pound mss., 1919-1924 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972.
The Pound mss., 1919-1924, consist primarily of letters to Ezra Loomis Pound, 1885-1972, poet, from various literary associates and friends. Some of the correspondence concerns the legal troubles of James Joyce and his difficulties with the publication of his novel Ulysses.

12. Taymūr mss., 1929-1953 0.2 linear feet (1 box)

Taymūr, Mahmūd, 1894-1973
The Taymūr mss., ca. 1929–1953, consist of mostly short stories by Mahmūd Taymūr (1894–1973), one of the most influential Arabic writers of the 20th century.

13. Nims mss. II, 1929-2003 56.4 linear feet (47 boxes)

Nims, John Frederick, 1913-1999
The Nims mss. II, 1929-2003, consist of the correspondence and writings of poet John Frederick Nims, 1913-1999, including materials relating to his work as a translator of poetry.

17. Calder & Boyars mss., 1939-1980 250000 Items (228 boxes)

Calder & Boyars.
Consists primarily of the papers of the British publishing firm of Calder & Boyars Ltd. Also included are the papers of its predecessor John Calder (Publishers) and the personal papers of John Calder, 1927- . A few personal papers of Marion Boyars, 1928-1999, are also present.

18. Hays/Brecht mss., 1939-1981 0.4 linear feet (1 box)

Hays, H. R. (Hoffman Reynolds), 1904-1980.
The Hays/Brecht mss., ca. 1939-1981, consist primarily of a series of typescripts sent by German playwright and poet Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) to his first American translator, Hoffman Reynolds (H.R.) Hays (1904-1980), along with drafts of translations and related correspondence and documents from Hays's Brecht files.

21. Sonnenschein, Hugo mss., 1945-1946 0.8 Linear Feet (4 volumes)

Sonnenschein, Hugo, 1889-1953.
The Sonnenschein, Hugo mss., 1945–1946, consists of four bound manuscripts of poetry and memoirs by Hugo Sonnenschein, 1889–1953, a German–language writer born in the Austro–Hungarian Empire, who often wrote under the pseudonym "Sonka."

22. Land mss., 1945-1953 42 Items (1 folder)

Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968
The Land mss., 1945-1953, consist of letters from Upton Beall Sinclair, 1878-1968, novelist, to translator Rene Land of Groningen, Holland.

26. Corman mss., 1949-1955 1.25 linear feet (1 box)

Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005
The Corman mss. consists of letters, December 14, 1949- November 22, 1955, from poet Robert Creeley, 1926-2005, to poet, translator, and editor of literary magazine Origin, Sidney "Cid" Corman, 1924-2004.

27. Hansen, K. mss., 1950-1951 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folio)

Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973
The Hansen, K. mss, 1950-1951, consists of letters from poet Wystan Hugh (W. H.) Auden, 1907-1973, to his German translator, Kurt Heinrich Hansen, 1913-1987.

29. Heath-Stubbs mss., 1952-1967 1.25 linear feet (1 box)

Heath-Stubbs, John, 1918-2006
The Heath-Stubbs mss., 1952-1967, consist of correspondence of John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs, 1918-2006, poet, with other poets concerning his books, matters of common interest among friends, and his writings.

34. Strand mss., 1953-2016 18.75 linear feet (15 boxes)

Strand, Mark, 1934-2014
The Strand mss., 1953-2014, consists of the correspondence, writing, and other materials regarding the American poet laureate Mark Strand, 1934-2014, including correspondence concerning his work as a translator of poetry.

35. Weaver, W. mss., 1954-1999 23 Boxes (22 boxes, 1 oversize)

Weaver, William, 1923-
The Weaver, W. mss., 1954-1999, consists of the notebooks, manuscript drafts, typescripts, galley proofs, correspondence and related material of literary translator and critic William Weaver, 1923-2013.

39. Quennell mss., 1959-1971 38 Items (1 folder)

Montherlant, Henry de, 1896-1972
The Quennell mss., 1959-1971, are the letters of Henry Milon de Montherlant, 1895-1972, essayist and dramatist, to Peter Quennell, 1905-1993, editor of History To-day in London.

40. Strawn mss., 1959-1998 2.5 linear feet (3 boxes)

Strawn, Richard R., 1923-2015
The Strawn mss., 1959-1998, consist of translations of opera libretti by Wabash College professor Richard Strawn for the Indiana University School of Music Opera Theater.
Eshleman, Clayton, 1935-
The Eshleman mss., 1960-1965, are drafts of Mexico & North and The Gateway by Clayton Eshleman, 1935- , poet, and his translation of Residence in the Earth by Pablo Neruda.

44. Burroughs mss., 1961-1963 7 Items (1 folder)

Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997
The Burroughs mss., 1961-1963, consist of letters from author William S. Burroughs, 1914-1997, to German translators Katharina and Peter Behrens. The letters relate to the Behrens's translation into German of Naked Lunch by Burroughs.

46. Eshleman mss. III, 1962-1973 22 Items (1 folio)

Eshleman, Clayton
The Eshleman mss. III, 1962-1973, consists primarily of letters from American poet Clayton Eshleman, 1935- , to fellow poets Howard McCord and David Ossman, editor Seamus Cooney, and Black Sparrow Press publisher John Kenneth Martin concerning his translations and writing.

50. Marks, Alfred H. mss., 1966-2008 7.5 linear feet (6 boxes)

Marks, Alfred H.
The Marks, Alfred H. mss., ca. 1966-1997, consists of the correspondence, manuscript drafts, typescripts, corrected proofs and other materials relating to translations from Japanese by Alfred H. Marks, 1920-2014.
Stephen Kessler
The Kessler mss., 1966-2018, consists primarily of manuscripts, drafts, correspondence and other material reflecting the creative life of Stephen Kessler (b. 1947), poet, translator, essayist and editor.

53. Nichols mss., 1967-1978 1.25 linear feet (1 box)

Nichols, Lee, 1915-2011
The Nichols mss., 1967 and 1974-1978, consist of tape recorded interviews of African writers. The interviews were conducted by Lee Nichols, 1915-2011, author and Africanist, for the U.S. Information Agency.
Miller, Elizabeth Gamble, 1926-
The Miller E. Gamble mss., 1962-2007, consists primarily 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 over the course of her career.

56. Christ mss., 1967-2007 3.75 linear feet (3 boxes)

Christ, Ronald J.
The Christ mss. 1967-2007, consists primarily of notes and drafts of translations by Professor Emeritus of English Ronald Christ. In addition, it contains collected papers from fellow authors and translators Helen Lane and Charles Greenleaf Bell.

57. Peter Owen, Ltd mss., 1968-1984 0.2 linear feet (1 box)

The Peter Owen, Ltd. mss., 1968-1984, consist of correspondence files of the publishing firm Peter Owen, Ltd., London, England, with author, translator Margaret Crosland, 1920- , novelist Rhys Davies, 1903-1978, and writer David Le Vay, 1915- .
Travers, P. L. (Pamela Lyndon), 1899-1996
The Travers, P.L. mss., 1969, consist of seven letters relating to the Russian publication of Mary Poppins. These letters were exchanged between Pamela Lyndon Travers, 1899-1996, the author, and Boris Zakhoder, 1918-2000, poet and one of the major translators of children's literature into Russian.

60. Seaver mss., 1969-1974 0.2 linear feet (1 box)

Seaver, Richard
The Seaver mss., 1969–1974, consists of the correspondence and documents from the files of Richard Seaver, 1926-2009, the American publisher of Octavio Paz, 1914-1998, concerning the translation and publication of Paz's Alternating Current (translated 1973) and Conjunctions and Disjunctions (translated 1974).

63. Theroux, Peter mss., 1969-2015 3.75 linear feet (3 boxes)

Theroux, Peter
The Theroux, Peter mss., 1969-2015, consists of papers and correspondence related to Peter Theroux's work as a translator of Arabic novels, as well as materials related to his brothers, novelists Paul Theroux and Alexander Theroux.
Pollock, James W. (James Wilson), 1922-
Consists 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 (Leiden: Brill, 2002).

73. Heim mss., 1975-2001 5.8 linear feet (6 boxes)

Heim, Michael Henry.
The Heim mss., ca. 1975-2001, consist primarily of correspondence, in Czech, between author Milan Kundera, 1929- , and UCLA Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Michael Henry Heim, 1943-2012.
DuVal, John, 1940-
The DuVal, John mss., ca. 1975-2016, consists of correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, drafts, typescripts, poetry, and translations relating to the publications of John Tabb DuVal (1940- ), especially his translation of The Song of Roland. Also includes materials about John Duval and his daughter Kathleen Duval's "Interpreting a Continent: Voices from Colonial America" (2009), and includes texts translated from French and Spanish. Other parts of this collection in order of publication include Cuckolds, Clerics, and Countrymen: Medieval French Fabliaux (1982), From Adam to Adam: Seven Old French Plays (2005), and Fabliaux, Fair and Foul (2008).

82. Mitchell, B. mss., 1980-1984 0.6 linear feet (2 boxes)

Mitchell, Breon, 1942-
The Mitchell, B. mss., 1980-1984, consist of the correspondence between Breon Mitchell, 1942- , professor of comparative literature, and editors at New Directions and others relating to Ezra Pound translations of short stories by French writer Paul Morand, 1888-1976.

89. Franzen, Cola mss., 1982-2010 3500 Items (6 boxes)

Franzen, Cola.
The Franzen, Cola mss., 1982-2010, consist of manuscripts, drafts, correspondence and other material relating to literary translations from the Spanish by translator Cola Franzen, 1923-2018.

95. Krueger mss., 1988-1993 35 Items (5 boxes)

Krueger, Gertraude
The Krueger mss., 1988-1993, consist of Gertraude Krueger's drafts and translations from English into German of literary works by Julian Barnes, William Boyd, E. L. Doctorow, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Valerie Wilson Wesley.

98. Marcuse mss., 1991-1993 7 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 1 oversize)

Marcuse, Aída E.
The Marcuse mss., ca. 1991-1993, consists of translations into Spanish of three books by Dr. Seuss. The translations were done by Aída E. Marcuse, 1934- , translator and writer of children's books.

99. Corman mss. IV, 1991-1998 .1 linear feet (1 folder; 67 items.)

The Corman mss. IV, 1991-1998, consists mostly of letters from poet, translator and editor Cid Corman, 1924-2004, to poet and publisher Darrin Daniel. They relate in part to the publication of Corman's poetry by Daniel at Cityful Press, but range broadly over literary and other matters.

100. Boehm mss., 1992-2008 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folio)

Boehm, Philip
The Boehm mss., 1992-2008, consists of translation drafts, page proofs, and correspondence relating to literary translations from German and Polish by noted American translator Philip Boehm, 1958-.