The Ruby Cohn Papers consists largely of manuscripts toward published and unpublished essays and lectures on Samuel Beckett. In addition, the collection includes correspondence and manuscripts toward published and unpublished essay and lectures on modern theater and analyses of playwrights.
The Babette Deutsch Papers includes correspondence (1921-1966) from Conrad Aiken, Elizabeth Bishop, Robinson Jeffers, Kenneth Rexroth, R.P. Blackmur, Peter Viereck, Leonie Adams, Louise Bogan, Kenyon Review, Poetry, Dorothy M. Richardson, E.A. Robinson, Theodore Roethke, Marianne Moore, William Carlos Williams, and Thomas MacGreevy. Also included are materials relating to Collected Poems of Babette Deutsch.
The William H. Gass Papers consist largely of his own manuscript material: manuscripts and proof material toward his books, drafts of various stories, essays, and reviews, interviews, and a miscellaneous assortment of notes and other materials. Also present is a substantial amount of professional correspondence, primarily with universities, magazines, and publishers, as well as with his colleagues in academia and in the literary community.