The Horace Porter - Mrs. Osborn Collection consists of correspondence written by Horace Porter to a Mrs. Osborn between the years 1906 and 1917. In addition to the ten letters, the collection contains the New York Times obituary of Horace Porter.
The Panama Hattie Collection contains a screenplay for the film "Panama Hattie" and a typescript of the play by that same name. The music and lyrics to Panama Hattie were authored by Cole Porter; the book was authored by Herbert Fields and B.G. De Sylva.
Dated July 10, 1941, the screenplay was actor Dan Dailey's personal copy. The screenplay is 117 pages long. Deriving from State Fair Musicals in 1954, the typescript includes several pencil sketches among the pages.
The John L. Brown papers 1, consist of 99 folders of correspondence from literary and artistic luminaries, including writers Sylvia Beach, John Dos Passos, Anne Fremantle, Katherine Anne Porter, Alice B. Toklas; philosopher Jacques Maritain; photographer Brassai; poets Marianne Moore, Wallace Stevens, and Giuseppe Ungaretti, and many more. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically.