Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937
- Existence: 1860-05-09 - 1937-06-19
Biographical / Historical
James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937), Scottish author and playwright
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
J. M. Barrie collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1400
Overview: The J. M. Barrie Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers relating to the life and work of the British author and playwright J. M. Barrie. The material was accrued by the Beinecke Library through gifts and purchases in the decades preceding 2011, and assembled into one collection in 2015. Along with correspondence from, to, and about Barrie, and examples of his writings for the theater, serials, and various publishers and audiences, the collection contains images of Barrie...
Dates: 1686-1977, bulk 1890-1937
Edwin J. Beinecke Collection of Robert Louis Stevenson
Call Number: GEN MSS 664
Overview: The Edwin J. Beinecke Collection of Robert Louis Stevenson contains correspondence, manuscripts, personal papers, and research files by, about, and relating to Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson.
Dates: 1828-1970, bulk 1870-1940
Walter Beinecke papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 846
Overview: The Walter Beinecke Papers consist of subject files containing correspondence, personal papers, autobiographical writings, and documents concerning the Beinecke family, the Sperry and Hutchinson Company, and Beinecke's business investments, book collecting, and work in Nantucket historic preservation; other correspondence, including correspondence with book vendor Howard S. Mott and family letters; other personal papers, such as financial and legal records, address books, and diaries;...
Dates: circa 1900-2004, bulk 1930-1990
Thomas Hardy collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 307
Overview: Autograph letters, signed, from Thomas Hardy to J. M. Barrie, Arthur Locker, Charles S. Prideaux, and others, with letters from his wives, Emma Lavinia Gifford Hardy and Florence Emily Hardy; and writings by Hardy, including an autograph manuscript draft of his novel Far from the Madding Crowd and typescript proofs of a short story,
Spectre of the Real. Also includes a photograph of Hardy.
Lady St. Helier papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 477
Overview: Letters received by Lady St. Helier and other members of her family, particularly her daughter, Dorothy Stewart Allhusen. The letters, from many notable authors, political figures, clergymen, and members of English and Scottish aristocratic families, mainly concern social engagements and personal news; several letters to Lord Jeune (later Baron St. Helier) concern political matters and legal cases. Correspondents include Sir Austen Chamberlain, Pearl May Teresa Richards Craigie, Kate Greenaway,...
Llewelyn Davies family papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 554
Overview: The Llewelyn Davies family papers contain correspondence, photographs, and other material relating chiefly to the Llewelyn Davies family, though materials also relate to members of the Du Maurier family and to author and dramatist J. M. Barrie, whose character, "Peter Pan," was inspired by the Llewelyn Davies children.
Quiller-Couch family papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 551
Overview: Writings by J. M. Barrie, postcards, scrapbooks, photographs, and a toy theater version of Peter Pan related to the family of Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch. J. M. Barrie writings consist of a photograph album and manuscript storybook by Barrie, "The Pippa and Porthos," telling the story of Bevil Quiller-Couch and Barrie's dog Porthos on a walk in Fowey, Cornwall. Postcards consist of postcard albums and loose postcards, probably collected by Foy Felicia Quiller-Couch. Postcard correspondents...
Theater manuscripts collection
Call Number: MS 667
Overview: Correspondence, autographs, playbills, notebooks, and writings relating to the American theater and the history of theater in New Haven, Connecticut, as collected by Jack Crawford, Mary Hamlin and others.