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Colvin, Sidney, 1845-1927

 Person

Sidney Colvin (1845-1927), British curator and literary and art critic

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

J. M. Barrie collection

 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

 Collection
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

Joseph Conrad Collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1207
Overview: The Joseph Conrad Collection contains writings, correspondence, and other material by or relating to Joseph Conrad.
Dates: 1860-1957

Letter : 35, Palace Gardens Terrace, Kensington, W. 8., to Stephen Wheeler, 1918 November 23

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 28
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, responding to an inquiry by Wheeler about a letter by Walter Savage Landor.
Dates: 1918 November 23

Letter : 35, Palace Gardens Terrace, Kensington, W., to [Sir Henry John] Newbolt, 1915 Jan 1

 Part of Collection — Box: 46, Folder: GROUP 1449, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS sending holiday greetings and congratulating Newbolt for being knighted.
Dates: 1915 Jan 1

Letter : 35, Palace Gardens Terrace, W. 8., London, to Mr. [Vincent] Starrett, 1920 July 24

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 21
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, responding to a query by Starrett about the existence of a Robert Louis Stevenson story called "The Inn of Aberhuern".
Dates: 1920 July 24

Letter : 35, Palace Gardens Terrace, W. 8., to Mr. Underwood Johnson, 1926 July

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 26
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, replying to Robert Underwood Johnson's request for assistance with an unnamed project.
Dates: 1926 July

Letter : Blythewood, Nethy Bridge, Inverness-shire, to [G. K.] Fortescue, 1899 August 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 25
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, asking G. K. Fortescue, librarian at the British Museum, to answer his questions about Robert Louis Stevenson and Edmund Fosse[?].
Dates: 1899 August 26

Letter : British Museum, London: W. C., to Miss Sieveking, 17 Manchester Square, [London], 1891 January 27

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 27
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, saying that Miss Sieveking must fill out an enclosed application to research at the British Museum, but that while the application is in process, she and Miss Worthington are welcome to visit the print study room.

With envelope.
Dates: 1891 January 27

Letter : British Museum, London: W.C., to "Dear Madam", 1896 July 1

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 24
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, to an unidentified woman, saying that he has forwarded her two bookplates to a colleague, Sir A. W. Francis, seeking his assistance in learning further information about them.
Dates: 1896 July 1

Letter : British Museum, to Dr. Chepnell, no year, October 18

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 20
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, requesting Dr. Chepnell visit Robert Louis Stevenson that evening. Colvin mentions that Dr. Scott, from Bournemouth, will also be there and that the Stevensons wish them to meet; and that Robert Louis Stevenson's health is not improving.
Dates: no year, October 18

Letter : British Museum, to Mr. Spillman, 1899 January 10

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 19
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, declining Spillman's request for a piece of writing, and explaning that he is too busy with his Robert Louis Stevenson book and his work at the museum.
Dates: 1899 January 10

Letter : Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, London, to Mr. [Richard Watson] Gilder, 1903 March 13

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 18
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, declining a request to write an article, and suggesting his colleague at the British Museum, Laurence Binyon, write it instead. He also mentions his desire to write a biography of Robert Louis Stevenson.
Dates: 1903 March 13

Letter : Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, London: W. C., to Mr. Bloom, 1906 January 8

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 23
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, discussing William Hole's engravings, the current fashion for botanical prints, and details relating to Francis Beaumont correspondence owned by Bloom.
Dates: 1906 January 8

Letter : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1921 Feb 10

 Part of Collection — Box: 46, Folder: GROUP 1449, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Dear Sir."
Dates: 1921 Feb 10

Letter : Trinity College, Cambridge, to "My Dear Sir", 1882 December 7

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 22
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, possibly to the publishing firm Chapman and Hall. The letter discusses a series of articles on Italian renaissance sculpture, including illustrations and the order of appearance.
Dates: 1882 December 7

Letters : Trinity College, Cambridge, and 35 Palace Gardens Terrace, Kensington, W, to unidentified recipients, 1916 April 29, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 265, Folder: 17
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two autograph manuscript letters, signed, to unidentified recipients. One letter discusses the placement of a notice in the journal Athenaeum concerning a Marlborough House meeting relating to the promotion of a British "School of Athens". The other letter discusses a portrait drawing of Robert Louis Stevenson owned by the recipient.
Dates: 1916 April 29, undated

Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 237
Overview: The Liebert Autograph Collection contains chiefly British (as well as other European and American) historical and literary manuscripts and autographs, including items by James Boswell, Jr., Sir Joseph Banks, Marie Corelli, Eugene V. Debs, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Samuel Johnson, Ouida, and Alfred Tennyson. The Liebert Correspondence consists of letters written to Liebert by Ian Fleming, Beverly Nichols, John Cowper Powys, and Thornton Wilder.
Dates: 1604-1987