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Ward, Mary Augusta Arnold, 1851-1920



  • Existence: 1851 - 1920


Mary Augusta Ward (1851-1920), British novelist who wrote under her married name as Mrs. Humphry Ward.

General Context

ArchivesSpace Agents Reparative Task Force for Women's Names: Full name information for this Person record was found in 2021 and was updated from Mrs. Ward Humphrey to Mary Augusta Arnold Ward.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington Correspondence

Call Number: GEN MSS 215

Autograph manuscript letters, signed, of Janet Achurch and Charles Charrington and their correspondents. Letters concern: casting of theatrical productions; investing in theatrical projects; Charrington's involvement in the Fabian Society; and other professional and domestic topics. Correspondents include Harley Granville-Barker, William Poel, and Kate Santley. Also included is a booking sheet for the Vaudeville Theatre, London, circa 1880.

Dates: 1847-1927

J. M. Barrie collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 1400
Abstract: 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...
Dates: 1686-1977, bulk 1890-1937

Henry James collection

Call Number: YCAL MSS 830
Abstract: The Henry James Collection is comprised of correspondence, writings, personal papers, and printed material by and about the American author Henry James. The majority of correspondence consists of letters sent from James to recipients, most notably his literary agent James B. Pinker, author William Edward Norris, and publishers. The collection also includes correspondence between James B. Pinker and James' nephew, Henry James, and sister-in-law, Alice Howe Gibbens James. Autograph manuscripts...
Dates: 1867-1983

Letter : London, to Miss Rockman, 1901 Jun 13

 Part of Collection — Box 56: [Barcode: 39002137225315], Folder: GROUP 2108, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Notes, 1886-1915

 Part of Collection — Box 56: [Barcode: 39002137225315], Folder: GROUP 2108, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ANS to Lady Davey, May 16, 1886; ANS to "Dear Madam," Oct 10, 1907; and ANS to "Dear Sir," Sep 6, 1915.

Dates: 1886-1915

Mrs. Humphry Ward collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 134

The collection consists of miscellaneous letters by Mrs. Humphry Ward and writings, including holographs of The Marriage of William Ashe and A Writer's Recollections.

Dates: [ca. 1850-1920]

"Wordsworth's Valley in War-Time", [1915 Aug 18]

 Part of Collection — Box 56: [Barcode: 39002137225315], Folder: GROUP 2108, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Holograph manuscript, signed, written at [Grasmere].

Published in The Book of the Homeless, edited by Edith Wharton (New York, 1916), p. 151-5.

Dates: [1915 Aug 18]