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Lucas, E. V. (Edward Verrall), 1868-1938



  • Existence: 1868-06-12 - 1938-06-26


E. V. Lucas (1868-1938), English humorist, essayist, playwright, biographer, publisher, poet, novelist, short story writer, and editor.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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

Austin Dobson collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 930
Abstract: The Austin Dobson collection contains letters by and to Dobson; autograph manuscripts, typescripts and proofs of works by Dobson, including poems, essays, and biographical sketches; notes and notebooks; and manuscript and printed material related to Dobson's research concerning William Hogarth. Boxes 1-4 hold letters by and to Dobson. These consist almost entirely of letters by Dobson, and recipients include: C. B. Foote; H. Buxton Freeman; Edmund Gosse; William Heinemann; E. V. Lucas; Sir...
Dates: 1866-1930, bulk 1880-1910

John Drinkwater collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 234
Abstract: Collection consists primarily of over 1000 letters to John Drinkwater from various persons, with six letters from Drinkwater (four of them carbons or drafts of letters), two manuscript poems ("Malediction" and "Spectral"), one essay ("Poetry of the Seventies") and one playscript, "Mary Stuart." Some letters addressed to Kathleen Walpole Drinkwater. Principal correspondents include Gordon Bottomley, Ernest De Selincourt, Arthur J. Gaskin,Edmund Gosse, E. V. Lucas, John Masefield, Alan...
Dates: 1904-1937

Letter : Edenbridge, Kent, to Joseph Conrad, [1911 Oct 9?]

 Part of Collection — Box 64: [Barcode: 39002137225398], Folder: GROUP 2507, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

AL signed with initials.

Dates: [1911 Oct 9?]

Letter : Lewes, Sussex, to Frances Colvin and Sidney Colvin, 1912 Nov 1

 Part of Collection — Box 64: [Barcode: 39002137225398], Folder: GROUP 2507, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ALS in verse to "F. C. & S. C."

Dates: 1912 Nov 1

Letter : London, to Robert Watson Frazer, 1900 Nov 28

 Part of Collection — Box 64: [Barcode: 39002137225398], Folder: GROUP 2507, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Letters : to James H. Quinn, 1934

 Part of Collection — Box 64: [Barcode: 39002137225398], Folder: GROUP 2507, F-4
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Two ANS dated 1934 Apr 9 and ll, New York, and one TLS dated 1934 Apr 25, London.

Removed from Elia Essays by Charles Lamb (London, 1823) purchased by Yale University Library, 1934.

[Notes in connection with the copy of Elia Essays were sold to the Yale University Library.]

Dates: 1934