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Masefield, John, 1878-1967

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: June 1, 1878-May 12, 1967

John Masefield, English poet and writer.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

John Drinkwater collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 234
Overview: 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 Monkhouse,...
Dates: 1904-1937

Letter : Boar's Hill, Oxford, England, to Danford Barney, Garland Hotel, London, England, 1921

 Part of Collection — Box: 103, Folder: 36
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph letter, signed, asking Barney if he can come to lunch on Wednesday.
Dates: 1921

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

John Masefield collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 288
Overview: Contains letters from Masefield to various people, including Florence Hardy (mainly about her husband, Thomas Hardy), Joyce King, Elkin Mathews, and C. K. Ogden; manuscripts of poems by Masefield; photographs of Masefield; and articles about him.
Dates: 1903-1963

Katherine Mayo papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 345
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, scrapbooks, research materials, and miscellanea documenting the personal life and literary career of Katherine Mayo, an author of several historical and investigative articles, essays, and books from 1896 to 1940. Correspondence files document the detailed literary research Mayo conducted and the strong public reaction generated by her writings. This is particularly true for such works as Justice to All (1917),...
Dates: 1835-1968, bulk 1918-1940

Letters to Stephen McKenna

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 316
Overview: Letters to the English novelist Stephen McKenna, principally from other authors, including Alfred Austin, Arnold Bennett, John Drinkwater, John Galsworthy, Compton Mackenzie, John Masefield, Arthur Wing Pinero, Frank Swinnerton, Hugh Walpole and Arthur Waugh. Many of the letters concern invitations to literary dinners and other social events.
Dates: 1917-1939

Louise Morgan and Otto Theis papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 80
Overview: The papers document the literary and personal lives of Morgan and Theis, and contain correspondence, subject files, and professional papers related to the 20th century British literary world. There is correspondence regarding Evelyn Scott, and correspondence as well as poems by Nancy Cunard.
Dates: 1903-1983, bulk 1930-1960

Edmond Pauker papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 118
Overview: The Edmond Pauker Papers consist of manuscripts, chiefly by Pauker's client, Ferenc Molnár; business files including correspondence, contracts, financial papers, and reviews and publicity materials for plays and other works by Pauker's clients; and a small amount of personal papers. The Molnár manuscripts, mainly typescripts, include dialogues and sketches, novels, plays, stories, and other works. The business files contain contracts for works by Pauker's clients that date mainly from...
Dates: 1898-1960

Norman Holmes Pearson Collection of “Art for the Wrong Reason”

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1031
Scope and Contents: The collection contains sixty-three sketches, drawings, paintings, and prints acquired by Yale faculty member Norman Holmes Pearson not for their aesthetic or artistic merit, but because they were created by poets and other authors; he titled his collection “Art for the Wrong Reason.” The works were executed in crayon, gouache, graphite, ink, charcoal, oil, and watercolor on paper, board, canvas, and panel, by fifty-three writers including E. E. Cummings, George Du Maurier, Victor Hugo, D. H....
Dates: 1833-1979

Percy Simpson papers

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 8
Overview: Correspondence, writings, scrapbooks and printed material documenting aspects of the scholarly career of Percy Simpson, particularly his edition of Ben Jonson's Works (1925-52) and his professional relationships with his colleagues, especially C. H. Herford, R. W. Chapman, William A. Jackson, Sir Humphrey Sumner Milford, and Eugénie Sellers Strong.
Dates: 1870-1953

Chauncey Brewster Tinker manuscript collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 310
Overview: Contains chiefly British (as well as other European and American) historical and literary manuscripts and autographs, including items by James Boswell, Jr., Hall Caine, Thomas Frognall Dibdin, John Masefield, Mary Russell Mitford, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Anthony Trollope, and John Wilkes.
Dates: 1644-1944