Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937
- Existence: June 1, 1882 - March 25, 1937
John Drinkwater (1882-1937), English poet and playwright.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Typescript letter, signed, thanking Crawford for writing the introduction to Drinkwater's book Pawns.
Letter : 38 Drayton Road, King’s Heath, Birmingham, England, to an unidentified recipient, 1909 March 23
Autograph manuscript letter, signed, recalling a dinner that they shared a few years earlier. Drinkwater says that he is returning the courtesy by enclosing an unidentified gift. Accompanied by a typescript transcription.
Autograph manuscript letter, signed, saying that he would like Schell to give a copy of his book to someone who might enjoy it. Drinkwater also asks Schell if he has returned to England.
Four typescript letters, signed, discussing his 1918 play Abraham Lincoln, delivering drawings, and various business arrangements. With three envelopes.
Two typescript letters, signed, asking Crawford if he can write an introduction for an unidentified play that is being published as a book. Drinkwater also says that he edited the collected works of St. John Hankin. Also includes three photographs, taken by an unidentified photographer, depicting Drinkwater in his garden; Drinkwater and his wife on Old Campus, Yale, 1919; and Drinkwater’s study in London.
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.
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.