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Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928



  • Existence: 1849-09-21 - 1928-05-16


Edmund Gosse (1849-1928), British poet, author, and librarian

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Edwin J. Beinecke Collection of Robert Louis Stevenson

Call Number: GEN MSS 664

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

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

GOSSE, EDMUND, 1849-1928

Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Edmund Gosse collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 14

Contains letters from Gosse to various people, including Grant Allen and Clinton Scollard. There is also a menu of a breakfast given for Gosse, signed by the attendees, and a holograph version of Gosse's poem, "Yew-Berries."

Dates: 1876-1927

Mary Smyth Hunter correspondence

Call Number: OSB MSS 186
Abstract: Autograph manuscript letters and postcards, mostly signed, addressed to Mary Smyth Hunter and to two of her descendants, her daughter Cary Phyllis (Hunter) Williamson, and her grand-daughter Elizabeth Williamson. Major correspondents include Maurice Baring, Max Beerbohm, Gabriel Fauré, Edmund Gosse, Edvard Grieg, George Henschel, Henry James, William James, Claude Monet, George Moore, Auguste Rodin, John Singer Sargent, Henry Tonks, Edith Wharton, and Virginia Woolf. The collection also...
Dates: 1895-1940

Letter : 17, Hanover Terrace, Regent's Park, N.W., to Edmund Gosse, 1926 January 17

 Part of Collection — Box 271: [Barcode: 39002140921256], Folder: 25
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Autograph manuscript letter, signed, discussing poetry and various authors.

Dates: 1926 January 17

Letter : The Independent, 130 Fulton Street, New York, to Edmund Gosse, 1900 January 17

 Part of Collection — Box 262: [Barcode: 39002140920274], Folder: 17
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Printed form letter from The Independent confirming the printing of an article and payment sent, signed and annotated by Gosse.

Dates: 1900 January 17

Letters : 17, Hanover Terrace, Regent's Park, N.W., 1904 Dec 30

 Part of Collection — Box 78: [Barcode: 39002137225539], Folder: GROUP 3099, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

One ALS to Douglas Sladen, dated 1904 Dec 30, enclosing an undated open letter "To the Editor of the Standard" concerning the effects of American copyright legislation on English literature.

Dates: 1904 Dec 30

Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers

Call Number: MS 1231
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, research, notes, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting Lounsbury's personal life and professional career as an author and educator of English literature at Yale University. Correspondence with Yale colleagues, students, authors, and officials details his academic and literary interests, and activity in the areas of international language and simplified spelling. Personal materials include letters relating to Lounsbury's Civil War...
Dates: 1829-1915

Miscellaneous letters collection

Call Number: Ms Coll 49

Miscellaneous Letters Collection is a collection of hundreds of individual letters or small groups of letters, mostly by physicians and scientists, either donated to the Historical Library or purchased.

Dates: 1649-1961

George Moore collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 300

Contains letters from Moore to various people, including Jacques-Emile Blanche, Edouard Dujardin, and Edmund Gosse; manuscripts of writings by Moore, including "Esther Waters", "Heloise and Abelard", "The Nineness in the Oneness", and "The Peacock's Feathers."

Dates: 1886-1932

Edith Wharton collection

Call Number: YCAL MSS 42

The Edith Wharton Collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and personal papers relating to the life and career of American author Edith Wharton, as well as letters and research material gathered by Gaillard Lapsley, Percy Lubbock, Oscar Lichtenberg, Georges Markow-Totevy, and Louis Auchincloss.

Dates: 1868-1981 (inclusive)