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Nichols, Robert, 1893-1944



  • Existence: 1893 - 1944

Robert Nichols (1893-1944), English writer, known as a war poet of the First World War, and a playwright.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Dial/Scofield Thayer papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 34
Overview: The papers document the life and activities of Scofield Thayer and the history of Dial Magazine under his ownership. They include the surviving Dial office files, with correspondence by Alyse Gregory, Marianne Moore, Gilbert Seldes, Kenneth Burke, and J. Sibley Watson; manuscripts, typescripts and corrected galleys of submissions to the magazine by authors including Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, George Santayana, William Butler Yeats, and Glenway Wescott; and advertising material....
Dates: 1879-1982, bulk 1920-1925

Mark Holloway papers related to Martha Gordon Crotch

Call Number: GEN MSS 933
Overview: The papers consist of material gathered by Mark Holloway in preparation for his unpublished biography of Martha Gordon Crotch. Series I holds Crotch's autograph manuscript diaries describing her daily activities between 1935 and 1956 and her relationships with friends Alexander (Sasha) Berkman, Emmy Eckstein, Emma Goldman, Frieda Lawrence, and Norman Douglas, among others. Also present is a typescript of Crotch's autobiography, some personal papers, and photographs, including a folder of...
Dates: 1890-1970, bulk 1935-1970

Letter to Mercia Oakley, early 1918

 Item — Box: Nash 51
Call Number: MSS 24
Scope and Contents: Written from Queen Alexandra Mansions. Nash has given a portrait of Oakley to Robert Nichols, who wishes to write a poem about it. Nash's wife is terrified of air raids.
Dates: early 1918

Letter: Tokyo, to Geoffrey Bickersteth, 1921 Jun 28

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 369, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding Bickersteth's translations of poems by Giosue Carducci.

Removed from his A Year's Grain (Tokyo, 1921).
Dates: 1921 Jun 28

Letters : to Frere Reeves, William Heinemann Company, and related materials, 1933-34, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 369, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Thee ALS and one AL concerning his Fisbo, or, The Looking Glass Loaned; and two watercolor drawings for the dust jacket, one on the verso of a postcard containing notes.
Dates: 1933-34, n.d.

Note : The University Club, Fifth Avenue and 54th Street, to Mr. Edward Bliss Reed, 1918 January 13

 Part of Collection — Box: 269, Folder: 2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph notecard, signed, offering poems for his perusal, and stating that the poems will be published in a magazine called The Owl.
Dates: 1918 January 13

"On Seeing a Portrait of Blake", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 369, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two versions of a poem, holograph, with corrections; one with signature.

One version is titled "Poem on Seeing a Portrait of Blake."
Dates: n.d.