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Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941



  • Existence: 1884-03-13 - 1941-06-01

Biographical / Historical

Sir Hugh Walpole (1884-1941), English novelist and screenwriter.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Beer family papers

Call Number: MS 73
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, and other papers documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Beer family. Extensive files of correspondence and papers for family members from the 1850s through the 1980s detail the lives and activities of such family members as William Collins Beer, a lobbyist for J.P. Morgan and Company, International Harvester Company, and the government of Italy, and a close friend of Mark Hanna; Thomas Beer, a...
Dates: 1740-1981, bulk 1827-1981

Joseph Conrad Collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 1207
Overview: The Joseph Conrad Collection contains writings, correspondence, and other material by or relating to Joseph Conrad.
Dates: 1860-1957

Frederick R. Koch collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 601
Overview: The Frederick R. Koch Collection consists of musical, literary, and historical materials collected by Frederick R. Koch, principally through purchases at public auctions, 1979-1986. Including individual items, concentrations of related materials, and several extensive archives, the collection is a broad and deep resource for study of the lives and works of a range of composers, authors, and other historical figures.Most materials are music manuscripts, literary manuscripts, drawings, and...
Dates: 1640-1983

Letter : Keswick, England, 1929 Mar 24

 Part of Collection — Box: 29, Folder: GROUP 540, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with envelope.
Dates: 1929 Mar 24

Letter : Keswick, to an unidentified recipient, 192[5?] May 25

 Part of Collection — Box: 29, Folder: GROUP 540, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "My dear Bain," requesting a reserved copy of Brook Kerith, by George Moore.

Removed from Brook Kerith (London, 1929).
Dates: 192[5?] May 25

Letter : New York, to [Wilford?] Ward, 1920 Mar 10

 Part of Collection — Box: 29, Folder: GROUP 540, F-5
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Letters, 1935-40

 Part of Collection — Box: 29, Folder: GROUP 540, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two ALS to William Armstrong, 1935 Dec 7 and [1937?] Dec 7; and ALS to "My dear [Peter?]," 1940 May 11.
Dates: 1935-40

Letters : London, to John Cournos, 1917

 Part of Collection — Box: 29, Folder: GROUP 540, F-4
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two ALS, dated Sep 9, 1917, and Mar 3, 1929, with one envelope.
Dates: 1917, 1929

W. Somerset Maugham collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 263
Overview: Contains letters from Maugham to various people, including William Morris Colles, Ada Leverson, Charles Hanson Towne, and Donald Goddard Wing; manuscript and proof versions of writings by Maugham, including "Ashenden, or the British agent", "Lady Frederick", and "On a Chinese Screen"; and an etching of Hugh Walpole hitting Elinor Mordaunt in the jaw.
Dates: 1897-1956

Letters to Stephen McKenna

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