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Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941

 Person

Dates

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

Biographical / Historical

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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick R. Koch collection

 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

W. Somerset Maugham collection

 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

 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