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Max Beerbohm collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 133

Scope and Contents

This listing encompasses accessions of single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts pertaining to Max Beerbohm. Materials acquired prior to January 1995 have been arranged in three series. Series I, Letters , consists of letters by Max Beerbohm and is alphabetically arranged by recipient. Series II, Writings , contains writings by Max Beerbohm and is arranged alphabetically by title. Series III, Artwork , contains drawings and sketches by Max Beerbohm and is arranged alphabetically by title of work.


  • ca. 1896-1945


Physical Description

Other Storage Formats: Oversize

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Max Beerbohm Collection is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Ongoing collection of documents acquired by gift and purchase from various sources.


2.25 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


Correspondence, manuscripts of writings, and artwork by, to, or pertaining to Max Beerbohm.

Processing Information

This register is updated periodically. For information on material added to the collection since the last update, please consult the Public Services desk.

Guide to the Max Beerbohm Collection
Under Revision
by Timothy Young
December 1994
Description rules
Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

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Access Information

The Beinecke Library is open to all Yale University students and faculty, and visiting researchers whose work requires use of its special collections. You will need to bring appropriate photo ID the first time you register. Beinecke is a non-circulating, closed stack library. Paging is done by library staff during business hours. You can request collection material online at least two business days in advance of your visit, using the request links in Archives at Yale. For more information, please see Planning Your Research Visit and consult the Reading Room Policies prior to visiting the library.