Mrs. Humphry Ward collection
Scope and Contents
This listing encompasses accessions of single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts pertaining to Mrs. Humphry Ward acquired by gift or purchase from various sources by the Beinecke Library. Materials acquired prior to January 1995 have been arranged in two series. Series I, Letters, consists of letters by Mrs. Humphry Ward and is alphabetically arranged by recipient. Series II, Writings, contains writings by Mrs. Ward and is arranged alphabetically by title. Materials acquired after January 1995 are located in Series III, Additions since January 1995, and are listed in accession order.
This register is updated periodically. For information on material added to the collection since the last update, please consult the Public Services desk.
- [ca. 1850-1920]
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Mrs. Humphry Ward 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.
1.75 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection consists of miscellaneous letters by Mrs. Humphry Ward and writings, including holographs of The Marriage of William Ashe and A Writer's Recollections.
- Guide to the Mrs. Humphry Ward Collection
- Under Revision
- by Diane J. Ducharme
- January 1995
- 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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