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John Drinkwater collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 234

Scope and Contents

Collection consists primarily of over 1000 letters to John Drinkwater from various persons, with six letters from Drinkwater (four of them carbons or drafts of letters), two manuscript poems ("Malediction" and "Spectral"), one essay ("Poetry of the Seventies") and one playscript, "Mary Stuart." Some letters addressed to Kathleen Walpole Drinkwater. Principal correspondents include Gordon Bottomley, Ernest De Selincourt, Arthur J. Gaskin,Edmund Gosse, E. V. Lucas, John Masefield, Alan Monkhouse, Harold Monro, Sir William Rothenstein, Albert Daniel Rutherston, and Joseph Southall. Collection accompanied by summaries of the letters to Drinkwater.

Dates

  • 1904-1937

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The John Drinkwater 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

Materials acquired from various sources.

Extent

3.8 Linear Feet (10 boxes)

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.drinkwat

Overview

Collection consists primarily of over 1000 letters to John Drinkwater from various persons, with six letters from Drinkwater (four of them carbons or drafts of letters), two manuscript poems ("Malediction" and "Spectral"), one essay ("Poetry of the Seventies") and one playscript, "Mary Stuart." Some letters addressed to Kathleen Walpole Drinkwater. Principal correspondents include Gordon Bottomley, Ernest De Selincourt, Arthur J. Gaskin,Edmund Gosse, E. V. Lucas, John Masefield, Alan Monkhouse, Harold Monro, Sir William Rothenstein, Albert Daniel Rutherston, and Joseph Southall. Collection accompanied by summaries of the letters to Drinkwater.

Processing Information

This finding aid was produced from a previously existing card set in the Manuscripts Catalog, or from another inventory. All pertinent bibliographical information has been retained. This list is subject to revision once final folder numbering and labeling have been completed. If this collection contains unlisted or unsorted material, this has been noted.
Title
Guide to the John Drinkwater Collection
Author
by Beinecke staff
Date
July 1996
Language of description
Finding aid written in English

Revision Statements

  • 2010-02-10: Transformed with yale.addEadidUrl.xsl. Adds @url with handle for finding aid. Overwrites @url if already present.

Repository Details

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

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