Dorothy Richardson collection
Scope and Contents
Dorothy Miller Richardson, 1873-1957
(Mrs. Alan Odle)
The collection is divided into three series:
Series I. CORRESPONDENCE
Letters by Dorothy Richardson
Letters to Dorothy Richardson
Letters by others, mostly about Dorothy Richardson
Series II. WRITINGS
MSS and typescripts of Dorothy Richardson's works
MSS and typescripts of works about Dorothy Richardson
Series III. SPECIAL FILES
Clippings of articles by Dorothy Richardson
Clippings about Dorothy Richardson
Clippings about Dorothy Richardson's works
Clippings about other people connected with Dorothy Richardson
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Existence and Location of Copies
Many materials have been microfilmed. Consult the Public Service Desk for further information.
Conditions Governing Use
The Dorothy Richardson 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
The Dorothy Richardson Collection was established in 1958 by the gift of letters, manuscripts, annotated books and photographs from her sister-in-law, Mrs. Rose Odle. Additional gifts have been made by Mrs. John Austen, Bryher, Bernice Elliott, John Cowper Powys, Mrs. Harold Tomkinson, and others.
4.2 Linear Feet (11 boxes)
Language of Materials
Correspondence by, to, and about Dorothy Richardson, with manuscripts of her short stories, articles and novels, as well as other writings about Richardson. Accompanied by clippings of articles by and about Richardson and her friends, legal agreements, and photographs. Principal correspondents include John and Ruby Austen, Bernice Elliott, Peggy Kirkaldy, Alan and Rose Odle, Phyllis Playter and John Cowper Powys, Henry Savage, and H. G. Wells.
About this Finding Aid: This finding aid, created before the advent of computer-generated files has been converted into a ASCII data file by means of scanning and Optical Character Recognition software. While attempts have been made to retain the complete information from the original document a number of format changes have been made to present the structure of this archive in accordance with current practice.
- Austen, John
- Austen, Ruby
- Elliott, Bernice
- Kirkaldy, Peggy
- Novelists -- England
- Novelists, English -- 20th Century -- Archives
- Odle, Alan
- Odle, Rose
- Photographic prints
- Playter, Phyllis
- Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963
- Richardson, Dorothy M. (Dorothy Miller), 1873-1957
- Savage, Henry, Jr., 1903-1990
- Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
- Guide to the Dorothy Richardson Collection
- Under Revision
- by Beinecke Staff
- September 2003
- Description rules
- Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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