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Arthur Symons collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 305
Scope and Contents
This finding aid encompasses accessions of single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts and other papers, by or pertaining to Arthur Symons, which the library has chosen to group and list as an artificial collection. The papers span the dates 1897-1919 and are arranged in two series.

Series I, Letters by Symons , consists of letters written by Arthur Symons The series is alphabetically arranged by recipient and includes items addressed to William Rose Benét, Joseph Conrad, and Grant Richards. The letter to Conrad primarily concerns a projected essay on Flaubert.

Series II, Writings , contains writings by Symons and is alphabetically arranged by title. While most of these concern literary subjects, Box 1, folder 19 houses a holograph of a letter to a periodical on "The Storm Cloud over Russia." The series also includes three undated family photographs.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Arthur Symons 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. Type of accession (gift or purchase) and date of acquisition is noted in the box-and-folder list. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)
Related Names
Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945
Language of Materials