Norman Douglas Collection
Scope and Contents
- 1864 - 2000
- Majority of material found within 1920 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
II. 1993-2003 Acquisitions: Acquired by gift and purchase from various sources. Source information is recorded on the folders. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
III. January 2008 Acquisition: Purchased from Elysium Press on The Edwin J. Beinecke Fund, 2008.
IV. August 2008 Acquisition: Purchased from Elysium Press on The Edwin J. Beinecke Fund, 2008.
V. August 2019 Acquisition: Purchased from Blackwell Rare Books on the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection Fund, 2019.
Material within this collection has been organized in groups reflecting the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time.
Researchers should note that material within each group overlaps with and/or relates to material found in other groups. In order to locate all relevant material within this collection, researchers will need to consult each group described in the Collection Contents section.
Researchers should also note that similar material can be arranged differently in each group, depending on how the material was organized when it was received by the library.
27.72 Linear Feet ((65 boxes) + 1 art)
Language of Materials
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
Norman Douglas (1868-1952)
Each grouping of this collection has been processed separately. Various acquisitions associated with the collection have not been merged and organized as a whole.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
Former call numbers: GEN MSS 142, GEN MSS 614, Uncat MSS 1003
- Benton, Kay Hutchinson
- British literature -- 20th Century
- Bryher, 1894-1983
- Busts (figures)
- Cullen, Charles
- Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965
- Douglas, Archibald, 1899-
- Douglas, Norman, 1868-1952
- Douglas, Robin, 1902-
- Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937
- H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961
- Hutchinson, F. W.
- Jeffreys, D. G. (David G.)
- King, William
- Levy, Oscar, 1867-1946
- Lyons, Islay, 1922-1993
- Macpherson, Kenneth
- Magnus, Maurice, 1876-1920
- Mavrogordato, John, 1882-
- Orioli, Giuseppe, 1884-1942
- Ouida, 1839-1908
- Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960
- Photographic prints
- Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932
- Tomlinson, H. M. (Henry Major), 1873-1958
- Woolf, Cecil
- Guide to the Norman Douglas Collection
- Under Revision
- by Susie Bock, Diane J. Ducharme, and Beinecke staff
- June 1993
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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