Showing Collections: 1–20 of 29
- West, Rebecca, 1892-1983 4
- Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 3
- Acton, Harold, 1904-1994 2
- Babb, James T. (James Tinkham), 1899-1968 2
- Haight, Gordon Sherman 2
- Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967 2
- Agate, James, 1877-1947 1
- Andrews, Henry 1
- Ashbery, John, 1927-2017 1
- Austin, Alfred, 1835-1913 1
- Authors' Syndicate 1
- Barker, George, 1913-1991 1
- Bates, Jonathan, 1942- 1
- Bates, Ralph, 1899-2000 1
- Bedford, Francis Russell, Duke of, 1788-1861 1
- Behrend, Hanna, 1933- 1
- Bell, William, 1924-1948 1
- Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931 1
- Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940 1
- Berger, John, 1926-2017 1 ∧ less
Harold Acton papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 663
Overview: The collection consists of manuscript and typescript drafts of Harold Acton's translations of Chinese literary works and his writings; correspondence from Chinese, English, and American scholars and friends; material relating to a lecture tour of Italy; and other papers. Highlights include the unpublished manuscript for Popular Chinese Plays, which was once thought lost, as well as correspondence concerning its projected publication by Henry Vetch. Also included...
George Barker collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 858
Overview: The collection consists of poetry and prose by George Barker in autograph, typescript, and printed forms, including poems with autograph revisions by T. S. Eliot. Also present are a small group of letters to Barker from editors and colleagues including Brian Higgins and Oscar Williams, six line drawings by Barker, and a collection of ten typescripts of poems by William Bell.
Ralph Bates Papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1013
Overview: The Papers contain correspondence with literary colleagues and family, most 1960s-1990s; drafts and reviews of novels and short stories, 1960s-2000; writings of others about Bates, most 1980s-1990s; audiocassettes of lectures by Bates about literature, 1960s-1970s, and interviews with him about his life and writings, 1980s; personal papers, including biographical information and legal documents, 1930s-1970s; a few photographs and documents concerning his International Brigade service during...
Dates: 1930-2002, bulk 1960-1995
E. F. Benson papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 699
Overview: The E. F. Benson Papers consist of writings, correspondence, and business and financial files, documenting Benson's fiction-writing career and spanning the years 1894 to 1929. Writings consist almost entirely of drafts, most corrected, of short stories by Benson, his novel Paul (1906), and an evidently unpublished and untitled novel written in 1906. Among the short stories are two of Benson's most celebrated "spook stories," "The Superannuation Department AD 1945" (1906) and "The Thing in the...
Marjorie Bowen papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 454
Overview: The Marjorie Bowen Papers consist of the literary and personal papers of the British writer Gabrielle Margaret Vere Campbell, who published hundreds of works of fiction, historical fiction, and history, as well as reviews and opinion pieces, in the first half of the twentieth century. The collection primarily contains manuscripts, typescripts, and printed versions of her writings, with photographs, press cuttings, and some correspondence files that include letters from authors Samuel Clemens...
Dates: 1810-1998, bulk 1900-1951
Gilbert Cannan papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 873
Overview: The collection primarily consists of writings by Gilbert Cannan, containing autograph manuscripts of his novels, plays, poetry, and short stories, with some examples of his non-fiction writing, including the manuscript of his work Samuel Butler: a Critical Study. Series I holds the literary manuscripts, while Series II holds a law examination certificate and two photographs of Black Lake Cottage, in Farnham, Surrey, where Cannan lived for a time.
Dates: 1777-1925, bulk 1907-1925
William De Morgan collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 141
Overview: The collection consists of letters and literary manuscripts by William De Morgan. Series I contains letters written to seven acquaintances including T. J. Cobden-Sanderson and William Mozely; some of the topics covered are De Morgan's bicycle patent and a writing project, the inventor John Worrell Keely, and Greek pottery. Series II contains autograph manuscripts and typescripts for four of De Morgan's novels: Joseph Vance (1906), Alice-for-short (1907), It never can happen again (1909), and...
Silvia Dobson papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 409
Overview: Collection contains letters from American poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) to Silvia Dobson, letters from the British author Bryher to Silvia Dobson and her siblings Mervyn and Norah Dobson, as well as copies of several letters from Silvia to Bryher and letters from Kenneth Macpherson. Letters from H.D. document her life in Switzerland and London for nearly thirty years and include information about H.D.'s analysis with Sigmund Freud. Letters from Bryher document Bryher's life in Switzerland in the...
Michael Fraenkel papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 891
Overview: The collection consists of writings, correspondence, personal papers, and printed material, documenting the work of avant-garde writer and publisher Michael Fraenkel and his publishing company Carrefour Press, as well as the work of his wife Daphne Fraenkel who continued as director of the publishing company after Fraenkel's death and their literary executor Michael Peter Harris.
William S. Reese Collection of Robert Graves
Call Number: GEN MSS 1137
Scope and Contents: Papers relating to English author Robert Graves and his literary and social circle, collected by William S. Reese. The papers contain correspondence, 1916-1987 and undated, most autograph letters, signed, from Graves to correspondents including Desmond Flower, Dorothy and Ward Hutchinson, Violet and Walter McCormack, W. S. Merwin, Albert R. Mills, Frank Sanders, Siegfried Sassoon, Martin Secker, and other literary colleagues, friends, and family, with third-party correspondence about Graves,...
Dates: 1916-1987, bulk 1920-1980
Frederic M. Halford papers
Call Number: GEN MSS 1612
Scope and Contents: Drafts of books by Halford on dry-fly fishing and creation of artificial flies, and a draft of an autobiography, 1886-1912; scrapbooks containing clippings of reviews of books by Halford, 1897-1911, and clippings of obituaries and other articles about Halford, 1914-1915; and papers of Ellen Horne Kemp, 1896-1907, consisting of proofs of illustrations for books by Halford and related notes. Most drafts by Halford are autograph manuscript or typescript, with revisions and printer’s annotations,...
Dates: 1886-1970, bulk 1886-1914
Alan Hollinghurst papers
Call Number: OSB MSS 321
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, printed material, and electronic media created or collected by English novelist, editor, and translator Alan Hollinghurst. Drafts of Hollinghurst's first four novels, which chronicle gay life in Great Britain, form the bulk of the collection. Also included are drafts of other short writings and unpublished works, a translation of Jean Racine's Bajazet, and screenplay adaptations of The Swimming Pool...
Mark Holloway papers related to Martha Gordon Crotch
Call Number: GEN MSS 933
Overview: The papers consist of material gathered by Mark Holloway in preparation for his unpublished biography of Martha Gordon Crotch. Series I holds Crotch's autograph manuscript diaries describing her daily activities between 1935 and 1956 and her relationships with friends Alexander (Sasha) Berkman, Emmy Eckstein, Emma Goldman, Frieda Lawrence, and Norman Douglas, among others. Also present is a typescript of Crotch's autobiography, some personal papers, and photographs, including a folder of...
Dates: 1890-1970, bulk 1935-1970
G. Evelyn Hutchinson papers relating to Rebecca West
Call Number: GEN MSS 240
Overview: The papers document many aspects of Rebecca West's life, including her friendships with the Hutchinsons and others, her marriage and her relationship with her son, Anthony West. In addition to letters from West and her husband Henry Andrews, there are letters from others to Hutchinson about West, including Victoria Glendinning, Alan Maclean, Alexandra Pringle and Diana Stainforth. Writings includes photocopies of early poems by West and a corrected typescript of a group of late poems, "An Old...
David Jones letters to Harman Grisewood
Call Number: GEN MSS 903
Overview: The collection consists of 158 autograph letters, signed, from David Jones to Harman Grisewood, dating from 1930 to 1974. The letters are personal in nature and discuss literature, religion, and other topics the two men had in common.
Andrew Lang collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1109
Overview: The collection contains autograph letters, signed, written by Andrew Lang to acquaintances and colleagues, a photograph of Lang, and a small group of autograph manuscripts.
Haldane Macfall collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1079
Overview: The collection includes manuscripts, typescripts, and proofs of books, essays, and plays including a biography of Aubrey Beardsley, and the novels The Splendid Wayfaring and The Three Students; originals and proofs of illustrations, bookplates, and cover art; correspondence; and contracts with publishers. The majority of the correspondence consists of Macfall's outgoing letters to Earl E. Fisk, a British-born book collector, anthologist and insurance agent who lived in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and...
Robin McDouall correspondence
Call Number: GEN MSS 875
Overview: The collection consists of letters received by McDouall from his friends Harold Acton, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Evie Hone, John Sparrow, Cecil Woodham Smith, and others. They are personal in nature and include many invitations and thank-you notes. Also present is one photograph of two unidentified men.
Letters to Stephen McKenna
Call Number: GEN MSS 316
Overview: Letters to the English novelist Stephen McKenna, principally from other authors, including Alfred Austin, Arnold Bennett, John Drinkwater, John Galsworthy, Compton Mackenzie, John Masefield, Arthur Wing Pinero, Frank Swinnerton, Hugh Walpole and Arthur Waugh. Many of the letters concern invitations to literary dinners and other social events.
Eric Allen Osborne papers concerning In letters of red
Call Number: GEN MSS 512
Overview: The collection consists of letters and manuscripts documenting the publication of the anthology in 1938. Contributors include: W. H. Auden, John Brownson, Cecil Day Lewis, Lion Feuchtwanger, George de Fiedorowicz, Louis Golding, Geoffrey Grigson, Robert Herring, Herbert Hodge, James Lansdale Hodson, Jeffrey Eardley Jeffrey, Peter Lagger, David Low, Louis MacNeice, Kingsley Martin, Siegfried Sassoon, John Strachey, Frank Tilsley, Edward Upward and Rex Warner.Series I, Correspondence,...