Authors, English -- Archives
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
The Richard L. Purdy Collection of Thomas Hardy consists of letters, manuscripts, and associated materials by and about the life of Thomas Hardy. Also included are papers from Sydney C. Cockerell, an associate of Hardy's, and also representative items from other English authors and artists such as Robert Browning and Alfred Lord Tennyson.
Correspondence and writings by or relating to Charles Lamb. The correspondence includes letters to Edward Moxon, Basil Montagu, and William Wordsworth. The writings includes an autograph manuscript of "Elia to his Correspondents," and a sonnet, beginning "They talk of time, and of time's galling yoke...." Accompanying material includes a pamphlet on Lamb by Edward Moxon, no. 703 of The Mirror, and two engraved portraits of Lamb.
Correspondence, writings, printed material, and artwork by or relating to Walter Savage Landor. Correspondence includes 12 ALS to William Allingham, an open letter to Ralph Waldo Emerson, and 2 ALS to Frances Milton Trollope. The writings include three sets of proof-sheets for Dry Sticks, a printed copy of Gebir, Count Julian, and other poems, with copious ms. corrections, excisions, etc. Accompanying material includes three pencil portraits of Landor by William Wetmore Story.
Contains correspondence to, from, and about Machen. Correspondents include Aldrich Munson Havens, Charles Parsons, and Vincent Starrett, among others. Also contains holograph, typescript, and proof versions of Machen's writings, such as "The Garden of Avallaunius", "The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova", and "The Secret Glory."
Contains letters from Masefield to various people, including Florence Hardy (mainly about her husband, Thomas Hardy), Joyce King, Elkin Mathews, and C. K. Ogden; manuscripts of poems by Masefield; photographs of Masefield; and articles about him.
Contains letters from Maugham to various people, including William Morris Colles, Ada Leverson, Charles Hanson Towne, and Donald Goddard Wing; manuscript and proof versions of writings by Maugham, including "Ashenden, or the British agent", "Lady Frederick", and "On a Chinese Screen"; and an etching of Hugh Walpole hitting Elinor Mordaunt in the jaw.
The collection includes professional correspondence regarding Mitford's book "Our Village" and other writings, personal correspondence, and manuscripts of poems and dramatic works. Correspondents include W. C. Bennett, Benjamin Robert Haydon, Thomas Noon Talfourd, William Morgan Kinsey, Abraham John Valpy, and Julia Rattray Waddington.
Contains letters from Pope to various people, including John Conduitt, Robert Craggs Nugent, and Jonathan Richardson; a holograph draft of Pope's translation of the first 48 lines of Book 8 of Homer's "Iliad"; a holograph inscription for Jonathan Swift's grandfather's tomb (with holograph notes by Swift); and an album (formerly owned by John Murray) that contains material by and about Pope.
Contains letters from Porter to various people, including Sir James Bland Burges, Dominic Paul Colnaghi, Mrs. S. C. Hall, James Justinian Morier, Thomas Joseph Pettigrew, and Owen Rees; holograph version of Porter's "The Pastor's Fire Side"; and proofs for Porter's "Thaddeus of Warsaw."