Authors -- Great Britain -- 20th Century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Call Number: GEN MSS 1400
Overview: The J. M. Barrie Collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers relating to the life and work of the British author and playwright J. M. Barrie. The material was accrued by the Beinecke Library through gifts and purchases in the decades preceding 2011, and assembled into one collection in 2015. Along with correspondence from, to, and about Barrie, and examples of his writings for the theater, serials, and various publishers and audiences, the collection contains images of Barrie...
Dates: 1686-1977, bulk 1890-1937
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
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 Also included are drafts of other short writings and unpublished works, a translation of Jean Racine's Bajazet, and screenplay adaptations of The Swimming Pool...
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Overview: The papers consist of material gathered by Mark Holloway in preparation for his unpublished biography of Martha Gordon Crotch.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
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.
Call Number: GEN MSS 1109
Call Number: GEN MSS 991
Overview: The William McFee Collection contains correspondence between McFee and literary colleagues, publishers, friends, and family; third-party correspondence concerning McFee, his family, and his friendship with James T. Babb; autograph manuscript or typescript drafts for most of McFee's novels, and for short stories, essays, books reviews, and poems; autograph manuscript diaries, 1911-1963; writings of others, including Margery Allingham and Beatrice Allender McFee; photographs of McFee and others;...
Dates: 1862-1966, bulk 1900-1966
Call Number: GEN MSS 768
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, a scrapbook, and other papers by or related to Siegfried Sassoon. Spanning from the beginning of the first World War to Sassoon's death in 1967, the papers document his writings, including the novel Sherston's Progress, the poetry collections Satirical Poems and The Heart's Journey, and other works.