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Call Number: MS 100
Overview This is a group of several separately acquired collections of letters (a total of 62 letters) by the writers Robert Graves (1895-1985) and Laura Riding (1901-1991), largely to their literary agents. The correspondents include: Harold Monro (1879-1932), Alfred Perceval Graves (1846-1931) [Robert Graves' father], Pinker (of James B. Pinker & Son, literary agents), Wicken (of James B. Pinker & Son), James Burton Pond (1890?-1961), lecture agent, Thomas R. Buckman, librarian. Most of the...
Dates: 1916 - 1966
Call Number: MS 177
Overview Collection of 68 letters, postcards, telegrams, by literary and artistic figures, all addressed to Poetry Bookshop, 38 Great Russell Street, London, regarding its grand reopening at its new location.
Dates: September-October 1926
Call Number: MS P122
Overview This collection includes five outgoing letters from John Galsworthy, English novelist and playwright. Two letters are to W. H. (Wilfrid Hugh) Chesson regarding Joseph Conrad's Almayer's Folly. The other 3 letters represent Galsworthy's side of brief formal correspondence with Arthur Tait, Secretary of the Leeds Institute of Science, Art and Literature (now Leeds Metropolitan University). They include 2 responses from Galsworthy to requests to give lectures...
Dates: 1921 - 1932
Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P665
Overview Horatio William Bottomley (1860-1933) was a journalist, swindler and, at one time, a Member of Parliament in England. Among his many endeavors, in 1906 he founded the weekly journal, John Bull. In this typed letter on John Bull letterhead, he writes to Sir Ernest Nathaniel Bennett (1868-1947), also a Member of Parliament. Bottomley notes the enclosures he is sending Bennett: some copies of John...
Dates: May 12, 1908
Call Number: MS P736
Overview Harold Acton (1904-1994) was a British writer and scholar who lived and studied in Beijing, China and Florence, Italy. This collection includes an autographed letter and postcard written by Harold Acton to Scottish writer and historian Geoffrey Elborn in 1978. The letter is dated January 19, 1978 and discusses a recent meeting. In the postcard, dated April 22, 1978, Acton notes a tentative date for a future meeting.
Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P260
Overview The collection consists of 1 letter from Powys to Grant Richards (1872-1948), a man-of-letters and publisher. Dated East Chaldon, Dorchester April 17, 1928, the holograph, signed letter indicates that Powys, at his brother's request, is enclosing reviews of his book Mr. Weston's Good Wine: "see the way the reviewers made fools of themselves." The folder includes a sub-folder for the two enclosed clippings. These are from the ...
Dates: December 18, 1927; April 17, 1928
- Subject: Authors, English -- 20th century X
- Artists -- Correspondence 1
- Authors -- Correspondence 1
- Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 1
- Authors, English -- 19th century 1
- Literary agents -- England 1
- Acton, Harold, 1904-1994 1
- Bennett, Ernest Nathaniel, Sir, 1868-1947 1
- Bottomley, Horatio, 1860-1933 1
- Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 1
- Elborn, Geoffrey, 1950- 1