Garnett, David, 1892-1981‏

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Author and publisher David Garnett was born in Brighton; his mother was a translator, his father a literary adviser, and he grew up in a literary environment. He studied botany at the Royal College of Science, and after graduation went into publishing. He became book critic for New Statesman, and wrote several popular novels, some fantasy and some with realistic themes. He has also written several volumes of memoirs, and edited works by T.E. Lawrence and Thomas Love Peacock.

From the description of David Garnett letter to Mr. Seward, 1956 April 4. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 64190408

David Garnett was the son of Edward and Constance Garnett and was part of the Bloomsbury Group. He was a British writer and publisher. Garnett was married to Rachel Marshall (1891-1940) and Angelica Grant (1918- ). He died in 1981.

From the description of [Letter and manuscripts] / David Garnett. [between 1932 and 1937] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231349833

Author.

From the description of Letters, 1940-1947. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36945166

Author, editor, and member of the Bloomsbury Group.

From the description of T.H. White, [ca. 1964-1965]. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853338

English author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed "Bunny" : to John Maynard Keynes, ca. 1918 mid-Mar. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269567012

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creatorOf Tedlock, E. W. (Ernest Warnock), 1910-. Papers, 1890-1980. University of New Mexico-Main Campus
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Halesworth, to John Maynard Keynes, [1916?] May 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. Letter, 1970 Nov. 8, London, to Stephen Spender. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935. T.E. Lawrence Collection, 1912-1966. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Eleanor Farm, to John Maynard Keynes, [1915 May 13?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Haydn, Hiram Collins, 1907-1973,. Creative writing questionnaires for writing class at University of Pennsylvania, 1970-1972. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Curle, Richard, 1883-1968. Letters, 1901-1966. Indiana University
creatorOf Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (Robert Bontine), 1852-1936. Papers, 1907-1930. University of Michigan
referencedIn Curtiss, Mina Kirstein, 1896-1985. Papers, 1913-1986 (bulk 1940-1985). Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Halesworth, to John Maynard Keynes, [1916?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn J.M. Dent & Sons. J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files D-Gi). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. [Letter and etching] Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Brenan,Gerald, 1894-1987. Gerald Brenan Collection, 1911-1978. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Ross, Jerome. Man in the zoo, a comedy ... by Jerome Ross. Adapted from the story by David Garnett, A man in the zoo. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Charleston [Lewes], to John Maynard Keynes, [1918?] Oct. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Heilbrun, Carolyn G., 1926-2003. Carolyn G. Heilbrun papers, 1846-1979. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren, 1900-1976. Papers, 177-1981. Indiana University
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. [Letter and manuscripts] / David Garnett. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Woolmer, J. Howard. J. Howard Woolmer Poetry bookshop collection, 1961-1967. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. Letters, 1932, St. Ives, Hants., to Harold G. Rugg. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Curle, Richard, 1883-1968. Papers, 1901-1968. Indiana University
referencedIn Cleverdon mss. II, 1926-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series V., Editor Files, 1873-1984 (bulk 1960-1980). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Ross, Jerome. "A man in the zoo;" a comedy in four acts, by Jerome Ross. (An adaptation of David Garnett's story of the same title) New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Halesworth, to John Maynard Keynes, [1916? Sept. 14]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Compton-Burnett, I. (Ivy), 1884-1969. Ivy Compton-Burnett letters, 1941-1972. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Ernest Warnock Tedlock Papers, 1890-1980 University of New Mexico. Center for Southwest Research
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Sitwell, Osbert, 1892-1969. Osbert Sitwell letters, 1918-1959. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Charleston [Lewes], to John Maynard Keynes, [1919?] Mar. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hudson, W. H. (William Henry), 1841-1922. Papers, 1865-1921, 1933-43. University of Michigan
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. Letter, 1938 Jan. 25, to Mr. Kowan, Columbus, Ohio. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Carolyn G. Heilbrun Papers MS 11., 1846-1979 Mortimer Rare Book Room
referencedIn Mina Kirstein Curtiss Papers MS 250., 1913-2005 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Miscellaneous screen, stage, and radio scripts, ca. 1859-2007. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Askwith, Betty, 1909-1995. Betty Askwith collection, 1916-1981. Boston University. School of Medicine
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. David Garnett letter to Mr. Seward, 1956 April 4. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Halesworth, to John Maynard Keynes, [1916?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Charleston [Lewes], to John Maynard Keynes, [1918?] May 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. Gawsworth (Armstrong)/Shiel/Redonda papers, 1928-1971. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Halesworth, to John Maynard Keynes, [1916 Sept.?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935. Papers of T.E. Lawrence, 1894-2006 (bulk 1911-2000). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn T. E. Lawrence Collection TXRC98-A3., 1912-1966 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Halesworth, to John Maynard Keynes, [1916?] Sept. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren, 1900-1976. Richard Hughes letters, 1921-1969. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Charleston [Lewes], to John Maynard Keynes, 1916 Dec. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Charleston [Lewes], to John Maynard Keynes, [1918 Feb. 24?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Charleston [Lewes], to John Maynard Keynes, [1918 Dec.?]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ottoline Morrell Collection TXRC98-A17., 1882-1946, (bulk 1882-1938) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. Letter, 1977 August 18, Le Verger de Charry, France [to] Miss Godward. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. The London literary letter [1924] University of Michigan
referencedIn Alison Lurie papers, [ca. 1960-1977] Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Warner, Sylvia Townsend, 1893-1978. Sylvia Townsend Warner collection of papers, 1922-1978. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Lurie, Alison. Alison Lurie papers, [ca. 1960-1977] Cornell University Library
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. Letter, 1938 Mar. 7, St. Ives [Eng.] to Carlton Wells, Ann Arbor, Michigan. University of Michigan
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Victoria Ocampo papers, 1908-1979. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letters (83) and postcards (3), signed mainly with initials, and a telegram : Gordon Square (London) to John Maynard Keynes, 1907-1936. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Graves, Robert, 1895-1985. [Letter, 1923?] Islip [to David] Garnett / Robert Graves. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : Charleston [Lewes], to John Maynard Keynes, [1918?] Feb. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. Letters, 1940-1947. Indiana University
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. Autograph letter signed "Bunny" : to John Maynard Keynes, ca. 1918 mid-Mar. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, G, 1641-1991. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Garnett,. Garnett Family papers. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. T.H. White, [ca. 1964-1965]. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
referencedIn Stone, Reynolds. Papers, 1946-1947. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. : Series I., General Correspondence, 1922-1977 (bulk 1946-1966). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (Robert Bontine), 1852-1936. R. B. Cunninghame-Graham papers, 1907-1930. University of Michigan
referencedIn Fonds Edward Gordon Craig Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
referencedIn Ruth and Augustus Goetz papers, 1930-1966 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Inventory of The Legion Papers: Rare MSS 00149 ., 1927-1935 Cushing Memorial Library,
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. Letter, 1948 May 11, to Frances Ellis. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Garnett, David, 1892-1981. The corpse in the oak : a Christmas story about mistletoe with a love interest / by David Garnett. Texas A&M University, Evans Library & Annex; Main campus library complex
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Bloomsbury group
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Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
Christmas stories, English
Male authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1892-03-09

Death 1981-02-17

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