Palmer, Herbert E. (Herbert Edward), 1880-

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Poet, literary critic, lecturer.

From the description of Papers, 1918-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34370456

From the description of Herbert Palmer papers, 1918-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68796018

Herbert Edward Palmer, lyric and narrative poet and critic, was born in Market Rasen, Lincolnshire on 10 February 1880 and educated at Birmingham and later Bonn Universities. For many years he worked as a schoolmaster. In 1921 he relinquished his post as English master at St. Alban's school to devote himself to a full-time literary career. His Collected Poems were published in 1933. He published an autobiography, The Mistletoe Child, in 1935. Palmer died on 17 May 1961. The recipient of his letter was Leonard Alfred George Strong (1896-1958), author, journalist, and a director of Methuen Ltd. from 1938 to 1958.

From the description of Letter to L.A.G. Strong / by Herbert Edward Palmer. [194-?] (McMaster University). WorldCat record id: 181807384

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creatorOf Roberts, Denys Kilham, 1903-1976. Correpondence, 1930-1964. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Palmer, Herbert Edward, 1880-1961. Papers, 1918-1961. University of Michigan
referencedIn Louise Morgan and Otto Theis papers, 1903-1983 (inclusive, 1930-1960 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Palmer, Herbert Edward, 1880-1961. Letters, to Thomas Moult, 1921. University of Michigan
referencedIn A-P. (ff. 83).includes:f. 1 George William Russell, alias 'AE'; Irish poet: Letter to E. Rhys: 1935.f. 3 Nancy Witcher Astor, MP; wife of Waldorf, 2nd Viscount Astor: Letter to E. Rhys: 1933.: Signed.f. 4 Eleanor Marx Aveling, daughter of Karl ... British Library
referencedIn Eccles Bequest. Vol. XLVI. Miscellaneous writings of Lord Alfred Douglas; 1909-1944, n.d. Mostly autograph.1. 'Art and Sport';1909.2. 'Preface' to 'The City of the Soul'; [1911]. Printed with corrections and revisions by Douglas.3. 'Fashionable Intel..., 1909-1944 British Library
creatorOf Palmer, Herbert Edward, 1880-1961. Letter to L.A.G. Strong / by Herbert Edward Palmer. McMaster University
creatorOf Vol. VIII (ff. 177). 1924-1931.John [Cann] Bailey, [author and critic]: Correspondence with Harold Monro from John [Cann] Bailey: 1914-1926: Partly typewritten, partly printed.Sir Edward Howard Marsh, KCVO: Correspondence with Harold Monro: 1924-1925..., 1924-1931 British Library
referencedIn Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967. Papers, 1894-1966. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers of R.L. Mgroz, 1902-1959 Reading University : Special Collections Services
creatorOf Vol. XII (ff. 399). 1923-1929.George Bernard Shaw, author: 'St. Joan': correspondence with G. B. Shaw concerning by George Bernard Shaw: 1923-1929.includes:f. 1 Karl Walter, Secretary of the Horace Plunkett Foundation: Letter to G. B. Shaw of Karl..., 1923-1929 British Library
creatorOf Palmer, Herbert Edward, 1880-1961. Herbert Palmer papers, 1918-1961. University of Michigan
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associatedWith Denson, Alan. person
associatedWith Farquharson, Dorothea Price. person
associatedWith Morgan, Louise. person
associatedWith Moult, Thomas. person
associatedWith Price, Charles T. person
associatedWith Price, Charles T. person
associatedWith Price, Hereward Thimbleby, 1880-1964. person
associatedWith R. L. Mgroz person
associatedWith Roberts, Denys Kilham, 1903-1976. person
associatedWith Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967. person
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Birth 1880-02-10

Death 1961-05-17



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