Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990

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Poet, dramatist, editor, historian, translator, classicist, biographer, novelist and critic. Author of over 100 books. Born and raised in Australia, Lindsay migrated to England in 1926, where he co-founded the Fanfrolico Press with Jack Kirtley and P.R. Stephenson.

From the description of Letters from Jack Lindsay to Mary McLean [manuscript]. 1937-1939. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 224057056

From the description of Papers of Jack Lindsay, [1942?]-1983 [manuscript]. [1942?]-1983. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225670422

Jack Lindsay was born in Melbourne, Australia. In his native land, he became known for his poetry and his translations from classic Greek and Latin poetry. He went to England in the 1920s and founded the Fanfrolico Press there. Afterwards, he wrote many books in the area of cultural studies including "A Short History of Culture" (1939) and historical fiction such as "Caesar is Dead". In addition, he wrote biographies of writers Dickens, Blake, Bunyan, and Meredith, plus artists Turner, Cezanne, Hogarth, and Gainsborough. He was a close friend of both Dylan Thomas, and Edith Sitwell. He also socialized (as well as collaborated) with Robert Graves.

From the description of Jack Lindsay collection. [1956-1968]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 651603412

Author of over 100 books, including verse, dramas, novels, biographies, translations, politics and philosophy. Jack Lindsay, the eldest son of Norman Lindsay, was born and raised in Australia. He migrated to England in 1926 where he co-founded the Fanfrolico Press with Jack Kirtley and P.R. Stephenson.

From the description of Correspondence [manuscript]. 1956-1983. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225830961

Jack Lindsay, son of Norman Lindsay, was born in 1900. He was a free-lance writer in Sydney c. 1921-1925.

From the description of Diary [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225773942

Author of over 100 books, including verse, drama, novels, biographies, translations, politics and philosophy. Jack Lindsay, the eldest son of Norman Lindsay, was born and raised in Australia. He migrated to England in 1926 where he co-founded the Fanfrolico Press with Jack Kirtley and P.R. Stephenson.

From the description of Letters [manuscript]. [ca. 1955-ca. 1972] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225830964

Poet, dramatist, editor, historian, translator, classicist, biographer, novelist and critic. Author of over 100 books. Born and raised in Australia, Lindsay migrated to England in 1926, where he co-founded the Fanfrolico Press with Jack Kirtley and P. R. Stephenson.

From the description of Beethoven looks back [manuscript] : C# minor quartet /cJack Lindsay. 1980? (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 223244656

Jack Lindsay, born 1900, author, son of Norman Lindsay, lived in England from about 1925.

From the description of Papers. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225774031

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964. Autograph letter signed : London, to Jane Clark, "Saturday" [1954]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Roundabout Bondi, 1930 [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Loving Mad Tom [manuscript] / script by Jack Lindsay for the Mermaid Theatre. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Huggett, Colin. Papers relating to Jack Lindsay and Peter Porter. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Byron, or the poet in action [manuscript] / [Jack Lindsay]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Macy, George. Limited Editions Club papers, 1929-1940. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Barker, George, 1913-1991. George Barker collection, 1930-1966. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
referencedIn Dobson, Rosemary, 1920-. Letters to Norman Lindsay [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Musical compositions [music] / Jack Lindsay. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Papers of Jack Lindsay, [1942?]-1983 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Muirden, Bruce, 1928-. Correspondence, 1950-1968. University of Queensland, UQ Library
referencedIn Butts, Mary, 1890-1937. Mary Butts papers, 1830-1990 (bulk 1915-37). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Letters [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Stephensen, P. R. (Percy Reginald), 1901-1965. Proofs of Kookaburras and saytrs : some recollections of the Fanfrolico Press. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Helen comes of age [manuscript] : a lyrical verse-drama on the theme of beauty / by Jack Lindsay. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Papers. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. The roaring twenties [manuscript] / Jack Lindsay. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Smith, Bernard, 1916-2011. Papers of Bernard Smith [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Marino Faliero [manuscript] / Jack Lindsay. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Atkinson, E. J. Rupert (Evelyn John Rupert), 1881-1961. Correspondence and newspaper cuttings [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. 27379 Fanfrolico Press correspondence, 1929-1968. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Correspondence [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Beethoven looks back [manuscript] : C# minor quartet /cJack Lindsay. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Lindsay family. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964. Autograph letter signed : Montagnana, Italy, to Kenneth Clark, 1950 May 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Orton, Richard, 1940-. Alchemy [music] / Richard Orton ; [text by Jack Lindsay]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Robin of England [manuscript] / by Jack Lindsay. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Stone, Walter W. (Walter William), 1910-1981. Letters (2) to Jack Lindsay [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Fanfrolico and after [manuscript] / Jack Lindsay. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Roundabout Bondi [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Muirden, Bruce, 1928-. Correspondence [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Stone, Walter W. (Walter William), 1910-1981. Letters (2) to Jack Lindsay, 1959 Mar 3 & 14 Jun [manuscript] University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. Gawsworth (Armstrong)/Shiel/Redonda papers, 1928-1971. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Davies, Rhys, 1901-1978. Rhys Davies collection. [1928]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Jack Lindsay collection. [1956-1968]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
referencedIn Goldman/ABCA Play Unit Papers, 1942-1943; 1972-1975 University of Sussex Library
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Notebook with ms. of most of the '3 letters to Nikolai Tikhonov' : also, notes on the antiquities etc. of Castle Hedingham / Jack Lindsay. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Letters from Jack Lindsay to Mary McLean [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Parker, Derek. Collection, 1955-1970. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Harris, Edgar C. Letters. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Arnold, John, 1950 (Feb. 6)-. Jack Lindsay : a bibliography to 1926 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Papers, 1965-1967. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Donne wooing Ann Egerton [manuscript] : Verse-Play / by Jack Lindsay. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Inscribed books [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Fisher, Fedora Gould. Papers [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Fisher, Fedora Gould. Papers, 1923-1996. University of Queensland, UQ Library
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. [Letter, 1956 or earlier] Halstead, Essex [to] Mr [Arthur] Sherbo / Jack Lindsay. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Comment on Rooms and Houses [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Helen comes of age [manuscript] / by Jack Lindsay. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Brown, W. J. While the billy boils (Lawson) / W.J. Brown. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Wright, Judith, 1915-2000. Letters to Warwick Gould [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Diary [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Lindsay, Jack, 1900-1990. Letters and books inscribed to Patricia Moberly [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Atkinson, E. J. Rupert (Evelyn John Rupert), 1881-1961. Letters received [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Arnold, John, 1950 (Feb. 6)- person
correspondedWith Atkinson, E. J. Rupert (Evelyn John Rupert), 1881-1961. person
associatedWith Baly, Elaine. person
correspondedWith Barker, George, 1913-1991. person
associatedWith Baron, Byron, George Gordon Byron 1788-1824 person
associatedWith Blake, William, 1757-1827. person
associatedWith Brown, W. J. person
associatedWith Butts, Mary, 1890-1937. person
associatedWith Castle Hedingham (Castle Hedingham, England) corporateBody
associatedWith Chaplin, Harry F. person
associatedWith Chaplin, Harry F. (Harry Floyd), 1895?-1988? person
associatedWith Courbet, Gustave, 1819-1877. person
associatedWith Davies, Rhys, 1901-1978. person
associatedWith Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. person
associatedWith Dobson, Rosemary, 1920- person
associatedWith Donne, John, 1572?-1631 person
associatedWith Fanfrolico Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Fisher, Fedora Gould. person
associatedWith Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. person
associatedWith Goldman, Arnold M, b 1936 person
associatedWith Harris, Edgar C. person
associatedWith Hogarth, William, 1697-1764. person
associatedWith Huggett, Colin. person
associatedWith Lindsay, Cressida person
correspondedWith Lindsay family family
correspondedWith Lindsay family family
correspondedWith Lindsay family. family
associatedWith Lindsay, Norman, 1879-1969. person
associatedWith Macy, George. person
associatedWith Moberly, Patricia. person
associatedWith Morris, William, 1834-1896. person
associatedWith Muirden, Bruce, 1928- person
associatedWith Mullers Ltd. corporateBody
associatedWith Orton, Richard, 1940- person
associatedWith Parker, Derek. person
associatedWith Sherbo, Arthur, 1918- person
associatedWith Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964. person
associatedWith Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771. person
correspondedWith Smith, Bernard, 1916-2011. person
associatedWith Stephensen, P. R. (Percy Reginald), 1901-1965. person
associatedWith Stone, Walter W. (Walter William), 1910-1981. person
associatedWith Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851. person
correspondedWith Witt, Mary person
associatedWith Wright, Judith, 1915-2000. person
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Great Britain
Sydney (N.S.W.)
Castle Hedingham (England)
Australia
Subject
Literature and mental illness
Freemasonry
Authors, English
Australian drama--20th century--Manuscripts
Poets, English
Authors, Australian--20th century--Correspondence
English poetry--History and criticism
Helen of Troy (Greek mythology)--Drama
Fools and jesters in literature
Robin Hood (Legendary character)--Drama
Bookplates--Chaplin, Harry F. (Harry Floyd), 1895?-1988?
Authors, Australian--20th century--Autographs
Australian drama--20th century
Vocal music
Authors, Australian--20th century--Archives
Authors, Australian--20th century--Biography
Authors--Biography
English literature
Historians--Archives
Music
Occupation
Authors
Poets
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Birth 1900-10-20

Death 1990-03-08

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