Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958

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English poet, literary critic, and magazine editor.

From the description of Rivers, 1917. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31042218

Jack Squire was an English poet. He also edited "The London Mercury: a Monthly Review of Literature & the Arts".

From the description of Jack Squire collection. [1933]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800204

Squire was born in Plymouth, England on Apr. 2, 1884; educated at St. John's College, Cambridge; unsuccessful Parlimentary candidate for Labour and Liberals; literary editor, New Statesman, 1913; published book of poems, Survival of the fittest (1916); founded literary magazine, London Mercury, in 1919; chairman, Architecture Club, 1922-28; editor of various books of poetry and also published volumes of critical essays; knighted, 1933; became reviewer, Illus. London news, 1937; died at Rushlake Green, Sussex, Dec. 20, 1958; his collected poems were published in 1959.

From the description of Papers, 1910-1958. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38000097

English poet and editor, founder of the London Mercury.

From the description of Letters and postcard, London, to R.N. Green-Armytage, 1922-1938. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122626262

Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel; RE; of Add MS 41962

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Epithet: Vicar of St. Leonard's, Shoreditch

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Epithet: Editor `London Mercury'

Title: Knight

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Biography

Squire was born in Plymouth, England on April 2, 1884; educated at St. John's College, Cambridge; unsuccessful Parlimentary candidate for Labour and Liberals; literary editor, New Statesman, 1913; published book of poems, Survival of the fittest (1916); founded literary magazine, London Mercury, in 1919; chairman, Architecture Club, 1922-28; editor of various books of poetry and also published volumes of critical essays; knighted, 1933; became reviewer, Illustrated London news, 1937; died at Rushlake Green, Sussex, December 20, 1958; his collected poems were published in 1959.

From the guide to the Sir John Collings Squire Papers, 1910-1958, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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creatorOf Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958. Letter to [W.E. Doubleday]. [London, Eng.]. 1922 Mar. 9. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Lee, Sidney, Sir, 1859-1926. Typed letter signed :bLondon, to J.C. Squire, 1925 Jan. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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creatorOf Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958. Typed letter signed J. Squire to Miss Manwaring September 3, 1930. Wellesley College
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referencedIn J.M. Dent & Sons. J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files S-Te). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Flecker, James Elroy, 1884-1915. Letters, [1913] Dec. 24 and [1914] Nov. 1, Montana-Sur-Sierre, Switzerland, and Davos Platz, Switzerland, to [John Collings] Squire. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
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creatorOf Sir John Collings Squire Papers, 1910-1958 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
referencedIn Warde, Frederic, 1894-1939. Papers, 1915-1938. Grolier Club
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referencedIn Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
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referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Sir John Collings Squires Papers, [1900s]-[1950s] University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections Department
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creatorOf Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958. [Miscellaneous pamphlets by and about John Collings Squire]. Yale University Library
referencedIn G K Chesterton Papers, 1877-1988 British Library: Western Manuscripts
referencedIn T. E. Lawrence Collection TXRC98-A3., 1912-1966 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
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creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS.Paper and vellum; ff. 166. British Library arrangement.A. Letter of George Eliot to Frederick Lehmann; 19 April [1866]. Extracts from this letter are printed in G. S. Haight, The George Eliot Letters (1954-1955), iv, ..., 1353-1999 British Library
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creatorOf Letters (4) from J. C. Squire to T. J. Wise, in which mention is made of 'the 2 unfortunate Swinburne poems'; 15, 21 Dec. 1920; 2 Jan., 15 March 1921. Ashley Library Catalogue, ix, p. 131.includes:ff. 157-160 Sir John Collings Squire, Editor, 'Lond..., 1920-1921 British Library
referencedIn Edward Howard Marsh collection of papers, 1886]-1963, 1910-1952 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Hewlett, Maurice Henry, 1861-1923. Maurice Hewlett collection, 1892-1930. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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creatorOf Nordoff, Paul, 1909-1977. In a chair / [words by] J.C. Squire ; [music by] Paul Nordoff. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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creatorOf Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Letter 1920 Dec. 23, Oswalds, Bishopsbourne, Kent [Eng. to] J.C. Squire / Joseph Conrad. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
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referencedIn William Butler Yeats Collection TXRC02-A7., 1872-1970 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Martha Dickinson Bianchi correspondence concerning publication of the poetry of the American poet, Emily Dickinson:, 1881-1943 (inclusive), 1925-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958. Letters to [John] Collier, 1931. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958. Papers, 1910-1958. University of California, Los Angeles
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creatorOf Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958. Jack Squire collection. [1933]. University of Victoria Libraries, UVic
referencedIn Arnold Bennett collection of papers, 1881-1955, 1894-1953 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958. Letters and postcard, London, to R.N. Green-Armytage, 1922-1938. Rosenbach Museum & Library
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