Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982

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English novelist; Brown class of 1907.

From the description of Papers, 1953-1968. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122615539

Swinnerton, a literary critic, editor, and author, was born in London and worked as an office boy and later as an editor for publishers. He began writing the first of his more than forty novels and twenty books of criticism in 1909. He was literary critic for the Evening news and The Observer. Swinnerton is best known for his novels, including Nocturne, Quadrille, Sanctuary, and Death of a Highbrow.

From the description of Summer storm, 1926. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57071447

Alfred Edgar Coppard was a British novelist, short-story writer, and poet.

From the guide to the Alfred Edgar Coppard collection of papers, 1920-1951, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

Frank Swinnerton was an English novelist, short-story writer, and literary critic.

From the description of Frank Swinnerton collection of papers, 1912-1978. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122531821

From the guide to the Frank Swinnerton collection of papers, 1912-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

English novelist and critic.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (62), typewritten letter signed and autograph postal cards signed (2) : Cranleigh, Surrey, etc., to Tom Turner, 1938 Oct. 19-1949 Aug. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580392

From the description of Frank Arthur Swinnerton papers, 1899-1964. (University of Arkansas - Fayetteville). WorldCat record id: 28396114

Frank Swinnerton was a British novelist, editor, and critic. Born in London, he began working as an office boy and clerk, and later took the position of editor at Chatto & Windus. He became a prolific novelist, and a key member of London's literary society; his reputation and popularity attracted many writers to Chatto & Windus, including friends Arnold Bennett and H.G. Wells. He was also an effective literary critic, and published many essays and several biographies. Throughout his long and productive career he was popular with readers, colleagues, and critics.

From the description of Frank Swinnerton letters, 1919-1923. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60573836

Epithet: novelist and critic

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x00022b

Author and publisher's assistant.

From the description of A galaxy of fathers / by Frank Swinnerton, [ca. 1966]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82778309

From the description of A galaxy of fathers / by Frank Swinnerton, [ca. 1966]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148346

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creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. : Series II., Alfred A. Knopf Personal, 1874-1984 (bulk 1953-1984). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. A galaxy of fathers / by Frank Swinnerton, [ca. 1966]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Ben Abramson correspondence, 1930-1940 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Letter, 1935, Nov. 14, Cranleigh, England, to Dr. Merrill Moore. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Evelyn Scott Collection TXRC98-A5., 1894-1952 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Frank Swinnerton letters, 1919-1923. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956. Autograph letter signed with initials : Old Park, Penn [near High Wycombe], to Tom Turner / 1940 Dec. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Beer family papers, 1740-1981, 1827-1981 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Autograph letter signed : Cranleigh, Surrey, to Grant Overton, 1930 July 23-Dec. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Louise Morgan and Otto Theis papers, 1903-1983 (inclusive, 1930-1960 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn John Middleton Murry collection of papers, 1911?]-1962 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Westgate Press (San Francisco, Calif.). Records, 1929-1931). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1921-1951. Houghton Library
referencedIn Hofstra University. Library. Special Collections. Miscellaneous manuscripts M-Z, 1819-1974. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Morgan, Louise. Louise Morgan and Otto Theis papers 1903-1983 (bulk 1930-1960). Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. A brood of ducklings, [1928?] / by Frank Swinnerton. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Frank Swinnerton: Letters to Morchard Bishop, 1951-1983 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956. Typed letter signed with initials : Old Park, Penn [near High Wycombe], to Tom Turner / 1941 June 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Correspondence, 1939 Aug. 8-17. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn McKenna, Stephen. Letters to Stephen McKenna, 1917-1939. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Jo Davidson Papers, 1906-1952 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn J.M. Dent & Sons. J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files S-Te). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. The great Mencken fight. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956. Typed letter signed with initials : Old Park, Penn [near High Wycombe], to Tom Turner / 1944 Feb. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn James B. Pinker and Son collection of papers, 1893-1940 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Davidson, Jo, 1883-1952. Papers of Jo Davidson, 1906-1952. Library of Congress
referencedIn Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915-1986,. Literary and historical letters and documents, [ca. 1661]-1976. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. Series III., Blanche W. Knopf, 1918-1966 (bulk 1940-1966). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank Arthur, 1884-1982. Autograph letters signed (62), typewritten letter signed and autograph postal cards signed (2) : Cranleigh, Surrey, etc., to Tom Turner, 1938 Oct. 19-1949 Aug. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Letters from Frank Arthur Swinnerton, the novelist, and the above Pauline Smith, authoress, to Harold Idris Bell (knt. 1946), then Keeper of Manuscripts, and his successor, Eric George Millar, 12 June-3 July 1945 (together with a memorandum by Paulin... British Library
creatorOf De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956. Autograph letter signed with initials : Old Park, Penn [near High Wycombe], to Tom Turner / 1943 Jan. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Records. : Series I., General Correspondence, 1922-1977 (bulk 1946-1966). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, 1905]-1975, 1915-1951 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Frank Swinnerton collection of papers, 1912-1978 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Beer family. Beer family papers, 1740-1981 (inclusive), 1827-1981 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Statement on Arnold Bennett. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. [Letters], 1917 Nov. 20-1933 June 24. Newberry Library
referencedIn ENOCH ARNOLD BENNETT, 'THE CARD': the original autograph MS. of the novel, entitled in the first instance (see f. 2) 'The Deeds of Denry the Audacious'; 1909. On f. 1 is the following memorandum:-'The Card, called in America "Denry the Audacious", wr..., 1909 British Library
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Letter : Old Tokefield, Cranleigh, Surrey (England), to Stanley Unwin, 1954 August 12. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Papers, 1953-1968. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956. Autograph letter signed with initials : Old Park, Penn [near High Wycombe], to Tom Turner / 1946 Apr. 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. Gawsworth (Armstrong)/Shiel/Redonda papers, 1928-1971. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Frank Arthur Swinnerton papers, 1899-1964. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Vol. I, 1914-1916.includes:ff. 54-278 passim Frieda Lawrence, wife of D H Lawrence: Letters to S. S. Koteliansky: 1915-1933, n.d.f. 128 Art. Illuminations and Drawings ENGLISH: D. H. Lawrence; pen-and-ink sketches of a phoenix, etc.: 1915, 1928.f..., 1914-1916 British Library
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Summer storm, 1926. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Abramson, Ben. Ben Abramson correspondence, 1930-1940. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Autograph letter signed : Cranleigh, Surrey, to Nelson Taylor, 1973 Feb. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Strachey/Holroyd Papers. Vol. xviii (ff.134). Loose leaves containing various transcriptions of letters, notes on sources and transcriptions of Lytton Strachey’s poems ‘The Haschish’, ‘The two triumphs’, ‘Happiness’, and ‘Ely: an ode’, the radio scr..., 1952-1972 British Library
creatorOf Scott, Evelyn, 1893-1963. Evelyn Scott Collection, 1894-1952. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Sam Schaefler historical and literary letters and documents, 1674-1970s Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Letters to Crosby Gaige. Surrey, Eng., 1928-1929. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. [Letter] : London, to [George] Doran, 1919 June 16. Newberry Library
creatorOf Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957. John Middleton Murry collection of papers, [1911?]-1962. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn James B. Pinker and Son correspondence concerning John Galsworthy, 1901-1946. Houghton Library
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Letters, 1923-1926, England, to Philip D. Sherman, Oberlin, Ohio. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Papers concerning Dylan Thomas, 1940-1953. Houghton Library
referencedIn Letters to Stephen McKenna, 1917-1939 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. A galaxy of fathers / by Frank Swinnerton, [ca. 1966]. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Frank Swinnerton collection of papers, 1912-1978. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn McKenna, Stephen. Letters to Stephen McKenna, 1917-1939. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Correspondence, received unless otherwise stated, of Eleanor Farjeon with persons outside her family, writers S-V. Includes: Randolph Schwabe (with a letter from him to George Chester Earle), Sir Owen Seaman, Ronald Searle, H Gordon Selfridge, Logan ..., 1922-1964 British Library
creatorOf Vol. xxx (ff. 176). Sn-Z and word-processed index.includes:ff. 1-4 Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow: Letters to M. Holroyd: 1965-1968: Signed.f. 5 Philippa MacLiesh, assistant secretary, The Society of Authors: Letter to M. Holroyd: 1962: Signed.f... British Library
creatorOf De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956. Typed letter signed with initials : Old Park, Penn [near High Wycombe], to Tom Turner / 1948 Jan. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982. Letter to Frank Sidgwick. London, Eng. 1909 Oct. 30. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn R-Y. (ff. 108).includes:ff. 1-6b Arthur Rackham, book illustrator: Letters to E. Rhys: 1924-1925.f. 7 Morley Roberts, novelist: Letter to E. Rhys: 1931.f. 8 Richard Ellis Roberts, writer: Letter to E. Rhys: 1932.ff. 9, 11-17b, 20-21 b Olive E... British Library
creatorOf Ferguson, Rachel, b. 1893. Rachel Ferguson letters received, 1910-1951. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Alfred Edgar Coppard collection of papers, 1920-1951 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
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associatedWith Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, Baron, 1879-1964. person
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England--London
England
England--London
England
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Male authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
English imprints--Publishing
Father and child
Publishers and Publishing
English literature--20th century
Manuscripts--English
English literature--18th century--History and criticism
Literary agents
Authors, English
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Birth 1884-08-12

Death 1982-11-06

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