Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907

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English poet. Thompson was educated at Ushaw College and studied medicine in Manchester. He lived in poverty for some years, but was assisted by the Meynell family. His first volume of poems appeared in 1893. Thompson also produced some literary criticism and works of prose during his lifetime.

From the description of Francis Thompson collection, 1865-1967. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 35985577

English poet.

From the description of Autograph verses, comprising 22 lines in non-consecutive sections : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572127

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Pantasaph, Wales, to Wilfrid Meynell, [1895 Mar. 20]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572120

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.] to Wilfrid Meynell, 1905 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572124

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to H.W. Massingham, 1898 Jun. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572116

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creatorOf Sutherland, Margaret, 1897-1984. Three songs for voice and violin [music] / Margaret Sutherland ; [words by] Francis Thompson. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Boardman, Brigid M., 1931-. Brigid Boardman Papers, 1951-2001 (bulk 1969-2001). Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf Hartmann, Arthur, 1881-1956. Arab love song : for a tenor voice and orchestra / by Arthur Hartmann. Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
creatorOf Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907. Autograph letter signed : [London], to H.W. Massingham, 1898 Jun. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907. Reviews and notices : November to March 1893-94 / [compiled by Francis Thompson]. Loyola Marymount University, William H. Hannon Library
referencedIn Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Seymour Adelman, 1941 Apr. 29. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907. Daisy : a poem / by Francis Thompson. Oakland University, Kresge Library
creatorOf Sasnett, J. Randolph. J. Randolph Sasnett papers, 1844-1937, (bulk 1936-1937). Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn Leslie, Shane, Sir, 1885-1971. Letters : to Seymour Adelman, Chester, Pa., and Philadelphia, 1934-35 and 1961. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn May, J. Lewis (James Lewis), b. 1873. Letter : London, to Laurence Housman, Cambridge, 1936 May 8. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907. Autograph verses, comprising 22 lines in non-consecutive sections : [n.p., n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Meynell, Wilfrid, 1852-1948. A biographical note on Francis Thompson, 1907. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Sangorski, Alberto, 1862-1932. Selected gems from modern poets. California State Library
referencedIn Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. Letters : Cambridge, England, to Seymour Adelman, Chester, Pa., 1927-1933. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn O'Donnell, Charles L. (Charles Leo), 1884-1934. Papers, 1889-1940. University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library
referencedIn Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen, 1840-1922. Letters, 1907 Nov. 15 and Nov. 25, Southwater, Sussex, to Wilfrid Meynell, London. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Douglas, Clive, 1903-1977. Hound of Heaven [music]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Sherrington, Alison J. Christian nature mysticism [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Douglas, Alfred Bruce, Lord, 1870-1945. Letter : London, to Wilfrid Meynell, 1908 July 21. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Meynell, Everard, 1882-1926. Letter, [19--] Oct. 9 : London, to R.N. Green-Armytage, Weston-super-Mare. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931. Letters, 1915-1923, to P[hilip] D Sherman. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Tunney, Gene. Letters : New York, to Seymour Adelman, Philadelphia, 1956-1960. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Thompson, Mary. Letter, 1933 Nov. 13 : Manchester, to Seymour Adelman. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Flecker, James Elroy, 1884-1915. Letter and cards, 1912-1914, Beirut (Lebanon), Leysin, Locarno, and Montana-Sur-Sierre (Switzerland), to Harold Monro, London. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907. Songs wing-to-wing [sister songs]. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Fales Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-2000 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907. Astris : manuscript, undated. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Autograph File, T, 1580-1975. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore collection of papers, 1841]-1948, 1841-1892 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Patmore, Derek, 1908-1972. Derek Patmore papers, 1920s-1971, bulk 1963-1971. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn Cockerell, Sydney, Sir, 1867-1962. Autograph letter signed : Kew Gardens Rd., Kew, Richmond, to Archibald Wavell, 1944 Apr. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Leslie, Shane, 1885-1971. Papers, 1922-1940. University of Notre Dame, Hesburgh Library
creatorOf Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907. Autograph letter signed : Pantasaph, Wales, to Wilfrid Meynell, [1895 Mar. 20]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sutherland, Margaret, 1897-1984. Songs for voice and violin [music] / Margaret Sutherland ; [words by] Francis Thompson. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Fales Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-2000 Fales Library & Special Collections
referencedIn Paul van K. Thomson papers, Thomson (Paul van K.) papers, 1928-1995 Phillips Memorial Library, Special and Archival Collections
creatorOf Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.] to Wilfrid Meynell, 1905 Mar. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Wilkinson, Marguerite Ogden Bigelow, 1883-1928. Letters of Marguerite Ogden Bigelow Wilkinson [manuscript] 1924-1926. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Leslie, Shane, 1885-1971. Letters, 1935 Sept. 3 and 23, London and Glaslough, to Seymour Adelman. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Meynell, Wilfrid, 1852-1948. Letters, 1931-1934, London, to Seymour Adelman, Chester, Pa. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Thomson, Paul van K. (Paul van Kuykendall), 1916-. [Guide to the Paul van K. Thomson papers 1928-1995.] Providence College, Phillips Memorial Library, Phillips Memorial Library
referencedIn Meynell, Wilfrid, 1852-1948. Letters and card, 1930-1936 and 1943, London and Sussex, to R.N. Green-Armytage, Bath. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907. Francis Thompson collection, 1865-1967. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn De Leon, Jack, 1901-1956. Francis Thompson, 1934. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Meynell, Alice, 1847-1922. Letter, 191- Jan. 4, London, to Mr. Rugg. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Patmore, Coventry, 1823-1896. Coventry Patmore Collection, 1818-1945, bulk 1818-1896. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn Kilmer, Joyce, 1886-1918. Letters of Joyce Kilmer [manuscript] 1908-18. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn A.P. Watt (Firm). A.P. Watt records, 1888-1982 (major authors T-Z). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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associatedWith Douglas, Clive, 1903-1977. person
associatedWith Fales, DeCoursey, 1888-1966 person
associatedWith Flecker, James Elroy, 1884-1915. person
associatedWith Hartmann, Arthur, 1881-1956. person
associatedWith Helena and John Weadock Collection of Rare and Fine Printed Books and First Editions. corporateBody
associatedWith Hind, C. Lewis (Charles Lewis), 1862-1927. person
associatedWith Holst, Gustav, 1874-1934. person
associatedWith Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889. person
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associatedWith Massingham, Henry William, 1860-1924, person
associatedWith May, J. Lewis (James Lewis), b. 1873. person
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associatedWith O'Donnell, Charles L. (Charles Leo), 1884-1934. person
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associatedWith Patmore, Derek, 1908-1972. person
associatedWith Reed, Samuel P., Mrs, person
associatedWith Sangorski, Alberto, 1862-1932, person
associatedWith Sasnett, J. Randolph. person
associatedWith Sherrington, Alison J. person
associatedWith Sutherland, Margaret, 1897-1984. person
associatedWith Thompson, Mary. person
associatedWith Thomson, Paul van K. (Paul van Kuykendall), 1916- person
associatedWith Tunney, Gene. person
associatedWith Wilkinson, Marguerite Ogden Bigelow, 1883-1928. person
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Birth 1859-12-16

Death 1907-11-13

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