MacCarthy, Desmond, 1877-1952

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Sir (Charles Otto) Desmond MacCarthy, English literary reviewer and drama critic.

From the description of Desmond MacCarthy manuscript material : 1 item, 1950 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 726886322

From the guide to the Desmond MacCarthy manuscript material : 1 item, 1950, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

Desmond's first experience as an editor was with New Quarterly and then Eye Witness (later renamed: New Witness). In 1913 he began writing a weekly column for the New Statesman eventually becoming literary editor in 1920, then the drama critic. Desmond also contributed weekly articles to the London Sunday Times and broadcast literary talks for the BBC. Mary (or Molly, as she was known to most) wrote two books, A Pier and a Band and A Nineteenth Century Childhood, as well as other works. Although not particularly well-known for their writings, the MacCarthys were surrounded by the colorful personalities that defined turn- of-the-century English drama, art, literature, and society in general.

From the guide to the MacCarthy mss., 1863-1991, (Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington))

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creatorOf Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948. Papers of W. Graham Robertson, 1875-1948. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf MacCarthy, Desmond, 1877-1952. Desmond McCarthy letters; 1945, undated. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Desmond MacCarthy manuscript material : 1 item, 1950 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Havelock Ellis Correspondence, 1894-1950. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Letters from others to Anthony Bertram, 1920-1971. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Bell, Clive, 1881-1964. Papers, 1913-1944. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf MacCarthy, Desmond, 1877-1952. Letter : Sandy, Bedfordshire, to Laurence Housman, [1936] Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Morrell, Ottoline Violet Anne Cavendish-Bentinck, Lady, 1873-1938. Ottoline Morrell Collection, 1882-1946 (bulk 1882-1938). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn J.M. Dent & Sons. J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files L-M). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Russell, Leonard, 1906-. Letters, 1945-1972 (bulk 1948-1960). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Fonds Edward Gordon Craig Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
referencedIn Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939. Havelock Ellis letters, 1894-1950. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf MacCarthy, Desmond, 1877-1952. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1951. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf MacCarthy, Desmond, 1877-1952. Autograph letter signed : London, to T. J. Cobden Sanderson, 1920 Nov. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Virginia Woolf collection of papers, 1882-1984, 1912-1940 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961. Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to John Maynard Keynes, undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf MacCarthy mss., 1863-1991 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Ottoline Morrell Collection TXRC98-A17., 1882-1946, (bulk 1882-1938) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf MacCarthy, Desmond, 1877-1952. Desmond MacCarthy manuscript material : 1 item, 1950 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Leonard Russell Letters TXRC97-A0., 1945-1972, (bulk 1948-1960) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Hofstra University. Library. Special Collections. Miscellaneous manuscripts M-Z, 1819-1974. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Ackerley, J. R. (Joe Randolph), 1896-1967. Collection, 1924-1983. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Smith, Logan Pearsall, 1865-1946. Constable Correspondence, 1917-1943. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Hutchinson, Mary, 1889-1977. Mary Hutchinson Papers, 1910-1977. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Mary Hutchinson Papers TXRC98-A20., 1910-1977 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Baring, Maurice, 1874-1945. Maurice Baring papers, 1920-1963 (bulk 1937-1943). Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. Gawsworth (Armstrong)/Shiel/Redonda papers, 1928-1971. University of Iowa Libraries
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Bloomsbury group
Critics--Great Britain--20th century--Correspondence
Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1877-05-20

Death 1952-06-07

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