Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948

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English essayist, literary historian, editor.

From the description of Holbrook Jackson papers, 1930-1949. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 496102603

Jackson was born on Dec. 31, 1874 in Liverpool, England; although he never attended college, he was a voracious reader who began publishing articles at age 16 while working as a clerk; he co-edited the New age in 1907, and edited T.P.'s magazine, which he later bought out in order to edit his own literary journal, To-Day (1917-23); wrote many books, including: Bernard Shaw (1907), William Morris (1908), Great English novelists (1908), The eighteen nineties (1913), Romance and reality (1911), All manner of folk (1912), Southwest ho! and other essays (1914), Occasions (1922), The anatomy of bibliomania (1930, 1931), The fear of books (1932), and The reading of books (1946); he died on June 16, 1948.

From the description of Papers, 1907-1948. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38991500

Holbrook Jackson (1874-1948), the author, editor, and editorial director of National Trade Press Ltd and of Heywood and Co. Ltd. For fuller details of his life and achievements see Who was who, Vol.4.

From the guide to the Autograph manuscripts by Holbrook Jackson, ca. 1930-1940, (Leeds University Library)

English writer.

From the description of Herman Melville [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812242

Holbrook Jackson, English essayist, literary historian and editor.

Edward Gordon Craig, actor, artist, theater designer, director and producer.

From the description of Letters from Edward Gordon Craig, 1908-1946. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517143

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Jackson was born on December 31, 1874 in Liverpool, England; although he never attended college, he was a voracious reader who began publishing articles at age 16 while working as a clerk; he co-edited the New Age in 1907, and edited T.P.'s Magazine, which he later bought out in order to edit his own literary journal, To-Day (1917-23); wrote many books, including: Bernard Shaw (1907), William Morris (1908), Great English Novelists (1908), The Eighteen Nineties (1913), Romance and Reality (1911), All Manner of Folk (1912), Southwest ho! and Other Essays (1914), Occasions (1922), The Anatomy of Bibliomania (1930, 1931), The Fear of Books (1932), and The Reading of Books (1946); he died on June 16, 1948.

From the guide to the Holbrook Jackson Papers, 1907-1948, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

Holbrook Jackson, English essayist, literary historian and editor.

Edward Gordon Craig, actor, artist, theater designer, director and producer.

From the guide to the Letters from Edward Gordon Craig, 1908-1946, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

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creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. [Talk on Robert Burns]. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. Letters : Cambridge, to Grant Richards, London, 1913-1935. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Cleverdon mss. II, 1926-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
creatorOf Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (Robert Bontine), 1852-1936. Papers, 1907-1930. University of Michigan
creatorOf Evans, Frederick H. J.J. Garth Wilkinson / F.H.E. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Hodgson, Ralph, 1871-1962. Letters and cards : London, Lowestoft, Norwich, Newport, Sendai, Ohio, to Holbrook Jackson, London, 1911-1941. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. Letters, 1907-1940, Hampstead, Cambridge, Leicestershire, Gloucestershire, to Holbrook Jackson. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Papers, 1907-1948. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Hodgson, Ralph, 1871-1962. Letters and card : London, Norfolk, Lowestoft, Rochester, to Claud Lovat Fraser, 1913-1917 and undated. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Autograph letter signed : London, to T.J. Cobden Sanderson, 1904 Oct. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Holbrook Jackson papers, 1930-1949. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Letters : London, to Claud Lovat Fraser, France, 1915 Oct. 9 and Nov. 7. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Bernard Shaw in the eighteen nineties. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Autograph manuscripts by Holbrook Jackson. University of Leeds, Brotherton Library, Leeds University Library
creatorOf Simon, Oliver, 1895-1956. Letter, 1943 Sept. 9 : London, to Holbrook Jackson. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Fales Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-2000 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (Robert Bontine), 1852-1936. R. B. Cunninghame-Graham papers, 1907-1930. University of Michigan
creatorOf Harris, Frank, 1855-1931. Frank Harris papers, 1894-1945. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. On being original. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. On feeling bored. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Hodgson, Ralph, 1871-1962. The bride : holograph, [1916]. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Letter, 1925 Nov. 19 : London, to Bernard Shaw, London. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Correspondence : London, with Macmillan and Co., New York, and London, 1915-1919. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. William Morris, craftsman-socialist : London : autograph manuscript signed, 1908. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. Letter, [19]21 Dec. 8, Oswalds, Bishopsbourne, Kent [to] Holbrook Jackson / J. Conrad. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
creatorOf Fraser, Claud Lovat, 1890-1921. Letters and postcards : London, Paris, Harrogate, Surrey, to Holbrook Jackson, London, 1910-1918. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Card, undated : London, to A. St. John Adcock, London. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Letters from Edward Gordon Craig, 1908-1946. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Letters from Edward Gordon Craig, 1908-1946 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Carter, John, 1905-1975. Letters : London and New York, to Seymour Adelman, 1956-1973. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn James Lewis May Papers, 1814-1963, (bulk 1926-1940) William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
referencedIn Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931. Hall Caine collection, 1889-1925. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Orage, A. R. (Alfred Richard), 1873-1934. [Correspondence with Holbrook Jackson] n.d. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Herman Melville [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Fraser, Grace Lovat. Letter : London, to Holbrook Jackson, 1923 May 3. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967. Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to Holbrook Jackson, 1923 Jan. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. Letter, 1913 July 28 : Brookland, Kent, to Holbrook Jackson. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Massingham, H. J. (Harold John), 1888-1952. Letters and cards : London, to Holbrook Jackson, 1920-1923 and undated. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. Card, 1913 Oct. 22 : Stroud, Gloucestershire, to [Holbrook Jackson?]. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Correspondence, 1819, 1849-1957, 1962 William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
creatorOf Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974. Papers / Edmund Blunden. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Lootroyal: a narrative of the revolution, 1900-1950, [1911]. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. A note on Claud Lovat Fraser, 1921. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Holbrook Jackson Papers, 1907-1948 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
referencedIn Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931. Hall Caine collection, 1889-1925. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Letter : to Ralph Hodgson, Wells, 1922 Feb. 8. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Fales Manuscript Collection, ca. 1700-2000 Fales Library & Special Collections
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (Robert Bontine), 1852-1936. Letters, to Holbrook Jackson, 1894-1928. University of Michigan
creatorOf Morris, William, 1834-1896. Letters : to Robert Thomson, 1884-1885. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Autograph manuscripts by Holbrook Jackson, ca. 1930-1940 Leeds University Library
creatorOf Onions, Oliver, 1873-1961. Papers, 1905-1911. Indiana University
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Practical imagination. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948. Letter, 1922, September 12, London, to Philip D. Sherman, Oberlin, Ohio. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Bagnold, Enid, 1890-1921. Letter : London, to Holbrook Jackson, 1920 June 18. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn J.M. Dent & Sons. J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files Gl-K). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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associatedWith Burns, Robert, 1759-1796. person
associatedWith Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931. person
associatedWith Carter, John, 1905-1975. person
associatedWith Cleverdon, Douglas. person
associatedWith Cobden-Sanderson, T. J. (Thomas James), 1840-1922, person
associatedWith Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924. person
associatedWith Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966. person
associatedWith Crane, Walter, 1845-1915. person
associatedWith Crawford, John M., person
associatedWith Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (Robert Bontine), 1852-1936. person
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associatedWith Dowson, Ernest Christopher, 1867-1900. person
associatedWith Evans, Frederick H. person
associatedWith Evans, Montgomery. person
associatedWith Fales, DeCoursey, 1888-1966 person
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
associatedWith Fraser, Claud Lovat, 1890-1921. person
associatedWith Fraser, Grace Lovat. person
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associatedWith Hodgson, Ralph, 1871-1962. person
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associatedWith May, J. Lewis (James Lewis), b. 1873 person
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associatedWith Morison, Stanley, 1889-1967. person
associatedWith Morris, William, 1834-1896. person
associatedWith Onions, Oliver, 1873-1961. person
associatedWith Orage, A. R. (Alfred Richard), 1873-1934. person
associatedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. person
associatedWith Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. person
associatedWith Sherman, Philip D. (Philip Darrell), 1881-1957, person
associatedWith Simon, Oliver, 1895-1956. person
associatedWith Walker, Emery, Sir, 1851-1933. person
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Birth 1874-12-31

Death 1948-06-16

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