Kaye Webb Collection 1925-1994


Kaye Webb Collection 1925-1994

55 archive boxes, 11 oversize folders



SNAC Resource ID: 6288695

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Masefield, John, 1878-1967

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The English poet, playwright and novelist John Masefield was born in 1878 in Ledbury. After running away to sea early (when he was thirteen) he settled in London from 1897 and devoted himself to writing. Later he moved to Oxford which was where he lived when most of the following collection was produced. Masefield became Poet Laureate in 1930 and was awarded the Order of Merit in 1935. Among his more notable works are some early reflections of his maritime experiences in Salt Water Ba...

Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966

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Edward Gordon Craig (1872-1966) était acteur, metteur en scène, scénographe, graveur et théoricien du théâtre. Il était le fils de l'architecte Edward William Godwin (1833-1886) et de l'actrice Ellen Alice Terry (1848-1928). À sa naissance il s'appelait Edward Godwin Terry ; son nom fut officiellement changé en Edward Wardell en 1878. Il adopta le nom de scène Gordon Craig en 1891, qui fut officialisé par la suite. Edward Gordon Craig was born in England on 16 January 18...

Cornford, Frances Darwin, 1886-1960

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Conduit Head, Madingley Road, Cambridge, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, [1925] Oct. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517944 British poet Frances Cornford (1886–1960) was descended from a number of Cambridge intellectuals, including Charles Darwin and William Wordsworth. Her work was influenced by both the Georgian and modernist forms of poetry. She experimented with a variety of forms...

Aíken, Joan, 1924-2004

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English author; daughter of poet Conrad Potter and Jessie (McDonald) Aiken; married 1st: Ronald George Brown (d. 1955); 2nd: Julius Goldstein. From the description of Joan Aiken collection, 1963-1989. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70926384 From the description of Joan Aiken collection, 1963-1994. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 671648244 Created by Joan Aiken in the course of her career in children's literature. From the guide to the ...

Grigg, John, 1924-2001

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Ustinov, Peter

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Epithet: actor and dramatist Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x00026a ...

Brand, ? Christianna.? , 1909-1988?

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Thorndike, Sybil, Dame, 1882-1976

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English actress. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Chelsea and Duchess Theatre, to Denys Blakelock, 1947 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872363 Wife of Sir Lewis Casson Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x00026f ...

Farjeon, Eleanor, 1881-1965

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Author. From the description of Correspondence, 1918-1939. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36254207 Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000757.0x000200 ...

Jansson, Tove

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Hawthorne, Nigel

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Born, Coventry 5 April 1929. Educated at Christian Brothers' College, Cape Town, South Africa. Entered theatre professionally, 1950; returned to England, 1951. Extensive theatre work in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. His portrayal of Sir Humphrey Appleby in the BBC comedy Yes [Prime] Minister won him international acclaim in the 1980s. In 1992 he received the Olivier Award for his George III in Alan Bennett's hit stage play The Madness of George III . [For details of stage, film and TV...

Norton, Mary

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Morley, Sheridan, 1941-2007

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Betjeman, John, 1906-1984

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John Betjeman was a poet, journalist, free-lance writer, architectural commentator, broadcaster, and television personality who was popular in England in the 1960s and 1970s and was active in the campaigning for the preservation of churches, buildings and landscape. He was knighted in 1969 and became poet laureate in 1972. During his time at Oxford University, Betjeman's active social life included writers such as Evelyn Waugh, Bryan Guiness, Graham Greene, and W.H. Auden. He married Penelope Ch...

Garner, ? Alan.? , b 1934?

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Dickinson, ? Peter.? , b 1927?

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Baynes, Pauline

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Pauline Baynes (1922- ) is an English author, editor, and illustrator of primarily children's books. She illustrated over ninety books from the 1940s to the 1980s, including books by C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Helen Piers, and Beatrix Potter. From the description of Pauline Baynes papers, 1955-1972. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 67840552 Pauline Baynes was born in Brighton, England in 1922. She attended the Farnham School of Art in 1937 and the Slade...

Bates, H.E. (Herbert Ernest), 1905-1974

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Resident of Kent, England. From the description of Letters, 1930-1968. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 34122419 Bates was an English writer and novelist. From the description of [Letters to] Miss. Heilburn / H. E. Bates. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 156913081 English author. From the description of In view of the fact that ... : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed of the short story, 1926? Mar. 6 [in a publisher's note...

Fenby, ? Charles.? , 1905-1974?

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Dankworth, ? Sir John.? , b 1927?

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Peake, Mervyn, 1911-1968

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Mare, ? Walter John de la.? , 1873-1956?

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Edwards, Dorothy, 1903-1934

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Sinet, ? Maurice.? , b 1928?

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Elliott, Denholm

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Ray, ? Cyril.? , b 1908?

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Toye, ? Wendy.? , b 1917?

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Lewis, Naomi.

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Naughton, ? William John Francis.? , 1910-1992?

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0001be ...

Opie, Peter.

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Epithet: folklorist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001569.0x000245 ...

Opie, Iona Archibald.

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Hird, Thora

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Webb, Kaye

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Epithet: editor of Puffin Books British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x000105 Created by Kaye Webb during the course of her working career. From the guide to the Kaye Webb Collection, 1925-1994, (Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books) ...

Briggs, ? Raymond Redvers.? , b 1934?

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Ashcroft, Peggy, 1907-1991

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English actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hampstead, [London], to Denys Blakelock, [1952 Mar. 21]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870222 ...

Robson, Flora, 1902-1984

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English actress. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) and typed letter signed : [n.p.], to Denys Blakelock, 1949 July 22, 1960 June 22 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872180 Epithet: DBE, actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000544.0x000043 ...

Rubinstein, ? Hilary.? , b 1926?

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Dimbleby, Richard, 1913-1965

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Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999

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An American violinist, Yehudi Menuhin was engaged in 1947 by Two Continent Pictures to appear and play in a projected moving picture named Delirium and an associated short movie; and later for a series of short films. He suggested changes in the script and performed the Mendelssohn Concerto for Delirium, but the picture apparently was not completed, nor were the short films although 22 reels were recorded and photographed. From the description of Letters and other papers relating to ...

Gilliatt, Penelope.

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Fergusson, Bernard, 1911-1980

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Bernard Fergusson was Governor-General of New Zealand from 1962 to 1967. From the description of Fergusson, Bernard, Sir, 1911- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581074 ...

Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956

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Beerbohm married Florence Kahn (1876-1951), an American actress, on May 4, 1910. From the description of Max Beerbohm letters to Florence Kahn, 1904-1948 (bulk 1904-1909). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122418146 B. 1872 d. 1956. From the description of Max Beerbohm artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228432818 Beerbohm was a British author and caricaturist. Turner was a British author. From...

Reeves, James.

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Lee, Laurie

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Pope, ? Walter James Macqueen-.? , 1888-1960?

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Powell, Michael, 1905-1990

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Lewis Cecil Day 1904-1972

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Davis, William Eric

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Adler, Larry, 1914-2001

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Epithet: harmonica player British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000209.0x00036d Adler (1914-2001) was a harmonica player who was blacklisted in 1949 for refusing to testify against the "Hollywood Ten." He had appeared in motion pictures during the 1930s and 1940s and with concert orchestras. In 1950 Adler and performer Paul Draper sued Hester McCullough, the wife of a "Time-Life" editor for libel for alleging he was ...

Uttley, Alison, 1884-1976

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A prolific English author whose career spanned almost fifty years,Alison Uttley was best known for creating Little Grey Rabbit, a character who,with an assortment of friends, appeared in more than 30 books. Some of her essays are thinly veiled autobiographical reminiscences of her childhood in England at the turn of the 20th century. From the description of Papers, 1931-1967. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62444957 A prolific English author whose...

Webb Kathleen (Kaye) 1914-1996

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Smith, ? Florence Margaret.? , 1902-1971?

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Jones, Diana Wynne

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Created by Diana Wynne Jones during the course of her life and career. From the guide to the Diana Wynne Jones Collection, c 1940-2011, (Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books) ...

Smith, Dodie, 1896-1990

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King, ? David Clive.? , b 1924?

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Graves, Robert, 1895-1985

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Robert (Von Ranke) Graves was born in London in 1895. He attended King's College School and Rokeby School, Wimbledon, Copthorne School, Sussex, Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, 1907-14. In 1926, he received a B. Litt. From St. John's College, Oxford. He was the author of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, autobiographies, historical novels, essays, librettos, criticism, short stories, and children’s books. Graves also translated and edited a number of works. He died in 1985 in Deya, Majorca, Sp...

Guin, ? Ursula Kroeber le.? , b 1929?

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Beresford, ? Elizabeth.? , b 1926?

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Brahms, Caryl, 1901-1982

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Lane, Sir Allen, 1902-1970

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Carpenter, ? Richard.? , b 1933?

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Miles, Bernard, 1907-1991

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Marshall, ? Arthur Calder-.? , 1908-1992?

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Fuller, Roy, 1912-1991

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Roy (Broadbent) Fuller (1912-1991), the poet, was born in Failsworth, Lancashire, educated at Blackpool High School, and later qualified as a solicitor. He joined the Woolwich Equitable Building Society in 1938 and became one of its directors in 1969. He was legal adviser to and vice-president of the Building Societies Association, and at one time a governor of the BBC. His lectures as Oxford Professor of Poetry (1968-1973) were published under the titles Owls and artificers (London, 1971) and P...

Dahl, Roald, 1916-1990

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Roald Dahl (b. September 13, 1916, Cardiff, Wales – d. November 23, 1990, Oxford, England) was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, and screenwriter. Born in Wales to Norwegian parents, Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during the World War II as a fighter pilor and intelligence officer. He rose to prominence in the 1940s with works for both children and adults.Welsh short story writer and children's author. From the description of Papers of Roald Dahl [manuscript], 1980...

Bond, ? Michael.? , b 1926?

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Stevas, ? Norman Antony Francis St-John-.? , b 1929?

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Guinness, Alec, 1914-2000

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed and autograph postal card signed : Petersfield, to Denys Blakelock, 1958 Dec. 10 and [1959] Sept. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870929 Access to the archive was provided to Piers Paul Read who wrote the authorised biography of Alec Guinness. Therefore the archive, to some extent, has been arranged and information has been collected and added by Read. The impact of his use of the archive is most noticeable...

Bawden, ? Nina Mary.? , b 1925?

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Renault, Mary

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Fry, Christopher, 1907-2005

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Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x00002e Christopher Fry was born on 18 December 1907. He was originally named Arthur Hammond Harris and during his childhood adopted the surname Fry from his maternal grandmother. In his late twenties he became known as Christopher Fry. He went to Bedford Modern School, where he wrote his first play at eleven and his first verse drama at ei...

Blishen, Edward, 1920-1996

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Sutcliff, Rosemary

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Auuthor of children's literature, mostly historical fiction and adapted legends. From the description of Rosemary Sutcliff papers, 1966. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 41276207 Rosemary Sutcliff was born December 14, 1920, in East Clanden, Surrey, England, and died July 23 (one source says July 22), 1992. She is considered to be one of the greatest writers of children's literature. Her historical novels were meant for both children...

West Dame Rebecca 1892-1983

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Mason, James, 1909-1984

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Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of James Mason : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733552 ...

Cameron, James, 1911-1985

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Mills, ? Lewis Ernest Watts.? , 1908-2005?

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Moncrieff, ? Joanna Constance Scott-.? , 1920-1978?

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Streatfeild, Noel

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Cresswell, ? Helen.? , 1924-2005?

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Foyle, Christina

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Wilson, Harold, 1916-1995

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Post, ? Sir Laurens Jan Van Der .? , 1906-1996?

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Blake, ? Quentin.? , b 1932?

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Bloom, ? Patricia Claire.? , b 1931?

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Campbell, Patrick, 1913-1980

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Patrick Gordon Campbell, 3rd Baron Glenavy, known best as Patrick Campbell was a British journalist, humorist and television personality. From the description of [Letter, 1951?] Nov. 12 [to] Miss Simon / Patrick Campbell. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 184741575 ...

Quilley, Denis

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Causley, Charles, 1917-2003

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Charles Stanley Causley, poet, teacher and broadcaster, the only son of Charles Causley and Laura Bartlett, was born in Launceston, Cornwall on 24th August 1917 and educated at Launceston National School, Horwell Grammar School, Launceston College and Peterborough Training College. His father, a groom and gardener, died in 1924 from tuberculosis exacerbated due to gas exposure during the First World War, and Charles left school at 15 to work in a builder's office and then for an ele...