Rebecca West collection of papers 1916-1975

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Rebecca West collection of papers, 1916-1975

Rebecca West collection of papers 1916-1975

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, legal and financial documents, as well as portraits.

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Fremantle, Anne, 1909-2002

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Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953

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Aldous Huxley was a British novelist, short-story writer, playwright, screenwriter, literary and social critic, and poet. From the guide to the Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 1915-1973, 1915-1963, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Winston Churchill's private secretary. From the description of Letter, [19--] Aug. 1 : to Mrs. Earle. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 24758114 ...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...

Monro, Harold, 1879-1932

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Harold Monro was born in Brussels to Scottish parents, and educated at Cambridge. He wrote and published poetry, and founded the influential magazine, Poetry Review. He is best remembered for opening the Poetry Bookshop in London, where he published new collections of poems and created a hospitable environment for poets and readers. He also served in World War I, returning to the Bookshop in 1919. A modest poet, Monro led a troubled personal life, but aided and befriended many notable 20th centu...

Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942

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British author, biographer. From the description of Violet Hunt papers, 1858-1962. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091790 Violet Hunt was an English author of novels, short stories, and poetry. She grew up in an artistic environment, and began publishing in her teens. Her work features strong female characters and expresses innovative views on women and women's roles in society. Her unconventional life made for public scandal, as she conducted a series of...

Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941

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Virginia Woolf (b. January 25, 1882, London, England–d. March 28, 1941, Ouse, River, Englnad) was a noted novelist and is now viewed as a pioneer of feminist literature. She was a member of the Bloomsbury Group, comprised of English artists, philosophers, and writers in the early twentieth century. She was also a co-founder and operator (along with husband Leonard Woolf) of Hogarth Press. Though she received little formal education, her father, a writer and editor with strong ...

West, Rebecca, 1892-1983

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Rebecca West was a British author and journalist. Born Cicily Fairfield, of Scots-Irish heritage, she adopted the name of the strong-willed heroine of Ibsen's play, Rosmershmolm. She trained as an actress, but concentrated on writing and contributed to various liberal journals. In addition to social commentary and literary criticism, she wrote novels; her writing was distinguished by passion, intelligence, and style. Her personal life included a decade-long affair with H.G. Wells, affairs with C...

Sackville-West, Edward, Hon., 1901-1965

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English novelist. Sackville-West wrote light, witty novels. He also published a book of critical essays. From the description of Edward Sackville-West letters, 1928-1962. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33218455 ...

Nichols, Beverley, 1898-1983

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English essayist, novelist and playwright. During World War II Nichols spent a year in India as a correspondent of the British syndicate of the Allied newspapers. From the description of Verdict on India : [London], [1944]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84554522 From the description of Verdict on India : [London], [1944]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146653 Novelist, playwright, journalist, composer, and political activist John Bev...

Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940

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English poet, playwright, and lampoonist. From the description of Humbert Wolfe letter September 12, 1921. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 13061267 Humbert Wolfe was an Italian-born English poet. From the guide to the Humbert Wolfe letter, September 12, 1921, (Ohio University) Humbert Wolfe was a gifted and energetic poet and civil servant. Born in Milan as Umberto Wolff, he became a British citizen when his father moved the family to England. Edu...

James B. Pinker and Son.

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The Pinker firm, founded by James Brand Pinker (1863-1922), was a firm of literary agents in London. John Galsworthy (1867-1933) was an English novelist and dramatist. From the description of James B. Pinker and Son correspondence concerning John Galsworthy, 1901-1946. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612372934 From the guide to the James B. Pinker and Son correspondence concerning John Galsworthy, 1901-1946., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard Univ...

American Play Company

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The American Play Company was a business organization that handled the licensing of plays. Prior to 1914 it was involved in play production and script purchase, but after that time it dealt exclusively in representing dramatists. From the description of Records, 1924-1934. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122531775 From the guide to the American Play Company Records, 1924-1934, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and ...

Gould, Gerald, 1885-1936

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000350.0x000227 Noted English journalist, reviewer and poet. From the description of Gerald Gould letter to Miss Blodgett [manuscript], 1921 December 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 664830255 ...

Mitgang, Herbert

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Herbert Mitgang was an American literary critic, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright. From the guide to the Herbert Mitgang collection of papers, 1950-1986, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Herbert Mitgang (1920- ), author, editor, journalist, and motion-picture producer, was managing editor of the U.S. Army newspaper Stars and Stripes, during World War II. After his war service, he joined the New Yo...

Sarton, May, 1912-1995

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By Source, Fair use, Link May Sarton (May 3, 1912-July 16, 1995), poet and novelist, was born Elanore Marie Sarton in Wondelgem, Belgium, the daughter of George Sarton, a noted historian of science, and Eleanor Mabel Elwes, an English portrait painter and designer. Sarton moved with her parents to England, and in 1916 the family immigrated to the United States. All three became naturalized Americans in 1924, by which time Sarton's name had been Americanized to Eleanor May. Sart...