Lascelles Abercrombie collection of papers 1911-1939

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Lascelles Abercrombie collection of papers 1911-1939

This is a synthetic collection consisting of one manuscript and correspondence written by the author, as well as letters written to the author and about the author.

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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...

Rosenberg, Isaac, 1890-1918

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Isaac Rosenberg was a British poet known especially for his poems about the First World War. From the description of Isaac Rosenberg collection of papers, 1912-1950 bulk (1912-1937). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533682 From the guide to the Isaac Rosenberg collection of papers, 1912-1950, 1912-1937, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Sydney Schiff wrote under the pen-name Ste...

Church, Richard, 1893-1972

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British author and poet. From the description of Letter, 1942 May 2. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853286 Richard Church was a British author and critic, known as a poet and as a writer for young people. Born in the Battersea dictrict of London, he was educated at public schools in Dulwich and at sixteen took a job with the civil service, where he remained for twenty-four years. He published a considerable amount of poetry, then began writing fiction; ...

Abercrombie, Lascelles, 1881-1938

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Lascelles Abercrombie M.A. was born in 1881, and was the sixth son of William Abercrombie of Cheshire. He was educated at Malvern College, and at the Victoria University, Manchester; his education was chiefly scientific. He soon became well-known as a poet and a man of letters; from 1919-22 he was Lecturer in Poetry at the University of Liverpool, leaving there to become the Professor of English Literature at the University of Leeds, where he stayed until 1929 when he left to take up a Professor...

Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930

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David Herbert Richards Lawrence was born September 11, 1885, in Eastwood, near Nottingham, to Arthur Lawrence, a coal miner, and Lydia Beardsall. He attended Nottingham University College, and in 1908 he took a teaching position at Davidson Road School in Croydon. Lawrence wrote in his spare time, and in 1911, with the help of Ford Maddox Hueffer, he published his first novel, The White Peacock . Poor health forced him to resign his teaching job this same year, at which time he bec...

Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972

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Padraic Colum was a noted playwright, essayist, novelist, poet, and author of books for children. Born on December 8, 1881, in Longford, Ireland, Colum came to the United States in 1914 and died on January 12, 1972, in Enfield, Connecticut. Though Colum worked briefly for a railroad, he became a full-time writer in Dublin, Ireland, in 1901. He was a founder of the Irish National Theatre (later known as the Abbey Theatre), and co-founder and editor for a time of the Irish Review. From...

Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962

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English museum director, art historian and collector. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge to Hugh W. Davies, 1911 Jan. 05. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899880 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hammersmith, to Mackenzie Bell, 1896 Nov. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899382 From the description of Autograph letter signed (retained copy) : Cambridge, to Lord Henry Bentinck, 1909 Feb. 17. (Unknown). ...

Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932

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Isabella Augusta Persse (1852-1932) married Sir William Henry Gregory (1817-1892). After her husband's death, Lady Gregory became an author and playwright. She also acted as manager of the Abbey Theatre from 1904-1912. From the description of Lady Gregory papers, 1879-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863298 Isabella Augusta Gregory, Lady Gregory (1852-1932), the Irish playwright and poet. For a fuller account of her life and achievements see the Dictionary of National...

Trevelyan, George Macaulay, 1876-1962

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English historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hallington Hall, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1934 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573149 Epithet: OM, historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000331 George Trevelyan was an English historian and educator. From the description of Letters, 1929-1935. (College of Charleston). W...

Freeman, John, 1880-1929

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John Freeman, British poet and critic, published his first work, Twenty poems in 1909. He subsequently published 10 more volumes of poetry. Freeman has written several works of literary citicism including, The moderns (1916) Herman Melville (1926), and several introductions. He has also published reviews in journals including the Bookman, The Spectator and the London Mercury. Freeman was awarded the Hawthornden Prize for Best Work in Imaginative Literature, published in 1920. From th...

V. Payen-Payne, de (VincheleĢs Payen-Payne), 1866-

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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 ...