Clement King Shorter collection of papers 1853-1926 1889-1926

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Clement King Shorter collection of papers, 1853-1926, 1889-1926

Clement King Shorter collection of papers 1853-1926 1889-1926

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Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926

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Shorter worked as an editor with a number of British papers and journals, such as the ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, before founding and editing three early twentieth century journals: SKETCH, SPHERE, and the TATLER. Shorter also wrote critically about Victorian literature and published bibliographies about prominent British writers. From the description of Letter-Manuscript, 1920. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122348081 British writer. The letters are written...

Matania, Fortunino, b. 1881

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Dearmer, Geoffrey, 1893-1996

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Epithet: Examiner of Plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x0002e9 ...

Wolfe, Ffrida A

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Archer, William, 1856-1924

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Scottish dramatic critic and playright, and a close friend of George Bernard Shaw. From the description of ALS, 1893 November 24, 40, Queen Square, W.C., [London], to Mrs. Charrington. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936001 English journalist and writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 26 Gordon Square, W.C., [London], to Robert Browning, 1888 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125331 William Archer was a Sco...

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...

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...

Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930

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British author, best known for his stories about detective Sherlock Holmes. From the description of Letter : South Norwood, to Major Pond, 1894 May 31. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008581 English physician, novelist and detective-story writer. From the description of Papers of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [manuscript], 1893-1985 (bulk 1893-1927). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816353 Doyle was an English mystery writer perh...

Allen, Grant, 1848-1899

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Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (Grant Allen), novelist and essayist, was born near Kingston, Ontario, Canada and emigrated to England. Allen loved to travel and his series of guide books gave him monetary support and time to follow his intellectual bent as a freethinker/socialist. He was a highly respected figure in the group of late Victorian agnostics. Allen published more than thirty works of fiction, as well as poetry and short stories, under his own name and pseudonyms. Novels included The...

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 ...

Flecker, James Elroy, 1884-1915

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Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928

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English novelist. From the description of [Letter and photographs] / Thomas Hardy. [between 1891 and 1920?] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231686025 English poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, [1912 Apr. 23?], Max Gate, Dorchester [Dorsetshire, England], to [Edward] Clodd, [n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364250 Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was an English author. From the description of Tribute to Thoma...

Ross, Adrian, 1859-1933

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Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

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Joseph Conrad, a major British writer, was born in Poland and became a British subject in 1887. After a twenty year career at sea, he published his first novel, "Almayer's Folly" (1895), successfully launching his writing career. From the description of Letters-Manuscripts, 1908-1913. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122588887 Novelist and short story writer who was born Jozef Konrad Teodor Korzeniowski in Berdichev, Ukraine, and became a British citizen in...

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...

Bliss, Howard, 1930-....

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Dobson, Austin, 1840-1921

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Dobson became known as a poet for his works "Proverbs in Porcelain" (1877) and "Collected Poems" (1897), in which he used the French forms, and as a biographer, for "Fanny Burney" and "Horace Walpole." From the description of Correspondence, 1902-1908. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122445124 Henry Austin Dobson, civil servant and poet, was born on 18 January 1840. After leaving school at the age of 16, he joined the Board of Trade where he remained until...

MacAubrey, Henrietta May

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Nichols, Robert, 1893-1944

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English author Robert Nichols was known as a World War I poet and playwright. Educated at Winchester College and Oxford, he served as an artillery officer in World War I, before being discharged with shell shock. He wrote poetry, giving readings to large crowds, and was part of a group of British artists sent to America. After the war, he became part of England's literary circle, served as professor of English literature at the University of Tokyo, and lived for a time in Austria and France. He ...

Lowndes, Marie Belloc, 1868-1947

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English author. From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1946 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868154 Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x00019a ...

Trench, Herbert, 1865-1923

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Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943

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Laurence Binyon was an English writer. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers. From the description of Laurence Binyon fonds. [1941]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 660202804 Binyon was born Aug. 10, 1869 in Lancaster, England; British Museum official for 40 years, as well as art historian, critic, translator, playwright, and poet; author of numerous works on art, including Painting in the Fa...

Shorter, Annie Doris Banfield

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Stephens, James, 1882-1950

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Irish poet and story writer. From the description of What Thomas said in a pub [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814436 Epithet: of Add MS 33979 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x00017e James Stephens was an Irish poet, short story writer, and novelist. From the description of James Stephens collection of papers, 1908-1939 bulk (1911-1938...

Birrell, Augustine, 1850-1933

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English author and statesman. From the description of Good taste : an address delivered at a place of secondary education in England : autograph manuscript, [19--?]. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 53203384 British author. From the description of Letter of Augustine Birrell, 1921. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32960300 From the description of Letter to "Dear Seton" [manuscript], 1921. (University of Virginia). WorldCat re...

Elwin, Whitwell, 1816-1900

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English prose-writer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : Booton Rectory, Norwich, to W.A. Knight, 1894 Jan. 1-1896 May 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614232 ...

Gissing, George, 1857-1903

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Important late Victorian novelist. From the description of Earl Daniels Collection of George Gissing. (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31469731 English novelist. From the description of Letters to Algernon Gissing, 1881-1886. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34566949 Gissing and Roberts were friends from the time that they were classmates at Owens College. From the description of Correspondence from Morley Roberts, 1884-...

Barrie, J.M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937

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James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was a playwright and novelist who is chiefly remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. Barrie was born in Scotland and moved to London in 1885 where he would reside for the remainder of his life. His first successful novel, Auld licht idylls, was published in 1888 and Barrie continued to write fictional and autobiographical tales until the late 1890s. In 1897 Barrie became focused on writing for the theatre, producing Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up, in 190...

Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939

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W.B. (William Butler) Yeats (1865-1939), poet and dramatist, born in County Sligo, Ireland. From the description of W.B. Yeats collection, 1875-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863171 British poet. From the description of Letter : to William Weber, Brooklyn, New York : holograph, 12 May [no year]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18786005 William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist. From t...

Lucas, E.V. (Edward Verrall), 1868-1938

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English essayist, playwright, and biographer of Charles Lamb. From the description of Friendship's gallery : AMs, [before 1930] / by E.V. Lucas. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525226 From the description of Facets & angles : AMs, [between 1918 and 1930] / by E.V. Lucas. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591792 Edward Verrall Lucas was an English author and editor. A remarkably prolific writer, he produced novels, ...

Richards, John Morgan, 1841-1918

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Caine, Hall, sir, 1853-1931

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English novelist. From the description of Hall Caine collection, 1889-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78289826 From the description of Hall Caine collection, 1889-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148155 Sir Hall Caine was a British novelist and playwright. He lived with Dante Gabriel Rossetti as secretary and companion for the last year of Rossetti's life. His works include RECOLLECTIONS OF ROSSETTI and THE CHRISTIAN. Caine was the highest paid novelist ...

Mackenna, Stephen, 1872-1934

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Epithet: Editor of the 'Western Mail' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000798.0x0003c4 ...

Pinker, James B.

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Henry James (1843-1916) was an American novelist, short story writer, critic, and dramatist. William James (1842-1910) was an American philosopher and psychologist, a professor of psychology and philosophy at Harvard University, and the brother of novelist Henry James. James Brand Pinker (1863-1922) was the founder of James B. Pinker and Son, a firm of literary agents in London. Pinker was literary and dramatic agent to both Henry and William James. From the description of James B. P...

Borrow, George, 1803-1881

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George Borrow, British author and translator. From the description of George Borrow collection, 1833-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146082 From the description of George Borrow collection, 1833-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79259293 British author. From the description of Manuscript, ca. 1856. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31526808 George Henry Borrow was a Victorian author, linguist, and translator. He made an e...

Becke, Louis, 1855-1913

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George Louise Becke, better known as Louis Becke, was a short-story writer and novelist prominent in the 1890s. He was a frequent traveller to the South Pacific islands, and his experiences are reflected in his many works. See also Australian Encyclopaedia and Morris Miller's Australian literature. From the description of Letters [manuscript]. 1902. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225826192 Australian author Louis Becke was an acknowledged authority on the South S...

A. P. Watt and Son

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Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946

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H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells (b. September 21, 1866, Bromley, Kent, England-d. August 13, 1946, London, England), best remembered for imaginative novels such as The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds, prototypes for modern science fiction, was a prolific writer and one of the most versatile in the history of English letters. He produced an average of nearly three books a year for more than fifty years, in addition to hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His works ranged from f...

Meynell, Alice, 1847-1922

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English author Alice Meynell was born in to a wealthy and artistic family. A voracious reader,she began writing poetry and was encouraged by literary friends to have it published, to great success. She met and married Wilfrid Meynell, and the couple would eventually produce seven children. Alice Meynell began writing prose to support their growing family, and her many fine essays were influential and admired. A gifted writer, her work is noted for clarity and erudition. In addition to writing po...

Watson, William, 1858-1925

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Brothers William and Robert Watson, probably from New York, went to California in search of gold, although William also worked as a storekeeper. From the description of Letter, August 23, 1851. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 697840885 The English poet Sir William Watson was the author of Wordsworth's Grave and Other Poems (1890), Lachrymae Musarum, written on the death of Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1892), Ode on the Day of the Coronation of King Edwa...

Sackville, Margaret, 1881-1963

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Lady Margaret Sackville was a popular and prolific early 20th century English poet. Born into a privileged and noble family, she wrote poetry and created little literary magazines as a child. She published numerous poems and several collections, chiefly in traditional forms, through her long and very singular career. From the description of Margaret Sackville letter to Mr. Shorter, 1913 Nov. 21. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54927071 Lady Mar...

Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909

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British poet. From the description of The descent into hell [manuscript poem], 1873 Jan. 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416044 From the description of Autograph quotation, [ca. 1890?]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315968127 Swinburne (1837-1909) was an English lyric poet, dramatist, and critic of the Victorian era. He was famous for the innovative versification of his poetry and infamous for his violent attacks on Victorian morality. ...