Letters from various correspondents, 1921-1951.


Letters from various correspondents, 1921-1951.

Letters to Englisheditor and scholar Henry Goddard Leach chiefly from English writers.

2 boxes (1 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6384448

Houghton Library

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Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965

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British novelist, playwright, and short story writer, most well-known for his autobiographical novel "Of Human Bondage". From the description of Letter, signed : St. Jean-Cap Ferrat (France), to James R. Parish, Brockton, Mass. 16 June 1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718967 William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British author. From the description of W. Somerset Maugham letters, 1919-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652236 ...

Inge, William Ralph, 1860-1954

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Anglican clergyman, author, and resident of Brightwell Manor, Wallingford, Berkshire, England. From the description of Letter, ca. 1911-1934. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 43297773 English divine; dean of St. Pauls. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wallingford, Berks., to an unidentified recipient, 1951 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269540994 William Ralph Inge was born in Yorkshire, England in 186...

Ogden, Charles Kay, 1889-

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Belloc, Hilaire 1870-

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Aumonier, Stacy, 1887-1928

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Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd), 1889-1954

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Journalist and playwright of Beverly Hills, Calif. From the description of John L. Balderston papers, 1915-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80158323 Playwright and screenwriter, John L. Balderston was born in Philadelphia, but lived for many years in England. He trained as a journalist, was a war correspondent during World War I and in the early 1920s worked as a journalist in London. As a playwright, Balderston often worked in collaboration and ...

Herbert, Gwendolen.

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Nicolson, Harold George, n. 1886

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Charnwood, Godfrey Rathbone Benson, Baron, 1864-1945

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British author; Abraham Lincoln biographer. From the description of Letter: [London], to J.H. Edge, 1926 June 4. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28165770 From the description of Letter: New York, [N.Y.], to [Jessie Palmer] Weber, 1918 Oct. 7. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28165783 From the description of Letters: to [Jesse W.] Weik, 1917 Sept. 10-1920 Jan. 11. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat ...

Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939

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English novelist and influential editor of literary journals; also biographer, art critic, and poet. Born Ford Madox Hueffer; changed last name to Ford in 1919. From the description of W.H. Hudson : some reminiscences / by Ford Madox Hueffer, 1920s? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 228079051 From the description of The saddest story, 1915? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 228079018 From the description of Ford Madox Ford diary, 1938...

Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957

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English writer and critic born in London. He was editor of Rhythm, the Athenaeum and the Adelphi. He wrote poetry, essays and criticism In 1918 he married Katherine Mansfield for whose work he helped gain recognition. He also edited the Peace News (1940-46). From the description of John Middleton Murry collection. [1931-1944]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676738340 Author John Middleton Murry was born in London to lower-class parents, and proved to...

Ramsey, F. P.

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Darwin, Leonard, 1850-1943

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Leonard Darwin was born on 15 January 1850, fourth son of the naturalist Charles Darwin. He joined the Royal Engineers as a soldier in 1871 and became a Major in 1890, teaching at the School of Military Engineering at Chatham from 1877 to 1882. Being interested in various branches of science, he had been commissioned to carry out astronomical observations on the Transit of Venus expeditions of 1874 and 1882, and also to observe solar eclipses in distant countries. Darwin went on to ...

Guedalla, Philip, 1889-1944

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Philip Guedalla was born on 12 March 1889 in London. He received his education from Rugby School and Balliol College Oxford, where he became President of the Oxford Union in 1911. Between 1913 to 1923 Guedalla served as a Barrister at the Inner Temple, London. During the First World War, 1914-1918, he served as a legal adviser to the Contracts Department of the War Office and Ministry of Munitions. From 1917 to 1920 he organised and became secretary of the Flax Control Board. He stood for parlia...

Meynell, Wilfred, 1852-

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Knox, Ronald Arbuthnot, 1888-

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Maurice, F.

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Watts, Henry C.

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Watts worked for Medical and Scientific Publications, of Philadelphia. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1888. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226238359 ...

Turner, W., active 1612

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Sedgwick, Anne Douglas, 1873-1935

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American author. From the description of Letters to Henry Chester Tracy [manuscript], 1922-1929. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814406 ...

Johnston, Harry, 1858-1927

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British explorer, botanist, zoologist, artist, and pioneer colonial administrator. He was closely involved in what has been called the Scramble for Africa by 19th-century colonial powers and between 1888 and 1891; he exercised much influence on British African policy. From 1891 to 1895 he served as the first British consul general and commissioner in Nyasaland (now Malawi) and obtained the treaties on which the United Kingdom based its claims to Nyasaland and Northern Rhodesia. He served two yea...

Chapman, Guy

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British editor, historian, and author; b. 1887; d. 1972. From the description of Papers, 1923-1929. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 26089288 Guy Patterson Chapman was Professor of Modern History at the University of Leeds, from 1945 to 1953 From the guide to the Miscellaneous papers, ca. 1917-1918, of Guy Chapman, relating to his military service in the First World War, 1917-1918, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) From the guide...

Woolf, Leonard Sidney, 1880-

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Dane, Clemence

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Clemence Dane was born 21 February 1888 in Blackheath, Kent and educated in England, Germany and Switzerland. She began her life under the name of Winifred Ashton. After a period as an art student at Dresden and the Slade School she decided to try acting. Miss Clemence Dane appeared at the Criterion Theatre on 12 February, 1913, as Vera Lawrence in Eliza Comes to Stay . In those days she was known as Diana Cortis. Towards the end of World War she began her career as a writer. She to...

Knox, Edmund Valpy, 1881-

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Wrench, Sir Evelyn, 1882-

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Thomas Stearns Eliot

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Russell, Bertrand Russell, 3rd earl, 1872

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Miss Chapin

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Evans, Sir Arthur.

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Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946

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English economist. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to Sir Percy Bates, 1935 Sept. 25 and Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270497268 British economist. From the description of The economic transition in England : typescript, 1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122645189 John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), Baron Keynes, economist, was born in Cambridge on 5 June 1883, and educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge. ...

Agnew, Christopher S., 1976-....

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George, Walter Lionel, 1882-1926

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Grey of Falloden, Sir Charles George Grey, 4th bart.

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Crookshank, F.G. (Francis Graham), 1873-1933

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Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932

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Lytton Strachey was born to an upper-middle class family in London, and educated at Cambridge, where he was part of the rebellious Apostles, a precursor to the Bloomsbury Group. Strachey became an essayist and literary critic; he also wrote poetry, but is best remembered as a biographer. Although he wrote some conventional biographies, his best work was Eminent Victorians, a collection of biographical essays that relied on Strachey's trademark psychological insight rather than exhaustive researc...

Birrell, Francis, 1889-

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Palmer, Cecil, d. 1952

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Kaye-Smith, Sheila, 1887-

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Payne, George Henry, 1876-1945

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Angell, Sir Norman, 1874-

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Dawson Scott, C. A. (Catharine Amy), 1865-1934

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British novelist and poet, known as "Sappho". Founder of PEN in 1921, Dawson Scott also founded the Tomorrow Club (1917) for beginning writers and the Survival League (1929), a Spiritualist group. From the description of C. A. Dawson Scott - Marjorie Watts papers, 1913-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702138298 ...

Harwood, Henry Cecil, 1893-

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Bywater, Hector

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Morley, Frank Vigor, 1899-

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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...

Petrie, W.M. Flinders (William Matthew Flinders), 1853-1942

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English author and Egyptologist. From the description of W.M. Flinders Petrie Letters, 1883-1884. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33347177 W.M. Flinders Petrie was born in Kent, educated at home by his well-educated parents, and showed an interest in antiquities. He began his career with studies of English sites, notably Stonehenge, 1880, then went to Egypt where he became the major figure in exploration of the pyramids. He was Professor of Egyptology at the University...

Sinclair, May

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Epithet: FRSL; author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001130.0x000084 May Sinclair (1863-1946) was an English novelist, poet, essayist, and short-story writer. From the guide to the May Sinclair collection of papers, 1901-1928, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) British writer. From the description of May Sin...

Coppard, Alfred Edgar, author

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x00021b ...

Peters, Augustus Dudley, 1892-

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