English literature mss., 1901-1950

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English literature mss., 1901-1950

English literature mss., 1901-1950

Consists of individual items acquiredseparately either as a gift, purchase, transfer, or removal from a variety ofsources, relating to English literature. Additions continue to be made.

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Williams, Sideny Herbert, bibliographer.

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Frere, Alexander Stewart, 1896-1984

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Ryan, W. P. (William Patrick), 1867-1942

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The First Edition Club

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Hastings, Basil Macdonald, 1881-1928

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Pinero, Arthur Wing, 1855-1934

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British playwright and actor. From the description of Letters, 1899-1903 : to F.A. Besant Rice. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34363756 British actor and writer; member of the Garrick Club. From the description of Letter written to Sir George Henschel, 1906. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122386412 Pinero was an English dramatist. From the description of Papers concerning The ...

LeQueux, William Tufnell, 1864-1927

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Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945

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Arthur Symons was an English critic and poet. From the description of Arthur Symons collection. [1906-1929]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800282 Epithet: poet and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0001cd Arthurs Symons was an accomplished poet, critic, short story writer, travel writer, playwright, and editor. An important figure in the developmen...

Martin, W. Wilsey (William Wilsey), 1833-1913

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Administrative history unavailable. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire military papers. From the description of Wilsey Martin fonds. [1891]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 688600912 ...

Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957

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Irish writer Oliver St. John Gogarty's (1878-1957) works were influenced by his career as a physician and his involvement in politics. Gogarty developed friendships with other members of the Irish Literary Renaissance, such as James Joyce and W. B. Yeats. Gogarty's poems were lauded by colleagues such as Yeats and George Russell (A.E.). Gogarty also published works under pseudonyms. Known as a satirist, Gogarty's works sometimes inspired controversy. From the description of Oliver St...

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...

Hilton, James, 1900-1954

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Author. From the description of The story of Dr. Wassel : literary manuscript, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453722 ...

Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928

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Edmund Gosse, a well known man of letters, librarian to the House of Lords (1904-1914), and author of the autobiography, Father and Son (1907), was a pioneering translator of Ibsen and author of numerous volumes of poetry, criticism and biography. Charles Edmund Merrill was an active member of the Grolier Club from 1910 until his death in 1942. From the description of Letters : to Charles E. Merrill, 1910-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122577035 English poet and man of...

Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912

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Scottish man of letters. From the description of Enchanted cigarettes : [n.p.] : autograph essay signed, [ca. 1891]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598917 Author and scholar Andrew Lang was born in Scotland, and educated at St. Andrews, Glasgow, and Oxford. He resolved to be a journalist, and wrote articles and columns for various publications, but eventually this versatile and prolific author produced poetry, fiction, essays on various topics, history, literary criticism...

Marshall, Bruce, 1899-1987

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Bruce Marshall was born in Edinburgh and studied and practiced accounting while writing novels focused on the issues of international politicsand the role of the Church in the modern world. The tone of Marshall's. Work was primarily farcical. From the description of Constable Correspondence, 1944-1957. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122543307 ...

Harcourt, Brace, and company, inc., publishers

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Fiske, Miss D. B.

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Tey, Josephine, 1896 or 1897-1952

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Josephine Tey (b. Elizabeth MacKintosh, 25 July 1896, Inverness, Scotland–d. 13 February 1952, London, England) was a Scottish author best known for her mystery novels. She also wrote as Gordon Daviot. She attended Anstey Physical Training College and taught physical training before writing. Her first published work was in The Westminster Gazette in 1925, under the name Gordon Daviot. Her best-known books were written under the name of Josephine Tey, which was the name of her great-great grandm...

De La Mare, Richard Herbert Ingpen, 1901-1986

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Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957

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Wyndham Lewis was an artist, novelist, and critic, who was born in Canada but lived for many years in England. He was a leader of the Vorticist movement. From the guide to the Wyndham Lewis collection, 1877-1975, (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) English author and painter. From the description of Letters, 1921-1934. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233126882 Author and artist Wyndham Lewis was b...

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...

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x00022b Edward Thomas was a British poet, critic, and essayist. From the description of Edward Thomas collection of papers, [1892]-1939 bulk (1895-1916). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485845 From the guide to the Edward Thomas collection of papers, 1892]-1939, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg ...

The Hogarth Press

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Armstrong Terence Ian Fytton 1912-1970

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Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967

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Siegfried Sassoon was a British novelist, poet, and biographer. From the description of Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, [1905]-1975 bulk (1915-1951). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533686 From the guide to the Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, 1905]-1975, 1915-1951, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Siegfried Sassoon was an English writer, best remembered for the...

White, William Hale, 1831-1913

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Park Hill, Surrey, to W.A. Knight, 1883 June 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867602 From the description of Autograph letter signed : High Wickham, Hastings, to W.A. Knight, 1896 Sept. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867606 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "The Cottage," Groombridge, Kent, to W.A. Knight, 1904 Mar. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867611 En...

Last, G H, bookdealer.

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Nichols, N. H., bookseller.

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Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923

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Maurice Henry Hewlett was an English novelist and poet. He was born in Surrey and entered the family law practice in 1878, later called to the bar by the Inner Temple in 1890. He gave up law to concentrate on writing after the success of his first novel, The forest lovers, in 1898. This was followed by other novels and later poems and essays. From the description of Maurice Hewlett letters, 1900-1922. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60525772 Ma...

Morgan, Charles, 1894-1958

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English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kenley, Surrey, to Mr. George Cookson, 1919 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612819 Charles Morgan was an English author and literary critic. After publishing an early novel, he joined the London Times, where he later became theater critic. He served in both World Wars, and his essays, Menander's Mirror, were distributed in occupied France in World War II. He published numerous novels and several pla...

Oxford university dramatic society

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Oxford University Dramatic Society. From the guide to the Records of the Oxford University Dramatic Society, 1926-74, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) ...

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 Ballads (19...

Worthington, William Greville, 1903-

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Coleridge, Ernest Hartley, 1846-1920

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Seaman, Owen, 1861-1936

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Sir Owen Seamen was born in London and had a reputation as a poet and humorist, especially noted for his parodies of other poets. He was briefly a professor of literature at Durham. He joined the staff of Punch in 1897, became sub-editor in 1902, and editor-in-chief in 1906. He published several collections of his poems and essays, including Interludes of an editor, 1929. From the description of Owen Seaman letters and clipping of photograph, 1909-1934. (Pennsylvania State University...

De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956

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Walter De la Mare (1873-1956) was a British poet, novelist, short story writer, critic, essayist, anthologist, dramatist, and a prolific writer of children's poetry and fiction. From the description of Papers of Walter De la Mare, 1923-1956. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122584933 Mégroz was the early biographer of de la Mare. From the description of Letter, c. 1923, to R.L. Mégroz. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Short, Ernest Henry, 1875-1959

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Pankhurst, E. Sylvia (Estelle Sylvia), 1882-1960

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Epithet: political activist, author, and artist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0003c7 British suffragist, daughter of Emmeline Pankhurst. From the description of The Home front Manuscript, 1932. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006778 Estelle Sylvia Pankhurst, suffragette and leading international socialist, was at the forefront of the social struggles at the beginning...

Edwards, Mary Stells, 1898? -, author.

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Cassell &Company

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Chesson, Wilfred Hugh, author.

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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...

Beerbohm, Sir Max, 1872-1956.

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Bridges, Robert, 1844-1930

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Bridges was an English poet. From the description of Robert Bridges letter : to E.B.H., 1905 June 3. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936785 Robert Seymour Bridges, English poet. He held the title of Poet Laureate from 1913, upon the refusal of Rudyard Kipling. From the description of Robert Seymour Bridges manuscript material : 2 items, 1897 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76944649 From the guide to the Robert Seymour B...

Moult, Thomas.

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Abbott, Claude Colleer, 1889-1971

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Epithet: Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Durham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x0000f3 Claude Colleer Abbott (1889-1971) was Professor of English at the University of Durham 1932-1954, and earlier lectured at the University of Aberdeen. His most distinguished scholarly work was as an editor. His principal published works included his editions of The life and let...

Noyes, Alfred, 1880-1958

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Poet. From the description of Papers of Alfred Noyes, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454022 Author Alfred Noyes was born in England and attended Oxford, although he left without earning a degree. He published his first book of poems at the age of twenty-one, and within ten years had become the most commercially successful poet of his day. Popular and prolific, Noyes wrote disarming, skillful verse in traditional metre, and actively opposed the Modernist movement. He ...

Howard, G. Wren (George Wren), 1893-1968

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Epithet: publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000623.0x0002ae ...

Sherborn, Charles Davies, 1861-1942

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Epithet: zoologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x0001ab Epithet: of Seal CL British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x0002b8 ...

Bagnold, Enid

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Enid Bagnold (1889-1981), born in Rochester, England, was a twentieth-century British author best known for her novel National Velvet (1935) and her play The Chalk Garden (1955). From the description of Enid Bagnold papers, 1912-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132877 Enid Bagnold, 1889-1981, was an English playwright, novelist and poet. From the description of The Chinese prime minister: typescript, [1964]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 1...

Powell, Anthony, 1905-2000

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Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000235 Anthony Dymoke Powell, English author best known for his series A DANCE TO THE MUSIC OF TIME. Lady Violet Georgiana Powell, writer and chairperson of the Whatley Parish Council. Arthur Mizener, literary critic and biographer of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ford Madox Ford. From the description of Powell-Mizener correspondence, 1952-1981. (Co...

Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947

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Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937

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Drinkwater, a British playwright and poet, worked for an insurance company. In 1909 he became manager of the Birmingham Repertory Company, and his most successful plays included "Abraham Lincoln," "Mary Stuart," and "Bird in Hand." Drinkwater also published several critical literary biographies. From the description of Manuscripts and Correspondence, 1914-1916. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122612764 John Drinkwater was an English author and actor, proba...

Oxford, Arnold Whitaker, 1854-

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Epithet: vicar of St Philip Regent Street British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000834.0x0003bd ...

Watson, Sir William, 1958-1935

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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...

Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), 1883-1971

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St. John Greer Ervine had a long and influential career in the theatre. Born to deaf-mute Protestant parents in a suburb of Belfast, he moved to London in 1900 where he worked as a clerk and became active in the Fabian Society. An accomplished writer of realistic plays, his work first appeared in 1911, and he enjoyed considerable success, leading to his long friendship with George Bernard Shaw and the opportunity to manage the Abbey Theatre in 1915-1916. He joined the army in 1916, was wounded i...

Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929

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(William) Bliss Carman (1861-1929) was a Canadian poet and editor. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, he studied at the universities of New Brunswick and Harvard. He is usually grouped with the Confederation Poets, who developed a distinctively Canadian poetic voice in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Yet this identification with the Confederation group is somewhat misleading as Carman spent much of his life in New England and many readers assumed that he was American. Carman ed...

Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969

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Leonard Woolf, husband of Virginia Woolf, was a unique thinker and theorist in his own right--sophisticated, principled, and humane. His legacy is inextricably tied with the Bloomsbury Set, one of the most influential literary groups of the 20th century, and with Hogarth Press, which he co-founded with his wife. From the description of Leonard Woolf letter to Wigram, 1935 June 10. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52221264 Leonard Sidney Woolf (1...

Crocket, J. H., director, John Lane The Bodley Head limited.

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Colbeck, R. A., book dealer.

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Russell, William Clark, 1844-1911

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English novelist. From the description of Document signed with his pseudonym "Sydney Mostyn" : Ramsgate, 1871 Oct. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635022 William Clark Russell, novelist and a New York-born Englishman, spent much of his earlier years at sea. He became a journalist, writing mostly on topics connected with the sea and ships. He wrote about actors and the stage, but most of his fiction and non-fiction had to do with the sea. From the descriptio...

Forster, E.M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970

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Novelist. From the description of Letters, 1947-1970. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36570102 From the description of Letters, 1920-1935. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36988534 From the description of E. M. Forster papers, [ca. 1936-1968]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526585 Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_...

Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939

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British essayist, editor physician and psychologist. He studied human sexual behavior and his research for Man and Women (1894) led to his major work, the seven volume, Studies in the Psychology of Sex (1897-1928). His last writings were the essays on literature and art reprinted in Views and Reviews (1932). From the description of Havelock Ellis papers, 1871-1939 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702166017 From the guide to the Havelock Ellis papers, 1871-1939, (M...

Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935

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Lawrence, a British archaeologist, soldier, and writer, was known as Lawrence of Arabia. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1934-1937. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122590319 From the guide to the T. E. Lawrence miscellaneous papers, 1934-1937., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Thomas Edward Lawrence was born Aug. 16, 1888, at Tremadoc, North Wales. His parents, Sir John Chapman and Sarah Junner never married, th...

Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen, 1840-1922

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Wilfred Scawen Blunt was an English author and explorer. He was born in Sussex, and served in the diplomatic corps in Europe and South America. He retired in 1872, married Anne Isabella Noel, Lord Byron's granddaughter, and they travelled through Europe and the Middle East, and went into partnership breeding Arabian horses. He vociferously opposed British imperialism, and was imprisoned in 1888 for supporting Irish Home Rule. He kept a diary for most of his adult life, and also wrote numerous tr...

Munro, Neil, 1864-1930

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British writer. From the description of Letters, 1917 July 5-1918 June 15, Renfrewshire, to Matilda C. Hackett, Bolton, Mass. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 174213538 ...

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...

Dent, J. M. (Joseph Malaby), 1849-1926

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Epithet: publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000757.0x0003bb ...

Duttons Inc.

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Hutchinson, Arthur Stuart Menteth

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x00006d ...

Gregory, Isabella Augusta (Persse) lady, 1859-1932

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Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958

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Robert Gibbings (1889-1958) was an Irish author and artist best known for his wood engravings. He bought and ran the Golden Cockerel Press in Berkshire, England from 1924-1933, when the stresses of the Great Depression forced him to sell the press. During and after World War II he wrote and illustrated several books on the landscape and natural history of various rivers (among them, 'Sweet Thames Run Softly', 'Going Down the Seine' and 'Lovely is the Lee') which resonated with readers concerned ...

Baring, Maurice, 1874-1945

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Maurice Baring, novelist, poet, journalist, essayist and Russian translator. From the description of Maurice Baring collection, 1891-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81845005 From the description of Maurice Baring collection, 1891-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148207 Baring was an English author. Lucas was an English author and publisher. Chaundy was a bibliographer. From the description of Papers, 1918-1932. (Harvard University). WorldCat ...

Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626

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Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, 1561-1626, English philosopher, statesman and essayist best known for theories on scientific experimentation; knighted in 1603, created Baron Verulam in 1618, and created Viscount St Alban in 1621; Lord Chancellor, 1618; died 1626. From the guide to the A Coppy of a letter Conceived to bee writt to the late Duke of Buckingham..., c1650-1700, (Senate House Library, University of London) ...

Oxford University Press, Inc., 1964, 1971

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Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, 1878-1957

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Baron Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany was an author, aristocrat, adventurer, chessmaster, and soldier; he is probably best known for writing fantasy fiction, ghost stories, and drama under the name Lord Dunsany. Raised on the family estate in County Meath, Ireland, he was influenced by Greek mythology and the Bible. A member of the Coldstream Guards, he fought in the Boer War, World War I, and the Easter Rebellion. A prolific and diverse writer, he is considered an early master of high...

Curle, Richard, 1883-1968

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In his early career Richard Curle, 1883-1968, wrote leaders for such newspapers as the Pretoria News (South Africa), The Rangoon Times (Burma), and The Daily Mail (London). He also wrote articles for other newspapers and magazines, short stories, and books of fiction and non-fiction. In 1912 Curle was introduced to Joseph Conrad and, as a consequence of their long-standing friendship, much of Curle's writings and correspondence with colleagues and friends reflects his considerable knowledge of C...

Martin, Drelincourt M., 1886? -1949

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Newbolt, Henry John, Sir, 1862-1938

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English poet and naval historian. From the description of Henry John Newbolt letter to Glen Walton Blodgett, 1925 May 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 77133318 English poet and historian. From the description of De vitis obscurorum vivorum, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367390534 Sir Henry Newbolt, barrister and poet, was born at Bilston in Staffordshire and educated at Clifton School and Oxford. He published his first novel, "A Fa...

Bottomley, Gordon, 1874-1948

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Gordon Bottomley was an English author, known primarily for his verse plays. Born in Yorkshire, he took a job as a bank clerk, but had to give it up due to a tubercular condition, which contributed to his comparatively quiet life. He was an accomplished poet, and devoted himself to reviving the art of verse drama, writing some thirty plays, almost all of them in verse. He remains a gifted and visionary Georgian author. Bottomley married painter Emily Burton, and their home, The Sheiling, was a p...

Russell, George William, 1867-1935

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George William Russell was an Irish poet, journalist, nationalist, mystic and painter, known by the pseudonym "AE". A theosophist, he was, with W.B. Yeats, a leader of the Irish Renaissance and a co-founder of Dublin's Abbey Theatre. He edited "Irish Homestead" (1906-1923) and the "Irish Statesman" (1923-1930). He published works on religion and Irish politics, as well as numerous books of verse. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers. ...

Brophy, John, 1899-

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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...

Read Sir Herbert Edward 1893-1968

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Symons, A.J.A. (Alphonse James Albert), 1900-1941

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Alphonse James Albert Symons was born in a suburb of London and privately educated, until apprenticed to a furrier at age fourteen. With little experience in the book trade, he founded the First Editions Club, and soon published a bibliography of William Butler Yeats. An avid collector, he was editor of the Book-Collector's Quarterly, establishing himself as an authority on literature of the 1890s with essays and lectures. He wrote several biographies, notably The Quest for Corvo, an innovative ...

Acton, Harold Mario Mitchell

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Epithet: writer Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x0001b7 ...

Meyerstein, Edward Harry William, 1889-1952

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Edward Harry William Meyerstein was an English scholar, author, and man of letters. He was born in London and educated at Magdalen College, Cambridge. He worked in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum, and served in World War I. After the war he turned to writing full-time, producing poetry, translations, plays, fiction, music criticism, and biography; he was perhaps best known for his life of Thomas Chatterton. Elements of his personal life were sometimes controversial and uncomp...

Frankau, Gilbert, 1884-1952

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Lyons, A. Neil (Albert Neil), 1880-1940

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Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937

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Edward Garnett was an English writer, critic and literary editor. He was married to Constance Garnett. -- B. W. Huebsch was an American publisher. From the description of [Letters to Huebsch] / Edward Garnett. [between 1926 and 1938] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231350092 Author. From the description of Letters, 1935. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36945314 From the description of Letters, 1895-1957. (Indiana University). WorldCat reco...

Sanderson, Edward Lancelot, 1872-1939

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Mottram, R. H. (Ralph Hale), 1883-1971

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British banker, novelist, and general writer. From the description of Letter, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122598497 From the description of Letters, 1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122630411 From the guide to the R.H. Mottram letters, 1909, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) From the guide to the R. H. Mottram letter, 1943, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) English novelist. From the description of Letter, 1947. (Unknown)...

Burke, Thomas, 1886-1945

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Thomas Burke was a British author. From the description of Letter to J. J. Munson, 1916. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228721119 Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x000001 English novelist and essayist. From the description of Letter : to [Edmund Sidney Pollock] Haynes, [1920?]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Re...

Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959

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Writer, poet and artist whose work focused on royalty and religion. Brother of poet A.E. Housman. From the description of Letters, 1890-1957. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122517799 British author. From the description of Laurence Housman papers, 1936-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979842 Laurence Housman (1865-1959), writer, brother of A.E. Housman. From the guide to the Laurence Housman: Letters to Noel Teulon-...

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 ...

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

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English novelist, essayist, and lecturer. From the description of Letter, 1934 Dec. 12, Dorchester, England, to John P. Waters, Cambridge, Mass. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365010 From the description of Correspondence, with Alan Dakers, 1948. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364799 From the description of Letter, 1944 July 18, Cae Coed, Corwen, Wales, to Ada McVickar, New York. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 3436480...

Beachcroft, T. O. (Thomas Owen), 1902-

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Jones, Henry Festing, 1851-1928

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Dick, Kay, 1915-

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Flower, Desmond, 1907-

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Swinnerton, Frank Arthur, 1884-1983

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Quiller-Couch, Arthur, 1863-1944

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch was a Cornish writer who published under the name Q. His major work is Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900. From the guide to the Fiat Justitia, Ruat Solum, undated, (Ohio University) Author, educator, and literary critic. From the description of Correspondence and literary manuscripts, 1888-1944 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 24560980 British writer. From the description of Autograp...

Machen, Arthur, 1863-1947

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Welsh novelist and essayist, a forerunner of 20th century Gothic science fiction. From the description of Eleusinia / by a former member of H. C. S. 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122598531 From the guide to the Eleusinia, 1881, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Machen was a Welsh writer of tales, mystical, romantic, and macabre. From the description of Introduction to Lady Benson's Memoirs : manuscript, 1926. (Peking University Library). WorldCat...

Pemberton, Alice Agnes (Tussaud).

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Butts, Mary Francis, 1892-1937

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Matz, B. W. (Bertram Waldrom), 1865-1925

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Oxford and Asquith, Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st earl of, 1852-1928

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Moore, George, 1852-1933

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George Augustus Moore, novelist and story writer, was born February 24, 1852, at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Ireland. From the description of George Moore letters, 1895? (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 501325752 Author who sometimes used the pseudonym, Lady Rhone. From the description of Letter : England, to Foster Baker, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23884097 George Moore was born at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Irel...

Morgan, Charles, 1894-1958

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English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kenley, Surrey, to Mr. George Cookson, 1919 Dec. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612819 Charles Morgan was an English author and literary critic. After publishing an early novel, he joined the London Times, where he later became theater critic. He served in both World Wars, and his essays, Menander's Mirror, were distributed in occupied France in World War II. He published numerous novels and several pla...

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x00022b Edward Thomas was a British poet, critic, and essayist. From the description of Edward Thomas collection of papers, [1892]-1939 bulk (1895-1916). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485845 From the guide to the Edward Thomas collection of papers, 1892]-1939, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg ...

Methuen & Co Ltd, publishers

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Sackville-West, V. (Victoria), 1892-1962

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Victoria Sackville-West (1892-1962), English poet, novelist, and author of books on gardening, known for her association with the Bloomsbury group and the gardens she designed at Sissinghurst Castle. From the description of Passenger to Teheran, 1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702191711 From the description of Victoria Sackville-West writings and commonplace book, 1910-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702184003 Vita Sackville-West was an English novelist, p...

Rolfe, Frederick, 1860-1913

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English novelist and historian "Baron Corvo." From the description of Autograph letters signed "Fr. Rolfe" (4) : Kensington, to J.B. Pinker, the literary agent, 1904 May 30-Jun. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657195 Frederick Rolfe was an English novelist, essayist, and short-story writer. He wrote under the pseudonym Baron Corvo. From the description of Frederick Rolfe collection of papers, 1891-1954 bulk (1891-1910). (New York Public Library). WorldCat r...

Sherriff, R.C. (Robert Cedric), 1896-1975

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British playwright R. C. Sherriff (1896-1975) was also a novelist and scriptwriter for films, television, and radio. Written in 1928, R.C. Sherriff's best known play, The Journey's End, chronicled the fighting of English troops on the Western Front prior to a major German offensive in 1918, and was considered one of the most influential war dramas of its time. In 1933, Sherriff co-wrote, a screenplay with Philip Wylie, for H.G. We...

Forester, Cecil Scott 1899-1966

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Le Queux, William, 1864-1927

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British author known for writing some of the first spy novels. His ideas and books lead to the British Secret Service being formed. From the description of Unpublished manuscript. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55151976 ...

Lilly, Josiah Kirby, 1893-1966

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Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. was born in Indianapolis, Ind. in 1893. He joined the family buiness, Eli Lilly and Co., in 1914. In 1944, he became president of the newly formed Eli Lilly International Corporation, and in 1948, president of the Eli Lilly Company. He was an avid collector of miniature soldiers, coins, postage stamps, and firearms among other things. From the description of Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. collections photographs [graphic], May 1966. (Indiana Historical Society Library). Wo...

Weaver, Harriet Shaw

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Epithet: Miss Editor of `The Egoist' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x0000dc Epithet: Miss; Editor of 'The Egoist'; of Add MS 47471 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000979.0x0002f7 ...

Manning, Fredric, 1887-1935

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Douglas, Norman, 1868-1956

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Mackenzie, Compton, 1883-1972

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Compton Mackenzie, British novelist, playwright and biographer. From the description of The Windsor tapestry scrapbook, 1938-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82976285 From the description of The Windsor tapestry scrapbook, 1938-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702163412 Sir Compton Mackenzie was a Scottish novelist, playwright, literary and music critic, and essayist. From the description of Sir Compton Mackenzie collection of papers, 1906-1952. ...

Sisam, Kenneth.

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Belasco, David, 1853-1931

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American theatrical producer and playwright. From the description of Letter : to Luther Price, 1906 Apr. 2. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122494221 American theatrical producer, impresario, director and playwright. From the description of David Belasco letter, 1905 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 709924141 From the description of David Belasco letter, 1929 Oct. 30. (Unknown). W...

Yeats, Elizabeth Corbet, 1868-1940

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Irish printer. Elizabeth Yeats, the sister of the poet W. B. Yeats, trained as a printer and worked at Dun Emer Industries from 1902-1908. She then founded Cuala Press with her sister, Lily Yeats. The press specialized in works of Irish authors. From the description of Elizabeth Corbet Yeats papers, 1904-1945 (bulk 1918-1926). (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33383471 Sister of William Butler Yeats. From the description of Elizabeth Corbet Yeats letter and r...

Waters, Louis Addison, 1918-

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Ault, Norman, 1880-1950

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White, J. A., director

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Hastings, Basil Macdonald, 1881-1928

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Gerhardie, William Alexander, 1895-1977

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William Alexander Gerhardie (1895-1977), novelist and critic, was born in St Petersburg, Russia, on 21 November 1895, where he attended the St Annen Schule and Reformierte Schule. He moved to London, with the intention of training for a commercial career, but joined the Royal Scots Greys at the outbreak of the First World War. He was posted to the British embassy in Petrograd, 1916-1918, and in 1918 was attached to the Scots Guards. After the war, Gerhardie travelled the world before attending W...

Raine, Kathleen Jessie, 1908-

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Hanley, James, 1901-

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James Hanley was a British writer of Irish descent best known for his uncompromising stories and novels of the sea. Raised in Liverpool, Hanley went to sea as a young man, and jumped ship in Canada. After serving in France as a volunteer member of the Canadian Army, he lived in Wales, where he began writing. His second novel, Boy, the story of a thirteen-year-old stowaway, was banned for graphic depictions of sex and violence, but praised by critics. Hanley continued to write novels and stories,...

Way, Thomas R. (Thomas Robert), 1861-1913

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Epithet: of county Northamptonshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000979.0x000292 ...

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...

Elizabeth (Bridges) Daryush, 1887-1977

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Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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British playwright; literary, art and music critic; lecturer and essayist; and socialist. One of the founders of the Fabian Society, precursor of England's Socialist Party. From the description of Richard S. Weiner Collection of George Bernard Shaw, 1886-1950. (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31366657 Playwright and critic; founding member of Fabian Society, 1884. From the description of Bernard Shaw papers, 1878-1964. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat ...

Douglas, Alfred Bruce, 1870-1945

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Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas was an English writer, best known for his controversial personality and scandalous relationship with Oscar Wilde. Born into an aristocratic family, Douglas attended Winchester College and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he wrote and participated in sports, but didn't take a degree. His well-chronicled relationship with Oscar Wilde provoked Douglas' father to insult Wilde, prompting a disastrous lawsuit that ended with Wilde imprisoned for two years. Douglas had a strong...

Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995

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Stephen Spender was a British essayist, literary critic, playwright, poet, and translator. From the description of Stephen Spender collection of papers, [1931]-1993 bulk ([1931]-1967). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430876 From the guide to the Stephen Spender collection of papers, 1928]-1993, 1931-1967, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Stephen Spender was an English poet and...

Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960

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Eden Phillpotts was an English novelist, playwright, poet, and author of short stories. From the description of Eden Phillpotts collection of papers, 1892-1939. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517263 From the guide to the Eden Phillpotts collection of papers, 1892-1939, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) English novelist, playwright and poet. From the guide to the Ed...

Garnett, Richard, 1835-1906

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Epithet: LLD, Keeper of Printed Books British Museum British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000835.0x00015c English librarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : British Museum, to F.J. Dreer, 1892 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269566963 Librarian of the British Museum. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.A. Knight, 1889 Oct. 11. (Unk...

Oldfield Claude Houghton 1889-1961

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Bullett, Gerald, 1893-1958

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Coppard, A.E. (Alfred Edgar), 1878-1957

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English short story writer and poet. From the description of Alfred Edgar Coppard letters, 1928-1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 489375325 English short-story writer and poet. From the description of Typed letter signed : Dunmow, Essex, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1946 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868041 Coppard was an English author. From the description of Compositions, 1921-1923. (Harvard Uni...

Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren, 1900-1976

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Welsh author. From the description of Collection of autograph letters signed (14) and typed letters signed (19) : various places, to Joseph H. Brewer, 1925 July 3-1969 Mar. 17 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269542933 From the description of The wooden sheperdess. Book four : typescript of chapters 1-14 and 20-31 of an early version of the book : Talsarnau, Merioneth, North Wales, to Joseph H. Brewer for his comments and suggestions, [1966]. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

Williamson, Henry, 1897-1977

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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 ...

Truss, Leslie Seldon, 1892-

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Barker, Audrey Lillian, 1918-

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Muir, Percy H. (Percy Horace), 1894-1979

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Born in London on December 17, 1894, Percy Muir began his career as a bookseller in 1920. He joined the London antiquarian booksellers Elkin Mathews in 1930, and would remain with that firm until his death in Norfolk on November 24, 1979. Muir was an influential figure among booksellers and book collectors around the world. As president of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association in Britain from 1945-1947, Muir chaired the first conference of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (I...

Chatto, Thomas, Director of Pickering & Chatto

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O’Flaherty, Liam, 1896-1984

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Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933

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Novelist. From the description of Letters, 1900-1932. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 708580518 From the description of Papers, 1925-1933. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 708580524 John Galsworthy was an English dramatist and novelist. Educated as a barrister at Harrow and New College, Oxford, he instead decided to travel, attending to his family's shipping business abroad, and then began writing. His first book, From the Four Winds, was a collec...

Gilchrist, Murray, 1868-1917

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Merton college

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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, ...

Nicoll, Allardyce, 1894-1976

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Allardyce Nicoll was a literary scholar, theatre historian, and university teacher. He was born in Glasgow, educated at Stirling High School and Glasgow University, where he was a G.A. Clark scholar in English. He was appointed in 1920 as a lecturer in English at King's College, University of London, and was promoted quickly to the Chair of English at East London College, University of London, in 1924, at age thirty. From 1933 to 1945, he was a professor of the history of drama and dramatic crit...

Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931

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Arnold Bennett was a British novelist, dramatist, short-story writer, literary critic, journalist, and editor. From the description of Arnold Bennett collection of papers, 1881-1955 bulk (1894-1953). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615455 From the guide to the Arnold Bennett collection of papers, 1881-1955, 1894-1953, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Arnold Bennett, English no...

Strong, L.A.G. (Leonard Alfred George), 1896-1958

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Leonard Strong was an English author, journalist, and a director of Methuen Ltd. from 1938 to 1958. From the description of Leonard Strong collection. [1932-1933]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800273 English author and journalist. From the description of Autograph and typed letters signed (3) : London, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1946 July 29 and Aug. 10, and 1947 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270867450 Author L.A.G. Str...

Roberts, Charles G. D., Sir, 1860-1943

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Canadian poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, 1905 Feb. 28, to "Russell" [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809509 Roberts was a Canadian author. From the description of Charles George Douglas Roberts compositions, ca. 1902-1904. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612372602 From the guide to the Charles George Douglas Roberts compositions, ca. 1902-1904., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard...

Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926

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Israel Zangwill was an English novelist, playwright, essayist, and political activist. From the description of Israel Zangwill collection of papers, 1895-1918. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485923 From the guide to the Israel Zangwill collection of papers, 1895-1918, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Zangwill was an English novelist, playwright, and Zionist leader. ...

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 ...

Grieve Christopher Murray 1892-1978

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Ricci, Seymour ˜deœ 1881-1942

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Bibliographer, papyrologist, collector, and historian of Merovingian tapestries. De Ricci was an expert on the provenance of rare books. He created three reference books of manuscripts and rare books: Catalogue raisonné des premières impressions de Mayence, 1445-1467 , Guide de l'amateur de livres à gravures du XVIIIe siècle , and Census of Medieval Manuscripts in the United States and Canada . In the field of Egypt papyrology, De Ricci traveled throughout Egypt, North America, and ...

Henry Major Tomlinson

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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...

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...

Jones, Henry Arthur, 1851-1929

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Henry Arthur Jones was the son of a tenant farmer, and worked in the drapery business for some twenty years after leaving school. He developed a passion for drama, and found success with The Silver King, a play he co-authored with Henry Herman, which gave him the financial security to become a full-time writer. A prolific author, he wrote many plays, chiefly melodramas, and had great success in England and America. His themes and influences were chiefly British, and he is considered a pioneer of...

De Morgan, William, 1839-1917

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British author. From the description of Letter to Mr. Ellis [manuscript], 1912 December 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647861106 English ceramic artist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, to Professor Lyon Phelps, 1909 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517683 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to S.C. Cockerell, [n.d., received 1907 Aug. 22]. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Douglas, Norman, 1868-1952

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English novelist and essayist. Born George Norman Douglas. From the description of South wind : AMs and related material, [1916]-1924 Oct. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122645587 From the description of ALS : London, to Grant Richards, 1917 Oct. 3. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122645586 George Norman Douglas was born Dec. 8, 1868 in Falkenhorst, Thuringen, Austria; recognized as British author, scientist, diplomat...

Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937

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Epithet: of Add MS 38794 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x00005c Thomas James Wise was an English book collector, printer, bibliographer, and literary forger. From the description of Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455235 From the guide to the Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937, (The New York Public ...

Hamilton, Cosmo, 1879-1942

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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...

Chambers, Charles Edward Stuart, 1859-1936

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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...

Priestley, J.B. (John Boynton), 1894-1984

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J. B. Priestley, playwright. From the description of An inspector calls: typescript, 1994. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122608422 J.B. Priestley, playwright; David Mamet, adapter, not credited here. From the description of Dangerous corner : typescript, 1996, January 4. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626156 English author J.B. Priestley had a long and prolific career writing in numerous genres, and achieved critical a...

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...

Harcourt, Alfred, 1881-1954

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Epithet: Major Bengal Staff Corps British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x000251 Publisher. From the description of Letter, 1920 Sept. 8, New York, to "Dear Folks" [i.e. , T. Debs and associates?, Terre Haute, Ind.?]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364454 Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Alfred Harcourt and his wife, Ellen Harcourt. From the description of ...

Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974

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Blunden was an English poet and scholar. From the description of Edmund Blunden papers, 1921-1952 (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612727624 Edmund Blunden, English poet and university teacher. His highly acclaimed biography of Shelley was published in 1946. From the description of Edmund Blunden manuscript material : 8 items, ca. 1945-1955 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76945001 From the guide to the Edmund Blunden manuscript ma...

The Clarendon Press, Oxford.

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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...

Watts, Harry, editor.

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Dobell, Bertram, 1842-1914

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English bookseller and editor. From the description of A mock Bismarck, [1914?]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122530585 ...

Cooper, J W, 1852-

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Freeman, R. Austin (Richard Austin), 1862-1943

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Richard Austin Freeman was born on April 11, 1862, in London, England and died Sept. 28 (or 30), 1943, in Gravesend, Kent, England. Freeman was a physician, educator, and an author and began his medical training at Middlesex Hospital at the age of eighteen. He joined a medical expedition to Ashanti and Bontuku in 1889, and served as physician, navigator, and naturalist. Nine years later, he published his expedition experiences in Travels and Life in Ashanti and Jaman (1898). Freeman then began t...

Davies, Rhys, 1901-1978

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Rhys Davies was an Anglo-Welsh novelist and short story writer. From the description of Rhys Davies collection. [1928]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848426 Rhys Davies was born on 9 November 1903 in the Rhondda Valley, Wales. He was educated at Porth County School. Davies published his first novel The Withered Root in 1927 and continued to publish books until the mid 1970s. Davies died in London on 21 August 1978. From the guide to t...

Brown, Curtis, 1866-1945

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Literary agent. From the description of Typed letter signed with initials : London, to Crosby Gaige, 1928 Feb. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 606925094 ...

Powys, Theodore Francis, 1875-1953

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Theodore Francis Powys was the brother of Lewelyn Powys (1884-1939). From the guide to the Papers of Theodore Francis Powys, 1928, 1928, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Department of Special Collections) Theodore Francis Powys was a member of the literary Powys family. He left his farm in Suffolk at the age of twenty-six to retire to the small village of East Chaldon and write. Living like a hermit, he wrote novels, short stories, and fables. His works...

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 ...

Turnbull & Spears, Ltd., printers.

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Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953

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Franco-British writer. From the description of Letters : to Miss Penn, 1917 Nov. 24 and 1929 Mar. 15. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122601939 English historian, essayist, poet and novelist born La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France July 27, 1870; died Guildford, England July 16, 1953. Belloc wrote biographies of Robespierre (1901) Marie Antoinette (1909) and numerous works on English political history. From 1920-19...

Williams, Charles, 1886-1945

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English author. From the description of The other side of the way : place not specified : autograph manuscript of the poem signed, 1931 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589839 ...

Reade, A. Arthur (Alfred Arthur), 1851-

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Coventry, Roy.

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