English literature mss., ca. 1750-ca. 1979

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English literature mss., ca. 1750-ca. 1979

English literature mss., ca. 1750-ca. 1979

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Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873

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English actor, recognized as perhaps the greatest English character actor of his day. He was especially noted for his Shakespearean roles. From the description of Letter, 1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391814 William Charles Macready was a tragedian. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1821-1849, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886139 William Charles Macready was an English stage manager and actor...

Rattigan, Terence

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Epithet: playwright Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000362 ...

Young, Charles Mayne, 1777-1856

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English comedian. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 9 February 1850, to Sir George Smart, 1850 Feb. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679418 English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Leeds], to Mr. Lloyd, hair-dresser, 1844 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584535 ...

Brooks, Shirley, 1816-1874

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Shirley Brooks was editor of Punch from 1870 to 1874 From the guide to the Diaries of Shirley Brooks, 1867-1872, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) English humorist and editor. From the description of Diaries (2) : autograph manuscripts signed : London and other places in Great Britain, 1865 and 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875191 Charles William Shirley Brooks (1816-1874) was an English playwright, newspaper columnist, and editor of Punch maga...

Fox, Julianna Maria.

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Ingelow, Jean, 1820-1897

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English poet and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : All Saints, Lewes, to Arthur Sullivan, 1868 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125503 Jean Ingelow was an English poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007454 Jean Ingelow, English poet and writer. From the description of Jean Ingelow manuscript material : 2 items [ca. 1880's-1890's] (New York Pub...

Bax, Clifford, 1886-1962

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Clifford Bax was a diverse and talented writer, prolific and opinionated, perhaps best known for his verse plays. Born into an affluent family, Bax was greatly influenced by reading traditional English poets in his teens. He also developed an interest in mysticism, and later in Buddhism and Platonistic theories, all of which influenced his work and worldview; although he became a successful playwright, poet, novelist, critic, editor, and biographer, the mystical ideals espoused in his works coup...

Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894

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Robert Lewis (later changed to "Louis") Balfour Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 13, 1850. He attended the University of Edinburgh intending to become a civil engineer like his father, but ill health curtailed his studies and prompted him to travel to warmer climates. This inspired Stevenson to write stories, novels and essays about his travels. While in France he met American artist Fanny Osbourne. The two fell in love, and in 1879 Stevenson traveled to California, where he...

Corbould, Maria (Hollis), -1910, poet.

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Medalle, Lydia (Sterne) 1747-

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Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892

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The recipient was Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, daughter of Queen Victoria, with whom Tennyson had an extensive correspondence. From the description of Alfred Tennyson letter to Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, 1867 Oct. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865322 British poet. From the description of Papers, 1831-1909. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188602 Tennyson was Poet Laureate of England during much of the latter part of...

Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

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Robert Burns, Scottish poet. From the guide to the Robert Burns manuscript material : 3 items, 1783-1794, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Thomas Campbell owned the small estate of Pencloe in Glen Afton, about 2 mi. from New Cumnock Kirk. Cf. Lindsey, Burns Encyclopedia, 1980. From the description of Letter : New Cumnock to Monsr. Thomas Campbell, Pencloe, 1786 Aug. 19. (University of South Carolina). WorldC...

Kirkup, James, 1918-2009

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James Kirkup (1918 - ) was born in South Shields, County Durham and educated at Durham University. The travel writer, poet, novelist, playwright, translator, and broadcaster has authored over thirty works. Kirkup became the first Gregory Fellow in Poetry at Leeds University (1950-1952). He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society for Literature (1962). From the description of James Kirkup poems (MS 20), ca. 1942-1956. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 255131964 Fro...

Silkin, Jon.

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British poet. From the description of Jon Silkin Papers, 1952-1956. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 31189937 Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x0002bd Jon Silkin was a British poet who authored and edited many volumes of poetry. His Selected Poems were published in 1980 and in a revised edition, 1994. He was founding co-editor of Stand (1952-1997). He was a ...

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...

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...

Parker, Gilbert, 1862-1932

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Canadian born British novelist and politician. From the description of The battle of the strong, 1898. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54022853 From the description of Gilbert Parker papers, 1898-1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647975976 Parker was a Canadian novelist. After emigrating to England he became involed in British affairs as a Conservative member of Parliament. From the description of [Letter] 1919 May 13, 24....

Adams, Charlotte, writer of tales.

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Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998

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Assia Wevill was born Assia Gutman on May 15, 1927, in Berlin, Germany. Her mother, Lisa, was a German Protestant, and her father, Lonya, was a Russian Jew. In the late 1930s, the family fled to Tel Aviv to escape the Nazis. Wevill first married John Steel in London in 1946, and from there emigrated to Canada, sending visas to her family in Israel. In Vancouver, she met her second husband, Richard Lipsey, whom she divorced in 1960 to marry her third husband, David Wevill. The Wevills met Ted Hug...

Nicholson, Norman, 1914-1987

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British poet Norman Nicholson also wrote verse dramas, novels, literary biography and criticism, and an autobiography titled Wednesday Early Closing . In addition he was an editor of anthologies and gave readings and lectures. Born January 08, 1914, in Millom, Cumberland (now Cumbria), England, Nicholson began writing poetry at the age of twenty-two. The first appearance of his poems in a book was the publication in 1943 of Selected Poems, a ...

Sir Max Pemberton, 1863-1950

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Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835

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Charles Mathews, English actor. From the description of Charles Mathews manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1820's (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 747730054 From the guide to the Charles Mathews manuscript material : 3 items, ca. 1820's, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Mathews was an English actor, stage manager, and one of the leading comedians of his day. From his first appearance in Lo...

Kaye-Smith, Sheila, 1887-1956

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English novelist whose works were set in Sussex. From the description of Sheila Kaye-Smith letter to Glen Walton Blodgett, 1921 December 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 76968820 Sheila Kaye-Smith was an English author. A natural storyteller, she was popular for her strongly plotted stories, unsentimental prose, and accurate portrayal of her native Sussex. Best known for her novels, she also published poetry, short fiction, autobiography, and various diverse...

Holcroft, Thomas, 1745-1809

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Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x0003b7 Son of the dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W. G. Elliston, 1826 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270469755 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Henry Elliston, 1829 Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270469729 English poet. From th...

Smith, Sigismund.

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Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

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Eliza Cook, English poet and journalist. Cook began publishing her poetry in the 1830's, and in 1849 she started a weekly magazine directed at working class women, called Eliza Cook's Journal. From the description of Eliza Cook manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1850's (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 124208251 From the guide to the Eliza Cook manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1850's, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and Hi...

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...

Behan, Brendan

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Morris, William, 1834-1896

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Socialist, artist, and poet of England. From the description of Papers of William Morris, circa 1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132209 William Morris (1834-1896) was a British socialist, poet, artist and architect, and a leading figure in the Arts and Craft movement. He founded the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, was a cofounder and leader of the Socialist League and financed its organ Commonweal. He also founded his own publishing company, the Kelmsc...

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. ...

Patmore, Derek, 1908-1972

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Derek Patmore (1908- ), British author and designer, lineal descendant of Victorian poet Coventry Patmore and son of author Briget Patmore. From the description of Derek Patmore papers 1928-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863323 British author, playwright, editor, and journalist. Patmore was born in England (1908), the son of John Deighton and Ethel Elizabeth "Brigit" Morrison-Scott Patmore, and a great-grandson of British author Coventry Pat...

Dufferin and Ava, Frederick Temple Blackwood, Marquis of, 1826-1902

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Governor-General of India; resident of "Clandeboye," County Down, Northern Ireland. From the description of Papers, 1870-1895; (bulk 1886-1888). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19212583 ...

Hesketh, Harriet, Lady, 1733-1807

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Friend of Cowper. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charles Street, to an unidentified correspondent, "Thursday noon" [no year]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270466740 Cousin of William Cowper. From the description of Autograph letters (2) signed : Clifton, to Walter Bagot, 1802 Jan. 26 and 1802 Feb. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270474805 ...

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...

Didbin, Thomas John, 1771-1841

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Maria Elizabeth (Halsey) Budden, 1780? -1832

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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...

Grieve Christopher Murray 1892-1978

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Bird, John Joseph Strutt, author.

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Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

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Thomas Campbell was a poet known for his war poems, including "Hohenlinden," "The Battle of the Baltic," and "Ye Mariners of England." He also published "The Pleasure of Hope" in 1799, "Gertrude of Wyoming" in 1809, and "Theodric" in 1824. From the description of Thomas Campbell papers, 1821-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702147203 Thomas Campbell was born in Glasgow, studied law in Edinburgh (1797), and became Lord Rector of Glasgow University, 1826-1829, as well as a...

McNeile, H. C. (Herman Cyril), 1888-1937

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Combe, William, 1742-1823

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William Combe was a British author of comedic and satirical poetry and imaginary letters. Employed as a propagandist by the Pitt Government from 1788-1806. He spent the later years of his life frequently imprisoned for debt. From the guide to the William Combe receipt, November 19, 1801, (Ohio University) British author, known as Dr. Syntax. From the description of Letters to "My Dear Sir" and Mr. B. Cooke, 1762-1820. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Bo...

Hinkson, Katherine (Tynan) 1861-1931

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Meredith, George, 1828-1909

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George Meredith (1828-1909), the novelist and poet. For a full account and assessment of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography From the guide to the Miscellaneous letters, manuscripts, and press-cuttings relating to George Meredith, ca.1890-1914, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x00013f George Meredith w...

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-...

Sharp, William, 1855-1905

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William Sharp was a noted English author, writing prolifically in every conceivable genre. After his death, it was surprisingly revealed that he was also "Fiona MacLeod," a popular mystical writer whose work became a keystone of the Celtic Renaissance. Sharp's themes of mysticism, alienation, symbolism, and spiritual exhaustion fuse mythology with modernism, anticipating the work of Eliot, Joyce, and D.H. Lawrence. From the description of William Sharp letters, 1889-1894. (Pennsylvan...

De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0002d6 De Quincey was an English essayist and critic. From the description of Compositions, 1818-185-. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80714484 From the guide to the Compositions, 1818-185-?., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) English Romantic author Thomas De Quincey was a brilliant cl...

Heath-Stubbs, John, 1918-2006

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x00012b John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs, the poet, was born in London in 1918 and educated at Worcester College for the Blind and The Queen's College, Oxford; he published his first poems in the wartime volume, Eight Oxford Poets . He was a Gregory Fellow in Poetry at Leeds University between 1952 and 1955, then taught in foreign universities for several...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

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...

Trimble, Jesse, 1873? -1957

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Knowles, James Sheridan, 1784-1862

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Epithet: dramatist; of Add MS 42712 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000753.0x000138 Anglo-Irish dramatist and actor. From the description of James Sheridan Knowles letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 181587980 Irish actor and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : Aberfoyle, Loch Ard Lodge, and Torq...

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...

Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

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Wife of Ruskin's physician, Dr. John Simon. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. John Simon, [18--] (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 31272017 British writer, artist, and critic. From the description of John Ruskin papers, ca. 1837-1904. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80934993 John Ruskin was born on 8 February 1819 in London. Ruskin was educated by his mother and by various tutors before attending Oxford University. H...

Haslewood, Joseph, 1769-1833

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Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Beerbohm, Sir Max, 1872-1956.

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Milton, John, 1608-1674

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English poet. From the description of Documents relating to Kensington mortgage, 1651-1700. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475458 Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x00012e John Milton (1608-1674), the poet. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the English translat...

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...

Bullen, Frank Thomas, 1857-1915

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English sea-story writer. From the description of Letter : to T. P. O'Connor, 1912 Oct. 18. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 86102762 English author noted for sea narratives, particulary "The cruise of the Cachelot." From the description of Papers of Frank Thomas Bullen, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 52641967 English seaman, author and lecturer. From the d...

Pinkerton, William, 1809-1871

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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet and translator. Born on March 6, 1806, Barrett Browning became proficient in Greek, Latin, French, and other European languages. At the age of eleven she wrote a verse "epic" in four books of rhyming couplets, "The Battle of Marathon," which was privately printed in 1820 at her father's expense. She went on to write such works as "An essay on mind," "Sonnets from the Portuguese," and "Aurora Leigh." In September of 1846, she secretly marr...

Hartley, L.P. (Leslie Poles), 1895-1972

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British author and novelist. From the description of Letters, 1951-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699553 From the guide to the L.P. Hartley letters, 1951-1961, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) English novelist, short-story writer, and critic. From the description of Letters, 1953-1967. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 145435440 From the description of L. P. Hartley letters, 1921-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 1225...

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...

Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

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British poet. From the description of Letters, 1827 Jan. 12-1836 Feb. 20. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953362 Wordsworth, English poet. From the description of [Letters, 1826-1848] / Wm. Wordsworth. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 501844796 Wordsworth was an English poet. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1801-1853. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122372656 From the guide to the William Wordsw...

Hunt, Violet, 1866-1942

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Biography Isabel Violet Hunt was born on September 28, 1862 in Durham, England; she was the eldest daughter of landscape artist Alfred William Hunt and novelist Margaret Peacock; attended Notting Hill and Ealing High School in London; published poetry in Century magazine at age 13; her first short story, A Thief in the Night, was published under the pseudonym Violet Herris in Belgravia magazine; became an active feminist, joining the Women's ...

Maxwell, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Braddon, 1837-1915

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Mackenzie, Faith Compton, 1878-1960

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Cowper, William, 1731-1800

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William Cowper, English poet. From the guide to the William Cowper manuscript material : 32 items, ca. 1784-1799, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Weston Underwood, to William [i.e. Walter] Churchey, 1786 Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531182 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Olney], to Lady Austen, 1782 Aug...

James, Henry James, Baron, 1828-1911

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English lawyer and statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed : House of Commons, [London] ; and New Court, Temple, [London], to Arthur Sullivan, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125345 Solicitor General for England and Wales. From the description of Letters to Smith, Elder & Company, 1864, 1879. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 63167665 Politician and judge. Gladstone appointed him Solicitor General in 1873 and...

Waley, Arthur.

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English museum curator and translator. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Camille Honig in Brazil, [1955] Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586277 ...

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...

Shinn, W. C., fl. 1833

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Kemble, John Philip, 1757-1823

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Epithet: of Add MS 30348 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x00034c Epithet: actor; of Add MS 48408 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x000349 Epithet: actor; of Add MS 42720 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x000348 John Phil...

Mickle, William Julius, 1735-1788

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William Julius Mickle (1734 or 1735-1788) was born William Meikle in Scotland. He moved to London in pursuit of a literary career in 1762 after the failure of his family's brewery. Mickle published "The Concubine" in 1767, but his most successful work was his 1776 translation of Luís de Camões's Lusiads. He was appointed purser of the HMS Brilliant in 1779 by his patron Commodore George Johnstone, and was made prize agent for Johnstone's entire squadron in the following year. He married Mary T...

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...

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...

Black, William, 1841-1898

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William Black was born in Scotland; his earliest ambition was to be a painter, but he had no success, and took to journalism. While working for London's Daily Star, he covered the Austro-Prussian war from the front, and was taken captive. Afterward, he continued to work in journalism while devoting himself to novels; he eventually became a popular success, notably for his adventure novels set in Scotland. From the description of William Black letter to Mrs. Jeaffreson, circa 1880 Dec...

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

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William Shakespeare was likely born April, 23, 1564; he was baptized in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 26, 1564. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford while working in London, the center of English theater. As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. John was a leatherworker and involved in local politics, first becoming an alderman and eventually a town bailiff. ...

Landor, Walter Savage, 1775-1864

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British poet. From the description of Kisses in former times : autograph mansucript copy of the poem signed : [Siena], 1860 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598966 Epithet: of Add MS 36513 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001298.0x000290 Walter Savage Landor was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and translator. From the description of Walter Savage Landor collection...

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...

Bayly, Thomas Haynes, 1797-1839

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Composer of Long, long ago! From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London] Athenaeum Club, Pall Mall, to Mrs. Skinner, Sunday [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903906 English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boulogne-sur-Mer, to T. Mackinlay, 1839 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870271 Nathaniel Thomas Haynes Bayly, English poet and playwright. In addition to his plays and poems, Bayly wrote many popul...

Hogarth, Georgina, 1827-1917

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Sister-in-law of Charles Dickens. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Higham, to an unidentified recipient, 1863 Jan 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270476275 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Charles B. Shepheard, 1899 Jun. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269605841 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. [Charles?] Reade, 1878 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 471792184 From the ...

Freeman, John, 1880-1929

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

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882

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English painter and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gilchrist, [ca. 1863 Mar. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 713659894 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : place not specified, to William Allingham, [1859 Dec.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 708246618 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Alexander Gilchrist, [1861 Sept. 14]. (Unknown). WorldCat ...

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 ...

Saunders, James, 1925-2004

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Epithet: playwright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0001c1 ...

Charles Henry Ross, 1842? -1897

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Warner, Sylvia Townsend, 1893-1978

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Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893-1978), the British writer, was the author of novels, short stories, poetry, a biography of T.H. White, and other writings. From the description of Sylvia Townsend Warner letters, 1937-1977. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122687134 Sylvia Townsend Warner was an English novelist, poet, biographer, and translator. From the description of Sylvia Townsend Warner collection of papers, 1922-1978. (New York Public Library). Wo...

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816

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Dramatist and Parliamentary leader. From the description of Autograph address on an envelope signed : Dublin Castle, to Edmond Malone 1785 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662003 From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : to Mr. Elliston, the actor, 1795 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662070 From the description of Autograph address on an envelope signed : to R.W. Elliston. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661995 Ep...

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...

Browne, Patrick, translator.

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Benson, Arthur Christopher, 1862-1925

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Benson was born Apr. 24, 1862; his father was Edward White Benson, who later became Archbishop of Canterbury; entered Eton as King's scholar, 1874; went to King's College, Cambridge, 1881; returned to work at Eton, 1885-1903; published first volume of essays, 1896; produced various works, including a biography of his father, Edward White Benson (1899), The schoolmaster (1902), Land of hope and glory, and Peace and other poems (1905); in all, published more than seventy books, including poetry, s...

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...

Braine, John

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Author John Braine was born in Yorkshire; he was raised in a secure, middle-class, Catholic family. He worked a variety of jobs before becoming a librarian, but quit to pursue a writing career after some success publishing articles. His first novel, Room at the Top, was remarkably popular and established Braine as one of Britain's Angry Young Men, so called because of the rebellious ethic they promoted. His work was noted for its directness and unflinching detail. Subsequent novels and screenpla...

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet, critic, and philosopher. From the description of Samuel Taylor Coleridge manuscript material : 36 items, 1792-1832 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122919490 From the guide to the Samuel Taylor Coleridge manuscript material : 37 items, 1792-1832, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: poet and philosopher British Library Archives and Manuscript...

Sullivan, Arthur

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Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900) was an English composer well-known for his collaborations with W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert. From the guide to the Arthur Sullivan sheet music, 1868-1993., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.) Sullivan was an English composer. Gilbert was a English dramatist. From the guide to the Arthur Sullivan correspondence with W. S. (William Schwenck) Gilbert, 1854-1900., (Houghton Libra...

Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845

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Elizabeth Fry was a philanthropist and prison reformer. From the description of Letter [manuscript]. 1838. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225718240 Elizabeth Gurney Fry, English penal reformer and philanthropist. From the description of Elizabeth Gurney Fry manuscript material : 4 items, 1817-1830 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 226237390 Fry was a prison reformer in England. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Ha...

Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874

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Bryan Waller Procter (pseud. Barry Cornwall), English minor poet and lawyer. He was a close friend of several more prominent Romantics, including William Hazlitt, Charles Lamb, and Leigh Hunt. Shelley once said of his poetry, "the man whose critical gall is not stirred up by such ottava rimas ... may be safely conjectured to have no gall at all.". From the guide to the Barry Cornwall manuscript material : 13 items, 1816-1862, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collecti...

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...

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 ...

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...

Snow, C.P. (Charles Percy), 1905-1980

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Charles Percy Snow was an English scientist, author, and statesman. Born in to a poor family, he chose to study science because financial aid was available for that discipline. After taking a Ph.D. in Physics from Oxford, he began publishing novels; despite early success, he entered government service, and had a long and distinguished career. Throughout his life, he balanced his interests in science, writing, and politics, making genuine contributions in all three arenas. As an author, he wrote ...

Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958

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English poet, literary critic, and magazine editor. From the description of Rivers, 1917. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31042218 Jack Squire was an English poet. He also edited "The London Mercury: a Monthly Review of Literature & the Arts". From the description of Jack Squire collection. [1933]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800204 Squire was born in Plymouth, England on Apr. 2, 1884; educated at St. John'...

Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851

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Epithet: of Add MS 35118 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000677.0x0000cd Baillie was a Scottish poet and dramatist. Norton (1786-1853) graduated from Harvard College in 1804, taught sacred literature as a professor, and authored numerous works on religious topics. From the description of Letters to Andrews Norton, 1827-1850. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84429823 From the guide ...

Hayley, William, 1745-1820

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English poet and biographer of Cowper. From the description of Transcript of William Cowper's poem To Giovanni Battista Manso, Marquis of Villa, undated [ca. 1803?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 750522032 From the description of From manuscripts in Cowper's hand : transcripts of poems, undated [ca. 1798-1820]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 750468911 William Hayley was an English writer, best known as the friend and biographer of William Cowper. Hayley won the fame...

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 ...

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...

Smythies, Humphry, 1724? -1806

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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...

Chesterton, G.K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936

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English literary critic and author. From the description of Epitaph, [not after 1936]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 31402388 Author and journalist. From the description of Poem of G. K. Chesterton, 1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455163 Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) was an English poet, journalist, author, and critic. His literary criticism included works about Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, and George Berna...

Leslie, Shane, 1885-1971

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Irish poet, novelist, travel writer, biographer, and Catholic apologist; born John Randolph Shane Leslie. From the description of Poems : AMsS : [Glaslough, Ireland?], [ca. 1920]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690113 Author and statesman Sir Shane Leslie was born John Randolph Leslie in London, raised in Ireland, and educated at Oxford, where he converted to Roman Catholicism and adopted the Irish form of his name, Shane, when he became interested ...

Brown, George Mackay

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Of Orkney. Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000757.0x0001d7 ...

Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834

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Author and critic who collaborated with his sister, Mary . From the description of Papers of Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb, circa 1797. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015040 Was originally mounted in Lamb's Mrs. Leicester's School. From the description of Letter to "Dear T" : ALS, [1826?] Sept. 29. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26560794 English essayist. From the description of Another version of the same : autograp...

Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895

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British poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rowfant, Crawley, to Jeannette L. Gilder, 1884 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644685614 From the description of Doctor Oliver W. Holmes : autograph poem signed : [London?], 1884 Aug. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644709797 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591...

Aikin, Lucy, 1781-1864

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Lucy Aikin, historian, known for her works on the courts of Queen Elizabeth and King James I, and a biograophy of Joseph Addison. She wrote the only contemporary sources for the lives of her famous relatives, father John Aikin and aunt Anna Letitia Barbauld. A volume of her letters, showing her to be an advocate of women's rights and religious freedoms, was published posthumously. From the description of Lucy Aikin manuscript material, 1846. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record...

Tiller, Terence, 1916-

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Terence Tiller, scholar and writer, was born in Cornwall, England, and was educated at Latymer School and Jesus College, Cambridge, where he won the Chancellor's Gold Medal for English verse. Tiller taught medieval history at Cambridge and later English literature in Cairo, 1939-1946. Since 1946 Tiller has been a writer/producer in the BBC features department. In 1963 Tiller won 3rd prize in the Guinness Poetry Award. His publications include "Poems" (1941), ...

Parke, Alice E.

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Lehmann, Rosamond Nina, 1901-

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Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845

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Thomas Hood, English poet and humorist. From the description of Thomas Hood manuscript material : 3 items, 1823-1834 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 428892805 British poet. From the description of Papers, 1812-1889 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 42584177 English author and poet. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [London], to Robert Balmanno, 1828 Sept. 10-1829 Jan. 12. (Unknown). Wo...

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet and translator. Born on March 6, 1806, Barrett Browning became proficient in Greek, Latin, French, and other European languages. At the age of eleven she wrote a verse "epic" in four books of rhyming couplets, "The Battle of Marathon," which was privately printed in 1820 at her father's expense. She went on to write such works as "An essay on mind," "Sonnets from the Portuguese," and "Aurora Leigh." In September of 1846, she secretly marr...

Mathews, Charles James, 1803-1878

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Charles James Mathews, English actor and playwright. He was the son of Charles Mathews, the English comedic actor. From the description of Charles James Mathews manuscript material : 1 item, 1860 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 747730085 English comedian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], [no year] Feb. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636963 Charles James Thomas was an English actor and manager. He was born ...

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...

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...

Blake, William, 1757-1827

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Epithet: poet, engraver, artist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x0001f1 The original manuscript was acquired in 1847 by the English poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti. It is now, British Library. Add. 49460. From the description of Rossetti manuscript : [stats], 1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612881103 English artist, poet and mystic. From the description of Au...

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...

Hampson, John, 1901-1955

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Epithet: of Add MS 23788 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x0003de Epithet: of Add MS 22911 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001299.0x0003dd John Hampson Simpson was born in Birmingham in 1901, fifth of the eight children of Kathleen and Mercer Hampson Simpson. His family made their names and fortunes in the ...

Bede, Cuthbert, 1827-1889

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Edward Bradley [pseud. Cuthbert Bede], author and Church of England clergyman. He is best remembered for his Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, first published in parts in the 1850's, which he also illustrated. The novel follows the exploits of a fictional undergraduate freshman at Oxford University, and spawned several sequels. From the description of Cuthbert Bede manuscript material : 1 item, 1882 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76944795 From the guide to the...

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...

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. ...

Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965

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Nancy Clare Cunard (March 10, 1896 - March 17, 1965) was an English writer, editor, publisher, political activist, anarchist and poet. She became a muse to some of the 20th century's most distinguished writers and artists, including Wyndham Lewis, Aldous Huxley, Tristan Tzara, Ezra Pound, and Louis Aragon, who were among her lovers, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Constantin Brancusi, Langston Hughes, Man Ray, and William Carlos Williams. In later years she suffered from mental illness, and her p...

James, M.R. (Montague Rhodes), 1862-1936

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English biblical scholar and paleographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : the Lodge, Eton College, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1934 Nov. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269541178 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : the Lodge, Eton College, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1933 Aug. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269541187 ...

Graves, Robert, 1895-1985

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Robert (Von Ranke) Graves was born in London in 1895. He attended King's College School and Rokeby School, Wimbledon, Copthorne School, Sussex, Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, 1907-14. In 1926, he received a B. Litt. From St. John's College, Oxford. He was the author of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, autobiographies, historical novels, essays, librettos, criticism, short stories, and children’s books. Graves also translated and edited a number of works. He died in 1985 in Deya, Majorca, Sp...

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 ...

Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

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Epithet: writer, painter and composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0000e6 Author of presently known words of The girl I left behind me. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brighton, 51 A King's Row, to my dear Sibley, 1852 Dec. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903916 Irish novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "My D...

Osborne, John, 1929-1994

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Epithet: playwright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000561.0x000255 Epithet: Major; Bedfordshire Militia British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000442.0x00024f Epithet: witness of Wolley Ch xi.87 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000700.0x0001b4 Epith...

Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947

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Richard Le Gallienne, British journalist and author, was a prolific writer during the late 19th and early 20th century. His early mentor was Oliver Wendell Holmes. Le Gallienne wrote My ladies' sonnets (1887), and the romantic novel, The quest of the golden girl (1896). He published The romantic nineties (1926), while working as a journalist in New York. In 1927 Le Gallienne emigrated to France where he lived out the remainder of his life. From the description of Manuscript-Letters, ...

Blane, Gilbert, Sir, 1749-1834

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Epithet: physician Title: 1st Baronet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x000209 ...

Williamson, Henry, 1895-1977

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Henry Williamson (1895-1977), writer, was born in south London and educated at Colfe's Grammar School, Lewisham. He fought in the army in the First World War and gained a deep sense of the futility of conflict as a result. He worked as a journalist for a short while before writing his first novel, 'The Beautiful Years', in 1921. This became volume one of a quartet, named 'The Flax of Dreams'. At the same time he moved to North Devon and, in 1927, wrote there 'Tarka the Otter', the book on which ...

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...