Derek Parker Collection 1955-1970


Derek Parker Collection TXRC96-A45., 1955-1970

Derek Parker Collection 1955-1970

This collection consists primarily of materials relating to Parker's editorship of the as well as correspondence, production files, and printed materials relating to Parker's literary career. Poetry Review


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Lehmann, John, 1907-1987 (person)

Epithet: writer and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x0001d8 John Lehmann was an English author, poet, journalist, editor, and publisher. He was founder and editor (1936-1950) of NEW WRITING, manager (1938-1946) of Hogarth Press, founder and director (1946-1952) of John Lehmann, Ltd. (publishers), founding editor (1953-1961) of LONDON MAGAZINE, and visiting professor at various universities. He al...

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English composer, writer, actor, and producer. From the description of Signature on his visiting card, dated : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899310 Badger's Green opened Jun. 12, 1930. From the description of Letter [1930] Jun. 20 [London] to Maurice Browne [London] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365183 English actor and author. From the description of The Birth of Hope : autograph manuscript signed ...

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Pudney, John, 1909-1977 (person)

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Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964 (person)

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Causley, Charles, 1917-2003 (person)

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Parker, Derek, 1932- (person)

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Margaret Anchoretta Ormsby was born in 1909 in Quesnel but spent most of her childhood in the Okanagan Valley. In 1925, she enroled at UBC earning a B.A. (1929) and M.A. (1931) in History. Ormsby began her Ph.D. at Bryn Mawr in 1931, interrupting her studies between 1934 and 1936 to work as a teaching assistant in the Department on History at UBC. After completing her Ph.D. in 1936, she taught in the United States for three years. In 1940, Ormsby became a lecturer in the History Department of Mc...

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Eberhart, Richard Ghormley, 1904-2005 (person)

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Sitwell, Osbert, 1892-1969 (person)

Viola Garvin, literary editor of the Observer 1926-1942, and daughter of James Louis Garvin, editor of the Observer 1908-1942. From the description of Letter, 1940 October 21, Renishaw Hall, N. Sheffield to Viola Garvin. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 37429151 English poet and satirist. From the description of Letter : Cyprus, to Maurice [Baring], 1935 Feb. 15. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). Wor...