Lord Alfred Douglas Collection, 1890-1951

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Lord Alfred Douglas Collection, 1890-1951

Lord Alfred Douglas Collection, 1890-1951

Correspondence, manuscript items (such as poems), photographs, and other miscellaneous documents related to Lord Alfred Douglas taken from the larger Oscar Wilde collection.

1.5 Linear feet; 4 boxes

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Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962

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Poet, novelist, journalist, biographer, and pro-German publicist; biographer of Edward M. House; in March, 1942 convicted of violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act and sentenced to prison. From the description of George Sylvester Viereck papers, 1924-1938 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169142 "George Sylvester Viereck," http://www.anb.org (accessed September 27, 2006). Biographical information derived from the collection. ...

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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Born in Dublin, Ireland, on July 26, 1856, George Bernard Shaw was the only son and third and youngest child of George Carr and Lucinda Elizabeth Gurly Shaw. Though descended from landed Irish gentry, Shaw's father was unable to sustain any more than a facade of gentility. Shaw's official education consisted of being tutored by an uncle and briefly attending Protestant and Catholic day schools. At fifteen Shaw began working as a bookkeeper in a land agent's office which required him t...

Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x00005f Irish writer, poet, and playwright. From the description of Collection, 1851-1957 (bulk 1877-1957). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625016 Irish poet, dramatist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed :...

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...

Newton, A. (Alan), 1927-

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Epithet: of London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001390.0x0002a7 ...

Genniados, A.

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Holland, Vyvyan Beresford, 1886-1967

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Son of Oscar and Constance Wilde. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Montgomery Hyde, 1953 Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270974215 ...

Reginald Turner

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Croft-Cooke, Rupert, 1903-1979

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English author; best known for his mystery novels; also wrote under name: Leo Bruce; d. 1979. From the description of Rupert Croft-Crooke collection, 1930-1974. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70974921 British author of poetry and prose. From the description of Papers, 1956-1977. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853024 English poet, novelist, and playwright. From the description of Letters in verse and prose, 1925...

Sir Edmund Clarke

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Sir Edward Clarke

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Carter Bell

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Sir Desmond MacCarthy.

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Bell, T. H. (Thomas H.), 1867-1942

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Thomas Hastie Bell (1867-1942) was an American author and anarchist. His works include: Edward Carpenter, the English Tolstoi (1932), and Oscar Wilde without whitewash. His work on Wilde was never published in English but was published in Buenos Aires under the title Oscar Wilde: sus amigos, sus adversaries, sus ideas (1946). From the description of Papers of Thomas Hastie Bell, 1922-1942. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499689 ...

Adrian Earle.

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Michael De La Bedoyere

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Robert Baldwin Ross

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Maurice Schwabe ca. 1875-1921

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Clark, William Andrews, Jr.

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Clark, William Andrews, Jr.

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Meyerfeld, Max

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Frank Harris, 1856-1931

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Olive Eleanor (Custance) Douglas, Lady

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Robert Harborough Sherard, 1861-1943

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Robert Harborough Sherard was born in London on 3 December 1861, the fourth child of the Reverend Bennet Sherard Calcraft Kennedy. His father was the illegitimate son of the sixth and last Earl of Harborough and his mother, Jane Stanley Wordsworth, granddaughter of the poet. In 1880 he went up to New College, Oxford but after a quarrel with his father, who cut him off from the expected family inheritance, was forced to leave for financial reasons. At this time he dropped the surname...

Alphonse James Albert Symons

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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 ...

Caton, Reginald Ashley, 1897-1971

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Christopher Jarchow

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Frederick E. Peters, d. 1951

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Grant Richards.

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George Charles Beresford.

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Percy Sholto Douglas, 9th Marquis of Queensberry.

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Harris, Frank, 1856-1931

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Emma Goldman (1869-1940) was an anarchist, feminist, author, editor, and lecturer on politics, literature and the arts. She was born in Lithuania and died in Canada. Her lectures and publications attracted attention throughout the U.S. and Europe. She was associated with the anarchist journal Mother Earth from 1906 to 1917 and was imprisoned for publicly advocating birth control in 1916 and pacifism in 1917. In 1919 she was deported to Russia but had to leave because of her criticism of the Bols...

Harris, Frank

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Lucie Delarue-Mardrus.

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Frank Harris.

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R. A. Greene-Armytage

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Curtis Brown Ltd.

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Incorporated the literary agencies of Willis Kingsley Wing and Collins-Knowlton-Wing, Inc., and others, and was closely associated with the English agencies of Curtis Brown Ltd. (London) and A.P. Watt & Son. From the guide to the Curtis Brown, Ltd. Records, 1914-2006., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Lady Isabella Augusta (Persse) Gregory was an Irish playwright, director, producer, poet, folklorist, translator and historian, co...

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...

Christopher Millard.

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Sherard, Robert Harborough, 1861-1943

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Epithet: of Add MS 36182 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x0002ad Epithet: afterwards 4th Earl of Harborough; Prebendary of Salisbury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000878.0x0002b3 Robert Harborough Sherard was born in London on December 3, 1861, the fourth child of the Reverend Bennet Sherard Calcraft Ken...

Bell, T. H. (Thomas H.), 1867-1942

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Thomas Hastie Bell (1867-1942) was an American author and anarchist. His works include: Edward Carpenter, the English Tolstoi (1932), and Oscar Wilde without whitewash. His work on Wilde was never published in English but was published in Buenos Aires under the title Oscar Wilde: sus amigos, sus adversaries, sus ideas (1946). From the description of Papers of Thomas Hastie Bell, 1922-1942. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499689 ...

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...

Merlin Holland.

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Alfred Rose

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Allcorn, Stanley

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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'...

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...

Shaw, George Bernard, 1920

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Bell, T. H. (Thomas H.), 1867-1942

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Thomas Hastie Bell (1867-1942) was an American author and anarchist. His works include: Edward Carpenter, the English Tolstoi (1932), and Oscar Wilde without whitewash. His work on Wilde was never published in English but was published in Buenos Aires under the title Oscar Wilde: sus amigos, sus adversaries, sus ideas (1946). From the description of Papers of Thomas Hastie Bell, 1922-1942. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499689 ...

Blake, Kathleen.

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Crosland, Thomas William Hodgson

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Epithet: writer, al 'James Medborough' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000613.0x00014a ...

Henry Louis Mencken

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Henry Louis Mencken (1880-1956) was a famous American journalist, critic, and author. His most well-known work is "The American Language". He also founded the journal "The American Mercury", which went on to influence magazines such as "The New Yorker". He was a colorful, outgoing literary figure of his time, and is thought to have written over 100,000 letters over the course of his life. From the guide to the Henry Louis Mencken Letter (MS 116), April 1 [?], (University of Colorado ...

W. Townley Searle.

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Ermengarda Greville-Nugent

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Martin Secker, 1882-1978

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Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas, 1870-1945

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Sir Coleridge Kennard, 1885-

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Adey, More, ca. 1859-1942

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More Adey.

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