Bernard Shaw collection of papers, 1873-1960 bulk (1889-1950).

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Bernard Shaw collection of papers, 1873-1960 bulk (1889-1950).

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts by and about the author, correspondence by and about the author, two forgeries of correspondence, a notebook for 1890 through 1892, a commonplace book for the years 1930 through 1940, portraits, and pictorial works.

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SNAC Resource ID: 6723966

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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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...

Laurence, Dan H.

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Fletcher, Frank, 1870-1954

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Salt, Henry S., 1851-1939

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Henry Stephens Salt was a British author and humanitarian. Among his publications were writings against slavery, corporal punishment, and vivisection, and in support of socialism, vegetarianism, and the protection of wildflowers. As one of the founders of the Humanitarian League (1891-1919), he edited its publications The Humanitarian (1895-1919) and The Humane review (1900-1910). From the description of Humanitarian League papers, 1897-1923. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries)...

Lehmann, John, 1907-1987

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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...

Davis, Irving Kaye,

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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...

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...

Sobieniowski, Floryan.

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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...

American Play Company

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The American Play Company was a business organization that handled the licensing of plays. Prior to 1914 it was involved in play production and script purchase, but after that time it dealt exclusively in representing dramatists. From the description of Records, 1924-1934. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122531775 From the guide to the American Play Company Records, 1924-1934, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and ...

Shelley, Elsa

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Bab, Julius, 1880-1955

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German literary critic and author who fled Nazi Germany. Bab and his wife Elisabeth resided in Roslyn Heights, N.Y. From the guide to the Julius Bab papers, 1942-1955, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Julius Bab was born in Berlin in 1880 into a merchant family and studied literature, philosophy, and history both in Berlin and in Z├╝rich . From 1905-1939 he lived and worked in Berlin as a dramatist and freelance writer, and became...

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...

Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953

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Aldous Huxley was a British novelist, short-story writer, playwright, screenwriter, literary and social critic, and poet. From the guide to the Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 1915-1973, 1915-1963, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Winston Churchill's private secretary. From the description of Letter, [19--] Aug. 1 : to Mrs. Earle. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 24758114 ...

Sommerich, Jane.

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Young, Owen D., 1874-1962

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Owen D. Young was born on October 27, 1874 in VanHornesville, New York, educated at St. Lawrence University and Boston University. His travels took him all over the United States and Eruope. He died July 11, 1962 in St. Augustine and is buried in VanHornesville, New York. From the description of Owen D. Young Collection, 1874-1962. (St. Lawrence University). WorldCat record id: 39776049 Lawyer. Young (1874-1962) graduated from St. Lawrence University...

Charrington, Charles

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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...

Trebitsch, Siegfried, 1869-1956

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A native of Vienna, Trebitsch, together with his wife, Tina, left Austria upon the Anschluss, in 1938, emigrating first to France and, in 1940, to Switzerland. They appear to have lived from that point on mostly in Zurich. Trebitsch was apparently well acquainted with Werfel's sister Marianne ("Mizzi") Rieser. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1937-1955. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864643 ...

Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup),

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Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939

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Epithet: US anarchist, editor of 'Liberty' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000834.0x000194 Benjamin Ricketson Tucker (1854-1939) was the publisher of the anarchist publication Liberty from 1881 to 1908, and The Radical Review, 1877 and 1878; owner of the Unique Bookshop in New York City; specialist in and translator of Pierre Joseph Proudhon; and publisher of works considered radical at the time, such as Walt W...