Papers of W. Graham Robertson, 1875-1948.

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Robertson, W. Graham (Walford Graham), 1866-1948. Papers of W. Graham Robertson, 1875-1948.

Papers of W. Graham Robertson, 1875-1948.

The collection consists of correspondence both to and from W. Graham Robertson, including letters from literary and theatrical persons and fan mail regarding his published reminiscences, Time was (1931). There are approximately 800 letters from Robertson to Kerrison Preston and also 15 notebooks and sketchbooks of Robertson's.

1,606 pieces.16 boxes.1 envelope.

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Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge), 1825-1900

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Richard Doddridge Blackmore was an English novelist and poet, Blackmore wrote several novels and many volumes of poetry, but is chiefly known for the historical romance Lorna Doone (1869) set on Exmoor. From the description of Richard Doddridge Blackmore letter, 26 Jan. 1895. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 429679657 Richard Doddridge Blackmore, British novelist and fruit farmer, best known for his Lorna Doone. From the description of R. D. Blackmore ma...

Hichens, Robert, 1864-1950

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Robert Hichens was a prolific English writer who issued more than seventy books during a career that extended for more than fifty years. Hichens was born in Speldhurst, England, in November 14, 1864 and by his mid-teens Hichens had already published his first novel, The Coastguard's Secret. In addition to writing novels, stories, and the lyrics for music, Hichens was a music critic for London World in the late 1890s. Hichens's work is represented in anthologies and he was a contributor to period...

Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956

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Beerbohm married Florence Kahn (1876-1951), an American actress, on May 4, 1910. From the description of Max Beerbohm letters to Florence Kahn, 1904-1948 (bulk 1904-1909). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122418146 B. 1872 d. 1956. From the description of Max Beerbohm artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228432818 Beerbohm was a British author and caricaturist. Turner was a British author. From...

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...

Terriss, William, -1897

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Terriss acted as Daly's London agent and made the arrangements for his earlier tours in England. From the description of Autograph letters signed from William Terriss to various recipients [manuscript], 1883-1897. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 281643431 ...

Letts, W. M. (Winifred M.), 1882-1972

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English writer with an Irish mother who lived much of her life in Ireland. Known for her poems, novels and plays. From the description of W. M. Letts letter with poems to "Dear Sir" [manuscript], 1913 Sep 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 300017585 ...

Gibbs, Philip, 1877-1962

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English author. From the description of Philip Gibbs letter to Will Orton Tewson [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 451379763 Sir Philip Gibbs -- British writer and journalist -- was born in London and educated by his father at home. He displayed an early interest in journalism and publishing entering his first job at the publishing house of Cassell. Gibbs wrote his first novel, Founders of the empire (1899) while working at Cas...

Ainley, Henry, 1879-1945

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English actor-manager. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : 61 Princes Gardens, West Acton, to Denys Blakelock, 1943 Aug. 5, 1944 Aug. 14, and 1945 Feb. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870199 British actor-manager. From the description of Letter, 1904[?]. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31187635 ...

Pater, Walter, 1839-1894

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Pater was an English essayist and critic. From the description of Papers, ca. 1877-1894. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468883 From the guide to the Papers, 1877-1894., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Pater was an English essayist and an art and literary critic. From the description of [Note, 1889 Apr. 16], Tuesday, 12 Earl's Terrace, Kensington, W. [to] Galton / Walter Pater. (Smith College). WorldCat record...

Williamson, George Charles, 1858-1942

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Williamson compiled a four-volume catalog of J. Pierpont Morgan's collection of miniatures that was published 1906-1908. A fifth volume was to have been issued but never appeared due to Morgan's death. At the request of the collector's son, J.P. Morgan (1867-1943), Williamson prepared a typescript of his notes and papers in October 1932 and sent it to Morgan. A second supplementary volume, comprising a re-typed version of that portion of the text to have accompanied the hand-colored plates inten...

Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966

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Craig was an English artist, stage designer, and author. From the description of Letters to Virginia Ashley Clarke, 1947-1966. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122575068 From the guide to the Edward Gordon Craig letters to Virginia Ashley Clarke, 1947-1966., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1900 July 27. (Unknow...

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...

Trench, Herbert, 1865-1923

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Bastien-Lepage, Jules, 1848-1884

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Von Arnim, Elizabeth, 1866-1941

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Novelist. From the description of Letters, 1922-1928. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 39306118 Countess Russell (1866-1941), English author, was known under the name "Elizabeth" after publishing her novel titled, Elizabeth and her german garden. She was the daughter of Henry Herron Beauchamp and a cousin of Katherine Mansfield. She married Count Henning August von Arnim (d. 1910) and later married John Francis Stanley Russell, 2nd Earl Russell, in 1916 (they separa...

Delafield, E.M. 1890-1943

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E.M. Delafield was the pseudonym of Edmee Elizabeth Monica Dashwood, daughter of the novelist, Mrs. Henry de la Pasture. E.M. Delafield wrote approximately 40 books and three plays. Delafield was also a popular lecturer and she travelled throughout the U.S. and Russia. She wrote primarily about country life and women, but she also wrote a book on the Brontes, studies in criminology and radio plays. From the description of E.M. Delafield fonds. [ca. 1936-1961] (University of British C...

Dickens, Charles, 1837-1896

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Son of the author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Messrs. Pearson & Co., 1891 Nov. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270529459 English editor; son of the novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Alfred H. Miles, 1882 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270523866 Son of noted English author; editor and writer. From the description of Charles Dickens, Jr., letters to S. S. McClure [ma...

Gorell, Ronald Gorell Barnes, baron, 1884-1963

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Farren, Nellie, 1848-1904

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Singer. From the description of Signature : [n.p., n.d.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270967484 ...

Seyler, Athene

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Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x000193 ...

Keynes, Geoffrey, 1887-1982

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Epithet: surgeon and bibliophile British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x00009b ...

Russell, Archibald George Blomefield, 1879-1955

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Walbrook, H. M. (Henry Mackinnon), 1865-1941

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Rothenstein, William, 1872-1945

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William Rothenstein was born in 1872 in Bradford. He studied art at the Slade School 1888-9 and in Paris at the Académie Julian from 1889 - 1893. Although he painted landscapes, people and architectural subjects he specialised in portraiture and published several series of lithographs from 1893, completing 800 portraits by 1926. He died in 1945. From the guide to the Study collection of 179 drawings and lithographs by Sir William Rothenstein 1896 - 1942, 1896-1942, (Tate Gallery Arch...

Bate, H. N. (Herbert Newell), 1871-1941

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Melville, Arthur, 1855-1904

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Spielmann, M. H. (Marion Harry), 1858-1948

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Epithet: art critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000169.0x000014 English art critic and scholar. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Joan Severn, 1905 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 765450584 Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x00039e Marion Harry S...

Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905

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English actor and manager of Lyceum Theatre. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lyceum Theatre, to Arthur Sullivan, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125258 Henry Irving was a British actor-manager. In 1878, he took over the Lyceum Theatre and hired Ellen Terry as the company's leading lady. This partnership lasted for 25 years and was reknowned throughout England and the United States. Bram Stoker, Henry Irving's manager and personal assistant, was re...

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...

Riley, Athelstan, 1858-1945

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Montesquiou-Fézensac, Robert, comte de, 1855-1921

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French aesthete, Symbolist poet, art collector and dandy. From the description of Les pas effacés : typescript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270935518 ...

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...

Crane, Walter, 1845-1915

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Epithet: of Add MS 32980 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00002f Patrol officer in New Guinea. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1914-1915. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225821491 English artist. From the description of ALS : London, to Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson, 1898 June 19. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122380655 ...

Bourchier, Arthur, 1863-1927

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Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923

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Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) was a French actress. From the guide to the Sarah Bernhardt Collection, 1878-1969, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Actress, sculptor, and painter, Sarah Bernhardt was born in Paris, France. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007114 French born actress, artist, and writer. From the description of Sarah Bernhardt Collection, c...

German, Edward, 1862-1936

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Sir Edward German was an English composer. From the description of Edward German collection. [1907]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848476 English composer, 20th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed from German to Ivimey. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122448664 British composer. From the description of "'Fallen Fairies.'" : autograph manuscript, 1909 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2705...

Dent, Alan

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British radio, drama, and film critic; b. Alan Holmes Dent, in Scotland, 1905; d. 1978. From the description of Alan Dent collection, 1954-1971. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958589 Epithet: author and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x000313 ...

Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903

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American painter, etcher and author. From the description of Autograph letters, signed with his name : Lindsey Houses, Chelsea, and 28 Wimple Street, to [James Key] Caird and J.E. Millais, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588842 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Miss Cobden, [May 1881/1884]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587769 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to Waldo Story, the sculptor, pos...

Sutro, Alfred, 1863-1933

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Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x000101 Epithet: playwright and translator British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000163 ...

Shipman, Louis Evan, 1869-1933

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Louis Evan Shipman was a playwright and author. He attended Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, Columbia University and Harvard University. From the guide to the Louis Evan Shipman papers, ca. 1859-1933., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Playwright, novelist and editor of Life (1922-1924), Louis Evan Shipman's most sucessful play was probably D'ARCY OF THE GUARDS (1901). Other titles include THE CRISIS, THE CROSSING, ON PAROLE, THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUT...

Craig, Edith, 1869-1947

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Edith Craig was born in Hertfordshire, England, Dec. 9, 1869; the daughter of actress Ellen Terry, she made her first stage appearance at the Court Theater in 1878 during a run of Olivia; was a member of Lyceum Theatre Company for many years, working with her mother and brother, Edward Gordon Craig, under the direction of Henry Irving; at one time designed and made costumes for many London productions, but in later years became engaged in stage management and play productions; as stage director ...

Coward, Noël, 1899-1973

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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 ...