Brief literary manuscripts collection, 1783-1949.


Brief literary manuscripts collection, 1783-1949.

Brief literary manuscripts collection, 1783-1949.

Brief literary manuscripts written by British, French, and American writers, including poems, sonnets, and fragments of essays, some of which are autographed. The collection includes the work of Patrick Chalmers, Erasmus Darwin, MaryQuincy Allen Dixon, Mary S. Dickinson, Elbert Hubbard, Emil Alexander Keppler, Jenny Marsh, William McFee, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Walter Mitchell, Louise Chandler Moulton, Meredith Nicholson, Richard Ryan, Victoria Sackville-West, William Bell Scott, Marion Couthony Smith, Henry David Thoreau, and Paul Verlaine. The collection also includes a theater program from the Plays and Players Association in Philadelphia.

17 items.

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Sackville-West, V. (Victoria), 1892-1962 (person)

Victoria Sackville-West (1892-1962), English poet, novelist, and author of books on gardening, known for her association with the Bloomsbury group and the gardens she designed at Sissinghurst Castle. From the description of Passenger to Teheran, 1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702191711 From the description of Victoria Sackville-West writings and commonplace book, 1910-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702184003 Vita Sackville-West was an English novelist, p...

Plays and Players (Association) (corporateBody)

Mitchell, Walter, 1826-1908 (person)

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 (person)

Henry David Thoreau (b. July 12, 1817, Concord, Massachusetts-d. May 6, 1862, Concord, Massachusetts), American author, lecturer, naturalist, student of Native American artifacts and life, transcendentalist, land surveyor, and life-long resident of Concord, Massachusetts. He was an active opponent of slavery and a social critic. He graduated from Harvard College in 1837....

Moulton, Louise Chandler, 1835-1908 (person)

Evans was a professor at Tufts College, 1900-1912. From the description of Letter [between 1900 and 1912] Oct. 28, Boston, to Prof. [L.B.] Evans [Medford, Mass.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367729 Louise Chandler Moulton was a minor American poet who lived in Boston, Massachusetts. From the description of Louise Chandler Moulton letters to and about E.C. and Laura Stedman, 1873-1894. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record ...

Verlaine, Paul, 1844-1896 (person)

Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0001e5 French poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified recipient, [no year] Mar. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270856224 From the description of Poem delivered at a lecture, beginning "Dans ce hall cinq fois seĢculaire" : autograph manuscript signed : London, 1893 Nov. 21. (Unknown). WorldCa...

McFee, William, 1881-1966 (person)

20th century American author. From the description of William McFee writings, [ca.1913-1928]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122599069 William McFee was an English novelist, essayist, and literary critic. From the description of William McFee collection of papers, [1914]-[1954]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626277 William McFee, a marine engineer and novelist, was born in London, England. He served as appre...

Nicholson, Meredith, 1866-1947 (person)

Nicholson was an Indiana author; he served as the U.S. Envoy to Paraguay, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. From the description of [Letter] 1912 May 23, University Club, Indianapolis [to] William Wallace / Meredith Nicholson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 300034819 Nicholson was born in Crawfordsville, Ind. and lived in Indianapolis. An author, diplomat, and lecturer, he was active in Democratic politics; served as minister to Paraguay, Venezuela, and Nicaragua; and publish...

Dixon, Mary Quincy Allen, -1946 (person)

Chalmers, Patrick R. (Patrick Reginald), 1872-1942 (person)

Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x0001c7 ...

Dickinson, Mary Ann (person)

Scott, William Bell, 1811-1890 (person)

British painter and poet. From the description of William Bell Scott sketchbook and letters, 1862-1889. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 146001036 Scott was a poet, painter, and art critic. He was a friend of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and was accepted by the Pre-Raphaelites. From the description of William Bell Scott collection, 1837-1891. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 436108757 British poet of the Victorian era. ...

Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915 (person)

American author, publisher, master craftsman; died on the Lusitania, May 1915. From the description of Papers of Elbert Hubbard, 1896-1915. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136608 American author and lecturer; founder of The Roycroft Shop which produced furniture, various publications and fine editions of the classics. Hubbard died, along with his wife, Alice Moore Hubbard, during the sinking of the Lusitania. From the description of Letters by Elb...

Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802 (person)

Epithet: Mayor of Hull British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000131.0x000311 English poet, scientist, and physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Derby, to an unnamed correspondent [probably Andrew Knight], 1800 Sept. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270518285 English physician, naturalist and philosopher. From the description of Letter, 1795, Nov. 8 : Kent, to ...

Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 (person)

Poet and author. From the description of Edna St. Vincent Millay papers, 1832-1992 (bulk 1900-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71066360 American poet. From the description of ALS : Camden, Maine, to Eleanor Morgan Patterson, 1916 June 15. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122442927 From the description of Photograph of Edna St. Vincent Millay [manuscript], 1920 August. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812089 ...

Smith, Marion Couthony. (person)

Ryan, Richard, 1796-1949. (person)

Marsh, Jenny. (person)

Keppler, Emil Alexander Charles, 1872- (person)