Papers. 1856-1935.

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Papers. 1856-1935.

Correspondence, diaries, literary mss. (many of which are for unpublished works), printed matter, and photos. Includes copies of many articles and all of the author's published books. Letters prior to 1870 are by family members. Includes papers of Lee's father, Henry Ferguson Paget, her mother, Matilda Adams Paget, and her half-brother, Eugene Lee-Hamilton; about half the letters are to or from the immediate family. Other important correspondents include Clementina Anstruther-Thomson, Maurice Baring, Alfred William Benn, Bernard Berenson, Paul Bourget, Lujo Brentano, Frances Power Cobbe, Roger Fry, Edmund Gosse, Daniel Halévy, Karl Hillebrand, Aldous Huxley, Henry James, William James, Sarah Orne Jewett, Lily Landowski, Philip Bourke Marston, William Cosmo Monkhouse, Ouida, Walter Pater, Giovanni Ruffini, John Singer Sargent, William Sharp, John Addington Symonds, Mrs. Humphrey Ward, and H.G. Wells.

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Colby College, Miller Library

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Berenson, Bernard, 1865-1959

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Bernard Berenson (June 26, 1865 – October 6, 1959) was an American art historian specializing in the Renaissance. His book Drawings of the Florentine Painters was an international success. His wife Mary is thought to have had a large hand in some of the writings. Berenson was a major figure in the attribution of Old Masters, at a time when these were attracting new interest by American collectors, and his judgments were widely respected in the art world. Recent research has cast doubt on some...

Brentano, Lujo, 1844-1931

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Ward, Humphry, Mrs., 1851-1920

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Mary Augusta Ward was an English writer, and wife of critic Humphry Ward. She began writing literary criticism, and soon progressed to writing novels. Although not stylistically distinguished, her novels were popular because they explored interesting questions of the day. Her earnest approach was admired, and her literary attempts to bring human drama to political, sociological, or religious issues continue to provide an interesting perspective on Victorian society. From the descript...

Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909

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Sarah Orne Jewett was one of America's foremost regional writers. She produced novels, stories, and sketches, generally concerned with the lives and traditions of women in the rural areas of coastal New England. Her gentle, well-observed, respectful style transcends the limitations of genre and continue to make her work relevant. From the description of Sarah Orne Jewett letter to Loulie, ca. 1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54429003 ...

Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904

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English journalist and reformer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.A. Knight, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899208 Frances Power Cobbe, English philanthropist, social worker, and religious author, advocate of women's rights, education for poor and neglected children, and anti-vivisectionist. From the description of Correspondence to France Power Cobbe, 1855-1904. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens...

Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x000080 Aldous Huxley was a British novelist, short-story writer, playwright, screenwriter, literary and social critic, and poet. From the description of Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 1915-1973 bulk (1915-1963). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517267 From the guide to the Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 19...

Monkhouse, W. Cosmo (William Cosmo), 1840-1901

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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...

Paget family.

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Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946

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H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells (b. September 21, 1866, Bromley, Kent, England-d. August 13, 1946, London, England), best remembered for imaginative novels such as The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds, prototypes for modern science fiction, was a prolific writer and one of the most versatile in the history of English letters. He produced an average of nearly three books a year for more than fifty years, in addition to hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His works ranged from f...

Lee-Hamilton, Eugene

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Baring, Maurice, 1874-1945

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Maurice Baring, novelist, poet, journalist, essayist and Russian translator. From the description of Maurice Baring collection, 1891-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81845005 From the description of Maurice Baring collection, 1891-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148207 Baring was an English author. Lucas was an English author and publisher. Chaundy was a bibliographer. From the description of Papers, 1918-1932. (Harvard University). WorldCat ...

Ruffini, Giovanni, 1807-1881

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Epithet: librettist; pseudonym Michele Accursi British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x000308 ...

Sharp, William (Baritone)

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Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925

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Florence 1856-1925 London. From the description of Portrait of Mrs. J.P. Morgan, Jr. (nee Jane Norton Grew, 1868-1925) [painting]. [ca. 1905] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906593 Anglo-American painter. From the description of Letters, 1881-1916. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81028068 Sargent was an American-born painter who lived and worked in France, England and elsewhere. From the description of [Letter] Sunday, 33, T...

Hillebrand, Karl, 1829-1884

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Fry, Roger, 1866-1934

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Painter, art critic, Bloomsbury group member and founder of the Omega Workshops. From the description of Translations from Mallarmé, [ca. 1921]. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853251 British critic, art historian and painter. From the description of Letters, ca. 1900-1927. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77576213 From the description of Letters sent to Simon Bussy and family, 1903-1928. (Getty Research Institute). W...

Paget, Matilda Adams, 1815-1896.

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Lee, Vernon, 1856-1935

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Vernon Lee was the pseudonym for Violet Paget (1856-1935), a British writer of supernatural fiction, poetry and essays who lived in Italy 1889-1935. From the description of Vernon Lee manuscript fragment [manuscript], [1885-1900?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648014870 Vernon Lee was the pen name of Violet Paget, an enigmatic English author with special interest in history and aesthetics. An English citizen, she was born and spent much of her life outside o...

Symonds, John Addington, 1840-1893

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John Addington Symonds was an English essayist, biographer, poet, and translator. From the description of John Addington Symonds collection of papers, 1879-1886. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122531789 From the guide to the John Addington Symonds collection of papers, 1879-1886, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) British author, poet, critic, and translator. From the ...

Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928

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Edmund Gosse, a well known man of letters, librarian to the House of Lords (1904-1914), and author of the autobiography, Father and Son (1907), was a pioneering translator of Ibsen and author of numerous volumes of poetry, criticism and biography. Charles Edmund Merrill was an active member of the Grolier Club from 1910 until his death in 1942. From the description of Letters : to Charles E. Merrill, 1910-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122577035 English poet and man of...

Paget, Henry Ferguson, 1820-1894.

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Landowski, Lily.

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Marston, Philip Bourke, 1850-1887

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Philip Bourke Marston (1850-1887) was born in London, England, the son of John Westland Marston (1819-1890), a dramatic poet. When three years old, Philip lost most of his sight and by the end of his life he was totally blind. He published three volumes of poetry and wrote many short stories. The American poet and literary critic, Ellen Louise Chandler Moulton (1835-1908) was a close friend of Marston and she acted as his literary executor. After his death she published several collections of hi...

Ouida, 1839-1908

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Pseudonym of Marie Louise de la Ramée, English author of melodramatic romances. From the description of Child of Urbino : autograph manuscript. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536098 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "Dear Marchesa", [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846285 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Viareggio, to an unidentified friend, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846278 From the de...

James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...

Bourget, Paul, 1852-1935

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Critic and author. From the description of Soir d'été : manuscript poem, 1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451155 ...

Anstruther-Thomson, Clementina, 1857-1921

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James, William, 1842-1910

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William James was the preeminent American philosopher of his day. His reinterpretations of psychology and pragmatism were among his major contributions to world thought, and his work continues to reward study and inspire analysis. From the description of William James letter to A.G. Dew-Smith, 1883 Dec. 1. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50757824 From the description of William James letter to Violet Paget, 1908 July 29. (Pennsylvania State Uni...

Benn, Alfred William, 1843-1915

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Irish philosopher and scholar. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Baden, Switzerland, to Professor W.A. Knight, 1898 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270905811 ...

Halévy, Daniel, 1872-1962

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French essayist, biographer and historian. From the description of Autograph letters signed, letters signed (7), and autograph postcard signed (3) : Paris, to Mina Curtiss, 1948 Apr. 25-1962 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270507664 ...