Letters received, 1884-1920.


Warren, Arthur, 1860-1924. Letters received, 1884-1920.

Letters received, 1884-1920.

Collection relates to Warren's career as a writer and journalist and includes letters from leading American and British authors and actors. The majority of letters fall around 1894, a period when Warren was the London corrrespondent for the Boston Herald. Organized chronologically, there are letters from: Nora Perry, Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Harold Frederic (2 letters, one describing James Whitcomb Riley's alcohol binge), Augustin Daly, Henry Irving (2 letters in the hand of Irving's secretary, Bram Stoker, one referring to a hoped-for visit from Oliver Wendell Holmes), Hallam Tennyson, Theodore Low DeVinne (2 letters, one concerning a book he is printing, describing the binding style and the problems he is having with photo-engraving), Bernard Partridge, Francis Henry Underwood (about his novel Quabbin), Agnes Repplier, George DuMaurier, Hall Caine (2 letters, one regarding proofs of Manxman), Charles Thomas Jacobi (2 letters, with praise for Warren's book on the printer Charles Whittingham), John Corbin (thanking Warren for his appreciation of Miss Taylor in A Bird of Paradise), and Henry Roseman Lang (regarding economic and political conditions worldwide). Undated letters (some to Mrs. Warren) include those from Louise Chandler Moulton, William H. Rideing, Mrs. Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Agnes Irwin, Patrick Andrew Collins (giving a dinner in London for Augustin Daly), Lucretia P. Hale, and Raphael Merry del Val (to Isaac Henderson).

1 box (36 items) ; 26 cm.

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