Katherine Mansfield collection 1907-1978.

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Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923. Katherine Mansfield collection 1907-1978.

Katherine Mansfield collection 1907-1978.

Series I of the collection consists of 33 autograph and typescript letters and postcards exchanged between Katherine Mansfield, John Middleton Murry (her second husband), and Michael Sadleir (her publisher at Constable); and 10 autograph and typescript letters exchanged between Thomas Moult, Ben Belitt, John Middleton Murry and Constable in reference to Mansfield, her poetry and her biography. The correspondence dates from 1920 to 1939. Following the correspondence is a group of 17 black and white photographs taken by J. Michael D. Hardwick of Wellington, New Zealand, circa 1958. the photographs are views of Mansfield's homes, school and memorial. Series II consists of writings and research material relating to Jeffrey Meyers' book, Katherine Mansfield, A Biography published in 1978. Included in this material are photocopies of Mansfield letters; 236 letters, postcards and telegrams exchanged between Meyers and friends, family and acquaintances of Mansfield. also included are notes and drafts of the book along with research material such as travel brochures, maps, photographs, etc.

6 document boxes.

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Meyers, Jeffrey N.

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Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923

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Katherine Mansfield was born in New Zealand, and also lived in England. During her Bohemian and rather brief life, she made significant contributions to the art of short story writing as a major 20th century writer. Her fiction is characterized by crisp metaphorical prose, a graceful yet inescapable sense of irony, and, above all, a unique and irresistible degree of observation. From the description of Katherine Mansfield letters, 1913. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). Worl...

Sadleir, Michael, 1888-1957

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English author and publisher. From the description of Letters to Seumas O'Sullivan, 1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384047 Author, publisher, and bibliographer. From the description of Michael Sadleir papers, 1797-1958 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 26660998 Sadleir was a British novelist, bibliographer, and book collector, best known for his collection of Victorian fiction. From the description of [Letters] / Michael Sadleir. [193...

Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957

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English writer and critic born in London. He was editor of Rhythm, the Athenaeum and the Adelphi. He wrote poetry, essays and criticism In 1918 he married Katherine Mansfield for whose work he helped gain recognition. He also edited the Peace News (1940-46). From the description of John Middleton Murry collection. [1931-1944]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676738340 Author John Middleton Murry was born in London to lower-class parents, and proved to...

Mount, Thomas Ernest, 1895-

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Belitt, Ben, 1911-2003

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Poet. From the description of Reminiscences of Ben Belitt : oral history, 1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147329 American writer. From the description of Papers of Ben Belitt, 1967-1978. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959455 ...