Elizabeth Whitcomb Houghton Collection, 1897-1940.

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Houghton, Elizabeth Whitcomb, d. 1950,. Elizabeth Whitcomb Houghton Collection, 1897-1940.

Elizabeth Whitcomb Houghton Collection, 1897-1940.

Letters and manuscripts of 30 American and English authors, including Lascelles Abercrombie, Rupert Brooke, Walter De La Mare, Wilfrid Wilson Gibson, A.E. Housman, Joyce Kilmer, T.E. Lawrence, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Siegfried Sassoon. Many of the letters were written to John Drinkwater.

2.8 cubic ft.

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Houghton, Elizabeth Whitcomb, d. 1950,

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Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950

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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 ...

Abercrombie, Lascelles, 1881-1938

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Lascelles Abercrombie M.A. was born in 1881, and was the sixth son of William Abercrombie of Cheshire. He was educated at Malvern College, and at the Victoria University, Manchester; his education was chiefly scientific. He soon became well-known as a poet and a man of letters; from 1919-22 he was Lecturer in Poetry at the University of Liverpool, leaving there to become the Professor of English Literature at the University of Leeds, where he stayed until 1929 when he left to take up a Professor...

Housman, A.E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936

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A.E. Housman was a classical scholar, professor of Latin at Cambridge University, and poet. From the description of Letter to "Dear Sirs," 1922. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122288834 English poet and classical scholar. At Trinity College, Cambridge, 1911-1936. From the description of [Letter] 1931 Apr. 15, Trinity College, Cambridge, England [to Helen] Peck / A. E. Housman. (Smith College). WorldCat record id...

Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935

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Lawrence, a British archaeologist, soldier, and writer, was known as Lawrence of Arabia. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1934-1937. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122590319 From the guide to the T. E. Lawrence miscellaneous papers, 1934-1937., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Thomas Edward Lawrence was born Aug. 16, 1888, at Tremadoc, North Wales. His parents, Sir John Chapman and Sarah Junner never married, th...

Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937

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Drinkwater, a British playwright and poet, worked for an insurance company. In 1909 he became manager of the Birmingham Repertory Company, and his most successful plays included "Abraham Lincoln," "Mary Stuart," and "Bird in Hand." Drinkwater also published several critical literary biographies. From the description of Manuscripts and Correspondence, 1914-1916. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122612764 John Drinkwater was an English author and actor, proba...

De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956

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Walter De la Mare (1873-1956) was a British poet, novelist, short story writer, critic, essayist, anthologist, dramatist, and a prolific writer of children's poetry and fiction. From the description of Papers of Walter De la Mare, 1923-1956. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122584933 Mégroz was the early biographer of de la Mare. From the description of Letter, c. 1923, to R.L. Mégroz. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Gibson, Wilfrid Wilson, 1878-1962

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Poet Wilfrid Wilson Gibson was born and raised in northern England; he was home schooled and never attended college, and was considered mild and reclusive. A prolific poet, his verse evolved over time; his early work was inspired by Tennyson, while his mature poems were direct and dramatic. He was often associated with the Georgian movement, distinguished by realism and sentimentality. Many of his later poems show a social awareness, focussing on the working class and commonplace experiences. He...

Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967

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Siegfried Sassoon was a British novelist, poet, and biographer. From the description of Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, [1905]-1975 bulk (1915-1951). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122533686 From the guide to the Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, 1905]-1975, 1915-1951, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Siegfried Sassoon was an English writer, best remembered for the...

Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953

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Aldous Huxley was a British novelist, short-story writer, playwright, screenwriter, literary and social critic, and poet. From the guide to the Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 1915-1973, 1915-1963, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Winston Churchill's private secretary. From the description of Letter, [19--] Aug. 1 : to Mrs. Earle. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 24758114 ...

Kilmer, Joyce, 1886-1918

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Kilmer was an American poet who died in World War I. From the description of Papers, 1904-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122468920 From the guide to the Joyce Kilmer papers, 1904-1905., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Poet. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : New York, to Dr. Arthur Jacobson, 1916 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270923821 Journalist and poet Alfred Joyce Ki...

Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915

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Poet and British naval officer. From the description of Rupert Brooke papers, 1913-1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456150 English poet. From the description of Sonnet : place not specified : autograph manuscript of the poem signed, 1914 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270135815 Rupert Brooke was a British Georgian poet, a privileged, intelligent, handsome youth, and his verse has come to represent the prevailing mood of England prior to Wo...