English and American literary manuscripts and letters collection, 1663-1964.

ArchivalResource

Samuels, Jack Harris, d. 1966,. English and American literary manuscripts and letters collection, 1663-1964.

English and American literary manuscripts and letters collection, 1663-1964.

A collection of letters, manuscripts, proofs, and drawings of English and American authors, including 33 letters from Alan Gabriel Barnsley (Gabriel Fielding) to Derek Stanford; a letter from James Boswell to George Colman the younger; a letter from Wilkie Collins; a letter from James Fenimore Cooper to William Buell Sprague; a letter from Dinah Maria Mulock Craik; letters from E.M. Forster; letters from Sarah Grand to James B. Pond; letters from T.B. Macauley; a letter from Hester Lynch Piozzi to James Robson; letters and cards from G.B. Shaw; letters from R.B. Sheridan to Thomas Grenville and to C. Ward, and a letter from Elizabeth Ann Linley Sheridan to R.B. Sheridan; a letter from William Wordsworth to F.W. Faber; a letter to Alfred, Lord Tennyson to Benjamin Disraeli; letters from Anthony Trollope written to Frederic Chapman, Mary Christie, J.T. Fields, Frederic Harrison, and others; letters from Ellen Terry and Rhoda Broughton, and postcards from Evelyn Waugh to Graham Ackroyd. The manuscripts include examples by Max Beerbohm, Arnold Bennett, Elizabeth Bowen, John Burroughs, Ivy Compton-Burnett, A.E. Coppard, Baron Corvo, Cecil Day Lewis, Ronald Firbank, E.M. Forster, George Gissing, Sarah Grand, A.P. Herbert, Rudyard Kipling, Edward Lear, Henry W. Longfellow, Amy Lowell, John Wilmot 2nd Earl of Rochester, G.B. Shaw, Edith Sitwell, and Logan Pearsall Smith. ADDITION: A 95 page letterbook of state papers by Sir Francis Bacon, including 26 letters by Bacon and 20 others, in three scribal hands. There are letters addressed to James I, Robert Cecil, Lords Northumberland and Southhampton, Sir Thomas Egerton, and many others.

6.5 linear ft ( 354 items in 7 boxes & 22 volumes).

Related Entities

There are 84 Entities related to this resource.

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d50jx0 (person)

British playwright; literary, art and music critic; lecturer and essayist; and socialist. One of the founders of the Fabian Society, precursor of England's Socialist Party. From the description of Richard S. Weiner Collection of George Bernard Shaw, 1886-1950. (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31366657 Playwright and critic; founding member of Fabian Society, 1884. From the description of Bernard Shaw papers, 1878-1964. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat ...

Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b27x2b (person)

British actress. From the description of Dame Ellen Terry correspondence and calling card, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980587 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000002 Dame Ellen Terry was a 19th century British actress, who for many years performed opposite Henry Irving at the Lyceum Theatre, London. She was made a Dame Grand Cross in 1925. Fro...

Fielding, Gabriel, 1916-1986

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6th8xxr (person)

Alan Gabriel Barnsley (whose pen name was Gabriel Fielding), was born on March 25, 1916, in Hexham, Northumberland, England. Barnsley was educated at St. Edward's, Oxford (1930-1933); at Trinity College of the University of Dublin (1940), where he earned a B.A.; and at St. George's Hospital, London, where he received a licentiate in 1943. Although trained as a physician, Barnsley regarded his profession as a necessity rather than a preference. He did not publish his first novel until age 36. In ...

Coke, Edward, Sir, 1552-1634

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62z197b (person)

Epithet: Lord Chief Justice British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x00021c Sir Edward Coke was a justice of assize for Suffolk. From the description of The sum of my lord Coke's charge [to the jury] at Bury [St. Edmunds, Suffolk] [manuscript], 1609 July 26. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 651046666 ...

Olivares, Gaspar de Guzmán, conde-duque de, 1587-1645

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w61n89r9 (person)

Minister of Philip IV, King of Spain. From the description of Autograph subscriptions and signature to 7 letters : Madrid, to the Marquis de Velada, ambassador to the court of England, 1640 Mar. 6-1640 Nov. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611867 From the description of Autograph subscription and signature to letter : Madrid, to a dignitary of the church, 1606 Sept. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611865 ...

Chapman, Frederic, 1823-1895

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xh01g2 (person)

Doran, George H. (George Henry), 1869-1956

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67p97sh (person)

Herbert, A.P. (Alan Patrick), 1890-1971

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bk1bbs (person)

English writer and politician. From the description of The secret battle : Hammersmith : autograph manuscript signed, 1918 Aug. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270483603 Epithet: Knight.; author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x0002f0 ...

Rolfe, Frederick, 1860-1913

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t43r2s (person)

English novelist and historian "Baron Corvo." From the description of Autograph letters signed "Fr. Rolfe" (4) : Kensington, to J.B. Pinker, the literary agent, 1904 May 30-Jun. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657195 Frederick Rolfe was an English novelist, essayist, and short-story writer. He wrote under the pseudonym Baron Corvo. From the description of Frederick Rolfe collection of papers, 1891-1954 bulk (1891-1910). (New York Public Library). WorldCat r...

Philip IV, King of Spain, 1605-1665

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kh0xsr (person)

Philip was king of Spain from 1621 to 1665. From the description of [Document] 1652 jun. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 191101204 ...

Grey, Mrs. (Elizabeth Caroline), 1798-1869

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6542z3f (person)

Epithet: Mrs; novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001089.0x000162 ...

Taylor, Tom, 1817-1880

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68s4pm3 (person)

English dramatist and editor of "Punch." From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.P. Frith, 1873 Jun. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574994 English-German dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Whitehall, to G. Webster, [no year] Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270579158 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Whitehall, Market Square, to Mr. Blewitt, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1565-1601

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p55svc (person)

Frederick of Mömpelgard (d. 1608) became the Duke of Württemberg in 1593. Robert, Earl of Essex (1586-1601) was a favorite of Elizabeth I, Queen of England, and occupied a variety of military posts. However, after his failure as Lord Lieutenant and his defiance of the Queen, he was tried for treason and executed in 1601. From the description of [Letter] 1597 Feb. 22 [to Dom. Friderico Duci Wirtembergensi] / Essex. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 212211253 Essex's Azor...

McNeile, H. C. (Herman Cyril), 1888-1937

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67m0k07 (person)

Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x352hp (person)

Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x000026 Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) was a British novelist, playwright, and short story author. Over his career he wrote 27 novels, more than 50 short stories, at least 15 plays, and over 100 pieces of non-fiction work. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale and No Name . From the guide to the Wilkie Collins Lette...

Brathwaite, Richard, 1588?-1673

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63x8h60 (person)

Devonshire, Charles Blount, earl of, 1563-1606

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ft8wzg (person)

Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p55t9m (person)

English novelist and travel writer. From the description of Evelyn Waugh Collection, 1843-1994 (bulk 1910-1966). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492298 Evelyn Arthur St. John Waugh (1903-1966) ranks as one of the outstanding satiric novelists of the 20th century. Hilariously savage wit and complete command of the English language were hallmarks of his style. He was born in London on Oct. 28, 1903, the son...

Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ks6v5w (person)

English poet, biographer, critic, and anthologist. Edited and contributed to the annual anthology Wheels. From the description of Edith Sitwell correspondence, 1942-1944. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 28185434 English poet, critic, and novelist. From the description of Letter to an unknown recipient, ca. 1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817483 From the description of Photoprint and letter, n.d. and 1981 Oct...

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m90b13 (person)

Dramatist and Parliamentary leader. From the description of Autograph address on an envelope signed : Dublin Castle, to Edmond Malone 1785 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662003 From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : to Mr. Elliston, the actor, 1795 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662070 From the description of Autograph address on an envelope signed : to R.W. Elliston. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661995 Ep...

Alured, Thomas

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62r40dx (person)

Epithet: of Sloane MS 1455 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x0001ef Epithet: of Add MS 40629 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000923.0x0001ed Epithet: divine, sec to the Lord President of Wales British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x0000d9 ...

Salisbury, Robert Cecil, Earl of, 1563-1612

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67w6d8s (person)

English statesman. From the description of Letter signed : Whitehall, to an unidentified correspondent, 1606 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635158 George Brooke was executed for his share in Raleigh's plot, 1603. Brooke's wife Elizabeth was the sister-in-law of the Earl of Salisbury. From the description of Copy of letter from Robert Cecil, Earl of Salisbury, to Elizabeth Brooke, 1603 [manuscript], ca. 1615. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat reco...

Matthew, Tobie, sir, 1577-1655

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63n2b06 (person)

Epithet: eldest son of Archbishop Matthew British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000135.0x0000ba ...

Pond, James B. (James Burton), 1838-1903

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64b33tn (person)

American Lecture Bureau manager. From the description of Papers of James Burton Pond [manuscript], 1899-1903. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844218 Amer. lecture manager. From the description of Typewritten letters signed (2) and autograph letter signed : to Harper & Bros., 1887 Oct. 11-Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270617885 James B. Pond was born into a large, rather poor family living in Illinois and later Wisconsin. Ra...

Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1578-1637

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60r9trm (person)

Bodley, Thomas, Sir, 1545-1613

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p84p11 (person)

Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dn45tf (person)

Arnold Bennett was a British novelist, dramatist, short-story writer, literary critic, journalist, and editor. From the description of Arnold Bennett collection of papers, 1881-1955 bulk (1894-1953). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615455 From the guide to the Arnold Bennett collection of papers, 1881-1955, 1894-1953, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Arnold Bennett, English no...

Grenville, Thomas, 1755-1846

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pn9gzb (person)

Epithet: politician and book collector British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x000224 Epithet: Captain RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000696.0x0000d6 Epithet: Right Hon; of Add MS 27952 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x0003e4 Sta...

Chaloner, Thomas, 1595-1661

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ht2zrz (person)

Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mk69t1 (person)

British poet. From the description of Letters, 1827 Jan. 12-1836 Feb. 20. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315953362 Wordsworth, English poet. From the description of [Letters, 1826-1848] / Wm. Wordsworth. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 501844796 Wordsworth was an English poet. From the description of Miscellaneous papers, 1801-1853. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122372656 From the guide to the William Wordsw...

Gaige, Crosby, 1882-1949

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fb5777 (person)

Philippart, John, 1784?-1875

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69k4ncs (person)

Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xg9qbm (person)

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...

Gissing, George, 1857-1903

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66m37d9 (person)

Important late Victorian novelist. From the description of Earl Daniels Collection of George Gissing. (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31469731 English novelist. From the description of Letters to Algernon Gissing, 1881-1886. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34566949 Gissing and Roberts were friends from the time that they were classmates at Owens College. From the description of Correspondence from Morley Roberts, 1884-...

Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v40s9h (person)

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, 1561-1626, English philosopher, statesman and essayist best known for theories on scientific experimentation; knighted in 1603, created Baron Verulam in 1618, and created Viscount St Alban in 1621; Lord Chancellor, 1618; died 1626. From the guide to the A Coppy of a letter Conceived to bee writt to the late Duke of Buckingham..., c1650-1700, (Senate House Library, University of London) ...

James I, King of England, 1566-1625

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zk5dp6 (person)

Although the term "civil list" is anachronistic, the 16th and 17th centuries saw a rapid expansion of the central government's administrative competence; the distinction between the crown's "personal" household servants and an emerging state bureaucracy of civil servants was still extremely fluid. James I's government came under increasing criticism for the flagrant sale of offices and rewards to favorites, and numerous attempts to list and categorize the personnel and costs of administration, o...

Compton-Burnett, I. (Ivy), 1884-1969

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wq0fb0 (person)

Ivy Compton-Burnett was born at Pinner, Middlesex, England, June 5, 1884; educated at Addiscombe College, Howard College, and the Royal Holloway College; wrote first novel, Dolores (1911), while a governess for her younger sisters; wrote over twenty novels in her lifetime, receiving the James Tait Black memorial prize for Mother and son (1955); died, London, England, Aug. 27, 1969. From the description of Literary manuscripts, 1948-1963. (University of California, Los Angeles). World...

Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1592-1628

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67d2t52 (person)

King Charles dissolved Parliament in June 1626; the Royal Court of the Star Chamber then tried and dismissed the charges against Buckingham. From the description of The humble answere and plea of George Duke of Buckingham to the declaration and impeachm[en]t made against him before ye Lords by the Commons house of parliam[en]t : manuscript, [ca. 1626] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612827090 Court favorite. From the description of Autograph letter sign...

Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6b56h3g (person)

Title: King of Great Britain and Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001084.0x0001b0 John Bennett of Symondsbury, Dorset, yeoman, was the grandfather of John Every, the ward of the Prince of Wales. Barbara Every was the widow of John Every, deceased, and mother of John Every, ward of the Prince of Wales. From the description of Lease from Charles, Prince of Wales, to John Bennett of Symondsbury,...

Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w62807fx (person)

Cecil Day Lewis was a British poet and writer of detective stories under the name Nicholas Blake. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers. From the description of Cecil Day Lewis collection. [1929-ca. 1930s]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848431 Cecil Day-Lewis was born on 27 April 1904 at Ballintubbet in Ireland, the only child of the Reverend Frank Cecil Day-Lewis, a Church of Ireland cu...

Egerton, Thomas, Sir, 1540?-1617

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6qf9130 (person)

Thomas Egerton, 1st Baron of Ellesmere, Lord Chancellor in 1603-1617. From the description of Some Noates and observations upon the Statute of Magna Carta Chap: 29 and other Statutes, 1615/1616. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499737 ...

Boswell, James, 1740-1795

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m32t04 (person)

James Boswell (1740-1795) was the author of one of the most influential biographies in the English language, The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. He also wrote two successful travel books: An Account of Corsica, and The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides. He worked intermittently as a lawyer, and in 1782 succeeded his father as Laird of Auchinleck in Scotland. From the description of James Boswell letters, 1762-1795. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612839330 Boswell wa...

Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ht2x31 (person)

British writer of essays, short stories, and novels. From the description of Letter to Mrs. Brownrigg [?], ca. 1930. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122570785 Elizabeth Bowen (1899-1923) was an Anglo-Irish author. Among her many novels are The last September (1929), The house in Paris (1935), The death of the heart (1938), The heat of the day (1948), A world of love (1955), and Eva Trout; or, changing scenes (1968). Her othe...

Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock, 1826-1887

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64177ng (person)

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik, English writer. She is best remembered as the author of John Halifax, Gentleman (1856), one of the 19th century's best selling books. From the description of Dinah Maria Mulock Craik manuscript material : 2 items, 1866 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 132680498 From the guide to the Dinah Maria Mulock Craik manuscript material : 2 items, 1866, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) ...

Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69k48jg (person)

Amy Lowell (1874-1925) was an American poet, critic, lecturer, and an avid book and manuscript collector. From the guide to the Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Poet, biographer, critic. From the description of Amy Lowell papers, 1916-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576542 From the description of Correspondence, 1916-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519330 ...

Rochester, John Wilmot, earl of, 1647-1680

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mg7vkv (person)

Robson, James, 1733-1806

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f198zg (person)

Epithet: bookseller British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x00023f ...

Coppard, A.E. (Alfred Edgar), 1878-1957

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67089rm (person)

English short story writer and poet. From the description of Alfred Edgar Coppard letters, 1928-1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 489375325 English short-story writer and poet. From the description of Typed letter signed : Dunmow, Essex, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1946 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868041 Coppard was an English author. From the description of Compositions, 1921-1923. (Harvard Uni...

Frederick I, King of Bohemia, 1596-1632

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65147p3 (person)

Son-in-law of James I of England. From the description of Autograph letter signed : the Hague, to his father-in-law James I, 1621 Oct. 3-13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270751877 From the description of Autograph signature to letter : Gayen, to States-General of Utrecht, 1630 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270751883 From the description of Autograph signature to letter : Heidelberg, to Prince Christian of Anhalt, 1616 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wf4pks (person)

American naturalist and writer. From the description of Poem 1917. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49995946 One of America's great naturalist authors. From the description of Memorabilia, 1905-1931. (Hartwick College). WorldCat record id: 27057683 American teacher, naturalist, poet, and essayist of national prominence. Friend of Walt Whitman; influenced by Thoreau, Carlyle, and Emerson. Employed accurate observations of nature, scientific re...

Sheridan, Elizabeth Ann, 1754-1792

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68d05k4 (person)

First wife of Richard Brinsley Sheridan; formerly the beautiful and accomplished Miss Linley. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : to Sir Peter Burrell. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662064 ...

Forster, E.M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vq32xw (person)

Novelist. From the description of Letters, 1947-1970. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36570102 From the description of Letters, 1920-1935. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36988534 From the description of E. M. Forster papers, [ca. 1936-1968]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526585 Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_...

Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67j27f0 (person)

Benjamin Disraeli was a prominent British statesman and novelist who served in many positions including Prime Minister of Great Britain. From the description of Letters, 1799-1877. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 276297717 English Prime Minister. From the description of Letter signed : "10 Downing Street, Whitehall, ", to Vice Admiral Erasmus Ommanney, 1877 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537555 Benjamin Disraeli (1804-18...

Grand, Sarah

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69314pn (person)

English novelist; pseudonym of Mrs. Frances Elizabeth Clarke McFall. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Tunbridge Wells, to Mr. Colles, 1904 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269585949 Pseudonym for Frances Elizabeth Bellenden Clarke McFall, 1854-1943, Irish feminist and author. From the description of Recollections of my school days [manuscript], no date (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 664826142 British author and act...

Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6251gxf (person)

Author and Nobel Prize winner. From the description of TLS, 1924 March 4 : Sussex, to Commander Clarke Millen, Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17153795 Kipling was a British author. Beaverbrook was a British capitalist, and newspaper publisher. From the description of Letters to Baron Beaverbrook, 1885-1918. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609327 From the guide to the Letters to Baron Beaver...

Smith, Logan Pearsall, 1865-1946

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zk5rbv (person)

Logan Pearsall Smith, the British essayist, was actually born in Millville, New Jersey into a family of Quakers. Smith studied in England,became a British resident, and spent his life writing about English writers. From the description of Constable Correspondence, 1917-1943. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122491162 American essayist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : London, to Belle da Costa Greene, 1943 Aug. 14-1943 Aug....

Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6th8qsg (person)

Trollope was born on Apr. 24, 1815 in London, England; attended Winchester and Harrow; worked as a junior clerk in the General Post Office and was then transferred as a postal surveyor to Ireland; in 1859 he moved back to London, resigning from the civil service in 1867; stood unsuccessfully as a Liberal candidate for Parliament in 1868; became a novelist, known for his Barsetshire and Palliser series of novels, among others; individual novels include: Barchester Towers (1857), Can you forgive h...

Burghley, William Cecil, Baron, 1520-1598

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tq6197 (person)

Thomas Sackville, Baron Buckhurst, as the Queen's personal envoy, was sent to France in February 1571 to negotiate a marriage between Elizabeth I and Henry, Duke of Anjou (later Henry III, King of France). In August of that year Buckhurst accompanied the French envoy Paul de Foix to England to further the marriage negotiations. From the description of Autograph letter signed from William Cecil, Baron Burghley, to Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester [manuscript], 1571 August 11. (Folger ...

Southampton, Henry Wriothesley, Earl of, 1573-1624

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z323ph (person)

English soldier; patron of Shakespeare. From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1624 July 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874684 ...

Colman, George, 1762-1836 ,

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6ms3sx3 (person)

George Colman (1762-1836) was a British dramatist and, since July 1789, manager of the Haymarket Theatre. From the description of Letter by George Colman to Robert William Elliston, 1802. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 82677104 English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to the manager of the Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1833 Mar. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129692 From t...

Dorset, Thomas Sackville, Earl of, 1536-1608

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h99fr7 (person)

1st Earl of Dorset. From the description of Notes (copy) of a conference held at The Hague : the Hague, 1587. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635211 English poet and statesman. From the description of Letter signed "T. Dorset" : the Court, to Sir Richard Verney, Collector of the Loan in Warwickshire, 1606 Aug. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270538001 ...

Broughton, Rhoda, 1840-1920

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65m6b2w (person)

English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Joan Severn, [year unknown] Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761391398 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to Joan Severn, [1914] Dec. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761733685 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Oxford, to Joan Severn, "Saturday" [year unknown] Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761733532 From the d...

Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v69vpc (person)

Northumberland, Henry Percy, Earl of, 1564-1632

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v12980 (person)

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6wq06cj (person)

English painter and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 61 Promenade des Anglais [Nice], to Lady Duncan, 1865 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129778 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Cairo, Cannes, Paris, San Remo, and Botzen, to Mrs. (later Lady) Digby Wyatt, 1866 Dec. 30-1871 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598498 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Villa Tennyson, San Remo, to Wilkie [Col...

Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6m32xnw (person)

American author; resident of Cooperstown, N.Y. From the description of Manuscript fragment and portrait, [ca. 1832], [ca. 1850]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008578 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cooperstown, N.Y., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 July 21. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822302 From the description of Au...

Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6j104wf (person)

Beerbohm married Florence Kahn (1876-1951), an American actress, on May 4, 1910. From the description of Max Beerbohm letters to Florence Kahn, 1904-1948 (bulk 1904-1909). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122418146 B. 1872 d. 1956. From the description of Max Beerbohm artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228432818 Beerbohm was a British author and caricaturist. Turner was a British author. From...

Reid, Mayne, 1818-1883

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69w0fj4 (person)

English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to P.T. Barnum, [18]74 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616626 Anglo-Irish novelist. From the description of Letters : to W[illiam] Bliss, 1873 Oct. 8 and 1875 Mar. 20. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122481683 From the description of To the United States : autograph manuscript signed of a corrected d...

Ackroyd, Graham

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w69314mr (person)

Artist. From the description of Letters, 1959-1967. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36237185 ...

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rv0pxn (person)

James Thomas Fields, American publisher and author, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1817. At the age of 17, he went to Boston to clerk in a booksellers shop. While clerking, he often wrote for newspapers and in 1839 he became junior partner in the publishing and bookselling firm known after 1846 as Ticknor and Fields, and after 1868 as Fields, Osgood & Company. He was the publisher of several prominent contemporary American and British writers. Besides just publishing the authors, h...

Christie, Mary

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pv6vwx (person)

Heminge, Daniell.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68s514b (person)

Sprague, William B. (William Buell), 1795-1876

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pn9fxg (person)

Clergyman and autograph collector from Albany, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1830-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 33203510 American pastor, collector, and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, N.Y., to [Andrew Preston Peabody?], 1866 Jan. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 751989045 William Buell Sprague (1795-1876) was an American Presbyterian clergyman and author. A graduate of Yale and of Pri...

Stanford, Derek.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68052bh (person)

Derek Stanford was a author, biographer, poet, and Fellow of the [British] Royal Society. From the guide to the Derek Stanford Papers, 1968, (Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.) Derek Stanford was born in Lampton, England on October 11, 1918, to Richard James and Ada Stanford. Stanford attended Upper Latymer Scool in London. He then married Margaret Holdsworth, poet, who publishes under the name Margaret Philips. Stanfor...

Abbot, George, 1562-1633

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x06g99 (person)

Archbishop 1611-1633, Bishop of London, 1610. From the description of Autograph signature to a document : Whitehall, 1620 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129862 ...

Norfolk, Thomas Howard, Duke of, 1538-1572

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pr8589 (person)

Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6bp06t2 (person)

Hester Lynch Thrale (born Hester Lynch Salusbury and after her second marriage, Hester Lynch Piozzi ) was a British diarist, author, and patron of the arts. Her diaries and correspondence are an important source of information about Samuel Johnson and eighteenth-century life. From the description of Autograph poem, unsigned, an adaptation of Francis Fawkes's "An Autumnal Ode, " no date [paper watermarked 1813]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864928 From the description of...

Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6280849 (person)

The recipient was Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, daughter of Queen Victoria, with whom Tennyson had an extensive correspondence. From the description of Alfred Tennyson letter to Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, 1867 Oct. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865322 British poet. From the description of Papers, 1831-1909. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188602 Tennyson was Poet Laureate of England during much of the latter part of...

Gregory XV, Pope, 1554-1623

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6w09hdw (person)

Gregory XV (Pope 1621-1623) was formerly Alessandro Sudovisi. From the description of Autograph signature to letter, 1617. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270508609 Gregory XV (Pope, 1621-1623) was formerly Alessandro Sudovisi. From the description of Autograph letter signed when cardinal, 1619. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506191 Gregory XV (1554-1623), born Alessandro Ludovisi, was Pope from 1621 to 1623. From the guide to the Pope Greg...

Samuels, Jack Harris, -1966

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60r9zr8 (person)

Samuels (Columbia University A.M., 1940, in English Literature) was born January 22nd, 1915 and died the 29th of September, 1966. From the description of English and American literary manuscripts and letters collection, 1663-1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309771752 ...

Firbank, Ronald, 1886-1926

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z60qvg (person)

English novelist, dramatist, and essayist. From the description of Ronald Firbank papers, 1896-1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526566 Ronald Firbank, born Arthur Annesley Ronald Firbank, was a British novelist, playwright, and short-story writer. From the description of Ronald Firbank collection of papers, 1896-1952 bulk (1905-1926). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122570550 From the guide to the...

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60863v9 (person)

Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

Harrison, Frederic, 1831-1923

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60p18sq (person)

A contemporary of John Ruskin and John Stuart Mill, Frederic Harrison strongly influenced English politics and philosophy in the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth-century. The positivist movement gained prominence through Harrison's political activity, writings and teachings. He was also very active in the labor movement and fought for greater worker's rights in England. Harrison was introduced to positivism as a student at Oxford. Venerating humanity over deity, positivism created controversy i...

Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, baron, 1800-1859

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67p8zst (person)

Thomas Babington Macaulay, born in 1800 in Leicestershire, England, was an historian and author. He was educated at Cambridge. After the success of an essay on Milton in the Edinburgh Review in 1925, he contributed regularly to that journal. He was called to the bar in 1826 and elected to Parliament in 1830. After various distinguishing public duties, he was raised to the peerage as Baron Macaulay of Rothley in 1859. He also continued to write during these public appointments, primarily on histo...