Collection of Literary Letters, Manuscripts and Drawings, 1832-1935.

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Engel, Solton and Julia,. Collection of Literary Letters, Manuscripts and Drawings, 1832-1935.

Collection of Literary Letters, Manuscripts and Drawings, 1832-1935.

Correspondence, manuscript, and drawings relating to English and American literature of the 19th and early 20th centuries collected by Solton (1896-1961) and Julia ( -1984) Engel. 1989 addition: A group of Bret Harte manuscripts. Galley proofs, with autograph corrections, of "Artemis in Sierra," "'Crotalus.' Rattlesnake Bar, Sierras," and "The Thought-Reader of Angels"; typescripts, with autograph corrections, of "The Mission Bells of Monterey", "'Prairie Station.' Nebraska 1880," and "A Question of Privilege"; page proof, with autograph corrections, of "The Old Camp Fire"; autograph manuscript, signed, of "'Prairie Station.' Nebraska 1880." 1995 addition: Bound manuscript of "The Ivory Gate" by Sir Walter Besant. 1996 addition: Manuscript of "Cordelia and the Moon" by Harold Frederick. 1997 addition: Manuscripts of "The Shrinking Shoe" & "Beyond the Dreams of Avarice" by Sir Walter Besant and "The True Great" by Charles Kingsley. One letter from Kipling to Mrs George Schofield, fifteen letters from W. Clark Russell and one from Mrs W. Clark Russell. Manuscript of "The Worldlings" by Leonard Merrick. 1998 addition: Five manuscripts by J.G. Huneker and a Mr Dooley essay by Finley Peter Dunne. Kipling letter to G. Delany. 1999 addition: Nine letters and sketches by Rudyard Kipling. One letter from Siegfried Sassoon to Paul Lemperly.

4.5 linear ft. ( 162 items in 4 boxes)

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