Papers, ca. 1899-1940.


Benson, E. F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940. Papers, ca. 1899-1940.

Papers, ca. 1899-1940.

Holograph drafts of three of Benson's novels, including Lucia in London, and 95 short stories, essays and poems. Also files of publisher's statements, contracts, letters and clippings.

9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)

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Benson, E.F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940 (person)

English novelist. From the description of A few people : corrected and revised manuscript, 1938-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552981 English author E.F. Benson was part of a distinguished Victorian family; his father became Archbishop of Canterbury, and two brothers were also writers. He worked as an archaeologist in Greece and Egypt before devoting his time to writing. A prolific and diverse writer, he published novels, short stories, plays, and non-fiction, notab...