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Anthony Lawlor correspondence on Katherine Mansfield, 1938-1966

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Call No.: Ms Coll\Lawlor
Bib ID 4079010 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Lawlor, Pat, 1893-1979
Title Anthony Lawlor correspondence on Katherine Mansfield, 1938-1966
Physical Description 41 items (1 box)
Language(s) English .

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Autograph and typed letters from various literary people to Lawlor. This correspondence is relevant to his book on Katherine Mansfield, THE MYSTERY OF MAATA, 1946, some during his work on the presumably unpublished manuscript of hers"Maata" some later and some more personal. There are letters from Martin Armstrong, Sylvia Berkman, Princess Marthe Bibesco, Elizabeth Bowen, Ivor Brown, Willa Cather, Isabel C. Clarke, Sir Newman Flower, Edward Morgan Forster, Anne Friis, Robert John Gibbings, Oliver St. J. Gogarty, Miron Grindea, D.B.W. Lewis, Sylvia D. Lynd, Michael McLaverty, Ethel Mannin, W. Somerset Maugham, Charles Morgan, J. Middleton Murry, David Nicholson, Frank Norris, George Oliver, Herbert Read, Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Sencourt, Edward A. Shanks, Sir Osbert Sitwell, Lionel Stevenson, L.A.G. Strong, Julian G. Symons, Henry Major Tomlinson, Nelia Gardner White.

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Alternate Form Available

Willa Cather letters available on microfilm, MN# 89-2018-4.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--293. Date of acquisition--06/16/82. Accession number--M-82-06-16.

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Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

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Armstrong, Martin, 1882-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, New Zealand Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Berkman, Sylvia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bibesco, Marthe, 1886-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brown, Ivor John Carnegie, 1891-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clarke, Isabel Constance Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Flower, Newman, 1879-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Forster, E. M (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Friis, Anne Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Grindea, Miron Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lewis, D. B. Wyndham (Dominic Bevan Wyndham), 1891-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lynd, Sylvia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mannin, Ethel, 1900-1984 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McLaverty, Michael Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morgan, Charles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nicholson, David Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Norris, Frank, 1870-1902 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Oliver, George Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Read, Herbert, 1893-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sencourt, Robert, 1890-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shanks, Edward, 1892-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sitwell, Osbert, 1892-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stevenson, Lionel, 1902-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Strong, L. A. G (Leonard Alfred George), 1896-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Symons, Julian, 1912-1994 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tomlinson, H. M (Henry Major), 1873-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
White, Nelia Gardner, 1894-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

New Zealand author.

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