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

Summary Information

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Call No.: MS#1103
Bib ID 4079293 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Samuels, Jack Harris, 1915-1966
Title Jack Harris Samuels English and American literary manuscripts and letters collection, 1663-1964
Physical Description 6.5 linear feet (7 boxes 22 volumes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/39_SA-SC_07.pdf
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged.

Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Jack Harris Samuels English and American literary manuscripts and letters collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Bequest of Mollie Harris Samuels, 1971.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/1989.

Sheridan letter & Wordsworth letter Cataloged HR 08/07/1992.

Mayne Reid letter Cataloged HR 11/25/1992.

Mrs Grey letters & mss Cataloged HR 08/04/1993.

3 E.M. Forster letters to S. Sassoon Cataloged HR 11/23/1994.

A. Bennett: Muscovy ducks Cataloged HR 05/18/1995.

Sarah Grand ms. of novel Cataloged HR 07/12/1995.

Collins, Craik, 7 Grand letters Cataloged HR 06/12/1996.

H.C. McNeile letter Cataloged HR 07/01/2000.

Ms. of Holy deadlock, novel by A.P. Herbert Cataloged HR 07/13/2000.

R. Broughton & E. Terry letters Cataloged HR 07/14/2000.

Essay by J. Burroughs Cataloged HR 08/17/2000.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Appointments Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Autographs (manuscripts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Checks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fiction (general genre) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Interviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lectures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (literary) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novels Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Postcards Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Press releases Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proofs (printed matter) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stories Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Watercolor drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Abbot, George, 1562-1633 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ackroyd, Graham Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Actresses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Alured, Thomas Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Artists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bodley, Thomas, Sir, 1545-1613 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Boswell, James, 1740-1795 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brathwaite, Richard, 1588?-1673 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Broughton, Rhoda, 1840-1920 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buckingham, George Villiers, Duke of, 1592-1628 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Burghley, William Cecil, Baron, 1520-1598 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Burroughs, John, 1837-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chaloner, Thomas, 1595-1661 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chapman, Frederic, 1823-1895 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Charles, King of England, I, 1600-1649 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Christie, Mary Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Coke, Edward, Sir, 1552-1634 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Colman, George, 1762-1836 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Compton-Burnett, I (Ivy), 1884-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Coppard, A. E (Alfred Edgar), 1878-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock, 1826-1887 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Day Lewis, C (Cecil), 1904-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Devonshire, Charles Blount, Earl of, 1563-1606 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Doran, George H (George Henry), 1869-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dorset, Thomas Sackville, Earl of, 1536-1608 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ellesmere, Thomas Egerton, Baron, 1540?-1617 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1565-1601 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1578-1637 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fielding, Gabriel, 1916-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Firbank, Ronald, 1886-1926 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Forster, E. M (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frederick, King of Bohemia, I, 1596-1632 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gaige, Crosby, 1882-1949 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gissing, George, 1857-1903 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Grand, Sarah Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gregory, Pope, XV, 1554-1623 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Grenville, Thomas, 1755-1846 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Grey, Mrs (Elizabeth Caroline), 1798-1869 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harrison, Frederic, 1831-1923 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Heminge, Daniell Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Herbert, A. P (Alan Patrick), 1890-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
James, King of England, I, 1566-1625 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lear, Edward, 1812-1888 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Matthew, Tobie, Sir, 1577-1655 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McNeile, H. C (Herman Cyril), 1888-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Norfolk, Thomas Howard, Duke of, 1538-1572 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Northumberland, Henry Percy, Earl of, 1564-1632 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novelists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Olivares, Gaspar de Guzmán, conde-duque de, 1587-1645 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philip, King of Spain, IV, 1605-1665 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philippart, John, 1784?-1875 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pond, James B (James Burton), 1838-1903 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reid, Mayne, 1818-1883 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Robson, James, 1733-1806 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of, 1647-1680 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rolfe, Frederick, 1860-1913 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Salisbury, Robert Cecil, Earl of, 1563-1612 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sheridan, Elizabeth Ann, 1754-1792 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Short stories Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Smith, Logan Pearsall, 1865-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Southampton, Henry Wriothesley, Earl of, 1573-1624 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sprague, William B (William Buell), 1795-1876 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stanford, Derek Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Taylor, Tom, 1817-1880 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women novelists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Samuels (Columbia University A.M., 1940, in English Literature) was born January 22nd, 1915 and died the 29th of September, 1966.