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Jack Harris Samuels English and American literary manuscripts and letters collection, [1630]-1964

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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, [1630]-1964
Physical Description 6.5 linear feet (6 boxes 27 volumes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

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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 (1988): 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. There is a contents lists available for this item here.

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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.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Ownership and Custodial History

Bequest of Mollie Harris Samuels, 1971.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Samuels, Mollie Harris. Method of acquisition--Bequest; Date of acquisition--1971. Accession number--M-71.

Sheridan letter & Wordsworth letter: Source of acquisition--493 (Samuels). Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--07/27/1992. Accession number--M-92-07-27.

Mayne Reid letter: Source of acquisition--6555B (Samuels). Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--11/13/1992. Accession number--M-92-11-13.

Mrs Grey letters & mss: Source of acquisition--6555B(Samuels). Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--07/23/1993. Accession number--M-93-07-23.

3 E.M. Forster letters to S. Sassoon: Source of acquisition--6555B (Samuels). Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--10/31/1994. Accession number--M-94-10-31.

A. Bennett: Muscovy ducks: Source of acquisition--6555B (Samuels). Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--05/02/1995. Accession number--M-95-05-02.

Sarah Grand ms. of novel: Source of acquisition--6555B(Samuels) & 2293B(General). Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--05/02/1995. Accession number--M-95-05-02.

Collins, Craik, 7 Grand letters: Source of acquisition--6555B. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--04/09/1996. Accession number--M-96-04-09.

H.C. McNeile letter: Source of acquisition--Bart Auerbach, Ltd. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--07/22/1999. Accession number--M-99-07-22.

Ms. of Holy deadlock, novel by A.P. Herbert: Source of acquisition--6555B (Samuels). Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--07/22/1999. Accession number--M-99-07-22.

R. Broughton & E. Terry letters: Source of acquisition--6555B (David J. Holmes). Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--01/28/1999. Accession number--M-99-01-28.

Essay by J. Burroughs: Source of acquisition--6555B (David J. Holmes). Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--01/28/1999. Accession number--M-99-01-28.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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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.

The original printed finding aid was converted into an EAD document in July 2021. There is additional description in the printed finding aid that was not included in the EAD document, specifically a contents list for the Sir Francis Bacon letterbook. The contents lists from the original printed finding aid is available here as a pdf.

Revision Description

2021-07-20 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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Appointing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Autographs (manuscripts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Checks (bank 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 (documents) 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 (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Short stories Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stories (literature genre) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
watercolors (painting) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
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Abbot, George, 1562-1633 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ackroyd, Graham Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Actresses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Alured, Thomas 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
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.

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Series I: Letters

Accessioned 1971-1988, except where noted.



Box 1 Ainley, Henry, 1915 July 16 - 1919 January 24, undated, 4 a.l.s., 1 a.n.s.

London, etc. To Florence Haydon (Mrs. Waugh).


Box 1 Bacon, Francis. Letterbook of state papers by Bacon and others, [circa 1630], 1 Volumes; [ca. 95 p.]. Bound in modern red morocco gilt by Elizabeth Greenhill; folio.

[England]. 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. This letterbook is also available on microfilm (MN#2002-8004).

There is a contents lists available for this item here.


Box 1 Barnsley, Alan Gabriel, 1954 November 22 - 1961 May 2, 30 a.l.s., 1 a.l., 1 t.l.s., 1 a.p.c.s.

Maidstone, England. To Derek Stanford.


Box 1 Beerbohm, Max, 1935 October 10, a.l.s., 2 p.

[London]. To Ronald Storrs.


Box 1 Booth, Edwin, [No Year] January 17, a.l.s., 1 p.

London. To Wheldon Hepworth.


Box 1 Boswell, James, 1792 July 28, a.l.s., 2 p.

London. To George Colman, the younger.


Box 1 Braddon, Mary Elizabeth (Mrs. John Maxwell), undated, a.l.s., 4 p.

London. To Florence Haydon.


Box 1 Bradford, Gamaliel, 1926, 5 t.l.s.

Wellesley Hills, MA. To Jay Bradley.

2001 Addition


Box 1 Brathwaite, Richard, 1663 June 28, a.l.s., 1 p.

Warcop Manor. To Daniell Heminge.


Box 1 Broughton, Rhoda, [No Year], 3 a.l.s.

1999 Addition


Box 1 Browning, Robert, 1884 December 10, a.l.s., 1p.

London. To Alfred Tennyson.

1991 Addition


Box 1 Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, circa 1887, a.l.s., 1 p.

[Hartford]. To [Charles L. Webster]?


Box 1 Collins, Wilkie, 1857 October 5, a.l.s., 2p.

London. To Chrles Lahune.

1990 Addition


Box 1 Collins, Wilkie, 1861 April 17, a.l.s., 3 p.

London. To Edward Walford.


Box 1 Collins, Wilkie, 1872 July 3, a.l.s., 3 p.

London. To George Bentley.


Box 1 Collins, Wilkie, 1879 May 28, a.l.s., 3p.

[London]. To Mrs. Sikes.

1996 Addition


Box 1 Conrad, Joseph, 1922 August 18, a.l.s., 2 p.

Bishopsbourne. To Thomas Edward Lawrence.


Box 1 Cooper, James Fenimore, 1831 November 15, a.l.s., 2 p.

Paris. To William B. Sprague.


Box 1 Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock, 1982 September 29, a.l.s., 2p.

1996 Addition


Box 1 Douglas, Norman, 1921 December 21, a.l.s., 1 p.

Florence. To Douglas Goldring.


Box 1 du Maurier, George, 1895 September 22, a.l.s., 3 p.

London. To Thomas Armstrong.


Box 1 Forbes-Robertson, Sir Johnston, 1885 February 12, a.l.s., 1 p.

London. To F. Haydon.


Box 1 Forster, Edward Morgan, 1914 January 10 - 1930 August 13, 2 a.l.s.

London, etc. To ---


Box 1 Forster, Edward Morgan, 1908 November 21, a.l.s., 2 p.

Weybridge. To D.V. Appleton & Co.


Box 1 Forster, Edward Morgan, undated, a.l.s., 1 p.

Cambridge. To Iwar Gilkin.


Box 1 Forster, Edward Morgan, 1924 November 7 - 1926 November 17, 3 a.l.s.

Weybridge, etc. To D. Goldring.


Box 1 Forster, Edward Morgan, 1964 July 13-31, 2 a.l.s.

Cambridge. To Mr. Green.


Box 1 Forster, Edward Morgan, 1936-1937, 3 a.l.s.

To Siedfried Sassoon.

1994 Addition


Box 1 Galsworthy, John, 1883 January 2 - 1907 October 17, 1 ms.l.s. (copy), 1 a.p.c.s.

London, etc. To F. Haydon.


Box 1 Galsworthy, John, 1917 March 28, a.l.s., 1 p.

London. To Stewart Headlam.


Box 1 Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1862 February 7, a.l.s., 6 p.

[Manchester, England]. To Ed., Daily News.



Volume Gissing Letters Gissing, George, 1887 November 25 - 1891 August 7, 2 a.l.s.

London and Exeter. To James Payne. There are photocopies of the letters available in Box 1.


Volume Gissing Letters Gissing, George, 1895-1896, 5 a.l.s.

Epsom, Surrey. To Algernon Gissing. There are photocopies of the letters available in Box 1.



Box 1 Glasgow, Ellen, 1900 December 8, a.l.s., 3 p.

Richmond, Virginia. To Ed., "The Century"


Box 1 Glasgow, Ellen, 1900 February 17, a.l.s., 7 p.

Richmond. To Robert Underwood Johnson.


Box 1 Glasgow, Ellen, 1934 May 19, t.l.s., 2p.

Richmond. To Gorham B. Munson.


Box 1 Grand, Sarah (Frances Elizabeth McFall), 1893-1901, 12 a.l.s.

1996 Addition


Box 1 Green, Anna Katharine (Mrs. C. R.), 1894 December 9, undated, 2 a.l.s.

[Buffalo]? To Mrs. Satterfield.


Box 1 Grey, Elizabeth Caroline, [circa 1844-1849], 1 a.l.s. and 2 a.l.

v.p. To John Philippart (1784?-1884). Includes draft of Philippart's reply to Grey's letter [1849].

1993 Addition


Box 1 Hackham-Irving, Mabel, 1906 October 6, a.l.s., 2 p.

London. To F. Haydon.


Box 1 Haggard, H. Rider, 1889-1903, 1 ms.l.s. and 1 t.l.s.

2001 Addition


Box 1 Hardy,Thomas, 1906 August 30, a.l.s., 2 p.

London. To H. W. Nevinson.


Box 1 Hawkins, Anthony Hope, 1900 January 4, a.l.s., 1 p.

London. To F. Haydon.


Box 1 Holmes, O. W., [1886] November 26, a.l.s., 1 p.

Boston. To J. L. Gilder.


Box 1 Howells, William Dean, 1901 February 4, a.l.s., 1 p.

New York. To Mrs. Machin.


Box 1 [Hughes, Richard]?, 1920 November 15, a.l.s., 4 p.

Oxford. To Mr. Johnson.


Box 1 Hughes,Thomas, 1893 June 18, a.l.s., 3 p.

Chester. To Davey.


Box 1 Hughes,Thomas, 1895 December 9, a.l.s., 4 p.

Chester. To Prof. [C. E. Norton].


Box 1 Irving, Henry, [No Year] July 2, a.l.s., 1 p.

London. To B. Waugh.


Box 1 Jeffers, Robinson, 1939 May 13, a.l.s., 1 p.

Carmel. To G. Wilson Knight. Also available on microfilm; see MN# 92-2100.


Box 1 Jeffers, Una (Mrs. R.), 1938 August 12, a.p.c.s.

Carmel. To C. Schoonover. Also available on microfilm; see MN# 92-2100.


Box 1 Jerome, Jerome Klapka, [circa 1889]?, a.l.s., 2 p.

Munich. To [T]? Helmore.



Box 2 Kean, Ellen Tree (Mrs. C. J.), [No Year] February 21, a.l.s., 4 p.

n.p. To ---.


Box 2 Kean, Ellen Tree (Mrs. C. J.), 1854 December 25, a.l.s., 4 p.

Limerick. To ---.


Box 2 Kemble, Frances Anne, [No Year] Sunday, 6th, a.l.s., 2 p.

[London]. To [F. Haydon]? Also available on microfilm; see MN# 97-2020.


Box 2 Kingley, Charles, 1849 April 26, a.l.s., 4 p.

Lynmouth, UK. To Thomas Carlyle. With envelope and typed transcript of the letter.

1989 Addition


Box 2 Kipling, Rudyard, 1899 October 27, a.l.s., 1 p.

Rottingdean. To R. W. Gilder. Also available on microfilm; see MN# 3293-4 .


Box 2 Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1857 February 24, a.l.s., 3 p.

1989 Addition


Box 2 Leonard, William Ellery, 1917 March 24, a.l.s., 4 p.

New York. To M. C. Otto.


Box 2 Lever, Charles, undated, a.l.s., 1 p.

[London]. To Henry Coburn.


Box 2 Lindsay, Vachel, 1913 December 23, a.l.s., 5p.

Springfield, IL. To Henry Blake Fuller.

2001 Addition


Box 2 Loraine, Robert, [No Year] November 6, a.l.s., 1 p.

London. To F. Haydon.


Box 2 Lover, Samuel, 1845 January 17, a.l.s., 3 p.

London. To Miss Robertson.


Box 2 Lucas, Edward Verrall, undated, a.l.s., 1 p.

[London]. To F. Haydon.


Box 2 Macaulay, T. B., [1830] October 25, a.l.s., 3 p.

London. To [H. P. Brougham]?


Box 2 Macaulay, T. B., 1839 March 8, a.l.s., 4 p.

[Edinburgh] . To ---.


Box 2 Macaulay, T. B., 1852 January 28, a.l.s., 3 p.

London. To [Farrington]?


Box 2 Macaulay, T. B., 1855 January 16, a.l.s., 2 p.

London. To [Joshua Bates]


Box 2 Mallock, William Hurrell, [1886?], 13 a.l.s.

To Swam Sonnenschein, Lowrey, &Co.

2001 Addition


Box 2 Maugham, W.Somerset, undated, a.n.s.

n.p. To [F. Haydon]?


Box 2 Maugham, W.Somerset, undated, a.n.s.

Cap Ferrat. To Mr. Staude.


Box 2 Maugham, W.Somerset, [1915] August 10, a.l.s., 1 p.

Cap Ferrat. To Jack Harris Samuels.


Box 2 McNeile, H.C., [1922] July 30, a.l.s., 6 p.

[London]. To George Henry Doran. Re: his Bulldog Drummond stories.

1999 Addition


Box 2 Meredith, George, 1868 October 15, a.l.s., 4 p.

1989 Addition


Box 2 Osborne, John, 1957 May 18, t.p.c.s.

London. To Harold Downs.


Box 2 Owen, Richard, 1856 January 2, a.l.s., 3 p.

London. To [W]? Hepworth.


Box 2 Owen, Richard, 1866 September 9 - 1885 January 22, 2 a.l.s.

London. To Mrs. Hepworth.


Box 2 Page, Thomas Nelson, 1909 October 20, a.l.s., 1 p.

Southborough. To Charles Belmont Davis.


Box 2 Palgrave, Francis Turner (1824-1897), 1867 June 11, a.l.s., 4 p.

London. To Jean Ingelow.

1990 Addition


Box 2 Phillpotts, Eden, 1895 June 1, a.l.s., 3 p.

Ealing. To [Lillian]? Waugh.


Box 2 Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1799 April 16, a.l.s., 3 p.

Brynbella. To James Robson.


Box 2 Porter, Jane, a.l.s., 4 p.

2001 Addition


Box 2 Preston, Kerrison, 1950 December 19, t.l.s., 2p.; encl.

Bournemouth. To Hesketh Pearson.


Box 2 Prokosch, Frederic, 1942 March 6 - December 21, 1 a.n.s.,1 p.c.s.

New York. To Oscar Williams.


Box 2 Reade, Charles, [No Year] March 28, a.l.s., 3 p.

Knightsbridge. To ---.


Box 2 Reid, Mayne, 1846 September 1, a.l.s., 4 p.

New York. To Abner Read.

1992 Addition


Box 2 Russell, William Clark, 1874 November 19, a.l.s., 2 p,

Ramsgate, UK. To William Tinsley.

1989 Addition


Box 2 Sanborn, Ralph, 1937 April 21, a.l.s., 2 p.

[Boston]. To A. B. Hanson, Jr.


Box 2 Sandburg, Carl, [1947 April 17], t.l.s., 1p. encl.

Flat Rock. To John Valentine.


Box 2 Scott, Hugh Stowell, 1894 October 24, a.l.s., 2 p.

Merstham, Surrey. To Henry Rider Haggard.


Box 2 Shaw, G. B., 1886 October 18, a.l.s., 4 p.

London. To Edith Nesbit.


Box 2 Shaw, G. B., 1898 December 30, a.l.s., 2 p.

Haslemere. To Ellen Terry.


Box 2 Shaw, G. B., 1899 October 22 - 1905 June 7, 1 a.l.s., 2 ms.l.s.

v.p. To F. Haydon.


Box 2 Shaw, G. B., 1928 June 15, a.p.c.s.; photo, on verso

Welwyn. To ---.


Box 2 [Sheridan, Elizabeth A. L., Mrs. R. B.], [circa 1790], a.l., 8 p.

[Bath]. To [R. B. Sheridan].


Box 2 Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, undated, a.l.s., 1 p.

[London]. To Lord Broughton.


Box 2 Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1772 December 8 - 1773 February 24, 3 a.l.s.

Waltham Abbey, etc. To Thos. Grenville.


Box 2 Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, [1813?] June 25, a.l.s., 1 p.

[London]. To C. Ward.

1992 Addition


Box 2 Sitwell, Edith, 1943 June 21-25, 2 a.l.s.

Eckington. To William Maxwell.


Box 2 Smith, Logan P., 1926 June 23 - 1927 July 6, 1 a.l.a., 1 a.n.s.

London. To Vincent Starret.


Box 2 Somerville, Edith Anna Œnone, 1888 December 2, a.l.s., 4 p.

Skibareen. To R. Bentley.


Box 2 Sutro, Alfred, 1918 January 23 - May 2, 3 a.n.s.

London. To F. Haydon.


Box 2 Tennyson, Alfred, 1868 April 28, a.l.s., 1 p.

London. To B. Disraeli.


Box 2 Terriss, William, undated, a.l.s., 1 p.

London. To F. Haydon.


Box 2 Terry, Ellen, undated, a.l.s., 2 p.

London. To F. Haydon.


Box 2 Terry, Ellen, 1904 November 14, a.l.s., 4 p.; encl.

Hanley. To J. M. Barrie.


Box 2 Terry, Ellen, 1866 July 27, a.l.s., 4 p.

Sandown Bay, UK. To Tom Taylor.

1999 Addition


Box 2 Thackeray,William Makepeace, 1855 August 6, a.l.s., 1 p.

[London]. To Payne.

2001 Addition


Box 2 Thomas, Brandon, 1895 December 3, a.l.s., 3 p.

London. To F. Haydon.


Box 2 Thomas, Caitlain (Mrs. Dylan), 1950 December 14 - 1951 January 10, 2 a.l.s.

Laugharne. To Bob.


Box 2 Trollope, Anthony, undated, a.n.s.

n.p. To ---.


Box 2 Trollope, Anthony, 1863 September 9 - 1871 April 1, 2 a.l.s.

Waltham Cross. To [J] Chapman.


Box 2 Trollope, Anthony, 1860 December 9, a.l.s., 1 p.

Waltham Cross. To Mrs. Mary Christie.


Box 2 Trollope, Anthony, 1862 May 19, a.l.s., 2 p.

Waltham Cross. To James Thomas Fields.


Box 2 Trollope, Anthony, 1878 December 8, a.l.s., 4 p.

London. To [F] Harrison.


Box 2 Trollope, Anthony, 1865 October 31, a.l.s., 5 p.

Waltham Cross. To [A. J. Manby].


Box 2 Trollope, Anthony, 1878 January 12 - October 21, 3 a.l.s.

London. To William Smith.


Box 2 Trollope, Anthony, 1874 February 23, a.l.s., 3 p.

London. To [Edward Everett Hale]. Hale, Edward Everett. [Boston], 1874 March 9; To Anthony Trollope; ms. l.s., 1 p. (copy of Hale's reply to the above).


Box 2 Trollope, Anthony, 1868. February 23, a.l.s., 4 p.

Waltham Cross. To Sir Thomas Foxwell Buxton.

1990 Addition


Box 2 Trollope, Frances, [No Year] May 6, a.l.s., 3 p.

Bideford. To Mary Russell Mitford.


Box 2 Ure, Mary, 1957 February 13, t.p.c.s.

London. To Harold Downs.


Box 2 Walpole, Hugh, 1928 December 6, a.l.s., 2 p.

London. To John Cournos.


Box 2 Ward, Mary Augusta Arnold (Mrs. H.), 1888 March 7, a.l.s., 3 p.

[London]. To M. W. Gropper.


Box 2 Waugh, Evelyn, 1952 October 3 - 1954 July 15, undated, 5 a.p.c.s.

Piers Court. To Graham Ackroyd.


Box 2 Wilder, Thornton, 1938 July 1, a.p.c.s.

New Haven. To A. B. Hanson, Jr.


Box 2 Wood, Mrs. Ellen, 1877 August 6 - 1879 January 28, 2 a.l.s.

London. To W. J. Birtles.


Box 2 Wood, Ellen Price (Mrs. Henry), 1875 April 13, a.l.s., 1 p.

London. To William R. Dorlan.


Box 2 Wordsworth, William, 1844. September 10, a.l.s., 3 p.

Rydal, UK. To Henry Wiliam Faber.

1992 Addition


Box 2 Yates, Edmund Hodgson, 1882 January 11, a.l.s., 1 p.

London. To [F. Haydon]?


Box 2 Yonge, Charlotte M., [circa 1864] June 23, a.l.s., 2 p.

Winchester. To ---.


Box 2 Yonge, Charlotte M., [No Year] August 9, a.l.s., 4p.

Elderfield, UK. To Fanny,

2001 Addition

Series II: Manuscripts, Documents, and Drawings



Box 3 [Beerbohm, Max]. "A.P. Herbert", undated, pencil sketch

n.p.


Box 3 [Beerbohm, Max]. "A luncheon", [1946], a.ms., 1 p .

Rapallo, Italy. Poem.


Box 3 [Beerbohm, Max]. "The story of the small boy and the barley sugar", [1897], a.ms.s., 12 p.

London


Box 3 Bennett, Arnold. "Books and persons", 1928 November 4 - 1929 March 14, 2 a.ms.s.

London. Essay.



Volume Bennett Mr. Prohack Bennett, Arnold. Mr. Prohack, 1921 June 16, a.ms., 335 p.

n.p. Novel.



Volume Bennett Muscovy Ducks Bennett, Arnold. Muscovy Ducks

Original manuscript, inscribed.



Volume Bowen Bowen, Elizabeth. "The unromantic princess", [193-], a.ms.s., 17p.

n.p. Story. Author's original manuscript.



Box 3 Bradford, Gamaliel. "A Harp and a Crown", [1926 June], 1 t.ms., 1 p.

Poem

2001 Addition



Volume Burroughs Burroughs, John. "Literary Values", a.ms.s., 54p.

Essay. Original manuscript.

1999 Addition



Volume Cannan Cannan, Joanna. Autograph book, 1909 February - 1915 November, v.ms.n. and s., 20 p.

[Oxford]. Various inscriptions, poems, and signature, including Kipling and Younghusband.



Box 3 Collins, Wilkie. Photograph

1990 Addition



Volume Compton-Burnett Compton-Burnett, Ivy. Elders and Betters, 1943 April 27, t.ms., 409 p.

London. Novel. Corrected typescript.



Volume Coppard Coppard, Alfred E. "Jove's nectar", 1936 June 14, a.ms.s., 14 p.

n.p. Story. Original Manuscript.



Box 3 [Corvo, F.R., Baron]. [Chronicles of the House of Borgia], undated, a.ms., 1 p.

n.p. Historical background material for the book.



Volume Art Collection Cruikshank, George. Drawings, undated, 1 Volumes

n.p. 20 pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor drawings; 7 are signed. Various sizes, 7" x 2" to 14-1/2" x 8-3/4". Inlaid and bound into full blue levant morocco volume, gilt edges, by H. Zucker. This item is shelved with the Art Collection in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.



Box 3 Day Lewis, Cecil. "The dramatic monologue", 1954, a.ms.s., 1, 24 p.

[Oxford]. Lecture.


Box 3 Dowling, Allan. "Bernard Shaw and St. John", [circa 1924], t.ms., 10 p.

[London]. News release.



Volume Firbank Firbank, Ronald. The flower beneath the foot, [circa 1920-1921], 5 a. notebooks

n.p. Novel. Original manuscript notebooks.



Volume Forster Forster, Edward Morgan. "Edward Carpenter", undated, a.ms.s., 10 p.

n.p. Lecture.



Box 3 Forster, Edward Morgan. "Foreward" to Collected Stories by Frank Sargeson, [circa 1964 July], a.ms., 1 p.

[Cambridge]


Box 3 Gissing, George. "His brother's keeper", [1893], a.ms.s., 6 p.

n.p. Story.



Volume Grand Grand, Sarah (Frances Elizabeth McFall). The Heavenly Twins, 6 Volumes

Manuscript of novel. Volumes I-III are in six books.

1995 Addition



Box 3 Grey, ELizabeth Caroline. "A tale of horror or the Italian mother", [184-], a.ms.s, 44 p.

Short story, with her changes and corrections.

Additon 1993



Volume Herbert Herbert, Alan Patrick. The water gipsies, 1930 March 9, a.ms.s., 1,265 p.

[London?]. Novel. Original author manuscript.



Volume Herbert t.ms. Herbert, Alan Patrick. The water gipsies, 1930, t.ms.s., 488p. (carbon)

London. Novel.



Volume Herbert Holy Deadlock Herbert, Alan Patrick. Holy Deadlock, circa 1934, 3 Volumes; a.ms.s., ca. 935 p.

Novel

1999 Addition



Box 3 Herbert, Alan Patrick. "Still live in hopes…", [1931 November], a.ms.s., 13 p.

[London?]. Includes Henry Charles Shelley to Sir Alan Patrick Herbert, London, 1931 October 26, t.l.s., 1 p. (2 t.p. encl.; with a.n.s. by Herbert added to the letter).


Box 3 Keeble, Lady L.M. "Bernard Shaw as I remember him", [circa 1927 August 26], t.ms., 7p.

[London]. News release. a.l.s. from G.B. Shaw to Roy Hopkins, 16 April 1927, 1 p.; encl.


Box 3 Lear, Edward. "There was an old man of Boulak", 1867 March 9, a.ms.s., 1 p.

Cairo. Limerick, with pen and ink sketch by the author.



Volume Lewis Lewis, Matthew Gregory. Commonplace Book, 1 Volumes; a.ms.

2001 Addition



Box 3 Longfellow, Henry W. " The arrow and the song", [1845]?, a.ms.s., 1 p.

[Boston]? Poem.


Box 3 Loraine, Kobert. "Bernard Shaw as the actor sees him", [circa 1924], t.ms., 4 p.

London. Interview.


Box 3 Lowell, Amy. "Alternatives", undated, a.ms.s., 1 p.

Boston. Poem.



Volume Merrick Merrick, Leonard. The Quaint Companions, a.ms.s., 313 p.

Original manuscript.

2001 Addition



Box 3 [Norris, Frank]. McTeague, 1899, a.ms., 1 p.

New York. From original book manscript.


Box 3 Prokosch, Frederic. "Among the caves", undated, t.ms.s., 1 p.

n.p. Poem.


Box 3 Prokosch, Frederic. [Manuscript index of nearly 40 of Prokosch's poems, intended for a volume], undated, a.ms., 1 p.

n.p.


Box 3 Prokosch, Frederic. Signed photograph


Box 3 Prokosch, Frederic. "Song: Christmas 1941", undated, t.ms.s., 1 p.

n.p. Poem.


Box 3 Prokosch, Frederic. "Three songs from Portugal", undated, a.ms., 4 p.

n.p. Poem.


Box 3 Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of, 1670 September 16, ms.d.s., 1 p.

[London]. Appointment of William Fanshaw to King's Bedchamber.



Volume Rochester Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of. "Upon Nothing", [1689?]

n.p., n.d. Upon nothing[,] a poem. By a person of honour. Wing R-1761 has imprint [London 1689?]. Peter Murray Hill gives 1679 as the date.

Bequest of Mollie Harris Samuels



Box 3 Rolfe, Frederick William. "The ossuary of the lagoon", [1913], a.ms.s., 18 p.

Venice. Rolfe, F.W. [Venice, 1913]; To [Horatio?] Brown; a.l., 1 p.



Volume Shaw Shaw, George Bernard. Getting married, 1908 December 17, page proofs, 103 p.

[London]. With encl. Corrected proofs.



Box 3 Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1818 March 9, p.d.s., 1 p.

London. Check, to "Self", s. by Shelley.



Volume Shorthouse Shorthouse, Joseph Henry. Blanche, Lady Falaise, 3 Volumes; a.ms.s. [602 p.]



Box 3 Sitwell, Edith. "A song of the dust", [circa 1950], a.ms.s.. 6 p.

[London]. Poem.


Box 3 [Smith, Logan Pearsall]. "The boating party", 1934 March 8, t.ms., 1, 8 p.

London. a.n. by author and a.n. by Cyril Connolly.


Box 3 [Smith, Logan Pearsall]. [Commonplace book], undated, a.ms., 95 p.


Box 3 Stampa, George Loraine

Pen-and-ink drawing.


Box 3 Tomlinson, Henry Major. "Aspects of the novel by E. M. Forster", [circa 1927], t.ms.s., 5 p.

London. Book review.


Box 3 Waugh, Florence Haydon. Autograph book, 1880 June - 1915 March, v.mss., 64 p.

London. Collection of letters and signatures.

Series III: Additional Materials



Box 4 Miscellaneous

Ephemera, photographs, theater programs, etc.

Bequest of Mollie Harris Samuels



Box 5 Card File from the collection



Box 6 Miscellaneous--About the Collection

Bequest of Mollie Harris Samuels