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George Moore papers, 1887-1956

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0897
Bib ID 4079542 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Moore, George, 1852-1933
Title George Moore papers, 1887-1956
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language(s) English .

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Letters and manuscripts. Nearly all of the thirty eight letters are written to his agents and are concerned with the publishing of his writings. The manuscripts include the first typescript draft of his play"The Strike at Arlingford" (X825M782/W/1890) and portions of A STORY-TELLER'S HOLIDAY. Bound with "The Strike at Arlingford" are four letters written by Moore to the Marquise Clara Lanza, dated August 1889-April 1890

1986 addition: 2 letters and 1 manuscript of Nancy Cunard, author and life-time firend of Moore's. The manuscript"The Back Like a Weasel's", was originally included by Cunard in her G.M.; MEMORIES OF GEORGE MOORE but was omitted by the author from the original publication in 1956.

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Readers must use microfilm of materials specified above.

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); George Moore papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

The letters of George Moore in this collection, as well as in the Komroff, Reynolds, and Stedman collections, are available on: microfilm.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Entered in AMC 11/06/90.

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Irish novelist and journalist.