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19th century British poetry manuscripts collection

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Identifier: GTM-150616
Content Description Collection of manuscript poems by 56 minor British poets. Includes prose and 3 photographs. Poets include: Alfred Austin, Mary Elizabeth Braden, "Alfred Crowquill," Francis Jeffrey, J. Sheridan Knowles, Lord John Russell, Charles Augustus Sala, and Martin F. Tupper.

Alan Gabriel Barnsley papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS76
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Alan G. Barnsley Papers consist of eight letters from such prominent writers as Ian Fleming, C.S. Lewis, Muriel Spark and Stephen Spender.

Abbreviations used in this register include: ALS (autograph letter signed); TLS (typed letter signed).

Span dates: 1954-1959 Size: 0.25 linear feet, 1 box

Hilaire Belloc - Elizabeth Belloc collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS202
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Hilaire Belloc-Elizabeth Belloc CorrespondenceThis collection contains the correspondence sent by Hilaire Belloc to his daughter Elizabeth over the period 1932-1944. Hilaire was 62 at the start of this correspondence and entering the final stages of his career. He was plagued increasingly with ill-health over the course of this correspondence, and there is frequent reference to his suffering from flus, fatigue, and difficulties with his handwriting. In 1942 he suffered a stroke,...

Belloc, Hilaire - Chesterton, G.K., collection

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Identifier: GTM-190528
Content Description Letters, manuscripts, printed source material and photographs relating to Hilaire Belloc and G.K. Chesterton.

Hilaire Belloc - Elizabeth Greenhill collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS403
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Hilaire Belloc - Elizabeth Greenhill Collection (1 box, .25 linear feet) contains 10 letters from historian and writer Hilaire Belloc to his bookbinder, Elizabeth Greenhill, dated between January 1938 and May 1940. Of the Belloc - Greenhill Papers, seven are typed signed letters and three are handwritten. Belloc discusses a number of books and correspondences he was working on or having bound at the time, such as "The County of Sussex", "The Old Road", "Verses", and "The Path to Rome." Two...

Hilaire Belloc - Dorothy Hamilton collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS444
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Hilaire Belloc - Dorothy Hamilton Collection consists of personal correspondence between Hilaire Belloc and Dorothy Hamilton. The collection also includes several letters of correspondence between Elodie Belloc and Dorothy Hamilton, letters from Belloc's children to Dorothy Hamilton, correspondence between Belloc and others, and a few letters from others to Dorothy Hamilton. Several newspaper clippings, tickets to Belloc's lectures, and Hilaire Belloc's account book for 1907-1908 are also...

Hilaire Belloc - Emma Pescatore collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS404
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Correspondence between Hilaire Belloc and Emma Pescatore.

Roger Bensky collection of Samuel Beckett letters

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Identifier: GTM-181024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three letters from Samuel Beckett to Roger Bensky (20 February, 22 April, and 5 November 1969); one letter from Geneviève Serreau to Bensky (26 June 1969), and copies of two articles written by Bensky (1969, 1974). The correspondence from Beckett resulted from Bensky's efforts to find publication for his article "La symbolique du mime dans le théâtre de Samuel Beckett." Having been rejected by two academic journals, Bensky decided to write to Beckett himself, with...

Paul F. Betz Wordsworth and English Literature collection

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Identifier: GTM-141121
Scope and Contents Paul F. Betz, Professor of English, received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1965, taught at Georgetown University until 2007, and remains active as a Wordsworth scholar and in University affairs. His extensive collection of English literature is centered on the Wordsworth circle, but extends to English Romantic poetry in general, to the literature of the English Lake District, and to other late eighteenth century and nineteenth century poetry. Less central elements reflect Betz's interest...

Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS97
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Sir Hall Caine Papers primarily consist of correspondence to Sir Hall Caine, comprising .5 linear feet of material arranged in 31 folders in 1 box. A majority of the correspondence in the collection involves Sir Hall's business affairs, including sales, advertisements and film and stage productions. There is a letter from Herbert Brenon regarding the filming of The Woman Thou Gavest Me in 1918 and a letter from Virginia Brooks, an actress in the stage production of the same work. Several...

Yvonne Cloetta papers

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Identifier: GTM-120710
Content Description Inserted material transferred from purchased books -- 1. Voyages avec ma tante by Graham Greene (translated by Georges Belmont) (Paris: Laffont: 1970). Call # Greene 0635.

2. Le capitaine et l'ennemi by Graham Greene (translated by Robert Louit (Paris: Editions Robert Laffont, 1989). Call # Greene 1225

Dorothy Craigie collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS306
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Dorothy Craigie Collection consists of material related to the first edition of (1950) of Graham Greene and Dorothy Glover's collaborative work, The Little Fire Engine, with 16 original 14 by 8 1/2 inch illustrations. It was printed for Max Parrish & Co. Ltd., Adprint House, Rathbone Place, London W1 by Jarrold & Sons Ltd., Norwich.The Little Fire Engine is a children's story of Old Sam Trolley, Toby, the fire horse and the little fire engine of Little Snoreing. They are forced out...

Leopoldo Duran papers

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Identifier: GTM-110727
Collection-level Scope and Contents note Correspondence from Graham Greene to Leopoldo Duran (1964-1990). Includes correspondence from Vivien Greene, Hugh Greene (brother) and Elizabeth Dennys (sister). Of note is a common place book containing autograph entries by Greene. A gift from Duran whose intention was for Greene to jot down notes about his readings and thoughts. Nicknamed "the Picasso" by Duran who conceived the idea after a visit to the Picasso Museum in Antibes. Additionally, the collection includes autograph diaries kept...

Desmond Egan papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-851203
Collection-level Scope and Contents note The collection includes manuscripts of Egan's published collections, including, "Midland," "Leaves," "Siege!," "Woodcutter," "Athlone?" "Seeing Double," and "Snapdragon." Manuscripts for unpublished early poems from 1966-1977 are included, together with special publications of Egan's poems for posters and calendars.

Arthur Benoni Evans manuscripts

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Identifier: GTM-150618
Content Description Bound autograph manuscript poems with additional loose leaves, by Arthur Benoni Evans (b.1781-1854), British poet and writer during the Romantic period. Includes a watercolor by Benoni. Total: approximately 140 pages.

Eric Gill - H. Cotton Minchin Collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS299
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Eric Gill - H. Cotton Minchin Collection consists of correspondence dated 1928 to 1929, mostly from Eric Gill to H. Cotton Minchin, concerning an engraving that Gill provided for "The Legion Book." That book was edited by Minchin and published in 1929, and contributions and illustrations were solicited from the leading writers and artists of the day, including Gill. In the letters, Gill discusses the details for the work to be done. One of the letters in the collection is from Gill to...

Graham Greene - Anthony Bischoff, SJ collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS327
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection of letters and presentation editions from British novelist Graham Greene to Rev. Anthony D. Bischoff, S.J. is evidence of their friendship which spanned forty years. The correspondence contains mostly personal greetings, but also touches on literary and political issues. The first of the nine letters in the collection was written in 1950, a year after the two met. The last was written in 1984, seven years before Greene's death. The five presentation editions were given to Fr....

Graham Greene - Anita Bjork letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-28
Identifier: GTM-061127
Content Description A collection of 26 letters (1971-1990) from British novelist Graham Greene to Swedish actress Anita Bjork (1923-2012). Includes two letters from Vivien Greene to Bjork.

Graham Greene - Pedro M. Lopez collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS326
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection consists of seven letters from British author Graham Greene (1904-1991) to Pedro M. Lopez whose home was in Seneca, Mexico. The letters are dated between 1981 and 1989 and were usually written in January in response to Lopez's annual letter. Copies of the letters written by Lopez are not available, but from Greene's responses we know that the letters were mostly personal in nature and contain some discussion of literary topics of the time. The letters written by Greene offer...

Graham Greene - James Marjoribanks collection

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS130
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This small collection consists of 9 original letters from celebrated British author Graham Greene to Sir James Marjoribanks, KCMG, concerning fundraising and site location for a memorial for Robert Louis Stevenson. An admirer of Stevenson's works, Greene was also the novelist's kinsman through his mother, Marion Raymond, who was Stevenson's cousin. The correspondence refers to the sale of a manuscript that Greene gave to the Robert Louis Stevenson Trust, of which Sir James was a director, in...

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