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British Literature

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Graham Greene - Catherine Walston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS168
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Catherine Walston/Graham Greene Papers consist in bulk of correspondence written by Greene to Lady Walston over a span of three decades from 1946 through 1978. In addition, the collection includes a large portion of original autograph and typed manuscripts, as well as rare proof copies of his works that the author presented over the years as gifts to Lady Walston. There is also a substantial collection of photographs of Greene and Lady Walston, together with friends such as writers Norman...

Graham Greene Papers

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Identifier: GTM-851001
Scope and Contents The Graham Greene Papers include Greene's diaries and journals from his trips to Vietnam, Cuba, Panama, South Africa, Poland, Kuala Lampur, Kenya, and Haiti. Also present are manuscripts by Greene for "Monsignor Quixote" and "Getting to Know the General." There is some correspondence with Evelyn Waugh. Ephemera and clippings round out the collection.

Graham Greene papers 2

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS325
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Graham Greene Papers Part 2 consists mainly of original correspondence and manuscripts. The collection also contains Greene's appointment diaries and two audio recordings. The correspondence includes a series of letters written by prominent authors in response to Greene's proposal of a mass resignation from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in response to the war in Vietnam. The letters often contain the authors' views on the war and the opposition to it. Some of the authors included...

Hugh Greene papers

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Identifier: GTM-850129
Content Description Correspondence between Sir Hugh Greene and brother Graham Greene. Letters date from 1925 through 1986. Topics include the latter's books and family matters.Click on External Documents below to link to collection finding aid for Boxes 1-4. Acquisition of Box 5, containing letters dated 1982 and 1985 through 1986, post-dates the finding aid. See following list --12 typed letters signed from Graham Greene to Huge Greene. Most include typed transcriptions by Hugh Greene....

James Greene papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS82
Scope and Contents note The James Greene Papers consist of an exchange of correspondence between the eminent British novelist Graham Greene and his nephew James Greene, son of Sir Hugh Greene, well-known BBC correspondent and official (director general, 1960-1969). The letters span over a decade from late 1977 to 1989. A total of forty-three original signed letters from Graham Greene respond to the thirty-six typescript letters from his nephew, which have been spiral bound in a paginated volume together with typed...

Vivien Greene papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS420
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Vivien Greene papers consist of six letters written to Vivien Greene, the wife of noted English Catholic author Graham Greene. A letter from Graham to Vivien sent from Berlin, Germany, refers to the Berlin Wall restrictions. Other correspondents include Tom Cordishley, Marie Belloc Lowndes, and Columba Ryan. The letters date mostly from the 1940s.

Harman Grisewood papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS131
Scope and Contents This collection centers around the correspondence and related papers of three important and long-standing friendships of Harman Grisewood: with the poet and artist David Jones; with printer and artist Rene Hague; and with Christopher Sykes, the celebrated biographer of Evelyn Waugh. Correspondence relating to Jones and Hague, in particular, reflects the social, literary and artistic circles which they and mutual friend Harman Grisewood, shared with acquaintances such as Thomas F....

Harman Grisewood papers 2

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS255
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection comprises the second acquisition of the papers of Harman Grisewood (1906-1997). Included is a long run (Boxes 1 through 5) of correspondence from notable individuals such as W.H. Auden, Max Beerbohm, Violet Bonham-Carter, Tom Burns (editor of "The Tablet”), Winston S. Churchill, historian Christopher Dawson, B.B.C. director general Hugh Greene, Vivien Greene (wife of writer Graham Greene), Deirdre and Rupert Hart-Davis, Sibyl Hathaway (Dame of Sark), Saunders Lewis, members of...

Shirley Hazzard papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS421
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The focus of the collection is Hazzard's friendship with and writing on Graham Greene, particularly her reminiscent book, "Greene on Capri," (2000), which recalls the period from the 1960s through the 1980s when Hazzard and her husband, writer Francis Steegmuller, frequently sojourned on the island and spent many hours in the company of Greene, either at his home Il Rosario or at da Gemma's, a favorite cafe. Correspondence, from friends and literary associates, as well as publishers, regarding...

Elizabeth Iddesleigh - Susan Lowndes Marques collection

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Identifier: GTM-800101
Content Description Correspondence of Elizabeth, Countess of Iddesleigh and sister Susan Lowndes, the daughters of writer Marie Belloc Lowndes. Includes letters from English Catholic writers Isabel Clarke; Martin d'Arcy, SJ; Arnold Lunn; Archbishop David Mathew; as well as more than 130 letters by C.C. Martindale, SJ, many written during internment in Denmark during World War II.

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Elizabeth Jennings papers 1

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS173
Collection-level Scope and Content Note Note to the legacy print version of this finding aid.The Elizabeth Jennings papers 1 consists of correspondence sent and received by the poet. Correspondence is organized by individual name and arranged alphabetically. Also included is correspondence from cultural organizations, museums, and publishers, as well as fan letters. Notable correspondents include many contemporary poets and writers such as, John Betjeman, Charles Causley, Cecil Day-Lewis, Margaret...

Elizabeth Jennings papers 2

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS136
Scope and Contents Elizabeth Jennings papers 2, consists of manuscripts and notebooks of autograph first drafts of poems, dating from 1972 to 1983,by English poet Elizabeth Jennings (1926-2001).

Elizabeth Jennings papers 3, GTM151109

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Identifier: GTM-151109
Scope and Contents Addenda to the Elizabeth Jennings papers 1 and 2, consisting of additional letters and poetry manuscripts purchased directly from Jennings in 1992 and 1993; and various manuscripts purchased from Thornton's Bookshop, Oxford, England.

David Jones - Douglas Cleverdon Collection

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Identifier: GTM-841206
Collection-level Scope and Contents note The collection pertains to the catalogue "Words and Image IV" published for an exhibition of "Paintings, Engravings and Writings of David Jones" at the National Book League, U.K., 1972. The final edition of the catalogue is included (Folder 3).

David Jones - Pamela Donner Collection

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Identifier: GTM-820629
Scope and Contents note The Jones-Donner collection contains twelve letters to Pamela Donner, one of Jones' many personal friends, dated from January 9, 1961 - May 11, 1974. Most of these letters were written in 1961 and 1962 at Northwick Lodge, Harrow-on-the-Hill. Two were written during Jones' residence at Montesdene Hotel, and the last letter in the collection was written at Calvary Nursing Home. The form of these letters is uniquely Jones' own--from the characteristic asterisks which explain or elaborate points or...

Nicholas Joost papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS74
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Nicholas T. Joost papers are remarkable for the voluminous correspondence received by this respected editor, author, and educator, from many well-known writers and scholars. As editor of several literary journals such as Poetry magazine and Papers on Language and Literature, Dr. Joost corresponded with such literary luminaries as John Deedy, Babette Deutsch, George Dillon , Wallace Fowlie, Isabella Gardner, Alyse Gregory, Mary Hemingway, Laura Riding Jackson, Russell Kirk, John Logan,...

James Laver papers

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Identifier: GTM-811223
Content Description Personal papers of James Laver (1899-1975), author and Keeper of Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England. Correspondence to Laver and wife, actress Veronica Turleigh (1903-1971), provide a valuable source on English and Irish literary circles. Writers include Enid, Bagnold, John Betjeman, Violet Clifton, Martin d'Arcy, Graham Greene, Kate O'Brien, Iris Origo, Ronald Knox, Desmond MacCarthy, Rose MacCaulay,...

Shane Leslie papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS163
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection essentially comprises the life and letters of Sir Shane Leslie whose boundless energy and wide-ranging interests took him all over Britain, the United States and Canada, bringing him in touch with people in many fields including the arts, economics, education, literature, politics and religion. Sir Shane's personal papers also reflect his deep concern and interest in Irish culture and politics, particularly the question of Irish independence through Home Rule. The...

Arnold Lunn Papers

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Identifier: GTM-GAMMS143
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Arnold Lunn Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, diaries, notebooks, scrapbooks and related printed ephemera regarding the life and works of Sir Arnold Lunn (1888 - 1974). The papers, dating from 1896 to 1978, comprise 21 linear feet of material, arranged in fourteen boxes, consisting of five hundred and thirty-two folders.The papers are arranged in series according to subjects. There are five correspondence series, namely World War I Correspondence, Ski...

Bruce A. Marshall Papers

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Identifier: GTM-840208
Scope and Contents note The Bruce A. Marshall Papers are arranged in series according to subject. There is a Manuscript series, a Correspondence series, a Clippings series and a small Thesis series. Each series manages to give a different perspective on Bruce Marshall and his works.The Manuscripts series comprises the first eight boxes of the collection. Contained in it are different drafts of Marshall's books at various stages of publication and editing. The manuscripts range from handwritten notes and...