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British Literature

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

John S. Mayfield papers: Algernon Charles Swinburne series

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-830101
Dates: 1825-1983; Majority of material found within 1860-1978

John S. Mayfield Papers: Autographs Series

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-830101a
Scope and Contents note

Miscellaneous autograph, signed manuscripts by various individuals collected by John S. Mayfield.

Dates: 1443 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1950

John S. Mayfield papers: Varia series

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-170714
Content Description

Miscellaneous items from the John S. Mayfield papers not previously processed as part of other series in the collection.

Dates: circa 1894-1974

Donald Powell Papers 1

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-800102
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Powell and writers, publishers, politicians and friends. Notable individuals include Dorothy Day, H.L. Mencken, Denver Lindley, Harry Sylvester, and George N. Shuster.

Additional ephemera added in Folder 24 (not included in 1986 finding aid).

Click on External Documents below to link to collection finding aid.

Dates: 1923 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1970

Carroll Quigley - Macmillan Publishing Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-850731
Scope and Contents

The Carroll Quigley - Macmillan Publishing Company Collection consists of one box of correspondence and publications-related materials between Quigley and the Macmillan Company regarding his books, "The Evolution of Civilizations" and "Tragedy and Hope"; covering the period from 1961 to 1974. The collection also contains some biographical information and clippings of Quigley's reviews. Note: Click on "External Documents" below for a link to the finding aid for the collection.

Dates: 1961 - 1974

Alan Redway papers 1

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS84
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The papers of Alan Redway consist of manuscripts and correspondence relating to his lifelong bibliographic work on British novelist Graham Greene. Included in the collection are letters from Greene,as well as numerous editors, publishers, scholars and writers associated with the bibliography. In addition, Redway had collected newspaper and magazine clippings on Greene and his writings.The son of Frank Redway, a London dealer in rare and fine books and manuscripts, and the nephew...
Dates: 1924-1987; Majority of material found within 1949-1983

Alan Redway Papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS179
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The following 26 folders comprise an addendum to the Alan Redway papers 1, GTMGamms84. They contain primarily correspondence sent and received by Redway and Neil Brennan, coauthor of a bibliography of the works of Graham Greene, from 1925 through 1981. A prolific correspondent, Brennan wrote daily to Redway, detailing his progress on the bibliography. The collection includes correspondence from Brennan to Helen Redway, wife of Alan Redway; fragments of undated autograph...
Dates: 1949 - 1987

Grant Richards Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-781016
Scope and Contents The Grant Richards Papers consist of correspondence, (Boxes 1 to 3), manuscripts (Box 4 and throughout individual correspondence files), printed materials (Box 5), photos and clippings (Box 5 and 6), all relating to Richards and to the various authors he published. Of note is correspondence between Lady Gregory and himself regarding proposed biographies of Sir Hugh Lane, who died on the "Lusitania." The collection would be of interest in the study of any of the writers represented to the...
Dates: 1889 - 1962

Michael Richey Papers 1

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS223
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Michael Richey papers 1, consist of original correspondence from personal friends who also comprise the notable circle of artists who congregated at the home of English sculptor Eric Gill (1882-1940), on Pigotts farm in Buckinghamshire. Together with Gill, these included Anthony Foster, Rene Hague, David Jones, Walter Shewring, and Denis Tegetmeier. Correspondence is also included from other well-known acquaintances (many of whom were related or closely associated to the...
Dates: 1930 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980

Michael Richey Papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS321
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Michael Richey papers 2, consists of original correspondence from personal friends and members of the Richey family; as well as printed material including clippings, journals, and magazines featuring articles by and about Michael Richey. A portion of the correspondence is from the notable circle of artists who congregated at the home of English sculptor Eric Gill, (1882-1940), on Pigotts Farm in Buckinghamshire. These include Gill, Anthony Foster, and Rene Hague. Additional...
Dates: 1897 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1940 - 2000

Walter Shewring Papers

 Item
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS190
Collection level scope and contents note

The Walter Shewring Papers is a small collection of letters, essays and manuscripts by Shewring. The most notable item is the full autograph manuscript of Shewring's translation of Homer's "Odyssey," published by the Oxford University Press (1980). The collection includes some correspondence and printed articles by such distinguished acquaintances as Walter de la Mare, Eric Gill, David Jones, and Arthur Waley.

Dates: 1930 - 1988; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980

Edith Sitwell - John M. Cohen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-820630
Scope and Content note The Sitwell-Cohen Collection comprises thirteen letters from Dame Edith Sitwell to John M. Cohen, and related pieces of correspondence addressed to John M. Cohen and his wife, Audrey Cohen, from Sitwell and Harman Grisewood of the BBC. Also included are two autograph manuscripts of "The Road to Thebes" signed by Sitwell and thought to have been enclosed in two of the letters from Sitwell to Cohen. All of the correspondence is dated from May 26, 1950 to May 19, 1952. The majority of the...
Dates: 1950 - 1952

Edith Sitwell - Humphrey Searle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-851119
Scope and contents note

The major portion of the correspondence from Edith Sitwell to composer Humphrey Searle (1915-1982) refers to their collaboration on setting some of Sitwell's works to music by Searle. The collection includes correspondence from Sitwell's brothers, Sir Osbert Sitwell and Sacheverell Sitwell, as well as from Cecil Gray.

Dates: 1936 - 1980

Clinton Ives Smullyan, Jr. Collection of Graham Greene Materials

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-090714
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous items from Smullyan's personal collection of Graham Greene including original and photocopied typescripts, marked copy and mock up of various articles and other works. Includes correspondence to Greene from Gloria Emerson, Richard Hughes, and Robert Graves; and printed items.

Dates: 1947 - 1984

Sykes, Christopher, Papers 2

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-020228
Content Description

Photocopies of correspondence between Christopher Simon Sykes and his brother Richard Sykes (dated 1930-1978). Includes letters to the former's uncle, British writer Christopher Sykes (born 1907-1986) from Patrick Balfour, Cyril Connell, Harman Grisewood, Rupert Hart-Davis, Roy Howard, Joan Hoare, and Serena James (photocopies).

Dates: 1928 - 1978

Katharine Tynan Manuscript of "Fraulein"

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-920401
Scope and Contents

A bound autograph manuscript of Irish author Katharine Tynan's complete and unpublished novel "Fraulein" (267 pages).

Dates: 1915

Evelyn Waugh - Handasyde Buchanan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-820103
Scope and contents note

The collection consists of letters and postcards from Evelyn Waugh to bookseller Handasyde Buchanan, concerning books the former wished to acquire or sell.

Dates: 1946 - 1966

Antonia White - Carmen Callil Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-120607
Scope and contents note The collection consists of the personal files relating to British author Antonia White (1899-1980) maintained by Carmen Callil, founder and editor of Virago Press. Callil was also White's co-literary executor together with White's daughters Lyndall Hopkinson Passerini and Susan Chitty. The collection includes correspondence Callil exchanged with Passerini and White. Important series include copies of White's dream diaries, as well as files relating to her literary estate and related court...
Dates: 1926 - 1980

Antonia White papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-180515
Content Description

Letters, manuscripts and press clippings by and about British author Antonia White (1899-1980).

Dates: 1863 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1980

Arnold U. Ziegler Memorial Dickens Collection

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-150610
Scope and Contents

Manuscripts, correspondence, ephemera and realia relating to Charles Dickens collected by Arnold U. Ziegler. Includes records and publications of various branches of the Dickens Fellowship (c1921-1960s).

Dates: 1843 - 1960