Manuscripts (document genre)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Handwritten documents, particularly books and other documents created before the invention of the printing press. May also be used to distinguish certain documents from published or otherwise printed documents, as in the cases of typed personal letters or a typescript from which printed versions are made.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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...
1896 - 1978
Collection level scope and contents note
The Russell B. Shaw Papers comprise 4.5 linear feet consisting of 43 folders arranged in three boxes. The papers consist almost exclusively of manuscripts of eight books written by Shaw and two books co-authored by C. A. Koob and Germain Grisez.
1959 - 1988
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...
1950 - 1952
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.
1936 - 1980
Scope and Contents note
These papers consist primarily of correspondence, including one autograph letter signed by Antoine Arnauld to Robert Southwell; five contemporary copies of letters of Arnauld (Southwell's file copies); one autograph draft and 14 letters of Southwell's; a letter from Edward Coleman, a contemporary copy with a French translation; an autograph letter signed by William Blathwayt, Secretary of War; a letter of Henri Justel, Royal Librarian; and four miscellaneous items. Together, there are 29...
1678 - 1685
Scope and contents note
The Bernard Wall Papers highlight the life and career of Bernard Wall (1908-1974), a noted English Catholic intellectual. The collection contains a small run of photocopied letters from David Jones to Bernard Wall. Also, there is a large amount of correspondence from Bernard Wall to his parents dated 1916 to 1932 and to his wife Barbara Wall dated 1935 to 1973. Many autograph manuscripts and typed manuscripts by Bernard Wall are present in this archive. Parts of his diary are...
1916 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1972