"A Poor Man's House" Graphite Drawing
- US TxAM-C 1465
Graphite drawing by C. Studley.
"A Poor Man's House" Graphite Drawing
Graphite drawing by C. Studley.
One Hundred and Eleven Poems Correspondence
This collections contains an archive of correspondence that supplements the Golden Cockerel Press production of One Hundred and Eleven Poems written by Robert Herrick.
Open Your Eyes - And Where are You? An Untrue Tale
This collection contains a "complete manuscript copy, written in a ruled notebook in black ink with occasional corrections in red, a few additional pencil notes... a few additional sheets with re-drafting in ink or pencil loosely inserted... Written by a cousin of H. Rider Haggard, this unpublished novella presents the fantasies of a child ill in bed in the form of six dreams." - bookseller's description.
Alfred and Emily Tennyson Letters
This collection contains nine handwritten letters from Alfred Tennyson and one handwritten letter from Emily Tennyson. Also included is the poem "A Welcome", the lower half of a letter with Tennyson's signature, and the dated and signed portion of a document that Tennyson signed as a witness on August 1, 1862.
Angus Wilson Lecture Collection
This collection contains a CD copy of four cassettes as well as the original four cassettes of the following:
Mitchell, J. Lawrence
This collection contains one letter from Mr. (George ?) Beckett to "Dear Sir." Tuesday Morning (no other date) re: attending the addressee's performance of The Kentuckian. ALS, 1 leaf, with typed transcription.
This collection contains over one hundred pages of correspondence with his technical advisor and collaborator, Commander John Dale P. Hodapp.
Included are two handwritten pages from Hunting Bandits in Corsica, one handwritten page of a manuscript by C. Northcote Parkinson, and one 8x10 black and white photo of Forester.
This collection consists of one 5-inch by 7-inch black and white photograph of Christopher Fry.
This collection contains a 25-page typewritten draft entitled "Poetry and Prophecy: An Address to the Friends of the Sterling C. Evans Library", as well as a printed booklet of the manuscript.
Dr. Worth Roberts Handwriting Analysis Collection
This collection contains twelve analyses of the handwriting of the following British authors: Richard Doddridge Blackmore, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir H. Rider Haggard, Rudyard Kipling, wife Caroline Starr Kipling, Robert Browning, Alfred Tennyson, wife Emily Tennyson, and son Hallam Tennyson.
The materials included are two typed pages, twelve cards (typed), one envelope (handwritten), and two small cards with titles.
This collection contains three handwritten letters and a postcard, all from E. M. Forster, each addressed to one of the following people: Lynd (1-page TLS, October 10, 1929), A. T. Bartholomew (1 postcard ALS, June 5, 1930), Darlin (1-page ALS with typed transcription, September 13, 1931), and to Grant Duff (1-page ALS with typed transcription, July 17, 1935).
This collection consists of letters written by or about Edward Thomas, an English author, and one manuscript of a foreword written by his wife, Helen Thomas. The subject of each one varies from Edward Thomas' death, a rejection letter for a short story he later published elsewhere, to general correspondence with a photographer friend, Frederick Evans, and Mrs. Thomas' foreword which was added to a new edition of her then-late husband's children's book, Four-and-Twenty Blackbirds.
The collection came with detailed notes on each item, as well as a transcription of what is written on the original pieces of paper. Thus, it was copied to this finding guide, as a helpful aid to deciphering the handwriting.
Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917
This collection contains a limited edition Christmas card, "A Flock of Guinea Hens Seen From a Car" (1957) with a corresponding envelope.
This collection contains a one-page handwritten letter to F. A. Bather from F. G. Kenyon dated March 23, 1912, thanking Bather for the use of a Browning letter (1-page ALS with typed transcription and photocopy of the letter). Also included is one page of notes by Kenyon on The Pied Piper.
H. E. Bates and Agnes Miller Parker - Victor Gollancz, Ltd. Collection
This collection contains correspondence and contracts transmitted between H. E. Bates, Agnes Miller Parker, and the London publishing house of Victor Gollancz, Ltd. Among the contents are 28 letters from H. E. Bates and 30 letters from Agnes Miller Parker (Agnes M. McCance), all to Victor Gollancz or his representatives, concerning three books, one of which was projected but never published under the firm's imprint. Also present are single letters from Edmund Blunden, Sylvia Lynd, and the illustrator, Peter Partington.
This collection consists of an example of H. Rider Haggard's (Sir Henry Rider Haggard) autograph, dated 1889 and written on stationary reading "Ditchingham House, Bungay" (Haggard's home in Suffolk), together with a carte de visite of Haggard, printed by Newsboy in New York, Undated.
H. Rider and Ella Haggard Collection
This collection contains three handwritten letters from H. Rider Haggard to Charles (1-page ALS), Larry (1-page ALS), and "Sir" (1 folio), and a handwritten page by Ella Haggard, "From the West to the East". All of the letters and the handwritten page from Ella each have a 1-page typed transcription.
This collection consists of handwritten research notes, correspondence from various individuals, institutions and organizations, and photocopied materials collected by Dominic Hibberd for his 2001 biography Harold Monro: Poet of the New Age. It also includes the papers and research notes of Ruth Tomalin. Alida Monro left Tomalin money to write a biography of Harold Monro, but this was contested by an executor of the will. Though she won her court case, Tomalin did not write the biography, and instead passed her notes to Patric Dickson, another potential biographer, who in turn gave them to Dominic Hibberd. The collection also contains publicity materials and publication information for Hibberd's book.
Monro, Harold, 1879-1932
This collection contains one handwritten letter dated 1907 from J. M. Barrie to Miss Riding (1 folio; 1 typed transcription; 1 page with signature).
World Shakespeare Bibliography. Unprocessed.
This collection contains one handwritten letter from John Drinkwater to Flenther[?] (1-page ALS with a typed transcription).
This collection contains 5 manuscripts discussing Italian editions of Agatha Christe's works. Also included are two of Christie's publications where the forward and afterword were written by Julian Symons.
This collection contains one typed letter to Ingle Barr dated 1957, and signed by Kenneth Roberts.
This collection contains letters that are instigated by the inquiries of Mr. Charles Perry Gould, and his desire to have Llewelyn Powys write an introduction for the upcoming reprint of The Simple Cobbler of Agawam. It contains the initial contact, the deal under which Powys writes the introduction, and also what happens to his writings after Powys' death. Sometimes in his letters to Mr. Gould, Llewelyn encloses postcards of Davos, Switzerland, as well as a picture of the author himself.
Powys, Llewelyn, 1884-1939
This collection contains one autographed photograph of Louis L'Amour from 1983.
This collection contains a portion of a handwritten poem "The Accused", signed by Louise Driscoll, and one newspaper clipping with the poem in its entirety.
This collection contains a letter from Maggs Bro. Ltd. to D. G. Lochhead (1-page, TLS).
This collection contains 54 original handwritten letters by Arnold, one page of poetry, one page of prose, and two pieces of paper with his signature. Each letter includes a typed transcription within its folder.
Captain George Fountain Weare Hope.
This collection contains the original manuscript of "Nothing Serious", typed and heavily corrected. Also included are one handwritten letter, three typed letters from Wodehouse, and one photograph of a sketch of Wodehouse.
Percival Pollard Publishing Contract
This collection contains the legal contract with The Neale Publishing Company to publish Pollard's manuscript, "Their Day in Court" (February 24, 1909).
Percy Ives' Walt Whitman Sketch
Original pencil sketch made in 1881 when Percy Ives, then an art student at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, visited Whitman at his home in Camden, New Jersey.
In 1915 Ives presented the drawing to Powys when the novelist traveled to Detroit, Ives' home town, to begin a series of lectures. Powys subsequently gave the drawing to his sister Philippa, probably after she had visitied Whitman's home in Camden in 1923-1924.
The drawing is signed by both Ives and Whitman. Reframed in 2012 displaying all inscriptions.
This collection consists of three handwritten letters from Phil Burne-Jones, dated around 1887. Each letter is addressed separately to the following people: Mrs. Bell (1-page, ALS), Dr. Bird (1 folio), and "Aggie" (1 folio). All letter have their own typed transcription. Also included is a receipt for the sale of Phil's letters (1 page).
Poem of the Month Club Collection
This collection consists of miscellaneous files, alphabetical files on the authors, and a complete original folio of poems. Within the first miscellaneous file is background information on the club and correspondence with Bloomsbury Book Auctions. Other miscellaneous files consist of correspondence. the author files primarily consist of correspondence between poet and club directors, contracts with the club, and proofs of the broadsides. There are originals and carbon copies in the files. Many of the letters and proofs are annotated and contain original signatures. The complete folio contains signed broadsides as well as any other material sent with the poem, such as a brief biography or note from the author regarding his poem.
Poem of the Month Club
This collection contains one handwritten letter to "Dear Sir" for the loss of his wife from Blackmore dated February 28, 1888, along with a typed transcription (1-page ALS).
This collection contains a handwritten unpublished play by Cumberland, "Atonement" (33 pp., bound), and one page of information regarding the play (typed).