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Scope and Contents Research and publication preparation materials relating to Maddox biographies on Freida Lawrence, Margaret Thatcher, Nora Joyce, Rosalind Franklin, and W.B. Yates. Also includes notebooks for miscellaneous articles and audio cassette interview tapes.
Scope and Contents This collection contains the research and personal files of biographer and literary scholar, Richard Ellman (1918-1987), reflecting his long interest in biography, Irish authors James Joyce, W. B. Yeats, Oscar Wilde, and Samuel Beckett as well as French authors Andre Gide and Henri Michaux. The papers consist of a wide variety of research and personal materials (correspondence, offprint and photocopied articles, photographs, and sound recordings) for his classes, lectures, and...
Dates: 1875 - 1990
Scope and Contents The library of Sir Rupert Hart-Davis, publisher, editor, author and man of letters, contains over 18,000 volumes, many with letters and other correspondence tucked in. A man who enjoyed extraordinary position within the publishing profession, Hart-Davis was the literary executor for such authors as Edmund Blunden, Sir Max Beerbohm, Sir Hugh Walpole, and the poet, Siegfried Sassoon, all who entrusted to him what they cared about most. As an editor, Hart-Davis produced volumes of the letters of...
Content Description Letters written primarily to Siegfried Sassoon in response to Sassoon's call for monetary donations for a gift of a clavichord (to be constructed by Arnold Dometsch) in honor of the Poet Laureate, Robert Bridges, on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Dates: 1924 - 1929
- Names: Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 X
- Biography -- 20th century 2
- Biography as a literary form 2
- Authors and publishers. 1
- Biographers -- United States -- Biography 1
- Literature. 1
- Poets -- British -- 19th century. 1
- Poets, British -- 20th century. 1
- Publishers and publishing. 1
- Special Collections -- Correspondence -- Ellmann, Richard. 1
- Special Collections -- Correspondence -- Hart-Davis, Rupert. 1
- Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Ellmann, Richard. 1
- Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Hart-Davis, Rupert. 1
- Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Maddox, Brenda. 1 ∧ less