Authors, English -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Letters from Jean Rhys to Alexis Lykiard; photographs and snapshots featuring Jean Rhys to be used for proposed photo-illustrations for Lykiard's book, Jean Rhys Revisited; 3 audio cassette recording of ; and 2 video tapes (content unknown).
Dates: 1969 - 1976
Scope and Contents Consists of editorial, production and publicity files for approximately 2000 books published by this London firm. Includes correspondence with Jean Rhys, Stevie Smith, and V.S. Naipaul, among many others. Also represents a great deal of the work of Deutsch editor Diana Athill who influenced women's writing in Britain.
Dates: 1952 - 1995
Scope and Contents The papers are comprised of correspondence to and from Isherwood's mother, Kathleen Bradshaw-Isherwood, and his brother, Richard, dating from 1936 through 1954. Other correspondence includes letters (most of which contain references to Isherwood) from various individuals to Kathleen or to Richard dating from 1915 through 1978. There is also miscellaneous material belonging to Kathleen which includes her handwritten notes and transcriptions of reviews and articles pertaining to Isherwood and his...
Dates: 1909 - 1954
Scope and Contents The Constance Holme papers consist of a series of 151 letters to the English book collector R.N. Green-Armytage, in which Holme comments on her writings and on the works of others, World War II, and her daily life. Included with the correspondence are typescripts of a short story and several poems, Christmas cards, and press cuttings.
Dates: 1932 - 1954
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to the foreign rights for translations of Rhys's works including correspondence between Rhys's executor and her agents; correspondence between her agents and overseas publishers. Also includes miscellaneous correspondence including an inquiry from Richard Adams.
Dates: 1970 - 1971
Scope and Contents Consists of the typescript, carbon copy typescript, photocopied typescript, and galley proofs for the novel, Memoirs of a Survivor; typescript and carbon copy typescript of the novella, the Temptation of Jack Orkney; and the typesetter's copy and master galleys of The Good Terrorist.
Dates: 1971 - 1985
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence between Richardson and Eliot Bliss, Peggy Kirkcaldy, Rose Odle and John Hinsdale Thompson, John Cowper-Powys, Phyllis Cowper-Powys to Rose Odle, H. G. Wells and Miriam Grossman to Leon Edel. The correspondence dates from 1928 to 1952. Also included in the collection are typescript and carbon copy typescript transcriptions of articles by Richardson, reminiscences of Richardson by Elizabeth Odle Turner and Pauline Marrian, and a checklist and annotated...
Dates: 1909 - 1959
Scope and Contents The collection is organized into three series: Series 1: Correspondence consists of letters between Charles and various publishers, his literary agent, fellow authors (including E.M. Forster, John Strachey, and H.G. Wells), colleagues and scientists, and Left Book Club groups; the correspondence dates from 1931-1961 and is arranged alphabetically by surname. Also within the correspondence is an autograph draft short story by Edith Charles and the typescript draft of Cecil I.B. Voge’s book, The...
Dates: 1921 - 1961
Scope and Contents The novels, the first and largest section, are arranged in chronological order by date of publication and include manuscripts, some typescripts, and, in three cases, corrected proof copies. The manuscript versions are, for the most part, the clean copies from which Mrs. Taylor's typist worked and, therefore, reflect the finished product more than the work in progress, though they do contain some additions, deletions, and emendations. In those instances where a manuscript is actually a working...
Dates: 1946 - 1973