Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = NAHSTE
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: 1 x book of photographic portraits containing portraits of Albrech Duerer, Charles Darwin, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Carlyle, George Sand, Matthew Arnold, and cardinal newman, and others. The album was given to Jessie Aitken Wilson by novelist Mrs. Oliphant and is inscribed, 'This Book was the gift of Mrs. Oliphant'. 1 x packet of (4) loose photographic portraits:...
Item — Box CLX-A-1591
Scope and Contents Fine Autograph Letter Signed to "Dear Leaf' (Walter Leaf, 1852-1927, Businessman & Banker), in which he "accept[s] and shall injest, the 'belief in' emendation, and the French Republic in your review. But do you think your society does know a lot of the historical matter? They keep their science pretty dark. I own I think that the coincidence of stories does point to sort of facts, either genuine, hallucination, or conjuring, for where conditions very so much as between Australian, New...
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century (before 1912)
Item — Box CLX-A-1591
Scope and Contents Affectionate Autograph Letter Signed from John Murry to "Dear Eddie", asking his correspondent to "do what you can with these two books? The Vigo anthology was edited by W.W.G. I shall probably be up again on Friday. Shall we see each other? I think that Ihlee is extraordinary good - now that I have seen more of his work." Ructon Cottage, near Chichester, Wednesday, no year. Signed with Murry's nickname "Jack Tiger"."Ihlee" is Rudolph Ihlee (1883-1968), an artist who was a member of the...
Dates: early/mid-20th century
Identifier: BAI 1/2/1
Scope and Contents 2 booklets of notes taken at 42 lectures in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh.
Identifier: BAI 11/11
Scope and Contents Files of items relating to John Baillie, compiled by Florence Jewel Baillie and/or other members of the Baillie family, and including notes on English literature, press and magazine cuttings on theological and other matters, poetry and correspondence.
Item — Box CLX-A-371
Scope and Contents Long autograph letter signed, from Walter de la Mare to John Atkins, dated 2 April 1948, The Old Park. The letter says that "Alas, I didn't deserve one word of your reference to the R.L.F [Royal Literary Fund]. I wish it were otherwise. Illness as you know prevented my attending the Meeting of the Committee. ... I was very glad to hear that a grant has been awarded... . All that you said concerning the writing of books keenly interested me. There are outstanding exceptions, of course, but, in...
Dates: 2 April 1948
Scope and Contents Letter, 22 November 1932, Surrey, Sophie Weisse to Robert Trevelyan. Discussion of poetry as an art. Holograph signed.
Dates: 22 November 1932
Fonds — Box CLX-A-373, Folder: Coll-1878: Letters from George Mackay Brown to Lawrence Millman.
Content Description This fonds comprises 81 manuscript letters sent by George Mackay Brown to American writer and ethnographer Lawrence Millman, who was George M. Brown's only regular North American correspondent. Brown and Millman met in Stromness in 1977, and were friends for fifteen years. In his letters, Brown talks about his personal life and his writing, and refers to Millman's irish book Our Like Will Not Be There Again, as well as his prose poems. They corresponded...
Dates: 22 July 1977-12 February 1987
Fonds — Box CLX-A-352
Scope and Contents This collection includes a total of 23 Walter De la Mare letters dating from 1926 to 1953 including: 14 letters to Mrs. Verity (7 autograph letters signed and 7 typed letters signed); 3 autograph letters signed to Marie Lamigeon; 6 typed letters signed to various other people. More perspective on Walter De la Mare's thinking can be understood regarding this important and accomplished English poet and novelist.