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Now sleeps the crimson petal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2519
Scope and Contents Handwritten short stories. These are original manuscripts of the stories "Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal" and "The Birthday." These items include handwritten corrections made in the texts. Also included are newspaper clippings that document Bates' life and career.
Dates: 1952-1974

Poetics

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 372
Scope and Contents Handwritten poems dedicated to Mrs. Eliza Touchet. Ainsworth made twenty-one monor revisions and corrections in the texts of these items and supplied a line omitted by a copyist in the poem titled "To Eliza."
Dates: 1823

John Critchley Prince letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2252
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter dated April 1849 written in Ashton under Lyne. The letter is addressed to "Sir." Prince writes that he has "published a new and second work" which has been well received and offers to sell a copy of it for five Shillings.
Dates: 1849 April

The right thing

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1242
Scope and Contents Handwritten holograph manuscript stamped "10 Oct. 1899." The manuscript is a love story set in South Africa during the Boar War. There are numerous corrections in the author's hand.
Dates: 1899 October 10

Fred A. Rosenstock letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2393
Scope and Contents Typewritten and signed letter addressed to Charles Loughridge of Denver, Colorado and dated 18 Oct. 1926. Rosenstock offers a a complete set of four folios of the works of William Shakespeare published in 1623, 1632, 1663-4, and 1685 for the price of $47,500. In the letter Rosenstock describes the items to be sold.
Dates: 1926 October 26

William Sansom autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1532
Scope and Contents Holograph of an unpublished short story, "The Countess," on 13 loose foolscap pages. The work includes revisions and deletions and was the last the author completed. Autobiographical material is contained in a quarto notebook. In is handwritten and includes revisions, deletions and marginal notes.
Dates: 1976

William Sansom papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1977
Scope and Contents Fifteen typewritten short stories with handwritten corrections, a script for a television play, essays, photographs, and articles. The materials document some of Sansom's writing career.
Dates: 1969-1972

Ralph Straus letter to a Mr. Holbrook

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 529
Scope and Contents TLS. The letter discusses his books published in the United States and his research.
Dates: 1950

The tree

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2552
Scope and Contents Typewritten short story with handwritten corrections. The item is believed to have been written in February of 1926. It was published later. The story is about a tree facing the elements.
Dates: 1926

Papers pertaining to Rex Warner

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6251
Abstract The Papers pertaining to Rex Warner include a copy of "Greek Horizons" to which Rex Warner was a contributor, an evelope with newspaper clippings and a typed copy of highlights relating to Rex Warner in French, a typed draft of "Prometheus Bound" written by Rex Warner, and an original drawing for the cover of Rex Warner's "Men of Stones" by Holland.
Dates: 1946-1956

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Bates, H. E. (Herbert Ernest), 1905-1974 2
Hartley, L. P. (Leslie Poles), 1895-1972 2
Sansom, William, 1912-1976 2
Acland, Alice, 1912- 1
Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882 1