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Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936



  • Existence: 1865 - 1936


Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English author and poet.

Rudyard Kipling was born December 30, 1865, in India. He became an author and poet, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1907. Kipling died in London on January 18, 1936.

The Kipling papers, 1979, c1980:t.p. (Joseph Rudyard Kipling, 1865-1936)

Encyc. Brit., c1978(Kipling, (Joseph) Rudyard; Eng. novelist, etc.; b. Bombay, India, Dec. 30,1865; d. London, Jan. 18,1936)

Nobel Foundation, WWW, viewed on June 6, 2019:The Nobel Prize in Literature 1907 (The Nobel Prize in Literature 1907 was awarded to Rudyard Kipling)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

A. S. Balestier letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230325133]
Identifier: MSS SC 2579
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter dated 6 Aug. 1895 and addressed to H. B. Tedrow, an autograph collector in Omaha, Nebraska. Balestier writes that Rudyard Kipling will return to Vermont in September and will only give his autograph to those who first contribute $2.50 to "The Tribune Fresh Air Fund" of New York.

Dates: 1895 August 6

W. Somerset Maugham writings on Rudyard Kipling

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239135145]
Identifier: MSS SC 1497
Scope and Contents

Includes three drafts of William Somerset Maugham's 40-page essay about Rudyard Kipling's short stories. Fifteen short stories by Kipling are prefaced by Maugham. Maugham also includes an introduction and short biography about Kipling in his writing. Drafts are annotated and bound as 40-page booklets. One draft is dated March 4, 1952.

Dates: 1952 March 4

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