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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Holograph of an unpublished short story, "The Countess," on 13 loose foolscap pages.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

Joanna Southcott sealing document

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 899
Scope and Contents

Handwritten certificate signed by Joseph Allman and Joanna Southcott. The item was also "sealed" with a red wax seal which meant that the holder would be among the 144,000 mentioned in the Book of Revelations who had a special calling at the return of Jesus Christ. The document states: "The sealed of the Lord the elect precious man's redemption to inherit the Tree of Life to be made heirs of God and joint heirs with Jesus Christ."

Dates: 1808

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

William Makepeace Thackeray collection

 Collection — item: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 374
Scope and Contents This collection includes 20 letters, mounted and bound by the dealer, 5 of which were written by William Makepeace Thackeray himself. The remaining 15 letters were written by members of Thackeray's family and by friends and are concerned with the W. M. Thackeray's life, his family, and his works. The 15 letters were written by Charles H. E. Brookfield (1857-1913), Shirley Brooks (1815-1874), John Brown (1784-1858), L. B. Gibbs, E. H. Elton, R. M. Coulion, Jane Thackeray Pryme, Anne...
Dates: 1838-1903

The girl who died / typescript by Christopher Adams

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2471
Scope and Contents

Typewritten book manuscript for publication. The item includes handwritten corrections made by the author. This novel is a mystery about how a girl died.

Dates: 1955

H. M. Tomlinson letter to Katherine Mansfield

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 382
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, addressed to "Mr. Lilienthal," and dated 5 Nov. 1931. Tomlin comments on the works of Dale Hamlyn and Katherine Mansfield, a British author.

Dates: 1931 November 5

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

Anthony Trollope letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2259
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated 1876 and written from "39 Montagu Square." Trollope writes about making an appointment with a friend.

Dates: 1876

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Hartley, L. P. (Leslie Poles), 1895-1972 5
Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, 1803-1873 3
Mottram, R. H. (Ralph Hale), 1883-1971 3
Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882 2
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Bates, H. E. (Herbert Ernest), 1905-1974 2
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Rosenstock, Fred A., 1895- 2
Sansom, William, 1912-1976 2
Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882 2
Acland, Alice, 1912- 1
Allman, Joseph 1
Aylesworth, Barton Orville, 1860-1933 1
Balestier, A. S. 1
Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973 1
Bowring, Edgar Alfred, 1826-1911 1
Bowring, John, 1792-1872 1
Brontë Society 1
Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915 1
Brooke, Tucker, 1883-1946 1
Brookfield, Charles H. E. (Charles Hallam Elton), 1857-1913 1
Brooks, Shirley 1
Brown, John 1
Brown, William, 1854-1924 1
Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845 1
Cazenove, C. F. 1
Cecil, David, 1902-1986 1
Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith), 1874-1936 1
Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889 1
Cooke, Edward William, 1811-1880 1
Coulion, R. M. 1
Cresank, Thomas 1
De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956 1
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 1
Elton, E. H. 1
Fletcher, Hanslip, 1874-1955 1
Gibbs, L. B. 1
Graves family 1
Graves, William 1
Grey, Lina Elise, -1957 1
Grey, Zane, 1872-1939 1
Guest, Edgar A. (Edgar Albert), 1881-1959 1
Gurney, Ivor, 1890-1937 1
Holland, John, 1794-1872 1
Hopkins, Kenneth 1
Horner, David 1
Hoult, Norah, 1898-1984 1
Inchbold, John William, 1830-1888 1
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 1
Kitchin, C. H. B. (Clifford Henry Benn), 1895-1967 1
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935 1
Literary Agency of London 1
Littleboy, Reginal 1
Littledale, Richard Frederick, 1833-1890 1
Magee, David Bickersteth, 1905-1977 1
Mansfield, Katherine 1
Mansford, Wallis, 1867- 1
Mason, A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley), 1865-1948 1
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 1
Noel-Buxton, Noel Noel-Buxton, Baron, 1869-1948 1
Oxenham, Erica 1
Oxenham, John, 1852-1941 1
Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960 1
Pink and Lily Inn 1
Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943 1
Prince, John Critchley, 1808-1866 1
Pryme, Jane 1
Ritchie, Anne Thackeray, 1837-1919 1
Ritchie, Hester Thackeray 1
Ritchie, Richmond 1
Ritchie, W. G. B. 1
Roberts, Lester 1
Savage, D. S. (Derek S.) 1
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 1
Sieveking, Lance, 1896-1972 1
Smith, Albert, 1816-1860 1
Sorley, Charles Hamilton, 1895-1915 1
Southcott, Joanna, 1750-1814 1
Stark, Freya 1
Stephen, Leslie, 1832-1904 1
Straus, Ralph, 1882-1950 1
Sullivan, Edmund J. (Edmund Joseph), 1869-1933 1
Taylor, Rex 1
Tedrow, H. B. 1
Thacker family 1
Thackeray, Isabella Shaw 1
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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 1
Tomlinson, H. M. (Henry Major), 1873-1958 1
Touchet, Eliza 1
Tyman, Rhoda 1
United Nations 1
Warner, Rex, 1905-1986 1
Wells, Kenneth Dale, 1908-1998 1
Williamson, Henry, 1895-1977 1
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