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Authors, English -- 20th century -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Tucker Brooke letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320969]
Identifier: MSS SC 2261
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated 17 Sept. 1902. Brooke tells an unnamed friend that he would be glad to see him whenever he may be able to come on a visit.

Dates: 1902 September 17

Robert Graves letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2510
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Rex Taylor. One item was typed. They were all written in Mallorca, Spain. Graves writes mainly about personal and family matters. He mentions that he considers "Sorley" (probably Charles Hamilton Sorely) to be the best poet of his generation whom he once met and about whom he once wrote a poem.

Dates: 1952-1974

Robert Graves letters and photographs

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233290102]
Identifier: Vault MSS 463
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Robert Graves to Derek Savage. The letters deal with Graves' opinion on poetry, his concern for getting his works published, and family matters such as his misgivings of the school system in Spain where he lived. Some of the materials explain some of Graves' literary techniques and provide insight into how he created his works. The collection includes three photographs. One is of his sons William aged 10 and Juan aged 6. Another photograph is of William and...
Dates: 1943-1960

Edgar A. Guest letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320951]
Identifier: MSS SC 2260
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter dated 6 July 1943 and addressed to Mrs. Rhoda Twyman of Galveston, Texas. Guest congradulates Twyman on her interest in the United Nations and in its flag.

Dates: 1943 July 6

Letter, 1935

 Item — Box 4: [Barcode: 31197233283164], Folder: 47-48
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 27 April [1935?], and addressed to "Mr. Bramley." Bax writes, "I would have answered your note at once if I had been in England when it arrived here. To do so now is a pleasure. Perhaps you will allow me also to send you my good wishes. Yours sincerely Clifford Bax."

Dates: 1935

Letter, 1934

 Item — Box 5: [Barcode: 31197233283172], Folder: 22-23
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 17 Oct. 1934, and addressed to the Right Reverend and Venerable J. Abbot. Bellasis comments on his father's "Memorials" stating, "it is a [sic] awful book" and asks that two copies be accepted.

Dates: 1934

Letter, 1926

 Item — Box 5: [Barcode: 31197233283172], Folder: 38-39
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Typewritten and signed letter, dated 23 Aug. 1926, and addressed to John Nayler. Benn writes, "Many thanks for your letter and the interesting suggestion which you make. As a matter of fact, we have now no interest in the business of Jarrolds which has been taken over by the Hutchinsons, but I am venturing to send your letter to them."

Dates: 1926

Letter, 1954

 Item — Box 8: [Barcode: 31197233283206], Folder: 1-2
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 9 Dec. 1954, and addressed to S. (?) Hughes. Brooke states he was alarmed by "your angry letter" and expresses regret "you have to wait for the book."

Dates: 1954

Letter, 1952

 Item — Box 8: [Barcode: 31197233283206], Folder: 23-24
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 11 March 1952, and addressed to "Mr. Miller." Brown responds to Miller's request for an autograph.

Dates: 1952

W. Somerset Maugham correspondence

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239135152]
Identifier: MSS SC 1496
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence between W. Somerset Maugham and others, including Ken McCormick, an editor-in-chief, and a Mr. Shively. Several handwritten and typed letters are by William and a few are addressed to him. The letters discuss his writings and are dated from 1950-1961. All the letters are signed as W.S. Maugham. A typescript copy of W. Somerset Maugham's "Purely for My Pleasure" is included at the end of the collection with a list of paintings that appear in the...
Dates: 1950-1961