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Max Beerbohm collection of papers, 1878-1964 bulk (1909-1957).
Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956.
- 546 items.
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, a diary for 1911-1933, an undated notebook, legal documents, portraits and pictorialworks. The manuscripts include holographs from "A Christmas Garland," "The Dreadful Dragon of Hay Hill," andother essays; notes toward works, and short stories. The typescripts include essays, stories, and contributions to a collection of tributes to the author for his 80th birthday. The legal documents include agreements and royalty statements for the author and the author's will.
The correspondence includes letters, from 1885 to 1955, from the author to Edmund Gosse, Selwyn Jepson, Sir EdwardHoward Marsh, and others. There are also letters relating to the author and his 80th birthday tribute album, dating from 1903 to 1964, between various correspondents including Clive Bell, Robert W. Fenn, William Heinemann, Ltd., Selwyn Jepson, and others. There are letters to Beerbohm from Selwyn Jepson, W. S. Maugham, Bernard Shaw, and others, dating from 1898 to 1956.
Sir Max Beerbohm was a British essayist, drama critic, andcaricaturist.
Controlled Access Terms
- Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956.
- Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956 -- Portraits.
Additional Creator Names
- Bell, Clive, 1881-1964.
- Fenn, Robert.
- Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928.
- Jepson, Selwyn, 1899-1989.
- Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
- Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.
- Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
- Heinemann (Firm)
- Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) fmo
- Young, Owen D., 1874- fmo
- Fletcher, Frank, 1870-1954. fmo
- Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915. fmo