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Finding Aid for Lascelles Abercrombie collection of papers, 1911-1939.
Guide to the Lascelles Abercrombie collection of papers, 1911-1939
Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
New York, NY 10018-2788
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- Lynn Lobash and Nina Schneider
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Table of Contents
This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources.
Collection is restricted to qualified scholars and researchers through the Office of Special Collections, Room 316
Restrictions on Use
For permission to publish, contact the Curator, The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
[Identification of the item]. The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library.
Lascelles Abercrombie was an English poet, playwright, and literary critic.
Scope and Content Note
This is a synthetic collection consisting of one manuscript and correspondence by, to and about the author. The manuscript is a copy of the poem, "R[upert] B[rooke]," in the hand of Sir Edward Howard Marsh. The correspondence consists of letters from the author, dating from 1911 to 1938, to John Freeman, Lady Gregory, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, de Vincheles Payen-Payne, and Isaac Rosenberg, as well as letters dating from  to 1939, relating to the author, between various correspondents including Richard Church, D. H. Lawrence, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, George M. Trevelyan, and others. Letters to the author from John Betjeman, Richard Church, Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, Padraic Colum, Isaac Rosenberg, and others.
Came with Sir Edward Howard Marsh's correspondence
Removed from his: Mary and the bramble. Much Marcle Herefordshire, 1910
With 12 ALS from Catherine Abercrombie Chronology preserved in the order in which it came from the Marsh archives
Includes: Rosenberg, Isaac. The troopship. Holograph. On verso
Encloses his: The Ninth Wave. Holograph poem, undated. 1 p.
Accompanied by his: Sleep. Holograph poem. Spring 1916. Typescript of poem
Envelope postmarked June 3, 1916. May or may not belong with this letter. Follows(?) letter [after Nov. 29, 1915]
Signed by: W. W. Gibson, Lascelles Abercrombie, R. C. Trevelyan, Catherine Abercrombie and D. H. and Frieda Lawrence