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Walter De la Mare collection of papers

Title
Walter De la Mare collection of papers, 1897-1960.
Author
De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS De la MareSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
2,246 items
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Water De la Mare was a British writer of poems, children's literature, fantasy, novels, short stories, essays, and plays.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. Former owners of the bulk of the materials are W. T. H. Howe, and the literary agency J. B. Pinker and Son. Also included are materials from Frank V. Morley, May Sarton, W. Van R. Whitall, and from the John D. Gordan bequest.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS De la Mare
Author
De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956.
Title
Walter De la Mare collection of papers, 1897-1960.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, financial documents, and correspondence. The manuscripts include holograph poems and an outline of the contribution to papers in honor of De la Mare by Sir Edward Howard Marsh. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, dating from 1900 to 1955 from the author to T. I. F. Armstrong, Lady Cynthia Asquith, Ford Madox Ford, Robert Graves, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, to Frank V. Morley, to the literary agency J. B. Pinker and Son, to Eric Norman Simons, and to others. There are also letters related to the author, dating from 1901 to 1960, to the literary agency J. B. Pinker and Son from various publishers and individuals, from Fredson Bowers to Leonard Clark, from miscellaneous correspondents to Leonard Clark, and other correspondence related to the author. Also present are letters to De la Mare from Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong, Archibald Bain, Alfred Knopf, Otto Kyllmann, Thomas Quayle, James Raye Wells, and others, dating from 1915 to 1951.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Water De la Mare was a British writer of poems, children's literature, fantasy, novels, short stories, essays, and plays.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Local Note
Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
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Asquith, Cynthia, Lady, 1887-1960.
Bain, Archibald.
Bowers, Fredson.
Clark, Leonard.
Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939.
Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970.
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985.
Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984.
Kyllmann, Otto.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Morley, F. V. (Frank Vigor), 1899-
Quayle, Thomas, 1884-
Simons, Eric Norman.
Wells, James Raye.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Morley, F. V. (Frank Vigor), 1899- Former owner
Sarton, May, 1912-1995. Former owner
Whitall, William Van R.. Former owner
Gordan, John D., 1907-1968. Donor
James B. Pinker and Son.
James B. Pinker and Son. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS De la Mare
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