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Sir Hugh Walpole collection of papers

Title
Sir Hugh Walpole collection of papers, 1909-1962 bulk (1913-1937).
Author
Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS WalpoleSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
716 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Sir Hugh Walpole was a British novelist, short story writer, and literary critic.
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 include Carl Van Vechten, William Maxwell, Gilbert H. Montague, and W. T. H. Howe.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Walpole
Author
Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941.
Title
Sir Hugh Walpole collection of papers, 1909-1962 bulk (1913-1937).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, and portraits. The collection includes holographs of articles, essays, and poems, as well as essays and poems relating to Walpole in manuscript and typescript by various authors including Sinclair Lewis, Humbert Wolfe and others. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence from the author, dating from 1909 to 1941, to Cecil Day-Lewis, Jack Elliot, the Golden Cockerell Press, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, James B. Pinker, Martin Secker, Carl Van Vechten, Leonard Woolf, Virginia Woolf, and others; as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1913 to 1962, between various correspondents, including Harold Cheevers, Carl Van Vechten, W. S. Maugham, Rebecca West, and others. There are letters to Walpole from Louis Bromfield, Jo Davidson, Ellen Glasgow, the Golden Cockerell Press, Ernest Hemingway, Sinclair Lewis, Don Marquis, Christopher Morley, W. L. Phelps, Frederic Prokosch, Gene Tunney, Carl Van Vechten, and others, dating from 1919 to 1940.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Sir Hugh Walpole was a British novelist, short story writer, and literary critic.
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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Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956.
Cheevers, Harold.
Davidson, Jo, 1883-1952.
Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972.
Elliot, Jack.
Glasgow, Ellen, 1873-1945.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951.
Marquis, Don, 1878-1937.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.
Maxwell, William, 1908-
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957.
Phelps, William Lyon, 1865-1943.
Pinker, James B.
Prokosch, Frederic, 1908-
Secker, Martin, 1882-1978.
Tunney, Gene, 1898-
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964.
West, Rebecca, 1892-1983.
Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940.
Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Montague, Gilbert Holland, 1880-1961. Donor
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964. Former owner
Golden Cockerel Press.
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Walpole
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