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E. M. Forster collection of papers

Title
E. M. Forster collection of papers, 1904-1969.
Author
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS ForsterSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
656 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • E. M. Forster was a British novelist, essayist, and 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. Donors include Wendell Stacy Johnson and the estate of Elizabeth (Dillingham) Hart Edge.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Forster
Author
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970.
Title
E. M. Forster collection of papers, 1904-1969.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and correspondence by and about the author. The manuscripts include a holograph poem, an essay on Virginia Woolf, and drafts of essays. There are manuscripts by Joe Randolph Ackerley, William Plomer, and others relating to the author. The correspondence includes letters by the author, dating from [1904] to 1969, to Edward Arnold & Co., publishers; Arnold Bennett, Ford Madox Ford, Elizabeth Hart, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Edward Sackville-West, the Society of Authors, Leonard Woolf, Virginia Woolf, and others. Also included are letters relating to the author, dating from 1904-1960, between various correspondents including Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Leonard Woolf, Virginia Woolf, and others. There are letters written to the author from Robin Mayor, Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols, and Virginia Woolf, dating from 1922 to 1942.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
E. M. Forster was a British novelist, essayist, and 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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Ackerley, J. R. (Joe Randolph), 1896-1967.
Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931.
Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939.
Hart, Elizabeth.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Mayor, Robin.
Nichols, Robert, 1893-1944.
Plomer, William, 1903-1973.
Sackville-West, Edward, 1901-1965.
Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Johnson, Wendell Stacy, 1927- Donor
Edge, Elizabeth (Dillingham) Hart. Donor
Edward Arnold (Publishers)
Society of Authors (Great Britain)
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Forster
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