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Humbert Wolfe collection of papers

Humbert Wolfe collection of papers, 1901-1944.
Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940.
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ca. 3,567 items.
Alternative Title
Daily Sketch (London)
  • Correspondence.
  • Notebooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Humbert Wolfe was a British poet, essayist, translator, and playwright.
Language (note)
  • Some material in French.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gifts from John D. Gordan and others, and purchases from W. T. H. Howe and others.
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  • Cataloged
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Berg Coll MSS Wolfe
Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940.
Humbert Wolfe collection of papers, 1901-1944.
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, a notebook for 1901-1902, legal documents, and portraits. The collection includes holographs and typescripts of essays, articles, poems, obituaries, criticism, notes toward works, plays, synopses, lectures, and translations of poems and plays. The collection contains correspondence from the author, dating from 1908 to 1939, to Richard Aldington, Henry Seidel Canby, Ivy Clegg, Anne Fremantle, Lady Gregory, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, his daughter Ann Wolfe, his wife Jessie Chalmer Graham Wolfe, James B. Pinker and Son, and others. It also contains letters relating to the author, dating from 1920 to 1944, between various correspondents including Gordon Bottomley, Lee Keedick, Leon M. Lion, Edward John Thompson, Ann Wolfe, Jessie Chalmers Graham Wolfe, and others.
There are letters to Wolfe from Amalgamated Press (London), Rita Atkinson, Ernest Benn Ltd., the publishers Adam & Charles Black, B. H. Blackwell, Ltd., Thornton Butterworth Ltd., the Carnegie Endowment, Cassell & Co., Chapman and Hall, Richard Church, Cresset Press, Monica Curtis, Daily Sketch (London), J. M. Dent & Sons, East Moors Players (Cardiff), Encyclopedia Britannica, Eyre & Spottiswoode, Heathcote William Garrod, James Louis Garvin, Victor Gollancz, Ltd., Barbara Gould, Gerald Gould, Robert Graves, British Broadcasting Corp., William Heinemann, Ltd., Thomas Jeeves Horder, Hulton Press, Storm Jameson, Daniel Lawrence Kelleher, A. A. Knopf, Inc., John Lane, Edward Charles Lascelles, Leon M. Lion, London Film Productions, Bohun Lynch, Sylvia Lynd, Rose Macaulay, Macmillan & Co. (London), Methuen & Co., Gilbert Miller, Humphrey Cotton Minchin, Rubeigh James Minney, Alida Klementaski Monro, George Moore, Charles Morgan, Thomas Moult; Nicholson, Ivor & Watson, Ltd., Oxford University Press, the literary agent, A. D. Peters; J. B. Pond Llyceum Bureau, Naomi Gwladys Royde-Smith, Albert Daniel Rutherston, Harold Shaylor, Ltd., Edward John Thompson, Hilda Vaughan, Sylvia Townsend Warner, James Raye Wells, and others, dating from 1901 to 1939.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Humbert Wolfe was a British poet, essayist, translator, and playwright.
Some material in French.
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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Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962.
Atkinson, Rita.
Bottomley, Gordon, 1874-1948.
Canby, Henry Seidel, 1878-1961.
Church, Richard, 1893-
Clegg, I. E. (Ivy E.)
Curtis, Monica.
Fremantle, Anne, 1909-2002.
Garrod, H. W. (Heathcote William), 1878-1960.
Garvin, J. L. (James Louis), 1868-1947.
Gould, Barbara.
Gould, Gerald, 1885-1936.
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985.
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Horder, Thomas Jeeves Horder, baron, 1871-1955.
Jameson, Storm, 1891-1986.
Keedick, Lee.
Kelleher, Daniel Lawrence, 1883-
Lascelles, E. C. P. (Edward Charles Ponsonby), 1884-1956.
Lion, Leon M., 1879-1947.
Lynch, Bohun, 1884-1928.
Lynd, Sylvia.
Macaulay, Rose, Dame.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Miller, Gilbert.
Minchin, Humphrey Cotton.
Minney, R. J. (Rubeigh James), 1895-1979.
Monro, Alida Klemantaski.
Moore, George, 1852-1933.
Morgan, Charles, 1894-1958.
Moult, Thomas.
Royde-Smith, Naomi.
Rutherston, Albert, 1881-1953.
Thompson, Edward John, 1886-1946.
Vaughan, Hilda, 1892-1985.
Warner, Sylvia Townsend, 1893-1978.
Wells, James Raye.
Wolfe, Ann.
Wolfe, Jessie Chalmer Graham.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Gordan, John D., 1907-1968. dnr.
Amalgamated Press.
Ernest Benn Ltd.
Adam and Charles Black (Firm)
B.H. Blackwell Ltd.
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Thornton Butterworth Ltd.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Division of Economics and History.
Cassell & Company.
Chapman and Hall.
Cresset Press.
J.M. Dent & Sons.
East Moors Players.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
Eyre & Spottiswoode.
Victor Gollancz Ltd.
Heinemann (Firm).
Hulton Press, ltd., London.
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
John Lane Company.
London Film Productions.
Macmillan & Co.
Methuen & Co.
Ivor Nicholson & Watson, Ltd.
Oxford University Press.
A. D. Peters (Firm).
James B. Pinker and Son.
J. B. Pond Llyceum Bureau.
Harold Shaylor, Ltd.
Added Title
Daily Sketch (London)
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Wolfe
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