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Virginia Woolf collection of papers

Title
Virginia Woolf collection of papers, 1882-1984 bulk (1912-1940).
Author
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
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Description
  • 3,661 items.; 35 mm. +
  • 21 microfilm reels ; 1 computer optical disc; 4 3/4 in. + 1 user's guide (vii, 30, vii, 32 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Diaries.
  • Notebooks.
Note
  • Guide to microfilm reels published in 1994.
Access (note)
  • Use of this collection is limited to microfilm and CD-Rom only. Contact the Berg Collection if original materials are necessary for research.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Available on microfilm as The Virginia Woolf manuscripts from the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection at the New York Public Library, a comprehensive, convenient source for studying this remarkable woman & her world;
  • Also available on CD-Rom;
Reproduction (note)
  • Microfilmed as The Virginia Woolf manuscripts from the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection at the New York Public Library: a comprehensive, convenient source for studying this remarkable woman & her world.
  • On CD-Rom as Virginia Woolf.
Biography (note)
  • Virginia Woolf was a British novelist, short-story writer, literary critic and essayist.
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. Two portrait photographs of the author were a gift of the publishing company Hamill and Barker in memory of John D. Gordan, and an essay about the author was a gift of Simon Nowell-Smith. Some letters were donated by Ruth Gruber.
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Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Woolf
Author
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Title
Virginia Woolf collection of papers, 1882-1984 bulk (1912-1940).
Additional Formats
Available on microfilm as The Virginia Woolf manuscripts from the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection at the New York Public Library, a comprehensive, convenient source for studying this remarkable woman & her world; Research Publications International, Woodbridge, Conn. call number: Berg Coll Woolf (microfilm).
Also available on CD-Rom; New York Public Library; call number: Berg Coll Woolf W67 1997
Reproduction
Microfilmed as The Virginia Woolf manuscripts from the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection at the New York Public Library: a comprehensive, convenient source for studying this remarkable woman & her world. Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications International, 1993. 21 microfilm reels; 35 mm. + 1 guide (48 p. ; 29 cm.) + 1 inventory (26 l. ; 28 cm.) Berg Coll Woolf (microfilm).
On CD-Rom as Virginia Woolf. Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications International, c1997. 1 computer optical disc ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 user's guide (vii, 30, vii, 32 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.). Major authors on CD-ROM Berg Coll Woolf W67 1997.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, diaries kept from 1897 to 1941, notebooks, legal documents, and portraits. The manuscripts include holograph fragments, drafts, and portions of novels, essays, and criticism. There are typescripts and emended typescripts of novels, essays, criticism, and articles. The notebooks include her notes for works and reading notes. There are also manuscripts and typescripts about the author, as well as diaries, from 1896, 1907-1913, and 1928 relating to the author.
The correspondence includes letters from the author, dating from 1902 to 1941, to Barbara Bagenal, Vanessa Stephen Bell, Violet Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, Edward Sackville-West, Vita Sackville-West, May Sarton, Edith Sitwell, Ethel Mary Smyth, Lytton Strachey, and others. It also includes letters relating to the author, from 1882 to 1984, between various correspondents including Vanessa Stephen Bell, Vita Sackville-West, Leonard Woolf, John Lehmann, Mitchell Leaska, Siegfried Sassoon, Edith Sitwell, and others. There are letters to Woolf from Katherine Arnold-Foster, Maurice Baring, Clive Bell, Vanessa Bell, Elizabeth Bowen, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, Thomas Hardy, John Maynard Keynes, Walter Lamb, Shu-hua Ling, Desmond MacCarthy, Mary MacCarthy, Katherine Mansfield, John Middleton Murry, Victoria Mary Sackville-West, Logan Pearsall Smith, Stephen Spender, Adrian Stephen, Hugh Walpole, and others, dating from [1888] to 1941.
Access
Use of this collection is limited to microfilm and CD-Rom only. Contact the Berg Collection if original materials are necessary for research.
Biography
Virginia Woolf was a British novelist, short-story writer, literary critic and essayist.
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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Arnold-Foster, Katherine.
Bagenal, Barbara.
Baring, Maurice, 1874-1945.
Bell, Clive, 1881-1964.
Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961.
Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973.
Dickinson, Violet.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946.
Lamb, W. R. M. (Walter Rangeley Maitland), 1882-
Leaska, Mitchell Alexander.
Lehmann, John, 1907-1987.
Ling, Shuhua, 1904-
MacCarthy, Desmond, 1878-1952.
MacCarthy, Mary Warre Cornish.
Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923.
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957.
Sackville-West, Edward, 1901-1965.
Sackville-West, V. (Victoria), 1892-1962.
Sarton, May, 1912-1995.
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967.
Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964.
Smith, Logan Pearsall, 1865-1946.
Smyth, Ethel, 1858-1944.
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995.
Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932.
Stephen, Adrian.
Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941.
Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969.
Gruber, Ruth, 1911- dnr.
Nowell-Smith, Simon, 1909- dnr.
Hamill & Barker. Donor
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Woolf
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