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George Moore collection of papers

Title
George Moore collection of papers, [1879]-[1935] bulk (1889-1933).
Author
Moore, George, 1852-1933.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS Moore, GSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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1,314 items.
Subjects
Biography (note)
  • George Moore was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, autobiographer, essayist and playwright.
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. The bulk of the materials was formerly owned by W. T. H. Howe and Lady Gregory. Other former owners include Sir Edward Howard Marsh, T. Fisher Unwin, Alfred F. Goldsmith, Arthur Pforzheimer, John Quinn, Edith Barbara Tranter, and the American Play Company.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Moore, G
Author
Moore, George, 1852-1933.
Title
George Moore collection of papers, [1879]-[1935] bulk (1889-1933).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, legal documents, an undated notebook, and portraits. The manuscripts and typescripts include drafts and fragments of poems, some of which are in W. B. Yeats' hand or which bear his corrections; synopses, interviews, and notes for works, as well as essays and notes about the author by Barrett Harper Clark and Humbert Wolfe. The correspondence includes letters, dating from [1871] to 1931, from the author to Eliza Davis Aria, Lionel H. Barton, Padraic Colum, Sir Sidney Colvin, William Leonard Courtney, Lady Maud Cunard, Nancy Cunard, Theodore Duret, Crosby Gaige, Edmund Gosse, Miss Gough, Lady Gregory, Hilda Hawthorne, Violet Hunt, to his secretary Mona Kingdon, to Clara Lanza, Thomas Werner Laurie, Sir Edward Marsh, Leonard Rees, William Michael Rossetti, James Stephens, Millicent Fanny Sutherland, T. Fisher Unwin, Carl Van Vechten, James R. Wells, Humbert Wolfe, W. B. Yeats, and others. Also present are letters relating to the author, dating from 1903 to 1939, between various correspondents, including Lady Gregory, Thomas Hardy, John Middleton Murry, John Quinn, and others. There are letters to Moore from Arnold Bennett, Lady Gregory, Ada Leverson, Edward Martyn, and W. B. Yeats, dating from 1891 to 1931.
Biography
George Moore was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, autobiographer, essayist and playwright.
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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Aria, Mrs. (Eliza Davis), 1866-1931.
Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931.
Clark, Barrett H. (Barrett Harper), 1890-1953.
Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
Colvin, Sidney, 1845-1927.
Courtney, W. L. (William Leonard), 1850-1928.
Cunard, Maud Alice Burke, Lady, 1872-1948.
Duret, Théodore, 1838-1927.
Gaige, Crosby, 1882-1949.
Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928.
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942.
Kingdon, Mona.
Lanza Clara, 1859-1939.
Leverson, Ada.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Martyn, Edward, 1859-1923.
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957.
Quinn, John, 1870-1924.
Rees, Leonard.
Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919.
Stephens, James, 1882-1950.
Sutherland, Millicent, Duchess of, 1867-1955.
Unwin, T. Fisher (Thomas Fisher), 1848-1935.
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964.
Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
Goldsmith, Alfred F.. Former owner
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953. Former owner
Pforzheimer, Arthur. Former owner
Quinn, John, 1870-1924. Former owner
Tranter, Edith Barbara. Former owner
Unwin, T. Fisher (Thomas Fisher), 1848-1935. Former owner
American Play Company. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Moore, G
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