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Thomas Hardy collection of papers

Thomas Hardy collection of papers, 1870-1964 bulk (1870-1928).
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS Hardy [Text]Schwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320


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343 items.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Thomas Hardy was a British writer of novels, short stories, plays (including historical dramas), poetry, and essays.
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 is from W. T. H. Howe and Owen D. Young. These and other materials were previously owned by Howard Bliss, Frank Fletcher, Jerome Kern, Sydney Cockerell, and Clement K. Shorter. The proof of the photogravure portrait photograph of Hardy by Alvin Langdon Coburn is a gift of David Holmes.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
  • Will microfilm;
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Hardy
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
Thomas Hardy collection of papers, 1870-1964 bulk (1870-1928).
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, financial and legal documents, portraits, and pictorial works. The manuscripts and typescripts include stories, essays, poems, drafts of novels, and press clippings. The correspondence includes letters, dating from 1872 to 1926, from the author to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, William Morris Colles, Edmund Gosse, Lady Gregory, Bret Harte, John Hartman Morgan, John Middleton Murray, Clement King Shorter, W. Tinsley, Arthur Tomson, Virginia Woolf, and others. Also included are letters relating to the author, dating from 1905 to 1964, between various correspondents including Arnold Bennett, Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, Lascelles Abercrombie, Siegfried Sassoon, Edith Sitwell, Rebecca West, Geoffrey Grigson, William Butler Yeats, and A. P. Watt & Son. There are letters to Hardy from William Morris Colles, George Du Maurier, John Galsworthy, Edward Howard Marsh, Leslie Stephen, Anthony Trollope, and others, dating from 1875 through 1919.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Thomas Hardy was a British writer of novels, short stories, plays (including historical dramas), poetry, and essays.
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.
Processing Action
Will microfilm; 20080603
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Abercrombie, Lascelles, 1881-1938.
Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931.
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962.
Colles, William Morris, 1855-1926.
Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896.
Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933.
Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928.
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Grigson, Geoffrey, 1905-
Harte, Bret, 1836-1902.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Morgan, J. H. (John Hartman), 1876-1955.
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957.
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967.
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926.
Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964.
Stephen, Leslie, 1832-1904.
Tinsley, William, 1831-1902.
Tomson, Arthur.
Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882.
West, Rebecca, 1892-1983.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
Bliss, Howard. Former owner
Fletcher, Frank, 1870-1954. Former owner
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Former owner
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962. Former owner
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926. Former owner
Holmes, David J. Donor
A. P. Watt And Son.
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Hardy [Text]
*Z-10347 [Microfilm]
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