Robert Louis Stevenson collection of papers

Title
Robert Louis Stevenson collection of papers, [1873]-[1944] bulk (1881-1917).
Author
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.
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Description
201 items.
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Notebooks.
Biography (note)
  • Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, essayist, dramatist, and poet.
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. Also present are materials from Thomas Cabel, Arthur Lee, Sidney Moody, and from the files of the American Play Co.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Stevenson
Author
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.
Title
Robert Louis Stevenson collection of papers, [1873]-[1944] bulk (1881-1917).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, undated notebooks, financial and legal documents, portraits, and pictorial works. The manuscripts include a number of holograph poems and incomplete or unfinished holographs of stories and novels. Also present are manuscripts and emended typescripts by Fredson Bowers, Clayton Meeker Hamilton, John Steuart, and Vladimir Nabokov. The correspondence includes letters, dating from 1874 to 1894 from the author to J. M. Barrie, Edmund Gosse, Clement King Shorter, Stevenson's mother Margaret Balfour Stevenson, and others. There are also letters relating to the author, dating from [1873] to 1944, between various correspondents including W. K. Bixby, Sidney Colvin, Edmund Gosse, Charles John Guthrie, Clayton Meeker Hamilton, George Moore, Christopher D. Morley, and others. There are letters to Stevenson from George Meredith and from A. P. Watt & Son., dating from 1878 to 1894.
Biography
Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, essayist, dramatist, and poet.
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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Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937.
Bixby, William K. (William Keeney), 1857-1931.
Bowers, Fredson.
Colvin, Sidney, 1845-1927.
Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928.
Guthrie, Charles John Guthrie, Lord, 1849-1920.
Hamilton, Clayton Meeker, 1881-1946.
Meredith, George, 1828-1909.
Moore, George, 1852-1933.
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957.
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926.
Steuart, John A. (John Alexander), 1861-1932.
Stevenson, M. I. (Margaret Isabella), 1829-1897.
Cabel, Thomas. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Lee, Arthur Hamilton Lee, viscount, 1868-1947. Former owner
Moody, Sidney. Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
A. P. Watt and Son.
American Play Company. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Stevenson
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