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Arthur Symons collection of papers

Title
Arthur Symons collection of papers, 1888-1933.
Author
Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS Symons, ASchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
159 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Arthur Symons was a Welsh poet, playwright, art and literary critic, essayist, translator, and biographer.
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. Previous owners include Frank Fletcher, Lady Gregory, W. T. H. Howe, John Quinn, and W. Van R. Whitall. Some materials are from a bequest by John D. Gordan.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Symons, A
Author
Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945.
Title
Arthur Symons collection of papers, 1888-1933.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, and correspondence. The manuscripts and typescripts consist of poems, essays, plays, and lists of works by the author, as well as translations of Arthur Rimbaud in Symons's hand, and a reader's report on Symons by Edward Garnett. The correspondence consists of letters by the author, dating from [1890] to 1933, to Mackenzie Bell, Lady Isabella Augusta Persse Gregory, Elkin Mathews, Clement King Shorter, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from [1908] to 1924, between various correspondents including Rhoda Symons, William Butler Yeats, the literary agency J. B. Pinker and Son, and others.
Biography
Arthur Symons was a Welsh poet, playwright, art and literary critic, essayist, translator, and biographer.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Bell, Mackenzie, 1856-1930.
Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937.
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
Mathews, Elkin, 1851-1921.
Rimbaud, Arthur, 1854-1891.
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926.
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909.
Symons, Rhoda, 1874?-1936.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
Fletcher, Frank, 1870-1954. Former owner
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Quinn, John, 1870-1924. Former owner
Whitall, William Van R.. Former owner
James B. Pinker and Son.
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Symons, A
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