Frank Swinnerton collection of papers

Title
Frank Swinnerton collection of papers, 1912-1978.
Author
Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-
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Description
524 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Frank Swinnerton was an English novelist, short-story writer, and literary critic.
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 Martin Secker.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Swinnerton
Author
Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-
Title
Frank Swinnerton collection of papers, 1912-1978.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of a typescript, correspondence, legal documents, and a portrait photograph. The typescript is a contribution to a collection of tributes to Max Beerbohm. The bulk of the collection consists of letters from the author, dating from 1912 to 1978, to St. John Greer Ervine, Henry James Forman, Clayton Hoagland, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Reginald Pound, Siegfried Sassoon, Martin Secker, Sylvia Hope Gibsone Secker, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1924 to 1940, between various correspondents, including Carl Van Vechten, Hugh Walpole, and the literary agency James B. Pinker and Son. There are letters to Swinnerton from Herbert Mitgang, dating from 1967 to 1975.
Biography
Frank Swinnerton was an English novelist, short-story writer, and literary critic.
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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Ervine, St. John G. (St. John Greer), 1883-
Forman, Henry James, 1879-1966.
Hoagland, Clayton.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Mitgang, Herbert.
Pound, Reginald.
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967.
Secker, Martin, 1882-1978.
Secker, Sylvia Hope Gibsone.
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964.
Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941.
Secker, Martin, 1882-1978. Former owner
James B. Pinker and Son.
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Swinnerton
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