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Frederick Rolfe collection of papers

Title
Frederick Rolfe collection of papers, 1891-1954 bulk (1891-1910)
Author
Rolfe, Frederick, 1860-1913.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS RolfeSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
48 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Frederick Rolfe was an English novelist, essayist, and short-story writer. He wrote under the pseudonym Baron Corvo.
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 W. T. H. Howe. The typescript was purchased with the John Shaw Billings Memorial Collection fund.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Rolfe
Author
Rolfe, Frederick, 1860-1913.
Title
Frederick Rolfe collection of papers, 1891-1954 bulk (1891-1910)
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, a typescript, and correspondence. The manuscripts include a poem and lists of books and characters; the typescript is a carbon of "Unpublished Letters of Baron Corvo." The correspondence consists of letters from the author, dating from 1891 to 1911, to W. W. Astor, Charles Philip Kains-Jackson, G. T. Maquay, and Lonsdale Ragg, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from [1891?] to 1954, between various correspondents, including R. H. Benson, Winifred E. Deighton, Leonard H. Green, Charles Philip Kains-Jackson, John Gambril Nicholson, Laura Ragg, Lonsdale Ragg, Nancy Gleeson White, and others. There is also an August 1909 letter to Rolfe from Lonsdale Ragg.
Biography
Frederick Rolfe was an English novelist, essayist, and short-story writer. He wrote under the pseudonym Baron Corvo.
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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Added Author
John Shaw Billings Memorial Collection.
Astor, William Waldorf Astor, Viscount, 1848-1919.
Benson, Robert, 1850-1929.
Deighton, Winifred.
Green, Leonard.
Kains-Jackson, Charles Philip.
Maquay, G. T.
Nicholson, John Gambril, 1861-1931.
Ragg, Laura Maria Roberts.
Ragg, Lonsdale, 1866-1945.
White, Nancy Gleeson.
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1898-1975. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Rolfe
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