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Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MS 162
Overview This collection contains a letter by Mary Webb, an English author, to Geoffrey Dearmer. The letter, thanking Dr. Dearmer for his advice regarding publishers and some of her writings, also gives a description of her cottage in Hampstead.
Identifier: MS 023
Abstract: This collection contains the typescript and galley proofs of the book "The Golden Chair", winner of the Southwest Literary Award. It was published by Elsevier Press in 1954. Mr. Arnold is a former student of Rice University where he was editor of the student newspaper the "Thresher" and president of the Writers Club. He was also Rice correspondent for the "Houston Chronicle."
Identifier: MS 129
Abstract: This collection consists primarily of letters written by French author and journalist, Paul Blouet (pseudonym, Max O'Rell) between 1885 and 1903. The letters discuss Blouet's lecture tours, the management of his play "John Bull on the Continent", and his affliction with cancer.
Dates: 1885 - 1903
Identifier: MS 589
Overview The material in this collection consists of papers from the files of Andre M.G. Bourgeois, Professor of Romance Languages, at Rice University, concerning the life of Rene Boylseve, with particular reference to poems, written by him to Betty Halperine During the First World War. Rene Boylesve was the pseudonym of Rene-marie-auguste Tardiveau, a French novelist noted for his social histories set in the Touraine region of west-central France. He was elected to the French Academy in 1918. (2...
Identifier: UA 027
Overview The collection consists of correspondence, lists of authors and subscribers and financial records relating to the publication of Soundings (1953).
Dates: 1952 - 1953
Identifier: MS 650
Overview The collection consists of fifty-seven inexpensively produced booklets of verse with woodblock print or photo image covers. The booklets are quarto size, 4-3/4” by 6-3/8”, and range in length from eight to forty-eight pages. The content is in verse in stanzas of six, seven, eight, or ten lines. The booklets are examples of a folk art known as literature de cordel, or “string literature,” because of being attached to strings as a means of displaying them for sale. The...
Dates: circa 1960-1990
Identifier: MS 279
Overview This collection contains letters and literary drafts of Samuel Richardson; letters of his daughter, Anne Richardson, to her sister Martha Richardson Bridgen, and parents, and Sally Crowther Moodie. The collection also includes letters by Elizabeth (Leake) Richardson, Sally Crowther Moodie, and Jane Berthon regarding the Lisbon earthquake (1755); and correspondence from O.B. Kaiser to Samuel Richardson.
Dates: 1714 - 1802
Identifier: MS 410
Overview Course materials, notes, correspondence and administrative papers of Dr. Robert L. Patten, Lynette S. Autrey Professor in Humanities at Rice University, Houston, Texas. Dr. Patten's research areas include Nineteenth-century British literature and art, and history of the book.
Identifier: MS 376
Abtract These Papers represent a portion of the literary career of Dr. Robert L. Patten of Rice University. His writings reflect his interests in Victorian graphic art, history of 19th century publishing, and renowned author Charles Dickens along with renowned illustrator George Cruikshank. Formats include drafts, notes and correspondence related to Dr. Patten's books, articles, lectures and reviews.
Dates: 1963 - 2014
Identifier: MS 010
Abstract: The collection primarily consists of letters addressed to Sir Hall Caine, a prominent British novelist and secretary to Dante Gabriel Rossetti, the poet and painter. Caine lived from May 14, 1853 until August 31, 1931. Caine greatly admired Rossetti and the Pre-Raphaelite writings and much of the correspondence centers around the movement. Literary themes, especially related to events of the day, predominate the subjects of the letters.
Dates: 1882 - 1947