Edward Thomas collection of papers

Collection Data

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, notebooks, and correspondence. The manuscripts include holograph essays, short stories, and notes toward works, some of which were published, including his essay on Algernon Charles Swinburne, a study on Walter Pater, "Horae Solitariae," and "Cloud Castle and Other Papers." Also included is a holograph genealogical chart of the poet's family on his mother's side, typescripts for essays and short stories, criticism, and poems. The notebooks include holographs of his autobiography, notes towards his essays and short stories, field notes, and lecture notes, and an anthology of favorite poems. The manuscripts also include notes by Dylan Thomas, related to the author, used by Thomas for various radio broadcasts.
Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917 (Creator)
Bottomley, Emily (Correspondent)
Bottomley, Gordon, 1874-1948 (Correspondent)
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 (Correspondent)
Dyer, George H (Correspondent)
Farjeon, Eleanor, 1881-1965 (Correspondent)
Freeman, John, 1880-1929 (Contributor)
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 (Correspondent)
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953 (Addressee)
Moore, John, 1907-1967 (Addressee)
Notrutt, Henry C (Correspondent)
Perris, G. H. (George Herbert), 1866-1920 (Correspondent)
Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953 (Author)
Thomas, Helen, 1877-1967 (Correspondent)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1892 - 1939
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Thomas, E
Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917
Pater, Walter, 1839-1894
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909
Biographical/historical: Edward Thomas was a British poet, critic, and essayist.
Funding: Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
Date: Bulk 1895-1916
Physical Description
Extent: 326 items
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15822447
MSS Unit ID: 19111
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 001f7e40-c6b5-012f-dc33-58d385a7bc34
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