Joseph Conrad collection of papers [Text]

Collection Data

Description
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts by and about the author, correspondence, financial and legal documents, portraits, and pictorial works. The manuscripts and typescripts include novels, stories, plays, and essays by the author, including the holograph of "The Secret Sharer" and the typescript of "Victory," as well as essays, reviews, bibliographies, and notes on his works by Richard Curle, Wilson Follett, Ford Madox Ford, John Galsworthy, Cecil Thomas Wood, and others. The correspondence, dating from 1885 to 1924, includes letters from the author to J. M. Barrie, Sir Sidney Colvin, J. M. Dent, Ford Madox Ford, Edward Garnett, W. T. H. Howe, James B. Pinker, T. Fisher Unwin, Catherine Willard, and others. Also present are letters relating to the author, dating from 1900 through 1956, between various correspondents including Georges Aubry, Sir Sidney Carlyle Cockerell, Sir Sidney Colvin, Norman Douglas, John Galsworthy, Christopher Morley, Bertrand Russell, Clement King Shorter, Thomas James Wise, J. M. Dent & Sons, William Heinemann, Ltd., Metheun & Co., James B. Pinker and Son, T. Fisher Unwin, and others. There are letters to Conrad from Mary Austin, Richard Curle, J. M. Dent and Sons, Doubleday, Page & Co., Ford Madox Ford, George Gissing, Basil Macdonald Hastings, Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, Clement King Shorter, T. Fisher Unwin, and others, dating from 1896 to 1923.
Names
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 (Creator)
Pforzheimer, Arthur (Former owner)
Quinn, John, 1870-1924 (Former owner)
Robertson, Struan, Mrs (Former owner)
Young, Owen D., 1874-1962 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1885 - 1956
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Conrad [Text]
Topics
Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924
Genres
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Documents
Drawings
Photographs
Notes
Planter of Malata in *Z-10366
Acquisition: hsb
Biographical/historical: Joseph Conrad was a British novelist, essayist, short-story writer, playwright, and translator.
Action: Cataloged 01/21/2004
Date: Bulk of the collection dates from: 1896-1934.
Physical Description
Extent: 4,563 items.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15922526
MSS Unit ID: 19199
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0d604db0-3c35-0132-f8ab-58d385a7bbd0
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