Thomas Hardy collection of papers

Collection Data

Description
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, financial and legal documents, portraits, and pictorial works.
Names
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 (Creator)
Abercrombie, Lascelles, 1881-1938 (Contributor)
Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931 (Contributor)
Bliss, Howard, 1930- (Former owner)
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962 (Former owner)
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962 (Contributor)
Colles, William Morris, 1855-1926 (Contributor)
Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896 (Contributor)
Fletcher, Frank, 1870-1954 (Former owner)
Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933 (Contributor)
Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928 (Contributor)
Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932 (Contributor)
Grigson, Geoffrey, 1905-1985 (Contributor)
Hardy, Emma Lavinia Gifford, 1840-1912 (Contributor)
Harte, Bret, 1836-1902 (Contributor)
Holmes, David J. (Donor)
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) (Contributor)
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 (Former owner)
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953 (Contributor)
Morgan, J. H. (John Hartman), 1876-1955 (Contributor)
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 (Contributor)
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967 (Contributor)
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926 (Former owner)
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926 (Contributor)
Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964 (Contributor)
Stephen, Leslie, 1832-1904 (Contributor)
Tinsley, William, 1831-1902 (Contributor)
Tomson, Arthur (Contributor)
Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882 (Contributor)
West, Rebecca, 1892-1983 (Contributor)
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941 (Contributor)
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939 (Contributor)
Young, Owen D., 1874- (Former owner)
A. P. Watt and Son (Contributor)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1870 - 1964
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Hardy
Topics
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
Hardy, Emma Lavinia Gifford, 1840-1912
Genres
Correspondence
Portraits
Manuscripts
Documents
Photographs
Drawings
Prints
Notes
Biographical/historical: Thomas Hardy was a British writer of novels, short stories, plays (including historical dramas), poetry, and essays.
Content: This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence from, to, and about the author, financial and legal documents, portraits, and pictorial works. The manuscripts and typescripts include stories, essays, poems, drafts of novels, and press clippings. The correspondence includes letters, dating from 1872 to 1926, from the author to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, William Morris Colles, Edmund Gosse, Lady Gregory, Bret Harte, John Hartman Morgan, John Middleton Murray, Clement King Shorter, W. Tinsley, Arthur Tomson, Virginia Woolf, and others. Also included are letters relating to the author, dating from 1905 to 1964, between various correspondents including Arnold Bennett, Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, Lascelles Abercrombie, Siegfried Sassoon, Edith Sitwell, Rebecca West, Geoffrey Grigson, William Butler Yeats, and A. P. Watt & Son. There are letters to Hardy from William Morris Colles, George Du Maurier, John Galsworthy, Edward Howard Marsh, Leslie Stephen, Anthony Trollope, and others, dating from 1875 through 1919.
Content: Card catalog available.
Physical Description
Extent: 343 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
Other local Identifier: Berg Coll MSS Hardy [Text]
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15893394
MSS Unit ID: 19172
Archives collections id: archives_collections_19172
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8b824bd0-8aa5-0135-46df-41591abbf636
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