George Moore collection of papers

Collection Data

Description
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, legal documents, an undated notebook, and portraits. The manuscripts and typescripts include drafts and fragments of poems, some of which are in W. B. Yeats' hand or which bear his corrections; synopses, interviews, and notes for works, as well as essays and notes about the author by Barrett Harper Clark and Humbert Wolfe. The correspondence includes letters, dating from [1871] to 1931, from the author to Eliza Davis Aria, Lionel H. Barton, Padraic Colum, Sir Sidney Colvin, William Leonard Courtney, Lady Maud Cunard, Nancy Cunard, Theodore Duret, Crosby Gaige, Edmund Gosse, Miss Gough, Lady Gregory, Hilda Hawthorne, Violet Hunt, to his secretary Mona Kingdon, to Clara Lanza, Thomas Werner Laurie, Sir Edward Marsh, Leonard Rees, William Michael Rossetti, James Stephens, Millicent Fanny Sutherland, T. Fisher Unwin, Carl Van Vechten, James R. Wells, Humbert Wolfe, W. B. Yeats, and others. Also present are letters relating to the author, dating from 1903 to 1939, between various correspondents, including Lady Gregory, Thomas Hardy, John Middleton Murry, John Quinn, and others. There are letters to Moore from Arnold Bennett, Lady Gregory, Ada Leverson, Edward Martyn, and W. B. Yeats, dating from 1891 to 1931.
Names
Moore, George, 1852-1933 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1879 - 1935 (Approximate)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Moore, G
Topics
Moore, George, 1852-1933
Genres
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Portraits
Notes
Funding: Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
Date: Bulk of the collection created 1889-1933.
Biographical/historical: George Moore was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, autobiographer, essayist and playwright.
Physical Description
Extent: 1,314 items.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15889880
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW04-A61
MSS Unit ID: 19161
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c7603700-bb4c-0130-4e17-58d385a7b928
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