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Housman, Alfred Edward (1859-1936), poet and classical scholar

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Surname: Housman
Forenames: Alfred Edward
Gender: Male
Date: 1859-1936
Biography: ODNB link for Housman, Alfred Edward (1859-1936), poet and classical scholar
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P129541 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P14592 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Alfred Edward Housman
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
MSS and letters
University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
2
MSS and letters
Indiana University: Lilly Library
3
1888-91: diaries
British Library, Manuscript Collections
4
lecture notes
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
5
1906-39: poetical notebooks and papers
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division
See NUC MS 82-1183
6
1922-58: corresp and literary MSS (157 items)
Columbia University Libraries: Rare Book and Manuscript Library
See NUC MS 65-1195
7
1920-22: ms poems and misc corresp
Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
See HMC visit, JRS 1992
8
1870-1936: corresp, diaries and misc papers
Bryn Mawr College Library
See NUC MS 92-407
9
1935-47: Proof copies of Three poems, with related correspondence from Housman to R W Chambers and Geoffrey Tillotson, 1935; draft of Tillotson's 'The public of Housman's comic poems'; covering letters from Tillotson to Charles Sisson (Professor of Modern English Literature at UCL, 1928-1951) and from Charles Sisson to Sir David Pye, 1947
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
10
1922-60: Manuscript poem (photocopy) 'Nonae novembres' by Housman, with related correspondence from General Sir Henry Jackson to Otto Skutsch (1960); letter from Housman to Sir Henry Jackson, Vice-Master of Trinity College Cambridge, 1921, with the manuscript poem 'Loveliest of
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
11
literary executor's papers
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
12
1875-1901: letters (16) to his stepmother
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
13
1911-36: letters (48) to his sister, Katherine Symons
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See Friends of the National Libraries annual report 1961
14
1930-35: corresp (10 items), mainly with EH Blakeney; literary MSS
British Library, Manuscript Collections
15
1918-29: corresp with Robert Bridges
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 25413
16
1903-35: letters (30) to Witter Bynner
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See NUC MS 81-555
17
1911-34: letters to FM Cornford
British Library, Manuscript Collections
18
1910-35: letters to Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson
St Andrews University Library
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
19
1900-22: letters to Gilbert Murray
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
20
1900-30: letters (11) to Mildred Platt
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
See Manuscript collections 1978
21
1927-36: corresp with the Richards Press
British Library, Manuscript Collections
22
1898-1930: letters (15) to the Richards and Ashburner families
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Accessions to repositories 1975
23
1926-33: letters to Sir Sydney Roberts (19)
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 44770
24
1926-33: letters (25) to Sir Sydney Roberts
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 44020
25
letters to Sir William Rothenstein
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See NUC MS 82-665
26
1934-35: corresp with Society for Protection of Science and Learning
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 31126
27
1919-35: letters to Percy Withers and family
Oxford University: Somerville College
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
28
letters (120)
University of Illinois Library, Urbana
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
29
typescript biography by RP Graves
Oxford University: St John's College Library
See HMC Housman corresp file, 10.7.1979
30
c1903-15: (copy) notebook 'Characteristic Objurgations saved up for future use'
British Library, Manuscript Collections
31
1927-1936: ms poem and letters (58) to Gerald Jackson
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See Annual Return 2016

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