Beinecke Library


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Anthologization Martha Moulsworth
The manuscript of the Memorandum is held at Yale University 's Beinecke Library , in a commonplace book.
Moulsworth, Martha. “Preface and Commentary”. "My Name Was Martha", edited by Robert C. Evans and Barbara Wiedemann, Locust Hill, 1993, p. Various pages.
Family and Intimate relationships Ethel Lilian Voynich
They married years later.
Crist, Meehan. “Who Knows?”. London Review of Books, No. 15, pp. 33 - 4.
They had no children; when Ethel adopted a girl she did so while they were living apart. Wilfred was an antiquarian and bibliophile, who became one of the leading collectors...
Family and Intimate relationships Gertrude Thimelby
Her brother Herbert was also a transcriber and collector of poetry, chiefly that of his wife, Katherine. His commonplace book is now in the Beinecke Library at Yale University .
Sanders, Julie. “The Coterie Writing of the Astons and the Thimelbys”. Women Writing 1550-1750, edited by Jo Wallwork and Paul Salzman, English Program, School of Communication, Arts and Critical Enquiry, La Trobe University, 2001, pp. 47 -57.
Literary responses Rachel Speght
Some contemporary readers thought this work beyond the powers of a young woman, and therefore attributed it not to RS but to her father .
Speght, Rachel. The Polemics and Poems of Rachel Speght. Lewalski, Barbara KieferEditor , Oxford University Press, 1996.
The anonymous author of Ester Hath Hang'd Haman belittled...
Literary responses Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger
William Beckford , who had already demonstrated his hostility to women writers, annotated his copy of this work (which is now in the Beinecke Library at Yale University ). He uses Benger as an example...
Publishing Eglinton Wallace
EW later said that she actually wrote this text of advice on both moral conduct and public affairs during the year 1791. Whereas the second edition, published by June, was put out by Debrett (a...
Publishing Elizabeth Griffith
From this time she became identified with the name Frances. The first Dublin edition is now rare or not extant. The second, 1760, has placenames from Dublin and Ireland where the London editions (of...
Reception Mary Butts
MB 's manuscripts are housed at Yale University 's Beinecke Library. The Bancroft Library at the University of California at Berkeley holds a collection entitled Mary Butts Miscellany, which includes early reviews of her work.
Garrity, Jane. Step-daughters of England: British Women Modernists and the National Imaginary. Manchester University Press, 2003.
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Textual Production Bryher
Bryher's papers, including extensive correspondence with her literary and artistic contemporaries, are at Yale University 's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library . By 2007 there was still no biography.
Bryher,. “Introduction”. Bryher: Two Novels: Development; and, Two Selves, edited by Joanne Winning, University of Wisconsin Press, 2000, p. v - xli.
Vicinus, Martha. “The Reverse Garden Party”. Women’s Review of Books, No. 3, pp. 25 - 6.
Textual Production Lady Mary Walker
Papers of LMW 's survive in the Beinecke Library at Yale .
Ewan, Elizabeth, Sue Innes, and Rose Pipes, editors. The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women. Edinburgh University Press, 2006.
Textual Production Lady Jane Cavendish
The more complete of these handsome manuscript volumes survives in the Bodleian Library as Rawlinson MS Poet 16, and was brought to the attention of scholars in 1931 by Nathan Comfort Starr . It bears...
Textual Production Eglinton Wallace
EW dated the postscript to her Letter from Lady W-ll-ce, to Captain —, of which a second edition appeared later the same year as Letter from Lady Wallace, to Capt. William Wallace aid de...
Textual Production Margiad Evans
Most of her manuscripts (a sizeable collection) are in the National Library of Wales at Aberystwyth. Her letters to Bryher , with their enclosures—drawings, the Irish journal, a manuscript of A Ray of Darkness...
Textual Production Rebecca West
RW 's papers are located at the McFarlin Library in the University of Tulsa and in the Beinecke Library at Yale .
Rollyson, Carl. Rebecca West: A Saga of the Century. Hodder and Stoughton, 1995.
In 1945 Marie Belloc Lowndes indignantly contradicted Hugh Walpole 's portrayal of...
Textual Production Elizabeth Hervey
The manuscript, in twelve chapters and 286 quarto pages, bound in contemporary green morocco, is held by the Beinecke Library . It was shown in a Beckford exhibition at Yale in 1960.
Gotlieb, Howard B. William Beckford of Fonthill: writer, traveller, collector, caliph, 1760-1844. Yale University Library, 1960.
Giroud, Vincent. Letter to Isobel Grundy about Elizabeth Hervey.


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