Contents and Arrangement

1 Letter from H. Halliday Sparling to Sydney A. Gimson, 1885

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of 44 letters received by Sydney A. Gimson, elder brother of Ernest Gimson (1864-1919), the furniture designer and architect. Included are letters by William Morris, his daughter May Morris, Eden Philpotts, Sydney Olivier, and Henry Bentinck. Many of the letters discuss lectures and meetings of the Fabian Society, a socialist group founded in 1884.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

1 Letter from H. Halliday Sparling to Sydney A. Gimson; Sydney A. Gimson Correspondence, C0761, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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