Contents and Arrangement

English and American Contributions: T-W, undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of the original articles, essays, and poems written by prominent literary figures as contributions to the John Keats Memorial Volume, edited by G.C. Williamson, which was issued on February 23, 1921, by the Keats House Committee to mark the centenary anniversary of Keats's death. A signed note by Thomas Hardy accompanies his poem "At a House in Hampstead." Among the other literary persons who contributed are Henry van Dyke, General Sir Iain Hamilton, George Bernard Shaw, and Hugh Walpole. Included is a copy of the published volume extra-illustrated with clippings, photographs, portraits, and signed authograph letters and notes by various literary persons regarding their willingness to contribute to the volume, such as Arnold Bennett, John Galsworthy, H.G. Wells, A.E. Housman, Walter de la Mare, George Bernard Shaw, Osbert Sitwell, and John Drinkwater.

Collection History

Custodial History:

From the library of George Charles Williamson, Mount Manor House, Guildford, England.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

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:

English and American Contributions: T-W; John Keats Memorial Volume Collection, C0899, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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