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Arthur Symons papers circa 1890-1945

MS 097


Collection Summary

Creator: Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945.
Collection Name: Arthur Symons papers
Inclusive Dates: circa 1890-1945
Physical Description:.8 linear feet
Abstract:Arthur Symons, 1865-1945, was a Welsh poet, author, translator, playwright, and literary critic. Ten groups of literary manuscripts, each cased separately by volume number. Some are unpublished; others are proofs of published works. Many are autographed, dated, and contain Symons' edits. Most are holographic, in either pen or pencil, with some typescript. Clippings and reprints of articles by him are also present. The inventory file contains photocopies of catalog cards describing each individual manuscript.
Collection Number:MS 097
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Arizona Libraries, Special Collections
University of Arizona
PO Box 210055
Tucson, AZ 85721-0055
Phone: 520-621-6423
Fax: 520-621-9733
URL: http://speccoll.library.arizona.edu/
E-Mail: LBRY-askspcoll@email.arizona.edu

Biographical Note

Welsh poet, author, translator, playwright, and literary critic.


Scope and Content Note

Ten groups of literary manuscripts, each cased separately by volume number. Some are unpublished; others are proofs of published works. Many are autographed, dated, and contain Symons' edits. Most are holographic, in either pen or pencil, with some typescript. Clippings and reprints of articles by him are also present. The inventory file contains photocopies of catalog cards describing each individual manuscript. Seven manuscripts contain original essays, plays, and poems by Symons: Aspects of Kent; Cesare Borgia; Cities and Sea-coasts and Islands; Odilon Redon, with essay on Renoir also included; Toulouse; Poems and Translations; and The Romantic Movement in English Poetry. The remaining three manuscripts are his translations, from French, of the writings of others: Letters of Guy de Maupassant to Gustave Flaubert; Translations from Verlaine, and Les Fleures du Mal by Charles Baudelaire. A few original wood engravings from the Chiswick Press are enclosed with the volume 3 material, including one by Aubrey Beardsley, one by Fred Hyland, and one by William T. Horton.

Inventory available.


Arrangement

This collection is organized into 2 series:
Series I: Symons' writings, circa 1890-1918
Series II: Translations, circa 1905-1945

Restrictions

Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

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Access Terms

Personal Name(s)
Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898.
Horton, William T.
Hyland, Fred.
Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945 -- Manuscripts.

Corporate Name(s)
Chiswick Press.

Subject(s)
English literature -- Manuscripts.
French literature -- 19th century.


Administrative Information

Credit Line

Arthur Symons papers (MS 097). Special Collections, University of Arizona Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Acquired as gift, 1953.

Processing History

Processed by Staff.