Inventory of the John Masefield Collection

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview of the Collection

Biography of John Masefield

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Organization of the Collection

Arrangement of the Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection


Overview of the Collection

Creator: John Masefield, 1878-1967
Title: John Masefield Papers
Abstract: Books, correspondence, and manuscripts used for the publication of Charles H Simmons' bibliography of John Masefield held by Connecticut College.

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Biography of John Masefield

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of 185 books and .5 linear feet of correspondence and manuscripts relating to John Masefield.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Restrictions on Use

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings at the Charles E. Shain Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons:
Masefield, John, 1878-1967.
Simmons, Charles H, 1862-1945.
Organizations:
Columbia University Press
Places:
New York, N.Y.
Subjects:
Poets, United Kingdom, 20th century
Poetry, United Kingdom, 20th century
Masefield, John, 1878-1967
Document Types:
Correspondence
Manuscripts

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection

Correspondence and Manuscripts

BoxFolder
11 John Masefield ALS (4) to Charles H Simmons, 1929
  Relating to the barque Wanderer, with accompanying photos and press clippings
2 John Masefield ALS (2) to Charles Simmons, 1929
  includes enclosed photograph of the barque Wanderer
3 Charles Simmons correspondence with John Masefield, 1928-1930
  concerning bibliography
4 Charles Simmons' research on the barque Wanderer
5 Proofs of The Wanderer
  TLS James Farrell to Charles Simmons, TL to John Masefield, TL (3) Charles Simmons to John Masefield, TL (2) Harry Forsyth to Charles SImmons, transcripts of articles regarding the Wanderer
6 John Masefield TL to Charles Simmons
  Includes photograph of Masefield poem in hand of Hugh de Selincourt
7 John Masefield ALS to "Li" 24 October 1915
  acknowledgment of gifts
7.1 John Masefield ANS (4) to Charles Simmons
7.2 John Masefield ALS to Charles Simmons 18 June 1926
7.3 John Masefield ALS to Charles Simmons December 1926
7.4 John Masefield ALS to Charles Simmons January 1933
7.5 John Masefield ALS to Charles Simmons 19 May 1928
7.6 John Masefield ALS to Charles Simmons 1 June 1929
7.7 John Masefield ALS to Charles Simmons undated
7.8 John Masefield ALS to Charles Simmons undated
7.9 John Masefield ALS to Charles Simmons undated
8 Masefield holograph poem, "The annointed king"
8.1 Masefield holograph poem, "In memory garden"
8.2 Masefield holograph poem, "Haul her out"
8.3 Masefield holograph poem, "The Vrens"
8.4 Masefield holograph drama, "The Buccaneers"
9 Correspondence regarding the barque Wanderer
  TLS James Farrell to Charles Simmons, TL to John Masefield, TL (3) Charles Simmons to John Masefield, TL (2) Harry Forsyth to Charles SImmons, transcripts of articles regarding the Wanderer
10 Charles Simmons correspondence with publishers, 1928
11 Charles Simmons correspondence with publishers, 1929
12 Charles Simmons correspondence with publishers, 1930
13 Charles Simmons correspondence with publishers, 1931
14 Charles Simmons correspondence with publishers, 1937
15 Charles Simmons correspondence with George McKay, Grolier Club, 1928-1929
16 Charles Simmons correspondence with Columbia University Press, 1929-1930
17 Illustrations for Masefield bibliography and letters of permission from publishers and Jack B. Yeats
18 Forward to bibliography, with revisions
19 Proofs for bibliography
20 Letters to Charles Simmons acknowledging donation of bibliography, reviews
21 Book catalogs with Masefield items
22 Bibliographies of modern authors #2: Masefield
23 Typewritten notes for Simmons bibliography
24 Photographs of Masefield MS poems
A Program for Huddersfeld Shakespeare Festival, 1922
B The Bookman, March 1914
C Cambridge Magazine, March 3, 1917
D-E Masefield newspaper clippings
F-G John Masefield contributions to Simmons bibliography