Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections

A. E. Housman Papers, 1859-1936

Part II: Box and Folder List-Other Materials

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Collection Number: M57

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April 2007
Last Updated: April 4, 2007

Death of A.E. Housman


Box Folder Contents Date
    Biography and Bibliography  
8 4

Teleplay, "An Air that Kills"

Script of program on Housman attained by Seymour Adelman. Folder also includes letter to Adelman from producer.

1959 March 22
8 5 TMs, AE Housman: A Bibliography by William White, 111 p. n.d.
8 6

Note by John Carter regarding the original recipient of Seymour Adelman's autograph presentation copy of the first edition of A Shropshire Lad.

8 7


Folder includes 5 poetic parodies of Housman's works. 2 AMs, 2 clippings, and 1 TMs. Poems are by [R. Mundey], ESP Haynes, Rolfe Humphries, Gerald Gould, and Ernest Thomson.

1936, n.d.


8 8 The Daily Tatler with review of "A Shropshire Lad" 1896 Nov 19
8 9

Cyril Clemens Materials

Boxed MS of Clemens article on AEH, Mark Twain Quarterly with articles on AEH, essay "An Evening with AE Housman" by Clemens, and clipping of "Housman in America" also by Clemens.

1937, 1942, n.d.
8 10

Materials regarding Housman collection at Library of Congress

Folder includes various press releases and essays with information on Housman and the collection, and materials regarding a lecture by Cleanth Brooks on Housman.

8 11

Journals and pamphlets with items on Housman

Journals include The Saturday Review, The Book-of-the-Month Club News and The Nation and Athenaeum among others.

8 12

Clipped essays

Folder contains critical essays on Housman by Laurence Housman, William White, John Sparrow, and others.

1959-1967, n.d.
8 13

Newspaper clippings

Various clippings regarding exhibitions, publications, legacy, and biographical material.

1936-1962, n.d.
8 14 Miscellaneous clippings, advertisements, auction notices, and notes. Includes report about a book that may have belonged to Housman that is now in the Bryn Mawr library. n.d.

Publication and Business

12   Financial statement from Kegan Paul regarding A Shropshire Lad (original and copy) 1896 Dec 31
8 15 Contract with Grant Richards to publish Last Poems (includes typescript and manuscript draft) 1922 Sept 14
8 16 Contract with Henry Holt to publish A Shropshire Lad in USA 1923 Jan 12

Death of A.E. Housman (see also Laurence Housman Collection)

Box Folder Contents Date
8 15

Printed Burial Service, 4 copies.

Contains poem "For My Funeral." Folder also contains clipping from New York Herald Tribune regarding the service.

1936 May 4
8 16

Elegies and Obituaries

4 poems, 1 clipping on occasion of Housman's death. Poetry by Witter Bynner, "H.B.," Blanche Bane Kuder, and one unidentified author.

8 17

Condolence Letters to Laurence Housman

4 ALsS, 1 TLS from publishers and colleagues.

1936 May 1 - May 8


PART I: Collection Description
PART II: Box and Folder List

  • Incoming Correspondence
  • Outgoing Correspondence
  • Third Party Correspondence
  • Writings
  • Other Materials
  • Personal and Family Materials
  • Graphic Materials
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    Last Update May 25, 2007. Special Collections