Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections

Marie Corelli Collection, 1885-1932

Part II: Box and Folder List

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Collection Number:M 2

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January 2000
Last Updated: May 15, 2003

Series I. Correspondence

Dates: 1885-1932

Series I, Correspondence, is organized into three subseries: Outgoing Correspondence, Incoming Correspondence, and Third Party Correspondence. Each subseries is arranged alphabetically.

Box

Folder

Contents

Date

OUTGOING CORRESPONDENCE

1

1

The Academy. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1903 Feb 26

Adcock, Arthur St. John

See: St. John Adcock, Arthur, box 1, folder 41

1

2

Balfour-Brown, Frank. ALS, 31 Hans Place, S.W.

[1914] Mar 7

Bentley, George

1

3

ANS on business card, 47 Longridge Road, South Kensington
ANS on Christmas card
ALS, Hotel Beau Visage, Montreux, Suisse
ANS on Christmas card
Item dated 1891 Dec also addressed to Mrs. George Bentley.

1886 Jul 10

1887 Dec
1889 Sep
[1891 Dec]

1

4

Bloom, Jr. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

n.d.

1

5

Brown, Mr. ALS, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court, S.W.

1895 May 9

1

6

Burne-Jones, Philip, Sir. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1912 Feb 20

1

7

Burns & Oates. AL, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1912 Jan 19

1

8

Carter, Reginald. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire

With portion of envelope.

[1918 Aug 19]

1

9

Chew, Samuel Claggett. Four ALS

With three envelopes.

1921 Oct-Nov

1

10

Collins, Mrs. TL from MC's secretary, E. T. James, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court, S.W.

1897 Jun 9

1

11

Colton, Richmond. ALS, 47 Longridge Road

1893 Jul 27

Cooke Taylor, Richard Whately

1

12

ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon
ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1902 Jan 30
1902 Feb 4

The Daily Call

1

13

ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon
ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon
Letter dated 1914 Dec 1 encloses "Miss Marie Corelli's Reply to the Editor of the 'Daily Call,'" letter, holograph, corrected and signed.

1914 Dec 1
1914 Dec 3

1

14

Eissler, Mlle. ALS, 85 Kaiser Friedrich Promenade, Hamburg

1892 Aug 23

1

15

Ellis, Mr. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1916 May 12

1

16

Ernst, Dr. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1906 Jan 4

1

17

General Committee of the Orient Exhibition. AL, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1909 Jan 23

1

18

Gibbons, Miss. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1905 Oct 11

Gilder, Mr.

1

19

ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon
ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1903 Jul 24
1906 Feb 8

1

20

Gowing, Mrs. ALS, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court

Dated "Sunday."

n.d.

1

21

Hobbes, W. A. Nine ALS

With five envelopes.

1900-1905, n.d.

1

22

Hobbes, W. A. (Mrs.). Seven ALS

With eight envelopes and two clippings.

1900-1908, n.d.

Ilchester, Countess of

1

23

ALS, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court, S.W.
ALS, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court, S.W.
ALS, Killiecrankie Cottage, Nr. Pitlochry, Perthshire
With one envelope.

1893 Jun 14
1893 Jun 17
n.d.

1

24

Jenkins, Herbert George. Sixteen ALS

1912-1915, n.d.

1

25

Kellie, Lawrence. ALS, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court

Dated "Saturday."

n.d.

1

26

Kerr, Dr. ALS, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court, S.W.

1894 Sep 19

1

27

Kullman, Emilie. ALS

On back of printed announcement for MC's The Soul of Lilith. Includes letter from Kullman to Richard Bentley and Son, 1892 Mar 22.

1892 Mar 19

1

28

Lawley, Mr. ALS, 47 Longridge Road, S.W.

[ca. 1886]

1

29

MacKail, Mrs. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire

1919 Apr 10

Massett, Steve

1

30

ALS, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court
ALS, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court, S.W.

1892 Aug 4
1892 Nov 7

1

31

Maxwell, Mr. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1912 Dec 14

Menpes, Mortimer

1

32

ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon
ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1901 Apr 12
1901 Jun 25

1

33

Meredith, Mr. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1917 Dec 14

1

34

Morley, Mr. ALS, Scotland

1902 Sep 9

1

35

Muirhead, James F. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

With envelope.

1909 Aug 17

1

36

Reed, G. J. Five ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

With three envelopes. Also addressed to Reed's family.

1920-1921

1

37

Richard Bentley and Son. ALS, 47 Longridge Road, S.W.

1898 Jun 2

1

38

Rose, Mrs. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1902 Aug 6

1

39

Rossiter, Mr. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

Dated "Saturday."

n.d.

1

40

Routledge, Mr. ALS, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court, S.W.

1896 Apr 28

St. John Adcock, Arthur

1

41

ALS, Brantwood, Coniston Lake, R.S.O.
ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon
ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon
With two envelopes.

[ca. 1906]
1910 May 5
1910 Oct 4

Seccombe, Thomas

1

42

ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon
ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1906 Jul 26
1906 Dec 16

Shorter, Clement King

1

43

ALS, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court, S.W.
ALS, Portree, Isle of Strye
ALS
ALS

1893 Oct 21
1900 Sep 16
1900 Sep 29
1900 Nov 4

1

44

Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1914 Dec 21

1

45

Smith, Mr. ALS, 47 Longridge Road, S.W.

1898 Jul 5

1

46

Strand Magazine (London, England). Twelve ALS

Regarding "The Strange Visitation of Josiah Nason: A Christmas Ghost Story."

1904 Oct-Nov, n.d.

1

47

Thomas, Carmichael. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

With envelope.

1909 Apr 16

Thompson Yates, S. A.

1

48

TL from MC's secretary, E. T. James, 19 Brunswick Terrance, Brighton
ALS, 19 Brunswick Terrace, Brighton
ALS, 19 Brunswick Terrace, Brighton

1897 Dec 11

1897 Dec 14
1897 Dec 19

1

49

The Times. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1903 Jul 4

1

50

[Tweedie?], Mrs. ALS, Pump House Hotel, Llandrindod Wells

1914 May 31

1

51

Warde, E. V. TLS, 47 Longridge Road, S.W.

1898 May 16

1

52

Warden, Mr. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1912 Jun 11

Watt, A. S.

1

53

One telegram, holograph
ALS, Princes Hotel, Brighton
ALS, Princes Hotel, Brighton
ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon
Letter dated 1913 Feb 6 encloses two ALS from A. H. Bell, 1913. With eighteen TL carbons from Watt to MC, 1913 Jan-Feb.

See also: Copies of contracts between Variety Theatres Consolidated Ltd. and Plaintiffs, [1913]

1913 Jan 22
[pre 1913 Jan 27]
1913 Feb 2
1913 Feb 6

1

54

Watt, Mr. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire

1923 Dec 8

1

55

Wilkins, W. H. ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1901 Jul 10

1

56

Young, Thomas. Eleven ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

With TLS from The Amalgamated Press Ltd. to Cassell & Co., 1941 Jun 30, regarding MC's letters to Young.

1909, n.d.

1

57

"My dear friend." ALS, 47 Longridge Road, S.W.

1886 Jul 8

1

58

"Dear friend." ALS, 47 Longridge Road, South Kensington

[ca. 1889-1890]

1

59

"Dear Madam." ALS, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court, S.W.

1896 May 29

1

60

"Dear Sir." ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1899 Dec 6

1

61

"Dear May." ALS, Mason Croft

1901 Feb 8

1

62

"Dear Sir." ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1901 Jul 10

1

63

Signature only

With envelope.

1902 May 8

1

64

"Dear Mr." ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1905 Jan 16

1

65

"Dear Sir." ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1905 Feb 8

1

66

"Dear Cissie." ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1906 Jan 22

1

67

"Dear Madam." ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1907 Jan 7

1

68

Inscription only

With clipping of picture of MC.

1907 Aug 10

1

69

"Dear Sir." ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1914 Nov 17

"Dear Sir"

1

70

ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon
ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon
Dated "Thursday."

1914 Nov 25
n.d.

1

71

"Dear Sir." ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1915 Jan 19

1

72

"Dear Sir." ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire

1915 Sep 3

1

73

"My dear friends." ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

1916 Sep 3

"Dear Sir"

1

74

ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire
ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire

1921 Apr 10

1922 Apr 11

1

75

"Cara Regina." ALS, 47 Longridge Road, S.W.

n.d.

INCOMING CORRESPONDENCE

1

76

Hobbes, W. A. ALS, Stratford-on-Avon

1900 Jul 26

1

77

Lyric Theatre. TLS, Shaftesbury Avenue W.

Encloses material regarding The Master Christian.

1900 Aug 21

Watt, A. S. Eighteen TL carbons

See: MC to Watt, A. S., box 1, folder 53

THIRD PARTY CORRESPONDENCE

Field, Roscoe & Co. to A. S. Watt

1

78

TLS, 36 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London
TLS, 36 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London
Letter dated 1932 Apr 25 encloses TLS from Maffey & Brentnall to A. S. Watt, 1932 Apr 19, and TL carbon from Maffey & Brentnall to Band Hatton & Co., 1932 Apr 19.

1927 Jul 6
1932 Apr 25

Kullman, Emilie to Bentley, Richard

See: MC to Kullman, Emilie, 1892 Mar 19, box 1, folder 27

1892 Mar 22

Mackay, Eric

1

79

To Bowen, John Eliot. ALS, 48 Mallinton Road, Northcote Road, Clapham Junction

1885 Feb 6

1

80

To Kent, Charles. ALS, Cap Martin Hotel, près Menton

1894 Apr 8

1

81

To Reid, Grant. ALS, New Travellers Club, Picadilly W.

1895 Aug 14

1

82

To Windsor Magazine. ALS, 47 Longridge Road, Earl's Court, S.W.

1895 Feb 10

1

83

To "Dear Sir or Madam." ALS, New Travellers Club, Picadilly W.

[1890?] Aug 3

Vyver, Bertha to Hobbes, Mrs.

1

84

ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon
ALS, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon

Dated "Monday evening."

1903 Mar 28
n.d.

 

Series II. Other Materials

Dates: 1897-1927

Series II, Other Materials, is organized into two subseries: Writings, andOther.

Box

Folder

Contents

Date

 

 

WRITINGS

 

 

 

Corelli, Marie

 

1

85

 Barabbas. "I say the priests have killed Christ...," passage, holograph, signed

1900 Jun 24  

 

 

 Barabbas. "A Passage from the Resurrection Scene in Barabbas," passage, holograph, signed and dated
See: Box 1, folder 48

1897 Dec 14  

1

86

"Byron: The Man and the Poet," lecture, typescript carbon, corrected
At Nottingham.

1915 Feb 5  

 

 

"Miss Marie Corelli's Reply to the Editor of the Daily Call" letter, holograph, corrected and signed
See: Box 1, folder 13

[1914]  

1

87

"Tintagel," transcription by MC of Algernon Charles Swinburne's poem, holograph, signed and dated

1904 Aug 30  

1

88

Mackay, Eric. "Mary Arden: An Ode to the Mother of William Shakespeare," poem, proof, annotated by MC

n.d.  

 

 

OTHER

 

 

 

Balance sheets written after MC's death, showing her books and royalties

Stored in: General Oversize, box 1, folder 1

1919-1927  

 

 

Gray v. Watt. Copy of 1912 Oct 1 contract between Variety Theatres Consolidated Ltd. and Plaintiffs

Stored in: General Oversize, box 1, folder 2

See also: MC to Watt, A. S., box 1, folder 53

[1913]  

 

 

Gray v. Watt. Copy of 1913 Jan 23 contract between the London Theatres of Varieties Ltd. and Plaintiffs

Stored in: General Oversize, box 1, folder 2

See also: MC to Watt, A. S., box 1, folder 53

[1913]  

1

89

Notes, typescript carbon, regarding MC's publishing options

Annotated in unidentified hand.

1909 Jan 27, n.d.  

 

 

Photograph, portrait of MC, inscribed

1922

 

 

Inscribed: "In fancy dress as 'The Princess of a Far Away Country' to Fred with love."

Stored in: Legal Oversize, box 1, folder 10

 

1

90

Postcards (three) of MC

[ca. 1908]

 

 

Include: "Miss Marie Corelli Presents a Cup to Stratford-on-Avon Boat Club"; "Miss Marie Corelli Passing the Guild Chapel, Stratford-on-Avon"; and "Miss Marie Corelli in Her Gondela 'The Dream,' on the Avon."

 

1

91

Postcard of MC's house, Mason Croft, Stratford-on-Avon, as it looked in the 1940s

[1990]

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