Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections

Laurence Housman Papers

Part II: Box and Folder List: Manuscripts: Lectures and Essays

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Collection Number: M58

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Box Folder Content
11 1

"The All-Seeing Eye"

2 TS with corrections by Housman

11 2

"American Politeness" and "Birds of Paradise"

2 AMs

11 3

[Anti-Rationalism in the Judeo-Christian Traditions]

AMs

11 4

[Birth Control]

AMs

11 5

"The Bounds of Belief"

AMs

11 6

"Christian Credulities"

AMs

11 7

"Commemorative Art"

AMs

11 8

"The Conditions of Modern Drama"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 9

"Conscienscious Objections: Holy Wars, An Examination of the State's Claim over Liberty of Conscience"

AMs fragments, notes labeled "Holy Wars" on the topic of concienscious objection.

11 10

"The Consumption of Wealth"

AMs and TS with corrections by Housman

11 11

"Cricket - More or Less"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 12

"Crime and Society"

AMs and 2 TS with corrections by Housman; labeled "Broadcast on January 14, 1928"

11 13

"Dead Certainties"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 14

"Defeatism"

TS

11 15

"Devotional Poetry

TS with corrections and additions by Housman

11 16

"Dick Sheppard: The Man I Knew"

AMs, Carbon TS

11 17

"The Diction of Shakespeare"

AMs, notes

11 18

[Humorous Speech About "Divine Right"]

AMs

11 19

"Doggy Dickens"

5 AMs fragments

11 20

"Double Mindedness in Religion and Politics"

2 TS, one with corrections by Housman

11 21

"The Fall of the Sparrow"

AMsS

11 22

[Family Prayer]

AMs

11 23

"Federal Union and World Peace"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 24

"Foundations of Sand"

TS with corrections by Housman, AMsS notes, fragments

11 25

"The Functions of Art"

TS

11 26

"Futurism and the Woman's Movement"

AMs

11 27

[Gandhi and Non-Violence]

TS

11 28

"Garden of Remembrance"

ALS, "To the committee for the 'Garden of Remembrance'..."
AMs, "Details of Proposed Alternative Design"
2 ALS, "To the editor, The Central Somerset Gazette"
TLS, from N. L. Bartlett, Street Garden of Remembrance Committee
Typed minutes from the meeting of the Garden Remembrance Committee
Newspaper clipping, Central Somerset Gazette, June 30, 1950
ALS From Stephen Clark, June 24 1950

11 29

"The God of the Machine"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 30

"The Great Failures"

TS with corrections by Housman, on the reading of a section from Little Plays of Saint Francis

11 31

"Great Powers and Little Powers"

TS with corrections by Housman, TS copy

11 32

"Grey Emminence"

AMs (incomplete)

11 33

"Hearing the Other Side"

TS

11 34

[History of Renaissance Art]

AMs (incomplete) and TS (untitled)

11 35

"Honour"

TS, "published in an Oxford [---]"

11 36

"Immortality"

TS

11 37

"The Infallible State"

TS

11 38

Rejected Introduction to Collected Poems

TS

11 39

"Justice as a War Product"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 40

"King John of Jingalo, Preface"

AMsS, preface to King John of Jingalo, initialed.

11 41

"Law and Superlaw"

TS

11 42

Notes and Fragments on League of Nations

2 handwritten note fragments on League of Nations

11 43

"Lest We Forget"

TS, lecture on pacifism

11 44

"The Letters - Revelation"

AMs on religion

11 45

"Life and Literature"

TS, with corrections, "Wedmore Memorial Lecture" read May 18th, 1949

11 46

"The Light of St. Francis"

AMs

11 47

Partial Holograph Text of a Reading of the Little Plays of St. Francis

MS (missing 1st page)

11 48

"Living Sacraments"

AMs, undated; TS dated July 1922

11 49

"Loved I Not Honour More"

AMs

11 50

"The Makings of the War Mind: Its Cause and Cure"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 51

"The Male Persuasion: Notes for The Man's Case"

AMs rough draft and partial TS

11 52

"Man's Image in Art"

TS with holograph emendations and additions and AMs notes for lecture.

11 53

"The Meaning of Power"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 54

"The Mind of Tomorrow"

AMs

11 55

"Modern Religious Belief"

AMs rough draft and TS with corrections by Housman

11 56

"Moral Compulsion"

AMs

11 57

"Moral Inventions"

TS with sparse corrections

11 58

"Musical Accompaniment"

AMs

11 59

"My Country Right or Wrong"

TS

11 60

"My Fifty Thirty-Five Year's Fight With the Censor"

TS corrected with MS addition

11 61

"National Drama"

TS with corrections by Housman (?)

11 62

"The Natural and the Spiritual"

TS with corrections, alternate title crossed out: "The Faith that Rebels"

11 63

[Nature Lecture for Children]

TS, untitled

11 64

"The Necessity of Pacifism"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 65

[Old Fossils]

TS with corrections and additions; folder labeled "Seminal TS on Man's Use of Reason"

11 66

"Life's Pocket Book: On Being Born Well"

AMs, page 3 missing

11 67

"A One Man Museum"

AMs and TS with corrections

11 68

"Only Human Nature"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 69

"The Open Mind"

TS

11 70

"Our Fathers Have Told Us"

TS, unfinished lecture, includes section labeled "Forbidden Things: "Our fathers have told us". Law and Custom. Taboo. Masters and Servants."

11 71

"Palestine Plays - Preface"

AMs preface to Housman's Palestine Plays

11 72

[Partial Christianity]

Partial TS corrected, pg. 1 missing

11 73

"Notes on Peace"

Many AMs fragments of notes on peace-related lectures

11 74

"Peace Notes"

TS

11 75

"The Personal Approach to Religion in Drama"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 76

"Personality"

AMs rough draft, notes

11 77

"'The Way It Shouldn't Be Done": An Experiment in Amateur Play Writing" and "The Wise and the Foolish" and "Preface"

2 TS, AMsS ("Preface") with initials, rough draft

11 78

"Old and New Poetry" and notes on poetry

2 AMs of "Old and New Poetry" and many AMs of notes for various poetry-related lectures, including "Notes on Blake" and many versions of notes on "Wordsworth"

11 79

"The Poet's Defence"

TS Essay with corrections by Housman

11 80

"The Power of Goodness"

AMs (partial)

11 81

"Prayer and Prejudice"

TS with corrections by Housman and 2 TS sections labeled "Longer version on p. 15 to 19 (inclusive)" and "Longer version on page 9 to 14"

11 82

"The Preparation of Peace"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 83

"The Preparation of Peace"

TS (incomplete) with corrections by Housman and AMs preface (approx. 100 pages total)

11 84

Notes of Prison Reform

AMs notes and fragments on prison reform

11 85

"Prize-Giving Adress"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 86

"Propositions"

AMs concerning religion

11 87

"Pure Nonsense"

TS

11 88

"Queen Victoria and Her Ministers"

TS with corrections by Housman; text for a reading of Victoria Regina plays

11 89

"A Rejected Preface"

AMs, with note on the top by author: "The following was written as the preface to a book on the Religion of Humanism which is shortly to be published; but was turned down as unsuitable"

11 90

Holograph Notes and Fragments on Religion

AMs fragments and notes: "The Living God"; "Church Use of Scripture"; "Stoves of Stumbling", most without title

11 91

[Renaissance Art]

TS

11 92

[Revalation and Miracle]

AMs with heavy corrections

11 93

"Rival Gods"

TS with heavy corrections by Housman; critique of Christianity, particularly its link to war

11 94

"St. Francis, the Man"

AMsS

11 95

"Sectional Morality"

TS with corrections, original title, "Artificial Morality" crossed out

11 96

"Self-Knowledge"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 97

"Self-Martyrdom: Self Respect and the Martyr's Spirit"

AMs

11 98

"The Sense of Beauty"

TS

11 99

[The Sermon on the Mount]

TS, untitled, with AMs addition

11 100

"The Seven Words"

AMs Fragments

11 101

"Sex and the Censorship"

AMsS and fragment

11 102

"Sex in Architecture"

TS, unfinished lecture

11 103

"Sex - Repression and Morals"

TS

11 104

"Sinful Charity"

TS emendated, 1st and 2nd pages missing

11 105

[Somerset]

AMs about the beauty of Somerset

11 106

"Speech- Song- and Book- Poetry"

TS, incomplete

11 107

"Spiritual Shareholders"

AMs and heavily corrected TS

11 108

"Stern Justice"

TS with corrections by Housman (note labels it as part of "Preparation of Peace")

11 109

"Stones of Stumbling"

AMs

11 90

"A Story of Truth Without Honour"

AMs about Clemence's Sir Aglouale

11 91

"The Strong Man Armed"

AMs

11 92

[Symbolism - A Defense]

TS draft

11 93

"Thomas Traherne"

MS and TS with corrections of complete lecture made of this MS and another talk (according to Seymour Adelman)

11 94

"Thoughts for Armistice Day"

AMs

11 95

"Trial and Error"

AMs

11 96

"The Two Masters: (Christ or Caesar?)"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 97

"The Uncommon Sense of William Blake"

AMs fragment

11 98

"The Unexpected Years"

AMs

11 99

[Unity and Human Nature]

TS, untitled

11 120

"Unity and Responsibility"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 121

"Unity of the Spirit"

AMs, TS with correcionts by Housman

11 122

"Use and Ornament (The Art of Living)"

TS, 33 p.

11 123

"The Value of Laughter (A Free-Church Address)"

AMs and TS with corrections by Housman

11 124

"The Value of Vision"

Carbon TS with corrections by Housman

11 125

"Virtue and Vice"

AMs

11 126

"Vision"

AMs and TS, which continues with "Rival Gods"

11 127

"The Well Educated Man"

2 TS

11 128

[Westminster Abbey]

AMs, untitled

11 129

[What if England Were Invaded?]

TS, with corrections

11 130

"What Price Salvation Now"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 131

"Where Are the Dead?"

AMs, Dialogue between Dick Sheppard and Housman

11 132

"Why I Am A Pacifist"

TS with corrections and TLS from Stuart Morris at the Peace Pledge Union

11 133

"Why is Dick Sheppard so Alive to Us Today?"

2 TS with corrections, from [Partial Christianity]

11 134

"Why is War Unpatriotic"

Carbon TS with corrections by Housman; note says it was published in Reconciliation

11 135

"William Blake"

TS with corrections by Housman

11 136

"A Winking Providence"

TS with corrections, noted as part of "Prep. of Peace"

11 137

"Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow"

TS, 1940 Jan 1

12 1-5

Miscellaneous Lecture Notes

Groups of AMs note cards for lectures on various topics including literature, art, drama, religion, ethics, and politics.

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