Finding Aid for the Mackenzie Bell Papers, 1860-1930

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Finding Aid for the Mackenzie Bell Papers, 1860-1930

Collection number: 705

UCLA Library Special Collections

UCLA Library Special Collections staff



Los Angeles, CA

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  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Mackenzie Bell Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1860-1930
Collection number: 705
Creator: Bell, Mackenzie
Extent: 14 boxes (7 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Mackenzie Bell (1856-1930) published numerous books, articles and poems. The collection contains holograph manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, pictures, and related ephemera. Includes holograph manuscripts of Spring's Immortality and Other Poems, Pictures of Travel and Other Poems, and William Morris, Poet and Socialist, as I Knew Him. Also contains materials relating to the Rossettis, Algernon Swinburne, Theodore Watts-Dunton, William Morris, and Charles Whitehead.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

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Provenance/Source of Acquisition

  • W.P. Wreden, 1962,1975, purchase.
  • Winifred Myers, 1964, purchase.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mackenzie Bell Papers (Collection 705). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4230365 

Biography

Mackenzie Bell was born in 1856 in Liverpool, England; he settled in London in 1884; the same year saw the publication of his book, Charles Whitehead: A Forgotten Genius; wrote critical articles for Academy, Speaker, Temple Bar and other publications; became a member of the Reform Club; other published works include Verses of Varied Life (1882), Spring's Immortality: and Other Poems (1893), and Christina Rossetti: A Biographical and Critical Study; he died in 1930.

Scope and Content

Collection contains holograph manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, pictures, and related ephemera. Includes holograph manuscript of Spring's Immortality and Other Poems, Pictures of Travel and Other Poems, and William Morris, Poet and Socialist, as I Knew Him. Also contains author's copy of collected poems, books about Christina Rossetti and Charles Whitehead, and a typescript of Swinburne and his poetry, with holographs of William Morris. Also contains materials relating to the Rossettis, Algernon Swinburne, Theodore Watts-Dunton, William Morris, and Charles Whitehead.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Manuscripts and first editions of poems.
  2. Author's copy of his books on Christina Rossetti and Charles Whitehead, and typescript of book on Algernon Charles Swinburne.
  3. Miscellaneous manuscripts, photographs and ephemera.
  4. Illustrations, etchings and reproductions.
  5. Correspondence.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Bell, Mackenzie, 1856-1930--Archives.
Authors, English--Archival resources.
Poets, English--Archival resources.
Manuscripts for publication.

Items removed from Collection

  • Morris, William, 1834-1896--Portrait. See Related Material.

Related Material

Picture Collection (Collection 99). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library.
  • Collier, John. Richard Garnett. [London (?), ca. 1900] Photograph, mounted. (In Coll. ORIG. 99) 1 item. 22.5 × 18cm.

Container List

Box 5

Spring's Immortality. Published by Ward, Lock, and Bowden, Limited, London, 1895.

Physical Description: 2 different copies.

Scope and Content Note

Author's copy. 2nd edition with some holograph revisions in preparation for next edition.
Flat Box 18

Spring's Immortality and Other Poems. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: Holograph manuscript. Bound in blue cloth.
Box 1

Poems. Working copy vol.16. Published by Clark, London, 1909.

Physical Description: In original blue covers.

Scope and Content Note

Author's copy with programs, brochures, letters, notes, etc. attached and inserted throughout book.
Box 1

Collected Poems.

Physical Description: In original lavender covers.

Scope and Content Note

Author's copy with holograph annotations and letters, notes, miscellaneous ephemera attached and inserted throughout book. First page lists poems that have been recited.
Box 14

Manuscript of poems between 1898 and 1909. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: Bound in half calf and green cloth covers.

Scope and Content Note

Mostly holograph with pages of typescript, annotated proofs of published poems, and newspaper and magazine clippings of his published poems and articles with holograph notations, interspersed.
Box 3

Pictures Of Travel and Other Poems.

Physical Description: Holograph. Bound in green calf.
Box 7

Pictures of Travel and Other Poems.

Physical Description: Typescript with holograph corrections. 76 leaves.

Scope and Content Note

First leaf reads To a worker among the poor and other poems with final title penciled in below.
Box 7

Pictures of Travel and Other Poems.

Physical Description: 23 sheets plus preliminary pages.

Scope and Content Note

Corrected galleys.
Box 7

Pictures of Travel and Other Poems. Published by Hurst and Blackett Limited, London, 1898.

Scope and Content Note

Author's copy. Occasional holograph corrections.
Box 5

Pictures of Travel and Other Poems.

Physical Description: 6 copies of book.
Box 5

Christina Rossetti. Published by Hurst and Blackett Limited, London, 1898.

Physical Description: Binding lacking.

Scope and Content Note

Author's copy with copious holograph notes in ink, in preparation for revised edition. Note to the printer on first leaf.
Boxes 1-3

Notebooks.

Physical Description: 4 items. Mostly bound in half calf and marbled boards.

Scope and Content Note

Diaries with occasional letters and miscellaneous pieces of ephemera inserted.
Boxes 1-3

1. February 20, 1897-July 12, 1897.

Boxes 1-3

2. November 4, 1890-April 4, 1891.

Boxes 1-3

3. May 9, 1884-April 15 1885.

Boxes 1-3

4. January 5, 1880-November 22, 1880.

Box 4

A Forgotten Genius: Charles Whitehead. London, Elliot Stock, 1884.

Physical Description: Unbound. Most of the pages are cut into three parts and mounted separately on white paper.

Scope and Content Note

Author's copy.
Box 4

Extract from an article about Whitehead by James Smith.... Holograph copy from direct transfer. Published in The Australian, July 28, 1894.

Physical Description: 22 leaves.
Box 7

Swinburne and his Poetry. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 208 leaves, Unbound.

Scope and Content Note

Typescipt with minor corrections.
Box 5

School Recitations. London: James Clark & Company, 1909.

Physical Description: 2 copies.
Box 5

Poems of Nature. London: James Clark & Company, n.d.

Physical Description: 6 copies.
Box 5

Poems of Consolation and of Religion. London: James Clark & Company, n.d.,

Physical Description: 5 copies.
Box 5

Trafalgar. Kingsgate Press, London [1913].

Physical Description: 24 copies.
Box 6

Miscellaneous incomplete manuscripts.

Physical Description: Typescript and mimeograph with corrections. 3 items.
Box 7

Notes, miscellaneous, mostly holograph.

Physical Description: 14 items. In mixed order.

Scope and Content Note

Includes short, incomplete manuscripts of articles, poems, etc., and some corrected and revised printed matter.
Box 7

Ephemera.

Physical Description: 49 items.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, magazine articles, pamphlets, brochures, broadsides etc.
Box 5

Engraved steel blocks of The Heart's Summer, Holy Quietude, and Lyrics of Consolation.

Physical Description: Mounted on wood. 3 items.
Box 5

Framed photograph of Mackenzie Bell and his sister Mary Elizabeth and Maggie, dated 1863.

Box 4

Photographs of friends and acquaintances including prominent literary figures etc.

Physical Description: 2 envelopes, 36 items.
Box 5

Christmas cards to Bell.

Physical Description: 45 pieces.
Box 2

Illustrations for Christina Rossetti. Mounted reproductiohs of drawings etc.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 6

Original ink sketches for Pictures of Travel.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 15

Two framed, original etchings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1894 and one framed reproduction of poem by Theodore Watts-Dunton, 1891, presented and signed by Watts-Dunton to Bell.

Boxes 15 & 16.

Three mounted and one framed reproductions of drawings and paintings owned by Christina Rossetti until her death.

Scope and Content Note

  • Also: one mounted photograph of her funeral, all presented to Bell by William Rossetti.
  • Also: photograph of family grave given to M.B. from Lisa Wilson. January 6, 1898.
Box 15

Miscellaneous reproductions and photographs.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Flat Box 17

Framed oil sketck of William MacDonald Sinclair by William Lockhart, 1887.

Box 6

Reminiscences of Liszt, by George Liebling.

Physical Description: Holograph manuscript in pencil. 29 leaves.

Scope and Content Note

Written on Back of identical mimeographed publicity letters announcing Liebling's availability for the coming concert season and signed by his secretary, January 1900.
 

William Morris, Poet and Socialist, as I Knew Him. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: Holograph and mimeograph with extensive ink notations.
Physical Description: 56 leaves.
 

Three pages of proof corrected in ink.

Scope and Content Note

With attached note: “Some sheets of Mrs. Henry Wood's Dene Hollow given to me at my request by Dr. Japp, September 15, 1893.”
Boxes 8-9

Correspondence and related ephemera from friends and literary figures, mostly addressed to Bell. 1851-1931.

Physical Description: 844 items.

Note

Added entries listed below:
Box 10

Correspondence and documents for the year 1891, with a few letters dated 1890, 1892, 1893, and 1894.

Physical Description: 300 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • Much of this material relates to the death of Bell's mother in 1891. Correspondents include Douglas Sladen and Theodore Watts-Dunton.
  • Also included are copies of Bell's letters.

Note

Separate purchase from Winifred Myers, London, August 1964.
 

List of Correspondents:

Box 8

Adams, William Davenport, 1851-1904.

Box 8

Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907.

Box 8

Allen, Grant, 1848-1899.

Box 8

Anderson, Jessie Annie.

Box 8

Austin, Alfred, 1835-1913.

Box 8

Bainton, George.

Box 8

Bayley, Ada Ellen, 1857-1903.

Box 8

Beaton, Rev. Patrick.

Box 8

Bennett, William Henry, 1855-1920.

Box 8

Bentley, George, 1828-1895.

Box 8

Besant, Sir Walter, 1836-1901.

Box 8

Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah, 1862-1927.

Box 8

Black, William, 1841-1898.

Box 8

Broadbent, Albert.

Box 8

Brotherton, Mrs. Mary Isabella Irwin.

Box 8

Brown, Mrs. Mary Chadwick (Barrett) 1827-1887.

Box 8

Bruce, Mary Louisa.

Box 8

Bryan, Alfred.

Box 8

Cable, Louise.

Box 8

Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925.

Box 8

Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910.

Box 8

Crawford, Francis Marion, 1854-1909.

Box 8

Crockett, Samuel Rutherford, 1860-1914.

Box 8

Cross, Frederick J.

Box 8

Crowe, Eyre, 1824-1910.

Box 8

Curtis, Albert Charles, 1867- .

Box 8

De Vere, Aubrey Thomas, 1814-1902.

Box 8

Dibdin, Edward Rimbault, 1853- .

Box 8

Dibdin, Sir Robert William, 1848- .

Box 8

Duckworth, Francis Robinson Gladstone.

Box 8

Fawcett, Edgar, 1847-1904.

Box 8

Fildes, Sir Luke, 1844-1927.

Box 8

Fisher, Frederic Henry, 1849-1926.

Box 8

Fitzpatrick, William John, 1830-1895.

Box 8

Fletcher, James, 1852-1908.

Box 8

Gissing, Algernon.

Box 8

Green, James, 1841-1926.

Box 8

Hake, Guy Donne Gordon, 1887- .

Scope and Content Note

[letter to Bell written at age 6]
Box 8

Harraden, Beatrice, 1864- .

Box 8

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894.

Box 8

Hunt, Edith Holman Hunt.

Box 8

Hutchinson, Thomas.

Box 8

Hyatt, Alfred H.

Box 8

Jerrold, Walter Copeland, 1865-1929.

Box 8

Lee, Arthur Hamilton Lee, viscount, 1868- .

Box 8

Lee, Sir, Sydney, 1859-1926.

Box 8

Leighton, Marie (Connor) d. 1941.

Box 8

Liebling, George.

Box 8

Lloyd, Charles Ellis, d. 1939.

Box 8

Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895.

Box 8

Matheson, Annie, 1853- .

Box 8

Maxwell, John, 1824-1895.

Box 8

Meynell, Alice (Thompson).

Box 8

Miles, Alfred Henry, 1848- .

Box 8

Morris, William, 1834-1896.

Scope and Content Note

(Includes 2 photographs of Morris)

Additional Note

[See items removed from collection]
Box 9

Nisbett, Hume, 1850-1923.

Box 9

Pole, William, 1814-1900.

Box 9

Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919.

Box 9

Sambourne, Edwin Linley, 1844-1910.

Box 9

Shields, Frederic James, 1833-1911.

Box 9

Shorthouse, Joseph Henry, 1834-1903.

Box 9

Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, 1856- .

Box 9

Smith, Albert, 1860- .

Box 9

Sonnenschein, William Swan, 1855-1931.

Box 9

Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912.

Box 9

Swanwick, Anna, 1813-1899.

Box 9

Tennyson Family.

Box 9

Thomas, Henry, 1878- .

Box 9

Thompson, Augustus Charles, 1812-1901.

Box 9

Thornley, James L.

Box 9

Thornton, J.

Box 9

Walford, Mrs. Lucy Bethia (Colquhoun) 1845-1915.

Box 9

Walton, Sir John, 1852-1908.

Box 9

Watts-Dunton, Walter Theodore, 1832-1914.

Box 9

Waugh, Arthur, 1866-1943.

Box 9

Westall, William, 1835-1903.

Box 9

Whiteing, Richard, 1840-1928.

Box 9

Williamson, David, 1868- .

Box 9

Wright, Charles Theodore Hagberg, 1862- .

Box 9

Wright, Sydney Fowler, 1874- .

Box 9

Young, Sir Frederick, 1817-1913.

 

Correspondence of the Rossetti Family:

Box 9

Christina Georgina, 1830-1894.

Box 9

Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882.

Box 9

Frances.

Box 9

Gabriele Pasquale Giuseppe, 1783-1854.

Box 9

Maria Francesca, 1827-1876.

Box 9

William Michael, 1829-1919.

Box 9

Correspondence re Mackenzie Bell's book, Christina Rossetti.

Physical Description: 89 items.
Box 9

Correspondence re Mackenzie Bell's book, Christina Rossetti.

Physical Description: 24 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • Adams, William Davenport, 1851-1904.
  • Adams, Mrs. Estelle (Körner) Davenport
  • Anderson, John Parker, 1841- .
  • Blaikie, William Garden, 1820-1899.
Box 9

Correspondence re Mackenzie Bell's book, Christina Rossetti

Physical Description: 26 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • Dixon, Richard Watson, 1833-1900.
  • Dowden, Edward, 1843-1913.
  • Fairbairn, Andrew Martin, 1838-1912.
  • Fletcher, Alfred Ewen, 1841-1915.
  • Gosse, Edmund William, 1849-1928.
  • Greenwood, Frederick, 1830-1909.
  • Gurney, Alfred, 1845-1898.
Box 9

Correspondence re Mackenzie Bell's book, Christina Rossetti.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • Horder, William Garrett, 1841-1922.
  • Hughes, Arthur, 1832-1915.
  • Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910.
Box 9

Correspondence re Mackenzie Bell's book, Christina Rossetti.

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • Ingram, John H., 1849-1916.
  • Jenks, George C.
  • Kernahan, Coulson, 1858-1943.
  • Kernahan, Mary Jane Hickling (Gwynne) Mrs. Coulson Kernahan, 1857- .
Box 9

Correspondence re Mackenzie Bell's book, Christina Rossetti.

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912.
  • Leighton, Robert, 1859- .
  • Lobb, John, 1840-1921.
  • Low, Sir Sidney James Mark, 1857-1932.
Box 9

Correspondence re Mackenzie Bell's book, Christina Rossetti.

Physical Description: folder P-W: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

  • Webster, Thomas, 1809-1901.
Box 9

Correspondence re Mackenzie Bell's book, Charles Whitehead.

Box 9

Blanchard, Edward Litt Laman, 1820-1889.

Box 9

Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947.

Box 9

Pearson, Sir Cyril Arthur, 1866-1921.

Box 9

Pollard, Alfred William, 1859-1944.

Box 9

Tristram, William Outram.

Box 9

Wright, Thomas, 1810-1877.

Box 9

Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, 1856- .

Box 9

Correspondence re the election of John Beattie Crozier, 1849-1921, to the Athenaeum Club, v.p., 1904.

Physical Description: 38 items.
Box 9

Baird, Helen.

Box 9

Brabrook, Sir Edward William, 1839-1930.

Box 9

Bruce-Joy, Albert, d. 1924.

Box 9

Collier, Robert Collier, 2nd. baron Monkswell, 1845-1909.

Box 9

Collins, John Churton, 1848-1908.

Box 9

Dobson, Austin, 1840-1921.

Box 9

Dalton, Frederick Thomas, 1855-1927.

Box 9

Fildes, Sir Luke, 1844-1927.

Box 9

Gann, Frederick.

Box 9

Gosse, Andrew.

Box 9

Harley, Robert, 1828-1910.

Box 9

Hawkins, Sir Anthony Hope, 1863-1933.

Box 9

Irving, Sir Henry, 1838-1905.

Box 9

Jacobs, William Wymark, 1863- .

Box 9

Kinnaird, Arthur FitzGerald, 11th. baron, 1847-1923.

Box 9

Lee, Sir Sidney, 1859-1926.

Box 9

Levenson Gower, Arthur Francis Gesham, 1851- .

Box 9

MacAlister, Sir Donald, 1854-1934.

Box 9

Mackail, John William, 1859- .

Box 9

MacColl, Norman, 1843-1904.

Box 9

Marten, Sir Theodore, 1816-1909.

Box 9

Munby, Arthur Joseph, 1828-1910.

Box 9

Raleigh, Sir Thomas, 1850-1920.

Box 9

Ritchie, Anne Isabella (Thackeray) lady, 1837-1919.

Box 9

Scott, Margaret (Mrs. Clement Scott).

Box 9

Sinclair, William MacDonald, 1850-1917.

Box 9

Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1929.

Box 9

Watkins, Henry William, 1844-1922.

Box 9

Wolf.

Box 11

Morris, William, 1834-1896--Portrait.

Note

Removed from the Collection. See Related Material.
 

Correspondence

Box 11, Folder 1

A-G. v.p., v.d.

Box 11, Folder 1

[to unknown] from McKenzie Bell.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 1

Adamson, Thomas L.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 1

Caine, Hall.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 1

[to] Caine, Mary Hall.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 1

Coates, M.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 1

Crosby, Bell.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 2

Darton, Mary.

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 11, Folder 3

Divine, Walter.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 11, Folder 4

Gardner, Anne B.

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 11, Folder 5

H-M. v.p., v.d.

Box 11, Folder 5

International Institute of British Poetry.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 5

International Society of Literature, Science and Art.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 5

Jones, Henry Arthur.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 11, Folder 5

Kernahan.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 5

King, Maria.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 11, Folder 5

Kirivan, Patrick.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 5

The League of Mercy.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 11, Folder 5

M, A.P.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 5

Martin, Lydia.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 11, Folder 5

Morgan, Olive.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 11, Folder 6

Hunt, C.T.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 11, Folder 6

Martin, William H.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Box 11, Folder 8

N-Z. v.p., v.d.

Box 11, Folder 8

Pointer, W.H.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 8

Sallmann, Otto.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 8

Society of Authors.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 11, Folder 8

[to] Swinburne, Algernon Charles.

Physical Description: (copy). 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 8

Thoebold.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 8

Webster, Alex.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 11, Folder 8

Williams, Fleetwood.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 11, Folder 9

Watson, Alexander.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 11, Folder 10

Shakespeare Globe Theatre Memorial.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 11, Folder 11

Statement of Bell's accounts.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 11, Folder 12

Correspondence re publication of a sonnet by McKenzie Bell.

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 11, Folder 13

Account of expenditures.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 11, Folder 14

Manuscript notes in Bell's hand, 1891. 18 leaves.

Box 11, Folder 15

Notes. v.p., v.d.

Physical Description: Holograph. 21 leaves.
Box 11, Folder 16

Ephemera.

Physical Description: 17 items.
Box 11, Folder 17

King Lear: A Tragedy in Five Acts, by William Shakespeare, as arranged for the stage by Henry Irving, and presented at the Lyceum Theatre, on November 10, 1892. London, Nassau Steam Press, Limited, 1892.

Box 11, Folder 18

London Shakespeare League. Ephemera.

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 12, Folder 1

Photographs of McKenzie Bell.

Physical Description: 4 items.
 

Correspondence and Ephemera Regarding the London Shakespeare League Dinner on April 23, 1907

Note

(Arranged by McKenzie Bell)
Box 12, Folder 2

Draft of invitation.

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 12, Folder 3

Refusals to dinner, A-F.

Physical Description: 18 items.
Box 12, Folder 4

Refusals to dinner, G-K.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 12, Folder 5

Refusals to dinner, L-R.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 12, Folder 6

Refusals to dinner, S-Z.

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 12, Folder 7

Requests for tickets, A-F.

Physical Description: 22 items.
Box 12, Folder 8

Requests for tickets, G-L.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Box 12, Folder 9

Requests for tickets, M-R.

Physical Description: 18 items.
Box 12, Folder 10

Requests for tickets, S-Z.

Physical Description: 17 items.
Box 12, Folder 11

Clippings.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 12, Folder 12

Correspondence re seating plan.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 12, Folder 13

Seating plan.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 12, Folder 14

Bell's program notes.

Physical Description: Holograph. 11 l.
Box 12, Folder 15

Guest list, notes, tickets.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 12, Folder 16

Correspondence with various persons re arrangements for London Shakespeare League dinner. n.p., 1907.

Physical Description: 37 items.
Box 12, Folder 17

Correspondence and advertisements re trade services.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 12, Folder 18

Publicity.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 12, Folder 19

Entertainment.

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 12, Folder 20

Printing.

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 12, Folder 21

Receipts.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 12, Folder 22

Addresses.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 12, Folder 23

Clippings.

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 12, Folder 24

Clippings.

Physical Description: 17 items.
Box 12, Folder 25

Programs.

Physical Description: 12 items.
Box 12, Folder 26

"The Graphic Gallery" of Shakespeare's Heroines. London, Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, Limited, 1888.

Physical Description: 1 item.
 

With this advertisement.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 12, Folder 27

Ephemera.

Physical Description: 22 items.
Box 13, Folder 1

The Athenaeum, Pall Mall. Ephemera.

Physical Description: 10 pieces.
Box 13, Folder 2

McKenzie Bell's manuscript notes regarding his candidacy for membership to the Athenaeum Club. v.d.

Physical Description: 25 items.
 

Correspondence re Bell's Candidacy for Membership to the Athenaeum Club, 1901-1902

Box 13, Folder 3

A - F.

Physical Description: 24 items.
Box 13, Folder 3

Anderson, S.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 3

[to] Archdeacon of London.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 13, Folder 3

Brabrook, Sir Edward William, 1839-1930.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 13, Folder 3

Brown, A. Theodore.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 13, Folder 3

Bruce-Joy, Albert, d.1924.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 13, Folder 3

Caine, W.S.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 3

Collins, John Churton, 1848-1908.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 3

[to] De Vere, Aubrey Thomas, 1814-1902.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 3

Dicksee, Sir Francis Bernard, 1853- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 3

Dobson, Austin, 1840-1921.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 13, Folder 3

Parrar, Frederick William, 1831-1903.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 4

G - L.

Physical Description: 23 items.
Box 13, Folder 4

Harley, Robert, 1828-1910.

Physical Description: 19 items.
Box 13, Folder 4

Hawkins, Sir Anthony Hope, 1863-1933.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 4

Kinnaird, Arthur Fitzgerald, 11th baron, 1847-1923.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 13, Folder 4

Levenson Gower, Arthur Francis Gesham, 1851- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 5

M - R.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 13, Folder 5

MacAlister, Sir John Young Walker, 1856-1925.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 5

MacColl, Norman, 1843-1904.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 5

MacWhirter, J.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 5

Morris, Sir Lewis, 1833-1907.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 5

Munby, Arthur Joseph, 1828-1910.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 5

Ritchie, Anne Isabella (Thackeray), lady, 1837-1919.

Box 13, Folder 5

Ritchie, Richmond.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 6

S - Z.

Physical Description: 20 items.
Box 13, Folder 6

Scott, Clement William, 1841-1904.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 6

Saunders, T Bailey.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 6

Tedder, Henry Richard, 1850-1924.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 13, Folder 6

[to] Tennyson, Lord Alfred.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 6

Tristram, H.N. (?)

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 6

Watkins, Henry William, 1844-1922.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 13, Folder 6

Young, Sir Frederick, 1817-1913.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 13, Folder 6

Unidentified.

Physical Description: 22 items (5 leaves, 17 envelopes).
Box 13, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1921.

Physical Description: 3 items (5 leaves).
Box 13, Folder 8

Unidentified.

Box 14

Manuscript of poems between 1898 and 1909.

Physical Description: Bound in half calf and green cloth covers.

Scope and Content Note

Mostly holograph with pages of typescript, annotated proofs of published poems, and newspaper and magazine clippings of his published poems and articles with holograph notations interspersed.
Box 15

Various etchings, reproductions of drawings and paintings, and photographs.

Note

See above for complete list.
Box 16

One framed reproduction of painting owned by Christina Rossetti until her death. Portrait of Beethoven. Photograph of a port town.