Guide to the Henry Major Tomlinson Papers, 1873-1958

Processed by Sara Timby; machine-readable finding aid created by C. Del Anderson
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
© 1998
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Henry Major Tomlinson Papers, 1873-1958

Collection number: M0318

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Sara Timby
Date Completed:
1980 Feb
Encoded by:
C. Del Anderson
© 1998 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Major Tomlinson Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1873-1958
Collection number: Special Collections M0318
Creator: Tomlinson, Henry Major, 1873-1958
Extent: .5 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Purchased from Dr. J. Tufts, 1979

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Henry Major Tomlinson Papers, M0318, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biography

Henry Major Tomlinson, born 1873 in Essex, England, was a novelist, essayist, travel writer, and journalist. He died 5 February 1958 in London.

Scope and Content

Collection includes letters, newsclippings, and articles by and about Tomlinson and his work. Also included is a holograph manuscript of "That Next War," a typescript of "A Complaint of Peace," and a first edition of "A Complaint of Peace" in San Francisco Chronicle (1929).

Container List

Container 1, Folder 1

Letters to Dr. Tufts from book dealers (John Gurlson, London) re: Tomlinson and his work. n.d.

Container 1, Folder 2

Miscellaneous newsclippings by and about Tomlinson. 1920-1936

Container 1, Folder 3

Miscellaneous newsclippings by and about Tomlinson. 1920-1936

Container 1, Folder 4

Newsclips and journal articles re: Tomlinson and his books. 1920-1939

Container 1, Folder 5

Newsclips and journal articles re: Tomlinson and his books. 1920-1939

Container 1, Folder 6

Two journal articles re: Tomlinson and his works. 1923, 1934

Container 1, Folder 7

Two journal articles 1924

Container 1, Folder 8

Photoflow prints of newsclips written by Tomlinson. Originally bound in black, 3-ring binder. n.d.

Container 1, Folder 9

Second part of binder contents, listed above. n.d.

Container 1, Folder 10

Holograph manuscript, signed, of "That next war." 22 leaves, 8 vo., in ink, heavily corrected with original protrait photograph of Tomlinson laid in. Paper folder. n.d.

Container 1, Folder 11

Typescript, signed, of "A complaint of peace." 6 leaves, 8 vo, corrected in ink, with original ink portrait of Tomlinson, als, 1p 2 envelopes, and 2 newspaper clippings, all tipped or mounted onto vellum, bound in full red levant morocco. n.d.

Container 1, Folder 11

First edition of " A complaint of Peace, " in San Francisco Chronicle. 1929, Dec 2