Finding Aid for the Harold Monro Papers, ca. 1910-1935

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Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the Harold Monro Papers, ca. 1910-1935

Collection number: 745

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Harold Monro Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1910-1935
Collection number: 745
Creator: Monro, Harold, 1879-1932
Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Harold Edward Monro (1879-1932) founded Samurai Press, founded and edited the Poetry Review (1912), Poetry and Drama (1913-14) and the Monthly Chapbook (1919), and founded the Poetry Bookshop (1913). Although he is better known as an editor than a poet, he wrote and published poetry as well. The collection contains correspondence relating to the Poetry Bookshop and literary circles in London with which Harold Monro was associated as well as manuscripts by Monro and a few manuscripts of other authors.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Letters by T.S. Eliot may not be copied without the permission of Mrs. T.S. Eliot.

Restrictions on Access

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

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  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

  • G.F. Sims, purchase, 1961.
  • Beryl Sims, purchase, 1961.
  • Alida Monro, purchase, 1961.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harold Monro Papers (Collection 745). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Harold Edward Monro was born on March 14, 1879, St. Gilles, Belgium; educated at Radley, 1892-96, and Cambridge, 1898-1901; married Dorothy Elizabeth Browne, 1903; founded Samurai Press and published first book, Proposals for a Voluntary Nobility (1907); moved to London, 1911; founded and edited the Poetry Review, 1912; founded the Poetry Bookshop, 1913, where he met Alida Klementaski, who later became his second wife after his first marriage was dissolved in 1916; began poetry readings at Poetry Bookshop which continued up through the time of Monro's death; founded and edited Poetry and Drama (1913-14) and the Monthly Chapbook (1919); although better known as an editor than a poet, he continued to write and publish poetry, and The Collected Poems of Harold Monro was published in 1933; died after an extended illness, 1932.

Scope and Content

Collection contains correspondence relating to the Poetry Bookshop and literary circles in London with which Harold Monro was associated. Correspondents include T.S. Eliot, E.M. Forester, John Galsworthy, A.E. Houseman, D.H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, William Butler Yeats, and Ezra Pound. Collection also includes manuscripts by Monro as well as a few manuscripts of other authors. Contains a poem in French by Filippo Tommaso Marinetti titled, Bombardement d'Andrinople.

Expanded Scope and Content Note

This is a collection of correspondence, manuscripts, and ephemera of Harold Monro, London author, editor, publisher and bookseller. The correspondence, ca. 1910-1935, is addressed variously to Harold Monro or to his wife, Alida Klamantaski, and pertains to matters touching the Poetry Bookshop, poetry readings there, contributions to the periodicals published by Monro, as well as serious literary criticism, and aesthetics.
Monro's activities during those early years of the 20th Century were devoted to the support of modern literary movements, and the list of correspondents includes such recognized names as Walter De La Mare, Thomas Stearns Eliot, Edward Morgan Forster, John Galsworthy, Gordon Craig, Alfred Edward Housman, D.H. Iawrence, Amy Lowell, Wyndham Lewis, John Masefield, Alfred Noyes, Edith and Sacheverell Sitwell, Alec Waugh, Virginia Woolf, and William Butler Yeats, and Ezra Pound.
The correspondence ranges alphabetically through the first three boxes, and totals ca. 1500 items.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Correspondence (Boxes 1-3).
  2. Manuscripts (Boxes 4-8).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Monro, Harold, 1879-1932--Archives.
Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso, 1876-1944--Bombardement d'Andrinople--French.
Poetry Bookshop.
Poets, English--20th century--Archival resources.
Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence.


Container List

Box 1

Abercrombie, Lascelles, 1881-1938.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 12 items.
Box 1

Acton, Harold Mario Mitchell, 1904- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Aiken, Conrad Potter, 1889- .

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 1

Ainslie, Douglas, 1865-1948.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Aldington, Mrs. Hilda Doolittle, 1886- .

Physical Description: 8 items.

Note

6 letters from H.D.; 2 letters to H.D.
Box 1

Aldington, Richard, 1892- .

Physical Description: (4 folders) 134 items.
Box 1

Alford, Edward John Gregory, 1890- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 18 items.
Box 1

Anderson, John Redwood, 1883- .

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1

Anrep, Boris.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 15 items.
Box 1

Archer, William, 1856-1924.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Armstrong, Martin Donisthorpe, 1882- .

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1

Austin, Alfred, 1835-1913.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Bard, Josef.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Barnett, Harry Villiers, 1858-1928.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Barry, Iris, 1895- .

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1

Batterham, Eric N., 1898-1936.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Bax, Clifford, 1886- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 34 items.
Box 1

Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Benson, Arthur Christopher, 1862-1925.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Birch, Frank, 1889- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Bithell, Jethro, 1878- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Bosanquet, Theodora, B.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Bosschére, Jean de, 1878- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Bottomley, Gordon, 1874- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Brown, Alec, 1900- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 16 items.
Box 1

Bruno, Guido, 1884- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Bullen, Arthur Henry, 1857-1920.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Bullett, Gerald William, 1894- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Bynner, Witter, 1881- .

Physical Description: 3 items; and 1 photograph of Bynner inscribed to Monro.
Box 1

Cammaerts, Émile.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Campbell, Archibald Young, 1885- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Campbell, Joseph, 1879- .

Physical Description: 2 items.

Note

Also, 1 from his wife, Nancy Campbell.
Box 1

Carpenter, Edward, 1844-1929.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Carter, Huntley, d. 1942.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 1

Chalmers, Patrick Reginald, 1872- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Chase, Lewis Nathaniel, 1873-1937.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Childe, Wilfrid Rowland, 1890- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Church, Richard, 1893- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Clarke, Amy Key.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1

Cole, George Douglas Howard, 1889- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Cook, Harold Lewis.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 1

Cook, Henry Caldwell, 1886-1939.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 1

Coppard, Alfred Edgar, 1878- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Cowdroy, Joan Agnes, d. 1946.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Crow, Gerald H.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Cullis, Michael Fowler, 1914- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Cunnard, Nancy, 1896-1965.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Davidson, Edward.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 16 items.
Box 1

Davies, Oliver.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Davies, William Henry, 1871-1940.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

de Bary, Mrs. Anna.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

De La Mare, Walter, 1873- .

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1

Dent, Edward Joseph, 1876- .

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 1

Deutsch, Babette, 1895- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Dobreé, Bonamy, 1891- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 21 items.
Box 1

Dogdson, Campbell, 1867- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Douglas, Norman, 1868-1952.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Doyle, Camilla.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 18 items.
Box 1

Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1

Dukes, Ashley, 1885- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th baron, 1878- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Earle, Ferdinand.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 10 items.
Box 1

Eden, Mrs. Helen (Parry) 1885- .

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1

Eliot, Thomas Stearns, 1888-1965.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 12 items.
Box 1

Ellis, Vivian Locke.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1

Elton, Godfrey Elton, baron, 1892- .

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 1

Epstein, Margaret Gilmour Dunlop (Mrs. Jacob Epstein) d. 1947.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Farjeon, Eleanor, 1881- .

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1

Flecker, Hellé (Mrs. James Elfroy).

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1

Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1951.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 33 items.
Box 1

Flint, Frank Stewart, 1885- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 17 items.
Box 1

Ford, Madox Ford, 1873-1939. Also: Esther Ford.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 23 items.
Box 1

Forster, Edward Morgan, 1879- .

Physical Description: 1 item.

Note

Abinger (n.d.).
Box 1

Fox-Strangways, Arthur Henry, 1859- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Fraser, Claud Lovat, 1890-1921.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Fraser, Ronald, 1888- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Freeman, John, 1880-1929.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Gale, Norman Rowland, 1862- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Gertler, Mark, 1892-1939.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1

Gibbons, Stella, 1902- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Gibson, Wilfrid Wilson, 1878- .

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1

Gill, Eric, 1882-1940.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 1

Ginner, Charles, 1878- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Gollancz, Sir Israel, 1864-1931.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Gosse, Sir Edmund William, 1849-1928.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 17 items.
Box 1

Granville-Barker, Harley Granville, 1877-1946.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1

Graves, Alfred Perceval, 1846-1931.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1

Guthrie, James Joshua, 1874- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 10 items.
Box 2

Halliday, Frank Wade, 1876- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Hare, Kenneth, 1888- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Harris, Frank, 1855-1931.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Hart, Mabel.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 2

Haward, Lawrence, 1878- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2

Helston, John, 1877- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 15 items.
Box 2

Heinemann, William, 1863-1920.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Herbert, Alan Patrick, 1890- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Herron, George Davis, 1862-1925.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2

Heseltine, Philip, 1894-1930.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2

Hewlett, Maurice Henry, 1861-1923.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Hinkson, Mrs. Katherine (Tynan) 1861-1931.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2

Hodgson, Ralph.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Holley, Horace, 1887- .

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 2

Housman, Alfred Edward, 1859-1936.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren, 1900- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Hussey, Dyneley, 1893- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Gooden, Stephen, 1892-1955.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Note

Letter to H.M., February 9, 1930. This letter is addressed to Dear Munro. Ex libris: W.O. Schneider, who describes it in his list of prints as a letter to H. Munro.
Box 2

Ingram, Kenneth, 1882- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Johnston, Edward, 1872- . Also: Gunnar Johnston.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 12 items.
Box 2

Jones, David Michael, 1895- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Kauffer, Edward McKnight, 1891- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Knox, Edmund George Valpy, 1881- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Kreymborg, Alfred, 1883- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 28 items.
Box 2

Langdon-Davies, John, 1897- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Lawrence, David Herbert, 1885-1930.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Leslie, Shane, 1885- .

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 2

Levine, Isaac Don, 1892- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 16 items.
Box 2

Lewis, Wyndham, 1886-1957.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 28 items.

Note

24 from W.L.; 4 H.M. carbons.
Box 2

Lindsay, Jack, 1900- .

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 2

Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 10 items.
Box 2

Lysaght, Sydney Royse, d. 1941.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Macaulay, Rose.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 2

MacDonagh, Thomas, 1878-1915.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

MacDougall, Allan Ross, 1893- .

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 2

Macfall, Haldane, 1860-1928.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

MacGill, Patrick, 1890- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Malleson, Miles, 1888- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Mallock, William Hurrell, 1849-1923.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Manning, Frederic.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2

Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso, 1876- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 15 items.
Box 2

Masefield, Mrs. Constance (Mrs. John Masefield).

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Masefield, John, 1878- .

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 2

Maynard, Theodore, 1890-1956.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Methuen, Sir Algernon Methuen Marshall, bart., 1856-1924.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 27 items.
Box 2

Mew, Charlotte Mary, 1870-1928.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Meynell, Francis, 1891- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Meynell, Viola.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Milton, Ernest, 1892- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Moncreiff, Frederick Charles, 1847-1929.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Monkhouse, Allan, 1887- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 2

Moore, Marianne, 1887- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Moore, Thomas Sturge, 1870- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 50 items.
Box 2

Nash, Paul, 1889-1946.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2

Nevinson, Christopher Richard Wynne, 1889- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Newbolt, Sir Henry John, 1862-1928.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 38 items.
Box 2

Michols, Robert Malise Bowyer, 1893- .

Physical Description: 12 items.
Box 2

Nicolson, Hon. Harold George, 1886.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Noyes, Alfred, 1880- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

O'Brien, Edward Joseph Harrington, 1890-1941.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2

Odgen, Charles Kay, 1889-1957.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Osborn, Edward Bolland, 1867- .

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 2

Ould, Hermon, 1886- .

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 2

Palmer, Herbert Edward, 1880- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 18 items.
Box 2

Pearce, C Maresco, 1874- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Pepler, Hilary Douglas C.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 2

Phillpotts, Eden, 1862- .

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 2

Plarr, Victor Gustave, 1863-1929.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Playfair, Sir Nigel Ross, 1874-1934.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2

Plowman, Max, 1883- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 2

Poel, William, 1852-1934.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 2

Poortenaar, Jan, 1886- .

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 2

Pound, Ezra Loomis, 1885- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 69 items.
Box 2

Pryce, Richard, 1864- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2

Quennell, Peter, 1905- .

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 3

Randall, Sir Alec Walter George, 1892- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3

Rawlence, Guy, 1888- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Read, Herbert Edward, 1893- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 9 items.
Box 3

Rhodes, Raymond Crompton.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 3

Rhys, Ernes, 1859- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3

Richard, Grant, 1872- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Richardson, Anthony, 1899- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 3

Roberts, Mrs. Mary (Fanton) 1871- .

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 3

Robinson, Edwin Arlington, 1869-1935.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 3

Rodker, John, 1894- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 25 items.
Box 3

Ross, Robert Baldwin, 1869-1918.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Ross, Sir Ronald, 1857-1932.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Rothenstein, Sir William, 1872- .

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 3

Royde-Smith, Naomi Gwladys.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Box 3

Russell, George William, 1867-1935.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Rutherston, Albert Daniel, 1881- .

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 3

Rutland, Violet, duchess of, d. 1937.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Sabin, Arthur Knowles, 1879- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 17 items.
Box 3

Sackville, Lady Margaret, 1881- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 3

Sargant, Ethel, 1863-1918.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Sarojin Nyadu, 1879- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3

Sassoon, Siegried, 1886- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Scott, Dixon, 1881-1915.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 13 items.
Box 3

Scott, Harold.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 3

Shanks, Edward, 1892- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 25 items.
Box 3

Seaman, Sir Owen, 1861-1936.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Shaw, George Bernard, 1856-1950.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3

Shove, Mrs. Fredegond.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Sinclair, May, d. 1946.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Sitwell, Edith, 1887- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Sitwell, Sacheverell, 1897- .

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 3

Smith, Logan Pearsall, 1865-1946.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Spare, Austin Osman.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 3

Spencer, Stanley, 1891- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 3

Squire, John Collings, 1884- .

Physical Description: 8 items.
Box 3

Stephens, James, 1882-1950.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 3

Strong, Leonard Alfred George, 1896-1958.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 20 items.
Box 3

Swingler, Randall.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Tagore, Rabindeanath, 1861-1941.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Talbot, Ethel.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 3

Thorly, Wilfrid Charles, 1878- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Thorold, Algar Labouchére, 1866-1936.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Torrence, Frederic Ridgely, 1875- .

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 3

Trench, Herbert, 1865-1923.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 15 items.
Box 3

Turner, Walter James, 1889- .

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 3

Underwood, Leon, 1890- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Untermeyer, Louis, 1885- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 18 items.
Box 3

Upward, Allen, 1863-1926.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3

Verhaeren, Émile, 1855-1916.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 3

Vildrac, Charles, 1882- .

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 3

Vinal, Harold, 1891- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Vines, Sherard, 1890- .

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 3

Wadsworth, Edward Alexander, d. 1949.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3

Waley, Arthur David, 1889- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Watts-Dunton, Walter Theodore, 1832-1914.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 3

Waugh, Alec, 1898- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3

Waugh, Arthur, 1866-1943.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 3

Webster, Mary Morison.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 15 items.
Box 3

Wells, Geoffrey Harry, 1900- .

Physical Description: 3 items.

Note

Wells, H.G. see (Box 6, folder R).
Box 3

White, Ethelbert.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Box 3

White, Mrs. Betty.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Whitworth, Geoffrey Arundel, 1854- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 14 items.
Box 3

Wickham, Mrs. Anna (Hepburn).

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3

Williams, Alfred, 1885(?)-1930.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Williams, Geoffrey Sydney, 1871- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3

Williams, Iolo Aneurin, 1890- .

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 3

Williams-Ellis, Mrs. Amabel, 1894- .

Physical Description: (1 folder) 10 items.
Box 3

Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940.

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 3

Woods, Margaret Louisa (Bradley) 1856-1945.

Physical Description: (1 folder) 13 items.
Box 3

Woolf, Virginia, (Stephen) 1882-1941.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 3

Yeats, Jack Butler, 1871- .

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Yeats, William Butler, 1865-1939.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 3

Correspondence--Unidentified.

Physical Description: 13 items.

Note

Contains an unaddressed from letter, unsigned, from Mrs. Monro, June 22, 1935, giving notice of the closing down of the Poetry Bookshop.
Box 3

Ephemera--Press cuttings, brochures, leaflets regarding Monro's correspondents.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Note

Contains: Letters to my Father-in-Law, no.1 by Lord Alfred Douglas. 19 Royal Avenue, Sloane Square, S.W., March 20, 1914. Typeset.
 

Miscellaneous Manuscripts Sent to Monro By His Correspondents

Physical Description: (23 items)
Box 3

Begbie, Harold, 1871-1929. The Builder. Cornwall. n.d.

Physical Description: Holograph. 3 leaves.
Box 3

Coats, Victoria, Electric Light. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Holograph. 4 leaves.
Box 3

Lindsay, Jack, 1900- . The Cheat, and A Mirror. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 3

Moncrieff, Frederick Charles, 1847-1929. Lines Wrote on the London and North Western Railway. Edinburgh, April 22, 1914.

Physical Description: Holograph.
Box 3

Pease, Maude Grace. A Outrance. London. n.d.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 3

Pepler, Hilary Douglas C. Three Pennyworth. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Holograph. 3 leaves.
Box 3

Sitwell, Sacheverell, 1897- . Two Odes in Praise of Popular Music. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Holograph. 3 leaves.
Box 3

Slessor, Kenneth. The Ghost. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Typescript.
Box 3

Ould, Hermon, 1886- . My Spirit Walks Alone. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Holograph.

Note

Also in this folder: a manuscript of Harold Monro's, and 9 party lists, ca. 1925-1930.
 

Boxes 4-8: Harold Monro's Manuscripts

Box 4, Folder A

Complete Manuscript of Evolution of the Soul.

Box 4, Folder B

Complete Manuscript of Chronicle of a Pilgrimage.

Box 4, Folder C

Goldoni Books.

Physical Description: 4 items (143pp.).
Box 4, Folder D

Poems written. 1918-19.

Physical Description: (139pp.).
Box 4, Folder D

Poems written. 1921.

Physical Description: (126pp.).
Box 4, Folder E

Poems written. 1922.

Physical Description: (71pp.).
Box 4, Folder E

Poems written. 1923.

Physical Description: (72pp.).
Box 4, Folder F

Poems written. 1929.

Physical Description: (21pp.).
Box 5, Folder A

To A God I Once Knew.

Physical Description: (1p.).

Note

(Poetry & Notes).
Box 5, Folder A

Dream Exhibition of A Final World.

Physical Description: (31pp.).
Box 5, Folder A

Journey to Reclaim a Ghost.

Physical Description: (4pp.).
Box 5, Folder A

Manuscript.

Physical Description: (26pp.).
Box 5, Folder A

Labour Song.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder A

Notes on The Use of Poetry.

Physical Description: (30pp.).
Box 5, Folder A

Miscellaneous Manuscript Fragments.

Physical Description: (5pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

Any Man's Daughter.

Physical Description: (16pp.).

Note

Poetry & Notes.
Box 5, Folder B

Seed-Time Outside Eden.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

Return.

Physical Description: (1p.).
Box 5, Folder B

A Bomb Ballad.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

Bitter Sanctuary.

Physical Description: (4pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

Solomon in the Forest.

Physical Description: (1p.).
Box 5, Folder B

Country Rhymes.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

A Man Still Alive.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

Zeppelins Over London.

Physical Description: (1p.).
Box 5, Folder B

Barrel Organ Love.

Physical Description: (4pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

Sentry.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

Notes on Elementary Instruction in the Use of Modern Contrivances.

Physical Description: (3pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

Change of House [becomes The Empty House].

Physical Description: (4pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

Fateful Insomnia.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

The Staircase.

Physical Description: (1p.).
Box 5, Folder B

The Hall.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

Dreams.

Physical Description: (1p.).
Box 5, Folder B

The Party.

Physical Description: (1p.).
Box 5, Folder B

Falling Leaves.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder B

Miscellaneous Fragments.

Physical Description: (16pp.).
Box 5, Folder C

The Understudy. Rough notes for projected play.

Physical Description: (29pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

The Silent Pool.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (6pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Barrel Organ Love.

Physical Description: (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

Change of Mind.

Physical Description: (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

Strange Meeting. [fragment].

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Earthiness.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (4pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

While We Sleep.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Unknown Country.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (5pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Outside Eden.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (5pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

This Our Life.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Winter Ocean.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Too Near the Sea.

Physical Description: Autographed (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

Street Fight.

Physical Description: Autographed (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Natural History.

Physical Description: Autographed (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Youth in Arms.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Annunciation. with corrections.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

The Pale Voice [becomes Fragments]. with corrections.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (8pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Underworld.

Physical Description: (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

Fate.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (4pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

The Garden.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (4pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Spring.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Introspection.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Tell Me About That Harvest Field.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

From An Old House.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Dog.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Goldfish.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

Thistledown.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

City-Storm.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

Men Carrying Bale.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

Blurred Etching.

Physical Description: Autographed. Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

On the Destruction of the Foundling Hospital.

Physical Description: Autographed. Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

Love in the Autumn Forest.

Physical Description: Autographed. Includes galley proofs (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Lovers in a London Shadow.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Living.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

The Ocean in London.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

From Dark to Dark.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

Where she Lives.

Physical Description: Autographed. Includes galley proofs (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Holy Matrimony. With corrections.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (3pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

The Earth for Sale.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Great Distance.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

Romantic Fool Who Cannot Speak.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

One Moment Only.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

Real Property.

Physical Description: (3pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

Gravity.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (2pp.).
Box 5, Folder D

The Nightingale Near the House.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (1p.).
Box 5, Folder D

Living; From Dark to Dark; The Ocean in London. Galleys from poems published in The New Criterion.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs.
Box 5, Folder D

Real Property. With corrections.

Physical Description: Includes galley proofs (10pp.).
Box 5, Folder E

The Circus. Projected play in four acts.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript.
Box 5, Folder F

The Great Joke.

Physical Description: (6pp.).

Note

Prose Essays & Lectures.
Box 5, Folder F

Thinking of People.

Physical Description: (4pp.).
Box 5, Folder F

Poetry of the Future.

Physical Description: (3pp.).
Box 5, Folder F

Unnecessary Books.

Physical Description: (12pp.).
Box 5, Folder G

The Sober Man. Dialogue for projected play.

Physical Description: (15pp.).
Box 5, Folder G

Miscellaneous prose notes.

Physical Description: (4pp.).
Box 5, Folder H

The Amphibians.

Physical Description: Typescript (16pp.).

Note

Short Stories.
Box 5, Folder H

Warlock.

Physical Description: Typescript (38pp.).
Box 5, Folder H

Paul Amouré.

Physical Description: Typescript. Autographed (24pp.).
Box 5, Folder I

Notes on poems of Roy Campbell.

Physical Description: (5pp.).

Note

Prose Notes.
Box 5, Folder I

Notes on meetings with D.H. Lawrence.

Physical Description: (9pp.).
Box 5, Folder I

Notes and news from England.

Physical Description: (45pp.).
Box 5, Folder I

Notes for lecture on Poetry of Today and Tomorrow.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (17pp.).
Box 5, Folder J

The Baron of Grogswill. Projected puppet play.

Physical Description: (39pp.).
Box 5, Folder K

Correspondence with the editors of The Rising Generation, Japanese periodical.

Box 5, Folder L

Copies of issues of The Rising Generation containing articles by Harold Monro.

Physical Description: (20 items).
Box 5, Folder M

Dream Exhibition of a Final World. Working drafts.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript with holograph corrections (47pp.).
Box 5, Folder N

Poetry fragments, some with notes by Ezra Pound; and notes for poems.

Physical Description: (90pp.).
Box 5, Folder O

Prose fragments.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (60pp.).
Box 5, Folder P

Selections for readings. Rough notes.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (24pp.).
Box 6, Folder A

Arthurian Legend.

Physical Description: (91pp.).
Box 6, Folder B

Articles and notes for articles.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (56pp.).
Box 6, Folder C

Essay on poetry.

Physical Description: (6pp.).
Box 6, Folder D

Essay on the poet.

Physical Description: (14pp.).
Box 6, Folder E

Goethe's connection with women. Lecture.

Physical Description: (16pp.).
Box 6, Folder F

Golden Temple. Projected play.

Physical Description: (19pp.).
Box 6, Folder G

Griffino. Story.

Physical Description: Rough and corrected typescript and typescript carbon.
Box 6, Folder H

Lecture notes on poetry--Georgian to modern.

Physical Description: (33pp.).
Box 6, Folder I

Lecture to the Heretics Society, Cambridge.

Physical Description: (12pp.).
Box 6, Folder J

Leviathan. Projected play.

Physical Description: (19pp.).
Box 6, Folder K

Miscellaneous fragments of poetry and prose.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (60pp.).
Box 6, Folder L

One Day Awake, a Morality Play.

Physical Description: (34pp.).
Box 6, Folder M

Paper on Swinburne. Lecture before Caius Science and Art Society.

Physical Description: (36pp.).
Box 6, Folder N

Paper to the Heretics.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (14pp.).
Box 6, Folder O

Poems.

Physical Description: 93 poems. In notebook.
Box 6, Folder P

Prose fragments.

Physical Description: (45pp.).
Box 6, Folder Q

Samurai Press. Papers. Proposals for a voluntary nobility.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript. 20 items.
Box 6, Folder R

Samurai Press. Creeds and correspondence (Maurice Browne, A.R. Greene, Harold Murray, J. Skilton, H.G. Wells).

Physical Description: 27 items.
Box 6, Folder S

Essay on Wagner and Emerson.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (5pp.).
Box 6, Folder T

Wordsworth Revisited.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (25pp.).
Box 6, Folder U

The Younger Poets. Article.

Physical Description: (7pp.).
Box 6, Folder V

Jehovah. Projected epic. Three versions.

Physical Description: (150pp.).
Box 7, Folder A

Biographic Notes On Being A socialist.

Physical Description: Typescript (2pp.).
Box 7, Folder B

Can Any Religion Meet the Conditions of Modern Civilization? Lecture.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (17pp.).
Box 7, Folder C

Cophetua. Projected play in verse.

Physical Description: (44pp.).
Box 7, Folder D

The Cricket Girl. One-act farce. Juvenilia.

Physical Description: Typescript (16pp.).
Box 7, Folder E

The Doctrine of Individual Immortality. Essay.

Physical Description: (3pp.).
Box 7, Folder G

Epic of the Age. Prose notes.

Physical Description: (9pp.).
Box 7, Folder H

Fate. Prose. Juvenilia.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 7, Folder I

Fate and The Garden. Poems.

Physical Description: (10pp.).
Box 7, Folder J

Florentine Evening.

Physical Description: (4pp.).
Box 7, Folder K

The God Myth in Modern Poetry. Lecture notes.

Physical Description: Typescript (25pp.).
Box 7, Folder L

Jean-Marie. [translated from the French by Harold Monro] Play. Juvenilia.

Physical Description: Typescript (34pp.).
Box 7, Folder M

John Davidson. Article.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (24pp.).
Box 7, Folder N

Lyrics. Juvenilia.

Physical Description: Autographed manuscript and typescript (34pp.).
Box 7, Folder O

Nature and Functions of Poetry. Lecture.

Physical Description: (22pp.).
Box 7, Folder P

Field Excursion.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 7, Folder P

From An Old House.

Physical Description: (1p.).

Note

Poetry.
Box 7, Folder P

Street Fight.

Physical Description: (3pp.).
Box 7, Folder P

Any Man's Daughter.

Physical Description: Autographed (2pp.).
Box 7, Folder P

Silence Between.

Physical Description: Autographed (1p.).
Box 7, Folder P

Unknown Country.

Physical Description: Autographed (2pp.).
Box 7, Folder P

The Earth for Sale.

Physical Description: Autographed (2pp.).
Box 7, Folder P

Moonlit Beach.

Physical Description: Autographed (2pp.).
Box 7, Folder P

The Trees.

Physical Description: (5pp.).
Box 7, Folder P

Elegy.

Physical Description: Autographed (2pp.).
Box 7, Folder P

Miscellaneous fragments.

Physical Description: (3pp.).
Box 7, Folder Q

The Man of Wisdom and His Treasure. Fantasy. Juvenilia.

Physical Description: Typescript (5pp.).
Box 7, Folder Q

Jacques and I. Sketch. Juvenilia.

Physical Description: Typescript (4pp.).

Note

Prose Sketches.
Box 7, Folder Q

The Ideal Air-bath. Article. Juvenilia.

Physical Description: Typescript (4pp.).
Box 7, Folder Q

A Modern Hermit. Juvenilia.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (11pp.).
Box 7, Folder Q

The Fishermen. Sketch. Juvenilia.

Physical Description: Typescript (6pp.).
Box 7, Folder Q

Concerning Steam-rollers. Juvenilia.

Physical Description: Typescript (4pp.).
Box 7, Folder R

The Real Competence. Article.

Physical Description: (5pp.).
Box 7, Folder R

The Real God. Essay.

Physical Description: (2pp.).
Box 7, Folder R

Rex Vitae. Poem.

Physical Description: (3pp.).
Box 7, Folder R

Socialism and the Simplication of Life. Essay.

Physical Description: (39pp.).
Box 7, Folder R

Stories: Jane Plover.

Physical Description: Typescript (27pp.).
Box 7, Folder R

Oswald.

Physical Description: (9pp.).
Box 7, Folder R

Stories: A True Adventure at Dawn.

Physical Description: Typescript (8pp.).
Box 7, Folder R

Recollections of A Walk Through France.

Physical Description: Typescript (6pp.).
Box 7, Folder R

The Story of A Spirit.

Physical Description: Typescript carbon (14pp.).
Box 7, Folder R

The True Tale of Mr. Boggs.

Physical Description: (4pp.).
Box 8, Folder A

Ephemera. News clippings.

Physical Description: (3 items).
Box 8, Folder B

Manuscript fragments: prose, poetry, indices.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (60pp.).
Box 8, Folder C

Photographs of Harold Monro.

Physical Description: (7 items).
Box 8, Folder D

Poems. Miscellaneous.

Physical Description: Typescript with corrections (17pp.).
Box 8, Folder E

Poems, miscellaneous.

Physical Description: In notebooks (2 items).
Box 8, Folder F

Poems, articles, notes.

Physical Description: In notebook (1 item).
Box 8, Folder G

Before Dawn and A Book of Portraits. Poems in exercise book.

Physical Description: (47pp.).
Box 8, Folder H

Poems, unpublished.

Physical Description: Typescript and manuscript (30pp.).
Box 8, Folder I

Strange Meetings. Poems.

Physical Description: (150pp.).

Note

Some duplicate and early versions.