Edward Harry William Meyerstein (1889-1952) wrote poetry, novels, plays, short stories, and non-fiction. The collection consists
of manuscripts, correspondence, books with holograph notes, and corrected proofs of books.
Meyerstein was born on August 11, 1889 in Hampstead, London, England; attended Harrow and Magdalen College, Oxford; assistant
in the British Museum Department of Manuscripts; wrote poetry, novels, plays, short stories, and non-fiction; also became
a music critic and pianist; published works include The Door (1911), Life of Thomas Chatterton (1930), Joshua Slade (1938), Robin Wastraw (1951), and Phoebe Thirsk (1953); he died on September 12, 1952.
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
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