Guide to the Bernard F. Burgunder Collection Of George Bernard Shaw,
[ca. 1810]-1990

Collection Number: 4617

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
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http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
Ana Guimarães
Lucy Burgess
Date completed:
January 2008
EAD encoding:
Peter Martinez, March 2006
Evan Fay Earle, March 2007, January 2008
Ana Guimarães, 2007
Lucy Burgess, Nov.-Dec.2007, January, 2008.
EAD last modified:
Jude Corina, August 2012
Date modified:
RMC Staff, July 2014

© 2008 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Bernard F. Burgunder Collection of George Bernard Shaw, [ca. 1810]-1990.
Collection Number:
4617
Creator:
Bernard, Shaw 1856-1950.
Quantity:
52.2 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Manuscripts, letters, documents, photographs, broadsides, microfilms, videocassettes, audio cassettes, posters, and other materials.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Manuscripts, letters, documents, photographs, broadsides, microfilms, videocassettes, audio cassettes, posters, and other materials by and about Shaw, covering all aspects of his varied literary, critical, personal, and political activities.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

British playwright; literary, art, and music critic; lecturer and essayist; and socialist. One of the founders of the Fabian Society, precursor of England's Socialist Party.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Manuscripts, letters, documents, photographs, broadsides, microfilms, videocassettes, audio cassettes, posters, and other materials by and about Shaw, covering all aspects of his varied literary, critical, personal, and political activities. Includes 2122 manuscripts by or about Shaw; 832 letters by Shaw; 2580 photographs, including some 2400 of productions of Shaw's plays at the Arts Theatre Club in London, 70 photographs of Shaw himself and 14 taken by Shaw; and a large collection of theater programs for productions of Shaw's plays through 1990, reviews of his plays, newspaper clippings which include articles on his many speeches and lectures, and proofs and rehearsal copies of his plays. Also, recordings of some of Shaw's radio broadcasts, and a 1962 BBC broadcast of Blanche Patch remembering Shaw.
Correspondents include: Mrs. Patrick Campbell, the British Broadcasting Corporation, Lady Gregory, Hesketh Pearson, Blanche Patch, Charlotte Payne-Townshend Shaw (his wife), Harley Granville-Barker, Henry Arthur Jones, Gertrude Lawrence, F.E. Loewenstein, Sean O'Casey, Dame Sybil Thorndike, George Herbert Thring, Gene Tunney, H.G. Wells, Dan H. Laurence, and Bernard F. Burgunder. Also included are a 1903 letter to Charles Dickens's daughter Kate Perugini, concerning her father's literary stature, and an 1889 letter to Tighe Hopkins in which Shaw predicts the future of his own writing career.
Additional materials relating to Ann Elder Jackson. Includes autograph letters, notes and postcards from George Bernard Shaw to Ms. Jackson. Subjects include travel plans, rehearsal schedules, and diary engagements in addition to detailed instructions for Elder as his secretary.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Shaw, Bernard,1856-1950.
Burgunder, Bernard.
Campbell, Patrick, Mrs., 1865-1940.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Granville-Barker, Harley, 1877-1946.
Gregory, 1852-1932.
Halls, Robert James, 1873-1932.
Hopkins, Tighe, 1856-1919.
Jones, Henry Arthur, 1851-1929.
Laurence, Dan H.
Lawrence, Gertrude.
Loewenstein, Fritz Erwin, 1901-
O'Casey, Sean, 1880-1964.
Patch, Blanche, b. 1878.
Pearson, Hesketh, 1887-1964.
Perugini, Kate, 1839-1929.
Shaw, Charlotte Frances Payne-Townshend.
Thorndike, Sybil, 1882-1976.
Thring, George Herbert, 1859-1941.
Tunney, Gene, 1898-
Wells, H. G.(Herbert George), 1866-1946.
Arts Theatre Club (London, England).
British Broadcasting Corporation.

Subjects:
Drama--England--History--Sources.
Theater--England--History--20th century.
English literature--20th century.
Modernism (Literature).
Irish literature.
Socialism--Great Britain--History--Sources.
Musical criticism--England.
Art criticism--England.
English literature--History and criticism.
Socialism and theater.
Authors and the theater.
Theater--Production and direction.
Theatrical posters.
Authors, English.
Authors, Irish.
Authors, English.

Places:
Great Britain--Politics and government--20th century.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.
Portraits.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Restrictions on use:
Researchers may view one folder at a time.
Cite As:
Bernard F. Burgunder Collection of George Bernard Shaw, #4617. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
The published guide, containing more information about the collection, is available by clicking here. 6 MB PDF

RELATED MATERIALS

A large collection of books by and about Shaw (ca. 2530 titles) is also housed in the repository.

SERIES LIST

Date
Description
Container
A - Ad
Box 1
Ad - B
Box 2
C - F
Box 3
Diaries
Box 4
H - I
Box 5
J - P
Box 6
Q - Z
Box 7
Box 8
1876-1905
Box 9
Undated-1907
Box 10
1908-1915
Box 11
1916-1920
Box 12
1921-1930
Box 13
1925-1949
Dodd, Meade, & Co.
Box 14
1931-1937
Box 15
1938-1943
Box 16
1942-1950
Box 17
1944-1950
E. M. Wheeler
Box 18
1911-1914
Ann Elder [Jackson]
Box 112
1914-1917
Ann Elder [Jackson]
Box 113
1917-1920
Ann Elder [Jackson]
Box 114
A - B
Box 19
Campbell
Box 20
Campbell 1939 - D
Box 21
Cockerell, Sir Sydney To Judy Musters
Box 116
E - K
Box 22
Healy, George H. To Bernard F. Burgunder
Box 23
L - Pas
Box 24
Laurence, Dan H. (1)
Box 25
Laurence, Dan H. (2)
Box 26
Mushlin, M. Harry to Bernard F. Burgunder
Box 27
Musters, Judy to Ann Carr Jackson
Box 115
Patterson, Jane
Box 28
Pat - Shav
Box 29
Shaw - Sz
Box 30
T - Z
Box 31
1950-1955
Watt, W. P.
Box 32
A - H
Box 33
Collected Letters
Box 34
I - S
Box 35
T - Z, and letters
Box 36
Works - Reviews, etc.
Box 37
Box 38-39
A - C
Box 40
D - I
Box 41
J - L
Box 42
Box 43
M - Pa
Box 44
Pb - R
Box 45
S - Shaw Festival 1981
Box 46
Shaw Festival 1982 - 1991
Box 47
Shaw Festival 1992 - 2003
Box 47A
Shaw Society - Z
Box 48
Box 49-53
A - F
Box 51
G - M
Box 52
N - Z
Box 53
A - C
Box 54
D - O
Box 55
P - Z
Box 56
Box 57
Box 58
A - Shaw (F)
Box 59
Shaw (G - Z)
Box 60
Laing Collection Clippings
(1)
Box 61
(2)
Box 62
(3)
Box 63
(4)
Box 64
Box 65
Box Mapcase
A - B
Box 66
C
Box 67
D - G
Box 68
H - Maj
Box 69
Mak - Mz
Box 70
O - Sa
Box 71
Sb - Z
Box 72
Miscellaneous
Box 73
Unidentified, A
Box 74
B
Box 75
Ca - Cn
Box 76
Co - Cz
Box 77
D
Box 78
E
Box 79
F
Box 80
G
Box 81
Ha - Hob
Box 82
Hoc - Hz
Box 83
I
Box 84
J - L
Box 85
Maa - Mas
Box 86
Mat - Mz
Box 87
N - O
Box 88
P - Q
Box 89
R
Box 90
Sa - Sh
Box 91
Si - Sz
Box 92
Ta - Tra
Box 93
Trb - Tz
Box 94
U - V
Box 95
W - Z
Box 96
Unidentified, A - B
Box 97
C - G
Box 98
H - J
Box 99
K - L
Box 100
M - N
Box 101
O - R
Box 102
S
Box 103
T
Box 104
U - Z
Box 105
A - C
Box 106
D - G
Box 107
H - L
Box 108
M - Q
Box 109
R - S
Box 110
T - Z
Box 111

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript [fragment] "actually claims to be the first playwright to put sexual love on the stage,..."
Box 1 Folder 1
See: Harris, Frank. Bernard Shaw. New York, 1931. p. 233.; with transcript
[pre-1900]
GBS : Address Book
Box 1 Folder 2
format: photostat
quantity: 133 leaves
Made from the Microfilm of the address book in the British Museum, numbered 50715
ca. 1902
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Address Book
Box 1 Folder 3
format: photostat
quantity: 55 leaves
Summer 1940
GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: Address to the U.S.A. [fragment]
Box 1 Folder 4
quantity: 1 leaf
Includes note by GBS dated April 7, 1942; See: p. 322 of R. Mander & J. Mithcenson, Theatrical Companion to Shaw (London 1954) for text and circumstances
Summer 1940
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Address to the U.S.A.
Box 1 Folder 5
format: copy
quantity: 1 item
From the Tunney Collection
Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God
Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God
format: illustration proofs
quantity: 151 items
Made from various states of the wood engravings prepared by John Farleigh for the book published in December 1932; all items formed part of the Black Girl Collection, acquired by Cornell in October 1984
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 1) Title page
Box 1 Folder 6
format: 3 proofs
quantity: 3 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 2) Headpiece with capital W
Box 1 Folder 7
format: 3 proofs
quantity: 2 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 3) Lord of Hosts
Box 1 Folder 8
format: 4 proofs
quantity: 4 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 4) God of Job
Box 1 Folder 9
format: 4 proofs
quantity: 4 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 5) Ecclesiastes
Box 1 Folder 10
format: 8 proofs
quantity: 4 leaves
3 leaves mounted together on stationery of M.H. Mushlin
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 6) King Richard the Lion
Box 1 Folder 11
format: 7 proofs
quantity: 5 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 7) Micah
Box 1 Folder 12
format: 3 proofs
quantity: 2 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 8) Myopic professor
Box 1 Folder 13
format: 9 proofs
quantity: 8 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 9) Roman soldier
Box 1 Folder 14
format: 12 proofs
quantity: 8 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 10) Conjuror
Box 1 Folder 15
format: 12 proofs
quantity: 8 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 11) Ancient fisherman
Box 1 Folder 16
format: 12 proofs
quantity: 6 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 12) Explorers
Box 1 Folder 17
format: 9 proofs
quantity: 5 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 13) Sculptor
Box 1 Folder 18
format: 16 proofs
quantity: 11 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 14) Arab
Box 1 Folder 19
format: 7 proofs
quantity: 4 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 15) Voltaire
Box 1 Folder 20
format: 8 proofs
quantity: 7 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 16) Irishman
Box 1 Folder 21
format: 10 proofs
quantity: 6 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 17) Too busy to search
Box 1 Folder 22
format: 8 proofs
quantity: 6 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 18) Headpiece of typewriter and books
Box 1 Folder 23
format: 5 proofs
quantity: 3 leaves
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 19) Peace
Box 1 Folder 24
format: 1 proof
quantity: 1 leaf
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 20) Tailpiece of spear and harp
Box 1 Folder 25
format: 2 proofs
quantity: 2 leaves
(See also #21)
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 21) Endpapers
Box 1 Folder 26
format: 2 proofs
quantity: 6 leaves
One proof used for trial layout of front and back covers of the book; also contains proof of Tailpiece of spear and harp
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration proofs] 22) Back cover design
Box 1 Folder 27
format: 2 proofs
quantity: 2 leaves
Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God
format: illustration sketches; pencil, ink, and watercolor
quantity: 40 items
Preparatory sketches, for the book published in December 1932; all items formed part of the Black Girl Collection, acquired by Cornell in October 1984
June 15, 1932
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 1) Title page
Box 1 Folder 28
format: pencil;
On verso is written Shaw's autographed letter signed to Farleigh
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 2) Title page
Box 1 Folder 29
format: pencil
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 3) Title page
Box 1 Folder 30
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 4) Headpiece with capital W
Box 1 Folder 31
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 5) Lord of Hosts
Box 1 Folder 32
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 6) God of Job
Box 1 Folder 33
format: watercolor
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 7) Ecclesiastes
Box 1 Folder 34
format: pencil
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 8) Ecclesiastes
Box 1 Folder 35
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 9) King Richard the Lion
Box 1 Folder 36
format: watercolor
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 10) Micah
Box 1 Folder 37
format: watercolor
Also contains a note in Shaw's hand on verso
October 30, 1932
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 11) Micah
Box 1 Folder 38
format: watercolor
With a hinged overlay; on verso is Shaw's autographed letter signed to Farleigh
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 12) Micah
Box 1 Folder 39
format: pencil tracing
With note on verso by Shaw; (see also #34)
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 13) Micah
Box 1 Folder 40
format: watercolor
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 14) Myopic professor
Box 1 Folder 41
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 15) Myopic professor
Box 1 Folder 42
format: watercolor
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 16) Beanstalk
Box 1 Folder 43
format: ink
Drawn on verso of printed proof sheet, numbered 64, and including the heading "Thou Art The Man," for the "Preface on Doctors" to Shaw's play The Doctor's Dilemma.
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 17) Roman soldier as Bobadil
Box 1 Folder 44
format: ink
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 18) Roman soldier as Tin Wellington
Box 1 Folder 45
format: ink
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 19) Roman soldier, 1st version
Box 1 Folder 46
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 20) Roman soldier, 2nd version
Box 1 Folder 47
format: watercolor
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 21) Conjuror, on Malvern Hotel stationery
Box 1 Folder 48
format: pencil
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 22) Conjuror, on plain stationery
Box 1 Folder 49
format: pencil
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 23) Conjuror
Box 1 Folder 50
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 24) Ancient fisherman
Box 1 Folder 51
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 25) Explorers
Box 1 Folder 52
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 26) Sculptor
Box 1 Folder 53
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 27) Arab
Box 1 Folder 54
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 28) Voltaire
Box 1 Folder 55
format: watercolor
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 29) Irishman
Box 1 Folder 56
format: watercolor
With draft of Shaw's autographed manuscript; colophon note written on verso
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 30) Irishman, 1st version
Box 1 Folder 57
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 31) Irishman, 2nd version
Box 1 Folder 58
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 32) Too busy to search
Box 1 Folder 59
format: watercolor
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 33) Headpiece of typewriter and books
Box 1 Folder 60
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 34) Headpiece of typewriter and books
Box 1 Folder 61
format: pencil
With note by Shaw; drafts for Micah on verso
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 35) Headpiece of typewriter and books
Box 1 Folder 62
format: watercolor
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 36) Peace
Box 1 Folder 63
format: watercolor
With note by Shaw
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 37) Peace
Box 1 Folder 64
format: pencil
With note by Shaw
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 38) Tailpiece of spear and harp
Box 1 Folder 65
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 39) Endpaper design, single unit
Box 1 Folder 66
format: watercolor
n.d.
Farleigh : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [Illustration sketches] 40) Cover design
Box 1 Folder 67
format: watercolor
October 10, 1933
GBS : The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [proof sheets]
Box 1 Folder 68
format: photocopy
quantity: 5 leaves
Made from Photostats of originals in National Library of Scotland; showing autograph revisions by Shaw
1932
GBS : Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search For God [pre-proof] Title page
Box 1 Folder 69
quantity: 12 leaves
Trial layouts for title and imprint, including beginning of text, and proof of the Sculptor engraving; formed part of the Black Girl Collection; ink notes on 2 proofs by John Farleigh
September 1968
GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Adventures of the Black Girl in her Search for God [stage version]
Box 2 Folder 1
format: copy
quantity: 91 leaves +1 item
"Adapted for the stage by Christopher Isherwood;" with a copy of the printed program of the first and only production of this version (Mark Taper Forum, 1968); gifts of Gordon Davidson
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Anecdote of an incident which took place on the opening night of On the Rocks
Box 2 Folder 2
format: typescript
quantity: 1 leaf
With holograph additions and notes by Shaw
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: "after Flaxman" [& drawing]
Box 2 Folder 3
format: Manuscript; transcript; and copy
quantity: 1 leaf + 2
Probably Shaw was caricaturing John (1755-1826) Flaxman's drafting style, parodying "The Pilgrim of Love" by Flaxman, or making facetious comparison with his own draughtsmanship
July 1919
GBS : American Patriots and Persecutions: A Letter by G. Bernard Shaw
Box 2 Folder 4
format: photocopy
quantity: 3 leaves + 2
On acid-free paper; made from original article printed on p. 388 of Vol. 41, No. 9 of Pearson's Magazine; with a copy of p. 386 on which is printed a paragraph by Shaw about Woodrow Wilson, from a letter to Frank Harris. See: Pearson's Magazine for the original
ca. 1950?
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Androcles and the Lion
Box 2 Folder 5
format: Carbon copy; interleaved in paper binder
quantity: 49 leaves
Date unknown; with some stage directions in margins, mostly in pencil
January 9-10, 1918
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Annajanska
Box 2 Folder 6
quantity: 3 leaves + copies
Rehearsal notes; produced at the Coliseum, January 21, 1918; copy included
August 27, 1945
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Answers to interview questions
Box 2 Folder 7
format: ink
quantity: 2 leaves
In red ink, "Exclusive to Miss Dorothy Royal" to two typed questions; one on the capabilities of the Labour Government, the other on prospects for polygamy in postwar Europe
1920?
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Answers to questions on divorce
Box 2 Folder 8
quantity: 3 leaves
Three typed questions with Shaw's holograph answers
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Arms and the Man; Great Catherine; You Never Can Tell
Box 2 Folder 9
quantity: 24 leaves + copies
Rehearsal notes for the productions of Arms and the Man (December 11, 1919); Great Catherine (February 17, 1921); You Never Can Tell (November 19, 1920)
n.d.
GBS : Designs for men's costumes for Arms and the Man
Box 2 Folder 10
quantity: 5 leaves
1927-28
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Arms and the Man & The Chocolate Soldier
Box 2 Folder 11
quantity: 1 leaf + 2 + 1
Also contains photocopy of another typing of the same statement, dated "April 1926;" including handwritten notes by Blanche Patch and Dan H. Laurence; explanatory note added on separate leaf by Bernard F. Burgunder
1927
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Arms and the Man & The Chocolate Soldier (2)
Box 2 Folder 12
quantity: 2 leaves + abbreviated typed transcript of 1 leaf
A statement concerning the relationship between Shaw's Arms and the Man and Oscar Strauss's The Chocolate Soldier (original-Der Tapfere Soldat)
January 22, 1917
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Augustus Does His Bit
Box 2 Folder 13
quantity: 8 leaves + copies
Rehearsal notes; various dates, in Shaw's hand, appear on the manuscript
n.d.
GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: "Authentic Shavian Democracy"
Box 2 Folder 14
quantity: 4 leaves + 1 + 1
Article appeared in Time and Tide of February 10, 1945; later reprinted in Time and Tide Anthology in 1956; note by Bernard Burgunder included
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript Signed: Autograph
Box 2 Folder 15
quantity: 1 leaf
Corner of a document cut off to show only Shaw's signature; in envelope
n.d.
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Draft scheme of Autumn Lectures by GBS
Box 2 Folder 16
format: copy?
quantity: 7 leaves
Lists a series of topics for thirteen lectures, and possible speakers
1938?
GBS : Back to Methuselah [Preface][proof A]
Box 2 Folder 17
format: printed
quantity: 1 leaf
For the Limited Editions Club edition, published 1939; text of the proof is found on pp. vii-viii of the book, but in a different format
1938?
GBS : Back to Methuselah [Preface][proof B]
Box 2 Folder 18
format: printed
quantity: 1 leaf
For the Limited Editions Club edition, published in 1939; text of the proof is found on pp. vii-viii of the book, but in a different format; penciling may be John Farleigh's sketch for the illustration published on p. 82 of the book
ca. 1938
GBS : Back to Methuselah [specimen pages]
Box 2 Folder 19
format: Printed
quantity: 2 leaves + 1 + copies
One page of text and one engraving by John Farleigh; for the Limited Editions Club edition (New York 1939); with identifying note added on separate leaf by Dan H. Laurence; with a printed (1938) "Catalogue of an Exhibition of Drawings for the Engravings by John Farleigh for 'Back to Methuselah' ..."
1938
GBS : Back to Methuselah [Title page][proof A]
Box 2 Folder 20
format: Printed
quantity: 1 leaf
For the Limited Editions club Edition, which was published in 1939 with a quite different title page
1939
GBS : Back to Methuselah [Title page][proof B]
Box 2 Folder 21
format: printed
quantity: 3 leaves
Three copies, one marked for changes; of a proof for the Limited Editions Club edition, which was published in 1939 with a quite different title page; See: Typed Letter Signed to John Farleigh from George Macy, February 14, 1939
1888
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: "A Balfour Ballad"
Box 2 Folder 22
format: shorthand
quantity: 3 leaves
In envelope
January 23, 1888
GBS : Typed Manuscript: "A Balfour Ballad"
Box 2 Folder 23
quantity: 3 leaves + 1
Date and Place given are those of publication in The Star; the verse was published unsigned
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: "The Best Books for Children"
Box 2 Folder 24
format: photocopy
quantity: 4 leaves
Article written for unidentified periodical; with editor's introductory note added below title; copy of manuscript in the British Museum
ca. March 1917
GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: "Brogue Shock"
Box 2 Folder 25
quantity: 8 leaves +1
Article, with corrections in Shaw's hand; published in The Nation, March 24, 1917
ca. 1929?
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Caesar and Cleopatra [one page textual revision]
Box 3 Folder 1
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
"This textual change was written for the Malvern Festival of 1929." -- B.F. Burgunder; includes typed note by Burgunder, November 1970
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Note(?): "Camera repairs" and an address
Box 3 Folder 2
quantity: 1 leaf
Address of Alfred Allen
1897?
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Candida [fragment]
Box 3 Folder 3
quantity: 5 leaves + 1
One leaf in G.B. Shaw's hand; two leaves in Charlotte Shaw's hand. These fragments belong in Act III, for the Achurch-Charrington first production. They were found with Shaw's letters to Ashley Dukes; bought at Swann auction May 6, 1976; with note by Burgunder, June 22, 1976
1912?
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Captain Brassbound's Conversion cast list suggestions
Box 3 Folder 4
quantity: 5 leaves + 1
Probably suggestions for Gertrude Kingston's revival at the Little Theatre, as several of the players Shaw recommends were actually cast; includes note by Bernard Burgunder, July 1974
December 7, 1906
GBS : Autograph Note: on the German piracy of Cashel Byron's Profession in the journal Aus Fremden Zungen
Box 3 Folder 5
format: Copy
quantity: 14 pages + 1 leaf + 1
The copy of the pirated Cashel which has been detached from the journal; with note by Shaw; typed explanation by Bernard Burgunder
Aug. 1889-Nov. 1890
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: The Cassone
Box 3 Folder 6
format: photostat
quantity: 30 leaves
Copies of the original manuscript in the British Museum; includes notes in Dan H. Laurence's hand
Aug. 1889-Nov. 1890
GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Cassone
Box 3 Folder 7
format: photostat
quantity: 27 leaves
Copies of the original manuscript in the British Museum: a dramatic fragment; edited in Dan H. Laurence's hand
1949?
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Copyright information from the Library of Congress
Box 3 Folder 9
format: carbon copy
quantity: 9 leaves + 1
Alphabetical list of works by Shaw citing American copyright records for each; with marginal notes in hand of F.E. Loewenstein; with explanatory note on separate leaf by Bernard F. Burgunder, October 29, 1979
April 24, 1946
GBS : Manuscript: Daily Worker article
Box 3 Folder 10
format: galley proof
quantity: 2 leaves + 1
A holograph note to Shaw also on proof; signature unidentified; London
October 1909
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Dialogue of the Devil & St. Augustine -- Scenario
Box 3 Folder 11
format: photocopy
quantity: 12 leaves
Original manuscript in the British Museum; includes explanatory note on first leaf by Dan H. Laurence
ca. 1925
GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Drama and the Microphone; Broadcasting and the Art of the Theatre; A Symposium of Opinions
Box 3 Folder 12
quantity: 2 leaves
Shaw's answer to the question: "Will Broadcasting be detrimental to the Art of the Theatre;" copied from The Playgoer, the Organ of the Liverpool Playhouse Circle (March 1925 No. 6, p. 3)
1883
GBS : Material connected with "E.H. Bennett and Company," published in Colburn's New Monthly, February 1883
Box 3 Folder 13
quantity: 5 leaves + 1
Includes a handbill for Colburn's New Monthly, an advertising brochure from Bennett's with holograph notes in Shaw's hand, a facsimile of the published article, and a note of description by Bernard F. Burgunder
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Essay on T.E. Lawrence [fragment]
Box 3 Folder 14
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Includes typed comments by Dan H. Laurence, February 17, 1968; See: T.E. Lawrence By His Friends. London, 1937. pp. 243-44
n.d.
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Everybody's Political What's What, or Machiavelli Modernized
Box 3 Folder 15
quantity: 2 leaves
Holograph corrections in Shaw's hand appear on the manuscript
May 1907
GBS : Manuscript: The Fabian Society. Election of the Executive Committee, 1907-8
Box 3 Folder 16
format: invoice
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Received from George Standring, Printer and Publisher; with note on separate leaf by Dan H. Laurence
February 10, 1915
GBS : Manuscript: Fanny's First Play rehearsal notes
Box 3 Folder 17
quantity: 14 leaves + 1 + copies
From the production at Kingsway Theatre, February 13, 1915 (14 pages); 1 page typed note by Bernard F. Burgunder, July 10, 1963
April 19, 1911
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Fanny's First Play, cast list for production
Box 3 Folder 18
quantity: 1 leaf
Date of first production?; a different cast is penciled in next to the original list, in a different hand
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: Fanny's First Play -- Prologue
Box 3 Folder 19
format: typescript
quantity: 1 item
Stapled into paper wrappers; found among the papers of Allan M. Laing; probably copied from p. 19 of The Rehearsal Copies of Bernard Shaw's Plays by F.E. Loewenstein (London 1950)
April 1887
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Fiction [lecture]
Box 3 Folder 20
format: photocopy
quantity: 29 leaves
The common saying that Truth is stranger than Fiction, implying that Fiction is not Truth; original in the British Museum; holograph notes in the hand of Dan H. Laurence
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: File folder
Box 3 Folder 21
quantity: 1 item
Labelled "phonetics" in Shaw's hand
1977
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Flyleaves
Box 3 Folder 22
format: typescript
quantity: 51 leaves + 11
For the book Flyleaves (Austin, W. Thomas Taylor, 1977) edited by Dan H. Laurence and Daniel J. Leary; with galley proofs for the same book; both are the gift of Dan H. Laurence, in whose hand they are revised
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: Forbes-Robertson, Mr. Bernard Shaw's tribute
Box 3 Folder 24
format: typescript
quantity: 1 leaf
Headed "With the compliments of Percy Burton, General Manager for Sire Johnston Forbes-Robertson
n.d.
GBS : Manuscript: "From the Preface to Buoyant Billions"
Box 3 Folder 25
format: copy
quantity: 3 leaves + 1
For the Malvern Festival Book of 1949; from a rehearsal copy of Buoyant Billions, corrected; includes a typed note of explanation
1880-1897
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Diaries -- shorthand
Box 4 Folder 1
format: photostat
quantity: 54 leaves + 1
Of diaries for 1880, 1885, 1888, 1891, 1894, 1897; all are in shorthand except that of 1880; original is in the British Library of Political and Economic Science (London School of Economics); includes explanatory note on separate leaf by Bernard F. Burgunder
Autograph Manuscript: Diaries -- transcript
Copies of transcription by Blanche Patch from Shaw's shorthand; with some notes in the hand of Dan H. Laurence; filed in 12 folders, 1 folder per year; original is in the British Library of Political and Economic Science (London School of Economics)
1885
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 1, 1885
Box 4 Folder 2
format: photostat
quantity: 24 leaves
1886
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 2, 1886
Box 4 Folder 3
format: photostat
quantity: 28 leaves
1887
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 3, 1887
Box 4 Folder 4
format: photostat
quantity: 28 leaves
1888
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 4, 1888
Box 4 Folder 5
format: photostat
quantity: 49 leaves
First two leaves stapled together
1889
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 5, 1889
Box 4 Folder 6
format: photostat
quantity: 56 leaves
First two leaves stapled together
1890
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 6, 1890
Box 4 Folder 7
format: photostat
quantity: 62 leaves
First two leaves are stapled together
1891
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 7, 1891
Box 4 Folder 8
format: photostat
quantity: 58 leaves
1893
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 8, 1893
Box 4 Folder 9
format: photostat
quantity: 89 leaves
1894
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 9, 1894
Box 4 Folder 10
format: photostat
quantity: 32 leaves
First two leaves are stapled together
1895
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 10, 1895
Box 4 Folder 11
format: photostat
quantity: 17 leaves
1896
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 11, 1896
Box 4 Folder 12
format: photostat
quantity: 8 leaves
1897
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: [Diaries -- transcript] Folder 12, 1897
Box 4 Folder 13
format: photostat
quantity: 3 leaves
Two leaves stapled together
May, 1946
GBS : Autograph [shorthand] Manuscript : Dublin Gaiety Theatre
Box 4 Folder 13.5
quantity: 1 leaf + 3 leaves + 3 leaves
Shorthand draft of Shaw's article, with transcription and letter to Mr. Dixon, telling him it was just found, May 18, 1948
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: The Garden of Hesperides
Box 5 Folder 1
format: copy
quantity: 5 leaves + 2
Original manuscript in the British Museum; includes typed transcript edited partly in the hand of Dan H. Laurence
1976
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Getting Married
Box 5 Folder 2
format: transcript
quantity: 79 leaves
Transcript made by Barbara Smoker from photocopies of the two manuscript notebooks at Cornell and a third at the British Library, all mostly in shorthand
1976
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Getting Married
Box 5 Folder 3
format: carbon copy
quantity: 79 leaves
Carbon copy of a transcript made by Barbara Smoker
1907-1908
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Getting Married
Box 5 Folder 4
format: copy
quantity: 109 leaves
Photocopies from which Barbara Smoker transcribed the shorthand text of the play
1975
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Getting Married [page 1]
Box 5 Folder 5
format: photographic negatives and prints
quantity: 7 leaves
Three negatives and one glossy print; used for reproduction in the "Shaw at Cornell" brochure and invitation; copies of the latter are filed in the same folder with the negatives and glossy print
ca. August 1935
GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Girl with the Golden Voice
Box 5 Folder 6
format: copy
quantity: 3 leaves + 1
Original manuscript in the British Museum; a dialogue broadcast by the B.B.C. on August 17, 1935; with an explanatory note on separate leaf by Dan H. Laurence
August 1916
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Glastonbury Skit
Box 5 Folder 7
format: copy
quantity: 4 leaves + 5
Photocopy of the original manuscript in the British Museum; a dramatic interpolation; includes typed transcript, edited partly in the hand of Dan H. Laurence
November 17, 1943
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Hannen Swaffer's Story
Box 5 Folder 8
quantity: 1 leaf
Two paragraphs presumably intended as substitutions in an interview by Swaffer ( Daily Herald, November 18, 1943): "Bernard Shaw's Final Words on Life, Death & the Hereafter, His Failures, Doubts & Hopes"; See: Typed Letter Signed to J. Tyler from Dan Laurence, February 3, 1981
October 18, 1921
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Heartbreak House [autograph rehearsal notes]
Box 5 Folder 9
quantity: 16 leaves + copies
Produced at Court; backed by rehearsal notes of John Bull's Other Island
n.d.
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Heartbreak House, Great Catherine, & Playlets of the War
Box 5 Folder 10
quantity: 2 leaves
Press release, London?; with holograph corrections in Shaw's hand
1941?
GBS : Typed Manuscript: "How To Talk Intelligently About the War"
Box 5 Folder 11
format: copy
quantity: 7 leaves + 1
There is no record of the publication of this essay; includes accompanying note from Dan Laurence, via Bernard Burgunder
n.d.
GBS : Typed Manuscript: "I have been invited by The Independent Labor Party to give you..." [fragment]
Box 5 Folder 12
format: copy
quantity: 3 leaves + 1
Seems to be a partial transcript of a recording
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: The Inca of Perusalem [autograph rehearsal notes]
Box 5 Folder 13
quantity: 2 leaves
Produced at the Criterion (Pioneer Player production) December 16, 1917
Apr. 5, Oct. 21, 1900
GBS : Autograph Note: Inquiries for articles
Box 5 Folder 14
quantity: 2 leaves + 1
According to enclosed note by Bernard Burgunder, these are a record kept by Shaw of requests by various journals and individuals for articles
ca. July 1949
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Inscription in Cranach Press Hamlet
Box 5 Folder 15
format: copy
quantity: 3 leaves
Photocopy of Shaw's inscription in his copy of the Cranach Press Hamlet; from the original in the Hanley Collection at the University of Texas; with notes added partly in the hand of Dan H. Laurence
ca. July 1949
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Inscription in First Folio
Box 5 Folder 16
format: photostat
quantity: 3 leaves
Copies of Shaw's inscription in his copy of the facsimile edition of Shakespeare's First Folio; made from the original in the Archibald Henderson Collection at the University of North Carolina; with note added in the hand of Dan H. Laurence on verso of third leaf
April 12, 1929
GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism -- Author's Note
Box 5 Folder 17
quantity: 4 leaves + printed version
Holograph corrections
November 25, 1931
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Interview concerning the publication of the Shaw-Terry correspondence in response to an attack on Shaw by Gordon Craig [extract]
Box 5 Folder 18
quantity: 3 leaves
Interview with Bishop now a release from the publicity department of Putnam Books; New York
1931
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Interview with G.W. Bishop essentially concerned with Gordon Craig and the latter's objection to the publication of the Shaw-Terry correspondence
Box 5 Folder 19
quantity: 13 leaves
Published in The Observor, 1931; with holograph corrections in Shaw's hand
February 20, 1937
GBS : Manuscript: Interview with Shaw on politics, women, religion,...
Box 5 Folder 20
format: galley proof
quantity: 2 sheets
London
n.d.
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Introduction / Cecil Chesterton / Cecil's Anti-Puritanism
Box 5 Folder 21
quantity: 4 leaves + 1
Holograph corrections; includes note by Bernard F. Burgunder
August 6, 1914
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: "It is idle, and somewhat exasperating, to talk of..."
Box 5 Folder 22
quantity: 2 leaves + 1
One leaf of holograph, two leaves of typed manuscript; on the war
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: John Bull's Other Island [set design]
Box 6 Folder 1
quantity: 2 leaves
Ink drawing by Shaw, and labeled by him, of set design for Act III and Act IV Scene 1; bought at auction April 9, 1987
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: List of things to be checked when purchasing a new car
Box 6 Folder 2
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Includes note by Bernard Burgunder
ca. February 1921
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Literary Note
Box 6 Folder 3
quantity: 1 leaf
A prospectus for Back to Methuselah; with note added in Shaw's hand and dated February 4, 1921; found among letters received from Shaw by Brentano's, and date-stamped by Brentano's February 21, 1921
January 10, 1916
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Macbeth Skit
Box 6 Folder 4
format: copy
quantity: 7 leaves + 1
Setting copy with notes partly in the hand of Dan H. Laurence on a photocopy of the original manuscript in the Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas
Ca. April 1922
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Major Barbara
Box 6 Folder 5
quantity: 1 leaf
Note for files; records authorization given to the Mansfield House Players to perform Major Barbara April 29, 1922
1944?
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Major Barbara [scenes for film]
Box 6 Folder 6
format: Typescript
quantity: 24 leaves + 1
With revisions in Shaw's hand and other hands, of scenes written especially for the film; pages are numbered with stamped numerals 1-15, 20-28, which supersede at least four earlier numbering sequences; acquired by Cornell in July 1987; the text of the scenes in this typescript differs from that in the Penguin "screen version" of 1945, and from that printed by Bernard Dukore in The Collected Screenplays of Bernard Shaw (1980); apparently this typescript provides the earliest known text of these scenes; for indications of related material see Dukore pp. 464-465 and Laurence A249
August 20, 1903
GBS : Autograph Note: Memorandum on Mrs. Warren's Profession in America
Box 6 Folder 7
quantity: 1 leaf
Strachur, Scotland
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Note: Memorandum of "Royalty Shares" in the publication of the Shaw-Terry correspondence in 1931
Box 6 Folder 8
quantity: 1 leaf
ca. 1879
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: The Merchant of Venice at the Lyceum
Box 6 Folder 9
format: photostat
quantity: 30 leaves
Review of a production by Henry Irving, with editor's comments; original manuscript in the British Museum
n.d.
GBS : Typed Manuscript: "The most profusely punctuated book in the English language is..."
Box 6 Folder 10
format: copy?
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Shaw on punctuation; this may actually be a letter, as the heading is "From Bernard Shaw"; there is no salutation or internal evidence to suggest to whom it was addressed; with a note by Bernard Burgunder
March 27, 1940
GBS : Typed Manuscript: A New Ending for Clemence Dane's Cousin Muriel
Box 6 Folder 11
format: copy
quantity: 2 leaves + 4
From a letter(?) to Edith Evans; with photocopies of related materials, and an explanatory note on separate leaf by Dan H. Laurence
April 11, 1933
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: "The New York press may return"
Box 6 Folder 12
format: photographic prints
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
6.5 x 8.5 glossy print reproducing a note written by Shaw, declining to be interviewed; identified on verso; with explanatory note on separate leaf by Bernard F. Burgunder
n.d.
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Nine Years of Failure as a Novelist Ending in Success as a Critic [fragment]
Box 6 Folder 13
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
An early draft of an essay published in Sixteen Self-Sketches; with a note by Dan Laurence
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Notations concerning staff salaries for the Fabian Society
Box 6 Folder 14
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
London?; on verso of copy of portion of account sheets; Dan Laurence "during World War I"
ca. November 1900
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Note concerning the pawning, redemption and sale at auction of a gold watch chain belonging to Shaw's uncle, W.J. Gurly
Box 6 Folder 15
quantity: 2 leaves
London; with broker's receipt from the sale
March 18, 1949
GBS : Autograph Note: Note on Samuel Butler's notebooks
Box 6 Folder 16
quantity: 5 leaves
Note appears on a sheet bearing a typed excerpt from Butler's notebooks which concerns Shaw; included are a photocopy of the passage in the 1951 edition of the notebooks, an explanatory note by Bernard Burgunder, and a clipping from a bookseller's catalog
various dates
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Notes--Miscellaneous
Box 6 Folder 17
quantity: 5 leaves + 2
Notes written on scraps of paper and envelopes; two shorthand notes are accompanied by transcriptions by Dan H. Laurence
ca. April 1940
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Notes by the way
Box 6 Folder 18
quantity: 5 leaves + 1
Very casual note on Hitler, anti-Semitism, and WWII; published in Time and Tide uon October 12, 1940; with a note by Bernard Burgunder
December 30, 1928
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Notes for Mr. Curtis Brown
Box 6 Folder 19
format: photocopy
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Photocopy of the manuscript, with the dealer's description; concerns a publishing contract for Flying Visits, by Sir Philip Sassoon
April 4, 1924
GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: On corporeal punishment
Box 6 Folder 20
format: manuscript + photocopies
quantity: 1 leaf + copy
Labeled "1/4/1124 [sic]"; the manuscript concerns "the anachronism of corporeal punishment in schools"
n.d.
GBS : Typed Manuscript: On Going to Church
Box 6 Folder 21
quantity: 28 leaves + 1 blank
Revised in his hand; with his autograph letter signed added at end to Arthur Brentano, December 2, 1911
November 1933
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: On The Rocks [sketch for playbill]
Box 6 Folder 22
quantity: 1 leaf
See his Autograph Letter Signed to John Farleigh, November 16, 1933
December 11, 1879
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: On the True Signification of the term Gentleman
Box 6 Folder 23
quantity: 8 leaves + 2
London; dated in Shaw's hand on verso of next to last leaf; sent to One and All December 27, 1879; Cf. Bernard Shaw, Collected Letters 1874-1897, ed. Dan H. Laurence, p. 38
August 1925
GBS : Typed Manuscript: "Orkney and Shetland--Information for Motorists"
Box 6 Folder 24
format: carbon copy
quantity: 8 leaves + 1
From the files of Blanche Patch, Shaw's last secretary; with a note by Bernard Burgunder which mentions the possibility that the article was written for the Royal Automobile Club
February 1878
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Passion play
Box 6 Folder 25
format: photostats
quantity: 51 leaves
Original manuscript in the British Museum; the first page is dated in Shaw's hand; published by the Windhover Press, 1971
ca. March 1882
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Poem written on verso of envelope addressed to Shaw by Elinor Huddart? [shorthand draft]
Box 6 Folder 26
quantity: 1 envelope + 1
London; See enclosed note with comments of Dan Laurence
Apr.23, 1883
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Unpublished love poem in Shorthand [shorthand draft]
Box 6 Folder 26.5
quantity: 2 leaves + 2 leaves + 1 leaf
[n.p.] Poem apparently written for Alice Lockett with transcription and note from James F. Drake, Inc describing it. Also contains a second 8 line poem about Rosy and Kate Stickerstone.
GBS : Autograph Note: Precis...The World
Box 6 Folder 27
December 1936?
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Preface to Great Expectations [fragment], letter to Dr. Szyfman [shorthand draft], and article on marriage of Edward VIII and Mrs. Wallis Simpson [fragment]
Box 6 Folder 28
quantity: 1 leaf + 7 + 1
On the same sheet are Shaw's shorthand drafts of a letter to Dr. Arnold Szyfman, December 9, 1936, and part of an interview on the possible marriage of Edward VIII to Mrs. Wallis Simpson; included are typed transcriptions and explanatory notes; the letter concerns the Polish production of The Millionairess
May 1, 1912
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: The Principles that Govern the Dramatist
Box 6 Folder 29
quantity: 1 leaf
Untitled statement written in ink on a sheet of parchment bearing printed announcement of The Modern Historic Records Association; published by the Association in 1913, in facsimile together with statements by others; reprinted subsequently several times in other publications
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Private note
Box 6 Folder 30
quantity: 1 leaf
Concerns Hubert Bland and others
ca. April 1938
GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: Pygmalion, a Scenario
Box 6 Folder 31
format: photocopy
quantity: 148 leaves
Original located in the Hanley Collection, University of Texas; there are revisions in Shaw's hand, and his inscription on the first page: "to Floryan Sobieniowski for translation into Polish. G. Bernard Shaw 1st March 1938"; following p. 97, the paging begins again from 91
ca. 1937
GBS : Autograph Note Signed: Questionnaire
Box 7 Folder 1
quantity: 1 item
Mimeographed questionnaire, with Shaw's autograph replies; sent by National Education Association
February 15, 1935
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Questionnaire Concerning George Sylvester Viereck
Box 7 Folder 2
quantity: 1 leaf
Shaw's handwritten answers to thirteen questions typed on stationery of Elmer Gertz, attorney-at-law, Chicago
December 8, 1932
GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: Questionnaire with autograph replies
Box 7 Folder 3
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Includes note by Bernard F. Burgunder
February 2, 1930
GBS : Typed Manuscript Initialed: Interview regarding “The Apple Cart” with answers written in GBS's hand
Box 7 Folder 3A
quantity: 11 leaves
February 1, 1932
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: "The Rationalization of Russia" [notes for lecture]
Box 7 Folder 4
quantity: 5 leaves + envelope
Capetown; notes, with listings of topics, catchwords, and key phrases
March 1948?
GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: Reply to Gerald Bullett's proposal for simplified spelling
Box 7 Folder 5
quantity: 2 leaves + 2
Ayot St. Lawrence?; printed in April 1948 edition of "Books"; with the manuscripts are the March 1948 issue of "Books" with Bullett's original letter and the April 1948 issue with Shaw's reply
ca. May 1914
GBS : Typed Manuscript: "Report of the Dramatists Club Sub-Committee on the Employment of Children in the Theatre"
Box 7 Folder 6
format: carbon copy
quantity: 15 leaves + 1
London; includes draft letter on same subject to the Press; published in The Era and the Morning Post; authorship ascribed to Shaw by Dan Laurence
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Resolution proposed by Shaw
Box 7 Folder 7
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Partly in Shaw's hand; with explanatory note on separate leaf, "...Presumably related to activities of the National Theatre Shakespeare Memorial Committee"
June 30-July 15, 1922
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Royal Society of Literature proposal by Shaw, seconded by Edmund Gosse
Box 7 Folder 8
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
The proposal was made to the Academic Council of the Society; includes a note by Bernard F. Burgunder
Ca. November 5, 1947
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Sequence for a Pageant of Plays and Players
Box 7 Folder 9
format: photocopy
quantity: 4 leaves + 1
Original typescript in the British Museum; a dialogue between Shaw and Charles Cochran, written for St. John Ervine's B.B.C. Jubilee Theatre Programme; with explanatory note on separate leaf by Dan H. Laurence
June 1939
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Shaw Gives Himself Away [Frontispiece]
Box 7 Folder 10
format: pencil drawing
quantity: 4 items + 2 photocopies
Two pencil portraits of Shaw by John Farleigh, and two of himself by Shaw, all being drafts for the frontispiece of Shaw's book published November 1939; on verso of one of Shaw's portraits is his autograph letter signed to John Farleigh June 26, 1939; acquired as part of the Black Girl Collection
n.d.
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Short Stories; Scraps; and Shavings
Box 7 Folder 11
quantity: 2 leaves + 1
Blurb or press release; includes explanatory note from Bernard F. Burgunder
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Shorthand note
Box 7 Folder 12
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Transcribed by Dan H. Laurence on separate leaf, "How small of all that human hearts endure 354 "Lines added to Goldsmith's Traveller, 1763-64]"
October 6, 1918
GBS : Autograph Manuscript Signed: Sir Edward Carson's Other Island
Box 7 Folder 13
quantity: 4 leaves + copies + 1
Draft of manuscript which appeared in The Daily News of London, October 14, 1918; includes typed manuscript; See: The Matter with Ireland. Ed. By David Greene and Dan Laurence. Hart-Davis / 1962, p. 185
1928
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Speech for Mrs. Campbell
Box 7 Folder 14
format: photocopy
quantity: 13 leaves
On Cornell Bond paper of the pencil manuscript and the typed manuscript
Ca. 1902-1904
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Sweet shorthand
Box 7 Folder 15
quantity: 3 leaves + 9
Notes in the Sweet system of shorthand, including the only known fragment of Shaw's projected play Cromwell; with marked photocopy, transcription, and 2 leaves of commentary deriving from Dan H. Laurence
1912, 1913
GBS : Typed Manuscript: "Taste" and "Cock Robin" [Doggerel verse written to Mrs. Patrick Campbell]
Box 7 Folder 16
quantity: 1 leaf
"Taste" dated from internal evidence; "Cock Robin" appears in Mrs. Campbell's My Life and Some Letters, p. 265, and Bernard Shaw and Mrs. Patrick Campbell: Their Correspondence, p. 91
March 1904
GBS : Typed Manuscript: To the Electors of South St. Pancras
Box 7 Folder 17
quantity: 30 leaves
Platform of Shaw and his running-mate William Geary in their campaign for seats on the London County Council; See: Shaw PR5365 M67 No. 4
January 1932
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Touring in Russia [Part I]
Box 7 Folder 18
quantity: 8 leaves + 2 + 1
With this is filed Touring in Russia [Part II], 2 leaves (pp. 16-19) excerpted from Nash's & Pall Mall Magazine, February 1932; an explanatory note is added on separate leaf by Dan H. Laurence
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Treni 7, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28
Box 7 Folder 19
quantity: 1 leaf
Printed card of Florin Caplazi with pencil note listing train numbers in Shaw's[?] hand, and other notes in other hands adding "dudgeon" and "The Doctor's dilemma"
June 1941
GBS : Typed Manuscript: "The Unavoidable Subject"
Box 7 Folder 20
quantity: 6 leaves + 1
Text of a proposed radio address, banned by the B.B.C.; with holograph corrections in the hand of Blanche Patch
May 14, 1887
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: An Unfinished Novel
Box 7 Folder 21
format: photostats
quantity: 43 leaves
Original manuscript in the National Library of Ireland; published by Constable & Co., 1958
April 11, 1882
GBS : Autograph Note: Violet Beverly
Box 7 Folder 22
quantity: 2 leaves + 2 + 1
Manuscript poem in shorthand, with sketch in margin; includes transcription of shorthand
n.d.
GBS : Typed Manuscript: "Vivisection"
Box 7 Folder 23
quantity: 5 leaves + 1
Includes a carbon copy of a page, numbered 4
1947
GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Voice
Box 7 Folder 24
format: carbon copy
quantity: 37 leaves + 5
Transcript of a shorthand manuscript dated 1882-83, which was itself an unfinished revision of The Voice by George John Vandeleur Lee; with letters by the transcriber, and explanatory note by B.F. Burgunder; See: Laurence A265, and A. Henderson George Bernard Shaw, pp. 945-948
1947
GBS : Typed Manuscript: The Voice [copy]
Box 7 Folder 25
format: photocopy
quantity: 37 leaves + 4
Photocopy of transcript carbon of shorthand manuscript; See: Laurence A265
n.d.
GBS : Typed Manuscript: What indeed?
Box 7 Folder 26
format: carbon copy
quantity: 32 leaves + 1
"Report of a lecture...delivered before The Fabian Society at Kingsway Hall, London, November 26, 1931, at 8:30 p.m."; a transcript of a lecture given by Shaw; includes explanatory note by Bernard Burgunder
February 6, 1934
GBS : Typed Manuscript: Whither Britain [transcript of a radio address]
Box 7 Folder 27
quantity: 4 leaves
From the Recorded Programmes Permanent Library
August-November 1884
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Widowers' Houses
Box 7 Folder 28
format: photostats
quantity: 26 leaves
Copies of the early shorthand draft in the British Museum; with notes added on first leaf in hand of Dan H. Laurence
n.d.
GBS : Autograph Note: "With Bernard Shaw's compliments"
Box 7 Folder 29
quantity: 1 item
Card removed from The Dark Lady of the Sonnets; October 8, 1910
1898
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: You Never Can Tell [Note for files]
Box 7 Folder 30
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Refers to a letter received from Frederic Harrison and Cyril Maude; with identifying note added by Dan H. Laurence on separate leaf
June 1, 1926
Béla Blau and Associates : Typed Document: In the matter of George Bernard Shaw's plays presented by the Theatre Guild, Inc.
Box 8 Folder 1
quantity: 9 leaves + 1
New York; includes a note by Bernard F. Burgunder
[Oct., 1887?]
Shaw: Printed Document: British Museum Reading Room Request Ticketby George Bernard Shaw [draft]
Box 8 Folder 1.5
quantity: form
quantity: 1 leaf
Blank form except for numbers written in Shaw's hand.
December 6, 1901
Mrs. Patrick Campbell : Typed Document Signed: Agreement [with Constance Smedley]
Box 8 Folder 2
quantity: 1 leaf
Concerns performance rights for the play Gipsie Marie by Anne Constance (Smedley) Armfield
December 26, 1899
Mrs. Patrick Campbell : Typed Document Signed: Memorandum of agreement [with James Mentieth Graham]
Box 8 Folder 3
quantity: 3 leaves
Concerns performance rights for the play Marianaby José Echegaray y Eizaguirre, as translated by J.M. Graham
June 30, 1937
R. & R. Clark, Ltd. Printers : Document: Bill for the printing of proofs of Shaw's Cymbeline Refinished
Box 8 Folder 4
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Edinburgh; with explanatory note on separate leaf
Feb.23, 1948
Contract: Autograph Document : Contract forIn Good King Charles's Golden Days
Box 8 Folder 4.5
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; Terms and conditions form filled out in autograph by Shaw for the Malvern Company to produce in 1948 the play.
Sept.? 30, 1927
R. & R. Clark, Ltd. Printers : Typed Document: List of all editions, impressions, and copies of Shaw's works
Box 8 Folder 5
quantity: 8 leaves
Printed for Mr. Grant Richards, Messrs. Constable & Co., Ltd. and Messrs. Macmillan & Co., Ltd.; Edinburgh
Aug. 1945
Douglas Cockerell and Son : Autograph Document: Bill to Shaw for "resizing, repairing, and rebinding Eikon Basilike"
Box 8 Folder 6
quantity: 1 leaf
Letchworth, Herts; the bill is marked paid, and is from a firm of "Bookbinders & Makers of Marble Paper"
Dec. 20, 1906
Duffield & Co. : Typed Document: Agreement between Shaw and Duffield & Co.
Box 8 Folder 7
quantity: copy
quantity: 2 leaves + 1
Concerns the plates and copies of Shaw's previously published works; with note by Bernard F. Burgunder
1916
Faversham, William : Typed Document: Contract to produce Getting Marriedby George Bernard Shaw [draft]
Box 8 Folder 8
quantity: carbon copy
quantity: 4 leaves + 1
With handwritten revisions
Mar.17, 1897
Fabian Society : Printed Document: Receipt of dues.
Box 8 Folder 8.5
quantity: form
quantity: 1 leaf
Completed form crediting G. B. Shaw his two pounds and two shillings 1896-1897 dues to the Fabian Society.
Oct. 20, 1947
Gibbs, Bamforth and Company (Luton) Ltd. : Document: Invoice for Saint Joanfolders
Box 8 Folder 9
quantity: 1 leaf + 2
Addressed to G. Bernard Shaw, with note added in Shaw's hand; includes photocopy of printed Saint Joanfolder, showing text by Shaw concerning the sculpture made for him by Clare Winsten
Oct. 30, 1869
Gurly, Walter Bagnall : Document: Deed of Appointment
Box 8 Folder 10
quantity: 1 leaf
Dublin; certified copy (made January 9, 1962) of a deed assigning money to W.B. Gurly's son Walter John Gurly and to W.B. Gurly's daughter Lucinda Elizabeth (Gurly) Shaw, mother of George Bernard Shaw
July 30, 1873
Gurly, Walter Bagnall : Document: Indenture [of Lease]
Box 8 Folder 11
quantity: 1 leaf
Dublin, certified copy (made January 9, 1962) of an agreement concerning property leased from the Cathedral Church St. Lazarian Leighlin; parties of the third part include George Carr Shaw and Lucinda Elizabeth (Gurly) Shaw, parents of George Bernard Shaw
The following, from folders 11.4-11.7, form part of the Ann Elder Jackson Collection
Box 8 Folder 11
1911-1920
GBS Autographed Itineraries, 1903-1910
Box 8 Folder 11.4
12 leaves
[n.p.] Shaw's itinerary for 1911-1920. Handwriting unidentified.
1911-1920
GBS Autographed Itineraries, 1911-1920
Box 8 Folder 11.5
13 leaves
[n.p.] Shaw's itinerary for 1911-1920. 1 leaf typed.
1921-1930
GBS Autographed Itineraries, 1921-1930
Box 8 Folder 11.6
12 leaves
[n.p.] Shaw's itinerary for 1921-1930
1931-1939
GBS Autographed Itineraries, 1931-1939
Box 8 Folder 11.7
12 leaves
[n.p.] Shaw's itinerary for 1931-1939
[n.d.]
Shaw: Memorandum of Agreement and Terms Forms
Box 8 Folder 11.8
quantity: 12 leaves
[n.p.] Blank forms for terms and conditions for public performances and memorandum of agreement.
July 1, 1924
Kennington, Eric Henri : Autograph Document Signed: Receipt for twenty guineas received from Shaw for designing the jacket of The Intelligent Woman's Guide...
Box 8 Folder 12
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Chiswick Mall; includes holograph note of explanation by Shaw on same sheet; with note by Bernard F. Burgunder
Apr. 30, 1913
London County and Westminster Bank Limited : Document: Check by which Shaw was swindled out of £525
Box 8 Folder 13
quantity: 1 leaf
Tunbridge Wells; signed by Shaw on back; see: Shaviana [printed] Articles on the swindling of Shaw for £525; with note by Dan Laurence
1875
GBS : Autograph Note: Notation on envelope which held receipt for insurance premium paid
Box 9 Folder 1
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London?
1876-77
GBS : Autograph Note: Notations on envelope marked "Hornet"
Box 9 Folder 2
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
Written by Shaw on face of envelope marked "Hornet" "Correspondence"
1882
GBS : Autograph Note: Envelope labeled in Shaw's hand "Correspondence with Miss C. Southam...relative to advertisement for a copyist"
Box 9 Folder 3
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London
1886
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from [Annie?] Besant concerning "The Irrational Knot"
Box 9 Folder 4
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Grace Black announcing her engagement
Box 9 Folder 5
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written by Shaw on face of envelope which contained original letter of Miss Black
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter written Shaw by Grace Black concerning State Guild lecture on acting
Box 9 Folder 6
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained original letter addressed to Shaw by Grace Black
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Precis of contents of letter from John Burns who had asked Shaw to deny authorship of certain letters appearing in the Star
Box 9 Folder 7
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained Burns's original letter; note by Shaw, "Did so 31/5/89"
July 1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Notation on envelope which at one time contained a letter from James Runciman concerning Cashel Byron's Profession
Box 9 Folder 8
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London?
April 15, 1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter addressed to Shaw by Cassell & Co., concerning possible publication of Fabian Essays
Box 9 Folder 9
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; notation by Shaw on face of envelope which contained original letter from Cassell
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter addressed to Shaw by Marjory Davidson concerning her forthcoming marriage
Box 9 Folder 10
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written by Shaw on face of envelope which contained the original announcement from Miss Davidson
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of letter addressed to Shaw by the Fabian Society which had complained of his "flippant tone at meetings"
Box 9 Folder 11
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item + 1
London; written by Shaw on face of the envelope which contained the original letter; includes note on separate leaf by Bernard F. Burgunder
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter concerning Cashel Byron's Profession from Feld & Duer
Box 9 Folder 10
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on envelope which contained the original letter from Feld & Duer; Shaw notes his declining their offer regarding an "abbreviated" edition of the novel
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from D. Gordon, representing Walter Scott, concerning Cashel Byron's Profession: "Book not selling"
Box 9 Folder 11
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained the original letter from Gordon
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from D. Gordon representing Walter Scott, concerning An Unsocial Socialist
Box 9 Folder 12
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; notations made on face of envelope which contained the original letter from Gordon
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from May Morris regarding back cover design for Fabian Essays
Box 9 Folder 13
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
Written on face of original envelope
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received by Shaw from F.W. Proctor regarding contest elections in Chelsea, and précis of Shaw's response
Box 9 Folder 14
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on envelope which contained original letter from Proctor
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter addressed to Shaw by John Satey[?] of the Penny Illustrated Paper
Box 9 Folder 15
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written by Shaw on face of envelope which contained original letter from the Penny Illustrated Paper
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of letter received (with draft of agreement) from Walter Scott regarding Cashel Byron's Profession, and Shaw's response
Box 9 Folder 16
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter written Shaw by the Unwin Brothers
Box 9 Folder 17
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
Written by Shaw on face of envelope addressed to him which contained the original letter
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received by Shaw from T. Fisher Unwin regarding Fabian Essays
Box 9 Folder 18
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained the original letter from Unwin
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of letter addressed to Shaw by T. Fisher Unwin concerning Fabian Essays "Withdrawn"
Box 9 Folder 19
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written by Shaw on face of envelope which contained the original letter from Unwin
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of letter addressed to Shaw by T. Fisher Unwin, concerning Fabian Essays
Box 9 Folder 20
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written by Shaw on face of envelope which contained original letter from Unwin
1889
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from T. Fisher Unwin regarding Fabian Essays
Box 9 Folder 21
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained original letter from Unwin
1890
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from T.P. O'Connor accepting Shaw's resignation as "Corno di Bassetto"
Box 9 Folder 22
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on envelope, stationery of The Star, which contained O'Connor's original letter
1890
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Tito Pagliardini, with notation of response
Box 9 Folder 23
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained Pagliardini's original letter
1890
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter addressed to Shaw by Walter Scott (publishers) concerning Fabian Essays with brief of Shaw's reply
Box 9 Folder 24
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained original letter from Walter Scott
1890
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter stating interest by T. Fisher Unwin in Corno di Bassetto
Box 9 Folder 25
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained original letter from that publisher
1891
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received by Shaw from J. Kingston Barton
Box 9 Folder 26
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained original announcement
1891
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of a letter from Elkin Mathews re "Joyne's Poems" with précis of Shaw's reply
Box 9 Folder 27
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained original letter from Mathews
1891
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Walter Scott concerning U.S. rights to Quintessence of Ibsenism
Box 9 Folder 28
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained original letter from Walter Scott
1891
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of letter received from Benjamin Tucker regarding The Quintessence of Ibsenism
Box 9 Folder 30
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained Tucker's original letter
1892
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Chatto & Windus concerning publication of The Irrational Knot
Box 9 Folder 31
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained original letter from Chatto & Windus
1892
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter from Chatto & Windus offering to publish The Irrational Knot and brief of Shaw's response
Box 9 Folder 32
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of the envelope which contained the original letter from Chatto & Windus
1892
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Jim Crowell re; "Hyndman in Justice"
Box 9 Folder 33
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on the envelope which contained the original of Crowell's letter
1892
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from David Nutt concerning manuscript of Widowers' Houses
Box 9 Folder 34
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on envelope which contained the original letter from Nutt
1894
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter addressed to Shaw by H. Lowenfeld concerning Arms and the Man
Box 9 Folder 35
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on the envelope which contained the original letter, with arms of the Prince of Wales Theatre
1894
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter from Walter Scott regarding Arms and the Man
Box 9 Folder 36
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on the face of the envelope which contained the original letter from the publishing firm
1894
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from H.L. Brackstad regarding Scandinavian rights to Shaw's plays
Box 9 Folder 37
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on the face of the envelope which contained the original letter from Brackstad
1894
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter from Walter Scott concerning Cashel Byron's Profession
Box 9 Folder 38
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on envelope which contained the original letter from Walter Scott
1895
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter from Robert Buchanan who had written a novel which included a character based on Shaw
Box 9 Folder 39
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained Buchanan's original letter
1895
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter addressed to Shaw by Richard Mansfield concerning Candida
Box 9 Folder 40
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of the envelope which contained Mansfield's original letter; quote, " Candida impossible."
1895
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Richard Mansfield concerning Candida (2)
Box 9 Folder 41
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained Mansfield's original letter
Jun.20, 1895
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to [Charles Charrington]
Box 9 Folder 41.5
format: letter
quantity: 1 leaf + copy + 1 leaf
London; "I bicycled off to Hendon this afternoon". Includes copy of letter plus a note from B. F. Burgunder explaining content.
1896
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Robert Buchanan; "Chaff"
Box 9 Folder 42
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained Buchanan's original letter
1897
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Cunninghame Graham
Box 9 Folder 43
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained Graham's original letter
1897
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Mr. Bonline
Box 9 Folder 44
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained Bonline's original letter
1897
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of letter from S.C. Cockerell (The Morris Lectures) and Shaw's response "Send them along"
Box 9 Folder 45
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written by Shaw on face of envelope which contained the original letter from Cockerell
1897
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter addressed to Shaw by H. Lowenfeld
Box 9 Folder 46
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; notes Lowenfeld's desire to make a "light opera" of Arms and the Man; written on the face of envelope which contained Lowenfeld's original letter
1897
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Richard Mansfield regarding Albany, New York production of The Devil's Disciple
Box 9 Folder 47
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained Mansfield's original letter
1897
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter addressed to Shaw by Richard Mansfield
Box 9 Folder 48
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; concerns Shaw's percentage of The Devil's Disciple; written on face of envelope which contained Mansfield's original letter
1897
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Forbes Robertson concerning the impossibility of producing The Devil's Disciple
Box 9 Folder 49
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face o the envelope which contained the original letter
1897
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Frank Harris concerning his resignation from The Saturday Review
Box 9 Folder 50
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London
1898
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from Clement Scott
Box 9 Folder 51
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained the original letter
1899
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from H.S. Stone concerning the copyright to The Perfect Wagnerite
Box 9 Folder 52
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written on face of envelope which contained the original letter
1900
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of request for loan from Paul Daubig received by Shaw
Box 9 Folder 53
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; note by Shaw on face of envelope which held the original letter
1900
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from H.W. Massingham of the New Penny Daily
Box 9 Folder 54
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; written with brief of Shaw's response on face of envelope which contained original Massingham letter
1902
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter addressed to Shaw by Thomas Common, apparently concerned with English publication of Nietzsche
Box 9 Folder 55
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; note on face of envelope which contained original letter from Common
1902
GBS : Autograph Note: Précis of contents of letter received from J.M. Jeakes concerning the Fox and Pelican
Box 9 Folder 56
format: envelope
quantity: 1 item
London; the Fox and Pelican was a public house in Haslemere of which Shaw was a shareholder; written on face of envelope which contained original letter
Undated - 1907
Box 10
[n.d.]
GBS : Autograph Note to Unknown
Box 10 Folder 1
quantity: 1 leaf
[n.p.] The [pound sign] 500 can begin on the 1st June
[n.d.]
GBS : Autograph Note to Unknown
Box 10 Folder 2
quantity: 1 leaf
[n.p.] Say there is a statutory right of reasonable quotation,
[n.d.]
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Unknown
Box 10 Folder 3
quantity: 1 leaf
[Westminster] Dear Sir, As you have been a good friend to the Labour Research Department [Written on Labour Research Department letterhead asking for donations.]
[n.d.]
GBS : Typed Letter[draft] Signed to Editor of "The Nation"
Box 10 Folder 4
quantity: 3 leaves
[n.p.] Sir/ May I again point out the cruel absurdities in which we have been landed [Regarding the case of Stephen Hobhouse.]
[n.d.]
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Henry Kiell Ayliff
Box 10 Folder 5
quantity: 1 leaf
[n.p.] Would a Chaplin moustache be a breach of faith
[n.d.]
GBS :Typed Letter[draft] Signed to Governors of St. Bartholomew's Hospital
Box 10 Folder 6
quantity: 1 leaf
[n.p.] The Governors of St. Bartholomew's Hospital having inteded to entertain
[n.d.]
GBS : Typed Letter to Dr. Inches
Box 10 Folder 7
quantity: 1 leaf
[n.p.] Dear Dr. Inches, I have a tragic tale to tell of that unique juicer.
[n.d.]
GBS : Autograph Note to [Blanche Patch]
Box 10 Folder 8
quantity: 1 leaf
[London] Male servants licens abolished after January 1937.
[n.d.]
GBS : Autograph Letter to [Blanche Patch]
Box 10 Folder 9
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; Can you do with [pound sign] 500? Net?
[n.d.]
GBS : Autograph Letter to [Blanche Patch]
Box 10 Folder 10
quantity: 1 leaf
[n.p.] In the study/ Bernard's Brethren, typed copy bound in red cloth.
[n.d.]
GBS : Envelope addressed to Miss Ethel Shaw
Box 10 Folder 11
quantity: 1 leaf
Torquay; [In Shaw's hand]
[n.d.]
GBS : Autograph Note to Charles Thomas
Box 10 Folder 12
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope + 1
[n.p.] This is on no account to be inserted in the Music article [Envelope is addressed to Robson & Son, Printers; note on envelope directs Shaw to "Please send this at once by hand to" Dobson & Son. Plus a note by B.F. Burgunder identifying Thomas.]
[n.d.]
GBS : Autograph Letter[shorthand, draft] to R. G. Walford
Box 10 Folder 13
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
[n.p.] Dear Mr. Walford/ The Society of Authors has sent me your letter about televising [Includes typed transcription of letter]
[n.d.]
GBS : Envelope Addressed to Mrs. Gordon Walters
Box 10 Folder 14
quantity: 1 leaf
[Hertshire] [Adressed to Mrs. Gordon Walters [Ethel Shaw] in Shaw's hand.]
[n.d.]
GBS : Autograph Note
Box 10 Folder 15
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
[n.p.] Immaturity [Presumably the identification card Shaw inserted beneath the string of the manuscript bundle. With note explaining it's significance, signed FEL.]
Aug.6, 1881
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to John Manger Fells
Box 10 Folder 16
quantity: 1 leaf
[n.p.] My dear Fells/ I hereby solemnly undertake 9without in any was pledging myself) to submit
Jul.12, 1883
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Edwin Habgood
Box 10 Folder 17
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 leaf + 2 leaves
London; Ha! ha! ha! Health, education, and recreation: What a dog you are! [Included is typed transcription plus 2 leaf copy of original letter.]
Jan.23, 1885
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Mrs. Emery Walker
Box 10 Folder 18
quantity: 2 leaves
London; Dear Mrs. Walker, Never shilst I live will I steal a handkerchief again.
Feb.5, 1885
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Harold Wright
Box 10 Folder 19
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Wright/ I give you my word that the enclosed is the first five shillings
Mar.12, 1885
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Harold Wright
Box 10 Folder 20
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Wright/ You looked as if you wanted to sit on the safety valve this evening.
Mar.13, 1885
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Harold Wright
Box 10 Folder 21
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Wright/ We are indeed at the gates of hell;
Mar.10, 1996
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Jenny Patterson
Box 10 Folder 22
quantity: 1 leaf + 2 leaves + 2 photographs with negatives
London; As to Beatty, do as you please. Only remember that - [On verso is Jenny's reply to Shaw, dated Wednesday. Included is 2 leaf note by B.F. Burgunder and a photograph of each side of the leaf.]
Aug.19, 1886
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Alice Lockett
Box 10 Folder 23
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope + 4 photographs with negatives
London; My dear Alice/ I swear by the spirit of Nature's author, which is in the hills, [With 3 photographic copies of the letter and one of the envelope along with negatives.]
Jan.12, 1887
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Frances E. (Trickett) Archer
Box 10 Folder 24
quantity: 3 leaves
London; Dear Mrs. Archer/ I have at last made time to go carefully through your MS;
Aug.22, 1888
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Mr. Bartlett
Box 10 Folder 25
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Bartlett/ If it were possible for me to belong to the Bloomsbury Society
Mar.4, 1889
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Walter J. Evans
Box 10 Folder 26
quantity: 1 leaf + 2 leaves
London;Dear Sir/ In Social Democracy there is practically infinite scope for courage, [With 2 page typed transcription]
Aug.31, 1889
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Tighe Hopkins
Box 10 Folder 27
quantity: 4 leaves + 9 leaves
London; Dear Hopkins/ In vain all these friendly remonstrances. [With 9 page typed transcription.]
Sept.2, 1889
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Tighe Hopkins
Box 10 Folder 28
quantity: 2 leaves
London; Dear Hopkins/ I return R's letter, for which thanks.
Dec.3, 1889
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Grant Richards
Box 10 Folder 29
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 leaf
London; Henry & Leo have bust up their business [With note from B.F. Burgunder.]
Sept.14, 1890
GBS : Autograph Letter[card] Signed to Charles Thomas
Box 10 Folder 30
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Mr. Thomas/ There has been nothing doing in the musical line;
Nov.20, 1890
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Jacob Thomas Grein
Box 10 Folder 31
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Sir/ Could you put off the Ibsen evening to next year?
Feb.13, 1891
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to J. M. Strudwick
Box 10 Folder 32
quantity: 1 leaf
London; A proof of my article has just come to hand.
Mar.15, 1891
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Charles Thomas
Box 10 Folder 33
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Mr. Thomas/ My bad habits are altogether the fault of Spottiswoodes.
Jul.30, 1891
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Charles Thomas
Box 10 Folder 34
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Mr. Thomas/ There is absolutely nothing doing in the way of music now.
Apr.24, 1892
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Charles Thomas
Box 10 Folder 35
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Mr. Thomas/ Nothing happened last week that I could write about
May 19, 1892
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Charles Thomas
Box 10 Folder 36
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Mr. Thomas/ You have no doubt noticed that Harris (Sir Augustus) has resolved to boycott
Feb.3, 1893
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Charles Thomas
Box 10 Folder 37
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Mr. Thomas/ What are the regulations under which my last article was disqualified?
Nov.6, 1893
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Charles Thomas
Box 10 Folder 38
quantity: 1 leaf
London;Dear Mr. Thomas/ This is mere cruelty to animals.
Nov.13, 1893
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to H. Berwick
Box 10 Folder 39
quantity: 1 leaf
London;Dear Sir/ I have to lecture at Norwood on the 19th.
Dec.4, 1893
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to H. Berwick
Box 10 Folder 40
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Sir/ I find that I shall be out of town in January
Dec.12, 1893
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Jacob Thomas Grein
Box 10 Folder 41
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Grein/ You ask me for particulars about the play.
Jan.5, 1894
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed toHenry W. Massingham
Box 10 Folder 42
quantity: 2 leaves
London; Dear Messingham/ Mrs. Messingham has just written to me to ask about Mrs. Behnke.
Mar.29, 1894
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Elizabeth Robins
Box 10 Folder 43
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 leaf
London; Oh my Saint Elizabeth, holy and consoling, [With note from B.F. Burgunder]
May 28, 1894
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to C. D. Yates
Box 10 Folder 44
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Yatess/ I look forward with the greatest misgiving to the World's progress
May 30, 1894
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to C. D. Yates
Box 10 Folder 45
quantity: 1 leaf
London; My dear Yates/ I thought it possible that the command might be taken by Major Griffiths,
Jun.2, 1894
GBS Typed Letter Signed to Major Arthur Griffiths
Box 10 Folder 46
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Major Griffiths/ Not a bit of it : there is no objection in the world on my part
Oct.12, 1894
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Charles Thomas
Box 10 Folder 47
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Mr. Thomas/ It occurs tome that as those books ought, I suppose, to be reviewed,
Mar.25, 1895
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Charles Charrington
Box 10 Folder 48
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 leaf
London; I have just had a telegram to say that the license must be for the Theatre Royal, [With note from B.F. Burgunder]
Sept.11, 1895
GBS : Autograph Letterpostcard] Signed to J. W[erner] L[aurie]
Box 10 Folder 49
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Sir/ The remittance is all right : there was no question of a presentation.
Oct.10, 1895
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to T. Fisher Unwin
Box 10 Folder 50
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Fisher Unwin/ I have just had notice that the Fabian committee meeting
[1896-1913]
GBS : Typed Letter[mimeograph] Signed to Ellen Terry
Box 10 Folder 51
quantity: 11 leaves
London; [ Correspondence between Ellen Terry and Bernard Shaw. Taken from "Ellen Terry & Bernard Shaw: A Correspondence" for Radio Broadcast on the occasion of Ellen Terrery's birthday]
Mar.23, 1897
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Sally Fairchild
Box 10 Folder 52
quantity: 1 leaf + 2 leaves + 2 leaves
London; Sally Fairchild/ If you send any "nice, pretty, ambitious little girl who is an actress" to me, [Fairchild was talking about Ethel Barrymore as metioned in a note from M.A. DeW. H[owe]. Included is a 2 page note from B.F. Burgunder.]
Mar.2, 1897
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Charles Charrington
Box 10 Folder 53
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Thanks for the fiver. I am not pressed just now;
Apr.1, 1897
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Charles Charrington
Box 10 Folder 54
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 leaf
London; Excuse me - I forgot to acknowledge the fiver. Many thanks;
Oct.8, 1897
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Jaegers Sanitary Wollen Co.
Box 10 Folder 55
quantity: 1 leaf
London; I am sorry to say that the Daily Mail telegram is not sound commercial security
Dec.15, 1897
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Sydney Cockerell
Box 10 Folder 56
quantity: 1 leaf
London; You should have let me do the art lectures
May 15, 1898
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Mrs. Kennedy
Box 10 Folder 57
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Mrs. Kennedy/ I am invalided just at present, or I should ask Mr. Kennedy
Feb.27, 1899
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed toEdward R. Pease
Box 10 Folder 58
quantity: 1 leaf
Haslemere, Surrey; Dear Pease/ Is Mrs. Morgan Thomas still a member?
[ca.1900
GBS : Autograph Letter [draft] to [London Councilman?]
Box 10 Folder 59
quantity: 5 leaves
[London] Dear Sir/ I greatly regret that I shall be unable to attend the meeting
Mar.2, 1900
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Clarence Rook
Box 10 Folder 60
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
London; Dear Rook/ I have just heard incidentally, through my acquaintance with Cunnighame Graham's people,
Mar.12, 1900
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to H. S. Salt
Box 10 Folder 61
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 leaf + envelope
London; I called at Holbein House on Saturday evening, [With typed transcription and envelope]
Mar.22, 1900
GBS : Typed Letter[copy?] Signed to Walter Crane
Box 10 Folder 62
quantity: 2 leaves
London; My dear Crane/ All this seems to me to be true of the case of the natives
Apr.11, 1900
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Mr. McCleary
Box 10 Folder 63
quantity: 2 leaves
London; Dear McCleary/ Forgive me for reminding you, but you have not yet,
May 25, 1900
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Charles Thomas
Box 10 Folder 64
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Mr. Thomas/ Mr. Hanson Lewis has submitted the enclosed interview to me.
Jun.15, [1900]
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Harley Granville-Barker
Box 10 Folder 65
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
London; Dear Mr. Barker. If this reaches you in Maine, [With dealer's description]
Oct.16, 1900
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Mr. Close
Box 10 Folder 66
quantity: 1 leaf
London;Dear Mr. Close/ I begin to see that there was a special Providence in your being Church warden
Oct.27, 1900
GBS : Typed Letter[printed] Signed to Mrs. Bertrand Russell
Box 10 Folder 67
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 leaf
London; Please do not be misled by the recent newspaper paragraphs [With note by B.F. Burgunder]
Nov.7, 1900
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Mr. Chrchwarden [Mr. Close?]
Box 10 Folder 68
quantity: 1 leaf
London;Dear Mr. Churchwarden/ What about Friday? Yesterday I went for the first time
Nov.8, 1900
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Mr. Chrchwarden [Mr. Close?]
Box 10 Folder 69
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Mr. Churchwarden/ This is simply damnable - red ruin and the breaking up of laws.
May 4, 1901
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Matthew Hale Douglas
Box 10 Folder 70
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
London; Dear Sir/ You seem to be an extremely sentimental college
Dec.10, 1901
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to T. Fisher Unwin
Box 10 Folder 71
quantity: 1 leaf
Guildford; Dear Fisher Unwin/ For such a book as you sugges we are, I am afraid, a day after the fair.
Mar.11, 1902
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Frank Plowright
Box 10 Folder 72
quantity: 1 leaf
London; You can't get any theatre for rehearsals in the evening
Mar.19, 1902
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to W. J. Douglas
Box 10 Folder 73
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 leaf
London; Dear Sir/ Go to the nearest Town Hall and sit in the ratepayers gallery [ With dealer's description]
Mar.25, 1902
GBS : Autograph Letter[copy, printed] Signed to Courtenay Thorpe
Box 10 Folder 74
quantity: 1 leaf
Guildford; Courtenay's letter has just come.[Printed in The Frances W. and H. Jack Lang Letter Collection Catalogue at Case Western Reserve University Libraries, p. 27, with description.]
Jun.2, 1903
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Kate (Dickens) Perugini
Box 10 Folder 75
quantity: 4 leaves
London; My dear Mrs. Kate/ I got your letter at Siena; but I have had to wrait for a little lull
Jun.23, 1903
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to William Butler Yeats
Box 10 Folder 76
quantity: 1 leaf
London; I have it quite seriously in my head to write an Irish play
Sept.30, 1903
GBS : Typed Letter [copy] Signed to Edward Pease
Box 10 Folder 77
quantity: 3 leaves + 1 leaf
Stracher, Loch Tyne; Dear Pease, I cnnot attend the Executive on Friday, [With note from B. F. Burgunder]
[1904-1928]
GBS : Autograph & Typed Letters[copies] Signed to Brentano's
Box 10 Folder 78
quantity: 45 leaves
London; [Copies of many letters to Brentano's.]
Feb.23, 1904
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to J. E. Brydone
Box 10 Folder 79
quantity: 2 leaves + envelope
London; Dear Sir/ I quite sympathize with your objection to the present high rating;
Jun.15, 1904
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Brentano's
Box 10 Folder 80
quantity: 3 leaves
London; Dear Sirs/ I have only j8ust returned from a holiday in Rome.
Apr.21, 1905
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Editor of the "Saturday Review"
Box 10 Folder 81
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 leaf
[London?] Mislaid this until 21/4/05, when I returned the cheque [Note written on acknowledgement receipt; with dealer's description]
Jun.21, 1905
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Rosina Filippi
Box 10 Folder 82
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 leaf
[London?] My dear Miss Filippi/ Whjat is this I hear about your being engaged to Hicks [With copy of verso of letter]
Aug.6, 1905
GBS : Autograph Letter [postcard] Signed to Brentano's
Box 10 Folder 83
quantity: 1 leaf
Derry, Rosscarbery, Co., Cork; The copyright law as to the I. K. is as follows.
Feb.20, 1906
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Millicent Murby
Box 10 Folder 84
quantity: 1 leaf
London; My dear Miss Murby/ I advise you not to make yourself dependent on acting for your livelihood.
Nov.21, 1906
GBS : Autograph Letter[draft] Signed to Editor of the "Standard"
Box 10 Folder 85
quantity: 3 leaves
London; Sir- In the notice of my play in your issue of yesterday,
Jul.25, 1907
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Edward R. Pease
Box 10 Folder 86
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 leaf
Hafody Bryn, Llanbedr; Dear Pease/ Maude has got Dent on the brain. [With dealer's description]
Jul.29, 1907
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Brentano's
Box 10 Folder 87
quantity: 1 leaf
Llanbedr, Merionethshire; In a bibliography which has just [been] compiled for me
Jul.29, 1907
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Archibald Henderson
Box 10 Folder 88
quantity: 2 leaves + 2 leaves
Hafod y Bryn, Llanbedr, Merionethshire; Mr dear Henderson/ You must restrain your enthusiasm for photogiavure, [With dealer's transcription and description.]
Jul.30, 1907
GBS : Autograph Letter [postcard] Signed to Gladys M. Rees
Box 10 Folder 89
quantity: 1 leaf
Hafod y Bryn, Llanbedr, Merionethshire; I quite appreciate the suggestion : in fact I have thought sponaneously of doing something
Aug.10, 1907
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Edgar Jepson
Box 10 Folder 90
quantity: 1 leaf
Hafod y Bryn, Llanbedr, Merionethshire; C. H. Norman, an S. D. F.er who has been down here
Aug.14, 1907
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed toMrs. [Pakenham?] Beatty
Box 10 Folder 91
quantity: 1 leaf
Hafod y Bryn, Llanbedr, Merionethshire; Dear Mrs. Beatty/ It is possible to get from 3 1/2 to 4 % on investments
Sept.8, 1907
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Ben Iden Payne
Box 10 Folder 92
quantity: 1 leaf
Hafod y Bryn, Llanbedr, Merionethshire; I got your letter too late to wire.
Nov.13, 1907
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Rosina Filippi
Box 10 Folder 93
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Miss Filippi/ Yes, by all means. At the end of the second act,
1908 -1915
Box 11
[1908]
GBS : Typed Letter [fragment, draft?] to Messrs. Schneider and Jablonski
Box 11 Folder 1
quantity: 2 leaves
[n.p.] ... That the entirely new passages, as distinct from more unimportnat revisions... [Pages 3 and 4 only; corrected by hand. Recipients address is Berlin, Leipzigerstr., 101-2.]
Mar.3, 1908
GBS : Typed Letter [copy] to Augustin Hamon
Box 11 Folder 2
quantity: 2 leaves + 3 leaves + 8 leaves
Ayot St. Lawrence; My dear Hamon/ I telegraphed yesterday to same time. [Shaw discusses foreign language publications of his works. Included in folder is a 3 page explanation by B.F. Burgunder of the French & German editions of Shaw in the Cornell collection along with 8 pages of various catalogues listing Shaw items along with photocopies of some of the items listed. The Hamon letter is probably one of the items that was singled out.]
Mar.31, 1908
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Unknown
Box 11 Folder 3
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence: Dear Sir/ The story about the watch was in full swing about Charles Bradlaugh
Apr.27, 1908
GBS : Autograph Letter [postcard] Signed to Mrs. Eveleen Myers
Box 11 Folder 4
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dine? Never.
May 3, 1908
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to [Robert d'Humieres]
Box 11 Folder 5
quantity: 1 leaf
Battler's Green, Letchmore Heath; My dear Marquis/ You are wrong about Hamon. He has style, grit,
May 12, 1908
GBS : Typed Letter [copy?] to Dr. Erich Hoffmann
Box 11 Folder 6
quantity: 2 leaves
[n.p.] Dear Sir, I am much obliged to you for your letter of the 26th inst.,
May 15, 1908
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to C. H. Norman
Box 11 Folder 7
quantity: 1 leaf +1 leaf + 1 leaf
London; My dear Norman, I have nothing whatever to say about the criticisms. With copy send by Guy Bolton to Shaw who returned it with a note : "Dear Guy Bolton/ I have no recollection of this letter ... [With catalogue listing of the letters upon which B.F. Burgunder has typed a long note.]
May 15, 1908
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Miss Andrews
Box 11 Folder 8
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Miss Andrews, In case you have been able to get Messrs Ellis and Walery
Oct.12, 1908
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Miss Marion Chappell
Box 11 Folder 9
quantity: 2 leaves
London; Dear Miss Chappell, It would of course be impossible for me to refuse to allow Richard Strauss
Oct.24, 1908
GBS : Typed Letter [copy] to Curt Otto
Box 11 Folder 10
quantity: 2 leaves
[n.p.] Dear Doctor Otto, Your letter of the 11th August arrived here while I was travelling abroad;
Nov.12, 1908
GBS : Typed Letter [copy] to Curt Otto
Box 11 Folder 11
quantity: 2 leaves + 1
[n.p.] Dear Doctor Otto, If the Creator of the Universe, surrounded by all his archangels, [With 1 leaf from Dan H. Laurence commenting on the Dr. Otto letters.]
Nov.27, 1908
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to The Cambridge [Mass.] University Press
Box 11 Folder 12
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
London; Dear Sirs, Enclosed is a preface for which I wish to secure American copyright. [With Dan H. Laurence's comments.]
Feb.2, 1909
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Mrs. Gamble
Box 11 Folder 13
quantity: 2 leaves + envelope
London; My dear Mrs. Gamble, The difficulty in this religious controversy
Mar.20, 1909
GBS : Autograph Letter [fragment] Signed to Brentano's
Box 11 Folder 14
quantity: 1 envelope
Gibraltar; P.S. I hope this is sufficiently stamped. [Written on the envelope, no letter included.]
Jun.12, 1909
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Augusta, Lady Gregory
Box 11 Folder 15
quantity: 3 leaves + envelope
London; Dear Lady Gregory, I think the best thing to do is to collect Synge's work first;
Nov.4, 1909
GBS : Autograph Letter [copy] Signed to C.A. Vanderwell & Co.
Box 11 Folder 16
quantity: 2 leaves + 1
[n.p.] Dear Sirs/I have now carried my trial of your electric lighting system [With note from B.F. Burgunder and Dan H. Laurence]
Nov.13, 1909
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Mona Limerick
Box 11 Folder 17
quantity: 2 leaves
London; Dear Miss Mona Limerick, In September last I wrote to your unworthy husband
Nov.6, 1909
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Augusta, Lady Gregory
Box 11 Folder 18
quantity: 2 leaves + envelope
London; Dear Lady Gregory, The Stage Society will take anything you can give it
Dec. 16, 1909
GBS : Written Letter Signed to John E. Vedrenne
Box 11 Folder 18A
quantity: 1 leaf + typed description
Ayot St. Lawrence; My Dear VD, Vex not your soul with the superman
Jan.5, 1910
GBS : Autgraph Letter Signed to James Waters, Jr.
Box 11 Folder 19
quantity: 2 leaves
Ayot St. Lawrence; Dear Waters/ It is arranged that nothing is to come out about the repertory scheme
Jan.7, 1910
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to A. B. Kershaw
Box 11 Folder 20
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope + 1
Queen's Hotel, Soutsea; Dear Sir, Your letter has only just overtaken me, [With not from dealer Paul C. Richards regarding the letter.]
Jan.20, 1910
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to A. B. Kershaw
Box 11 Folder 21
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope + 1
Ayot St. Lawrence; Dear Sir/ I hope the enclosed will provide Miss Gladys with a satisfactory pet, [With note from B.F. Burgunder.]
Jan.11, 1910
GBS : Autograph Letter [postcard] Signed to John E. Vedrenne
Box 11 Folder 22
quantity: 1 leaf
London; If Miss Buona Bent will call tomorrow between 12.30 & 1,
Apr.6, 1910
GBS : Autograph Letter [postcard] Signed to John E. Vedrenne
Box 11 Folder 23
quantity: 1 leaf
Pyrenees; I shall not be back until the end of the month
Jun.3, 1910
GBS : Autograph Letter [postcard] Signed to C. H. Norman
Box 11 Folder 24
quantity: 1 leaf
London; I answered both letters. Have my replies miscarried?
Jul14, 1910
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Unknown
Box 11 Folder 25
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawwrence; Lord bless her innocence, with her two dozen!
Jul.21, 1910
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Robert Rattray
Box 11 Folder 26
quantity: 1 leaf
Edstaston wem Shrewsbury; I am afraid I am already full up for next season.
Jul.21, 1910
GBS : Autograph Letter [postcard] Signed to John E. Vedrenne
Box 11 Folder 27
quantity: 1 leaf
Edstaston wem Shrewsbury; Whitney-Barbara is all bunkum. He wants to conciliate me
Jul.28, 1910
GBS : Autograph Letter [postcard] Signed to Ben Iden Payne
Box 11 Folder 28
quantity: 1 leaf
Carrigart Co., Donegal; It would be an interesting experiment: try it by all means.
Sept.18, 1910
GBS : Autograph Letter [copy] Signed to Olga Nethersole
Box 11 Folder 29
quantity: 2 leaves
Parknasilla-on-Sea, Co. Kerry; My dear Miss Nethersole/ I shall never get this dreadful book out:
Dec.16, 1910
GBS : Autograph Letter [postcard] Signed to H. W. Massingham
Box 11 Folder 30
quantity: 1 leaf
Loondon; Mark anything on the proof you want softened or omitted.
Dec.22, 1910
GBS : AL [postcard] S to John E. Vedrenne
Box 11 Folder 31
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Barker won't come up : he syas that as the scenery is going into your store
May 18, 1911
GBS : Autograph Letters[postcards] to Margaret Halstan
Box 11 Folder 32
quantity: 10 leaves + 10 leaves + 1
London; 10 directional postcards for Raina in "Arms and the Man". [Shaw apparently dropped in on the performance and noted his suggestions for her portrayal. Each postcard has a different picture of Shaw on the back. Plus there are transcriptions of each postcard on separate sheets. Plus a note from B.F. Burgunder explaining the situation.]
Jul.29, [1911]
GBS : Autograph Letter [postcard] Signed to John E. Vedrenne
Box 11 Folder 33
quantity: 1 leaf
Savoie, Thonon-les-Bains; I have no objection in the world to Mrs. Fay;
Nov.17, 1911
GBS : Typed Letter [carbon] Signed to Ralph Brodrick
Box 11 Folder 34
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Sir, I attach a special value to the invitation with which you have honored me
Dec.13, 1911
GBS : Typed Letter [mimeograph] to Emil Davies
Box 11 Folder 35
quantity: 5 leaves
London; My dear Emil Davies, In reply to your letter asking for my opinion [Note at top of letter says this letter was mimeographed and sent to all members of the Fabian Society.
Dec.17, 1911
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Viola Tree
Box 11 Folder 36
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; My dear Viola/ If I had had a notion that you would have liked Eurdice,
Jan.2, 1912
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to D. Lewin Mannering
Box 11 Folder 37
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; Dear Lewin Mannering, You will drive me out of my senses.
Jan.5, 1912
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Viola Tree
Box 11 Folder 38
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Edsteston wem Shrewsbury; My dear Viola/ Just three lines in frantic haste to catch the post.
Feb.24, 1912
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to John Palmer
Box 11 Folder 39
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Mr. Palmer, What I said about a book on the censorship would not hold
[Jun., 1912]
GBS : Autograph Letter [shorthand draft] to J.N. Duddington
Box 11 Folder 40
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 leaf + 1 leaf + 1
[Ayot St. lawrence] Dear Mr. Duddington, Shall we say provisionally a pound a week for the furniture [With letter from Duddington to Mrs. Shaw, 23-6-12, and a transcription of Shaw's shorthand; plus a note from B.F. Burgunder with explanations.]
Jun.25, 1912
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to C. H. Norman
Box 11 Folder 41
quantity: 1 leaf
[London] Dear Norman, The Malatesta Case comes sufficiently within the range of Radical interest [With note in Shaw's hand at the tope]
Jul.2, 1912
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Dorothy Minto
Box 11 Folder 42
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
London; As the book is coming to pieces I have sent it to be stitched [With note from B. F. Burgunder giving background.]
Oct.2, 1912
GBS : Autograph Letter [card] Signed to [Cyril Sykes]
Box 11 Folder 43
quantity: 1 leaf
It is quite a mistake to suppose that male polictical prisoners are in any way privileged.
Nov.6, 1912
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Simon Brentano
Box 11 Folder 44
quantity: 2 leaves
London; My dear Mr. Brentano, Whatever the reason may be, it is beyond all question
Nov.15, 1912
GBS : Autograph Letter[card] to Simon Brentano
Box 11 Folder 45
quantity: 1 leaf
London; The enclosed will help to document my letter
Nov.18, 1912
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Augusta, Lady Gregory
Box 11 Folder 46
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Ayot St. Lawrence; My dear Lady Gregory/ Three times at least I have begun letters to you; [With comments from Dan. H. Laurence]
Nov.19, 1912
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Augusta, Lady Gregory
Box 11 Folder 47
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; Our letters crossed. I'll write to the Lord Mayor. [Shaw photo on the back of the postcard]
Dec.11, 1912
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Walter Stephens
Box 11 Folder 48
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Dear Sir, The thing is entirely impossible.
Jan.1, 1913
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Blake Adams
Box 11 Folder 49
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
London; Dear Blake Adams/ I made one or two notes at the last perfomance.
Jan.1, 1913
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to William Poel
Box 11 Folder 50
quantity: 1 leaf
London; I was in front on Tuesday with Barker,
Apr.19, 1913
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Brentano's
Box 11 Folder 51
quantity: 2 leaves
London; Dear Brentanos, On going through your accounts I find no mention
May 19, 1913
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Clifford Sharp
Box 11 Folder 52
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; I have been finally crushed by Mrs. Patrick Campbell,
Jun.17, 1913
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Ashley Dukes
Box 11 Folder 53
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Ayot St. Lawrence; Dear Ashley Dukes/ It will perhaps amuse you to learn that the following conversation [With transcription included.]
Sept.16, 1913
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Rosina Fillippi
Box 11 Folder 54
quantity: 1 leaf
Valence -s-Rhone; My dear Rosina Filippi/ Thank you for a very welcome letter.
Nov.3, 1913
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Clifford Sharp
Box 11 Folder 55
quantity: 1 leaf
London; G.K.C. has utterly failed to get a rise out of me.
Nov.17, 1913
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to John E. Vedrenne
Box 11 Folder 56
quantity: 1 leaf
London; My dear Vedrenne, Have you got the old prompt copy of the Philanderer?
[ca.1914-15]
GBS : Autograph Letter[card] Signed to Unknown
Box 11 Folder 57
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
London; Keep all these press cuttings until the performances [With note from B.F. Burgunder]
Feb.2, 1914
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Gilbert Murray
Box 11 Folder 58
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Sheafs of invitations, mostly from people who make downstrokes
Jun.16, 1914
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Fanny [Brough]
Box 11 Folder 59
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Ayot St. Lawrence; Dearest Fanny/ What! Carlotta Addison gone! [With dealer's description with transcription included .]
Nov., 1914
GBS : Typed Letter[copy] Signed to Constable & Co.
Box 11 Folder 60
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 + 1
London; Dear Contables: My novels are not copywrite in America, [With letter from Constable & Co., November 10th 1914 asking Shaw about selling his books in America. Plus note from B.F. Burgunder on the copy and note from Dan H. Laurence too.]
Nov.20, 1914
GBS : Typed Letter Signed to Bretano's
Box 11 Folder 61
quantity: 4 leaves
London; My dear Brentano's/ Mr Doubleday's offer is an important one.
Dec.11, 1914
GBS : Autograph Letter[card] Signed to Harold Wright
Box 11 Folder 62
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
London; Many thanks for the book. It will be most useful to me.
Aug.9, 1915
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to W. Perriton Maxwell
Box 11 Folder 63
quantity: 1 leaf
Torquay; Dear Mr. Perriton Maxwell/ I had rather not answer your questions just now,
Sept.1, 1915
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Sir John Squire
Box 11 Folder 64
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
orquay; Dear Squire/ Read the enclosed. Denis Mackail is a son of Jack Mackail [With note from B.F. Burgunder with brief identity sketches of those mentioned in the letter. Pasted into a hard binding.]
Sept.14, 1915
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Augusta, Lady Gregory
Box 11 Folder 65
quantity: 1 leaf
Torquay; My dear Lady Gregory/ O'Flaherty V.C. many now, I think, re regarded as a certainty.
Oct.4, 1915
GBS : Autograph Letter[telegram] to Carolos Paton Blacker
Box 11 Folder 66
quantity: 2 leaves
Torquay; At vane Gower yesterday. Carolos handed the telegram from authorities.
Oct.19, 1915
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to August, Lady Gregory
Box 11 Folder 67
quantity: 1 leaf
Torquay; My dear Lady Gregory/ On the point of returning to London
Oct.19, 1915
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Carlos Paton Blacker
Box 11 Folder 68
quantity: 1 leaf
Torquay; My dear Pep/ The worst is over at Vane Lower.
Oct.20, 1915
GBS : Autograph Letter[postcard] Signed to Carlos Paton Blacker
Box 11 Folder 69
quantity: 1 leaf
Torquay; My letter of yesterday needs a postscript.
Oct.28, 1915
GBS : Autograph[shorthand] Letter Signed to Harry M. Paull
Box 11 Folder 70
quantity: 2 leaves + 1 leaf
[London] My dear Paull, The members present did me a great injustice. [With typed transcription of shorthand.]
Nov.30, 1915
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed to Florence (Johnston) Gamble
Box 11 Folder 71
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
London; My dear Florence/ Why doesn't Constance get a war job? [With note from B.F. Burgunder]
Jan. 6, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Florence (Johnston) Gamble
Box 12 Folder 1
quantity: 1 leaf
London?; begins "My dear Florence / How did that come about, I wonder?"
Jan. 15, 1916
GBS : Typed Letter: to Brentano's
Box 12 Folder 2
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Brentano's / I enclose, first, some photographs"
Feb. 18, 1916
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Brentano's
Box 12 Folder 3
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
London; with a typed prospectus; revised in Shaw's hand, for the volume of plays containing Androcles, Overruled,and Pygmalion
Feb. 24, 1916
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Brentano's
Box 12 Folder 4
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Brentanos / The shortage of labor here makes it"
June 14, 1916
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 5
quantity: 2 leaves + envelope
London; begins "Dear Hesketh Pearson / If you won't read my works by degrees"
Aug. 15, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson
Box 12 Folder 6
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; postcard bearing photograph of Shaw; begins "I sent the last copy but one of the Caesar / prologue"
Aug. 22, 1916
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Brentano's
Box 12 Folder 7
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Brentanos / In your last accounting to me"
Aug. 22, 1916
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory
Box 12 Folder 8
quantity: 3 leaves
London; begins "My dear Lady Gregory / I have at last heard from Robert"
Sept. 3, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 9
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Sedbergh; begins "My dear Lady Gregory / I don't at all agree about Ibsen"
Sept. 3, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 10
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Sedbergh; begins "What are the prospects of the / Abbey Players ever"
Sept. 4, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson
Box 12 Folder 11
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Sedbergh; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "I got Harris's book (the Wilde / one) before the 7th August"
ca. Sept. 5, 1916
GBS : Autograph Note: to "Carbonato" [Paul Reynolds]
Box 12 Folder 12
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Text of a telegram Shaw sent to his New York agent regarding the sale of O'Flaherty V.C.;with transcription on a separate leaf; begins "Am doubtful about Flaherty / What does Hearst offer / play contains roughly 9,000 words"
Sept. 6, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to John E. Vedrenne
Box 12 Folder 13
quantity: 1 leaf
Turners Hill, Sussex; purchased at Sotheby's, December 13, 1994; begins "I have been out of London since Androclesappeared"
Sept. 7, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson
Box 12 Folder 14
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Sedbergh; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Dear Hesketh Pearson / I have kept a copy of the letter"
Aug.? and Sept. 13, 1916
GBS : Autograph Note: Envelopes addressed to Ernest Newman, the music critic
Box 12 Folder 15
envelope
quantity: 2 items
One envelope is labelled Sedbergh, the other London
Sept. 13, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Ernest Newman
Box 12 Folder 16
quantity: 1 leaf
Sedbergh; begins "Dear Mr. Newman / I have just read your article"
Sept. 13, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 17
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Sedbergh; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "I now find that there is a / difficulty about publication."
Sept. 20, 1916
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Ernest Newman
Box 12 Folder 18
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
London; begins "My dear Newman / I cannot make up my mind about Glastonbury."
Oct. 1, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson
Box 12 Folder 19
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 + envelope
Ayot St. Lawrence; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Now, God help you, you are, like all hero"
Oct. 3, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 20
quantity: 2 leaves + 2 + envelope
Ayot St. Lawrence; typed transcription on separate leaf; with two of Shaw's printed postcards, one beginning "I have received your letter," the other beginning "Mr. Bernard Shaw's secretary has general instructions"
Oct. 20, 1916
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson
Box 12 Folder 21
quantity: 3 leaves + envelope
London; begins "Dear Hesketh Pearson / Since you like writing letters"
Nov. 1, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to W.J. Bassett-Lowke
Box 12 Folder 22
postcard
quantity: 1 item + 1
London; the body of the letter is in the hand of Ann Elder, Shaw's secretary; includes note on separate leaf by Bernard Burgunder; begins "It is quite clear that there has been no advance on"
Nov. 10, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 23
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
London; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Yes: my last letter to F.H. dealt with / Captain Kidd"
Dec. 7, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 24
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
London; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "If you have any copies of the Wilde book to / spare"
Dec. 13, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 25
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "I am sending one of my vellum copies"
Dec. 15, 1916
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Brentano's
Box 12 Folder 26
quantity: 2 leaves
London; begins "Dear Brentanos / I have just come across an unanswered letter"
Dec. 22, 1916
GBS : to Autograph Letter Signed: Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 27
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Ayot St. Lawrence; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "You will see by the enclosed that / MacCarthy"
Dec. 28, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to A.G.? Gardiner
Box 12 Folder 28
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Ayot St. Lawrence; with explanatory note on separate leaf; deals with World War I; begins "My dear Gardiner / I was, as you may imagine, delighted with your article: "The Dynasts"
Dec. 29, 1916
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to C.D. Medley, Jr. [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 29
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "Many thanks for the tip. I knew about the / section, and, as I now find on working out a few cases, / underrated its value."
Jan. 22, 1917
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 30
quantity: 3 leaves + envelope
London; begins "My dear Lady Gregory / I have talked to the Stage Society"
Feb. 12, 1917
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 31
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Ayot St. Lawrence; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Dear Hesketh Pearson / I have been at the front"
Feb. 22, 1917
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Herbert Thurston
Box 12 Folder 32
quantity: 3 leaves + 15
London; with photocopy of Thurston's article "Truth and falsehood about crime in Germany" from The Month(London) Jan. 1916, pp. 19-33; begins "Dear Sir / I am greatly obliged to you for sending me your"
Mar. 26, 1917
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 33
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Ayot St. Lawrence; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "If you will send me the article I / will try to"
May 4, 1917
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 34
quantity: 2 leaves + envelope
London; begins "My dear Lady Gregory, I have practically pledged myself"
May 28, 1917
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Lt. W.J. Wills
Box 12 Folder 35
postcard
quantity: 1 item + 1
London; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Dear Mr. Wills / How do you feel about it generally?"
June 21, 1917
GBS : Typed Letter: to Sergei Ivanov
Box 12 Folder 36
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Gift of Dan H. Laurence, January 1989; acquired by him as a discard from the British Museum; see his letter to J. Tyler of January 10, 1989; with a note in the hand of Dan H. Laurence near bottom of the sheet; original letter unlocated; begins "Dear Sir / I have written an article for you"
July 26, 1917
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 37
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "He literally was hovering over our chimney / pots with"
Aug. 3, 1917
GBS : Typed Letter: to Sir Horace Plunkett
Box 12 Folder 38
carbon copy
quantity: 14 leaves + 1
On the Irish political situation; with an explanatory "Note from Dan H. Laurence" on separate leaf signed B.F. Burgunder and dated May 10, 1977; begins "My dear Plunkett / I approach the question before the convention"
Aug. 10, 1917
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Ernest Newman
Box 12 Folder 39
quantity: 1 leaf
Priors Field, Surrey; Shaw on music; Newman was a music critic; begins "My dear Newman / You have not tumbled to the joke about Strauss's Joseph. My elaborate apology"
Oct. 5, 1917
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Ernest Newman
Box 12 Folder 40
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Kenmare, Co. Kerry; begins "My dear Newman / This is a reply to your letter from Nottingham"
Oct. 25, 1917
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Ernest Newman
Box 12 Folder 41
quantity: 2 leaves + envelope
Newman was a music critic; London; begins "My dear Newman / It is really rather interesting"
Nov. 2, 1917
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to B.H. Stern
Box 12 Folder 42
London; with holograph postscript; begins "Dear Mr. Stern / I enclose an Agreement to be executed by"
Nov. 9, 1917
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to W. Perriton Maxwell
Box 12 Folder 43
quantity: 1 leaf
London; this letter is on the reverse side of a letter to Shaw from W. Perriton Maxwell; begins "After death, what then?"
Nov. 18, 1917
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Brentano's
Box 12 Folder 44
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "I have already heard from and answered the editor"
Nov. 27, 1917
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 45
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "My dear Lady Gregory / It was rather a pity that we"
Dec. 3, 1917
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 46
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "The articles are being republished as"
Mar. 6, 1918
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Sam. P. Gaines
Box 12 Folder 47
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "I really cannot understand a man going"
Jan. 24, 1918
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Charles Charrington
Box 12 Folder 48
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "My dear Charrington / No: I didn't call. And what the dickens is the"
Apr. 25, 1918
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Brentano's
Box 12 Folder 49
quantity: 1 leaf
London; the letter is in part also a receipt; begins "Dear Brentanos / I have this day received from you"
June 7, 1918
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Brentano's
Box 12 Folder 50
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "Your letter of the 14th. May suggests that"
July 12, 1918
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to William Poel
Box 12 Folder 51
London; the "letter" is Poel's Monthly Letter privately printed between 1915 and 1919; Shaw comments on Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson's production of Caesar and Cleopatrabegins "My dear Poel / There is a comparison in your monthly letter"
Sept. 23, 1918
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Colonel Lynch
Box 12 Folder 52
quantity: 2 leaves
Parknasilla; on recruiting the Irish for the war; begins "Dear Colonel Lynch / Your telegram about the recruiting reached me"
Oct. 14, 1918
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Brentano's
Box 12 Folder 53
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Please send a copy of my last volume of / plays"
Oct. 28, 1918
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson
Box 12 Folder 54
quantity: 5 leaves
London?; begins "Dear Hesketh Pearson / Why did it need a colossal war to"
Oct. 28, 1918
GBS : Typed Letter: to Hesketh Pearson
Box 12 Folder 55
copy
quantity: 4 leaves
With revisions in his hand; all but the last paragraph is taken from the Oct. 28, 1918 letter, and most is published in Pearson's Bernard Shaw(London 1942) on pp. 212-213, 216-217
Nov. 14, 1918
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 56
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
London; begins "My dear Lady Gregory / I think you may regard the"
Jan. 19, 1919
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Arthur Brentano
Box 12 Folder 57
card
quantity: 1 leaf
London; card apparently sent through George Sylvester Viereck; begins "If the Authors' League or the / Poetry Society"
Jan. 22, 1919
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Brentano's
Box 12 Folder 58
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "My dear Brentano's / Your accounts dated the third January 1918"
Jan. 25, 1919
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Gerald Gould
Box 12 Folder 59
quantity: 1 leaf
London; with corrections in his hand; bought from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd., in January 1980; begins "Dear Gerald Gould / Hamon has the great recommendation"
May 8, 1919
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Capt. J.T. Wootton
Box 12 Folder 60
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Sir, By all means send me any criticism you care"
May 9, 1919
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Ernest Thurtle
Box 12 Folder 61
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Thurtle had written a "popular explanation of military law"; begins "Dear Sir, As a rule I have to refuse all requests for prefaces."
May 14, 1919
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Capt. J.T. Wootton
Box 12 Folder 62
quantity: 8 leaves
London; with corrections in his hand; concerns the means to military discipline; begins "Dear Sir / I do not think that any of the good qualities"
May 31, 1919
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Capt. J.T. Wootton
Box 12 Folder 63
quantity: 3 leaves + envelope
London; the addressee's name is in this letter given as "Captain W.T. Wootton"
June 24, 1919
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 64
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "I am shocked to find your letter / among the"
July 1, 1919
GBS : Autograph Note Signed: to Ernest Thurtle [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 65
card
quantity: 1 leaf
London; the "book" was published in 1920 as Military Discipline and Democracy,and was by Thurtle; begins "I have read the book, and will write to you about it as soon"
Aug. 28, 1919
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Miss Chappell
Box 12 Folder 66
quantity: 2 leaves
Glastonbury; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Dear Miss Chappell / What! begin writing light opera at"
Sept. 4, 1919
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 67
quantity: 2 leaves
Penlee; begins "My dear Lady Gregory / I wash my hands of Androcles."
Oct. 4, 1919
GBS : Typed Letter: to Curt Otto
Box 12 Folder 68
quantity: 2 leaves
Gift of Bernard F. Burgunder, December 19, 1978; begins "Dear Herr Otto / It is with great pleasure that I find"
Oct. 5, 1919
GBS : Typed Letter: to H.E. the Minister for Foreign Affairs
Box 12 Folder 69
copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Read in conjunction with: Shaw, George Bernard. Typed Letter: to Dr. Emil Szalai [copy], October 5, 1919; letter to the Hungarian Minister; begins "Dear Sir / I am by profession a playwright, of Irish (officially British) nationality"
Oct. 5, 1919
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dr. Emil Szalai
Box 12 Folder 70
copy
quantity: 2 leaves
Dr. Szalai was Shaw's Hungarian dramatic agent; includes holograph corrections on the copy; begins "Dear Dr. Szalai / I have to thank you for your very interesting letter"
Oct. 25, 1919
GBS : Typed Letter: to Jan Sliwinski
Box 12 Folder 71
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
With explanatory note by Dan H. Laurence on separate leaf; begins "Dear Sir, Mr. Bernard Shaw's authorized translator for"
Oct. 30, 1919
GBS : Autograph Letter: to G.M. Jeffries [shorthand]
Box 12 Folder 72
quantity: 2 leaves
With "translation"; Shaw mentions a bulk offer of one million dollars for rights to all his works; Jeffries' letter appears on verso; begins "Dear Sir / The situation seems to be that Cashel Byron's Professionmay for business purposes"
Nov. 13, 1919
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Gladys Pearson
Box 12 Folder 73
quantity: 2 leaves
London; begins "Dear Mrs. Pearson, This is getting serious."
ca. Jan. 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Viola Tree
Box 12 Folder 74
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "My dear Viola / I am sorry to say that I am convinced that"
Jan. 5, 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Ernest Newman
Box 12 Folder 75
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "I am just wiring Madame Vandervilde"
Jan. 15, 1920
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to J.H. Clynes
Box 12 Folder 76
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
London; with typed transcription on separate leaf; the autographed lithograph referred to is in the Cornell Shaw Collection; See: Rothenstein, Sir William, Lithograph portrait of G. Bernard Shaw; begins "Dear Mr. Clynes / I have inscribed the lithograph in pencil, as ink would spoil it"
Jan. 30, 1920
GBS : Typed Letter: to Curt Otto
Box 12 Folder 77
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Gift of Bernard F. Burgunder, December 19, 1978; begins "Dear Herr Otto, It is a crime to draw money from Germany"
ca. Feb. 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter: to Mrs. Patrick Campbell? [fragment]
Box 12 Folder 78
quantity: 2 leaves + 2
Instructions on acting the part of Eliza in Pygmalion;with explanatory notes added on two separate leaves
ca. Feb. 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Viola Tree
Box 12 Folder 79
quantity: 2 leaves
London; begins "My dear Viola / In reply to your kind note about seats"
Feb. 15, 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Eugene Bertram
Box 12 Folder 80
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "I am sending the photographic / poses to Miss Tree"
Feb. 16, 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Eugene Bertram
Box 12 Folder 81
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "I forgot to say that I want a set / of the"
Mar. 26, 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Orton Lewson
Box 12 Folder 82
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Mr. Orton Lewson / I am just off to Ireland for a"
Apr. 8, 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Viola Tree
Box 12 Folder 83
quantity: 1 leaf
Kilteragh, Foxrock, Co. Dublin; return address written in: c/o the Rt. Hon. Sir Horace Plunkett K.C.V.O.; begins "My dear Viola / Chuck Pygmalion like"
Apr. 12, 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 84
quantity: 2 leaves + envelope
Lucan; begins "Dear Lady Gregory / We were unlucky today in not being"
Apr. 16, 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory
Box 12 Folder 85
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Lucan; begins "My dear Lady Gregory / As far as I can see the only"
June 3, 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch
Box 12 Folder 86
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
London; note by Shaw on envelope; begins "Dear Miss Patch / Would you care to be my secretary?"
June 8, 1920
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch
Box 12 Folder 87
quantity: 1 leaf
Concerns his engagement of Blanche Patch as his secretary; begins "Dear Miss Patch / May I take this as quite final?"
June 15, 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch
Box 12 Folder 88
quantity: 1 leaf
begins "Dear Miss Patch / By all means arrange with Mrs. Jackson"
1920, 1922, 1928
GBS : Autograph Note: Ayot St. Lawrence
Box 12 Folder 89
quantity: 4 leaves
Notes on the size and financing of Shaw's home in Ayot St. Lawrence; also included is a map of the area, in an unknown hand; with a note by Bernard F. Burgunder. From Oct. 15, 1920, Oct. 14, 1922, Sept. 23, 1928
ca. Nov. 1920?
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory
Box 12 Folder 90
quantity: 1 leaf
London; formerly cataloged under the date 1916?; begins "My dear Lady Gregory, The enclosed from Sally Not In"
ca. Nov. 1920?
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 12 Folder 91
London; begins "My dear Lady Gregory, What would be the use?"
Dec. 9, 1920
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to T. Crome
Box 12 Folder 92
quantity: 1 leaf
London; written on a printed correspondence card [Laurence D7] beginning: I am much obliged to you for your letter, which I have read carefully; letter begins "It seems to me that if such a picture were / by Rembrandt"
Jan. 17, 1921
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Arthur Brentano
Box 13 Folder 1
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "My dear Brentano, My new volume of plays will very soon be"
Jan. 17, 1921
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Edgar Jepson
Box 13 Folder 2
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "My dear Jepson, You have got it all right I think; at least that is"
Jan. 22, 1921
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Lillah McCarthy [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 3
card
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Ayot St. Lawrence; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "On Monday I shall be at the Drama League meeting at the Haymarket all afternoon"
Feb. 6, 1921
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to A.E. [George Russell?]
Box 13 Folder 4
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "My dear A.E. Unluckily your letter came too late."
May 26, 1921
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 5
quantity: 2 leaves + envelope
London; written on margin and verso of Typed Letter Signed to him from Hesketh Pearson, May 26, 1921; begins "Dear H.P. / The difficulty about replying is that it is"
May 31, 1921
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 6
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Ayot St. Lawrence; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "So that is what you call licking my boots"
June 22, 1921
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson
Box 13 Folder 7
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Hesketh Pearson, Will you send me a proof..."
June 27, 1921
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Curtis Freshel
Box 13 Folder 8
facsimile
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Freschel, I knew I should get you into a fearful domestic row"
June 29, 1921
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 9
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope + 1
London; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Dear Hesketh Pearson / It has taken so long to read the"
June 30, 1921
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson
Box 13 Folder 10
quantity: 2 leaves
London; begins "Dear Hesketh Pearson, That essay of yours requires"
July 17, 1921
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to J.E. Vedrenne [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 11
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "I am just starting on my holiday (meaning the servants' holiday)"
July 22, 1921
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 12
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Yorkshire; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Hesketh: it is a pity you are such a ---- well, no matter."
July 25, 1921
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Brentano's
Box 13 Folder 13
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "Will you be so good as to / send a copy..."
Sept. 27, 1921
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Brentano's
Box 13 Folder 14
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Brentano's, The enclosed letter and Insurance Policy"
Oct. 10, 1921
GBS : Typed Letter: to Sylvia Beach
Box 13 Folder 15
copy
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Cf. Ellmann, R., James Joyce, Letters III(New York, 1966), p. 50; statement of Shaw's critical appraisal of Ulysses,with particular reference to its description of Dublin life ca. 1870; begins "Dear Madam / I have read several fragments of Ulyssesin its serial form"
Oct. 20, 1921
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to [J.B.] Fagan [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 16
quantity: 1 leaf
London; "H.H." is Heartbreak House.Fagan produced the play at the Royal Court Theatre, Oct. 18, 1921; begins "My dear Fagan / Take a blue pencil and copy of H.H.; and make the following cuts in Act III"
Nov. 1, 1921
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to [?]
Box 13 Folder 17
quantity: 1 leaf
London; advice on how to learn musical composition and conducting; begins "Dear Sir, I can do nothing: old people like myself are"
Nov. 26, 1921
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to J.E. Vedrenne [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 18
card
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear V.D. / I sent you a copy when the book was published"
Feb.12, 1922
GBS : Autograph Postcard Signed: to Lady Gregory Augusta
Box 13 Folder 18.5
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; Yes, if you think it wise.
Mar. 20, 1922
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Arthur Brentano
Box 13 Folder 19
quantity: 2 leaves + envelope
London; begins "My dear Brentano, About tha tcollected edition of my works"
Apr. 29, 1922
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to J.M. Strudwick
Box 13 Folder 20
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Harlech, North Wales; begins "My dear Strudwick / I am getting slightly middle-aged"
Oct. 12, 1922
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to [Sir] Robert Donald [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 21
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; concerns the find for the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre; begins "I have defended the capital fund of the"
Nov. 23, 1922
GBS : Typed Letter: to C. David Sterling
Box 13 Folder 22
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Sit, I find your letter waiting for me here (3.30 p.m.)"
Dec. 11, 1922
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to William Deuer, Jr. [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 23
card
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Between ourselves, there was never a real old Italian method: Tubal Cain used to talk about the bel canto"
Jan. 27, 1923
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Lady Rhondda
Box 13 Folder 24
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Lady Rhondda / The worst of coming to one for an"
Apr. 8, 1923
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 25
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Minehead; begins "My dear Lady Gregory / Do you know the address of John"
May 1, 1923
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 26
quantity: 1 leaf
Crewe; begins "Dear Miss Patch / It has suddenly dawned on me that I have"
July 1, 1923
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dr. A.A. Warren
Box 13 Folder 27
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "The difficulty about using this report"
Sept. 23, 1923
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Siegfried Trebitsch
Box 13 Folder 28
quantity: 1 leaf
Malvern; instructions for Trebitsch's visit to England; begins "My dear Trebitsch / I must write briefly because when I was in"
Oct. 23, 1923
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 29
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Alas! I finished up at Parknasilla / by slipping"
Nov. 1, 1923
GBS : Autograph Note Signed: to Olga Nethersole [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 30
facsimile
quantity: 2 leaves
London; includes facsimile of address on envelope; begins "What! Be wasted on the chair!"
Nov. 21, 1923
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Conal O'Riordan [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 31
quantity: 2 leaves + envelope
London; one leaf is a dealer description of the letter; "The proposal" is evidently for O'Riordan to write a book about Shaw; the envelope is addressed in a hand other than Shaw's; begins "My dear Conal / Unless the proposal involves an advance of at least"
Jan. 30, 1924
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to George Herbert Thring
Box 13 Folder 32
quantity: 2 leaves
Feb. 11, 1924
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Werner Laurie
Box 13 Folder 33
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
London; apparently in response to a request for autobiographical material; with explanatory note on separate leaf; begins "Dear Mr. Werner Laurie / Many people complain that it has never occurred to me to do anything else"
Feb. 12, 1924
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to George Herbert Thring
Box 13 Folder 34
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "My dear Thring, In answer to yours of the 2nd about the"
Feb. 27, 1924
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Henry W. Massingham
Box 13 Folder 35
quantity: 1 leaf
London; on the publication history of his article "On Going To Church"; gift of Bernard F. Burgunder, nov. 17, 1978; begins "My dear Massingham, On Going To Church is an"
Mar. 25, 1924
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to George E. MacIlwain
Box 13 Folder 36
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Sir / I am much obliged to you for sending me the two columns of Needham news from the Boston Globe"
Mar. 24, 1924
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to George MacIlwain [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 37
card
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Thanks for sending me the article"
Apr. 13, 1924
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 38
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; Pearson is one of Shaw's biographers; with a note by Bernard F. Burgunder; begins "William being Silent at the top of his"
June 4, 1924
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Mrs. Forsyth Button
Box 13 Folder 39
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
London; acquired May 1992; begins "Why, when I have done a particularly / long and hard job"
July 13, 1924
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Mr. Dupernex?
Box 13 Folder 40
quantity: 1 leaf
London; evidently the gentleman had sent Shaw some kind of "relic" connected with St. Joan; begins "Dear Mr. Dupernex / It was very kind of you to send me the enclosed; but I return it"
Aug. 3, 1924
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Sir John Martin-Harvey
Box 13 Folder 41
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Strathpeffer, England; begins "Blanco is fully licensed, / and has been for years past."
Sept. 1, 1924
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 42
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Oban; begins "Yes; we are repeating Dr. Johnson's expedition"
Oct. 23, 1924
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to St. John Adcock
Box 13 Folder 43
quantity: 1 leaf
See Laurence BibliographyB423, C2504, and C2529; purchased 12/92; begins "I hope I am not upsetting the make-up of The Bookman"
Nov. 22, 1924
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 44
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Not possible. Sybil Thorndike is / to take St. J. round"
Nov. 22, 1924
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to George Herbert Thring
Box 13 Folder 45
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "My dear Thring / It is quite true that I did not broadcast"
Dec. 31, 1924
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 46
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Madeira; begins "We arrived safely yesterday (Tuesday the 30th) after"
ca. 1925
GBS : Typed Letter: to Baron Palmstierna [draft]
Box 13 Folder 47
quantity: 2 leaves
London; Baron Palmstierna was the Swedish Minister in London; Shaw sent a similar letter to the Permanent Secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy; begins "May it please Your Excellency / The award of the Nobel prize for the year 1925 to"
1925?
GBS : Envelopes addressed to Blanche Patch
Box 13 Folder 48
quantity: 2 items
December 18, 1943; Ayot St. Lawrence; they seem to have been kept by Miss Patch as receipts; one is marked "Fur Coat," the other "Re. Joe's operation."
Mar. 16, 1925
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Sir John Martin-Harvey
Box 13 Folder 49
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
London; with explanatory note by Bernard F. Burgunder; begins "Dear Martin-Harvey / The enclosed will serve all purposes. It does not bind you to / produce Blanco if in the meantime you should get going with anything more attractive"
Apr. 1, 1925
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Sir John Martin-Harvey
Box 13 Folder 50
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
London; discusses costumes of Blanco; begins "Let the imagination play. There never / was no such place nor no such people."
Apr. 24, 1925
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Sydney Olivier, baron Ramsden
Box 13 Folder 51
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Stratford-on-Avon; begins "On Sunday I leave this place for home."
June 10, 1925
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 52
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Liphook; begins "My dear Lady Gregory / I am staying here with the"
Aug. 28, 1925
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 53
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Sutherland; begins "My dear Lady Gregory / Ireland is passing through a series"
Nov. 13, 1925
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to John Shand
Box 13 Folder 54
quantity: 1 leaf
London; advice to a young writer; begins "Dear Mr. John Shand / You are in a devil of a hurry, aren't you? I earned £5-14-9 by my pen in 9 years."
Dec. 16, 1925
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Gertrude Burnett
Box 13 Folder 55
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; the postcard has a photograph of Shaw on the reverse side; begins "I was so sorry I could not come to"
Dec. 22, 1925
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 56
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Falmouth; begins "The son is not the man his father was"
Jan. 24, 1926
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Brentano's?
Box 13 Folder 57
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; the address is to New York City, and seems to be to Shaw's American publisher; begins "The book on Socialism - title: The Intelligent"
Feb. 26, 1926
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Charles Hunt Helmsley
Box 13 Folder 58
quantity: 1 leaf
Discusses the program for the first public London discussion of Mrs. Warren's Profession; purchased 12/92; begins "My Dear C.H.H. / Here is the proof."
Mar. 3, 1926
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Arthur Bourchier [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 59
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope + 2
London; with notes by Dan Laurence and Bernard Burgunder; Bourchier presented with Charles Macdona the 1st London production of Mrs. Warren's Profession and played the role of Sir George Crofts; begins "My dear Bourchier / But for you I don't know what would have happened"
May 12, 1926
GBS : Autograph Letter: to Blanche Patch
Box 13 Folder 60
card
quantity: 1 leaf
London?; begins "You can charge the hospital fees and expenses to me"
June 1, 1926
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch
Box 13 Folder 61
quantity: 1 leaf
London? begins "Dear Blanche / You had better pay those expenses with your own"
June 2, 1926
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to George Sylvester Viereck
Box 13 Folder 61.5
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "DearViereck/ I never lectured in my life about physical culture"
July 22, 1926
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 62
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
London; begins "My dear Lady Gregory / Do you remember my reading to you"
Sept. 4, 1926
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 63
quantity: 1 leaf
Stresa; begins "The £200 is for Travellers Cheques of"
Nov. 11, 1926
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Sir John Martin-Harvey
Box 13 Folder 64
quantity: 2 leaves
London; begins "My dear Sir John, I squeezed in at the Coliseum one night, and was glad to find / a house that left the management nothing to complain of. Blanco is / all right for you; and you are all right for Blanco."
Feb. 3, 1927
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Charles Macdona
Box 13 Folder 65
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "My dear Macdona, Mine is a dog's life. Half the time I am"
Mar. 14, 1927
GBS : Typed Letter: to Messrs Williams & Norgate Ltd.
Box 13 Folder 66
quantity: 1 leaf
London; this is the carbon of the typescript; the corrections, initials, and date are by Blanche Patch; begins "Dear Sir / I have no objection to the inclusion of"
Apr. 6, 1927
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Ashley Dukes [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 67
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Ayot St. Lawrence; concerns his Candida; with typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Dear Ashley Dukes / I forgot to say that the notion"
June 26, 1927
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Sydney Cockerell [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 68
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "My dear Cockerell / This accidental biography of Warington Taylor is much more effective"
Aug. 18, 1927
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Oscar Swede
Box 13 Folder 69
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Stresa Borromeo; Shaw's response to a typed questionnaire sent him by Swede, with additional long note; begins "Remember my age - 71!"
Nov. 22, 1927
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Mona Limerick [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 70
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; an actress, Mona Limerick was married to Ben Iden Payne, an actor-manager; begins "I tried to get you on the phone this"
Dec. 6, 1927
GBS : Typed Letter: to H.M. Inspector of Taxes
Box 13 Folder 71
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Sir, Pursuant to your JLF/3195 of the 20th June last,"
Dec. 15, 1927
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Ashley Dukes [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 72
card
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "The address is Miss Bertha Newcombe / Tilmore"
Dec. 15, 1927
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Hesketh Pearson
Box 13 Folder 73
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
London; postcard bearing photograph of Shaw; begins "Quite good. I read the lot at a / gulp."
Apr. 3, 1928
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Brentano's
Box 13 Folder 74
quantity: 1 leaf
London; Handwritten note on card with printed heading "With Bernard Shaw's compliments"; found among letters received from Shaw by Brentano's; begins "I have handed your suggestion to Constables"
May 17, 1928
GBS : Typed Letter: to Ebba, Lady Low
Box 13 Folder 75
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Concerning the Swedish translation of The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism; with explanatory note by Bernard F. Burgunder on separate leaf; begins "Dear Ebba / You had better tell Glydendal and Bonnier"
June 27, 1928
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to [?]
Box 13 Folder 76
quantity: 1 leaf
Concerns the Berne Convention, dealing with internation copyright; begins "Sir, It appears to us to be cause for very great regret"
July 4, 1928
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Margaret Halstan
Box 13 Folder 77
postcard
quantity: 1 item + 1
Ayot St. Lawrence; with copy; postcard with photograph of Shaw, marked "Copyright Robert de Smet Bruxelles"; begins "This is what I look like when anyone / mentions"
July 31, 1928
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 78
quantity: 1 leaf
Cap d'Antibes; begins "The Chesterton debate books arrived safely; but I have"
Aug. 31, 1928
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Gene Tunney
Box 13 Folder 79
quantity: 1 leaf
Cap d'Antibes; begins "Dear Mr. Tunney / On Tuesday next I leave this address"
Sept. 10, 1928
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 80
quantity: 1 leaf
Geneva; begins "We leave Geneva on Saturday night and arrive"
Sept. 21, 1928
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Gene Tunney
Box 13 Folder 81
postcard
quantity: 1 item
London; begins "Just to say-in case you are"
Sept. 25, 1928
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Clarence Norman
Box 13 Folder 82
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
London; begins "Dear Clarence Norman / Your old friend G.D. has had a breakdown and is very fragile-"
Nov. 21, 1928
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Ellaline Terriss [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 83
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; an actress, Miss Terriss was the daughter of William Terriss, an actor who died in 1897; See: SHAW PHOTOGRAPH Terriss, Ellaline; begins "My dear Ellaline Terriss / This is a nice trick to play on an ancient and broken man"
Nov. 24, 1928
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Albert Victor Baillie
Box 13 Folder 84
quantity: 1 leaf + 1 + 5
London; Shaw's views on homosexuality, addressed to the Dean of Windsor; with explanatory note added on separate leaf by Bernard F. Burgunder; with 5 leaves of photocopies indicating the connection between this letter and The Well of Lonelinessby Radclyffe Hall; begins "My dear Dean / I think the letter is a leg-pull"
Dec. 11, 1928
GBS : Autograph Note Signed: to Unknown [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 85
quantity: 1 leaf
London; on preprinted Shaw compliments card; purchased Sept. 13, 1994, Swann Galleries; begins "What are all these about?"
Dec. 14, 1928
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Maurice Baring
Box 13 Folder 86
copy
quantity: 1 leaf
London; note is reproduced as part of a typescript on "On Our First Meeting with George Bernard Shaw," by Gene Tunney and his wife, "G.A. and Mrs. T."; begins "Dear Maurice / Max Beerbohm and his wife are lunching with us today at"
Mar. 6, 1929
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Bernard Miall
Box 13 Folder 87
quantity: 1 leaf
London; begins "Dear Mr. Bernard Miall / I am much obliged to you for letting me know about the"
Mar. 9, 1929
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 88
quantity: 1 leaf
Hastings; begins "Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Webb want to go"
Apr. 21, 1929
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch
Box 13 Folder 89
quantity: 1 leaf
Brioni; begins "Tell Kyllmann that there is no difficulty"
Apr. 24, 1929
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to "Signor J.N. Pasara" [Gene Tunney]
Box 13 Folder 90
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope + 1
Brioni, Istria; included are the envelope addressed by Shaw, and an Autograph Note initialed by Gene Tunney explaining Shaw's letter; begins "Dear Sir / I appreciate your kind intention in"
Apr.24, 1929
GBS : Autograph Notes Initialed: to [Blanche Patch]
Box 13 Folder 90.5
quantity: 1 leaf
Brioni; I want to know what business Barbara [Major Barbara] has done during its eight week's run.
May 30, 1929
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Gene Tunney
Box 13 Folder 91
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope + 2
Venice; with photocopies; begins "My dear Gene / We got a fright about you on the way"
June 6, 1929
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Albert Coates
Box 13 Folder 92
quantity: 2 leaves + 2 + envelope
Ravenna; with his Autograph Manuscript Signed St. Joan: A Grand Opera, by Albert Coates, May 5, 1929; bought from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. in January 1980; begins "My dear Albert / How is Maritana - St. Joan getting on?"
June 6, 1929
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Gene Tunney [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 93
postcard
quantity: 1 item
Venice; begins "I have now secured my homeward tickets for"
Sept. 4, 1929
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to G.W. Bishop
Box 13 Folder 94
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Malvern; with explanatory note on separate leaf; begins "Dear Bishop / I forgot to say, in the course of our conversation yesterday, that the main oversight in the criticisms of The Apple Cart "
Sept. 29, 1929
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Malcom Morley
Box 13 Folder 95
postcard
quantity: 1 item
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "Perhaps you had better send me the / rehearsal"
Oct. 19, 1929
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Robert S. Young
Box 13 Folder 96
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
London; on the subject of a National Theatre for England; with clipping from The Times(October 28, 1929) in which the letter is quoted; begins "Dear Mr. Young, The nation does not care tuppence about a National Theatre"
Oct. 29, 1929
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Augusta, Lady Gregory
Box 13 Folder 97
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "Dear Lady Gregory / The portable wireless has just"
Oct. 31, 1929
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 98
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "If you can get onto Miss Lilian Dawson at the National"
Dec. 14, 1929
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Charles Graves
Box 13 Folder 99
quantity: 2 leaves
London; includes typed transcript; begins "My dear Charles / My attendance at your wedding, or at anybody's wedding, is out"
Dec. 21, 1929
GBS : Typed Letter: to Mr. J. Chachik
Box 13 Folder 100
quantity: 1 leaf
London; authorizing an edition in Hebrew of "The Guide" [ An Intelligent Woman's Guide...? ] by Tarbuth Limited; begins "Gentlemen, I will accept £10 for an edition of 2000 copies of"
Jan. 12, 1930
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Charles Benjamin Purdom
Box 13 Folder 101
quantity: 3 leaves + 1 + envelope
London; envelope and photocopy of the Everyman article, "Is Shaw Played Out?" by Purdom, included; letter deals with Granville Barker and the production of Shaw's plays; begins "Dear Sir / I have to thank you for an understanding article in Everyman"
Feb. 2, 1930
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 102
quantity: 1 leaf
Cliveden; begins "I feel sure I added something to the"
Mar. 28, 1930
GBS : Letter: to W.E. Stafford
Box 13 Folder 103
quantity: 1 leaf + 3 + 2
London; included with this letter is a three-leaf manuscript in Stafford's hand concerning errors in The Admirable Bashville , and other addressed by Stafford to Byrne Lackett; with note by Bernard F. Burgunder; begins "I am much obliged to you for the correction in The Admirable Bashville / It is odd that all the most glaring"
Apr. 20, 1930
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Gene Tunney
Box 13 Folder 104
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Shrewbury; Easter Sunday, 1930; begins "My dear Gene / The Cashel Byron proposals are only blind snatches"
July 23, 1930
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 105
card
quantity: 1 item
Begins "If a Mr. Wise rings up wanting to see"
Aug. 7, 1930
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Mrs. Cecil Chesterton
Box 13 Folder 106
quantity: 1 leaf
London; probably a reference to essay on Chesterton; See: Shaw, G.B. Typed Manuscript Introduction Cecil Chesterton's Anti-Puritanism; begins "Dear Mrs. Cecil Chesterton / Will the enclosed do? / I think your only risk of refusal lies in G.K.C.'s pro-Polish propensities."
Aug. 29, 1930
GBS : Typed Letter: to the Editor of The Times
Box 13 Folder 107
copy
quantity: 2 leaves + envelope
Great Malvern; envelope addressed to G.W. Bishop; for other materials related to The Barretts of Wimpole Street , see G.W. Bishop's manuscript on the Malvern festival, and Shaw's letter to The Observerof early Sept. 1930; begins "Sir, There seems to be a good deal of the sultry West Indian"
ca. early Sept. 1930
GBS : Typed Letter: to the Editor of The Observer
Box 13 Folder 108
copy
quantity: 3 leaves
Great Malvern; concerns the production of The Barretts of Wimpole Street at Malvern; for related material see G.W. Bishop's manuscript concerning the festival, and the copy of Shaw's letter to The Times, 8/29/30; begins "Sir, On the 29th August The Times published an extraordinary"
Oct. 21, 1930
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to John Harvey Hogan
Box 13 Folder 109
quantity: 1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "Dear Sir / My great grandfather was Prosser Shaw's grandfather"
Oct. 23, 1930
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to G.W. Bishop [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 110
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
London; begins "Dear Bishop / That stuff you sent me is not only an infamous breach of confidence"
Nov. 2, 1930
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Henry Murray [initialed]
Box 13 Folder 111
postcard
quantity: 1 item
London; begins "I don't think any actor could beat Irving's Louis XI"
Oct. 22, 1925-Dec. 19, 1949
Calendar and dealer's list
Box 14 Folder 1
quantity: 22 leaves + 143
The letters of Shaw to Dodd, Mead & Co. have been kept among the papers with which they were received at Cornell in August 1987; these papers are the incomplete but extensive correspondence file maintained by Dodd, Mead & Co. on business relations with Shaw; added entry cards have been made for all items other than Shaw's letters to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Aug. 1 and Sept. 17, 1905
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Max Pemberton
Box 14 Folder 2
postcard
quantity: 2 items
Jan. 17, 1915
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Ellen Terry
Box 14 Folder 3
copy
quantity: 2 leaves + 1
Photocopy of the original in the possession of S. Phelps Platt, Jr. and published in Laurence, Collected Letters,vol. 3; with typed explanatory note by S. Phelps Platt on separate leaf
Oct. 22, 1925
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 4
quantity: 1 leaf + envelope
Written on Typed Letter Signed to Shaw from Dodd, Mead & Co. on October 10, 1925
Dec. 14, 1932
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 5
quantity: 1 leaf
July 12, 1933
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 6
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
Sept. 22, 1933
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co. [fragment]
Box 14 Folder 7
copy
quantity: 2 leaves + 1
Photocopy; carbon copy of transcription and Shaw's autograph, clipped from the original letter?, inside envelope; with notes in hand of Dan H. Laurence; gift of Dan H. Laurence, see: his Typed Letter Signed to J. Tyler of February 25, 1989; begins "Dear Dodds both, Chase, Mead's Ghost, Lewis, old Uncle Tom"
Nov. 25, 1938
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 8
quantity: 1 leaf
Written on Typed Letter Signed to Shaw from Dodd, Mead & Co. on Nov. 16, 1938
Nov. 21, 1939?
GBS : Typed Letter: to Gabriel Pascal [fragment]
Box 14 Folder 9
quantity: 1 leaf
1942-1944
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Autograph Manuscript: Cross-reference slips
Box 14 Folder 10
quantity: 11 leaves
Jan. 2, 1942
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 11
carbon copy
quantity: 2 leaves
Feb. 10, 1942
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 12
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Under separate cover we are sending to you today your six author's copies of the Florence Farr Letters"
Mar. 27, 1942
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to W.P. Watt
Box 14 Folder 13
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "I am returning herewith the suggested agreement for the Florence Farr book, duly signed."
Apr. 3, 1942
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Mr. Di Angelus
Box 14 Folder 14
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "We enclose our check for $1,308.24, payable to the Irving Trust Company"
ca. June 9, 1942
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Document: Contract... [draft]
Box 14 Folder 15
quantity: 2 leaves + 1
For the book Florence Farr, Bernard Shaw and W.B. Yeats;Includes typed explanatory note on separate leaf
1943-1945
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Autograph Manuscript: Notes on sales of Shaw books
Box 14 Folder 16
quantity: 4 leaves
Oct. 1, 1942 and Apr. 1, 1943
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Mr. Di Angelus
Box 14 Folder 17
quantity: 2 leaves
Begins "We enclose our check for $713.59 payable to the Irving Trust Company"
Nov. 1, 1942
F.S. Crofts : Typed Document: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 18
quantity: 1 leaf
Royalty statement
May 1, 1943
F.S. Crofts : Typed Document: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 19
quantity: 1 leaf
Royalty statement
Sept. 14, 1943
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 20
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Our deepest sympathy and affection."; signed Frank Dodd
Oct. 14, 1943
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Mr. Di Angelus
Box 14 Folder 21
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "We enclose our check for $983.53 payable to the Irving Trust Company"
Oct. 18, 1943
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: Internal memo
Box 14 Folder 22
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Memorandum to Mr. Dodd / In reading these proofs of Mr. Shaw's book I found a great many mistakes"
Nov. 8, 1943
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 23
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Page proofs your new book received from constable stop"
Nov. 12, 1943
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 24
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "No certainly not the proofs are unfinished uncorrected and were sent to you without my knowledge"
Nov. 17, 1943
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 25
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Thank you so much for your cable."
May 9, 1944
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 26
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Very keen about Everybody's Political WhatWhat stop"
May 15, 1944
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Mr. Di Angelus
Box 14 Folder 27
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "We enclose our check for $1272.03 payable to the Irving Trust Company."
Oct. 24, 1944
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 28
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Six copies of our edition of Everybody's Political What's What?were mailed you on October 13th"
Nov. 3, 1944
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Mr. Di Angelus
Box 14 Folder 29
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "We enclose our check for $904.06 payable to the Irving Trust Company"
Mar. 13, 1945
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 30
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "The Editions for the Armed Services, Inc., is desirous of including a volume of your plays for distribution to the Armed Forces of the United States."
Apr. 19, 1945
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 31
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Thank you for your prompt response to our letter requesting your approval of the publication of certain of your plays"
Nov. 28, 1945
Brentano, Lowell : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 32
telegram
quantity: 4 leaves
Begins "Have secured reprint deal in accordance with recent conversation"
Dec. 5, 1945
GBS : Document: Printed card "With Bernard Shaw's compliments"
Box 14 Folder 33
card
quantity: 1 leaf
ca. Jan. 30, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: Internal memo
Box 14 Folder 34
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "The Shaw letter, as I read it, is a very clear invitation to Dodd Mead & Company to publish the Shaw books at $1.00."
Jan. 31, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 35
carbon copy
quantity: 4 leaves
Begins "I hope you will forgive the delay in replying to your letter of a number of weeks ago concerning reprint editions of your books."
Apr. 2, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 36
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "May we publish this summer a selection of autobiographical material from your prefaces and other writings"
Apr. 17, 1946
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 37
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "I object strongly but cannot refuse you and will send you material not otherwise accessible"
Apr. 18, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 38
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Delighted with prospect of additional material but urge all possible speed because of current manufacturing delays to meet summer deadline"
May 15, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 39
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Summer catalog going to press and salesmen setting out"
May 20, 1946
GBS : Autograph Manuscript: Envelope to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 40
envelope
quantity: 1 leaf
May 24, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 41
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "The material you asked us to wait for was some new autobiographical material which we could use together with a selection of autobiographical excerpts from your other writings"
May 28, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Document: Invoices to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 42
quantity: 2 leaves + 2
June 12, 1946
Patch, Blanche : Typed Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 43
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Is it possible for you to procure and send me a copy of Green Dolphin Country by Elizabeth Goudge, and debit Mr. Bernard Shaw's account with the cost?"
July 10, 1946
Kyllmann, Otto : Typed Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 44
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "In answer to your letter of the 24th June."
ca. July 20, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 45
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "The entire staff of Dodd Mead and Company sends you greetings"
July 25, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: Internal memo
Box 14 Folder 46
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Memorandum to Mr. H.C. Lewis / Mr. E.H. Dodd, Jr. / Just as a matter of written record, I think we ought to consider for near-future publication the idea of a Shaw omnibus"
Oct. 22, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 47
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf + 2
With two carbon copies; begins "While we understandthat you are turning over business arrangements in connection with your literary affairs to the Incorporated Society of Authors, Playwrights and Composers, nevertheless I venture to approach you on a matter on which I am sure you will wish to make your own decision."
Oct. 28, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 48
carbon copy
quantity: 2 leaves
Begins "The enclosed is a revised version of the Proposal for Shaw Reader which should have accompanied our letter of October 22nd."
Oct. 30, 1946
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 49
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Sorry impossible my contracts with Penguin and Oxford University Press forbid"
Nov. 8, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 50
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "We were greatly disappointed over your cable concerning the proposed Shaw Reader."
Nov. 11, 1946
Winsten, Stephen : Typed Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 51
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "The American edition of G.B.S.90 has just reached me."
Nov. 16, 1946
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 52
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Reader suggests schoolbook why not two omnibus volumes of all the plays and all the prefaces instead of picking out the plums"
Nov. 19, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Stephen Winsten
Box 14 Folder 53
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "It was a great pity that we had no time to consult you when preparing the American edition of G.B.S. 90."
Nov. 20, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 54
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Thanks for your cable. We already have two omnibus volumes of your plays - Nine Plays and Six Plays - and another one in contemplation for a later period."
Nov. 26, 1946
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 55
postcard
quantity: 1 item
Begins "'An omnibus selection' is a contradiction in terms."
Dec. 5, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Document: Invoice to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 56
quantity: 1 leaf + 1
Dec. 17, 1946
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 57
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "This is just to tell you that we despatched a copy of William Morris As I Knew Himto Mr. Andrew Low"
Jan. 15, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 58
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "We have become reconciled most reluctantly, at least for the present time, to your decision against our proposal for a Shaw Reader."
Jan. 20, 1947
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 59
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Don't engage anyone to edit the autobiographical collection."
Feb. 3, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 60
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Thank you for your post card. We certainly shall not let anyone 'edit' the material."
Feb. 3, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 61
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Mr. Shaw has perhaps showed you my recent correspondence with him concerning a collection of autobiographical writings selected from his works."
Feb. 3, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Otto Kyllmann
Box 14 Folder 62
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Since I last wrote you about out various thoughts for a Shaw anthology we have had a good deal of correspondence with Mr. Shaw and have finally projected a volume of autobiographical selections from his works."
Feb. 9, 1947
Loewenstein, F.E. : Typed Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 63
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Thank you for your letter of February 3rd."
Feb. 18, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 64
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Your prompt letter is appreciated. We have given careful thought to your proposal and are anxious to explore it further."
Feb. 25, 1947
Loewenstein, F.E. : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 65
quantity: 1 leaf + 2
Includes carbon copy and typed transcription on separate leaves; begins "Thank you for your letter of the 18th. Re Outside Contributions - I have in mind only a few:"
Mar. 19, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 66
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "We have been doing a good deal of thinking about the proposed selection of Shaw autobiographical material as a result of your letter of the twenty-fifth."
Mar. 19, 1947
Loewenstein, F.E. : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 67
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
"Cable decision appreciated."
Mar. 20, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 68
telegram
quantity: 1 leaf
"Letter mailed yesterday."
Mar. 27, 1947
Loewenstein, F.E. : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 69
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf + 4
With typed transcription of postcard and carbon copy; begins "Thank you for your cable and letter of March 19th. May I point out that there will be plenty of unpublished material in my projected Autobiography and that there had been a selection made of the Shaw letters"
Apr. 3, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 70
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Thank you for your interesting letter. It makes matters a lot clearer."
Apr. 4, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 71
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "We have indeed declined the publication of The Miraculous Birth of Language by Prof. Richard Albert Wilson."
Apr. 12, 1947
Loewenstein, F.E. : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 72
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Here is a first rough draft of a contents list for the new book which you might like to call "How I became GBS."
Apr. 21, 1947
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 73
postcard
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "I prefer annual accounts;"
Apr. 24, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 74
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "We have been studying the table of contents you sent us for the selection of autobiographical writings of Shaw."
April 24, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 75
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Thank you for forwarding on the letter from Carlton Lake."
May 9, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 76
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "The owner of the Shaw Letter sold out of the Hogan Estate,"
May 20, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 77
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "The form letter suggesting payment of royalties once a year was, of course, sent to you in error, as it certainly does not apply to your account."
May 23, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 78
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "It does seem that we have been a long time deciding on what each of us felt this book should be, but I am glad to say that I think your letter of April twenty-eighth at last clears it up."
May 28, 1947
Loewenstein, F.E. : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 79
quantity: 2 leaves
Begins "Fred: / Please give me a check for $250.00 payable to F.E. Loewenstein"
June 4, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 80
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Thank you for sending back the letter signed, and your ammendment is quite satisfactory except that we would like to handle Canada if that can possible be arranged."
June 4, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 81
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "I have been instructed by Mr. E.H. Dodd, Jr. to arrange to send you $250.00 of which is the amount of the fee due you in connection with your work on the book of Shaw letters."
June 17, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 82
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "In accordance with your instructions of June 12th, we have this day arranged with our bank to forward their draft in American dollars"
June 19, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 83
carbon copy
quantity: 1 leaf
Begins "Thank you for your note. We will assume, then, that Canadian rights are ours"
Aug. 6, 1947
Loewenstein, F.E. : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 84
postcard
1 leaf + 1
Includes typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Many thanks for cheque duly received at Westminster Bank."
Aug. 10, 1947
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co. [excerpt]
Box 14 Folder 85
copy
1 leaf
Begins "As to the projected book of autobiographic sketches, for which I have written some new pages, I propose"
Aug. 19, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 86
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "Thank you for your post card. Your news is most encouraging and we have had a note from Mr. Shaw as well,"
Aug. 20, 1947
Loewenstein, F.E. : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 87
1 leaf + 1
Includes typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Reporting progress: From the material submitted by me to Mr. Shaw, he has so far selected about 57,000 words to which are added about 5000 newly written words."
Aug. 20, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 88
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "I am replying to your letter of the 10th of August in reference to the royalty accountings which we have been sending to the British Society of Authors."
Aug. 20, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to William H. Wise
Box 14 Folder 89
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "Dr. F.E. Loewenstein, who is preparing a volume of Bernard Shaw material for us writes that he is trying to secure a group of press cuttings"
Aug. 27, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 90
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "Messrs. William Wise tell me that the person in their firm who knows about those press clippings happens to be in London right now,"
Aug. 28, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 91
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "The number of words selected and approved according to your latest report of August 20 is indeed encouraging, but I must say I rather view with alarm your apparent emphasis on unpublished material and the proposed inclusion of art criticism."
Sept. 3, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Blanche Patch
Box 14 Folder 92
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "I am afraid I don't know the Pantagraph Press of Bloomington, Ill."
Sept. 3, 1947
Loewenstein, F.E. : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 93
1 leaf + 1
Includes typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Thank you very much for your letters of August 19th, 27th, 28th. I have written to Miss Elsie Guthman."
Sept. 4, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 94
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "We are sending you under separate cover six copies of your Two Plays - Geneva and Good King Charles -published here in one volume in our uniform set."
Sept. 5, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to William H. Wise
Box 14 Folder 95
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "Mr. John Crawley suggested I write you about the following matter."
Sept. 10, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 96
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "Your letter of September 3 brings surprising news but you make it sound like very good news."
Sept. 17, 1947
Loewenstein, F.E. : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 97
postcard
1 leaf
Begins "Thank you very much for your letter of the 10th."
Sept. 26, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 98
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "Thank you for your information about completion of the book."
Oct. 23, 1947
Loewenstein, F.E. : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 99
postcard
1 leaf + 1
Includes typed transcription on separate leaf; begins "Mr. Shaw has finished the following: Chapter: Apology"
Oct. 31, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 100
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "Thank you for your postcard. They are always welcome, and this one sounds interesting."
Oct. 31, 1947
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to William H. Wise
Box 14 Folder 101
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "I wonder if my letter to you of September 5, 1947 could have gone astray."
Dec. 30, 1947
Batson, Eric J. : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 102
2 leaves
Begins "Dear Sirs, I thought you might be interested to see the brief note on your recent publication of "Man & Superman" in the enclosed bulletin."
Jan. 13, 1948
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 103
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "It seems to be difficult to get in touch with the Kennerleys, although the additional information you gave me should be a great help."
Jan. 22, 1948
Kennerley, Mitchell : Typed Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 104
2 leaves
Begins "Please note my address as above. If Mr. Shaw will refer to Dan Rider's Book 'My Adventures with George Bernard Shaw', he will find that Mr. Rider lost out on the clippings."
Jan. 26, 1948
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Mitchell Kennerley
Box 14 Folder 105
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "Many thanks for your very clear explanation of the mystery of the missing press clippings."
Jan. 26, 1948
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Loewenstein
Box 14 Folder 106
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "We've been in touch with Mitchell Kennerley, and he believes that the press clippings which we are looking for are not the ones which Rider was interested in"
Feb. 20, 1948
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 107
1 leaf
Begins "Dear Dodds, Englosed is my latest play, for the present a deed secret."
Apr. 13, 1948
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 108
1 leaf
Begins "The Autobiographic Scraps & Sketches is being put through with all possible expedition for you."
June 16, 1948
Loewenstein, F.E. : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 109
postcard
1 leaf
July 1948
GBS : Typed Manuscript Signed: Ireland by Clipper
Box 14 Folder 110
copy
1 leaf + 1
One photocopy of The New Yorker article "The Talk of the Town" dated July 31, 1948; and one photocopy of an article in The Saturday Review titled "'As corrected' by G. Bernard Shaw"
July 12, 1948
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 111
1 leaf
Begins "Drown your designer. There is nothing so ugly in print as a combination of type with ordinary handwriting."
Aug. 5, 1948
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 112
1 leaf
Begins "We are at cross purposes."
Aug. 10, 1948
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 113
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "Yes, Self Sketchesdoes, as you say, come trippingly off the tongue, and I will protest no longer."
Aug. 13, 1948
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 114
1 leaf
Begins "Somehow Self Sketchestout court, is unattractive: it needs another word to give it a swing."
Sept. 2, 1948
Dodd, Mead & Co. : Typed Letter: to Shaw
Box 14 Folder 115
carbon copy
1 leaf
Begins "We much prefer Self Sketches, short though it may be."
Sept. 23, 1948
GBS : Typed Letter: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 116
card
1 leaf
Typed on printed correspondence card: Laurence D3; begins "This must be stuck to uncompromizingly."
Apr. 1, 1949
GBS : Typed Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 117
1 leaf
Begins "There are two questions on which you are pressing me: both difficult."
May 10, 1949
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 118
1 leaf
Begins "As you are still infatuated about $5 Selections, there is no reason why I should not indulge you,"
Dec. 19, 1949
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Dodd, Mead & Co.
Box 14 Folder 119
postcard
1 leaf
Begins "I do not understand the economies of this Book Club business"
Apr. 16, 1931
GBS : Letter: to Lord Alfred Douglas
Box 15 Folder 1
copy
2 leaves
Venice; begins "Dear Lord Alfred Douglas / It is a pity that Wilde still tempts men to write Lives of him. If ever there was a writer whose prayer to posterity might well have been 'Read my works; and let my life alone' it was Oscar."
Apr. 23, 1931
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 15 Folder 2
postcard
1 leaf
Paris; begins "After a string of misunderstandings"
May 2, 1931
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 15 Folder 3
postcard
1 leaf
Paris; Begins "The cold turns out to be congestion of the right lung;"
May 5, 1931
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 15 Folder 4
1 leaf
Paris; begins "It's now settled that we return on"
June 18, 1931
GBS : Typed Letter: to Mr. Hieatt
Box 15 Folder 5
carbon copy
2 leaves + 1
London; Shaw discusses his complaints about a garbage dump; includes explanatory note on separate leaf; begins "Dear Mr. Hieatt / I am much obliged to you for sending me the letter of the"
July 29, 1931
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 15 Folder 6
postcard
1 leaf
Moscow; begins "Your card, not stamped, arrived"
Oct. 12, 1931
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to ? [initialed]
Box 15 Folder 7
card
1 leaf
Ayot St. Lawrence; begins "What in hell is this?"
1932?
GBS : Envelope addressed to Henry Kiell Ayliff in Shaw's hand
Box 15 Folder 8
envelope
1 item
1932
GBS : Letter Signed: to Lennox Robinson
Box 15 Folder 9
printed circular letter
1 leaf + 2
Printed circular letter, headed "The Irish Academy of Letter," signed by Shaw and by W.B. Yeats, and addressed in Yeats' hand to Lennox Robinson; bought at Sotheby's, NY, Dec. 11, 1989; begins "Dear Sir, We have at present in Ireland no organisation"
Jan. 22, 1932
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 15 Folder 10
postcard
1 leaf
Capetown; begins "The Holden account is right, as he made"
Feb. 14, 1932
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Commander Newton [initialed]
Box 15 Folder 11
1 leaf
Knysna; See: Pearson, Hesketh. Bernard Shaw: His Life and Personality.Methuen, 1961. p. 390; begins "My dear Newton / Charlotte is mending and can even crawl about a little; but I don't"
Feb. 17, 1932
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 15 Folder 12
1 leaf
Knysna C.P., South Africa; Begins "Dear Blanche / Any travelling just now is out of hte question for Mrs."
Mar. 7, 1932
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Commander Newton [initialed]
Box 15 Folder 13
1 leaf
Knysna; begins "My dear Newton / At last I think I have some firm news. After ups and"
Mar. 19, 1932
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to H.G. Wells [initialed]
Box 15 Folder 14
3 leaves
Warwick Castle, R.M.S.; begins "My dear H.G. / The Cape Fabian Society has just presented me with a copy"
Apr. 10, 1932
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to Blanche Patch [initialed]
Box 15 Folder 15
1 leaf
Begins "I used up all my writing blocks on the voyage and cannot"
May 8, 1932
GBS : Autograph Letter Signed: to John Farleigh
Box 15 Folder 16