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Finding Aid for the Oscar Wilde and his Literary Circle Collection: Wildeiana MS.Wildeiana
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Ancillary Materials 1 1858-1998

Scope and Contents note

This series contains photographs, drawings, news clippings, programs for public presentations, and realia. Some of the material collected herein is ephemeral and duplicates items kept in other collections or in different parts of this collection. The materials are described analytically, with the exception of the items relating to Wilde's American tour in 1882, which are set aside in subseries of their own.

Arrangement

This series is arranged into 8 subseries:
  • Subseries 1.1. Photographs, 1858-1994, undated
  • Subseries 1.2. Portraits, 1878-1940, undated
  • Subseries 1.3. Sketches, Cartoons, and Caricatures, 1874-1946, undated
  • Subseries 1.4. Theatrical Productions, 1883-1998, undated
  • Subsubseries 1.4.1 Theatrical Productions of Wilde's Work, 1883-1998, undated
  • Subsubseries 1.4.2 Theatrical Productions about Wilde, 1933-1997, undated
  • Subseries 1.5. Reviews and Articles, 1881-1997, undated
  • Subsubseries 1.5.1 Signed Reviews and Articles, 1881-1997, undated
  • Subsubseries 1.5.2 Unsigned Reviews and Unattributed News Articles, 1881-1989, undated
  • Subseries 1.6. Sheet Music and Associated Items, 1882-1914, undated
  • Subseries 1.7. Memorabilia and Realia, 1912-1978, undated
  • Subseries 1.8. Oscar Wilde in America, 1882-1883, 1978-1990, undated
 

Photographs 1.1 1858-1994, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains photographs of Wilde and his immediate circle. The subseries is arranged by the principle subject of the photograph. [For convenience of reference, photographs including other persons with Oscar Wilde are listed under the name of the other person involved.] For each subject, the photographs are arranged chronologically, by approximate date of the original photograph. Additional identifying information, regarding poses, titles, and subject matter is also included.
 

Custance, Olive, 1874-1944

Mixed materials Wildeiana 15, Folder 5

Bust portrait by G.C. Beresford (George Charles) undated

 

De Lara, Isidore, 1858-1935.

Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 4

Bust portrait originally enclosed with letter to Ada Leverson, 1902

General Physical Description note: Unknown photographer. Inscribed on recto: "From your ever sincere friend, Lara, Paris, Dec. 19th, 1902." Originally accompanied a letter to Ada Leverson. Ms.Wilde D339L L661 [1902] [Dec.19].
 

Douglas, Alfred Bruce, Lord, 1870-1945

Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 2

Bust portrait by G.C. Beresford (George Charles) undated

General Physical Description note: 21 x 16 cm. Inscribed, in pencil, on verso: "Lord Alfred Douglas;" in another hand, "Here are the only photographs us left!"
Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 11

Seated portrait by unknown photographer, 1894 February?

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Inscribed on recto: "For Oscar from Bosie, Feb. 2, 1894." Inscribed, in ink, on verso: "Lord Alfred Douglas on his flight into Egypt. February 1894, at 24." Inscribed at bottom, on verso: "Born 22 Oct. 1870." Negative available. Included in Grunwald Center (UCLA) exhibition, 1999.
Box Wildeiana 15, item 12

Seated portrait by unknown photographer 1894

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Caption: Lord Alfred Douglas "... you had brought the whole ruin on me ..." Reproduced as frontispiece for Some letters ... (1924)
Box Wildeiana 16, item 14

Sitting at a table outdoors in Naples, snapshot by unknown photographer, 1897

General Physical Description note: 9 x 9 cm.
Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 1

Seated portrait of Douglas and Maurice Schwabe by unknown photographer, undated

General Physical Description note: 15 x 11 cm. Inscribed on verso (in pencil): "Lord Alfred Douglas and Maurice Schwabe"; "See Douglas letter Feb. 7, 1930." In a different hand (in ink): "I hereby transfer the publishing rights this picture, granted me by Messers Gilman of St. Aldates, Oxford, [remainder of inscription scratched out]."
 

Douglas, Alfred Bruce, Lord, 1870-1945 , with Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900.

Box Wildeiana 16, item 1

Seated on a park bench in a studio setting. 1893

General Physical Description note: Photograph by unknown photographer. 16 x 11 cm, mounted. Copy 1. In pencil, on verso: 6. Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 9

Oscar Wilde and Alfred Douglas portrait standing in a garden by H. Mace 1892?

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Probably taken in 1892 when Wilde was at Cromer writing A Woman of No Importance and Douglas visited him.
Box Wildeiana 16, item 2

Seated on a park bench in a studio setting. 1893

General Physical Description note: Photograph by unknown photographer. 16 x 11 cm. Removed from matte frame. Copy 2. Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 5

Oscar Wilde standing with one foot resting on bench; Douglas seated, wearing a straw hat. 1893?

General Physical Description note: Unknown photographer. 13.5 x 9.5 cm. Same image as Box 16/Folder 6.
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 6

Oscar Wilde standing with one foot resting on bench; Douglas seated, wearing a straw hat. 1893

General Physical Description note: Unknown photographer. 13.5 x 9.5 cm. Same image as Box 16/Folder 5. Purchase, 1957 (MS.1957.006).
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 7

Oscar Wilde standing with one foot resting on bench; Douglas seated, wearing a straw hat. 1893

General Physical Description note: Unknown photographer. 13.5 x 9.5 cm. Postcard version of image from Wildeiana Box 16/Folders 5 and 6. Stamped, in ink, on verso: "Campbell Gray, Photo. 88 Edgware Road W."
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 8

Half tone image from printed source 1893?

General Physical Description note: 13 x 8 cm. Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 16, item 17

Photocopy of Box 16, Item 13 with caption: "Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas in Naples, 1897." Photocopy of Box 16, Item 14 with caption: ".... without him my life was dreary." 1897

General Physical Description note: Photograph by unknown photographer.
Box Wildeiana 16, item 16

Sitting at table and looking away from camera. 1897

General Physical Description note: Photograph by unknown photographer. 9 x 9 cm. Snapshots taken in Naples. Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 16, item 15

Wilde sitting at table and Douglas standing behind him. 1897

General Physical Description note: Photograph by unknown photographer. 9 x 9 cm. Snapshots taken in Naples. Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 15, item 5

Bust portrait. undated

General Physical Description note: Photograph by George Charles Beresford. 21 x 16 cm.
 

Fitzgerald, Aubrey

Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 15

Oscar Wilde (seated on table) and Aubrey Fitzgerald photograph by Hills & Saunders 1875 November 1?

General Physical Description note: 10.5 x 6.5 cm. Space in original album mount numbered #14 (upper right corner); original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 11. Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 22

Oscar Wilde (seated on chair) and Aubrey Fitzgerald (seated on table) portrait by Hills & Saunders 1875 November 1

General Physical Description note: 11 x 7 cm. Inscribed on verso: "O. Wilde, Magd.; A. Fitzgerald, Oriel; Nov 1 1875." Space in origial album mount numbered #13 (lower right corner); Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 11.
 

Group portrait

Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 2

Oscar Wilde, J.E.C. Bodley, R.J.E. Childers, W.O. Goldschmidt, and F.O.K. Wilde group portrait by Hills & Saunders 1875 February 1

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Inscribed in ink on verso (in Oscar Wilde's hand): "O.F. Wilde Magd., J.E.C. Bodley Ball., R.J.E. Childers (?) Ball, F.O.K. Wilde Dublin." and "1st February 1875." From same photography session as Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 3. Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 4. Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 3

Oscar Wilde, J.E.C. Bodley, R.J.E. Childers, W.O. Goldschmidt, and F.O.K. Wilde group portrait by Hills & Saunders 1875 February 1

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm + matte frame. From same photography session as Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 2. Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 4. Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 11

Oscar Wilde, J.E.C. Bodley, R.J.E. Childers, W.O. Goldschmidt, and F.O.K. Wilde group portrait by Hills & Saunders 1875 February 1

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-77
Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 17

Oscar Wilde, A.F. Peyton, C.H. Lindon, C.H. Tindale and T.J. Peyton group portrait by Hills & Saunders (reproduction from printed source) 1876 March 13

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Inscribed (in ink, in OW's hand?) on verso: "A.F. Peyton, C.H. Lindon, C.H. Tindale, O.F. Wilde, T.J. Peyton - Magd." and "13 March 1876." Slightly different than Wildeiana Box 15/Folder 16. Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 15/Folder 19. Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 16

Oscar Wilde, A.F. Peyton, C.H. Lindon, C.H. Tindale, and T.J. Peyton group portrait by Hills & Saunders 1876 March 13

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Slightly different than Wildeiana Box 15/Folder 17. Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 15/Folder 18.
 

Hawtrey, Charles, 1858-1923.

Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 3

"Mr Charles Hawtrey," portrait by by Alfred Ellis and Walery undated

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Commercially distributed photograph with printed captions.
 

Holland, Cyril, 1885- 1915

Mixed materials Wildeiana 11, Folder 7

"Mrs. Oscar Wilde and child," reproduction of portrait of Constance and Cyril from unknown newspaper, undated

Mixed materials Wildeiana 18, Folder 8

Cameron Studio, portrait of Constance and Cyril with pen inscription by Oscar Wilde, ca. 1889

Note

26 x 20 cm. Inscribed in Oscar Wilde's hand: "Constance and Cyril Wilde, Nov. 89. To Edgar Saltus."
 

Holland, Vyvyan Beresford, 1886-1967

Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 11

"Oscar Wilde's son to be married," photograph from Daily Sketch 1913 December 19

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-120
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 10

"Oscar Wilde's son marries an actress: Mr Vyvyan Holland and his bride," with photograph by unknown photographer, Daily Sketch, 1914 January 8

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-101
 

Irving, Henry, Sir, 1838-1905

Box Wildeiana 8, item 1

Portrait. 1880

General Physical Description note: Photograph by unknown photographer. Photographic print: image 9 x 5.5 cm, mounted on card to 10 x 6 cm. Date indeterminate; subject identification inferred. In wooden frame 20 x 24.5 cm. Photograph framed with ALS, dated June 15, 1881 (?), from Henry Irving? (writing illegible).

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-138
 

Magdalen College.

Box Wildeiana 10, Folder 5

View of old gate and receipt for the photograph from Henry W. Taunt and Co. 1911

General Physical Description note: Photograph by Henry W. Taunt and Co. Photographic print: black and white (item 25); image 24.5 x 28.5 cm. Letter from Henry Taunt to Stuart Mason [aka Christopher Millard] answering his inquiry regarding photographs of Magdalen College in Wildeiana Box 9/Folder 19.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-31
 

Schwabe, Maurice, ca. 1875-1921

Mixed materials Wildeiana 15, Folder 1

Seated portrait of Schwabe and Lord Alfred Douglas by unknown photographer, undated

 

Unidentified man, with Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900.

Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 1

Oscar Wilde and unidentified man on bench in garden, portrait by William Savage abt. 1875-1878

General Physical Description note: 7 x 11 cm. Photograph by "W. Savage, 58 High Street & the Wykeham Studio, Winchester." Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 18

Oscar Wilde and unidentified man by Hills & Saunders 1875 November 12

General Physical Description note: Dated, in pencil, on verso. Space in original album mount numbered #3 (upper left corner); Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 17.
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 19

Oscar Wilde and unidentified man portrait by Hills & Saunders 1875 November 12

General Physical Description note: Dated, in pencil, on verso. Space in original album mount numbered #4 (upper left corner); Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 17.
 

Unidentified man.

Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 16

Bust portrait of unidentified man by Hills & Saunders undated

General Physical Description note: 11 x 7 cm. Space in original album mount unnumbered. Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 14.
 

Ward, William Welsford , with Reginald Harding and Wilde.

Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 20

Oscar Wilde, William Ward and Reginald Harding photograph by Hills & Saunders 1876 March 12

General Physical Description note: Dated, in pencil, on verso. Space in original album mount numbered #5 (lower left corner); Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 17.
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 21

Oscar Wilde, William Ward and Reginald Harding photograph by Hills & Saunders 1876 March 12

General Physical Description note: Inscription on verso (in ink): "O.F. Wilde, W.W. Ward, R. Harding : Magd." and "March 12 1876." Space in original album mount numbered #6 (lower left corner); Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 17.
 

Wilde, Constance, 1858-1898

Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 22

"Mrs. Oscar Wilde," Reproduction of portrait by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron, 1852-1911 in unknown publication, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-35
Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 13

Bust portrait by W.K. (William Kinnimond) Burton? 1882?

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Inscribed, in pencil, on verso: "Constance Mary Lloyd, 100 Lancaster Gate, Hyde Park, London, 1882? aged 26; taken at Dalgaty, Mr.Ainslie's home (father of Douglas Ainslie, the poet) by Mr. Burton, son of the Scottish historian." It is likely that the photographer referred to is William Kinnimond Burton, the son of historian John Hill Burton. Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 7

Seated portrait by W. & D. Downey 1883?

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Inscribed, in pencil, on verso: "Constance Mary Lloyd (Mrs. Oscar Wilde) 1883, 100 Lancaster Gate, aged 25." Photographers' number: "18416." Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 8

Bust portrait by Kingsbury & Notcutt. 1892?

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Inscribed on verso (in pencil): "Constance Mary (Lloyd), Mrs. Oscar Wilde - 1892, aged 34." Included in Grunwald Center (UCLA) exhibition, 1999.
Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 9

Standing portrait by Frederick Kingsbury 1892?

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Inscribed on recto: "Constance Wilde." Inscribed on verso: "Constance Wilde, 1892, aged 34." Negative available. Included in Grunwald Center (UCLA) exhibition, 1999.
Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 10

Bust portrait by F. Langbein and Co. 1897?

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Inscribed on verso (in ink): "Mrs. Oscar Wilde, nee Constance Mary Lloyd, 1897, aged 39." Included in Grunwald Center (UCLA) exhibition, 1999.
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 7

"Mrs. Oscar Wilde and child," reproduction of portrait of Constance and Cyril from unknown newspaper, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-53
Box Wildeiana 18, Folder 8

Cameron Studio, portrait of Constance and Cyril with pen inscription by Oscar Wilde, 1889

General Physical Description note: 26 x 20 cm. Inscribed in Oscar Wilde's hand: "Constance and Cyril Wilde, Nov. 89. To Edgar Saltus."
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 22

Reproductions of Constance Wilde portrait by Cameron Studio and Oscar Wilde portrait by Napoleon Sarony, in The Standard (New York), 1895

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-36
 

Wilde, Lady, 1826-1896.

Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 6

Half-tone reproduction of daguerreotype undated

General Physical Description note: 14 x 11 cm. Caption on recto (in pencil): "Lady Wilde." Original daguerreotype in possession of Merlin Holland. Negative in Clark collections.
 

Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 8

Cameron Studio, bust portrait inscribed to Arthur Butt, ca. 1889

General Physical Description note: 24 x 19 cm. Gift of Mrs. George M. Millard, 1873-1938
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 7

Cameron Studio, bust portrait inscribed to Arthur Fish, ca. 1889

General Physical Description note: 24 x 19 cm. Inscription, in ink, on recto: To dear Arthur [Fish] from his friend Oscar Wilde. Dated: "15.6.89"
Box Wildeiana 12, item 5

Seated Photograph. undated

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Note on verso, in pencil: "Photographed on his first trip to America. Very rare!." Oval stamp on verso: George D. Russell, 125 Tremont Street., Boston. Print numbered, "9."
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 2

Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896, seated full-length portrait (Sarony #6), 1882

General Physical Description note: 32.5 x 18.5 cm. Print mounted on heavy black board with gilt beveled edges.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 4

Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896, full-length portrait in knee breeches, Sarony # 12, 1882

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Note on verso, in pencil: "Bought at J. C. Tomlinson sale."
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 5

Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896, full-length standing portrait in knee breeches, Sarony # 14, 1882

General Physical Description note: 32.5 x 18.5 cm. Print mounted on heavy black board with gilt beveled edges. Note on verso, in pencil: "Very rare!"
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 3

"Oscar Wilde: A Master of Prose Style," reproduction of a photograph from unknown publication, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-92
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 20

Newspaper crossword puzzle with Oscar Wilde's picture in the center undated

Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 3

Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896, bust portrait, Sarony # 23, 1882

General Physical Description note: 33 x 19 cm. Print mounted on heavy black board with gilt beveled edges. Print numbered, "23." Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 18

Photograph of Oscar Wilde from an unknown magazine ca 1946

General Physical Description note: Caption: "Oscar Wilde, Oxford undergraduate."
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 30

Standing portrait of Oscar Wilde as a child (reproduction), 1858

General Physical Description note: 12 x 9 cm. Notes on verso of mount: "Oscar Wilde as a child. From a miniature belonging to Robert Baldwin Ross. Please return this photograph to C.S. Millard, 6, Molyneux House,Molyneux Street, W." The original, which is in the possession of Merlin Holland , is hand-tinted. Original album mount in 20/14.
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 6

Standing portrait of Oscar Wilde as a child, by unknown photographer, 1858

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-72
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 31

Metropolitan Photo Company, Dublin, photograph of Oscar Wilde as a boy, ca. 1860

General Physical Description note: 11 x 7 cm. Date approximate. Identified, in pencil, on verso: "Oscar Wilde, Print no.6016." Negative available
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 12

Seated portrait of Oscar Wilde by Hills & Saunders 1875 June 2

General Physical Description note: 11 x 7 cm. Dated in pencil on verso. Space in original album mount numbered #11 (upper right corner). Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 11.
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 13

Standing portrait of Oscar Wilde by Hills & Saunders 1875 June 2

General Physical Description note: 11 x 7 cm. Dated, in pencil, on verso. Space in original album mount numbered #12 (upper right corner). Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 11.
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 10

Standing portrait of Oscar Wilde by Hills & Saunders 1876 April 3

General Physical Description note: 11 x 7 cm. Dated, in pencil on verso. Space in original album mount numbered 20. Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 14.
Box Wildeiana 16, Folder 15

Standing portrait of Oscar Wilde by Hills & Saunders 1876 April 3

General Physical Description note: 11 x 7 cm. Dated, in pencil, on verso. Space in original album mount numbered #19 (upper left). Original album mount in Wildeiana Box 16/Folder 14.
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 16

Standing portrait of Oscar Wilde by Hills & Saunders, from unknown publication, 1876 April 3

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-87
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 11

J. Guggenheim, reproduction of bust portrait, from Robert Harborough Sherard's Oscar Wilde: the Story of an Unhappy Friendship,

General Physical Description note: 10 x 6 cm black and white lithograph. Original album mount in 19/10.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 39

"Oscar Wilde in 1880," reproduction of Sarony portrait by A.R. Keller and Co., from unknown publication, 1907

Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 6

Seated portrait by unknown photographer, ca. late 1881

General Physical Description note: 14 x 11 cm. A note from Merlin Holland dated 1995 (inserted in folder with photograph) states that Wilde wears the same braided velvet costume as in photos by Sarony taken in New York, January 1882. Original album mount in 19/7.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 18

Bust Portrait by unknown photographer, ca. late 1881

General Physical Description note: 14 x 10 cm. In lower right corner: COPYRIGHT Likely taken soon before departure for America because jacket is similar to that in 1882 Sarony photographs from New York (as per Merlin Holland note of 2 June 1995). Original album mount in 19/17.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 43

Elliott & Fry, standing portrait holding hat and cane, 1881 March 10

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Original album mount in 19/42; same image as 19/44.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 44

Elliott & Fry, standing portrait holding hat and cane, 1881 March 10

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Note, in pencil, on verso: $2.50 Rosenbach 3/8/24 608=Anderson Sale No 1818. Negative available. Same image as 19/43.
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 6

Elliott & Fry, standing portrait holding hat and cane, 1881 March 14

General Physical Description note: 15 x 10 cm. Original album mount in 20/5. In Grunwald exhibition, 1999.
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 16

Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896, standing portrait in knee breeches, 1882

General Physical Description note: image 16.5 x 10.5 cm. Caption: "Oscar Wilde, copyright 1882, by N. Sarony, 27 Union Sqr., NY."
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 33

Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896, Seated portrait holding a book, 1882

General Physical Description note: Note in pencil on verso: "Copyright 1882, by N. Sarony." White mat cut for this item is housed at the bottom of Box 23.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-3
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 1

Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896, 3/4 seated bust portrait (Sarony #19) with ANS on verso from Wilde to "Mrs. Story," 1882

General Physical Description note: black and white; image 16.5 x 10.5 cm. In Grunwald exhibit, 1999.
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 21

1882

General Physical Description note: Photograph 1 caption: "Oscar Wilde--note femininity in all the features." Photograph 2 caption: "Oscar Wilde--Note sloping shoulders and rounded contours of head and face."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-33 and Wilde 39-34
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 5

Bust portrait by Napoleon Sarony, from unknown publication, 1882

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-68
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 16

Sarony, Napoleon, 1821-1896, Bust portrait reproduced on postcard, 1911

General Physical Description note: 14 x 9 cm black and white lithograph. Postcard from C. V. H. de Rozsnyay to Christopher Millard, 1911 September 5.
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 1

Jabez Hughes & Mullins, seated portrait in white suit, ca 1883

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Inscribed, in ink, on recto: Oscar Wilde. Inscribed, in pencil, on verso: 1885. As per note from Merlin Holland (June 1995), likely taken in 1883: "Wilde's Neronian haircut was done in 1883 and not continued after his marriage, 1884." Exhibited at the Grunwald, 1999.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 40

"Oscar Wilde, the rankest weed in London's garden of scandal and filth," reproduction of ca. 1883 photograph, The Standard, undated

General Physical Description note: 9 x 7 cm, black and white lithograph + matte frame.
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 17

"Oscar Wilde, when in America" by unknown photographer, from unknown publication, 1883

General Physical Description note: Photograph of Oscar Wilde wearing a straw hat

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-90
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 12

Thrupp, R.W., reproduction of bust portrait from Robert Harborough Sherard's Oscar Wilde: the Story of an Unhappy Friendship, 1884

General Physical Description note: 10 x 6 cm. black and white lithograph. Original album mount in 19/10.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 14

Debenham & Gould, Bournemouth Seated portrait, 1887

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Note in pencil, on verso: 1887; [No.] 21877 Original album mount in 19/15.
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 12

Debenham & Gould, Bournemouth, standing portrait wearing a cape, 1887

General Physical Description note: Photographic print: black and white; image 17 x 11 cm. Original album mount in 20/13.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 37

W & D Downey, standing portrait with arms crossed, 1889 May 23

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm. Note, in pencil, on verso: "Taken May 23d 1889." Negative available. Original album mount in 19/36.
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 5

Reproduction of W & D Downey portrait of Oscar Wilde, from an unknown newspaper, 1889 [May 23]

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-129
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 33

W & D Downey, standing portrait of Oscar Wilde holding gloves, 1889 May 23

General Physical Description note: 17 x 11 cm, mounted Note, in pencil, on verso: "Taken May 23d 1889. [No.] 31383." Original album mount in 19/32.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-118
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 18

Reproduction of W & D Downey portrait of Oscar Wilde, from an unknown publication, 1889 May 28

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-129
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 24

W & D Downey, seated portrait in wooden chair, 1889 May 28

General Physical Description note: 14 x 10 cm. Note on matte frame: Print no.31383-a original album mount in 19/23.
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 6

Reproduction of Ellis & Walery bust length portrait, from unknown publication, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-94
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 22

Ellis & Walery, bust portrait, 1892 March

General Physical Description note: 15 x 10 cm. Note on verso of mount: "March 1892" Print no.10650-5 Original album mount in 19/21.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 35

Ellis & Walery, bust portrait, 1892 March

General Physical Description note: 15 x 10 cm. Note on verso of mount: Print no. 10650-4 Original album mount in 19/34.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 28

Ellis & Walery, standing portrait with hand in pocket, 1892 March

General Physical Description note: 15 x 11 cm. Note on verso: Print no.10650-8 Original album mount in 19/29.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 20

Ellis & Walery, standing half-length portrait with cigarette, 1892 March

General Physical Description note: 15 x 11 cm. Note on verso: Print no. 106509 Original album mount in 19/19.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 26

Ellis & Walery, standing portrait in fur coat with cane, 1892 March

General Physical Description note: 14 x 11 cm. Inscribed in upper left corner: Oscar Wilde. Note, in pencil, on verso: "From Elkin Matthews collection." Note on verso: Print no.10650-7 Original album mount in 19/25; same image as 19/27.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 27

Ellis & Walery, standing portrait in fur coat with cane, 1892 March

General Physical Description note: 14 x 11 cm. mounted. Note on verso: Print no.10650-7. Same image as 19/26.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 8

Ellis & Walery, standing portrait with cane and gloves, 1892 March

General Physical Description note: 15 x 11 cm. On verso of mount: Print no. 10650-10 Original album mount in 19/9.
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 2

"Oscar Wilde, 1893," by unknown photographer from unknown publication, 1893

General Physical Description note: Inscribed in pencil in lower right: "Gilman Oxford"

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-93
Box Wildeiana 16, item 13

Sitting at a table, outdoors. 1897

General Physical Description note: Photograph by unknown photographer. 9 x 9 cm. Snapshots taken in Naples. Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 38

Ross, Robert Baldwin, 1869-1918, snapshot of Wilde in Italy, ca. 1897

General Physical Description note: 8 x 6 cm, mounted. Inscription, in pencil, on verso: "Oscar Wilde in Rome 1900." Negative available. Probably taken in 1897 in Naples, as per Rupert Hart-Davis.
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 3

1900 March

General Physical Description note: 19 x 15 cm. Inscribed, in pencil, on verso (in Ross's hand): "Oscar Wilde in Rome, March 1900, from a photograph taken by Robert Ross." Note from Merlin Holland dated 6/1995 included in folder.
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 10

"Wilde after death," photograph by Robert Baldwin Ross, reproduction from unknown publication, 1900 November 30

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-76
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 4

Posthumous photograph of Wilde on his deathbed, 1900 November 30

General Physical Description note: 9 x 12 cm. Variously attributed to Robert Baldwin Ross or Maurice Gilbert. Inscription, in ink, on verso: "Photo taken by Robert Ross of Oscar Wilde 2 hours after death, by flashlight. Nov 30th 1900." Stamped, in ink, on verso: To the appointment to T.M. The King and Queen, William E. Gray, 92, Queen's Rd., Bayswater, W. Fine Art Photographer. Negative available. With envelope inscribed in ink: "Photo of Oscar Wilde taken by Robert Ross his endorsement on the back." In Grunwald exhibition, 1999.
Box Wildeiana 14, item 17

Taken 2 hours after death. 1900 November 30

General Physical Description note: 9 x 12 cm. Copy 2. Variously attributed to Robert Baldwin Ross or Maurice Gilbert . Stamped, in ink, on verso: "To the appointment to T.M. The King and Queen, William E. Gray, 92, Queen's Rd., Bayswater, W. Fine Art Photographer." Negative available.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 35

Reproduction of photograph from Oscar Wilde: His Life and Wit, New York Herald Tribune, 1946 July 21

General Physical Description note: Caption: "Oscar Wilde (the aesthetic period)." Photograph by unknown photographer.
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 19

Oscar Wilde wearing a cape 1948 December

General Physical Description note: Clipping from Vogue, Christmas 1948.
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 15

The World of Oscar Wilde: Library of Congress 1995 calendar. Photograph by Library of Congress. 1994

General Physical Description note: Contains 12 photographs of Wilde by Napoleon Sarony and memorabilia such as reproductions of handbills for Wilde's lectures and caricatures from newspapers satirizing his delivery of the same.
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 1

"Oscar in two editions: The American and The Fin-de-Siecle--English," from unknown publication, undated

General Physical Description note: From photos by Sarony and W and D Downey.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-123
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 3

"An original, hitherto unpublished portrait of Oscar Wilde, now given in a book, Modern Paris, by Mr. Robert Sherard, which Werner Laurie has published..." The Book Monthly 1912 February

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-48
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 16

"Oscar Wilde at Oxford, 1878," by "J. Guggenheim," from unknown publication, 1878

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-89
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 16

"Oscar Wilde when at Oxford" by "J. Guggenheim," from unknown publication, 1878

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-88
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 17

Reproduction of Ellis and Walery portrait on Russian postcard, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-116
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 1

Reproduction of Ellis & Walery portrait from unknown publication, 1892 March

General Physical Description note: Inscribed in lower right: "10650-9."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-44
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 4

Reproduction of Alfred Ellis bust length portrait from unknown publication, ca 1890s?

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-29
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 17

Ross, Robert Baldwin, 1869-1918, Photograph of Wilde after death, 1900 November 30

General Physical Description note: black and white; image 8.5 x 10.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-117
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 4

"Is it necessary to settle anything today?," photograph of Wilde from unknown publication, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-49
Mixed materials Wildeiana 9, Folder 22

Reproductions of Constance Wilde portrait by Cameron Studio and Oscar Wilde portrait by Napoleon Sarony, in The Standard (New York), 1895

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-36
 

Wilde, W.R. (William Robert), 1815-1876

Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 6

Portrait by unknown photographer, from unknown publication, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-71
Box Wildeiana 15, Folder 12

Portrait by Chancellor & Son 1875

General Physical Description note: 21 x 14 cm. Inscribed on recto: "Your faithful friend, W. Wilde." Previously mounted on an album page by Christopher Millard (this page now in Wildeiana Box 15/folder 14). Included in Grunwald Center (UCLA) exhibition, 1999.
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 4

Postage stamp with photograph of Oscar Wilde, after 1892

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-28
 

Portraits 1.2 1878-1940, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains serious portraits of Wilde and his immediate circle. The subseries is arranged by the artist who rendered the original portrait. For each item, additional identifying information, regarding poses, titles, approximate dates, and subject matter--when available--is also included.
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 8

Boyd, A. S. (Alexander Stuart), 1854-1930, Full length portrait of Oscar Wilde with a fan to his right ca 1880s

General Physical Description note: Reproduction of a pen and ink drawing. Signed "Twym," a pseudonym of A.S. Boyd.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-5
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 8

Cleland, T.M. (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964. Print of Wilde portrait, from unknown publication, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-105
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 12

Downey, William, Wilde photograph on cover of Modern Society, 1914 February 21

General Physical Description note: Illustration for the book review of Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions, by Frank Harris, reviewed within the magazine.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-15
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 13

Evans, John W. India proof of portrait of Wilde by James E. Kelly 1882

General Physical Description note: From a drawing by James Edward Kelly, 1855-1933 drawn during Wilde's American tour, wood engraved by Evans. India proof: black and white; image 18 x 14 cm, on sheet 29 x 21 cm. Inscribed in pencil: "John W. Evans." With bookseller catalog description. Purchase, 1947 (MS.1947.002).

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-10
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 20

Fox, Louise. Woodcut portrait of Oscar Wilde, 1919

General Physical Description note: 9.5 x 8 cm, matted to 32.5 x 25.5 cm. Inscribed in lower right: "L. Fox 1919."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-114
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 7

Frith, William Powell, 1819-1909. "The private view, " Academy Notes, 1883

General Physical Description note: Drawing of Oscar Wilde with British celebrities.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-73
Box Wildeiana 23, Folder 3

Furniss, Harry, 1854-1925. "The private view," distributed with the Christmas number of The World, 1882 December

General Physical Description note: Print: col. lithograph; image 36 x 50 cm. Oscar Wilde and American celebrities, modeled after the drawing by William Powell Frith, 1819-1909 . Original page on which this item was mounted in the Christopher Millard scrapbook is included with the item in 23/3.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-10
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 4

Hall, Sydney Prior. "Mr. Oscar Wilde in court," The Graphic 1889 May 16

General Physical Description note: The original is a pencil portrait drawn while Oscar Wilde watched the testimony of Thomas Miller Beach, a government spy, and is held by the National Portrait Gallery (UK).

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-30
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 19

Kelly, James Edward, 1855-1933, Portrait of Wilde seated, from unknown publication, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-112
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 13

Kelly, James Edward, 1855-1933, reproduction of Wilde drawing, from Robert Harborough Sherard's Oscar Wilde: the Story of an Unhappy Friendship.

General Physical Description note: 10 x 6 cm black and white lithograph. Original album mount in 19/10.
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 1

Kelly, James Edward, 1855-1933. Photograph of bas-relief based on 1882 drawings, Craftsman, 1907 February

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-110
Box Wildeiana 11, item 12

Lynch, Ilbery. Portrait of Oscar Wilde. 1894

General Physical Description note: Print; image 12.5 x 14 cm, on sheet 19 x 18.5 cm. Inscription: "Oscar Wilde by Ilbery Lynch."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-38
Box Wildeiana 18, Folder 2

Miles, George Francis, 1852-1891, Original pencil drawing of Oscar Wilde, undated

General Physical Description note: Image 8.5 x 7 cm, pasted on sheet 43.5 x 34 cm. Reproduced on p.50 of Vyvyan Holland's pictorial biography of Oscar Wilde. Mat signed in lower right: "Vyvyan Holland." From the collection of Vyvyan Beresford Holland, 1886-1967.
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 2

Miles, George Francis, 1852-1891 Photographic reproduction of OW portrait by Hollyer, Frederick,‏ 1837-1933‏, 1895

General Physical Description note: 13 x 11 cm, black and white lithographic reproduction. Reproduced as the frontispiece to The Library of William Andrews Clark Jr.: Wilde and Wildeiana v.5 (1931). [Z1015 C596g v.5] Negative available 1995 note from Merlin Holland included in folder.
Box Wildeiana 18, Folder 4

Miles, George Francis, 1852-1891 Proof print of Oscar Wilde portrait, 1913 May 5

General Physical Description note: Proof: black and white; image 14.5 x 10.5 cm, on sheet 39.5 x 28.5 cm. Caption: "Ascribed to FM from a drawing in possession of Robert Baldwin Ross ." Reproduced by Photographische Gesellschaft in Berlin.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-113
Box Wildeiana 18, Folder 3

Miles, George Francis, 1852-1891, intaglio print of Oscar Wilde portrait, undated

General Physical Description note: Image 8.7 x 6.5 cm, on sheet of paper 25.5 x 48 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-3
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 23

Paque, Oliver, Wilde smoking and holding a cane in left hand undated

General Physical Description note: Reproduction.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-37
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 12

Passhe, Edgar. Reproduction of pencil drawing of Oscar Wilde, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-86
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 9

Patlagean, Numa, Photographs of clay bust, 1914

General Physical Description note: Photographic prints: black and white; image 21.5 x 16.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-75 and Wilde 39-115
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 20

Pennington, R. G. Harper, 1854-1920. reproduction of Wilde portrait, from an unknown publication undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-111
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 1

Pilotell, Georges, 1845-1918, Possible portrait of Constance Wilde on the cover of The Sketch, 1880 February 7

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-70
Box Wildeiana 23, Folder 5

Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945. Pencil portrait of Wilde, 1891

General Physical Description note: image 38 x 28 cm., mounted in matte, 56 x 40.5 cm
Box Wildeiana 21, Folder 7

Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945, Pen portrait, ca. 1930

General Physical Description note: Original drawing: pen and ink; image 25.5 x 20.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-42
Box Wildeiana 18, Folder 7

Serret, Charles, Pencil drawing of Oscar Wilde, 1880

General Physical Description note: image 34 x 27 cm. Inscribed to right of image; "Charles Serret, Janvier 1880." On verso of frame: "Bought by Monsieur Pierre Berès, bookdealer, from P. Joubin, the bibliograph of E. Delacroix. Sold by Berès to Princess de Bassiano. Upon her death, the portrait became part of her estate which was handled by Pierre Berès, Inc. and sold to the Clark Library in August 1940." Also includes a 1940 letter from Berès, Inc. to H. Richard Archer (of the Clark Library) describing the portrait, hoping for a sale.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-139
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 5

Spare, Austin Osman, 1886-1956, Photograph of portrait of Andre S. Raffalovich, 1864-1934 1910

General Physical Description note: Photographic print: black and white; image 24.5 x 22 cm, mounted on cardboard 28 x 33 cm. Purchase, 1953 (MS.1953.012).

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-7
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 14

Spindler, Walter E. Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas, 3/4 profile pencil sketch. 1895

General Physical Description note: Pencil drawing, 16.5 x 9.5 cm. Inscription in lower left: "WS Nov 1895." Purchase, 1950 (MS.1950.042)

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-9
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 9

Sterner, Albert, 1863-1946. Portrait of Oscar Wilde (etching) 1891

General Physical Description note: image 19.5 x 14.5 cm, on sheet 37.5 x 15.5 cm. Date approximate.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-4
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 14

Sterner, Albert, 1863-1946. Portrait of Oscar Wilde (original drawing) 1891

General Physical Description note: Original drawing signed by Oscar Wilde (?). Image 30 x 22 cm; mounted on board with original picture hanging hooks on verso.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-15
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 12

Struck, Hermann, 1876-1944. Portrait of Oscar Wilde (etching) before 1944

General Physical Description note: image 15 x 10.5 cm. Photograph of this image in Wildeiana Box 1/folder 7
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 9

Struck, Hermann, 1876-1944. Reproduction of portrait of Oscar Wilde, 1922?

General Physical Description note: Caption: "Oscar Wilde nach einer Radierung von Hermann Struck."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-108
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 3

Unknown person. Portrait of Oscar Wilde with shamrock, after photograph by Napoleon Sarony undated

General Physical Description note: Etching of Wildeiana 3/ Folder 2. Black and white; image 17.5 x 15.5 cm, on thick cardboard. Purchased from Grafton 12/5/29 (MS.1929.007).

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-13
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 4

Unknown person. Portrait of Oscar Wilde with a shamrock, after photograph by Napoleon Sarony undated

General Physical Description note: Etching of Wildeiana 3/Folder 2.17.5 x 15.5 cm. Purchased from Grafton 12/5/29 (MS.1929.007)

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-14
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 16

"Oscar Wilde in 1887: Author's sketch," from unknown publication, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-109
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 13

"Mr. Oscar Wilde," from unknown publication, undated

General Physical Description note: Pasted on page with different size reproduction of same portrait.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-18
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 13

"Oscar Wilde. By permission of the Pall Mall Magazine, from unknown publication, undated

General Physical Description note: Pasted on page with different size reproduction of same portrait.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-17
Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 7

Portrait on blank trade card by unknown artist, ca 1882

General Physical Description note: After an 1882 photograph by Napoleon Sarony. Chromolithograph; image 14.5 x 8.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-1
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 17

"To be truly esthetic buy your ice cream and confections at J.N. Piercy's 115 Court St. Binghamton, N.Y.," with portrait after Sarony by unknown artist, ca. 1882

Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 2

Portrait of Oscar Wilde with a shamrock, after a Napoleon Sarony photograph undated

General Physical Description note: Original painting: watercolor; image 21 x 16.5 cm. Purchased from Grafton 12/5/29 (MS.1929.007)

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-12
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 9

Portrait of Oscar Wilde with shamrock, after a Napoleon Sarony photograph (print) undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-106
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 7

Portrait of Wilde with "faked" notation, undated

General Physical Description note: Print: black and white; image 34 x 21.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-107
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 13

"Oscar Wilde in the year he won the Newdigate," image with auction catalog description of item,

General Physical Description note: After Guggenheim photo.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-81
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 12

"Oscar Wilde in the year he won the Newdigate," reproduction from unknown publication,

General Physical Description note: After Guggenheim photo. Verso: Formerly in the possession of J. Jacobs, Edgware Rd. W.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-80
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 15

"Oscar Wilde in the year he won the Newdigate" 1878?

General Physical Description note: After Guggenheim photo. Pencil drawing on cardboard; image 17.5 x 14 cm, unframed. Inscription: "Yours Oscar Wilde, Magdalen, 1878." Reference: Mason, S. (i.e. Millard, C.) Bibliography of the Poems of Oscar Wilde, p. 16. Purchase, 1974 (MS.1974.004).

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-26
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 10-11

Reproductions of Oscar Wilde drawing from Story of an Unhappy Friendship, undated

General Physical Description note: Based on the J. Guggenheim photo (Oxford 1878). 21 x 14 cm. 19 copies. Inscription, in ink, on verso of 2.18p: "These pictures are drawings from a photo." and "the inscription is a forgery -- as many copies were called in and the illustration cancelled -- appeared in a Stuart Mason, Bibliography of the Poems of Oscar Wilde. See Stuart Mason, Bibliography of Oscar Wilde, p. 569. For the original pencil drawing, see Wildeiana 1
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 10

"The Apostle of the Aesthetes," The Hour Cartoon Supplement, 1881 September 3

General Physical Description note:

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-13
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 25

"Oscar Wilde, the apostle of aestheticism," Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 1882 January 21

General Physical Description note: After Napoleon Sarony photograph.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-43
Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 6

Unknown person, Watercolor portrait, after Napoleon Sarony photograph, after 1882

General Physical Description note: watercolor and pencil; image 11 x 12 cm, on sheet 25 x 22 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-6
Box Wildeiana 19, Folder 41

"Society Bijou portraits, 116.--Mr. Oscar Wilde," Society, 1885 March 21

General Physical Description note: 24 x 16 cm. Reproduction by Sprague and Co., London
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 11

"Society Bijou portraits, 116.--Mr. Oscar Wilde," Society, 1885 March 21

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-14
Box Wildeiana 10, Folder 8

"Society Bijou portraits, 116.--Mr. Oscar Wilde," Society, 1885 March 21

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-79
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 15

Ellis and Walery, portrait of Wilde with one hand in pocket, from unknown publication, March 1892

General Physical Description note: Inscription in lower right: "10650-8."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-20
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 14

"Mr Oscar Wilde, from a portrait by Alfred Ellis," The Sketch 1895 January 9

General Physical Description note: From a photograph by Alfred Ellis. In The Sketch.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-19
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 19

Watercolor portrait of Wilde by unknown artist, ca. 1920

General Physical Description note: Watercolor on card; image oval 31 x 23 cm. Not after 1924.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-119
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 9

Print of watercolor portrait of Wilde by unknown artist, ca. 1920

General Physical Description note: 26 x 22 cm, colored art print. Frontispiece to The Library of William Andrews Clark Jr.: Wilde and Wildeiana: The Portrait Book of Oscar Wilde (1923). [Z 1015 C596h]
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 7

Photograph of Harper Pennington portrait of Oscar Wilde, by William E. Gray 1881

General Physical Description note: Photographic print: black and white image. 37 x 30 cm. mounted on board.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-25
 

Sketches, Cartoons, and Caricatures 1.3 1874-1946, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains casual sketches, cartoons, caricatures, and other drawings of Wilde and his immediate circle. The subseries is arranged by the artist creating the drawing and then by subject matter or title. Additional identifying information, regarding poses, titles, and subject matter is also included.
Box Wildeiana 10, Folder 6

A.C., "The worst of Wilde," Judy, or, The London Serio-Comic Journal, 1882 March 8

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-47
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 6

A.C., "The worst of Wilde," The Daily Graphic 1882 April 4

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-51
Box Wildeiana 21, Folder 9

Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent, 1872-1898. page proof for published version of "Oscar Wilde at work (il ne faut pas le regarder)"

General Physical Description note: Page proof included in The Uncollected Work of Aubrey Beardsley, (1925)1893.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-38
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 16

Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent, 1872-1898. reproduction of "Oscar Wilde at work (il ne faut pas le regarder)" from unknown publication,

General Physical Description note: Used in The Uncollected Work of Aubrey Beardsley, (1925)1893. Original drawing was executed ca.1893.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-103
Box Wildeiana 21, Folder 12

"Days with celebrities (32) : Mr. Oscar Wilde," Moonshine, 1882

General Physical Description note: 24 x 18 cm.
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 3

Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956. Caricature of Oscar Wilde smoking opium on a boat. 1891.

General Physical Description note: Photographic print of image from back end paper of Beerbohm's personal copy of Oscar Wilde's Intentions (1891).

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-17
Box Wildeiana 21, Folder 6

Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956, "Personal Remarks: Oscar Wilde," The Pick-Me-Up 1894 September 22

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-35
Box Wildeiana 21, Folder 11

Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956. "Sims Reeve," proof, Pick-Me-Up, 1894

General Physical Description note: On verso: "Front, proof, redrawn and published in Pick-Me-Up, 22/4/94." Formerly in DR-7N

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-41
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 19

Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956, "The new culture,' in The Oxford Magazine, 1893 May 18

General Physical Description note: 28.5 x 22.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-39
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 8

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899. "An ideal Lord Mayor's show, " Time, 1880 November

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-74
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 19

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899. "Brother Jonathan after viewing Mr. Oscar Wilde," The Entr'acte 1882 January 21

General Physical Description note: "Wal! England has sent us out many curious things; but this whips 'em all. Take it away!"

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-55
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 13

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899, "Jonathan Wild" 1882

General Physical Description note: Magazine clipping, 21 x 17.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-21
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 5

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899. "Brother Willie.- 'Never mind, Oscar; other great men have had their dramatic failures!'" The Entr'acte 1883 September 1

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-1
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 11, Graphic materials Clark Library cubicles

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899. "The Oscars" 1880s?

General Physical Description note: Pen and ink; image 7 x 14 cm., in gilded frame 27 x 35 cm. Date uncertain. Inscription above: "Oscar Wilde, Clayton, Browning." Photocopy of image in Wildeiana Box 1/Folder 11; original art work in Clark Library researcher cubicle.
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 16

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899. "Mr. William Wilde: The stalls," The Entr'acte 1881 March 26

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-21
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 20

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899. "Quite too utterly ecstatic," The Entr'acte 1881 March 26

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-32
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 6

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899. Caricature of Wilde with reproduction of Wilde poem to Luther Munday, Luther, b. 1857 1891

General Physical Description note: Magazine clippings pasted onto page, 41 x 28 cm. Facsimile of an "unpublished" poem by Oscar Wilde addressed "To my friend Luther Munday" and a caricature of Oscar Wilde by "A.B." [Alfred Bryan].

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-22
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 8

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899. "Our captious critic, Lady Windermere's Fan, The Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News 1892 April 9

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-54
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 10

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899. "Back Numbers (91) -- Oscar Wylde; St. James's Theatre, March 1892," Moonshine, 1892 April 16

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-99
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 5

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899. "The lights o' London," from unknown publication, 1881 December 21

General Physical Description note: Caricature with a poem by Edmund Yates, "Ego upto snuffibus poeta."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-50
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 18

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899. "The Settle of Odd Volumes: 'United once a month to form a perfect sette,'" Daily Graphic, 1892 June 6

General Physical Description note: (2 copies)

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-124
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 9

Cruikshank, George, Jr., "Ye awfully utter & Ye utterly awful," A book of ye olde English fayre, (Manchester: Printed by George Falkner & Sons) 1881

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-56
Box Wildeiana 18, Folder 9

ca 1882

General Physical Description note: Color lithograph; image 27.5 x 44 cm, pasted on heavy board.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-1
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 1

Daragnès, Gabriel, 1886-1950. Original drawing for Ballade de la geole de Reading, published in 1918 by Pichon, 1918.

General Physical Description note: 1 drawing: ink and wash on paper; image 8.5 x 7.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-2
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 9

Duval, E. B. "Strike me with a sunflower" (caricature of Oscar Wilde) 1882

General Physical Description note: Caricature of Oscar Wilde with an oversized sunflower. Lithograph: col.; image 12 x 8 cm. With this: Envelope from the Union Square Book Shop with dealer description of item. Envelope inscription: "Property of Wm. A. Clark Library, 2205 W. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles 7." Purchase, 1927 (MS.1927.005).
Box Wildeiana 21, Folder 3

Duval, E.B., 6 caricatures of Oscar Wilde in ethnic dress, ca. 1882

General Physical Description note: Titles: 1) Begorra and I believe I am Oscar himself. 2) I vas aesthetic aint it. 3) For sale. 4) Ise gwine for to wuship dat lily kase it sembles me. 5) No likee to callee me johnnee, callee me Oscar. >5 mounted colored lithographs. Images each 12 x 8 cm., mounted and matted to 43 x 33 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-34
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 11

Eaton, W. G. 'Utterly utter quadrille," 1881

General Physical Description note: Print: col. lithograph; image 35 x 25.5 cm. (London: Charles Sheard). Same image as 13/13. Front cover for sheet music (presumably). White mat cut for this item is housed in the bottom of Box 23.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-5
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 13

Eaton, W. G. "Utterly utter quadrille," The Judge, 1883

General Physical Description note: Four individuals holding hands in a theater lobby; posters of Wilde, Whistler and Rossetti in background; sunflower, lily at margins. 1 print: col. chromolithograph; image 35 x 25.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-85
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 21

Ford, Paul. Private lives [comic strip]. 1946 November 15

General Physical Description note: In The Los Angeles Times.
Mixed materials Wildeiana 11, Folder 18

Furniss, Harry, 1854-1925, caricatures accompanying "An Ideal Husband" review, Lika Joko, 1895 January 12

Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 13

Furniss, Harry, 1854-1925. "The Mediation of Cunninghame Graham" and "Under the Reformers' Tree," Yuletide, 1892

General Physical Description note: Prints on recto & verso: col. lithographs; image each 24 x 22.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-126
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 15

Furniss, Harry, 1854-1925. "Strange faces" and "The Old Lot Go," Yuletide, 1892

General Physical Description note: col. lithographs; image each 24 x 22.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-125
Box Wildeiana Portfolio, item 6

G.E.H. A thing of beauty not a joy forever: rise and fall of a "Vera" Wilde aesthete. 1883.

General Physical Description note: In The Judge. Reproduction: chromolithograph; image 26 x 33.5 cm. Formerly in DR-6N

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-37
Box Wildeiana Box 21, folder 8

Raven-Hill, L. (Leonard), 1867-1942, "A Voluptuary," Pick-Me-Up, 1894 July 14

General Physical Description note: Caption: "A voluptuary: To rise, to take a little opium, to sleep till lunch,and after again to take a little opium and sleep till dinner, that is a life of pleasure." image 22 x 28 cm. From Christopher Millard scrapbook; formerly in DR-7N.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-36
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 2

Kendrick, Charles. Newspaper advertisement for Ye soul agonies in ye life of Oscar Wilde, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-130
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 10

Unknown artist Drawing of Oscar Wilde titled "The Author of Lady Windermere's Fan" undated

General Physical Description note: Pencil drawing with gouache; image 27 x 19 cm, matted 36.5 x 29 cm. Initialed in bottom left: "FM" or "JM"

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-24
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 17

May, Phil, 1864-1903, "Great Expectations!", from unknown publication 1895.

General Physical Description note: Illustration of a crowd at the Haymarket Theatre for a production of An Ideal Husband.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-104
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 2

May, Phil, 1864-1903. "Phil May: a memoir by his first London editor," The Sketch, 1903

General Physical Description note: A reproduction of Phil May's first social caricature from 1885.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-64
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 6

Morehen, Horace. "All fools' day-April 1st," The Illustrated and Dramatic Sporting News, 1883 March 31.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-127
Box Wildeiana 10, Folder 4

O'Hea, John Fergus, ca. 1838-1922 (aka Spex), "A Wilde (K)night in Ireland's eye," Ireland's Eye, 1874

General Physical Description note: Caricature of W.R. Wilde. Color lithograph; image 33 x 20.5 cm, pasted on card. Also included is an ANS from Crone, John S. (John Smyth), 1858-1945 to Christopher Millard regarding this caricature.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-11
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 1

Pellegrini, Carlo. Caricature of Oscar Wilde from Vanity Fair 1884 May 24.

General Physical Description note: Lithograph: col.; image 32 x 19 cm. Lithography by Vincent Brooks, Day and Son.
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 8

Pellegrini, Carlo. Caricature of Oscar Wilde from Vanity Fair 1884 May 24

General Physical Description note: Lithograph: col.; image 32 x 19 cm, mounted on cardboard. Lithography by Vincent Brooks, Day and Son.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-5
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 12

Pellegrini, Carlo. Caricature of Oscar Wilde from Vanity Fair, 1884 May 24

General Physical Description note: image 32 x 19 cm. White mat cut for this item is housed in the bottom of Box 23.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-4
Box Wildeiana 23, Folder 6

Pipeshank, George, "Whistlerian symphonies swearing out a member," 1883

General Physical Description note: Print: col. lithograph; image 44.5 x 57 cm. Removed from MS.WILDE UNCAT DR.7N MILLARD SCRAPBOOK, 07/1992.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-7
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 6

Sabbath, Emmanuel. Caricature of Oscar Wilde, after Augustus John 1925

General Physical Description note: Photographic print of a pencil drawing: black and white; image 24 x 17.5 cm. Date uncertain. On verso in ink: "Sketched from memory during dinner on the back of a menu card for his table neighbor, Frau Horstmann, Edouard Roditi collection, Paris."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-11
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 18

Thompson, Alfred. "The bard of beauty," original ink drawing 1900.

General Physical Description note: image 25 x 18 cm. Original watercolor costume designs for Robin Hood on verso; verso inscription in pencil: "Rosenbach 3/8/24 608=Anderson Sale No. 1818."
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 56

Thompson, Alfred. "The bard of beauty," In "Songsters of the day," Time, 1880 April

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-24
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 14

Thompson, Alfred. "The bard of beauty," In "Songsters of the day," Time, 1880 April

General Physical Description note: Pasted on album page.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-25
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 16

Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de, 1864-1901. Portrait of Oscar Wilde undated

General Physical Description note: From an unknown magazine/newspaper. Caption: "Oscar Wilde, 1895."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-29
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 15

Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de, 1864-1901, "Oscar Wilde, from a pen drawing by Toulouse-Lautrec, From The 'Hyperion Almanack," JP's Magazine, 1911 June

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-102
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 17

Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de, 1864-1901. Portrait of Oscar Wilde 1940 March 24

General Physical Description note: Clipping from The New York Times Book Review. Caption: "Oscar Wilde. From the portrait by Toulouse-Lautrec."
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 2

Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de, 1864-1901. Portrait of Oscar Wilde from unknown magazine ca 1980s

General Physical Description note: Caption: "Oscar Wilde was a friend of Lautrec. Yet during Wilde's famous court trial in 1895, Lautrec caricatured the author's jaded and flabby appearance."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-28
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 5

Unknown artist, "The poet and the puppets at the Comedy Theatre last night, " 1892

General Physical Description note: Illustrations of Mr. Hawtrey as the poet [O---r W---e], Mr. Brookfield as 'The Prince of Denmark,' [Mr. J---e] and Miss Venne as Ophelia. From an unknown magazine. Originally included with a review of the one act play that preceded a performance of Lady Windermere's Fan [now missing].

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-42
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 2

"A wild'e' forecast: The author's call," Pick-Me-Up 1892 June 4

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-46
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 24

"A wild'e' forecast :The author's call," from Pick-Me-Up (photographic copies) 1892 June 4

General Physical Description note: 2 Photographic prints: black and white; images 25.5 x 20.5 cm. Signed cartoon; signature illegible. These items are prints of Box 7A, Item 42.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-16
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 24

"O'Hooligan's 'Aesthetic Decoration," Moonshine? 1890

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-42
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 24

"A Miss is as Good as a (S)mile," Moonshine?, 1890 July 26

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-41
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 24

"According to the Pall Mall Gazette, aestheticism has broken out again, and in the interval since the last outbreak its devotees have grown mortal and stout," Moonshine ? 1890 December 18

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-40
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 5

"Aesthetics v. athletics: Torpid Week," 1881

General Physical Description note: Caricature of Oscar Wilde. Caption: "Torpid Week 1881. Aesthete: 'This is indeed a form of death, and entirely incompatible with any belief in the immortality of the soul.'" Drawing: pen and ink; image 13 x 22 cm, mounted on cardboard 20 x 29.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-18
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 14

"Aesthetics v. athletics: Torpid week," (reproduction) 1881

General Physical Description note: Photographic print: black and white; image 12 x 15.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-57
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 11

Unknown artist. Days with celebrities (47) from Moonshine 1882.

General Physical Description note: 41 x 28 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-20
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 3

"Days with celebrities. (46). Mr. Ruskin," Moonshine, 1882 May 6

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-131
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 15

"The modern St. Valentine," from unknown publication, 1880

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-59
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 7

"Oscar at the shrine of St. Nicotine," from unknown magazine, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-52
Box Wildeiana 21, Folder 10

"Prose" by unknown artist, Judy, or the London Serio-Comic Journal, 1886 December 1

General Physical Description note: Caricature of Oscar Wilde and a woman (Constance?) in conversation. Caption: Little wifey.--Then there were two great painters, and two great authors, and an eminent tragedian, and -- you! What a gathering together of congenial souls! He.--Yes! Rather too many of us, I thought, when there was only dinner enough for four."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-40
Box Wildeiana 3, Folder 12

Unknown artist. Some Easter eggs. 1882

General Physical Description note: Magazine clipping, 41 x 28 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-19
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 14

"Two of the best abused phantoms in England," 1883

General Physical Description note: Photographic print: black and white; image 16 x 12 cm. On verso, in pencil: "Bowyer Nicholas Ball prize pon 1883".

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-58
Box Wildeiana 21, Folder 8

1894 July 14

General Physical Description note: From Millard scrapbook. Formerly in DR-7N.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-36
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 18

Series of 3 caricatures (photographic reproduction) undated

General Physical Description note: Captions: 1) We go to carry culture to a continent! 2) We are 'disappointed' in the Atlantic Ocean. 3) The sympathetic nature of modern poetry can be realized in private than in public.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-4
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 9

Four caricatures related to Wilde's return from America, from an unknown British paper, ca 1883?

General Physical Description note: Captions: "Our Oscar as he was when we loaned him to America;" "Our Oscar as he appears on being returned to us!;" "The American lady who purchased our Oscar's tresses and 'banged the chignon' with them;" "Frightful foreshadowing of our Oscar's future should he continue to cut his hair and resume the knee breeches."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-6, 39-7, 39-8, 39-9
Box Wildeiana 10, Folder 3

"How utter" (original drawing) before 1924

General Physical Description note: Caricature of Oscar Wilde with lilies. Pen & ink drawing; image 25 x 17.5 cm, pasted on board 33 x 25 cm. Not later than 1924.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-4
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 18

"How utter" (photographic reproduction) undated

Also available on microfilm:

On verso, typed: "Cartoon published at Oxford about 1881-82."
Wilde 39-26
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 10

"How utter" (photographic reproduction) 1881

General Physical Description note: On verso, typed: "Cartoon published at Oxford about 1881-82."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-69
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 4

Unknown artist. Portrait of Oscar Wilde in pencil with watercolor undated

General Physical Description note: Pencil with faint coloring; image 16 x 13 cm. Pencil sketches of profiles on verso. Gift of Peter Murray Hill, 1950 (MS.1950.041)

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-8
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 16

"Guys of the period," from unknown publication, 1881

General Physical Description note: Caricature portraying Oscar Wilde as "The too too guy."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-60
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 10

Unknown artist. Caricature on lined paper of Oscar Wilde holding a flower 1882

General Physical Description note: Pencil on lined notebook paper; image 25.5 x 20 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-23
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 6

"Oscar Wilde in America," Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper 1882

General Physical Description note: Collage of caricatures of Wilde. Captions: "Let me tell you the reason why we love the lily and the sunflower." "Satire is the homage which ignorance pays to genius." "An aesthetic reception." These caricatures were also published in Lloyd Lewis Oscar Wilde Discovers America (1936).

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-2
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 7

"Society's hopes and fears. Hope no.2--Mr. Oscar Wilde," Society, 1882 January 18

General Physical Description note: 'Let me play the lion too; I will roar, that I will do any man's heart good to hear me.'--Scene II, Act I, Midsummer Night's Dream.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-3
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 4

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899, "'Mr. Oscar Wilde will shortly appear on the stage as Romeo.'--American paper," The Entr'acte 1883 March 31

General Physical Description note: In The entr'acte.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-128
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 11

Bryan, Alfred, 1852-1899, Caricature of OW playing the harp, illustration above "The last voyage of Lemuel Gulliver: touching the purpose and manner of the voyage," from the Christmas number of The World 1883 December

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-83
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 3

"Our Captious Critic: Our derby tip: Oscar Wylde's new hat!," The Illustrated and Dramatic Sporting News, 1884 May 24

General Physical Description note: In The Illustrated and Dramatic Sporting News.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-65
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 5

"Our Captious Critic: At the healtheries, Oscar in China," The Illustrated and Dramatic Sporting News, 1884 August 9

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-67
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 2

"No. 52. On the brain--Mr. Oscar Wilde," Lika Joko, 1894 or 1895

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-45
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 1

Sketch of Oscar Wilde, Westminster Budget, 1895 January 11

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-122
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 20

"Mr. Oscar Wilde Again," Lika Joko, 1895 February 23

General Physical Description note: "Oscar Wilde's Valentine" and "Mr. Oscar Wilde personifying his own play. 'The figure is more than a little weak in the legs.'"

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-62, 39-63
 

Theatrical Productions 1.4 1883-1998, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains materials relating to the production of plays and films centering on materials by or about Oscar Wilde . It is divided into two further subseries: 1.4.1, which covers productions of Wilde's work, and 1.4.2, which covers theatrical works based on Wilde himself or on his life.
 

Theatrical Productions of Wilde's Work 1.4.1 1883-1998, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries includes notes, reviews, articles, and memorabilia relating to the theatrical production of Wilde's works, and movies and plays based on Wilde's works. The series is arranged by the title of Wilde's work and, within title groupings, by the date of the production.
 

The Canterville Ghost

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 25

Theater program and other materials for the Children's Theatre Company (Minneapolis, Minnesota) production at the Wadsworth Theater, Los Angeles, 1992 January 18

General Physical Description note: Gift of Sergio T. Morita, 1992 (MS.1992.002).
 

The Duchess of Padua

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 26

Boudoir Theatre, U.K., production announcement, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-1
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 12

Review for the German translation of The Duchess of Padua from an unknown publication, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-133
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 27

Theater program for production starring Miss Gale [ Minna Gale Haynes, 1869-1944], at the Chestnut Street Opera House (Springfield, Massachusetts) 1891 August 31

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-4

Note

Purchase, 1956 (MS.1956.007)
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 27

Theater program for production starring Miss Gale [ Minna Gale Haynes, 1869-1944], at the Gilmore's Opera House (Springfield, Massachusetts). 1891 November 20

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-3

Note

Purchase, 1956 (MS.1956.007)
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 27

Theater program for production starring Miss Gale [ Minna Gale Haynes, 1869-1944], at Col. Sinn's New Park Theatre (Brooklyn, New York). 1891 December 14

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-2

Note

Purchase, 1956 (MS.1956.007)
 

A Florentine Tragedy

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 28

Program for The New English Players production at Cripplegate Institute, London 1907 October 28

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-6
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 29

Program for Mrs. Patrick Campbell [ Mrs. Patrick Campbell, 1865-1940]and London Company production at the Royal Lyceum Theatre (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1908 September 19

General Physical Description note: Also includes information for Electra, by Arthur Symons.)

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-5
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 28

Part of a newspaper clipping entitled "Good Turns at Orpheum are all 'English'" from Examiner? 1913 January 21

General Physical Description note: Review of play, starring Constance Crawleyand Arthur Maude.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-30
 

The Harlot's House

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 14

Program for Joseph Rickard's Negro Classic Ballet at the Philharmonic Auditorium, Los Angeles 1951 February 24

Note

The performance contained a piece based on Harlot's House.
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 14

Photograph of a scene from Street Lights," a ballet performed by The First Negro Classic Ballet of Joseph Rickard, Daily News 1951 September 22

 

An Ideal Husband

Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 14

Review from an unknown magazine, 1895

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-31
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 14

Review in Pall Mall Budget, 1895

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-32
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 15

Review in Pall Mall Budget, 1895 January 10

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-33
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 18

Review in Lika Joko with cartoons by Harry Furniss January 12, 1895

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-39
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 27

Newspaper advertisements for the 1948 film starring Paulette Goddard. 1948

General Physical Description note: 4 versions of the advertisement in various sizes.
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 16

"Oscar Wilde's wit is wrapped in tasteful luxury for films," 1948

General Physical Description note: (3 leaves). Film review of An ideal husband from an unknown magazine.
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 7

"Fashion in the films: costumes by Cecil Beaton for An Ideal Husband" 1948

General Physical Description note: Article from an unknown magazine,which includes sketches of the costumes.
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 26

Virginia Wright. Film review from Daily News 1948 March 12

Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 26

Edwin Schallert. "Ideal husband ornamental," from Los Angeles Times 1948 March 12

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 30

Theater program for Ein idealer Gatte, Munich, Germany 1975 September 19

General Physical Description note: In Kleine Komodie Am Max-II-Denkmal, Munich, W.Germany.
 

The Importance of Being Earnest

Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 23

Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968, Caricature of cast from The New Yorker 1947

General Physical Description note: Includes caricatures of Pamela Mary Brown, 1917-1975 , Robert Flemyng, 1912-1995, Dame Margaret Rutherford, 1892-1972, and Sir John Gielgud, 1904-2000.
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 31

Program for National Youth Theatre production at the Shaw Theatre about 1971?

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-7
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 32

Grey Friar's Amateur Dramatic Society production at the Court Theatre, London undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-8
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 33

Program for George Alexander revival at St. James's Theatre, ca 1909?

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-9
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 25

Photograph of John Gielgud and Gwen Ffrangçon-Davies in 1939 London production undated

General Physical Description note: From an unknown magazine.
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 17

Photographs from the St. James's Theatre production, from unknown publication 1895

General Physical Description note: a. Caption (top): "Lady Bracknell: - 'London society is full of women of the very highest birth, who have, of their own free choice, remained thirty-five for years.'" b. Caption (bottom): "Is this the handbag? Examine it carefully. The happiness of more than one life depends on your answer."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-34, 36-35
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 2

Theater program for the St. James' Theatre production, 1895 February 14

General Physical Description note: 2 copies.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-10
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 18

Review of production at St. James's Theatre, 1895 February 23

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-36
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 5

Theater program for the St. James's Theatre production, 1902 January 7

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-11

Note

Gift, UCLA Library Walter O. Schneider Collection, 1963 (MS.1963.014).
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 18

Frank Harris, 1856-1931 , "Our dramatic critics: The importance of being earnest," 1902 January 18

General Physical Description note: From an unknown magazine.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-37
Box Wildeiana 3.5G (formerly)

Theatre poster [black and white; 28.5 x 44 cm.] by A.E Green. 1912 May 1

General Physical Description note: This item is missing as of 2/25/2010.
Box Wildeiana 23, Folder 1

Poster for production by The Idlers Amateur Dramatic Club at Pretoria Hall, Sunbury, printed by A.M. Green, 1912

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-2

Note

Gift of Dawson's Bookshop, 1965 (MS.1965.005).
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 2

Photograph from 1947 production 1947 April

General Physical Description note: Photograph of a scene, from an unknown magazine. Photograph by "Vandamm."
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 1

The Playbill for the Royale Theatre (New York) production. 1947 May 5

General Physical Description note: 2 copies. Copy 2 contains insert for a production of William Congreve's Love for Love by Sir John Gielgud, 1904-2000.
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 24

Ezra Goodman, "Stage review" from Los Angeles Daily News 1951 June 27

General Physical Description note: Reviews performance at the Deauville Club, Santa Monica.
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 1

Hollis Alpert, "SR goes to the movies," review of 1952 film 1952

General Physical Description note: From an unknown magazine. Review of Anthony Asquith's film.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 4

Adams Memorial Theatre (Williams College, Williamstown) playbill for Caps and Bells, Inc. production. 1957 December 12-14

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 6

Adams Memorial Theatre (Williams College, Williamstown) program for the Caps and Bells, Inc. production. 1957 December 12-14

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 7

Theater program for a German production of "Bunbury" 1962 November

General Physical Description note: With: Donald M. Brander, "Oscar Wilde: Meister des Dialogs." In Kleine Komodie Kleines Haus am Max II. Denkmal, vol.2 no.2.
 

Materials for Nobody's Earnest, performed at the Williamstown Theater, Williamstown, Massachusetts 1973

Note

Gift of H. Richard Archer, 1973 (MS.1973.008).
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 13

Postcard of Stetson Hall, Williams College written by Horace Richard Archer to William Conway. 1973

Note

Accompanied gift of materials regarding play production.
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 13

Theater program for Nobody's Earnest, 1973

General Physical Description note: Includes a 1 leaf insert with biographical information on Oscar Wilde.
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 137

Milton R. Bass, Review of Nobody's Earnest in the Berkshire Eagle 1973 August 1

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 13

Marjorie Feiner, " Nobody's Earnest thrills Williamstown audience," Albany Times-Union 1973 August 3

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 13

Edwin Wilson, "A Wilde Time in Williamstown," Wall Street Journal 1973 August 9

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 13

John Simon, "Wilde and Woolly," New York Magazine 1973 August 27

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 3

Performing Arts program for Center Theatre Group of Los Angeles production, 1977 January

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 10

Dan Sullivan, "The importance of writing - and living - in 'earnest,'" from the Los Angeles Times 1977 January 23

General Physical Description note: Pre-production article concerning production at the Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles.
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 8

Melvin Maddocks, "A Wild Wilde Revival," from the Christian Science Monitor 1963 February 27

General Physical Description note: Review of the Repertory Theater Company's production.
 

Lady Windermere's Fan

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 6

Photograph of a scene from theater production designed by Cecil Beaton undated

General Physical Description note: Pictured: Cornelia Otis Skinner, Cecil Beaton, and Penelope Dudley-Ward. From an unknown magazine.
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 3

Photograph of Athene Seyler by Cecil Beaton undated

General Physical Description note: From an unknown magazine.
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 9

"Wilde play gets nowhere pleasantly," from unknown newspaper undated

General Physical Description note: Dateline given as San Francisco; production that starred Cornelia Otis Skinner and Henry Daniell.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-41
Box Wildeiana 30, Folder 25

St. James's Theatre announcement, undated

General Physical Description note: Also includes announcement for "The decree nisi", by Joshua Bates.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-13
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 9

Program for Forum Theatre (Los Angeles), featuring the Ernst Lubitsch film, 1925

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-12
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 8

Five reviews from various newspapers 1892

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-38
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 7

Review in Pall Mall Budget, 1892 February 25

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-39
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 14

Review in Pall Mall Budget, 1892 February 25

General Physical Description note: Copy 2. Includes a caricature of Oscar Wilde and an illustration featuring Marion Terry as Mrs. Erlynne.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-121
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 10

Review in Moonshine, with caricature of Wilde, 1892 March 15

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-98
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 7

Theater program, Palmer's Theatre (New York, N.Y.) 1893 February 13-18

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-14
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 6

Three reviews for St. James's Theatre production, starring Marion Terry, 1904

General Physical Description note: Accompanied by an illustration with caption: Mrs. Erlynne comes to the dance, despite Lady Windermere's protest.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-40
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 4

Herb Sterne, Review of the Theater Guild's revival in Script 1946 October 12

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 5

Joseph Wood Krutch, 1893-1970, Review of 1946 production from The Nation 1946 November 2

General Physical Description note: Starring Penelope Dudley-Ward, 1919-1982.
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 12

Franklin Daugherty, "'Lady Windermere's Fan' to be filmed as 'The Fan,'" Christian Science Monitor 1948 August 27

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 11

E. J. Strong, "'Lady Windermere's Fan' made modern for film," Los Angeles Times 1948 August 28

Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 12

Gene Coughlin, "The wilful Jersey Lily," The American Weekly 1949 September 11

General Physical Description note: Short biographical piece on Lillie Langtry, 1853-1929, for whom Oscar Wilde wrote Lady Windermere's Fan.
 

Picture of Dorian Gray

Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 29

Erskine Johnson, "Twins," from Los Angeles Evening Times 1944 March 9

General Physical Description note: Article about the painters of the portraits to be used in the movie.
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 30

Photograph of Donna Reed in the 1945 film from unknown magazine 1945

Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 31

Magazine clipping about Angela Lansbury and her role in the 1945 film

Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 11

"Oscar Wilde's famous parable makes a morbid, unusual film," synopsis from unknown musical 1945 March 19

General Physical Description note: 3 leaves.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 10

Teatr Pantomimy Kul (Lublin, Poland) theater program for Portret Doriana Graya 1982

 

Salome

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 12

Program for Progressive Stage Society production at the Berkeley Lyceum Theatre, 1905

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-16
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 22

Photograph of Lina Munte as Salome, by Paul Boyer ca 1896

General Physical Description note: 1 Photographic print: black and white; image 14 x 10 cm, mounted on board 16.5 x 11 cm. Inscribed in ink on verso: "Lina Munte as Salome--First interpreter of the role?"

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-43
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 10

"Mr. Wilde's forbidden play," Westminster Budget 1893 March 10

General Physical Description note: Prohibition by Lord Chamberlain to license the performance of Salome on the English stage.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-46
Box Wildeiana 2, item 77

Article about Richard Strauss opera based on Salome 1905

General Physical Description note: In an unknown magazine. With a photograph of Friedrich Kayssler, 1874-1945 as Iokanaan.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-54
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 12

Review of the New Stage Club production, San Francisco Argonaut, 1905 May 6

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-134
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 19

Max Meyerfeld, "Literary Theatre Club: Salome and The Florentine tragedy," 1906 June 12

General Physical Description note: From an unknown newspaper. Review of the Literary Theatre Club productions.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-53
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 11

Astor Theatre (Organization : New York, N.Y.) program. 1906 November 15

General Physical Description note: Includes information on "The Prophet", by Edward Elsner.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-15
Box Wildeiana 1, Folder 32

Libretto by Richard Strauss with English translations, for production by Oscar Hammerstein 1906

General Physical Description note: Cover title: Grand opera under the direction of Mr. Oscar Hammerstein.Libretto. The original Italian, French, or German libretto with a correct English translation. Cover imprint: Published by Charles E. Burden, New York. From the collection of Richard Butler Glaenzer.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-45
Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 9

Manhattan Opera House program, including Strauss opera 1908-1909

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-17
Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 1

Three Russian articles about a 1920 production of Salome 1920

General Physical Description note: 1. Russian article on a production of Salome; 2. Portrait of O. Gsovskaja as Salome; 3. Russian advertisement for a production of Salome.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-44
Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 8

Poster for production at KataKombe at Kellertheater (Frankfurt, Germany), 1973 Mar 10-1973 June 30

General Physical Description note: Poster, 33 x 80 cm.
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 9

Robert Breuer, "Lieblos durch Liebe," Aufbau 1975 March 7

General Physical Description note: Review of the NY State Theater production of Salome.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 13

Program for Richard Christopher Howard translation at University of Texas, 1978 July 8 and 15

Box Wildeiana 18, Folder 1

Poster for University of Texas production in a new translation by Richard Christopher Howard, 1978

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 14

Cornerstone Theatre Company program for The Actors' Gang in Richard Howard translation 1998 January 22-March 7

 

Vera; or The Nihilist

Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 10

Union Square Theatre Programme (New York). 1883 August 20

General Physical Description note: Presenting Marie Prescott as Vera.
Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 11

Union Square Theatre Programme (New York) 1883 August 25

General Physical Description note: Presenting Marie Prescott as Vera.
 

A Woman of No Importance

Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 20

Theater Program from the Theatre Royal, Haymarket production of Herbert Beerbohm Tree n.d

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-18
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 20

"The New Haymarket Piece: Sketches by a 'P.I.P.' artist," drawings of Herbert Beerbohm Tree production, n.d.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-19
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 4

"'All London' at the Haymarket," Westminster Budget 1893 April 28

General Physical Description note: Review of the costume designs; with 3 illustrations of the actors.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-47
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 2

Four reviews and one advertisement from different London newspapers 1893 April 28

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-51
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 13

Review from unknown periodical, accompanied by an illustration by Stewart Browne, 1893 April 29

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-50
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 3

Edward Russell, "The theatre to-day and its teaching," Westminster Budget 1893

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-49

Note

Pasted on a page with the below article.
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 3

Review of Haymarket Theatre production. 1893 April 19

General Physical Description note: From an unknown magazine. Pasted on a page with the above article.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-48
Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 1

Lewis Waller, 1860-1915 , Parts I have played: a photographic and descriptive biography: 30 photographs and biographical sketch. ca 1909

General Physical Description note: Lewis Waller is the actor who played Lord Illingworth in A Woman of No Importance and Sir Robert Chiltern in An Ideal Husband. Clark copy is autographed by the author.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-52
 

Theatrical Productions about Wilde 1.4.2 1933-1997, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries includes notes, reviews, articles, and memorabilia relating to the theatrical production of works about Oscar Wilde. The series is arranged by the title of the work and, within title groupings, by the date of the production.
 

The Importance of Being Oscar

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 17

Milton Shulman, "It's brilliant, this oral biography of Oscar Wilde," Evening Standard undated

Note

Review of Michael Mac Liammoir's performance at the Apollo.
 

Oscar

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 15

Playbill for the Derby Playhouse production. 1974

General Physical Description note: Two person production "devised and played by Peter Clark and Mark Woolgar."
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 15

T.L.S. from Mark Woolgar, Derby Playhouse, Derby, England to Edmond G. Harris, Dept. of Fine Arts Productions, UCLA. 1974 April 7

General Physical Description note: Includes includes photocopied reviews.
 

Oscar Wilde

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 18

Photograph by Vandamm of a scene from Oscar Wilde 1939 March

General Physical Description note: Images shows actor John Carol.
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 20

Angus McBean, photograph of Robert Morley 1959

General Physical Description note: Caption: "Robert Morley, whom American audiences recall in the title role of 'Oscar Wilde,' plays the Prince Regent opposite Wendy Hiller in 'The First Gentleman,' by Norman Ginsburg in which both may be seen in New York."
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 15

Cast Theatre program & playbill for the production by Leslie and Sewell Stokes, Los Angeles 1977 May

Box Wildeiana 23, Folder 7

Poster advertising Los Angeles Cast Theatre production, 1977 May

 

Oscar Wilde's Wife

Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 2

Rachel Fischer , "The Backstage Life of 'Oscar Wilde's Wife,'" Westside Weekly 1997 May 16

Box Wildeiana 2, item 43

Los Angeles Times advertisemnt for the Odyssey Theatre (Los Angeles) production 1997 May 20

Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 4

Philip Brandes, "Earnest Yet Troubled, 'Oscar Wilde's Wife,'" Los Angeles Times 1997 May 30

 

Patience, or Bunthorne's Bride by Gilbert & Sullivan

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 9

Program for the Merstham and District Amateur Operatic Society (London) production with an introduction by A.J.A. Symons 1933 February 9-11

Note

Purchase, 1955 (MS.1955.001).
 

Saint Oscar

Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 5

Kevin Jackson, "Running Wilde on the Road," The Independent 1989 September 15

General Physical Description note: Review of the Field Day Theatre Company production.
 

Wilde

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 23

Stephen Fry, "Life and Letters: Playing Oscar," The New Yorker 1997 June 16

General Physical Description note: p. 82-88.
Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 19

Postcard advertisement for the movie 1998

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 21

Kevin Thomas, "Full-blooded 'Wilde' offers definitive portrait of Oscar," Los Angeles Times 1998 May 1

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 22

Kevin Thomas, "Born to be Wilde," Los Angeles Times 1998 May 7

 

A Wilde Evening with Shaw

Box Wildeiana 2, Folder 16

Melvin Maddocks , review in The Christian Science Monitor 1963 March 7

Note

Two person act starring Richard Gray and Mayo Loiseau .
 

Unknown productions

Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 24

Flyers and other promotional material for WildeWeek events in Los Angeles, organized by the Purple Circuit and the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, 1996-1997

 

Reviews and Articles 1.5 1881-1997, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains newspaper and journal articles relating to Wilde and his work and is divided further into three additional subseries: 1.5.1. describes articles and reviews for which the author is identified; 1.5.2. described articles and reviews where the author is unknown or anonymous; 1.5.3. describes material related to Wilde's trials.
 

Signed Reviews and Articles 1.5.1 1881-1997, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries includes reviews and articles concerning Wilde and his work, where the author of the piece is identified. The series is arranged by the name of the author and then by the title of the article.
 

Archer, William, 1856-1924.

Box Wildeiana 4, Folder 19

"About the Theatre. The English drama in Germany--A talk with Dr. Meyerfield--Oscar Wilde , Bernard Shaw, Gordon Craig --German Managers and Authors--The Kaiser and the Theatre." 1906

General Physical Description note: From an unknown newspaper.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 36-55
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 3

"A Drama and its Story," from unknown newspaper, 1904

General Physical Description note: Review for the German translation of The Duchess of Padua, translated by Max Meyerfield.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-28
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 46

William Archer, Review of Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and other stories, from unknown publication 1891

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-22
Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 15

William Archer, 1856-1924, "Mr. Oscar Wilde's "Dorian Gray," Pall Mall Budget, 1890 July 3

General Physical Description note: Review of The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-23
 

Armour, Richard.

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 30

Richard Armour, "Books: Wilde, Leader and Follower," Script, 1948 August

General Physical Description note: Review of Edward Roditi's Oscar Wilde.
 

Berger, Frederick H.

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 20

Frederick H. Berger, "Wilde Child," Propaganda: Gothic Chronicle, no. 23, pages 22-27 1996 Fall

 

Bracewell, Michael, 1958-

Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 16

Michael Bracewell, "Saint Oscar is Now among Us," Financial Times, 1997 October 11-12

Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 15

Caesareon , "Für Oskar Wilde ... !", Die Freundschaft, 1921 August 20-26

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-84
 

Carpeaux, Otto Maria, 1900-

Box Wildeiana 10, Folder 2

"Um Conselho de Wilde," O Estado de São Paulo: Suplemento Literário. 1962 September 8

 

Cheakalos, Christina and Nina Biddle

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 48

Christina Cheakalos and Nina Biddle, "Walk on the Wilde Side," People, 1998 June 15

General Physical Description note: Article about Merlin Holland.
 

Conway, William.

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 25

William E. Conway, "Additions to the Oscar Wilde Collection," UCLA Librarian, 1966 August

 

Dickson, Sarah A.

Box Wildeiana 4, item 39

News of the Month. 1950 July

General Physical Description note: Contains mention of a Wilde manuscript (Act I and II of The Importance of Being Earnest ) in the Arents Tobacco Collection. Bulletin of the New York Public Library.
 

Friedericko, M.

Box Wildeiana 4, item 32

The Green Carnation. 1890

General Physical Description note: From an unknown magazine; date indeterminate. Article about a hybrid green carnation made popular by Oscar Wilde.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-31
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 42

1995

 

Gogarty, Oliver St. John, 1878-1957.

Box Wildeiana 4, item 36

Speranza, that Remarkable Woman. 1949 April 15,

General Physical Description note: Vogue. 2 leaves.
 

Gopnik, Adam.

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 44

Adam Gopnik, "A Critic at Large: The Invention of Oscar Wilde," The New Yorker 1998 May 18

 

Howard, Richard Christopher.

Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 13

Richard Christopher Howard, "Wilde Thing," Los Angeles Times Book Review, 1998 May 31

General Physical Description note: Book review of Oscar Wilde's Oxford Notebooks, edited by Philip E. Smith II and Michael S. Helfand; The Cambridge Companion to Oscar Wilde, edited by Peter Raby ; The Wilde Album, by Merlin Holland ; Wilde the Irishman, edited by Jerusha McCormack; The Uncollected Oscar Wilde, edited by John Wyse Jackson; and André and Oscar by Jonathan Fryer.
 

Humphreys, Travers, Sir, 1867-1956.

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 51

"The Importance of Being Oscar Wilde: Disaster at the Height of his Fame," News of the World, 1952 February 24

 

Hyde, Harford Montgomery, 1907-1989.

Box Wildeiana 4, item 37

Richard Le Gallienne: Poet of the "Nineties." 1947 October 16

General Physical Description note: The Listener.
Box Wildeiana 4, item 40

The Truth about Oscar Wilde. 1950 November 30

General Physical Description note: News of the World.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 50

"Author of the Month: H. Montgomery Hyde," Books to Come: An Advance List for Bookbuyers, 1951 July

General Physical Description note: no. 81. H. Montgomery Hyde is pictured on the cover and described as one of the authors of the month, including a personal background and short list of books published, including 'The Trials of Oscar Wilde'.
 

Katz, Randy.

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 43

Randy Katz, "Oscar Wilde Grandson Says Writer Would Side with Flynt," Cincinnati Post, 1998 March 23

General Physical Description note: Photocopy with handwritten notes by Merlin Holland.
 

Kirsch, Robert R., 1922-1980.

Box Wildeiana 10, Folder 1

"Oscar Wilde: Footnotes to a Fabulous Fop.," Los Angeles Times, 1962 October 21

Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 5

Lillie, C. Jay, "Grosvenor Grotesques," with caricature of Wilde, Society, 1881 June 1

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-95
 

Marbury, Elisabeth, 1856-1933.

Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 1

Elisabeth Marbury, "My Crystal Ball," Saturday Evening Post, 1923 September 15

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-32
 

Marghieri, Clotilde.

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 26

Clotilde Marghieri, "Le lettere di Oscar Wilde," La Nazione (Florence, Italy), 1962 September 21

General Physical Description note: Review of The Letters of Oscar Wilde, edited by Rupert Hart-Davis.
 

McLaren, Moray, 1901-1971.

Box Wildeiana 4, item 21

Wilde: the Self-portrait Preserved. 1962 June 23

General Physical Description note: The Scotsman. Review of The Letters of Oscar Wilde, edited by Sir Rupert Hart-Davis.
 

Mercier, Vivian, 1919-

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 23

Vivian Mercier, 1919-, "The Fate of Oscar Wilde," Commonweal, 1955 February 18

General Physical Description note: Review of Vyvyan Beresford Holland's Son of Oscar Wilde and The Works of Oscar Wilde, edited by G.F. Maine.
 

Owens, Mitchell.

Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 17

Mitchell Owens, "On Irving Place with Merlin Holland: The Importance of Being Honest: Oscar Wilde's Grandson is Accepting his Family's Legacy," New York Times, 1998 May 28

 

Raby, Peter.

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 41

Peter Raby, "The Making of The Importance of Being Earnest : an Unpublished Letter from Oscar Wilde," Times Literary Supplement 1991 December 20

General Physical Description note: Photocopy.
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 12

1905 October 7

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-132
 

Thomas, D.J.

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 53

"Easy Ethics for Editors" offprint, Bulletin of the American Association of University Professors, 1956 Summer

General Physical Description note: Mentions Oscar Wilde at end of article.
 

Thorogood, Horace, d. 1962.

Box Wildeiana 4, item 35

Lord Queensberry Reveals "Unknown" Wilde Letters. 1948 November 8

General Physical Description note: The Evening Standard.
 

Winwar, Frances, 1900-

Box Wildeiana 4, item 34

Some Postscripts to Oscar Wilde. 1940 August 17

General Physical Description note: 2 leaves. The Saturday Review of Literature. Article about the furor over the Epstein memorial and events following Oscar Wilde's death.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-240
 

Unsigned Reviews and Unattributed News Articles 1.5.2 1881-1989, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries includes unsigned reviews and anonymous articles concerning Wilde and his work. The series is arranged by the date of the article.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 29

"Oscar Wilde had the chance to go abroad," undated

General Physical Description note: Fragment of an article from an unknown newspaper.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 28

"Concerning Oscar Wilde Fifteen Years Later: Revival of Interest in his Works, and Kindly Oblivion that has Enshrouded the Man," The New York Times, undated

Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 12

"Tragedy of genius: Oscar Wilde's Dying Wish about his Debts, Disposing of Rumours," from unknown publication, undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-135
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 4

"The New Babylon: Oscar and the Lord Chamberlain," Yule tide, undated

General Physical Description note: p.13.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-66
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 47

Review of Poems, Harpers New Monthly Magazine, 1881

General Physical Description note: Harper's New Monthly Magazine.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-20
Box Wildeiana 13, folder 8

Ten clippings about Oscar Wilde, Vera; or The nihilist, and his lecture, "Personal impressions of America" 1881-1894

General Physical Description note: From various newspapers and magazines

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-137
Box Wildeiana 14, Folder 4

"Oscar Wilde's Visit to America," 1882 January 24

General Physical Description note: 8 page article, source unknown.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-91
Box Wildeiana 10.21 (formerly)

Oscar Wilde vient ici pour un soir seulement, conférence sur l'art decoratif, au théâtre du Grand Opera, vendredi soir 16 Juin (1883). 1883 June 16

General Physical Description note: Photocopy of an announcement in a French newspaper for Oscar Wilde's lecture, "Art decoration." There is a photocopy of this item located in Wildeiana 10, but the original is thought to be missing as of 2/25/2010.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-33
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 7

Public Letter to Oscar Wilde from "The candid friend," from unknown magazine, 1893 June 1

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-136
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 14

"Mrs. Oscar Wilde at Home," To-Day, 1894 November 24

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-100
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 19

"Le Caron: He says he is out of pocket by his patriotism," with drawing of Oscar Wilde, from unknown newspaper, 1889 February

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-96
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 37

Two reviews for De Profundis, 1905 March

General Physical Description note: In a Glasgow publication and Circle.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-29
Box Wildeiana 12, Folder 11

"Lord Alfred Douglas loses his case," from unknown newspaper, 1913 April 23

General Physical Description note: Accompanied by a photograph of Wilde and Douglas.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-78
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 12

Book review for Oscar Wilde, his Life and Confessions, by Frank Harris, Modern Society, 1914 February 21

General Physical Description note: Picture of Wilde on magazine cover.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-16
Box Wildeiana 13, Folder 18

"Oscar Wilde in 1880," Puck, 1914 November 28

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-97
Box Wildeiana 4, item 33

Wilde, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills. 1936 November

General Physical Description note: Page 1 of an entry in British authors of the nineteenth century.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 36

Transcript of a book review for Oscar Wilde, Selected Works, edited by Richard Aldington, Times Literary Supplement, 1946 November 16

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 33

"Book about Wilde," from unknown newspaper ca 1949

General Physical Description note: About a luncheon given by the Marquess of Queensbury to mark the publication of his book Oscar Wilde and the Black Douglas.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 34

Two book reviews for George Woodcock's The Paradox of Oscar Wilde, 1949 June 30-1950 February 12

General Physical Description note: From unknown newspapers.
Box Wildeiana 4, item 38

Oscar Wildes Sturz in den Abgrund. 1949 July 23

General Physical Description note: Die Presse [Wien].
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 32

"Wilde Play Bought at London Auction," Christian Science Monitor, 1949 July 28

Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 14

"Oscar Wilde after Fifty Years," Times Literary Supplement, 1950 November 24

General Physical Description note: Book review for various books.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 27

"Oscar Wilde's Last Manuscript 'Revealed' to Public after 50 Years," Arizona Daily Star 1960 January 4

 

News Coverage of Wilde's Trials 1.5.3.

Mixed materials 17

Contemporary newspaper clippings covering Wilde's 3 trials and other related legal actions 1895-1914

Note

Scrapbook containing well-organized news clippings on Wilde's trials as well as Douglas v Ransome and Ross v Crosland and Douglas. The compiler is unknown. Contents are kept in chronological order and newspapers collected are as follows:
I. First trial, three days: Daily Telegraph; Aftermath: The Star II. Second trial: The Telegraph, The Star III. Third trial: The Star, The Telegraph, The Evening News and seven other papers; Retrospective view: The Star IV. Libel action of Lord Alfred Douglas against Arthur Ransome (April 1913): The Star and seven other papers
Scrapbook missing front cover. First few leaves are very loose -- handle with care!
Purchase, 1973 (MS.1973.007).

Physical Condition

This item is very delicate. Please handle with care.
 

Augustin manuscript of De Profundis discovery by Robert D. Pepper

Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 12

Mary Madison, "Peninsulan's Old Manuscript is a Literary 'Find,'" Peninsula Times Tribune (Palo Alto, California) 1982 September 4

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 16

Aleta Watson, "Discovery about Wilde Leads to Another: Typescript Turns up after Publicity about S.J. Visit," San Jose News, 1982 September 9

General Physical Description note: 2 copies.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 17

Cheryl Greggans, "English professor verifies Oscar Wilde manuscript," Daily Spartan 1982 September 8

Mixed materials 6, Folder 18

Jack Schreibman, "Edited Transcript of De Profundis Surfaces," Associated Press release, 1982 September 2

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 19

Harry Farrell, "Document May be 'Dirty' Copy of Wilde Letter," San Jose Mercury, 1982 September 7

General Physical Description note: Photocopy of original article.
Mixed materials 6, Folder 21

"Oscar Wilde edition" of KPFK 90.7 Program Folio, October 14-27, 1963

 

Sheet Music and Associated Items 1.6 1882-1914, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains sheet music inspired by Wilde's work and his life. The items are arranged alphabetically by title.
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 7

"Two lyrical songs: 'At Rest,' words by Oscar Wilde and 'Oranges,' words by Leigh Hunt," H. V. Jervis-Read, composer. London: Ascherberg, Hopwood and Crew, Ltd., 1910

General Physical Description note: Proof copy inscribed to Robert Baldwin Ross from the composer.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-8
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 6

"Ballad of the Greek Seas : Opus 23," H. V. Jervis-Read, composer, London: Ascherberg, Hopwood and Crew, Ltd. 1911

General Physical Description note: 2 copies, copy 2 has variant cover ("Professional Copy"). Songs for voice and piano with poems by Oscar Wilde.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-7
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 55

"Dada's Baby Boy," (part of "The Oscar Songster" songsheet) ca 1895

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-2
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 15

"Dream of the Lily Waltz," Composer: Carl Uschman. undated

General Physical Description note: 2 copies. Boston: Oliver Ditson and Co.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-19
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 17

"The Flippity Flop Young Man" (reproduction of cover) undated

General Physical Description note: "2d ed., with additional verses"

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-61
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 11

"The Flippity Flop Young Man," Composer: E. Jonghmans, 1882

General Physical Description note: London: Francis Bros. and Day

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-14
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 20

"Forget-Me-Not Waltzes," Amy Henry undated

General Physical Description note: New York: W.A. Evans and Bro.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-23
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 17

"Forget-Me-Not Waltzes" (reproduction of cover) undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-25
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 4

"Four Impressions: Opus 28," H. V. Jervis-Read, composer. London: Ascherberg, Hopwood and Crew, Ltd. 1911

General Physical Description note: Sheet music . Songs for voice and piano with poems by Oscar Wilde.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-4
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 3

"From Springtime to Winter : Opus 25," H. V. Jervis-Read, composer, London: Ascherberg, Hopwood and Crew, Ltd. 1913

General Physical Description note: Sheet music. 2 copies. Songs for voice and piano with poems by Oscar Wilde.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-5
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 55

"I Do Not Sigh for Wealth," (part of "The Oscar Songster" songsheet) ca 1895

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-2
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 8

"In the Forest," Edwin Tilden, Composer. Boston: Miles and Thompson, 1891

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-9
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 13

"Jolly Utter Galop," Composer: O. Heyer undated

General Physical Description note: Boston: Oliver Ditson and Co.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-16
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 17

"Jolly Utter Galop" (reproduction of cover) undated

General Physical Description note: Reproduction of songsheet cover.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-23
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 55

"Leaving thy Father and Mother," (part of "The Oscar Songster" songsheet) ca 1895

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-2
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 55

"Love Me Little, Love Me Long," (part of "The Oscar Songster" songsheet) ca 1895

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-2
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 2

"Loved for Evermore," Edwin Christie, composer. Chicago: National Music Co., ca 1883

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-1

Note

Gift of Espey, John J. (John Jenkins), 1913-2000, 1974 (MS.1974.005).
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 9

"Oh! Beautiful Star," Lawrence Kellie, composer. London: Robert Cocks and Co., 1892

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-10

Note

2 copies.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 55

"Oh! Oscar Wilde, We Never Thought You was Built That Way," (part of "The Oscar Songster" songsheet) ca 1895

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-3
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 18

"Oscar Wilde Galop," Composer: Snow undated

General Physical Description note: Copies 1 and 2 have the same cover (this item); Folder 19 contains the same item with a variant cover. . Chicago: National Music Co.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-21
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 19

"Oscar Wilde Galop," Composer: Snow undated

General Physical Description note: Chicago: National Music Co. The items in folder 18 are the same musical piece, but have a different cover.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-22
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 17

"Oscar, Dear!" (reproduction of cover) undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-22
Box Wildeiana 11, Folder 13

"Oscar, Dear!" (original), Composer: Monroe H. Rosenfeld. Cincinnati: F.W. Helmick. 1882

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-13

Note

White album mount cut for this item is housed in the bottom of Box 23.
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 17

"Oscar's Schottische," Composer: Charles Boote, Jr undated

General Physical Description note: Boston: Oliver Ditson

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-17
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 55

"The Oscar Songster: Oscar's Working on a Fresh Job Now," ca 1895

General Physical Description note: 2 leaf songsheet.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-2 and Wilde 38-3
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 55

"Parody on Daisy Bell," (part of "The Oscar Songster" songsheet) ca 1895

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-2
Box Wildeiana 10, Folder 7, Mixed materials 10, Folder 7

"Quite Too Utterly Utter: an Aesthetical Roundelay." Composer: Robert Coote [not after 1926]. Boston: Oliver Ditson and Co. undated

General Physical Description note: Composer: Robert Coote [not after 1926]. Boston: Oliver Ditson and Co.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-12
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 5

"Requiescat : Opus 21," H. V. Jervis-Read, composer, London: Ascherberg, Hopwood and Crew, Ltd., 1911

General Physical Description note: Sheet music. 2 copies. Songs for voice and piano with poems by Oscar Wilde.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-6
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 10

H Clough-Leighter, composer, Seven songs. [Includes "Requiescat" by Oscar Wilde]. Boston: The Boston Music Co. 1914

General Physical Description note: Purchase, 1977 (MS.1977.016).

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-11
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 12

"Sun Flower Polka," Composer: Charles Coote, Jr., undated

General Physical Description note: Boston: Oliver Ditson and Co.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-15
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 16

"Too All But Waltz," Composer: Maurizio G Giannetti. undated

General Physical Description note: Boston: Oliver Ditson.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-20
Box Wildeiana 7, Folder 14

"Too Utterly Utter March," Composer: C. Faust. undated

General Physical Description note: Boston: Oliver Ditson and Co.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 38-18
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 17

"Utterly Utter: An Aesthetic Duet" (reproduction of cover) undated

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-24
 

Memorabilia and Realia 1.7 1912-1978, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains documents and objects that are souvenirs of places or events associated with Oscar Wilde. The items are organized by type.
Box Wildeiana 4, item 31

Birth announcement. 1886 November 13

General Physical Description note: Birth announcement of Oscar Wilde's son, Vivian (later changed to Vyvyan) in the births, marriages, and deaths section of Vanity Fair.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 52

Business card from the Hotel D'Alsace, 1956

Box Wildeiana 23, Folder 4

"Plan of Reading Abbey (Adapted from plan by Dr. J.B. Hurry at the Reading Public Library), undated

General Physical Description note: 38 x 49.5 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-6
Box Wildeiana 4, item 56

Map 1978

General Physical Description note: Souvenir maps of the Père Lachaise cemetery. 2 maps. Gift of J. Balakrishnan, November 1994.
Box Wildeiana 18, Folder 6

"Original photo of Oscar Wilde's tomb with press notice at back," (photograph of memorial by Jacob Epstein), undated

General Physical Description note: Photographic print: black and white; image 21.5 x 16.5 cm. Pasted on verso: Press release regarding opposition by the cemetery to the memorial.
Box Wildeiana 10, Folder 9

"The Oscar Wilde memorial by Jacob Epstein, in the Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris," supplement to The New Age, 1912 June 6

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 39-82
Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 45

Photographs by Majl Ewing of Wilde's tomb, 1951

General Physical Description note: 2 Photographic prints: col.; images each 11.5 x 9 cm, mounted in paper folders. Gift of Majl Ewing, 1952 (MS.1952.013).
Box Wildeiana 18, Folder 5

Paper place mat from the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, 1968

General Physical Description note: 1 place mat; 25 x 38 cm. The Menger Hotel was one time host to Oscar Wilde.
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 15

Color photographs of Wilde's Tite Street house and Wilde's tomb in Pere Lachaise, 1978, 1982

General Physical Description note: Photographs & 35mm color slides of Oscar Wilde's memorial in the Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris (5 photos taken August 1977); color photographs of his home on Tite Street in London (7 photos taken November 1982). Gift of J. Balakrishnan, November 1994.
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 21

Reproduction of Wilde's inscription in "Cheiro's" visitors' book, 1892 October

General Physical Description note: William John Warner, "Cheiro", was an Irish astrologer.
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 22

Photocopies of Wilde's consular death record and probate file, from "M. Roberts," 1996 October 28

General Physical Description note: With copy of letter from Steve Tabor (Clark Library) to Roberts.
 

Oscar Wilde in America 1.8 1882-1883, 1978-1990, undated

Scope and Contents note

In 1882, Oscar Wilde made a tour of America. Upon his return to England, he toured that country, giving his impresions of America. This subseries contains documents associated with these lectures. The reader is advised to consult the rest of the collection for more materials concerning these tours, since the items in this particular subseries were extracted by the Clark staff for the convenience of beginning scholars. The items are arranged chronologically.
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 31

"The English Renaissance," Chickering Hall, New York City, invitation with wax seal, 1882

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-8
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 1

"A Talk with Wilde: The Apostle of the Aesthetes Enunciates his Views,' The Philadelphia Press, 1882 January 17

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-16
Box Wildeiana 21, Folder 4

"Wilde and Whitman: The Aesthetic Singer Visits the Good Gray Poet," Philadelphia Press, 1882 January 19

General Physical Description note: On the same page: part of an article entitled, "Not a Wilde idea, after all."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-15
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 29

"Oscar Wilde's Visit to America" (photostat) 1882 February 4

General Physical Description note: Later printing of Wildeiana 7.68 (January 24, 1882)

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-12
Box Wildeiana 10, item 3

Invitation. California . 1882 March 29

General Physical Description note: Outside: "Wednesday evening, March 29,1882. Oscar Wilde. Subject: 'Art decoration.' being the practical application of the aesthetic theory to every day home life." Inside: "Special announcement. Mr. Locke has the honor to announce that Oscar Wilde will deliver, for the accomodation of the ladies of San Francisco, an address on Saturday afternoon, at 2 o'clock. Subject: 'The house beautiful and art decoration.'"

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-10
Box Wildeiana 21, Folder 5

"Art and Aesthetics: Arrival of Oscar Wilde -- A Tribune Reporter Escorts him to the Opera House," The Tribune (Denver, Co.), 1882 April 13

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-18
Box Wildeiana 10, item 7

Letter to "Nellie". Freemont, Nebraska. 1882 April 25

General Physical Description note: A letter written from Oscar Wilde to "Nellie" from Freemont, Nebraska, telling about Wilde's visit to Leadville, Colorado to see miners and give them a lecture about metalworking. He was able to go down into a silver mine, then took a train to Kansas. He arrived just after the outlaw Jesse James was killed and wrote about people fighting over souvenirs. Wilde also gave a lecture at a college in Lincoln, Nebraska and was given a tour of the prison there. He described the prisoners as "all mean looking, which consoled me, for I should hate to see a criminal with a noble face."
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 30

Program for "Art Decoration," Association Hall, Philadelphia, 1882 May 10

General Physical Description note: Printed on translucent paper with an etching of Oscar Wilde by James E. Kelly printed underneath. Printed by Art Interchange Press.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-9
Box Wildeiana 23, Folder 2

"Oscar Wilde's Lecture," The Evening Light (San Antonio, Texas), 1882 June 22

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-17
Box Wildeiana 18, Folder 10

Twelve announcements from various London newspapers about Wilde's lecture, "Personal Impressions of America" at Princes' Hall in Picadilly. 1883 June 30-1883 July 7

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-21
Accession Number Map Drawer, item MS.2009.024

"Oscar Wilde thoroughly exhausted," Daily Evening Times (Saint John, New Brunswick), 1882 November 30

General Physical Description note: Original newspaper from 1882 describing Wilde in New York. (Gift of Gabrielle Lopez, 2009).
Box Wildeiana 21, Folder 1

Twelve announcements from various London newspapers about Wilde's lecture, "Personal Impressions of America" at Princes' Hall in Picadilly. 1883 June 30-1883 July 7

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-24
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 4

Ten announcements from various London newspapers about "Personal Impressions of America," 1883 June 30-1883 July 9

General Physical Description note: Regarding Oscar Wilde's lecture, "Personal Impressions of America"

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-25
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 3

Six announcements from various London newspapers about "Personal Impressions of America, " 1883 July 2-1883 July 7

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-19
Box Wildeiana 21, Folder 2

Six articles from various London papers criticizing Oscar Wilde's appearance and his lecture, "Personal impressions of America," 1883 July 2-1883 July 7

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-20
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 26

Program for "Personal Impressions of America," Princes' Hall, Picadilly, 1883 July 10

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-11
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 9

"Mr. Oscar Wilde on America," The Freeman's Journal (Dublin), 1883 July 11

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-31
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 2

"Mr. Oscar Wilde on America," The Echo, 1883 July 11

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-22
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 2

1883 July 12

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-23
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 6

Five reviews and satires from English newspapers about "Personal Impressions of America" 1883 July 18-1883 July 21

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-26
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 8

Review of "Personal Impressions of America," Sheffield Telegraph, 1883 July 12

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-30
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 5

Three reviews from English newspapers about "Personal Impressions of America" 1883 July 12

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-27
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 7

Four reviews from various English newspapers of "Personal Impressions of America" 1883 July 12

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-28
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 8

"Mr. Oscar Wilde on America," The Era,

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-29
Box Wildeiana 22, Folder 10

1883 July 19

General Physical Description note: Critical review of "Personal Impressions of America."

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-32
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 28

Small broadside for "Personal Impressions of America," Free Trade Hall, Manchester, 1883 October 8

Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 27

Program for lecture on "The House Beautiful," The Royal Institution, Hull, 1883 October 16

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 40-13
Box Wildeiana 10, Folder 10

O'Connell, Dan, "Bohemian Experiences of Oscar Wilde and Sir Samuel Baker," San Francisco Chronicle, (photocopy) 1897 October 2

Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 32

T. Lentton Meyers , "Oscar Wilde and Williamsburg." In Society for the Preservation of Nineteenth Century Williamburg, Significant monograph series, no.1, 1978 April 1

General Physical Description note: April Fool's Day satiric article. With this: T.L.S., dated September 14, 1982, from the author to the Clark Library.
Box Wildeiana 10, item 11

Journal article. n.p. . 1990 Fall

General Physical Description note: William Warren Rogers , "In Defense of Oscar Wilde: Mary E. Bullock on his Savannah appearances in 1882." In The Georgia Historical Quarterly, v.74 no.3. (Clark copy is inscribed to John Bidwell from the author).
 

Collection Management, Exhibits, and Relations with Other Collections 2 1887-1996, undated

Scope and Contents note

This series contains materials related to the development of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library's collection of papers relating to Oscar Wilde. Included are inventories of other collections, dealer lists, correspondence with collectors, and notices of special promotional events at the Clark Library and elsewhere.
 

Correspondence Files 2.1 1922-1996, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains correspondence relative to the development of the Clark Library Collection. [In most cases, the recipient is William Andrews Clark, Jr., 1877-1934 .] It is arranged in order of the author, then by date.
 

A-L

 

Berland, Marion.

Box MS Wilde 4, Folder 15

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1931 April 18

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: Marion Berland Books, 5 West 52 Street, New York.... With this: 5 p. description of Wilde works for sale.
Clark shelfmark: B5141L C596 1931 Apr. 18

General note

References: Dulau 59, XLIX
 

Brentano's, firm, publishers, New York.

Box MS Wilde 55, Folder 30

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1922 May 25

General Physical Description note: TL 1 leaf. Stationery headed: Brentano's, Fifth Avenue and 27th Street, New York City. With: Rosenbach, TLS to W.A. Clark, May 19, 1922.
Clark shelfmark: R8131L C596 1922 May 19

General note

References: Finzi 151
 

Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce

Box MS Wilde 10, Folder 68

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1931 March 25

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce.
Clark shelfmark: C5745L C596 1931 Mar. 25

General note

References: Finzi 249
 

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934.

Box MS Wilde 10, Folder 70

Douglas, Alfred Bruce, Lord, 1870-1945. 1932 August 28

General Physical Description note: TL 2 leaves. Typed carbon copy, unsigned.
Clark shelfmark: C596L D733 1932 Aug. 28

General note

References: Finzi 252
 

Douglas, Alfred Bruce, Lord, 1870-1945.

Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 3

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1925 December 30

General Physical Description note: TL 1 leaf. [Copy] With: Millard, ALS to W.A. Clark, June 10, 1926.
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1926 Jun. 10

General note

References: Finzi 727
Box MS Wilde 16, Folder 1

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1930 February 7

General Physical Description note: ALS 4 p. Stationery headed: 35 Fourth Avenue, Hove, Sussex. Without typescript.
Clark shelfmark: D733L C596 1930 Feb. 7

General note

References: Finzi 361

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1687
Box MS Wilde 16, Folder 1

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1932 February 10

General Physical Description note: ALS 3 p. Stationery headed: 35 Fourth Avenue, Hove, Sussex. Attached on verso: Lord Alfred Douglas's calling card. Without typescript.
Clark shelfmark: D733L C596 1932 Feb. 10

General note

References: Finzi 362

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1687
Box MS Wilde 16, Folder 1

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1932 March 11

General Physical Description note: ALS 2 p. Stationery headed: 35 Fourth Avenue, Hove, Sussex. Without typescript.
Clark shelfmark: D733L C596 1932 Mar. 11

General note

References: Finzi 363

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1687
Box MS Wilde 16, Folder 1

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1932 April 12

General Physical Description note: ALS 2 p. Stationery headed: 35 Fourth Avenue, Hove, Sussex. Without typescript.
Clark shelfmark: D733L C596 1932 Apr. 12

General note

References: Finzi 364

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1687
Box MS Wilde 16, Folder 1

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1932 July 30

General Physical Description note: ALS 6 p. Stationery headed: 35 Fourth Avenue, Hove, Sussex. Without typescript.
Clark shelfmark: D733L C596 1932 Jul. 30

General note

References: Finzi 365

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1687
Box MS Wilde 16, Folder 1

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1932 September 21

General Physical Description note: ALS 2 p. Stationery headed: 35 Fourth Avenue, Hove, Sussex. Without typescript.
Clark shelfmark: D733L C596 1932 Sept. 21

General note

References: Finzi 366

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1687
 

Holland, Vyvyan Beresford, 1886-1967.

Box MS Wilde 32, Folder 21

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1923 August 18

General Physical Description note: TLS 4 leaves. Stationery headed: 41 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, SW. 3.
Clark shelfmark: H737L C596 1923 Aug. 18

General note

References: Finzi 1120

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1381; Wilde 33-8
Box MS Wilde 32, Folder 21

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1923 November 26

General Physical Description note: ALS 4 p. Stationery headed: 41 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, SW. 3. Without typescript.
Clark shelfmark: H737L C596 1923 Nov. 26

General note

References: Finzi 1121

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1381; Wilde 33-9
Box MS Wilde 32, Folder 21

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1926 December 14

General Physical Description note: ALS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: 41 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, SW. 3. With this: ALS from Kate Rorke to Oscar Wilde, illustrating an alternate spelling of Wilde's name.
Clark shelfmark: H737L C596 1926 Dec. 14

General note

References: Finzi 1122

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1381; Wilde 33-10
Box MS Wilde 32, Folder 21

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1927 March 16

General Physical Description note: ANS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: 41 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, SW. 3. Extracted from: Wilde, Oscar. Bezvyznamna zena. V Praza, 1927. [*PR5820, W871, 1927]
Clark shelfmark: H737L C596 1927 Mar. 16

General note

References: Finzi 1123

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1381; Wilde 33-11
 

Huntington, Henry E.

Box Wildeiana 1, item 31

B.F. Stevens and Brown 1922 March 7

General Physical Description note: ALS. Declining their offer of painting. With this: Photocopy of ALS from B.F. Stevens and Brown to Henry E. Huntington offering him a painting of Oscar Wilde, February 17, 1922.
 

Kennard, Coleridge, Sir, 1885-

Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 3

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1926 June 10

General Physical Description note: TL 1 leaf. Typed copy of a letter dated, Feb. 21, 1926. With: Millard, ALS to W.A. Clark, June 10, 1926.
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1926 Jun. 10

General note

References: Finzi 1251

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1368
 

Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950.

Box MS Wilde 36, Folder 54

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1923 December 3

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: The Anderson Galleries, Park Avenue and Fifty-Ninth Street, New York.
Clark shelfmark: K36L C596 1923 Dec. 3

General note

References: Finzi 1252
Box MS Wilde 36, Folder 54

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1923 December 22

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: The Anderson Galleries, Park Avenue and Fifty-Ninth Street, New York.
Clark shelfmark: K36L C596 1923 Dec. 22

General note

References: Finzi 1253
 

Kimball, Ingalls, 1874-1933.

Box MS Wilde 55, Folder 30

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1922 May 22

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: The Cheltenham Press, 4 West Fortieth Street, New York. With: Rosenbach, TLS to W. A. Clark, Jr., May 19, 1922.
Clark shelfmark: R813L C596 1922 May 19

General note

References: Finzi 1256
 

Louisville Free Public Library.

Box MS Wilde 40, Folder 25

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1931 March 25

General Physical Description note: TLS 2 leaves. Stationery headed: Louisville Free Public Library, Louisville, Ky.
Clark shelfmark: L8885L C596 1931 Mar. 25

General note

References: Finzi 1421
 

M-Z

 

Meyers, T. Lentton

Box Wildeiana 10, item 12

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA 1982 September 14

General Physical Description note: TLS
 

Millard, Christopher Sclater, 1872-1927.

Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 2

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1922 July 25

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: From the Bungalow at 8 Abercorn Place, London, N. W. 8. With this: TLS from Christopher Millard to W. A. Clark, dated July 12 1922; and TLS from Ernest Dressel North to W. A. Clark, dated August 10, 1922.
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1922 Jul. 25
Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 2

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1922 August 31

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: "Christopher Millard. The Bungalow at 8 Abercorn Place, London, N. W. 8." With this: Carbon copy of a letter from William Andrew Clark, Jr. to Christopher Millard, dated 18 Sep. 1922.
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1922 Aug. 31
Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 2

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1922 October 9

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: The Bungalow at 8 Abercorn Place, London, N. W. 8. With this: Five typed leaves, signed Stuart Mason, 9 Oct. 1922, containing notes on William Andrews Clark Memorial Library's Catalog of "Wilde and Wildeana."
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1922 Oct. 9

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1368
Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 2

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1923 December 17

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: Christopher Millard, The Bungalow, 8 Abercorn Place, London, NW 3.
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1923 Dec. 17

General note

References: Finzi 1513

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1368.20
Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 2

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1924 December 29

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: The Bungalow, 8 Abercorn Place, NW 3.
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1924 Dec. 29

General note

References: Finzi 1514

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1368.19
Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 2

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1925 July 28

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Mimeographed circular letter. Concerns For Love of the King and Mabel WodeHouse-Pearse. With this: 1st and 2nd editions of the pamphlet, Who Wrote "For Love of the King"?
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1925 Jul. 28

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1368
Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 2

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1925 August 10

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: Christopher Millard, The Bungalow, 8 Abercorn Place, N. W. 8.... Contains references to Carl Sternheim's play, "Oscar Wilde," and to For Love of the King. With this: Poster advertising pamphlet Who Wrote "For Love of the King"?
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1925 Aug. 10

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1368
Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 2

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1925 October 30

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: The Bungalow, 8 Abercorn Place, NW. 3. With this: 11 leaves of quotations of Oscar Wilde material.
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1925 Oct. 30

General note

References: Finzi 1515

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1368.23
Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 3

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1926 June 10

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: The Bungalow, 8 Abercorn Place, N.W.8. With this: 6 leaves of typescripts of letters from Alfred Douglas, Roy Kennard, Frank Harris.
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1926 Jun. 10

General note

References: Finzi 1516

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1368.24
Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 3

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1926 July 30

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: The Bungalow, 8 Abercorn Place, N.W.8. With this: 7 leaves of quotations of Oscar Wilde's manuscripts.
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1926 Jul. 30

General note

References: Finzi 1517

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1368.25
Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 3

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1926 September 28

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf.Stationery headed: The Bungalow, 8 Abercorn Place, NW 3.
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1926 Sept. 28

General note

References: Finzi 1518

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1368.26
Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 4

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1927 April 25

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: The Bungalow, 8 Abercorn Place, N.W.8. With this: 9 leaves of quotations of Oscar Wilde's material.
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1927 Apr. L 25

General note

References: Finzi 1519

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1368.27
Box MS Wilde 44, Folder 4

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1927 May 26

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: The Bungalow, 8 Abercorn Place, N.W.8. With this: 32 leaves of quotations of Oscar Wilde's material.
Clark shelfmark: M645L C596 1927May 26

General note

References: Finzi 1520

Also available on microfilm:

CLC 1368.28
 

Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906-

Box Wildeiana 11.1 (formerly)

Hyde, Harford Montgomery, 1907-1989. 1951-1952

General Physical Description note: 11 letters. Powell inquiring and arranging for the microfilming of all the Oscar Wilde material in the British Museum for the Clark Library. These items appear to be missing as of 2/25/2010.
 

Rosenbach, Abraham Simon Wolf, 1876-1952.

Box MS Wilde 55, Folder 30

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1922 May 19

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: The Rosenbach Company. With this: Another TLS from Rosenbach, dated May 26, 1922; also, TLS from Brentano's to Rosenbach, and TNS from Ingalls Kimball of the Cheltenham Press to Rosenbach.
Clark shelfmark: R8131L C596 1922 May 19

General note

References: Finzi 1828
Box MS Wilde 55, Folder 30

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1922 May 26

General Physical Description note: TLS 1 leaf. Stationery headed: The Rosenbach Company. With: Rosenbach, TLS to W. A. Clark, May 19, 1922.
Clark shelfmark: R8131L C596 1922 May 19

General note

References: Finzi 1829
 

Ross, Margery, d. 1956.

Box MS Wilde 55, Folder 35

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA 1951-1952

General Physical Description note: 25 items. Various pages and sizes. Correspondence between Margery Ross, wife of a nephew of Robert Ross, and the Clark Library (H. Richard Archer and Lawrence Clark Powell) about her edition of Robert Ross letters, pub. by Cape in 1952.
Clark shelfmark: R824L 1951-1952
 

Sethman, William G.

Box MS Wilde 62, Folder 12

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1931 August 20

General Physical Description note: ALS 2 p. Stationery headed: William E. Sethman, 6214 Wakefield Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio. Letter accompanied gift of 2 mss. Dealing with Oscar Wilde: Cf. Hedemann, Franzisca, baroness von. "[Two articles on Oscar Wilde]", [H452M3 T974].
Clark shelfmark: S495 C596 1931 Aug. 20
 

Thomas, Alan G.

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 52

Postcard from the Hotel d'Alsace to Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906- 1956

 

Whiteman, Bruce.

Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 23

Various booksellers and collectors, ca. 1998-2003

General Physical Description note: Includes copies of letters and emails to and from Bruce Whiteman regarding sales of Wilde-related items.
 

Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937.

Box MS Wilde 83, Folder 11

Clark, William Andrews, Jr., 1877-1934. 1922 November 29

General Physical Description note: ALS 4 p. Stationery headed: "Kirkstead," 25 Heath Drive, Hampstead, NW. 3.
Clark shelfmark: W813L C596 1922 Nov. 29
 

Exhibitions and Collections 2.2 1951-1995

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains lists, posters, photographs and other materials relating to the display and inventory of collections of Oscar Wilde papers in institutional and private settings. Arrangement is alphabetical by institution or person and then by assigned title.
 

Gleeson Library Associates, University of San Francisco

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 40

Gleeson Library Associates, University of San Francisco, Invitation for "Oscar Wilde and the Church of Rome," a talk by Wade C. Hughan 1995 October 15

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 54

Gleeson Library Associates, University of San Francisco, Invitation for "The Importance of Being Oscar," a lecture by John Paterson, 1966 October 9

General Physical Description note: Also a viewing of an exhibition of Edgar Newton Kierluff's collection on Oscar Wilde.
 

Grolier Club, New York

Box Wildeiana 5, Folder 18

Photographs and exhibition labels from an exhibit of Mary Hyde Eccles' Oscar Wilde collection at the Grolier Club, 1965 October

General Physical Description note: 8 Photos, black and white, 20.5 x 25.5 cm and 24 labels. Gift of Lady Eccles, July 1966 (MS.1966.002)
 

Ireland. National Library.

Box MS Wilde 34, Folder 8

Wildeana. Collection of photostats of manuscripts and pamphlets in the National Library of Ireland. 1951

General Physical Description note: Photostats. 50 leaves.
Clark shelfmark: I65L W6725 1951

General note

References: Finzi 1238
Box Wildeiana 23, Folder 8

"Rediscovering Oscar Wilde" conference poster, The International Conference of Princess Grace Irish Library, Monaco, 1993

General Physical Description note: 59.5 x 40 cm.
 

Oscar Wilde Centenary.

Box MS Wilde 50, Folder  1-2

Assorted correspondence, announcements, speeches, etc. 1954

General Physical Description note: 50 pieces. Various sizes.
Clark shelfmark: O812Z O812 [1954]
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 49

Clippings, catalogs, and letters 1954 October

General Physical Description note: 27 items.
Box MS Wilde 50, Folder  1-2

Correspondence regarding Oscar Wilde centenary luncheon. 1954

General Physical Description note: 258 letters. Various sizes.
Clark shelfmark: O812Z C824 [1954]
Box Wildeiana 20, Folder 20

Lawrence Clark Powell, "The Clark collection of Oscar Wilde," (typescript) 1953 March 18

General Physical Description note: 3 leaves. Story of how Powell acquired 2 rare manuscripts for the Clark Wilde collection. Formerly 5 leaves, but only 3 are extant as of 2010.
 

Queensberry, Francis Archibald Kelhead Douglas, 10th marquis, 1896-1954.

Box MS Wilde 52, Folder 7

A collection of holograph manuscripts and printed books by or relating to Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas. 1951 May 15

General Physical Description note: Typescript. 3 leaves. Typed list of the Marquess of Queensberry's collection. With this: ANS from Lord Queensberry's secretary to Dr. Lawrence Clark Powell, May 15, 1951.
Clark shelfmark: Q24Z C697 1951 May 15

General note

References: Finzi 1712
 

Booksellers' Catalogs 2.3 1922-1981, undated

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains lists and catalogs provided by booksellers offering Oscar Wilde materials. It is arranged alphabetically by bookseller name (according to the letter at the start of the bookseller's name which is not always an individual's last name; for instance 'Hollings, Frank' appears before 'James F. Drake') and date.
 

American Book Auction

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 57

Catalogue. Sale no.131 1948 June 11

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 58

Catalogue. Sale no.131, p. 27/28 1948 June 11

General Physical Description note: 1 leaf (p. 27/28).
 

Arthur F. Vesper's

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 21

Special list "M" 1950

General Physical Description note: 1 leaf describing 2 ALS
Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 20

Special list "O" 1950

General Physical Description note: 1 leaf describing ALS from Wilde to his publishers
Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 9

Special list "P" 1952 October 28

General Physical Description note: 5 leaves containing some Oscar Wilde material, including one loose leaf.
Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 8

Special list "LI" 1953

General Physical Description note: 5 leaves containing some Oscar Wilde material, also includes one page of unidentified list.
 

B.F. Stevens and Brown.

Mixed Materials Wildeiana 1, Folder 8

Catalogue, correspondence and photocopies of other material related to Harper Pennington portrait of Oscar Wilde 1922

General Physical Description note: Dealer's description with information about provenance; photocopy of ALS from B.F. Stevens and Brown to Henry E. Huntington offering him the painting, February 17, 1922; photocopy of ALS from Henry E. Huntington to B.F. Stevens and Brown declining their offer, March 7, 1922.
 

Bernard Quaritch.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 37

Catalogue no. 714, pp. 43-44, undated

 

Chas. S. Boesen.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 14

Clipping from catalogue #20 with a description of The ballad of Reading Gaol (1903) and The priest and the acolyte, undated

 

Duschnes.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 35

Leaf from catalog 118, 1955 May

 

Elkin Mathews.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 30

Catalogue 105, item 1160, 1947 April

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 33

Catalogue 128, 1952 Autumn

 

Estate of Gabriel Wells.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 2

Catalogue no. 3, 1949

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 24

Catalogue no. 4, 1950

 

G.F. Sims.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 40

2 leaves from a catalogue 1956 May 21

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 16

Autumn catalogue, 1950

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 34

Catalogue 17, 1952 November 4

 

George A. Van Nosdall.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 19

List 1121, 1949 May

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 22

List 1133, 1949 October

General Physical Description note: Includes a letter by Lord Alfred Douglas
Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 38

List 1283, 1955 May

 

Hollings, Frank.

Box Wildeiana 6.1J (formerly)

Catalogue no. 232. 1948

General Physical Description note: Includes some unusual Aubrey Beardsley material. This item appears to be missing as of 2/25/2010.
 

James F. Drake.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 15

1 leaf offering 2 Wilde items undated

 

John Howell.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 10

Catalogue 34, 1963

 

Kroch Bookstore, Chicago

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 27

40th anniversary sale catalog, clipping description of 5 Wilde items, 1947 November

 

Maggs Bros.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 32

Leaf from unknown catalogue, undated

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 4

6 Wilde items pasted onto 2 leaves, 1939 July 12

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 25

Catalogue 773, item 68 1948 April

General Physical Description note: Alfred Douglas' typescript of Oscar Wilde
Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 1

Catalogue 804 1951

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 23

List containing Wilde items accompanied by TLS to H. Richard Archer. 1951 April 5

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 31

Catalogue 811, 1952 November 29

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 36

Catalogue 814, item 779, 1953 April

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 11

Catalogue 1021, 1981

 

Maison Chavaray

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 43

Catalogue 692, lot 26.703, 1957 October

 

Myers and Co.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 7

Catalogue no. 351, page 50 1948 Spring

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 5

Catalogue no. 351 1948 Spring

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 13

Clipping from a catalogue describing 2 ALS from Oscar Wilde to Cyril Maude and Joseph Anderson, 1951 August 20

 

Robert K. Black

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 28

List no. 8, item 220, 1947 December

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 3

List #21, 1951

 

Sotheby and Co.

Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 59

Catalogue of Valuable Printed Books, including the property of the Marquess and Marchioness of Queensberry, 1952 March 10-11

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 12

Leaf containing description of a notebook by Oscar Wilde, undated

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 17

Catalogue of Valuable Printed Books, 1950 April 3

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 18

Catalogue of Valuable Printed Books, 1951 March 12

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 39

De Coppet sale catalogue, lot 1746 (2 leaves) 1956 May 29

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 41

Shaw sale (2 leaves) 1957 May 20

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 42

Leaf with one Wilde item (lot 315), 1957 November 25

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 44

Leaf with descriptions of 2 Wilde items and 1 Beardsley item, 1958 April 21-22

 

Swann Auction Galleries.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 26

Catalog 211, page 13 (description of 2 Wilde items), 1948 June 10

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 6

2 leaves of auction catalog 1949 February 10

 

Zeitlin and Ver Brugge.

Box Wildeiana 8, Folder 29

Description of The Duchess of Padua original manuscript undated

 

Book Announcements 2.4 1887-1954

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains publisher's announcements of the publication of editions of Wilde's works and books about Oscar Wilde. The subseries is arranged by publisher.
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 24

Editorial Mayfe (Madrid), Announcement for Salome, drama en un acto, illustrated by Andres Lambert, 1953

Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 2

Advertisement for The Yellow Book, 1896 January

General Physical Description note: Poster. Lists contents of vol. VIII and illustrated with reproduction of an Aubrey Beardsley drawing.
Box Wildeiana 9, Folder 1

"Announcement of a new and greatly enlarged series of The Lady's World under the title of The Woman's World, 1887 October 26

General Physical Description note: 23 x 29 1/2 cm, mounted on card 28 1/2 x 41 cm.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-21
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 22

Rodale Press prospectus for Lord Arthur Savile's Crime: A Study in Duty 1954

General Physical Description note: With insert entitled: "Rodale Press aims at high standard of craftsmanship. Will use best British book printers."
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 39

Prospectus for privately printed edition of The Duchess of Padua: a Tragedy of the Sixteenth Century , 1903

General Physical Description note: Includes lengthy review by William Archer.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-25
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 38

Prospectus for privately printed edition of The Trial of Oscar Wilde, from the Shorthand Reports, 1906

General Physical Description note: Paris: Privately printed.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-26
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 31

"Out of copyright" newspaper fragment, 1950

General Physical Description note: From an unknown newspaper. Announcement of the publication of Oscar Wilde's Essays, edited by Hesketh Pearson.
Box Wildeiana 4.1H (formerly)

Wm. H. Wise and Co. (New York). Oscar Wilde's genius dominant today! 1927

General Physical Description note: Four page advertisement for the printing of a deluxe edition of The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde.This item appears to be missing as of 2/25/2010.

Also available on microfilm:

Wilde 37-27
Box Wildeiana 6, Folder 45

Advertisement for Lloyd Lewis and Henry Justin Smith's Oscar Wilde Discovers America, Saturday Review of Literature. 1936 May 23