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James Joyce materials 1901-1938

Physical Description: 2.0 Linear Feet(1 box and 1 volume)

Scope and Contents

Material includes mssHM 41117-41190; the manuscripts and letters are written by James Joyce unless otherwise noted. The Donald S. Friede material consists mainly of typewritten carbon copies which are brittle and fragile, with some damage but no loss of text.

Arrangement

Material is arranged chronologically.
Volume 1

"Before Sunrise:" translation of Gerhart Hauptmann's Vor Sonnanaufgang HM 41118 1901 July 23

Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript signed in a small black oil-cloth-covered notebook.
Box 1, Folder 1

Chamber Music HM 41119 1901-1903

Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript signed in a small black oil-cloth-covered notebook.
Box 1, Folder 2

"Come out to where the youth is met…:" poem HM 41120 1904

Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript signed in a small black oil-cloth-covered notebook.
Box 1, Folder 3

Postcard to Elkin Mathews HM 41178 1907 September 9

Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript signed in a small black oil-cloth-covered notebook.
Box 1, Folder 4

Letter to John Rodker HM 41179 1920 August 13

Scope and Contents

Paris, France.
Box 1, Folder 5

Letter to John Rodker HM 41180 1920 September 6

Scope and Contents

Paris, France.
Box 1, Folder 6

Letter to John Rodker HM 41181 1920 September 29

Scope and Contents

Paris, France.
Box 1, Folder 7

Letter to John Rodker HM 41182 1920 October 2

Scope and Contents

Paris, France.
Box 1, Folder 8

Letter to John Rodker HM 41183 1920 November 10

Scope and Contents

Paris, France.
Box 1, Folder 9

Ulysses: a portion of Penelope HM 41122 1921

Scope and Contents

Typewritten, purple carbon copy, with corrections and additions on all pages in ink by Joyce and notes by the printer in pencil. The 20 pages are numbered 1-12, 14, 17-18, 21, 23-26, these pages fill the gaps of the typescript at the University of Buffalo (mssV.B.16.a.ii).
Box 1, Folder 10

Maria McDonald Jolas letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41169 1927 January 31

Scope and Contents

Paris, France.
Box 1, Folder 11

Donald S. Friede cablegram to Sylvia Beach HM 41132 1927 June 20

Box 1, Folder 12

Donald S. Friede letter to Sylvia Beach HM 41133 1927 September 8

Box 1, Folder 13

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41152 1927 November 11

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts. Includes a transcription of a cablegram from Elliot Paul, November 11, 1927.
Box 1, Folder 14

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41153 1927 November 15

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Box 1, Folder 15

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41154 1927 November 17

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Box 1, Folder 16

Donald S. Friede cablegram to Elliot Paul HM 41143 1927 December 14

Box 1, Folder 17

Donald S. Friede letter to Creighton J. Hill HM 41134 1927 December 17

Box 1, Folder 18

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41155 1927 December 23

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Box 1, Folder 19

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41156 1927 December 27

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts. Includes transcription of cablegram from Elliot Paul to Creighton J. Hill, December 27?, 1927.
Box 1, Folder 20

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41157 1927 December

Scope and Contents

In pencil.
Box 1, Folder 21

Pomes Penyeach HM 41121 1927

Scope and Contents

Includes: a manuscript which consists of ten of thirteen poems and the title page, with typescripts; autograph manuscript of seven poems on eight oblong sheets of paper; also, dated and numbered typescripts of all thirteen poems with some duplicates.
Box 1, Folder 22

Van Rees Press to Donald S. Friede HM 41177 1927-1928

Scope and Contents

New York, New York. Bills for the composition and printing of "Work in Progress Part I."
Box 1, Folder 23

Donald S. Friede letter to Creighton J. Hill HM 41135 1928 January 3

Box 1, Folder 24

Donald S. Friede letter to Creighton J. Hill HM 41136 1928 January 3

Scope and Contents

Slightly damaged, with no loss of text.
Box 1, Folder 25

A. A. Jacobs letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41167 1928 January 5

Box 1, Folder 26

Elliot Paul telegram to Donald S. Friede HM 41173 1928 January 6

Scope and Contents

Paris, France.
Box 1, Folder 27

Donald S. Friede letter to Creighton J. Hill HM 41137 1928 January 7

Box 1, Folder 28

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41158 1928 January 9

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Box 1, Folder 29

Donald S. Friede letter to Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress HM 41144 1928 January 10

Box 1, Folder 30

Benjamin Howe Conner letter HM 41131 1928 January 25

Scope and Contents

Paris, France. Contemporary copy; originally enclosed in: Sylvia Beach to Donald S. Friede, January 30, 1928.
Box 1, Folder 31

Sylvia Beach letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41124 1928 January 30

Scope and Contents

Paris, France. Originally enclosed: Benjamin Howe Conner to James Joyce, January 25, 1928, now cataloged separately.
Box 1, Folder 32

Boni and Liveright, Inc. Publishers agreement to publish a new unnamed work or "Work In Progress" by James Joyce HM 41125 1928 January

Scope and Contents

Two carbon copies enclosed, unsigned by either party; second copy is torn in half.
Box 1, Folder 33

Donald S. Friede letter to Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress HM 41145 1928 February 3

Box 1, Folder 34

William L. Brown, Assistant Register of Copyrights, letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41126 1928 February 4

Scope and Contents

Washington, D.C., with envelope.
Box 1, Folder 35

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41159 1928 February 6

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Box 1, Folder 36

Donald S. Friede letter to Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress HM 41146a 1928 February 7

Box 1, Folder 37

Donald S. Friede letter to Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress HM 41146b 1928 February 7

Scope and Contents

Damaged.
Box 1, Folder 38

Donald S. Friede letter to Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress HM 41147 1928 February 8

Box 1, Folder 39

Copyright Office, Library of Congress, letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41175 1928 February 9

Scope and Contents

Washington, D.C., signed by Thorvald Solberg.
Box 1, Folder 40

Donald S. Friede letter to Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress HM 41148 1928 February 10

Box 1, Folder 41

Eugene Jolas cablegram to Creighton J. Hill HM 41168 1928 February 12

Scope and Contents

Originally enclosed in: Creighton J. Hill to Donald S. Friede, February 13, 1928, now cataloged separately.
Box 1, Folder 42

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41160 1928 February 13

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts. Originally enclosed: cablegram from Eugene Jolas to Creighton J. Hill, February 12, 1928, now cataloged separately.
Box 1, Folder 43

William L. Brown, Assistant Register of Copyrights, letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41127 1928 February 16

Scope and Contents

Washington, D.C.
Box 1, Folder 44

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41161 1928 February 16

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Box 1, Folder 45

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41162 1928 February 16

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Box 1, Folder 46

Donald S. Friede letter HM 41140 1928 February 17

Scope and Contents

New York, New York; witnessed by Alice Freud, with second carbon copy.
Box 1, Folder 47

Donald S. Friede letter to Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress HM 41149 1928 February 17

Box 1, Folder 48

Copyright Office, Library of Congress, letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41176 1928 February 24

Scope and Contents

Washington, D.C. Printed form, filled in.
Box 1, Folder 49

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41163 1928 February 25

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Box 1, Folder 50

Donald S. Friede letter to Creighton J. Hill HM 41138 1928 February 29

Box 1, Folder 51

Donald S. Friede letter HM 41141 1928 February 29

Box 1, Folder 52

Creighton J. Hill telegram to Donald S. Friede HM 41164 1928 February 29

Box 1, Folder 53

Antoinette Leger letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41172 1928 March 1

Scope and Contents

Also enclosed: receipt for registered letter.
Box 1, Folder 54

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41165 1928 March 2

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Box 1, Folder 55

Elliot Paul letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41174 1928 March 8

Scope and Contents

Paris, France, with envelope.
Box 1, Folder 56

Donald S. Friede letter to Register of Copyrights, Library of Congress HM 41150 1928 March 14

Scope and Contents

New York, New York.
Box 1, Folder 57

Creighton J. Hill letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41166 1928 March 16

Scope and Contents

Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Box 1, Folder 58

Donald S. Friede letter to Creighton J. Hill HM 41139 1928 March 19

Scope and Contents

New York, New York.
Box 1, Folder 59

Chadbourne, Stanchfield and Levy letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41129 1928 March 20

Scope and Contents

New York, New York.
Box 1, Folder 60

Cablegram to Donald S. Friede HM 41171 1928 March 20

Scope and Contents

Paris, France.
Box 1, Folder 61

Chadbourne, Stanchfield and Levy letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41130 1928 March 28

Scope and Contents

New York, New York.
Box 1, Folder 62

Letter to John Rodker HM 41184 1928 March 29

Scope and Contents

Rouen, France, with envelope.
Box 1, Folder 63

Card to John Rodker HM 41185 1928 April 12

Scope and Contents

Paris, France.
Box 1, Folder 64

Donald S. Friede letter to Chadbourne, Stanchfield and Levy HM 41151 1928 May 22

Scope and Contents

Addressed to Mr. Roth, written by Friede for the firm Covivi, Friede, Inc.
Box 1, Folder 65

Chadbourne, Stanchfield and Levy letter to Covivi, Friede, Inc. HM 41128 1928 June 25

Scope and Contents

New York, New York.
Box 1, Folder 66

Donald S. Friede List of persons to receive a copy of "Work in Progress Part I" HM 41142 1928

Scope and Contents

In pencil.
Box 1, Folder 67

Maria McDonald Jolas letter to Donald S. Friede HM 41170 approximately 1928

Scope and Contents

Louisville, Kentucky.
Box 1, Folder 68

Letter to Jacob Schwartz HM 41186 1929 August 18

Scope and Contents

London, England. Includes two envelopes addressed to Jacob Schwartz postmarked, August 19, 1929.
Box 1, Folder 69

Nora Barnacle Joyce letter to Jacob Schwartz HM 41187 1930 June 11

Scope and Contents

Zürich, Switzerland, with envelope. Originally enclosed: Report on James Joyce's eyes…, June 1930, now cataloged separately.
Box 1, Folder 70

Georges Borach Report on James Joyce's eyes after an operation HM 41188 1920 June

Scope and Contents

Zürich, Switzerland. Originally enclosed in: Nora Barnacle Joyce to Jacob Schwartz, June 11, 1930, now cataloged separately.
Box 1, Folder 71

Paul Léopold Léon letter to John Hinsdale Thompson HM 41189 1935 March 8

Scope and Contents

Paris, France, with envelope.
Box 1, Folder 72

Paul Léopold Léon letter to John Hinsdale Thompson HM 41190 1936 November 4

Scope and Contents

Paris, France, with envelope.
Box 1, Folder 73

Sylvia Beach letter to Raphael King HM 41123 1938 January 29

Scope and Contents

Paris, France.
 

James Joyce scholarship materials 1939-1973

Physical Description: .42 Linear Feet(1 box)

Scope and Contents

The material includes correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, ephemera, and envelopes. The letters are written by or addressed to John Hinsdale Thompson unless otherwise noted.

Arrangement

Material is arranged alphabetically.
Box 2, Folder 1

Chester Grant Anderson letter 1956 March 12

Box 2, Folder 2

Argus Books letter 1947 August 14

Box 2, Folder 3

Charles Burgers letter 1952 November 11

Box 2, Folder 4

Jack P. Dalton manuscripts and letters 1963-1968

Box 2, Folder 5

Richard Ellmann manuscripts, letters and printed material 1954-1964

Box 2, Folder 6

Donald Clifford Gallup letters 1950-1951

Box 2, Folder 7

Adaline Glasheen letter and printed material 1954 September 11

Box 2, Folder 8

Clive Hart letters 1958-1973

Box 2, Folder 9

Richard J. Hayes Notes on Anna Livia Plurabelle before 1973

Scope and Contents

This is a negative photostat.
Box 2, Folder 10

Fred Hall Higginson Notes on "Finnegan's Wake" approximately 1955

Box 2, Folder 11

Fred Hall Higginson manuscripts, letters, and printed material 1951-1969

Box 2, Folder 12

Matthew John Caldwell Hodgart letters 1952-1953

Box 2, Folder 13

Alexandra Mason letter 1966 January 18

Box 2, Folder 14

Robert Mayo letters 1957

Box 2, Folder 15

William Peery letter to Pierre Montminny 1951 July 25

Box 2, Folder 16

R. F. Roberts letters 1939-1943

Scope and Contents

The letters are signed "Doc."
Box 2, Folder 17

Robert Edward Scholes letters and printed material 1959

Box 2, Folder 18

Henry Schuman card 1939 April 26

Box 2, Folder 19

Leroy Robert Shaw letter 1956 December 6

Box 2, Folder 20

John Jermain Slocum manuscripts, letters, and cards 1939-1970

Box 2, Folder 21

James Fuller Spoerri letters and card 1948-1950

Box 2, Folder 22

Thomas Fabian Staley letter and printed material 1965 September 13

Box 2, Folder 23

Jess Stein letters 1952-1956

Box 2, Folder 24

John Orley Allen Tate letter 1947 November 6

Box 2, Folder 25

Harvey Taylor letter approximately 1940

Box 2, Folder 26

Miscellaneous cards and ephemera approximately 1950

Box 2, Folder 27

Miscellaneous notes on James Joyce before 1973

Scope and Contents

With envelopes.
Box 2, Folder 28

Miscellaneous notes before 1973

Box 2, Folder 29

Notes, etc., on the "Cloacal Obsession" in Joyce before 1973

Box 2, Folder 30

Notes on "Finnegan's Wake" before 1973

Box 2, Folder 31

Notes on "Ulysses" before 1973

Box 2, Folder 32

Letters to Richard Ellmann 1959-1964

Box 2, Folder 33

Letter to Matthew John Caldwell Hodgart 1953 August 4

Box 2, Folder 34

Letter to Robert Mayo 1957 March 10

Box 2, Folder 35

Letter to Jill (Thompson) Perkins 1967 July 4

Box 2, Folder 36

Letters to Thomas Fabian Staley 1965

Box 2, Folder 37

Letters to William York Tindall 1953

Box 2, Folder 38

Letter to Elizabeth Vaudrin 1959 October 8

Box 2, Folder 39

William York Tindall letters and printed material 1952-1957

Box 2, Folder 40

Robert Vosper letter 1953 November 24

Box 2, Folder 41

Harriet Shaw Weaver Catalogue of manuscripts of "Finnegan's Wake" before 1961

Scope and Contents

This is a negative photostat of her typescript.
Box 2, Folder 42

Harriet Shaw Weaver letter and photocopy with J. H. Thompson's note 1957 May 16

Box 2, Folder 43

Miscellaneous printed material on James Joyce before 1973

Box 2, Folder 44

Harry F. Marks miscellaneous printed material concerning James Joyce before 1973

Box 2, Folder 45

John Jermain Slocum miscellaneous printed material before 1973