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Bell (Mackenzie) papers
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Mackenzie Bell (1856-1930) published numerous books, articles and poems. The collection contains holograph manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, pictures, and related ephemera. Includes holograph manuscripts of Spring's Immortality and Other Poems, Pictures of Travel and Other Poems, and William Morris, Poet and Socialist, as I Knew Him. Also contains materials relating to the Rossettis, Algernon Swinburne, Theodore Watts-Dunton, William Morris, and Charles Whitehead.
Mackenzie Bell was born in 1856 in Liverpool, England; he settled in London in 1884; the same year saw the publication of his book, Charles Whitehead: A Forgotten Genius; wrote critical articles for Academy, Speaker, Temple Bar and other publications; became a member of the Reform Club; other published works include Verses of Varied Life (1882), Spring's Immortality: and Other Poems (1893), and Christina Rossetti: A Biographical and Critical Study; he died in 1930.
1 unknown (14 boxes and 4 oversize boxes)
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