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box 1, folder 1

1921-1924 112829

Container Summary: 21 letters
 

1. S. S. Wolverine State, Pacific Mail S.S.G. 112871 [1921] February 26

Container Summary: ANS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thank you for stay in San Francisco.
 

2. Singapore 112869 1921 April 25

Container Summary: TLS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Excursions in the jungle, infant daughter.
 

3. Hotel Sanatorium Tosari [India] 112867 1921 August 23

Container Summary: TLS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

San Francisco, German films, WSM had been hoping to write pictures, Malay cruise.
 

4. Garoet 112865 1921 November 18

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Dedication of The Trembling of a Leaf.
 

5. [London] 112863 [1922] January 28

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Legal problems.
 

6. [London] 112861 [1922] July 25

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Going to N. Y. for play of "East of Suez".
 

7. Upper Burma 112859 1922 October 25

Container Summary: TLS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Pony trip from Mandalay to Bangkok, story in Christmas Good Housekeeping.
 

8. Shanghai 112857 1923 March 8

Container Summary: TNS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Will be sailing to Vancouver, B.C., wants reservations at St. Francis in San Francisco.
 

9. Hollywood 112855 1923 April 30

Container Summary: TLS ANS

Scope and Contents note

San Francisco, rodeo.
 

10. New York 112853 [1923] May 8

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

A "thank you" for kidness, etc. in San Francisco.
 

11. RMS "Aquitania" 112851 [1923] May 25

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Investment, agency fee on "Rain", Haxton to have made it into play, drinking.
 

12. Rangoon, Burma 112849 [1923] August 17

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

To produce play at once.
 

13. [London] 112847 [1923] August 24

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Rehearsing, Gerald.
 

14. New York 112845 1923 October 6

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

English production of "The Camel's Back", Charles Chaplin, success of play "Rain".
 

15. New York 112843 1923 October 15

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for present, "opening postponed".
 

16. New York 112841 1923 October 25

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Flask, rehearsals of [The Camel's Back], other plays.
 

17. Washington, D.C. Gerald Haxton to BA 112839 1923 November 7

Container Summary: TL 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for sympathy, opening of "Camel's Back".
 

18. [London] 112837 [1924] January 14

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Producers, plays, etc., trip to Central America, horse, London.
 

19. London 112835 [1924] January 30

Container Summary: TNS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks, to go to Paris, working on a novel.
 

20. [London] 112833 1924 June 19

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's marriage, finished novel, to New York in autumn, translations of work.
 

21. New York 112831 1924 October 1

Container Summary: TLS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Planning Central American trip, wedding present, hotel prices.
box 1, folder 2

1925-1937 112771

Container Summary: 28 letters
 

1. New York Tel. 112827 1925 March 13

Scope and Contents note

Rehearsals of "Rain", sailing on "Aquitania".
 

2. [Paris] 112825 1925 May 17

Container Summary: TLS with ms. corrections. 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Rehearsals of "Rain", Tallulah Bankhead, production, Margaret Bannerman, "The Letter", legal problems, "The Painted Veil", wife building house, Natoma.
 

3. [Brides-Les-Baines] 112823 1925 July 9

Container Summary: TLS 4pp. with half page ANS

Scope and Contents note

Taking a cure, "Natoma", finances, Circles Dramatics, Inc. "The Letter", sending withdrawn edition of "Painted Veil", daily routine, catastrophe at Santa Barbara, Mr. Latham.
 

4. London 112821 [1926] May 20

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Death, houses, arrangement with his wife.
 

5. New York 112819 [1927] March 15

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Collected a trunk of stories in the East, Saigon to Marseilles, personal, Latham.
 

6. Cap Ferrat 112817 [1927] August 1

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

House, invitation, workmen.
 

7. New York 112815 [1927 October 11]

Container Summary: TLS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Rehearsals, interviews, plays "The Letter" and "The Constant Wife", villa.
 

8. Cap Ferrat 112813 1928 February 4

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

House finances, book on his travels in the Far East.
 

9. Cap Ferrat 112811 [1930] June 15

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Alanson, Pres. of S. F. Stock Exchange, Palm Beach, Honolulu memories, The Gentleman in the Parlour, " Notomas", finances.
 

10. Cap Ferrat 112809 [1930] July 15

Container Summary: TLS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Book, "Natomas", financial questions.
 

11. London 112807 [1930] October 31

Scope and Contents note

New car, successful play ["The Breadwinner?"], America too unsettled for him.
 

12. Cap Ferrat 112805 [1931] April 24

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Financial situation, wants to go to Constantinople.
 

13. Cap Ferrat 112803 [1932] January 27

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Riviera.
 

14. London 112801 [1932] November 18

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Sending new novel, Mrs. G. B. Storm, an author, Prohibition.
 

15. Cap Ferrat 112799 [1933] January 22

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Prohibition, book on Spain.
 

16. Cap Ferrat 112797 1933 May 30

Container Summary: TLS 1p. with ANS.

Scope and Contents note

Peter Stern market.
 

17. London 112795 [1933] October 24

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Germany.
 

18. London 112793 [1933] November 13

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

A celebration for Alanson.
 

19. Cap Ferrat 112791 1934 January 27

Container Summary: TLS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for "cheeque", cost of living in France, film arrived.
 

20. Paris 112789 [1934] April 29

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Returned from six weeks in Spain, machine gun firing in Madrid.
 

21. Cap Ferrat 112787 [1934] July 16

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

"Natomas Co.", financial, work.
 

22. Cap Ferrat 112785 1934 October 12

Container Summary: TLS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Work, finances, trip to U.S.
 

23. Cap Ferrat 112783 1935, February 4

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, G. B. Stern.
 

24. Cap Ferrat 112781 1935 May 19

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thank you.
 

25. London 112779 [1936] November 1

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope, 50 copies,

Scope and Contents note

Reprint of an article, daughter's marriage, finances, work, Doubleday anthology of short stories.
 

26. Paris 112777 [1937] May 16

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Theatre, wants to found prize.
 

27. London 112775 [1937] October 13

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Theatre, nephew.
 

28. London 112773 [1937] November 12

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Robin.
box 1, folder 3

1938-1940 112735

Container Summary: 19 letters

General note

1st letter formerly 13/1/16 item 4
 

1. Cap Ferrat 112769 1938 May 13

Container Summary: TLS 1p. with AN + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Money tied up in Germany.
 

2. Cap Ferrat 112767 1938 May 22

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, family.
 

3. London 112765 [1938] October 23

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, motor accident.
 

4. New York 112763 [1939] February 25

Container Summary: TLS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Mail, flue [sic], photos, parties, sailing from N. Y., picket against involvement in Spain, radio program, Gerald, Sunday articles, Halifax's speech.
 

5. Chicago 112761 [1939 February?]

Container Summary: ALS 3pp.

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for kindnesses, hospitality, train trip.
 

6. London 112759 [1939] April 4

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Robin + political career, in service, [War].
 

7. Montecatini Termi, Italy 112757 [1939] June 12

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

War.
 

8. Cap Ferrat 112755 1939 July 20

Container Summary: TLS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, family, Robin Christmas Holiday, Hitler and war.
 

9. Cap Ferrat 112753 [1939] September 25

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Alan's visit to BA, mail, Robin & viscouncy, finances & legal business.
 

10. Cap Ferrat 112751 [1939] October 24

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Mail, Christmas Holiday, censorship, contraband.
 

11. Cap Ferrat 112749 [1939] November 18

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

[a trust?] for Robin, a week with French army at front, armaments plant, Alsace, driving military car, arms build up.
 

12. Cap Ferrat 112747 1940 May 15

Container Summary: TLS 1p.

General note

Letter inserted formerly 13/1/16 Item 6

Scope and Contents note

Business, new job with government, war.
 

13. Cap Ferrat 112745 [1940?] May 20

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

General note

Letter inserted formerly 13/1/16 item 23

Scope and Contents note

Letter about Alanson, finances, `29 crash.
 

14. Oyster Bay, New York 112743 [1940] October 13

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Lisbon trip, taxes, mail, refugee children, air raids.
 

15. New York 112741 [1940] October 26

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Moved to N. Y., travel.
 

16. New York 112739 [1940] November 8

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Planning trip to U.S., N.Y. activities.
 

17. New York 112737 [1940] December 17

Container Summary: ALS 3pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Trip to S.F., Seattle & Pullman.
box 1, folder 4

1941-42 112699

Container Summary: 17 letters
 

1. Chicago 112733 [1941] March 17

Container Summary: ALS 3 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Speaking engagements, to write a film for Selznick.
 

2. New York 112731 1941 April 2

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, flu.
 

3. New York 112729 [1941] April 30

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, no news from Hollywood, Dr. Benjamin.
 

4. Los Angeles 112727 1941 June 5

Container Summary: TLS 1p. with AN + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Home in L.A., grandchildren, wine.
 

5. Los Angeles 112725 1941 June 9

Container Summary: TLS 1p. with ms. note

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's visit.
 

6. Los Angeles 112723 [1941 August 8]

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Lisa leaving, to visit S.F., book, Paramount buying movie rights, earnings, wine.
 

7. Los Angeles 112721 [1941] August 13

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

A professor doing a bibliography of his works.
 

8. New York 112719 [1941] November 19

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Wine, So. Carolina, Alan.
 

9. So. Carolina 112717 [1941] December 12

Container Summary: ALS 1 3/4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Gerald, Robin.
 

10. Parker's Ferry 112715 [1942] February 3

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Br. Treasury, marlaria, "negro" servants.
 

11. So. Carolina 112713 [1942] February 22

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

To go to New York, finances.
 

12. S. Carolina, Parker's Ferry. 112711 [1942] March 24

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Doing propaganda work, Robin has had tanks shot out from under him.
 

13. Edgartown, Massachusetts 112709 [1942] July 16

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Robin wounded, finances, "The Razor's Edge" doing well.
 

14. Edgartown, Mass. 112707 [1942] July 27

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Robin.
 

15. Edgartown, Mass. 112705 [1942] August 19

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Anthology nearly finished, Doubleday Editor coming.
 

16. Edgartown, Mass. 112703 [1942] August 22

Container Summary: ALS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Personal, death, Gerald.
 

17. [Parker's Ferry] 112701 [1942] November 25

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Went to Boston, New Haven, etc., cottage and grounds, maids, chickens, life style.
box 1, folder 5

1943-1944 112661

 

1. [Parkers] S.C. 112697 [1943] January 13

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Business, Gerald, [G] has left WSM's employment, weather, rehearsals postponed.
 

2. Parker's Ferry 112695 1943 March 31

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Writing 1500 words a day by hand, Karl Pfeiffer compiling Maugham bibliography, garden.
 

3. Parker's Ferry 112693 [1943] April 29

Container Summary: TLS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Cancer tests negative, "Sheppey" not a success, movie deal, Gerald very ill.
 

4. New York 112691 [1943] May 30

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Travel, Alain Searle, trip to India, Gerald, inflation.
 

5. Edgartown 112689 [1943] August 18

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finished novel, travel, Robin.
 

6. Edgartown 112687 [1943] September 7

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Investments, trip to Reno.
 

7. New York 112685 [1943] October 29

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Gerald, rehearsals of "Sheppey". novel being serialized in Red Book.
 

8. New York 112683 [1943] November 12

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Gerald, rehearsals of play.
 

9. London 112681 [1943] December 6

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Doubledays.
 

10. Parkers Ferry 112679 [1944] January 23

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Gerald, donations, education.
 

11. Parker's 112677 [1944] January 31

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Alansons to visit, New Orleans, "Liza children's guardian".
 

12. New York 112675 [1944] May 16

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Gerald's illness, financial business, "Sheppey" a failure but book a success, movie contract.
 

13. Parker's Ferry 112673 [1944] July 1

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Gerald, movie contract for "Razor's Edge", finances, to establish author's prize.
 

14. Saranac Lake, NY to Lake Tahoe, California 112671 [1944] August 1

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Gerald, John Hopkins.
 

15. Edgartown 112669 [1944] August 14

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, [vacation], Gerald.
 

16. Parker's Ferry 112667 [1944] August 26

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Death of BA's brother, success of "Razor's Edge".
 

17. Parker's Ferry 112665 [1944] November 24

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Business, finances.
 

18. Cap Ferrat 112663 [1944] December 22

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Alan.
box 1, folder 6

112627 1945-1946

Container Summary: 16 letters
 

1. Hollywood 112659 [1945] June 7

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Financial business, Alan, George Cukor.
 

2. New York 112657 1945 September 26

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Suite at Plaza, Kaiser & Co., domestic difficulties.
 

3. [New York] 112655 cvr 1945 Oct 16

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Financial business.
 

4. New York 112653 [1945] October 31

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Oil magnate.
 

5. Parkers 112651 [1946] January 22

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks, Alan, financial business, working on novel.
 

6. Parker's 112649 1946 February 16

Container Summary: TLS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Novel, trust fund for children.
 

7. New York 112647 [1946] May 8

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Interviews, etc., book done, propaganda, "Athes" (ship), Sam Behrman making a play of story "Jane", revolt at Alcatraz.
 

8. New York 112645 1946 May 21

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Denies being anti-Semitic.
 

9. Cap Ferrat 112643 1946 June 15

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. with AN + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Arrival in Marseilles, shell damage to house and property, Germans took all the writing paper.
 

10. London 112641 1946 October 2

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Financial business, post-war conditions.
 

11. London 112639 1946 November 28

Container Summary: TLS 1 1/2pp.

Scope and Contents note

France still unsettled, business, Robin, "The Razor's Edge" a success in NY, successful revival of first play "Lady Frederick".
 

12. London 112637 1946 December 6

Container Summary: TLS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Financial business.
 

13. London 112635 1946 December 7

Container Summary: TLS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Alansons coming to France.
 

14. Cap Ferrat 112633 1946 December 16

Container Summary: TLS 1/2p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's visit.
 

15. Cap Ferrat 112631 1946 December 20

Container Summary: TLS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's visit.
 

16. Cap Ferrat 112629 1946 December 20

Container Summary: TLS 1p. with AN + envelope

Scope and Contents note

White coats, visit.
box 1, folder 7

1947-1949 112567

Container Summary: (26 letters)
 

1. Cap Ferrat to [London, S.F.] 112625 [1947] February 13

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Weather, visit, "Rigoletto".
 

2. Cap Ferrat 112623 1947 March 13

Container Summary: TLS 1p. with AN

Scope and Contents note

Financial business, Alan, Maugham prize.
 

3. Cap Ferrat 112621 [1947] September 8

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Trip to Spain postponed, other trips, rice, smuggling, finances, trust for grandchildren, Alan, malaria.
 

4. New York 112619 [1947] November 11

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Trip from L.A. to Charleston, house, Parker's Ferry.
 

5. Cap Ferrat to New York 112617 1948 February 4

Container Summary: TLS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Alansons to visit, gas short for individuals, dollars and black market.
 

6. Cap Ferrat to New York 112615 1948 February 12

Container Summary: TNS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

To meet Alansons' ship at Cannes.
 

7. Cap Ferrat to New York 112613 1948 February 17

Container Summary: TNS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Business.
 

8. Cap Ferrat to Paris 112611 [1948] April 7

Container Summary: ANS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Visit, thanks.
 

9. Madrid to New York 112609 [1948] April 26

Container Summary: ALS 3 1/4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Interviews, spoke in Spanish on the radio.
 

10. Seville 112607 [1948] May 13

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Spain, people, Prado, Goya, Duquesa de Luccas "a jolly old girl", Alvarez in Madrid, Alan.
 

11. Cap Ferrat 112605 [1948] June 18

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Marked "personal" Moccasins, people's welcome to WSM on trip.
 

12. London 112603 [1948 November 9]

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

"Lord Mayor's Day", sailing for N. Y.
 

13. New York 112601 [1948] December 24

Container Summary: ALS 2 1/2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Finances, trip from America, Christmas at Oyster Bay.
 

14. [Cap Ferrat (letter) 112599 [1947 or 48] December 24

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope New York (envelope)]

Scope and Contents note

Birthday, finances, grandchildren, Alan, travel restrictions.
 

15. France 112597 Undated

Container Summary: Fragment of a cover
 

16. Cap Ferrat 112595 1948 February 8

Container Summary: Envelope only
 

17. Rome 112593 [1949] January 12

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Taxes, Mabel's birthday.
 

18. New York 112591 [1949] February 9

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Food, finances, "bankers lunch", Overseas Press Club, Allen, Alais.
 

19. Cap Ferrat 112589 [1949] March 17

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.
 

20. Cap Ferrat 112587 1949 March 17

Container Summary: TLS 1/2p.

Scope and Contents note

Business letter, inheritence tax, concern over deed signed in San Francisco and financial management of his estate upon his death.
 

21. Cap Ferrat 112585 [1949] April 10

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

An article, Norman Crump, Liza, finances, has purchased paintings by Pizzaro, Renault, Renoir, and Monet; black market; French Consul.
 

22. Cap Ferrat 112583 [1949] April 30

Container Summary: ALS 2 1/2pp.

Scope and Contents note

An article by Norman Crump, Liza, finances, purchase of Impressionist pictures by Pizzaro, Renoir and Monet.
 

23. [Abano] Italy 112581 [1949] May 8

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Italy, Alan, health.
 

24. Abano 112579 [1949] May 18

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Riviera, [Albano?] a strange place, baths treatment, publication date set for October 15.
 

25. Cap Ferrat 112577 [1949] May 21

Container Summary: ALS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Mabel Alanson's illness.
 

26. Cap Ferrat 112575 [1949] August 28

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Guests, essay, the Behrmans who own The Book of the Month Club; trip to Spain and Portugal, Jerry Zipkin.
 

27. NP 112573 [1949] ND

Container Summary: envelope
 

28. London, England (The Dorchester) 112571 1949 November 13

Container Summary: TLS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Taxes, finances, Trust, will.
 

29. London, England (The Dorchester) 112569 [1949] December 3

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Alan.
box 1, folder 8

1950-1951 112491

Container Summary: 19 letters
 

1. Cap Ferrat 112565 [1950] January 13

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Finances, yearly grant to young authors, British political scene, bought a female nude by Renoir.
 

2. Cap Ferrat 112563 [1950] February 16

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Solicitor, death, garden, Alan.
 

3. Porte de G Kasbah Eilala, 112561 [1950] April 13

Container Summary: ALS (picture postcard)

Scope and Contents note

Morocco Morocco, palace.
 

4. [Morocco [Atlas Mountains?] 112559 [1950 May 1]

Container Summary: ALS (picture postcard)

Scope and Contents note

Morocco, Taroudant, city gates, hot weather.
 

5. Cap Ferrat 112557 [1950] May 14

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Cities in Tunisia, Egypt and Turkey, Laza's child, Paul Mellen and Anthony Eden are godfathers.
 

6. Cap Ferrat 112555 [1950] June [24]

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Columbia Records, Dr. Wolf.
 

7. Cap Ferrat 112553 [1950] July [24]

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Pen, RKO, Library of Congress party.
 

8. Cap Ferrat 112551 1950 August 14

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + AN [1/2p. at bottom]

Scope and Contents note

"Churchill Magazine", Cakes, AND Ale.
 

9. France (Carlton Majestic) 112549 [1950] September 5

Container Summary: ALS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Showing of "Trio".
 

10. New York to New York 112547 [1950 September 28]

Container Summary: Typed inviation, no signature. 1p. + envelope
 

11. New York 112545 [1950] October 19

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Bought "the Renoir", television show, Morgan Library.
 

12. London 112543 1950 October 25

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for sympathy.
 

13. Cap Ferrat 112541 [1950] December 22

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Writing, Frieda seriously ill, Christmas presents, Lady Bateman, customs.
 

14. Cap Ferrat 112539 [1950] December 25

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Christmas party, finances.
 

15. Cap Ferrat 112537 [1951] January 14

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, death of Frieda von [Leidlitz], an essay published, [70th] birthday.
 

16. Cap Ferrat 112535 [1951] March 12

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope
 

17. Cap Ferrat 112533 [1951] March 31

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Birthday, finances, TV introductions.
 

18. Venice, Italy 112531 [1951] May 11

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Venice, weather, Academy speech.
 

19. Cap Ferrat 112529 [1951] July 12

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Academy speech, introduction to Kepling's stories, to go up the Nile.
box 1, folder 9

1952 112527

Container Summary: 18 letters
 

1. Cap Ferrat 112525 [1952] January 6

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Birthday wishes to Mabel, festive Christmas & New Year, stories a success.
 

2. Cap Ferrat 112523 [1952] January 26

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Fan mail, gifts.
 

3. Cap Ferrat 112521 [1952] January 29

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Fan mail, gifts.
 

4. Cap Ferrat 112519 [1952] March 2

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, court case, rheumatism.
 

5. Cap Ferrat 112517 [1952] March 24

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope (note address on bottom of 2nd page--not WSM's writing)

Scope and Contents note

Finances.
 

6. Vaud, Switzerland 112515 [1952] April 29

Container Summary: ALS 1 3/4pp + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Stay in mountains for health.
 

7. Netherlands 112513 [1952] May 29

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's health and his own.
 

8. Cap Ferrat 112511 [1952] June 30

Container Summary: ALS 1pp. + envelope

General note

Letter inserted formerly 13/1/16 item 11

Scope and Contents note

Alanson recovering.
 

9. Cap Ferrat 112509 [1952] August 27

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Sent color copy of his portrait by Graham Sutherland.
 

10. Cap Ferrat 112507 [1952] August 26

Container Summary: ALS 4pp.

Scope and Contents note

Bath cures, Austria.
 

11. Switzerland (Ouchy-Lausanne) 112505 [1952] September 27

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health.
 

12. Switzerland (Ouchy-Lausanne) 112503 [1952] October 5

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances
 

13. Switzerland (Ouchy-Lausanne) 112501 [1952] ND

Container Summary: envelope
 

14. London (The Dorchester) 112499 [1952] October 13

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Finances, work tours.
 

15. London (The Dorchester) 112497 [1952] November 26

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Photo of Alansons
 

16. London (The Dorchester) 112495 [1952] December 5

Container Summary: ALS (short one page note)

Scope and Contents note

Business.
 

17. London (The Dorchester) 112493 [1952] December 16

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope
box 1, folder 10

1953 112445

Container Summary: 22 letters
 

1. Cap Ferrat 112489 [1953] January 20

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Clinic in Switzerland, tax problems, McCabe, financial business, approaching 80th year.
 

2. Cap Ferrat 112487 [1953] February 17

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Financial business.
 

3. Cap Ferrat 112485 [1953] February 26

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Brother's visit, party.
 

4. Cap Ferrat 112483 [1953] March 2

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Taxes, finances, George Cukor.
 

5. Cap Ferrat 112481 [1953] March 14

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Business.
 

6. Cap Ferrat 112479 [1953] March 20

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances.
 

7. Cap Ferrat 112477 [1953] March 27

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Financial business.
 

8. Cap Ferrat 112475 [1953 March 31]

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/4pp. + envelope (letter difficult to read)

Scope and Contents note

Business, Robin.
 

9. Cap Ferrat 112473 [1953] April 13

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Business, guests.
 

10. Istanbul 112471 [1953 April 26]

Container Summary: Postcard written and initialled 1 p.

Scope and Contents note

Sightseeing.
 

11. Rhodes 112469 [1953 May 29]

Container Summary: Postcard ANS

Scope and Contents note

Island and travel.
 

12. Cap Ferrat 112467 [1953] June 21

Container Summary: ALS 3pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Travels.
 

13. Cap Ferrat 112465 [1953] July 18

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Politics, prices.
 

14. Cap Ferrat 112463 [1953] July 23

Container Summary: ALS 3pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

England, ceremony at palace.
 

15. [Germany] Travel. 112461 [1953 August 1]

Container Summary: postcard ANS
 

16. Cap Ferrat 112459 [1953] September 1]

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

TV rights.
 

17. Cap Ferrat 112457 [1953] September 14

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/8pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

TV rights.
 

18. London (The Dorchester) 112455 [1953] October 30

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Charlie Chaplin.
 

19. N.Y. (Plaza) 112453 [1953] November 7

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Lecture at Columbia, played bridge with General Eisenhower, Doug Black, speeches, Columbia records.
 

20. London (The Dorchester) 112451 [1953] November 12

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope
 

21. London (The Dorchester) 112449 [1953] December 23?

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Gale blowing.
 

22. Cap Ferrat 112447 [1953?] December 26?

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

New Years note, audience with Queen Elizabeth.
box 1, folder 11

1954 112417

Container Summary: 14 letters
 

1. Paris (Hotel Vendome) 112443 [1954] January 9

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

[WSM] ill, 80th birthday (in London) approaching, finances.
 

2. Paris (Vendome) 112441 [1954] January 12

Container Summary: ANS 1p. + envelope (addition to January 9 letter)

Scope and Contents note

Finances, attorney (& suit) in N.Y.
 

3. Cap Ferrat 112439 [1954] February 5

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks, 80th birthday, health, lawsuit in N.Y.
 

4. Cap Ferrat 112437 [1954] April 5

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, houseguests, travel plans, N.Y. lawyers (royalties).
 

5. Cap Ferrat 112435 [1954] June 11

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Returned from trip, going to London, Turkey, Greece, Liza.
 

6. Cap Ferrat 112433 [1954] August 5

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

General note

Letter inserted Formerly 13/1/16

Scope and Contents note

Thanks, faimily, correcting new book, finances.
 

7. Cap Ferrat 112431 [1954] September 5

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. [envelope dated September 4]

Scope and Contents note

Going to Spain with Alan, new book.
 

8. Granada 112429 [1954 September 29]

Container Summary: Postcard

Scope and Contents note

Weather.
 

9. London (The Dorchester) 112427 [1954] October 29

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Birthday present, health.
 

10. London 112425 [1954] November 23

Container Summary: ALS 4pp.
 

11. London (The Dorchester) 112423 [1954] November 28

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Ill health, going to the Riviera, Alan, Authors' Society Fudn, tax, Winston's [Churchill?] birthday.
 

12. 112421 [1954] December 9 (envelope dated December 8)

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Fund, health, thanks, Gerald Kelly.
 

13. London (The Dorchester) 112419 [1954] December 13

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health, weather, Liza.
box 1, folder 12

1955 112371

Container Summary: (21 letters)
 

1. Cap Ferrat 112415 [1955] January 13

Container Summary: ALS 2 1/4pp.

Scope and Contents note

Finances, thanks.
 

2. Cap Ferrat Mabel Alanson 112413 [1955] January 25

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/4pp.

Scope and Contents note

Birthday, thanks, BA's visit.
 

3. Cap Ferrat 112411 [1955] January 30

Container Summary: ALS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

BA left.
 

4. Cap Ferrat 112409 [1955] February 7

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/8pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

[BA]'s trip home, thanks.
 

5. Cap Ferrat 112407 [1955] February 21

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope
 

6. Cap Ferrat 112405 1955 April 8

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Agreements, Trust Deed, Alan (?).
 

7. Cap Ferrat 112403 [1955] April 22

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Prince of Monaco's wedding.
 

8. Cap Ferrat 112401 [1955] July 1

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Consolation for Mabel's health.
 

9. Cap Ferrat Mabel [Alanson] 112399 1955 July 16

Container Summary: 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Memories of [WSM] meeting Mabel.
 

10. Cap Ferrat 112397 [1955] July 28

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope [dated July 27]

Scope and Contents note

Going to Salzburg, Liza's mother died, Robin.
 

11. Cap Ferrat 112395 1955 August 4

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Sympathy for Mabel's death, WSM invites BA to visit.
 

12. Cap Ferrat 112393 [1955 August 25]

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for photos.
 

13. Cap Ferrat 112391 1955 September [25]

Container Summary: AN 1p. + envelope [dated September 25]

Scope and Contents note

BA's visit.
 

14. Cap Ferrat 112389 [1955] September 30 MISDATED!

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Gerald Kelly, thanks, lunched with Winston [Churchill], T.V. agreement with Ronald Coleman.
 

15. London (The Dorchester) 112387 [1955] October 7

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for whiskey from BA, BA's visit.
 

16. London (The Dorchester) 112385 [1955] October 8

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thansk, [WSM]'s brother.
 

17. London (The Dorchester) 112383 [1955] October 30

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Earthquakes in S.F., Princess Margaret, thanks.
 

18. London (The Dorchester) 112381 [1955] November 7

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Asks BA not to send anymore foodstuffs, [WSM] sending detective story to BA.
 

19. London (The Dorchester) 112379 1955 November 22

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Terry Tipkin(?), sending BA reprint of something written 50 years earlier, Rubenstein.
 

20. London AS to BA [?] 112377 1955 December 13

Container Summary: TL (not signed) 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Gerald Kelly, "Moon and Sixpence", Honor Earl.
 

21. Cap Ferrat 112375 [1955] December 18

Container Summary: 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Renting villa to Butler, Chancellor of the Exchequer, sale of WSM's mss. at auction by Gerald Kelly.
 

22. Cap Ferrat 112373 [1955] December 29

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp.

Scope and Contents note

WSM's neice, Author's Society Fund, Dick Simon?.
box 1, folder 13

1956 112333

Container Summary: (17 letters)
 

1. Cairo (Semiramis Hotel) 112369 1956 January 15

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope (envelope dated January '55)

Scope and Contents note

Going to Assoan as guests of Aga Khan?
 

2. Assouan (Cataract Hotel) 112367 [1956] January 22

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, trust to Nick & Camilla, Aga Khan.
 

3. Cairo (Semiramis Hotel) 112365 [1956] January 28

Container Summary: ALS 3 1/2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Trip up the Nile.
 

4. Cap Ferrat 112363 [1956] February 10

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health, Finances.
 

5. Cap Ferrat 112361 [1956] February 19

Container Summary: ALS
 

6. Cap Ferrat 112359 [1956] March 13

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health (ear), garden.
 

7. Cap Ferrat 112357 [1956] May 16

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Alan ill, new car, 500th performance of play in Paris, Royalties.
 

8. Abano 112355 [1956] June 6

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

BA going to Europe.
 

9. Cap Ferrat 112353 [1956] July 8

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope (dated 11 July)

Scope and Contents note

Work, first son-in-law.
 

10. Cap Ferrat 112351 [1956] August 4

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/4pp. + envelope dated August 5

Scope and Contents note

Gerald and Jane Kelly to visit.
 

11. Cap Ferrat 112349 [1956] August 29

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Liza & Camilla (her daughter), Gerald & Jane Kelly, going to London, party at Monte Carlo, Princess Grace.
 

12. Cap Ferrat 112347 [1956] September 7

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

BA to visit, Kelly's visit, Ellen Doubleday to visit, finances (Gerald Kelly).
 

13. London 112345 1956 October 16

Container Summary: Telegram 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

WSM worried because he hadn't heard from BA.
 

14. London (The Dorchester) 112343 [1956] October 21

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Relieved to hear from BA, thanks for masks, health.
 

15. London (The Dorchester) 112341 [1956] November 2

Container Summary: ALS 2 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Public appearances, Egypt situation, Labour Party, Alan, raise (?) finances.
 

16. London (The Dorchester) 112339 [1956] November 25

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health, finances, returning to Cap Ferrat, gas rationing.
 

17. Cap Ferrat 112337 [1956] December 17

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. [No envelope]

Scope and Contents note

Thanks, gas & oil shortage, lunch with Lady Bateman (?).
 

18. Cap Ferrat WSM and Alan to BA 112335 [1956] December 31

Container Summary: Telegram 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Happy New Year & Love.
box 1, folder 14

1957 112289

Container Summary: (21 letters)
 

1. Cap Ferrat 112331 1957 January 9

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Alan's trust, BA's birthday.
 

2. Cap Ferrat 112329 [1957] January 23

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Age [Maugham & Alanson], girl born to Princess Grace, finances, provisions for Alan.
 

3. Cap Ferrat 112327 [1957] January 28

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for birthday card, death of Bob [Tarkion?], "Elsie's" husband; TV interview.
 

4. Cap Ferrat 112325 [1957] February 4

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Glad [BA] gave MS to University, "Rain", location of [WSM]'s MSS in Universities & libraries, The Moon & Sixpence, heating & weather.
 

5. Cap Ferrat 112323 [1957] February 5

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope [dated February 8?]

Scope and Contents note

Finances, funds for Alan, Liza, Author's Society, fuel oil.
 

6. Cap Ferrat 112321 [1957] March 9

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health, thanks for photographs, Prof. Swank, trust fund, [WSM] gve Liza money to buy house, grandchildren.
 

7. Cap Ferrat 112319 [1957] March 24

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

S.F. earthquake, health, letter from Doug Black.
 

8. Cap Ferrat 112317 [1957] April 19

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health, planned holiday to Germany & Austria.
 

9. Heidelberg 112315 [1957 May 14]

Container Summary: Autographed Postcard Signed
 

10. Austria, Bad Gastein (Grand Hotel De L'Europe) 112313 [1957]? May 29

Container Summary: ALS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

[WSM] sat for German sculptor, health.
 

11. Cap Ferrat 112311 [1957]? June 1

General note

[NO: OUT OF ORDER]

Scope and Contents note

Mabel's health (Mabel already died!!!)
 

12. Badgastein 112309 [1957 June 7]

Container Summary: Autograph Postcard Signed

Scope and Contents note

Health: "cure".
 

13. Cap Ferrat 112307 [1957] July 8

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Weather, work.
 

14. Cap Ferrat 112305 [1957] July 26

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Work, Riviera crowded, Rubenstein.
 

15. Cap Ferrat 112303 [1957] September 1

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's health, work on [WSM's] last book, wages rose.
 

16. Cap Ferrat 112301 [1957] September 26

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Father [Lacomb?]
 

17. London (The Dorchester) 112299 [1957] October 20

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Stocks, Chales [Gorin]?, bridge player "Elsie".
 

18. London (The Dorchester) 112297 [1957] November 27

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

President's stroke.
 

19. London (The Dorchester) 112295 [1957] December 4

Scope and Contents note

WSM sending print to BA.
 

20. Postcard from Madrid [OUT OF ORDER] 112293 [1957] Misdated

 

21. 18, Half Moon St., Mayfair W.I. 112291 Undated

General note

Note [OUT OF ORDER]
box 1, folder 15

1958 112259

Container Summary: 11 letters
 

1. Cap Ferrat 112287 1958 January 1

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Holiday parties.
 

2. Cap Ferrat 112285 1958 January 5

Container Summary: Telegram 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Birthday thoughts.
 

3. Cap Ferrat 112283 [1958] January 10

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Finances, trust, Author's Society Fund.
 

4. 112281 1958 [?]

Container Summary: Envelope
 

5. Cap Ferrat 112279 [1958] January 19

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, bought picture.
 

6. Cap Ferrat 112277 [1958] January 25

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for birthday carnations, Guaranty Trust letter.
 

7. New York to Cap Ferrat Guaranty Trust Co. of N.Y. to WSM 112275 1958 January 20

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

G.T.Co. asks WSM to put his holdings in their charge. [WSM sent this letter to BA in S.F. in cover dated February 8, 1958.]
 

8. Cap Ferrat 112273 [1958] February 6

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

BA's health, WSM's reply to Guaranty Trust Co., thanks.
 

9. Cap Ferrat 112271 [1958] February 25

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Letter from G. T. Co., WSM declines invitation to U. S., work on last book, Doug [Black].
 

10. Cap Ferrat 112269 1958 March 22

Container Summary: Telegram 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

WSM wants news of BA.
 

11. Cap Ferrat 112267 [1958 April 4]

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for cable, Doug Black, [WSM's] brother died.
 

12. Venezia WSM & Alan to BA 112265 1958 April 25

Container Summary: Telegram 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Sympathy.
 

13. Venezia (Gritti Palace-Hotel) 112263 [1958] April 25

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/8pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Sympathy--BA's brother died.
 

14. Vevey (Suisse) (Hotel Des Trois-Couronnes) 112261 [1958?] May 17

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health, WSM leaving clinic, invites BA to Cap Ferrat.
box 1, folder 16

No Years Given 112207

Container Summary: 17 letters
 

1. 5, Portland Place, W.1. 112257 [1935-40]

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Agreements, Lawrence [Sharpe], finances, Robin, war.
 

2. Cap Ferrat 112255 [?] February 12

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Finances, taxes, new book, "Gerald", work.
 

3. Hotel Tivoli, Ancon 112253 [?] February 7

Container Summary: ALS 3 1/2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Sailing to Los Angeles, wants to visit BA, Mabel.
 

4. Delhi, Maiden's Hotel 112251 [1938] March 15

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, India, Robin, Robins's father Lord Chancellor, book success, Theatre, Doubleday

General note

Moved to 13/1/3 1st Item (Item 0)
 

5. Cap Ferrat 112249 [?] April 10

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Thanks, Annette, Alan: salary, Author's Society Fund, Robin, finances, houseguests, Labour Movement, prize money, Liza's divorce.
 

6. Cap Ferrat 112247 circa 1940 May 7

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Finances, soldiers, possibility of war, work.

General note

moved to 13/1/3
 

7. Vichy, Carlton Majestic Thermal 112245 [?] June 9

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Taxes, finances, inheritance, "cure", houseguests, business & stocks.
 

8. Cap Ferrat 112243 circa 1954 Jun 27

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Work, Queen to deliver insignia, Arthur Rubinstein.

General note

moved to 13/1/11
 

9. Cap Ferrat 112241 [?] July 3

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Finances, Theatre, comments on trip to Sweden, Denmark, Belgium.
 

10. Cap Ferrat 112239 [?] July 17

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Thanks, houseguests, Liza's wedding (second).
 

11. Cap Ferrat 112237 [1952] July 23

Container Summary: ALS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Health, clinic in Geneva, Alan.

General note

moved to 13/1/9
 

12. Cap Ferrat 112235 [?] July 31

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Kelleys, financial markets.
 

13. envelope addressed to BA, S.F. 112233 [?]

 

14. Cap Ferrat 112231 [?] August 21

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Thanks, proposed trip to U.S., John & Liza, Princess Alexandria & [?], parties, book.
 

15. envelope addressed to BA, S.F. 112229 [193?]

 

16. Naples 112227 [?] August 23

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Liza & John, travel, Riviera.
 

17. Cap Ferrat 112225 [?] August 20

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

New novel, Andrew Mellon.
 

18. Cap Ferrat 112223 [?] September 15

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Work, New York, play, Gerald.
 

19. Taormina (Hotel Timeo) 112221 [?] September 30

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Travels, election in England, Labour Party, Prime Minister.
 

20. London (The Dorchester) 112219 [1954] November 23

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Interviews, lectures, Encore, Fren? WSM's publisher, election, John, politics, finances.
 

21. London (The Dorchester) 112217 [?] October 28

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Securities, trusts, Guaranty Trust.
 

22. Spain, Santader 112215 [?]

Container Summary: Autograph Postcard Signed

Scope and Contents note

[Comillas?]
 

23. 112213 [[1940]?] August 19

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Work, travel to U.S., Gerald, war, villa, Churchill.

General note

moved to 13/1/3
 

24. Spain? 112211 [?]

Container Summary: Postcard
 

25. 4 envelopes. 112209

box 2, folder [A]

Holograph preface with signed typescript copy. Signed typescript of address given to Royal Academy of Art [etc.?] 112187

Container Summary: Six ALSs,

General note

moved to 13/3/6
 

1. [OUT OF ORDER] Cap Ferrat WSM to "Mr. [J. Terry] Bender" 112205 1958 April 1

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Cover letter sending "Preface".
 

2. [OUT OF ORDER] Cap Ferrat WSM to JT[Bender] 112203 1958 March 16

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

"I should like to write a short piece for your exhibition."
 

3. Printed preface from the Stanford keepsake 112201 1958 May

Container Summary: 2pp. (4)
 

4. "By Way of Preface" 112199 1958 May

Container Summary: Typescript signed 3pp. (3).
 

5. "By Way of Preface" 112197

Container Summary: AMsS 3pp. (3).
 

6. Cap Ferrat WSM to JB, Stanford 112195 1958 June 10

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1).

Scope and Contents note

Stanford exhibit, Alanson's death.
 

7. Cap Ferrat WSM to Professor Swank, Stanford 112193 1958 June 12

Scope and Contents note

"I cannot imagine that my letters to Bertram Alanson could be of any interest to anyone else, and the idea that they might be useful to scholars makes me laugh...I am resigned to being completely forgotten five years after my death."
 

8. Cap Ferrat WSM to Ben Abramson 112191 1938 August 22

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Will not sell twin Mss of Of Human Bondage.
 

9. WSM to [Royal Academy] 112189 1957

Container Summary: TMsS with holograph corrections 5pp. (5)

Scope and Contents note

"Response to a toast to literature."
box 2, folder 1

Bob [?] to Alanson 112147 1950-1954

Container Summary: 19 letters
 

1. Canterbury [Bob] to BA 112185 1950 March 24

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. (4) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks.
 

2. Canterbury [Bob] to BA 112183 1950 April 3

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Presents, household.
 

3. Canterbury Bob to BA 112181 1950 April 6 & 7

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Parcels, gratitude, plum puddings.
 

4. Canterbury [Bob] to "Dear Alansons" 112179 1950 September 19

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. (4) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Weather, Paris, Alan, new film Trio.
 

5. Monte Carlo Bob to BA 112177 1950 September 30

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Arrival, King of Egypt.
 

6. Canterbury Bob and Elsie to BA 112175 1950 December 5

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (3) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Willie and Alan have never written, Truman and Atlee.
 

7. Canterbury Bob and Elsie to Alansons 112173 1951 July 2

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. (4) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Xmas puddings, American tourists, trouble getting house maids, Elsie leaving, garden.
 

8. London Bob to BA 112171 1952 January 24

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Birthday, "I shall be 65 on Saturday", has written a short story for Willie's birthday.
 

9. Canterbury Bob and Elsie to BA 112169 1952 July 29

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health
 

10. Canterbury Bob to BA 112167 1953 January 13

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

New cigarette "Dunhill selling well.
 

11. Canterbury Bob to Alansons 112165 1952 July 1

Container Summary: ALS 3 1/4pp. (4) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Fruit farm, not good financially, Willie not well, Swiss doctors, trip to New York.
 

12. Canterbury Bob to Alansons 112163 1953 January 27

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

69th birthday, "dunhill".
 

13. Canterbury [Bob] to BA 112161 1954 May 6

Container Summary: 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Some seed packets destroyed.
 

14. London Bob to BA 112159 1956 March 14

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Willie back from Egypt, does not look or feel well.
 

15. Canterbury Bob to BA 112157 1956 April 3

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Garden and visitors, business letter.
 

16. Canterbury Bob to BA 112155 1956 October 30

Container Summary: ALS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Packet of seeds.
 

17. Monte Carlo [Hotel de Paris?] Bob to BA 112153 [1956] Sunday

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Meeting.
 

18. Monte Carlo Elsie to BA 112151 [1957 February 19]

Container Summary: APC S

Scope and Contents note

"Willie looks younger than ever..."
 

19. Canterbury Elsie to BA 112149 1957 April 6

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Death of Bob.
box 2, folder 2

Klaus Jonas to Alanson 112131 1950-1957

Container Summary: 7 letters
 

1. New Brunswick, N.J. KWJ to BA 112145 1950 August 22

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Jonas' bibliography of Maugham's works, mentions a number of authors who have submitted essays on Maugham for one of Jonas' works.
 

2. New Brunswick, N.J. KWJ to BA 112143 1953 June 10

Container Summary: ALS 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

Jonas' writing and lectures on Maugham, Alanson ill, note on Thomas Mann and Hermann Hesse.
 

3. New Brunswick, N.J. KWJ to BA 112141 1954 January 18

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

The Maugham Enigma, Jonas' tribute to Maugham on Maugham's 80th birthday, Alanson's assistance on KWJ's first literary effort in U.S.
 

4. New Haven, Connecticut KWJ to BA 112139 1956 August 5

Container Summary: TLS 2 pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Center for Maugham Studies, 1958 ALA meeting in S.F.
 

5. New Haven, Connecticut KWJ to BA 112137 1956 August 15

Container Summary: ALS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Death of Mrs. Alanson.
 

6. Pittsburg KWJ to BA 112135 1957 October 8

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Visited Maugham, planning new works on Maugham, Maugham being considered for Nobel.
 

7. Pittsburg KWJ to BA 112133 1957 October 16

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for advice on buying securities, publication and radio broadcast of KWJ's first visit to Villa Mauresque, "Stanford's Maugham Celebration".
box 2, folder 3

Sir Gerald Kelly to Alanson 112099 1928-1956

Container Summary: 15 letters
 

1. Cap Ferrat Gerald [Kelly] to BA 112129 1928 August 6

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Gambling, Willie rehearsing new play, Kelly translating a Bourdet play.
 

2. Los Angeles GK to BA 112127 1941 June 11

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Kelly's house and garden.
 

3. London GK to BA 112125 1951 April 3

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope (dated April 1)

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for food, has a lot of Maugham portraits, pictures painted for pleasure, Alan Searle.
 

4. London GK to BA 112123 1952 January 11

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Maugham in England, Royal Academy exhibits.
 

5. London GK to BA 112121 1952 March 1

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Food packages, late king.
 

6. London GK to BA 112119 1952 October 24

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Portrait of Willie.
 

7. London GK to BA 112117 1952 November 29

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Frame for portrait and a 1p. sketch of frame in cross-cut with ms notes.
 

8. London GK to BA 112115 1953 January 31

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Wants to send money to a friend.
 

9. London GK to BA 112113 1953 March 3

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Dinner with the Queen, Royal Academy collections.
 

10. London GK to BA 112111 1953 October 6

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Parcel of bacon, storms.
 

11. London GK to BA 112109 1954 December 6

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health, Willie had fallen and injured himself, Royal Academy dinner.
 

12. London GK to BA 112107 1954 December 30

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for parcel.
 

13. London GK to BA 112105 1955 February 9

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Past President of Royal Academy.
 

14. London GK to BA 112103 1956 October 12

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Mutual visit to Willie, art exhibits, wild rice.
 

15. London GK to BA 112101 1956 November 2

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (3) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Willie at Dorchester, politics, A. Eden.
box 2, folder 4

Alan Searle to Alanson 112043 1939-1954

Container Summary: 27 letters
 

1. Hollywood AS to BA 112097 1939 August 23

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thank you note.
 

2. London AS to BA 112095 1939 October 24

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

London in war time, Ashenden.
 

3. New York AS to BA 112093 1946

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

A function in Washington.
 

4. New York AS to BA 112091 1946 May 9

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

"Willie...more social than Mr. Truman"...
 

5, Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112089 1947 August 21

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

"Willie...more social than Mr. Truman..."
 

6. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112087 1947 December 17

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Entertaining the Windsors and some Indian princes, grandchildren, Creatures of Circumstance doing well.
 

7. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112085 1948 June 20

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Delighted with mocassins, visit to Spain.
 

8. Vichy AS to BA 112083 1949 June 18

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health, WSM has finished editing his notebooks.
 

9. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112081 1950 January 12

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Health, age, travel plans.
 

10. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112079 1950 March 8

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Macombers, Canasta, [Goelet's] wives.
 

11. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112077 1951 July 14

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

General note

(see box 2, folder "A")

Scope and Contents note

Sends copy (not enclosed) of WSM's speech at the Academy Banquet, health.
 

12. Vaud AS to BA 112075 1952 May 7

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health.
 

13. Amsterdam AS to BA 112073 1952 June 2

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health.
 

14. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112071 1952 June 20

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's health.
 

15. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112069 1952 July 7

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's health, photograph of jaunt to Oxford.
 

16. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112067 1952 July 12

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

WSM not well.
 

17. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112065 1952 July 15

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

WSM's health.
 

18. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112063 1952 July 28

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

WSM much better.
 

19. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112061 1952 July 23

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

WSM continues to improve.
 

20. Lausanne AS to BA 112059 1952 July 31

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

WSM's health.
 

21. Lausanne AS to BA 112057 1952 August 20

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

WSM's health.
 

22. Lausanne AS to BA 112055 1952 August 28

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Sutherland's portrait of "Willie".
 

23. Lausanne AS to BA 112053 1952 October 8

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

WSM recovered from operation.
 

24. London AS to BA 112051 1952 December 4

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

WSM recovered, social whirl and difficulties.
 

25. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112049 1953 January 29

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

AS's health.
 

26 Paris AS to BA 112047 1954 January 1

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

London, WSM's birthday.
 

27. London AS to BA 112045 1954 November 4

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

WSM's schedule, successful new novel, "Theatre" made into a very successful French play.
box 2, folder 5

Alan Searle to Alanson 111989 1955-1958

Container Summary: 26 letters
 

1. Salzberg AS to BA 112041 1955 February 8

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Willie's health and spirits.
 

2. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112039 1955 March 2

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Inquires about Mabel's health, storm destroyed garden.
 

3. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112037 1955 March 31

Container Summary: TLS 1 1/2pp (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Mabel's health, King Macomber.
 

4. Salzburg AS to BA 112035 1955 March 31

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Mabel's death.
 

5. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112033 1955 September 24

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

BA's visit.
 

6. London AS to BA 112031 1955 October 7

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Willie being pestered by the press, etc., death of King Macomber.
 

7. London AS to BA 112029 1955 November 30

Container Summary: ALS 1 1/2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Searle's health, Rubenstein concerts, going to Egypt.
 

8. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112027 1956 March 10

Container Summary: TLS 1 1/2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Willie ill but getting better.
 

9. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112025 1956 May 6

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Paris, 500th performance of "Adorable Julia" Willie's health, new car, Richard Adler wants to make a musical of a WSM story.
 

10. Luxor AS to BA 112023 1956 February 4

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Egypt, "Guests of the Aga and Beguhr".
 

11. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112021 1956 July 18

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Italian trip, financial business.
 

12. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112019 1956 August 6

Container Summary: TLS 1 1/2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Photographs of Mabel Alanson. Ellen Doubleday.
 

13. London AS to BA 112017 1956 November 11

Scope and Contents note

Appollo Magazine, health.
 

14. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112015 1956 December 20

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Christmas greetings.
 

15. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112013 1957 January 11

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Bob Tritton, musical of Of Human Bondage.
 

16. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112011 1957 March 27

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Concerned over report of earth tremors in S.F. asthma.
 

17. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112009 1957 April 29

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Planning trip to Geneva et al, Heidelberg University.
 

18. Bad Gastein AS to BA 112007 1957 June 11

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Exhausting time of it with the Press, Sadler's Well's production of The Moon and Sixpence.
 

19. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112005 1957 August 7

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Klaus Jonas.
 

20. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 112003 1957 August 22

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Have not heard from BA.
 

21. London AS to BA 112001 1957 November 1

Container Summary: TLS 1 1/2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Still no word from Alanson.
 

22. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 111999 1958 January 10

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Birthday, dinner with Prince Rainer and Princess Grace, "She has improved the prince beyond all recognition".
 

23. Cap Ferrat AS to BA 111997 1958 January 28

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Willie's birthday, Winston.
 

24. Venice AS to BA 111995 1958 April 25

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Death of Alanson's brother, sketch on envelope.
 

25. Vevey AS to BA 111993 1958 May 18

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Willie's medical check-up, "Stanford to get the manuscript of the Ten Novelists' and I shall let them have my collection of Maughamiana. All the first editions, a lot of letters addressed to Willie by eminent people, photographs, "etc.".
 

26. Cap Ferrat 111991 1957 [?]

Container Summary: Tel 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Willie much better.
box 2, folder 6

Robin Maugham to Alanson 111945 1937-1958

Container Summary: 21 letters
 

1. London Robin Maugham to BA 111987 1937 August 19

Container Summary: ALS 5pp. (5) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

To stay with Alansons.
 

2. Grenoble RM to BA 111985 [1937 September 27]

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. (4) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Trip to the U.S. by ship, to stay in Hollywood a few days.
 

3. Washington, D.C. RM to BA 111983 1938 March 4

Container Summary: APCS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Staying with Michael Straight, Dr. Genthe.
 

4. Bedford RM to BA 111981 1939 January 17

Container Summary: ALS 6pp. (6) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thank you letter for a tie, working as a judge's marshall, Bar exams, reaction to Germany's treatment of Jews.
 

5. London [RM] to BA 111979 1939 October 18

Container Summary: AL 8pp. (8)

Scope and Contents note

Prime Minister's return from Munich, hysteria in England, approaching war, Willie has put on weight, England in winter.
 

6. [Middle East] RM to BA 111977 1942 April 6

Container Summary: ALS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

In tank battles, desert.
 

7. London RM to BA 111975 1943 November 23

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Editing a paper "which I hope will do something to help the War Effort, Xmas and "happier" New Year which will see the final defeat of the Japanese and the Germans. Envelope bears Censor's label.
 

8. London RM to BA 111973 1948

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

To take a holiday.
 

9. London RM to BA 111971 1949 December 11

Container Summary: ALS 3pp. (3)

Scope and Contents note

Grateful to Willie, learning about business.
 

10. London RM to BA 111969 1953 October 23

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

His film The Intruder opened in Edinburgh to good reviews.
 

11. London RM to BA 111967 1954 June 17

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

"Daddy" at 87 finished his book, family. WSM awarded Companion of Honour, RM has finished a novel.
 

12. London RM to BA 111965 1954 December 1

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Writing a film script from The Rough and the Smooth.
 

13. London RM to BA 111963 1955 March 3

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Health, family, new novel.
 

14. London RM to BA 111961 1955 September 30

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Film: The Black Tent being made in Tripoli.
 

15. London RM to BA 111959 1955 October 27

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Willie and father, publication of RM's book, Honor Earl (RM's sister) commissioned to do portraits in NY.
 

16. London RM to BA 111957 1956 February 24

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Knee operation, new play sold to Herbert Shumlin.
 

17. Sussex RM to BA 111955 [1956 June 21]

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Film The Black Tent, family, financial matters.
 

18. Hove RM to BA 111953 1957 June 21

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Sends reviews of one play, another opening, congratulations from Willie.
 

19. Hove RM to BA 111951 1957 August 30

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Play reviews, his month in San Francisco with the Alansons.
 

20. London RM to BA 111949 1958 April 8

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Death of his father.
 

21. Hove RM to BA 111947 1958 December 4

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Willie pleased with R's new play, other productions of his work.
box 2, folder 7

Arthur Wilson to Alanson 111919 1954-1956

Container Summary: 12 letters
 

1. Zurich AW to BA 111943 1954 March 9

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Terrible weather in Europe.
 

2. Oreville AW to Gen. Howard M. Snyder, Denver 111941 1955

Container Summary: TL 2pp.

Scope and Contents note

President's heart attack, Thomas Mattingly, medical advice, regards to Mrs. Eisenhower.
 

3. Frankfurt/Main AW to BA 111939 1956 January 29

Container Summary: TMsS 3pp. (3) with Ms corrections

Scope and Contents note

President's health and politics.
 

4. Frankfurt/Main AW to BA 111937 1956 February 1

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) with ANS

Scope and Contents note

Ellen, stocks, Coca Cola report, health.
 

5. Frankfurt/Main AW to BA 111935 1956 February 14

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) with ANS by Ellen + envelope.

Scope and Contents note

Health, stocks, Eisenhower.
 

6. Bonn AW to BA 111933 [1956] February 24

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Visiting, Ike will run again.
 

7. Stuttgart AW to BA 111931 1956 March 1

Container Summary: Tel 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

"Congratulations letters received..."
 

8. Zurich AW to BA 111929 1956 March 7

Container Summary: Tel 1p. (1) with [postal receipt?] + envelope APCS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Stocks, Stevenson and Ike, conferences.
 

9. NY AW to BA Very cold weather in Europe. 111927 1956 November 2

 

10. AW to BA 111925 1956 March 6

Container Summary: APCS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

APO Travel plans.
 

11. APO AW to BA 111923 1956 February 13

Container Summary: envelope only (1)
 

12. APO AW to BA 111921 1956 [?]

Container Summary: envelope only (1)
box 2, folder 8

Ellen Wilson to Alanson 111889 1956-1957

Container Summary: 14 letters
 

1. Frankfurt/Main EW to BA 111917 1956 January 29

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Congratulations on new Chrysler, Art's health.
 

2. Bad Nornburg EW to BA 111915 1956 February 16

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Cold weather, transportation problems.
 

3. Munich A and EW to BA 111913 1956 March 8

Container Summary: ALS 3pp. (3) + envelope and clipping

Scope and Contents note

BA and WSM, death of friends.
 

4. APO EW to BA 111911 1956 March 12

Container Summary: APCS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Mountains, family.
 

5. Frankfurt/Main EW to BA 111909 1956 March 21

Container Summary: ALS 3pp. (3) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Moving, health, coming home, Spring.
 

6. APO New York A and EW to BA 111907 [1956 March 28]

Container Summary: APCS 3pp. (3) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Easter card with ANS 3pp. (3) of E and AW + envelope.
 

7. Denver A and EW to BA 111905 1956 April 20

Container Summary: APCS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

On the way home.
 

8. Frankfurt/Main AW to BA 111903 1956 March 2

Container Summary: Envelope only (2)
 

9. Oroville EW to BA 111901 [1956 June 4]

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Trip postponed.
 

10. [Oroville] EW to BA 111899 1956 October 29

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Death of AW.
 

11. Oroville EW to BA 111897 1956 October 29

Container Summary: APCS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

with attached clipping about Maugham.
 

12. Oroville EW to BA 111895 [1957 May 17]

Container Summary: ANS 3pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

To be in San Francisco 5/27 & 28.
 

13. np EW to BA 111893 [1957 October]

Container Summary: ANS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Returned from Modesto, enclosure mentioned but not present.
 

14. Cap Ferrat [AW?] to BA 111891 1956

Container Summary: Envelope only (1)
box 2, folder 9

Incoming Adams - Garcia - Gordon Loygorri 111827

 

1. Typed list of correspondents 111887

Container Summary: 1p. (1).
 

2. White House, Washington, D.C. Sherman Adams to BA 111885 1956 October 10

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for letter to President re: Mrs. Ellen Wilson's eligibility for naturalization.
 

3. White House, Washington, D.C. Sherman Adams to BA 111883 1956 November 5

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Mrs. Wilson's eligibility for naturalization.
 

4. [Washington, D.C.] Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization to the Attorney General, Washington, D.C. 111881 [1956 October]

Container Summary: Carbon memo 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Ellen Wilson.
 

5. Stockton Warren H. Atherton to BA 111879 1957 June 21

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Political campaign.
 

6. New York Harry Benjamin to BA 111877 1947 November 4

Container Summary: ALS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Picture of Arnold in action.
 

7. New York H. Benjamin to BA 111875 1957

Container Summary: ANS on ptd appointment card.
 

8. New York Douglas M. Black to BA ("Alanson") 111873 1952 October 28

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Portrait arrived and is being forwarded.
 

9. New York Douglas Black to BA 111871 1952 July 3

Scope and Contents note

WSM's dedication of the two new wings of Heineman's Wind-mill Press.
 

10. New York DB to BA 111869 1956 October 25

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Death of Black's father, note from the President, and Doubleday's new plant in Virginia.
 

11. New York DB to BA 111867 1957 October 23

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's new San Francisco Bay book, visitors from Europe, White House reception for the Queen, sends clipping about Maugham.
 

12. Washington, D. C. Ned [Bruce] to BA 111865 1938 February 11

Container Summary: TLS 1p.

Scope and Contents note

Will miss seeing Maugham.
 

13. np Maria Burger to BA 111863 Undated

Container Summary: Signed birthday card 3pp. (2)
 

14. np Herb Caen to BA 111861 Undated

Container Summary: ANS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

"Thanks so much for risking this with me...".
 

15. Berkeley, California Kenneth J. Carpenter to BA 111859 1956 April 19

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Interested in Alanson's Maugham collection.
 

16. Stockton Tom Connolly, Jr. to BA 111857 [1956?]

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (2) with ANS of "Marietta".

Scope and Contents note

Seeking campaign support for Warren Atherton.
 

17. Athens George Cukor to BA 111855 1949 November 1

Container Summary: APCS 1p. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Willie, new picture.
 

18. Leland W. Cutler to BA 111853 1957 February 25

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's gift to Stanford of "the Somerset Maugham manuscript".
 

19. San Francisco Fleishhacker family to BA 111851 [1957 April 17]

Container Summary: Ptd card with autograph note + envelope 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for expressions of sympathy.
 

20. London AS Frere to BA 111849 1954 December 30

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (3)

Scope and Contents note

WSM suggested that the Freres contact Alanson in San Francisco.
 

21. np [Mrs. Pierre Desautels] to BA 111847 1956 February 7

Container Summary: ALS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Travels in Europe, mutual friends.
 

22. Paris Mrs. Desautels to BA 111845 1956 September 10

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thank you for dinner, Pierre's travels, death of Arthur Wilson.
 

23. Paris Pierre Desautels to BA 111843 1956 February 27

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Coffee [for Maugham], BA missed anniversary.
 

24. Paris PD to BA 111841 1956 May 4

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for congratulations.
 

25. Paris PD to BA 111839 1957 October 1

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

To move officially to New York.
 

26. np Marie Gardenhue to [BA] 111837 Undated

Container Summary: Signed birthday card 3pp. (2)
 

27. Mexico City MG to BA 111835 1956 August 10

Container Summary: APCS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Mexico.
 

28. NY Consuelo Guy to BA 111833 1956 February 28

Container Summary: Note in Spanish. ANS 2pp. (2) + envelope
 

29. Madrid Gabriel Garcia-Loygorri to BA 111831 1954 September 21

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Maugham's itinerary in Spain.
 

30. NY Gertrude Gardner to BA 111829 1928 December 31

Container Summary: ALS 3pp. (3)

Scope and Contents note

New Years greetings, family and social news.
box 2, folder 10

Incoming Haas-Swank 111767

 

1. Los Angeles Alexander F. Haas to BA 111825 1956 March 14

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

[Arthur] Rubinstein.
 

2. NY Martin J. Heller to BA 111823 1953 September 1

Container Summary: ALS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Natomas, Paris.
 

3. [San Francisco] E. Johnson to BA 111821 [1957 October]

Container Summary: ANS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

A magazine article.
 

4. Yonkers Alva Johnston to BA 111819 1948 December 31

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Guatamala in the late nineteenth century, Wilson Minzer.
 

5. np Jean & Jacqueline de Lagarde 111817 Undated

Container Summary: Signed Christmas card. 1p. (1)
 

6. NY Jean de Lagarde to BA 111815 1952 April 4

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Financial business, Henri Beaujard.
 

7. NY Sinclair Lewis to the Alansons 111813 1927

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

"My great sorrow that our friend George Sterling is gone."
 

8. Hollywood Montagu Love to BA 111811 1931 November 7

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Looking for bookings, Maugham, American Play Company.
 

9. Washington, D.C. Salvador de Madariaga to BA 111809 1931 Julv 6

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

In Spanish.
 

10. London Liza Maugham to BA 111807 1950 April 10

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Wants dividends sent to London bank, Maugham's birthday.
 

11. London Lord Maugham to BA 111805 1947 March 29

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. (4) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for food parcel, England's postwar difficulties, pleasure at meeting the Alansons.
 

12. London Lord Maugham to BA 111803 1949 December 1

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for parcel.
 

13. White House, Washington, D.C. Kevin McCann to BA 111801 1955 October 10

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

San Francisco, evening with the Alansons and the Blacks.
 

14. SF J. (Jack) Mitcheson to BA 111799 1951 May 3

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Party at Stock Exchange Club during visit of Sir Leslie Rowan.
 

15. SF J. Mitcheson to BA 111797 1951 April 14

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Sir Leslie Rowan, preparations for luncheon.
 

16. SF T.S. Peterson to BA 111795 1956 February 8

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Gen. [Wilson's] letter re: Ike.
 

17. Stanford Norman Philbrick to BA 111793 1957 February 6

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Invitation to attend a Stanford production of The Circle.
 

18. SF Irving S. Reichert to BA 111791 1956 October 29

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Burial of Mabel Alanson.
 

19. NY Leon H. Rosenthal to BA 111789 1930

Container Summary: ALS 3pp. (2) on Mrs. Rosenthal's letterhead.

Scope and Contents note

Congratulations on Presidency of the Stock Exchange, Anton Schutz, The Gentleman in the Parlor.
 

20. Memphis, Tenn. Arthur Rubenstein to BA 111787 1956 March 21

Container Summary: ALS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

In Spanish. Arranging a meeting in San Francisco.
 

21. Beverly Hills Nela Rubenstein to BA 111785 1956 April 20

Container Summary: ANS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for lace gloves.
 

22. np Alanson entry in Who's Who in the West 111783 Undated

Container Summary: 2 printed pages (1) with entry pasted on.
 

23. Wheeler Sammons, Jr. 111781 [1957]

Container Summary: TLS 2pp.
Who's Who in the West
 

24. Washington, D.C. Robert C. Smith to Ronald E. Mahler with copy to BA. 111779 1942 September 11

Container Summary: TL (carbon) 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Diego Rivera mural in Stock Exchange Lunch Club.
 

25. (see #24) Robert C. Smith to BA 111777 1942 September 11

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Photograph of Rivera mural, Dr. Genthe's photographs.
 

26. Teheran [Karen?] & Axel Speron-Fiedler to BA 111775 [1956 December]

Container Summary: ANS 1p. (1) on photocard + envelope
 

27. SF G.B. Stern to BA 111773 Undated

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Introducing Miss G.B. Stern (a very tongue-in-cheek piece).
 

28. London G.B. Stern to BA 111771 [1934] December 9

Container Summary: ALS 6pp. (6) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Introducing Edward Mayne of Shell Oil Mexico, Willie's new use of exaggeration, Stern's book of short stories.
 

29. Stanford R.C. Swank to BA 111769 1956 March 5

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's plans to bequeath his Maugham collection to Stanford "it is by such gifts as this that a great scholarly library is created"...
box 2, folder 11

Misc. Incoming, First Names Only 111735

 

1. np "Arnold" 111765 1940 August 7

Container Summary: TLS 2pp. (2) with holograph postscript.

Scope and Contents note

Sale of Courbet painting, paintings of Antoine Wertz, Thomas Watson, patron of the arts.
 

2. Cannes "Dick" to BA 111763 1956 January 1

Container Summary: ALS 1p. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Leonard Heller, lunch with ____ Alan, Willie out, weather.
 

3. Pontresina "Dick" to BA 111761 [1950]

Container Summary: APCS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for letter, aging.
 

4. San Francisco "Cobbie" to BA 111759 1952 May 13

Container Summary: TLS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Health, "Cardiac Club", Valley of the Moon.
 

5. Tucson [Lionel] to BA 111757 [1952]

Container Summary: ALS 3pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Arizona Inn & staff, food, Pontiac car, store in Tucson.
 

6. Monte Carlo "Adrian" [Zleder?] to BA 111755 1956 March 2

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Desautels returned from India, show on the Riviera, visitors.
 

7. London "Honor" to BA 111753 1956 March 11

Container Summary: ALS 4pp. (4) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Coming to San Francisco, to do a portrait, Willte better.
 

8. np "Margaret and Jill" to BA Easter card signed in Spanish. 111751 [1956 April]

 

9. np [?] to BA 111749 1956 March 30

Container Summary: Envelope only 1p. (1)
 

10. San Francisco "Ruth" to BA 111747 [1957] April 10

Container Summary: ANS 3pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for gift, meeting with Rubenstein, Nick joins in greetings.
 

11. np "Marie and Arthur" to BA 111745 Undated

Container Summary: Signed birthday card 3pp. (2)
 

12. np "Lousie" to BA 111743 Undated

Container Summary: Signed birthday card 3pp. (2)
 

13. np "Lemuel & Carrie" to BA 111741 Undated

Container Summary: Signed birthday card 3pp. (2)
 

14. np "Frances and Frank, Ann and Lionel" to BA 111739 Undated

Container Summary: Signed birthday card 3pp. (2)
 

15. Paris "Bill and [Thel]" to BA & Mabel 111737 Undated

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2)

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for gift.
box 2, folder 12

Miscellaneous Incoming--Initials only. Letters to Others than Alanson 111705

 

1. inc d--no year given September 28 San Francisco [Favilua Tulhaud?] to BA 111733

Container Summary: ANS 2pp. (1) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

"Thanks for your book."
 

2. np [S. Cardet?] to "Mabel" 111731 1939 January 31

Container Summary: ALS 2pp. (2) + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Sending "Unforgotten Years" and "Trivia", Maugham might be interested.
 

3. Monte Carlo [V.E. or V.G.?] to BA 111729 1950 January 26

Container Summary: TLS 1p. + envelope

Scope and Contents note

Guest list.
 

4. Portsmouth 111727 1957 June 22

Container Summary: Typed envelope only 1p. (1)
 

5. [New York] [Bertram?] to WSM 111725 [1954]

Container Summary: ANS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Congratulations on Oxford degree.
 

6. Monte Carlo [Adrian] Zleder to Mr. Desautels 111723 1956 February 9

Scope and Contents note

Thanks to him and BA for coffee.
 

7. Zermatt [RVS] to BA 111721 [1957 August 26]

Container Summary: APCS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Princess of Montenegro re: Alansons.
 

8. np John W. Stanton to WSM, New York 111719 1942 June 10

Container Summary: TL 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Copy of agreement with Alanson, legal-financial matters.
 

9. Feldberg [?] to BA 111717 Undated

Container Summary: APCS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

Christmas/New Year greetings.
 

10. Canterbury R. [Tritton] to BA 111715 Undated

Container Summary: APCS 1p. (1)

Scope and Contents note

"Willie and Alan with us."
 

11. New York [?] to BA 111713 1957 April 6

Container Summary: Typed envelope only.
 

12. France Unknown to BA 111711 1926 July 11

Container Summary: Partial envelope only.
 

13. London [JTM] to WSM, np 111709 1942 [October 4]

Scope and Contents note

Thanks for food parcel, Robin now a Capt. and on staff of Gen. Spears, his bravery.
 

14. Austria Unknown to BA 111707 [1957 June 11]

Container Summary: Envelope only 1p. (1)
box 2, folder 13

Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings 111693

 

1. Arthur Wilson's death. 111703

 

2. Pierre Desautels promoted. 111701

 

3. Oroville Mercury Estate of A.R. Wilson, obituary for A.R. Wilson 111699 1956 August 11

 

4. France-Amerique Douglas Black officer of the Legion of Honor. 111697 1956 February 26

 

5. France-Amerique M. Joseph Klein. 111695 1956 February 26

box 2, folder 14

Clippings and Notices re Alanson 111633

 

1. San Francisco Examiner and News Call Bulletin Clint Mosher article on Maugham and Alanson's gift to Stanford of his Maugham collection. 111691 1965 December 15

 

2. Maugham signature. 111689

Container Summary: Photo negative.
 

3. Oxford Cherwell 111687 1958 February 8

Container Summary: News photo

Scope and Contents note

Maugham at Oxford.
 

4. San Francisco News 111685 1930 March 28

Container Summary: clipping

Scope and Contents note

re Alanson.
 

5. Fresno Republican 111683 1930 March 29

Container Summary: clipping

Scope and Contents note

re Alanson.
 

6. np cartoon of Alanson. 111681 Undated

 

7. np Obituary of Lord Maugham. 111679 Undated

 

8. Anaheim Bulletin 111677 1949 January 28

Container Summary: Photo

Scope and Contents note

Maugham and Alanson at San Francisco Stock Exchange Club for WSM's 75th birthday.
 

9. Oxford 111675 1952 June 25

Container Summary: Ptd program 4pp. (4)

Scope and Contents note

the ceremony awarding honorary degrees Encaenia (Maugham received the Doctor of Letters).
 

10. [Oxford] 111673 1952 June 25

Container Summary: 5pp. (5)

Scope and Contents note

English abstracts of Encaenia addresses including WSM's presentation.
 

11. np Bertram Alanson, "Alanson sets up memorial fund." 111671 Undated

Container Summary: clipping and photograph
 

12. np Who's Who, " Bertram Alanson" 111669 Undated

Container Summary: clipping
 

13. San Francisco Chronicle 111667 1948 August 27

Container Summary: Article

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's 40-year anniversary as a member of the San Francisco Stock Exchange.
 

14. Rio de Janeiro Vanguarda 111665 1928 November 12

Container Summary: Article

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's trip with other members of California's Association of Chambers of Commerce to Rio. (w/1 dup)
 

15. San Francisco News 111663 Undated

Container Summary: (with 2 duplicates)

Scope and Contents note

"S. F. exchange head overcomes obstacles"
 

16. San Francisco News " Stock exchange honors veteran member, B.E. Alanson feted for 40 years mart membership" 111661 1948 August 27

 

17. [San Francisco Chronicle] Herb Caen Article on arrival of Sir Gerald Kelly's portrait of WSM for Alansons. 111659 1953 June 26

 

18. np Article on Mrs. B.E. Alanson's death. 111657 Undated

 

19. [California and Oregon] 111655 1930 March 27

Container Summary: 16 clippings

Scope and Contents note

Alanson heading San Francisco Stock Exchange.
 

20. np 111653 Undated

Container Summary: clipping

Scope and Contents note

"Off to America" re WMS's attitude to French and the play Rain.
 

21. np 111651 1940 December 24

Container Summary: Article (with picture of Alansons)

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's trip to Guatamala.
 

22. np 111649 Undated

Container Summary: News picture and caption

Scope and Contents note

San Francisco Chamber of Commerce's trip to Latin America.
 

23. Buenos Aires La Nacion 111647 [1928 November 31]

Container Summary: Clipping

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's trip to Latin America with the California Association of Chambers of Commerce.
 

24. Valparaiso, Chile (as above) 111645 1928 October 23

 

25. np (as above) 111643 Undated

Container Summary: clipping
 

26. Guatemala El liberal progresista 111641 1940 December 28

Container Summary: (2)

Scope and Contents note

"Guatamala is the true earthly paradise, Mr. Bertram Alanson tells us."
 

27. np Beaux Arts Ball in New York. 111639 Undated

Container Summary: Clipping
 

28. np Original cartoon drawing by S. P. Kahn Alanson. 111637 Undated

box 2, folder 15

Allan [UNK] "Norman," 26 [UNK] 51 111635

box 3, folder 1

Clippings and notices re Maugham 111439

 

1. San Francisco News 111631 1949 January 26

Scope and Contents note

WSM's visit for 75th birthday to Alanson's house in SF. Picture inc. WSM, Alanson, George Cukor, Mrs. & Mrs. C.R. St. Aubyn & Frederick Koster.
 

2. Heidelberg Life 111629 1957 June

Scope and Contents note

WSM at 83 revisits school where he spent 3 semesters in 1890's (described in Of Human Bondage).
 

3. New York Herald Tribune 111627 [1954]

Container Summary: Clipping

Scope and Contents note

WSM's 80th birthday.
 

4. San Francisco Call Bulletin 111625 1941 February 3

Container Summary: News picture

Scope and Contents note

WSM & Mrs. Alanson.
 

5. Chicago Tribune 111623 1949 January 16

Scope and Contents note

WSM in Chicago for publisher's party for Notebooks. Also information on Quartet.
 

6. Oakland Tribune 111621 1949 January 26

Container Summary: (and 3 duplicates).

Scope and Contents note

WSM's 75th birthday with Alansons picture.
 

7. San Francisco WSM's 75th birthday. 111619 [1949 January 14]

Container Summary: Clipping
 

8. np WSM's introduction to Quartet, a movie produced by J. Arthur Rank made up of 4 short stories by WSM. 111617 [1949]

Container Summary: Clipping
 

9. [San Francisco Call] Alanson's visit to Cap Ferrat. 111615 [1946 December 20]

 

10. [San Francisco News] 111613 1949 December 12

Container Summary: Article
A Writer's Notebook.
 

11. Chicago Tribune 111611 1949 January 15

Container Summary: Clipping

Scope and Contents note

WSM's 75th birthday.
 

12. Sacramento Bee 111609 1949 January 28

Container Summary: News picture

Scope and Contents note

WSM's 75th birthday.
 

13. New York Herald Tribune 111607 1946 April 21

Container Summary: Clipping

Scope and Contents note

The movie The Razor's Edge, WSM's first screen play.
 

14. New York Times Magazine 111605 1947 June 1

Container Summary: News picture

Scope and Contents note

WSM receiving degree from Toulouse University.
 

15. New York Herald Tribune Books 111603 1942 May 3

Scope and Contents note

4 news photos of WSM in South Carolina, his retreat during WWII.
 

16. Washington Star WSM's speech on the function of a novelist in modern society. 111601 1946 April 28

 

17. New York Times WSM's 80th birthday. 111599 [1954 January 26]

 

18. [New York Times] WSM on WWII and plans for novels he will write while in U.S. 111597 [1940 October 10]

 

19. Oakland Tribune WSM's reminiscences at 75th birthday, 111595 1949 January 30

Container Summary: photo.
 

20. np A Writer's Notebook. 111593 Undated

 

21. np Trio, a movie suceeding the previous year's Quartet. 111591 Undated

 

22. [San Francisco Examiner] List of people at WSM's 76th birthday party. 111589 [1950 March 15]

 

23. Boston Interview following WSM's donation of Of Human Bondage ms to Library of Congress. 111587 1946

 

24. np Presentation of Of Human Bondage to Library of Congress. 111585 Undated

 

25. New York Times WSM's 75th birthday. 111583 1949 January 26

 

26. Boston Herald WSM with Doubleday editors and 1 vol of the original ms of Of Human Bondage. 111581 [1946] May 5

Container Summary: News photo
 

27. Oakland Tribune WSM with unidentified friends. 111579 1941 February 2

Container Summary: Newsphoto
 

28. [New York Times] Book Review interview of WSM bv Robert Van Gelder 111577 1946 April 21

Container Summary: (1 duplicate).

Scope and Contents note

(with photo portrait and photo of ms leaf) Discusses early writings.
 

29. np The Stars and Stripes WSM at 80, the Garrick testimonial dinner, daily schedule, Bertrand Russell and obscenity, writing and finances. 111575 Undated

 

30. State of Washington 111573 1949 January 28

Container Summary: 4 news clippings

Scope and Contents note

75th birthday.
 

31. London The Listener 111571 1954 January 28

Scope and Contents note

Broadcast talk given by WSM on 80th birthday.
 

32. San Francisco (4 different papers) 111569 1939 January 19-23

Container Summary: 7 articles (7)

Scope and Contents note

WSM's coming visit to San Francisco.
 

33. Manchester Guardian 111567 [1954 January 24]

Scope and Contents note

WSM's 80th birthday.
 

34. np 111565 [1939]

Scope and Contents note

The Lord Chancellor's breakfast.
 

35. San Francisco Chronicle 111563 1950 May 26

Container Summary: (1 duplicate)

Scope and Contents note

WSM "richest writer in the world".
 

36. New York Times 111561 1950 October 19

Scope and Contents note

"Maugham starts television series" host in Teller of Tales, based on his short stories.
 

37. New York Times 111559 1954 January 26

Scope and Contents note

WSM on Cakes & Ale, Presentation to Princeton of original holograph ms of novel Theatre.
box 3, folder 2

1. New York Sutton Theatre Program 111557 1950 October 9

Scope and Contents note

American premier of Maugham's Trio.
 

2. Paris Le Theatre du Symnaise. Ticket, schedule and program for Adorable Julia by Marc-Gilbert Sauvajon from the work by 111555 1956 September 19-25

Scope and Contents note

Somerset Maugham and Guy Bolton. Directed by Jean Wall.
 

3. London Strand Theater program 111553 1957 June 16

Scope and Contents note

The Last Hero by Robin Maugham Repertory Players.
 

4. London St. Martin's Theatre advertising card 111551 Undated

Scope and Contents note

Odd Man In, a play by Claude Magnier adapted from the French by Robin Maugham.
 

5. np 111549 Undated

Container Summary: TS 1/2p.

Scope and Contents note

"Excerpt from Maugham Collections in America, by Dr. Klaus W. Jonas, to be published Dec 56"
 

6. London 111547 1954 Autumn

Container Summary: (6)

Scope and Contents note

"A Season of works by Somerset Maugham" 13 synopses of presented radio plays, full plays, and short stories, with an appreciation of WSM by Ivor Brown.
 

7. Encounter 111545 [1954]

Container Summary: (6)

Scope and Contents note

Waugh, Alec Maugham at Eighty
 

8. Rutaers University, New Jersey Reprint 111543 Undated

Scope and Contents note

inscribed "For Mr. Alanson from KW Jonas"
 

9. New York Times Book Review Hines, Jack 111541 1923 June 17

Scope and Contents note

"Mr. Maugham on deck and in the smoking room". with photo of pencil drawing by Cesare.
 

10. New York Times Book Review 111539 1923 May 27

Scope and Contents note

"Collected plays of England's most civilized dramatist."
 

11. London Illustrated News Squire, Sir John 111537 1952 November 15

Scope and Contents note

review of The Vagrant Mood, a collection of 6 essays. Reproduction of photograph by Karsh.
 

12. London The Times 111535 1957 June 17

Scope and Contents note

Reviews of Robin Maugham's The Last Hero.
 

13. Neve Zurcher Zeitung 111533 1957 April 28

Scope and Contents note

"Ze Bescuh be: Somerset Maugham" inscribed to Mr. Alanson from KW Jonas.
 

14. San Francisco Call 111531 1939 January 25

Scope and Contents note

Short joke about Cakes and Ale.
 

15. San Francisco Chronicle 111529 1939 January 26

Scope and Contents note

WSM visits Mrs. Frances Wilson.
 

16. San Francisco Call 111527 1939 January 24

Scope and Contents note

WSM's visit to Alansons.
 

17. Several cities. 111525 1933 August 29

Container Summary: 5 articles

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's 25th anniversary as member of the San Francisco Stock Exchange.
 

18. San Francisco Chronicle 111523 1949 September 18

Container Summary: Picture

Scope and Contents note

WSM and quote.
 

19. Paris Le Figaro 111521 1924 November 22

Container Summary: Article

Scope and Contents note

Success of Our Betters, play by WSM.
 

20. [San Francisco Chronicle] 111519 1954 January 24

Scope and Contents note

This World. General note of WSM's 80th birthday and Jonas' book The Maugham Enigma.
 

21. np Daily 111517 Undated

Container Summary: Picture

Scope and Contents note

WSM receiving honorary degree at Oxford.
 

22. np Popolo d' Italia 111515 [1925 January 15]

Scope and Contents note

"Io voglio cosi".
 

23. np 111513 1957 January 7?

Scope and Contents note

WSM's birthday invitation.
 

24. [San Francisco Chronicle] Herb Caen column 111511 Undated

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's acquisiton of Kelly's portrait of Maugham.
 

25. Palo Alto Times 111509 1957 January 24

Container Summary: Article

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's gift of Maugham materials to Stanford.
 

26. Stanford News release 111507 1957 January 23

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's gift of Maugham materials to Stanford.
 

27. [San Francisco Examiner] Herb Caen column 111505 [1957 February 15]

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's gift.
 

28. np 111503 Undated

Container Summary: 3 articles

Scope and Contents note

Alanson gift.
 

29. San Francisco Call Bulletin 111501 1957 February 9

Scope and Contents note

Alanson gift to Stanford.
 

30. San Francisco Chronicle 111499 1957 January 27

Scope and Contents note

Alanson gift to Stanford with picture.
 

31. San Francisco Examiner 111497 1957 February 3

Scope and Contents note

Alanson gift to Stanford.
 

32. Kalamazoo, Michigan Scope Weekly (Upjohn Co.) 111495 1957 October 9

Scope and Contents note

Interview with (and two pictures of) Maugham.
 

33. Heidelberg, Germany, Heidelberg Life 111493 1957 [June]

Scope and Contents note

General.
 

34. Sports Illustrated 111491 1957 [June 10]

Scope and Contents note

Maugham's trip to Germany.
 

35. Newsweek 111489 [1957 June 12]

Scope and Contents note

"Moon and Sixpence".
 

36. London Times 111487 1958 March 24

Scope and Contents note

Viscount Maugham's (WSM's older brother? or father?) obituary.
 

37. np Times 111485 1957 October 6

Scope and Contents note

WSM discusses current plays and novels.
 

38. Nice Matin 111483 1955 January 23

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's visit to Cap Ferrat
 

39. Nice Matin 111481 1955 September 6

Scope and Contents note

Friendship with Alanson.
 

40. np 111479 Undated

Container Summary: Newsphoto

Scope and Contents note

WSM's Picasso.
 

41. np Daily Mail 111477 [1956 November 1]

Scope and Contents note

cartoon.
 

42. [San Francisco Examiner] 111475 [1955 March 24]

Scope and Contents note

[Herb Caen] on WSM's 81st birthday.
 

43. 111473 1956 May 27

Container Summary: Article

Scope and Contents note

San Francisco Examiner San Francisco Street, last paragraphs about Alanson and Maugham.
 

44. np 111471 Undated

Container Summary: Picture

Scope and Contents note

Lord and Lady Hope at the christening of their son.
 

45. np Riviera Gazette 111469 1955 January 23

Container Summary: Article (with photo)

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's visit to Maugham.
 

46. np 111467 Undated

Container Summary: Photo

Scope and Contents note

Maugham (and others), caption in Arabic.
 

47. [London] Daily Telegraph 111465 1952 June 26

Container Summary: Picture

Scope and Contents note

WSM receiving honorary degree.
 

48. Victoria, B.C., The Daily Colonist 111463 1951 July 26

Scope and Contents note

WSM's thoughts on growing old.
 

49. np 111461 [1959]

Container Summary: Article

Scope and Contents note

Alanson's trip to France.
 

50. np Illustrated 6 pictures of Villa Mauresque and story of daily life with WSM at 74. 111459 1948 October 16

Container Summary: (3)
 

51. [London] Times 111457 1949 April 24

Scope and Contents note

"Oil shares as an investment".
 

52. Palo Alto Times 111455 1949 January 27

Container Summary: Picture

Scope and Contents note

San Francisco Stock Exchange party for WSM's 75th birthday.
 

53. [London] Times 111453 1949 April 24

Scope and Contents note

"Oil shares as an investment".
 

54. np 111451 [1950]

Scope and Contents note

People at WSM's 76th birthday.
 

55. np 111449 Undated

Scope and Contents note

Maugham in London at 83.
 

56. np Evening Standard 111447 [1956 February 2]

Scope and Contents note

"Stolen Tune" by Robin Maugham.
 

57. np Time 111445 1957 October 14

Scope and Contents note

WSM at Heidelberg.
 

58. San Francisco Examiner 111443 1949 June 15

Scope and Contents note

WSM in San Francisco, interview.
 

59. np 111441 [1949]

Container Summary: Picture

Scope and Contents note

WSM and Gracie Fields.
box 3, folder 3

Alanson Memorabilia 111417

 

1. np 111437 Undated

Scope and Contents note

Well-wishes from Stock Exchange Club.
 

2. np 111435 Undated

Scope and Contents note

Congratulatory speech on 40th anniversary of election to San Francisco Stock Exchange.
 

3. San Francisco 111433 1933 August 28

Scope and Contents note

Remarks of Mr. Ross Ambler Curran on 25th anniversary of Alanson's membership in San Francisco Stock Exchange.
 

4. np 111431 Undated

Scope and Contents note

Speech delivered in appreciation of Alanson's term on governing board [of San Francisco Stock Exchange].
 

5. [Paris] 111429 nd February 2

Scope and Contents note

Invitation to lunch with Carl Gottfried von Seidlitz.
 

6. Monte Carlo 111427 nd January 25

Scope and Contents note

Invitation to birthday dinner for WSM with Carl Gottfried von Seidlitz.
 

7. 4 menus at Restaurant de L'Hotel de Paris, Monte Carlo. 111425 1950 January 25, 26 and February 2

 

8. [New York] 111423 [year?] October 9

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2 tickets to American premier of WSM's Trio.
 

9. np 111421 Undated

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Wine and Food Society's list of books in stock by Andre L. Simon.
 

10. Written on back of sheet from desk calendar of this date are dividend figures for WSM's account. 111419 1949 October 5

box 3, folder 4

Photographs 111391

 

1. Foochow 111415 1933

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Where Maugham lived.
 

2. np PC 111413 1930

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"To Mabel & Bert from Uncle Hiram Lewis and Aunt Eve."
 

3. np 111411 Undated

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"A Sr Bertram--Jose Iglesias".
 

4. Alfred Hertz. 111409

 

5. Villa Mauresque 111407 1934 July 16

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A side of the house.
 

6. [Alcatraz island from San Francisco] 111405 Undated

Container Summary: 2 pictures.
 

7. To M. Alanson in kind remembrance of Princess Alexander de Beaubuay(?) 111403 1948

 

8. Mika's picture 111401 1929

 

9. unidentified woman being photographed 111399

 

10. Coit Tower 111397 Undated

 

11. Photograph of oil painting of Maugham 111395

 

12. negatives 111393

General note

13/3/6 Added [Formerly 13/2/A]
box 4

Photostat of "Trembling of a leaf" ms. 111389

box 5

Ms of "Trembling of a leaf" 111387