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GREENE, GRAHAM, 1904-1991.
Graham Greene collection, 1962-1966

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zc2m


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Greene, Graham, 1904-1991.
Title: Graham Greene collection, 1962-1966
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 788
Extent: 2.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Correspondence of writer, film critic, and editor Graham Greene regarding his collecting of Victorian detective fiction.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Separated material

Emory University also holds the Glover-Green collection of Victorian detective fiction. These materials may be located in the Emory University online catalog by searching for: Dorothy Craigie 1901-, collector and Graham Greene 1904-1991, collector.

Source

Purchase, 1996.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Graham Greene collection, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Stephen Enniss, 1996.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Graham (Henry) Greene (1904-1991), writer, film critic, and editor, born in Berkhamsted, England, the son of Charles Henry and Marion Raymond Greene.

Graham (Henry) Greene (1904-1991), writer, film critic, and editor, born in Berkhamsted, England, the son of Charles Henry and Marion Raymond Greene.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the correspondence of Graham Greene from 1962-1966. It includes 25 letters (21 by Graham Greene, 4 by secretaries to him) written between 1962 and 1968 regarding his collecting of Victorian detective fiction. Most of the letters are addressed to Anthony Hobson who was with Sotheby’s and was directly involved in purchasing titles on Greene’s behalf. One letter to John Carter relates to the catalog of Greene’s collection that was published in 1966 under the title Victorian Detective Fiction: A Catalogue of the Collection Made by Dorothy Glover and Graham Greene.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence, 1962
1 2 Correspondence, 1964
1 3 Correspondence, 1965
1 4 Correspondence, 1966
1 5 Undated correspondence
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