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MS Eng 1148.5

Rothenstein, John, Sir, 1901-, recipient. Sir John Rothenstein letters from the Beerbohm family and other correspondents, 1905-1957: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1148.5
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Rothenstein, John, Sir, 1901-, recipient.
Title: Sir John Rothenstein letters from the Beerbohm family and other correspondents,
Date(s): 1905-1957.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to English author and Director of the Tate Gallery Sir John Rothenstein from the Beerbohm family and various other correspondents.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

68M-42. Purchased from Sir John Rothenstein, Department of Fine Arts, Fordham University, Bronx, New York 10458; received: 1968 October.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Sir John Rothenstein Letters from the Beerbohm Family and Other Correspondents, 1905-1957 (MS Eng 1148.5). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Rothenstein (1901-1992) was an English author and Director of the Tate Gallery.

Scope and Contents

Letters from the Beerbohm family, notably Eliza, Elisabeth, Lady Florence, and Sir Max to Rothenstein and his wife Lady Alice Rothenstein. Letters from Elisabeth (Jungmann) Beerbohm describe Max Beerbohm's last illness and death and the compilation of William Rothenstein's letters. Max Beerbohm's letters to Lady Alice Rothenstein concern social engagements and include Beerbohm's reminiscences of William Rothenstein. Beerbohm's letters to Sir John include commentary on John Rothenstein's publications about English artists.

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