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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 931

Rudyard Kipling letters to Edward Lucas White


Letters to English short story writer Edward Lucas White from English short story writer, poet, and novelist Rudyard Kipling.


  • 1893-1927

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

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.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes photostatic reproductions (positive) of texts and envelopes with typewritten transcripts of letters from Kipling to White. These letters concern Kipling's verse, songs and other writings, world politics, the South African government, the copyright of his works and the weather in both New England and England.

Biographical / Historical

Kipling was an English short story writer, poet and novelist. White was an English short story writer.


Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

*42M-720. Gift of C. W. Force, 500 Fifth Avenue, New York City, N. Y.; received: 1943 January.
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. Rudyard Kipling letters to Edward Lucas White: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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