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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1275

Maurice Baring papers


Primarily letters from English author Maurice Baring to English publisher Edward Verrall Lucas and papers concerning Leslie Chaundy's bibliography of Baring's works.


  • 1918-1932

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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


.25 linear feet (2 volumes)
Includes a mimeographed typescript of Baring's birthday dinner speech (1922), an autograph manuscript and typescript of hisFriday's business (published 1932), and typescripts of Horace's Book I Ode V and Baring's The life of a horse. Also includes papers concerning Chaundy's bibliography of the works of Baring and letters to Edward Verrall Lucas and Chaundy.

Biographical / Historical

Baring was an English author. Lucas was an English author and publisher. Chaundy was a bibliographer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

67M-151. Gift of Mr. Kenneth Pendar, 315 East 72nd Street, New York, New York; received: 1968 January.
Baring, Maurice, 1874-1945. Maurice Baring papers, 1918-1932: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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