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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1066

George Moore correspondence with Thomas R. Smith and Horace Liveright


Correspondence between the Irish author George Moore and his publishers Thomas R. Smith and Horace Liveright.


  • 1915-1931

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.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Includes correspondence (letters from Moore and carbon copies of letters from Smith and Liveright) concerning Moore's publications in the U.S. in the Century and by Boni & Liveright and Horace Liveright. Also includes a few manuscripts of writings by Moore and other papers relating to his publications.

Biographical / Historical

Moore was an Irish author and journalist. Horace Liveright was a publisher in New York. Thomas R. Smith was editor of the Century Magazine, a literary advisor to Boni & Liveright, and then editor-in-chief for Horace Liveright.


Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

43M-802. Purchased with the Peabody Fund; received: 1944 June 16.

Moore, George, 1852-1933. George Moore correspondence with Thomas R. Smith and Horace Liveright, 1915-1931: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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