Elizabeth Robins Papers, 1851-1942  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Robins, Elizabeth
Title
Elizabeth Robins Papers
Dates
1851-1942 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 containers., (.25 linear feet of shelf space.)
Collection Number
Cage 8
Summary
Letters received from John Galsworthy, Somerset Maugham, William Archer, Charles Trevelyan, Isabelle Smith, George M. Trevelyan, and others. Notes and notebook of Norwegian-English translating vocabulary.
Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman WA
99164-5610
Telephone: 509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Robins, Elizabeth. (married name: Mrs. George Richmond Parks; pseud. C.E. Raimond) ca. 1865-1952. American actress and author. Played principally in Ibsen.

Wrote: Below the salt (1896) The open question (1898) The magnetic north (1904) A dark lantern (1905) Come and find me (1908) The mills of the Gods (1908) and others. Also suffragist works. [New Century Cyclopedia of Names]

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence with John Galsworthy, Somerset Maugham, William Archer, Charles P. Trevelyan, Isabelle Smith, George Macaulay Trevelyan, and others. Principally regarding Portrait of a lady, after 1940.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Item Description]. Cage 8, Guide to the Elizabeth Robins Papers. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Reveille, devoted to the disabled sailor and soldier, no. 1. London. John Galsworthy, editor., August, 1918Return to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

1 item.
Container(s) Description Dates
Folder
1
Enclosed: John Galsworthy, letter, Devon, to Elizabeth Robins, asking her to write a contribution.
1 l. holograph signed.
August 19, 1918
1
Enclosed: Photograph of Elizabeth Robins.
1 item.
undated

Undated PapersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder
2
Sybil and B., letter, Sunday, Tithe Farm, Stoke Poges, Bucks, no addressee.
1 l. holograph signed.
undated
2
Note: 'Gertrude Bell,' vol. 11, p. 512, 615.
1 l. ms.
undated
2
Maugham, W.S., letter, New York, to Miss Robins.
2 l. holograph signed.
undated
2
[Olhim?], Dorothy, letter, Brighton, to Dr. Wilberforce.
1 l. holograph signed.
undated
2
Gordon, Laura, letter, [Hempstead?], to Octavia
2 l. holograph signed.
December 5, n.y.
2
Carter, Alice, letter, Nassau, to Miss Robins
2 l. holograph signed.
January 27, n.y.
2
Archer, William, letter, Monday, London, to Miss Robins
2 l. holograph signed.
[1893]

Dated PapersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder
3
Bowen, M., letter, Zanesville, [Ohio], to Sallie E. Robins, n.p.
2 l. holograph signed, with envelope.
April 2, [18]51
3
[Bull, Sara C.], letter, Cambridge, Mass., to Elizabeth Robins, Milwaukee, Wis.
1 l. holograph signed.
September 25, [1818]
3
Dupont, Aime. Photograph of Francis Wilson, holograph inscription, to Elizabeth Robins.
1 item.
1900
3
[Milner, Edith?], letter, York, to Elizabeth Robins
2 l. holograph signed.
September 9, 1905
3
Trevelyan, Charles, letter, Westminster, to Lisa, [Bath]
1 l. holograph signed.
March 24, 1921
3
Note: part of a letter.
1 l. typescript & ms.
December, 1926
3
Note and telegraph envelope.
2 items.
September 10, 1927
4
Wood, Fred F., letter, Sussex, to Dr. Wilberforce
1 l. folded, holograph signed.
April 28, 1933
4
Moore, Tom Sturge, letter, The Shiffolds, to Dear Ladies
1 l. holograph signed.
March 12, 1940
4
Note, on letterhead: Valour House, Fernand's Point, Southwest Harbor, Maine; enclosing clipping: 'The Yates-Thompson Sale,' Times Literary Supplement,
3 l.
April 10, 1941.
4
Smith, Isabelle, letter, Ching, to Octavia.
1 l. holograph signed.
July 15, [1941]?
4
Chancellor, Elsie, letter, Henley-on-Thames, to Elizabeth Robins, Valour House, Southwest Harbor, Maine
2 l.holograph signed, with envelope.
July 22, [1941]
5
Smith, Isabelle, letter, [London], to Miss Robins, n.p.
1 l. holograph signed.
July 27, 1941
5
Letter, [date on envelope], London, to Miss Robins, New York. [Signature illegible]
2 l. holograph signed, with envelope.
May 5, 1941
5
Smith, Isabelle, letter, London, to Octavia.
1 l. holograph signed.
August 12, 1941
5
Trevelyan, G(eorge] M[acaulay], letter, Trinity College, Cambridge, to Miss Robins, n.p.
1 l. holograph signed.
August 15, 1941
5
Jones, Thomas, letter, Harlech, to Miss Robins, Somesville, Maine.
1 l. holograph signed.
August 20, 1941
5
Letter, Surrey, to "My Dear", initialed, in envelope addressed to Elizabeth Robins, Mount Desert, Maine, post-marked September 11,1941.
2 l. holograph
April 27, 1941
5
Draper, Martha, letter, New York, to Miss Robins, n.p., signed, with pencilled draft of reply.
1 l. typescript
October 8, 1941
5
Envelope, torn, postmarked.
1 item.
April 2, 1942.
6
Translating vocabulary for Ibsen plays, Norwegian-English.
1 volume
August, 1892
6
Loose notes and papers re: translation
34 l.
1895-1896

Letters found in Elizabeth Robins' books:Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder
7
L.A. Maidstone, letter, Herstmonceux Place, Hailsham, to Miss Robins.
2 l. holograph signed.
June 30, n.y.
7
L.A. Maidstone, letter, Herstmonceux Place, Hailsham, to Miss Robins. In: Aeschylus, The house of Atreus. Trans. by E.D.A. Morshead. London, Simpkin & Marshall; Winchester, Warren & Son, n.d.
4 l. holograph signed.
July 5, n.y.
7
[Lucy Lane Clifford], letter, [London], to Lisa, signed: L. In: Mrs. W.K. [Lucy Lane] Clifford, Sir George's objection. London, Thomas Nelson, 1901.
1 l. holograph.
November 11, n.y.
7
Mary A. Ward, letter, [London], to Miss Robins. In: Mary A. Ward, Eleanor: a play in four acts. London, Smith Elder, 1901.
1 l. holograph signed.
October 10, 1902
7
[Florence Bell], letter, Redcar, to [Elizabeth Robins?] In: William Shakespeare, The Tempest. London, J.M. Dent, 1903. [Inscribed: To Elizabeth Robins from F.B.]
2 l. typescript.
September 28, 1904
7
Bond, telegram, Hempstead C[ourt], to Miss Robins, Kensington. In: Elizabeth Robins [C.E. Raimond], A dark Lantern. London and New York, Macmillan, 1905.
1 l. with envelope.
June 5, 1905
7
Robert W. Chambers, letter, [New York], to Miss Robbins. In: Elizabeth Robins [C.E. Raimond], Come and find me. London, William Heinemann. 1908.
1 l. holograph signed.
March 18, 1908
7
Maggie Ponsonby, letter, [London], to Miss Robins, In: Magdalen Ponsonby, Idle women - a study in futility. London, Arthur L. Humphreys, 1914.
1 l. holograph signed.
[1914?]
7
Emily M. Ritchie, letter, Sussex, to Miss Robins. In: Emily Marion Ritchie, Edith Sichel: Letters, verses, and other writings. Printed for private circulation, 1918.
1 l. holograph signed.
August 22, [1918?]
7
[Frank von Kitlitz?], letter, Wehrkirch Land, Germany, to Octavia. In: Thomas de Quincy, Confessions of an English opium eater. London, George Routledge, 1886.
2 l. holograph signed.
November 20, 1937

Article found in Reveille:, Return to Top

Container(s): Folder

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder
8
Mortimer, Raymond, "Published at Last: An Adventure of 1900." A critique of Elizabeth Robins book Raymond and I.
1 item.
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Archer, William, 1856-1924
  • Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933
  • Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965
  • Robins, Elizabeth, 1862-1952--Archives (creator)
  • Smith, Isabelle
  • Trevelyan, Charles Philips, Sir, 1870-1958
  • Trevelyan, George Macaulay, 1876-1962
  • Occupations :
  • Actors--England--Correspondence
  • Authors--England--Correspondence
  • Translators--England--Correspondence