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Gertrude Hall Brownell papers

Gertrude Hall Brownell papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Gertrude Hall Brownell papers
Creator: Brownell, Gertrude Hall, 1863-1961
Creator: Brownell, W. C. (William Cory), 1851-1928
Inclusive Dates: 1911-1962
Language: English
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (5 document boxes)
Collection Number: ms210
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Gertrude Hall (1863-1961), American romantic novelist and poet, born in Boston, Massachusetts. Daughter of Edna Amile Brown, concert singer, and David Culver Hall, concert tour conductor. Hall and her family (including opera singer Marguerite Hall and writer Grace Marie Hall) lived in London, Florence, and New York. Married literary critic William Crary Brownell in 1921.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of papers of Gertrude Hall Brownell from 1911-1962. The collection contains correspondence, book reviews, photographs, and manuscripts of novels, short stories, plays, poems, articles, and essays written by Brownell. Also includes some materials relating to William Crary Brownell.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gertrude Hall Brownell papers, ms210, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2009 May 7.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

American literature.
American poetry.
Essays.
Manuscripts (documents)
Poetry.
Scripts (documents)
Women authors, American.
Women poets, American.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Grace Hall papers.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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11Biographical notes
 
12Book reviews (by Hall)
 
13Book reviews of Hall's books
 
14Correspondence
 
15Giese, Fritz
 
16Misc.: menu & lists of libraries
 
17Printed material: "Floriana" by Oliver Herford
 
18William Crary Brownell letters
 
19"Amanda's New York", Ch. 1-5
 
110"Amanda's New York", Ch. 6-10
 
111"Amanda's New York", Ch. 11-15
 
112"Amanda's New York", Ch. 16-21
 
113"Amanda's New York", Ch. 22-28
 
114"Aurora the Magnificent"; outline
 
115"The Better Inheritance"
 
116"Books"
 
117"A Chapter on Dreams"
 
118"The Charm of Old Duxbury"; magazine article
 
119"Clement Dorr"
 
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21"Fortevray"
 
22"The Gardens of Paradise"
 
23"God's Mercy"; essay, notes
 
24"The Good Name of Miss Manson"; Ch. 1-5
 
25"The Good Name of Miss Manson"; Ch. 6-10
 
26"The Good Name of Miss Manson"; Ch. 11-16
 
27"The Good Name of Miss Manson"; notes
 
28"Oliver Herford"
 
29"Wolcott Balestier"
 
210"The Incredible Story of Bandello and the Beautiful Dionea"
 
211"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act I
 
212"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act II
 
213"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act III
 
214"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act IV
 
215"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act I, c. 2 & summary
 
216"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act II, c. 2
 
217"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act III, c. 2
 
218"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act IV, c. 2
 
219"The Lonely Comedy"; Part I c.1
 
220"The Lonely Comedy"; Part III c.1
 
221"The Lonely Comedy"; Part III c.2
 
222"The Lonely Comedy"; Part I c.2
 
223"The Lonely Comedy"; Part I c.2
 
224"The Lonely Comedy"; Part II c.1
 
225''The Legend of Saint Cariberte des Oies"
 
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31George Gibbs Mansfield
 
32"The Miller's Gertrude"
 
33"Nachtsyl: A Play of Gorky's"; script, parts I-V c.1
 
34"Nachtsyl: A Play of Gorky's": script, parts I-V c.2
 
35"Nachtsyl A Play of Gorky's": typescript, parts I-V
 
36"An Older Sister"
 
37"The Pride of Battlereaghr"; Act I, c.1
 
38"The Pride of Battlereaghr"; Act II. c.1
 
39"The Pride of Battlereaghr"; Act III, c.1
 
310"The Pride of Battlereaghr": Act IV, c.1
 
311"The Pride of Battlereaghr": Act I, c. 2
 
312"The Pride of Battlereaghr"; Act II, c.2
 
313"The Pride of Battlereaghr": Act III, c.2
 
314"The Pride of Battlereaghr"; Act IV, c.2
 
315"Rosemund 's Feast"; c.2 and notes
 
316"Red Lilly"; Act I-IV
 
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41"Saint Gertrude's Inn", c.1-2
 
42"Saint Gertrude's Inn", c.3-4
 
43"Siedalalter", "inchbold Hudson"
 
44"The Story"
 
45"The Stranger"
 
46"The Sultan and the Sage"
 
47''Sweat Scented Manuscript"
 
48"Three Women"; 1st copies & intro.
 
49"Three Women; E.A.H. Madam Hall
 
410"Three Women"; Frances Hodgson Burnett
 
411"Three Women"; Sarah Teasdale
 
412"The Truth About Camilla"; scenario
 
413"Vannie"
 
414"The Voice and the Bird"
 
415"Valentina"
 
416"The Flying Dutchman"
 
417The Wagnerian Romances: "Lohengrin"
 
418The Wagnerian Romances: "The Mastersingers of Nuremberg"
 
419The Wagnerian Romances: "Parsifal"
 
420The Wagnerian Romances: "Tannhaeuser"
 
421The Wagnerian Romances: "Tristan and Isolde"
 
422The Wagnerian Romances: "The Way Home"
 
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51"Whether Thou Goest"; Act I
 
52"Whether Thou Goest; Act II
 
53"Whether Thou Goest; Act III
 
54"Whether Thou Goest; synopsis
 
55William Crary Brownell; bio, parts 1-2
 
56William Crary Brownell; bio, parts 3-6
 
57William Crary Brownell; bio, parts 7-11
 
58Biographical notes: Impressions of the Later Years, parts 1-3
 
59Biographical notes: Impressions of the Later Years, parts 4-6
 
510Biographical notes: Impressions of the Later Years, parts 7-11
 
511Notes on historical figures: Greece, Rome and England
 
512Notebook I
 
513Notebook II
 
514Notebook III
 
515Notes, miscellaneous