The collection consists of a mimeographed, signed letter from Starkey to Magee. In the letter, he thanks him for the note on "The Avatars", which he will print in his next issue (Jan.-Mar.). The letter accompanied a complimentary copy of his "Collected Poems".
The collection consists mainly of Shepherd's unpublished typescripts concerning her family history in France and Italy, England, and Ireland: "The Illustrious De Verduns" (paperbound, corrected); "A Journey Into Time Past" (Beaumont family, paperbound); "The Diaries of my Grandmother, Margaret Emily Cooke [nee Verdin] (paperbound, corrected). Also included is a pamphlet "Joseph Verdin and Sons, Salt Proprietors" by Mary Rochester; correspondence (1989-1990) between the author, Gray Campbell (Gray's Publishing), Judge Monty Tyrwhitt-Drake, and Special Collections; a National Gallery photograph of "The Beaumont Family by George Romney" (painted ca. 1778-82); and some typed "De Verdun and Verdin pedigrees".
Shepherd, Margaret R. G. (Margaret Rohesia Gundred)
The collection consists of manuscript material, consisting of a carbon typescript, corrected of "An Explanation" (being the preface to Shaw's edition of the Shaw-Ellen Terry correspondence); a manuscript of "Motives of Socialism"; and marked proofs for "Shaw Speaks on War" (a transcript of a short wave broadcast in 1937). Also included is correspondence with Elbridge Adams, Hubert Bland, William Archer, William J. Pickerell, and Harold Laski, together with correspondence from Janet Achurch to Hubert Bland. There is also a small amount of ephemera.
The collection consists of two handwritten letters from Lord Alfred Douglas to Mrs. Vane-Tempest (Edith Helen Vane-Tempest-Stewart, Marchioness of Londonderry, 1879-1959), in which he discusses the poems which she sent to him and thanks her for her praise of his own.
The collection consists of a scrapbook containing theatre programmes of plays, in which the Green-Armytages appeared, and clippings. The clippings are concerned with: Roman Catholicism, mostly about the"Catholic Controversy" of 1913; the works, career, and trial of Oscar Wilde together with the subsequent career and trials of Lord Alfred Douglas. In addition, there is a small amount of material concerning Hilaire Belloc. Included are two clippings of Belloc poems, a handwritten letter from Belloc to the Bishop of Clifton, two handwritten letters from the Bishop of Clifton to R. N. Green-Armytage, and two handwritten letters from Belloc to Green-Armytage.
The collection consists of a handwritten letter to Laurenz M. Lamont from Martin Secker (Richards Press) re A.B. (Algernon Blackwood), plus photocopies of a handwritten letter to L.M. Lamont and a handwritten postcard to Mrs. Lamont from Blackwood.