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George Moore collection, 1906-1929 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Rudo Kemper

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Predominant Dates:1906-1929

ID: ASM0481

Creator: Robbin, Leon

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Formats/Genres: Galley proofs, Letters, Manuscripts, Moore, George, 1852-1933 - Correspondence, Telegraphs, Typescripts

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

George Augustus Moore (1852–1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist.

The George Moore Collection contains correspondence, an undated manuscript titled "Scenario," the galley proofs with corrections for his 1885 novel Mummer's Wife, and a typescript for his 1894 novel Esther Waters.

The correspondence consists of a series of letters and telegraphs between Moore and New York playwright and writer Edward Knoblauch (1874-1945), a letter from Moore to a "Nachey," several letters without a recipient name, two letters from D. M. Beth at Riverside Press Unlimited, a book printer from Edinburgh, discussing corrections on Moore's 1921 novel Heloise and Abelard.

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Knoblock, Edward, 1874-1945
Moore, George, 1852-1933 - Esther Waters
Moore, George, 1852-1933 - Héloíse and Abélard

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Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: George Moore Collection Finding Aid © 2009 University of Miami. All rights reserved. Requests to reproduce or publish materials from this collection should be directed to

Related Materials: Leon Robbin, the donor of this collection, also donated 28 copies of George Moore's books to Special Collections. For more information please see

Preferred Citation: George Moore Collection, Special Collections, University of Miami Libraries, Coral Gables, Florida

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