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J. L. Garvin, 1868-1947
Literary File, Photography Collection

36 items (1 box)

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Mary Foster and Susan McClellan, 2008
RLIN Record ID: None


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The J. L. Garvin Literary File consists of 36 photographs, the majority of which are portraits of Garvin. There are also snapshots of various Sundanese people on the island of Java, a portrait of Lady Constance Malleson, a group portrait made at The Observer's first staff dinner in 1911, and other miscellaneous subjects. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*All items are located at PH:LF:Garvin, J. L., unless otherwise noted.


Item List

Container Accession / P No.     Description
*P1 Portrait of Garvin; mounted photogravure removed from More Men of Mark, 1922.
* 997:0105:0458-0463Snapshots of various Sundanese people on the island of Java.
* 997:0105:0464-0476Portraits of Garvin (997:0105:0470 signed on verso by the photographer).
* 997:0105:0477Copy print of a photograph of various men and women at a presentation ceremony.
*997:0105:0481 Photograph of men looking at a German language handbill (posted); accompanied by a related newspaper clipping and a typed English translation of the handbill.
PH:LF:OV Box, Large 997:0105:0482Group photograph of "The Observer First Staff Dinner, Waldorf Hotel, London, January 23rd, 1911. The Lord Northcliff Presiding."
*997:0105:0484 Portrait of J. L. Garvin.
*997:0105:0485View of Garvin's house, inscribed on verso: "Gregories--after the Shepherd's Kitchen was incorporated" (see 997:0105:0487 for a different view).
* 997:0105:0486View of "The Barns & the House [i.e., Gregories] from beyond Waller's Pool. Taken early spring 1922."
*997:0105:0487 View of Garvin's house, 1922; inscribed on verso (in part): "Gregories before the Shepherd's Kitchen was incorporated in the house" (see 997:0105:0485 for a different view).
* 997:0105:0488View of Garvin's house; inscribed on verso: "The front of the house, showing the Victorian wing [illegible] out to south-west--1872. On the right is the little Granary on 9 [sic, 6] legs."
*997:0105:0489View of "The Seward house, Auburn."
* 997:0105:0490Photographic postcard of an unidentified woman (Lady Constance Malleson?), 1931?.
* 997:0105:0491Portrait of Lady Constance Malleson (stage name Colette O'Niel).
*997:0105:0492Photographic postcard of a group of two men and six women standing outdoors; illegible inscription on verso.
*997:0105:0493-0494 Photographic prints of two different sculptures of a horse from the Tang (618-907 CE) period.
* 997:0105:0495Photographic postcard portrait of Pvt. Singleton in uniform, 1915.
* 997:0105:0496Faded carte-de-visite portrait of an unidentified child.


Index of Photographers

Coburn, Alvin Langdon, 1882-1966--P1
Fiedelholz, Erna--997:0105:0481
Fradelle & Young--997:0105:0482
H. & R. Stiles--997:0105:0496
Hester, Albert--997:0105:0464-0474
Hoppé, E. O. (Emil Otto), 1878-1972--997:0105:0491
Lafayette Ltd.--997:0105:0484
Lipiatt (Clevedon, England)--997:0105:0495
Sheaf, E. T.--997:0105:0458-0463
Smith, Lizzie Caswall--997:0105:0475-0476


J. L. Garvin Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 17 March 2008)

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