Pim Manuscripts

MS1/48 - Image Taken from "Monsieur Among the Mushrooms, A Modern Philosopher at Large". It is Labelled "Prosit Neujahr" or Happy New Year in German

MS1/48 - Image Taken from "Monsieur Among the Mushrooms, A Modern Philosopher at Large". It is Labelled "Prosit Neujahr" or Happy New Year in German

MS1/40 - Cover of a Volume Containing Typewritten Drafts of Herbert Moore Pim's Novel "The Pessimist", A Novel Centred on Ending All Suffering Via the Extinction of Life

MS1/40 - Cover of a Volume Containing Typewritten Drafts of Herbert Moore Pim's Novel "The Pessimist", A Novel Centred on Ending All Suffering Via the Extinction of Life

MS1/42 - Cover of Herbert Moore Pim, "The Beauty of Life", A Collection of 24 Studies Published in Various Periodicals

MS1/42 - Cover of Herbert Moore Pim, "The Beauty of Life", A Collection of 24 Studies Published in Various Periodicals

MS1/48 - Sonnet Entitled 'Christmas' from Herbert Moore Pim, "Sonnets", 1924

MS1/48 - Sonnet Entitled 'Christmas' from Herbert Moore Pim, "Sonnets", 1924

MS1/46 - Foreward from Herbert Moore Pim, "Poems for Children", p2

MS1/46 - Foreward from Herbert Moore Pim, "Poems for Children", p2

Papers of the Belfast born author and poet, Herbert Moore Pim (1883-?). A relatively small batch of materials, this collection consists mainly of literary manuscripts concerning a number of published and unpublished works by Pim, including typewritten drafts of the novel, ‘The Pessimist’, 1904-10 (published under the pseudonym, A. Newman in 1914), ‘Poems for Children’ (1940), the plays, ‘Julian the Apostate’ and ‘The Prometheus Bound of Aeschylus,’ and a series of studies entitled, ‘The Beauty of Life’ which were published in various periodicals, c 1936. These manuscripts are primarily in typescript with handwritten corrections and annotations. The collection also includes a series of six letters to the author from Lord Alfred Douglas (signed ‘Bosie’), dated 1922 and 1924-25.

Strengths

The Herbert Moore Papers are particularly valuable to the student of Anglo-Irish Literature through the availability of a sample of Pim's original literary manuscripts.

Physical characteristics

The collection contains approx. 37 items comprising typescript manuscripts and letters.

Created

0
0

Collected

0
0

Coverage

1906
1939
Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Closed

Gift

Added by Queen's University Belfast | Last updated on: 27 February 2018