Collection SC046 - J. M. Barrie collection

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J. M. Barrie collection

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  • 1913 - 1915 (Creation)
    Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937

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1 cm of textual records

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J.M. Barrie was born in Kirriemuir, Scotland. After receiving an M.A. at Edinburgh University in 1882, he moved to London in 1885. He was primarily a novelist and essayist until 1900 and thereafter mainly a playwright. His best known work "Peter Pan" was written in 1904. He was created a baronet in 1913. J. M. Barrie died in London.

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The collection consists of letters written by J. M. Barrie to Thomas Lennox Gilmour, mainly concerned with his financial affairs.

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Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937--Correspondence

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Revised by JF, July 18, 2013.

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