Gertrude Hall Brownell papers

Gertrude Hall Brownell papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Brownell, Gertrude Hall, 1863-1961
Creator: Brownell, W. C., (William Cory), 1851-1928
Title: Gertrude Hall Brownell papers
Dates: 1911-1962
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet (5 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms210

Biographical/Historical Note

Gertrude Hall (1863-1961), American romantic novelist and poet, born in Boston, Massachusetts. Daughter of Edna Amile Brown, concert singer, and David Culver Hall, concert tour conductor. Hall and her family (including opera singer Marguerite Hall and writer Grace Marie Hall) lived in London, Florence, and New York. Married literary critic William Crary Brownell in 1921.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Gertrude Hall Brownell from 1911-1962. The collection contains correspondence, book reviews, photographs, and manuscripts of novels, short stories, plays, poems, articles, and essays written by Brownell. Also includes some materials relating to William Crary Brownell.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

American literature.
American poetry.
Manuscripts (documents)
Scripts (documents)
Women authors, American.
Women poets, American.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gertrude Hall Brownell papers, ms210, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Material

Related collections in this repository: Grace Hall papers.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Biographical notes
2Book reviews (by Hall)
3Book reviews of Hall's books
5Giese, Fritz
6Misc.: menu & lists of libraries
7Printed material: "Floriana" by Oliver Herford
8William Crary Brownell letters
9"Amanda's New York", Ch. 1-5
10"Amanda's New York", Ch. 6-10
11"Amanda's New York", Ch. 11-15
12"Amanda's New York", Ch. 16-21
13"Amanda's New York", Ch. 22-28
14"Aurora the Magnificent"; outline
15"The Better Inheritance"
17"A Chapter on Dreams"
18"The Charm of Old Duxbury"; magazine article
19"Clement Dorr"
2"The Gardens of Paradise"
3"God's Mercy"; essay, notes
4"The Good Name of Miss Manson"; Ch. 1-5
5"The Good Name of Miss Manson"; Ch. 6-10
6"The Good Name of Miss Manson"; Ch. 11-16
7"The Good Name of Miss Manson"; notes
8"Oliver Herford"
9"Wolcott Balestier"
10"The Incredible Story of Bandello and the Beautiful Dionea"
11"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act I
12"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act II
13"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act III
14"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act IV
15"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act I, c. 2 & summary
16"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act II, c. 2
17"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act III, c. 2
18"Lady Biddy's Heirs"; Act IV, c. 2
19"The Lonely Comedy"; Part I c.1
20"The Lonely Comedy"; Part III c.1
21"The Lonely Comedy"; Part III c.2
22"The Lonely Comedy"; Part I c.2
23"The Lonely Comedy"; Part I c.2
24"The Lonely Comedy"; Part II c.1
25''The Legend of Saint Cariberte des Oies"
31George Gibbs Mansfield
2"The Miller's Gertrude"
3"Nachtsyl: A Play of Gorky's"; script, parts I-V c.1
4"Nachtsyl: A Play of Gorky's": script, parts I-V c.2
5"Nachtsyl A Play of Gorky's": typescript, parts I-V
6"An Older Sister"
7"The Pride of Battlereaghr"; Act I, c.1
8"The Pride of Battlereaghr"; Act II. c.1
9"The Pride of Battlereaghr"; Act III, c.1
10"The Pride of Battlereaghr": Act IV, c.1
11"The Pride of Battlereaghr": Act I, c. 2
12"The Pride of Battlereaghr"; Act II, c.2
13"The Pride of Battlereaghr": Act III, c.2
14"The Pride of Battlereaghr"; Act IV, c.2
15"Rosemund 's Feast"; c.2 and notes
16"Red Lilly"; Act I-IV
41"Saint Gertrude's Inn", c.1-2
2"Saint Gertrude's Inn", c.3-4
3"Siedalalter", "inchbold Hudson"
4"The Story"
5"The Stranger"
6"The Sultan and the Sage"
7''Sweat Scented Manuscript"
8"Three Women"; 1st copies & intro.
9"Three Women; E.A.H. Madam Hall
10"Three Women"; Frances Hodgson Burnett
11"Three Women"; Sarah Teasdale
12"The Truth About Camilla"; scenario
14"The Voice and the Bird"
16"The Flying Dutchman"
17The Wagnerian Romances: "Lohengrin"
18The Wagnerian Romances: "The Mastersingers of Nuremberg"
19The Wagnerian Romances: "Parsifal"
20The Wagnerian Romances: "Tannhaeuser"
21The Wagnerian Romances: "Tristan and Isolde"
22The Wagnerian Romances: "The Way Home"
51"Whether Thou Goest"; Act I
2"Whether Thou Goest; Act II
3"Whether Thou Goest; Act III
4"Whether Thou Goest; synopsis
5William Crary Brownell; bio, parts 1-2
6William Crary Brownell; bio, parts 3-6
7William Crary Brownell; bio, parts 7-11
8Biographical notes: Impressions of the Later Years, parts 1-3
9Biographical notes: Impressions of the Later Years, parts 4-6
10Biographical notes: Impressions of the Later Years, parts 7-11
11Notes on historical figures: Greece, Rome and England
12Notebook I
13Notebook II
14Notebook III
15Notes, miscellaneous