Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Francis Marion Crawford manuscript, circa. 1900 MS 299



creator Crawford, F. Marion (Francis Marion)
Title: Francis Marion Crawford manuscript
Dates: circa. 1900
Abstract: This collection contains the original manuscript (including corrections, revisions, and pencil notes) of "A Kaleidoscope of Rome," Crawford's first article on Rome. The essay is a descriptive narrative of Rome, its people, its history, etc. Portions of the essay were later included in Crawford's work, Ave Roma Immortalis.
Identification: MS 299
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet(1 folder)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

Francis Marion Crawford (1854-1909) was a prolific novelist as well as a historian, having written more than 40 novels (plus other material) in 25 years. He was the youngest of the four children of Thomas Crawford, an American sculptor and long-time resident of Italy.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains the original manuscript (including corrections, revisions, and pencil notes) of "A Kaleidoscope of Rome," Crawford's first article on Rome. The essay is a descriptive narrative of Rome, its people, its history, etc. Portions of the essay were later included in Crawford's work, Ave Roma Immortalis. The manuscript consists of 50 leaves mounted on a full maroon calf folio binding.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Francis Marion Crawford manuscript must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library.


Index Terms

essays

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Francis Marion Crawford manuscript, ca. 1900, MS 299, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was a gift donated to Fondren by Leopold L. Meyer on September 8, 1970.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Crawford manuscript circa. 1900
0 Linear Feet

Folder
1 Manuscript of article "A Kaleidoscope of Rome"
There are 50 leaves mounted on a full maroon calf folio binding.