Skip to main content

Barrie, Sir James Matthew, 1st Baronet, playwright and novelist, 1860-1937


Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

64 letters, 1899-1949 and undated, to John Purves, mostly on literary matters, from among others J M Barrie, John Davidson, Luigi Pirandello and Walter de la Mare.

Identifier: Acc.7175
Scope and Contents

With literary and historical manuscripts, 1388, 1798-1911 and undated, collected by Purves, including single letters of D G Rossetti, John Ruskin, Sir Walter Scott, and William Wordsworth.

Also two albums, 1936-1952, of Purves, containing inscriptions in poetry and prose by various contributors.

Dates: 1388, 1798-1952.

Four letters of J M Barrie to Mrs Pogson.

Identifier: Acc.8345
Scope and Contents

Concerning the translation of his works into German.

Dates: 1906-1919.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Barrett to Barrow, F., 1812-1928.

Identifier: MS.40053
Scope and Contents This manuscript includes letters, 1899-1828, of J.M. Barrie to John Murray IV, responding to proposals of Murray’s regarding publications and charitable work. Also included are letters, 1899-1922, of Sir William Barrett to John Murray IV, concerning his work on “Early chapters in science” and his interest in hypnotism. There are also letters, 1914, of Evan Barron to John Murray IV, seeking publication of his work on the Scottish War of Independence. All the letters...
Dates: 1812-1928.

Letters to John Murray, publishers, of correspondents with surnames from Hepburn to Heraud., 1825-1922.

Identifier: MS.40548
Scope and Contents This manuscript includes letters, 1893-1897, of Thomas Hepburn to John Murray IV, concerning his works “Barncraig” and “Sunshine and haar”; also letters, 1825-1856, of John Heraud to John Murray II and John Murray III, mostly concerning his work “The descent into hell”. The letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then by date under each name.Hepburn, Thomas, 1893-1897: folios 1-55; (1)Hepworth, G., 1856: folios 56-60;Hepworth, M., 1922:...
Dates: 1825-1922.

Letters to Robert West Napier.

Identifier: Acc.11866
Scope and Contents

On artistic and personal matters and especially on Napier`s book on John Thomson of Duddingston and on the place of Thomson in Scottish painting. Includes letters of James L Caw, J M Barrie and Alexander Grant (with comments on Grant`s involvement with the National Library of Scotland).

Dates: 1909-1937.

Papers of Peter Ritchie Calder, Baron Ritchie-Calder.

Identifier: Acc.12533
Scope and Contents

Includes typescript of "Political Warfare" and letters of J M Barrie, H G Wells, G B Shaw, Harold Wilson and Barbara Castle.

Dates: 1923-1972.

Records of the Scots Club, London.

Identifier: Acc.9943
Scope and Contents


four minute books, 1911-1930, 1936-1938

sketches, including one by James McBey

ten letters of J M Barrie, and two of Viscount Haldane

a cartoon and a photograh, 1911, depicting members

two letters, 1961, of James Bone, concerning relics of the Club.

Dates: 1911-1961.

Additional filters:

Browse Resources 9
Archival Object 2
Letters. Correspondence. 10
Inscriptions. 2
Poetry. 2
Albums. 1
Caricatures. 1