Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of correspondence by and about the author, as well as pictorial works. The correspondence, dating from  to , is from Beardsley to Lady Olive Eleanor Custance Douglas, H. T. Puchas, and T. Fisher Unwin, as well as one letter relating to Beardsley, dated 1898, from Henry Harland to T. Fisher Unwin. One of the three drawings, all undated, is thought to be a forgery.
The Aubrey Beardsley collection of papers are arranged in two series: