Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and correspondence by and about the author. The manuscripts include essays, notes, and a short-story. The correspondence includes letters from the author, dating from 1900 to 1933, to Norah Hoult, James B. Pinker, Grant Richards, Carl Van Vechten, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1933 to 1943, between various correspondents including R. B. Marriott, John Glyn Roberts, Colin Summerford, and Carl Van Vechten.
The Arthur Machen collection of papers are arranged in two series: