Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, a typescript, and correspondence by and about the author. The manuscripts include a poem and lists of books and characters; the typescript is a carbon of "Unpublished Letters of Baron Corvo." The correspondence consists of letters from the author, dating from 1891 to 1911, to W. W. Astor, Charles Philip Kains-Jackson, G. T. Maquay, and Lonsdale Ragg, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from [1891?] to 1954, between various correspondents, including R. H. Benson, Winifred E. Deighton, Leonard H. Green, Charles Philip Kains-Jackson, John Gambril Nicholson, Laura Ragg, Lonsdale Ragg, Nancy Gleeson White, and others. There is also an August 1909 letter to Rolfe from Lonsdale Ragg.
The Frederick Rolfe collection of papers are arranged in two series: