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Manuscript/Mixed Material How "Kim" saved the life of a French soldier : a remarkable series of autograph letters of Rudyard Kipling, with the soldier's Croix de Guerre, 1918-1933.

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Title

  • How "Kim" saved the life of a French soldier : a remarkable series of autograph letters of Rudyard Kipling, with the soldier's Croix de Guerre, 1918-1933.

Names

  • Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936.
  • Hamonneau, Maurice A.
  • Hamonneau, Jean.
  • Kipling, Caroline, 1865-1939.
  • Macmillan & Co.
  • Colt Kipling Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • 1918-1935.

Headings

  • -  Kipling, Rudyard,--1865-1936--Correspondence
  • -  Hamonneau, Maurice A.--Correspondence
  • -  Kipling, Rudyard,--1865-1936.--Kim
  • -  Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence
  • -  Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence

Notes

  • -  Original Rudyard Kipling correspondence (15-27 cm.), tipped onto hand-ruled blank sheets, includes 8 signed ms. letters and 6 signed typescript letters to Maurice A. Hamonneau. These letters are dated Dec. 12, 1918; June 7, 1919; July 15, [1919]; July 31, 1919; Aug. 8, 1919; Nov. 18, 1919; Dec. 5, 1920; Feb. 11, 1921; [March 9?, 1921]; Nov. 7, 1929; Apr. 7, 1930; May 19, 1932; Sept. 22, 1933. An undated typescript letter, signed by Kipling, is addressed to Hamonneau's son, Jean.
  • -  Other contents include: signed, typescript letter from publisher Macmillan to Hamonneau, dated Apr. 13, 1918; signed, ms. letter from Caroline Kipling to Hamonneau, dated Dec. 5, 1922; signed typescript letter of Kipling's secretary to Hamonneau, dated Sept. 20, 1933; signed, typescript summary of events by Hamonneau; Hamonneau's article, "Kim stops a bullet," originally published in Blue Book Magazine, Dec. 1935, cut and pasted on 4 hand-ruled blank sheets; frontispiece portrait of Kipling, signed by T. Johnson.
  • -  For Hamonneau's copy of "Kim" with bullet hole, see LC record 2007581430.
  • -  In gilt-tooled, red morocco binding, with original Croix de Guerre mounted onto p. [2] of cover.
  • -  Part of the gift of Mrs. H. Dunscombe Colt, 1984-1987.

Medium

  • [23] leaves, [1] leaf of plates, bound : port. ; 32 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PR4856 .A453 1918

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2007566938

Online Format

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Chicago citation style:

Kipling, Rudyard, Maurice A Hamonneau, Jean Hamonneau, Caroline Kipling, Macmillan & Co, and Colt Kipling Collection. How "Kim" saved the life of a French soldier: a remarkable series of autograph letters of Rudyard Kipling, with the soldier's Croix de Guerre, -1933. to 1935, 1918. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2007566938/.

APA citation style:

Kipling, R., Hamonneau, M. A., Hamonneau, J., Kipling, C., Macmillan & Co & Colt Kipling Collection. (1918) How "Kim" saved the life of a French soldier: a remarkable series of autograph letters of Rudyard Kipling, with the soldier's Croix de Guerre, -1933. to 1935. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2007566938/.

MLA citation style:

Kipling, Rudyard, et al. How "Kim" saved the life of a French soldier: a remarkable series of autograph letters of Rudyard Kipling, with the soldier's Croix de Guerre, -1933. to 1935, 1918. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2007566938/>.