Scope and Contents: The Mary Augusta Ward Papers consists primarily of autograph, typescript, and galley proof versions of novels by Mrs. Humphry Ward. Included are The History of David Grieve , The Mating of Lydia , and Delia Blanchflower . Also included are three folders of miscellaneous notes and anecdotes. A folder of correspondence contains three pieces of personal correspondence and drafts of two letters, written by Mrs. Humphry Ward to unidentified correspondents, one [circa 1910] concerning the National Union of Women Workers Great Britain], and another [undated], incomplete, concerning the question of Irish independence.
Folder 1: Miscellany, Box 1
Folder 2: Julianic Anecdotes, Box 1, No date
Folder 3: Notes of Manchester Experience, Box 1, circa 1889-1991
Folder 4: Notes of Visit to Derbyshire, Box 1, No date
Folder 5: The History of David Grieve, Box 2
Folder 6: The Mating of Lydia, Box 2-3
Folder 7: Delia Blanchflower, Box 4