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Symons, A. J. A. (Alphonse James Albert), 1900-1941


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A. J. A. Symons papers

Identifier: MSS 0177
Abstract British biographer and bibliophile A. J. A. (Alphonse James Albert) Symons was born in London in 1900. A brother to novelist and critic Julian Symons, A. J. A. Symons is most widely recognized for his experimental biography, The Quest for Corvo (1934), which explored the life of novelist Frederick Rolfe (Baron Corvo). The A. J. A. Symons papers consist of seventy-two items (1 linear foot), including letters, essays, biographies, notebooks, pamphlets, prospectuses,...
Dates: 1920-1982