Papers of Louis and Israel Zangwill

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Scope and Content

Studio photographs of Israel Zangwill, Louis Zangwill and other family members; with newspaper cuttings; late nineteenth century - 1938

Album of autograph postcards from Israel and Louis Zangwill to their mother, Ellen Hannah Zangwill, sent from Italy, Germany, France, c.1897-1901

Typescripts of works by Louis Zangwill including `The sublimation of Iris Mulliner', `The gentleman costermonger', `Crocodiles' or `The three crocodiles', `Fool's errand', `Some utopias', `Plato: Platonic and un-Platonic', `A glance back and round', `The apple and the tree', `Call it a call', `The darling dingo weekly', `Along beaten tracks', `The new undine', `Old emotions: a play in one act', `The eleventh year', text of a Shylock lecture; draft memorandum to Winston Churchill, 1921; printed articles, including `The lay figure' by ZZ, 1898 and `Raw material' by Louis Zangwill; 1898-1921

Photographs of Constantinople and Smyrna (1 vol.), late nineteenth century. (Purchased as lot 388 at Sotheby's London sale of 15 July 1999.)

Administrative / Biographical History

Louis Zangwill (1869-1938) was the younger brother of Israel Zangwill and also a noted novelist and critic. He attended Jews' Free School, London, along with his brother, and like him became a teacher. He left the school at the same time as his brother to set up a printing establishment. Louis Zangwill wrote for many years under the pseudonym of ZZ. Among his publications were A DRAMA IN DUTCH (London, 1895), THE WORLD AND A MAN (1896), CLEO AND MAGNIFICENT (1899) and ONE'S WOMENKIND (1903).

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Open for consultation

Note

Compiled by Gwennyth Anderson

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MS 294 contains further papers for Israel Zangwill.