Booklist – Contemporary Memoirs

 AuthorTitlePublisherLocationYear Notes
Anon.The Whispering GalleryJohn Lane, Bodley HeadLondon1926
'Leaves from a Diplomat's Diary' with mixed memories of Kipling.
Beerbohm, MaxSee biography by David Cecil & Dixon Scott, Men of Letters.




Bennett, ArnoldBooks and PersonsChatto & WindusLondon1917

Beerbohm, MaxSee also (SS44) Le Gallienne for Max's notorious "improvement" to RK's portrait.




Benson, A.C.The Upton LettersJohn MurrayLondon1926
Few mentions of Kipling. Author was a friend of Crofts.
Bok, Edward W.The Americanisation of Edward BokCharles Scribner & SonsNew York City1923
Memoirs of the Dutchman who was editor of The Ladies' Home Journal for thirty years and in that capacity published a number of Kipling stories, not always with the approval of his readers.
Bok, Edward W.Twice ThirtyCharles Scribner & SonsNew York City1925

Brown, W. SorleyThe Life and Genius of T.W.H.CroslandCecil PalmerLondon1928
Biography of journalist who published parodies called 'The Five Notions'. See Ricketts p.283.
Buchan, JohnSee biography by Andrew Lownie.




Buchanan, RobertSee biography by Henry Murray.




Buckley, Jerome HamiltonWilliam Ernest HenleyPrinceton University Press
1945
Henley, poet, critic and editor was publishing Kipling's verse in early 1890 in the 'National Observer'.
Cecil, DavidMax - A BiographyConstableLondon1964
Life of Max Beerbohm.
Charteris, Hon. EvanThe Life and Letters of Sir Edmond GosseHeinemannLondon1931

Connell,JohnW.E.HenleyConstableLondon1949
Biography.
Crosland, T.W.H.See biography by W. Sorley Brown.




Dufferin and Ava, LadyOur Viceregal Life in India (Vol. 2 only)John MurrayLondon1889
Covers 1886-88.
Frank, KatherineA Voyager Out: The Life of Mary KingsleyHamish HamiltonLondon1987
A few mentions of Kipling.
Gardiner, A.G.Prophets, Priests and KingsAlston Rivers Ltd.London1908
Character studies of Edwardian figures. 7pp. on Kipling.
Gosse, EdmundSee biography by Evan Charteris and R.J Lister.




Green, Roger LancelynAndrew Lang: A Critical BiographyEdmund WardLeicester1946
Life of friend of Kipling.
Haggard, H.RiderDiaries of Sir H. Rider Haggard (1914-25)Cassell & Co.London1980
Edited by D.S.Higgins.
Haggard, Lilias RiderThe Cloak That I LeftHodder & StoughtonLondon1951
Life of Rider Haggard by his daughter.
Hamilton, Gen. Sir IanListening for the DrumsFaber & FaberLondon

Memoirs of a Kipling contemporary.
Hammerton, J.A.Other Things than WarMcDonald & Co.London1943
Memoirs of a Kipling contemporary.
Henley, William Ernest See biographies by J.H. Buckley & John Connell.




Hennessy, JosephSee Alexander Wolcott, Letters.




Hind, C. LewisNaphtaliJohn Lane, Bodley HeadLondon1926
Memoirs of Kipling contemporary.
Jones, Doris ArthurThe Life and letters of Henry Arthur JonesGollanczLondon1930
Daughter's life of playwright includes three Kipling letters.
Kaufman, BeatriceSee Alexander Wolcott, Letters.




Lane, MargaretEdgar WallaceThe Book ClubLondon1938
Biography of Kipling contemporary.
Lang, AndrewSee biography by Roger Lancelyn Green.




Leslie, ShaneMark Sykes - His Life and LettersCassell & Co.London1923
With portrait and thirty cartoons by Sykes himself.
Lownie, AndrewJohn BuchanConstableLondon1988
Biography of Kipling contemporary.
Martineau, G.D.Controller of Devils - A life of J. P.WarbertonPublished by authorLyme Regis1966
Warburton has been seen as the original of Strickland.
Murray, HenryRobert Buchannan - A Critical Review & Other EssaysPhilip WellbyLondon1901
Buchanan wrote 'The Voice of the Hooligan'. Book also includes essay on Kipling.
Neill, RogerRobert Louis Stevenson and Count Nesli in SamoaRed Lion PressOxfordshire1997

Powell, VioletFlora Annie Steel - Novelist of IndiaHeinemannLondon1981
Steele was not only a very successful writer but Inspector of Schools for the Punjab.
Ralph, JulianWar's Brighter SideC. Arthur PearsonLondon1901
Story of 'The Friend' newspaper edited by Kipling and others in the Boer War. Illustrated
Raymond, E.T.All and SundryT. Fisher Unwin Ltd.London1919
Some thirty-five character sketches of contemporary figures. Kipling on pp.177-185.
Rivett-Carnac, J.H.Many Memories of Life in India, at Home and AbroadBlackwood & SonsEdinburgh1910
Memoirs of ICS patron of Lockwood Kipling.
Wallace, EdgarSee biography by Margaret Lane.




Younghusband, Maj.-Gen. Sir GeorgeA Soldier's Memories in Peace and WarHerbert JenkinsLondon1917
Includes story of Trix at Simla dance.