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Baring, Maurice, 1874-1945



  • Existence: 1874-04-27 - 1945-12-14

Biographical Note

Maurice Baring, English writer and poet. Baring was born April 27, 1874, in London, England. In early life Baring served in the Diplomatic Service, but then turned to journalism and writing. He converted to Catholicism in 1909. In addition to verse, he published plays, essays, short stories and novels. Of his various genre styles, his novels remain the most popular: C (1924), Cat's cradle (1925), and Daphne Adeane (1926). He died in Scotland on December 14, 1945.

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Maurice Baring papers


The papers document the life and work of British diplomat, journalist, and author Maurice Baring (1874-1945). The materials consist primarily of correspondence but also include a handwritten manuscript by Baring and some ephemera.

Restrictions on access

Collection is open for research.

Dates: 1920-1963; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1943