Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974

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Georgette Heyer was a popular English author credited with originating the historical romance novel. Her meticulously researched period romances, generally set in the Regency, feature simple plots, well-drawn characters, witty dialogue, and a wealth of historical detail. She also wrote mysteries.

From the description of Georgette Heyer letter to Rachel Ferguson, 1938 Jan. 23. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 53917420

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From the description of Letters, 1950-1952. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 24560959

Epithet: afterwards Rougier, novelist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x000347

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creatorOf Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974. [Correspondence between Georgette Heyer and William Heinemann Ltd]. [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Correspondence and some cuttings relating to the works of Georgette Heyer, Mrs Ronald Rougier, published by The Bodley Head. Works mentioned are: False colours, published 1963; Frederica, published 1965, Black sheep, published 1966, Cousin Kate, publ..., 1963-1994 British Library
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, post 1965 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Thomas, A. E. (Albert Ellsworth), 1872-1947. Merely murder : a play in three acts, typescript, 1937 June 1. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
creatorOf SOCIETY OF AUTHORS ARCHIVE. Vol. LVII (ff. 207). 1. ff. 1-17. Helen Henschel (Lady Claughton); 1944-1953. 2. ff. 18-89. Lady Elizabeth Hesketh Prichard; 1922-1928. 3. ff. 90-108. Hermann Hesse; 1950, 1953, n.d. Consisting of the Society's out-letters..., 1921-1953 British Library
creatorOf Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974. Letter to Helena Koiner [manuscript] 1954 Aug. 28. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Max Reinhardt papers, 1899-2006 British Library: Western Manuscripts
creatorOf Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974. Letters, 1950-1952. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Heyer, Georgette, 1902-1974. Georgette Heyer letter to Rachel Ferguson, 1938 Jan. 23. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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associatedWith Cartland, Barbara, 1902-2000. person
associatedWith Ferguson, Rachel, b. 1893, person
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
associatedWith Heinemann (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Thomas, A. E. (Albert Ellsworth), 1872-1947. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Virginia
Peak Cavern (Derbyshire, Eng.)
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Historical fiction, English
Birthday parties
Romance fiction
Women authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1902-08-16

Death 1974-07-04

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English

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