Forester, C.S. (Cecil Scott), 1899-1966.

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C.S. Forester (1899-1966) was an author and historian best known for his tales of seafaring life. His most famous works are the 11-volume Horatio Hornblower series, set during the era of the Napoleonic Wars, and the novel The African Queen, adapted into a film by John Huston in 1951. Born in Cairo to British parents and educated in England, Forester settled in California at the end of World War II, where he lived until his death.

From the description of C.S. Forester papers, 1940-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122569849

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From the description of Letters, 1937-1966. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36569914

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From the description of The good shepherd [manuscript] : galley proof, 1955. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833297

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C.S. Forester (1899-1966) was an author and historian best known for his tales of seafaring life. His most famous works are the 11-volume Horatio Hornblower series, set during the era of the Napoleonic Wars, and the novel The African Queen, adapted into a film by John Huston in 1951. Born in Cairo to British parents and educated in England, Forester settled in California at the end of World War II, where he lived until his death.

From the guide to the C.S. Forester papers, 1940-1964, (The Bancroft Library)

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referencedIn Armchair Strategists Society. Armchair Strategists Society records, [ca.1941-1946]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Gail and Stephen Rudin autograph collection, 1841-1993. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Lawson, Robert, 1892-1957. Poo-Poo and the dragons : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Morley, S. Griswold (Sylvanus Griswold), 1878-1970. Sylvanus Griswold Morley papers, 1896-1969. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Great Britain. Consulate General (San Francisco, Calif.). British Consulate General correspondence : photostat copies, [1951]. California Historical Society
referencedIn Collection of autograph or typed letters, signed, written to John Montgomery (1916- ), the author, 1951-1976
creatorOf C.S. Forester papers, 1940-1964 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Lerbs, Karl, 1893-1946. U.B. 116 : Rolle: Frl. von Treiber. Library of Congress
referencedIn Church Historical Sites, ca. late 1800s-1985. American Primers
creatorOf Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott), 1899-1966. Letters, 1937-1966. Indiana University
creatorOf Neiman, Irving Gaynor. The African Queen. The Cannon's mouth : pilot script / written by Irving Gaynor Neiman ; developed for television by Irving Gaynor Neiman and Mark Carliner. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, post 1965 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott), 1899-1966. The good shepherd [manuscript] : galley proof, 1955. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott), 1899-1966. C.S. Forester papers, 1940-1964. The California Digital Library
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associatedWith Cameron, Angus (Donald Angus) person
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associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
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associatedWith McIntyre, Alfred Robert. person
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associatedWith Muller, Charles Geoffrey, 1897-1987. person
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associatedWith Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957. person
associatedWith Thornhill, Arthur H., 1951- person
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Hornblower, Horatio (Fictitious character)--Fiction
Authors, English--20th century
World War, 1939-1945--Fiction
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Birth 1899-08-27

Death 1966-04-02

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