Shiel, M. P. (Matthew Phipps), 1865-1947

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Matthew Phipps Shiel began life in the West Indies of Irish parentage and later studied languages and medicine in London, before the appearance of his first book Prince Zaleski, in 1895. He subsequently wrote over thirty novels including such classic works as The Lord of the Sea, The Yellow Danger, How the Old Woman Got Home, and his science fiction masterpiece, The Purple Cloud.

From the description of Children of the wind, ca. 1922. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56194008

American author.

From the description of Letter 1890. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 48996462

Matthew Phipps Shiel was a British novelist, short story writer, essayist, poet, and translator.

From the description of Matthew Phipps Shiel collection of papers, 1897-[1948]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122570563

From the guide to the Matthew Phipps Shiel collection of papers, 1897-[1948, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

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referencedIn Frederic Dannay Papers, ca.1920-1982. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Machen, Arthur, 1863-1947. Letters, 1923-1929, London, to Philip D. Sherman, Oberlin, Ohio. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. Gawsworth (Armstrong)/Shiel/Redonda papers, 1928-1971. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Shiel, M. P. (Matthew Phipps), 1865-1947. Children of the wind, ca. 1922. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Shiel, M. P. (Matthew Phipps), 1865-1947. The return of Prince Zaleski / by M.P. Shiel and John Gawsworth. Rollins College, Olin Library
creatorOf Shiel, M. P. (Matthew Phipps), 1865-1947. Matthew Phipps Shiel collection of papers, 1897-[1948]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931. Arnold Bennett letters and literary manuscripts, 1903-1931. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982. Papers, ca.1920-1982. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers of John Gawsworth, 1912-1970 Reading University : Special Collections Services
creatorOf John Lane Company. Records of the John Lane Company, 1856-1933 (bulk, 1894-1930). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Shiel, M. P. The death dance : autograph manuscript : [n.p., n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964. Introductions. University of Richmond, Boatwright Memorial Library
creatorOf Abercrombie, Lascelles, 1881-1938. Papers, 1909-1938. Indiana University
creatorOf Shiel, M. P. (Matthew Phipps), 1865-1947. Letter 1890. Denver Public Library, Central Library
referencedIn Bresford, John Davys, 1873-1947. Letter to [Trustees]. Sussex, Eng. 1934. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Wilfrid Hugh Chesson collection of papers, 1893-1906 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Shiel, M. P. (Matthew Phipps), 1865-1947. M. P. Shiel correspondence, 1907-1933, bulk 1927-1933. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
referencedIn Literary papers and correspondence of John Gawsworth, with related material, 1931-1970 Leeds University Library
creatorOf Matthew Phipps Shiel collection of papers, 1897-[1948 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Inventory of the Arkham House Collection: SCI FI MSS 00229., 1930-1953 Cushing Memorial Library,
referencedIn Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953. Letter to the Trustees, Civil List Pension Fund. [s.l.]. 1934 Oct. 20. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Vanguard Press Records, ca.1925-ca.1985 Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscripts Library,
referencedIn Vanguard Press. Vanguard Press Records, ca. 1925-ca. 1985. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn John Lane Company Records TXRC00-A11., 1856-1933, bulk 1894-1930 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Straus, Ralph, 1882-1950. Letter to Gentlemen. London, Eng. 1934. University of Iowa Libraries
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associatedWith Abercrombie, Lascelles, 1881-1938. person
associatedWith Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953. person
associatedWith Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931. person
associatedWith Beresford, J. D. (John Davys), 1873-1947 person
associatedWith Bresford, John Davys, 1873-1947. person
associatedWith Burke, Thomas, 1886-1945. person
associatedWith Chesson, W. H. (Wilfrid Hugh). person
associatedWith Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982. person
associatedWith Derleth, August William, 1909-1971 person
associatedWith Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. person
associatedWith John Lane Company corporateBody
associatedWith Knopf, Alfred A., 1892-1984. person
associatedWith Machen, Arthur, 1863-1947. person
associatedWith Mason, A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley), 1865-1948 person
associatedWith Morse, Albert Reynolds, 1914-2000. person
associatedWith Pinker, Eric. person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Richards, Grant, 1872-1948. person
associatedWith Straus, Ralph, 1882-1950. person
associatedWith Vanguard Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964. person
associatedWith Wiggins, G. H person
associatedWith Wiggins, G. H. person
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England
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Zaleski, Prince (Fictitious character)--Fiction
Detective and mystery stories, English
Private investigators--Fiction
Fantasy fiction, English
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Birth 1865-07-21

Death 1947-02-17

English

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