Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923

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Maurice Henry Hewlett was an English novelist and poet. He was born in Surrey and entered the family law practice in 1878, later called to the bar by the Inner Temple in 1890. He gave up law to concentrate on writing after the success of his first novel, The forest lovers, in 1898. This was followed by other novels and later poems and essays.

From the description of Maurice Hewlett letters, 1900-1922. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60525772

Maurice Henry Hewlett, English novelist and poet. His first novel, The Forest Lovers (1898) was publishe dto immediate critical and popular success. Among his romance novels are The Life of Richard Yea-and-Nay (1900), about Richard I, and The Queen's Quair (1904), on Mary, Queen of Scots.

From the description of Maurice Henry Hewlett manuscript material : 1 item, 1918 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 426285189

Hewlett was a British novelist, poet, and essayist. Brown was a literary agent.

From the description of Letters to Curtis Brown, 1918-1922. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122564119

From the guide to the Letters to Curtis Brown, 1918-1922., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

English historical novelist, poet and essayist.

From the description of Maurice Henry Hewlett collection of letters sent, 1902-1913. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 215370828

English novelist, poet, and essayist.

From the description of Letter, 1910. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435392

From the guide to the Maurice Henry Hewlett letter, 1910, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Maurice Hewlett (1861-1923) was an English historical novelist, poet and essayist.

From the guide to the Maurice Hewlett notes to publisher, 1915-1916, (Ohio University)

English novelist and poet.

From the description of Letter, 1901 Jan. 21, London, to W.W. Whitelock. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14943219

Maurice Hewlett, English novelist, poet, and essayist.

From the description of Maurice Hewlett collection, 1892-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 77948637

From the description of Maurice Hewlett collection, 1892-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702151977

English author.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Broad Chalke, Salisbury, etc., to Mrs. Severn, 1910? Jan. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269606082

Hewlett was British novelist, poet, and essayist. William Morris Colles (1855-1926) was Hewlett's literary agent and founder and managing director of the Authors' Syndicate.

From the description of Collection, 1908-1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390273

English novelist, poet and essayist.

From the description of Maurice Hewlett notes to publisher [manuscript] 1915-1916. (Ohio University). WorldCat record id: 13039789

Author.

From the description of Correspondence, 1910-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367389735

Maurice Hewlett was born in Weybridge, Surrey, England on 22 January 1861, the oldest child of Henry G. Hewlett, the keeper of the royal land revenue records, and Emmeline Mary Knowles Hewlett. Hewlett attended school at the Sevenoaks grammar school, Palace School in Enfield, and International College in Spring Grove, Isleworth. He joined his cousin's law office in 1878, and in 1888 married Hilda Beatrice Herbert, with whom he had two children. He succeeded his father in the post of keeper of land revenue records from 1897 until 1900.

In 1898 Hewlett published The Forest Lovers, which brought him wide renown. He dedicated the rest of his life to his writing, publishing historical fiction, poetry, essays and plays. His more widely known works include Earthwork out of Tuscany (1895), The Life of Richard Yea-and-Nay (1900), and The Song of the Plow (1916). Hewlett died in 1923.

From the guide to the Maurice Hewlett collection, 1892-1930, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Hewlett was a British novelist, poet, and essayist.

William Morris Colles (1855-1926) was Hewlett's literary agent and founder and managing director of the Authors' Syndicate.

From the guide to the Collection, 1908-1926., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Maurice Henry Hewlett manuscript material : 1 item, 1918 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Maurice Henry Hewlett collection of letters sent, 1902-1913. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Asquith, Cynthia, Lady, 1887-1960. Letters, 1910-1956. Indiana University
referencedIn Letters to Curtis Brown, 1918-1922. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Letter, 1915 Aug. 9, London, to Mr. Roughead / M. Hewlett. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn A. P. Watt & Son, 1883-1917. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1921-1951. Houghton Library
referencedIn William Morris Colles Papers, 1888-1928. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice Henry, 1861-1923. Autograph letters signed (3) : Broad Chalke, Salisbury, etc., to Mrs. Severn, 1910? Jan. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn De Morgan, William Frend, 1839-1917. William Frend De Morgan correspondence, 1866-1917. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Maurice Hewlett letters, 1900-1922. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Letters to Curtis Brown, 1918-1922. Houghton Library
referencedIn Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930. Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859. Autograph manuscript letter (signed) to [Mary] Berry; Bourges, 1843 September 1. Houghton Library
referencedIn Colles, William Morris, 1855-1926. William Morris Colles papers, 1888-1928. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Maurice Hewlett collection, 1892-1930 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Letters to Curtis Brown, 1918-1922. Houghton Library
creatorOf Lohf, Kenneth A.,. Collection of letters and manuscripts of World War I poets, [ca. 1913-1943]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910. Personal and family papers, ca. 1833-1930. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn British authors collection, 1840-1953. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library
referencedIn English literature mss., 1901-1950 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, 1935-1965 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Collection, 1908-1926. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Maurice Hewlett collection, 1892-1930. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice Henry, 1861-1923. Autograph letter signed : Broad Chalk, Salisbury, to W.M. Coller, 1922 Oct. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Letter, 1901 Jan. 21, London, to W.W. Whitelock. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library
referencedIn A.P. Watt (Firm). A.P. Watt & Son correspondence, 1883-1917. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Letter : London, to William H. Rideing, 1912 Aug. 23. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Collection, 1908-1926. Houghton Library
creatorOf Maurice Henry Hewlett letter, 1910 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Maurice Hewlett notes to publisher, 1915-1916 Ohio University
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Correspondence with May Sinclair, 1910-1913. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Letter : London, to Laurence Housman, 1901 Nov. 12. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Letter : London, to William H. Rideing, 1912 Aug. 23. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Letter, 1910. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn Collection, 1908-1926. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice Henry, 1861-1923. Maurice Hewlett collection, 1892-1930. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Correspondence to Morley Roberts, 1923. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Maurice Hewlett notes to publisher [manuscript] 1915-1916. Ohio University, Alden Library
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Morley's First Sketch of English Literature papers, 1909 and 1936. University of Michigan
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice Henry, 1861-1923. Correspondence, 1910-1917. Harold B. Lee Library
referencedIn Correspondence and journals of Henry James Jr, 1855-1916 . Houghton Library
referencedIn Collection, 1908-1926. Houghton Library
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice Henry, 1861-1923. Simonetta in Florence : a dramatic poem in three acts : autograph manuscript, 1893. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Van Noppen, Leonard Charles, 1868-1935. Letter 1900-1910,June 21, New York City [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Leonard Charles Van Noppen. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn A.P. Watt (Firm). A.P. Watt records, 1888-1982 (major authors H-Le). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Letters / M. Hewlett. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Literary autograph collection [manuscript], 1852-1937. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923. Letters, 1907-1915, England. Brown University, John Hay Library
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associatedWith De Morgan, William Frend, 1839-1917. person
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
associatedWith Harold Monro person
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associatedWith Homer. person
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associatedWith Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959. person
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correspondedWith James, Henry, 1843-1916 person
associatedWith Jones, Alan H. person
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correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Mallet, J. G. person
associatedWith Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587 person
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associatedWith Morland, Jacques. person
associatedWith O'Connell, J. Harlin (John Harlin), 1893-1955, person
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Place Name Admin Code Country
England
England
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Literary agents
Authors, English--20th century--Sources
Literature
Poets, English--20th century
Publishers and publishing--20th century
Novelists, English--20th century
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Poets, English--19th century--Manuscripts
Authors, English--Correspondence
English literature--20the century
Poets, English--20th century--Correspondence
Novelists, English--20th century--Correspondence
Authors and publishers
English poetry--19th century
Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
English literature--20th century
Authors
Authors, English--20th century
Occupation
Literary agents
Authors
Poets
Novelists
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Birth 1861-01-22

Death 1923-06-15

Britons

English

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