Watson, William, 1858-1935Alternative names
William Watson was an English author remembered primarily for his epigrammatic poems. He wrote in the classical tradition, and his primary influences seem to have been Tennyson, Keats, and Matthew Arnold. His verse is contemplative, by turns philosophical and political, and generally structured rather than lyrical. He also wrote articles and criticism. He was knighted in 1917.
From the description of William Watson letter and signed photo of house, 1913 Feb. 17. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 55648504
Sir William Watson (1858-1935) was a Yorkshire poet. For a full account of his life and work see Who was who, Vol.3, 1929-1940
From the guide to the Correspondence and literary manuscripts of Sir William Watson, 1880-1917, (Leeds University Library)
From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wappenham, Towcester, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1916 Mar. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660337
From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : to Prof. Knight, 1896-1906. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660347
From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Prof. Samuel C. Chew, 1918 Mar. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270660326
English poet laureate.
From the description of Papers of William Watson, 1894 March 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 62383197
William Watson was an English poet, essayist, and editor.
From the description of William Watson collection of papers, -1926. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122639858
From the guide to the William Watson collection of papers, 1881]-1926, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)
Watson was an English poet. Ian Forbes-Robertson (b. 1859) was a British stage actor and brother of the more famous actor and theater manager, Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson (1853-1937).
From the description of [Letter, n.d.] Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool [to] Mrs. Forbes-Robertson / William Watson. [1899?] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 464273063
From the description of William Watson papers, 1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981609
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