Quiller-Couch, Arthur, 1863-1944

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch was a Cornish writer who published under the name Q. His major work is Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900.

From the guide to the Fiat Justitia, Ruat Solum, undated, (Ohio University)

Author, educator, and literary critic.

From the description of Correspondence and literary manuscripts, 1888-1944 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 24560980

British writer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fowey, to David Nutt, 1892 June 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603575047

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Henley-on-Thames, to David Nutt, 1891 Nov. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603563480

Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch was born in Cornwall, which he returned to after university and a short stint as a journalist. Quiller-Couch is best known for his anthologies of English verse, such as the Oxford book of English verse and a number of novels including; Dead man's rock (1887), The ship of stars (1899), and Vigil of Venus (1912).

From the description of Correspondence, 1919-1943. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122628245

English author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fowey, Cornwall, to an unidentified publisher, 1891 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615974

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fowey, Cornwall, to Sir Henry Head, the neurologist, 1919 Jan. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615968

Quiller-Couch, Professor of English, Cambridge University (1912-1944). Originally from Cornwall, he is often associated with this area of England. He wrote a memoir of Arthur John Butler, husband of Mary Caroline Butler.

From the description of [Letter] 1918 Sep. 23, Fowey, Cornwall [to] Mrs. Butler / Arthur Quiller-Couch. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 319636965

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referencedIn John F. Glaser collection of historical autograph letters and manuscripts, 1739-1933. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers of the Howe-Richards family, 1840-1950. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Autograph letter signed : Fowey, Cornwall, to an unidentified recipient, 1900 Sept. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974. Typed letters signed (18) and autograph letters signed (12) : Chicago, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1943-1970. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Hodder and Stoughton Records, 1875-1914 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Preface and dedication for Historical tales from Shakespeare [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Correspondence, 1919-1943. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Autograph letter signed : Fowey, to David Nutt, 1892 June 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Letters of Quiller Couch to Colvin, 1897. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944,. The vigil of Venus : manuscript, [ca. 1911] Harvard University, 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
referencedIn Correspondence, 1898-1954 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. Gawsworth (Armstrong)/Shiel/Redonda papers, 1928-1971. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Autograph file, Q, 1728-1932. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Houghton, Bertha. [Bertha Houghton papers] [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Trower, 1890 May 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Healy, James Augustine, 1891-1975. James A. Healy collection of Irish literature, 1870-1976. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Papers of Arthur Quiller-Couch, c1903 University of Exeter
referencedIn Francis James Child papers, 1842-1925. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Autograph letter signed : Fowey, Cornwall, to Sir Henry Head, the neurologist, 1919 Jan. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Manson, James Alexander, 1851-1921. Papers, 1897-1912. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Eliot, Henry Ware, 1879-1947, collector. T. S. Eliot collection, 1881-1994. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. [Letter] 1918 Sep. 23, Fowey, Cornwall [to] Mrs. Butler / Arthur Quiller-Couch. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Duffin, Ruth. [Letter] 1930 Jan. 14 [to] Sir Arthur Quiller Couch / Ruth Duffin. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Payne-Gallwey, Ralph, Sir, 1848-1916. Papers, 1910-1911. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Davies, W. H. (William Henry), 1871-1940. W. H. Davies letter to Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch [manuscript] June 27, 1905. Ohio University, Alden Library
referencedIn A.P. Watt (Firm). A.P. Watt records, 1888-1982 (major authors N-S). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn J.M. Dent & Sons. J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files N-R). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn English literature mss., 1901-1950 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Cannon family. Material relating to The tripled crown, 1908-1910. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn James Lewis May Papers, 1814-1963, (bulk 1926-1940) William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.
referencedIn Cannan family. Material relating to The tripled crown, 1908-1910. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Autograph letter signed to Miss Langham, 1916 June 1. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Hazeltine, Harold D. (Harold Dexter), 1871-1960. Correspondence, 1898-1954. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Quiller-Couch family. Quiller-Couch family papers, 1878-1954. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Frank Cowper, 1927 Aug. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn A. P. Watt & Son, 1883-1917. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Autograph letter signed : Fowey, Cornwall, to an unidentified publisher, 1891 Mar. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Fiat Justitia, Ruat Solum [manuscript] undated. Ohio University, Alden Library
referencedIn Quiller-Couch family papers, 1878-1954 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Fiat Justitia, Ruat Solum, undated Ohio University
referencedIn Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957. Autograph copy of a letter : Cambridge, to Henry Watson Kent, ca. 1950. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, 1856-1947. Correspondence to Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen, 1893-1915. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Autograph letter signed : Wargrave, Henley on Thames, to W.E. Henley, 1888 Sept. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Hodder and Stoughton. Hodder and Stoughton records, 1875-1914. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Magdelen Ponsonby correspondence, 1908-1909. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Correspondence and literary manuscripts, 1888-1944 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Ellis, Havelock, Mrs., 1861-1916. ALsS, 1903-1905. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Autograph File, Q, 1728-1990. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Autograph letter signed : Fowey, Cornwall, to "Mr. Cassell's Editor", 1892 Dec. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Willcox, Louise Collier, 1865-1919. Papers of Louise Collier Willcox, 1870-1933. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Autograph letter signed : Henley-on-Thames, to David Nutt, 1891 Nov. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Quiller-Couch, Arthur Thomas, Sir, 1863-1944. Letter to Lewis Thompson. Fowey, Cornwall. 1914 Nov. 28. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn W. H. Davies letter to Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch, June 27, 1905 Ohio University
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Authors, English--19th century--Sources
Poets, English
Authors, English--20th century
Authors and publishers
Novelists, Scottish--19th century--Manuscripts
English poetry--Manuscripts
Publishers and publishing--19th century
English literature--20th century
Poetry, Modern--20th century
English literature--History and criticism
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Birth 1863-11-21

Death 1944-05-12

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