Chatto and Windus (publishers, of London : active 1855)

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Combined with other companies into Chatto, Bodley Head and Jonathan Cape Ltd in 1973, then expanded to Chatto, Virago, Bodley Head and Cape Ltd before being taken over by Random House in 1987. The Chatto and Windus imprint was retained throughout.

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creatorOf Correspondence, contracts and press cuttings relating to the works of Helen Bannerman, 1950-1979. Correspondence relates to translation, broadcasting and recording rights and the transfer of copyrights from James Nisbet & Co. to Chatto and Windus in ..., 1950-1979 British Library
creatorOf GILBERT PAPERS. Vol. XX (ff. 248). Collected plays and libretti of Gilbert. Two imperfect sets of printed proofs, with autograph corrections, of Original Plays by W. S. Gilbert, Fourth Series, 1911. Preceded (f. 1) by a covering letter to Gilbert fro..., 1911 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXIV ( ff. 347 ). 14 June 1888-10 Oct. 1890.includes:ff. 1, 3, 241 Mary Cholmondeley, novelist: Letters, etc., to, and agreements with R. Bentley and Son: 1888-1892, n.d.: Partly signed.ff. 4, 10, 12, 13 Charles Herbert Williams, solicitor,... British Library
creatorOf MANDEVILLE PRESS PAPERS. Vol. XXIII C (ff. ). Letters sent to Peter Scupham and John Mole from publishers, companies and organisations: Agenda -Country Life.includes:ff. 1-4 William Cookson, editor, 'Agenda' Magazine & Editions: Agenda; magazine a... British Library
creatorOf ESCOTT PAPERS. Vol. XXVIII (ff. 94). Newspapers, etc.; 1859-1885. 1. ff. 1-2v. The Berwick Warder, 6 May 1859. 2. ff. 3-62v. The World. Five copies for 1876. 3. ff. 63-94. Two bundles of corrected galley proofs of an unidentified work from Chatto and..., 1859-1885 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XLIII (ff. 236). 1875-1880, n.d.includes:ff. 1, 3, 12, 32 Chatto and Windus; publishers, London: Correspondence with W. S. Gilbert: 1874-1875.ff. 2, 4-5b John Baldwin Buckstone, called 'H Younge'; actor-manager and dramatist: Correspondence ..., 1875-1880 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence, contracts and press cuttings relating to the works of Helen Bannerman, 1980-1984. Only two letters from 1983 and three from 1984. Correspondence includes: correspondence relating to translation and, recording rights; objections raised..., 1980-1984 British Library
creatorOf STRACHEY PAPERS (20TH CENTURY SERIES). Vol. X (ff. 171). 1. f. 1. G. E. Crawford; 1921. 2. f. 2. Col. Hon. Sir George Arthur Charles Crichton, G.C.V.O.; 1921. 3. ff. 3-9. Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer; 1911. 4. f. 10. Wilbur Lucius Cross, of the ..., 1901-1943 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence, contracts and press cuttings relating to the works of Helen Bannerman, 1899-1949. Correspondence (selectively indexed) includes:Photocopies of three letters of 1899 from Alice M. E. Bond to Grant Richards, expressing Bannerman’s disap..., 1899-1949 British Library
creatorOf Vol. II (ff. 279). 1881-1882.James Kingston Barton, MRCS: Correspondence with G. B. Shaw of James Kingston Barton: 1879-1891.includes:ff. 1, 2v Macmillan and Co; publishers: Correspondence with G. B. Shaw of Macmillan and Co. (publishers): 1880-19..., 1881-1882 British Library
creatorOf Vol. III (ff. 337). 1883-1884.George John Vandeleur Lee, musician: Correspondence with G. B. Shaw of George John Vandeleur Lee: 1877-1886: Partly shorthand draft.includes:ff. 1, 135, 140, 147v Henry Burkinyoung, of Cornwall Gardens, London: Letter..., 1883-1884 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XLII (ff. 164). 1866-1874, n.d.includes:f. 1 William Haworth Holl, QC: Letter to W. S. Gilbert: 1866. ff. 2-4 Edward Wylam, Editor, 'Fun': Correspondence with W. S. Gilbert: 1868: Partly imperf. draft. ff. 5-11 John William Hotten, formerly John..., 1866-1874 British Library
creatorOf Vol. V (ff. 308). 1888-1892.includes:ff. 1, 1v William Swan Sonnenschein, publisher: Correspondence with G. B. Shaw of William Swan Sonnenschein: 1887, 1888: Partly signed and shorthand draft. ff. 2, 5, 8 Nellie Purland, teacher: Letters to G. B. Sh..., 1888-1892 British Library
creatorOf Strachey/Holroyd Papers. Vol. xli (ff. 272). Correspondents L to Z.includes:ff. 1-2 Jean Lambert, son-in-law of André Gide: Letters to M. Holroyd: 1969, 1979: Partly signed.ff. 8-24 Duncan James Corrowr Grant, painter: Quentin Bell, professor, ... British Library
creatorOf RICHARD JEFFERIES COLLECTION. Vol. XX A (ff. 216). 1. ff. 1-148. Letters from Jefferies to his aunt, with a few to his uncle, and correspondence between other individuals, mostly family members, subsequent to his death and relating to his life and wo..., 1860-1944 British Library
creatorOf Correspondence, contracts and press cuttings relating to the works of Helen Bannerman. Correspondence includes: publishers' correspondence and contracts between Bodley Head and Bartlett Bliss Publications, Boxtree Books, Tuttle-Mori, Cambus Litho, Ca..., 1985-1989 British Library
creatorOf Letters from Algernon Charles Swinburne and other correspondents, chiefly concerning Swinburne's novel, the so-called Lesbia Brandon; 1868-1910, n.d. Ashley Library Catalogue, vi, pp. 134-136. As follows:―1. Letter from Bayard Taylor to Swinburne, ap..., 1868-1910 British Library
creatorOf STRACHEY PAPERS (19TH CENTURY SERIES). Vol. I (ff. 135). 1. ff. 1-127. Letters to Sir Richard Strachey, F.R.S., (b.1817, d.1908) and his wife Jane Maria Strachey (b.1840, d.1928); 1852-1922, n.d. Arranged in alphabetical order of correspondent. The c..., 1852-1950 British Library
creatorOf British Records Association Collection. Vol. VII (ff. 124). Letters, etc., of, and on behalf of, Robert Williams Buchanan, poet and novelist, to Chatto and Windus; 1881-1899, n.d. Partly printed. Most of the letters are addressed to Andrew Chatto. Mu..., 1881-1899 British Library
creatorOf Collections relating to A. C. Swinburne, formed by his publishers, John Camden Hotten and Andrew Chatto; 1866-1914. The bulk of the volume consists of press notices of Swinburne's works and other newspaper cuttings relating to him. It includes also c..., 1866-1914 British Library
creatorOf Vol. I (ff. 306). 1857-1880.James Kingston Barton, MRCS: Correspondence with G. B. Shaw of James Kingston Barton: 1879-1891.James Lecky, of the Exchequer and Audit Department: Correspondence with G. B. Shaw of James Lecky: 1879-1884.includes:ff. 1-1..., 1857-1880 British Library
creatorOf Vol. xxv (ff. 214). Br-C.includes:ff. 1-125 Edward Fitzgerald Brenan, writer: Letters to M. Holroyd, including extracts from his diary: 1962-1974.f. 126 Dorothy Eugenie Brett, painter; daughter of Reginald, 2nd Viscount Esher: Letter to M. Holro... British Library
creatorOf Correspondence relating to The Bodley Head. Includes correspondence and papers relating to possible connections with Scottish Academic Press and to Jackdaw Publications, and on the combined company of Chatto, Bodley Head and Jonathan Cape Ltd, also c..., 1974-1975 British Library
referencedIn Eg. 2952. MISCELLANEOUS original letters and papers, 1296-1892, 1296-1892 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXIII ( ff. 341 ). 24 Apr. 1885-1 June 1888.includes:f. 1 Daniel Appleton and Co; publishers, New York: Letters to R. Bentley and Son: 1879-1895.f. 3 Mrs Emily Anne Innes, writer on the Chersonese: Agreement with R. Bentley and Son: 1885.: ... British Library
creatorOf (ff. 164). July 1898-Oct. 1899.includes:f. 35 Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola, novelist: Ernest Alfred Vizetelly, author: Chatto and Windus; publishers, London: Draft contract for translation by E. A. Vizetelly of Zola's Fecondité with Chatto an... British Library
creatorOf Bainbridge Papers. Vol. vii (ff. ). Letters from publishers and literary agents; 1957-1992. Partly typewritten. Letters from Bainbridge's agent, Christy and Moore Ltd., London, concerning the publication of A Weekend with Claud and Another Part of th..., 1957-1992 British Library
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