Lucy, Henry W. (Henry William), Sir, 1845-1924

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Henry W. Lucy was a British writer and philanthropist. Born in Lancashire, he worked as a reporter before moving to London. He continued his career as a journalist for the Daily News and later The Observer; he was also on the staff of Punch, using the pseudonym Toby M.P. He wrote some fiction, but was chiefly a political writer and reporter, known especially for manuals of Parliamentary procedure. He started the Lucy Trusts to provide financial aid for writers, and was knighted in 1909.

From the description of Henry W. Lucy letters, 1893-1912. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 61325290

Epithet: journalist

Title: Knight

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x00009f

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creatorOf Vol. I (ff. 149). A-R.Walter Theodore Watts-Dunton, formerly Watts; critic, novelist and poet: Letters to Walter Theodore Watts-Dunton: 1860-1914, n.d.includes:f. 1 William Thomas Arnold, author and journalist: Letter to [W. T. Watts]: 1891.f. 3 ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV (ff. 332). Andrew Lang-A. W. Pollard.includes:ff. 1-20 Andrew Lang, author: Letters to W. Archer: [1886?]-1905.ff. 21, 23 Marion Lea, actress and producer: Letters to W. Archer: 1891, n.d.ff. 25~28 Sir Sidney formerly Solomon Lazarus Le... British Library
referencedIn Hodder and Stoughton. Hodder and Stoughton records, 1875-1914. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Vol. LXXXIII (ff. 341). Apr.-Nov. 1909.includes:f. 1 Rear-Admiral Sir Charles Longdale Ottley, KCMG: Letter to Lord Gladstone: 1909. ff. 2, 118 Lady Constance Georgina Lytton, suffragette: Letters to Lord Gladstone: 1908-1909. ff. 8, 15, 16 Henry N... British Library
creatorOf Letters and other material relating to the relations between A. C. Swinburne, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Charles Augustus Howell; 1875-1922. Ashley Library Catalogue, vi, pp. 161-164.includes:f. 73 Walter Theodore Watts-Dunton, formerly Watts;..., 1875-1922 British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXX (ff. 268). Oct. 1892-Mar. 1894.includes:ff. 1, 101, 106 Lieutenant-General Clements Robert Shaw: Letters, etc., to Lord Gladstone: 1892-1893.ff. 1, 28, 46, 49, 61, 91, 108, 187,191b James Granville Legge, of the Home Office: Corresponden... British Library
creatorOf Russell of Liverpool, Edward Richard Russell, Baron, 1834-1920. Autograph letter signed : Liverpool, to Henry Lucy, 1895 May 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Vol. XXXIX (ff. 148). 1910-1919.includes:f. 1 Edward Linley Sambourne, chief cartoonist for 'Punch': Letter to T. A. Guthrie: 1910.ff. 2, 3 Sir Henry William Lucy, journalist: Letters to T. A. Guthrie: 1910.f. 4v H. Greenhough Smith, editor of ..., 1910-1919 British Library
creatorOf The Lucy Tablecloth, 19th century-20th century British Library
creatorOf G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. LIII (ff. 207). Correspondence with:1. f. 1. Holbrook Jackson; 1934. Signed.2. ff. 2-5v. Jolan Jacobi, General Secretary of the Kulturbund, Vienna; 1934-1935. Signed. With a visiting card and an introductory letter from ..., 1893-1936 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XCVIII (ff. 224). Aug. 1915-Apr. 1916.Albert I of Belgium: Papers rel. to the War Refugees Committee: 1914-1919.includes:f. 1 Sir Harry Fagg Batterbee, GCMG: Correspondence with Lord Gladstone: 1915.f. 2 William Wilson Hoy, General Manager, ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CI (ff. 287). 1922-1926.includes:ff. 1-160b passim Percy Alport Molteno, MP: Letters to Lord Gladstone: 1909-1924. f. 4 Tom Henry Hosegood, solicitor: Letter to Lord Gladstone: 1922. ff. 5, 18, 24 Ernest Frederic George Hatch, 1st Baronet: 190..., 1922-1926 British Library
referencedIn F. Marion (Francis Marion) Crawford papers, 1864-1967 (inclusive), 1883-1908 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Hill, Frank Harrison, 1830-1910. Frank Harrison Hill London Daily News papers, 1870-1876. Rice University, Fondren Library
referencedIn Hodder and Stoughton Records, 1875-1914 Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
creatorOf Lucy, Henry W. (Henry William), Sir, 1845-1924. Henry W. Lucy letters, 1893-1912. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Avebury, John Lubbock, 1st Baron, 1834-1913. Avebury Papers. A. General Correspondence, 1855-1911. Vol. XXI (ff. 260). 1892. British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXXII (ff. 290). May 1895-1897.includes:f.1 Harriet Mary Gott, wife of John Gott: Letter to Lord Gladstone: 1895.f. 3 Frances Anna Maria Russell, wife of John, 1st Earl Russell: Letters to Lord Gladstone: 1883-1895.ff. 4, 246 Admiral Charl... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXXV, 1916 -1926.includes:ff. 1, 149 Sir William Blake Richmond, KCB; RA: Letters to Mary Gladstone: 1905-1919.f. 2 Mabel Barmby, sister of Ava Barmby: Letters to Mary Gladstone: 1915, 1916.ff. 4, 6 William Frend De Morgan, writer: Letter ..., 1916-1926 British Library
creatorOf Gilchrist, Murray, 1868-1917. Correspondence concerning publication of British writers : ms., 1894-1908. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Lincoln" to "Ludington". Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Vol. LXXV (ff. 267). July 1901-July 1902.includes:ff. 1, 22b, 48 80b William Russell Cooke, solicitor, of London: Letters to Lord Gladstone: 1899-1902.ff. 2, 4, 8, 11 Thomas Palmer Newbould, election agent: Correspondence with Lord Gladstone: 190... British Library
referencedIn John F. Glaser collection of historical autograph letters and manuscripts, 1739-1933. Houghton Library
referencedIn BIRTHDAY BOOK. Given by Sir Henry Lucy to Dorothy M. Deedes on the occasion of her marriage to Lieut.-Col. C. E. Knight. The book, entitled ‘Whisperings From the Great: an autograph birthday album’ (London, 1906), is in the form of a diary, with ex..., 1906 British Library
creatorOf Avebury, John Lubbock, 1st Baron, 1834-1913. Avebury Papers. A. General Correspondence, 1855-1911. Vol. XXVIII (ff. 183). 1899. British Library
referencedIn Vol. LXXI (ff. 287). Apr. 1894-Apr. 1895.includes:f. 1 Francis Leveson Bertie, 1st Viscount Bertie of Thame: Letter to Lord Gladstone: 1894.f. 2 Francis John Pakenham, KCMG 1898: 1898. Despatch to Lord Rosebery: 1894.: Copy.ff. 7-16, 20-25, 236 ... British Library
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associatedWith Campbell, Patrick, Mrs., 1865-1940, person
correspondedWith Crawford, F. Marion (Francis Marion), 1854-1909 person
correspondedWith Glaser, John F., collector. person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
correspondedWith Hill, Frank Harrison, 1830-1910. person
associatedWith Hodder and Stoughton. corporateBody
associatedWith Russell of Liverpool, Edward Richard Russell, Baron, 1834-1920. person
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London, England
Athens, Greece
London, England
Male authors, English--Correspondence


Birth 1845-12-05

Death 1924-02-20





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