Bentley, R. (Richard), 1854-1936

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Richard Bentley, last of the Bentley family of English publishers, conducted the family business for five years. In 1898, Bentley dissolved the firm and made over its stock and assets to MacMillan and Company. Bentley then became active in a range of professional, literary and charitable organizations including; The Royal Literary Fund, The Royal Meteorological Society and The Worshipful Company of Stationers.

From the description of Papers, 1883-1934. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122588958

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referencedIn Richard Bentley and Son papers, 1800-1936 University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
creatorOf Bentley, R. (Richard), 1854-1936. Note and family history : to [Gerald Chippindale Rivington], 1903. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Papers of the Publishing House of Bentley, 1829-1936 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
creatorOf Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge), 1825-1900. Letter to the editor of "Men and Women of the Day", 1890 April 25. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bentley family. Papers, 1849-1970. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Marie Corelli collection, 1885-1947 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Aikin-Kortright, Fanny, 1821-1900. Letters by nineteenth century women authors, 1851-1917. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Bentley, R. (Richard), 1854-1936. Autograph letter signed Richard Bentley to: Mr. Locker January 8, 1890. Wellesley College
referencedIn Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924. Marie Corelli collection, 1885-1947. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Bentley, R. (Richard), 1854-1936?. Library list : manuscript, 1870 January. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn John Murray IV manuscript material : 2 items, 1902-1906 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Papers of Richard Bentley, 1889-1935 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
referencedIn Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924. Marie Corelli collection, 1885-1947. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. Autograph letter signed : Chawton, to Cassandra Austen, [1814] June 13 [i.e. 14]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Bentley Family papers, 1849-1970 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
creatorOf Bentley, R. (Richard), 1854-1936. Papers, 1883-1934. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
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associatedWith Austen, Jane, 1775-1817. person
associatedWith Barham, R. H. Dalton (Richard Harris Dalton), 1815-1886. person
associatedWith Bentley family. family
associatedWith Bentley family. family
associatedWith Bentley family. family
associatedWith Bentley family. family
associatedWith Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge), 1825-1900. person
associatedWith Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924. person
associatedWith Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895. person
associatedWith Murray, John, 1851-1928 person
associatedWith Publishers Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Richard Bentley, 1853-1936 person
associatedWith Richard Bentley and Son. corporateBody
associatedWith Rivington, Gerald Chippindale. person
associatedWith Third International Congress of Publishers. corporateBody
associatedWith Worshipful Company of Stationers. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
England
England
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Booksellers and bookselling
Printers--history
Library catalogs--19th century
Charities
Publishers and Publishing
Copyright
Publishers and publishing--History
Private libraries--19th century
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Birth 1854

Death 1936

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