H. G. Wells collection of papers 1892-1952 1896-1939

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H. G. Wells collection of papers, 1892-1952, 1896-1939

H. G. Wells collection of papers 1892-1952 1896-1939

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, diaries for 1907 through 1913, legal and financial documents, portraits, and pictorial works.

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Doubleday, Page & Co.

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A. P. Watt and Son

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A. P. Watt and Son is a British literary agency. It was founded in 1875 by Alexander Pollock Watt. From the guide to the A. P. Watt and Son records, 1861-1971, 1880-1949, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) A. P. Watt and Son is a British literary agency. It was founded in 1875 by Alexander Pollock Watt. From the description of Records, 1861-1971 bulk (1880-1949). (New York Public ...

Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup),

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Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958

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English poet, literary critic, and magazine editor. From the description of Rivers, 1917. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31042218 Jack Squire was an English poet. He also edited "The London Mercury: a Monthly Review of Literature & the Arts". From the description of Jack Squire collection. [1933]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800204 Squire was born in Plymouth, England on Apr. 2, 1884; educated at St. John'...

Gibson, Strickland, 1877-1958

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Strickland Gibson (1877-1958) was a librarian and bibliographer. He was a member of the Bodleian staff from 1891, and Sub-Librarian 1931-45. Details are given in Who Was Who . From the guide to the Copies of Strickland Gibson's handlist of the Oxford University Archives, Originals probably early 20th century, copies made 1970., (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) ...

Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939

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English novelist and influential editor of literary journals; also biographer, art critic, and poet. Born Ford Madox Hueffer; changed last name to Ford in 1919. From the description of W.H. Hudson : some reminiscences / by Ford Madox Hueffer, 1920s? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 228079051 From the description of The saddest story, 1915? (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 228079018 From the description of Ford Madox Ford diary, 1938...

Waterlow, Sydney, 1878-1944

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Field, Roscoe & Company.

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Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946

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H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells (b. September 21, 1866, Bromley, Kent, England-d. August 13, 1946, London, England), best remembered for imaginative novels such as The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds, prototypes for modern science fiction, was a prolific writer and one of the most versatile in the history of English letters. He produced an average of nearly three books a year for more than fifty years, in addition to hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His works ranged from f...

Cazenove, C. F.

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Bing, Edward J.

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Beaverbrook, Max Aitken, Baron, 1879-1964

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Virginia Taylor McCormick (1873-1957), of Norfolk, Virginia was a poet, literary critic, essayist, lecturer, and the editor of The Lyric, 1921-1929. From the guide to the Virginia Taylor McCormick Papers, 1887-1953., (Special Collections, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary) ...

Gissing, George, 1857-1903

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Important late Victorian novelist. From the description of Earl Daniels Collection of George Gissing. (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31469731 English novelist. From the description of Letters to Algernon Gissing, 1881-1886. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34566949 Gissing and Roberts were friends from the time that they were classmates at Owens College. From the description of Correspondence from Morley Roberts, 1884-...

Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926

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Shorter worked as an editor with a number of British papers and journals, such as the ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, before founding and editing three early twentieth century journals: SKETCH, SPHERE, and the TATLER. Shorter also wrote critically about Victorian literature and published bibliographies about prominent British writers. From the description of Letter-Manuscript, 1920. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122348081 British writer. The letters are written...

Southgate, Lucienne

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J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd.

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J.M. Dent & Sons, book publishers of London, England, was founded in 1888 by Joseph Malaby Dent (1859-1926). The company achieved success by selling cheap editions of the classics to the working class. Dent's first major production, the Temple Shakespeare series, was established in 1894, followed in 1906 by Everyman's Library, a series of 1000 volumes. Eventually, Dent's publishing activities expanded to include textbooks, children's books, educational books, self-help books, and travel guid...

Benn, Ernest, limited, London.

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Roberts, Morley, 1857-1942

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Morley Roberts (1857-1942), the novelist and journalist, published a biography of William Henry Hudson (1841-1922), the naturalist and writer, in 1924. For fuller details of Robert's life and achievements see Who was who, Vol.4. From the guide to the Autograph manuscript by Morley Roberts for his book on W.H. Hudson, together with a manuscript notebook, ca. 1922-1924, (Leeds University Library) Morley Roberts was an English writer, remembered as a friend and biographer of bo...

Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941

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English novelist. From the description of Hugh Walpole collection, 1910-1939. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925561 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Brackenburn, Keswick, to [James] Bain, 1931 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658346 From the description of Sons and Lovers. A Preface : autograph manuscript signed, fair copy with a few revisions : [n.p.], 1923 June 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658363 ...

Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969

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Leonard Woolf, husband of Virginia Woolf, was a unique thinker and theorist in his own right--sophisticated, principled, and humane. His legacy is inextricably tied with the Bloomsbury Set, one of the most influential literary groups of the 20th century, and with Hogarth Press, which he co-founded with his wife. From the description of Leonard Woolf letter to Wigram, 1935 June 10. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52221264 Leonard Sidney Woolf (1...

Lane, John, 1854-1925

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Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

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Joseph Conrad, a major British writer, was born in Poland and became a British subject in 1887. After a twenty year career at sea, he published his first novel, "Almayer's Folly" (1895), successfully launching his writing career. From the description of Letters-Manuscripts, 1908-1913. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122588887 Novelist and short story writer who was born Jozef Konrad Teodor Korzeniowski in Berdichev, Ukraine, and became a British citizen in...

Hunt, Violet, 1862-1942

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British author, biographer. From the description of Violet Hunt papers, 1858-1962. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091790 Violet Hunt was an English author of novels, short stories, and poetry. She grew up in an artistic environment, and began publishing in her teens. Her work features strong female characters and expresses innovative views on women and women's roles in society. Her unconventional life made for public scandal, as she conducted a series of...

Heinemann (Firm)

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Metheun & Co

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Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941

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English novelist. From the description of Hugh Walpole collection, 1910-1939. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925561 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Brackenburn, Keswick, to [James] Bain, 1931 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658346 From the description of Sons and Lovers. A Preface : autograph manuscript signed, fair copy with a few revisions : [n.p.], 1923 June 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658363 ...

Wells, Catherine, 1872-1927

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Pforzheimer, Arthur

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T. Fisher Unwin (Firm)

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Wells, Marjorie Craig

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