A. P. Watt and Son records 1861-1971 1880-1949


A. P. Watt and Son records, 1861-1971, 1880-1949

A. P. Watt and Son records 1861-1971 1880-1949

This is a synthetic collection consisting of typescripts, manuscripts, correspondence, and legal and financial documents.

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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 ...

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

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Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924

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