John Lane Company Records 1856-1933, bulk 1894-1930

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John Lane Company Records TXRC00-A11., 1856-1933, bulk 1894-1930

John Lane Company Records 1856-1933, bulk 1894-1930

The records of the John Lane Company, 1856-1933, are comprised mainly of incoming correspondence. Also present are manuscripts and proof copies, financial records, notes, documents, and autobiographical materials of John Lane. In addition, there are readers' reports prepared for manuscripts submitted to the firm between 1894 and 1930. The reports are a valuable source of information on the firm's publishing guidelines and on the kinds of manuscripts submitted during that period.

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Brinton, Selwyn, 1859-1940

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Browning, Oscar, 1837-1923

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Holbach, Maude M.

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Roberts, Margaret Windeatt

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Prout, Samuel Gillespie

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Woods, Margaret L. (Margaret Louisa), 1856-

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Coxon, Stanley William

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Grahame, Kenneth, 1859-1932

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Hill, Ellen G.

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Chapman, Frederick, 1918

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Machen, Arthur, 1863-1947

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Coleridge, Ernest Hartley, 1846-1920

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Shelley, Edward

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Paterson, Alfred

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Petre, F. Loraine (Francis Loraine), 1852-1925

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Chamberlain, Houston Stewart, 1855-1927

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Exponent of racial theories and supporter of Richard Wagner. British-born yet opted for Germany nationality. From the description of Autograph letter signed from Chamberlain to unidentified correspondent, Vienna, 1892 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384590 English writer on music. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Vienna, 23 October 1906, to an unidentified dealer, 1906 Oct. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564274 ...

Dyson, C. C.

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Harland, Henry, 1861-1905

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Henry Harland, American novelist, was born in New York City and educated at the City College of New York and Harvard Divinity School. For his early novels he used the name Sidney Luska, pretending to be a Russian Jewish immigrant. In 1889 he moved to Paris, then in 1890 to London, where he remained. He was the original editor of The yellow book, 1894-1897, and wrote lightly humorous novels and short stories under his own name. From the description of H. Harland letters, 1880s-1890s. ...

Byles, C. E. (Charles Edward), 1873-

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Parker, Louis Napoléon 1852-1944

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Louis Napoleon Parker, British musician and playwright. From the guide to the Louis Napoleon Parker manuscript material : 1 item, 1893, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Louis Napoleon Parker (1852-1944) was a popular and successful mainstream English playwright, producer of historical pageants, and musician, as well as a prolific translator of drama in French and Italian. A contemporary of George Bernard Sh...

Upton, A. Mowbray

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Kernahan, Coulson, 1858-1943

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[John] Coulson Kernahan was born in Ilfracombe on August 1st 1858, third of the 8 children (3 sons and 5 daughters) of Rev Dr James and Comfort Kernahan, who were both born in Ireland. Coulson's father was a congregational minister in the West Country, Gloucester and St Albans and also wrote on religious and geological subjects. Coulson was educated at St Albans School and privately by his father. Little is known of Coulson's early career but he worked for the publishers...

Lees, John

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Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931

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Arnold Bennett was a British novelist, dramatist, short-story writer, literary critic, journalist, and editor. From the description of Arnold Bennett collection of papers, 1881-1955 bulk (1894-1953). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615455 From the guide to the Arnold Bennett collection of papers, 1881-1955, 1894-1953, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Arnold Bennett, English no...

Cobb, Thomas, 1854-1932

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Crackanthorpe, Hubert, 1870-1896

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Maxwell, Donald, 1877-

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Richards, E. F. (Elinor F.)

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Saki, 1870-1916

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Turrell, Charles

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Reynolds, Stephen, 1881-1919

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Thompson, Silvanus P. (Silvanus Phillips), 1851-1916

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English physicist; author of works on electricity and magnetism, and on lives of scientists. Thompson had hoped to get enough subscriptions to print this work however it didn't materialize. There is a printed order form tipped in, saying the edition would be limited to 225 copies and printed by Ernest Enthoven at the Essex House Press. From the description of Albrecht Dürer's Geometry : manuscript translation of the 1538 edition of Underweysung der Mussung, ca. 1900. (Unknown). Worl...

Lyons, A. Neil (Albert Neil), 1880-1940

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Howard, Keble, 1875-1928

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Dewar, Douglas, 1875-1957

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Buchan, John, 1875-1940

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John Buchan, Baron Tweedsmuir, was a Scottish diplomat, barrister, journalist, historian, poet and novelist. From the description of Letter from John Buchan to Joseph Harrington O'Brien, 1890-1941, 1921, Nov. 8. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228769757 English author and statesman, author of The Thirty-Nine Steps; 1st baron Tweedsmuir. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : Elsfield Manor, Oxford, an...

Young, Florence Ethel Mills, 1875-1945

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Roberts, Harry, 1871-1946

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Hake, Thomas St. E. (Thomas St. Edmund)

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Stebbing, Edward Percy, 1870-1960

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Sparrow, Walter Shaw, 1862-1940

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Abercrombie, Lascelles, 1881-1938

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Levetus, A. S.

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Turnor, Christopher Hatton, 1873-1940

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Leacock, Stephen, 1869-1944

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Canadian poet, humorist, essayist, teacher and historian, Leacock was born at Wanmore, England, December 30, 1869; died at Toronto March 28, 1944. Among his many books are College Days (1923). From the description of Bell collection of Leacock papers 1913-1932. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 225405530 Canadian writer and economist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Montreal, to Mr. Glass, 1919 May 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 593956216 ...

Seccombe, Thomas, 1866-1923

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Epithet: critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x000261 ...

Grey, Pamela, 1871-1928

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Hartshorne, Albert, 1839

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Whale, Winifred Stephens

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Phillips, Stephen, 1868-1915

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Stephen Phillips was an English poet, playwright, editor, and actor. From the description of Stephen Phillips collection of papers, [1895]-1916. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122313901 From the guide to the Stephen Phillips collection of papers, 1895]-1916, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) ...

Curzon, George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquis of, 1859-1925

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Lord Curzon was Viceroy of India from 1898 to 1905. From the description of Memorandum [manuscript]. 1899. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225842805 ...

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Ezra Pound (1885-1972), American poet and critic. From the description of Ezra Pound collection, 1911-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863170 Poet. From the description of Papers, 1915-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529234 From the description of Ezra Loomis Pound, 1885-1972 correspondence, 1912(ca.)-1938. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155533520 Ezra Pound (1885-197...

Ffoulkes, Constance Jocelyn.

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Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956

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Beerbohm married Florence Kahn (1876-1951), an American actress, on May 4, 1910. From the description of Max Beerbohm letters to Florence Kahn, 1904-1948 (bulk 1904-1909). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 122418146 B. 1872 d. 1956. From the description of Max Beerbohm artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228432818 Beerbohm was a British author and caricaturist. Turner was a British author. From...

Kennerley, Mitchell, 1878-1950

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Mitchell Kennerley served as the publisher for "Wine of the Puritans," "John Addington Symonds" and "The World of H. G. Wells." From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1909-1915. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 181337904 Mitchell Kennerley (1878-1950) was an American publisher and art dealer. He worked for various literary magazines and published several others. From 1916 to 1929 and 1937 to 1939 he was president of the Anderson G...

Stevenson, George, 1875-

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Sharp, Evelyn, 1869-1955

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Epithet: afterwards Nevinson author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x0000fd ...

Niven, Frederick, 1878-1944

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Frederick Niven was born in Valparaiso, Chile, but left for Scotland at the age of five. Ill-health forced him to move to the drier climate of the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia to live with missionary friends of his mother. After travelling between Scotland and Canada, Niven finally settled in British Columbia. From the description of Frederick Niven fonds. 1919-1938. (University of British Columbia Library). WorldCat record id: 606461696 ...

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...

James B. Pinker & Son

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Shepherd, J. A.

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Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914

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English critic and poet. From the description of Letter signed : Putney, to John Payne, 1909 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661256 From the description of Autograph letter signed : The Pines, to Lewis Melville, 1908 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661246 Theodore Watts-Dunton was an English poet, novelist, and literary critic. From the description of Theodore Watts-Dunton collection of papers, 1872-1912. (New York Public Library). ...

Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898

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Illustrator and art editor of The Yellow Book. From the description of Collection, 1893-1959, (bulk 1893-98 and 1943-59). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122617113 Aubrey Beardsley was an innovative and influential English illustrator and author who helped inspire the Art Nouveau movement. He displayed remarkable talent for drawing and music as a child; later, while working as a clerk, he sold a short story,...

Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948

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American novelist and non-fiction writer. From the description of Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton collection, 1907-1945. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 44590095 California author. From the description of TLS, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866384 Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton was an American novelist, short-story writer, biographer, and literary critic. From the description of Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton collection of ...

Baring-Gould, S. (Sabine), 1834-1924

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Reverend Baring-Gould was an English hymn writer, popular novelist, and author on folk-lore. From the guide to the Sabine Baring-Gould Manuscript, Undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) English author of theological works and novels. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. Oscar Beringer, 1892 May 19. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936526 English divine and author. From the descript...

Brangwyn, Frank, 1867-1956

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British designer, painter, and printmaker. From the description of Designs, letters, and essay, ca. 1910-1937. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78132545 English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1921 Feb. 24 or July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875796 ...

Rees, Arthur J. (Arthur John), 1872-1942

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Black, Alice Elizabeth Knox, 1850-

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Wingfield-Straford, Esmé Cecil, 1882-

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Ramsden, Hermione Charlotte, 1867-

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Way, Thomas R. (Thomas Robert), 1861-1913

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Epithet: of county Northamptonshire British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000979.0x000292 ...

Dasent, Arthur Irwin, 1859-1939

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Hutton, Edward, 1875-1969

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Epithet: Judge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001084.0x0001c5 Epithet: brother of Matthew, Archbishop of York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x000111 Epithet: of Add MS 4310 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x000114 ...

Marriott, Charles, 1869-1957

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Lane, John, 1854-1925

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Melville, Lewis, 1874-1932

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Crane, Walter, 1845-1915

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Epithet: of Add MS 32980 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00002f Patrol officer in New Guinea. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1914-1915. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225821491 English artist. From the description of ALS : London, to Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson, 1898 June 19. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122380655 ...

Davidson, John, 1857-1909

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English poet. From the description of Robert Louis Stevenson : autograph manuscript signed of a poem written upon his death : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270881585 Scottish poet. From the description of Autograph poems published in Ballads and Songs, ca. 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533861 John Davidson was a minor Victorian author known mainly for his poetry. He was associated with The Rhymer's Club, the "Tragic generation," ...

Seaman, Owen, 1861-1936

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Sir Owen Seamen was born in London and had a reputation as a poet and humorist, especially noted for his parodies of other poets. He was briefly a professor of literature at Durham. He joined the staff of Punch in 1897, became sub-editor in 1902, and editor-in-chief in 1906. He published several collections of his poems and essays, including Interludes of an editor, 1929. From the description of Owen Seaman letters and clipping of photograph, 1909-1934. (Pennsylvania State University...

Watson, William, 1858-1935

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William Watson was an English author remembered primarily for his epigrammatic poems. He wrote in the classical tradition, and his primary influences seem to have been Tennyson, Keats, and Matthew Arnold. His verse is contemplative, by turns philosophical and political, and generally structured rather than lyrical. He also wrote articles and criticism. He was knighted in 1917. From the description of William Watson letter and signed photo of house, 1913 Feb. 17. (Pennsylvania State U...

Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957

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Wyndham Lewis was an artist, novelist, and critic, who was born in Canada but lived for many years in England. He was a leader of the Vorticist movement. From the guide to the Wyndham Lewis collection, 1877-1975, (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library) English author and painter. From the description of Letters, 1921-1934. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233126882 Author and artist Wyndham Lewis was b...

Allinson, A. R. (Alfred Richard)

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Clarke, Roland

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Douglas, Alfred Bruce, 1870-1945

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Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas was an English writer, best known for his controversial personality and scandalous relationship with Oscar Wilde. Born into an aristocratic family, Douglas attended Winchester College and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he wrote and participated in sports, but didn't take a degree. His well-chronicled relationship with Oscar Wilde provoked Douglas' father to insult Wilde, prompting a disastrous lawsuit that ended with Wilde imprisoned for two years. Douglas had a strong...

Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (Robert Bontine), 1852-1936

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Scottish travel author and politician. Liberal MP for North West Lanarkshire, first president of the Scottish Labour Party and, later, the Scottish National Party. From the description of Letters, 1924-1936. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 242980619 Traveler, writer, historian. From the description of R. B. Cunninghame-Graham papers, 1907-1930. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68795867 From the description of Papers, 1907-19...

Jenkins, Herbert George, 1876-1923

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Drillien, Bérengère

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Greenwood, G. G. (Granville George), Sir, 1850-1928

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Epithet: of Add MS 38297 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x00025a Epithet: of Stowe Ch 646 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x00025b Epithet: MP; Knight 1916 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x00025c ...

Keun, Odette, 1890

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Coxon, Muriel Hine

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Peel, Ethel Adelaide Georgiana

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Spender, John A. (John Alfred), 1862-1942

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Editor of the Westminster Gazette, London. From the description of Correspondence to Morley Roberts, 1917. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 646342072 Epithet: Subject of Mss Eur F116 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x000197 ...

Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937

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Edward Garnett was an English writer, critic and literary editor. He was married to Constance Garnett. -- B. W. Huebsch was an American publisher. From the description of [Letters to Huebsch] / Edward Garnett. [between 1926 and 1938] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231350092 Author. From the description of Letters, 1935. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36945314 From the description of Letters, 1895-1957. (Indiana University). WorldCat reco...

Stacpoole, H. de Vere (Henry de Vere), 1863-1951

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Low, Sidney, Sir, 1857-1932

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Epithet: author and journalist Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x00005d ...

Garnett, Richard, 1835-1906

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Epithet: LLD, Keeper of Printed Books British Museum British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000835.0x00015c English librarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : British Museum, to F.J. Dreer, 1892 Jan. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269566963 Librarian of the British Museum. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.A. Knight, 1889 Oct. 11. (Unk...

Oppenheim, M. (Michael), 1853-1927

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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...

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...

Holmes, Edmond, 1850-1936

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Benson, Arthur Christopher, 1862-1925

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Benson was born Apr. 24, 1862; his father was Edward White Benson, who later became Archbishop of Canterbury; entered Eton as King's scholar, 1874; went to King's College, Cambridge, 1881; returned to work at Eton, 1885-1903; published first volume of essays, 1896; produced various works, including a biography of his father, Edward White Benson (1899), The schoolmaster (1902), Land of hope and glory, and Peace and other poems (1905); in all, published more than seventy books, including poetry, s...

Pichot, Pierre Amedee

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Pollock, Walter Herries, 1850-1926

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Blunden, Edmund, 1896-1974

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Blunden was an English poet and scholar. From the description of Edmund Blunden papers, 1921-1952 (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612727624 Edmund Blunden, English poet and university teacher. His highly acclaimed biography of Shelley was published in 1946. From the description of Edmund Blunden manuscript material : 8 items, ca. 1945-1955 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76945001 From the guide to the Edmund Blunden manuscript ma...

Ross, Robert Baldwin, 1869-1918

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Literary executor of Oscar Wilde. From the description of Typewritten letter signed with initials : London, to Christopher Millard, 1907 Feb. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657709 From the description of Typewritten letters signed (3) : London, to Charles Glidden Osborne, 1906 Sept. 26-1907 Jan. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657713 Robert Baldwin Ross was a British author. From the description of Letters to Norman, and to C. French, 1910-1...

Willcocks, M. P. (Mary Patricia), 1869-

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E. V. B. (Eleanor Boyle Vere), 1825-1916

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Vizetelly, Ernest Alfred, 1853-1922

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English journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to J. Lane, 1902 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270585734 ...

Skilbeck, William Wray, 1864-1919

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Le Gallienne, Richard, 1866-1947

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Richard Le Gallienne, British journalist and author, was a prolific writer during the late 19th and early 20th century. His early mentor was Oliver Wendell Holmes. Le Gallienne wrote My ladies' sonnets (1887), and the romantic novel, The quest of the golden girl (1896). He published The romantic nineties (1926), while working as a journalist in New York. In 1927 Le Gallienne emigrated to France where he lived out the remainder of his life. From the description of Manuscript-Letters, ...

Lowe, Charles, 1848-1931

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