Correspondence, 1900-1914.


Gibbs, Philip, 1877-1962. Correspondence, 1900-1914.

Correspondence, 1900-1914.

Correspondence between Gibbs and his literary agents, The Literary Agency, C.F. Cazenove and G.H. Perris, proprietors. The letters trace the young author's efforts to find a market for his writings, while discussing his work in some detail. The archive remains unpublished and provides information on the early years of Gibbs' writing career. It also reveals the status of English literature during the Edwardian era. The correspondence consists of more than 400 pieces.

0.2 cubic ft. (1 box).

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Gibbs, Agnes, Lady. (person)

Cazenove, C. F. (person)

Gibbs, Philip, 1877-1962 (person)

English author. From the description of Philip Gibbs letter to Will Orton Tewson [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 451379763 Sir Philip Gibbs -- British writer and journalist -- was born in London and educated by his father at home. He displayed an early interest in journalism and publishing entering his first job at the publishing house of Cassell. Gibbs wrote his first novel, Founders of the empire (1899) while working at Cas...

Perris, G. H. (George Herbert), 1866-1920 (person)

George Herbert Perris was born in Liverpool in 1866. He began a career in journalism in 1883. He held various posts in provincial and national newspapers. During World War One he was war correspondent for the Daily Chronicle in France. He also published many works on foreign policy and military history. He died 23 December 1920. From the guide to the Perris, George Herbert, 1914-1918, (Senate House Library, University of London) ...