Correspondence and manuscripts, [ca. 1868-1903]


Gissing, George, 1857-1903. Correspondence and manuscripts, [ca. 1868-1903]

Correspondence and manuscripts, [ca. 1868-1903]

Included are manuscripts of fiction, poetry, and political, critical, and other writings; and notes, correspondence, and some clippings and printed material. Letters and postcards from Gissing to Austin Harrison, Frederic Harrison, (Miss) E.S. Gissing, Henry Sanders, F.G. Kitton, Edward Clodd, Algernon Gissing, Mrs. Frederic Harrison, Ellen (Nellie) Gissing, Walter Gissing, W. (Morris) Colles, Henry Hick, James B. Pinker, Thomas Hardy, and others.

ca. 400 items.

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Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 (person)

English novelist. From the description of [Letter and photographs] / Thomas Hardy. [between 1891 and 1920?] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231686025 English poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, [1912 Apr. 23?], Max Gate, Dorchester [Dorsetshire, England], to [Edward] Clodd, [n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364250 Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was an English author. From the description of Tribute to Thoma...

Gissing, George, 1857-1903 (person)

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-...

Gissing, Algernon, 1860-1937 (person)

Colles, William Morris, 1855-1926 (person)

Colles was born in 1855; he became a prominent literary agent in London; his published works include Literature and the pension list (1889) and Playright and copyright in all countries, showing how to protect a play or a book throughout the world (with Harold Hardy, 1906); he died in 1926. From the description of Letters, 1890-1926. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39287323 BIOGHIST REQUIRED English literary agent. Colles was the founder and manag...

Harrison, Austin, 1873-1928 (person)

Gissing, Ellen, 1867- (person)

Sanders, Henry G. (Henry Gale), 1942- (person)

Kitton, Frederic George, 1856-1904 (person)

English writer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : St. Albans, Herts., to Egan Mew, 1898 Feb. 26 and Mar. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491986 ...

Pinker, James B. (person)

Henry James (1843-1916) was an American novelist, short story writer, critic, and dramatist. William James (1842-1910) was an American philosopher and psychologist, a professor of psychology and philosophy at Harvard University, and the brother of novelist Henry James. James Brand Pinker (1863-1922) was the founder of James B. Pinker and Son, a firm of literary agents in London. Pinker was literary and dramatic agent to both Henry and William James. From the description of James B. P...

Harrison, Ethel. (person)

Harrison, Frederic, 1831-1923 (person)

A contemporary of John Ruskin and John Stuart Mill, Frederic Harrison strongly influenced English politics and philosophy in the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth-century. The positivist movement gained prominence through Harrison's political activity, writings and teachings. He was also very active in the labor movement and fought for greater worker's rights in England. Harrison was introduced to positivism as a student at Oxford. Venerating humanity over deity, positivism created controversy i...

Gissing, Walter Leonard, 1891-1916. (person)

Hick, Henry, 1853?-1932. (person)

Clodd, Edward, 1840-1930 (person)

Edward Clodd was an English banker, writer, anthropologist and folklorist. From the description of Concluding chapter of The story of primitive man, 189-? (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 191913987 Edward Clodd was a banker and anthropologist who wrote several popular treatises in support of Charles Darwin's theories. Born in Margate, Clodd secured work as a clerk during a visit to London, and had a long career with the London Joint Stock Bank...