A.P. Watt & Son correspondence, 1883-1917.

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A.P. Watt (Firm). A.P. Watt & Son correspondence, 1883-1917.

A.P. Watt & Son correspondence, 1883-1917.

Mostly testimonial letters from satisfied clients of A.P. Watt, praising his services. Many of the letters were published in promotional brochures. Two of these books, COLLECTION OF LETTERS ADDRESSED TO A.P. WATT BY VARIOUS WRITERS (London, 1893) & LETTERS ADDRESSED TO A.P. WATT (London, 1894), are included in the collection. There were other editions published in 1889, 1898, 1899, 1924, 1929, etc.

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Croker, B. M. d. 1920.

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Wingate, F. R. (Francis Reginald), Sir, 1861-1953

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British Army officer and colonial administrator. From the description of Papers, 1884-1955. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20274141 ...

Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, 1856-1947

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The bust of Adam Lindsay Gordon was unveiled in Poet's Corner, Westminster Abbey 1934 May 11 by the Duke and Duchess of York. From the description of [Scrap album covering the campaign to place a memorial to Adam Lindsay Gordon in Westminster Abbey] [manuscript]. [1933-1934] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225800006 Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen was a British writer noted for his travel books and poetry compilations. From the description of Douglas Br...

Hope, Anthony, 1863-1933

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English novlist and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : London, to Miss Rowland-Brown, 1896 Nov. 8 and 1903 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270475679 English novelist and playwright most known for "Prisoner of Zenda." From the description of Letters of Anthony Hope Hawkins to editors [manuscript], 1896, 1897, 1915. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420487257 British author. From the descriptio...

Stockton, Frank Richard, 1834-1902

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American fiction writer. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Frank R. Stockton, Washington, D.C., to Mr. Walker, 1899 March 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823789 American novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charlottesville, Va., to Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1884 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645458453 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lego, to Mrs. Constance Cary Harrison, 1885...

Thomson, H. C. (Harry Craufuird)

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Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dutchingham, to his brother Alfred, [no year] Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499264 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.E. Henley, 1888 June 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501948 From the description of Portion of autograph letter signed : to an unidentified recipient, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511140 From the description of H. RI...

Capes, Bernard Edward Joseph, -1918

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Murray, David Christie, 1847-1907

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David C. Murray and his brother Z.G. Murray were both residents of Wyandot County, Ohio From the description of Papers 1851-1872. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 461290567 English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, England, to an unidentified recipient, 1889 May 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612879 Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Descript...

Kingsley, Rose Georgina, 1845 or 1846-1925

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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," ...

Hill, Headon, 1857-1927

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Macleod, Donald, 1831-1916

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A.P. Watt (Firm)

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A.P. Watt the world's first literary agency and was the largest for its first thirty years of operation. Alexander Pollock Watt (1834-1914) began working as a literary agent in 1975 when a friend asked him to negotiate a contract with a London publishing company. By 1881, A.P. Watt had incorporated his business and begun to define the role of the literary agent. The A.P. Watt firm has remained in the forefront of the market in popular fiction and it has counted numerous important and/or best-sel...

Lawless, Emily, 1845-1913

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Epithet: wife of Valentine Browne, 2nd Baron Cloncurry British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000133.0x000174 Irish writer Emily Lawless (1845–1913), whose father was the wealthy Anglo-Irish nobleman Baron Cloncurry, became a popular author of historical and romantic novels focusing on Irish politics and history. She was also a poet whose work was known to Katharine Tynan and William Butle...

MacCunn, Hamish, 1868-1916

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Scottish conductor and composer. From the description of Autograph letters signed : Savoy Theatre, W.C., [London] ; and 6 Abbey Courth, Abbey Road, N.W., [London], to Edward German, 1910 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126124 Scottish composer, conductor, and teacher. From the description of Autograph letters signed (14), dated : [London] and Greenock, 1888-1900 and [n.d.], to Mr. [Joseph] Bennett, 1888-1900 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2...

Rowlands, Effie Adelaide, 1866-1936

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Steuart, John A. (John Alexander), 1861-1932

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001123.0x00022d Scottish novelist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : London, to W.E. Henley, 1898 Jan. 24-1898 Feb. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580291 ...

Payn, James, 1830-1898

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Payn was born on Feb. 28, 1830 in Cheltenham, Glos, England; attended Eton, the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, and Trinity College, Cambridge (1849-54); wrote novels, including Lost Sir Massingberd (1864), A perfect treasure (1869), and By proxy (1878); became editor of Cornhill magazine (1883-1896); he died on Mar. 25, 1898 in London. From the description of Papers, 1868. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40722062 James Payn, an En...

Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902

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Samuel Butler was an English novelist, essayist, and critic. He was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge, and after a time in New Zealand as a sheep farmer, returned to England in 1864 where he established himself as both a painter and a writer. His satire Erewhon (1872) foreshadowed the collapse of the Victorian illusion of progress. His autobiographical novel, The way of all flesh (1903), is generally considered his masterpiece and is a story about Butler's escape from the suffocating mor...

Lubbock, John, Sir, 1834-1913

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John Lubbock was an English banker, politican, scientist, antiquarian and man of letters. He became the first Baron Avebury, ca. 1900. From the description of Letter : London, England to Douglas Murray, 1911 October 27-31 / Avebury. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 701491819 English banker and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (20) : London, Beckenham, St. Andrews, etc., to W.A. Knight, 1883 July 19-1907 Nov. 13, and undated...

Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897

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Scottish novelist and historial writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to Mr. Grove, 1877 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611471 Margaret Oliphant was born in Scotland, and published her first novel at age twenty-one. After the death of her husband, she took to writing to support her young family, and showed remarkable industry, ultimately publishing more than one hundred books and more than two hundred articles, chiefly in Blackwood's E...

Braddon, M. E. 1835-1915.

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Duncan, Sara Jeannette, 1861-1922

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1884-1888 journalist in Canada; 1895-? 1915 journalist in India. Epithet: novelist and journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001477.0x00018b ...

Austin, Alfred, 1835-1913

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Alfred Austin, English poet and critic, was heavily influenced by Byron. He made several trips to Italy following the cold public reception to his epic-type narrative poem The Human Tragedy in 1862. Austin was appointed poet laureate in 1896. From the description of Alfred Austin manuscript material, 1863 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 73516332 From the guide to the Alfred Austin manuscript material : 5 items, ca. 1863-1869, (The New York Public Library. Carl...

Thorne, Whyte, 1840-1928

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Yorke, Curtis

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Scott, Clement, 1841-1904

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Clement William Scott was born in 1841 in London, England; attended Marlborough College, and became a clerk at the War office in 1860; became author and drama critic, contributing pieces to the Daily telegraph, Sunday times, Weekly dispatch, London Figaro, The observer, and others; after retiring from the civil service in 1879, he joined the staff of the Daily telegraph as drama critic, and also became editor of the Theatre in 1880; adapted French plays for the London stage; published works incl...

Harraden, Beatrice, 1864-1936

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Beatrice Harraden was an English author and activist for women's suffrage. She attended Queen's College and Bedford College, earning degrees in mathematics and classics. She became a popular author of novels and short stories, and also wrote essays, plays, and children's books. Her fiction generally features strong female characters, reflecting her deep involvement with the women's suffrage movement. She founded the Women's Social and Political Union in 1903 in an effort to facilitate the activi...

Haddock, John A., 1823-

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Keith, Leslie

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Macdonald, George, 1824-1905

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MacDonald was British poet and novelist. From the guide to the George MacDonald papers, ca. 1851-1905., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) MacDonald was a British poet and novelist. From the description of George MacDonald papers, ca. 1851-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612373115 This Scottish children's author and novelist was the son of a weaver who attended Aberdeen University before training as a Congrega...

Linton, E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn), 1822-1898

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Malvern, to Miss Bogram, [1896 pm: Apr. 7]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590890 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Malvern, to an unidentified correspondent, 1898 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590892 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brougham House, Malvern, to W.A. Knight, 1896 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864557 From the descr...

Parker, Gilbert, 1862-1932

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Canadian born British novelist and politician. From the description of The battle of the strong, 1898. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54022853 From the description of Gilbert Parker papers, 1898-1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647975976 Parker was a Canadian novelist. After emigrating to England he became involed in British affairs as a Conservative member of Parliament. From the description of [Letter] 1919 May 13, 24....

Caffyn, Mannington, Mrs.

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Mallock, W. H. (William Hurrell), 1849-1923

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William H. Mallock was born into a wealthy, aristocratic family; after graduating from Oxford, he applied himself to writing, producing novels and non-fiction rife with social commentary. The key to Mallock's works were his conservative ethos and resistance to change, which incited him to oppose the profound social and political changes of the era and trumpet the need for orthodox beliefs. In addition to novels, he also wrote poetry, essays, and numerous articles in periodicals; his signature wo...

Fowler, Edith Henrietta, 1865-1944

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Gallon, Tom, 1866-1914

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Epithet: novelist and dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000388.0x000241 ...

Watson, Robert A., Mrs., -1918

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Besant, Walter, 1836-1901

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English novelist. From the description of Note : to Wilson, 1891 March 6. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936605 From the description of Autograph clipped from a letter : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621664 British author. From the description of The luck of the "Susan Bell" / by Walter Besant. [ca. 1868-1901] (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 29305316 Walter Besant (1836-1901) was an English aut...

Black, William, 1841-1898

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William Black was born in Scotland; his earliest ambition was to be a painter, but he had no success, and took to journalism. While working for London's Daily Star, he covered the Austro-Prussian war from the front, and was taken captive. Afterward, he continued to work in journalism while devoting himself to novels; he eventually became a popular success, notably for his adventure novels set in Scotland. From the description of William Black letter to Mrs. Jeaffreson, circa 1880 Dec...

Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939

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W.B. (William Butler) Yeats (1865-1939), poet and dramatist, born in County Sligo, Ireland. From the description of W.B. Yeats collection, 1875-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863171 British poet. From the description of Letter : to William Weber, Brooklyn, New York : holograph, 12 May [no year]. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 18786005 William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was an Irish poet and dramatist. From t...

Pollock, Walter Herries, 1850-1926

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Douglas, George Cunninghame Monteath, 1826-1904.

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Harte, Bret, 1836-1902

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bret Harte [manuscript] 1859-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647940411 Harte served as editor of the Overland Monthly, 1868-1870. From the description of ALS, 1869 April 17 : San Francisco, to Mrs. Emily Gould, Rome. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16700642 From the description of ALS, 1868 July 5 : San Francisco, to [Emily Gould]. (Copley Press, J S Copl...

Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x000026 Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) was a British novelist, playwright, and short story author. Over his career he wrote 27 novels, more than 50 short stories, at least 15 plays, and over 100 pieces of non-fiction work. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale and No Name . From the guide to the Wilkie Collins Lette...

Conybeare, William James, 1871-

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Clifford, W. K., Mrs., -1929

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Lucy Clifford was a British author. From the description of Lucy Clifford letters and postal cards to Charles Wilson, 1921-1928. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 36397772 Mrs. William Kingdon Clifford wrote essays, reviews, short stories, novels, plays and cinema scenarios. Among Clifford's novels are Mrs. Keith's Crime: A Record (1885), Love-Letters of a Worldly Woman (1891), and Aunt Anne (1892). Clifford's plays were published and produced in...

Nicholson, J. Shield (Joseph Shield), 1850-1927

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English economist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Balquhidder, Lochearnhead, Perthshire, to Professor Knight, 1890 Jun. 15-26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611546 ...

Jerome, Jerome K. (Jerome Klapka), 1859-1927

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Jerome K. Jerome was an English novelist, biographer, playwright, essayist, and short-story writer. From the description of Jerome Klapka Jerome collection of papers,f1892-1926. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122579856 From the guide to the Jerome Klapka Jerome collection of papers, 1892-1926, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Jerome K. Jerome was a popular English humorist. Born...

Burnet, John, 1863-1928

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Epithet: of Egerton MS 2000 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x00016f Epithet: Surgeon to the South Sea Company in the West Indies, etc., and afterwards Physician to Philip V of Spain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x000171 ...

Metcalfe, Henry, b. 1847

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Capt. Henry Metcalfe was President of the Board of Water Commissioners of the Village of Cold Spring. From the description of Letterbooks, 1877-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155526265 Thomas Metcalfe, governor of Kentucky from 1828-1832, was captain of volunteers during the War of 1812. Before serving as governor, he was a Kentucky representative and a U.S. representative. After serving as governor, Metcalfe served as state senator (1834-38) and then held a brief term...

Hornung, E.W. (Ernest William), 1866-1921

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Ernest William (Willie) Hornung (1866-1921) was born on 7 June 1866, the son of John Peter Hornung, a Hungarian, who had settled in Middlesbrough. E. W. Hornung's education began at Dame School, the life at which is portrayed in his book 'Young Blood'. From there he proceded to St Ninian's, Moffat. He was one of the nine boys with which the school was opened at Easter 1879 by A. J. C. Dowding and Rev W. H. Churchill. In 1880 Hornung went to Uppingham whilst the famous Edward Thring ...

Baring-Gould, S. 1834-1924

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Alexander, William, 1824-1911

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Watt, A. P. (Alexander Pollock), 1834-1914

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Whiteing, Richard, 1840-1928

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Journalist and author. From the description of Richard Whiteing correspondence, no year July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981357 Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001152.0x00014e ...

Levett Yeats, S. (Sidney)

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Chambers, Robert W. (Robert William), 1865-1933

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Artist and illustrator; author of romance fiction and military articles and sketches. From the description of An International Affair, undated. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 30676537 Popular New York romance and historical fiction writer; most productive period between 1890 and 1930. From the description of Papers, 1885-1933, 1890-1930 (bulk) (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31626943 Novelist and artist. From the descr...

Phillipps-Woolley, Clive, 1834-

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Barlow, Jane, 1857?-1917

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Epithet: wife of S Barlow, commission agent British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000814.0x000042 Irish novelist and poet From the guide to the Jane Barlow note, 1899, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Barr, Robert, 1850-1912

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Humorist and author Robert Barr was born in Scotland, and raised in Canada, where he became headmaster of a school in Ontario. He published a humorous sketch of a boating trip in the Detroit Free Press under the pseudonym Luke Sharp, and embarked on a diverse and successful career in literature. He worked as a journalist in Detroit and London, writing short fiction as well, before co-founding The Idler. In addition to humorous works, Barr also wrote successful novels, detective fiction, and play...

Warden, Florence, 1857-1929

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Crockett, S. R. 1860-1914.

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Russell, William Clark, 1844-1911

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English novelist. From the description of Document signed with his pseudonym "Sydney Mostyn" : Ramsgate, 1871 Oct. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635022 William Clark Russell, novelist and a New York-born Englishman, spent much of his earlier years at sea. He became a journalist, writing mostly on topics connected with the sea and ships. He wrote about actors and the stage, but most of his fiction and non-fiction had to do with the sea. From the descriptio...

Ralph, Julian, 1853-1903

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Julian Ralph believed he was born to be a newspaperman; his years of acclaimed work with the elite New York Sun reinforce his faith. Ralph covered the major events of his day with distinction, using resourceful investigative skill, personal integrity, and a gift for sketching scenes with words to be acclaimed the "Newspaperman's newspaperman." From the description of Julian Ralph story fragment, ca. 1848. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51464338 ...

Lindsay, Lady (Caroline Blanche Elizabeth)

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English poet, painter, and amateur violinist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cadenabbia, to Mary C. Sullivan, [n.y.] Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125490 From the description of Autograph letters signed : 4 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, [London] ; and Balcarres, Colinsburgh, Fife, to Arthur Sullivan, 1876 Sept. 4 and [n.y.] May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125477 ...

Herman, Henry, 1832-1894

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Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923

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Maurice Henry Hewlett was an English novelist and poet. He was born in Surrey and entered the family law practice in 1878, later called to the bar by the Inner Temple in 1890. He gave up law to concentrate on writing after the success of his first novel, The forest lovers, in 1898. This was followed by other novels and later poems and essays. From the description of Maurice Hewlett letters, 1900-1922. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60525772 Ma...

Marchmont, Arthur W., 1852-1923

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Paget, Augustus Berkeley, Sir, 1823-1896.

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Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924

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Marie Corelli was an enigmatic and compelling personality whose colorful personal life and fertile imagination made her the most popular writer of her time. The narrative drive of her stories, combined with exotic settings and passionate conviction, helped overcome the stylistic concerns of literary critics to make her and her writing a phenomenon of turn-of-the-century popular culture. From the description of Marie Corelli letters and postcards, 1894-1924. (Pennsylvania State Univer...