A.P. Watt records, 1888-1982 (major authors T-Z).

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A.P. Watt records, 1888-1982 (major authors T-Z).

Major authors T-Z: Authors of major importance in the A.P. Watt firm records. Note that authors of special importance are listed in the general abstract for this collection.

About 300000 items (270.5 linear ft.)

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Wister, Owen, 1860-1938

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x000028 Born in Pennsylvania, raised in South Carolina, and educated at Harvard, Owen Wister travelled in the Western U.S. as a young man. Although he returned to the East and Harvard law school, he acted upon a friend's suggestion and began writing thrilling Western stories for Harper's. His well-researched stories, particularly The Virginian, he...

A. P. Watt and Son

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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 ...

Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x00005f Irish writer, poet, and playwright. From the description of Collection, 1851-1957 (bulk 1877-1957). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625016 Irish poet, dramatist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed :...

Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910

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Russian novelist. From the description of Graf Leo Tolstoy miscellaneous papers, 1853-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754868149 Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoi (1828-1910), Russian novelist From the guide to the Lev Tolstoi papers, 1909-1984, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Russian novelist, philosopher and mystic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, 1904 May 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id:...

Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923

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American author and educator. From the description of Papers of Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, 1887-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31083790 Wiggin was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of Robert N. Smith and Helen E. Dyer. Her father died when she was three. She and her mother then moved to Maine, the setting of most of her future books. Three years later, her mother married Albion Bradbury. At 17, she moved with her family to Santa Barbara (Calif.). There ...

Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926

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Israel Zangwill was an English novelist, playwright, essayist, and political activist. From the description of Israel Zangwill collection of papers, 1895-1918. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122485923 From the guide to the Israel Zangwill collection of papers, 1895-1918, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Zangwill was an English novelist, playwright, and Zionist leader. ...

Wellington House.

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Watson, John, 1850-1907

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John Watson, Free Church minister. Popular Scottish novelist and author of sketches of rural Scottish life. Pen name of Ian MacLaren. From the description of Letters to S. S. McClure [manuscript], 1895-1906. n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647992924 Watson was a minister in the Presbyterian Church of England and pastor of the Sefton Park Church from 1880 until 1905. He wrote under the name Ian Maclaren. He first came to the U.S. in 1896, when he was Lyman ...

Wallace, Edgar, 1875-1932

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Edgar Wallace was an English author, born in Greenwich. He was the foster child of a fish porter, served in the Army, 1893-1896, became a journalist, working for Reuters, and held other journalistic positions. He became a prolific and popular author of plays and adventure and suspense novels. From the description of Edgar Wallace letter to Lord Stuart, 1925 Aug. 17. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60494917 Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a noveli...

Townend, W. (William), 1881-

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Wyllarde, Dolf

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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

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Amy Crowe (1831-1865) was a family friend who lived with Thackeray as his adopted daughter and later married Thackerays̓ cousin Edward Talbot Thackeray. From the description of [Letter] to Amy Crowe, 27 September [1854], 36 Onslow Sqr. Brompton. [1854] (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 35091085 Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist. J. Pearson and Co. and George William Childs were booksellers in London. Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchi...

Trevelyan, George Macaulay, 1876-1962

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English historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hallington Hall, Newcastle-on-Tyne, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1934 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573149 Epithet: OM, historian British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000331 George Trevelyan was an English historian and educator. From the description of Letters, 1929-1935. (College of Charleston). W...

White, Fred M.

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Tomlinson, H. M. 1873-1958.

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Ward, Humphry, Mrs., 1851-1920

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Mary Augusta Ward was an English writer, and wife of critic Humphry Ward. She began writing literary criticism, and soon progressed to writing novels. Although not stylistically distinguished, her novels were popular because they explored interesting questions of the day. Her earnest approach was admired, and her literary attempts to bring human drama to political, sociological, or religious issues continue to provide an interesting perspective on Victorian society. From the descript...

Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941

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English novelist. From the description of Hugh Walpole collection, 1910-1939. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925561 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Brackenburn, Keswick, to [James] Bain, 1931 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658346 From the description of Sons and Lovers. A Preface : autograph manuscript signed, fair copy with a few revisions : [n.p.], 1923 June 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658363 ...

Thompson, Francis, 1859-1907

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English poet. Thompson was educated at Ushaw College and studied medicine in Manchester. He lived in poverty for some years, but was assisted by the Meynell family. His first volume of poems appeared in 1893. Thompson also produced some literary criticism and works of prose during his lifetime. From the description of Francis Thompson collection, 1865-1967. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 35985577 English poet. From the description of Autograph verses, comp...

Vachell, Horace Annesley, 1861–1955

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English novelist and playwright. A prolific and popular author, best remembered for The Hill, an idealization of school life at Harrow. Born at Sydenham, England, died at Bath. Lived in California in 1897. In 1883 he was a Lieutenant in the Rifle Brigade in England. From the description of Signed autograph, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 57620898 Author Horace Annesley Vachell was born in Sydenham, and educated at at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst....

Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928

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British actress. From the description of Dame Ellen Terry correspondence and calling card, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980587 Epithet: actress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000208.0x000002 Dame Ellen Terry was a 19th century British actress, who for many years performed opposite Henry Irving at the Lyceum Theatre, London. She was made a Dame Grand Cross in 1925. Fro...

T. Fisher Unwin (Firm)

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