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


A.P. Watt (Firm). A.P. Watt records, 1888-1982 (major authors A-B).

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

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

About 300000 items (270.5 linear ft.)

Related Entities

There are 28 Entities related to this resource.

Besant, Walter, 1836-1901

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6057m5w (person)

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...

Boothby, Guy, 1867-1905

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jq11cr (person)

G. N. Boothby, 1867-1905, novelist, was born in South Australia but lived in England from c.1895 until his death. From the description of Album [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225773791 Boothby was an Australian author. From the description of Autograph and a newspaper clipping, ca. 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82415703 British novelist. From the description of Untitled fragment in Scots dialect, [189-?]. (Har...

Rowlands, Effie Adelaide, 1866-1936

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6834rqc (person)

Burgin, G. B. (George Brown), 1856-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vh6npv (person)

Burgess, Gelett, 1866-1951

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cc14fw (person)

American author and humorist Gelett Burgess (1866-1951) was educated as an engineer and worked briefly for a railroad. He taught topographical drawing between 1891 and 1894 at the University of California, Berkeley until he lost his position after deliberately toppling a campus statue he found to be an eyesore. Burgess founded the Lark, a humour magazine based in San Francisco, published from 1895 to 1897. Burgess created nonsense rhymes and cartoons such as "The Purple Cow: Reflections on a Myt...

Perowne, Barry

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65t3wt9 (person)

Anstey, F., 1856-1934

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z325k0 (person)

Guthrie was an English humorous writer. Turner was an English writer. From the description of Letters to Martin John Turner, 1921-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78933036 From the guide to the Letters to Martin John Turner, 1921-1933., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Epithet: writer; alias 'F Anstey' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x00...

Baldwin, Stanley Baldwin, Earl, 1867-1947

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6000n4g (person)

Stanley Baldwin (1867-1947) was born on 3 August 1867 in Lower Park, Bewdley, the son of industrialist Alfred Baldwin. He was educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge, before joining the family iron and steel business. He was elected a Conservative M.P. in 1906, and in December 1916 became Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Andrew Bonar Law. Thereafter, Baldwin served in David Lloyd George's government as Junior Lord of the Treasury, Financial Secretary ...

Allen, Grant, 1848-1899

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6f76p35 (person)

Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (Grant Allen), novelist and essayist, was born near Kingston, Ontario, Canada and emigrated to England. Allen loved to travel and his series of guide books gave him monetary support and time to follow his intellectual bent as a freethinker/socialist. He was a highly respected figure in the group of late Victorian agnostics. Allen published more than thirty works of fiction, as well as poetry and short stories, under his own name and pseudonyms. Novels included The...

Blackwood, Algernon, 1869-1951

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mg8pgt (person)

Blackwood was an American author. From the description of Autograph, 1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79137494 English author. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : London, to Tom Turner, 1949 Jan 3 and 1949 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270881469 English novelist and short-story writer. From the description of Letters, 1925 May 27 and 1926 Nov. 11. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas...

Austen, Jane, 1775-1817

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60w92v7 (person)

Jane Austen (b. December 16, 1775, Steventon, Hampshire, England–d. July 18, 1817, Winchester, England) was an English novelist known primarily for her six major novels, which interpret, critique and comment upon the British landed gentry at the end of the 18th century. Her use of biting irony, along with her realism and social commentary, have earned her acclaim among critics and scholars. With the publications of Sense and Sensibility (1811), Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814)...

Alden, W. L. 1837-1908.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w67h2jqz (person)

Birrell, Augustine, 1850-1933

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6z31zst (person)

English author and statesman. From the description of Good taste : an address delivered at a place of secondary education in England : autograph manuscript, [19--?]. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 53203384 British author. From the description of Letter of Augustine Birrell, 1921. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32960300 From the description of Letter to "Dear Seton" [manuscript], 1921. (University of Virginia). WorldCat re...

Balfour, Arthur James, 1848-1930

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6542kvr (person)

British Prime Minister, 1902-1905. From the description of Papers, 1882-1908. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19210580 British Prime Minister. From the description of Letters to the Duchess of Sutherland [manuscript], 1895-1917. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647916243 Correspondents include: Arthur James Balfour, Prime Minister of England; Alexander Hugh Bruce, Balfour of Burleigh, Secretary for Scotland; Sir John Edward Be...

A.P. Watt (Firm)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fj7fmg (corporateBody)

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...

Barlow, Jane, 1857?-1917

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6zp562p (person)

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.) ...

Braddon, M. E. 1835-1915.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66x0b8q (person)

Bagnold, Enid

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6gt5mzb (person)

Enid Bagnold (1889-1981), born in Rochester, England, was a twentieth-century British author best known for her novel National Velvet (1935) and her play The Chalk Garden (1955). From the description of Enid Bagnold papers, 1912-1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702132877 Enid Bagnold, 1889-1981, was an English playwright, novelist and poet. From the description of The Chinese prime minister: typescript, [1964]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 1...

Benson, E.F. (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jt01vp (person)

English novelist. From the description of A few people : corrected and revised manuscript, 1938-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122552981 English author E.F. Benson was part of a distinguished Victorian family; his father became Archbishop of Canterbury, and two brothers were also writers. He worked as an archaeologist in Greece and Egypt before devoting his time to writing. A prolific and diverse writer, he published novels, short stories, plays, and non-fiction, notab...

Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65d8xq4 (person)

Franco-British writer. From the description of Letters : to Miss Penn, 1917 Nov. 24 and 1929 Mar. 15. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122601939 English historian, essayist, poet and novelist born La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France July 27, 1870; died Guildford, England July 16, 1953. Belloc wrote biographies of Robespierre (1901) Marie Antoinette (1909) and numerous works on English political history. From 1920-19...

Bullen, Frank Thomas, 1857-1915

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6km0bsr (person)

English sea-story writer. From the description of Letter : to T. P. O'Connor, 1912 Oct. 18. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 86102762 English author noted for sea narratives, particulary "The cruise of the Cachelot." From the description of Papers of Frank Thomas Bullen, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 52641967 English seaman, author and lecturer. From the d...

Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66w9g8f (person)

Pearl S. Buck was the daughter of American missionary parents, and spent the first seventeen years of her life in China. Her third novel, The Good Earth, won the Pulitzer Prize, and a Nobel Prize for literature followed, citing The Good Earth as well as her biographies of her parents. Critical reception for her works has been mixed since these early successes. A prolific and optimistic author, most of her fiction is set in China, and she displays great affection for the place and her characters....

Allingham, Margery, 1904-1966

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w64f2132 (person)

Margery Allingham was a writer born in London, England who produced many novels, short stories, and plays, mainly in the crime and mystery genres. She is best known as creator of the detective and adventurer Albert Campion. From the guide to the Margery Allingham photograph, 1965, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries) ...

Beeston, L. J

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cz47c7 (person)

Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65d8rjt (person)

Poet and British naval officer. From the description of Rupert Brooke papers, 1913-1914. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456150 English poet. From the description of Sonnet : place not specified : autograph manuscript of the poem signed, 1914 June 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270135815 Rupert Brooke was a British Georgian poet, a privileged, intelligent, handsome youth, and his verse has come to represent the prevailing mood of England prior to Wo...

Benavente, Jacinto, 1866-1954

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6j68gk9 (person)

Epithet: Spanish dramatist and poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x000358 ...

Binyon, Laurence, 1869-1943

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w66m3h98 (person)

Laurence Binyon was an English writer. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers. From the description of Laurence Binyon fonds. [1941]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 660202804 Binyon was born Aug. 10, 1869 in Lancaster, England; British Museum official for 40 years, as well as art historian, critic, translator, playwright, and poet; author of numerous works on art, including Painting in the Fa...

Bolitho, Hector, 1897-1974

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sf35gx (person)

British writer. From the description of Jinnah, creator of Pakistan / by Hector Bolitho, 1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122476239 From the description of The case of the Senior Begum : typescript [1953-1954]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122600802 From the description of Notes & newspaper clippings, Pakistan : papers, 1938-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86134278 From the description of Jinnah, creator of Pakistan : typescript / by Hector B...