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


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

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

Major authors H-Le: 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.

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Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930

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David Herbert Richards Lawrence was born September 11, 1885, in Eastwood, near Nottingham, to Arthur Lawrence, a coal miner, and Lydia Beardsall. He attended Nottingham University College, and in 1908 he took a teaching position at Davidson Road School in Croydon. Lawrence wrote in his spare time, and in 1911, with the help of Ford Maddox Hueffer, he published his first novel, The White Peacock . Poor health forced him to resign his teaching job this same year, at which time he bec...

Hodder and stoughton

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED English publishing firm, founded in the late 19th century. From the guide to the Hodder and Stoughton Records, 1875-1914, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library) English publishing firm, founded in the late 19th century. From the description of Hodder and Stoughton records, 1875-1914. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 470411479 ...

Jones, D. Gareth (David Gareth), 1940-

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Hackett, Francis, 1883-1962

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Irish-born author and editor in the U.S. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Wicklow [Ireland], to Stark Young, 1935 Feb. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870941 ...

Birmingham, George A., 1865-1950

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mount Mapas, Killiney, Co. Dublin, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1915 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502100 Irish novelist, playwright, and humorist. George A. Birmingham is the pseudonym of Canon James Owen Hannay. Hannay was born in Belfast and attended Trinity College, Dublin. He was ordained a priest of the Church of Ireland in 1889. Birmingham began to publish political no...

Knox, Ronald Arbuthnott, 1888-1957

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Ronald A. Knox was born in Knibworth, Leicestershire on Feb. 17, 1888 to Ellen Penelope French and Rev. Edmund Arbuthnott Knox. He completed his formal education at Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford in 1910. He was appointed chaplain at Trinity College in 1912, but left in 1917 when he converted to Roman Catholicism. He served as Roman Catholic chaplain to the university from 1926-1939 and was appointed as a prelate by the pope in 1936. He was a prolific writer, writing both religious com...

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...

Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912

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Scottish man of letters. From the description of Enchanted cigarettes : [n.p.] : autograph essay signed, [ca. 1891]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598917 Author and scholar Andrew Lang was born in Scotland, and educated at St. Andrews, Glasgow, and Oxford. He resolved to be a journalist, and wrote articles and columns for various publications, but eventually this versatile and prolific author produced poetry, fiction, essays on various topics, history, literary criticism...

Crompton, Richmal, 1890-1969

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Hay, Ian

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Scottish general and author ("Ian Hay"). From the description of Autograph letter signed and typewritten letter signed : [London], to Roger Scaife of Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1917 Aug. 14 and 1938 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621971 ...

Hichens, Robert, 1864-1950

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Robert Hichens was a prolific English writer who issued more than seventy books during a career that extended for more than fifty years. Hichens was born in Speldhurst, England, in November 14, 1864 and by his mid-teens Hichens had already published his first novel, The Coastguard's Secret. In addition to writing novels, stories, and the lyrics for music, Hichens was a music critic for London World in the late 1890s. Hichens's work is represented in anthologies and he was a contributor to period...

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...

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...

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...

Haldane, R. B. Haldane (Richard Burdon Haldane), Viscount, 1856-1928

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Richard Burton Haldane served as a member of Parliament (1885) and was appointed to the War Office in 1905. After the World War I, he served on the Privy Council. In 1924, he served briefly as Lord Chancellor in the First Labor Government. From the description of Letter to Francis Rawle, 4 February 1918. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234337844 Richard Burdon Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane of Cloan (1856-1928) was a distinguished scholar, university adminis...

Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875

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English poet, apologist and naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Eversley, to Fanny Grenfell, 1842 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864471 English clergyman, author, teacher. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122549986 From the guide to the Charles Kingsley letter, undated, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Author and clergyman of the Church of England. From the de...

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...

Hudson, W.H. (William Henry), 1841-1922

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W.H. Hudson, author and naturalist, was born in Argentina of American parents. While growing up in Argentina, he developed a passion for the wildlife of the Pampas, particularly its birds. He eventually became disillusioned by the effect on the Pampas's ecosystem caused by large-scale immigration of bird-eating Italians. He moved to England, but was unsuccessful in obtaining employment as a naturalist, although he did contribute a number of articles to various periodicals. He wrote short stories...

Horler, Sydney, 1888-1954

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Le Feuvre, Amy

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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...

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...

Buckrose, J. E., 1868-1931

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James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...

Jameson, Storm, 1891-1986

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Storm Jameson was an English novelist, editor, critic, and peace activist. From the description of Margaret Storm Jameson letters, 1932-1954. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49014732 Jameson met Morley Roberts for the first time in 1933. She served as his literary executor. From the description of Correspondence from Morley Roberts, 1933-1942. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 642326304 English autho...

Riding, Laura, 1901-1991

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Laura (Riding) Jackson (1901-1991) spent her life in pursuit of truth through poetry and her language work. At the beginning of her career, she associated with the Fugitives, a group of Southern poets and critics, who supported and encouraged her poetry; later she became a close collaborator and intimate of the British poet Robert Graves. But her desire to express absolute truth led her to renounce poetry and turn instead to the study of language. Because of her compulsive individualism, Laura b...

Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904

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Teacher at the government college at Kumato. From the description of Letters, 1893-1894. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122442926 American author noted for his writings on Japan. From the description of Letter, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367407866 Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), Victorian romantic writer, was born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn of Irish-Greek parentage. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1869 from Europe and in...

Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975

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English biologist. From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Mr. Heineman, 1928 Feb. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555836 British biologist, philosopher, and popularizer of science; b. Julian Sorell Huxley. From the description of Papers, 1899-1980. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 86118827 From the description of Julian Sorell Huxley papers, 1899-1980. (Rice University). WorldCat record id: 28418189 Jul...

Tynan, Katharine, 1861-1931

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Katharine Tynan was an Irish-born writer known mainly for her novels and poetry. After her marriage to Henry Albert Hinkson, a barrister, she usually wrote under her married name. From the description of Shamrock song : poem, 1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864457 Katharine Tynan Hinkson was born at Whitehall, Clondalkin County, Dublin in 1861. She made an early reputation with two poetry collections, Louise de la Valliere and Other Poems (London, Kegan Paul & Co...