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

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

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

Major authors Le-M: 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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McFee, William, 1881-

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William McFee was an English novelist, essayist, and literary critic. From the guide to the William McFee collection of papers, 1914]-[1954, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Biography McFee was born on June 15, 1881 at sea en route to England from India; attended schools in London and the East Anglian School, Bury St. Edmunds, West Suffolk; furthered...

Masefield, John, 1878-1967

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The English poet, playwright and novelist, John Masefield was born in 1878 in Ledbury. After running away to sea early (when he was thirteen) he settled in London from 1897 and devoted himself to writing. Later he moved to Oxford which was where he lived when most of the following collection was produced. Masefield became Poet Laureate in 1930 and was awarded the Order of Merit in 1935. Among his more notable works are, some early reflections of his maritime experiences in Salt Water Ballads (19...

Marchmont, Arthur W., 1852-1923

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Locke, William John, 1863-1930

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Hemel Hempstead Mar. 22 1918, to Miss Gaylord, 1918 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668246 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Hemel Hempstead Feb. 2 1915, to Harry H[arkness] Flagler, 1915 Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668242 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Villa Simone, Rue de Cercle Nautique, Cannes, to an unknown correspondent,...

Le Queux, William, 1864-1927

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British author known for writing some of the first spy novels. His ideas and books lead to the British Secret Service being formed. From the description of Unpublished manuscript. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55151976 ...

Morley, John, 1838-1923

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English statesman and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : to Prof. Knight, 1876-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613155 1886 and 1892-1895 Chief Secretary for Ireland; 1905-1910 and 1911 Secretary of State for India. Epithet: statesman Title: Viscount Morley of Blackburn British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x0001f0 ...

MacNeice, Louis, 1907-1963

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Louis MacNeice (1907-63) was a poet and dramatist. From the guide to the Letters and photographs of Louis MacNeice, 1911-40, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) Louis MacNeice was born in Belfast, Ireland in 1907, his family later moved to Carrickfergus, County Antrim. He attended Merton College, Oxford University, 1926-1930, where he met his lifelong friend W.H. Auden. In the 1930s, MacNeice was associated with English poets, W.H. Auden, Stephen Spender, and C. Day Lew...

Moore, Frank Frankfort, 1855-1931

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Doyle, Lynn, 1873-1961

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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...

Maeterlinck, Maurice, 1862-1949

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Maeterlinck was a Belgian Symbolist poet, playwright, and essayist who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1911. Colles (1855-1926) was a English journalist, literary agent, and founder and managing director of Authors' Syndicate in London, England. From the guide to the Maurice Maeterlinck letters to William Morris Colles, 1921-1929., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Belgian poet, dramatist, and essayist. ...

Mann, Mary E

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Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873

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Epithet: of Add MS 37311 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x00006e John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) was a British philosopher known for his writings on social and political theory, particularly utilitarianism. From the guide to the John Stuart Mill Letters, 1851-1889, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) British philosopher. From the description...

Moore, George, 1852-1933

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George Augustus Moore, novelist and story writer, was born February 24, 1852, at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Ireland. From the description of George Moore letters, 1895? (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 501325752 Author who sometimes used the pseudonym, Lady Rhone. From the description of Letter : England, to Foster Baker, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23884097 George Moore was born at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Irel...

Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956

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Alan Alexander Milne (b. January 18, 1882, London, England-d. January 31, 1956, Hartfield, England) was born to John Vine Milne, the headmaster of Henley House School, and Sarah Maria Heginbotham Milne. Known best for his children’s stories, Milne was also a prolific essayist, playwright, and mystery writer. As a child, Milne attended his father’s school, where H. G. Wells was one of his instructors. Beginning at age eleven, Milne attended Westminster School and later en...

Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923

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Katherine Mansfield was born in New Zealand, and also lived in England. During her Bohemian and rather brief life, she made significant contributions to the art of short story writing as a major 20th century writer. Her fiction is characterized by crisp metaphorical prose, a graceful yet inescapable sense of irony, and, above all, a unique and irresistible degree of observation. From the description of Katherine Mansfield letters, 1913. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). Worl...

Mason, A.E.W. (Alfred Edward Woodley), 1865-1948

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English novelist and dramatist. From the description of A verified conjecture : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed of the mystery story, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609636 English spy fiction and espionage writer noted for his use of narrative and characterization. From the description of The Right Thing, 1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461568 From the guide to the The right thing, 1899, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Mackail, Denis George, 1892-

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x0000d5 ...

Merrick, Leonard, 1864-1939

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Merrick was a British dramatist, actor, and novelist. From the guide to the Leonard Merrick plays, ca. 1899 and undated., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) From the guide to the Papers, ca. 1887-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Merrick was a British author and actor. From the description of Papers, ca. 1887-1908. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 12240...

Murray, Gilbert, 1866-1957

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English classical scholar. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 131 Banbury Road, Oxford, to Sir Sydney Cockerell, 1907 Oct. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612718 Epithet: of Stowe MS 208 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x00020a Epithet: OM, classical scholar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100...

Lloyd George, David, 1863-1945

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David Lloyd George (b. January 17, 1863, Manchester, England–d. March 26, 1945, Wales) was a British statesman of the Liberal Party. As Chancellor of the Exchequer (1908–1915), Lloyd George was a key figure in the introduction of many reforms which laid the foundations of the modern welfare state. His most important role came as the highly energetic Prime Minister of the Wartime Coalition Government (1916–22), during and immediately after the First World War. He was a major player at the Paris P...

Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965

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British novelist, playwright, and short story writer, most well-known for his autobiographical novel "Of Human Bondage". From the description of Letter, signed : St. Jean-Cap Ferrat (France), to James R. Parish, Brockton, Mass. 16 June 1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718967 William Somerset Maugham (1874-1965) was a British author. From the description of W. Somerset Maugham letters, 1919-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652236 ...

McCarthy, Justin H. (Justin Huntly), 1860-1936

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Irish author and politician. From the description of Autograph postal card signed : [n.p.], to Harper & Bros., stamped 1900 Dec. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270608778 British dramatist, novelist, and historian. From the description of Two letters to Andrew Chatto and one letter to Messers Chatto and Windus, 1880-1897. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122444082 Justin Huntly McCarth...

Lucas, E. V. 1868-1938.

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Mottram, R. H. 1883-1971.

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Macaulay, Rose, 1881-1958

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Rose Macaulay was born in Rugby in 1881 and educated at Somerville College, Oxford. She was a prolific writer: her first best-seller was Potterism in 1920 but she also published a biography of John Milton, and wrote verse. Her final novel, The Towers of Trezibond (1956) was especially highly regarded and created a literary sensation. She also wrote many articles for periodicals such as The Spectator and The Observer . Her correspondence with a distant cousin, the Revd. J.H.C. Johnson, was publis...

London, Jack, 1876-1916

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Jack London was born in San Francisco January 12, 1876. He led an adventurous life, only beginning his career as an author in the 1890s. He wrote short stories, serials, essays, articles, verse and novels. He died November 22, 1916 in Sonoma County, CA. From the description of Jack London papers, 1897-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387554 American novelist and short story writer. From the description of Chronometer method [navigational documents] [1907?]...

Maxwell, W. B. (William Babington), 1866-1938

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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...

McNeile, H. C. 1888-1937.

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MacManus, Seumas, 1869-1960

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