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


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

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

Major authors N-S: 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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Onions, Oliver, 1873-1961

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Author. From the description of Papers, 1905-1911. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 28084787 The British writer George Oliver Onions was born November 13, 1872, in Bradford, England; he died April 9, 1961. After studying art at the National Arts Training Schools (now the Royal Academy) in London, and then in Paris, Onions began his career as a commercial artist. Onions legally changed his name to George Oliver in 1918, but continued to publish ghost sto...

Stephens, James, 1882-1950

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Irish poet and story writer. From the description of What Thomas said in a pub [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814436 Epithet: of Add MS 33979 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x00017e James Stephens was an Irish poet, short story writer, and novelist. From the description of James Stephens collection of papers, 1908-1939 bulk (1911-1938...

Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960

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Eden Phillpotts was an English novelist, playwright, poet, and author of short stories. From the description of Eden Phillpotts collection of papers, 1892-1939. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517263 From the guide to the Eden Phillpotts collection of papers, 1892-1939, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) English novelist, playwright and poet. From the guide to the Ed...

Stanford, Charles Villiers, 1852-1924

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British composer, teacher, and conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London May 10 1915, to Mr. [Harold] Bauer, 1915 May 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270670048 From the description of Autograph letters signed (11) and autograph postal card signed, dated : Cambridge, London, and Berlin, 1885-1907, to Mr. [Joseph] Bennett, 1885 July 8. and 1889 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270670052 From the description of Autograph lette...

Roberts, Morley, 1857-1942

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Morley Roberts (1857-1942), the novelist and journalist, published a biography of William Henry Hudson (1841-1922), the naturalist and writer, in 1924. For fuller details of Robert's life and achievements see Who was who, Vol.4. From the guide to the Autograph manuscript by Morley Roberts for his book on W.H. Hudson, together with a manuscript notebook, ca. 1922-1924, (Leeds University Library) Morley Roberts was an English writer, remembered as a friend and biographer of bo...

Sackville-West, V. 1892-1962.

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Newbolt, Henry John, Sir, 1862-1938

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English poet and naval historian. From the description of Henry John Newbolt letter to Glen Walton Blodgett, 1925 May 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 77133318 English poet and historian. From the description of De vitis obscurorum vivorum, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367390534 Sir Henry Newbolt, barrister and poet, was born at Bilston in Staffordshire and educated at Clifton School and Oxford. He published his first novel, "A Fa...

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...

Smuts, Jan Christiaan, 1870-1950

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South African statesman. From the description of Typed letter signed : to Sir Sydney Cockerell, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665092 Jan Christiaan Smuts was a guerilla commander in the Boer War, led forces against the German in World War I, and commanded South African forces in World War II. He was Prime Minister of South Africa, 1919-1924 and 1939-1948, and helped draft the United Nations charter. From the description of Walt Whitman : a study in th...

Sutcliffe, Halliwell, 1870-1932

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Sabatini, Rafael, 1875-1950

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Italian/British novelist. From the description of The Sea-Hawk : typescript : [England?], [ca. 1914]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635282 Rafael Sabatini was born in Jesi, Italy, on April 29, 1875, to opera singers Vincenzo and Anna Sabatini. Educated in Switzerland and Portugal, Sabatini was fluent in several languages; however, his mother, herself English, saw to it that English was his most natural tongue. After spending most of his young life traveling ...

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Ezra Pound (1885-1972), American poet and critic. From the description of Ezra Pound collection, 1911-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863170 Poet. From the description of Papers, 1915-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529234 From the description of Ezra Loomis Pound, 1885-1972 correspondence, 1912(ca.)-1938. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155533520 Ezra Pound (1885-197...

Nesbit, E. (Edith), 1858-1924

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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...

Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894

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Robert Lewis (later changed to "Louis") Balfour Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 13, 1850. He attended the University of Edinburgh intending to become a civil engineer like his father, but ill health curtailed his studies and prompted him to travel to warmer climates. This inspired Stevenson to write stories, novels and essays about his travels. While in France he met American artist Fanny Osbourne. The two fell in love, and in 1879 Stevenson traveled to California, where he...

Stribling, T. S. 1881-1965.

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Reade, Charles, 1814-1884

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Charles Reade was born in Oxfordshire, and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford; he became a fellow of the college, studied law, and earned a Doctor of Civil Laws degree, although he never practiced law. He wrote numerous plays, often in collaboration with other dramatists, including translations of continentral drama (sometimes without permission). His most successful play was Masks and Faces which, on the advice of actress Laura Seymour, he turned into a novel. He was eventually more successfu...

Quiller-Couch, Arthur, 1863-1944

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch was a Cornish writer who published under the name Q. His major work is Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900. From the guide to the Fiat Justitia, Ruat Solum, undated, (Ohio University) Author, educator, and literary critic. From the description of Correspondence and literary manuscripts, 1888-1944 and n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 24560980 British writer. From the description of Autograp...

Pemberton, Max, 1863-1950

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Sir Max Pemberton, English editor and novelist, was born in Warwickshire, educated at Cambridge, and later studied law. He edited Chums, a magazine for boys, 1892-1893, and wrote for Cassell's magazine and the Daily mail. He produced more than sixty books, including mysteries, adventure stories, romances, and history. With his friend, Alfred Harmsworth, later Lord Northcliffe, he founded the London School of Journalism. From the description of Max Pemberton letter to My dear Ward, 18...

Rohmer, Sax, 1883-1959

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Pen name of Arthur Henry Ward, English mystery writer best know for master criminal Dr. Fu Manchu. From the description of Letter to Mrs. E. Laurence White, 1939 July 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 65184233 ...

Swan, Annie S., 1859-1943

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x0001bc The novelist Annie Shepherd Swan was born at Mountskip, Gorebridge, Midlothain, in 1859. She was educated at the Ladies' College in Edinburgh. Her writing career began with stories for children and with contributions to The Christian leader . Other work includes Ups and downs (1878), Aldersyde (1883) the romance which established her, Carlowrie (...

Schreiner, Olive, 1855-1920

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Olive Schreiner was a white South African writer. From the description of Olive Schreiner letters, 1888 and undated. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 36004190 From the description of Olive Schreiner letter to Dear Marg, [1897 Feb. 12]. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 70237171 ...

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....

Reynolds, Baillie, Mrs.

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Orczy, Emmuska Orczy, Baroness, 1865-1947

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Sadlier, Michael.

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Ruck, Berta, 1878-1978

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Noyes, Alfred, 1880-1958

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Poet. From the description of Papers of Alfred Noyes, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454022 Author Alfred Noyes was born in England and attended Oxford, although he left without earning a degree. He published his first book of poems at the age of twenty-one, and within ten years had become the most commercially successful poet of his day. Popular and prolific, Noyes wrote disarming, skillful verse in traditional metre, and actively opposed the Modernist movement. He ...

Philips, Austin, 1875-1947

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