Letters to the Authors' Syndicate, Ltd., 1895-1925.

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Authors' Syndicate, Ltd. Letters to the Authors' Syndicate, Ltd., 1895-1925.

Letters to the Authors' Syndicate, Ltd., 1895-1925.

Collection contains letters to the Authors' Syndicate, primarily addressed to William Morris Colles, J. W. Gilmer, and Cranstoun Metcalfe, discussing the placement and sale of various authors' manuscripts. Included are letters from Frederick G. Aflalo, Oscar Asche, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor,Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton, John Ayscough, G. C. Bancroft, Arthur Bourchier, Violet Bouchier, G. B. Burgin, Chapman and Hall, Albert Chevalier, W. W. Collins, Ian D. Colony, Oswald Crawfurd, Basil Dean, Tickner Edwardes, the Federation of British Industries, Jane Helen Findlater, J. S. Fletcher, Kenelm Foss, John Foster Fraser, Douglas William Freshfield, Gerard Furniss, Hans Gadow, the Great Britain Ministry of Information, Alex Grein, H. A. Gwynne, Edgar Jepson, C. E. Lawrence, H. F. B. Lynch, W. H. Mallock, E. Nesbit, Alfred Ollivant, Harold Owen, Lionel Phillips, Richard Renton, Sir Alfred Sharpe, Henry C. Shelley, Robert Harborough Sherard, W. Teignmouth Shore, W. Wray Skilbeck, Harold Vallings, and Silva White. Also included are receipts from the Syndicate to Frederick G. Aflalo, Howard Evans, and Ernest Rhys.

0.2 linear ft. (1 box)

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Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948

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Lawrence, C. E.

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Skilbeck, W. Wray.

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Phillips, Lionel, 1855-1936

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Freshfield, Douglas William, 1845-1934

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Epithet: FRGS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x000147 Douglas William Freshfield was born on 27 April 1845 in Hampstead. Educated at Eaton and Oxford he became an accomplished mountaineer, climbing extensively in the Alps. He published Exploration of the Caucasus in 1896. In 1914 he was appointed president of the Royal Geographical Society a post he occupied until 1917. He died in 1934. ...

Lynch, H. F. B. (Harry Finnis Blosse), 1862-1913

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Gadow, Hans, 1855-1928

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Fletcher, J. S. 1863-1935.

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Metcalfe, Cranstoun

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Dean, Basil, 1888-1978

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Great Britain. Ministry of Information

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Collins, W. W. b. 1862

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Gwynne, H. A. 1865-1950.

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Bourchier, Arthur, 1863-1927

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Ayscough, John, 1858-1928

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Epithet: Rear-Admiral British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001294.0x000255 English author. Francis Bickstaffe-Drew (John Ayscough) was born in Headingly, Leeds, England in 1858. He was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford and converted to Catholicism in 1878; he was ordained in 1884. Bickstaffe-Drew was appointed private chamberlain to Pope Leo XIII (1891); private chamberlain to Pope Pius X...

Furniss, Gerard.

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Chevalier, Albert, 1861-1923

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Colony, Ian D.

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Bourchier, Violet.

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Chapman and Hall

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Federation of British Industries.

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The FBI was founded in 1916 on the initiative of the Midlands industrialist, Dudley Docker. He obtained pledges of 1,000 from each of 124 firms to launch a new representative organisation for industry. The Federation shied away from involvement in such basic issues as labour relations and (at first) tariff reform, but overall it did prove a success. It absorbed other smaller organisations which strengthened its regional and overseas work, and in 1923 was incorporated by Royal Charte...