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Wilkie Collins collection of papers

Title
Wilkie Collins collection of papers, 1849-1890.
Author
Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889.
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1 vol.Mixed materialUse in library *Z-10342, r. 9 1 vol.Schwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320
Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS Collins [Text]Schwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Additional Authors
  • Bartley, Harriet Elizabeth.
  • Bentley, George, 1828-1895.
  • Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871.
  • Besant, Walter, Sir, 1836-1901.
  • Caine, Hall, 1853-1931.
  • Cunningham, Peter, 1816-1869.
  • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
  • Lucas, Samuel, 1818-1868.
  • Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876.
  • Smith, George, 1824-1901.
  • A. P. Watt and Son.
  • A. P. Watt and Son. fmo
Description
325 items.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, a diary for 1867 and 1868, and legal documents.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Diaries.
Biography (note)
  • Wilkie Collins was an English writer of short stories, biographies, and novels.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. The bulk of the materials was formerly owned by W. T. H. Howe, the literary agency A. P. Watt & son, and Henry W. and Albert A. Berg. Other materials were previously owned by Oliver R. Barrett, Frederick Douglass Underwood, "The Lighthouse" contains a manuscript note: "This was given by Wilkie Collins to Emile Forgues his French translator, Leon Forgues gave it to me in 1866. [signed] H.L.E."; and inscribed on verso of p. 98 of an incomplete holograph of "Iris": "This manuscript came from the library of my father, Eugene Field. Nov. 9, 1931. Eugene Field II."
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
  • Will microfilm;
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Collins
OCLC
NYPW04-A48
Author
Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889.
Title
Wilkie Collins collection of papers, 1849-1890.
Biography
Wilkie Collins was an English writer of short stories, biographies, and novels.
Provenance
This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. The bulk of the materials was formerly owned by W. T. H. Howe, the literary agency A. P. Watt & son, and Henry W. and Albert A. Berg. Other materials were previously owned by Oliver R. Barrett, Frederick Douglass Underwood, "The Lighthouse" contains a manuscript note: "This was given by Wilkie Collins to Emile Forgues his French translator, Leon Forgues gave it to me in 1866. [signed] H.L.E."; and inscribed on verso of p. 98 of an incomplete holograph of "Iris": "This manuscript came from the library of my father, Eugene Field. Nov. 9, 1931. Eugene Field II."
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Processing Action
Will microfilm; 20080603
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Finding Aid
Added Author
Bartley, Harriet Elizabeth.
Bentley, George, 1828-1895.
Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871.
Besant, Walter, Sir, 1836-1901.
Caine, Hall, 1853-1931.
Cunningham, Peter, 1816-1869.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Lucas, Samuel, 1818-1868.
Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876.
Smith, George, 1824-1901.
Barrett, Oliver R. (Oliver Roger), 1873-1950. Former owner
Berg, Albert Ashton, 1872-1950. Former owner
Berg, Henry W., 1858-1938. Former owner
Field, Eugene, 1850-1895. Former owner
Forgues, E. D. (Emile Daurand), 1813-1883. Former owner
Forgues, Leon. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Underwood, Frederic Douglass. Former owner
A. P. Watt and Son.
A. P. Watt and Son. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Collins [Text]
*Z-10342 [Microfilm]
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