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Bret Harte collection of papers

Title
Bret Harte collection of papers, 1860-1929.
Author
Harte, Bret, 1836-1902.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS HarteSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
90 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Bret Harte was an American novelist, poet, literary critic, playwright, and journalist.
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. Previous owners include W. T. H. Howe, Thomas Edgar Pemberton, Yolande Van de Velde, Owen D. Young, and A. P. Watt and Son.
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Berg Coll MSS Harte
Author
Harte, Bret, 1836-1902.
Title
Bret Harte collection of papers, 1860-1929.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts and correspondence, as well as a photograph portrait. The manuscripts and typescripts include portions of stories, reviews, plays, poems, and a statement by M. V. T. Lawrence relating to the author. The correspondence includes letters, dating from 1870 to 1901, from the author to May Pemberton, Thomas Edgar Pemberton, the literary agency A. P. Watt and Son, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1885 to 1886, between various correspondents, including Charles François Gounoud, Yolande Van de Velde, A. P. Watt and Son, and others. There are letters written to Harte from Thomas Hardy, William Ingram for The Illustrated London News, and A. P. Watt and Son, dating from 1879 to 1891.
Biography
Bret Harte was an American novelist, poet, literary critic, playwright, and journalist.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Local Note
Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
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Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
Pemberton, May.
Pemberton, T. Edgar (Thomas Edgar), 1849-1905.
Van de Velde, Yolande.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Pemberton, T. Edgar (Thomas Edgar), 1849-1905. Former owner
Van de Velde, Yolande. Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
A. P. Watt and Son.
Illustrated London news.
A. P. Watt and Son. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Harte
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