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Henry Rider Haggard collection of papers

Title
Henry Rider Haggard collection of papers, 1879-1920 bulk (1885-1915).
Author
Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS HaggardSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
204 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Henry Rider Haggard was an English novelist of adventure, fantasy, and historical fiction.
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 and the literary agency A. P. Watt and Son.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Haggard
Author
Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925.
Title
Henry Rider Haggard collection of papers, 1879-1920 bulk (1885-1915).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of mansucripts, a typescript, correspondence by and about the author, financial and legal documents, and a portrait photograph. The manuscripts consist of a story by the author and an article by Andrew Lang about him. The typescript is the preface to his "Nada the Lily." The correspondence consists of letters by the author, dating from 1885 to 1920, to Peter Fenelon Collier, William Hooker Gillette, Harold Massingham, Richard C. White, William Arthur Wills, the publishing firm of Cassell & Co., the literary agency A. P. Watt and Son, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1884 to 1914, between various correspondents, including Spencer C. Blackett, William Hooker Gillette, Charles James Longman, A. P. Watt and Son, and others. There are letters written to the author from James F. Burrill, Cassell & Co., Ltd., Harper & Bros., John Cordy Jeaffreson, the Redpath Lyceum Bureau, Robert Pearsall Smith, A. P. Watt & Son, William Arthur Wills, and others dating from 1879-1895.
Biography
Henry Rider Haggard was an English novelist of adventure, fantasy, and historical fiction.
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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Blackett, Spencer C.
Burrill, James F.
Collier, Peter Fenelon, -1909.
Gillette, William, 1853-1937.
Jeaffreson, John Cordy, 1831-1901.
Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912.
Longman, C. J. (Charles James), 1852-1934.
Massingham, H. J. (Harold John), 1888-1952.
Smith, Robert Pearsall, 1827-1898.
Wills, William Arthur.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
A. P. Watt and Son.
Cassell & Company.
Harper & Brothers.
Redpath Lyceum Bureau.
A. P. Watt and Son. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Haggard
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