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H. G. Wells collection, 1899-1944.

Author: H G Wells
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Collection consists of correspondence, writings and other material by and about H. G. Wells. Box 1 contains autograph and typescript letters, signed, from Wells to friends, editors, and others including the writers Grant Allen, Philip Guedalla, Upton Sinclair, and William Wallace Whitelock; the literary agent William Morris Colles; the editors Robert Underwood Johnson and Perriton Maxwell; and the publisher Thomas  Read more...
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Named Person: Grant Allen; Maurice Browne; William Morris Colles; Ruford Franklin; Nellie Guedalla; Philip Guedalla; Robert Underwood Johnson; Perriton Maxwell; Upton Sinclair; T Fisher Unwin; Catherine Wells; H G Wells; Anthony West; William Wallace Whitelock; Grant Allen; Maurice Browne; William Morris Colles; Philip Guedalla; Robert Underwood Johnson; Perriton Maxwell; Upton Sinclair; T Fisher Unwin; Catherine Wells; H G Wells; Anthony West; William Wallace Whitelock
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
OCLC Number: 1007239475
Language Note: In English.
Description: 0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)

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Collection consists of correspondence, writings and other material by and about H. G. Wells. Box 1 contains autograph and typescript letters, signed, from Wells to friends, editors, and others including the writers Grant Allen, Philip Guedalla, Upton Sinclair, and William Wallace Whitelock; the literary agent William Morris Colles; the editors Robert Underwood Johnson and Perriton Maxwell; and the publisher Thomas Fisher Unwin. Autograph letters, signed, from Wells's wife, Catherine Wells, include those written on her husband's behalf to Perriton Maxwell and Maurice Browne, and to Philip and Nellie Guedalla. Box 2 contains autograph and typescript manuscripts, many signed, with additions and corrections by H. G. Wells including an introduction to his novel, Boon, the Mind of the Race, the Wild Asses of the Devil and the Last Trump (circa 1915); an essay, "The Human Adventure" (1926); a proof of Wells's review of James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1917); a novel, The Research Magnificent (circa 1915); an introduction to the reprint of the article, "The Star" (undated); an article, "Stephen Crane, from an English Standpoint" (circa 1900); an essay, "The United States of America and the United States of the World" (undated); and an untitled story, with illustrations by Wells, written for his son, Anthony West (circa 1915). Also included in Box 2 are materials relating to Ruford Franklin's collection of H. G. Wells books and manuscripts, including Franklin's correspondence with book and manuscript dealers (1899-1934) and his autograph manuscript notes on Wells's writings.

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