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Eden Phillpotts Collection

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Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960

Phillpotts was a prolific and popular English novelist, playwright, and poet.

Consists of about 120 letters by Phillpotts to G. Herbert Thring and Denys Killam Roberts of the Society of Authors and Macleod Yearsley, his physician, regarding the publishing of his works, including new editions, foreign rights, stage performances, translations, arrangements with various publishing houses, and financial details, and containing comments on other writers, such as Thomas Hardy.

Additions to the collection include 64 letters (1946-1960) by Phillpotts to Waveney Girvan, editor of The West Country Magazine, letters to William Percival Farren, Mrs. K. Fraser, Malcolm Morley, and others, and copies of a few miscellaneous letters; also included is printed matter and newspaper clippings (1921-1960) about Phillpotts and his works.

Arranged alphabetically.

Purchased from David Holmes.

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This collection was processed in 2002. Finding aid written in 2002.

No appraisal information is available.

Publisher
Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Date
2002
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Collection Inventory

Brussel, Mr, 1949. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Colles, My dear (copy), 1906. 1 box.
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1 box

Farren, William Percival, 1924-1932. 1 box.
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1 box

Fraser, K., Mrs, 1925-1928. 1 box.
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1 box

Girvan, Ian Waveny, 1946-1960. 1 box.
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1 box

Morley, Malcolm, 1927. 1 box.
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1 box

Powys, Llewelyn, 1932. 1 box.
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1 box

Roberts, Denys Kilham, 1930-1934. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Roberts, Denys Kilham, 1949. 1 box.
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1 box

Thring, G. Herbert - (corresp. with Phillpotts), 1920-1929. 1 box.
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1 box

Thring, G. Herbert - (corresp. with others), 1926-1927. 1 box.
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1 box

Wheeler, D. W, 1952-1956. 1 box.
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1 box

Willcocks, Miss (copies), 1943. 1 box.
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1 box

Yearsley, Macleod (Percival Macleod), 1927-1928. 1 box.
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1 box

unidentified correspondence, 1909-1923. 1 box.
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1 box

newspaper clippings, 1921-1960. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

miscellaneous material, 1932-1977. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Print, Suggest