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William Morris Colles papers, 1888-1928

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0246
Bib ID 4078626 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Colles, William Morris, 1855-1926
Title William Morris Colles papers, 1888-1928
Physical Description 2.5 linear feet (2.5 linear feet 6 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. Box 1-5: Cataloged correspondence, A-Z; Box 6: Miscellaneous correspondence.

Description

Scope and Content

Files dealing with publishers, the editing of manuscripts, serial rights, copyright, translation rights, financial accounts, and the like. Among the correspondents are A.P. Graves, Thomas Hardy, Frederick T. Jane, W.E. Norris, Alfred Ollivant, John Pendleton, William H. Rideing, Hall Caine, Prince Peter Kropotkin, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, Douglas Sladden, and Mrs. Humphrey Ward.

Index available

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Morris Colles papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Letters Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 05/04/1989.

Letters Cataloged HR 12/22/1992.

Letters Cataloged HR 12/22/1992.

Letters Cataloged HR 12/22/1992.

Letters Cataloged HR 12/22/1992.

Letters Cataloged HR 12/22/1992.

Letters Cataloged HR 12/22/1992.

Letters Cataloged HR 12/22/1992.

J.S. Fletcher letters Cataloged HR 12/22/1992.

A.E.W. Mason letters Cataloged HR 12/22/1992.

F.B. Young letters Cataloged HR 12/22/1992.

Letters Cataloged HR 12/22/1992.

13 letters from various authors Cataloged HR 03/28/1994.

Eden Philpotts letter Cataloged HR 03/28/1994.

T. Hardy, H. Caine& E.F. Benson letters Cataloged HR 12/16/1994.

2 letters: E. Phillpotts & J./ Buchan Cataloged HR 04/04/1995.

1 letter from Hall Caine Cataloged HR 10/21/1996.

3 Lloyd Osbourne & 1 Alfred Sharpe letters Cataloged HR 10/29/1996.

Edna Lyall letter Cataloged HR 12/03/1906.

William Watson letter Cataloged HR 12/09/1996.

22 letters from various authors Cataloged HR 09/16/1997.

Alec Waugh letter Cataloged HR 09/16/1997.

11 letters by T. Hardy, J. Payn & W. Watson Cataloged HR 10/01/1998.

2 a.l.s. of E. Phillpotts & 1 a.p.c.s. of A. Symons Cataloged HR 01/13/2000.

9 letters to William Morris Colles Processed Adrien Hilton 10/15/2013.

Revision Description

2013-10-16 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Accounts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Advertisements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Agreements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bills (financial) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Contracts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoranda Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Receipts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Alec-Tweedie, Mrs (Ethel), -1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Allingham, Helen Paterson, 1848-1926 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ambient, Mark, 1860-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Anstey, F., 1856-1934 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Arnold, Thomas Walker, Sir, 1864-1930 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors and publishers -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors' Syndicate, Ltd Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
À Beckett, Arthur William, 1844-1909 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Beauchamp, William Lygon, Earl, 1872-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Benson, E. F (Edward Frederic), 1867-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bensusan, S. L (Samuel Levy), 1872-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Besant, Walter, 1836-1901 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Blackwood, Algernon, 1869-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Blatchford, Robert, 1851-1943 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Books -- Translations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buchan, John, 1875-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Burlingame, Edward L (Edward Livermore), 1848-1922 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buxton, Sydney, 1853-1934 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Colvin, Sidney, 1845-1927 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cope di Valromita, James Biddle, Baron, 1852?- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Copyright -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Corbett, Julian Stafford, 1854-1922 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Courtney, W. L (William Leonard), 1850-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cox, Harold Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Crawford, F. Marion (Francis Marion), 1854-1909 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Crawfurd, Oswald, 1834-1909 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cripps, C. A, Baron Parmoor (Charles Alfred), 1852-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cross, Wilbur L (Wilbur Lucius), 1862-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Daryl, Sidney, 1844-1914 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dibdin, Lewis T, Sir (Lewis Tonna), 1852-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dixon, Ella Hepworth Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ellis, Havelock, Mrs., 1861-1916 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fenn, George Manville, 1831-1909 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fletcher, J. S (Joseph Smith), 1863-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Freshfield, Douglas William, 1845-1934 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gibbs, Philip, 1877-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gilchrist, Murray, 1868-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gilder, Joseph Benson, 1858-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Graham, P. Anderson (Peter Anderson), -1925 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Graham, Winifred (Matilda Winifred Muriel) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Graves, Alfred Perceval, 1846-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hall, Mary, 1857-1912 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hayes, M. Horace (Matthew Horace), 1842-1904 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hedin, Sven Anders, 1865-1952 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hewlett, Maurice, 1861-1923 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Holdich, Thomas Hungerford, Sir, 1843-1929 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Horniman, Annie Elizabeth Fredericka, 1860-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hyne, C. J. Cutcliffe, 1866-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jacks, L. P (Lawrence Pearsall), 1860-1955 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jane, Fred T (Frederick Thomas), 1865-1916 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jerome, Jerome K (Jerome Klapka), 1859-1927 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Keltie, John Scott, Sir, 1840-1927 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kropotkin, Petr Alekseevich, kni͡azʹ, 1842-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Linton, E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn), 1822-1898 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literary agents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literature publishing -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lowndes, Marie Belloc, 1868-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lyall, Edna, 1857-1903 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lynch, H. F. B (Harry Finnis Blosse), 1862-1913 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Macnaughtan, S (Sarah), 1864-1916 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mason, A. E. W (Alfred Edward Woodley), 1865-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maude, F. N (Frederic Natusch), 1854-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Miles, Eustace, 1868-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mill, Hugh Robert, 1861-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mitford, Bertram, 1855-1914 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morris, Harrison S (Harrison Smith), 1856-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Murray, T. Douglas Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Norris, W. E (William Edward), 1847-1925 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novelists, English -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novelists, English -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
O'Neill, Norman Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ollivant, Alfred, 1874-1927 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Osbourne, Lloyd, 1868-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Osgood, James R (James Ripley), 1836-1892 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Oxenham, John, 1852-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pain, Barry, 1864-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parker, Joseph, 1830-1902 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Paterson, Arthur, 1862-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Payn, James, 1830-1898 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pendleton, John Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pollock, Walter Herries, 1850-1926 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Praed, Campbell, Mrs., 1851-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rideing, William Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roberts, Morley, 1857-1942 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sedgwick, Ellery, 1872-1960 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Senior, William, 1838-1920 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sharpe, Alfred, 1853-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sherard, Robert Harborough, 1861-1943 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, 1856-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Smith, James Walter, 1830-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Snaith, J. C (John Collis), 1876-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stacpoole, H. De Vere (Henry De Vere), 1863-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Steel, Flora Annie Webster, 1847-1929 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stein, Aurel, Sir, 1862-1943 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stoddart, J. M (Joseph Marshall), 1845-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stone, Christopher, 1882-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Translations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vail, R. W. G (Robert William Glenroie), 1890-1966 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vivian, Herbert, 1865-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wain, Louis, 1860-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ward, Humphry, Mrs., 1851-1920 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Watson, E. H. Lacon (Edmund Henry Lacon), 1865-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Watson, William, 1858-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wells, H. G (Herbert George), 1866-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Whitney, Caspar, 1862-1929 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wolf, Lucien, 1857-1930 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors, English -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors, English -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women novelists, English -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women novelists, English -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Young, Francis Brett, 1884-1954 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

English literary agent. Colles was the founder and managing director of The Authors' Syndicate, Ltd.