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H. RIder Haggard papers, 1866-1956

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0532
Bib ID 4079726 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925
Title H. RIder Haggard papers, 1866-1956
Physical Description 2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/20_GRE-HAL_15.pdf

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The collection is composed of 66 letters from Haggard to various members of his family, primarily to his sister-in-law, Agnes Barber Haggard, who had been his secretary. There are nearly 250 letters addressed to Haggard, to Coulson Kernahan, and to others. Among the correspondents are: James Barrie, Hall Caine, Mrs Patrick Campbell, Joseph Chamberlain, Wilkie Collins, Marie Corelli, Austin Dobson, A. Conan Doyle, J.A. Froude, John Galsworthy, Edmund Gosse, Andrew Lang, C.J. Longman, J.E. Millais, William Morris, Ouida, Grant Richards, Rafael Sabatini, and John Tenniel. There are several manuscripts by Haggard and printed materials relating to him. There are 20 letters from Haggard to his oldest sister, Ella Green, and about 110 to his brother, Col. Andrew C.P. Haggard.

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This collection is located on-site.

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Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); H. RIder Haggard papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

All except "Childhood Memories" a.ms.(2p) are on: microfilm.

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Processing Information

Processed JLW 07/--/85.

Subject Headings

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Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Barrie, J. M (James Matthew), 1860-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chamberlain, Joseph, 1836-1914 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dobson, Austin, 1840-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kernahan, Coulson, 1858-1943 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Millais, John Everett, 1829-1896 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morris, William, 1834-1896 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novelists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ouida, 1839-1908 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Richards, Grant, 1872-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sabatini, Rafael, 1875-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tenniel, John, 1820-1914 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

English novelist.