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At a Glance
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.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located on-site.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); H. RIder Haggard papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Alternate Form Available
All except "Childhood Memories" a.ms.(2p) are on: microfilm.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Myers, W.A. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1981. Accession number--M-1981.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Processed JLW 07/--/85.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical