William Morris Colles Papers

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William Morris Colles papers
Creator: Colles, William Morris, 1855-1926
Call Number: A.C69
Dates: 1874-1926
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Correspondence
Collection Overview
Title: William Morris Colles papers
Creator: Colles, William Morris, 1855-1926
Call Number: A.C69
Dates: 1874-1926
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
William Morris Colles (1855-1926) was an author's agent and the founder and managing director of Authors' Syndicate in London, England.

Scope and Content
The collection consists of letters written to Mr. Colles by authors concerning the possible sale of their stories and books. Correspondents include Herbert George Wells.

Subject(s):
England--London
Authors and publishers
Correspondence
Colles, William Morris, 1855-1926
Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960
Author's Syndicate
Authors, English
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Winifred Myers August 28, 1969 and February 13, 1970. Three Oxenham items purchased Hollings, cat.5, #53, 7/14/71. Three Phillpotts letters purchased from Kenneth W. Rendell, Inc., April 1973. 8 Maurice Hewlett letters and 3 signed receipts purchased from Winifred Hyers September 3, 1973. 61 Eden Phillpotts letters purchased from Kenneth Rendell, Inc., September 10, 1973. 59 Eden Phillpotts letters purchased from Kenneth Rendell, Inc. November 14, 1973.Access
The William Morris Colles papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
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[Item title, item date], William Morris Colles papers, A.C69, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
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Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Series I: Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence, 1873-1895
Box 1, Folder 3Correspondence, 1897-1900
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence, 1901
Box 1, Folder 5Correspondence, 1903
Box 1, Folder 6Correspondence, 1904-1905
Box 1, Folder 7Correspondence, 1906-1907
Box 1, Folder 8Correspondence, 1908-1909
Box 1, Folder 9Correspondence, 1910
Box 1, Folder 10Correspondence, 1911-1913
Box 1, Folder 11Correspondence, January-April, 1914
Box 1, Folder 12Correspondence, May-December, 1914
Box 1, Folder 13Correspondence, 1915
Box 1, Folder 15Correspondence, 1920-1926
Box 1, Folder 16Correspondence, undated
Box 1, Folder 17Receipts, 1909-1910
Box 1, Folder 18Letters from Eden Phillpotts, 1892-1896
Box 1, Folder 19Letters from Eden Phillpotts, 1897-1905
Box 1, Folder 20Letters from Eden Phillpotts, 1906
Box 1, Folder 21Letters from Eden Phillpotts, 1907
Box 1, Folder 22Letters from Eden Phillpotts, 1908-1914, undated


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