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MS Eng 1335-1335.1

Heinemann, William, 1863-1920, recipient. Letters to William Heinemann from Hall Caine and William Ernest Henley, 1891-1913: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1335-1335.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Heinemann, William, 1863-1920, recipient.
Title: Letters to William Heinemann from Hall Caine and William Ernest Henley,
Date(s): 1891-1913.
Quantity: 1 collection (.3 linear feet (1 box )
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to English publisher, William Heinemann.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*50M-240. Purchased with the Morris Gray fund from Forest G. Sweet, 14 Irving Place, New York 3, New York; received: 1951 Jan. 17.
*50M-241. Purchased with the Wells fund from Forest G. Sweet, 14 Irving Place, New York 3, New York; received: 1951 Jan. 17.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Letters to William Heinemann from Hall Caine and William Ernest Henley, 1891-1913 (MS Eng 1335-1335.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Heinemann was an English publisher. Hall Caine was an English novelist whose The Bondman (1890) was the first book published by Heinemann. Henley was an English poet, critic, and dramatist. He edited The New Review (1895-1897), published by Heinemann.

Scope and Contents

Primarily letters from Hall Caine to Heinemann and his firm concerning business and personal matters. Peronsal letters include responses to invitations and letters about daily life. Business letters deal with financial issues, editorial discussions, and reviews, including "The Christian" and "The Mahdi." Includes one telegram and one visiting card with a handwritten note, both from Caine to Heinemann.

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