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Call No.: MS Eng 1635
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Nickerson, Charles C., collector.
Title: Charles C. Nickerson collection of W. H. (William Hurrell) Mallock and other papers,
Date(s): 1863-1971, (bulk) 1863-1908 and 1962-1971.
Quantity: 1 collection (.1 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from and about English author W. H. Mallock, writer of novels, poems, and prose on economics, philosophy, politics, religion, and social welfare, with a Mallock genealogy and a few letters of other notables.
W. H. Mallock was an English writer of novels, notably his satirical The new republic (1877), poetry, and prose on economics, philosophy, politics, and social welfare, including various provocative works on religion and faith.
Arranged in two series:
- I. Letters from W. H. (William Hurrell) Mallock to others
- II. Other papers
The collection is formed around the collector's research into W. H. Mallock. The Mallock letters in the collection generally concern his writing, including arrangements to publish; other letters are about Mallock's writing in response to queries from the collector or are simply from other notable writers.Recipients of Mallock's letters include William Morris Colles, Henry James Nicoll, C. N. Richardson, and Alexander D. O. (Alexander Dundas Ogilvy) Wedderburn. Also includes letters of Sir Max Beerbohm; Randolph Caldecott; Richard Monckton Milnes, Lord Houghton; Aldous Huxley; C. P. Snow; and Charlotte Mary Yonge.