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MS Eng 1635

Nickerson, Charles C., collector. Charles C. Nickerson collection of W. H. (William Hurrell) Mallock and other papers, circa 1863-1971: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2003M-72. Charles C. Nickerson, 164 County Road, Plympton, Massachusetts; received: 2004 June 29.
2007M-9. Charles C. Nickerson, 164 County Road, Plympton, Massachusetts; received: 2007 August 22.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Melanie Wisner

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Charles C. Nickerson Collection of W. H. (William Hurrell) Mallock and Other Papers, circa 1863-1971 (MS Eng 1635). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

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.

Arrangement

Arranged in two series:

Scope and Contents

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.

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