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Collins, William Wilkie (1824-1889), novelist and playwright

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Surname: Collins
Forenames: William Wilkie
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1824
Death Date: 1889
Biography: ODNB link for Collins, William Wilkie (1824-1889), novelist and playwright
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P126286 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P6218 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Wilkie Collins
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
letters and papers (2 vols)
Boston Public Library
NRA 11046 Boston Library

See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
2
letters and MSS
Princeton University Library
3
letters (44) and literary MSS (5)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
4
letters
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
5
MS of No Name
The King's School, Canterbury
NRA 15260
6
MS of The Storm at the Lighthouse
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38887 Forster
7
c1880: MS of The Devil's Spectacles
Bolton Archives and Local Studies Service
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
8
1888: MS of The Legacy of Cain
Durham University Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
9
1852: literary drafts
British Library, Manuscript Collections
10
family corresp (400 items)
The Morgan Library
See Times Literary Supplement 24 August 1973
11
1850-89: letters (136) and literary MSS (12 items)
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979
12
1851-80: misc letters and MSS
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Index of MSS, III, 1984
13
1850-79: agreements, accompts, etc with Richard and George Bentley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
14
1860-73: letters to the 'Cornhill magazine' (11) and George Smith (7)
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
15
1863-74: letters to WP Frith (7) and Mrs Frith (13)
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
16
1860-89: letters (30) to William Holman Hunt (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
letters (68) to Edward Smyth Pigott
Huntington Library
See NUC MS 77-336
18
1867-77: letters (c150), mostly to WF Tindell, his solicitor
Special Collections, The Mitchell Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
19
1852-86: (copies) letters (68) to ES Piggott
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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