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Besant, Sir Walter (1836-1901) Knight, novelist and historian

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Surname: Besant
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Walter
Gender: Male
Date: 1836-1901
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Besant, Sir Walter (1836-1901), Knight novelist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P131170 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P2408 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Walter Besant
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1876-1901: corresp and misc papers, mainly with Chatto & Windus
Princeton University Library
2
1868-86: papers as Secretary of Palestine Exploration Fund
Palestine Exploration Fund
NRA 16370 Palestine Fund
3
1878-95: letters (49) from Charles Godfrey Leland
Princeton University Library
4
1879-92: letters received
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 44366
5
MS of The Orange Girl
The King's School, Canterbury
NRA 15260
6
1871-84: letters (23) to Henry Allon
Dr Williams's Library
NRA 13168 Dr Williams's Lib
7
1887-c1901: letters (25) to James Baker
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
See Location register of 20th century literary MSS 1988
8
1877-96: corresp with Blackwoods
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
9
1890-1900: letters (14) to Edward Clodd
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
10
1888-92: letters to Society of Authors
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
1874-1901: letters (49); literary MSS (11)
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979
12
1882-1901: letters (21) as sponsor
Royal Literary Fund
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
13
1754-1912: literary ms, corresp
University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library

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