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Wells, Herbert George (1866-1946), novelist

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Alternative name(s):
  • H G Wells (Also known as)
Surname: Wells
Forenames: Herbert George
Gender: Male
Date: 1866-1946
Biography: ODNB link for Wells, Herbert George (1866-1946) Novelist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P132567 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P30117 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Herbert George Wells
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1880-1946: corresp, literary MSS and papers (c65000 items)
University of Illinois Library, Urbana
See NUC MS 62-537
2
corresp and papers of and rel to
Bromley Historic Collections
See Guide to London local history resources: Bromley borough
3
literary papers
McMaster University Library
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories , suppl 1976
4
literary papers
Boston University Library
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
5
papers
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
6
1920-23: corresp and literary papers
Milwaukee Public Library
See NUC MS 92-1593
7
notes and sketches
Sheffield City Archives
NRA 15567
8
1925-46: letters to Lady Aberconway
British Library, Manuscript Collections
9
1925-46: corresp with BBC staff
BBC Written Archives Centre
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
10
1924-46: corresp with Lord Beaverbrook
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19284 Aitken
11
1905-37: corresp with GK Chesterton and others
British Library, Manuscript Collections
12
1926-43: corresp with Sibyl Colefax
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 36587
13
1902-08: letters to Fabian Society
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 16800
14
1897-1912: letters (24) to Edmund Gosse
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
NRA 9840 Gosse
15
corresp with HA Gwynne
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Chris Cook, Sources in British political history 1900-1951 vol 5 1978
16
1930-45: corresp with JL Hodson
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
17
1925-43: corresp (81 items) with Sir Julian Huxley
Rice University: Woodson Research Center
NRA 27261
18
1906-07: letters to Holbrook Jackson
British Library, Manuscript Collections
19
1898-1915: letters from Henry James
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Accessions to repositories 1959
20
1917-34: letters to SS Koteliansky
British Library, Manuscript Collections
21
corresp (c40 items) with John Lane
University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library
NRA 23022
22
1895-1944: corresp with Macmillans
British Library, Manuscript Collections
23
letters to Francis Marvin
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 12562 Marvin
24
1914-41: corresp with Gilbert Murray
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16865
25
1910-19: corresp with Lord Northcliffe
British Library, Manuscript Collections
26
1924-36: corresp with Dora Russell
International Institute of Social History
27
1912-14: corresp with Charles Sarolea (38 items)
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
28
1916-42: corresp with Siegfried Sassoon
McMaster University Library
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories , suppl 1976
29
1901-41: corresp with George Bernard and Charlotte Shaw
British Library, Manuscript Collections
30
1897-1920: corresp with Douglas Sladen
Richmond upon Thames Local Studies Library and Archive
NRA 14252 Sladen
31
1899-1922: letters (19) to Herbert Greenhough Smith
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See NUC MS 81-668
32
1909-45: corresp with Society of Authors
British Library, Manuscript Collections
33
1915-45: corresp with Marie Stopes
British Library, Manuscript Collections
34
1901-23: letters (32) to Graham Wallas
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 7537 Wallas
35
1907-43: letters to Sidney and Beatrice Webb
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 7533 Webb
36
c1930: corresp with Geoffrey West
British Library, Manuscript Collections
37
1920-34: corresp (22 items) with Leonard Woolf
Sussex University Library Special Collections
NRA 19479 Woolf
38
1914-20: corresp (13 items) with Frederic Whyte
Newcastle University: Special Collections
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
39
1903-14: corresp and wife's corresp rel to his publications
University of Virginia Library
See NUC MS 72-1821
40
1912-27: (copy) letters (37pp)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
41
letter to his niece Jean and photographs
The Sandgate Society
42
1897-1949: corresp with Dr Henry Hick, physician
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2016

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