Guide to the Papers of (George Alfred) G.A. Henty, 1887 - 1953Manuscript MS-1060

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Title:

Guide to the Papers of (George Alfred) G.A. Henty, 1887 - 1953

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1060

Collection Dates:

1887 - 1953

Size of Collection:

1 box (.25 linear feet)

Abstract:

G.A. (George Alfred) Henty (1832-1902), English author and newspaper correspondent. Contains collection of correspondence and contracts between G.A. Henty, Ethel Henty and his publishers, primarily Blackie and Son.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

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Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

Contains correspondence, contracts, and memoranda of aggreements between the Glascow publisher Blackie and Sons, Ltd. and G.A. Henty as well as his widow Ethyl Henty. Contracts lay out Henty's production obligations from 1887-1889, his royalty disbursements, copyright transference after Henty's death, and issues surrounding the reprinting of titles.

Biography

G.A. (George Alfred) Henty (1832-1902), English author and newspaper correspondent. Wrote many children's and historical fiction books such as "Out on the Pampas", "The Young Buglers" and "With Clive in India". Attended Cambridge University, was a Captain in the British Army and a foreign correspondent for the 'Standard' newspaper.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Correspondence, 1895-1935

Contains Correspondence between Henty and his publishers

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: 1878-circa 1953

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence, 1895-1935

Series 2, Contracts, 1887-1940

Contains contracts btween Henty and Blackwell and Sons, Ltd.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: 1887-circa 1953

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 2, Contracts, 1887-circa 1940

Series 3, Published Works, circa 1953

Contains lists of Henty's published works

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: 1887-circa 1935

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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