Contents and Arrangement

Wheeler, D. W, 1952-1956

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of about 120 letters by Phillpotts to G. Herbert Thring and Denys Killam Roberts of the Society of Authors and Macleod Yearsley, his physician, regarding the publishing of his works, including new editions, foreign rights, stage performances, translations, arrangements with various publishing houses, and financial details, and containing comments on other writers, such as Thomas Hardy.

Additions to the collection include 64 letters (1946-1960) by Phillpotts to Waveney Girvan, editor of The West Country Magazine, letters to William Percival Farren, Mrs. K. Fraser, Malcolm Morley, and others, and copies of a few miscellaneous letters; also included is printed matter and newspaper clippings (1921-1960) about Phillpotts and his works.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Wheeler, D. W; Eden Phillpotts Collection, C0398, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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