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Wells, Herbert George, 1866-1946 (novelist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1866-1946

Herbert George Wells (1866-1946), novelist

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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H. G. Wells, 1927-1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9813/C1/127
Scope and Contents Three letters to Meynell (1927, 1935, 1940). With them are a printed order of service (2 copies, one revised from the other) for the memorial service of Amy Catherine Wells (died 1927) apparently designed for Wells by Meynell; and miscellaneous typescript notes by Meynell about Wells.
Dates: 1927-1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter addressed from 23 Campden Hill Square, 6 July 1928 (circa; year in pencil)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8484/20
Scope and Contents Reading 'Isadora'; accounts of various social engagements including the Russian Ballet, the Reform Club with Arnold Bennett and H.G. Wells, and a trip to Max Gate [home of Thomas Hardy]; has not done much writing.
Dates: 6 July 1928 (circa; year in pencil)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Herbert G. Wells, (1866-1946), novelist, (London) to Siegfried Sassoon in praise of ''your book'', and invitation to supper, 23 Oct. 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8889/3/270
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The collection largely comprises letters addressed to Sassoon although there are few other recipients such as Glen Byam Shaw and Georgiana Theresa Thornycroft, Siegfried Sassoon's mother. There are also some postcards; draft and unpublished copies of poems; bills; and other related papers.
Dates: 23 Oct. 1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Herbert George Wells (47 Chiltern Court, NW1) to Frederick Gowland Hopkins re arranging to meet and naming his guests as Dr & Mrs Julian Huxley, Dr & Mrs Brierly and Lady Aberconway, 4 Oct. 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7620/6/30B
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Approximately one third of the bulk of papers comprise working papers and notebooks. About another quarter comprises correspondence, certificates and ephemera relating to honours awarded by various bodies or relating to Frederick Gowland Hopkins' association with learned societies. The remaining material is a combination of papers and photographs generated by Frederick Gowland Hopkins' family (much of it predating his birth); together with correspondence and papers he generated in a personal...
Dates: 4 Oct. 1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Herbert George Wells, Church Row, Hampstead, 26 Apr. 1910 (Circa, undated [endorsed: recd 26 Apr. 1910])

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9259/IV/62
Scope and Contents A 'terribly difficult novel' has prevented him thanking Money before for his writings: 'When I admire you I feel like a coal hammer admiring a clock - or a mincing machine. While I tap off lumps you chop up, arrange, put away.'; autograph on card
Dates: 26 Apr. 1910 (Circa, undated [endorsed: recd 26 Apr. 1910])
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Herbert George Wells, Dunmow, 1915 (Circa, undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9259/IV/63
Scope and Contents Possibly congratulating Money - in rather oblique fashion - on his knighthood; autograph
Dates: 1915 (Circa, undated)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Herbert George Wells, National Liberal Club, 10 Oct. 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9259/IV/61
Scope and Contents An appreciation of Money's writings: 'I do wish you'd come in with me and try and broaden out ... the Fabian Society. Well, anyhow if you won't I'm still very much yours.'; autograph
Dates: 10 Oct. 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Herbert George Wells, Sandgate, 6 Dec. 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9259/IV/60
Scope and Contents Admires Money's Riches and Poverty and hopes to make his acquaintance: 'I'm trying to revive the youth of the Fabian Society and set a propaganda going among the student class and the middle class youth generally in London.'; autograph
Dates: 6 Dec. 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from H.G. Wells

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9225/3/28
Scope and Contents Honoured by references to him in 'samples'; 'But it is aphorism really to be used in this way?'
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from H.G. Wells (refusing, letter of Dec. 1936), 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8900/5/7/34
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Minutes, accounts, lists of books recommended and considered, letters from English and French committee members and prizewinners, and newscuttings. Letters from prizewinners: Percy Lubbock, Mary Webb (6), Radclyffe Hall, Virginia Woolf, H.M. Tomlinson, Charles Morgan (7), Stella Gibbons/Webb (4), Elizabeth Jenkins (2), L.H. Myers (2), Margaret Lane, Richard Church (2), and Robert Graves. Letters from French prizewinners: Joseph Kessel, François Mauriac, Marion Gilbert (2), étienne Burnet (3),...
Dates: 1937
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letters to A.E.H. (Hugh) Popham, 1899-1906

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9750/228-234
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Comprises single items or small collections, chiefly correspondence, donated to or purchased by Cambridge University Library. Together with a number of items and fragments found in Cambridge University Library books and bindings.
Dates: 1899-1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letters to Beatrice Bateson from a visit to the USA and Canada in 1921-1922, 1921-1922

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/A.8
Scope and Contents Bateson left Liverpool for New York on 16th Dec. 1921. He travelled on to Canada, attending meetings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Toronto, 27-31 Dec. 1921, delivering the general address titled 'Evolutionary Faith and Modern Doubt' and the after dinner speech at the American Society of Zoologists’ symposium on orthogenesis. This was followed by a series of lectures at the University of Toronto, c.3-12 Jan. 1922. He then visited the USA, staying at the universities...
Dates: 1921-1922
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Miscellaneous correspondence, 25 May 1903-14 Dec. 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9259/IV
Dates: 25 May 1903-14 Dec. 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Notebook entitled 'Transcriptions from Diaries...', Apr. 1929-May 1931 (1929-1931 transcript of 1923-1925 originals)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/2/1
Scope and Contents The volume comprises Sassoon's own transcriptions of his diaries for March-November 1925 (folios /2v-23r) and 8 March 1923 - 19 May 1924 (folios /24r-29r); abridged, with occasional annotations. Entries are arranged in two columns, numbered consecutively. The transcripts for 15-19 May 1924 (folio /58r) match those in Sassoon's diary at MS.Add.9852/1/20; there are no other corresponding diaries in the archive. The 1925 diary includes: /2v. passages on Sassoon's travels abroad with Frankie...
Dates: Apr. 1929-May 1931 (1929-1931 transcript of 1923-1925 originals)
Conditions Governing Access: Fragile, handle with care.

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