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Finding Aid for the Letters to William Morris Colles, 1890-1926
2007  
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Description
William Morris Colles (1855-1926) was a prominent literary agent in London, and a author. The collection consists of letters from various authors to Colles and his associates. Correspondents include Sir James Barrie, Arnold Bennett, E.F. Benson, Ford Madox Ford, Rider Haggard, and Somerset Maugham.
Background
Colles was born in 1855; he became a prominent literary agent in London; his published works include Literature and the pension list (1889) and Playright and copyright in all countries, showing how to protect a play or a book throughout the world (with Harold Hardy, 1906); he died in 1926.
Extent
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.