Eden Phillpotts (1862-1960) published over 250 works including some 150 novels plus poems, essays, plays, short stories, and
mysteries. The collection consists of about 900 letters from Phillpotts to his literary agent, W. Morris Coles, various publishers,
and to friends and admirers, as well as signed publishers agreements, corrected manuscripts, and clippings.
Phillpotts was born on November 4, 1862 in Mount Aboo, Rajputana, India; attended private school in Plymouth, England; worked
as a clerk for Sun Fire Insurance Company, London; published over 250 works including some 150 novels plus poems, essays,
plays, short stories, and mysteries; best known as author of the play, The Farmer's Wife (1916); his works were often based on life in the west of England, particularly Devon; published works include the Dartmoor
novel series and the Human boy series; he died on December 29, 1960 at Broad Clyst, near Exeter, Devon, England.
8 boxes (4.0 linear ft.)
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