E.F. Benson (1867-1940) wrote more than 75 published works, including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. The collection consists
of holograph drafts of three of Benson's novels, files of publisher's statements, contracts, letters and clippings.
Born July 24, 1867 at Wellington College, Shropshire, England; wrote more than 75 published works, including fiction, nonfiction,
and poetry; best known for his Mapp and Lucia novels; also wrote mystery and supernatural tales, as well as biographies such
as King Edward VII: an appreciation and Queen Victoria's daughters; died February 29, 1940.
9 boxes (4.5 linear ft.)
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