Sir Arthur Conan Doyle collection of papers

Collection Data

Description
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, an undated notebook, financial and legal documents, and a photographic portrait.
Names
Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930 (Creator)
Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922
Berg, Albert A., 1872-1950
Berg, Henry W., 1858-1938
Doyle, Adrian Conan
Doyle, Denis Conan
Doyle, Jean Leckie, Lady
Doyle, Louise Conan
Doyle, Mary Foley
Gillette, William, 1853-1937
Gordan, John D., 1907-1968 (Donor)
Hoare, Amy Ratcliff
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) (Former owner)
Lion, Leon M., 1879-1947
Reid, T. Wemyss (Thomas Wemyss), 1842-1905
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926
Smith, Greenhough
Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974
Young, Owen D., 1874- (Former owner)
A. P. Watt and Son (Former owner)
American Play Company (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1881 - 1944
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Doyle
Topics
Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir, 1859-1930
Genres
Correspondence
Notebooks
Photographs
Manuscripts
Documents
Notes
Biographical/historical: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was a British novelist, short-story writer, essayist, and playwright.
Content: This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, an undated notebook, financial and legal documents, and a photographic portrait. The manuscripts and typescripts comprise plays, stories, chapters from novels, poems, essays, and drafts of a Sherlock Holmes play by W. H. Gillette. The correspondence consists of letters from the author, dating from 1881 to 1930, to John Kendrick Bangs, his sons Denis and Malcolm (later Adrian) Doyle, his daughter Jean Doyle, Amy Ratcliff Hoare, Sir Wemyss Reid, Clement King Shorter, Greenhough Smith, the literary agency A. P. Watt & Son, and others. Also present are letters relating to the author and his works, dating from 1896 to 1944, between various correspondents, including Adrian Conan Doyle, Denis Conan Doyle, Jean Doyle, Louise Conan Doyle, M. F. Doyle, Leon M. Lion, Clement King Shorter, and the literary agency A. P. Watt & Son. There is also a 16-volume letter book of A. P. Watt and Son, dating from 1879-1891, with letters to Conan Doyle and others.
Content: Card catalog available.
Physical Description
Extent: 1,208 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15889883
MSS Unit ID: 19164
Archives collections id: archives_collections_19164
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a847d40-6ce7-0136-7264-418caa3a474f
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