George Gissing collection of papers

Collection Data

Description
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, diaries kept from 1879 to 1913, a commonplace book, financial and legal documents, portraits, and pictorial works.
Names
Gissing, George, 1857-1903 (Creator)
Bentley, George, 1828-1895 (Contributor)
Gissing, Algernon, 1860-1937 (Former owner)
Gissing, Ellen, 1867- (Contributor)
Gissing, Margaret (Contributor)
Gissing, William (Contributor)
Glemby, Harry (Former owner)
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) (Former owner)
James, Henry, 1843-1916 (Contributor)
Jones, Herschel V. (Herschel Vespasian), 1861-1928 (Former owner)
Moore, George, 1852-1933 (Contributor)
Pemberton, T. Edgar (Thomas Edgar), 1849-1905 (Former owner)
Pforzheimer, Arthur (Former owner)
Pinker, James B. (Contributor)
Roberts, Morley, 1857-1942 (Contributor)
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926 (Former owner)
Waterlow, Sydney, 1878-1944 (Contributor)
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946 (Contributor)
Young, Owen D., 1874-1962 (Former owner)
Lawrence & Bullen (Contributor)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1871 - 1954
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Gissing [Text]
Topics
Gissing, George, 1857-1903
Genres
Correspondence
Diaries
Drawings
Portraits
Notes
Biographical/historical: George Gissing was a British novelist, short-story writer,essayist, and literary critic.
Date: Bulk of the collection was created 1878-1929.
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, diaries kept from 1879 to 1913, a commonplace book, financial and legal documents, portraits, and pictorial works. The manuscripts include novels, stories, and essays by the author, including the holograph of the novels "Demos" and "New Grub Street." The diaries include two volumes kept by Sir Sydney Philip Perigal Waterlow from 1907 to 1913. The bulk of the collection includes correspondence, written by the author, dating from 1876 to 1904, to George Bentley, Arthur Henry Bullen, Joseph Conrad, his brother Algernon Gissing, his sister Ellen, his sister Margaret, James B. Pinker, Morley Roberts, Clement Shorter, and others.
Physical Description
Extent: 1,108 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15934716
MSS Unit ID: 19211
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4337f510-c5f7-012f-3480-58d385a7bc34
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