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Haggard (H. Rider) papers
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Description
Collection contains some 400 pieces of correspondence, including letters to J.C. Jeaffreson, Lord Curzon, and letters to and from Andrew Lang. Also includes fragments of manuscript notes, scrapbooks of clippings, a photograph album, and other ephemera.
Background
Henry Rider Haggard was born June 22, 1856 in Bradenham, Norfolk, England; attended Lincoln's Inn, 1881-85; called to the bar, 1885; secretary to Lieutenant-Governor Henry Bulwer in Natal, South Africa, 1875-77; Master and Registrar of High Court of Transvaal, 1877-79; returned to England in 1879 and began managing wife's estate in Norfolk in 1880; researched agricultural conditions and rural populations in England, 1901-2; chair of the committee, Society of Authors, 1896-98; wrote many novels, including Dawn (1884), King Solomon's Mines (1885), Allan Quatermain (1887), She : a history of adventure (1886), and Belshazzar (1930); died in London, 1925.
Extent
2.0 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Restrictions
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Availability
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