CHILDREN'S AUTHORS ETC., letters, autographs, documents, manuscripts

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Collection of ca 72 letters from authors, many of them writers for children, to Miss Pyke, including several good letters, with a few fragments etc. Principally written in connection with an appeal for contributions to an appeal for the Girls' Realm Guild Trust Fund.
The writers include Percy F. Westerman (2, 1927), Nancy M. Hayes, Dorothy Hann, Ierne Plunket, Winifred Darch, Edith E. Cowper (3), Robert Leighton, Owen Wheeler, Escott Lynn, Christine Chaundler, Evelyn Smith, Wilhelmina Stitch, Eden Phillpotts (2), Eustace Miles, Lawson Wood, Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson, Curtis Yorke, Anthony Hope Hawkins, James O. Hannay (2), Horace Annesley Vachell, Agnes Egerton Castle, Gertrude Page, Mrs W.K. [Lucy] Clifford, Florence L. Barclay (2), Mary St Leger Kingsley (Lucas Malet), Anne Ritchie, W.J. Locke, William Le Queux, Cecily Sidgwick, Mrs Dawson Scott, Edgar Wallace (brief letter a little worn), Alfred Sutro, Beatrice Harraden, L.G. Moberley (2), Arthur Pinero, Sir Henry Newbolt (2 good letters, one mentioning Conan Doyle, 1918), Eleanor Farjeon (2 good letters, 1918), L. Allen Harker, E.M. Albanesi (2), John Rhode (Cecil John Charles Street), Richmal Crompton (good Autograph Letter Signed, 1927 - 'I am glad you like Millicent the best. She is my favourite too.'), E.F. Benson (two on cards, 1917).
[No: 23564]

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