William Morris Colles papers, 1888-1928
English literary agent. Colles was the founder and managing director of The Authors' Syndicate, Ltd.
Scope and Contents
Files dealing with publishers, the editing of manuscripts, serial rights, copyright, translation rights, financial accounts,
and the like. Among the correspondents are A.P. Graves, Thomas Hardy, Frederick T. Jane, W.E. Norris, Alfred Ollivant, John
Pendleton, William H. Rideing, Hall Caine, Prince Peter Kropotkin, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, Douglas Sladden, and Mrs. Humphrey