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C. S. (Cecil Scott) Forester:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Forester, C. S. (Cecil Scott), 1899-1966
Title: C. S. (Cecil Scott) Forester Collection
Dates: 1903-1966, undated
Extent: 28 boxes (11.76 linear feet), 1 oversize folder (osf)
Abstract: Contains manuscripts and correspondence of the English novelist C. S. Forester. Included are manuscripts for several Horatio Hornblower stories and The African Queen; numerous letters from Forester to first wife Kathleen Belcher Forester and to editor Frances L. Phillips; voluminous correspondence files from Forester's literary agent, A. D. Peters spanning over thirty years; and manuscripts of biographical works on Forester by his son, John Forester.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-1441
Language: English
Access: Open for research

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Processed by: Joan Sibley and Dylan Davidson, 2015 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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