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HGWC - H.G. Wells Collection (printed books)
H.G. Wells Collection (printed books)
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The collection was donated to the Library in 1988 by Prof. (then Dr) D. K. Whynes. It consists of works by the writer H. G. Wells (1866-1946).
The collection was donated to the University Library in 1988. Occasional purchases are made to fills gaps in the holdings. Although primarily a collection of first editions, the concern has been to provide comprehensive coverage, and some of the items in question have been acquired as second-hand.
The Collection is not limited to any particular genre, but includes works which demonstrates the breadth of Wells' output as a writer.
Literary and cultural records
Printed Book Collections
The collection is arranged by Library of Congress classification
English literature - 20th century
The collection is catalogued on the University of Nottingham's library catalogue NUsearch (https://nusearch.nottingham.ac.uk). To browse the Collection, enter the search term HGWC (the code for H.G. Wells Collection) into the main search box and select to search within the Library Catalogue only.
Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.
Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in writing from the Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections
Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.
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Dates of existence
Wells; H.G. (1866-1946); Herbert George; English author
Whynes; David Kenneth (1949-); Professor; Professor of Health Economics, University of Nottingham
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