Whyte (Frederic) Archive

Scope and Content

The papers of Frederic Whyte (1867-1941) form a literary archive although it contains a large amount of correspondence. The letters date largely from the late-Nineteenth and early-Twentieth Centuries and include correspondence with publishers, editors and literary agents. Correspondence also includes letters from Arthur Conan Doyle, George Bernard Shaw and correspondence with H.G. Wells.

There are articles, notes and draft translations (including a manuscript draft and copy of an article 'Portrait of Cecil Rhodes' and correspondence about M.G. Sarfatti's biography of Mussolini); material for Whyte's Life of W.T. Stead, miscellaneous photographs, cuttings (including a scrapbook of press cuttings on the Boer War), book reviews, manuscript diaries, some publications and material relating to Sweden.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please follow this link for further information about how to access items from this collection: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/special-collections/collections/collection_details.php?id=99 .

Acquisition Information

Frederick Whyte's archive was deposited in the University Library by his son in 1972.

Archivist's Note

This EAD description created 10/18/2018.

Conditions Governing Use

UK copyright law applies

Accruals

No further material is expected to be added to the collection