- Scope and Contents
The records include writings, correspondence and printed materials by or relating to Rudyard Kipling. Writings consist of holograph manuscripts, corrected typescripts, and corrected proofs. The bulk of the correspondence consists of letters from Rudyard Kipling to A. P. Watt and Alec Watt written between 1889 and 1936 concerning both the publication of Kipling's writings and personal matters. Pamphlets by Kipling comprise the bulk of the printed material, which also includes clippings, ephemera and various other items.
- Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
The A. P. Watt & Son Records Relating to Rudyard Kipling is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
- Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2011.
Organized into three series: Series I. Writings, 1891-1920s. Series II. Correspondence, 1889-1938. Series III. Printed materials, 1891-1945.
- 5.25 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
- Related Names
- A.P. Watt (Firm)
- Language of Materials