Series No. 1

Correspondence and business records [textual record]. -- 1899-1949. -- 6 cm of textual records

Scope and content: This series contains letters to Lloyd Roberts from family members, most notably, Charles G. D. Roberts, Bliss Carman and Theodore Goodridge Roberts. Both Carman and Charles G. D. comment in depth on Lloyd's book of verse, England Over Seas. Theodore offers a brief critique of Elsie Pomeroy's biography of his brother Charles. Several letters are addressed to Leila or Patricia Roberts, and a few pieces of correspondence are between individuals other than Lloyd Roberts.

The series also includes correspondence to Charles G. D. Roberts from his literary agents and publishers, as well as royalty statements and copies of contracts with book publishers.

Title based on contents of the series

A calendar of correspondence which lists dates of letters, names of correspondents, and subjects discussed is available


1. 1899-1949, correspondence to Lloyd Roberts
    Note: Includes letters to Leila and Patsie Roberts

2. 1930-1933, correspondence to Charles G. D. Roberts from book publishers and agents

3. 1934-1943, correspondence to Charles G. D. Roberts from book publishers
    Note: Also includes personal letters from Lionel Hannington, Grant E. Pilgrim and Theodore Goodridge Roberts, as well as a draft letter from Charles G. D. Roberts to The Ryerson Press

4. Agreements between Charles G. D. Roberts and book publishers, 1925-1941

5. Royalty statements for Charles G. D. Roberts, 1933-1943


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Last Update: 1999/05/14