Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of typescripts, correspondence, and financial documents. The typescripts include a play and memoranda relating to the author. The correspondence, dating from 1893 to 1919, includes letters from the author to Ford Madox Ford, Lady Gregory, Clement King Shorter, T. Fisher Unwin, and the literary agency A. P. Watt and Son, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1896 to 1955, between various correspondents including A. H. Bell, Bertha Vyver, Field, Roscoe & Co; the literary agency A. P. Watt and Son, and others. There are letters to Corelli from Paul Berton, The Bystander, Edward F. Fisher, J. B. Lippincott Co., Sir Algernon Methuen, A. P. Watt and Son, and others, dating from 1896 to 1916.
The Marie Corelli collection of papers are arranged in three series: