Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, a typescript, correspondence, and legal documents. The manuscripts and typescript include essays and a playbill. The correspondence includes letters from the author, dating from 1892 to 1939, to Thomas Burke, William Morris Colles, Sir F. C. Gould, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Humbert Wolfe, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, one dated 1898, from George P. Brett to W. M. Colles.
The Eden Phillpotts collection of papers are arranged in three series: