Current Resources 3

Clifton College:

Q’s time in the sixth form of the College [1880-1882] is recorded in the Dakyns’ House Book for that time and the College Register (1862-1947, ref. no. 2666)

For more information contact: The Hon. Sec.,  The Old Cliftonian Society, Clifton College, 32 College Road, Clfton, Bristol, BS8 3JH. ( for Q is often referred to in O.F Christie’s  History of Clifton College,1860-1934 {Arrowsmith, 1935)

The Royal Fowey Yacht Club:  (Whitford Yard, Fowey, PL23 1BH)

The club has a number of photographs of Q (Hon. Sec. 1893 – 1897: Commodore from 1911 – 1944)

Q’s publications:

As well as a few private collections, many of the libraries listed above have extensive     collections. There is also a collection in Fowey Public Library.

Cambridge University Press has just reissued eleven of Q’s early academic works. They are available as a complete set – Writings of Arthur Quiller-Couch Set – or as separate volumes.
Studies in Literature  (3 volumes) – Poet as Citizen and Other Papers- Charles Dickens and Other Victorians – Memories and Opinions – Adventures in Criticism – Shakespeare’s Workmanship – From a Cornish Window – On the Art of Writing – On the Art of Reading.

One bookseller from whom some Q books are often available and can also assist with  searches is: Bookends of Fowey:  4 South Street, Fowey, PL23 1AR :  tel: 01726 833361

Worldwide web searches can unearth other sources of second-hand copies of Q’s books. – many in the USA.