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Letters from Basil Hall

 Collection
Call Number: MS P482

Overview

Captain Basil Hall (1788-1844) followed a career in the Royal Navy by becoming a popular travel writer. These 4 letters reflect his naval and literary connections and activities. Items probably mostly written in London, perhaps also Italy.

Dates

  • 1820; 1840-1842

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restriction

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

4 folders : 4 letters

Physical Location

MS P482

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Oruch gift, 1976

Separated Materials

Other material in same acquisition: Bain, Barker, Britton, Jowett, Hallam Tennyson, Dos Passos, Jusserand, Phelps, Praed
Title
Guide to the Basil Hall Correspondence.
Subtitle
Letters from Basil Hall
Author
Finding aid prepared by alh, March 2, 1976; revised by ksc, 2006 Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in<language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/5494880576
Preferred citation
Basil Hall correspondence, Department of Special Collections, MS P 482, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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