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Documents of Walter Savage Landor, collected by John Forster

Call Number: MS 111
Overview A collection of letters, poems, printed portraits, photographs, etc. Most of the collection formerly belonged to John Forster, whose definitive biography of Walter Savage Landor was published in 1869. The collection largely consists of letters addressed to Forster after the publication of the book, concerning Landor's character. Also in the collection are some other letters addressed to Forster; some original Landor material; and portraits and other materials concerned with the publication of...
Dates: approximately 1830-1876 (bulk 1869)

Letters, literary manuscripts, and personal papers of the Porter family

Call Number: MS 28
Overview The Porter Family Collection consists of letters, literary manuscripts and personal papers of an English literary family from the mid-eighteenth century to the mid-nineteenth century. Two-thirds of the almost 3000 items in the collection consists of the correspondence of the siblings, Sir Robert Ker Porter (1777-1842), Jane Porter (1776-1850), Anna Maria Porter (1778-1832) as well as other members of the Porter family.
Dates: 1750 - 1849

Philip James Bailey correspondence

Call Number: MS 204
Overview Collection of letters written to poet Philip James Bailey (1816-1902) largely by important or minor figures in the literary world: authors (professional and amateur), journalists, editors of periodicals, publishers, dramatists, artists, patrons. Some letters include poems and sketches as parts of letters; there are also 5 copied quotations in the collection. The collection includes some letters from politicians, landowners, philosophers, geologists, members of the Scottish universities; some...
Dates: 1833-1898 (bulk 1840-1869)

Robert Southey collection

Call Number: MS P295
Overview This collection consists of 2 letters by English Romantic poet Robert Southey (1774-1843), collected from various sources by Spencer Research Library staff.
Dates: 1797, 1834

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