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Benjamin Robert Haydon Clipping Book

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Call Number: MS 305
Overview Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1786-1846, was an English historical painter and author. This clipping book contains items from the first half of the 19th century, including printed reviews of Haydon's art works, printed essays and letters to the editor by Haydon, letters to Haydon, and handwritten copies of quotations and verse.
Dates: 1813 - 1846

Charles Kingsley collection

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Call Number: MS P176
Overview This collection consists of two letters written by Anglican clergyman and author Charles Kingsley (1819-1875), collected from various sources by Spencer Research Library staff.
Dates: 1855, 1865

Documents of Walter Savage Landor, collected by John Forster

 Collection
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)

John Galsworthy outgoing correspondence

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Call Number: MS P122
Overview This collection includes five outgoing letters from John Galsworthy, English novelist and playwright. Two letters are to W. H. (Wilfrid Hugh) Chesson regarding Joseph Conrad's Almayer's Folly. The other 3 letters represent Galsworthy's side of brief formal correspondence with Arthur Tait, Secretary of the Leeds Institute of Science, Art and Literature (now Leeds Metropolitan University). They include 2 responses from Galsworthy to requests to give lectures...
Dates: 1921 - 1932

Letter from Violet Fane

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P603
Overview Letter written by Violet Fane (literary pseudonym of Mrs. Mary Montgomerie Lamb Singleton, later Lady Currie, 1843-1905) from 22 Grosvenor Place [London] accompanying gift of her book, Collected Verses (London, 1880) to Lady Feversham (Mabel Violet Dunscombe Feversham, countess of, died 1915). Lady Feversham was the wife of William Ernest Dunscombe, 1st Earl of Feversham. Subject: Why the book I'm sending you [presumably Fane's ...
Dates: 1880?

Letter to Sir John Philippart

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: MS P660
Overview Frederick George Barton (born 1817) was a curate in the mill town of Ossett, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England. He was also the author of Religion in Heart and Life (1854). In this letter he writes to Sir John Philippart (circa 1784-1875) to renew connections between the families and to tell Sir John that he is having his publishers, Wertheim and McIntosh, send him a copy of his book.
Dates: January 4, 1853

Letters from Basil Hall

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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

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

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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

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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

 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

Thomas De Quincey collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS P91
Overview Collection of letters from various sources written by Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859) or daughter Florence (De Quincey) Smith.
Dates: 1838-1854, undated

William Makepeace Thackeray collection

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Call Number: MS P317
Overview Small collection of literary texts and letters by the English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) and gathered together by Spencer Research Library staff.
Dates: 1838, 1860

William Wordsworth collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS P355
Overview This collection consists of two letters written by English Romantic poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850).
Dates: 1830s; undated

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