Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834

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Scottish biographer, editor and misc. writer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London] to [Sylvanus] Urban [pseud. of John Nichols], 1816 Oct. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623018

Alexander Chalmers, Scottish biographer and literary editor. In addition to serving as editor of the Morning Herald and producing various editions of the works of great authors, he published A General Biographical Dictionary in 32 volumes (1812-1817), to which he contributed over 4000 biographical entries.

From the description of Alexander Chalmers manuscript material : 1 item, 1833 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 84841253

From the guide to the Alexander Chalmers manuscript material : 1 item, 1833, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

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creatorOf Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834. Letter to [William Lisle] Bowles. London, Eng. 1804 Dec. 11. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834. Letter, [18]19 Aug. 4, [n.p.] to "D. Sir," [n.p.] University of Michigan
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825,. Proofs for illustrations in Plays of William Shakespeare, 1805. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834. Letter: 1821 Aug. 24, Throgmorton St [London], to James Laing / Alexr Chalmers. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Hanbury family. Commonplace book, [ca. 1780-1810]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Alexander Chalmers manuscript material : 1 item, 1833 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834,. Autograph letter signed from Alexander Chalmers to J. B. Nichols [manuscript], 1812 April 30. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847. The library companion, or, The young man's guide and the old man's comfort in the choice of a library / by the Rev. T. F. Dibdin, 1792-ca. 1830. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834,. Autograph letters signed from Alexander Chalmers to various people [manuscript], 1809-1814. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834. Letter : 1822 Aug. 21, to James Laing / Alexr Chalmers. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Crosby, Joseph.,. Shakespeare papers, 1808-1835. University of Michigan
referencedIn Thomas Frognall Dibdin papers, 1798-1836. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hanbury family. Commonplace book, [ca. 1780-1810] Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection, 1604-1987 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell: being anecdotes and sayings of Dr. Johnson, extra-illustrated, 1738-1840 (inclusive), 1784-1837 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Liebert, Herman W.,. Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection, 1604-1987. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. ALS, 1854 Oct. 20, Philadelphia, to Henry Charles Carey. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn MS 294: Letters & Notes Relating to Josiah Tucker, 1776-1791 Library, St John's College, Oxford
referencedIn Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847. The library companion, or, The young man's guide and the old man's comfort in the choice of a library / by the Rev. T. F. Dibdin, 1792-ca. 1830. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834. Alexander Chalmers manuscript material : 1 item, 1833 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834. Autograph letter signed : [London] to [Sylvanus] Urban [pseud. of John Nichols], 1816 Oct. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Liebert, Herman W.,. Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection, 1604-1987. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Notebooks of Alexander Chalmers, 1810 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
referencedIn Inchbald, Mrs., 1753-1821,. Autograph letters signed from Mrs. Inchbald to various people [manuscript], 1780-1810. Folger Shakespeare Library
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associatedWith Alexander Chalmers, 1759-1834 person
associatedWith Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. person
associatedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Bowles, William Lisle, 1762-1850, person
correspondedWith Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857 person
associatedWith Crosby, Joseph., person
associatedWith Dibdin, Thomas Frognall, 1776-1847. person
associatedWith Fuseli, Henry, 1741-1825, person
associatedWith Gwedir (Family). family
associatedWith Hanbury family. family
associatedWith Hanbury family. family
correspondedWith Hill, Thomas, 1760-1840 person
correspondedWith Inchbald, Mrs., 1753-1821, person
associatedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784. person
correspondedWith Kelly, Dr. person
associatedWith Liebert, Herman W., person
associatedWith Liebert, Herman W., collector. person
correspondedWith Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812 person
associatedWith Murphy, Arthur, 1727-1805. person
correspondedWith Nichols, J. B. (John Bowyer), 1779-1863 person
associatedWith Nichols, John, 1745-1826, person
associatedWith Peden, Alexander, 1626?-1686. person
associatedWith Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. person
associatedWith Reed, Isaac, 1742-1807 person
associatedWith Tucker, Josiah., 1712-1799 person
associatedWith Walker, Patrick, 1666?-1745?. person
associatedWith William Seward, fl. ca. 1790 person
associatedWith Wynn, John, Sir, 1553-1626. person
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Editors--Scotland--19th century--Correspondence
Biographers--Scotland--19th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1759-03-29

Death 1834-12-29

Scots

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