Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877

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From the description of Charles Cowden Clarke and Mary Cowden Clarke correspondence, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453461

Charles Cowden Clarke, English writer and public lecturer. In his twenties he worked as a teacher at his father's school in Enfield, Middlesex. During this time Clarke befriended a young John Keats, and introduced him to the works of the great poets. He later moved to London, where he made many friends among the literary set, including William Hazlitt, Charles and Mary Lamb, and Leigh Hunt. Clarke held a long career as a public lecturer on literary subjects, and he and his wife Mary wrote many scholarly works on Shakespeare.

From the description of Charles Cowden Clarke manuscript material : 149 items, 1812-ca. 1880 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 132680535

From the guide to the Charles Cowden Clarke manuscript material : 151 items, 1812-ca. 1880, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

British writer.

From the description of Hymn to God : autograph manuscript signed of the poem, [ca. 1859]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270630033

English scholar; teacher of Keats.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Guildhall, to Richard Woodhouse, [18]23 Dec. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270622322

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referencedIn Joseph Severn papers, 1821-1899. Houghton Library.
referencedIn George Frisbie Hoar autograph collection, 1598-1945. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Charles Cowden Clarke manuscript material : 149 items, 1812-ca. 1880 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898. Mary Cowden Clarke manuscript material : 19 items, 1845-1896 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898. Poems / by Mary Cowden Clarke / transcribed by Charles Cowden Clarke.
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter : Bayswater, to Rev. Rylands, 1852 July 5. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Autograph letter signed : Guildhall, to Richard Woodhouse, [18]23 Dec. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter to W. C. Bennett. [s.l.] 1855 July 12. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. Letters, 1815-1833, England. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter : London, to Samuel Cartwright, 1854 May 26. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mary Cowden Clarke Correspondence, 1869-1874 University of Birmingham Information Services, Shakespeare Institute Library
referencedIn Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898. Letter to Frederick A. Turner. Genoa, Italy. 1896 Oct. 3. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter to W. C. Bennett. [s.l.] 1851 Mar. 5. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 332 items, 1801-1859 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Pforzheimer, Carl H. (Carl Howard), 1879-1957,. Carl H. Pforzheimer collection of Shelley and his circle : manuscripts, 1772-1925 (bulk 1780-1850). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Literary Manuscripts collection, 1666-1990 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
referencedIn Joseph Severn papers, 1821-1899. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Crosby Lockwood archive, 1853-1886 Reading University : Special Collections Services
creatorOf Hone, William, 1780-1842. The William Hone manuscript collection, 1792-1953, bulk 1815-1842. Adelphi University, Swirbul Library
creatorOf Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830. William Hazlitt manuscript material : 16 items, 1799-1828 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter to Mrs Freeman. [s.l.]. [18--] University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Keats, John, 1795-1821. Sonnet to Alisa Rock : lines in the autograph of Charles Cowden Clarke?, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby from various correspondents [manuscript], 1871-1877. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter to W. Wilson. Bayswater, Eng. 1842 Sept. 25. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Keats, John, 1795-1821. John Keats collection of papers, 1816-1948 bulk (1816-1924). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hunt, Thornton Leigh, 1810-1873. Thornton Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 14 items, 1823-1870 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877,. Autograph letter signed from Charles Cowden Clarke, Genoa, to the editor of the Daily news [manuscript], 1862 Febrary 15. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter to John Gardner. Bayswater, Eng. 1852 Nov. 2. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Woodhouse, Richard, Jr., 1788-1834. Autograph notes : [n.p.], 1823 Aug. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn John Parry manuscript material : 1 item, 1847 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898,. Autograph letters signed or initialled from Mary Cowden Clarke to Robert Balmanno [manuscript], 1851-1861. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898. Papers of Mary Cowden Clarke, 1850-1897. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Autograph lectures by Charles Cowden Clarke on Antony and Cleopatra and The tempest by, ca. 1850. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Francis Clark manuscript material : 1 item, 1845 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 327 items, 1801-1859 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Keats, John, 1795-1821. Give me a golden pen and I was light hearted : autograph manuscript of two poems, [1817 or earlier]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Papers of Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke, 1869. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Charles Cowden Clarke manuscript material : 151 items, 1812-ca. 1880 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Towers, Isabella Jane. Original essays, scraps, etc. : album, 1827-1863. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898. Letter to S. C. Hall. Genoa, Italy. 1879 Apr. 3. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Proofs of The Shakespeare key, 1879, by Charles and Mary Cowden-Clarke, with some further additions [manuscript], [19th century]. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn English-language manuscript verse in the Houghton Library: First-line index, ca. 1000-ca. 1820. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mary Cowden Clarke manuscript material : 21 items, 1845-1896 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter to William Tite. [s.l.] 1845 Dec. 21. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. The Shakespeare key, [ca. 1877]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn William Godwin manuscript material : 383 items, 1778-1836 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. Charles Lamb manuscript material : 8 items, ca. 1800-1829 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Keats, John, 1795-1821. Collection, 1814-1891. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Hymn to God : autograph manuscript signed of the poem, [ca. 1859]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877,. Autograph letter from Charles Cowden Clarke to an unnamed reviewer in the Daily news [manuscript], 1862 April 15. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Shelley's circle correspondence and miscellaneous manuscripts, [ca. 1799-1925] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. Letter to Charles Cowden Clarke, ca. 1828. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. ALS (initials) : Enfield, to Charles Cowden Clarke, [1828] Feb. 25. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
referencedIn White family papers, 1699-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Charles Cowden Clarke and Mary Cowden Clarke correspondence, 1875. Library of Congress
creatorOf Godwin, William, 1756-1836. William Godwin manuscript material : 338 items, 1778-1836 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Colnaghi, Dominic Charles, 1790-1879. Dominic Charles Colnaghi manuscript material : ca. mid-19th century New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898. Letter to Emma Novello. Genoa, Italy. 1867 Sept. 15. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter : London, to Thomas Clark, Birmingham, 1851 Feb. 14. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Dominic Charles Colnaghi manuscript material : ca. mid-19th century The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. Autograph letter signed C Lamb to: "My dear Sir." Wellesley College
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877,. Autograph letters signed from Charles Cowden Clarke to various people [manuscript], 1845-1874. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn John Keats collection of papers, 1816-1948, 1816-1924 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. Letter to [Charles Cowden Clarke]. Hampstead, England. 1826 Aug. 19. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter to Thomas Clark. Bridgewater, MA. 1850 Oct. 14. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Letters concerning John Keats, 1794-1958 (inclusive) 1822-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter : Genoa (Italy), to "Editor of the Daily news," 1862 Apr. 15. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Keats, John, 1795-1821. On first looking into Chapman's Homer : autograph poem, undated [1816 Oct. or later]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter : Bayswater, to W. Strudwicke, 1850 Feb. 28. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Clark, Francis, 1798-1853. Francis Clark manuscript material : 1 item, 1845 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Autograph letter signed Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke to: Mr. Fields January 30, 1875. Wellesley College
creatorOf Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875. Charles Kingsley manuscript material : 2 items, 1856-1863 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877. Letter : Bayswater, to Joseph Plowman, 1855 Sept. 7. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Albert Stephens Borgman autograph collection, 1600-1950. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Bennett, W. C. (William Cox), 1820-1895, person
associatedWith Borgman, Albert Stephens, 1890-1954 person
associatedWith Cartwright, Samuel. person
associatedWith Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898. person
associatedWith Clark, Francis, 1798-1853. person
associatedWith Clark, Thomas, person
associatedWith Clark, Thomas. person
correspondedWith Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883 person
associatedWith Collings, Edward J., 19th cent. person
associatedWith Colnaghi, Dominic Charles, 1790-1879. person
associatedWith Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. person
associatedWith Free Library of Philadelphia. corporateBody
associatedWith Gardner, John, person
associatedWith Godwin, William, 1756-1836 person
associatedWith Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830. person
associatedWith Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904 person
associatedWith Holman, Louis A. (Louis Arthur), 1866-1939 person
associatedWith Hone, William, 1780-1842. person
associatedWith Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, Baron, 1809-1885 person
associatedWith Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. person
associatedWith Hunt, Thornton Leigh, 1810-1873. person
correspondedWith Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886, person
associatedWith Jennings, Elizabeth, 1926- person
associatedWith Keats, John, 1795-1821. person
associatedWith Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875. person
associatedWith Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834. person
associatedWith Littleton, Augustus, person
associatedWith lockwood, Crosby person
correspondedWith Moxon, Edward, 1801-1858 person
associatedWith Novello, Clara, 1818-1908. person
associatedWith Novello, Sabilla, d. 1904, person
associatedWith Parkman, George, 1790-1849. person
associatedWith Parry, John, 1776-1851 person
associatedWith Peacock, H. B., 1801-1876. person
associatedWith Pforzheimer, Carl H. (Carl Howard), 1879-1957, person
associatedWith Plowman, Joseph. person
associatedWith Rylands, Rev. person
correspondedWith Severn, Joseph, 1793-1879 person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 person
associatedWith Strudwicke, W. person
correspondedWith Timmins, Samuel, 1826-1902 person
associatedWith Tite, William, Sir, 1798-1873, person
associatedWith Titterton, Mr person
associatedWith Titterton, Mr. person
associatedWith Towers, Isabella Jane. person
associatedWith Trustees and Guardians of Shakespeare's Birthplace corporateBody
correspondedWith Turner, Dawson, 1775-1858 person
associatedWith Webster, John White, 1793-1850. person
associatedWith White family. family
associatedWith Williams, Samuel, 1788-1853. person
associatedWith Woodhouse, Richard, Jr., 1788-1834. person
correspondedWith Wreford, John Reynell, 1800-1881 person
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English poetry--19th century--Manuscripts--Specimens
Short stories, English--19th century--Manuscripts--Specimens
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Birth 1787-12-15

Death 1877-03-13

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