Ireland, Alexander, 1810-1894

Alternative names

Hide Profile

Scottish journalist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Inglewood [House, near Ledsham], Cheshire, to an unidentified recipient, 1886 Jan. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269539171

Journalist, man of letters, publisher of the Manchester Examiner and Times, 1846-1886.

From the description of Letters, to Moncure Daniel Conway and to Mrs. Conway, 1866-1886, 1893. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34369487

Alexander Ireland, journalist, was born in Edinburgh and worked as a businessman and publisher of the Manchester examiner. He was a book lover, book collector, and friend of authors, including Carlyle, Emerson, Hunt, and Hazlitt. He produced a bibliography of Hunt and Hazlitt and a biography of Emerson, but was best known for The book-lover's enchiridion (1882).

From the description of A. Ireland letter to My dear Conway, 1881 Apr. 17. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 64190424

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Ireland, Alexander, 1810-1894,. Collection of James Russell Lowell letters, 1880-1884. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Horne, R. H. (Richard H.), 1802-1884,. Autograph letter signed from R.H. Horne, Fitzroy Park, Highgate, to A. [Alexander] Ireland [manuscript], 1845 November 29. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. [Letters] / Leigh Hunt. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 332 items, 1801-1859 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Eleanor M. Tilton Papers, 1770-1991 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Drafts of a short prose excerpt entitled "A Connecticut Damon and Pythias," and a letter to Alexander Ireland, 1876. Newberry Library
creatorOf Forster, W. E. (William Edward), 1818-1886. Letter [1882] Bradford [Eng.] to [Alexander] Ireland, Bowdon [Eng.]. University of Michigan
creatorOf Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. Autograph letter signed : to Alex. Ireland, 1882. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Newman, Francis William, 1805-1897. Francis William Newman collection, 1847-1885. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Forster, John, 1812-1876. John Forster letters, 1866 and undated. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Riddell, Charlotte Cowan, 1832-1906. Letters, 1873-1900, of Riddell and three other Victorian British women authors [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. Autograph letter signed : Brantwood, Coniston, to Alexander Ireland, [18]83 Feb. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Papers of Nathaniel Hawthorne [manuscript] 1659-1963 (bulk 1839-1864). Clifton Waller Barrett Library
creatorOf Ireland, Alexander, 1810-1894. Letters, to Moncure Daniel Conway and to Mrs. Conway, 1866-1886, 1893. University of Michigan
creatorOf Ireland, Alexander, 1810-1894. Autograph letter signed : Inglewood [House, near Ledsham], Cheshire, to an unidentified recipient, 1886 Jan. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Ireland, Alexander, 1810-1894. Letter, 1870 Aug. 7, Bowdon [Eng.] to J.C. Hotten [n.p.]. University of Michigan
referencedIn Martin, Helena Faucit, 1814-1898,. Autograph letters signed from Helena Faucit Martin to various recipients [manuscript], 1837-1894. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Newman, Francis William, 1805-1897. Francis William Newman collection, 1847-1885. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889,. Autograph letters signed from James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, West Brompton, London, to Alexander Ireland [manuscript], 1866 January 13-17. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Cobden, Richard, 1804-1865. Autograph letter signed : Midhurst, to Alexander Ireland, 1859 Jan. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850. Letter to Alexander [?] Ireland : Adelphi : ALS, 1846 Aug. 17. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Carr, Frank, 1834-1894. Letter to Alexander Ireland. [s.l.]. 1891 Mar. 3. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Books from the library of Amos Bronson Alcott, 1579-1893. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873,. Autograph letters signed from William Charles Macready to various recipients [manuscript], 1817-1866. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Ireland, Alexander, 1810-1894. Autograph letter signed : Inglewood, Bowdon, Cheshire, to N.H. Wales, 1886 Dec. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1736-1951. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thomas De Quincey papers, 1794-1904. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bennoch, Francis, 1812-1890. Correspondence, 1838-1886. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Tilton, Eleanor M. (Eleanor Marguerite), 1913-. Papers, 1770-1991. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Additional papers, 1767-1898. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Ireland, Alexander, 1810-1894. Letter to F. Holland Day. Southport, Eng. 1889 Nov. 20. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Sarah Orne Jewett correspondence, 1861-1930. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 327 items, 1801-1859 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. Album, 1853-1898. Rosenbach Museum & 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.
creatorOf Ireland, Alexander, 1810-1894. A. Ireland letter to My dear Conway, 1881 Apr. 17. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. Autograph letter signed : Brantwood, Coniston, to Alexander Ireland, 1886 May 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Ireland, Alexander, 1810-1894. Letter to Mrs. Francis Bennoch. Southport, Eng. 1890 Jul. 13. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1820-1894. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Ireland, Alexander, 1810-1894. Alexander Ireland letter : Manchester, England, to W.H. Dixon : ALS, 1868 Feb. 27. The California Digital Library
creatorOf Hone, William. Autograph letter signed : London, to Alexander Ireland, 1831 Aug. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Autograph letter signed : [London], to Alexander Ireland, 1868 May 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
Role Title Holding Repository
Walt Whitman to Alexander Ireland, 13 June 1876 Walt Whitman Archive
Relation Name
associatedWith Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888 person
associatedWith Bennoch, Francis, 1812-1890. person
associatedWith Bennoch, Margaret, person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881. person
associatedWith Carr, Frank, 1834-1894. person
associatedWith Cobden, Richard, 1804-1865. person
associatedWith Conway, Ellen Davis Dana, d. 1897. person
associatedWith Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907, person
associatedWith Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland), 1864-1933, person
associatedWith De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859 person
associatedWith Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. person
associatedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. person
associatedWith Forster, John, 1812-1876. person
associatedWith Forster, W. E. (William Edward), 1818-1886. person
associatedWith Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894. person
associatedWith Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850. person
associatedWith Glazier, Henry S., person
correspondedWith Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889, person
associatedWith Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. person
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 person
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935. person
associatedWith Hone, William. person
correspondedWith Horne, R. H. (Richard H.), 1802-1884, person
associatedWith Hotten, John Camden, 1832-1873. person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. person
associatedWith Hunt, Marianne Kent, b. 1787. person
associatedWith Hunt, Thornton Leigh, 1810-1873. person
associatedWith Ireland, Annie Elizabeth Nicholson, d. 1893. person
correspondedWith Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909 person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. person
correspondedWith Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873, person
correspondedWith Martin, Helena Faucit, 1814-1898, person
associatedWith Newman, Francis William, 1805-1897. person
associatedWith Riddell, Charlotte Cowan, 1832-1906. person
associatedWith Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. person
associatedWith Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. person
associatedWith Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. person
associatedWith Tilton, Eleanor M. (Eleanor Marguerite), 1913- person
associatedWith Wales, N. H., person
correspondedWith Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
Subject
Journalists--Correspondence
Book collectors--Correspondence
Occupation
Function

Person

Birth 1810

Death 1894

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6vm4p0k

Ark ID: w6vm4p0k

SNAC ID: 19925620