Colburn, Henry, ?-1855

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Henry Colburn was a British bookseller and publisher, known for his assertive marketing practices; he issued works by William Godwin, Mary Shelley, and Benjamin Disraeli, among others. Colburn also founded and edited the New Monthly Magazine (1814), the Literary Gazette (1817), and the United Service Journal and Naval and Military Magazine (1829).

From the guide to the Henry Colburn manuscript material : 9 items, 1840-1841, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn William Godwin manuscript material : 383 items, 1778-1836 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. Letter to Henry Colburn [manuscript], 1822 February 12. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hoare, Prince, 1755-1834. Autograph letter signed : Brighton, to Mr. Colburn, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Medwin, Thomas, 1788-1869. Thomas Medwin manuscript material : 38 items, 1821-1865 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Godwin, William, 1756-1836. Autograph letter unsigned to: Henry Colburn, Esq. August 20, [s.d.]. Wellesley College
creatorOf Neale, W. Johnson, 1812-1893. Autograph letter signed : London, to Henry Colburn, 1859 Mar. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 327 items, 1801-1859 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828. Lady Caroline Lamb manuscript material : 48 items, 1815-1828 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Henry Colburn manuscript material : 9 items, 1840-1841 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Hall, S. C., Mrs., 1800-1881. Letters, [1829-1877?]. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Leigh Hunt collection of papers, 1772-1883, 1813-1859 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
creatorOf Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882. Autograph letter signed : Brighton, to [Henry Colburn], 1853 July 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Norton, Caroline Sheridan, 1808-1877. Letters, 1835-1876. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Thomas Campbell manuscript material : 66 items, 1803-1844 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Sydney Morgan, Lady Morgan manuscript material : 22 items, 1809-1858 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. Letters, 1818-1867. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849. Letter to Henry Colburn. Dorset, Eng. 1830 Oct. 5. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Lady Sydney Morgan letter to Henry Colburn, undated University of Delaware Library - Special Collections
creatorOf Crabbe, George, 1754-1832. Letter to Mr Colburn. Wiltshire, Eng. 1815 Dec. 29. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Upcott, William, 1779-1845,. Original letters collected by William Upcott of the London Institution : Vol. XXX : Eminent women, 1824. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, Baron, 1809-1885. Letters concerning John Keats, 1794-1958 (inclusive), 1822-1895 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844. Thomas Campbell manuscript material : 63 items, 1809-1844 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Maria Benson manuscript material : 1 item, 1821 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Strickland, Agnes, 1796-1874. Autograph letter signed : Middle Hill, Broadway, Worcestershire, to H. Colbourne, [no year] Aug. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Godwin, William, 1756-1836. William Godwin manuscript material : 338 items, 1778-1836 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830,. Autograph letters signed from William Hazlitt to various people [manuscript], 1823-[1830]. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. Leigh Hunt collection of papers, 1772-1883 bulk (1813-1859). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Smith, Horace, 1779-1849,. Autograph letter signed from Horatio Smith, Brighton, to Henry Colburn, London [manuscript], 1839 October 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley manuscript material : 414 items, 1815-1850 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1805-1844. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Benson, Maria. Maria Benson manuscript material : 1 item, 1821 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Leigh Hunt manuscript material : 332 items, 1801-1859 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Lachlan, Elizabeth. Elizabeth Appleton manuscript material : 1 item, [ca. 1815-1824] New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Jerdan, William, 1782-1869. William Jerdan manuscript material : 6 items, 1832-1867 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889,. Autograph letter signed from J.O. Halliwell-Phillipps, Islip, Oxfordshire, to Henry Colburn [manuscript], 1845 March 29. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Irvine, Alexander, 1863-1941. Autograph Collection of Alexander Irvine. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Colburn, Henry, d. 1855. Autograph memorandum of an agreement between Henry Colburn and Frederick Marryat : London, 1837 Feb. [day unknown]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Plumptre, James, 1770-1832,. Autograph letter signed from James Plumptre, Great Gransden, to Henry Colburn, London [manuscript], 1819 September 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
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associatedWith Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882. person
associatedWith Benson, Maria. person
associatedWith Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844. person
associatedWith Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874. person
associatedWith Crabbe, George, 1754-1832. person
associatedWith Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849. person
associatedWith Godwin, William, 1756-1836 person
associatedWith Grattan, Thomas Colley, 1792-1864. person
correspondedWith Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889, person
correspondedWith Hall, S. C., Mrs., 1800-1881. person
correspondedWith Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830, person
associatedWith Hoare, Prince, 1755-1834. person
associatedWith Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, Baron, 1809-1885. person
associatedWith Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859. person
associatedWith Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845 person
associatedWith Irvine, Alexander, 1863-1941. person
associatedWith Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. person
associatedWith Jerdan, William, 1782-1869. person
associatedWith Lachlan, Elizabeth. person
associatedWith Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828. person
associatedWith Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848. person
associatedWith McCrindle, Joseph F., person
associatedWith Medwin, Thomas, 1788-1869. person
associatedWith Morgan, Lady (Sydney), 1783-1859 person
associatedWith Neale, W. Johnson, 1812-1893. person
associatedWith Norton, Caroline Sheridan, 1808-1877. person
associatedWith Philippart, John, Sir person
correspondedWith Plumptre, James, 1770-1832, person
associatedWith Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851 person
correspondedWith Smith, Horace, 1779-1849, person
associatedWith Strickland, Agnes, 1796-1874. person
associatedWith Upcott, William, 1779-1845, person
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Booksellers and bookselling--Great Britain--19th century--Correspondence
Publishers and publishing--Great Britain--19th century--Correspondence
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Death 1855

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