Kenyon, John, 1784-1856

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John Kenyon (1784-1856), was a British poet and philanthropist. Other important addressees in the collection are: Robert Johnston Barton (d. 1879), was a British Captain in the Coldstream Guards, killed in action in Zululand in 1879; James Booth (1796-1880), was a British Barrister and Secretary of the Board of Trade, and his wife, Jane Noble Booth (d. 1872); Thomas Milner Gibson (1806-1884), was a British politician; Henry Bellenden Ker (1785?-1871), British legal reformer.

From the description of John Kenyon Autograph Album 1806-1903. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 712043165

John Kenyon, British patron of the arts and poet.

From the description of John Kenyon manuscript material : 1 item, 1853 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 503563434

John Kenyon was a poet and philanthropist, born in Jamaica but a longtime resident of England. He was a friend of Coleridge, Robert Southey, Charles Lamb, and Robert Browning.

From the description of John Kenyon letter to Mrs. Jameson, 1841 Feb. 11. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50152880

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Stevenson, Andrew, 1784-1857. Andrew Stevenson and J.W. Stevenson papers, 1756-1882 (bulk 1833-1876). Library of Congress
creatorOf Kenyon, John, 1784-1856. Autograph letter signed John Kenyon to: "My dear Friend" September 12, [s.d.]. Wellesley College
creatorOf Kenyon, John, 1784-1856. Autograph letter signed John Kenyon to: "My dear Miss Moore" May 13, [s.d.]. Wellesley College
referencedIn Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. Yesterdays with authors, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850. Letters, 1827 Jan. 12-1836 Feb. 20. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Abell, Lucia Elizabeth Balcombe, d. 1871. The Blessington papers : manuscript albums, 1818-1856 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861. Aurora Leigh : manuscript, 1856. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Kenyon, John, 1784-1856. John Kenyon manuscript material : 1 item, 1853 New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Browning, Robert, 1812-1889. Autograph letter signed : Florence, to John Kenyon in London, 1853 Jan. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Samuel Taylor Coleridge manuscript material : 37 items, 1792-1832 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Landor, Walter Savage, 1775-1864. Autograph letter signed W.S. Landor to: "Kenyon" Wellesley College
creatorOf Kenyon, John, 1784-1856. Autograph letter signed John Kenyon to: "Savage" August 26, 1843. Wellesley College
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Kenyon, John, 1784-1856. Autograph letter signed John Kenyon to: "Miss Moore" December 29, 1841. Wellesley College
creatorOf Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861. Letter to John Kenyon. [s.l.]. [18--] University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Shee, Martin Archer, 1769-1850. Autograph letter in third person : Cavendish Square [London], to Mr. Kenyon, 1833 Oct. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Notes on John Payne Collier [manuscript], 1860s? Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Kenyon, John, 1783-1856. Untitled poem, 1838 June 3, London. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Kenyon, John, 1784-1856. Autograph letter signed J Kenyon to: "Bright" May 30, [s.d.]. Wellesley College
creatorOf Kenyon, John, 1784-1856. Autograph letter signed John Kenyon to: "My dear Sir" May 2, 1842. Wellesley College
creatorOf Browning, Robert, 1812-1889. Autograph letter signed : Paris, to [Edward] Chapman, 1855 Oct. 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Kenyon, John, 1784-1856. John Kenyon letter to Mrs. Jameson, 1841 Feb. 11. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867. Catharine Maria Sedgwick letters and portraits, 1837-1855. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861. Autograph letter signed : Torquay, to Theodosia Garrow, [1838 Dec.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Procter, Bryan Waller, 1787-1875. Letters, 1844-1860, England, to Robert Browning. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Kenyon, John, 1784-1856. Hold not our Bretons backward : poem, 1842. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Kenyon, John, 1784-1856. Autograph letter signed J Kenyon to: "Mrs. Braun" September 12, [s.d.]. Wellesley College
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855. Letters, 1838-1854, Reading, England. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Andrew Stevenson and J. W. Stevenson Papers, 1756-1882, (bulk 1833-1876) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861. Letter, [1842 March 31?], London, to John Kenyon. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Landor, Walter Savage, 1775-1864. Letter, 1838 April 20, [London], to John Kenyon, London. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834. Samuel Taylor Coleridge manuscript material : 36 items, 1792-1832 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Papers of Daniel and Caroline Webster, 1822-1839. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Browning, Robert, 1812-1889. Letters, 1850-1886. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters sent to Cornelius Conway Felton from various correspondents, 1849-1860. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Kenyon, John, 1784-1856. John Kenyon Autograph Album 1806-1903. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
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associatedWith Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871. person
associatedWith Barton, Robert Johnston, d. 1879 person
associatedWith Bayley, Miss. person
associatedWith Booth, James, 1796-1880, person
associatedWith Booth, Jane Noble, d. 1872, person
associatedWith Braun, Mrs. person
associatedWith Bright, Henry Arthur, 1830-1884. person
associatedWith Bright, John, 1811-1889. person
associatedWith Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861. person
associatedWith Browning, Robert, 1812-1889. person
associatedWith Cairns, Hugh McCalmont Cairns, Earl, 1819-1885. person
associatedWith Clarendon, George William Frederick Villiers, Earl of, 1800-1870. person
associatedWith Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904. person
associatedWith Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 person
associatedWith Coleridge, Sara Coleridge, 1802-1852. person
associatedWith Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865. person
associatedWith Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849. person
correspondedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Felton, Cornelius Conway, 1807-1862 person
associatedWith Fitzroy, Robert, 1805-1865. person
associatedWith Forster, John, 1812-1876. person
associatedWith Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865. person
associatedWith Gibson, Thomas Milner, 1806-1884, person
associatedWith Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898. person
associatedWith Greenwood, Grace, 1823-1904. person
associatedWith Hall, Spencer T. (Spencer Timothy), 1812-1885. person
associatedWith Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne, 1793-1835. person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, Baron, 1809-1885. person
associatedWith Jameson, Mrs. (Anna), 1794-1860, person
associatedWith Ker, H. Bellenden (Henry Bellenden), 1785?-1871, person
associatedWith Landor, Walter Savage, 1775-1864. person
associatedWith Landseer, Edwin Henry, Sir, 1802-1873. person
associatedWith Lewis, George Cornewall, Sir, 1806-1863. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873. person
associatedWith Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876. person
associatedWith Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855. person
associatedWith Moore, Sarah. person
associatedWith Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871. person
associatedWith Norton, Caroline Sheridan, 1808-1877. person
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Palmerston, Henry John Temple, Viscount, 1784-1865. person
associatedWith Procter, Bryan Waller, 1787-1875. person
associatedWith Pythagoras. person
associatedWith Ripon, George Frederick Samuel Robinson, Marquess of, 1827-1909. person
associatedWith Savage, James, 1784-1873. person
associatedWith Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867. person
associatedWith Shee, Martin Archer, 1769-1850. person
correspondedWith Stevenson, Andrew, 1784-1857 person
correspondedWith Stevenson, J. W. (John White), 1812-1886 person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. person
associatedWith Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. person
associatedWith Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892. person
associatedWith Williams, Helen Maria, 1762-1827. person
associatedWith Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850. person
associatedWith Wormely, Miss. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain
Great Britain
Subject
Statesman--Correspondence
Scientists--19th century--Correspondence
Poets, English--19th century--Correspondence
Women authors--19th century--Correspondence
Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence
Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
Art patrons--19th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1784

Death 1856

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