Sir Walter Scott collection of papers 1796-1931 1797-1837

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Sir Walter Scott collection of papers, 1796-1931, 1797-1837

Sir Walter Scott collection of papers 1796-1931 1797-1837

This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, portraits of Scott, and drawings for his books, as well as legal and financial documents.

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Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834

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Charles Lamb was born to John and Elizabeth (Field) Lamb in London on February 10, 1775. Two of his siblings survived to adulthood, John (1763-1821) and Mary Ann (1764-1847). Charles Lamb studied at Christ's Hospital but left the school at the age of fifteen due to his chronic stammering. He began working as a secretary and later entered the mercantile trade, joining the East India Company as a clerk in the accounting department in 1792. Mental illness ran in the Lamb family, and C...

Berg, Albert Ashton, 1872-1950

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Hazlitt, Sarah Stoddart

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Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

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English poet, literary scholar, historian and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified man, 1836 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603582965 English poet and man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to Moxon, 1837 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662734 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified correspondent, 1837 Mar. 2....

Byron, George Gordon Byron, baron, 1788-1824

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British poet. From the description of George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron papers, 1812-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452083 English Romantic poet and satirist. From the description of George Gordon Byron Collection, 1642-1968 (bulk 1798-1830). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145405980 Major George Gordon de Luna Byron, alias de Gibler, Spanish-born forger of British Romantic litera...

Siddons, Sarah, 1755-1831

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Sarah Siddons was a famous 18th century British actress, best known for the role of Lady Macbeth; Miss Coates of Glasgow was her friend. From the description of Sarah Siddons letters to Miss Coates, 1795-1802. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 755229191 English actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. [Prince?] Hoare, [1816] July 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663260 From the description of Autograph tic...

Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909

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British poet. From the description of The descent into hell [manuscript poem], 1873 Jan. 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416044 From the description of Autograph quotation, [ca. 1890?]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315968127 Swinburne (1837-1909) was an English lyric poet, dramatist, and critic of the Victorian era. He was famous for the innovative versification of his poetry and infamous for his violent attacks on Victorian morality. ...

Young, Owen D., 1874-

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Maxwell-Scott, Walter, Sir, 1875-1954

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Sir Walter Scott was a Scottish novelist, poet and literary biographer. From the guide to the Sir Walter Scott collection of papers, 1796-1931, 1797-1837, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) ...

Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830

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In October 1812, William Hazlitt was hired by the Morning Chronicle as a parliamentary reporter. Soon he met John Hunt, publisher of the Examiner, and his younger brother Leigh Hunt, the poet and essayist, who edited the weekly paper. Hazlitt began to contribute miscellaneous essays to the Examiner in 1813, and the scope of his work for the Chronicle was expanded to include drama criticism, literary criticism, and political essays. In 1814 the Champion was added to the list of periodicals that a...

Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847

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Mary Lamb, English children's book writer. The sister of Charles Lamb, the essayist, Mary contributed several works to William Godwin's Juvenile Library, including Tales from Shakespeare, a collaboration with her brother. From the description of Mary Lamb manuscript material : 3 items, 1811-1820 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 162505310 English writer. From the description of To Emma, learning Latin, and desponding : manuscript poem in the autograp...

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851

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Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley (b. 30 August 1797, Somers Town, London-d. 1 February 1851, London, England) was an English novelist, best known as the author of Frankenstein. She also wrote short-stories, poetry, biographies, journal articles, reviews, and edited the works of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley....

Hamilton, Anne, Lady, 1766-1846

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Barham, R.H. Dalton (Richard Harris Dalton), 1815-1886

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Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851

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American author; resident of Cooperstown, N.Y. From the description of Manuscript fragment and portrait, [ca. 1832], [ca. 1850]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008578 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cooperstown, N.Y., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 July 21. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822302 From the description of Au...

Wells, Gabriel, 1862-1946

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Richard Harris Barham was an English novelist, literary and drama critic, lecturer, and short-story writer. He wrote under the pseudonym Thomas Ingoldsby. From the guide to the Richard Harris Barham collection of papers, 1798?]-1930, 1827?-1845, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) ...

Eccles, Mary Hyde

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Mary Hyde Eccles was one of the world's leading collectors of books and manuscripts from the 1940s until her death in 2003. She was also a distinguished literary scholar, and an important benefactor to numerous libraries and cultural institutions. This collection relates to her essay "Not in Chapman," a catalog of unpublished Samuel Johnson letters. As this project neared completion in 1964, a new cache of letters from Samuel Johnson to Charlotte Lennox was discovered in the vault of the British...

Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883

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Critic and journalist. From the description of John Payne Collier correspondence, 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453934 Epithet: of Add MS 34574 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x0002e1 Epithet: of Add MS 37907 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000246.0x0002e3 John Payne Collier, English liter...

Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945

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Jerome Kern (1885-1945) was an American composer and lyricist whose work included numerous musical theater productions. From the guide to the Jerome Kern sheet music, 1904-1946., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Jerome Kern, composer. Dorothy Fields, Ira Gershwin, Otto Harbach, Johnny Mercer, Oscar Hammerstein II, and P.G. Wodehouse, lyricists. Jeffrey Hatcher, librettist. Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott, authors of s...

Peel, Robert, 1723-1795

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Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup),

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Smith, Harry Bache, 1860-1936

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Lyricist. From the description of Harry Bache Smith correspondence, 1895-1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980474 American writer of short stories, plays, and librettos. A collector of rare books, manuscripts, and autographs, Smith also wrote about his collecting activities. From the description of Papers, 1773-1935, (bulk 1890-1930). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122648359 ...

Hyde, Donald Frizell, 1909-1966

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Epithet: first husband of Mary Viscountess Eccles British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x000188 ...

Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Washington Irving (b. April 3, 1783, New York City-d. November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York), American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American literature of his time and established his reputation abroad. In 1826 Irving went to Spain to work at the American embassy in Madrid, then at the American legation in London, before returni...

Ballantyne, John, 1774-1821

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Friend and business agent of Walter Scott. From the description of Diary : autograph manuscript, 1819-1821. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 414677807 ...

Berg, Henry W., 1858-1938

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