Robert Chambers manuscript material : 1 item 1859


Robert Chambers manuscript material : 1 item, 1859

Robert Chambers manuscript material : 1 item 1859

Robert Chambers, Scottish publisher and writer. He made a name for himself in the 1820's with Scottish historical writings such as his Traditions of Edinburgh (1824). In the 1830's, Chambers and his brother William formed the publishing firm W. and R. Chambers and produced Chambers's Edinburgh Journal. He is best rememberd for his Cyclopaedia of English Literature (1841-3), and his Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation (1844), an anonymously published work in which he challenges creationism. To Leigh Hunt, poet, journalist, and literary critic : 1 autograph letter signed : 1 Feb 1859 : (H'ANA 0010) : thanking him for sending his Spectator articles on Burns.

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Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859 (person)

English essayist and poet. From the description of [Letters] / Leigh Hunt. [1848-1856] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 234302986 From the description of Criticism on female beauty : notes, ca. 1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510755 Leigh Hunt moved from Chelsea to Kensington in 1840. From the description of Leigh Hunt, letter : Kensington, England : Autograph note signed, [1840?] Nov. 22. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record...

Chambers, Robert, 1802-1871 (person)

Scottish publisher; author of 'Traditions of Edinburgh,' 'History of the rebellion of 1745-46,' 'Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen,' and 'A life of Scott,' among others; acquaintance of Sir Walter Scott. From the description of Robert Chambers papers, [1827-1836?]. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 44616234 Publisher and author Robert Chambers was born in a small town in Scotland; after his affluent family lost their fortune, he and his brother Wi...

Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (person)

Robert Burns, Scottish poet. From the guide to the Robert Burns manuscript material : 3 items, 1783-1794, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Thomas Campbell owned the small estate of Pencloe in Glen Afton, about 2 mi. from New Cumnock Kirk. Cf. Lindsey, Burns Encyclopedia, 1980. From the description of Letter : New Cumnock to Monsr. Thomas Campbell, Pencloe, 1786 Aug. 19. (University of South Carolina). WorldC...