Oliver Goldsmith papers 1758-1798


Oliver Goldsmith papers, 1758-1798

Oliver Goldsmith papers 1758-1798

This collection is comprised of letters and other documents to and from Oliver Goldsmith. The first series has letters and documents from members in his literary circle as well as documents related to Oliver Goldsmith’s works. The second series is composed of contracts between Oliver Goldsmith and John Newbery.

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Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812

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Edmond Malone, Irish literary scholar and biographer. From the description of Edmond Malone manuscript material : 5 items, 1789-1801 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 727069871 From the guide to the Edmond Malone manuscript material : 5 items, 1789-1801, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Irish-born English scholar, editor, and pioneer in efforts to establish an authentic text and chronology of Shake...

Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784

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Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was one of the leading literary figures of eighteenth-century England. He is best remembered for compiling the first comprehensive dictionary of the English language, published in 1755. Prominent among his diverse other works, he also wrote the satirical History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia (1759), edited The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (1765), and produced the important Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets (first collect...

Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792

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Epithet: of Add MS 38728 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001129.0x000076 Sir Joshua Reynolds was the leading portrait painter of late 18th-century England. He was a friend of Samuel Johnson and a founding member of the Literary Club, and was knighted in 1769. He also delivered a series of influential discourses on painting to the Royal Academy from 1769 to 1790. From the description of Papers, 1767-...

Garrick, David, 1717-1779

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David Garrick was raised in Lichfield, England, and became a leading actor, playwright and theatrical producer in London. From 1747 to 1776, he was a partner in the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1749-1778. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213417 David Garrick, English actor and playwright. Garrick frequently invested in land, and in 1756 he bought a large estate in Hendon, northwest of London. There is no evidence that Garrick ever lived at H...

Burney, Charles, 1726-1814

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Charles Burney, British musician and author. He is the father of Frances Burney, Madame d'Arblay, the writer. From the guide to the Charles Burney (musician and author) manuscript material : 1 item, 1792, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Burney established a reputation as an organist and composer before moving to London in 1760. There he became a central figure in the circle gathered around author Samuel Johnson...

Dodsley, James, 1724-1797

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Bookseller. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person : to Thomas Webster, 1793 Nov. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270512902 English publisher. From the description of Document signed : London, 1783 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536546 Epithet: of Add MS 12116 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000440.0x00039a ...

Cumberland, Richard, 1631-1718

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Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774

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Irish author. From the description of AL : London, to Thomas Cadell, [ca. 1771]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122645561 ...

Griffin, William, 1766-1830

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Newbery, John, 1713-1767

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Wingrave, Francis

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Nourse, John, 1762?-1790

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Carr, John, 1723-1807

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British architect, "of York"; travel writer. From the description of Letter : to Bacon Frank, Buxton, 1796 July 31. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78086487 ...

Elkins, William McIntire, 1882-1947

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Oliver Goldsmith was an Anglo-Irish author best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766) and his play She Stoops to Conquer (1773). He was most likely born in Pallas, Ireland between 1728 and 1731. He attended Trinity College and studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Leyden. From 1754 to 1756 he traveled through Europe and may have obtained a medical degree. It is known that he failed the examination at the College of Surgeons. In 1756 he mov...

Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811

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Thomas Percy was the editor of the Reliques of ancient English poetry and of The Regulations and establishment of the household of Henry Algernon Percy (London, 1770). From the description of Thomas Percy letter, Northumberland House [London], to Dear Sir, [1767] Saturday, May 9. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38929735 Epithet: Bishop of Norwich British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/...

Colman, George, 1732-1794

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The Spanish barber was first performed at the Haymarket Theatre in London on 30 Aug. 1777. From the description of The Spanish barber : or the fruitless precaution, a comic opera / by George Colman : manuscript, [ca. 1777]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612774129 Colman was an English dramatist; his son, George Colman the younger, was also an English dramatist. From the description of Correspondence with Bow Street magistrates, 1773-1823. (Harvard Uni...

Garrick, Eva Maria, 1724-1822

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Eva Garrick was the wife of British actor David Garrick. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1775-1821. (Harvard University, Wadsworth House). WorldCat record id: 70316245 From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1775-1821. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612375098 Wife of David Garrick. From the description of Autograph note in third person : Adelphi, to "three dear and good friends", [after 1814] J...

Langton, Bennet, 1737-1801

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Epithet: of Add MS 38510 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001298.0x00006a Bennet Langton, English writer, and friend of Samuel Johnson. From the description of Bennet Langton manuscript material : 1 item, 1786 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 696631839 ...