Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning collection 1835-1906 1850-1889

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Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning collection, 1835-1906, 1850-1889

Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning collection 1835-1906 1850-1889

The Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning collection is a mixed-provenance collection of material by and related to Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Series I, Robert Browning Papers, contains a few manuscripts by him, as well as many letters, most written after 1870. Recipients include Mrs. Bayne; Isabel Jane Blagden; Moncure Conway; Charles Deschamps; Frank Hill; William Charles Macready; Felix Moscheles, and William Wetmore Story. Letters to Browning include an extensive series of literary letters from J. D. Williams, as well as letters from Sophia Ann Landor and Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards. The series also contains a few photographs of the Brownings, and artwork and a commonplace book by Browning's father, Robert Browning (1781-1866). Series II, Elizabeth Barrett Browning Papers, contains manuscripts and correspondence. Manuscripts include autograph drafts of Casa Guidi Windows; Last Poems; Poems and Sonnets; and The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim's Point. Corrrespondence includes letters to Hugh Stuart Boyd, Cornelius Mathews, Mary Russell Mitford and John Ruskin; the collection also contains letters from Harriet Martineau to Barrett Browning (housed in a scrapbook in Box 8).

3.63 linear feet (7 boxes) + 1 broadside folder + 1 object storage item.

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Edwards, Amelia Ann Blanford, 1831-1892

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Artist and travel writer. From the description of Letter : Gloucestershire, 1886 Dec. 26. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81972206 Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards was an English author, notable for popular novels and travel works. She published her first poem at the age of seven, her first story at twelve. After success as a writer, she made a series of journeys, and her published accounts of these trips proved enormously popular. After her experiences in Egypt, ...

Blagden, Isa, 1816-1873

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Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

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Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work,"Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets. From the description of Robert Browning collection of papers, [1835?]-1933 bulk ([1835?]-1889). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615581 Browning was an English poet. From the descri...

Williams, J. D., Rev.

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Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873

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English actor, recognized as perhaps the greatest English character actor of his day. He was especially noted for his Shakespearean roles. From the description of Letter, 1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391814 William Charles Macready was a tragedian. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1821-1849, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886139 William Charles Macready was an English stage manager and actor...

Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876

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Harriet Martineau, English novelist, economist, and social reformer. From the guide to the Harriet Martineau manuscript material : 11 items, ca. 1834-1861, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English author and traveler. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stockbridge, Massachusetts, to Judge Joseph Story, [1836] May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871427 Harriet Martineau, journalis...

Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895

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William Wetmore Story was born in Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1840, left the United States in 1847 and spent the rest of his life in Rome. There he began his career as a sculptor, working mostly in marble. From the description of Letters sent, 1860, 1875. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77798425 American expatriate William Wetmore Story had talent and success in diverse pursuits. After graduating from Harvard, he practised law in Bo...

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet and translator. Born on March 6, 1806, Barrett Browning became proficient in Greek, Latin, French, and other European languages. At the age of eleven she wrote a verse "epic" in four books of rhyming couplets, "The Battle of Marathon," which was privately printed in 1820 at her father's expense. She went on to write such works as "An essay on mind," "Sonnets from the Portuguese," and "Aurora Leigh." In September of 1846, she secretly marr...

Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855

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Mitford was an English author and dramatist. From the description of Letters to various correspondents, 1826-1854. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612374161 From the guide to the Mary Russell Mitford letters to various correspondents, 1826-1854., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Mary Russell Mitford was an English poet, playwright, and short-story writer. From the description of Mary Russell Mitford collection of ...

Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

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Wife of Ruskin's physician, Dr. John Simon. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. John Simon, [18--] (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 31272017 British writer, artist, and critic. From the description of John Ruskin papers, ca. 1837-1904. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80934993 John Ruskin was born on 8 February 1819 in London. Ruskin was educated by his mother and by various tutors before attending Oxford University. H...

Deschamps, Charles

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Mathews, Cornelius, 1817-1889

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Author. From the description of Letter of Cornelius Mathews, no year Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454393 American author and editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Rufus W. Griswold, 1841 Nov. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270637257 From the description of Papers of Cornelius Mathews, 1841-1888. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136446 ...

Moscheles, Felix, 1833-1917

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English artist. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1885-1913. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 182729161 English writer and painter, son of Ignaz Moscheles. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], to Mr. [Joseph] Bennett, 1898 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582628 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London, 3 January 1904, to C. Fairfax Murray, 1904 Jan. 3...

Hill, Frank Harrison, 1830-1910

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Frank Harrison Hill was born in Boston, Lincolnshire in England in 1830. After graduating from London University in 1851, he was called to the bar before moving to Ireland in 1860 to become editor to the Northern Whig. Hill remained in this post until 1866 when he returned to London to work for the liberal journal the London Daily News. By 1870 Hill had risen to become the editor-in-chief of that publication, a position he was to occupy until his resignation in 1886. During the course of his car...

Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907

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Clergyman, editor, and abolitionist. From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway correspondence, 1889-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453541 American author and clergyman. From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway papers, 1847-1907. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 489376233 American author, publisher, clergyman. From the description of Papers of Moncure D. Conway [manuscript], 1859-1906. (Univer...

Boyd, Hugh Stuart, 1781-1848

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Landor, Sophia Ann.

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