Maria Edgeworth collection 1791-1940

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Maria Edgeworth collection, 1791-1940

Maria Edgeworth collection 1791-1940

Collection includes Bertha Coolidge Slade's collection of Edgeworth materials, including correspondence between Edgeworth and Richard Bentley and others; copies of letters by Edgeworth, including correspondence with Rachel Mordacai Lazarus and John Murray; letters by Richard Lovell Edgeworth; holograph poem entitled "Enigma"; drawing of Edgeworth's Library by F. W. Fairholt; and Slade's research files, gathered during research for her book, "Maria Edgeworth, 1767-1849, a Bibliographical Tribute," which consist of correspondence with rare book and manuscript dealers including Michael Sadleir, and notes about various editions of Edgeworth's writings. Also included is original Edgeworth material from other sources, including correspondence with Anna Letitia Barbauld and others; letters by Richard Lovell Edgeworth; several engravings of Edgeworth; and an undated corrected typescript by E. G. Ewens entitled "Maria Edgeworth: A Study."

Total Boxes: 6 boxes; Other Storage Formats: oversize; Linear Feet: 3.1

Related Entities

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Sadleir, Michael, 1888-1957

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English author and publisher. From the description of Letters to Seumas O'Sullivan, 1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384047 Author, publisher, and bibliographer. From the description of Michael Sadleir papers, 1797-1958 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 26660998 Sadleir was a British novelist, bibliographer, and book collector, best known for his collection of Victorian fiction. From the description of [Letters] / Michael Sadleir. [193...

Barbauld, Mrs. (Anna Letitia), 1743-1825

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Anna Letitia Barbauld, née Aikin, English poet and essayist. Her first book of poems, published before her marriage, was a critical and popular success, but she came to be better known for her works on the teaching of infants. She was among the circle of radical intellectuals gathered around her publisher, Joseph Johnson, which also included the likes of Joanna Baillie, George Dyer, Maria Edgeworth, William Godwin, and Henry Crabb Robinson. From the description of Anna Letitia Barba...

Coolidge, Bertha

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Bentley, Richard

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Epithet: of Add MS 11357 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001243.0x000384 Epithet: I publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000787.0x0002dd Epithet: of Add MS 32903 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001243.0x000387 Epithet: grandson of Dr. Ri...

Murray, John

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Epithet: publisher, d1843 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000688.0x0002e6 Epithet: of Add MS 31910 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x0002a4 Epithet: Ambassador to Turkey (1765) British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000985.0x000298 Epithet: o...

Fairholt, F.W. (Frederick William), 1814-1866

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British engraver and antiquarian writer. From the description of Letters from Rome No. 1 (manuscript essay), 1856. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 166532869 English engraver. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mogford, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270878102 English engraver and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to an unidentified correspondent, 1845 Sept.(?)...

Lazarus, Rachel Mordecai, 1788-1838

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Edgeworth, Maria, 1768-1849

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Irish novelist and educationist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edgeworth's Town, Ireland, to August Louis, Baron de Staël-Holstein and Achille-Léon-Victor, Duc de Broglie, 1826 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270994866 Irish-English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Dominique François Jean Arago, the French scientist, [n.d., paper is watermarked 1818]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742984 ...

Edgeworth, Richard Lovell, 1744-1817

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Epithet: of Add MS 37888 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000817.0x0001de Epithet: of Add MS 35755 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000817.0x0001dd British author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Edgeworthstown?], to Mr. Elliott, 1807 Jul. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742999 Epithe...

Ewens, E. G.

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