Edward FitzGerald collection 1863-1883


Edward FitzGerald collection, 1863-1883

Edward FitzGerald collection 1863-1883

Includes commonplace book of FitzGerald; letters from FitzGerald to Herman Biddell (1863-81), Joseph Fletcher, Francis Hindes Groome, Robert Hindes Groome, Mssrs Smith and Elder, and four unidentified recipients.

Total Boxes: 1; Linear Feet: 0.25

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Fletcher, Joseph

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Epithet: of Blackburn British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x000056 ...

Fitzgerald, Edward, 1809-1883

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Edward FitzGerald was an English author and translator, best known for his popular translation of The Rubáiyát. Born Edward Marlborough Purcell into one of the wealthiest families in England, the family name was changed when his mother inherited her family fortune. He was educated at Oxford University, after which he travelled constantly for a time and wrote poetry, as well as translating verse from several languages. Although talented, he lacked the motivation to devote himself to writing; he...

Groome, Robert Hindes, 1810-1889

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Smith, Elder, and Co.

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The publishing firm of Smith, Elder, and Co. was founded in 1816 by George Smith (1789-1846) in partnership with Alexander Elder. In 1843, Smith's son, George Smith (1824-1901), took over much of the firm's operations, and, upon the death of his father in 1846, became sole head of the company. Smith lived in London with his mother, Elizabeth Murray Smith (1797-1878), until 1854, when he married Elizabeth Blakeway. They had two sons and three daughters. Smith, Elder, and ...

Groome, Francis Hindes, 1851-1902

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Romany scholar and miscellaneous writer, of England. From the description of Papers, 1877-1899. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 14943434 Epithet: Romany scholar British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00034a ...

Biddell, Herman

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