Francis James Child collection of letters and papers relating to the Harris ballad manuscript, 1859-1913.

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Francis James Child collection of letters and papers relating to the Harris ballad manuscript, 1859-1913.

Francis James Child collection of letters and papers relating to the Harris ballad manuscript, 1859-1913.

Papers, collected by American scholar Francis James Child, concerning the manuscript of Scottish ballads, assembled by Amelia and Jane Harris.

1 volume (.1 linear ft.)

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William Edmondstoune Aytoune

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Kittredge, George Lyman, 1860-1941

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Kittredge was born in Boston in 1860 and received his Harvard A.B. in 1882. He became Francis James Child's successor to the Harvard Boylston Professorship of Rhetoric and Oratory and later was appointed Harvard's first Gurney Professor of English (1917). Kittredge was a noted authority on the English language, Shakespeare, and Chaucer, and he also continued scholarhip in the field pioneered by Child - the study of folklore and folk history. From the description of George Lyman Kittr...

Stuart, John

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Epithet: Colonel; Prisoner in Newgate British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000571.0x000219 Epithet: Presbyterian Minister at Templecorran British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000571.0x000224 Epithet: of Add MS 14036 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000571.0x0002...

Child, Francis James, 1825-1896

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The materials in this bound volume were generated due to a manuscript called the "Harris manuscript." The Harris manuscript was written down by the sisters Amelia Harris (1815-1891) and Jane Harris (1823-1897). They compiled a family repertoire of Scottish ballads, mainly passed on orally to the sisters by their mother, Grace Dow Harris (Mrs. David Harris) (b.1782). This manuscript and some correspondence was purchased in 1873 by Professor Francis James Child of Harvard University who was a scho...

Clyne, Norval

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John Stuart

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Clyne, Norval, 1817-1888

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Aytoun, William Edmondstoune, 1813-1865

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Scottish critic and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Edinburgh?], to Mr. Bell, "Wednesday" [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133372 ...

Harris, Amelia, 1815-1891

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Harris, Amelia, 1815-1891

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Masson, David

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Epithet: biographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001301.0x0002a3 ...

Clyne, Norval, 1817-1888

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Jane Harris

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Child, Francis James, 1825-1896

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The materials in this bound volume were generated due to a manuscript called the "Harris manuscript." The Harris manuscript was written down by the sisters Amelia Harris (1815-1891) and Jane Harris (1823-1897). They compiled a family repertoire of Scottish ballads, mainly passed on orally to the sisters by their mother, Grace Dow Harris (Mrs. David Harris) (b.1782). This manuscript and some correspondence was purchased in 1873 by Professor Francis James Child of Harvard University who was a scho...

Harris, Jane, 1823-1897

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Kittredge, George Lyman, 1860-1941

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Kittredge was born in Boston in 1860 and received his Harvard A.B. in 1882. He became Francis James Child's successor to the Harvard Boylston Professorship of Rhetoric and Oratory and later was appointed Harvard's first Gurney Professor of English (1917). Kittredge was a noted authority on the English language, Shakespeare, and Chaucer, and he also continued scholarhip in the field pioneered by Child - the study of folklore and folk history. From the description of George Lyman Kittr...