English literature mss., 1851-1900

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English literature mss., 1851-1900

English literature mss., 1851-1900

Consists of individual items acquiredseparately either as a gift, purchase, transfer, or removal from a variety ofsources, relating to English literature. Additions continue to be made.

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Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912

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Bram (Abraham) Stoker (b. November 8, 1847, Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland-d. April 20, 1912, London, England), studied at Dublin's Trinity College. He took a civil service job, but found it unsatisfying and moonlighted as an unpaid theatre critic. His affection for the theatre led to a partnership with Henry Irving, managing London's Lyceum Theatre. While managing the theatre, Stoker wrote consistently, publishing popular adventure and horror stories as well as non-fiction. Today, he is almost exclu...

Ritchie, Sir Richmond Thackeray, 1854-1912

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Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912

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Scottish man of letters. From the description of Enchanted cigarettes : [n.p.] : autograph essay signed, [ca. 1891]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598917 Author and scholar Andrew Lang was born in Scotland, and educated at St. Andrews, Glasgow, and Oxford. He resolved to be a journalist, and wrote articles and columns for various publications, but eventually this versatile and prolific author produced poetry, fiction, essays on various topics, history, literary criticism...

Hogarth Club

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Kean, Charles John, 1811?-1868

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Charles Kean was a Shakespearean actor. He was married to the actress Ellen Tree Kean. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1849. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886057 English actor and theater manager Charles Kean was the second son of actor Edmund Kean. An excellent student, Charles was compelled to become an actor to support his family after the separation of his parents. He found success as an actor in Ireland and America, and ...

Palgrave, Francis Turner, 1824-1897

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Epithet: poet and anthologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x0001d4 Francis Turner Palgrave was raised in London and educated at Oxford; he worked for the Privy Council's Education Office from 1849-1884. In his day, he was known as a poet, critic, and editor, publishing several books of verse and numerous critical essays on art and literature. He is probably best known for the well-considered antholog...

Meredith, George, 1828-1909

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George Meredith (1828-1909), the novelist and poet. For a full account and assessment of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography From the guide to the Miscellaneous letters, manuscripts, and press-cuttings relating to George Meredith, ca.1890-1914, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x00013f George Meredith w...

Cunningham, Peter, 1816-1869

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Compiled by Augustus Toedteberg. From the guide to the The story of Nell Gwyn : and the sayings of Charles the Second, extra-illustrated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Newbolt, Henry John, Sir, 1862-1938

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English poet and naval historian. From the description of Henry John Newbolt letter to Glen Walton Blodgett, 1925 May 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 77133318 English poet and historian. From the description of De vitis obscurorum vivorum, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367390534 Sir Henry Newbolt, barrister and poet, was born at Bilston in Staffordshire and educated at Clifton School and Oxford. He published his first novel, "A Fa...

Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834

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Author and critic who collaborated with his sister, Mary . From the description of Papers of Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb, circa 1797. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015040 Was originally mounted in Lamb's Mrs. Leicester's School. From the description of Letter to "Dear T" : ALS, [1826?] Sept. 29. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26560794 English essayist. From the description of Another version of the same : autograp...

Burgin, G. B. (George Brown), 1856-

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Besant, Walter, 1836-1901

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English novelist. From the description of Note : to Wilson, 1891 March 6. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936605 From the description of Autograph clipped from a letter : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270621664 British author. From the description of The luck of the "Susan Bell" / by Walter Besant. [ca. 1868-1901] (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 29305316 Walter Besant (1836-1901) was an English aut...

Coventry, Patmore Kersey Dighton, 1823-1896

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Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928

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Edmund Gosse, a well known man of letters, librarian to the House of Lords (1904-1914), and author of the autobiography, Father and Son (1907), was a pioneering translator of Ibsen and author of numerous volumes of poetry, criticism and biography. Charles Edmund Merrill was an active member of the Grolier Club from 1910 until his death in 1942. From the description of Letters : to Charles E. Merrill, 1910-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122577035 English poet and man of...

Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875

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English poet, apologist and naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Eversley, to Fanny Grenfell, 1842 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864471 English clergyman, author, teacher. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122549986 From the guide to the Charles Kingsley letter, undated, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Author and clergyman of the Church of England. From the de...

Lewes, Mrs. Marian Evans, 1819-1880

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Dufferin and Ava, Frederick Temple Blackwood, Marquis of, 1826-1902

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Governor-General of India; resident of "Clandeboye," County Down, Northern Ireland. From the description of Papers, 1870-1895; (bulk 1886-1888). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19212583 ...

Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937

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Edward Garnett was an English writer, critic and literary editor. He was married to Constance Garnett. -- B. W. Huebsch was an American publisher. From the description of [Letters to Huebsch] / Edward Garnett. [between 1926 and 1938] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231350092 Author. From the description of Letters, 1935. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36945314 From the description of Letters, 1895-1957. (Indiana University). WorldCat reco...

Housman, Laurence, 1865-1959

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Writer, poet and artist whose work focused on royalty and religion. Brother of poet A.E. Housman. From the description of Letters, 1890-1957. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122517799 British author. From the description of Laurence Housman papers, 1936-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979842 Laurence Housman (1865-1959), writer, brother of A.E. Housman. From the guide to the Laurence Housman: Letters to Noel Teulon-...

Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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Scottish historian and social critic considered the most important philosophical moralist of the early Victorian age. From the description of Letter, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461042 Scottish essayist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gt. Malvern, to Robert Browning, 1851 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133400 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to William Tait, 1834 S...

Linton, E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn), 1822-1898

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Malvern, to Miss Bogram, [1896 pm: Apr. 7]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590890 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Malvern, to an unidentified correspondent, 1898 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590892 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brougham House, Malvern, to W.A. Knight, 1896 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864557 From the descr...

Austin, Sarah Taylor, 1793-1867

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Macmillan, firm, publishers, London.

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Lytton, Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, Earl of, 1831-1891

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Lucile was first published in 1860. From the description of Lucile : manuscript, [not before 1860] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612820220 Lytton, the son of novelist and dramatist Edward Bulwer Lytton (1803-1873), was a British statesman and poet who published as Owen Meredith. From the description of Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton letter to Dear Madam, 1886. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 70254731 From the descr...

Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888

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Matthew Arnold's reflective, urbane poetry and novels thoughtfully express the social issues and religious confusion of Victorian England. He worked as a school inspector, and his belief in liberal education is a theme in his poetry and essays. From the description of Matthew Arnold letters, 1875-1886. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50209290 British poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Williams [manuscript], n.y. March 21. (...

British Embassy

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Hogarth, Georgina, 1827-1917

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Sister-in-law of Charles Dickens. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Higham, to an unidentified recipient, 1863 Jan 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270476275 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Charles B. Shepheard, 1899 Jun. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269605841 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. [Charles?] Reade, 1878 June 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 471792184 From the ...

Ryan, W. P. (William Patrick), 1867-1942

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DeTabley, John Byrne Leicester Warren, 3d baron, 1835-1895

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De Tabley, John Byrne Leicester Warren, 3d. baron, 1835-1895

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Patmore, Coventry, 1823-1896

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Coventry Patmore was a British poet. He was appointed assistant in the printed book department of the British Museum in November 1846 and retired some time after 1865. From the description of Coventry Patmore letters and photograph, 1842-1865. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38273331 English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1863 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 27...

Ellis & Elvey, firm, booksellers, London.

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Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890

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English actor and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Brighton, 26 November [n.y.], and Brighton or London [n.d.], to Mr. [Lewis Strange] Wingfield, Nov. 26 [no year] and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673105 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577868 Composer of The wearin' o' the green. From the description of Autogra...

Marston, John Westland, 1819-1890.

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English dramatic poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Pelgrave Simpson, 1869 Feb. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606510 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mrs. Samuel Carter Hall, 1861 Apr. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606505 ...

Benson, Arthur Christopher, 1862-1925

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Benson was born Apr. 24, 1862; his father was Edward White Benson, who later became Archbishop of Canterbury; entered Eton as King's scholar, 1874; went to King's College, Cambridge, 1881; returned to work at Eton, 1885-1903; published first volume of essays, 1896; produced various works, including a biography of his father, Edward White Benson (1899), The schoolmaster (1902), Land of hope and glory, and Peace and other poems (1905); in all, published more than seventy books, including poetry, s...

Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen, 1840-1922

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Wilfred Scawen Blunt was an English author and explorer. He was born in Sussex, and served in the diplomatic corps in Europe and South America. He retired in 1872, married Anne Isabella Noel, Lord Byron's granddaughter, and they travelled through Europe and the Middle East, and went into partnership breeding Arabian horses. He vociferously opposed British imperialism, and was imprisoned in 1888 for supporting Irish Home Rule. He kept a diary for most of his adult life, and also wrote numerous tr...

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...

Tennyson, Frederick, 1807-1898

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Tennyson was an English poet and the brother of Lord Alfred Tennyson. From the description of Frederick Tennyson letters from various correspondents, 1831-1884. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612763977 From the guide to the Frederick Tennyson letters from various correspondents, 1831-1884., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Frederick Tennyson, older brother of Alfred, Lord Tennyson, was born in Lincolnshire and educated at Et...

Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x000026 Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) was a British novelist, playwright, and short story author. Over his career he wrote 27 novels, more than 50 short stories, at least 15 plays, and over 100 pieces of non-fiction work. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale and No Name . From the guide to the Wilkie Collins Lette...

Ward, Humphry, Mrs., 1851-1920

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Mary Augusta Ward was an English writer, and wife of critic Humphry Ward. She began writing literary criticism, and soon progressed to writing novels. Although not stylistically distinguished, her novels were popular because they explored interesting questions of the day. Her earnest approach was admired, and her literary attempts to bring human drama to political, sociological, or religious issues continue to provide an interesting perspective on Victorian society. From the descript...

Coleridge, Stephen, 1854-1936

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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Charles Dickens, English novelist. From the guide to the Charles Dickens manuscript material : 7 items, 1842-1851, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Dickens (1812-1870), the Victorian novelist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography . From the guide to the Correspondence of Charles Dickens, with related material, ca. 1834-1955, (Leeds University Librar...

Kinglake, Alexander William, 1809-1891

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Alexander William Kinglake (1809-1891) trained as a barrister, but was more interested in literature. He became famous after the publication of Eothen in 1844, a narrative of his travels in the Middle East. He was fascinated by military action, and went to Algeria in 1845 to witness the French campaign. In August 1854 he set off from London to follow the British Army to the Crimea, where he witnessed the Battle of the Alma (20 September), before falling sick and leaving for England on 18 October...

Molesworth, Mary Louisa (Stewart) 1842-1921

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Shelley, ... (Jane Gibson), Lady, -1899

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Dasent, John Roche, 1847-1914

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Epithet: of the Privy Council Office British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x00013b ...

Eton College

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Hope, Anthony, 1863-1933

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English novlist and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : London, to Miss Rowland-Brown, 1896 Nov. 8 and 1903 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270475679 English novelist and playwright most known for "Prisoner of Zenda." From the description of Letters of Anthony Hope Hawkins to editors [manuscript], 1896, 1897, 1915. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420487257 British author. From the descriptio...

Coleridge, John Duke Coleridge, Baron, 1820-1894

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Lord Chief Justice of England; guest of the New York Bar Association in 1883. From the description of Letter to the honorable [J. Byers?], 1883 August [31?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 63885279 John Duke Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleridge, English judge and politician. He was the eldest son of John Taylor Coleridge, English judge, and the great-nephew of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. From the description of John Duke Coleridge, 1st Baron Coleri...

Hudson, W.H. (William Henry), 1841-1922

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W.H. Hudson, author and naturalist, was born in Argentina of American parents. While growing up in Argentina, he developed a passion for the wildlife of the Pampas, particularly its birds. He eventually became disillusioned by the effect on the Pampas's ecosystem caused by large-scale immigration of bird-eating Italians. He moved to England, but was unsuccessful in obtaining employment as a naturalist, although he did contribute a number of articles to various periodicals. He wrote short stories...

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882

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English painter and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gilchrist, [ca. 1863 Mar. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 713659894 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : place not specified, to William Allingham, [1859 Dec.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 708246618 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Alexander Gilchrist, [1861 Sept. 14]. (Unknown). WorldCat ...

Hall, S. C. (Samuel Carter), 1800-1889

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English editor and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 15 Ashley Place [London], to "My dear Sir", [no year] June 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270497889 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [London], to John Ruskin, [1864] Aug. 25 and Oct 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270507258 From the description of Autograph signature to printed card, 1874 Sept 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270508801 From the descri...

Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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Civil War photohistorian. From the description of The William Gladstone collection, 1862-1890. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 24153145 English statesman. From the description of Autograph card signed : to C.E. Pascoe, 1876 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561267 From the description of Autograph note in third person : to Prof. Knight, 1895 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590785 From the description of Aut...

Winnington Ingram, Arthur F. (Arthur Foley), 1858-1946

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Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873

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Lytton was an English statesman and writer. From the description of Lithograph of Lord Lytton, circa 1800s-1870s. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367947106 Edward Bulwer Lytton, first Baron Lytton, writer and politician. From the description of Edward Bulwer Lytton manuscript material : 26 items, 1828-1872 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 718729173 From the guide to the Edward Bulwer Lytton manuscript material : 26 items, 1828-1872, (The New...

Taylor, Sir Henry, 1880-1886

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Du Chaillu, Paul B. (Paul Belloni), 1835-1903

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Explorer and anthropologist. From the description of Letter : to dear friend Philipps, 1868 Mar. 17. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57054222 Explorer and author. From the description of Papers of Paul Belloni du Chaillu [manuscript], 1890. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811989 African explorer. From the description of Paul B. Du Chaillu letters [manuscript], 1894-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record...

Newman, John-Henry, 1801-1890

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Anglican clergyman and leader of the Oxford Movement, converted to Roman Catholicism and was later created cardinal. From the description of John Henry Newman papers, 1836-1864, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122463556 English theologian. From the description of Letters, 1875-1879. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32959802 English divine and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : the Oratory, Birmingham, t...

Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894

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English-Italian poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hastings, to Miss Howitt, [1864 Dec. 26?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657751 Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830-1894) was an English poet. From the description of Sirs, ye are brethren, 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 365128412 Christina Georgina Rossetti, English poet. From the description of [Letter and poem] / Christian G. Rossetti. [1876] (Smith College). W...

LeFanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873

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Elton, Charles Isaac, 1839-1900

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Baring, Maurice, 1874-1945

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Maurice Baring, novelist, poet, journalist, essayist and Russian translator. From the description of Maurice Baring collection, 1891-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81845005 From the description of Maurice Baring collection, 1891-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148207 Baring was an English author. Lucas was an English author and publisher. Chaundy was a bibliographer. From the description of Papers, 1918-1932. (Harvard University). WorldCat ...

Monkhouse, Allan, 1858-1936

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English playwright, critic, essayist and novelist. From the description of Allan Monkhouse letter to Glen Walton Blodgett [manuscript], 1921 October 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 436148119 ...

Smith, Elder & Co. firm, publishers, London.

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Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881

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Benjamin Disraeli was a prominent British statesman and novelist who served in many positions including Prime Minister of Great Britain. From the description of Letters, 1799-1877. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 276297717 English Prime Minister. From the description of Letter signed : "10 Downing Street, Whitehall, ", to Vice Admiral Erasmus Ommanney, 1877 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537555 Benjamin Disraeli (1804-18...

Cobden-Sanderson, T. J. (Thomas James), 1840-1922

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T.J. Cobden-Sanderson was an English bookbinder, associated with the Arts and Crafts movement. Born in Northumberland, his family travelled extensively; he attended Cambridge, but did not take a degree. His intellectual gifts seemed to fill him with despair, and he read constantly, and was often depressed. He eventually became a barrister in London, where he made several important friends, notably William Morris, who introduced him to Annie Cobden; Sanderson and Annie married, and he changed his...

Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917

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The controversial bibliographer Harry Buxton Forman was best known for his work on Shelley, Keats, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, as well as for collaborating with Thomas J. Wise (1859-1937) in the creation of numerous literary forgeries. From the description of Harry Buxton Forman volumes, ca. 1892-1907. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 82181516 Harry Buxton Forman, English bibliographer and forger. He wrote a great deal of critical and bibliographic literary...

Manning, Anne, 1807-1879

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Anne Manning, English writer. From the description of Anne Manning manuscript material : 1 item, [between 1850 and 1878] (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 727160595 From the guide to the Anne Manning manuscript material : 1 item, between 1850 and 1878, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/...

McCarthy, Justin, 1830-1912

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Irish journalist, historian and writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fifth Avenue Hotel, to Theodore Tilton, [no year] Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606179 ...

Buchanan, Robert Williams, 1841-1901

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Robert Williams Buchanan, British poet, playwright and novelist. He was highly prolific and counted G. H. Lewes, George Eliot, Robert Browning, and Charles Dickens among his friends. From the description of Robert Williams Buchanan manuscript material : 1 item, 1884 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 77501712 From the guide to the Robert Williams Buchanan manuscript material : 1 item, 1884, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley a...

Tennyson, Emily Sellwood Tennyson, Baroness, 1813-1896

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Wife of Alfred, Lord Tennyson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Farrington, to Arthur Sullivan, 1867 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126509 ...

Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dutchingham, to his brother Alfred, [no year] Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270499264 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.E. Henley, 1888 June 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270501948 From the description of Portion of autograph letter signed : to an unidentified recipient, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511140 From the description of H. RI...

Ross, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1842?-1897

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000564.0x0003a6 ...

Tuomey, J. C.

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Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898

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See Lewis Carroll in many other sources for biographical information. From the guide to the Charles Lutwidge Dodgson collection, undated, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]) Dodgson is better known as Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in wonderland. From the description of [Letter, 18]94 Mar. 29, Ch.Ch., Oxford [to Mabel Scott] / C. L. Dodgson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 213330160 Charles Dodgson w...

Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895

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British poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rowfant, Crawley, to Jeannette L. Gilder, 1884 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644685614 From the description of Doctor Oliver W. Holmes : autograph poem signed : [London?], 1884 Aug. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644709797 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591...

Barrie, J.M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937

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James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was a playwright and novelist who is chiefly remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. Barrie was born in Scotland and moved to London in 1885 where he would reside for the remainder of his life. His first successful novel, Auld licht idylls, was published in 1888 and Barrie continued to write fictional and autobiographical tales until the late 1890s. In 1897 Barrie became focused on writing for the theatre, producing Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up, in 190...

Gilbert, W.S. (William Schwenck), 1836-1911

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English poet and librettist. From the description of Autograph quotation signed, dated : [London], 14 December 1909, 1909 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577865 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 10 March 1888, to [Michael Gunn?], 1888 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873354 Green was an English actor and comedian. Gilbert was an English playwright and humorist best known for his collaboration with Sir Arthur Sull...

Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946

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H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells (b. September 21, 1866, Bromley, Kent, England-d. August 13, 1946, London, England), best remembered for imaginative novels such as The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds, prototypes for modern science fiction, was a prolific writer and one of the most versatile in the history of English letters. He produced an average of nearly three books a year for more than fifty years, in addition to hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His works ranged from f...

John Hamilton Reynolds, 1796-1852

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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

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Amy Crowe (1831-1865) was a family friend who lived with Thackeray as his adopted daughter and later married Thackerays̓ cousin Edward Talbot Thackeray. From the description of [Letter] to Amy Crowe, 27 September [1854], 36 Onslow Sqr. Brompton. [1854] (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 35091085 Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist. J. Pearson and Co. and George William Childs were booksellers in London. Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchi...

Pope, Edward Osmond Jabez, 1864-

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Garibaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882

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Written after Garibaldi left Rome following the collapse of the republic. From the description of Letter : to his troops, 1849 July / Garibaldi. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 36947020 Giacomo Medici was sent ahead to Tuscany on February 2, 1848 to await the arrival of the Garibaldini. From the description of Letter : Montevideo, to General Giacomo Medici, Livorno, 1848 Feb. 20. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 36963139 ...

Iddesleigh, Stafford Henry Northcote, earl of, 1818-1887

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British politician who served successively as a private secretary to William Gladstone, a Member of Parliament,a finance advisor to Benjamin Disraeli, secretary of state to India, chairman of the Hudson's Bay Company, Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Foreign Secretary. He was created Earl of Iddesleigh in 1885. From the description of Stafford Henry Northcote, Earl of Iddesleigh papers, 1831-1887. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64060425 British politician ...

Smith, Sydney, 1771-1845

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Canon of St. Paul's; essayist and wit. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris], to Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, [no year]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663579 Canon of St. Paul's. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Archibald Allison, [no year] Jan. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872261 English divine and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : C[ombe], Florey, Taunton, to M...

Van Voorst, John, 1804-1898

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Henley, William Ernest, 1849-1903

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William Ernest Henley was born in Gloucester, and sufferred from a painful condition in his joints; his left leg was amputated when he was eighteen, and the right leg was saved only through experimental treatments of carbolic acid. He was accepted to Oxford, but couldn't afford to attend, and he tried to earn a living as an author, writing poetry and drama with some success. As a poet, he is remembered for his experiments with blank verse; he also wrote countless magazine articles and essays. Hi...

Boyd, Andrew Kennedy Hutchison, 1825-1899

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Scottish divine. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to an unidentified correspondent, 1867 Dec. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131534 ...

Smith, Charles

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Epithet: President of the Madras Committee British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0002b8 Epithet: composer, d1856 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x00002e Epithet: Curate of Sutton-cum-Lound British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001199.0x0002af ...

Morris, William, 1834-1896

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Socialist, artist, and poet of England. From the description of Papers of William Morris, circa 1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132209 William Morris (1834-1896) was a British socialist, poet, artist and architect, and a leading figure in the Arts and Craft movement. He founded the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, was a cofounder and leader of the Socialist League and financed its organ Commonweal. He also founded his own publishing company, the Kelmsc...

Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909

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British poet. From the description of The descent into hell [manuscript poem], 1873 Jan. 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416044 From the description of Autograph quotation, [ca. 1890?]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315968127 Swinburne (1837-1909) was an English lyric poet, dramatist, and critic of the Victorian era. He was famous for the innovative versification of his poetry and infamous for his violent attacks on Victorian morality. ...

Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

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Author and Nobel Prize winner. From the description of TLS, 1924 March 4 : Sussex, to Commander Clarke Millen, Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 17153795 Kipling was a British author. Beaverbrook was a British capitalist, and newspaper publisher. From the description of Letters to Baron Beaverbrook, 1885-1918. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609327 From the guide to the Letters to Baron Beaver...

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...

Woolner, Thomas, 1825-1892

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English sculptor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1873 Nov. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857198 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Knowles, 1868 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857184 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Devitt, 1884 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270857178 From the description of Autograph letter sig...

Taylor, Henry, Sir, 1800-1886

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Author and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letters (2) signed : the Roost, Bournemouth, to Prof. Knight, 1880 May 12-1885 Feb. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580206 ...

Reid, Mayne, 1818-1883

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to P.T. Barnum, [18]74 Mar. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616626 Anglo-Irish novelist. From the description of Letters : to W[illiam] Bliss, 1873 Oct. 8 and 1875 Mar. 20. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122481683 From the description of To the United States : autograph manuscript signed of a corrected d...

Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

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Thomas Campbell was a poet known for his war poems, including "Hohenlinden," "The Battle of the Baltic," and "Ye Mariners of England." He also published "The Pleasure of Hope" in 1799, "Gertrude of Wyoming" in 1809, and "Theodric" in 1824. From the description of Thomas Campbell papers, 1821-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702147203 Thomas Campbell was born in Glasgow, studied law in Edinburgh (1797), and became Lord Rector of Glasgow University, 1826-1829, as well as a...

Hall, S. C., Mrs., 1800-1881

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Anna Maria Hall, née Fielding, Irish-born writer. From the description of Mrs. S. C. Hall manuscript material : 1 item, [ca. early 1850's] (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 666533041 Mrs. Cunningham was the wife of Allan Cunningham, Scottish poet and biographer of Robert Burns. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. Allan Cunningham, [between 1842 and 1860?] / Anna Maria Hall. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 36864744 I...

Cooper, George, 1820-1876

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Watson, William, 1858-1935

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William Watson was an English author remembered primarily for his epigrammatic poems. He wrote in the classical tradition, and his primary influences seem to have been Tennyson, Keats, and Matthew Arnold. His verse is contemplative, by turns philosophical and political, and generally structured rather than lyrical. He also wrote articles and criticism. He was knighted in 1917. From the description of William Watson letter and signed photo of house, 1913 Feb. 17. (Pennsylvania State U...

William Black, 1841-1898

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Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge), 1825-1900

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Richard Doddridge Blackmore was an English novelist and poet, Blackmore wrote several novels and many volumes of poetry, but is chiefly known for the historical romance Lorna Doone (1869) set on Exmoor. From the description of Richard Doddridge Blackmore letter, 26 Jan. 1895. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 429679657 Richard Doddridge Blackmore, British novelist and fruit farmer, best known for his Lorna Doone. From the description of R. D. Blackmore ma...

Owen Sir Richard 1804-1892

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Tennyson, Emily Sellwood Tennyson, Baroness, 1813-1896

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Wife of Alfred, Lord Tennyson. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Farrington, to Arthur Sullivan, 1867 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126509 ...

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...

Lilly, Josiah Kirby, 1893-1966

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Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. was born in Indianapolis, Ind. in 1893. He joined the family buiness, Eli Lilly and Co., in 1914. In 1944, he became president of the newly formed Eli Lilly International Corporation, and in 1948, president of the Eli Lilly Company. He was an avid collector of miniature soldiers, coins, postage stamps, and firearms among other things. From the description of Josiah K. Lilly, Jr. collections photographs [graphic], May 1966. (Indiana Historical Society Library). Wo...

Caine, Hall, sir, 1853-1931

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English novelist. From the description of Hall Caine collection, 1889-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78289826 From the description of Hall Caine collection, 1889-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148155 Sir Hall Caine was a British novelist and playwright. He lived with Dante Gabriel Rossetti as secretary and companion for the last year of Rossetti's life. His works include RECOLLECTIONS OF ROSSETTI and THE CHRISTIAN. Caine was the highest paid novelist ...

Phelps, Samuel, 1804-1878

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Actor and theatrical manager. From the description of Signature of Samuel Phelps, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453243 Phelps, a noted tragedian, took over the management of Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, in 1843, and presented a series of major Shakespearean revivals. His productions were notable for their pageantry as well as for Phelps' efforts to restore the Shakespearean text. From the guide to the Papers, 1835-1886 (inclusive), 1843-1871 (bulk)., ...

Hildyard, James, 1809-1887

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Ritchie, Anne Thackeray, 1837-1919

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English novelist; daughter of W. M. Thackeray. From the description of Prayer : autograph manuscript : [n.p.], 1865 June 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858284 Ann Isabella Ritchie was the elder daughter of William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1861), a well-known Victorian novelist. Anne was a prolific novelist, essayist and writer of memoirs. By 1875, The Works of Miss Thackeray had been published in eight volumes (Smith, Elder & Company), extended to 15 volumes by 18...

Corbould, Maria (Hollis), -1910, poet.

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Wood, Henry, Mrs., 1814-1887

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Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892

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The recipient was Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, daughter of Queen Victoria, with whom Tennyson had an extensive correspondence. From the description of Alfred Tennyson letter to Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, 1867 Oct. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865322 British poet. From the description of Papers, 1831-1909. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188602 Tennyson was Poet Laureate of England during much of the latter part of...

Reade, Charles, 1814-1884

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Charles Reade was born in Oxfordshire, and educated at Magdalen College, Oxford; he became a fellow of the college, studied law, and earned a Doctor of Civil Laws degree, although he never practiced law. He wrote numerous plays, often in collaboration with other dramatists, including translations of continentral drama (sometimes without permission). His most successful play was Masks and Faces which, on the advice of actress Laura Seymour, he turned into a novel. He was eventually more successfu...

Brown, Ford Madox, 1821-1893

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English painter. From the description of Autograph note signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1883 Dec. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870434 Ford Madox Brown, British painter and designer. Brown was associated with the Pre-Raphaelite movement and exhibited several paintings inspired by scenes from Byron's works. The letter is tipped in to the manuscript album: Fifty-nine autograph letters to William Allingham; shelved under "Allingham" with bound manuscript ...

Longman, Thomas Norton, 1849-1930

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Epithet: publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000299.0x0000b3 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000569.0x0003e7 Epithet: publisher; of Add MS 42576 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000569.0x0003e8 Epithet: of Add MS 38730 British Library Ar...

Paul, C. Kegan (Charles Kegan), 1828-1902

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Charles Kegan Paul, British publisher and writer. From the guide to the C. Kegan Paul manuscript material : 6 items, 1873-1877, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001300.0x000185 ...

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...

Lucas, E.V. (Edward Verrall), 1868-1938

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English essayist, playwright, and biographer of Charles Lamb. From the description of Friendship's gallery : AMs, [before 1930] / by E.V. Lucas. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525226 From the description of Facets & angles : AMs, [between 1918 and 1930] / by E.V. Lucas. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591792 Edward Verrall Lucas was an English author and editor. A remarkably prolific writer, he produced novels, ...