Miscellaneous Foreign Letters, 1796-1979

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Miscellaneous Foreign Letters, 1796-1979

Miscellaneous Foreign Letters, 1796-1979

This collection has been created to house miscellaneous foreign letters. Most, but not all, are literary in nature. See individual unit descriptions for details.

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Earle, C. W., Mrs., 1836-1925.

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Jones, Jack

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Jack Jones was born in Trealaw, Mid Rhondda in 1898. He passed a scholarship to Pentre Grammar School but in 1912 commenced employment in Cambrian Collieries. He was a founder member of the Communist Party in 1920. In about 1923-1924 Jack won the South Wales Miners' Federation Scholarship to the Central Labour College (London). However, in 1926 he was imprisoned in Cardiff Jail along with Lewis Jones during the Coal Strike for selling the 'Daily Worker' on private (colliery) premise...

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...

Greenwood, G. G. (Granville George), Sir, 1850-1928

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Epithet: of Add MS 38297 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x00025a Epithet: of Stowe Ch 646 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x00025b Epithet: MP; Knight 1916 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x00025c ...

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 ...

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...

Trevelyan, R.C. (Robert Calverley), 1872-1951

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Epithet: poet and playwright British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000299.0x000034 English poet and translator. From the description of Krishna : autograph manuscript of the poem signed : place not specified, 1915 Aug. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573164 ...

Arnold, Thomas, 1795-1842

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Thomas Arnold was an English deacon, reformer and historian, best known as headmaster of the Rugby School. After a distinguished educational career, he was appointed headmaster of the Rugby School, where his influence on students enhanced his reputation as the students made names for themselves after graduation. He also published social criticism, collections of his sermons, translations of classical works, and histories. An active social reformer, Arnold shared his liberal views as an educator,...

Williams, Helen Maria, 1762-1827

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Helen Maria Williams was an English and French writer. From the description of Helen Maria Williams preface to a translation of Mr. Humboldt's Personal narrative etc., ca. 1814. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49014664 Epithet: authoress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000212.0x000332 ...

Sette of Odd Volumes Book Club (London, England)

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Maum, Tom.

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Arnold, Clara Eliza.

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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...

Sebastian, Lewis Boyd, 1852-1926

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Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926

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Shorter worked as an editor with a number of British papers and journals, such as the ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, before founding and editing three early twentieth century journals: SKETCH, SPHERE, and the TATLER. Shorter also wrote critically about Victorian literature and published bibliographies about prominent British writers. From the description of Letter-Manuscript, 1920. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122348081 British writer. The letters are written...

Hutton, Richard Holt, 1826-1897

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English journalist and theologian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1878 Apr. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 769005384 English theologian and writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Spectator," Strand, to W.A. Knight, 1889 June 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864248 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Spectator," Strand, to W.A. Knight, 1887 Jan. 11. (Unkno...

Straus, Ralph, 1882-1950

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English poet. From the description of Typed letter signed : London, to Tom Turner / 1947 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 506019900 Author. From the description of Letter to a Mr. Holbrook, 1950, February 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699185 From the guide to the Ralph Straus letter to a Mr. Holbrook, 1950, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919

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English author - Brother of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Knight, [18]85 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657827 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Knight, [190]7 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657844 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Knight, [18]96 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657832 From the description of Autograph posta...

Morgan, Appleton, 1845-1928

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Appleton Morgan was president of the Shakespeare Society of New York. From the description of Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1888-1908. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155885216 ...

Leslie, Charles Robert, 1794-1859

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Epithet: RA; of Add MS 42576 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000270.0x00034a Anglo-American painter. From the description of ALsS : 1814-1852. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122617150 British painter. From the description of Correspondence, ca. 1829-1858. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81331228 Epithet: RA; of Egerton MS 2075 ...

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet, critic, and philosopher. From the description of Samuel Taylor Coleridge manuscript material : 36 items, 1792-1832 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122919490 From the guide to the Samuel Taylor Coleridge manuscript material : 37 items, 1792-1832, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: poet and philosopher British Library Archives and Manuscript...

Bryant, Arthur, 1899-1985

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Wilson, John Gideon, 1876-

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Epithet: CBE, chairman and managing director of J and E Bumpus Ltd booksellers British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000329 ...

Russell, George William, 1867-1935

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George William Russell was an Irish poet, journalist, nationalist, mystic and painter, known by the pseudonym "AE". A theosophist, he was, with W.B. Yeats, a leader of the Irish Renaissance and a co-founder of Dublin's Abbey Theatre. He edited "Irish Homestead" (1906-1923) and the "Irish Statesman" (1923-1930). He published works on religion and Irish politics, as well as numerous books of verse. The University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections has a mandate to acquire literary papers. ...

France, Anatole, 1844-1924

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French writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Anthippe Sevastos Couchoud, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 607535293 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Anthippe Sevastos Couchoud, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 607557572 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Saint-Cyr-sur-Loire, to Anthippe Sevastos Couchoud, [1917 Dec. 14]. (Unknown). WorldCat...

Timpson, George E.

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Harrison, Frederic, 1831-1923

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A contemporary of John Ruskin and John Stuart Mill, Frederic Harrison strongly influenced English politics and philosophy in the mid-nineteenth to early twentieth-century. The positivist movement gained prominence through Harrison's political activity, writings and teachings. He was also very active in the labor movement and fought for greater worker's rights in England. Harrison was introduced to positivism as a student at Oxford. Venerating humanity over deity, positivism created controversy i...

Roscoe, William Caldwell, 1823-1859

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William Caldwell Roscoe was a literary critic, poet, author of two verse tragedies, and the grandson of William Roscoe (1783-1831). From the description of Literary criticism fragment, ca. 1840-1859. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 34072982 ...

Campbell, James Dykes, 1838-1895

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Scottish merchant and biographer of Coleridge. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to W.A. Knight, 1891 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863247 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to W.A. Knight, 1884 June 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863136 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to W.A. Knight, 1884 May 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863125 From the description of ...

Burgess, Anthony, 1917-

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Morand, Paul, 1888-1976

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Melia, Pius, 1800-1883

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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...

Lynam, Charles Cotterel.

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De Vere, Aubrey, 1814-1902

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Irish poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Adare, Ireland, to Mr. John W. Field, 1886 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462144372 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ambleside, to Mr. John W. Field, 1878 Dec. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462090133 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Adare, Ireland, to Mr. John W. Field, 1872 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 461318026 From the description of Aut...

Boase, Charles William, 1828-1895

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Epithet: Reverend British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000217.0x00011f ...

Falkner, John Meade, 1858-1932

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Epithet: of MS Facsimile Suppl. II British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00017c ...

Forster, E.M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970

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Novelist. From the description of Letters, 1947-1970. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36570102 From the description of Letters, 1920-1935. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36988534 From the description of E. M. Forster papers, [ca. 1936-1968]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 495526585 Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_...

Tennyson, Penrose, 1912-1941.

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Murray, James A. H. (James Augustus Henry), 1837-1915

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James Augustus Henry Murray was a Scottish lexicographer, best known for his pioneering work on A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles. Already a well-known philologist, he began work on an inventory of words used in English from the 12th century onward, a monumental undertaking, made possible by his knowledge and organizational skills. He worked on this groundbreaking dictionary for more than thirty years, completing about half of the project; today, the work is known as the Oxford E...

Henrey, Robert, Mrs., 1906-2004

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French (naturalized British) author. From the description of Madeleine Henrey collection, 1976-1977. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70966987 Madeleine Henrey (1906-2004) was an author in Normandy, France. From the description of Madeleine Henrey photographs, circa 1927-1964. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 181091548 French author of autobiographical books written under the names Robert Henrey, Mrs. Robert Henrey, and Madeleine H...

Ouida, 1839-1908

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Pseudonym of Marie Louise de la RameĢe, English author of melodramatic romances. From the description of Child of Urbino : autograph manuscript. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536098 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "Dear Marchesa", [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846285 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Viareggio, to an unidentified friend, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846278 From the de...

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...

Weld, Charles Richard, 1813-1869

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Epithet: FRS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001028.0x000134 ...

Eve, Harry Trelawney.

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Lear, Edward, 1812-1888

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English painter and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 61 Promenade des Anglais [Nice], to Lady Duncan, 1865 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129778 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Cairo, Cannes, Paris, San Remo, and Botzen, to Mrs. (later Lady) Digby Wyatt, 1866 Dec. 30-1871 Aug. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598498 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Villa Tennyson, San Remo, to Wilkie [Col...

Patmore, Emily Augusta, 1824-1862.

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Tennyson, Charles, 1879-1977

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Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Washington Irving (b. April 3, 1783, New York City-d. November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York), American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American literature of his time and established his reputation abroad. In 1826 Irving went to Spain to work at the American embassy in Madrid, then at the American legation in London, before returni...

Hobart-Hampden, Augustus Charles, 1822-1886

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Epithet: called 'Hobart Pasha', Vice-Admiral 1885 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000626.0x0000e2 ...

Sandham, Henry, fl. 1829

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Kenyon, C. Fred (Charles Frederick), 1879-1926

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Clifford, J. R.

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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...

James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...

Seaman, Owen, 1861-1936

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Sir Owen Seamen was born in London and had a reputation as a poet and humorist, especially noted for his parodies of other poets. He was briefly a professor of literature at Durham. He joined the staff of Punch in 1897, became sub-editor in 1902, and editor-in-chief in 1906. He published several collections of his poems and essays, including Interludes of an editor, 1929. From the description of Owen Seaman letters and clipping of photograph, 1909-1934. (Pennsylvania State University...

Martin, A. Patchett (Arthur Patchett), 1851-1902

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Epithet: journalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001192.0x00035b ...

Lytton, Constance, Lady, 1869-1923

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Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895

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Scottish classical scholar. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : 9 Douglas Crescent, Edinburgh, to W.A. Knight, 1895 Feb. 8 and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270862694 ...

Bridges, Robert, 1844-1930

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Bridges was an English poet. From the description of Robert Bridges letter : to E.B.H., 1905 June 3. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936785 Robert Seymour Bridges, English poet. He held the title of Poet Laureate from 1913, upon the refusal of Rudyard Kipling. From the description of Robert Seymour Bridges manuscript material : 2 items, 1897 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76944649 From the guide to the Robert Seymour B...

Stanley, Henry Edward John Stanley, baron, 1827-1903

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Liberal politician and member of Parliament. From the description of Papers, 1835-1864. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20400534 From the description of Letters, 1852-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41546356 ...

Harding, James Duffield, 1798-1863

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to G. Manning, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270879350 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1845 July 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270879348 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Graves, 1838 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270879352 Epithet: landscape painter and lithographer ...