Morris L. Parrish collection of Victorian novelists, 1806-1958 (bulk 1830s-1930s).

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Parrish, Morris Longstreth, 1867-1944,. Morris L. Parrish collection of Victorian novelists, 1806-1958 (bulk 1830s-1930s).

Morris L. Parrish collection of Victorian novelists, 1806-1958 (bulk 1830s-1930s).

72.4 linear feet (83 archival boxes, 1 half-size archival box, 17 shelves containing bound volumes, and cased, boxed, and oversize items)

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Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855

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Charlotte Brontë (b. April 21, 1816, Thornton, Yorkshire, England–d. March 31, 1855, Haworth, Yorkshire, England), English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters. She first published her works, including Jane Eyre, under the pen name Currer Bell.Charlotte Brontë, English writer best known as the author of Jane Eyre. From the description of Charlotte Brontë manuscript material : 7 items, 1830-1854 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76838527 En...

Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882

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English illustrator. From the description of If it were your friend what advice would you give me? : Pencil sketch, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122585750 From the description of Drawing, 1850? (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367388596 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Charles Dickens, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747716414 English painter and illustrator. From the description of Letter :...

Brontë, Patrick Branwell, 1817-1848

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Brother of novelists Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë, of Haworth, England; collaborated with Charlotte Brontë on stories about imaginary kingdom of Angria, 1829-1840, and wrote verse; translated first book of Horace's odes (privately printed 1923); attempted career as portrait painter without success; worked as a railway clerk. From the description of The History of Angria.1 : holograph manuscript, 1835 June 15-July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122338019 ...

Trollope, Thomas Adolphus, 1810-1892

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Thomas Adolphus Trollope was the eldest son of novelist Frances (Fanny) Trollope and barrister Thomas A. Trollope, and the elder brother of novelist Anthony Trollope. He was born in London, educated at Oxford, and travelled abroad with his mother. He taught briefly, and settled in Florence and later Rome, where he wrote history, biography, novels, and the memoir, What I Remember. From the description of T. Adolphus Trollope letter to My dear sir, 1875 July 18. (Pennsylvania State Uni...

Eliot, George, 1819-1880

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Born Mary Ann Evans in 1819, George Eliot was the daughter of a land agent who managed estates in the rural midlands, a formative experience that gave her an insight into country society that later greatly influenced and enriched her first works of fiction. At different times of her life, she also spelled her name as Mary Anne, Marian, and Marianne, adopting the pen-name of Eliot only after her first work of fiction was published in 1857. Eliot was brought up in a narrow...

Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848

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Emily Bronte was a British poet and novelist. Born on July 30, 1818, she began writing poetry at the age of eighteen and continued throughout her life although the poems were not intended for publication. Her only novel, Wuthering Heights, was published in 1847. From the guide to the Emily Brontë collection of papers, 1832-1848, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Emily Jane Brontë (b. July 30, 1818, Thorn...

Trollope, Frances Milton, 1780-1863

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000353.0x0002cc Epithet: Mrs; novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000353.0x0002cb Epithet: née Milton wife of Thomas Anthony Trollope, novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x000391 ...

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...

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...

Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (15) and autograph documents signed (3) : to Edward Chapman, [ca. 1848] Mar. 21-1859 Apr. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269589125 From the description of Letter, n.y. August 31, [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 122625403 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Manchester, to [the Rev. John Pierpont], 1841 June 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269573768 ...

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...

Trollope, Frances Eleanor, -1913

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English novelist; 2nd wife of T.A. Trollope. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Florence, to W.H. Wills, 1868 Mar. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573260 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Rome, to Mrs. John W. Field, 1877 Jan. 15 and 1885 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573257 English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Shepperton House, Shepperton, Middlesex, to Arthur Sullivan...

Ouida, 1839-1908

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Pseudonym of Marie Louise de la Ramée, 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...

Thirkell, Angela, 1890-1961

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Angela Mackail Thirkell, English novelist. From the description of Angela Mackail Thirkell collection, 1947-1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78159902 From the description of Angela Mackail Thirkell collection, 1944-2003. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702152152 Author. From the description of Note [manuscript]. 1957. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225829742 ...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896

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British novelist and artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Whitley, to Clarence McIlvaine, 1891 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270744874 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Clarence McIlvaine, 1895 May 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270744995 From the description of Autograph notebook : [n.p., ca. 1890]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742657 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Lon...

Holiday, Henry, 1839-1927

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English artist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hampstead, to Prof. Knight, 1889 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270468498 ...

Hughes, Thomas, 1822-1896

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English reformer and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Old Square [London], to John Ruskin, 1866 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269516755 Thomas Hughes, English social reformer and children's writer, best known for his Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857). From the description of Thomas Hughes manuscript material : 2 items, 1871-1872 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430711041 From the guide to the Thomas Hughes man...

Lever, Charles James, 1806-1872

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British novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Bregenz], to Edward Chapman of Chapman and Hall, publishers, 1847 Jan. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590332 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Florence, to Mr. Chapman of Chapman and Hall, 1854 Feb. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590629 Irish novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : La Spezia, to Charles Dickens, 1860 Oct. 21. (Unknown). ...

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...

Wood, Henry, Mrs.,d1814-1887.

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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...

Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928

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English novelist. From the description of [Letter and photographs] / Thomas Hardy. [between 1891 and 1920?] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231686025 English poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, [1912 Apr. 23?], Max Gate, Dorchester [Dorsetshire, England], to [Edward] Clodd, [n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364250 Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was an English author. From the description of Tribute to Thoma...

Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882

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William Harrison Ainsworth was an English novelist. From the description of William Harrison Ainsworth collection of papers, [1836]-1889. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652063 From the guide to the William Harrison Ainsworth collection of papers, 1823]-1889, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Per...

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]. (Oceanside Free Library). 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 [Letter...

Wilson, Carroll A. (Carroll Atwood), 1886-1947

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Trollope, Theodosia Garrow, 1825-1865

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Theodosia Trollope, née Garrow, English writer. She made her literary début as a poet in 1839; some of her verses appeared in Heath's Book of Beauty, edited by Lady Blessington. From the description of Theodosia Garrow Trollope manuscript material : 3 items, 1840-1842 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 658230896 ...

Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882

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Trollope was born on Apr. 24, 1815 in London, England; attended Winchester and Harrow; worked as a junior clerk in the General Post Office and was then transferred as a postal surveyor to Ireland; in 1859 he moved back to London, resigning from the civil service in 1867; stood unsuccessfully as a Liberal candidate for Parliament in 1868; became a novelist, known for his Barsetshire and Palliser series of novels, among others; individual novels include: Barchester Towers (1857), Can you forgive h...

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...

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...

Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894

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Robert Lewis (later changed to "Louis") Balfour Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 13, 1850. He attended the University of Edinburgh intending to become a civil engineer like his father, but ill health curtailed his studies and prompted him to travel to warmer climates. This inspired Stevenson to write stories, novels and essays about his travels. While in France he met American artist Fanny Osbourne. The two fell in love, and in 1879 Stevenson traveled to California, where he...

Yonge, Charlotte M. (Charlotte Mary), 1823-1901

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Otterbourne, Winchester, to "My dear Florence", 1874 Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584507 Novelist and children's writer. From the description of Letters, 1866-1893. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233117781 Charlotte Mary Yonge was born and lived all her life at Otterbourne, near Winchester. Her father had, on marrying, renounced a military career and m...

Black, William, 1841-1898

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William Black was born in Scotland; his earliest ambition was to be a painter, but he had no success, and took to journalism. While working for London's Daily Star, he covered the Austro-Prussian war from the front, and was taken captive. Afterward, he continued to work in journalism while devoting himself to novels; he eventually became a popular success, notably for his adventure novels set in Scotland. From the description of William Black letter to Mrs. Jeaffreson, circa 1880 Dec...

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...

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x0002c9 English writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Office of All the Year Round, 26 Wellington Street, Strand, London, W.C., to Frederick Lehmann, 1863 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125432 English novelist and publisher. From the description of ALS : Broadstairs, Kent, to Mr. Cullenford, 18...

Parrish, Morris Longstreth, 1867-1944

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Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849

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Anne Brontë (b. January 17, 1820, Thornton, Yorkshire, England–d. May 28, 1849, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England), English novelist and poet, was the youngest member of the Brontë literary family. She known for her her novel, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, published uner her pseudonym, Acton Bell....

Hargreaves, Alice Pleasance Liddell, 1852-1934

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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...

Randall, David Anton, 1905-1975

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Randall was a special collections librarian at Indiana University, and interested in Brooks's papers. From the description of Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1957. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 183402559 ...

Braddon, M.E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1835-1915

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Mrs. Maxwell Braddon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Mrs. Bartley, 1889 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131786 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Miss Graves, Mar. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131785 Mary Elizabeth Braddon Maxwell was a British novelist best known for Lady Audley's Secret (1862). From the description of Mary Elizabeth Braddon papers, ca. 1861-1888. (Harvard University). WorldCat...

Brussel, I. R. (Isidore Rosenbaum), 1895-

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American book scout and author. From the description of Papers, 1903-1973 (bulk 1929-1970). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122453204 Isidore Rosenbaum Brussel was born in Minsk, Russia, in 1897 (according to the Old Russian calendar), and later moved to Brooklyn, New York, with his family. Brussel attended Brooklyn Polytechnic and worked for three years as a civil engineer before becoming a sel...

Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock, 1826-1887

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Dinah Maria Mulock Craik, English writer. She is best remembered as the author of John Halifax, Gentleman (1856), one of the 19th century's best selling books. From the description of Dinah Maria Mulock Craik manuscript material : 2 items, 1866 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 132680498 From the guide to the Dinah Maria Mulock Craik manuscript material : 2 items, 1866, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) ...