Letters, papers, memorabilia, 1800-1936.


Magee, David. Letters, papers, memorabilia, 1800-1936.

Letters, papers, memorabilia, 1800-1936.

These materials are a collection of letters, papers, and other memorabilia from the nineteenth and early twentieth century in Great Britain. Many of the items are letters by prominent individuals and vary considerably in content from personal matters to politics and affairs of state. Among the most significant writers of these materials are: George V, King of Great Britain, 1865-1936 (13 items--some are photocopies--on diplomacy, politics, and personal matters), Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 (5 items), Charles Dickens, 1812-1870 (4 items), Charles George Gordon, 1833-1885 (4 items), Benjamin Disraeli, 1804-1881 (2 items), Rudyard Kipling, 1865-1936 (2 items), and Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, 1769-1852 (2 items). The largest single part of the collection are 206 items relating to the "Brontë Society." They are correspondence from a number of individuals to the various secretaries of the society.

6 boxes (28 linear in.)

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Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

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Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was an English author and poet. His best-known works include the novels and short story collections The Jungle Book (1894), Just So Stories (1902), Puck of Pook's Hill (1906), and Kim (1901), as well as a number of poems such as "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), and "If-" (1910). Kipling was born in Bombay, India, into an artistic family: his father was a sculptor, pottery designer, and professor of architectural sculpture and tw...

Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885

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Epithet: Major-General; of Add MS 44147 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x0000f0 British general who became a national hero for his exploits in China and his ill-fated defense of Khartuom against Sudanese rebels. From the description of Letter, 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 363531820 "Chinese" Gordon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Southampton, t...

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

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Queen Victoria was the only child of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. She was born on May 24, 1819 at Kensington Palace in London and she became heir to the throne when her father died. In 1837, she became Queen at the age of 18. During the early part of her reign, she was influenced by two men: her first Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne, and then her husband, Prince Albert, whom she married in 1840. Both men taught her much about how to be ...

Magee, David A.

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David Magee is an antiquarian book dealer in San Francisco. From the description of Letters, papers, memorabilia, 1800-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122367730 ...

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...

George V King of Great Britain 1865-1936

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King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1910 to 1936. From the description of Letter, 1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435422 George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert) was king of the United Kingdom from 1910-1936, the second son of Prince Albert Edward, later King Edward VII. From the description of George V letter, 1918. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 272397357 Prince George, Duke of Cornwall and York became Ki...

Brontë Society

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Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

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English field marshal. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Jameson Tennent, 1835 Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270856519 British statesman and army officer. From the description of Papers, 1819-1904; (bulk 1819-1850). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273724 British general and statesman. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : to Messrs. Jones & Co., 1806 Feb. 25-1806 Mar. ...