William Makepeace Thackeray collection of papers, [1828]-1937 bulk (1829-1864).


William Makepeace Thackeray collection of papers, [1828]-1937 bulk (1829-1864).

This is a synthetic collection consisting of portraits, pictorial works, manuscripts, typescripts, financial documents, notebooks, realia, forged manuscripts and correspondence, and correspondence by and about the author.

732 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 6695670

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889

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Cole, Henry. , Sir, 1808-1882

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Perry, Kate, approximately 1810-1901

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De La Pryme, Charles, 1815-1899

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Haber, Louis I.,

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Spoor, John A. (John Alden), 1851-1926

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Tennyson, Emily Sellwood Tennyson, Baroness, 1813-1896

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Berg, Albert Ashton, 1872-1950

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Terry, Roderick,

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Lewis, George Robert, 1782-1871

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Fitzgerald, Edward, 1809-1883

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Young, Owen D., 1874-1962

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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Stephen, Leslie, 1832-1904

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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

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Arnold, William Harris, 1854-1923

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McCutcheon, George Barr, 1866-1928

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American novelist. From the description of Courage, [1916-1917]. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 29547103 Author. From the description of George Barr McCutcheon, 1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983984 George Barr McCutcheon (1866-1928) was an American novelist best known for his fictional works such as Graustark (1901). McCutcheon was born on July 26, 1866 to John Barr and Clara (Glick) McCutcheon in Tippecano...

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Baxter, Lucy W.

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Poor, Henry W. (Henry William), 1844-1915

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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...

Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878

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Berg, Henry W., 1858-1938

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Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895

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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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Richardson, Benjamin Ward, 1828-1896

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Robinson, William Duer.

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Ingraham, Phoenix

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Brookfield, Jane Octavia, 1821-1896

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Epithet: wife of Canon W H Brookfield British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000757.0x00022c ...