Shelley's circle correspondence and miscellaneous manuscripts, [ca. 1799-1925]

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Shelley's circle correspondence and miscellaneous manuscripts, [ca. 1799-1925]

Shelley's circle correspondence and miscellaneous manuscripts, [ca. 1799-1925]

Papers consist primarily of correspondence between members of the circle of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Correspondents include Arnold Bennett, Mathilde Blind, Robert Browning, Charles Cowden Clarke, Mary V. Cowden Clarke, Thomas de Quincey, Edward Dowden, Eliza Fenwick, Mary Jane Godwin, Eliza Hays, Mary Hays, William Hazlitt, John C. Hobhouse, John Keats, Charles Lamb, Thomas Medwin, Harriet Martineau, Thomas Moore, William Rossetti, Joseph Severn, Horace Smith, James Smith, Algernon Swinburne, and others. Some miscellaneous manuscripts, journals, and sketches, are also included.

ca. 610 items.

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Smith, Horace, 1779-1849

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Co. D., 21st Mississippi Regiment. From the description of Letters to his mother and sisters, of "Elmsley", near Woodville, Miss. [manuscript] : half of them written from Field of action in Co. D., 21st Mississippi Regiment, April 1862-Sept. 1863, 1854-1863. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647966276 Author and businessman Horace Smith was born in London to an educated, well-to-do family; he was educated at home and at the Chigwell School and the Albert House Ac...

Dowden, Edward, 1843-1913

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Edward Dowden, Irish literary scholar and poet. He wrote several literary biographies, the most substantial being The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley (1886). From the description of Edward Dowden manuscript material : 1 item, 1880 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 173998315 From the guide to the Edward Dowden manuscript material : 9 items, 1870's-1908, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Edward Dowden wa...

Hays, Mary, 1759 or 1760-1843

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Mary Hays, English writer. From the description of Mary Hays manuscript material : 35 items, 1779-1807 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 373526721 From the guide to the Mary Hays manuscript material : 36 items, 1779-1807, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) ...

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...

Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, baron, 1786-1869

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1853 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270880286 ...

Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

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Thomas Moore, Irish poet and composer. Moore was a friend and acquaintance of many of the English Romantics, including Lord Byron. He met Mary Shelley in the late 1820s, while researching his biography of Byron. From the description of Thomas Moore manuscript material : 220 items, 1811-1846 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76835859 Thomas Moore, Irish poet and composer. From the guide to the Thomas Moore manuscript material : 254 items, 1811-1846, (...

De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000543.0x0002d6 De Quincey was an English essayist and critic. From the description of Compositions, 1818-185-. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80714484 From the guide to the Compositions, 1818-185-?., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) English Romantic author Thomas De Quincey was a brilliant cl...

Blind, Mathilde, 1841-1896

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Mathilde Blind, German-born British poet and biographer. She wrote several books of poetry and the first full-length biography of George Eliot (1883). Blind was a member of the Shelley Society and gave public lectures on Shelley. In 1886 she edited the poems, letters, and journals of Byron, and her essay on Mary Wollstonecraft's educational theories was published in 1878 in the New Quarterly Magazine. From the description of Mathilde Blind manuscript material : 6 items, ca. 1875-1893...

Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931

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Arnold Bennett was a British novelist, dramatist, short-story writer, literary critic, journalist, and editor. From the description of Arnold Bennett collection of papers, 1881-1955 bulk (1894-1953). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615455 From the guide to the Arnold Bennett collection of papers, 1881-1955, 1894-1953, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Arnold Bennett, English no...

Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830

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In October 1812, William Hazlitt was hired by the Morning Chronicle as a parliamentary reporter. Soon he met John Hunt, publisher of the Examiner, and his younger brother Leigh Hunt, the poet and essayist, who edited the weekly paper. Hazlitt began to contribute miscellaneous essays to the Examiner in 1813, and the scope of his work for the Chronicle was expanded to include drama criticism, literary criticism, and political essays. In 1814 the Champion was added to the list of periodicals that a...

Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876

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Harriet Martineau, English novelist, economist, and social reformer. From the guide to the Harriet Martineau manuscript material : 11 items, ca. 1834-1861, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English author and traveler. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stockbridge, Massachusetts, to Judge Joseph Story, [1836] May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871427 Harriet Martineau, journalis...

Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877

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Scholar and author. From the description of Charles Cowden Clarke and Mary Cowden Clarke correspondence, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453461 Charles Cowden Clarke, English writer and public lecturer. In his twenties he worked as a teacher at his father's school in Enfield, Middlesex. During this time Clarke befriended a young John Keats, and introduced him to the works of the great poets. He later moved to London, where he made many friends among the literary set, ...

Fenwick, E. (Eliza)

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Eliza Fenwick, English writer. Best known for her epistolary novel Secresy, or, The Ruin on the Rock, she also wrote several works for children. Fenwick's social circle included Charles and Mary Lamb, William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Mary Hays, and for a brief period in 1807 she took over the running of William Godwin's Juvenile Library bookshop in London. From the description of Eliza Fenwick manuscript material : 3 items, 1802-1832 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record...

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...

Medwin, Thomas, 1788-1869

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English author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Vevey, Switzerland, to the French translator of his Conversations of Lord Byron, [1824] Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270638351 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Westminster chess club [London], to "A. B.", 1835 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270638465 English author Thomas Medwin was a schoolmate of his cousin, Percy Shelley. He left his post in the army for reasons...

Hays, Elizabeth

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Severn, Joseph, 1793-1879

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Artist and friend of John Keats. From the description of Letter : Pimlico, to W. Wyon, [18--] Mar. 8. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28295849 Severn was an English painter and friend of the poet John Keats. Elizabeth (Montgomerie) Severn was his wife and Walter Severn was his son. From the description of Papers, 1821-1899. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80562990 From the guide to the Joseph Severn papers, 1821-1899., (Houghton Librar...

Godwin, Mary Jane, d. 1841.

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Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822

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Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822), poet, was born at Field Place, Warnham, on 4 August 1792, and attended the Sion House academy at Brentford, and then Eton. He entered University College, Oxford, in 1810, but was sent down the following year after writing the pamphlet The necessity of atheism . He eloped to Scotland with Harriet Westbrook, whom he married in Edinburgh in 1811. Shelley spent 1812 in Ireland, addressing meetings and writing pamphlets. In 1814 he left his wife and fled to the conti...

Smith, James, 1775-1839

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English author and humourist. From the description of Autograph note signed : [London], to Edward Du Bois, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664472 Author and clerk James Smith was born in London, and educated at home and at various private schools. He started as a clerk and eventually succeeded his father as Assistant to the Ordnance Solicitor. Although diligent in his work, his real interests were literature and the theatre. He wrote for a number of periodicals and...

Clarke, Mary Victoria Cowden, 1809-1898.

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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. ...

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...

Keats, John, 1795-1821

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Keats was an English poet. From the description of Collection, 1814-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612376586 From the description of John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1814-1923. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612730197 From the guide to the John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1816-1934., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) John Keats was an English poet and literary critic. ...