Cecil Lang papers and autograph collection [manuscript], 1866-1982.

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Lang, Cecil Y. Cecil Lang papers and autograph collection [manuscript], 1866-1982.

Cecil Lang papers and autograph collection [manuscript], 1866-1982.

The collection contains letters and autographs of Victorian literay figures; personal and professional correspondence; and miscellaneous papers. Letters and autographs of prominent Victorian literary figures collected by Lang, include, particularly, letters of Matthew Arnold, A. H. Clough, William Rossetti on a Swinburne parody, Charles A. Swinburne on his and Byron's portrayal of Marino Faliero,and Thomas Woolner. Letters from John Nichol to Algernon C. Swinburne discuss a feud with Robert Buchanan. There are also letters or autographs of [Noah?] Brooks, William Allen Butler, Charles Calvert (mentioning producing Henry VIII), Dinah M. Craik, David Gray, Jean Ingelow, and Martin F. Tupper. The collection also contains "The posthumous poetry of Matthew Arnold," a talk given at Oxford by Lang on the Arnold papers in the National Archives of Canada. Letters from Harold Bloom to Lang, 1965 -1968, discuss his colleagues at Yale, academic career, writing, and health. Letters from George P. Elliott and Mary Emma Jeffress Eliott convey personal news with references to the English Dept. and Syracuse University including a sexism case against the English Dept.

95 (circa) items.

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Byron, George Gordon Byron, baron, 1788-1824

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British poet. From the description of George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron papers, 1812-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452083 English Romantic poet and satirist. From the description of George Gordon Byron Collection, 1642-1968 (bulk 1798-1830). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145405980 Major George Gordon de Luna Byron, alias de Gibler, Spanish-born forger of British Romantic litera...

Syracuse university

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Syracuse University was involved with the Chautauqua Institution in providing a program of continuing education during the summer in undergraduate as well as graduate fields. From the description of University College, Chautauqua Center records, 1953-1969. 1953-1969. (Syracuse University). WorldCat record id: 122528964 [pending] From the guide to the New York State Publishing and Printing Collection, circa 1800-1950, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse...

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. ...

Butler, William Allen, 1825-1902

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Attorney. From the description of Letters, 1858-1881. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13549063 Soldier who served in Co. G 144th O.V.I. during the Civil War. From the description of Letter 1864 August 5. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 47003250 American author and lawyer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Yonkers, to John Foord of Harper and Brothers, 1890 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldC...

Calvert, Charles, 1828-1879

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English actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London, n.d.], to Lewis Wingfield, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564080 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Tavistock Hotel, Palatine Hotel, and Avon Lodge, Manchester, to William A. Turner (4) and Alfred Darbyshire, 1872 Feb. 20-[1874 Dec. 31]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134466 British actor. From the description of Alexander Charles Calvert letter to...

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...

Bloom, Harold,

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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...

Ingelow, Jean, 1820-1897

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English poet and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : All Saints, Lewes, to Arthur Sullivan, 1868 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125503 Jean Ingelow was an English poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007454 Jean Ingelow, English poet and writer. From the description of Jean Ingelow manuscript material : 2 items [ca. 1880's-1890's] (New York Pub...

Tupper, Martin Farquhar, 1810-1889

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Martin Farquhar Tupper was born in London, and a severe stutter ended his academic advancement and hopes for a career as a clergyman or lawyer. He turned to writing poetry, and his third book, Proverbial Philosophy, proved to be a best-seller in England and America. Tupper's output was stupendous, and among his works can be found ebullient verses on almost any early Victorian popular concern. Despite his early popularity among the middle-class Victorians, Tupper's only real value, as the Athenae...

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.) ...

Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888

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Matthew Arnold's reflective, urbane poetry and novels thoughtfully express the social issues and religious confusion of Victorian England. He worked as a school inspector, and his belief in liberal education is a theme in his poetry and essays. From the description of Matthew Arnold letters, 1875-1886. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50209290 British poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Williams [manuscript], n.y. March 21. (...

Lang, Cecil Y.

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English scholar and editor at the University of Virginia specializing in 19th century British literature. From the description of Cecil Lang papers and autograph collection [manuscript], 1866-1982. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 191869340 ...

Yale University.

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Nichol, John, 1833-1894

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Scottish man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 5 Hampstead Hill Gardens, London, to W.A. Knight, 1892 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864884 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kensington, to W.A. Knight, 1893 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864921 From the description of Autograph postcard signed : [London], to W.A. Knight, [1894 Jan. 10]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864937 From the descr...

Elliott, George P., 1918-1980

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American novelist and college professor; d. 1980. From the description of Papers, 1957-1979. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28419442 American author. From the description of Papers. 1957-1979. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 12905669 ...

Gray, David, 1838-1861

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Buchanan, Robert Williams, 1841-1901

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Robert Williams Buchanan, British poet, playwright and novelist. He was highly prolific and counted G. H. Lewes, George Eliot, Robert Browning, and Charles Dickens among his friends. From the description of Robert Williams Buchanan manuscript material : 1 item, 1884 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 77501712 From the guide to the Robert Williams Buchanan manuscript material : 1 item, 1884, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley a...

Clough, Arthur Hugh, 1819-1861

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Arthur Hugh Clough, English Victorian poet. From the description of Arthur Hugh Clough manuscript material : 8 items, ca. 1851-1856 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122379976 From the guide to the Arthur Hugh Clough manuscript material : 8 items, ca. 1851-1856, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Downing Street [London], to A...

Brooks, Noah, 1830-1903

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Brooks was an American author and journalist. From the description of Letter, an envelope, and a newspaper clipping, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83593410 Noah Brooks was born 1830 Oct. 30 in Castine, Me., and died 1903 Aug. 16 in Pasadena, Calif. He worked in the newspaper business in various capacities and was a writer of children's books, along with historical and biographical works, including Tales of the Maine Coast. From the description of Letter : ...