John Ruskin papers, 1855-1896 [manuscript].


John Ruskin papers, 1855-1896 [manuscript].

Letters, writings, and other items by or relating to John Ruskin. Included are eleven letters, 1882-1884, from John Ruskin to a Mrs. Tulloch about classes at a rural school for girls, appropriate books for the girls, and other matters; six letters, 1883 and undated, from Ruskin's cousin, Joan Ruskin Severn, about John Ruskin and other matters, about seventy letters, 1880-1887, from Ruskin to Jessie Leete about the progress of his work, various aspects of his personal life, his theories of labor, and other matters; eleven letters, 1881, from Ruskin's secretary, Laurence Hilliard, to Jessie Leete, concerning Ruskin's illness of that year; six letters, 1885-1887, from Ruskin to Sir Frank Short (1857-1945) about etchings of paintings by J. M. W. Turner; scattered other letters from Ruskin; drafts of parts of "Val D'Arno" and "Fors Clavigera" by Ruskin and notes and other items relating to those works; corrected page proofs, with Ruskin's annotations, of "Frondes Agrestes"; Ruskin's annotated copy of James Sowerby's "English Botany" (1863-1870) containing Ruskin's comments on etymolgies of plant names and classifications of plants; two signed photographs of Ruskin; and other items.

113 items (2.0 linear ft.).

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Short, Frank, Sir, 1857-1945 (person)

British watercolor artist. From the description of Letters, 1911-1915. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84003848 ...

Hilliard, Laurence. (person)

Sowerby, James (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 19242 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001392.0x0001a9 ...

Leete, Jessie. (person)

Severn, Joan, 1846-1924 (person)

Cousin and ward of John Ruskin. From the description of Autograph letters signed (15) and (1) dictated signed : to Prof. Knight, 1902 Mar. 13-1902 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664191 English artist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Matlock and Coniston, to Mr. and Mrs. Cowper-Temple, 1871? July 17-1890 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664325 Cousin and ward of Ruskin. From the description of Diary ...

Sowerby, James, 1757-1822 (person)

English naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lambeth, to "Dear Madam" [possibly Mrs. Dawson Turner], [17]99 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663309 ...

Turner, J. M. W. (Joseph Mallord William), 1775-1851 (person)

J.M.W. Turner was an English artist and member of the Royal Academy. From the description of Brighton Cricket Ground [art original] [ca. 1824?]. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 58463878 Nationality: English. From the description of Rockets and Blue Lights (Close at Hand) to Warn Steamboats of Shoal Water [electronic resource]. 1840. (Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute). WorldCat record id: 222503272 British painter. Fr...

Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 (person)

Wife of Ruskin's physician, Dr. John Simon. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. John Simon, [18--] (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 31272017 British writer, artist, and critic. From the description of John Ruskin papers, ca. 1837-1904. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80934993 John Ruskin was born on 8 February 1819 in London. Ruskin was educated by his mother and by various tutors before attending Oxford University. H...