John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1814-1923.


John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1814-1923.

Manuscripts and miscellany about John Keats. Includes a diary by Anna H. (Barker) Ward, student manuscript notes (not Keats) of Sir Astley Cooper's surgical lectures at St. Thomas's Hospital, letters, passport, photographs, silhouettes, German translations of Keat's poems, and other materials.

1 box and 8 volumes (1.5 linear ft.)




SNAC Resource ID: 7796246

Houghton Library

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