Papers relating to the bequest of Carlyle's library, 1869-1894.

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Papers relating to the bequest of Carlyle's library, 1869-1894.

Papers relating to Carlyle's bequest to Harvard of the books used by him in writing the History of Friedrich or Prussia and Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches. Includes autograph letters from Charles E. Norton, 1869-1870, autograph letters from Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1870; autograph letter from Thomas Woolner to Carlyle, 1870, concerning the death mask of Oliver Cromwell; manuscript letters from the Trübner & Co., London, executors of Carlyle, 1881; an autograph letter from Mrs. Alexander Carlyle, 1894; a preliminary list in Mary Aitken's hand of books annotated by Carlyle to be forwarded to Harvard; a printed copy of Harvard Library bibliographical contributions, 1888, and Harvard University bulletin containing the notice of Carlyle's bequest, 1881; a photostatic reproduction (negative) of an article concerning Carlyle's bookplate and its designer from the Millgate monthly; mounted newsclippings concerning Carlyle's will.

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Harvard University

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Woolner, Thomas, 1825-1892

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Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658

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Trubner

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Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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Charles Eliot Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was a professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard. Eliot Norton was his son. From the guide to the Charles Eliot Norton letters to Eliot Norton, 1867-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American author, editor, and educator. From the description of Letter to Edwin D. Mead [manuscript], 1881 May 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814472 ...

Carlyle, Mary Carlyle Aitken, 1848-1895

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