Correspondence between Arnold Whitridge and John O. Waller re Arnold, the Arnold family, and Arnold scholarship [manuscript], 1961-1990.


Waller, John O., 1916-. Correspondence between Arnold Whitridge and John O. Waller re Arnold, the Arnold family, and Arnold scholarship [manuscript], 1961-1990.

Correspondence between Arnold Whitridge and John O. Waller re Arnold, the Arnold family, and Arnold scholarship [manuscript], 1961-1990.

Topics in the correspondence include Waller's articles and Arnold scholarship particularly "Matthew Arnold and the American Civil War"; the influence of Thomas Arnold, especially on the poem "Rugby Chapel"; Edward Alexander's biography of Matthew Arnold; and William Peterson's biography of Mrs. Humphrey Ward. Other scholarly interests including Irving Bacheller, Charles Kingsley, John Stuart Mill, and Alfred, Lord Tennyson, are also mentioned.

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