Collection of James Bryce, Viscount Bryce, 1758-1922 (bulk 1875-1922).


Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922. Collection of James Bryce, Viscount Bryce, 1758-1922 (bulk 1875-1922).

Collection of James Bryce, Viscount Bryce, 1758-1922 (bulk 1875-1922).

The collection consists of three miscellaneous manuscripts by Bryce; the majority of the correspondence are letters written by Bryce to various addressees in the political, social, and literary worlds of England and America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The letters deal with personal, political and business/publishing matters and the addressees include: Richard Everard Webster (Viscount Alverstone), Sabine Baring-Gould, Anne Cobden-Sanderson, William Gibbs McAdoo, George Foster Peabody, William H. Rideing, Harold Felix Baker Wheeler, and Lucien Wolf. This series also includes two Colonial-era documents signed by Thomas Pownall, Governor of Massachusetts (1757-1760), and one folder of ephemera containing a printed engraving and a printed photograph of Bryce.

120 pieces.2 boxes.

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