William Harrison Riley papers, 1844-1899 (inclusive).


William Harrison Riley papers, 1844-1899 (inclusive).

The papers consist of correspondence and other papers relating to nineteenth century socialism in England and the United States. Included are two literary manuscripts by William Riley entitled Literary Cranks by One of Them and Radical Jack; copies of periodicals edited by Riley; and letters from Walter Besant, Edward Everett Hale, Rudyard Kipling, Justin McCarthy, Karl Marx, William Rossetti and John Ruskin.

.75 linear ft. (2 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 8022544

Yale University Library

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