Charles Kent papers, 1783-1910.

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Kent, Charles, 1823-1902. Charles Kent papers, 1783-1910.

Charles Kent papers, 1783-1910.

Series I, Correspondence, consists almost entirely of single letters to Charles Kent on professional and literary topics. Significant correspondents include E. L. Blanchard; F. C. Burnand, editor of Punch; E. M. Thompson; Laura Valentine; and Samuel Warren. The series also contains a letter from Lamartine praising Kent's poetry; Cardinal Manning's last letter to his mother; and copies of letters addressed to Kent from literary figures such as Charles Dickens, Robert Browning, and Lord Lytton. Series II, Writings, contains papers related to several of Kent's works, including page proofs for Leigh Hunt as Poet and Essayist and Poems (1870); preliminary materials for Corona Catholica; several leader articles for The Sun and the Weekly Register, including an obituary prepared in expectation of the death of the Prince of Wales in 1871; and holograph versions of several poems by Kent. Series III, Personal Papers, contains biographical and family papers; a journal kept by Kent during his travel to Rome in 1869; and a small quantity of memorabilia and other papers, including a document relating to hostage negotiations by the Paris Commune in 1870.

3.63 linear feet (6 boxes)

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