John Kenyon Autograph Album 1806-1903.

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Kenyon, John, 1784-1856. John Kenyon Autograph Album 1806-1903.

John Kenyon Autograph Album 1806-1903.

The majority of the collection consists of manuscripts and letters written by leading British Victorian political, scientific, and literary figures; there is also a small amount of material by American, French, German, and Polish writers. The manuscripts include poems by Daniel Webester, John Greenleaf Whittier, and Helen Maria Williams. The political correspondents include John Bright, Hugh McCalmont Cairns (Earl Cairns), George William Villiers (Earl of Clarendon), Frances Power Cobbe, Richard Cobden, William Ewart Gladstone, George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Temple (Viscount Palmerston), and George Frederick Robinson (Marquess of Ripon). The artist, scientific, and literary correspondents include Charles Babbage, Sara Coleridge, Charles Eastlake, Maria Edgeworth, Robert Fitzroy, John Forster, Elizabeth Gaskell, Grace Greenwood, Felicia Hemans, Richard Monckton Milnes (Baron Houghton), Edwin Landseer, William Macready, Harriet Martineau, Roderick Impey Murchison, Caroline Norton, and Catharine Maria Sedgwick.

111 pieces.2 boxes.

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Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865

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Gibson, Thomas Milner, 1806-1884

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Ker, H. Bellenden (Henry Bellenden), 1785?-1871

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Bright, John, 1811-1889

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Lewis, George Cornewall, Sir, 1806-1863

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Greenwood, Grace, 1823-1904

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Williams, Helen Maria, 1762-1827

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Palmerston, Henry John Temple, Viscount, 1784-1865

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Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865

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Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867

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Milnes, Richard Monckton, Baron Houghton, 1809-1885

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Forster, John, 1812-1876

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Landseer, Edwin Henry, Sir, 1802-1873

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Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury, New Hampshire, January 18, 1782-d. Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 24, 1852), lawyer, orator, congressman, served as U.S. Secretary of State under presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. He also served as Senator from Massachusetts....

Coleridge, Sara Coleridge, 1802-1852

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Babbage, Charles, 1791-1871

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Mathematician. Trinity College, Cambridge (England), from 1811; graduated Peterhouse, 1914; M.A. 1817. Lucasian professor of mathematics, Cambridge University, 1828-1839. Fellow Royal Society, 1816. Worked with and tried to perfect calculating machines; devised basic principles of modern computers. From the description of Correspondence, 1830-1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155005505 Mathematician. Trinity College, Cambridge (England), from 1811; graduated Peterhouse, 1...

Booth, Jane Noble, d. 1872,

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Cairns, Hugh McCalmont Cairns, Earl, 1819-1885

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Clarendon, George William Frederick Villiers, Earl of, 1800-1870

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English politician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Cyrus W. Field, 1864 Apr. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 537532472 1820-1823 attache to the British embassy, Saint Petersburg; 1824-1833 commissioner of customs; 1833-1839 minister plenipotentiary to Spain; 1840-1841 lord privy seal; 1840-1841 and 1864-1865 chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster; 1846-1847 president of the Board of Trade; 1847-1852 viceroy of Ireland; 1853-1858, 1...

Macready, William Charles, 1793-1873

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English actor, recognized as perhaps the greatest English character actor of his day. He was especially noted for his Shakespearean roles. From the description of Letter, 1842. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122391814 William Charles Macready was a tragedian. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1821-1849, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886139 William Charles Macready was an English stage manager and actor...

Booth, James, 1796-1880,

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Edgeworth, Maria, 1768-1849

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Irish novelist and educationist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edgeworth's Town, Ireland, to August Louis, Baron de Staël-Holstein and Achille-Léon-Victor, Duc de Broglie, 1826 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270994866 Irish-English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Dominique François Jean Arago, the French scientist, [n.d., paper is watermarked 1818]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270742984 ...

Fitzroy, Robert, 1805-1865

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Epithet: Vice-Admiral; hydrographer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001161.0x0001c6 Robert Fitzroy (1805-65), vice-admiral, hydrographer and meteorologist, second son of Lord Charles Fitzroy (1764-1829) and Frances Anne, ne Stewart (d. 1810), daughter of the 1st Marquess of Londonderry. Fitzroy served on several ships in the Mediterranean and South America. He was promoted in 1828 to command of H.M.S. Beagle, a...

Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904

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English journalist and reformer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.A. Knight, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899208 Frances Power Cobbe, English philanthropist, social worker, and religious author, advocate of women's rights, education for poor and neglected children, and anti-vivisectionist. From the description of Correspondence to France Power Cobbe, 1855-1904. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens...

Barton, Robert Johnston, d. 1879

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Hemans, Mrs., 1793-1835

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Felicia Hemans was one of the first successful female English career poets. For a brief time, she was the most popular and acclaimed poet writing in England. Mrs. Hemans embodies a significant transition in English poetry from Romantic lyricism to the moral and patriotic themes prevalent in the Victorian era. From the description of Felicia Hemans letters and poems, 1825, n.d. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50039596 Felicia Dorothea Browne Hem...

Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871

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British geologist. From the description of Papers, 1857 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35230784 English geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Folkestone, to an unnamed correspondent, 1870 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612797 Geologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to an unidentified recipient, 1847 July 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872039 Ro...

Kenyon, John, 1784-1856

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John Kenyon (1784-1856), was a British poet and philanthropist. Other important addressees in the collection are: Robert Johnston Barton (d. 1879), was a British Captain in the Coldstream Guards, killed in action in Zululand in 1879; James Booth (1796-1880), was a British Barrister and Secretary of the Board of Trade, and his wife, Jane Noble Booth (d. 1872); Thomas Milner Gibson (1806-1884), was a British politician; Henry Bellenden Ker (1785?-1871), British legal reformer. From the...