Papers of William Morris, 1839-1999.

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Morris, William, 1834-1896. Papers of William Morris, 1839-1999.

Papers of William Morris, 1839-1999.

Archival and manuscript portion of the Sanford and Helen Berger collection. In addition to the papers of William Morris and his associates, the colleciton also includes materials on nineteenth and twentieth century British Pre-Raphaelites, fine Printing and private presses -- Kelmscott Press, (including the Kelmscott Chaucer), and the Doves Press, architects, illustrators, and the Arts & Crafts movement. include a mintue book, botes, personal remiscences, lectures, poems, prose narratives, and essays by Edward Burne-Jones, Sydney C. Cockerel, Walter Crane, William F. De Morgan, William Morris, and others. includes letters by and to Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Paul Bloomfield, Edward Burne-Jones, Georgiana Burne-Jones, T.J. Cobden-Sanderson, Sydney Cockerell, Walter Crane, Evelyn De Morgan, William De Morgan, Frederick Ellis, H. Buxton Forman, Philip Henderson, Arthur Hughes, Edward R. Hughes, William Holman Hunt, W.R. Lethaby, J.W. Mackail, H.C. Marillier, John Everett Millais, Jane Burden Morris, May Morris, William Morris, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Ruskin, Simeon Solomon, Peter Stansky, A.M.W. Stirling, Emery Walker, Philip Webb, Charles Canning Winmill, and others. contains phototocopies of account and correspondence from other repositories, materials removed from scrapbooks, printed items, photographs, newspaper clippings, etc. Also included are research materials and drafts of PhilipHenderson's biography of William Morris and Peter Stansky's Another Book That Never Was: William Morris, Charles Gere, and the House of Wolfings. (1998).

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Morris, William, 1834-1896

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Burne-Jones, Georgiana, Lady, 1840-1920

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Wife of Edward Burne-Jones. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Littlehampton, to [John Ruskin], 1864 Sept. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 758004395 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to [John Ruskin], 1863 Aug. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 758003392 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to [John Ruskin], 1862 Aug 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 758012292 From the description...

Morris & Co. (London, England)

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Kelmscott press

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British Museum.

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Microfilms of British Museum class catalogues of manuscripts. The British Library, established in 1973, is now responsible for manuscript collections previously held by the library of the British Museum. From the guide to the Microfilms of British Museum class catalogues of manuscripts, 20th century, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) ...

Hughes, Arthur, 1832-1915

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kew Green, to Sydney Carlyle, 1907 Aug. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269526886 British painter and book illustrator. From the description of Letters, 1867-1909. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77594460 ...

Millais, John Everett, 1829-1896

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Brother of Lester Wallack's wife Emily. From the description of Correspondence to Emily Wallack, 1883. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 236184633 English painter. From the description of Autograph letters signed : 2 Palace Gate, Kensington ; and elsewhere, to Arthur Sullivan, 1870 Aug. 19, [n.y.] Nov. 2, and [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125260 British painter and illustrator. From the description of Corre...

Henderson, Philip, 1906-1977

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Editor of the poems of John Skelton. Epithet: editor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x000329 ...

Crane, Walter, 1845-1915

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Epithet: of Add MS 32980 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001094.0x00002f Patrol officer in New Guinea. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1914-1915. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225821491 English artist. From the description of ALS : London, to Thomas James Cobden-Sanderson, 1898 June 19. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122380655 ...

Morris, Jane Burden.

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Solomon, Simeon, 1840-1905

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to "Dear Wirgman", [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663292 ...

Bloomfield, Paul, 1898-

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Walker, Emery, 1851-1933

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English typographer and antiquarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, 1903 Oct. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586295 Walker was born on Apr. 2, 1851 in Paddington, London, England; attended St. Mark's College, Chelsea, and at age 14 began a succession of laborious occupations; met Alfred Dawson who had perfected a form of etching known as glyptography; joined him in 1873 at the Typographic Etching Co.; in 1886, Walk...

Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Burton Park, Petworth, to an unidentified correspondent, 1864 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523474 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to "dear Sir", 1883 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269528569 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Mrs. Brookfield, 1873 Mar. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269537929 From the description of Aut...

Mackail, J. W. (John Williams), 1859-1945.

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Hughes, Edward R., 1832-1908.

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Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

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Wife of Ruskin's physician, Dr. John Simon. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. John Simon, [18--] (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 31272017 British writer, artist, and critic. From the description of John Ruskin papers, ca. 1837-1904. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80934993 John Ruskin was born on 8 February 1819 in London. Ruskin was educated by his mother and by various tutors before attending Oxford University. H...

Alma-Tadema, Lawrence, 1836-1912

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Painter. From the description of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema correspondence, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449425 British painter. From the description of Papers, ca. 1877-1934. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 78472594 ...

Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901

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Frederick Startridge Ellis, bookseller and author who was for many years the official buyer for the British Museum. From the description of Frederick Startridge Ellis manuscript material : 1 item, 1886 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 185022282 From the guide to the Frederick Startridge Ellis manuscript material : 2 items, 1886-ca. 1887, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: bookseller and aut...

Winmill, Charles Canning

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Webb, Philip, 1831-1915

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Born in Oxford, 1831; educated at private school, Aynho, Northamptonshire; apprentice to the architect John Billing, Reading, 1849-1852; joined architect's office, Wolverhampton, 1852; assistant to the architect George Edmund Street, Oxford, [1852-1858]; became a close friend of William Morris, also an assistant to Street, Edward Burne-Jones and Charles Faulkner, 1856; moved to London with Street's office, 1856; established independent practice at Great Ormond Street, [1858]; with Morris designe...

Marillier, H.C. (Henry Currie), 1865-1951

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Berger, Sanford

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Lethaby, W. R. (William Richard), 1857-1931

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English architect and antiquarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, [1901 July 20]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590725 ...

Doves press

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Berger, Helen,

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Stirling, A. M. W. (Anna Maria Wilhelmina), 1865-1965

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Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898

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Burne-Jones, English painter and designer, was a friend of William Morris and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, who influenced him in his art. From the description of Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones collection, 1881-1907. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 449884953 English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Ruskin, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 757841354 From the description of Autograph letter signe...

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882

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English painter and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gilchrist, [ca. 1863 Mar. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 713659894 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : place not specified, to William Allingham, [1859 Dec.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 708246618 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Alexander Gilchrist, [1861 Sept. 14]. (Unknown). WorldCat ...

De Morgan, Mrs. (Evelyn)

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De Morgan, William, 1839-1917

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British author. From the description of Letter to Mr. Ellis [manuscript], 1912 December 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647861106 English ceramic artist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, to Professor Lyon Phelps, 1909 July 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270517683 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to S.C. Cockerell, [n.d., received 1907 Aug. 22]. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400

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William Morris' Kelmscott Press published The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted [edited by F. S. Ellis; ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and engraved on wood by W. H. Hooper] in 1896. From the guide to the Proofs and drawings for, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now newly imprinted, 1892-1896., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) William Morris' Kelmscott Press published The works of Geoffrey Chaucer: now ne...

Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917

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The controversial bibliographer Harry Buxton Forman was best known for his work on Shelley, Keats, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, as well as for collaborating with Thomas J. Wise (1859-1937) in the creation of numerous literary forgeries. From the description of Harry Buxton Forman volumes, ca. 1892-1907. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 82181516 Harry Buxton Forman, English bibliographer and forger. He wrote a great deal of critical and bibliographic literary...

J.M. Dent & Sons (Firm)

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Stansky, Peter, 1932-

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Peter Stansky, who earned his Ph.D. in History from Harvard University, is the Frances and Charles Field Professor of Modern British History, Emeritus, at Stanford. From the description of Stanford University, Munger dormitory collection, 2003-2006. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702917001 American historian. From the description of Peter Stansky miscellaneous papers, 1937-1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123373337 C.R. Ashbee, an important figure in...

Morris, May, 1862-1938

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May Morris was the younger daughter of William and Jane Morris. She was a skilled embroiderer, teaching embroidery and running Morris & Co.'s embroidery department. She became an important figure in the Arts & Crafts movement, and joined her father in actively promoting socialism. Her introductions to the twenty-four volume set of Williams Morris's works published between 1910 and 1915 provided fresh details of Morris's career and family life. From the description of May Morr...

Cobden-Sanderson, T. J. (Thomas James), 1840-1922

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T.J. Cobden-Sanderson was an English bookbinder, associated with the Arts and Crafts movement. Born in Northumberland, his family travelled extensively; he attended Cambridge, but did not take a degree. His intellectual gifts seemed to fill him with despair, and he read constantly, and was often depressed. He eventually became a barrister in London, where he made several important friends, notably William Morris, who introduced him to Annie Cobden; Sanderson and Annie married, and he changed his...

Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962

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English museum director, art historian and collector. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge to Hugh W. Davies, 1911 Jan. 05. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899880 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hammersmith, to Mackenzie Bell, 1896 Nov. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899382 From the description of Autograph letter signed (retained copy) : Cambridge, to Lord Henry Bentinck, 1909 Feb. 17. (Unknown). ...