John Chapman collection, 1851-1868.

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Chapman, John, 1822-1894. John Chapman collection, 1851-1868.

John Chapman collection, 1851-1868.

Holograph diaries for 1851 and 1860 by Chapman that contain references to George Eliot and other contemporary literary figures; letter to William Hepworth Dixon regarding Chapman's medical and scientific writing; copy print of a photograph of Chapman; carbon typescript of letters from Chapman to Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon; scrapbook containing: typescripts of portions from Lynn Linton's "My Literary Life", typescript of letter from Linton to Herbert Spencer, typescripts of portions of Chapman's diaries for 1851 and 1860, typescripts of letters from Chapman to Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon, typescripts of biographical sketch of Bodichon from "Dictionary of National Biography", and clippings and handwritten notes added to the scrapbook by Clement K. Shorter (whose bookplate is on inside cover).

0.40 linear ft. (2 boxes)

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Linton, E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn), 1822-1898

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Malvern, to Miss Bogram, [1896 pm: Apr. 7]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590890 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Malvern, to an unidentified correspondent, 1898 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590892 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brougham House, Malvern, to W.A. Knight, 1896 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864557 From the descr...

Eliot, George, 1819-1880

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Born Mary Ann Evans in 1819, George Eliot was the daughter of a land agent who managed estates in the rural midlands, a formative experience that gave her an insight into country society that later greatly influenced and enriched her first works of fiction. At different times of her life, she also spelled her name as Mary Anne, Marian, and Marianne, adopting the pen-name of Eliot only after her first work of fiction was published in 1857. Eliot was brought up in a narrow...

Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926

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Shorter worked as an editor with a number of British papers and journals, such as the ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, before founding and editing three early twentieth century journals: SKETCH, SPHERE, and the TATLER. Shorter also wrote critically about Victorian literature and published bibliographies about prominent British writers. From the description of Letter-Manuscript, 1920. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122348081 British writer. The letters are written...

Dixon, William Hepworth, 1821-1879

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Historian. From the description of Letters 1845-1876. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 702669699 Dixon was born on June 30, 1821 at Great Ancoats in Manchester, England; wrote a five-act tragedy, The Azamoglan, which was privately printed; editor of Cheltenham Journal, 1846; called to bar in London, 1854, but never practiced law; contributor to the Athenaeum and the Daily News; wrote Life of William Penn (1851); editor of the Athenaeum, 1853-69; traveled widely and ...

Bodichon, Barbara Leigh Smith, 1827-1891

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Barbara Bodichon (nee Leigh Smith) was born on 8 April 1827 at Whatlington, Sussex, sister of the Arctic explorer, Benjamin Leigh Smith (1828-1913). She was educated privately and studied political economy, law and art at Bedford Square Ladies College, London, becoming a painter of some renown. After receiving an endowment from her father, she established her own progressive school in London, later known as the Portman Hall School. During the 1850s, she concentrated on the campaign ...

Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903

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Born 1820; educated at Hinton Charterhouse near Bath, 1833-1836; assistant schoolmaster at Derby, 1837; worked as a draftsman and engineer during the building of the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway, 1837-1841; sub-editor of the Pilot , the organ of the Complete Suffrage Movement, 1844; occupied himself anew with engineering, 1844-1846, and experimented with mechanical inventions, 1846-1847; sub-editor of The Economist in London, 1848-1853; visited house of John Chapman, the advanced publisher,...

Chapman, John, 1822-1894

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English physician, author, and editor of "The Westminster Review." From the description of John Chapman collection, 1851-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81538744 From the description of John Chapman collection, 1851-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148215 Epithet: physician, author and editor of the Westminster Review British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000688.0x0001e1 ...