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Carl H. Pforzheimer collection of Shelley and his circle : manuscripts, 1772-1925

Author: Carl H PforzheimerMarguerite Blessington, Countess ofCharlotte BrontëRobert BrowningElizabeth Barrett BrowningAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Letters, diaries, literary manuscripts, proofs, and other items to, from, and concerning the English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, his family, associates, and contemporaries, including more than 300 items by Shelley; ca. 350 letters and manuscripts of William Godwin; about 50 items of Mary Wollstonecraft; ca. 400 items by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; over 150 letters and manuscripts by Lord Byron; roughly 150
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Genre/Form: Letters
Diaries
Manuscripts for publication
Correspondence
Manuscripts
Named Person: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Carl H Pforzheimer; Marguerite Blessington, Countess of; Charlotte Brontë; Robert Browning; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Robert Burns; Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron Byron, Baroness; Catherine Gordon Byron; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; Thomas Campbell; Mary Ann Chaworth; Clara Mary Jane Clairmont; John Clare; Charles Cowden Clarke; Mary Cowden Clarke; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; William Cowper; John Wilson Croker; George Eliot; William Godwin; Harriet Grove; Teresa Guiccioli, contessa di; Mary Hays; Hemans, Mrs.; Thomas Jefferson Hogg; Leigh Hunt; Washington Irving; Joseph Johnson; John Keats; Caroline Lamb, Lady; Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; Walter Savage Landor; Augusta Leigh; Ada King Lovelace, Countess of; Thomas Medwin; Margaret King Moore; Thomas Moore; Caroline Sheridan Norton; Amelia Opie; Jane Porter; Mary Robinson; Samuel Rogers; Harriet Westbrook Shelley; Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Horace Smith; Sydney Smith; Robert Southey; Edward John Trelawny; Edward Ellerker Williams; Jane Williams; Mary Wollstonecraft; William Wordsworth; H Buxton Forman; Roger Ingpen; Leslie Alexis Marchand; Walter Edwin Peck; William Michael Rossetti; Thomas James Wise
OCLC Number: 144652039
Description: 9000 items.

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Letters, diaries, literary manuscripts, proofs, and other items to, from, and concerning the English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, his family, associates, and contemporaries, including more than 300 items by Shelley; ca. 350 letters and manuscripts of William Godwin; about 50 items of Mary Wollstonecraft; ca. 400 items by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley; over 150 letters and manuscripts by Lord Byron; roughly 150 items of Thomas Love Peacock; 300 letters and other items by Leigh Hunt; and ca. 130 letters of Edward John Trelawny.

The Collection also includes: diaries of Shelley's cousin and first love, Harriet Grove; the suicide letter of Harriet Westbrooke Shelley, the poet's first wife; ca. 100 letters and other items of Shelley's Oxford friend Thomas Jefferson Hogg; diaries and ca. 35 letters of Mary Shelley's step-sister Claire Clairmont; ca. 100 items relating to Horace and James Smith; 40 letters and manuscripts of Thomas Medwin; over 130 items of Margaret King Moore (Lady Mount Cashell); 25 letters of Jane Williams; and 2 letters, a fair copy manuscript, and other items by Edward Williams, all friends of Shelley.

Among materials pertaining to relatives and associates of Byron are: papers of his mother, Catherine Gordon Byron; his wife, Anne Isabella; his daughter, Ada Augusta; his half-sister, Augusta Leigh; more than 200 letters and other documents of Teresa Guiccioli, Byron's mistress; Caroline Lamb; Mary Chaworth; and about 50 letters to Byron from various Italian women, requesting money and other favors.

Other items in the Collection include: a letterbook of the publisher Joseph Johnson; 75 letters and 3 bound manuscript volumes of John Clare; 2 letters of John Keats; 20 letters and 2 manuscript poems of Elizabeth Barrett Browning; more than 150 letters and manuscripts of Robert Browning; 6 letters and 1 manuscript by Charlotte Brontë; 5 holograph notebooks and 1 letter by George Eliot; and correspondence and other materials of Marguerite, Countess of Blessington; Robert Burns, Thomas Campbell, Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Cowper, John Wilson Croker, Mary Hays, Felicia Hemans, Washington Irving, Charles and Mary Lamb, Walter Savage Landor, Thomas Moore, Caroline Norton, Amelia Alderson Opie, Jane Porter, Mary Robinson, Samuel Rogers, Sydney Smith, Robert Southey, and William Wordsworth.

The Collection also holds papers of British Romantic scholars, among them Harry Buxton Forman, Roger Ingpen, Walter Peck, William Michael Rossetti, and Thomas J. Wise, and an unpublished memoir by Leslie A. Marchand.

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