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Correspondence and literary manuscripts of, or relating to members of the Brontë family.

Author: Brontë family.Charlotte BrontëEllen NusseyElizabeth Cleghorn GaskellPatrick Branwell BrontëAll authors
Publisher: 1812-1925.
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Comprises a substantial collection of original and transcribed material by, or relating to, different members of the Brontë family, as follows: (A) by Anne Brontë, an autograph manuscript discussing the truth of the Bible; (B) by Branwell Brontë, 'Letters from an Englishman', stories (some in miniature format), and poems, all autograph, and autograph and transcribed letters; (C) by Charlotte Brontë, poems  Read more...
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Named Person: Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Brontë family.
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Brontë family.; Charlotte Brontë; Ellen Nussey; Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell; Patrick Branwell Brontë; Anne Brontë; Clement King Shorter; Smith, Elder, and Co.
OCLC Number: 55107809
Language Note: In English, but with a little French.
Notes: Many of the volumes are bound in fine, mainly black, leather and are gilt-embossed on their spines with bibliographical details.
The Brontë family of Haworth, the subject of numerous biographies.
An extensive collection of books and periodicals devoted to Brontë scholarship, including many of the Brontë family's works published in various editions and works about either the whole family or individual members of it, is shelved adjacent to the manuscripts.
Description: ca. 20 v., 12 folders, and 1 box; manuscript and typescript.
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Comprises a substantial collection of original and transcribed material by, or relating to, different members of the Brontë family, as follows: (A) by Anne Brontë, an autograph manuscript discussing the truth of the Bible; (B) by Branwell Brontë, 'Letters from an Englishman', stories (some in miniature format), and poems, all autograph, and autograph and transcribed letters; (C) by Charlotte Brontë, poems transcribed by her husband, A.B. Nicholls, two autograph manuscripts in French, and numerous autograph letters; together with Elizabeth Gaskell's autograph manuscript describing a visit to Charlotte Brontë, letters from A.B. Nicholls relating to Charlotte Brontë, letters and manuscripts by Ellen Nussey, and transcripts of letters written to her, concerning members of the Brontë family, and letters written by the publishing firm Smith, Elder and Co. to C.K. Shorter and T.J. Wise; (F) by Maria Brontë, an autograph manuscript of 'The advantages of poverty in religious concerns', and an autograph letter to her husband, the Rev. Patrick Brontë; and an autograph letter from the latter.

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