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Letters of British authors, 1770-1915.

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The collection comprises 150 letters sent by 73 persons. The letters are dated from 1770 to 1915, with the bulk from the 1840s to the 1890s. Three letters are dated from 1770, 1791 and 1798, and 24 are from the first quarter of the 20th century. The authors of the letters cover a large variety of activities and professions, including British editors, publishers, lecturers, writers, art critics, politicians,
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: Mackenzie Bell; John Britton; William Kingdon Clifford; Louisa Stuart Costello; Arthur Evans, Sir; John Evans, Sir; James Granger; Thomas Leman; H C Marillier; John Henry Parker; John Henry Pepper; F G Hilton Price; Samuel Redgrave; George William Russell; William Noel Sainsbury; Thomas Humphrey Ward; Albert Way; Frederick Edward Weatherby; Frederick Wedmore, Sir
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
OCLC Number: 83749693
Notes: The items in this assembled collection were formerly part of the British artists letters collection (accn. no. 860525). They were separated when the artists collection was cataloged.
Description: 150 items (316 p.)

Abstract:

The collection comprises 150 letters sent by 73 persons. The letters are dated from 1770 to 1915, with the bulk from the 1840s to the 1890s. Three letters are dated from 1770, 1791 and 1798, and 24 are from the first quarter of the 20th century. The authors of the letters cover a large variety of activities and professions, including British editors, publishers, lecturers, writers, art critics, politicians, mathematicians, archaeologists, antiquarians, botanists, naturalists, educational writers, authors on architecture and of dictionaries.

Among the most significant letters are those signed by the biographer Mackenzie Bell to William Michael Rossetti (1), the art historian John Britton (4), the lecturer William Kingdon Clifford (a manuscript page), the writer Louisa Stuart Costello (6), the publisher Robert Duncan(?) (1), the archaeologists Sir Arthur John Evans (2) and Sir John Evans (5), the biographer James Granger (1), the antiquarian Thomas Leman (1), the biographer Henry Currie Marillier (2), the author on architecture John Henry Parker (1), the popular science lecturer John Henry Pepper (2), the archaeologist Frederick George Hilton Price (2), the art dictionaries author Samuel Redgrave (2), the Irish poet and lecturer George William Russell 5), the editor William Noel Sainsbury (2), the biographic dictionary author Thomas Humphrey Ward (7), the archaeologist Albert Way (6), the poet Frederick Edward Weatherby (1, including verses and illustration), and the art critic and writer Sir Frederick Wedmore (7).

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