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Robert H. Taylor collection of English and American literature, [1280s]-1950

Author: Robert H Taylor, collector.Max Beerbohm, SirGeorge Gordon Byron Byron, BaronAlexander PopeBernard ShawAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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MODERN MANUSCRIPTS part of the Taylor Collection: Consists of manuscripts, letters, and documents of numerous and varied authors and artists that span nearly five centuries of English and American literature. There is a variety of related material, such as such as artwork, illustrated albums, letterbooks, and photographs.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Drawings
Manuscripts
Records and correspondence
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Taylor, collector.; Max Beerbohm, Sir; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; Alexander Pope; Bernard Shaw; Richard Brinsley Sheridan; Lytton Strachey; William Makepeace Thackeray; Anthony Trollope; Oscar Wilde; Virginia Woolf
OCLC Number: 213343146
Description: 28.2 linear ft. (23 archival boxes, 7 shelves of bound manuscripts, 18 drawers of artwork)
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MODERN MANUSCRIPTS part of the Taylor Collection: Consists of manuscripts, letters, and documents of numerous and varied authors and artists that span nearly five centuries of English and American literature. There is a variety of related material, such as such as artwork, illustrated albums, letterbooks, and photographs.

Authors most extensively represented include the so-called "Taylor authors"--Max Beerbohm (with numerous caricatures and drawings, correspondence and manuscripts), Alexander Pope, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, George Gordon Byron, and Anthony Trollope. Other writers significantly represented in the collection, with regard to manuscripts and/or letters, are: the Brontë family (Anne, Charlotte, and Patrick), Charles Dickens, Thomas Hardy, Benjamin Robert Haydon, Henry James, George Bernard Shaw, Lytton Strachey, Alfred Tennyson, William Makepeace Thackeray, the Trollope family (Frances Milton, Henry Merivale, T. Adolphus, and Frances Eleanor), Oscar Wilde, and Virginia Woolf. The major artists include William Blake, Hablot Knight Browne ("Phiz"), George Cruikshank, Edward Lear, John Everett Millais, William Makepeace Thackeray, and J.M.W. Turner.

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