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Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850



  • Existence: 1770-04-07 - 1850-04-23


William Wordsworth (1770-1850), English Romantic poet.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Fowler & Wells Portrait Posters for Physiognomy Lectures

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1000

A set of nineteen posters with 112 bust portraits depicting identified men and women, primarily authors, artists, scientists, monarchs, and religious and political leaders from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with a group of idealized heads illustrating characteristics identified by phrenologists.

Dates: circa 1860

Charles Lamb collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 254

Correspondence and writings by or relating to Charles Lamb. The correspondence includes letters to Edward Moxon, Basil Montagu, and William Wordsworth. The writings includes an autograph manuscript of "Elia to his Correspondents," and a sonnet, beginning "They talk of time, and of time's galling yoke...." Accompanying material includes a pamphlet on Lamb by Edward Moxon, no. 703 of The Mirror, and two engraved portraits of Lamb.

Dates: [1798]-1835

Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 237

The Liebert Autograph Collection contains chiefly British (as well as other European and American) historical and literary manuscripts and autographs, including items by James Boswell, Jr., Sir Joseph Banks, Marie Corelli, Eugene V. Debs, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Samuel Johnson, Ouida, and Alfred Tennyson. The Liebert Correspondence consists of letters written to Liebert by Ian Fleming, Beverly Nichols, John Cowper Powys, and Thornton Wilder.

Dates: 1604-1987

William Wordsworth collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 1262
Abstract: The collection consists of letters and writings by William Wordsworth. The autograph letters, signed, are from Wordsworth to his colleagues, friends, and family, along with Wordsworth autographs clipped from letters and documents. One letter contains an autograph addition, signed, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Writings in the collection are by Wordsworth, in his hand and that of his sister Dorothy Wordsworth and wife Mary Wordsworth. Also included are groups of page proofs and two published...
Dates: 1798-1850