Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871
Richard Bentley (1794-1871), British publisher
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
James Fenimore Cooper Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 415
Overview: The collection provides evidence of the personal and professional life of James Fenimore Cooper, and to a lesser degree, the Cooper family, between 1792 and 1976. The collection documents Cooper's writing career, service in the United States Navy, and travels through Europe, and consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, legal and financial documents, clippings, artwork, and objects. As an author who was engaged in the process of printing and publishing his works, and who was deeply...
Dates: 1792-1976, bulk 1792-1894
Maria Edgeworth collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 330
Overview: Collection includes Bertha Coolidge Slade's collection of Edgeworth materials, including correspondence between Edgeworth and Richard Bentley and others; copies of letters by Edgeworth, including correspondence with Rachel Mordacai Lazarus and John Murray; letters by Richard Lovell Edgeworth; holograph poem entitled "Enigma"; drawing of Edgeworth's Library by F. W. Fairholt; and Slade's research files, gathered during research for her book, "Maria Edgeworth, 1767-1849, a...
Abraham Hayward collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 553
Overview: Correspondence, printed materials, other papers, and photographs related to Abraham Hayward, as well as the research materials of Hayward biographer Brian Roberts. Outgoing correspondence includes letters to Hayward's sisters Fanny and Mary Anne Hayward, as well as publisher Richard Bentley. Incoming correspondence primarily consists of letters from members of Hayward's literary and political circles, including George Bentley; John Thaddeus Delane; Edward Everett; Alexander William Kinglake;...
Florence Marryat collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 994
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, printed ephemera, photographs, drawings and watercolors, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting the life and career of English author and actress Florence Marryat. Visual materials include a wide selection of portraits of Marryat, and drawings and photographs from her time living in South Asia with her first husband; among those are a watercolor portrait of the martyred Sergeant-Major John Lilley (died while imprisioned in Mhow,...