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Stirling Maxwell, William, 1818-1878



  • Existence: 1818 - 1878


William Stirling Maxwell (1818-1878), Scottish historical writer and art historian, politician, and virtuoso.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Hamilton Aïdé papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 207
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence to, from, and about Aïdé; his diary for a trip to Switzerland in the second half of 1870, a scrapbook of reviews of his work, and miscellaneous poetry and prose pieces. The correspondence is both personal and business oriented, including letters from publishers, editors and friends regarding the publicaton of novels and songs. Principal correspondents include Matthew Arnold, Frances Hodgson Burnett,James Anthony Froude, William Money Hardinge,...
Dates: 1824-1906

Dennistoun correspondence

Call Number: OSB MSS 56

Letters from various correspondents addressed to Dennistoun or to his wife, Isabella. Many are of a social nature. Letters from William Carnegie Northesk and William Stirling Maxwell concern art collecting.

Dates: 1785-1855

"Songs of the Holy Land" : Edinburgh, 1846

 Part of Collection — Box 145: [Barcode: 39002093714757], Folder: GROUP 2952, V-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Poems, manuscript.

"Edinburgh: Printed by T. Constable, printer to her Majesty."

"Not published. Only forty copies printed."


Lacks all but the introduction, contents page, "The Wiving of Isaac," and "Jael," stanzas I-VI.

Dates: 1846