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Scott, Walter, 1771-1832



  • Existence: 1771-08-15 - 1832-09-21

Biographical / Historical

Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish novelist, poet, historian, and biographer.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick Stoever Dickson collection regarding Henry Fielding

Call Number: GEN MSS 511
Overview: The Frederick Stoever Dickson Collection regarding Henry Fielding consists of correspondence, writings and subject files documenting research and scholarship on Henry Fielding. There are two series: Frederick Stoever Dickson Papers and Material from Other Sources.The Frederick Stoever Dickson Papers consist of three subseries: Correspondence, Writings and Subject Files. Correspondence consists chiefly of letters to Dickson from publishers, bookdealers, journal editors, libraries and...
Dates: 1733-1937, bulk 1900-1922

Letter : to William Scrope, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 75, Folder: GROUP 2996, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Brief ALS, with address leaf, discussing a social engagement.

A photograph of a portrait of Scott is affixed to the verso of the address leaf.
Dates: n.d.

[Collection of 233 letters and envelopes]

Call Number: OSBORN FC76 1/3
Overview: Manuscripts, in multiple hands, of a collection of 233 letters by various notables on numerous subjects, many of them concerning personal affairs. The first volume, for example, contains notes on "Eastward Hoe" and "Old Plays" by S. Pegge and letters by George North on the value of old coins; the second volume contains letters by Voltaire, Horace Walpole, Edmund Burke, Charles Lamb, Robert Peel, and Hannah More, as well as a poem titled "On Faulkners Edition of...
Dates: [18th and 19th century]

Sir Walter Scott collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 266
Overview: The collection consists primarily of letters from Scott to various correspondents, including James Ballantyne, John Wilson Croker, and Mary Ann (Watts) Hughes; and writings by Scott, including The House of Aspen and The Talisman.
Dates: 1803-1831

SCOTT, WALTER, SIR, 1771-1832

Call Number: GEN MSS MISC