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Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824



  • Existence: 1788-01-22 - 1824-04-19


George Gordon Byron (1788-1824), English poet and politician

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 892

The collection consists primarily of manuscripts and letters by George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron, including a manuscript of the Preface to Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and the manuscript of The Prisoner of Chillon; and letters to John Murray, Francis Hodgson, and Samuel Rogers. Other contents include several letters by Anne Isabella Milbanke, Baroness Byron; two notes by Catherine Byron, the poet's mother; and eighteen letters from Augusta Leigh to Francis Hodgson.

Dates: 1804-1927 1804-1822, bulk 1804-1822

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

John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1856 October 12

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 39002106121412], Folder: H.39
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin tells Heaton he will not be able to meet her as planned as two friends are visiting him from Northumberland and so promises to send Heaton the Elizabeth Siddall drawings. Ruskin says he believes the "Rossetti drawing is in town" but tells Heaton he will confirm if it is when he sends the Siddall works. In a postscript, Ruskin praises Byron's "Destruction of Sennacherib" which appeared in the Oxford and Cambridge Magazine No. 8,...
Dates: 1856 October 12

Frederick R. Koch collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 601
Abstract: The Frederick R. Koch Collection consists of musical, literary, and historical materials collected by Frederick R. Koch, principally through purchases at public auctions, 1979-1986. Including individual items, concentrations of related materials, and several extensive archives, the collection is a broad and deep resource for study of the lives and works of a range of composers, authors, and other historical figures.Most materials are music manuscripts, literary manuscripts, drawings,...
Dates: 1640-1983

"Some bards the Theban feuds recall", 1806

 Part of Collection — Box 3: [Barcode: 39002137224797], Folder: GROUP 52, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Poem, autograph manuscript.

Copy attributed to Byron.

Dates: 1806

"The Irish Avater", 1842 May 27

 Part of Collection — Box 3: [Barcode: 39002137224797], Folder: GROUP 52, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Poem, autograph manuscript copy, in an unidentified hand, written to commemorate the visit of George IV to Ireland.

With ALS, 1830 Jan 11 from Michael Perry to Lord [Hill] requesting a recommendation, and a copy of undated ALS from Lord [Hill] to Lady Byron recommending Perry for the position of butler and steward.

Dates: 1842 May 27