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:
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.
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.
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.