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Warton, Joseph, 1722-1800



  • Existence: 1722 - 1800

Joseph Warton (1722-1800), English academic and literary critic.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Boswell Collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 89
Overview: The Boswell Collection contains the correspondence, diaries, and manuscripts of author James Boswell; estate records, letters, personal and professional papers, and other materials documenting the lives and careers of ten generations of Boswells and their possession of the barony of Auchinleck; and correspondence relating to the political career of Alexander Bruce, Earl of Kincardine.
Dates: 1428-1936, bulk 1700-1795

Fragment, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 29, Folder: GROUP 544, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Address of Reverend Mr. Powlet in the hand of Warton.

Mounted on sheet with manuscript description of Warton in an unidentified hand.
Dates: n.d.

Joseph Spence papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 4
Overview: The papers include correspondence, personal papers, notes and memoranda, and related papers. Much of the material concerns Spence's Anecdotes, including manuscripts of his notes on conversations with Alexander Pope, memoranda on Stephen Duck and other authors, and notes on Spence's reading. There are also extensive notes on English gardens, shorter writings by Spence, and drafts of works which appeared in his Moralities (1753, under the pseudonym of Sir Harry Beaumont). The correspondence...
Dates: 1649-1859, bulk 1739-1768