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Burney, Fanny, 1752-1840



  • Existence: 1752-06-13 - 1840-01-06

Fanny Burney (1752-1840), British novelist and author

Found in 4 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

Burney family collection

Call Number: OSB MSS 3
Overview: The collection contains correspondence of several members of the Burney family, particularly Charles Burney (1726-1814); his children Charles Burney, D. D. (1757-1817), Fanny Burney (1752-1840), and Susanna Burney Philips; and Charles Burney IV (1815-1907). Other major correspondents include Alexandre d'Arblay, William Bewley, Peter Paul Dobree, George Isaac Huntingford, John Kaye, Hester Lynch Piozzi, Thomas Twining, and John Young.
Dates: 1767-1903, bulk 1790-1825

Letter : Chesington, England, to Mrs. Dickenson, 1786 Jul

 Part of Collection — Box: 34, Folder: GROUP 686, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS with address leaf.
Dates: 1786 Jul

Letter (initialed "CB") to Miss Burney, at Queen's House, 1790 December 13

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: Reynolds 54
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series I
Scope and Contents: Letter written to his daughter, Frances, after hearing Sir Joshua Reynolds deliver his final Discourse at the Royal Academy.
Dates: 1790 December 13