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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870



  • Existence: February 7, 1812-June 9, 1870

Biographical / Historical

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was a British novelist.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

A Tale of Two Cities. Appendixes and notes by D. K. Swan. London: Longmans, Green and Co., Ltd., 1964., 1964

 Item — Volume: Moss no. 55
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series II
Scope and Contents: Printed by Hazell Watson and Viney, Ltd., Aylesbury, Bucks. Maps of London and Paris by Richard Shirley Smith . viii–ix; illustrated with four line drawings of standing male figures. Perfect bound trade paperback.

A record for this item is also available in the Yale University Library Catalog.
Dates: 1964


Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Envelope : to H. G. Adams, Rochester [England], and portrait of Charles Dickens, 1856, 1857

 Part of Collection — Box: 266, Folder: 9
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript envelope, addressed to H. G. Adams, Esquire, Rochester, and embossed on the flap "C D". The envelope is pasted down to a larger sheet of paper. Also includes a wood engraving of Charles Dickens, signed in the block: "Henry Linton sc."; below the image is a facsimile of Dickens's signature, and the printed text: "From a photograph by Mayall".
Dates: 1856, 1857

Envelope : to Miss Martineau, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 262, Folder: 13
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Envelope addressed to Miss Marineau with Dickens's signature below.
Dates: undated

Manuscripts in the Richard Gimbel Collection of Charles Dickens

Call Number: GEN MSS 1998
Overview: Manuscripts, letters, and documents by English writer and social critic Charles Dickens, 1830-1870, collected by Richard Gimbel. Also included is Gimbel's collection of Dickensiana, 1772-1969, which consists of books, periodicals, printed ephemera, prints and stray plates, photographs, mass-produced objects, manuscripts, letters and documents, paintings and drawings, and relics and association items not created by Dickens but still relating to him. Present are letters from Dickens...
Dates: 1772-1969

Charles Kent papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 78
Overview: Series I, Correspondence, consists almost entirely of single letters to Charles Kent on professional and literary topics. Significant correspondents include E. L. Blanchard; F. C. Burnand, editor of Punch; E. M. Thompson; Laura Valentine; and Samuel Warren. The series also contains a letter from Lamartine praising Kent's poetry; Cardinal Manning's last letter to his mother; and copies of letters addressed to Kent from literary figures such as Charles Dickens, Robert Browning, and Lord...
Dates: 1783-1910

Letter : London, 1 Devonshire Terrace, York Gate, Regent's Park, to Charles Edward Rawlins, 1844 April 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 266, Folder: 11
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, declining an invitation to a banquet held by the Anti-Monopoly Association of Liverpool. Dickens thanks the organization for the invitation, and goes on to explain why he feels he cannot attend.
Dates: 1844 April 15

Letter : Tavistock House, to Edward Chapman, 1854 April 5

 Part of Collection — Box: 266, Folder: 10
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, to Edward Chapman concerning accounts and payments, and the possible effects of the Crimean War on the book trade.
Dates: 1854 April 5

Florence Marryat collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 994
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, printed ephemera, photographs, drawings and watercolors, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting the life and career of English author and actress Florence Marryat. Visual materials include a wide selection of portraits of Marryat, and drawings and photographs from her time living in South Asia with her first husband; among those are a watercolor portrait of the martyred Sergeant-Major John Lilley (died while imprisioned in Mhow,...
Dates: 1833-1905