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Baretti, Giuseppe, 1719-1789

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1719-04-24 - 1789-05-05

Giuseppe Baretti (1719-1789), Italian-born author and translator

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Boswell Collection

 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

Letter : London, to Mrs. Thrale, 1774 Sep 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 36, Folder: GROUP 815, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding his pupil, Mrs. Thrale's daughter.

With typed transcript.

In English and Italian.
Dates: 1774 Sep 26

Letter to John Thomas Smith., 1832 January 29

 Item — Box: 2-175
Call Number: MSS 10
Scope and Contents: About his quotation from Baretti's Guide through the Royal Academy (London, 1781).
Dates: 1832 January 29

"Lettera scritta da Giuseppe Baretti a Luigi Siries a Firenze", 1778

 Item — Box: Reynolds 60
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: In this privately printed pamphlet Baretti criticizes Siries for editing and publishing Baretti's translation of the first seven of Sir Joshua Reynolds' Discourses (Delle arti del disegno. Firenze, 1778) without mentioning Baretti's name in the publication, and for altering the text. Distributed gratis throughout Italy, particularly in Tuscany (cf. Hilles, p. 54). Discussion of this pamphlet and an English translation appear in Hilles, F.W. Literary career of...
Dates: 1778

Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 237
Overview: The Liebert Autograph Collection contains chiefly British (as well as other European and American) historical and literary manuscripts and autographs, including items by James Boswell, Jr., Sir Joseph Banks, Marie Corelli, Eugene V. Debs, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Samuel Johnson, Ouida, and Alfred Tennyson. The Liebert Correspondence consists of letters written to Liebert by Ian Fleming, Beverly Nichols, John Cowper Powys, and Thornton Wilder.
Dates: 1604-1987

Manuscript copy of "Lettera scritta da Giuseppe Baretti a Luigi Siries a Firenze", 1776 January 26

 Item — Box: Reynolds 59
Call Number: MSS 30 , Series IV
Scope and Contents: Giuseppe Pelli's copy of Baretti's printed pamphlet Baretti critical of Siries [see Reynolds 60, below].
Dates: 1776 January 26

"Ortografia della Lingua Inglese di Giuseppe Baretti", [17--]

 Part of Collection — Box: 36, Folder: GROUP 815, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Holograph manuscript.

Accompanied by a paper wrapper with the inscription, "Mr. Baretti's Odes."
Dates: [17--]