Browning, Robert, 1812-1889
- Existence: 1812-05-07 - 1889-12-12
Robert Browning (1812-1889), British poet
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 84
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, dossiers, printed works, and other papers documenting the friendship between Robert Browning and Ripert-Monclar and the life and business career of Ripert-Monclar. Also included are twentieth century materials concerning efforts to publish the Browning-Monclar correspondence.
Dates: 1825-1965, bulk 1825-1850
Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 839
Overview: The Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning collection is a mixed-provenance collection of material by and related to Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Series I, Robert Browning Papers, contains a few manuscripts by him, as well as many letters, most written after 1870. Recipients include Mrs. Bayne; Isabel Jane Blagden; Moncure Conway; Charles Deschamps; Frank Hill; William Charles Macready; Felix Moscheles, and William Wetmore Story. Letters to Browning include an...
Dates: 1835-1906 1850-1889, bulk 1850-1889
Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1862 June 24
Item — Box: 1, Folder: 62.38
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti thanks Heaton for giving him information regarding Ruskin's whereabouts, saying that he "had but a poor account of him" from Ned Jones. Rossetti says he will be happy to receive a visit from Heaton and Mrs. (Emelia?) Gurney and asks Heaton to give him a suitable time for her visit. Rossetti tells Heaton that Robert Browning was very pleased with Bethlehem Gate and says that he intends to revisit the Virgin's face in the work.
Dates: 1862 June 24
Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1863 May 22
Item — Box: 1, Folder: 63.58
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti tells Heaton he can offer Heaton a picture of Helen (since she is no longer the subject of his commission for Mr. Rose) or Beatrice. Rossetti can begin the work straight away and gives the price for the piece as 120 guineas, 50 to be paid at the commencement of the work, 35 when presented in advance of completion and 35 upon delivery. Rossetti does not doubt that he can complete it before Heaton leaves London, if he can begin work on it immediately. Rossetti says that Jeptha's daughter...
Dates: 1863 May 22
Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1862 ca. January 13
Item — Box: 1, Folder: 62.7
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti apologizes to Heaton for asking her to send her most recent payment to him by P.O. order rather than check at a time when she is unwell and tells her not to organize the order until she is better. Rossetti remarks that "everyone seems to have had these attacks lately" and that "we may see that they need care to be taken at once, as one has heard lately of so many bad cases beginning with colds of this kind." Rossetti says that he will send Heaton the ...
Dates: 1862 ca. January 13
Dante Gabriel Rossetti letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 November 24
Item — Box: 1, Folder: 55.57
Call Number: MSS 47
Scope and Contents: Rossetti explains that he has been in Paris for the past ten days and so only just received Heaton's latest letter. Rossetti has heard from Ruskin that Heaton would prefer keeping the drawing from the Purgatorio of Rachel and Leah, or Matilda and Beatrice. Rossetti remarks that he has given Matilda and Beatrice the actions of Rachel and Leah and describes the two figures as "of an entirely Oriental character, as the real Rachel and Leah...
Dates: 1855 November 24
William Clyde De Vane papers
Call Number: MS 1114
Overview: Professional papers relating to De Vane's research, teaching, and other activities at Yale University. Included are correspondence, writings, speeches, lecture notes, research materials (particularly on Robert Browning), biographical material, and photographs. The academic papers of his wife, Mabel Phillips De Vane, are also part of the collection. They consist chiefly of essays written while she was a graduate student at Yale University, ca. 1925, together with memorabilia and biographical...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > William Clyde De Vane papers
Dramatic Monologues. Selected and introduced by A. S. Byatt, illustrated by Richard Shirley Smith. London: The Folio Society, 1991., 1991
Item — Volume: Moss no. 123
Call Number: MSS 17 , Series II
Scope and Contents: Typeset in 10-point monotype Bodoni with Modern 20 for display by Gloucester Typesetting, printed in red-brown and black by Butler and Tanner. Shirley Smith's illustrations consist of a drawn frontispiece and thirty-two drawn cartouches and vignettes (15 used twice, one used thrice, and one used four times)–all printed in red-brown. Bound by Butler and Tanner in quarter dark red cloth, white paper boards over-printed with a pattern in pink and brown by Shirley Smith. Pale brown slip case....
Richard L. Purdy Collection of Thomas Hardy
Call Number: GEN MSS 111
Overview: The Richard L. Purdy Collection of Thomas Hardy consists of letters, manuscripts, and associated materials by and about the life of Thomas Hardy. Also included are papers from Sydney C. Cockerell, an associate of Hardy's, and also representative items from other English authors and artists such as Robert Browning and Alfred Lord Tennyson.
John Ruskin letter to Ellen Heaton, 1855 late November
Item — Box: 1, Folder: H.25
Call Number: MSS 46
Scope and Contents: Ruskin asks Heaton if she could arrange for a photographer to go to Bolton and take a photograph of the scene depicted in Turner's Bolton Abbey, and to collect bits of rock from the area. Ruskin praises both Arthur Hughes's painting and Robert Browning's recently published poem "An Epistle Containing the Strange Medical Experience of Karshish the Arab Physician", expressing his surprise that he should agree with the Athenaeum's...
Dates: 1855 late November
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...
Frederick R. Koch collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 601
Overview: The Frederick R. Koch Collection consists of musical, literary, and historical materials collected by Frederick R. Koch, principally through purchases at public auctions, 1979-1986. Including individual items, concentrations of related materials, and several extensive archives, the collection is a broad and deep resource for study of the lives and works of a range of composers, authors, and other historical figures.Most materials are music manuscripts, literary manuscripts, drawings, and...
Call Number: OSB MSS 23
Overview: The papers contain correspondence and other manuscripts principally relating to the financial and familial troubles of Landor's last years. Letters from his niece Elizabeth Sophia Landor to Robert Browning discuss Landor's affairs in detail and Browning's attempts to assist his friend in Florence; Landor's letters to his children Walter, Julia and Charles present his view of the family's struggles. Other correspondents include his friend and admirer Rose Paynter; Richard Monckton Milnes; and...
Dates: 1838-ca. 1880
Herman W. Liebert manuscript 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.
Frederick Locker-Lampson Correspondence
Call Number: OSB MSS 152
Overview: The Frederick Locker-Lampson Correspondence is a collection of over 2,000 letters, accompanied by a few manuscripts and family papers, consisting primarily of letters received by Frederick Locker-Lampson. In addition to substantial quantities of letters from members of his immediate and extended families, the collection contains letters from scores of English literary figures, including F.T. Palgrave, Simeon Solomon, James Gibbs, and Richard Garnett. Some of Locker-Lampson's better-known...
Dates: 1770-1897, bulk 1853-1885
Caroline Sheridan Norton collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 260
Overview: The collection contains letters and writings by or about Caroline Sheridan Norton. The letters are to recipients such as Robert Browning, Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell, Mrs. Catherine Gore, Nathaniel Ogle, Lady Anna Stirling Maxwell, and Frances Trollope, as well as a letter to William Francis Cowper-Temple concerning the death of his uncle, Lord Melbourne. Writings include several autograph poems, and the autograph manuscript of "Love in the World," a novel written when Norton was a young girl.
William Lyon Phelps papers
Call Number: MS 578
Overview: The papers include correspondence, writings, lecture notes, student notebooks, research notes, memorabilia, and scrapbooks of clippings documenting William Lyon Phelps's career as a professor of English and popularizer of literature. Phelps's lecture notes and annotated volumes on English literature comprise half of the papers. The papers also include a small quantity of family papers relating to Phelps's father and wife.
Dates: 1826-1944, bulk 1887-1943
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > William Lyon Phelps papers
Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to Ellen Heaton
Call Number: MSS 47
Overview: The collection comprises 57 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ellen Heaton written from 1855 to 1875 (the bulk from 1855 to 1864). The letters primarily pertain to works by Rossetti, including a number of his works commissioned by Heaton. Works referenced include: Beata Beatrix, Beloved, Bethlehem Gate, Dante’s dream at the time of the death of Beatrice, Dante's...
Algernon Swinburne collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 303
Overview: The collection consists of letters and manuscripts by Swinburne, including letters to Robert Browning; Andrew Chatto; John Camden Hotten; Joseph Knight; Thomas Purnell; Dante Gabriel, William Michael, and Christina Rossetti; William Bell Scott; Richard Herne Shepherd, and Theodore Watts-Dunton. Manuscripts of Swinburne's writings include working drafts of poems, the Chorus from Atalanta in Calydon, an early draft of Hymn to Proserpine, proofs of Channel Passage, and manuscripts of several prose...