Hamilton Aïdé papers
Scope and Contents
The Hamilton Aïdé papers have been divided into four series:
Series I: MATERIAL BY AIDÉ : includes his diary and letters by Aïdé. Letters from Aïdé to Morton Fullerton are with the Fullerton Papers.
Series II: LETTERS TO AIDÉ : comprises the greatest part of the collection. Cards have been made for the most important correspondents. Letters from Morton Fullerton to Aïdé are in the Fullerton Papers.
Series III: LETTERS ABOUT AIDÉ : consists primarily of letters from Sir William Stirling-Maxwell to Mrs. Martin.
Series IV: MISCELLANEA
- 1824 - 1906
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Hamilton Aïdé Papers are the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased with the Morton Fullerton Papers, 1970.
0.65 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection consists of correspondence to, from, and about Aïdé; his diary for a trip to Switzerland in the second half of 1870, a scrapbook of reviews of his work, and miscellaneous poetry and prose pieces. The correspondence is both personal and business oriented, including letters from publishers, editors and friends regarding the publicaton of novels and songs. Principal correspondents include Matthew Arnold, Frances Hodgson Burnett,James Anthony Froude, William Money Hardinge, Henry James, Fanny Kemble, Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, and William Stirling Maxwell.
Biographical / Historical
Charles Hamilton Aïdé (1826-1906), British author and musician.
This finding aid, created before the advent of computer-generated files, has been converted into a ASCII data file by means of scanning and Optical Character Recognition software. While attempts have been made to retain the complete information from the original document a number of format changes have been made to present the structure of this archive in accordance with current practice.
- Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888
- Authors, English -- 19th century -- Archives
- Aïdé, Hamilton, 1826-1906
- Bispham, David, 1857-1921
- Blowitz, A. Opper de (Adolphe Opper), 1825-1903
- Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924
- Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904
- Composers -- England -- Correspondence
- Courthope, William John, 1842-1917
- Field, Roswell Martin, 1851-1919
- Frohman, Daniel, 1851-1940
- Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894
- Garrett, Edmund H. (Edmund Henry), 1853-1929
- Hardinge, William Money, 1855-
- Hovey, Richard, 1864-1900
- Huddleston, Diana De Vere, Lady, d. 1905
- James, Henry, 1843-1916
- Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893
- Kendal, William Hunter, 1843-1917
- Knowles, James, Sir, 1831-1908
- Lytton, Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, Earl of, 1831-1891
- Mallock, W. H. (William Hurrell), 1849-1923
- Merivale, Herman Charles, 1839-1906
- Myers, Eveleen Tennant
- Ritchie, Anne Thackeray, 1837-1919
- Russell, Mary Agatha, 1853-1933
- Stirling Maxwell, William, 1818-1878
- Switzerland -- Description and travel
- Wantage, Robert James Loyd-Lindsay, Baron, 1832-1901
- Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923
- Guide to the Hamilton Aïdé Papers
- Under Revision
- by Beinecke Staff
- December 1997
- Description rules
- Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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