John Bowring collection
Scope and Contents
This finding aid encompasses accessions of materials pertaining to John Bowring.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The John Bowring Collection is 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
Material acquired from various sources.
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Chiefly letters from Bowring, many regarding unidentified works by his friends. Some letters are responses to invitations. Includes letter to Marc-Antoine Jullien about the Peace Society; letter to John Bowyer Nichols (editor of "Gentleman's Magazine") that includes a statement for publication about the destruction of the public library in Abo, Finland. Collection also includes manuscript regarding commercial relations between France and England, written for publication in "The Examiner", and two poems, one untitled and one entitled "Taxes."
This finding aid was produced from a previously existing card set in the Manuscripts Catalog, or from another inventory. All pertinent bibliographical information has been retained. If the collection also contains unlisted or unsorted material, this has been noted in the box-and-folder list.
- Guide to the John Bowring Collection
- Under Revision
- by Beinecke Staff
- July 1996
- Description rules
- Beinecke Manuscript Unit Archival Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository
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