George Crabbe collection
Scope and Contents
This finding aid encompasses accessions of materials pertaining to George Crabbe.
- 1776 - 1932
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The George Crabbe 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
Materials acquired from various sources.
1.4 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Comprised of letters from Crabbe to various people, including Bernard Barton, Edmund Burke, George Crabbe (his son), Thomas Crofton Croker, and Alethea Lewis (concerning Crabbe's fiancee, Sarah Elmy); manuscripts of two poems ("Belinda Waters" and "Note Our Manor Lord..."); a manuscript notebook of poems; notes for a sermon; a fragment of a printed form ordering the removal of William Merchant from the Parish of Trowbridge to the Parish of East Knoyle (signed by Crabbe); and a scrapbook (1819-1932) of material about Crabbe, including engravings and clippings.
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 George Crabbe 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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