Scope and Contents
This finding aid encompasses accessions of single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts and other papers, by or pertaining to Walter Savage Landor, which the library has chosen to group and list as an artificial collection. Materials given by George Arents are organized into the first series. Materials given by Ray L. Murphy are organized into the second series. Additional materials comprise the third series.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Restricted Fragile Papers in the broadside folder may only be consulted with permission of the appropriate curator. Preservation photocopies for reference use have been substituted in the main files.
Conditions Governing Use
The Walter Savage Landor 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
Ongoing collection of documents acquired by gift and purchase from various sources. Type of accession (gift or purchase) and date of acquisition is noted in the box-and-folder list. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
2.4 Linear Feet ((7 boxes) + 1 broadside folder)
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
Correspondence, writings, printed material, and artwork by or relating to Walter Savage Landor. Correspondence includes 12 ALS to William Allingham, an open letter to Ralph Waldo Emerson, and 2 ALS to Frances Milton Trollope. The writings include three sets of proof-sheets for Dry Sticks, a printed copy of Gebir, Count Julian, and other poems, with copious ms. corrections, excisions, etc. Accompanying material includes three pencil portraits of Landor by William Wetmore Story.
This finding aid was produced from previously existing cards in the Manuscripts Catalog, or from another inventory. All pertinent bibliographical information has been retained. If the collection also contains unlisted or unsorted material, it has been noted in the box-and-folder list. This finding aid will be updated periodically to account for new materials that may be added to the collection. The date of the most recent update is noted on the title page. For information on material that may have been added since the last update, please consult the Public Service Desk.
Allingham, William, 1824-1889
Authors, English -- Archives
Drawings (visual works)
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882
Gebir, Count Julian, and other poems
Landor, Walter Savage, 1775-1864
Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895
Trollope, Frances Milton, 1780-1863
- Guide to the Walter Savage Landor Collection
- by Beinecke Staff
- June 1997
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English
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