Samuel Taylor Coleridge collection
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of letters written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge to his friends and colleagues, including Joseph Cottle, James Gillman, and William Sotheby, along with a small selection of autograph manuscript poems and other writings. The items in the collection were acquired by the library between 1921 and 1973.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Samuel Taylor Coleridge 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
The collection of documents was acquired by gift and purchase from various sources. Source information is recorded at the folder level in the contents list. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Organized into two series: I. Correspondence, 1797-1834. II. Writings, circa 1825, undated.
0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
The collection consists of letters written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge to his friends and colleagues, including Joseph Cottle, James Gillman, and William Sotheby, along with a small selection of autograph manuscript poems and other writings.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)
British poet and author.
This finding aid was produced from previously existing cards in the Manuscripts Catalog. All pertinent bibliographical information has been retained.
Former call numbers: MS Vault Coleridge and MS Vault Shelves Coleridge
- Allsop, Thomas, 1795-1880
- Authors, English
- Authors, English -- 19th century
- Blackwood, William, 1776-1834
- Bowles, William Lisle, 1762-1850
- Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834
- Cottle, Joseph, 1770-1853
- Cruckshank, Mary
- English literature -- 19th century
- English poetry -- 19th century
- Gillman, James, 1782-1839
- Hatchett, Charles, 1765?-1847
- Hutchinson, Sara, 1775-1835
- Mudford, William, 1782-1848
- Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph, 1791-1865
- Poets -- England -- 19th century
- Purkis, Samuel
- Sotheby, William, 1757-1833
- Guide to the Samuel Taylor Coleridge Collection
- by Beinecke Staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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