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Henry Perlee Parker collection

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Call Number: MSS 20
Overview: The collection includes two albums containing Parker's own record of the sale of his paintings and prints from his paintings.
Dates: 1822-1970

Pease family collection of sketchbooks and exercise books

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Call Number: MSS 6
Overview: The collection comprises sketchbooks and exercise books belonging to the Pease family of Durham and Yorkshire Counties, England. The Peases were part of an important network of Quaker industrialists in the northeast of England, and established the nation's first railroad in 1825. Items in the collection date from the early nineteenth to the early twentieth century.
Dates: 1814-1909

Hester Lynch Piozzi Letters to Dr. William Makepeace Thackeray

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Call Number: MSS 29
Overview: The collection comprises 98 autograph letters from Hester Lynch Piozzi to her friend and physician, Dr. William Makepeace Thackeray, dated between April 16, 1795, and September 10, 1816, compiled and bound together in a single album.
Dates: 1795-1816

Edwin Augustus Porcher Collection

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Call Number: MSS 38
Overview: The collection comprises the drawings, diary, and log books of Edwin Augustus Porcher, from tours of duty to South and East Asia (1849-1853) aboard the HMS Cleopatra and the Mediterranean and North Africa (1857-60) aboard the HMS Hibernia, HMS Kertch and HMS Boxer.
Dates: 1849-1861

Postcards of the British royal family

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Call Number: MSS 51
Overview: The collection comprises approximately 1000 postcards depicting members of the British royal family.
Dates: ca. 1897-ca. 2013

Pugin family archive

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Call Number: MSS 44
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence and other manuscript material concerning the family of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-1852).
Dates: ca. 1790-1870

Letters to Richard Redgrave

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Call Number: MSS 22
Overview: The archive comprises approximately 400 autograph letters, from upwards of 120 correspondents, addressed to Richard Redgrave (1804-1888).
Dates: circa 1840-circa 1880

Joshua Reynolds Archive

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Call Number: MSS 30
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence, notebooks, writings, and other manuscript material by or about the artist Joshua Reynolds.
Dates: 1749-1816

Album of letters to David Roberts, with autographs, engraved portraits, and printed ephemera, compiled by Henry Sanford Bicknell

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Call Number: MSS 34
Scope and Contents: The album was compiled by Henry Sanford Bicknell. It includes letters to David Roberts from William Allan, Samuel Austin, Edward Hodges Baily, William Boxall, John Britton, John Burnet, Robert William Buss, Augustus Wall Callcott, George Cattermole, Alfred Edward Chalon, Henry Barnard Chalon, William Collins, Edward William Cooke, George Cooke, Charles West Cope, John Doyle, Thomas Duncan, Charles Lock Eastlake, James Elmes, William Etty, Myles Birket Foster, Andrew Geddes, Frederick Goodall,...
Dates: circa 1813-circa 1864

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to Ellen Heaton

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Call Number: MSS 47
Overview: The collection comprises 57 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Ellen Heaton written from 1855 to 1875 (the bulk from 1855 to 1864). The letters primarily pertain to works by Rossetti, including a number of his works commissioned by Heaton. Works referenced include: Beata Beatrix, Beloved, Bethlehem Gate, Dante’s dream at the time of the death of Beatrice, Dante's...
Dates: 1855-1875

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Letters to William Houghton Clabburn

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Call Number: MSS 31
Overview: The collection comprises 11 letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to William H. Clabburn written from 1863 to 1865. The last of these is addressed to Clabburn's wife, Hannah Louisa. The letters are accompanied by 8 envelopes addressed to Clabburn by Rossetti. Rossetti’s letters primarily relate to Clabburn’s commission of an oil replica of Rossetti’s Mary Magdalen at the door of Simon the Pharisee. The correspondence records in detail Rossetti’s artistic process...
Dates: 1863-1865

Rowe collection of botanical specimens

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Call Number: MSS 35
Overview: The collection comprises over 500 pressed plant specimens from the area around Liverpool, assembled by a "Miss Rowe" of 2 Elizabeth Street, in 1861.
Dates: 1861-1862

Royal College of Art Sketch Club Collection

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Call Number: MSS 54
Overview: The collection includes the correspondence of and with various secretaries of the Royal College of Art (RCA) Students’ Group, or Sketch Club, and contains 79 letters and postcards and 11 draft letters, written between 1934 and 1937. The materials focus primarily on the group’s annual exhibition, and discuss the facilities, invite prominent figures, and solicit donations and judges for special prizes. The letters’ authors include, in addition to the groups’ secretaries, several notable artistic...
Dates: 1934-1937

John Ruskin Letters to Ellen Heaton

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Call Number: MSS 46
Overview: The collection comprises letters from John Ruskin to Ellen Heaton, written from 1855 to 1864.
Dates: 1850-1864, bulk 1855-1864

John Ruskin letters to John Henry Le Keux

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Call Number: MSS 37
Overview: This collection comprises 53 items, including 42 letters from John Ruskin to John Henry Le Keux, 1 letter from John James Ruskin to John Henry Le Keux, 7 stand-alone sketches related to Le Keux’s engraving work for Ruskin, annotated printed proofs made by Le Keux for Ruskin and 1 letter from Henry W. Acland to John Ruskin which pertains to Le Keux’s work on the frontispiece for Acland and Ruskin’s The Oxford Museum. While the majority of the items are undated, the...
Dates: 1854-1860

John Ruskin: Letters to Thomas Goff Lupton

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Call Number: MSS 5
Overview: This collection comprises letters sent by John Ruskin to Thomas Goff Lupton (or his family) from 1850 to 1873. It also includes one ALS to Lupton from Benjamin Haydon, sent in 1845.
Dates: 1845-1873

Matthew Shepperson archive

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Call Number: MSS 32
Overview: The collection comprises manuscript material concerning Matthew Shepperson, portrait copyist, art instructor to elite lords and ladies, and collector of portraits
Dates: 1810-1869

Sam Smith Collection

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Call Number: MSS 14
Overview: The collection comprises original work by Sam Smith including ink drawings, mock-ups, hand-carved wooden boats, paper model sets, typescripts, and correspondence.
Dates: 1972-1996, bulk 1972-1979

Joseph Southall archive

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Call Number: MSS 80
Overview: The collection comprises 14 autograph letters from Joseph Southall to Laurence Hodson; a catalog of paintings by Southall; and three additional lists of works by Southall.
Dates: 1898-1910

Wake and Bellhouse collection

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Call Number: MSS 33
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises 16 cabinet photographs and 11 carte-de-visite photographs, dated between 1862 and 1892, relating to the Wake and Bellhouse families of Sheffield. With a small oval portrait in a contemporary frame, and a mid-19th century original manuscript story written by a young girl, entitled “The History of a Dog, True Story.” The story is fourteen pages, with an additional page listing other “books by the same authoress.” The handwriting suggests a young hand. Bound in...
Dates: 1862-1892