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Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 4
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Anecdotes, observations, and characters, of books and men 1
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Fowler & Wells Portrait Posters for Physiognomy Lectures

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Call Number: YCAL MSS 1000
Abstract:

A set of nineteen posters with 112 bust portraits depicting identified men and women, primarily authors, artists, scientists, monarchs, and religious and political leaders from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with a group of idealized heads illustrating characteristics identified by phrenologists.

Dates: circa 1860

Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection

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Call Number: GEN MSS 237
Abstract:

The Liebert Autograph Collection contains chiefly British (as well as other European and American) historical and literary manuscripts and autographs, including items by James Boswell, Jr., Sir Joseph Banks, Marie Corelli, Eugene V. Debs, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Samuel Johnson, Ouida, and Alfred Tennyson. The Liebert Correspondence consists of letters written to Liebert by Ian Fleming, Beverly Nichols, John Cowper Powys, and Thornton Wilder.

Dates: 1604-1987

Alexander Pope collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 270
Abstract:

Contains letters from Pope to various people, including John Conduitt, Robert Craggs Nugent, and Jonathan Richardson; a holograph draft of Pope's translation of the first 48 lines of Book 8 of Homer's "Iliad"; a holograph inscription for Jonathan Swift's grandfather's tomb (with holograph notes by Swift); and an album (formerly owned by John Murray) that contains material by and about Pope.

Dates: 1713-1855

Joshua Reynolds Archive

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Call Number: MSS 30
Abstract:

The collection comprises correspondence, notebooks, writings, and other manuscript material by or about the artist Joshua Reynolds.

Dates: 1749-1816

Joseph Spence papers

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Call Number: OSB MSS 4
Abstract: The papers include correspondence, personal papers, notes and memoranda, and related papers. Much of the material concerns Spence's Anecdotes, including manuscripts of his notes on conversations with Alexander Pope, memoranda on Stephen Duck and other authors, and notes on Spence's reading. There are also extensive notes on English gardens, shorter writings by Spence, and drafts of works which appeared in his Moralities (1753, under the pseudonym of Sir Harry Beaumont). The correspondence...
Dates: 1649-1859, bulk 1739-1768