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Authors, English -- 18th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick W. Hilles Manuscript Collection and Papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 1429
Abstract: Manuscript collection and papers of Frederick W. Hilles. The manuscript collection includes correspondence and writings by James Boswell, Thomas and Jane Carlyle, Samuel Johnson, Joshua Reynolds, and members of their families. The papers include personal and professional correspondence; research files and writings; personal and family papers, including material related to Susan Morse Hilles and Charles Dewey Hilles; teaching materials from Hilles' tenure at Yale University and Temple...
Dates: 1645-1979

Barbara Isted collection of Thomas Percy

Call Number: GEN MSS 465

Correspondence, writings, and other papers of and about Thomas Percy, preserved by his daughter Barbara Isted and mainly concerning Percy and Isted family matters, such as inheritances and the death of Barbara Isted's infant daughter. Includes manuscripts of "Oh Nanny wilt thou gang wi' me" and another poem written to his wife, as well as obituaries, copies of his will, genealogies, and copies of poems by other writers.

Dates: 1754-1812

William Julius Mickle papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 159
Abstract: The William Julius Mickle Papers document aspects of the literary and naval careers of William Julius Mickle. The collection includes correspondence from literary figures such as William Ballantyne, William Bowles, David Garrick, Francis Gentleman, Isaac Reed, and John Sim, and from family friend and naval patron Commodore George Johnstone; manuscripts of several works by Mickle, including The Concubine and The Death of Socrates; and papers relating to Mickle's service as prize agent for...
Dates: 1753-1825

James Marshall Osborn research files on Edmond Malone

Call Number: OSB MSS 169

The collection consists of subject files, photocopies, and card indexes compiled by James Marshall Osborn in the course of his research for a planned biography of Edmond Malone. Contents include a chronologically arranged set of photocopies of Malone correspondence and a highly detailed set of notes on the events in Malone's life.

Dates: 1928-1974, bulk 1950-1970

Osborn Manuscript Files

Call Number: OSB MSS FILE

The Osborn Manuscript Files contain single, unbound manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts acquired for the Osborn Collection from various sources at various times.

Dates: 14th - 20th century

Joseph Ritson collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 76

The collection contains works by and about Ritson, a small quantity of correspondence, and the manuscript of the Bibliographia Scotica.

Dates: 1782-1824

Horace Walpole collection

Call Number: LWL MSS 1

The collection includes approximately 3,000 letters to and from Horace Walpole as well as other manuscript materials by him, including copies of Aedes Walpolianae and The Mysterious Mother, his commonplace books, his "Books of Materials," and various miscellanies.

Dates: 1725-1797