Authors, English -- 18th century
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.