Authors, English -- 19th century
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
The William Beckford Collection consists of correspondence, a few manuscripts, personal papers of Beckford family members, a 16mm motion picture film on Beckford with accompanying reel-to-reel soundtrack, and other papers relating to Beckford research and collections.
The collection consists almost entirely of printed copies of works by Francis William Bourdillon, especially his narrative poems and occasional verse, along with several versions of his translation of Aucassin et Nicolette. In addition, there are sketchbooks, etchings, and a photograph album containing views of the Swiss Alps.
Correspondence, promissory notes, receipts, and statements of account documenting the publishing and bookselling business of Cadell & Davies. The records include letters from contemporary authors and printers, as well as substantial correspondence with the poet and novelist Charlotte Turner Smith. Other correspondents include Edward Daniel Clarke, George Huntingford, William Magee, Edward Maltby, Isaac Milner, Charles Simeon, and Nathaniel Wraxall.
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 collection consists of manuscript and typescript material created by Frederick Stoever Dickson and others pertaining to Dickson's research on the life and work of William Makepeace Thackeray; included are letters to Dickson from authors, librarians, publishers, and other colleagues.
The collection consists of correspondence from members of the Hood family: Jane Hood, Thomas Hood and Tom Hood; manuscripts by Thomas Hood, including some of the pieces published in "Odes and addresses to great people," an illustrated children's story, "Sir Amydor, A Romance," and other pieces; also includes a sketch of the grounds of Tom Hood's house at Wanstead, a photograph of Tom Hood, and a printed biographical notice of Thomas Hood.
Letters from Leigh Hunt to various parties, including Charles Ollier; manuscripts by Hunt, including his "Ultra Crepidarius," a satire on William Gifford, which includes a photograph of William Hazlitt.
Letters and other manuscript items representing a wide range of prominent figures in nineteenth century British literature, theater, and art, as well as nineteenth and early twentieth century socialism, reform politics, and medicine. About two thirds of the correspondence was received by Blanchard Jerrold and by Adolphe and Alice Smith; letters to other recipients include several to Mrs. and Miss de Fonblanque.
The collection consists of seven letters written by William Morris to friends and acquaintances, and a group of autograph manuscripts by Morris. One manuscript, "The Wood Beyond the World," is accompanied by a drawing made for the book by Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, and two impressions of the resulting engraving. Also present is a letter to the American collector Dean Sage regarding one of the manuscripts.