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Algernon Charles Swinburne collection of papers

Title
Algernon Charles Swinburne collection of papers, [1856]-1945 bulk (1866-1909).
Author
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS SwinburneSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
760 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Notebooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne was a British poet, novelist, dramatist, essayist, and literary critic.
Language (note)
  • Some manuscripts and correspondence in French.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. Former owners include Clement King Shorter, Andrew Chatto, Walter Chrysler, A. Edward Newton, John L. Clawson, Jerome Kern, W. T. H. Howe, Owen D. Young, and Henry W. and Albert A. Berg.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Swinburne
Author
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909.
Title
Algernon Charles Swinburne collection of papers, [1856]-1945 bulk (1866-1909).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, a typescript, correspondence, a notebook for 1856 through 1857, financial documents, and portraits. The manuscripts include poems, essays, fragments of plays, criticism, articles, and notes toward works. Also included are manuscripts copied in Swinburne's hand of works by S. T. Coleridge, Victor Hugo, and James Roxburgh MacClymont, as well as manuscripts relating to the author from Edward Thomas, Humbert Wolfe and others.
The correspondence includes letters, dating from [1859] to 1908, from Swinburne to Ford Madox Brown, Robert Browning, Andrew Chatto, Edmund Gosse, William Ernest Henley, Frederick Locker-Lampson, Ann Isabella Thackeray Ritchie, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Clement King Shorter, and others. There are also letters relating to the author, dating from [1874] to 1945, exchanged between various correspondents including Maurice Baring, Ford Madox Ford, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Theodore Watts-Dunton and others. There are letters to Swinburne from Henry Arthur Bright, T. J. Cobden-Sanderson, John Payne-Collier, Tola Dorian, Harold Hodge, Robert Gordon Latham, Eden Phillpotts, André Raffalovich, Richard Herne Shepherd, Alfred Tennyson, Emilie Ashurst Venturi, Thomas Humphry Ward, Theodore Watts-Dunton, and others, dating from 1859 to 1906.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Algernon Charles Swinburne was a British poet, novelist, dramatist, essayist, and literary critic.
Language
Some manuscripts and correspondence in French.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Local Note
Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
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Baring, Maurice, 1874-1945.
Bright, Henry Arthur, 1830-1884.
Brown, Ford Madox, 1821-1893.
Browning, Robert, 1812-1889.
Chatto, Andrew, 1840-1913.
Cobden-Sanderson, T. J. (Thomas James), 1840-1922.
Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883.
Dorian, Tola, 1841-1918.
Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939.
Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928.
Henley, William Ernest, 1849-1903.
Hodge, Harold, 1862-1937.
Latham, R. G. (Robert Gordon), 1812-1888.
Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Phillpotts, Eden, 1862-1960.
Raffalovich, André, 1864-1934.
Ritchie, Anne Thackeray, 1837-1919.
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882.
Shepherd, Richard Herne, 1842-1895.
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926.
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892.
Venturi, Emilie Ashurst, -1893.
Ward, Thomas Humphry, 1845-1926.
Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914.
Berg, Albert Ashton, 1872-1950. Former owner
Berg, Henry W., 1858-1938. Former owner
Chatto, Andrew, 1840-1913. Former owner
Chrysler, Walter P. (Walter Percy), 1909- Former owner
Clawson, John L. (John Lewis), 1865-1933. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Former owner
Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940. Former owner
Shorter, Clement King, 1857-1926. Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Swinburne
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