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William Wordsworth collection of papers

Title
William Wordsworth collection of papers, 1795-1897.
Author
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS WordsworthSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
72 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Notebooks.
Biography (note)
  • William Wordsworth was a British poet, essayist, playwright, and travel writer.
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. The bulk of the materials was formerly owned by W. T. H. Howe and Owen D. Young. Previous owners also include R. P. Graves and Frank V. Morley.
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Berg Coll MSS Wordsworth
Author
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850.
Title
William Wordsworth collection of papers, 1795-1897.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, a typescript, correspondence, and an undated notebook. The manuscripts include holograph poems, as well as manuscripts by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Thomas De Quincey, Lydia Howard H. Sigourney, Algernon Charles Swinburne, and others. The correspondence includes letters from the author, dating from [1795] to 1846, to Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey, Edward Moxon, Thomas Noon Talfourd, and others. Also present are letters relating to the author, dating from ca. 1818 to 1897, between various correspondents, including Hartley Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Joseph Henry Green, Emile Hyacinthe Legouis, Sir Leslie Stephen, Dora Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth, and others.
Biography
William Wordsworth was a British poet, essayist, playwright, and travel writer.
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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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861.
Coleridge, Hartley, 1796-1849.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834.
De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859.
Green, Joseph Henry, 1791-1863.
Jackson, William, 1817?-1891?
Legouis, Emile, 1861-1937.
Moxon, Edward, 1801-1858.
Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865.
Stephen, Leslie, 1832-1904.
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909.
Talfourd, Thomas Noon, 1795-1854.
Wordsworth, Dora, 1804-1847.
Wordsworth, Dorothy, 1771-1855.
Graves, R. P.. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Morley, F. V. (Frank Vigor), 1899- Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Wordsworth
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