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Samuel Taylor Coleridge collection of papers

Title
Samuel Taylor Coleridge collection of papers, 1791-1894 bulk (1798-1838).
Author
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS ColeridgeSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
189 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Commonplace books.
  • Correspondence.
  • Journals (Personal narratives).
  • Notebooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, essayist, and literary critic. Born on October 21, 1772 in Devonshire, Coleridge became renowned throughout Britain and Europe as one of the Romantic Lake Poets.
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 material was formerly owned by W. T. H. Howe, Owen D. Young, and Henry W. and Albert A. Berg.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Coleridge
Author
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834.
Title
Samuel Taylor Coleridge collection of papers, 1791-1894 bulk (1798-1838).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, correspondence, a journal for 1798, notebooks kept for 1814 through 1832, legal documents, and a commonplace book. The manuscripts include poems, essays, lectures, notes for Greek and Latin language studies, and other holograph material by the author, as well as essays, incomplete manuscripts, and poems relating to the author by Thomas De Quincey, James Russell Lowell, Algernon Charles Swinburne and others. The correspondence includes letters, dating from 1791 to 1834, from the author to Thomas Allsop, his brother George Coleridge, his wife Sara, Joseph Cottle, John Hookham Frere, James Gillman Jr., Joseph Henry Green, J. A. Hessey, Francis Jeffrey, Thomas Poole, and others. Also present are letters relating to the author, dating from 1835 to 1894, between various correspondents including Sir Francis Legatt Chantrey, Hartley Coleridge, Joseph Henry Green, Joseph Cottle, James Gillman, Robert Southey, and John Edmund Reade. Also present is a 122-page letter-book of copies in Thomas Ward's hand, of letters to Sara Coleridge, Thomas Poole, the Rev. Roskilly, and Thomas Wedgwood. As well, there are letters to Coleridge from Charles Lamb, Thomas Poole, Dorothy and William Wordsworth, dating from 1797 to 1829.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, essayist, and literary critic. Born on October 21, 1772 in Devonshire, Coleridge became renowned throughout Britain and Europe as one of the Romantic Lake Poets.
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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Allsop, Thomas, 1795-1880.
Chantrey, Francis, Sir, 1781-1841.
Coleridge, George.
Coleridge, Hartley, 1796-1849.
Coleridge, Sara Fricker, -1845.
Cottle, Joseph, 1770-1853.
Frere, John Hookham, 1769-1846.
Gillman, James, 1782-1839.
Green, Joseph Henry, 1791-1863.
Hessey, J. A. (James Augustus), 1785-1870.
Jeffrey, Francis Jeffrey, Lord, 1773-1850.
Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834.
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891.
Poole, Thomas, 1765-1837.
Reade, John Edmund, 1800-1870.
Roskilly, Thomas, 1739 or 40-1803.
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843.
Ward, Thomas Humphry, 1845-1926.
Wedgwood, Thomas, 1771-1805.
Wordsworth, Dorothy, 1771-1855.
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850.
Berg, Albert Ashton, 1872-1950. Former owner
Berg, Henry W., 1858-1938. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Coleridge
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