Robert Southey collection of papers, bulk (1798-1839).

Title
Robert Southey collection of papers, 1793-1959 bulk (1798-1839).
Author
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843.
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Description
106 items.
Subject
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843
Genre/Form
  • Commonplace books.
  • Correspondence.
  • Notebooks.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Available on microfilm as part of Robert Southey collection of papers;
Reproduction (note)
  • Microfilm.
Biography (note)
  • Robert Southey was the poet laureate of England from 1813-1843, an essayist, and an early leader of the "Lake School" of radical 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 materials was previously owned by W. T. H. Howe and Owen D. Young. Former owners also include Roderick Terry, Frank Fletcher, Katharine Southey, and Caroline Bowles.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
  • Microfilmed;
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Southey
Author
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843.
Title
Robert Southey collection of papers, 1793-1959 bulk (1798-1839).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, correspondence, an undated commonplace book, and an undated notebook. The manuscripts consist of holograph poems and portions of novels. The correspondence includes letters from the author, dating from [1794] to 1839, to Joseph Cottle, John Abraham Heraud, Edward Moxon, Edith Fricker Southey, and others. Also present are letters relating to the author, dating from ca. 1816 to 1959, between various correspondents including Richard Brudenell Exton, Charles Southey, W. H. Somerton, Caroline Southey, Lord Ashley, earl of Shaftesbury, and others. There are letters to Southey from Joanna Baillie, George Howland Beaumont, George Canning, A. Anderson Feldborg, Samuel Carter Hall, Benjamin Robert Haydon, William Hayley, Charles Lamb, Walter Savage Landor, Robert Sheldon MacKenzie, Sir Walter Scott, Lord Ashley, earl of Shaftesbury, Caroline Bowles Southey, William Wordsworth, and others, dating from [1798] to 1839.
Biography
Robert Southey was the poet laureate of England from 1813-1843, an essayist, and an early leader of the "Lake School" of radical poets.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Additional Formats
74 A.L.S. to various correspondents, chiefly to Joseph Cottle, his brother Henry Herbert Southey and to literary friends : 1797-1839. Available on microfilm as part of Robert Southey collection of papers; service copy classmark: *Z-10373.
Reproduction
Microfilm. New York : New York Public Library, 2009. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (MN *ZZ-41223)
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Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851.
Beaumont, George Howland, Sir, 1753-1827.
Canning, George, 1770-1827.
Cottle, Joseph, 1770-1853.
Exton, Richard Brudenell.
Feldborg, A. Andersen (Andreas Andersen), 1782-1838.
Hall, S. C. (Samuel Carter), 1800-1889.
Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846.
Hayley, William, 1745-1820.
Heraud, John Abraham, 1799-1887.
Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834.
Landor, Walter Savage, 1775-1864.
Mackenzie, R. Shelton (Robert Shelton), 1809-1880.
Moxon, Edward, 1801-1858.
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832.
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of, 1801-1885.
Somerton, W. H. (William Henry)
Southey, Caroline Bowles, 1786-1854.
Southey, Charles Cuthbert, 1819-1888.
Southey, Edith Fricker, 1774-1837.
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850.
Fletcher, Frank, 1870-1954. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Southey, Caroline Bowles, 1786-1854. Former owner
Southey, Katharine. Former owner
Terry, Roderick, 1849-1933. Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Southey
*Z-10373 [Microfilm]
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