Baron Byron, George Gordon Byron collection of papers

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Baron Byron, George Gordon Byron collection of papers, 1805-1969 bulk (1805-1922).
Author
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.
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149 items.
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Diaries.
  • Forgeries.
Biography (note)
  • Familiarly known as Lord Byron, George Gordon Byron was an English poet, essayist, and dramatist.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. Previous owners include Robert Charles Dallas, Henry R. M. Howard, W. T. H. Howe, Jerome Kern, Caroline Lamb, Elizabeth B. Pigot, Harry Bache Smith, Roderick Terry, and Owen D. Young.
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Berg Coll MSS Byron
Author
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.
Title
Baron Byron, George Gordon Byron collection of papers, 1805-1969 bulk (1805-1922).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, and four diaries kept from 1814 to 1816 by John Cam Hobhouse. The manuscripts include poems, portions of poems, essays, and notes for work, some of which are copied in Caroline Lamb's and in an unknown hand, as well as essays in manuscript about the author by W. H. Auden, Leigh Hunt, A. C. Swinburne, and others. The correspondence comprises letters by the author, dating from 1805 to 1823, to Robert Charles Dallas, Leigh Hunt, E. Noel Long, John Murray, and others. Also included are letters relating to the author, dating from 1816 to 1969, between various correspondents, including Frances Burney d'Arblay, James Fenimore Cooper, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Ethel Colburn Mayne, John Murray, Robert Southey, and others, as well as a number of forged letters to Charles Victor de Bonstetten, Thomas Hookham, Douglas Kinnaird, and an unidentified recipient. Also present are letters to Byron from Leigh Hunt, Sir Walter Scott, and others, dating from January through March 1822.
Biography
Familiarly known as Lord Byron, George Gordon Byron was an English poet, essayist, and dramatist.
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Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973.
Bonstetten, Charles Victor de, 1745-1832.
Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, Baron, 1786-1869.
Burney, Fanny, 1752-1840.
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851.
Dallas, Robert Charles, 1754-1824.
Hookham, Thomas.
Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859.
Kinnaird, Douglas, 1788-1830.
Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828.
Long, E. Noel.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Mayne, Ethel Colburn, -1941.
Murray, John, 1808-1892.
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832.
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843.
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909.
Dallas, Robert Charles, 1754-1824. Former owner
Howard, Henry, 1757-1842. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Former owner
Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828. Former owner
Pigot, Elizabeth Bridget, 1783-1866. Former owner
Smith, Harry Bache, 1860-1936. Former owner
Terry, Roderick, 1849-1933. Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
John Murray (Firm)
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Byron
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