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Walter Savage Landor collection of papers

Title
Walter Savage Landor collection of papers, 1778-1929 bulk (1808-[1864]).
Author
Landor, Walter Savage, 1775-1864.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS LandorSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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241 items.
Subject
Biography (note)
  • Walter Savage Landor was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and translator.
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. Previous owners include William Harris Arnold, Robert Browning, Rashleigh E. H. Duke, Emanuel Hertz, W. T. H. Howe, Richard Robert Madden, and John Quinn.
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Berg Coll MSS Landor
Author
Landor, Walter Savage, 1775-1864.
Title
Walter Savage Landor collection of papers, 1778-1929 bulk (1808-[1864]).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and correspondence. The manuscripts include holographs of poems, essays, riddles, and "imaginary conversations," as well as manuscripts of essays and poems about the author by Richard Henry Horne, Edmund Clarence Stedman, and Algernon Charles Swinburne. The correspondence includes letters from the author, dating from [1795] to [1864], to Lady Marguerite Blessington, Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Landor, Henry Eyres Landor, Anthony Rosenhagen, Arthur de Noe Walker, and others. There are also letters relating to the author, dating from 1778 to 1929, between various correspondents including Sir Sidney Colvin, Countess Ellen Conyngham, Elizabeth Landor, Henry Eyres Landor, Robert Eyres Landor, Walter Landor, George Moore, Robert Southey, and others. There are letters to Landor from Robert Browning, William Cyples, Charles Dickens, Robert Southey, and members of the Landor family including Charles Savage, Elizabeth, Henry Eyres, and Julia Elizabeth, dating from 1815 to 1858.
Biography
Walter Savage Landor was an English poet, playwright, novelist, and translator.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Blessington, Marguerite, Countess of, 1789-1849.
Browning, Robert, 1812-1889.
Colvin, Sidney, 1845-1927.
Conyngham, Ellen, Countess of.
Cyples, William, 1831-1882.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Horne, R. H. (Richard H.), 1802-1884.
Landor, Charles Savage.
Landor, Elizabeth Savage.
Landor, Henry Eyres.
Landor, Robert Eyres, 1781-1869.
Landor, Walter.
Moore, George, 1852-1933.
Rosenhagen, Anthony.
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843.
Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908.
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909.
Walker, Arthur de Noé.
Arnold, William Harris, 1854-1923. Former owner
Browning, Robert, 1812-1889. Former owner
Duke, Rashleigh Edward Hungerford, 1855- Former owner
Hertz, Emanuel, 1870-1940. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Madden, Richard Robert, 1798-1886. Former owner
Quinn, John, 1870-1924. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Landor
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