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Mary Russell Mitford collection of papers

Title
Mary Russell Mitford collection of papers, 1828-1854.
Author
Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS MitfordSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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70 items.
Subject
Biography (note)
  • Mary Russell Mitford was an English poet, playwright, and short-story 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. Previous owners include William Deming and W. T. H. Howe.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Mitford
Author
Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855.
Title
Mary Russell Mitford collection of papers, 1828-1854.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, and portraits of the author. The manuscripts consist of her poems, as well as envelopes addressed in her hand. The correspondence consists of letters by the author, dating from [1829] to 1854, to Richard Bentley, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Richard Henry Horne, John Lucas, and others. There are letters to Mitford from Alexander Dyce and H. H. Milman dating from 1834 to 1854 or 1855.
Biography
Mary Russell Mitford was an English poet, playwright, and short-story writer.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871.
Dyce, Alexander, 1798-1869.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
Horne, R. H. (Richard H.), 1802-1884.
Lucas, John.
Deming, William. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Mitford
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