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Richard Harris Barham collection of papers

Title
Richard Harris Barham collection of papers, [1798?]-1930 bulk ([1827?]-1845)
Author
Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS BarhamSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
258 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Commonplace books.
  • Correspondence.
  • Galley proofs.
  • Notebooks.
Biography (note)
  • Richard Harris Barham was an English novelist, literary and drama critic, lecturer, and short-story writer. He wrote under the pseudonym Thomas Ingoldsby.
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 J. Barton Townsend, Henry W. and Albert A. Berg, W. T. H. Howe, and Owen D. Young. Some materials were a gift of Mr. & Mrs. Donald F. Hyde in honor of Dr. Albert A. Berg.
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Berg Coll MSS Barham
Author
Ingoldsby, Thomas, 1788-1845.
Title
Richard Harris Barham collection of papers, [1798?]-1930 bulk ([1827?]-1845)
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, an undated galley proof, notebooks and commonplace books dating from [1798?] through 1845, financial documents, portraits, and pictorial works. The manuscripts include poems, directions for illustrating various works, portions of novels, essays, and translations, as well as a poem, "[The Devil's Walk?]", attributed to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and poems by George Raymond with manuscript notes by Barham.
The correspondence includes letters from Barnham, dating from 1828 to 1845, to Richard Bentley, Dr. Thomas Hume, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from [1839?] to 1930, between various correspondents, including Richard Bentley, George Cruikshank, John Leech, Michael Sadleir, Gabriel Wells, and others. There are letters to the author by William Henry Ainsworth, Richard Bentley, George Cruikshank, Edward Raleigh Moran, William Makepeace Thackeray, and others, dating from 1829 to 1843.
Biography
Richard Harris Barham was an English novelist, literary and drama critic, lecturer, and short-story writer. He wrote under the pseudonym Thomas Ingoldsby.
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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Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834.
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878.
Hume, Thomas, Dr.
Leech, John, 1817-1864.
Raymond, George.
Sadleir, Michael, 1888-1957.
Wells, Gabriel, 1862-1946.
Berg, Albert Ashton, 1872-1950. Former owner
Berg, Henry W., 1858-1938. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Townsend, J. Barton (John Barton), b. 1865. Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
Eccles, Mary Hyde Eccles, Viscountess, 1912-2003. Donor
Hyde, Donald, 1909-1966. Donor
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Barham
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