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Sir Leslie Stephen collection of papers

Title
Sir Leslie Stephen collection of papers, [1859]-1939.
Author
Stephen, Leslie, 1832-1904.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS StephenSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Additional Authors
  • Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915.
  • Browning, Robert, 1812-1889.
  • Buchanan, Robert Williams, 1841-1901.
  • Caine, Hall, 1853-1931.
  • Cameron, Julia Margaret, 1815-1879.
  • Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907.
  • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
  • De Vere, Aubrey, 1814-1902.
  • Duckworth, Stella.
  • Edgeworth, Francis Ysidro, 1845-1926.
  • Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
  • Hunt, Alfred William, Mrs., 1831-1912.
  • Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910.
  • Jackson, Maria Pattle.
  • James, Henry, 1843-1916.
  • Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891.
  • Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908.
  • Smith, George, 1824-1901.
  • Stephen, Julia Duckworth, 1846-1895.
  • Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson, Baron, 1852-1928.
  • Whittaker, Thomas, 1856-1935.
  • Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Description
849 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Notebooks.
Biography (note)
  • Sir Leslie Stephen, the father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell, was an English literary editor, literary critic, essayist, and biographer.
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 Julia Prinsep Jackson Duckworth, Hugh Walpole, and Owen D. Young.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Stephen
Author
Stephen, Leslie, 1832-1904.
Title
Sir Leslie Stephen collection of papers, [1859]-1939.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, a notebook for 1903 and 1904, and portraits. The manuscripts include essays, lists, and miscellaneous materials. The bulk of the collection consists of letters from the author, dating from [1859] to 1901, to Robert Browning, Sir Hall Caine, Moncure Conway, Thomas Hardy, Stella Duckworth Hills, Margaret Raine Hunt, Maria Pattle Jackson, Sir Leslie's wife Julia Prinsep Stephen, the literary agency T. Fisher Unwin, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1862 to 1939, between various correspondents, including Julia Margaret Cameron, Aubrey Thomas De Vere, Thomas Hardy, William Holman Hunt, Maria Pattle Jackson, Virginia Woolf, and others. There are letters to Sir Leslie from Charles Francis Adams, Robert Williams Buchanan, Julia Margaret Cameron, Charles Darwin, Francis Ysidro Edgeworth, Henry James, James Russell Lowell, Charles Eliot Norton, George Smith, Baron Hallam Tennyson, Thomas Whittaker, and others, dating from 1866 to 1902.
Biography
Sir Leslie Stephen, the father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell, was an English literary editor, literary critic, essayist, and biographer.
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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Added Author
Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915.
Browning, Robert, 1812-1889.
Buchanan, Robert Williams, 1841-1901.
Caine, Hall, 1853-1931.
Cameron, Julia Margaret, 1815-1879.
Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
De Vere, Aubrey, 1814-1902.
Duckworth, Stella.
Edgeworth, Francis Ysidro, 1845-1926.
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
Hunt, Alfred William, Mrs., 1831-1912.
Hunt, William Holman, 1827-1910.
Jackson, Maria Pattle.
James, Henry, 1843-1916.
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891.
Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908.
Smith, George, 1824-1901.
Stephen, Julia Duckworth, 1846-1895.
Tennyson, Hallam Tennyson, Baron, 1852-1928.
Whittaker, Thomas, 1856-1935.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Stephen, Julia Duckworth, 1846-1895. Former owner
Walpole, Hugh, Sir, 1884-1941. Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Stephen
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