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Theodore Watts-Dunton collection of papers

Title
Theodore Watts-Dunton collection of papers, 1871-1914.
Author
Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS Watts-DuntonSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
354 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Theodore Watts-Dunton was an English poet, novelist, and literary critic.
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 Sir Hall Caine and W. T. H. Howe. The essay by Valpy was previously owned by Watts-Dunton.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Watts-Dunton
Author
Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914.
Title
Theodore Watts-Dunton collection of papers, 1871-1914.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, and financial documents. The manuscripts include miscellaneous autograph material, as well as an essay by Leonard R. Valpy. The corrspondence includes letters from the author, dating from 1873 to 1912, to Sir Hall Caine, Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie, Ford Madox Ford, Grant Richards, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Algernon Charles Swinburne, T. Fisher Unwin, and others, as well as undated letters relating to the author from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Fanny Schott. There are letters to Watts-Dunton from Mathilde Blind, Lady Mary Ashburnham Gordon, Francis Hindes Groome, Thomas Gordon Hake, Benjamin Jowett, John Westland Marston, Richard Herne Shepherd, Frederic J. Shields, George Barnett Smith, Alice Swinburne, Isabel Swinburne, Lady Jane Henrietta Swinburne, John S. Verschoyle, and others, dating from 1871 to 1914.
Biography
Theodore Watts-Dunton was an English poet, novelist, and literary critic.
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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Blind, Mathilde, 1841-1896.
Caine, Hall, 1853-1931.
Ford, Ford Madox, 1873-1939.
Gordon, Mary (Ashburnham).
Groome, Francis Hindes, 1851-1902.
Hake, Thomas Gordon, 1809-1895.
Hobbes, John Oliver, 1867-1906.
Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893.
Marston, Westland, 1819-1890.
Richards, Grant, 1872-1948.
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882.
Shields, Frederic, 1833-1911.
Shepherd, Richard Herne, 1842-1895.
Smith, George Barnett, 1841-1909.
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909.
Swinburne, Alice.
Swinburne, Isabel.
Swinburne, Jane Henrietta, Lady.
Unwin, T. Fisher (Thomas Fisher), 1848-1935.
Verschoyle, John Stuart, 1891-
Caine, Hall, 1853-1931. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Watts-Dunton
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