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Mary Diana Dods manuscript material : 1 item

Title
Mary Diana Dods manuscript material : 1 item, 1825
Author
Dods, Mary Diana, 1791?-1829 or 1830.

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Mixed materialPermit needed Pforz MSSchwarzman Building - Pforzheimer Collection Room 319

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Hurst, Robinson, and Co. rcp
Found In
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925 (CStRLIN)NYPW03-A5
Description
1 item
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Mary Diana Dods, pseudonym David Lyndsay, British writer. For a time she lived among Paris's elite Anglo-French society as a man, taking the name Walter Sholto Douglas. As Douglas, Dods had a wife and child, and her close friend, writer Mary Shelley, helped her conceal the truth behind her gender identity.
Call Number
Pforz MS
OCLC
174260244
Author
Dods, Mary Diana, 1791?-1829 or 1830.
Title
Mary Diana Dods manuscript material : 1 item, 1825
Summary
· To Wm. Spooner, care of Mssrs. Hurst & Robinson, publishers : 1 autograph letter signed "D. Lyndsay" : 26 Jun 1825 : (S'ANA 1019) : regarding corrections to proof sheets for an upcoming work ; includes, "I have amended the passage thus - 'Many who were most deserving' etc. and 'Shelley is not - Lord Byron is not' etc." The letter is framed and stored with other flat framed items.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Mary Diana Dods, pseudonym David Lyndsay, British writer. For a time she lived among Paris's elite Anglo-French society as a man, taking the name Walter Sholto Douglas. As Douglas, Dods had a wife and child, and her close friend, writer Mary Shelley, helped her conceal the truth behind her gender identity.
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Hurst, Robinson, and Co. Addressee
Found In:
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle: Manuscripts, 1772-1925 (CStRLIN)NYPW03-A5
Research Call Number
Pforz MS
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