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Brooks, Shirley, 1816-1874


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Shirley Brooks letters

Identifier: MSS 0246

Writer Charles William Shirley Brooks (1816-1874) was born and educated in London, England and pursued a career as a journalist, novelist, and dramatist. The correspondence of C.W. Shirley Brooks consists of 37 letters from Brooks to various friends and acquaintances. The collection dates from 1854 to February 8, 1874, just two weeks before his death. Brooks's correspondence discusses literary matters, his health, social engagements, and editorial work.

Dates: 1854-1874

Nellie Farren, Book of tastes : autograph manuscript

Identifier: SLC 0122

Autograph book of questionnaires completed by theatrical celebrities and others, collected by the music hall star and actress, Ellen "Nellie" Farren. Participants include Tom Hood, J. R. Planche, Lord Lytton (referring to his son, Owen Meredith), F. C. Burnand, and Clement Scott.

Dates: 1864-1876

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