Skip to main content

Authors, English--19th century--Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letters to Lucy Clifford

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0467

Eight etters written to English children's writer, novelist, and dramatist Lucy Lane Clifford from several English literary figures from 1886-1890: W. F. Pollock, C. T. Newton, James Russell Lowell, James Joseph Sylvester, Joseph Cotter Morison, J. Herbert Stack, E. Ray Lankester, and one unidentified sender.

Dates: 1886-1890

Edmund Gosse letters

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0092

This small collection contains fourteen letters from English author Edmund Gosse (1849-1928) to literary figures, agents, and book collectors, as well as members of high society, reflecting Gosse's close relationship to all aspects of the literary industry. The letters covered a spectrum of topics, including the history of literary circles, historical figures, current literature by himself and others, as well as the movements and travels of people in his social circle.

Dates: 1890-1928

Thomas Agar Holland letters to George Reid

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0509

Letters of British poet and clergyman Thomas Agar Holland to George Reid. Enclosed with the letters are two autograph poems, a printed supplement of poems, and an essay.

Dates: 1845-1847

Leigh Hunt letter to Charles Ollier

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0905

British Romantic poet and publisher Leigh Hunt (1784-1859) sent this letter to British publisher Charles Ollier (1788-1859) regarding sonnets by Bryan Waller Procter (Barry Cornwall).

Dates: 1856 July 18

James B. Pond papers

Identifier: MSS 0624

American lecture manager and memoirist James B. Pond represented American and British explorers, preachers, politicians, scientists, and writers, on the lecture circuit from 1874 to his death in 1903. The majority of the collection is comprised of the incoming and outgoing correspondence of Pond; also included are manuscripts and ephemera relating to Pond's family and business.

Dates: 1878-1944; Majority of material found within 1885-1903