Washington Irving collection of papers, [1805]-1933 bulk (1815-1859).

Collection Data

Irving, Washington (1783-1859) (Author)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Irving
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Content: This is a synthetic collection that includes manuscripts, portraits, pictorial works, commonplace books, journals, and notebooks, a certificate, a scrapbook and correspondence. The manuscripts include early holograph drafts and notes for The Alhambra, Communipaw, A history of New York, sections of the Life of George Washington, and notes and fragments of Mahomet and his successors. They also include fragments from the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, portions of text extracted from the Knickerbocker, two packets of holographic notes headed "Alhambra", holograph of Newstead abbey, proverbs apparently from Spanish sources, and notes and incomplete drafts for The sketchbook.
Physical Description
Extent: 167 items.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15797291
UUID: d74d2940-c6b5-012f-7e57-58d385a7bc34
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