Charles Lamb collection of papers

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Description
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, eleven undated commonplace books, an album dating from 1831 to 1843, financial documents, and pictorial works.
Names
Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834 (Creator)
Allsop, Thomas, 1795-1880 (Addressee)
Bailey, John Eglington, 1840-1888 (Former owner)
Birrell, Augustine, 1850-1933 (Former owner)
Bishop, Cortlandt F. (Cortlandt Field), 1870-1935 (Former owner)
Bixby, William K. (William Keeney), 1857-1931 (Former owner)
Clawson, John L. (John Lewis), 1865-1933 (Former owner)
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 (Author)
De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859 (Author)
Hazlitt, Sarah Stoddart (Former owner)
Hogan, Francis Joseph, 1877-1944 (Former owner)
Hone, William, 1780-1842 (Addressee)
McClellan, William H. (William Hildrup), 1874-1951 (Former owner)
Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859 (Addressee)
Lamb, Mary, 1764-1847
Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895 (Former owner)
May, John, 1748-1812 (Author)
Moxon, Edward, 1801-1858 (Contributor)
Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852 (Former owner)
Sala, George Augustus, 1828-1895 (Author)
Southey, Robert, 1774-1843 (Contributor)
Talfourd, Thomas Noon, Sir, 1795-1854 (Former owner)
Terry, Roderick T., 1849-1933 (Former owner)
Wilson, Walter, 1781-1847 (Contributor)
Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 (Author)
Young, Owen D., 1874-1962 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1797 - 1934 (Approximate)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Lamb
Topics
Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834
Genres
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Documents
Drawings
Albums
Notes
Biographical/historical: Charles Lamb was an English poet, essayist, playwright, journalist, and literary critic.
Content: This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, eleven undated commonplace books, an album dating from 1831 to 1843, financial documents, and pictorial works. The manuscripts include poems, portions of plays, notes, essays, and reviews in holograph, as well as manuscripts of essays and poems relating to the author by Thomas De Quincey, George A. Sala, Walter Wilson, William Wordsworth, and others. The correspondence includes letters by the author, dating from 1797 to [1834], to Thomas Allsop, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Hone, Leigh Hunt, Edward Moxon, Robert Southey, and others. Also present are letters relating to the author, dating from 1798 to circa 1818, between various correspondents including Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Mary Lamb, John May, Robert Southey, and others.
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Physical Description
Extent: 118 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
MSS Unit ID: 19242
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15944300
Archives collections id: archives_collections_19242
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8dde1200-e82a-0131-5aea-58d385a7b928
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