Charles Lutwidge Dodgson collection of papers

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Collection Data

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence by and about the author, and pictorial works.
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898 (Creator)
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898 (Author)
Craik, George L. (George Lillie), 1798-1866 (Author)
Fletcher, Frank, 1870-1954 (Former owner)
Foster, Florence Balfour (Correspondent)
Furniss, Harry, 1854-1925 (Artist)
Galsworthy, John, 1867-1933 (Author)
Hargreaves, Alice Pleasance Liddell, 1852-1934 (Contributor)
Hatch, Beatrice (Addressee)
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) (Former owner)
Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933 (Artist)
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953 (Former owner)
Morley, Edith J. (Edith Julia), 1875-1964 (Addressee)
Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894 (Author)
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882 (Author)
Spencer, Walter T. (Walter Thomas) (Addressee)
Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914 (Artist)
Young, Owen D., 1874-1962 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1851 - 1932 (Questionable)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Dodgson
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898
Biographical/historical: Charles Dodgson was an English novelist, essayist, writer of children's literature, and mathematician. He wrote literary works under the pen name Lewis Carroll.
Content: This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, and pictorial works. The manuscripts include poems, stories, and mathematical studies. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence by the author, dating from 1864 to 1897, to Florence Balfour Foster, Alice Liddell Hargreaves, Beatrice Hatch, Edith Morley, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1870 to 1932, between various correspondents including George Lillie Craik, Florence Balfour Foster, John Galsworthy, Alice Liddell Hargreaves, W. T. Spencer, and others. There are letters from Dante Gabriel Rossetti and from Christina Rossetti to Dodgson, dating from 1864 and 1865. The pictorial works consist primarily of illustrations by Harry Furniss, E. W. Kemble, and Sir John Tenniel for publication of the author's works, including "Sylvie and Bruno," "Alice in Wonderland," and "Through the Looking-Glass."
Physical Description
Extent: 167 items
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15887349
MSS Unit ID: 19160
Archives collections id: archives_collections_19160
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4e76ac60-fd1a-0134-4ee5-71e0a0ece547
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