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Claire Clairmont manuscript material

Collection Data

Description
The manuscript material by Claire Clairmont in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings and correspondence. The writings include: two holograph journals kept during her travels with the Shelleys; holograph notes and essays prepared for E. J. Trelawny, relating to Shelley and Byron; and an effusive book inscription to Captain Edward Silsbee, the Shelley enthusiast. The bulk of the correspondence is from 1847-1856, and includes reflections on her experiences with Byron and the Shelleys, and various matters of family interest. Correspondents include: Lord Byron, English poet; Antonia Clairmont, her sister-in-law; Edward John Trelawny, the writer and adventurer; and over half a dozen others.
Names
Clairmont, Clara Mary Jane, 1798-1879 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1814 - 1879
Library locations
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle
Shelf locator: Pforz MS
Topics
Clairmont, Clara Mary Jane, 1798-1879
Physical Description
Extent: 63 items
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16544512
MSS Unit ID: 19546
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 78eef7e0-8b49-0130-f563-58d385a7bbd0
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