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Robert Browning collection of papers, [1835?]-1933

Collection Data

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, and a portrait photograph.
Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1835 - 1933 (Approximate)
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: *Z-10341
Browning, Robert, 1812-1889
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873
Funding: Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation
Biographical/historical: Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work, "Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets
Date: The bulk of the collection was created between approximately 1835-1889
Ownership: The bulk of the materials was formerly owned by W. T. H. Howe and Owen D. Young. Some of the materials came to the Berg Collection with the Moulton-Barrett papers. The holograph of "Epps" is accompanied by Roderick Terry's bookplate; De la Ramee's holograph poem with Carl Van Vechten's bookplate; and the letters to Edward Dowden and to Leigh Hunt with Harry Bache Smith's bookplate.
Physical Description
Extent: 81 items
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15893397
MSS Unit ID: 19175
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3325ce80-c6d0-012f-30d7-58d385a7bc34
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