Scope and Contents
This collection consists of an assortment of letters and papers acquired over a period of time and kept together. The collection consists of folders containing correspondence to and from historicaland literary figures (Thomas Carlyle, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Jose de San Martin, George Bernard Shaw, Henry David Thoreau, William Wordsworth, and others). The largest part of the collection is correspondence of nineteenth century literary figures.
Correspondents include St. John Arthur Adcock, Carl Ahrendt, Matthew Arnold, Pierre Augustine Beaumarchais, Robert Williams Buchanan, Anne Isabella Byron, William Samuel Cardell, Thomas Carlyle, Robert William Chapman, Christopher Pearse Cranch, Chauncey Mitchell Depew, Sir Edward Dering, Douglas Southall Freeman, John Galt, Sir John Hart, S.C. Kiang, William H. Lambert, Gottfried Wilhelm Liebniz, Henry Mackenzie, George Moore, Sir John Moore, John Rickards Mozley, Munster-Ledenburg, Thomas Murray, Sir Joseph Noel Paton, Joseph Pennell, John Pintard, Pierre Piquery, Jose de San Martin, James Sayers, George Bernard Shaw, Charles Henry Smith, Robert Southey, A.W. Standing, William Alfred Tattersall, Henry David Thoreau, John R. Vancourt, Henry Van Dyke, Agnes Wakefield, George Parker Winship, Humbert Wolfe, William Wordsworth, Charlotte Mary Younge and others.