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MS Eng 951.2

Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. William Makepeace Thackeray lecture on George III and other papers: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Eng 951.2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863.
Title: William Makepeace Thackeray lecture on George III and other papers: Guide.
Date(s): 1777-1889.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.3 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Includes compositions and illustrations by the English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*44M-207F-*44M-221F. Gift of Herbert L. Carlebach, 60 Broad Street New York, N.Y.; received: 1944 December 7.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William Makepeace Thackeray Lecture on George III and Other Papers (MS Eng 951.2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist. J. Pearson and Co. and George William Childs were booksellers in London. Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie was Thackeray's daughter.

Scope and Contents

Includes the autograph manuscript of Thackeray's lecture on George III along with letters from Thackeray to various correspondents, letters from J. Pearson and Co. to George William Childs and letters from Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie to J. Pearson and Co. There are also watercolor illustrations by Thackeray for Our street, a pen and ink drawing by Thackeray for Pendennis, and a portrait photograph of Thackeray, among other items.

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