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MS Eng 822.1

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley correspondence with Thomas Love Peacock and Mary Ellen Peacock Meredith, 1835-1850: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 822.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851.
Title: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley correspondence with Thomas Love Peacock and Mary Ellen Peacock Meredith,
Date(s): 1835-1850.
Quantity: 1 collection (.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence between the English writers Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and Thomas Love Peacock, and his daughter Mary Ellen Peacock Meredith.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

65M-188. Gift of Hamill and Barker 230 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60601; received: 1966 26 May.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Correspondence with Thomas Love Peacock and Mary Ellen Peacock Meredith, 1835-1850 (MS Eng 822.1). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English author best known for her novel Frankenstein. She was married to the English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. Thomas Love Peacock was a poet and novelist and a close friend of Percy Shelley's. Mary Ellen Peacock Meredith was Peacock's daughter, married to the English poet and novelist George Meredith.

Scope and Contents

Includes letters from Shelly to Mary Ellen Peacock Meredith and correspondence between Shelley and Thomas Love Peacock. Letters are about daily events and their writing. Also includes a manuscript fragment in an unidentified hand of a poem by Lord Byron.

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