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MS Eng 871

Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855. Charlotte Brontë letters to William Smith Williams, 1847-1851: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Eng 871
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.
Title: Charlotte Brontë letters to William Smith Williams,
Date(s): 1847-1851.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from English novelist Charlotte Brontë to her publisher and friend William Smith Williams.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

53M-14. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund; received: 1953 August 10.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Charlotte Brontë Letters to William Smith Williams, 1847-1851 (MS Eng 871). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Brontë was an English novelist. Williams was Brontë's publisher and friend concerning William Makepeace Thackeray.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Also includes one letter to Patrick Brontë. Letters are bound together in green morocco inscribed: Letters of Charlotte Brontë relative to Thackeray.

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