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MS Eng 1475

Twisleton, Edward, 1809-1874. Edward Twisleton letters from various correspondents, 1851-1874: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 1475
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Twisleton, Edward, 1809-1874.
Title: Edward Twisleton letters from various correspondents,
Date(s): 1851-1874.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to the British public official Edward Twisleton and his wife Ellen from various British and American authors.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

63M-181. Deposited by Mrs. Langdon Marvin, 901 Lexington Avenue, New York; received: 1964 April 16.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Edward Twisleton Letters from Various Correspondents, 1851-1874 (MS Eng 1475). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Edward Turner Boyd Twisleton was a British public official who served on several government commissions.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Primarly letters to Twisleton and his wife Ellen (Dwight) Twisleton from various correspondents, including Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Thomas Carlyle, Charles Elliot Norton, and William Makepeace Thackeray. Also includes a few letters by Edward and Ellen Twisleton and some third party correspondence, possibly collected by the Twisletons.

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