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MS Hyde 47

Pocock, Lewis, 1808-1882. Lewis Pocock papers, 1836-1875: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Hyde 47
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Pocock, Lewis, 1808-1882
Title: Lewis Pocock papers,
Date(s): 1836-1875.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Research materials relating to Samuel Johnson.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2003JM-161. Bequest of Mary Hyde Eccles, Four Oaks Farm, Somerville, New Jersey; received: 2004.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Rick Stattler

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Lewis Pocock Papers, 1836-1875 (MS Hyde 47). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Lewis Pocock (1808-1882) was a patron of the arts in London. He assembled a substantial collection of books, manuscripts and art relating to Samuel Johnson, which was dispersed at a Sotheby's sale in 1875.

Scope and Contents

This collection does not include any material contemporary to Samuel Johnson, and consists primarily of correspondence and notes relating to Pocock's Johnson collection.

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