Contents and Arrangement

Letters to Alice Danyell and members of her family, with related material (1 of 2), dates not examined

1 folder
Restrictions may apply. See Access Note.

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The folders in the Author Files are filed alphabetically by name, and under a single name in roughly the following order: miscellaneous correspondence, i.e., letters to various correspondents; letters to certain individuals; letters addressed to the main entry of the folder; miscellaneous manuscript material and/or documents; manuscripts of and/or documents relating to individual works, alphabetically by title.

Collection History


Some artwork has been moved to the Graphic Arts Collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Sylvia Yu in 2000. Finding aid written by Sylvia Yu in 2000.

Restrictions on Lewis Carroll photographs were lifted in 2023 as part of a restrictions review project.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. No further duplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Special Collections Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Letters to Alice Danyell and members of her family, with related material (1 of 2); M. L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists, C0171, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Related Materials

A typescript catalogue of printed material (1000+ pages) in the collection was originally prepared between December 1978 and June 1981, but has since been superceded by work (viewable in PDF file format) at this URL:

Additional information on the collection is located at: (scroll down to the section on "Victorian Novelists")

For details on the growth of the Parrish collection between 1944 and 1956 refer to: Alexander D. Wainwright, "The Morris L. Parrish Collection of Victorian Novelists: A Summary Report and an Introduction," in the Princeton University Library Chronicle XVII, (Winter, 1956) pp. 59-67. The Princeton University Library Chronicle devoted two entire issues to this collection (VIII, 1, November 1946 and XVII, 2, Winter 1956).

For Lewis Carroll photograph holdings, see Roger Taylor and Edward Wakeling, Lewis Carroll Photographer: The Princeton University Library Albums (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2002).


"A Summary Report and an Introduction," Alexander D. Wainwright, The Princeton University Library Chronicle (Volume XVII, Number 2, Winter 1956, pp. 59-67).

Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882
Barrie, J.M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937
Black, William, 1841-1898
Braddon, M.E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1835-1915
Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849.
Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.
Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848.
Brontë, Patrick Branwell, 1817-1848
Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882.
Brussel, I. R. (Isidore Rosenbaum), 1895-
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898
Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889.
Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock, 1826-1887
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881
Du Maurier, George,‎ 1834-1896
Eliot, George, 1819-1880
Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
Hargreaves, Alice Pleasance Liddell, 1852-1934
Holiday, Henry, 1839-1927
Hughes, Thomas, 1822-1896
Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875.
Lever, Charles, 1806-1872.
Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873.
Meredith, George, 1828-1909.
Ouida, 1839-1908
Randall, David A. (David Anton), 1905-1975
Reade, Charles, 1814-1884
Sadleir, Michael, 1888-1957
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832.
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894.
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863.
Thirkell, Angela, 1890-1961.
Trollope, Anthony
Trollope, Frances Eleanor, 1835-1913
Trollope, Frances Milton, 1780-1863
Trollope, Theodosia Garrow, 1825-1865
Trollope, Thomas Adolphus, 1810-1892
Wilson, Carroll A. (Carroll Atwood), 1886-1947
Wood, Ellen Price
Yonge, Charlotte M. (Charlotte Mary), 1823-1901