Contents and Arrangement

Series 4: Documents, 1630 June 24-1898 October 24

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


This collection contains 120 letters by Blackmore, most of which is personal correspondence. Four autograph manuscripts are included in the collection; one is a short prose work on the difficulties of translation, and three are Blackmore's translations of passages from Homer's ODYSSEY and Virgil's GEORGICS. Among the photographs of Blackmore, one is inscribed, signed, and dated 1893. There are also several documents in the collection relating to the author's ancestors: one, dated 1630, pertains to the leasing of property; another is a pronouncement issued by George III regarding a legal case of Richard Blackmore (1742-1802).


Not arranged according to any arrangement scheme.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication 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 RBSC 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.

Credit this material:

Series 4: Documents; R. D. Blackmore Collection, C0201, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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