Contents and Arrangement

Series 2: George James De Wilde, 1825-1865

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


This collection consists primarily of correspondence between John Watson Dalby and George James De Wilde spanning the period between 1826 and 1875. Included are 290 letters from Dalby to De Wilde and 4 letters from De Wilde to Dalby, as well as 7 manuscripts, and a small selection of letters by and to Leigh Hunt. In addition, there are miscellaneous correspondence of John Hunter, Maria Wilby, and others, and miscellaneous items including a report on the Leigh Hunt Memorial fund in the hand of Robert Browning.

The following standard abbreviations, or their variations, are used to identify materials in this collection: ALsS = autograph letters signed, AMs = autograph manuscript.


This series is arranged into two subseries: Letters to John Watson Dalby, and Letters to Thorton Hunt.

Collection History

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 2: George James De Wilde; John Watson Dalby and George James De Wilde Collection, C0214, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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