Contents and Arrangement

Chesterton, George L, 1858

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of 100 letters or notes from nineteenth-century English novelists, poets, dramatists, journalists, antiquarian writers, historians, editors, scholars, public readers, publishers, professors of literature, miscellaneous writers, and other men of letters, often accompanied by clippings pertaining to the writers. Most of the letters have strong literary content and are addressed to William Hepworth Dixon.

A later accession consists of 28 additional letters (1855-1872) by English authors and editors to Dixon, with a Vanity Fair print of Joseph Moses Levy for March 22, 1873 ("Men of the Day, No. 59") by "Spy" (Sir Leslie Ward).

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

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:

Chesterton, George L; William Hepworth Dixon Correspondence, C0992, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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