Contents and Arrangement

F - J, dates not examined

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists of over 100 letters to Pym and his wife on literary, artistic, and social subjects --and with many references to Charles Dickens, his life and books -- including twenty letters (1882-1895) by F. C. Burnand, eight (1883-1889) by Mary ("Mamie") Dickens, and twenty-four (1883-1902) by Georgina Hogarth (and her photograph) Other writers, artists, and politicians include F. Anstey, Harry Furniss, William Ewart Gladstone, Andrew Lang, Sidney Lee, Frederick Lehmann, John Lubbock, John Murray, James Payn (with photograph and proof of his short story "The Guinea Box"), Princess Louise, George Richmond, Edward Linley Sambourne, and Leslie Stephen.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The 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:

F - J; Selected Correspondence of Horace N. Pym, C1232, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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