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Robert Southey:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Southey, Robert, 1774-1843
Title: Robert Southey Collection
Dates: 1797-1877, undated
Extent: 3 boxes (1.26 linear feet)
Abstract: Includes manuscripts and letters written by the English poet, essayist, biographer, and translator Robert Southey. Most of Southey's letters in the collection are written to John May, his financial adviser and agent, but there are also letters to Henry Crabb Robinson, Anna Seward, wife Edith Fricker Southey, and daughter Edith May Southey Warter. Also present are two commonplace books that belonged to Warter as well as other family letters.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-3923
Language: English, French, Greek, and Portuguese
Access: Open for research

Processed by: Joan Sibley and Jamie Hawkins-Kirkham, 2011 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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