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R. M. (Robert Michael) Ballantyne:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Ballantyne, R. M. (Robert Michael), 1825-1894
Title: R. M. (Robert Michael) Ballantyne Collection
Dates: 1841-1963, undated
Extent: 5 boxes (2.10 linear feet), 1 oversize folder (osf)
Abstract: Includes manuscripts of works by the Scottish adventure writer R. M. Ballantyne, as well as letters he wrote and received, and some personal papers. Most of the correspondents are his wife and other family members. Some diaries, journals, and sketchbooks contain sketches and drawings by Ballantyne, some in color. Most items bear numbers assigned by the former owner, Eric Quayle, and are described in his catalog, which is also included in this collection.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-0197
Language: English, French, Italian
Access: Open for research

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Processed by: Joan Sibley and Sara Saastamoinen, 2012 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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