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Robert Louis Stevenson:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
Title: Robert Louis Stevenson Collection
Dates: 1845-1949, undated
Extent: 2 boxes (.84 linear feet)
Abstract: Includes manuscripts and letters written by the Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson, as well as letters and manuscripts about him by others. Correspondents include Stevenson’s wife, mother, and cousin, as well as writers Edmund Gosse and H. Rider Haggard. Also present are a facsimile of baby records kept by Stevenson’s mother (1850-1858), lecture cards from the University of Edinburgh (1869-1872), and a journal kept by Stevenson’s father in 1845. Several letters to Sir Sidney Colvin concerning Stevenson are also present.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-4035
Language: English
Access: Open for research

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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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