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Richard Garnett:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Garnett, Richard, 1835-1906
Title: Richard Garnett Collection
Dates: 1673-2001 (bulk 1850-1906), undated
Extent: 76 boxes (31.92 linear feet), 1 galley folder (gf), 4 oversize folders (osf)
Abstract: The papers of the British librarian and author Richard Garnett chiefly reflect his career at the British Museum, his writings, his contributions to Shelley scholarship, and his interest in astrology. Frequent correspondents include Ernest Hartley Coleridge, Edward Dowden, Harry Buxton Forman, Edmund Gosse, William Michael Rossetti, Lady Jane Gibson Shelley, and Sir Percy Florence Shelley among numerous others. Many Garnett family members are also well-represented, including the elder Richard Garnett (1789-1850).
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-1545
Language: English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish, and Welsh
Access: Open for research

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Processed by: Joan Sibley and Apryl Voskamp, 2015 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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