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Gerard Manley Hopkins:

An Inventory of His Literary File Photography Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889
Title: Gerard Manley Hopkins Literary File Photography Collection
Dates: 1856-1871, undated
Extent: 17 items
Abstract: Seventeen photographs that are chiefly portraits of the Victorian poet and Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins (British, 1844-1889) and members of his family.
Call Number: PH-02931
Language: English
Access: Open for research. To make an appointment or to reserve photography materials, please email Visual Materials Reference staff. Researchers must create an online Research Account and agree to the Materials Use Policy before using archival materials.
Use Policies: Ransom Center collections may contain material with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in the collections without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Ransom Center and The University of Texas at Austin assume no responsibility.
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Administrative Information


Preferred Citation Gerard Manley Hopkins Literary File Photography Collection (PH-02931). Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin.
Acquisition: Internal transfer
Processed by: Mary Foster and Susan McClellan, 2006
Repository:

Harry Ransom Center, The University of Texas at Austin,

Scope and Contents


The collection consists of 17 photographs that are chiefly portraits of the Victorian poet and Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins (British, 1844-1889) and members of his family. Many of the uncredited photographs were likely taken by Hopkins uncle, George de Giberne, who was an amateur photographer. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items may be available in a card catalog in the repository.
This file forms a part of the Literary Files Photography Collection that is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally includes portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

Related Material


Associated and related material by and about Hopkins are located in the Center's library and in the Gerard Manley Hopkins Collection (MS-02014) from which these photographs were likely transferred.

Index Terms


People

Hopkins, Cyril, 1846-1932.
Hopkins, Everard, 1860-1928.
Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889.
Hopkins, Manley, 1817 or 1818-1897.

Subjects

Poets.
Portraits.
Priests.

Document Types

Albumen prints.
Card photographs.
Cartes de visite.
Photographic prints.

Item List