Cory, William Johnson, 1823 - 1892 (poet and master at Eton)
Dates and places
1823-1892, Assistant Master at Eton 1845-1872 and Fellow of King's, also 1845-1872.
M. Rosa Caroline Guille in Maderia, 1878; 1 son, Andrew, b. 1879.
Born William Johnson; assumed the name Cory in 1872.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Most of the files contain five or more letters. Some files include letters from more than one member of a family, and the larger correspondences occupy two or more files.
3 photographs of a bust of Johnson held by Eton College with accompanying correspondence; copy of a portrait of Johnson by ?Frouse; and a photograph by Hills and Saunders.
18 autograph letters signed.
3 autograph letters signed, concerning WE Gladstone at Eton.
The file comprises fair copies of thirteen poems, some with corrections, as follows:
'A Ballad for a Boy'; 'To Britomart'; 'A Parody' (marked as unpublished); 'Chivalry' (marked as unpublished); 'Lydia' (marked as unpublished); 'Europa'; 'Phyllis' (marked as unpublished); 'A spartan shrank . . .' (marked as unpublished); 'Barine'; 'Dura fida rubecula'; 'Camilla' (marked as unpublished); 'Asterie' (marked as unpublished); 'Hypermnestera'.
The file comprises photocopies of other poems in 'Ionica'.
Publisher: New York, The Halcyon-Commonwealth Foundation, 1964.
A manuscript note on the front reads 'Album I Kingsman Drawer 7'.
To request any of these photographs use call mark: Coll. Ph. 545.
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