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Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863 (novelist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1811-1863

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Alexander William Kinglake: Letters and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7633
Scope and Contents The collection sheds light on the Kinglakes's family life, including the lavish amounts spent by William Kinglake on his children's education, and the support he gave his eldest son through his earliest and unsuccessful years as a barrister. They also show A.W. Kinglake developing a taste for the best society and its attendant expense (letters 1/38, 81 and 96) Kinglake's love of travel is seen in letters written on journeys in Wales, 1833 (1/76-9); France, 1834 (1/81-2); North Africa and Spain,...
Dates: 1819-1891
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series — Container: DCPP/AMO/6

Diary of Anne Elizabeth Fisher, vol VI, 1856-07-12 - 1857-05-06

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/AMO/6
Scope and Contents Includes, at the back: list of books read, 1856, letters written and received in 1856 and 1857. Includes pressed flower, list of people invited to a party, 30 Jan 1857, list of contributions for Mrs Wilson, 22 Dec 1856 and small sketch of a fish. Journal begins in Southend, before travelling to Hastings (St Leonards) on 25 July and, after a brief stay in London, on to Tatton Park. Notable entries include: (30 August) visit to Liverpool and Birkenhead, concert at the Philarmonic Hall including...
Dates: 1856-07-12 - 1857-05-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Open. Some in need of conservation - access to transcripts may be provided as an alternative.
 File

Letter from Sir Arthur William Buller to Anne Isabella Thackeray; Great Marlow, 11 Dec. 1859-12 Dec. 1859 (letter dated 'Sunday'; date of letter and year of printed slip inferred)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9546/5
Scope and Contents The letter bears annotations by William Makepeace Thackeray rendering the text into verse. With an annotated printed slip [from Thackeray, as editor of 'The Cornhill Magazine'] to Buller. Buller's letter invites Miss Thackeray, her father and her sister to stay at his house Westhorpe at Great Marlow, with details of local transport and of his family. Thackeray's slip jocularly thanks Buller for an article entitled 'an Invitation' and says that he thinks, with alterations, that it may be...
Dates: 11 Dec. 1859-12 Dec. 1859 (letter dated 'Sunday'; date of letter and year of printed slip inferred)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

William Makepeace Thackerary: Note, unsigned, in his writing, 27 Mar. 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8812/60
Scope and Contents In an envelope marked '(Private) Dr. Bence Jones'; both contained in an envelope marked 'Autograph of W.M. Thackeray'
Dates: 27 Mar. 1863
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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