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Le Fanu: The Papers of the Le Fanu Family

Reference Code: GBR/0272/LEF

Scope and Contents

The Le Fanu papers include manuscripts and letters by various members of the Le Fanu family and their friends, including the playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan, his father Thomas Sheridan, and Thomas' godfather Dean Jonathan Swift.


  • 1675 - 1927


1 collection (4 boxes and 2 shelved volumes) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Le Fanu papers LEF/1-2 are the property of the heirs of William R. Le Fanu, Shottesbrook, Boreham, Chelmsford, Essex deposited in the Library of King's College Cambridge in 1980.


Le Fanu family

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Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

King's College
Cambridge CB2 1ST United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 331444

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