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Series III. ALS and TLS, 1735-1986

Scope and Content Notes:

Series consists of Leuba's collection of Autograph and Typescript Letters, Signed (ALS and TLS) from notable writers, artists, and other public figures. Series includes items dating from 1735 to 1986, although many items are undated. Series is divided into 3 subseries: (1) Letters by Book Illustrators and Printers; (2) Letters by Writers; and (3) Letters by Others. Leuba’s lists of items within his collection are included at the beginning of subseries 1 and 2. These lists include many, though not all of the items in this series.

Subseries 1. Letters by Book Illustrators and Printers, Bulk, 1911-1986 1818-1986

Scope and Content Notes:

Subseries contains Leuba's collection of Autograph and Typescript Letters, Signed (ALS and TLS), from 1818 to 1986. Letters are addressed to various recipients, including some to Walter Leuba. A list in Leuba's hand, "Letters, ALS and TLS, of book illustrators and printers" appears at the beginning of the subseries and lists many, though not all, of the ALS and TLS in the subseries.


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Folder 1 Letters, ALS and TLS, of book illustrators & printers (list)
Folder 2 Abbe, Elfried, 1956-1974
Folder 3 Angel – Ardizzone, 1942, 1965
Folder 4 Armitage, Edward, 1873
Folder 5 Austein, John, 1938-1940
Folder 6 Baily – Bennett, 1837, 1960-1961
Folder 7 Blumenthal, Joseph, 1946-1977
Folder 8 Bone, Muirhead, 1926-1937, 1986
Folder 9 Bostock – Callcott, 1818, 1955-1958
Folder 10 Carter, Will, 1965-1967, 1976
Folder 11 [Chambers, J]
Folder 12 Charlot – Coughlin, 1932-1966
Folder 13 Crane, Walter, 1889-1905
Folder 14 Craxton, John, 1953
Folder 15 Creswick, Thomas
Folder 16 Cruikshank, George, 1844-1877
Folder 17 Daglish, Eric, 1925
Folder 18 DePol, John, 1959-1978
Folder 19 Dalziel – Escher, 1844-1879, 1916, 1964-1966
Folder 20 Evans, Henry, 1963-1977
Folder 21 Farleigh, John, 1948-1957
Folder 22 Fielding – Gill, 1829, 1922-1960
Folder 23 Glasser, Howard, 1970-1977
Folder 24 Glick, William, 1961-1973
Folder 25 Gourdie, Tom, 1966-1979
Folder 26 Gaudier-Brzeska, Henri, December 12 [1912?]
Folder 27 Hanna, Boyd, 1971-1981
Folder 28 Jones, David, 1925-1929
Folder 29 Kauffer – Kent, 1942-1962
Folder 30 Kittredge, William, 1929-1933
Folder 31 Koch – Lamb, 1930-1966
Folder 32 Leighton, Clare, 1965
Folder 33 Low, Joseph, 1962-1968
Folder 34 Lucas – Maynard, 1924-1966
Folder 35 Nama, George, 1963-1977
Folder 36 Nash, John, circa 1965
Folder 37 Nicholson – Pierce, 1920-1956
Folder 38 Odle, Alan, 1936
Folder 39 Peterson, Norton, circa 1971-1974
Folder 40 Ransom, Will, 1945-1948
Folder 41 Reed- Reimer, 1946-1949
Folder 42 Rice, Anne Estelle, 1911-1914
Folder 43 Ross, Thomas, 1973-1977
Folder 44 Rutherston - Steinhardt, 1921-1957
Folder 45 Stone, Reynolds & Janet, 1946-1957
Folder 46 Wall - Zapf, 1915-1964

Subseries 2. Letters by Writers, Bulk, 1901-1974 1735-1974

Scope and Content Notes:

Subseries contains Leuba's collection of Autograph and Typescript Letters, Signed (ALS and TLS) from 1735 to 1974. Letters are addressed to various people, including some to Walter Leuba. Bulk are in English; some French. A list in Leuba's hand, "Letters of Writers" appears at the beginning of the subseries and lists many, though not all of the ALS and TLS in the subseries.


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Folder 1 Letters of Writers (list)
Folder 2 Abercrombie, Lascelles, 1934
Folder 3 Anthony, Edward
Folder 4 Armstrong, Martin, 1920-1929
Folder 5 Auden, Thomas, 1905
Folder 6 Agassiz – Ashby-Sterry, 1795-1899
Folder 7 Bailey, B., 1835
Folder 8 Ball, Edward
Folder 9 Besant, Walter, 1896
Folder 10 Bates, Herbert Ernest, 1929-1931
Folder 11 Binyon, Lawrence, 1914-1952
Folder 12 Barham – Barrie, 1895, 1924-1926
Folder 13 Baxter – Beranger, 1833-1874, 1913-1927
Folder 14 Birrell – Burke, 1884-1900, 1913-1932
Folder 15 Carlyle, Thomas, 1846-1872
Folder 16 Chateaubriant [Chateaubriand, François-René, vicomte de]
Folder 17 Colum, Padraic, 1931
Folder 18 Cooper, Courtney Ryley, 1922
Folder 19 Cruden, Robert Peirce, 1826
Folder 20 Cayley – Craig, 1824-1866, 1904-1929
Folder 21 Crothers – Dobson, 1800-1850, 1897-1955
Folder 22 Douglas – Egan, 1790-1830, 1883, 1919-1932
Folder 23 Erskine, John, 1925
Folder 24 Fern, Alan, 1965-1967
Folder 25 Fothergill, Jessie, 1890
Folder 26 Fuller, Henry B, circa 1920
Folder 27 Fitzgerald – France, 1886-1914
Folder 28 Froude, J[ames] A[nthony], circa 1877
Folder 29 Furnivall – Goldring, 1872, 1902-1932
Folder 30 Gosse, Edmund, 1869-1921
Folder 31 Graham – Grey, 1888-1898
Folder 32 Guedella, Philip
Folder 33 Guilbert – Housman, 1840, 1890-1923
Folder 34 Hughes, Richard, 1924
Folder 35 Howells – Hume, 1842-1886, 1905
Folder 36 Hutton, Richard Holt, 1872
Folder 37 Huxley, J. – Lamartine, 1857-1859, 1905-1926
Folder 38 Lang, A., 1897-1914
Folder 39 Lecky, W.H., 1872
Folder 40 Leslie, Shane, 1920-1931
Folder 41 Lewes, G.H., Mrs. [George Eliot], 1874
Folder 42 Locker-Lampson – Macauley, 1823-1894, 1920-1968
Folder 43 Massingham – Moultou, 1849-1894, 1920-1931
Folder 44 Munden – Powys, 1852-1900, 1912-1947
Folder 45 Quiller-Couch, Arthur ["Q"], 1912-1935
Folder 46 Priestley – Repplier, 1909-1939
Folder 47 Raleigh, Walter Alexander, 1904, 1915
Folder 48 Read, Herbert, 1919-1929
Folder 49 Reynolds, Stephen, 1909-1913
Folder 50 Rhys – Roche, 1895-1920

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Folder 1 Rogers, Samuel
Folder 2 Ruskin – Sainte-Beuve
Folder 3 Saintsbury, George, 1886-1929, 1945, 1973-1974
Folder 4 Shaw – Smith, 1908-1965
Folder 5 Smith, Sydney, 1825-1843, 1963
Folder 6 Sotheby – Thornbury, 1860-1930
Folder 7 Roberts, Charles G.D., 1893
Folder 8 Robertson, Philip Wilfred, 1932
Folder 9 Traill, H.D., 1892-1899
Folder 10 Trollope – Yeats, 1820-1836, 1886-1937
Folder 11 Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1907
Folder 12 Walpole, Hugh, 1928
Folder 13 Wheatly, C. [Charles], 1735
Folder 14 Winter, William, 1901
Folder 15 Yates, Edmund, 1857

Subseries 3. Letters by Others, circa 1804-1978

Scope and Content Notes:

Subseries contains Leuba's collection of Autograph and Typed Letters, Signed (ALS and TLS) from historical and political figures, as well as letters with illegible signatures or unknown profession. Most letters are undated, but range from circa 1804 to 1978. Letters include examples from a Crimean War correspondent, British nobility, and a small group of materials by and about British naturalists, among others. In addition to signed letters, subseries 3 also contains related materials, such as a signed 1807 promissory note between radical publisher and MP, William Cobbett, and Richard Bagshaw. Also, includes one folder of facsimile plates of letters and other items related to Robert Burns, Admiral Rodney, and Sir Nicholas and Nathaniel Bacon.


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Folder 16 Balfour, Arthur James Balfour, Earl of, 1886
Folder 17 Bandinel, [Bulkeley] [Librarian of the Bodleian]
Folder 18 Bentham, Jeremy
Folder 19 Bignold, Samuel, Mayor of Norwich, 1834
Folder 20 Blessington, [Marguerite, Countess of], to Captain Marryat, circa 1840
Folder 21 Botfield, Beriah, 1842-1854
Folder 22 British Naturalists - Asa Gray, Roger Lispey, and Alfred Wallace, 1879, 1907, 1978
Folder 23 Cambridge, Augusta, [The Duchess of], 1822
Folder 24 Collins, J.C., 1893
Folder 25 Gray, Asa, 1879
Folder 26 Kensington Palace, 1849
Folder 27 Magee, James M.
Folder 28 Spencer, [Charles Robert Spencer, Earl], 1887
Folder 29 Sykes, Mark Masterman, circa 1804
Folder 30 Promissory note – W[illia]m Cobbett to Rich[ard] Bagshaw, Newsman, 1807
Folder 31 Facsimiles of 18th century manuscript materials - Sir Nicholas and Sir Nathaniel Bacon; Robert Burns; and Admiral Rodney
Folder 32 Illegible and/or Unknown, 1742, 1802-1889, 1929