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Collection Summary

Biographical Notes

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

E. B. Osborn letters, 1892-1909



Collection Summary

Creator: Osborn, E. B. (Edward Bolland), 1867-1967
Title: E. B. Osborn letters
Dates: 1892-1909
Abstract: The collection consists of autographed correspondence between Edward Bolland Osborn (1867-1938) and James Nicol Dunn (1856-1919) between the years 1892 and 1909. The bound letters reveal a wide range of topics and interests that the two men shared from reviewing books and writing articles to professional achievements. The volume contains some biographical information about the two correspondents as well as a prepared index of topics and individuals mentioned in the letters.
Identification: MS 136
Quantity: 0.5 lin. inch (1 folder)
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University, Houston, TX

Biographical Notes

Edward Bolland Osborn was born in 1867, He was an author and literary editor of the Morning Post. He travelled extensively and had visited most European countries.

James Nicol Dunn was born in Kincardineshire in 1856. Although trained in law, Dunn devoted his life to journalism and became editor for several publications including Black and White, Morning Post, Manchester Courier, among others. He died in 1919.

Excerpted from introductory remarks in this bound volume of E.B.Osborn letters. Author unknown.

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters from , author, journalist and Literary Editor of the Morning Post; to James Nicol Dunn, Editor of Black and White and Morning Post. The correspondence deals with reviewing books, writing articles and mentions such figures as Thomas Paine, Whistler, Robert Louis Stevenson, Botticelli, and others. Included in the collection are "A Japanese Poet", "Humour's Holy of Holies", and a copy of a George Washington letter.

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Arrangement

This material is arranged as one series of correspondence, in chronological order.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish material from the Osborn , E. B. Letters must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Osborn, E. B. (Edward Bolland), 1867-1967 -- correspondence
Dunn, James Nicol, 1856-1919 -- correspondence
Maine, Henry Sumner, Sir, 1822-1888
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894
Guilbert, Yvette, 1865-1944
Leno, Dan, 1860-1904
Gautier, Pierre Jules T., 1811-1872
Subjects (Places)
Ireland- History - 19th century.
Canada - History - 19th century.
France - History - 19th century.
Saskatchewan - History - 19th century.
Los Angeles - History - 19th century.
Formats
Correspondence

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

E. B. Osborn letters, 1892-1909, MS 135, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Acquisition Information

The Papers were purchased from Myers (dealer) in 1958.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Correspondence in chronological order, 1892-1909 (1 folder)

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