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Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the E. B. Osborn letters, 1892-1909 MS 135



creator Osborn, E. B. (Edward Bolland)
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 135
Quantity: 0.1 linear ft. (1 folder)
Language:
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

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)
Dunn, James Nicol, 1856-1919
Gautier, Théophile, 1811-1872
Guilbert, Yvette, 1865-1944
Leno, Dan, 1860-1904
Maine, Henry Sumner, Sir, 1822-1888
Osborn, E. B. (Edward Bolland)
Stevenson, Robert Louis , 1850-1894
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903
Places
California--Los Angeles
Canada
France
Ireland
Saskatchewan
Genres
corrrespondence

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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

 
Folder
1 Correspondence in chronological order 1892-1909

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