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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

To Wm Yates Thompson:

University of Houston Libraries, Special Collections

Sir Edwin Arnold Letters, 1887-1896



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Arnold, Edwin, Sir, 1832-1904.
Title: Sir Edwin Arnold Letters
Dates: 1887-1896
Abstract: This collection consists of five letters from Sir Edwin Arnold to Mr. William Yates Thompson dating from 1887-1896. Letters discuss writing and travel.
Identification: 1969-001
Quantity: 5 items
Repository: Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries

Historical Note

Born in 1832, Edwin Arnold achieved great success as journalist and poet during the second half of the nineteenth century. He lived and worked in several parts of the British and European colonial empires, including India and Congo. His best-known work is the 1879 poem, The Light of Asia.

Sources: Gale Literary Databases, "Edwin Arnold", (accessed August 22, 2006).

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of five letters from Sir Edwin Arnold to Mr. William Yates Thompson dating from 1887-1896. Letters discuss writing and travel.

Other collections of Arnold's papers can be found at Rice University and the Houghton Library at Harvard University.

Sir Edwin Arnold correspondence,1887-1899, MS 127, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University:   http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/mss/ms127.html

Sir Edwin Arnold Papers, Houghton Library, Harvard University:   http://oasis.harvard.edu:10080/oasis/deliver/~hou01753

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use Restrictions

The material in this collection is in the public domain. However, Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, and all reproduction restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

Terms are either Library of Congress Subject Headings or taken from local sources.

Subjects (Persons)

Arnold, Edwin, Sir, 1832-1904.

Formats

Correspondence

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sir Edwin Arnold Letters, Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries

Acquisition

Purchased from Knight Booksellers, 1972 along with a volume of Arnold's Poetical Works.

Processed by

Amelia Abreu, 2006

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 
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1 To Wm Yates Thompson:
Letter, October 10, 1887
Letter, March 16, 1888
Letter, October 19, 1892
Letter, February 2, 1895
Letter, July 18, 1896

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