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Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784), lexicographer essayist literary biographer

GB/NNAF/P161430   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P15631)

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Scopeliterary MSS
Repository for the location of these papers:
Other referencesee Index of English literary MSS vol 3 1700-1800
Scopeproof sheets (with corrections) of his Lives of the English Poets (2 vols), and corresp
RepositoryNational Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
Record ReferenceForster Collection
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 38887 Forster
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopeproofs of dictionary (vol I)
RepositoryBritish Library, Modern English and Reader Services, Humanities and Social Sciences
Record ReferenceC 45 k 3
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopeannotated dictionary (Vol II)
RepositoryManchester University: University of Manchester Library
Record Reference2922
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopedictionary
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceEg MS 2329
Scopeletters and printed material
RepositoryDr Johnson's House
Other referencesee ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
Scope1774, 1777: journal of tour of North Wales and memoranda
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 12070
Scope1782: diary
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS Don f 6
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1775: diary of a journey to France
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 35299
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1775: notebook of a French journey (copy)
RepositoryManchester University: University of Manchester Library
Record ReferenceMS 661
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1752-53: notebook with annotations by George III
RepositoryRoyal Archives
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
ScopeMSS rel to Shakespeare
RepositoryAberystwyth University
Other referencesee ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
Scopedraft of Irene
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceKing's 306
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopemisc papers
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS Don c 62
Scopepapers
RepositoryNew York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopepapers
RepositoryThe Morgan Library
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1743-56: corresp with Thomas Birch
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 4310
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1763-84: corresp with James Boswell and misc papers incl verses
RepositoryYale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
Record ReferenceGen MSS 89 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 22146 Boswell
Scopeletters (13) to Charlotte and Alexander Lennox
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceRP183
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1778-84: letters (1 vol) to John Nichols
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 5159
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1774-84: letters (21) to John Perkins (copies)
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceRP476
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1764-84: corresp with Frances Reynolds (copies)
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceRP186
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1769-84: corresp with Hester Lynch Thrale
RepositoryManchester University: University of Manchester Library
Record ReferenceEng MSS 537-40, 543
Scope1769-80: letters (15) to Hester Lynch Thrale
RepositorySamuel Johnson Birthplace Museum
Record ReferenceMS21
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopeletters (56) to Susan Arabella Thrale
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceRP5318
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopeletters (20) to Thomas Warton
RepositoryOxford University: Trinity College Library
Record ReferencePresidents & Fellows 5/1
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1727-84: misc corresp and papers, prayers and meditations (14 vols)
RepositoryOxford University: Pembroke College Archives
Record Reference63/3; Library MSS 23; J23
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 29439 Oxford Univ Pembroke
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopeannotations on Spence's Anecdotes
RepositoryYale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 18661 Osborn coll
Scopescrapbooks (2) of bills, MSS and clippings
RepositoryHarvard University: Houghton Library
Other referencesee Reports xxx-xxxiv
Scope1778-84: letters to John Nichols
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 5159
Scope1746-84: letters (26); literary MSS
RepositoryHuntington Library
Other referencesee Guide to literary MSS 1979
Scopedocuments connected with Johnson and Lichfield
RepositoryYale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
Record Reference44.191
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 38865 Osborn colln
Scope1676-1814: naval, scientific, and literary papers
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 89061 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Other referencesee Annual Return 2013

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