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Cowper, William (1731-1800), poet

GB/NNAF/P136154   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P6778)

Location of Related Collections
Scope1782: translations (26) and poems (2)
RepositoryYale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
Record Referencec470
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 18661 Osborn coll
Scope1757-99: corresp and poems
RepositoryPrinceton University Library
Record ReferenceC0136 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 175
Scopecorresp and verses
RepositoryCowper Memorial Library
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 10540 Cowper Museum
Scopecorresp and verses
RepositoryHuntington Library
Other referencesee Guide to literary MSS, 1979
Scopeletters and verses
RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Other referencesee SCONUL newsletter no 17 December 1988
Scopecorresp and verses
RepositoryMcMaster University Library
Other referencesee Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories, suppl 1977-78
Scopecorresp and papers
RepositoryHertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
Record ReferenceD/Z 117
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 3507 Herts RO misc
Scope1790s: verse translations of Milton's Latin poems and Italian sonnets
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 30801
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopecorresp and papers
RepositoryCentre for Buckinghamshire Studies
Record ReferenceAR 80/96
Other referencesee Annual Return 1996
Scopeliterary papers, incl MSS and annotated drafts of verse translation of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey
RepositoryCambridge University: Trinity College Library
Record ReferenceRothschild Library Catalogue nos.685-695, 1388, 1468, 1774
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopemisc collection of minor works
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 37059
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1799: autograph drafts of final poems
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceDep 9987
Other referencesee Annual return 2000
Scope1786-89: letters (3) and a MS volume belonging to him
RepositoryNational Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
Record ReferenceForster Collection
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 38887 Forster
Scope1813: manuscript copy of memoirs entitled "A Narrative of Cowper's Experience written by himself"
RepositoryBirmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
Record ReferenceMS 1513
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 29847 Birming Ref L misc
Scope1797-99: record of dreams by John Johnson
RepositoryCambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Record ReferenceAdd 6755, 5993
Scope1793-1804: letters of John Johnson rel to Cowper
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS Eng misc d 134
Scopepapers rel to his conversations and effects
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS Eng misc d 636
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 14275 Madan
Scopecorresp with Walter Bagot etc (c100 items)
RepositoryThe Morgan Library
Other referencesee NUC MS 84-2144
Scope1780s: letters (20) to William Bull
RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Record ReferenceMS 3534
Other referencesee Catalogue MSS 3534-3598
Scope1792-93: corresp with William Hayley (1 vol)
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 39673
Scope1787: letters to Lady Hesketh
RepositoryBedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service
Record ReferenceHG
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 669 Higgins
Scope1755-93: album of autograph letters (176) to Joseph Hill
RepositoryCentre for Buckinghamshire Studies
Record ReferenceAR 112/2006
Other referencesee Annual Return 2006
Scope1767-81: letters (6) from Rev John Newton
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceEg MS 3662
Scope1788-95: letters to Mrs Throckmorton with verses
RepositoryWarwickshire County Record Office
Record ReferenceCR 1998 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 741 Throckmorton
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections L-W, 1999 [103a]
Scope1770-93: letters to William and John Unwin with poems
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 24154-5
Scope1765-95: letters (c100)
RepositoryHertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
Record ReferenceD/EP
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 26283 Cowper
Scopeletters (1 vol)
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS Autogr d 21
Scopeletters
RepositoryCollection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
Record ReferenceNRAS1141 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 10167 Hog

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