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Dickens, Charles John Huffam (1812-1870), novelist and journalist

GB/NNAF/P139445   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P8013)

Location of Related Collections
Scopeliterary MSS and proofs
RepositoryNational Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
Record ReferenceForster Collection
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 38887 Forster
Scope1833-70: corresp (1129 items), papers and literary MSS
RepositoryHuntington Library
Other referencesee Guide to Literary MSS 1979
Scope1832-70: corresp, literary MSS and papers
RepositoryThe Morgan Library
Other referencesee NUC MS 84-2146
Scope1835-70: papers incl letters and literary MSS (c800 items)
RepositoryFree Library of Philadelphia
Other referencesee NUC MS 60-1085
Scope1836-70: letters, literary MSS etc
RepositoryManchester University: University of Manchester Library
Record ReferenceEng MSS 725-26
Scope1839-70: letters (71) and literary MSS (2)
RepositoryHarvard University: Houghton Library
Other referencesee Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
Scopeletters and literary MSS
RepositoryPrinceton University Library
Other referencesee Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
Scopemisc corresp and papers (47 items)
RepositoryBoston Public Library
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 11046 Boston Library
ScopeMS of "Nicholas Nickleby" (22pp fragment)
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 57493
ScopeMS of Great Expectations
RepositoryWisbech and Fenland Museum
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
ScopeMS of 'To be read at dusk'
RepositoryRoyal Archives
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
ScopeMSS of him and his circle, collections rel to him
RepositoryCharles Dickens Museum
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopepublishing agreements, legal and financial papers (c10 vols)
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceDep 9964
Other referencesee Annual return 2000
Scopemanuscripts
RepositoryKeats House
Other referencesee ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
Scopemisc papers rel to him
RepositoryNorthamptonshire Record Office
Record Reference2437
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 25867 Watson
Scope1835-67: letters to his wife Catherine
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 43689
Scope1836-58: corresp, mainly with Richard Bentley
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 46612-649
Scope1841-57: letters (10) to Lord Brougham
RepositoryLondon University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
Record ReferenceBROUGHAM link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1844-66: letters to Thomas Carlyle
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMSS.665-666
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1848-67: letters (24), mainly to Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke
RepositoryLeeds University, Brotherton Collection
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 10657 Novello-Clarke
Scope1839-66: letters (609) to Baroness Burdette Coutts
RepositoryThe Morgan Library
Other referencesee NUC MS 84-2146
Scope1863-70: corresp with Mrs Eliza Davis
RepositoryLondon University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
Record ReferenceMocatta Strong Room MSS
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1851-56: letters (16), mostly to the 6th Duke of Devonshire
RepositoryChatsworth House
Record Reference2nd Series nos.342.1-342.16
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1845-69: letters (12) to Joseph Ellis
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS.Eng.lett.d.275 ff.93-120
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1837-39: letters (44) mainly to John Forster
RepositoryNational Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
Record ReferenceForster Collection
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 38887 Forster
Scope1842-69: letters (13) to WP Frith
RepositoryNational Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
Record Reference86.CC.33
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1850-62: letters (30) to William and Elizabeth Gaskell
RepositoryManchester University: University of Manchester Library
Record ReferenceEng MS 729
Scopecorresp with Sidney and Elizabeth Herbert
RepositoryWiltshire and Swindon History Centre
Record Reference2057 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 22080 Herbert
Scope1842-45: corresp with Lord Holland
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 51641
Scope1848-62: letters (12) to Richard Henry Horne
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceRP797(1)
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1840-70: letters to Lord Houghton
RepositoryCambridge University: Trinity College Library
Record ReferenceHoughton 7:79-106
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1835-37: letters (15) to John Pyke Hullah
RepositoryYale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
Other referencesee information from website (1997 accessions)
Scope1851-69: letters (34) to Sir AH Layard
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd.MS.38947
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1840-70: corresp with Lord and Lady Lytton (125 items)
RepositoryHertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
Record ReferenceDE/K link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 4598
Scope1849-66: letters and cards, mostly to Mr and Mrs Milner Gibson
RepositoryCambridge University: Trinity College Library
Record ReferenceCullum M119
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1841-45: letters to Macvey Napier
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 34622-625
Scopeletters from BW and AB Proctor; misc papers
RepositoryBlackburn Central Library
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 1145 Blackburn L coll
Scope1841-68: (copies) letters (14) to HP Smith and WB Hodge
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceRP 398
Scope1838-62: letters, as sponsor, to the Royal Literary Fund
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceLoan no.96
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1834-70: letters (171)
RepositoryLeeds University, Brotherton Collection
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1836-70: letters (138) to various correspondents
RepositoryUniversity of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 33549 Dickens
Scope1842-69: letters (43) (copies)
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceRP2554(i)
Scope1837-1897: papers incl publishing and personal
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd. 88903
Other referencesee Annual Return 2009

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