ROBERT WILLIAMS BUCHANAN (1841 - 1901)

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LETTERS FROM COLLECTIONS

 

The correct way to present the ‘Collected Letters of Robert Buchanan’ would be in chronological order, however, since they are scattered around the world, it is going to be a long time before I have gathered enough of them together to make such a presentation worthwhile. In the meantime I have decided to keep certain collections, such as the letters to Browning, Tennyson, Roden Noel, Andrew Chatto etc., separate and the letters from various institutions will be added here as they are acquired. This is not the ideal way of doing things and I apologise, but since the majority of these letters have never been published I felt it was better to present them here immediately in this rather haphazard way, rather than wait until I could do the job properly. As ever, best guesses are rendered in italics.

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England

University of Leeds Library

Letter to Edmund Gosse - 17 February [1887]

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

3 Letters to Marie Corelli - [1887 - 1898]

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Scotland

Edinburgh - National Library of Scotland

1. Letter to Mr. Blackwood (Blackwood’s Publishers) - [1859]
2. Letter to Le Chevalier de Chatelain - [1859]
3. Letter to Hepworth Dixon - [1860]
4. Letter to David Gray Snr. - 10 December, 1861
5. Letter to David Gray Snr. - 12 February, 1862
6. Letter to David Gray Snr. - 10 June [1862]
7. Letter to Professor John Stuart Blackie - 2 May, 1865
8. Letter to the Dalziel Brothers - 23 June, 1866
9. Letter to Professor John Stuart Blackie - 26 February, 1871
10. Letter to John Blackwood - 1 September, 1871
11. Letter to Professor John Stuart Blackie - 14 October, 1871
12. Letter to Professor John Stuart Blackie - 4 December, 1871
13. Letter to John Chapman - 1 September [1873]
14. Letter to Rev. Frederick Langbridge - 7 March [1882]
15. Letter to James S. Cotton - 23 April [1889]
16. Letter to Alfred Henry Miles - 11 March [1891]
17. Letter to William Sharp - 18 September, 1892
18. Letter to Lord Rosebery - 9 July, 1894
19. Letter to Dr. A. Stodart Walker - 10 November [1894]
20. Letter to Mrs. Blackie - 4 March, 1895
21. Letter to Dr. A. Stodart Walker - 2 September, 1895
22. Letter to Dr. A. Stodart Walker - 14 January [1900]
23. Letter to Professor Blackie - [n. d.]

The National Library of Scotland also has two letters of Harriett Jay to Blackwood’s Publishers:
1. Letter to [John Blackwood] - 5 November, 1878
2. Letter to John Blackwood - 3 January [1879]

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U.S.A.

Washington

Folger Shakespeare Library

1. 8 Letters to Augustin Daly - 1875-1893
2. Letter to William Hepworth Dixon [1862]
3. Letter to Alexander Strahan - 1 February 1873
4. Letter to Nicholas Trübner [1877]
5. Letter to The Academy - 7 July [1888]

Library of Congress

Letter to Robert Browning - 13 May 1865

Smithsonian Institution

Letter to Thomas Buchanan Read - 26 February 1871

 

University Libraries

Baylor University, Waco, Texas - Armstrong Browning Library

Letter to G. R. Sims - n.d.

Colorado College, Tutt Library

Letter to Benjamin Webster Jr. - 28 June 1867

Harvard University, Houghton Library

1. Letter to Dr. Thomas King Chambers - 5 June 1870
2. Letter to Nicholas Trübner - 27 February 1880
3. Letter to Messrs. Fields & Osgood - 22 September [1884]

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