Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: George Eliot, autograph letters to her by celebrities of her time, relating to literary and personal matters

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Title: George Eliot, autograph letters to her by celebrities of her time, relating to literary and personal matters

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS 19c Eliot

Creator(s): Eliot, George (1819-1880)

Date: c.1875-1919

Main language: English; German

Size and medium: 33 letters with transcripts held in 1 bound volume, manuscript and typescript

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/7361 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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The correspondents include Anthony Trollope, Harriet B. Stowe, Frederic Harrison, Lord Justice Bowen, Benjamin Jowett, David Kauffman, Sir James Paget, G. J. Holyoake, Douglas Jerrold, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Anna Lea Merritt, Colvin A. Abbott and H. S. Maine.

Bound in boards with half leather dark red fine binding embossed with author and title in gilt lettering.

Administrative or biographical history

George Eliot (1819-1880), the novelist, real name Mary Ann or Marian Evans, later Cross. For fuller details see the Dictionary of National Biography.

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