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Letters to John Hungerford Pollen from John Henry Newman, 1863-1888

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Letters to John Hungerford Pollen from John Henry Newman, 1868-1887, including many original envelopes. Each letter is endorsed with a number in red at the top left corner corresponding to Maria Hungerford Pollen's list [see MS. 17906/1, fols. 1-4]. Comprises several bundles of letters wrapped in blue paper* labelled:
  1. (fols. 1-16) '1868 - 1869 92 - 97'. Contains letters dated May 1868-Nov [1869].
  2. (fols. 17-39) '1870 - 1873 incl. 98 - 105'. Contains letters dated Jan 1870-Jul 1873.
  3. (fols. 40-63) '1874 106 - 114'. Contains letters dated Jan-Oct 1874.
  4. (fols. 64-99) '1875 - 1879 115 - 126'. Contains letters dated Jun 1875-Feb 1879.
  5. (fols. 100-117) '1880 (none) 1881 - 1883 127 - 132'. Contains letters dated Feb 1881-Dec 1883.
  6. (fols. 118-153) '1884 - 1887 133 - 143 144'. Contains letters dated Apr 1884-Jan 1888. Envelopes attached [or formerly attached] to letters via small gummed strip.
*Please note that the blue paper wrappers have been foliated but have not been detailed in the item level descriptions. There are also several blank pieces of paper (used as bookmarks) which have been foliated but have not been given item level descriptions.

Also contains further letters from John Henry Newman, not on list by Maria Hungerford Pollen:
  1. (fols. 154-175) Envelope labelled 'from Cardinal Newman', containing letters (many with original envelopes) from John Henry Newman to: Maria Hungerford Pollen, Anthony Hungerford Pollen, John Hungerford Pollen, Lady Georgina [Fullerton] [copy], and Miss Holmes [copy]. With various empty envelopes. Letters dated 1863-1887.
  2. (fols. 176-179) Single [loose] letter from John Henry Newman to John Hungerford Pollen, dated 2 Sep 1874.
Many of the letters are included in:
  1. John Henry Newman, The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman. Vol. 20: Standing firm amid Trials: July 1861 to December 1863 (Oxford University Press, 1970 and available via Oxford Scholarly Editions Online)
  2. John Henry Newman, The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman. Vol. 24: A Grammar of Assent: January 1868 to December 1869 (Oxford University Press, 1973 and available via Oxford Scholarly Editions Online)
  3. John Henry Newman, The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman. Vol. 25: The Vatican Council: January 1870 to December 1871 (Oxford University Press, 1973 and available via Oxford Scholarly Editions Online)
  4. John Henry Newman, The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman. Vol. 26: Aftermaths: January 1872 to December 1873 (Oxford University Press, 1974 and available via Oxford Scholarly Editions Online)
  5. John Henry Newman, The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman. Vol. 27: The Controversy with Gladstone: January 1874 to December 1875 (Oxford University Press, 1975 and available via Oxford Scholarly Editions Online)
  6. John Henry Newman, The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman. Vol. 28: Fellow of Trinity: January 1876 to December 1878 (Oxford University Press, 1975 and available via Oxford Scholarly Editions Online)
  7. John Henry Newman, The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman. Vol. 29: The Cardinalate: January 1879 to September 1881 (Oxford University Press, 1976 and available via Oxford Scholarly Editions Online)
  8. John Henry Newman, The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman. Vol. 30: A Cardinal's Apostolate: October 1881 to December 1884 (Oxford University Press, 1976 and available via Oxford Scholarly Editions Online)
  9. John Henry Newman, The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman. Vol. 31: The Last Years: January 1885 to August 1890 (Oxford University Press, 1976 and available via Oxford Scholarly Editions Online).

Dates

  • 1863-1888

Extent

1 box (8 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. 17906/2

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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