Papers of A.H. Clough
Letters, papers and poetical manuscripts of A.H. Clough, collected by Mrs Clough with the help of Anne Jemima Clough for their edition of Letters and remains (London, 1865). The collection includes:
- General correspondence of Clough and his wife Blanche, 1829-1900
- Correspondence between Clough and his wife, 1851-1857
- Letters from Henry Sidgwick to Blanche Clough, 1866-1884
- Lectures, essays, miscellaneous papers
- Notebooks containing rough drafts and fair copies of poems, 1839-1852
Language of Materials
English and French
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 189].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. lett. c. 189-190, d. 175-179, e. 74-84; Eng. misc. c. 359, d. 511-515; Eng. poet. c. 43-47, d. 117-148, e. 88-89
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 8997
Biographical / Historical
Arthur Hugh Clough (1819-1861) was a poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41030-92.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1953.
- See Scope and Content. A selection from the letters is also printed in The correspondence of Arthur Hugh Clough, edited by F.L Mulhauser (2 vols., Oxford, 1957). The poetical manuscripts were used in the first and second editions of The poems of Arthur Hugh Clough (Oxford, 1951, 1971).
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