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Research papers of Henry Salt on James Thomson

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Research papers of Henry Salt for his book on James Thomson (1834-82). Salt contacted many friends and acquaintances of Thomson in the quest for information. Many of the replies he received can be seen in MS. Eng. c. 2383.

Dates

  • 1886-1906

Extent

0.3 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 2383, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. c. 2383-2384

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15134

Overview

Correspondence and notes of Henry Salt concerning the poet James Thomson, 1886-1906.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Shakespear Stevens Salt (1851-1939), author and naturalist - see Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Nicolas Walter, 1990.

Related Materials

Salt also interviewed several people and was granted access to diaries and journals of James Thomson in the possession of J.W. Barrs, many of whose Thomson papers are in the Bodleian - see M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers Summary Catalogue of Post-medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, vol. 1 (Oxford, 1991), nos. 38864-911.
Title
Catalogue of research papers of Henry Salt on James Thomson
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Anna Dunn
Date
2001
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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