Charlotte Brontë juvenilia
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Extent.1 linear feet ((1 volume)
Manuscript booklets are hand-lettered, some containing simple drawings as illustrations, and sewn into paper covers, with dated and signed title pages.
Also includes notes on the manuscript by Amy Lowell and Thomas James Wise.
Biographical / Historical
Amy Lowell was an American Imagist poet and Thomas James Wise was an English bibliographer and book collector.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Alexander, Christine. The Early Writings of Charlotte Brontë. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1983.
- Alexander, Christine and Jane Sellars. The art of the Brontës. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995, p.289-290.
- Patrick Branwell Brontë. Branwell's Blackwood's magazine : The glass town magazine written by Branwell Brontë ; with contributions from his sister Charlotte Brontë ; introduced and edited by Christine Alexander ; assisted by Vanessa Benson and illustrated by Rebecca Alexander. Edmonton: Juvenilia Press, 1995.
- Judith Chernaik. "An unpublished tale by Charlotte Brontë," TLS: 1973 Nov. 23.
- An Edition of the Early Writings of Charlotte Brontë, ed. Christine Alexander; vol. 1: 1826-1832; vol. 2 Part 1: 1833-1834; Part 2: 1834-1835. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1987, 1881.
- The Works of Patrick Branwell Brontë: An Edition, ed. Victor A. Neufeldt, 3 vols. New York: Garland, 1997, 1999.
- Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855. Charlotte Brontë juvenilia: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
- Conservation and imaging funded by the Class of 1952 Manuscript Department Fund.
- EAD ID
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