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COLLECTION — Multiple Containers Identifier: MS Eng 1126

Sir Egerton Brydges notebooks and papers

Miscellaneous prose notebooks by English writer and genealogist Sir Egerton Brydges.


  • 1777-1835

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English and Latin.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.4 linear feet (5 volumes)

Notebooks include compositions in Latin and English, translations from Horace and other classic authors, scenarios of projected novels and tales, a genealogy of the Bridges-Brydges family, and a portion of the novel, Coningsby, among other items.

Biographical / Historical

Brydges was an English writer and genealogist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

60M-17. Purchased with the S.A.E. Morse fund from the estate of Daniel E. Kennedy; received: 1960 July.
Brydges, Egerton, Sir, 1762-1837. Sir Egerton Brydges notebooks, 1777-1835: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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