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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1279

Thomas Chatterton Bristol forgeries

Overview

The "Bristol forgeries" of English poet Thomas Chatterton.

Dates

  • 1768-1915

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes autograph manuscripts of Chatterton's forgeries of a fifteenth-century treatise and a fifteenth-century poem. Also includes published poems by Sir Ernest Clarke as well as two letters from Thomas Percy concerning Chatterton's forgeries.

Biographical / Historical

Chatterton was an English poet.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

68M-62. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr.; received: 1968 November 26.
Title
Chatterton, Thomas, 1752-1770. Thomas Chatterton Bristol forgeries, 1768-1915: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01058

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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