Charlotte Lennox papers
Chiefly professional letters to English novelist Charlotte Ramsay Lennox from prominent literary figures who took an interest in her work.
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.5 linear feet (1 box)
Contains correspondence, mostly professional letters to Lennox from prominent literary figures who took an interest in her work. Both the creative and the practical aspects of writing and publishing are discussed. Also includes a few poems, most about Lennox, one possibly by her; financial documents; and a broadside.
Biographical / Historical
Charlotte Ramsay Lennox was an English novelist, who also made the first comparative study of Shakespeare's source material.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
67M-84. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 715 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10022; received: 1968 January.
- Lennox, Charlotte, ca. 1729-1804. Charlotte Lennox papers, 1752-1795: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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