William Makepeace Thackeray miscellaneous papers
Letters and other papers of the English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Letters from Thackeray to various correspondents, including several to Charlotte Thackeray Ritchie and William Webb Follett Synge. Also includes a literary excerpt and photographs of portraits of Thackeray.
Biographical / Historical
Thackeray was an English novelist and short-story writer, most famous for the novel Vanity Fair.
Arranged alphabetically by recipient or title, with photographs listed at the end.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from various sources at various times.
- Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. William Makepeace Thackeray miscellaneous papers, 1838-1861: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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