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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1475

Edward Twisleton letters from various correspondents


Letters to the British public official Edward Twisleton and his wife Ellen from various British and American authors.


  • 1851-1874

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.


.5 linear feet (1 box)
Primarly letters to Twisleton and his wife Ellen (Dwight) Twisleton from various correspondents, including Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Thomas Carlyle, Charles Elliot Norton, and William Makepeace Thackeray. Also includes a few letters by Edward and Ellen Twisleton and some third party correspondence, possibly collected by the Twisletons.

Biographical / Historical

Edward Turner Boyd Twisleton was a British public official who served on several government commissions.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

63M-181. Deposited by Mrs. Langdon Marvin, 901 Lexington Avenue, New York; received: 1964 April 16. Mrs. Marvin's first name is unknown as of 2021.
Twisleton, Edward, 1809-1874. Edward Twisleton letters from various correspondents, 1851-1874: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

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