Oscar Wilde telegrams to Ada Esther Leverson
Telegrams to the English novelist Ada Esther Leverson (née Beddington)from the Irish author and poet Oscar Wilde.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
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Extent.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Autograph telegrams (carbon copies) from Oscar Wilde sent to Ada Esther Leverson (née Beddington), thanking her for her letters and accepting various social invitations.
Biographical / Historical
Oscar Wilde was an Irish author and poet; Ada Esther Leverson (née Beddington) 1859-1936) was an English novelist.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
41-4272. Gift of Orland F. Weber, Jr., 22 East 82nd Street, New York City, New York; received: 1942 May 10.
In 2020, as part of a conscious and inclusive re-description effort, titles were updated to include a woman's first name when identified. Previously identified as Ada Leverson.
- Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Oscar Wilde telegrams to Ada Esther Leverson, 1893-1895: Guide.
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