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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1509

Fanny Keats papers

Chiefly correspondence of Fanny Keats to her family.


  • 1819-1889 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Chiefly correspondence of Fanny Keats, including letters received from George Keats, Emma Frances Keats Speed, Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, Harry Buxton Forman and Joseph Severn. Some letters are addressed to Fanny's daughter Rosa Keats de Llanos. Also includes two poems by George Keats.

Biographical / Historical

Fanny Keats Llanos was the younger sister of the poet John Keats. In 1826, Fanny married the Spanish poet Valentin Maria Llanos y Guieterrez.


Arranged alphabetically by name.

Physical Location



Purchased by Arthur A. Houghton from Dr. Ernesto Paradinas, Provincial Avila, Spain.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

52M-297. Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr. ; received: 1952 June 5.
Keats, Fanny, 1803-1889. Fanny Keats papers, 1819-1889: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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