Sir Edwin Arnold papers
Compositions and letters of English author and translator Sir Edwin Arnold.
- 1861-1950 and undated
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent.06 linear feet (1 box)
Includes letters, two poems, lyrics, and notes of Sir Edwin Arnold with correspondence between his son, Julian Biddulph Arnold, and his biographer, Brooks Wright.
Biographical / Historical
Sir Edwin Arnold was an English author and translator of Asian literature. He was principal of the British government college in Pune, India, then joined the staff of the London Daily Telegraph in 1861, becoming chief editor in 1873. His epic poem, The Light of Asia (1879), recounts the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha. His other writings include poetry and travel books. He was knighted in 1888.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
99M-60 Gift of Brooks Wright, received: 2000 May 25.
Processed by: Melanie Wisner
- Arnold, Edwin, Sir, 1832-1904. Sir Edwin Arnold papers, 1861-1950: Guide.
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