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Mrs. Beadon's scrapbook. Autograph manuscript; no place listed, 1852-1858 Digital

File — Volume: 1Identifier: MS Typ 55.23
Scope and Contents: Includes a scrapbook containing two sets of drawings for Sing a song of sixpence, one set of drawings for Humpty Dumpty, several letters from Lear to various correspondents, and an autograph manuscript of The Quangle Wangle's hat.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Letter to Frederick Lear, 1873

Item — Folder: 1, Item: 7Identifier: MS Eng 1826
Scope and Contents: Signed manuscript letter; dated 24 January 1873, no place given.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. How pleasant to know Mr. Lear : autograph manuscript (unsigned); [no place, undated]. Digital

document Identifier: MS Typ 55.14, (141)
Scope and Contents: Includes Lear's nonsense drawings, autograph manuscript drafts of the nonsense poems and nonsense alphabet, drawings with verse, and proofs for The nonsense alphabet and other works. Also includes a few landscape drawings, a portrait of an unidentified man, self-portraits, and a portrait photograph of Lear, among other items.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Diary : autograph manuscript, 1876., 1876. Digital

FOUND IN: Houghton Library / Collection: Edward Lear diaries
Item — Volume: 19Identifier: MS Eng 797.3, (19)
Scope and Contents: Each volume contains diary entries by Edward Lear from 1858 until a few months before his death. The entries, generally kept daily with some notable omissions, frequently discuss his paintings, as well as his health problems and depression. Lear's primary residence was in England through 1870, when he settled in San Remo, Italy. He also traveled extensively, and usually took at least one long trip each year, often in search of new artistic material. These diaries describe travels in Egypt,...

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. How pleasant to know Mr. Lear : autograph manuscript (unsigned); [no place, undated].

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.14, (141)
Scope and Contents: Includes Lear's nonsense drawings, autograph manuscript drafts of the nonsense poems and nonsense alphabet, drawings with verse, and proofs for The nonsense alphabet and other works. Also includes a few landscape drawings, a portrait of an unidentified man, self-portraits, and a portrait photograph of Lear, among other items.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. Corfu : pen and ink drawing.

Item Identifier: MS Typ 55.13, (32)
Scope and Contents: An album (46 x 61 cm.) of 54 drawings on paper in pen, ink, watercolor, gouche, graphite, and Chinese white. Also includes color samples, autograph manuscript notes by Lear, sketches, and a few lithographs. Album inscribed: "Cecilia Lushington from Mr. Lear, May 25th 1855." Album bound in marbled boards, vellum spine and corners; in red cloth box.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. 1 print (visual work), undated.

Item Identifier: Portrait file
Scope and Contents: The Portrait File is a collection of portrait images of individuals, group portraits, and images of views and miscellany (geographical locations, buildings, objects, etc.), that were received singly or in small groups from various sources at various times. Items are a wide variety of formats, including: photographs, copy prints, cabinet photographs, cartes-de-visite, engravings, colored prints, lithographs, tintypes, photomechanical prints, stereographs, and others. Also includes unidentified...

f. 15 Edward Lear A.L.s. to [ ]; [San Remo], 22 May 1873

Item — Volume: 1Identifier: MS Typ 55.23
Scope and Contents: Includes a scrapbook containing two sets of drawings for Sing a song of sixpence, one set of drawings for Humpty Dumpty, several letters from Lear to various correspondents, and an autograph manuscript of The Quangle Wangle's hat.

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. A.L.s.(Edward Lear) to [Luther Terry]; Geneva, 19 Oct 18???3., 18???3.

Item — Box: 7Identifier: MS Am 1595, (1282)
Scope and Contents: Consists chiefly of correspondence among family members, especially between Margaret Terry Chanler and her parents Luther and Louisa Ward Crawford Terry; her husband; and some of their children. Also correspondence between the Terrys, between Luther and his brother James, and between Louisa and her other children; and correspondence of other Crawford and Ward relatives including Francis Marion Crawford, Julia Ward Howe, some of the Howe daughters, and Samuel Ward. There are also letters from...

Lear, Edward, 1812-1888. A.Receipt s. (Edward Lear) to [Caroline S.] Tappan; Sanremo, 13 Mar 1878., 1878.

Item — Box: 2Identifier: MS Am 1221, (188)
Scope and Contents: Correspondence of Caroline Sturgis Tappan, chiefly with Ralph Waldo Emerson and Margaret Fuller, and poems by Tappan and others, including Emerson, Fuller, and Ellery Channing. There are approximately 125 letters from Emerson and over 50 from Margaret Fuller. Other papers include a small group of business documents and manuscript "books" done by children.