Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Dobell mss., 1849-1947, are personal letters written by Sydney Thompson Dobell, 1824-1874, poet, to friends, and a few by friends about Dobell. Included also are a manuscript, "An Autumn Wood," by Dobell, printed in The Poetical Works of Sydney Dobell by John Nichol, London, Smith, Elder & Co., II, 331-337 (Lilly PR4603 .A1 1875); photographs of Dobell, of his wife, of his parents, and of the ancestral home of the Dobell family; and newspaper clippings about Dobell.

Collection size: 39 items

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