Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

WORDSWORTH MSS. II

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Box 1
  • Folder 1: 1848-1872
    • "Isabella C[urwen] Wordsworth. Died in Italy." Sept. 13, 1848
    • Quillinan, Edward to Charlotte Elliott. Jul. 28, 1849
    • [?] to Mrs. [Luke?] Dolan. Oct. 25, 1854
    • Wordsworth, Mary (Hutchinson) to Wordsworth, Marion (Dolan). Nov. 3, 1858
    • Wordsworth, Mary (Hutchinson) to Kennedy, Jane Stanley (Wordsworth). 1858[?]
    • Envelope addressed to Mrs. Wordsworth, Rydal Mount, nr Ambleside. Apr. 8, 1859
    • [Wordsworth, John] to unidentified correspondent. Mar. 30, 1867
    • Wordsworth, John to Phillips, Mrs. [Charlotte?]. Apr. 2, 1867
    • [Fletcher, G.?] to Saidler, Mrs. Apr. 7, 1867
    • Wordsworth, John to Dolan, Mrs. [Luke?]. May 8, 1867
    • Poem by B. Buonomini. Mar. 30, 1868
    • "Miss Dora Wordsworth, in reverent recollection of another Dora and another Wordsworth." Florence. 1871
    • Legg, R., manager, Hampshire Banking Company to Kennedy, Rev. B. S. Receipt, with pen and ink sketch of three carnival figures, and sketch of 14 cats with French captions. Aug. 6, 1872
  • Folder 2: 1873-1909
    • Account book of Dora Wordsworth. Feb. 23, 1876-Jul. 6, 1889
    • Phillips, Edmund to "My dear little Pet" [Dora]. Dec. 11, 1876
    • Wordsworth, M[ary Harriett] to Wordsworth, Dora. Jan. 1, 1877
    • Houlgate, William to Wordsworth, Rev. John. Mar. 24, 1877
    • Wordsworth, John to Wordsworth, Dora. May 20, 1881[?]
    • Wordsworth, John to Wordsworth, Dora. May 24, 1881[?]
    • Harris, Edith M. to Wordsworth, Dora. Nov. 5, 1894
    • Poem by B. C. H. Kennedy. Mar. 18, 1909
  • Folder 3: Undated
    • Arnold, F. to Wordsworth, Mrs. Undated
    • A[rnold?] F. "Wordsworth." Poem. Undated
    • Fragment of letter: "of Dora W. Miss Coleridge says..." Undated
    • Kennedy, [?] to "My very dear Dora..." Undated
    • Kennedy, E. D. to Turner, Mrs. Includes lock of Wordsworth's hair. Undated
    • [Phillips, Charlotte?]. Incomplete letter to Dora. Undated
    • Wordsworth, Dora to "My dear Grdma" [Mrs. Luke Dolan]. Undated
    • Wordsworth, Dora to "Dear Papa" [John Wordsworth]. Undated
    • Wordsworth, John to Wordsworth, Dora. Sept. 19, [undated]
    • Wordsworth, M H to Stanger, Mrs. Undated
    • Wordsworth, Marion to "My dear little girl..." Mar. 19, [undated]
    • Invitation for William Wordsworth: "The Lord Chamberlain is commanded by The Queen..." Undated
    • [Unidentified]. "With a Father's love and best wishes." Undated
    • [Unidentified]. Two letters in blue pencil. Undated
  • Folder 4: Photographs
    • Dora Wordsworth, granddaughter of William Wordsworth
    • Group of men attending dedication
    • Monument in cemetery of Mary (Calvert) Stanger, 1804-1890
  • Folder 5: Printed
    • Clipping on death of Rear Admiral Inglefield
    • Clipping on influence of Wordsworth on John Stuart Mill
    • Clipping on unveiling ceremony of monument to John Ruskin, reprinted, Feb. 8, 1890
    • Three clippings mounted on one page about marriage of Rev. John Wordsworth and Mary Harriet Gamble; the death of John Wordsworth, July, 1875; and the death of Mary Wordsworth, Sept. 1902
    • Clipping: "England's Debt to Wordsworth," The Spectator, Aug. 5, 1899, with note in pencil by D. Wordsworth
Box 2
  • Piece of cherry tree
Box 3
  • Piece of yew tree, planted by William Wordsworth in 1819

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