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Finding Aid for the Christina Georgina Jane Reeve Papers, 1851-1888
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Description
Christina Georgina Jane Reeve was the second wife of Henry Reeve (1813-95). Henry Reeve's position as editor of the Edinburgh review allowed the Reeves to move in leading social, literary, and political circles of London and Paris of their time. The collection consists of bound typescript copies of Christina Reeve's correspondence and journals documenting the Reeves' literary, social, and political circles, often mentioning literary figures such as Charles Dickens, William M. Thackeray, Harriet Marineau, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mrs. Gaskell, George Eliot, Matthew Arnold, and Alfred Lord Tennyson.
Background
Christina Georgina Jane Reeve, eldest daughter of George Tilly Gollop of Strode House, Dorset, was the second wife of Henry Reeve (1813-95). Henry Reeve's position as editor of the Edinburgh review allowed the Reeves to move in leading social, literary, and political circles of London and Paris of their time.
Extent
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.