Guide to the F. L. Swayne autograph collection, [ca. 1820-1922]

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Guide to the F. L. Swayne Autograph Collection, [ca. 1820-1922]

Collection number: BANC MSS 71/196 z

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University of California, Berkeley

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Processed by:
The Bancroft Library staff
Date Completed:
ca. 1971
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1997 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Collection Title: F. L. Swayne Autograph Collection,
Date (inclusive): [ca. 1820-1922]
Collection Number: BANC MSS 71/196 z
Compiler: Swayne, F. L.
Extent: Number of containers: 1 box
Repository: The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, California 94720-6000
Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Abstract: Primarily letters from famous English authors and clergymen; some autographs and portions of letters also included.
Languages Represented: English

Information for Researchers

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], F. L. Swayne autograph collection, BANC MSS 71/196 z, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Material Cataloged Separately

  • Portraits have transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library
    Identifier/Call Number: (BANC PIC 1971.002)

Scope and Content

The collection consists primarily of letters written by famous English authors and English clergymen, with a few other nationalities represented also. In some instances there are autographs only, or portions of letters. The collection, originally mounted in two volumes, was transferred to The Bancroft Library from the Rare Books and Special Collections Department in 1970.
Most of the portraits were removed and cataloged separately as BANC PIC 1971.002
A list of the more important people represented in the Collection follows.

Partial List of Autographs

 

Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882

 

Portion of an envelope addressed by him

 

Arnold, Sir Edwin, 1832-1904

 

Letter to Edward Walford, n.d.

 

Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888

 

Letter to unidentified correspondent, n.d.

 

Bennett, William James Early, 1804-1886

 

Letter to Mr. Randall, July 6, 1870

 

Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

 

Letter to Mrs. Plumptre, June 21, 1880

 

Church, Richard William, 1815-1890

 

Letter to Mr. Cone [?], May 14, n.y.

 

Campbell, T[homas?]

 

Letter to Mrs. Miller and the Misses Percivals, n.d.

 

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834

 

Sample of his handwriting

 

Denison, George Anthony, 1805-1896

 

Letter to Mr. Swayne, Jan. 25, 1893

 

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

 

Autograph

 

Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849

 

Portion of a letter with signature

 

Edwards, Amelia

 

Letter to Dr. Swayne, Oct. 18, n.y.

 

Ferrero, Guglielmo [?] 1871-1942

 

Letter to unidentified correspondent, Feb. 10, 1909

 

Freeman, Edward Augustus, 1823-1892

 

Letter to unidentified correspondent, Aug. 15, 1879

 

Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894

 

Letter to unidentified correspondent, Apr. 24, n.y.

 

Goulburn, Edward Meyrick, 1818-1897

 

Letter to Dr. Copeman, June 16, 1874

 

Hammer-Purgstall, Joseph, Freiherr von, 1774-1856

 

Untitled poem

 

Harrison, Frederic, 1831-1923

 

Letter to Miss Gould, Dec. 15, n.y.

 

Keble, John, 1792-1866

 

Autograph

 

Kinglake, Alexander William, 1809-1891

 

Letter to Mrs. Burke, Jan. 30, 1867

 

Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875

 

2 letters, 1857 & 1867

 

Knowles, Sir James Thomas, 1831-1908

 

Letter to R. A. Swayne, Mar. 13, 1890

 

Lamartine, Alphonse de, 1790-1869

 

À Angelica [poem]

 

Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912

 

Letter to unidentified correspondent, Oct. 6, n.y.

 

Liddell, Henry George, 1811-1898

 

Letter to Dr. Copeman, July 25, 1874

 

Liddon, Henry Parry, 1829-1890

 

Letter to unidentified correspondent, Apr. 29, 1885

 

Lockhart, John Gibson, 1794-1854

 

Portion of a letter

 

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

 

Letter to Mrs. Middleton, Oct. 15, 1869

 

Manning, Henry Edward, 1808-1892

 

Letter to P. W. Randall, Aug. 13, 1851

 

Marryat, Florence, 1838-1899

 

Letter to unidentified correspondent, Apr. 25, n.y.

 

Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848

 

Letter to his wife, Catherine, Nov. 29, n.y.

 

Matthew, Frederic David

 

Letter to Charles Kingsley, incomplete

 

Max-Müller, Friedrich, 1823-1900

 

Letter to Mr. Swayne, Feb. 6, 1890

 

Maxwell, Mary

 

Letter to E. Scott, Feb. 27, 1875

 

Mistral, Frédéric, 1830-1914

 

Facsimile signature [?] on postcard

 

Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

 

Portion of a letter with signature

 

Newman, Francis William, 1805-1897

 

Letter to Mr. Swayne, May 20, 1869

 

Newman, John Henry, 1801-1890

 

Autograph

 

Norton, Caroline

 

Letter to unidentified correspondent, Feb. 27, n.y.

 

Oliphant, Margaret Oliphant (Wilson), 1828-1897

 

Letter to Mrs. Swayne, Apr. 12, n.y.

 

Payn, James, 1830-1898

 

Letter to unidentified correspondent

 

Pusey, Edward Bouverie, 1800-1882

 

Letter to Mr. Dunn [?], n.d.

 

Rogers, Samuel, 1763-1855

 

Letter to Lady Harriet Herbert, n.d.

 

Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

 

Letter to unidentified correspondent, Feb. 15, 1873

 

Sayce, Archibald Henry, 1845-1933

 

Letter to Miss Edwards, Feb. 21, 1880

 

Sewell, Elizabeth Missing, 1815-1906

 

Letter to Mr. Core, June 20, 1871

 

Shorthouse, Joseph Henry, 1834-1903

 

Letter to Mr. Swayne, May 23, 1882

 

Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1910

 

Letter to Mr. Coxe, n.d.

 

Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

 

Letter to Robert H. Inglis, Apr. 15, 1820. Also included: poem, The Paupers Funeral.

 

Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn, 1815-1881

 

Letter to Mr. Cone [?], 1871

 

Strickland, Agnes, 1796-1874

 

Letter to unidentified correspondent, Sept. 6, 1866

 

Tauchnitz, Christian Bernhard von, 1816-1895

 

Letter to Mrs. Mongiardi, Mar. 18, 1891

 

Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892

 

Autograph

 

West, Rebecca, pseud., 1892-

 

Letter to Mr. Haas, June 18, 1922

 

Williams, Isaac, 1802-1865

 

Letter to unidentified correspondent

 

Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

 

Autograph

 

Weyman, Stanley John, 1855-1928

 

Letter to Mrs. Swayne, Jan. 2, 1901 [?]

 

Yonge, Charlotte Mary, 1823-1901

 

Letter to Mr. Freeman, Jan. 24, 1873

 

Zangwill, Israel, 1864-1926

 

Letter to Sir Thomas Holdrich, Jan. 19, 1918