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Frederick Lawrence papers and copy of The Life of Henry Fielding

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16142

Scope and Contents Note

The Frederick Lawrence papers and copy of The Life of Henry Fielding (1855-1863; cubic feet) consists of a contemporary half calf, rebacked volume. Cloth case with leather and gilt label. Author Frederick Lawrence's copy of The Life of Henry Fielding, interleaved with his annotations throughout on some 120 pages. Annotations include both handwritten notes and corrections as well as the occasional newspaper clipping.

Collection also contains four loose pages of notes by Lawrence, five letters from various correspondents responding to Lawrence's inquiries about Fielding, and a newspaper clipping.

Dates

  • 1855 - 1863

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Biographical Note

Frederick Lawrence was a London barrister and author practicing in the 1850s. Henry Fielding was a celebrated 18th-century British author considered a founder of the English novel.

Source: Materials within collection and Encyclopaedia Brittanica.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet (1 legal sized document box)

Provenance

Purchased 28 December 2015.
Title
Frederick Lawrence papers and copy of The Life of Henry Fielding
Status
Completed
Author
Tanner Greene
Date
25 March 2019
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States