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Dickens, Charles John Huffam (1812-1870), novelist and journalist

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Surname: Dickens
Forenames: Charles John Huffam
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1812
Death Date: 1870
Biography: ODNB link for Dickens, Charles John Huffam (1812-1870), novelist and journalist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P139445 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P8013 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Charles John Huffam Dickens
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
literary MSS and proofs
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38887 Forster
2
1833-70: corresp (1129 items), papers and literary MSS
Huntington Library
See Guide to Literary MSS 1979
3
1832-70: corresp, literary MSS and papers
The Morgan Library
See NUC MS 84-2146
4
1835-70: papers incl letters and literary MSS (c800 items)
Free Library of Philadelphia
See NUC MS 60-1085
5
1836-1870: letters, literary MSS
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
6
1839-70: letters (71) and literary MSS (2)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
7
letters and literary MSS
Princeton University Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
8
misc corresp and papers (47 items)
Boston Public Library
NRA 11046 Boston Library
9
MS of "Nicholas Nickleby" (22pp fragment)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
10
MS of Great Expectations
Wisbech and Fenland Museum
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
11
MS of 'To be read at dusk'
Royal Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
12
1850: MS of "A Child's Dream of a Star"
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
13
MSS of him and his circle, collections rel to him
Charles Dickens Museum
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
14
publishing agreements, legal and financial papers (c10 vols)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual return 2000
15
manuscripts
Keats House
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
16
misc papers rel to him
Northamptonshire Record Office
NRA 25867 Watson
17
1835-67: letters to his wife Catherine
British Library, Manuscript Collections
18
1836-58: corresp, mainly with Richard Bentley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
19
1841-57: letters (10) to Lord Brougham
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
20
1844-66: letters to Thomas Carlyle
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
21
1848-67: letters (24), mainly to Charles and Mary Cowden Clarke
Leeds University, Brotherton Collection
NRA 10657 Novello-Clarke
22
1839-66: letters (609) to Baroness Burdette Coutts
The Morgan Library
See NUC MS 84-2146
23
1863-70: corresp with Mrs Eliza Davis
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
24
1851-56: letters (16), mostly to the 6th Duke of Devonshire
Chatsworth House
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
25
1845-69: letters (12) to Joseph Ellis
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
26
1837-39: letters (44) mainly to John Forster
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38887 Forster
27
1842-69: letters (13) to WP Frith
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
28
1850-62: letters (30) to William and Elizabeth Gaskell
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
29
corresp with Sidney and Elizabeth Herbert
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
NRA 22080 Herbert
30
1842-45: corresp with Lord Holland
British Library, Manuscript Collections
31
1848-62: letters (12) to Richard Henry Horne
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
32
1840-70: letters to Lord Houghton
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
33
1835-37: letters (15) to John Pyke Hullah
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
See information from website (1997 accessions)
34
1851-69: letters (34) to Sir AH Layard
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
35
1840-70: corresp with Lord and Lady Lytton (125 items)
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 4598
36
1849-66: letters and cards, mostly to Mr and Mrs Milner Gibson
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
37
1841-45: letters to Macvey Napier
British Library, Manuscript Collections
38
letters from BW and AB Proctor; misc papers
Blackburn Central Library
NRA 1145 Blackburn L coll
39
1841-68: (copies) letters (14) to HP Smith and WB Hodge
British Library, Manuscript Collections
40
1838-62: letters, as sponsor, to the Royal Literary Fund
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
41
1834-70: letters (171)
Leeds University, Brotherton Collection
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
42
1836-70: letters (138) to various correspondents
University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library
NRA 33549 Dickens
43
1842-69: letters (43) (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
44
1837-1897: papers incl publishing and personal
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2009

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