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Ainsworth, William Harrison (1805-1882), novelist

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Surname: Ainsworth
Forenames: William Harrison
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1805
Death Date: 1882
Biography: ODNB link for Ainsworth, William Harrison (1805-1882), novelist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P152775 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P260 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Harrison Ainsworth
  Description Held by Reference Further information
corresp and literary MSS
Princeton University Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
1829-80: corresp (58 items)
University of Iowa Libraries: Special Collections
See NUC MS 72-169
1822-34: corresp and papers
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
NRA 13262 Manchester
1828-1912: corresp, journals, literary MSS and papers
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979
1834-68: agreements with and letters to R Bentley etc
British Library, Manuscript Collections
letters to James Crossley etc
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
NRA 18685 Manchester Cent L
1846-73: letters, as sponsor, to the Royal Literary Fund
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
1843: letters to William Scott
Museum of Science and Industry
NRA 13215
1825-1878: papers from the Joseph Hunt collection
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See Annual Return 2007
1836: (copy) letters to John Macrone and others
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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