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Carlyle, Thomas (1795-1881), historian, essayist and philosopher

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Biography: ODNB link for Carlyle, Thomas (1795-1881), historian, essayist and philosopher
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P157520 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P4915 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Thomas Carlyle
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
manuscripts, proofs, letters
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38887 Forster

See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
2
1854-67: MS of the essay Prinzebraub
London University: Senate House Library
3
1838-70: misc corresp
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
4
c1812-81: corresp and papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
5
1822-79: family corresp and papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
6
pocket books
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
7
1809-1927: letters and papers
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
See Guide 1980 p86
8
1835-74: corresp (116 items), literary MSS and papers
Huntington Library
See Guide to Literary MSS 1979
9
1825-70: corresp and papers (c110 items)
The Morgan Library
See NUC MS 84-2141
10
1832-68: family corresp
University of Toronto: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories 1975
11
literary corresp and papers, German travel journal 1858
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
12
1839-1920: letters and corrected proofs by and about him
Dumfries and Galloway Archives
See Annual Return 2010
13
letters
Edinburgh Central Library
NRA 17573 Edinburgh Pub L
14
1840-73: letters (23)
London Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
15
1814-81: corresp with Alexander Carlyle etc
McMaster University Library
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories , suppl 1976
16
1819-56: letters (41) to his brother Alexander
McMaster University Library
See Nat L of Scotland Annual report, 1983-84
17
1850-c1880: letters to William Allingham
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
18
c1840-77: letters to the Baring family
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 24219 Baring
19
1857-61: letters (16) to Charles Butler
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
20
letters (27) to Alfred Deakin
National Library of Australia
NRA 25702
21
1846-54: letters (18) to Charles Gavan Duffy
National Library of Ireland
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
22
corresp with Ralph Waldo Emerson (106 items)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
23
1842-46: corresp (12 items) with Edward Fitzgerald
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
24
1839-75: letters (209) to John Forster
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38887 Forster
25
1851-71: letters to Sir Arthur Helps
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
26
1840-54: letters to David Hope
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Annual report 1988-89 p13
27
1874-75: letters to Robert Horn
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
28
1818-66: letters to Lord Houghton
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
See HMC corresp file 19.2.87
29
1840-49: corresp with Geraldine Jewsbury (11 items)
National Library of New Zealand: Alexander Turnbull Library
See National Register of Archives and MSS in New Zealand B65
30
1817-25: letters (20) to J Johnstone
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
31
1841-74: letters (40) to David Laing
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
32
1847-71: letters to James Marshall
British Library, Manuscript Collections
33
1814-42: corresp (35 items) with Robert Mitchell and family
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 19245 Carlyle
34
1813-65: letters to Thomas Murray
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
35
1830-41: letters to Macvey Napier
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
36
corresp (14 letters) with John Ruskin
Ruskin Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
37
1855-74: letters to John Ruskin (7) and John James Ruskin (1)
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
38
1848-77: letters, as sponsor, to the Royal Literary Fund
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
39
1850-62: letters to Lady Sandwich
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
40
1874: letters to Mr and Mrs R Smith
British Library, Manuscript Collections
41
corresp with Thomas Spedding
Mirehouse
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
42
1841-73: (copies) letters (42) to Henrietta Maria, Lady Stanley of Alderley
British Library, Manuscript Collections
43
1848-74: letters (9) to Sir William Stirling-Maxwell
Glasgow City Archives
NRA 24669 Stirling
44
1838-58: letters (18) to Sir Edward Strachey
Somerset Heritage Centre
NRA 8898 Strachey
45
letters to John Swinton
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10561
46
corresp with John Tyndall
Royal Institution of Great Britain
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
47
1816: misc papers re Kirkcaldy
Kirkcaldy Art Gallery and Museum
NRA 18847 Kirkcaldy Mus
48
1817-71: letters
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
See Accessions to repositories 1991
49
1819-78: letters and family letters (39)
Hornel Library
NRA 10173 Hornel Library

See NRA(S)0118
50
1820-53: letters (24)
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
51
1836-62: corresp (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
52
letters (150)
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
See Hilles Bequest
53
letters (21) and literary MSS (4)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961