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Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784), lexicographer essayist literary biographer

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Biography: ODNB link for Johnson, Samuel (1709-1784), lexicographer essayist literary biographer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P161430 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P15631 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Samuel Johnson
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
literary MSS
See information in published source
See Index of English literary MSS vol 3 1700-1800
2
proof sheets (with corrections) of his Lives of the English Poets (2 vols), and corresp
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 38887 Forster

See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
3
proofs of dictionary (vol I)
British Library, Modern English and Reader Services, Humanities and Social Sciences
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
4
annotated dictionary (Vol II)
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
5
dictionary
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
letters and printed material
Dr Johnson's House
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
7
1774, 1777: journal of tour of North Wales and memoranda
British Library, Manuscript Collections
8
1782: diary
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
9
1775: diary of a journey to France
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
10
1775: notebook of a French journey (copy)
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
11
1752-53: notebook with annotations by George III
Royal Archives
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
12
MSS rel to Shakespeare
Aberystwyth University
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
13
draft of Irene
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
14
misc papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
15
papers
New York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
16
papers
The Morgan Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
17
1743-56: corresp with Thomas Birch
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
18
1763-84: corresp with James Boswell and misc papers incl verses
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 22146 Boswell
19
letters (13) to Charlotte and Alexander Lennox
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
20
1778-84: letters (1 vol) to John Nichols
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
21
1774-84: letters (21) to John Perkins (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
22
1764-84: corresp with Frances Reynolds (copies)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
23
1769-84: corresp with Hester Lynch Thrale
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
24
1769-80: letters (15) to Hester Lynch Thrale
Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
25
letters (56) to Susan Arabella Thrale
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
26
letters (20) to Thomas Warton
Oxford University: Trinity College Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
27
1727-84: misc corresp and papers, prayers and meditations (14 vols)
Oxford University: Pembroke College Archives
NRA 29439 Oxford Univ Pembroke

See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
28
annotations on Spence's Anecdotes
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
29
scrapbooks (2) of bills, MSS and clippings
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See Reports xxx-xxxiv
30
1778-84: letters to John Nichols
British Library, Manuscript Collections
31
1746-84: letters (26); literary MSS
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979
32
documents connected with Johnson and Lichfield
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 38865 Osborn colln
33
1676-1814: naval, scientific, and literary papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2013