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Morris, William (1834-1896), poet artist and socialist

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Biography: ODNB link for Morris, William (1834-1896), poet artist and socialist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P164114 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P20455 )
Online related resources Artists' Paper Register link for William Morris Bibliography of British and Irish History link for William Morris
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1853-96: corresp, literary MSS and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Papers of British politicians 1782-1900, 1989
2
1859-96: letters, writings and drawings
Kelmscott Manor
See Artists' Papers Register
3
1848-96: corresp, designs, drawings and other MSS
William Morris Gallery
NRA 11835
4
c1879-96: corresp, notebook and literary MSS
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 13466 V & A Museum

See Catalogue of English non-illuminated MSS 1975
5
1868-71: literary MSS, incl The Earthly Paradise, travel journals and papers
Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
See WE Fredeman, Pre-raphaelitism: a bibliocritical study 1965
6
c1870-76: literary MSS (10 vols)
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
7
misc letters and MSS
International Institute of Social History
See Guide 1989
8
literary MSS and papers
Society of Antiquaries of London
See PJ Willetts, Manuscripts in the Society of Antiquaries of London (2000)
9
c1868-1938: calligraphic fragments and notebook incl corresp of May Morris
Society of Antiquaries of London
See PJ Willetts, Manuscripts in the Society of Antiquaries of London (2000)
10
1862-98: letters and papers rel to Morris & Co
Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
NRA 12645
11
1877-78: papers rel to Society for Protection of Ancient Buildings
Society of Antiquaries of London
NRA 27819
12
literary MSS
The King's School, Canterbury
NRA 15260

See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
13
MS translation of the Heimskringla
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
14
notebook, partly written by him, of technical notes rel to printing and dyeing techniques used y Morris & Co
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
See Annual return 2000
15
1885-96: letters (20) to Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
16
letters to Philip Burne-Jones
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
1867-99: letters (c91) to 9th Earl of Carlisle
Castle Howard
NRA 24681
18
1887-89: letters to Joseph Lane
British Library, Manuscript Collections
19
1874-95: letters, postcards and notes to Leightons (70 items)
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
20
1857-78: letters to Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
21
1883-95: corresp with Andreas Scheu
International Institute of Social History
See Guide 1989
22
1884-96: letters to George Bernard Shaw
British Library, Manuscript Collections
23
letters to Robert Thomson
Harvard University: Houghton Library
NRA 20129 Harvard Univ MSS
24
1875-77, 1896: letters (copies) to Sir Thomas Wardle
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
See List of Accessions 1960
25
corresp of Morris & Co with James McNeill Whistler
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division
See NUC MS 66-1446
26
1889-94: letters (70) to Messrs Whittingham and Messrs Leighton
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 16952 Johnson
27
letters rel to the Social Democratic Federation
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 28876 BLPES misc
28
1860-96: letters (59) and literary MSS
Huntington Library
See Guide to Literary MSS 1979
29
1895-1948: letters and printed material rel to him
Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
NRA 16884 Morris
30
1884-90s: letters (12)
Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
31
1878-81: letters
Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
32
1896-1928: papers of Trustees and Executors of William Morris
Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
See Annual Return 1996
33
papers
University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
34
1890-91: (copy) catalogues of his library (2), one by Janey Morris
British Library, Manuscript Collections