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Cross, Mary Ann (1819-1880), novelist and poet

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Alternative name(s):
  • Mary Anne Evans (Maiden Name)
  • Mary Ann Evans (Also known as)
  • George Eliot (Pseudonym)
  • Marian Evans Lewes (Also known as)
  • Marian Evans (Also known as)
Surname: Cross
Forenames: Mary Ann
Gender: Female
Date: 1819-1880
Places:
  • Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Biography: ODNB link for Cross, Mary Ann (1819-1880) nee Evans, Novelist called George Eliot
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P131488 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P7058 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Mary Ann Cross
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
literary MSS
See information in published source
See Index of English literary MSS vol 4 1800-1900
2
1834-1981: corresp (c1000 items), journals, literary ms, diaries
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
See Guide 1974
3
MS of ten literary works
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
4
c1861: notebook for Romola
British Library, Manuscript Collections
5
1862-64: notebook
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
6
1879: diary
New York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
See JS Batts, British MS diaries of the 19th century, 1976
7
1872-80: papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
8
notebook, music exercise book and letters to Mrs Cash
Nuneaton Library and Information Centre
See Library Association survey 1965
9
1843-73: misc letters
British Library, Manuscript Collections
10
collection rel to her
Coventry Archives
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
11
letters received
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
12
1878: letters received rel to death of GH Lewes
Oxford University: Balliol College Manuscripts & Special Collections
See Mynors, Catalogue of MSS
13
1842-80: corresp with Blackwoods
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
14
1852-54: corresp with George Combe
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
15
1867-79: letters to Lady Dilke
British Library, Manuscript Collections
16
1859-79: letters (14) to J Langford, mainly about her books
Unknown location
NRA 2592 Hicks
17
1871-76: letters from Alexander Main
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
18
1852-80: letters (59 copies) mainly to Bessie Rayner Parkes
Cambridge University: Girton College Library and Archive
NRA 31319
19
1867-79: letters (26) mainly to Jane Senior
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Independent on Sunday 20/5/01; Sotheby's 19/12/00 lot 48; Annual Return 2001
20
1872-80: letters (11) to Henry Sidgwick
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
NRA 34807
21
letters to Herbert Spencer
British Library, Manuscript Collections
22
1872-80: letters to Elma Stuart
British Library, Manuscript Collections
23
1877-80: letters to James Sully
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 14257 Sully
24
1853-79: letters (16)
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979
25
1850-1915: correspondence between George Eliot and her family and friends
Warwickshire County Record Office
See Annual Return 2005

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