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Brontë, Charlotte (1816-1855), novelist and poet

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Alternative name(s):
  • Arthur Bell Nicholls (Married to)
  • Currer Bell (Pseudonym)
Surname: Brontë
Forenames: Charlotte
Gender: Female
Date: 1816-1855
Biography: ODNB link for Bronte, Charlotte (1816-1855) afterwards Nicholls, Novelist and poet called Currer Bell
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P140194 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P3641 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Charlotte Bronte
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
letters and papers
See information in published source
See Location Register of English Literary MSS and Letters, 18th & 19th cents (1995)
3
letters and literary MSS
Princeton University Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
4
1847-1851: corresp with William Smith Williams
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961
5
corresp, French essays, literary drafts, diary fragments, poems and assorted notes
Bronte Parsonage Museum
NRA 13898 Bronte Society
6
MSS of Talew, Jane Eyre, Shirley and Villette
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
family papers
The Morgan Library
See Times Literary Supplement 24 August 1973
8
1832-54: corresp (122 items) mainly to Ellen Nussey and literary MSS
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979
9
1848-54: letters (22), mostly to Elizabeth Gaskell
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
10
letters to GH Lewes
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
corresp with Harriet Martineau
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 13464 Martineau
12
1847-55: letters (16) to A Ringrose
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
13
1845-54: letters (32) to Miss Wooler
Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
See Location Register of English Literary MSS 18th-19th cent 1995
14
letters to Lady Kay-Shuttleworth
Lancashire Archives
See Annual return 1999
15
1829-1830: literary ms (9), co-written with Patrick Bronwell Brontë
Harvard University: Houghton Library

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