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Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882



  • Existence: 1805 - 1882

biographical statement

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

William Harrison Ainsworth carte-de-visite

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239269563]
Identifier: MSS P 273
Scope and Contents

Carte-de-visite photograph of William Harrison Ainsworth, incribed by Ainsworth with a note to Charles Dickens dated Feb. 8, 1866. Photograph dated approximately 1866.

Dates: approximately 1866

Letter, 1871

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233283131], Folder: 43-44
Identifier: Vault MSS 2
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 4 Nov. 1871, addressed to "Mrs. Cameron," and composed on "vi et virtute" stationary. Ainsworth writes from Reigate, England, and discusses the possible dramatization of a story entitled "Tower."

Dates: 1871


 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233289187]
Identifier: Vault MSS 372
Scope and Contents

Handwritten poems dedicated to Mrs. Eliza Touchet. Ainsworth made twenty-one monor revisions and corrections in the texts of these items and supplied a line omitted by a copyist in the poem titled "To Eliza."

Dates: 1823

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Collection 2
Archival Object 1
Albumen prints 1
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 1
Authors, English -- 19th century -- Portraits 1
Authors, English -- Correspondence 1
Authors, English -- History 1