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Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1812 - 1870

Biographical history

Charles Dicken (1812-1870) was an english writer.

Charles Dickens was born in 1812 in Portsmouth. At a young age he left school and worked in a factory due to his father's placement in debtors prison. He was a well known author who gained immense popularity in his lifetime. He wrote fifteen novels, five novellas, hundreds of short stories and articles, as well as lectured extensively. He also edited a literary jounral for twenty years. In April 1836 Dickens married Catherine Thomson Hogarth and together they had ten children. Dickens also helped found and manage a home for fallen women in the working class for ten minutes. Dickens died in June of 1870 after suffering a stroke.

Citation:
Wikipedia, via WWW, August 14, 2019 (Charles Dicken (1812-1870) was an english writer. Charles Dickens was born in 1812 in Portsmouth. At a young age he left school and worked in a factory due to his father's placement in debtors prison. He was a well known author who gained immense popularity in his lifetime. He wrote fifteen novels, five novellas, hundreds of short stories and articles, as well as lectured extensively. He also edited a literary jounral for twenty years. In April 1836 Dickens married Catherine Thomson Hogarth and together they had ten children. Dickens also helped found and manage a home for fallen women in the working class for ten minutes. Dickens died in June of 1870 after suffering a stroke.)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

William Harrison Ainsworth carte-de-visite

 Collection — Folder: 1
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.

Dates: approximately 1866

Charles Dicken's David Copperfield

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 4068
Scope and Contents

Script for 1935 motion picture, front cover signed by 35 members of cast and crew, including David O. Selznick, George Cukor, W.C. Fields, Lionel Barrymore, and Edna May Oliver.

Dates: 1934

David Bickersteth Magee collection of Victorian and Edwardian manuscripts, 1812-1952

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 355 Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Original drawings, sketches, and sketch books. Most of the items deal with scenes in England. Many have been published as illustrations for newspapers, magazines, and books. The dates of composition of these materials are uncertain.

Dates: 1812-1952

David Bickersteth Magee photographs

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS P 268
Scope and Contents

Collection includes 15 photographs of Victorian personalities, including Charles Dickens, John Ruskin, Queen Alexandra, and some of the child friends of Charles Dodgson.

Dates: approximately 1860-1940

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Collection 3
Archival Record 1
 
Subject
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 2
Cartes-de-visite 2
Photographs 2
Portraits 2
Authors, English -- 19th century 1