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Collection Number: 11027-z

Collection Title: Alfred Tennyson Papers, 1860; 1868

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Size 4 items
Abstract Tennyson was poet laureate of England, 1850-1892. The collection includes two letters and two lithographs relating to Alfred, Lord Tennyson. One letter, 1868, from Alfred Tennyson to James Thomas Fields, Tennyson's American publisher, discusses publication arrangements, refers to his two sons away at school, and reports on local typhoid fever problems on the Isle of Wight. The other letter, 1860, from Emily (Mrs. Alfred) Tennyson, to Annie (Mrs. James Thomas) Fields, gives instructions for having a brooch delivered to her. Two small, undated, printed lithographs picture Alfred Tennyson.
Creator Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Alfred Tennyson Papers #11027-z, Rare Book Literary and Historical Papers, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Transfer from the Rare Book Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Tennyson was poet laureate of England, 1850-1892.

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The collection includes two letters and two lithographs relating to Alfred, Lord Tennyson. One letter, 1868, from Alfred Tennyson to James Thomas Fields, Tennyson's American publisher, discusses publication arrangements, refers to his two sons away at school, and reports on local typhoid fever problems on the Isle of Wight. The other letter, 1860, from Emily (Mrs. Alfred) Tennyson, to Annie (Mrs. James Thomas) Fields, gives instructions for having a brooch delivered to her. Two small, undated, printed lithographs picture Alfred Tennyson.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Suzanne Ruffing, May 1996

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

This collection was processed with support from the Randleigh Foundation Trust.

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