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John Kenyon Autograph Album: Finding Aid
mssHM 69273-69383  
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Description
This collection consists of a disbound autograph album chiefly containing manuscripts and letters written by leading British Victorian political, scientific, and literary figures; there is also a small amount of material by American, French, German, and Polish writers.
Background
John Kenyon (1784-1856), was a British poet and philanthropist. Other important addressees in the collection are: Robert Johnston Barton (d. 1879), was a British Captain in the Coldstream Guards, killed in action in Zululand in 1879; James Booth (1796-1880), was a British Barrister and Secretary of the Board of Trade, and his wife, Jane Noble Booth (d. 1872); Thomas Milner Gibson (1806-1884), was a British politician; Henry Bellenden Ker (1785?-1871), British legal reformer.
Extent
111 pieces in 2 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.