Burnett, Frances Hodgson (1849-1924)
Scope:
The Frances Hodgson Burnett collection consists of letters to Burnett from various individuals on various topics, dated from 1888 to 1919. The most significant group of letters are from Israel Zangwill, the novelist, playwright, critic, and leader of Zionist movement. Other notable correspondents come from the fields of theater, literature, and public affairs; they include Bernard Berenson, Lilian Braithwaite, Sir Francis Cowley Bornand, Lord Houghton (the Earl of Crewe), Lady Sibell Cromartie, Richard Watson Gilder, William Gillette, Edmund Gosse, Sir Ronald Sutherland Gower, Sir John Martin Harvey, Florence Henniker, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sir Edwin Ray Lankester, Reginald McKenna, Mary, Consort of King George V, Louise Moulton, Sir David Murray, Countess Eveline of Portsmouth, and Herbert Beerbohm Tree.
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Notable Figures
1. Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924
Associated Subjects
1. Women's Studies Collections -- Children's Literature Subject Guide
2. Literary Collections Subject Guide
3. Children's Literature Subject Guide
4. Helen Deutsch Research Section
5. American literature--19th century
6. American literature -- Women authors
7. Children's literature, American, 19th century.
8. Women authors, American
9. American literature--20th century