Literary Manuscripts: Berg

Literary Manuscripts contains manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence and other primary source material drawn from the nineteenth century holdings of the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature at the New York Public Library. The fifteen author collections were selected with reference to the importance of their contribution to Victorian literature, and the strength and significance of the Berg's holdings for that author. They are:

  • Matthew Arnold
  • Emily Brontë
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  • Robert Browning
  • Wilkie Collins
  • Joseph Conrad
  • Charles Dickens
  • George Eliot
  • George Gissing
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Henry James
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • John Ruskin
  • Alfred Tennyson
  • William Makepeace Thackeray


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