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Guide to the Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell Letter to Ellen Nussey, [collection dates]

Summary

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell was a novelist and short-story writer. Collection contains a letter Elizabeth Gaskell wrote to Ellen Nussey on [1855] July 27 regarding her work on her biography of Charlotte Brontë, and making arrangements to meet with Nussey to review any letters "which you may think it right to entrust me with." She refers to having already reviewed letters held by Mr. Nichols, Brontë's husband, but never mentions Brontë by name.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11549
Title
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell letter to Ellen Nussey
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet, 1 item
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Collection contains a letter Elizabeth Gaskell wrote to Ellen Nussey on [1855] July 27 regarding her work on her biography of Charlotte Brontë, and making arrangements to meet with Nussey to review any letters "which you may think it right to entrust me with." She refers to having already reviewed letters held by Mr. Nichols, Brontë's husband, but never mentions Brontë by name.

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How to Cite

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell Letter to Ellen Nussey, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Letter
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell was a novelist and short-story writer, born on 29 September 1810 in Chelsea, London; she died of a heart attack in Hampshire on 12 November 1865.


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Provenance

The Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell Letter to Ellen Nussey was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Alice Poffinberger, May, 2015

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2015-0050-LUBMSS219