Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and correspondence by and about the author. The manuscripts consist of an autobiographical note, a draft of an announcement, and a bound holograph. The correspondence consists of letters by the author, dating from 1885-1886, to Henry Austin Bruce, Sir Edmund William Gosse, and Augustus Jessopp, as well as a letter dated 1879, from M. D. Conway to Mr. Harper, relating to Symonds.
The John Addington Symonds collection of papers are arranged in two series: