Found 50 collections related to English poetry -- 19th century -- Manuscripts -- Specimens

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Shelley, M. W.
22 items
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley was an English novelist, best known as the author of Frankenstein. She also wrote short-stories, poetry, biographies, journal articles, reviews, and edited the works of her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley. This is a... more
Nemo, active 1970-
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
In ink; two poems on each page of one single sheet : (S'ANA 0909) : first lines of each poem as follows: "Shelley! thy mind was as a noble bark"; "The loftiest poetic powers were thine"; "How wildly sweet the breatings of thy lyre"; "For thou... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 page (single sheet)
Two poems in an unknown hand. The first, "On reading a description of the Tomb erected at Waterloo over the leg of the Marq.ss of Anglesea," composed of two four-line stanzas, begins, "He, now in England just as gay / as in the battle brave ...";... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 page (single sheet)
Manuscript fair copy, in an unidentified hand, of the twenty-seven line poem [first?] published in the Morning Post [London] on 20 April 1816; begins, "The Daughter of a Royal Line / Shall weep for hearts perverse as thine ..."; here signed... more
More, Hannah, 1745-1833
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
11 items
Holograph poem, "Solitary musings" : 12 Jun 1826 : (MISC 3790) : from Barley Wood : 2 p. (single sheet) : 30 lines; begins, "Lord, When dejected I appear, / And love is half absorbed by fear ...".
Colling, Mary Maria
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Mary Maria Colling (b. 1804), English poet and domestic servant. While working as a lady's maid, Colling's talent for poetry was discovered by novelist Anna Eliza Bray, who helped her publish her Fables and other Pieces in Verse in 1831. Holograph... more
Austin, Alfred, 1835-1913
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
5 items
Holograph poem, "Cor Cordium" [reflections at the tomb of Shelley] : Apr 1863 : (S'ANA 0002) : also published as: "At Shelley's Grave." A note at the foot of p. 1 tells of the "severely neglected" state in which he found Shelley's tomb.
Opie, Amelia, 1769-1853
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
205 items
Amelia Opie, née Alderson, English novelist and poet. The Amelia Opie manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and artwork. The writings include: a holograph story, "The Brithday," and a number of... more
Barbauld, Mrs. (Anna Letitia), 1743-1825
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
7 items
Autograph verse signed : [before 18 Sep 1819] : (MISC 4023.01c) : begins, "Go seek the turf where North, where Virtue lies." With note on verso in another hand explaining that the lines are the "last verse of a poetical epistle from Mrs. Barbauld... more
Barton, Bernard, 1784-1849
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
15 items
Autograph poem, "The Nautilis" : (MISC 1980) : signed fair copy, addressed to "W. Morley for Jos. Cooper" ; begins, "The Nautilis, when Heaven is bright / Up-lifts its tiny sail ...".
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
23 items
Holograph poem, "The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim's Point" : (MISC 0819) : [ca. 1849?] : 12 p.; on light blue stationery with embossed "BATH" seal; begins, "I stand on the mark beside the shore / of the first white pilgrim's bended knee ...".
Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Eliza Cook, English poet and journalist. Cook began publishing her poetry in the 1830's, and in 1849 she started a weekly magazine directed at working class women, called Eliza Cook's Journal. Holograph poem signed : (MISC 1614) : 16 lines,... more
Chambers, Henry, b. 1737 or 1738
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
Henry Chambers, an 86 year old man from Holywell, Flintshire, "embittered by the reflection of better days," who had apparently received alms from Lord Byron and Augusta Leigh. To Augusta Leigh, half-sister of Lord Byron : 1 autograph letter... more
Ely, Joseph, of Bristol
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
9 items
As of the creation of this record, little biographical information could be found about Joseph Ely, amateur poet of Bristol. Manuscript materials by Joseph Ely are also held by the library at McMaster University in Ontario, the Jewish National and... more
Peacock, Thomas Love, 1785-1866
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
153 items
Thomas Love Peacock, English satirical novelist and poet. The Thomas Love Peacock manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings and correspondence. Among the writings are included: holograph working and fair copies of his... more
Burgen, John W
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 item
John W. Burgen, of London. Burgen composed a poem in tribute to Lord Byron and inscribed it in the visitor's album at Byron's tomb in the parish church at Hucknall, Nottinghamshire on October 1, 1832. In 1834 the contents of the album were... more
Bowring, John, 1792-1872
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
7 items
Sir John Bowring, British politician, diplomat, and writer. · Holograph poem, "Buddhist Beatification" : no date : (MISC 4023.04b) : begins, "Abstraction from all cares, all thought, all love ..." Mounted in the Mary Ann Humble autograph album.... more
Aikin, John, 1747-1822
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
8 items
Holograph verse, "An epigramatic [sic] verse on a political writer of the day" : 11 Apr [no year] : (MISC 4023) 01b : 4 lines referring to Burke and Cooper, signed on verso with letter fragment. Title provided in another hand. Mounted in the Mary... more
Clarke, Mary Cowden, 1809-1898
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
22 items
Mary Cowden Clarke, English literary scholar and writer. She was the eldest daughter of musician Vincent Novello, through whom she met some of the most prominent authors of Romantic period, including John Keats, Mary Shelley, and Charles and Mary... more
Bayly, Thomas Haynes, 1797-1839
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
12 items
Autograph poem, "'Twas this - 'twas this" : [no date] : (MISC 2831c) : begins, "It was a recollection / Of a brighter time than this ..."; with another poem by Bayly, "I'll not believe it," on the verso, apparently in another hand.
Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
151 items
Two manuscript stories, within the Three Eastern Tales manuscript volume : ca. 1880 : in the hand of Mary Cowden Clarke. - "Gentleness is Power, or the Story of Carauza and Aborzuf" : (S'ANA 0178) : 53 leaves. - "The Story of the little Princess... more
Crabbe, George, 1754-1832
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
13 items
George Crabbe, English poet, doctor, and minister. · Holograph manuscript, Tales of the Hall : (MISC 0724) : includes a dedication to the Duchess of Rutland, 1 p. (4to); holograph preface, eight leaves (4to), most written on one side; printed... more
Adolphus, John Leycester, 1795-1862
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
Transcript Byron's poem "Condolatory Address to Sarah, Countess of Jersey, on the Prince Regent's Returning her Picture to Mrs. Lee" : [after 1837] : (B'ANA 0197) : 3 p.; with Adolphus's critical commentary of the poem. Bound into v. 4 of the... more
Bernal, Ralph, 1783-1854
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
Holograph poem signed, "To Lady Blessington" : 2 Jan 1849 : (BLES 1.067a) : 1 p.; in ink; begins, "When wintry winds in wild career, / Howl requiems for the bygone year ..." With the excised address panel from the letter cover. Mounted in v. 1 of... more
Southey, Caroline Bowles, 1786-1854
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
4 items
Caroline Anne Bowles Southey, English poet and writer. · Holograph sonnet, "To the Rev.d G. W. Doane, Bishop of New Jersey," signed "Caroline Southey" : 23 Jan 1842 : (MISC 3687) : 1 page (single sheet) : from Greta Hale, Keswick : begins,... more
Elliott, Ebenezer, 1781-1849
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
3 items
Poem, "Devil Byron" (copy) : [after 1846] : (B'ANA 0316) : 8 p. : copied in an unknown hand; with a preface; poem begins, "A strange man owned yon Abbey once, / Men called him 'Devil Byron'...".
Aikin, Lucy, 1781-1864
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
5 items
Holograph poem, "Written in an alcove at Allerton" : no date : (MISC 4023) 02b : signature stitched on. Mounted in the Mary Ann Humble autograph album.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
37 items
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet, critic, and philosopher. The Samuel Taylor Coleridge manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of his writings and correspondence. The writings include: a holograph corrected proof of his... more
Scott, John, 1784-1821
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
18 items
John Scott, Scots-born journalist. · Holograph poem, "England, Just before the victories gained in June 1815" : [watermark = 1815] : (MISC 1373.18) : 2 ¹/₂ pages (double sheet) : [no place] : begins, "O'er England's plains, in common pace, / Men... more
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
187 items
George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, English Romantic poet. The Lord Byron manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings, correspondence, and various documents. The writings include: a holograph fair copy of Marino... more