- Milton, John, 1608-1674
- Call number
- MssCol 2011
- Physical description
- .46 linear feet (2 boxes)
- Materials in English
- Preferred Citation
John Milton papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- MssCol 2011
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
- Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online.
John Milton (1608-1674) was an English poet. He composed sonnets and epic poetry including Paradise Lost, and also wrote tracts concerning political and social issues. Collection consists of one letter from Milton to Carlo Dati (1647 April), Dati's draft reply to Milton (1647 November), papers relating to Milton and his family, correspondence of Charles Symons concerning his biography of Milton, facsimiles of Milton documents, and related correspondence and printed material. Milton family records include papers of his wife, Elizabeth, and her family, and his daughters, Anne and Mary.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Alternative form available
Milton letter to Carlo Dati, Dati's letter to Milton, and Milton family papers are available in negative photostat copies