Title: Thomas Seccombe Correspondence
Creator(s): Seccombe, Thomas, 1866-1923
Collection Number: NC829
Dates (inclusive): 1899-1931
Physical Extent: 0.01 cubic feet (10 items)
Preferred Citation: Thomas Seccombe correspondence, NC829. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno.
Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department
Permanent Link: http://dewey.library.unr.edu/xtf/view?docId=ead/NC829-ead.xml

Biographical Note

Thomas Seccombe was a British author of many works including those on Samuel Johnson and the age of Shakespeare, and assistant editor of the Dictionary of National Biography.


Scope and Content

Correspondence to Seccombe from various authors discussing Mrs. Hester Lynch Piozzi's letters to Samuel Johnson.,Also included are two letters from A. Edward Newton to Louise Ward Watkins about Johnson's writings, and a letter from A.M. Broadley praising Seaccombe's introduction to Broadley's book on Dr. Johnson and Mrs. Thrale.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Correspondence ,Donation. ,NC829



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Index Terms

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Administrative Information

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