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Finding Aid for the Hood Family Papers, 1820-1956, bulk 1820-1875
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Hood, Thomas [the elder], 1799-1845. Letters, signed, to various persons. Several have been transcribed by Hood scholars, the copies enclosed here with the originals. Including:

Physical Description: (33 items)
Box 1, Folder 1

Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834. n.p., 1824.

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 1, Folder 1

Baily, A.H. Wanstead, n.d. Ostend, 1837.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 1

Bradbury. New Finchley Rd., 1844. St. John's Wood, 1843. Adelphi, 1828.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1, Folder 1

Cooke, William Bernard, 1778-1855. n.p., 1827 Brighton, 1828.

Physical Description: (With typed copy) 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 1

Dilke, Mrs. Charles Wentworth. Winchmore Hill, 1829 or 1830.

Physical Description: (With typed copy) 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Elliot, Dr. n.p., 15 May 1844.

Physical Description: (With typed copy) 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Elliot, Mrs. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Elliston, Robert William. 1774-1831. Adelphi, 2 May 1828.

Physical Description: (With typed copy) 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Gordon, George Huntly St. John's Wood n.d.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 1

Grattan, Thomas Colley, 1792-1864. n.p, 1836.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Grundy, G.F. n.p., 1833.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Hall, Mrs, Anna Maria (Fielding) 1800-1881. Rosamund's Bower January 1841.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Hood, Frances Freeling, 1830-1878. Ramsgate, 9 May 1833. Also some lines of Jane Hood to her mother, Mrs. Reynolds.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Jerdan, William 1782-1869, Adelphi, n.d. (2) Wanstead, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Mitford, Mary Russell, 1787-1855. St. John's Wood 23 October.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Morgan, Sir Thomas Charles 1783-1843. St. John's Wood.

Physical Description: 1 item
Box 1, Folder 1

Moxon, Edward, 1801-1858. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Taylor, Mr. Islington, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 1

Ward, ---- , St. John's Wood, ca. March 1844 Devonshire Lodge, n.d.

Physical Description: (With typed copy) 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 1

Wright, John. Coblentz, 20 April 1836. Adelphi 1828.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 2

Hood, Thomas [the elder] 1799-1845. Letter, signed, to various persons, unidentified. v.p. v.d.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 1, Folder 3

Hood, Thomas [the elder] 1799-1845. Letter, signed, to Thomas Hood, undecipherable. Adelphi 24 July 1832.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 3

Letter to Thomas Hood from Thomas Colley Grattan. Boston June 3, 1842.

Box 1, Folder 4

Hood, Thomas [the elder] 1799-1845. Letters to various persons not in the handwriting of Thomas Hood, written in blue ink mostly on blue-gray paper, the headings, dates, and contents of which, however, correspond to those in the original letters. Possibly have been copied by Thomas Hood [the younger] at a later date[?] ca. 1840. The majority of persons unidentified, excepting:

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 1, Folder 4

Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870. New Finchley Rd. Thursday 9 April.

 

Hood, Thomas [the elder] 1799-1845. Photostat copies of Hood letters to various persons including:

Physical Description: (12 items)
Box 1, Folder 5

Cooke, William Bernard, 1778-1855. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 2 leaves.
Box 1, Folder 5

Hood, Mrs. Jane, 1794-1846. n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: 3 leaves.
Box 1, Folder 5

Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870. n.p., n.d. Devonshire Lodge, 1844 or 1845 (This letter not in Hood's hand, but similar to those in folder, thought to be either dictated or copied from the original at a later date.).

Physical Description: 2 leaves.
Box 1, Folder 5

Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852. Adelphi 1829.

Physical Description: 2 leaves.
Box 1, Folder 5

Tilt, Charles Winchmore Hill, 1830. Wanstead, 21 February 1833.

Physical Description: 2 leaves.
Box 1, Folder 5

Wright, John. n.p., n.d.

 

Hood, Thomas [the elder] 1799-1845. Holograph manuscripts, n.p.m n.d.: drfts of poems, excerpts from comic farces, notes, including:

Physical Description: (13 items)
Box 1, Folder 6

The Forsaken.

Box 1, Folder 6

The Lady Blanche or The Fairy of the Sea.

Box 1, Folder 6

A Note from my Notebook.

Box 1, Folder 6

Ode to Admiral Lord Gambier, G.C.B.

Physical Description: 4 leaves.
Box 1, Folder 6

Ruth. Pub. 1827. With dramatis personae of Lamia on other side of the sheet.

Box 1, Folder 6

Song of the Shirt. Fragment of the original copy sent to Punch.

Box 1, Folder 6

A Very So-So Character.

Box 1, Folder 7

Hood, Thomas [the elder] 1799-1845. Drawings.

Physical Description: 14 items.
Box 1, Folder 7

Three small sepia ink-pen-and-pencil caricature sketches.

Box 1, Folder 7

Pencil drawings of Thomas Hood lightly tinted with red pencil, on a large 8 × 12 sheet, n.p., n.d. Probably self portrait. Signed in ink, Yours truly, Thos. Hood.

 

Photo reproductions of Hood drawings and engravings, the majority of them having been published:

Box 1, Folder 7

Sketch of Thomas de Quincey.

Box 1, Folder 7

Sketch and negative of the Spoiled Child.

Box 1, Folder 7

Negative, 2 sketches, design and engraving of Mr. Crabbe.

Box 1, Folder 7

Wash drawing, signed, of Two heads are better than one.

Box 1, Folder 7

Engraving of the side of a house.

Box 1, Folder 7

Etching of the Progress of Cant. Published by Charles Tilt, 1825.

 

Hood, Thomas [the younger] 1835-1874. Letters, signed, to various persons including:

Physical Description: (39 items. 1 missing)
Box 1, Folder 8

Gordon, G. Huntly. London 25 June 1861.

Note

Missing[?], October 24, 1963 BW.
Box 1, Folder 8

Hall, Anna Maria Fielding, 1800-1881. n.p., June 1861.

Box 1, Folder 8

Lee, Henry, 1826-1888 v.p. v.d.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Box 1, Folder 8

Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895. St. John's Villas, n.d. (Photostat copy of letter in the Houghton Library) Fun Office, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 8

Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868. Fun Office, n.d. Fun Office, 1865. Thurloe Square, n.d.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1, Folder 8

Four small pencil caricature portraits mounted on cardboard. Artist unknown. n.p., n.d. The four identified as: Maud Howard, Tom Hood the younger, A.A. Harris, Lowe (or W.W. Smith).

Box 1, Folder 9

Hood Family Letters. Letters of the various members of the Hood family; letters and manuscripts re Hood.

Physical Description: 12 items.
Box 1, Folder 9

Broderip, Frances Freeling (Hood) 1830-1878. (Thomas Hood's daughter) Letter, signed, to unidentified person. The Rectory, Copington 13 June 1849.

Box 1, Folder 9

Broderip, Frances Freeling (Hood) 1830-1878. A Crown of Lilies for a Grave. n.p., May 1859. In honor of the memory of her father who ...was born, married, died, and buried, in the month of May.

Physical Description: Manuscript poem, signed.
 

Hood, Jane (Reynolds) 1794-1846. Letters, signed, to the following:

Box 1, Folder 9

Dilke, Mrs. 17 Elm Tree Rd. 1842(?).

Box 1, Folder 9

Dickens, Charles. n.p., n.d.

Box 1, Folder 9

Hall, Anna Maria Fielding, 1800-1881. Devonshire Lodge 8 May 1845.

Box 1, Folder 9

Reynolds, Miss Charlotte, 1802-1882. (Mrs. Hoods sister) Castor Hof, Coblents 25 August 1835.

Box 1, Folder 9

Jerrold, Walter Copeland, 1865-1929. Letter to Dobell. London, 21 June 1929.

Box 1, Folder 9

Phillips, Samuel March 1780-1862. Letters to William Harrison Ainsworth, 1805-1882. Hyde Park, 6 May 1845: on the death of Thomas Hood, Hyde Park, 1 May 1845. Both letters with typed copies.

Box 1, Folder 9

Watson, Sir William, 1858-1935. Hood. n.p., 1915.

Physical Description: Holograph poem, signed.
Box 1, Folder 9

List of Subscribers, n.p., n.d.

Physical Description: Holograph.
Box 1, Folder 9

Grant, Alexander G. Letter to David Haig. n.p., September 26, 1843. A letter introducing Thomas Hood to David Haig.

Physical Description: Holograph.
 

Hood Family Letters. Typed copies of letters to and from various/persons The copies were made by Hood scholars from original letters

Physical Description: (10 items)
Box 1, Folder 10

De Franck. Lieutenant Philip, to the Hood family. Hamburg, 10 February 1842. Berlin, n.d. n.p., July 1838(?) Bromberg, 25 July 1838. Bromberg, 4 February 1838. 29 July 1837.

Box 1, Folder 10

Elliot, Dr. and Mrs., to Mrs. Jane Hood, London, 17 April 1837.

Box 1, Folder 10

Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845. Letter to his wife Jane: My own dearest & best,... Coblentz(?) 1839.

Box 1, Folder 10

Hood, Thomas, 1799-1845. Letter to G.M. Hopkins(?) St. John's Wood, n.d. Copy and conjecture by J.S.L. Gilmour.

Box 1, Folder 10

Holograph copies of Hood letters to various persons copied by Dr. Alvin Whitley of Harvard and other Hood scholars. Some copied complete, others noting only the heading and first line. on 3 × 5 slips.

Box 1, Folder 12

Marchand, Leslie Alexis, 1900- . Correspondence re Hood Papers with various Hood scholars and collectors. v.p. v.d.

Physical Description: 35 items.
Box 1, Folder 11

Miscellaneous letters. Letters to and/or from persons not directly related to the Hood family. These letters seem to deal with charity performances for the Tom Hood Fund, given at various dates.

Physical Description: 7 items.
Box 1, Folder 11

Caldicott, Alfred James, 1842-1897. Letter to Mrs. Crocker. Torquay n.d.

 

Lee, Henry. Letters from the following persons:

Box 1, Folder 11

Collette, Charles. Savage Club 20 September 1878.

Box 1, Folder 11

Peel, Robert. Tamunth November 19, 1874.

Box 1, Folder 11

Sala, George Augustus Henry, 1828-1895. London, 3 August 1874. London, 9 December 1874.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 1, Folder 11

Read, David Charles, 1790-1851. Letters to Gilbert Stuart Henderson. The Close Salisbury 4 December 1844; 11 April 1845.

Physical Description: 2 items.