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Finding Aid for the Anthony Trollope Letters, 1835-1882
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Description
Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) was a novelist known for his Barsetshire and Palliser series of novels. Individual novels include Barchester Towers (1857), Can you forgive her? (1865), and The way we live now (1875). The collection consists of photostat copies of 932 extant letters by Anthony Trollope used for the publication, The letters of Anthony Trollope, edited by Bradford Allen Booth.
Background
Trollope was born on April 24, 1815 in London, England; attended Winchester and Harrow; worked as a junior clerk in the General Post Office and was then transferred as a postal surveyor to Ireland; in 1859 he moved back to London, resigning from the civil service in 1867; stood unsuccessfully as a Liberal candidate for Parliament in 1868; became a novelist, known for his Barsetshire and Palliser series of novels, among others; individual novels include: Barchester Towers (1857), Can you forgive her? (1865), The Eustace diamonds (1873), and The way we live now (1875); he died in London on December 6, 1882.
Extent
6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Collection is restricted from copying.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.