Mortlake collection of English life and letters, 1591-1963

2394

Collection Overview

Title:
Mortlake collection of English life and letters
Dates (Inclusive):
1591-1963 (bulk 1800-1900)
Dates (Inclusive):
1800-1900
Creator:
Mortlake, Harold
Abstract:
A collection of over 1350 items, chiefly from the 19th century, including correspondence, documents, literary manuscripts, drawings, photographs, and other materials. Over 600 English authors are represented, along with several musicians and artists, and some prominent literary and cultural figures from other countries.
Collection Number:
2394
Size:
11.65 Cubic feet
Location:
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult theĀ  library catalog.
Repository:
Special Collections Library. Pennsylvania State University.
Languages:
English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by author.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

Copyright, where it persists, is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Item Title], Mortlake collection of English Life and Letters, RBM 2394, Special Collections Library, University Libraries, Pennsylvania State University.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Harold Mortlake, 1969.

Processing Information

Processed by Susan Hamburger, 2006.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Mortlake, Harold

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Other Finding Aids

An item level inventory for the Mortlake collection of English Life and Letters is available for download as a PDF.

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