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Jerrold, Walter Copeland: letters (1902)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL152
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Jerrold, Walter Copeland: letters (1902)
Date(s): 1902
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 2 items (3 leaves)
Name of creator(s): Jerrold | Walter Copeland | 1865-1929 | writer


Administrative/Biographical history:

Walter Copeland Jerrold was born in Liverpool in 1865. He married Clara Bridgeman in 1895 and they had 6 children. The subjects of Jerrold's books include Thomas Hood, Charles Lamb and George Meredith, as well as Jerrold's grandfather, the playwright and journalist Douglas William Jerrold. Walter Copeland Jerrold died in London in 1929


Scope and content/abstract:

2 letters from Walter Copeland Jerrold of Jessamine House, Hampton, [Middlesex] to Edward Clodd, Esq, 1902. (1) Accompanying a copy of Jerrold's book on George Meredith: 'I feel horribly aware of its many shortcomings ...'., 22 Nov 1902. (2) Promising to 'correct the reference to the Chelsea "experiment", [?in the same book] at the earliest opportunity', 1 Dec 1902. Both letters are autograph, with signatures.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Found pasted inside Clodd's copy of Jerrold's book George Meredith: an essay towards appreciation - classmark: (XIX) Bc [Meredith - Appendix - Jerrold]

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Aug 2008

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