Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Heinrich Schliemann. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.41066
Level of Description
File
Language
French

Dates

  • 1874-1879. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 219 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    EnglishFrench

  • Scope and Contents

    Letters, 1874-1879, of Heinrich Schliemann to John Murray III, with some letters to Robert Cooke and with related letters and papers. The letters concern works of his published by Murray, including the English language edition of “Trojanische Alterthümer”, and “Mycenae”. Some letters reveal the controversy surrounding his work and his efforts to respond to criticisms, and also details of his continuing excavations.

    1874, April-June: folios 1-21; (1)

    1874, October-December: folios 22-29;

    1875, March-April: folios 30-41;

    1875, July-December: folios 42-47;

    1876, July-December: folios 48-55;

    1877, January-June: folios 56-106; (2)

    1877, July-December: folios 107-158; (3)

    1878, January-June: folios 159-175;

    1878, November-December: folios 176-187; (4)

    1879, January-June: folios 188-193;

    1879, July-December: folios 194-219. (5)

    1. Includes press-cutting of letter, 1 March 1874, of Martin Haug to Heinrich Schliemann: folio 7;

    also note, undated, writer unidentified, but with letter, 10 May 1874, of Heinrich Schliemann to John Murray III: folio 10.

    2. Includes letter, 29 January 1877, of Smith, Elder and Company, publishers, to John Murray III: folios 64-65;

    also letter, 15 February 1877, of Friedrich Brockhaus to John Murray III: folios 70-71.

    3. Includes telegram, 5 October 1877, probably of Heinrich Schliemann [name incorrectly spelled] to Philip Smith: folio 138;

    also copy of letter, 6 October 1877, of Heinrich Schliemann to Charles Newton: folios 139-140.

    4. Includes note, 15 November 1878, of William Spottiswoode to John Murray III: folio 181.

    5. Includes letter, 25 August 1879, of Heinrich Schliemann, probably to Hallam Murray: folios 196-197. [Correspondence with Hallam Murray mentioned in letter, 25 December 1879, folio 216].

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