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

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.41067
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1880-1883. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 172 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    Letters, 1880-1883, of Heinrich Schliemann to John Murray III and John Murray IV, with some letters to Robert Cooke, and with related letters and papers. The letters concern mostly the publication of “Ilios” and “Troja”. Some of the letters reveal the controversy surrounding Schliemann’s work and his efforts to respond to criticisms, and include a little detail on his continuing excavations. The letters are arranged chronologically:

    1880, January-June: folios 1-64; (1)

    1880, July-October: folios 65-85.(2)

    1881, January-June: folios 86-94;

    1881, July-October: folios 95-100.

    1882, January-June: folios 101-105;

    1882, July-December: folios 106-128.

    1883, January-June: folios 129-162;

    1883, September-December: folios 163-172.

    1. Includes telegram, 11 February 1880, of Heinrich Schliemann to Philip Smith: folio 24;

    postcard, 17 May 1880, of F. Max Müller to Heinrich Schliemann: folio 58.

    2. Includes letter, 14 July 1880, of Archibald Sayce to Robert Cooke: folio 69.

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