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Byron, George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron (afterwards Noel, poet, known as 'Lord Byron') (1788-1824)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1788 - 1824

Found in 241 Collections and/or Records:

A portion of the 'Orkney Sea Snake', widely known as the 'Beast of Stronsay', sent to Lord Byron; with correspondence, a transcription and press cutting concerning the same, , 1815-1977.

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Identifier: MS.43544
Scope and Contents The box containing the specimens contains a labels reading "A portion of hte bone and bristle of the sea snake found off Orkney 1808. Sent with a descriptiove letter by Joanna Baillie to Lady Byron, for Byron, 1815".The box also has notes and captions relating to the contents attached to the box. There is also related correspondence, press cuttings and notes:Letter of Joanna Baillie to Anne Isabella Byron, Lady Byron, 1815: folios 1-2;...
Dates: 1815-1977.

Anonymous letters, poetic effusions and letters requesting assistance mostly sent to Lord Byron., 1811-1823, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43523
Scope and Contents The letters have been arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent surname, with anonymous letters being placed at the end of the sequence.When first made available for consultation, the letters at ff.111-112 and ff.142-143 were located in Ms.43437 and Ms.43484 respectively. These were moved to their current location during cataloguing.Letters of Thomas Ashe to John Murray [II], 1814: folios 1-8;Letters of Bernard Barton to Lord Byron, 1812 and 1814:...
Dates: 1811-1823, undated.

Commonplace Book containing drawings of scenery, characters, flora and fauna and miscellanous verse.

 Item
Identifier: Acc.13650
Scope and Contents

This volume contains numerous illustrations including the `Costume of the Ladies of Edinburgh, Spring 1828`, a drawing of the Water of Leith, a man in Albanian costume in southern Italy, the ruins of a Roman temple in Palmyra in Syria, together with flora and fauna. There are also verses from Shakespeare, Byrone, Washington Irving, Sir Walter Raleigh, Milton and James Thomson.

Dates: 1828-1847, undated.

Commonplace books of Lady Caroline Lamb., 1810-1812.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.43365-43366
Scope and Contents

Two commonplace books of Lady Caroline Lamb. The first, the 'green book', contains poems, literary passages, sketches, watercolours, and translations from Greek, among other entries. The second, the 'blue book’, is addressed to Lord Byron, with whom Lamb had a disastrous affair in 1812. She compiled the 'blue book' as a commemoration of their affair and it contains letters to the poet, as well poems, prose passages and watercolours.

Dates: 1810-1812.

Copies, facsimiles and reproductions of various correspondence of Lord Byron., 1931-1951, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43543
Scope and Contents There are here copies and transcriptions of original letters and manuscripts of Lord Byron as well as catalogue entries with images for letters of Lord Byron for sale. The copies are all undated unless otherwise stated and have been arranged chronologically by date of the original letters, followed by the transcriptions organised in the same way. The catalogue entries are then placed at the end of the sequence with a letter to John Murray.Facsimile copies of:Letter...
Dates: 1931-1951, undated.

Copies of 1808-1817 letters of Lord Byron to John Cam Hobhouse., Undated.

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Identifier: MS.43445
Scope and Contents The copies in this folder are all of letters of Lord Byron to John Cam Hobhouse, dated between 1808 and 1817. The copies themselves are undated, so have been arranged chronologically by date of the original letter. The original letters for many of these copies can be located earlier in the series.Copies of letters dated 1808: folios 1-11;Copies of letters dated 1810: folios 12-47;Copies of letters dated 1811: folios 48-125;Copies of letters...
Dates: Undated.

Copies of correspondence dated 1808-1824 between Lord Byron and John Cam Hobhouse; with a letter and copies of letters dated 1824-1829 of other correspondents with John Cam Hobhouse regarding letters of Lord Byron., 1829, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43446
Scope and Contents The copies in this folder are mostly of letters between Lord Byron and John Cam Hobhouse, dated between 1808 and 1824. There are some manuscript copies and some typescript. The manuscript copies have been placed before the typescript copies, with additional material at the end of the sequence. The copies are all undated, so have been arranged chronologically in each section by date of the original letter. The original letters for many of these copies can be located earlier in...
Dates: 1829, undated.

Copies of letters between Lord Byron and John Cam Hobhouse, with some copies of letters of Hobhouse to other correspondents., Undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.43445-43446
Scope and Contents

These handwritten copies of letters between Lord Byron and John Cam Hobhouse, with some of Hobhouse to other correspondents, reproduce letters that were originally written between 1808 and 1829. Many of the original letters can be located earlier in this series.

Dates: Undated.

Copies of letters, dated 1812, of Lord Byron to Elizabeth Lamb., Undated.

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Identifier: MS.43475
Scope and Contents

These are manuscript copies of letters of Lord Byron to Lady Melbourne dating from 1812. The copies are undated, but have been arranged in chronological order by date on the original letters.

Manuscript copies of letters of Byron to Lady Melbourne:

September 1812: folios 1-33;

October 1812: folios 34-50;

November 1812: folios 51-78;

December 1812: folios 79-99.

Dates: Undated.

Copies of letters, dated 1813, of Lord Byron to Elizabeth Lamb in an unidentified hand., Undated.

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Identifier: MS.43476
Scope and Contents These are manuscript copies of letters of Lord Byron to Lady Melbourne dated from 1813. The copies are undated, but have been arranged in chronological order by date on the original letters.Manuscript copies of letters of Byron to Lady Melbourne dated:January 1813: folios 1-12;February 1813: folios 13-26;March 1813: folios 27-35;April 1813: folios 36-45;May 1813: folios 46-64;June 1813: folios 65-70;...
Dates: Undated.

Copies of letters, dated 1814-1815, mostly of Lord Byron to Elizabeth Lamb in an unidentified hand., Undated.

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Identifier: MS.43477
Scope and Contents These are manuscript copies of letters of Lord Byron to Lady Melbourne dating from 1814-1815, with some copies of letters of Lady Melbourne to Lord Byron, which have been placed at the end of the sequence. The copies are undated, but have been arranged in chronological order by date on the original letters.Manuscript copies of letters of Lord Byron to Lady Melbourne dated:January 1814: folios 1-31;February 1814: folios 32-42;March 1814: folios...
Dates: Undated.

Copies of letters of Lord Byron mostly to Douglas Kinnaird dated 1816-1824., Undated.

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Identifier: MS.43463
Scope and Contents There are two sets of copies here. The first set is a continuation of those manuscript copies available at MSS.43461-43462 and cover the letters of Lord Byron to Douglas Kinnaird for the years 1823-1824. The second set of copies are typescript copies of selected letters of Byron to Kinnaird between 1818 and 1822. Both sets are undated, so have been arranged in their sets in chronological order by date of the original letter. Manuscript copies of letters of Lord Byron to...
Dates: Undated.

Copies of letters of Lord Byron to Douglas Kinnaird., Undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.43461-43463
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Douglas James William Kinnaird (1788-1830) was an intimate friend of Lord Byron. Kinnaird was banker for the poet and after Byron went into self-imposed exile in 1816, Kinnaird also acted as his power of attorney in Britain. As a result, there are hundreds of letters between the two, as well as letters of Kinnaird to John Murray II and John Cam Hobhouse. The correspondence covers personal affairs, business matters and conversation about the works of Byron. Kinnaird was heavily involved in...
Dates: Undated.

Copies of letters of Lord Byron to Douglas Kinnaird dated 1816-1821., Undated.

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Identifier: MS.43461
Scope and Contents The copies are undated, but the original letters cover the period from 1816-1821. The copies have been ordered in chronological order of the originals.Copies of letters of Byron to Kinnaird from 1816: folios 1-8;Copies of letters of Byron to Kinnaird from 1817: folios 9-38;Copies of letters of Byron to Kinnaird from 1818: folios 39-56;Copies of letters of Byron to Kinnaird, with one to John Murray [II] from 1819: folios 57-95;...
Dates: Undated.

Copies of letters of Lord Byron to Douglas Kinnaird dated 1822., Undated.

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Identifier: MS.43462
Scope and Contents The copies are undated, but the original letters cover the year 1822. The copies have been ordered in chronological order of the originals.Copies of letters of Byron to Kinnaird from January 1822: folios 1-10;Copies of letters of Byron to Kinnaird from February 1822: folios 11-26;Copies of letters of Byron to Kinnaird from March 1822: folios 27-30;Copies of letters of Byron to Kinnaird and one to John Cam Hobhouse from April 1822: folios...
Dates: Undated.

Copies of the correspondence between Lord Byron and Elizabeth Lamb., Undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.43473-43476
Scope and Contents These handwritten copies are of the correspondence between Elizabeth Lamb, known as Lady Melbourne, and Lord Byron. The first set of copies are in the hand of William King, 1st Earl of Lovelace, who was married to Ada King, the daughter of Lord Byron. These are mostly copies of the letters of Byron to Lady Melbourne, but there are occasional copies of some of her replies.There are then other copies of the same letters in another, unknown, hand. These only contain letters of...
Dates: Undated.

Copy letter books of Douglas Kinnaird., 1815-1819.

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Identifier: MS.43458
Scope and Contents The five volumes here contain copies of letters of Douglas Kinnaird. The descriptions below are taken from how Kinnaird has described them on the front cover. The volumes contain copy letters of Kinnaird to various correspondents, many of which relate to either his brother, Charles Kinnaird, 8th Baron Kinnaird, or his friend, Lord Byron. The volumes have been arranged in chronological order.‘Lord K’s affairs Oct 1815’, 9 Oct 1815-4 Dec 1815: folios 1-48;...
Dates: 1815-1819.

Corrected page proofs of 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage: Canto IV', by Lord Byron, with related material., 1818-1921.

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Identifier: MS.43393
Scope and Contents There are here three sets of proofs for Canto IV of ‘Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage’ bound together for, with notes and annotations.Two notes relating to the proofs, stating that one set was sent to Venice and contains the notes of William Gifford and Lord Byron: folios i-ii;First set of proofs of Canto IV of ‘Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage’ containing stanzas I-the beginning of LXXXII, with notes and annotations including some of Lord Byron: folios 1-24;Second...
Dates: 1818-1921.

Correspondence and other material concerning publications relating to Lord Byron after his death., 1824-1951, undated.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.43535-53540
Scope and Contents The material in this sequence relates to some posthumous publications or proposed publications about Lord Byron. Some of these publications proved to be contentious and there is correspondence here relating to controversies surrounding the published works. Works represented include those of Robert Charles Dallas, John Hanson, Ralph King-Milbanke and Thomas Moore. There are letters of these authors along with some manuscripts, proofs and newspaper clippings relating to the...
Dates: 1824-1951, undated.

Correspondence and other material relating to the article 'True history of Lady Byron's life', in the 'Atlantic', by Harriet Beecher-Stowe., 1869-1870, 1909.

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Identifier: MS.43539
Scope and Contents Correspondence has been placed in alphabetical order by correspondent surname, before related manuscripts, pamphlets and other printed material. A copy of ‘True story of Lord and Lady Byron’ has been placed with original pagination at the end of the sequence.Letter of Charles Dickens to John Murray [III], 1869: folios 1-2;Letters of Louisa Anne Emily Ellis, Baroness Seaford, to John Murray [III], 1870: folios 3-6;Letters of Whitwell Elwin to John Murray...
Dates: 1869-1870, 1909.

Correspondence between Lady Caroline Lamb and Lord Byron, with letters of Lady Caroline Lamb to John Cam Hobhouse., 1812-1824, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43465
Scope and Contents The letters between Lady Caroline Lamb and Lord Byron have been placed before those of Lamb to John Cam Hobhouse. They have then been arranged in chronological order. Some of the letters were dated with reference to the website of Professor Paul Douglass, ‘Caro: the Caroline Lamb website’.When first made available for consultation this folder of letters, before it was foliated, included a letter, provisionally dated 1813, which had attributed the recipient as being Lord Byron. ...
Dates: 1812-1824, undated.

Correspondence between Lord Byron and Charles F Barry; and letters of Charles Barry to John Cam Hobhouse and Thomas Moore., 1823-1828, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43407
Scope and Contents

Letters of Lord Byron to Charles F Barry, including a note of Pietro Gamba, 1823-1824: folios 1-24;

Letters of Charles F Barry to Lord Byron, 1823-1824 and undated: folios 25-100;

Letters of Charles F Barry to John Cam Hobhouse, including a list of Byron manuscripts in the possession of Charles F Barry, 1826-1827: folios 101-120;

Charles F Barry to Thomas Moore, 1828: folio 121.

Dates: 1823-1828, undated.

Correspondence between Lord Byron and correspondents with surnames from Knight-Kozlovsky., 1813-1819.

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Identifier: MS.43464
Scope and Contents

Letters of Henry Gally Knight to Lord Byron, 1813: folios 1-4;

Letter of J Knight to Lord Byron regarding 'Hebrew Melodies', 1813: folios 5-7;

Letter of Lord Byron to Mr Knowles, ?1819: folios 8-9;

Letter of Clarinda Knowles (later Atkyns) to Lord Byron, 1814: folios 10-11;

Letter of Pytor Borisovich Kozlovsky to Lord Byron, 1813: folios 12-13.

Dates: 1813-1819.

Correspondence between Lord Byron and correspondents with surnames from Lewis-Montagu., 1806-1822, undated.

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Identifier: MS.43484
Scope and Contents The letters of and to Lord Byron have been arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent surname. When first made available for consultation this folder of letters, before it was foliated, included a note in the hand of Lord Byon entitled ‘Note to the name of Southey’ and a letter from an unidentified correspondent. These letters have now been moved to Ms.43490 and Ms.43523 ff.142-143 respectively.Letters of Matthew Gregory 'Monk' Lewis to Lord Byron, 1816-1817 and undated:...
Dates: 1806-1822, undated.

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Letters. Correspondence. 135
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Notes. 31
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Press cuttings. Information artifacts. 18
Photocopies. 13
Drafts. Documents. 11
Proofs. printed matter 10
Excerpts. 9
Transcriptions. Documents. 9
Pamphlets. 8
Proofs. printed matter. 8
Lists. 7
Proofs. Printed matter. 6
Receipts. Financial records. 6
Typescripts. 6
Accounts. 5
Correspondence. 4
Publications. 4
Translations. Documents. 4
Advertisements. 3
Articles. 3
Envelopes. 3
Fair copies. 3
Inventories. 3
Memoirs. 3
Narrative poems. 3
Transcripts. 3
Agreements. Legal instruments. 2
Circular letters. 2
Death certificates. 2
Drawings. Visual works. 2
Forgeries. Derivative objects. 2
Indentures. Legal Instruments. 2
Invoices. 2
Labels. Identifying artifacts. 2
Memorandums. 2
Pages. 2
Photographs. 2
Summaries. 2
Synopses. 2
Transcripts 2
Wrappers. containers. 2
Alps (mountain system). Europe. Longitude: 010 00 00 E. Latitude: 46 25 00 N. 1
Annotations. 1
Assignment of copyrights. Legal documents. 1
Booklets. Information artefacts. 1
Catalogues. 1
Cephalonia. (island). Europe-Greece-Ionian Islands. Longitude: 020 35 00 E. Latitude: 38 15 00 N. 1
Cheques. 1
Commonplace books. 1
Criticism. 1
Edinburgh. Europe - United Kingdom - Scotland - Edinburgh. Inhabited place. Longitude: -3.2167. Latitude: 55.9500. 1
Exercise books. 1
Extracts. Legal documents. 1
Facsimiles. Reproductions. 1
Galley proofs. Proofs (printed matter). 1
Handbills. 1
Invitations. 1
Italy. Europe. Nation. Longitude: 12.8333. Latitude: 42.8333. 1
Leaflets. 1
Legal instruments. 1
Leith. Europe - United Kingdom - Scotland - Edinburgh. Inhabited place. Longitude: -3.1667. Latitude: 55.9500. 1
Letter books. 1
Letters of recommendation. 1
Lists 1
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Minutes. Administrative records. 1
Notebooks. 1
Novels. 1
Obituaries. 1
Page proofs. Proofs (printed matter) 1
Palmyra. Asia - Syria - . deserted settlement. Longitude: 38.2833. Latitude: 34.5500. 1
Playbills. Announcements. 1
Portraits. 1
Postcards. 1
Posters. 1
Printed materials. Object genre. 1
Prints. Visual works. 1
Prospectuses 1
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Sales catalogues. 1
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Switzerland. Europe. Longitude: 085 01 00 W. Latitude: 38 50 00 N . 1
Travel journals. 1
Venice. Europe - Italy - Veneto - Venezia. Inhabited place. Longitude: 12.3333. Latitude: 45.4333. 1
Visiting cards. 1
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