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Purves, John, Reader in Italian, University of Edinburgh, 1877-1961: recipient


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

64 letters, 1899-1949 and undated, to John Purves, mostly on literary matters, from among others J M Barrie, John Davidson, Luigi Pirandello and Walter de la Mare.

Identifier: Acc.7175
Scope and Contents

With literary and historical manuscripts, 1388, 1798-1911 and undated, collected by Purves, including single letters of D G Rossetti, John Ruskin, Sir Walter Scott, and William Wordsworth.

Also two albums, 1936-1952, of Purves, containing inscriptions in poetry and prose by various contributors.

Dates: 1388, 1798-1952.

Papers of John Purves.

Identifier: Acc.7203
Scope and Contents

Comprising notes on Italian and English literature and letters from various correspondents, on literary and academic matters.

Dates: 1907-1960.

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Albums. 1
Inscriptions. 1
Manuscripts. 1
Poetry. 1
Research notes 1