Alexander D. Wainwright Collection of Robert Charles Dallas
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
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Robert Charles Dallas was an English author, poet, translator, and friend of Lord Byron.
The collection consists of correspondence and manuscripts by and related to Robert Charles Dallas collected by Alexander Dallas Wainwright (Princeton Class of 1939). Included here are one letter (1811) by Byron to Dallas, five letters (1798-1801) and one promissory note by Dallas to the publishing firm of Cadell & Davies, a letter each to Thomas Maurice and Miss Smith, and letters by John Poynder and Sarah Smith to others. Also present is a bound volume (195 pp.) of autograph verse by Dallas, apparently unpublished, entitled Poems on Various Occasions (Bath, 1782).
Purchased from the estate of Alexander D. Wainwright in 2000. AM2001-28.
Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '2015 in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
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The collection is open for research.
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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
Bound AMs of verse, cont. binding, 195 pp., bookplate coat of arms/Physical Description