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      GB/NNAF/P20455
Morris, William (1834-1896) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Produced designs for textiles and wallpaper, among others; first Chairman of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, the early meetings of which were held at his house

Thesaurus
DESIGNERS
INTERIOR DESIGNERS

Relationships
Associate relationship with Webb, Philip Speakman (1831-1915)
Webb was responsible for Morris when the latter was a pupil of G E Street; later partners together in practice

Associate relationship with Street, George Edmund (1824-1881)
Morris was Street's pupil

Family relationship with Morris, May (1862-1938)
Daughter


Archival Resources
Number noted: 225

Autograph letter to Joseph Chamberlain, 12/11/1879
Held at: Birmingham City Archives
Document reference: MS 135

Letter to Mr. Chamberlain, 1879
Held at: Birmingham City Archives
Document reference: Reference Library MS135
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter written on behalf of Sydney Cockerell to William Downing at the Chaucer Head Library and Bookshop, Birmingham, 5/9/1894
Held at: Birmingham City Archives
Document reference: MS 1366/B/5 p13

Letters (2) to Mr Quaritch, 9/9/1894; 23/2/1895
Held at: Birmingham City Archives
Document reference: MS 1366/B/6 p312-313

Artists' files (15), 20th C
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Artists' Files (Prints and Drawings Dept)

Autograph manuscripts of the 'Story of the dwellers of Eyr' in watercolour and gold-leaf, 1871
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Prints and Drawings Dept. X2

Correspondence between Morris and Professor Skeat, included in 'The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer' (Kelmscott Press), together with various newspaper cuttings, 1896
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Prints and Drawings Dept. X2

Holograph manuscripts of introduction to 'Good King Wenceslas' by Morris, 1894
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Prints and Drawings Dept. Mss

Letters (3) to Arthur Gaskin, 1895
Held at: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Document reference: Prints and Drawings Dept. Letters

'A vision of bags' by A C Swinburne, a skit relating to William Morris, c 1863
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley A4431 ff. 40, 40b, 41, 42, 43

'The pilgrims of hope', set as a cantata by Bernard Stevens, 1956 - ? 1968
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 69002 ; Add 69003

Address on William Morris by P Floud [Typewritten], 1955
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 52772 ff. 71-79

Autobiographical notes, After 1884
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley A 1230 f. 159

Autograph, etc., 19th C
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 54316 ff. 97, 98

Bernard Stevens' cantata 'The pilgrims of hope', op. 27, to words by William Morris, 1956
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 72000

Bookplate, 1895
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 38644

Bookplate, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Eg 3271 f. vi

Burlesque play, 'The death of Topsy', by D G Rossetti, on the subject of William Morris, ? 1856
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley 1412

Collection of letters to Morris, mainly from literary authors, 1860-1896
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MS.45345
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Correspondence and papers, including diaries, sketches, drawings, plans for stained glass windows, poems, Kelmscott visitors book (extensive), 1853-96
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MSS 45298-353, 45407-12, 45891-94
Other information: HMC Papers of British politicians 1782-1900, 1989
Comments: See also: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters

Drawing illustrating 'Faustine' (Algernon Swinburne),
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley 1855
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Inventory etc. of books at Kelmscott Manor, including books formerly owned by William Morris, 1936
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 70563 f. 125

Letter from A C Swinburne, 1895
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley A3873 f. 50

Letter from Morris, as a sponsor, to the Royal literary Fund, 1872
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: In Loan no.96
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to - Nicol, ? 1890
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 45341 f. 87

Letter to -, 1889
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley B4904 ff. 30, 30b

Letter to A C Swinburne, 1869
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley A3871 ff. 32-33

Letter to Bernard Quaritch, with a photograph of Morris, 1894
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MS.45926, f.168
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to D G Rossetti, ? 1875
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley A3688 ff. 157-158

Letter to H E Rensburg, 1888
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: MS Mus.. 309 f. 184

Letter to J Winter Jones, 1871
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MS.48341, f.2
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Sir Frederic Madden, 1865
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Eg.2848, f.182
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to W T Watts-Dunton, 1872
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley 1218 ff. 7-8b

Letter to W T Watts-Dunton, 1876
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley 4902 ff. v, vb

Letter to W T Watts-Dunton, 1888
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley 4903 f. 1

Letter to William Archer, 1890
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MS.45293, f.311
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to [D G?] Rossetti, 1868
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 50824 f. 13

Letter to, 1869
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 52333 f. 23

Letter, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 70949 f. 466

Letters (2) from Morris, one to Thomas James Wise, 1889-1894
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley A.1228 & B.4904
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (2) to Alfred James Hipkins, 1877-1883
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MSS.41636, f.132 & 41637, f.8
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (2) to Theodore Watts-Dunton, inserted into copies of works by Morris, 1891-1895
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley A.1232 & A.3692
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (3) to George Gordon Hake, 1872-1875
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. MS.49470
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (3) to Henry Wallis, Secretary of the International Committee for the Preservation of the Basilica of St Mark's, Venice, and minutes in Morris' hand, c1880
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MS.38831, ff.36, 59 & 162
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (3) to W E Gladstone, 1879
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MSS.44459-44461
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (6) to John Burns and Stewart Duckworth Headlam, 1885-1890
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MSS.46288-46289
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters [Copies], 1877-1936
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 52738 ff. 1-6

Letters to A C Swinburne, 1883-1896
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley 1218 ff. 1-6

Letters to Charles Haslewood Shannon, 1889?-1892
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MS.58090, ff.3-4 & 14-15
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters to George Bernard Shaw, 1884-1896
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MS.50541
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters to George Bernard Shaw, 1884-96
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 50541

Letters to George Clement Boase, 1894
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MS.35073, ff.101-105
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters to Joseph Lane, 1887-1889
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MS.46345
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters to Joseph Lane, 1887-89
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 46345

Letters to Messrs Macmillan, 1892
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MS.61896, f.116
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters to Philip Burne-Jones,
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 52708

Lists by S C Cockerell of manuscripts owned by William Morris, 1962
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 52772 ff. 1-14

Minutes of Committee for preservation of St Mark's, Venice, 1881, 1882
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 38831 ff. 134, 159

Note by G B Shaw concerning William Morris, 1932
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 50541 f. 27

Photograph of Sir E C Burne-Jones and William Morris, 1890
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 54316 f. 92

Photographs etc. of William Morris, 19th C
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 54316 ff. 186-188, 190

Poem by W Sharp on the death of William Morris, 1896
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley A3998 f. 111

Press cuttings etc. relating to his death, 1936
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 52772 ff. 15-64

Signature, 1888
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: MS Mus.. 309 f. 115

Signature, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 70629 f. 131

Specimen of Chiswick Press 'English Caxton' fount, used by William Morris, c 1850
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 43985 f. 165

Speech delivered to the Kyrle Society [Printed], 1881
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add 52772 f. 65

Trial quatrains for a calligraphically writen Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, ? 1872
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley 5755 ff. 111b-112b

Letters (3) to M R James, 1894-1895
Held at: Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Document reference: Add.7481/M304-306
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Mr. Stead, with a printed letter signed by Morris,
Held at: Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
Document reference: STED 1/55
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Mary Nicolson, 1860
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Document reference: Burne-Jones Papers III.7
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Sidney Colvin, 1878
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (c 145) from Jane Morris to William Scawen Blunt, including many references to William Morris and other artists, 1885-1898
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Comments: Papers listed

Miscellaneous letters (10); literary manuscripts including 'The Earthly Paradise', travel journals, etc., 1868-70, 1871
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Other information: WE Fredeman, Pre-Raphaelitism: a bibliocritical study 1965
Comments: See also: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Papers relating to the refurbishment of the chapel at Jesus College, Cambridge by Morris, Bodley and Burne-Jones, 1860s-1870s
Held at: Cambridge University: Jesus College, Old Library
Comments: Papers not listed

Letters (2) from Morris,
Held at: Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
Document reference: Cullum o.94.1 & 2
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters from William and Jane Morris to the Earl of Carlisle (91 items), 1867-1899
Held at: Castle Howard
Document reference: J22/55
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters to 9th Earl of Carlisle, 1867-1899
Held at: Castle Howard
Document reference: C91
Comments: Access by appointment

Brampton Parish (St Martins) records relating to the installation of the Charles Howard Memorial window, 1879-1881
Held at: Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
Document reference: PR 60
Comments: See: Burne-Jones, Edward

Letter to Thomas Hardy, 1891
Held at: Dorset County Museum
Document reference: In Thomas Hardy Memorial Collection
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Lady Geary,
Held at: Edinburgh City Archives
Document reference: GD205/Box 46/ Portfolio 17
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Autograph only,
Held at: Exeter University Library (Special Collections)
Document reference: Marshall Papers 55
Comments: Papers listed

Note expressing thanks and regards to Professor Marshall,
Held at: Exeter University Library (Special Collections)
Document reference: Marshall Papers 33A
Comments: Papers listed

Letter to Mr James, 1894
Held at: Garrick Club Library
Document reference: Autograph Letters, Mrs Allhusen, p.30
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Papers,
Held at: Glasgow School of Art Archives
Document reference: DIR 5

Correspondence (2 letters) with J W Browne, 1885
Held at: Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
Document reference: DD/90/1-2

Letters and papers relating to Morris, Marshall, Faulkener & Co, and Morris & Co (copies), 1862-98
Held at: Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
Document reference: DD/235
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters and printed material relating to, 1895-1948
Held at: Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
Document reference: DD/341/1-395
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)
Comments: Collection of H Buxton Forman

Letters to J H Dearle (photoreproductions), 1894-96
Held at: Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
Document reference: DD/235/3-7

Papers of Trustees and Executors of William Morris, 1896-1928
Held at: Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre
Document reference: DD/926
Other information: Annual Return 1996
Comments: Not yet fully listed

Letters to Robert Thomson,
Held at: Harvard University: Houghton Library
Document reference: MS Eng 798

Letters (59); literary manuscripts, 1860-96
Held at: Huntington Library
Other information: Guide to Literary MSS 1979

Correspondence with Andreas Scheu, 1883-95
Held at: International Institute of Social History
Other information: Guide 1989

Miscellaneous letters and manuscripts,
Held at: International Institute of Social History
Other information: Guide 1989

Letters, writings and drawings, 1859-1896
Held at: Kelmscott Manor

Letter to DG Rossetti, nd [17 FEB]
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: BC Miscellaneous letters, q. In album "Autographs"
Comments: Access by appointment

Correspondence of Morris & Co with James McNeill Whistler,
Held at: Library of Congress, Manuscript Division
Other information: NUC MS 66-1446

Letter to James Beal, 1879
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Document reference: F/BL/9/30
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to an unidentified recipient, 1877
Held at: London University Library
Document reference: [S.L.] V.19
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter about him from William Bell Scott to Graham Wallas, 1887
Held at: London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division
Document reference: WALLAS/1/6

Letters (2) to Henry Broadhurst, 1878-1880
Held at: London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division
Document reference: Broadhurst Vol.1, nos.38 & 70
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters relating to the Social Democratic Federation,
Held at: London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division
Document reference: Coll misc 522

Letters (41) to Charles Fairfax Murray, Feb 1870-September 1879
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Eng MSS 1281
Comments: Handlist available. Access by appointment

Letters to M H Spielmann,
Held at: Manchester University: John Rylands Library
Document reference: Eng MSS 1302
Comments: Handlist available. Access by appointment

Letter from relative of Morris to school secretary concerning Morris' admission to the College, 13/10/1847
Held at: Marlborough College Archives
Document reference: BX 520A
Comments: By appointment only

Typescripts of letters (4) from Morris to his sister and wife, 1849; 1876; 1883
Held at: Marlborough College Archives
Document reference: BX 520 A
Comments: By appointment only. Originals in the Walthamstow Library.

Letter to Mr Adams, 1894
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: MS.101150, f.198
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (3) to Allan Park Paton, 1865-1882
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: MS.3217, ff.114, 131 & 179
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (4) to R B and Gabriella Cunninghame Graham, 1887-1888
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: Dep.205 Box 1/9
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters to John and Jane Stewart Nichol, 1888?-1893
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: MS.3650, ff.104-106 & 110
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter from, 1877
Held at: National Library of Wales
Document reference: NLW MS.8541B
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Henry Richard, 1882
Held at: National Library of Wales
Document reference: NLW MS.5505C
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to 'Aglaia',
Held at: Norfolk Record Office
Document reference: MS.11351 (p.14)
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to James Frederick Henderson,
Held at: Norfolk Record Office
Document reference: HEN 15/3, 38x7
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (5) to James Frederick Henderson, 1885-1886
Held at: Norfolk Record Office
Document reference: MS.4265/33
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter from,
Held at: Oxford University: Balliol College Library
Document reference: MS 420
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

'Makeshift' and lecture on art and socialism, 1884-1894
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS.Don.c.29 & 30
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

'The Odes of Horace', illustrated by Morris and Burne-Jones, 1874
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Lat.class.e.38
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Correspondence with Philip Webb, 1895-1896
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS Top.Oxon.d.347
Other information: Accessions Index 1916-
Comments: Papers listed

Correspondence, 1887-1896
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Other information: Accessions Index 1916-
Comments: Papers listed

Letter from, 1883
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.lett.c.852, fols.130-131
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Bernard Quaritch, 1894
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.lett.d.411, fol.189
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to G H Croad, 1880
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.lett.e.100, fol.155
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to H O Coxe, 1879
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Autogr.d.24, fols.93-95
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Mr. Howard, 1879?
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Autogr.b.11, no.450
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Mr. Webb relating to repairs at Kelmscott House, c1895-1896
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Top.Oxon.d.347, fol.1
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to W T Stead, 1885
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Milner.dep.25, fols 72-73
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (2) to Charles Faulkener, 1873-1886
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Autogr.d.21, fol.220-225
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (2) to Sidney Colvin, 1876-1878
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS.Eng.lett.b.1 & Autogr.d.23
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (3) to F G Stephens, 1877-1881
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Don.e.85
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (6) to Henry George Woods, 1881
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Don.d.113
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (70) to Messrs Whittingham and Messrs Leighton, 1889-94, nd
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS Eng hist c 283-90; misc c 275, 341, d 289-90, e 252-54; poet c 25; th c 59; French e 21; Lat mis

Letters from,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Autogr.d.21, d.25
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters from,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.lett.d.350
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters from, mainly concerning the Kelmscott Press, 1874-1902
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS. Johnson e.3
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters to Sir Henry Taylor,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.lett.c.1
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters to Thomas Woolner,
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS.Don.e.85
Other information: Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford (1991)

Letters, postcards and notes to Messrs J & J Leighton (70 items), 1874-1895
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Johnson.e.3
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Literary manuscripts (10 volumes), c1870-76
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MSS Eng misc c 265, d 265-68, e 233, g 59; Lat class e 38

Notes from Morris to Bernard Quaritch with a bill of account between the two, 1877-1892
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.lett.c.436, fols.183-185
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Postcard to Walter Crane, 1891
Held at: Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts
Document reference: MS.Eng.lett.d.350, fol.55
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter commenting on proposed college buildings, 1887
Held at: Oxford University: Brasenose College Archives
Document reference: SB
Comments: Uncatalogued

Letter (1) refusing professorship of poetry, and letters (6) relating to college chapel tapestry, 1886-1890
Held at: Oxford University: Exeter College
Document reference: L.III.8 ; E.V.5
Comments: Papers listed

Letters (5) to Reverend J P Lightfoot, Rector of Exeter College from Morris, and letters (2) from Morris & Co, 1886-1887
Held at: Oxford University: Exeter College
Document reference: E.V.5
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter from Rossetti,
Held at: Oxford University: Pembroke College Library
Document reference: 63/12/3/145
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Mr. Hill,
Held at: Oxford University: Pembroke College Library
Document reference: 63/12/3/126
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Note to Henry Long, 1882
Held at: Oxford University: Taylor Institution Library
Document reference: MS 8 E19/55
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Manuscript translation of The Aeneid,
Held at: Private

Papers, including photographs and newspaper cuttings, 19th C-20th C
Held at: Private
Document reference: Various
Other information: Ditchling Museum: Catalogue of the permanent collection of works by Edward Johnston & Eric Gill

Letter and note from Morris to the Royal Society of Arts, 1887-1892
Held at: RSA (The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce)
Document reference: Red Boo/77 & 79
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (2) from Morris, one of them to H J Wilson, 1876-1895
Held at: Sheffield Archives
Document reference: M.D.2587/2 & 2599/1
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)
Comments: On deposit

Letters (2) to Benjamin Bagshawe, 1876-1879
Held at: Sheffield Archives
Document reference: Bag.C
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (2) to Edward Carpenter, 1885
Held at: Sheffield Archives
Document reference: Carp.MSSS.386/20-21
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (8) to Anthony John Mundella, 1876-1889
Held at: Sheffield University Library
Document reference: 6P
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter (copy) from Morris, 1878
Held at: Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
Document reference: Great Wilbratham Church (Cambs.) file
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter (copy) to the Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1878
Held at: Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
Document reference: Newcastle (Carliol Tower)
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Hugh Thackeray Turner, 1886
Held at: Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
Document reference: Norwich (St Margarets Church) file Norwich (St Margaret's Church) file
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Newman Marks, Secretary of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, 1880
Held at: Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
Document reference: Salisbury Cathedral File
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Thomas Wise, 1882
Held at: Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
Document reference: Deopham Church (Norfolk) file
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (2) to Hugh Thackeray Turner, c1880-1890s
Held at: Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
Document reference: Rye Church & Harbour Scheme file; Murton Hall (Weston) file
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (copies) to the Bishop of Truro (3 items), 1878-1897
Held at: Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
Document reference: Truro Cathedral File
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Papers relating to the administration of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, including papers, correspondence and minutes signed by Morris, 1878-1881
Held at: Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
Document reference: William Morris MSS (1st Minutes of SPAB) file
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Postcard to Hugh Thackeray Turner, 1892
Held at: Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
Document reference: Orton Church (Atherstone) file
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Calligraphic fragments and notebook; correspondence to May Morris, including reminisences about her father; photographs, c1868-1938
Held at: Society of Antiquaries of London
Document reference: MS 984
Other information: Annual Return 1996
Comments: Access by appointment

Catalogue (photocopy) of his library, written by himself and his daughter May, c1876
Held at: Society of Antiquaries of London
Document reference: MS 860
Comments: Access by appointment. Original held by Paul Mellon Centre

Letters and drawings by him to various recipients, including Walter Crane; research materials of Professor Ney Lannes MacMinn about him, 1868-1895
Held at: Society of Antiquaries of London
Document reference: MSS 944, 945
Comments: Access by appointment

Literary manuscripts (autograph), produced by him,
Held at: Society of Antiquaries of London
Document reference: MS 905-910
Comments: Access by appointment

Papers (1 album) relating to the formation and first two meetings of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, including autograph of Morris, notes of meetings, draft manifesto and annual report, 1877
Held at: Society of Antiquaries of London
Document reference: MS 832
Comments: Access by appointment

Papers relating to the formation and early meetings of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (23 bound folios), 1877-78
Held at: Society of Antiquaries of London
Document reference: MS 832
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Untitled and unfinished ms of novel (105pp, photocopy),
Held at: Society of Antiquaries of London
Document reference: MS 874
Comments: Access by appontment. Original in British Library Add MS 45328 fols 1-490

Letter to Mr Brough, 1878
Held at: Southampton University Library
Document reference: MS82, folder 1 (formerly A360)
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (61, copies) to Sir Thomas Wardle, 1875-77, 1896
Held at: Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire Record Office
Other information: List of Accessions 1960

Death duty accounts, 1896-1897
Held at: The National Archives: Public Record Office
Document reference: IR59/173

Letter to Frederick Startridge Ellis,
Held at: Torquay Museum
Document reference: HP.VIP Box
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Robert Catterson Smith, 1896
Held at: Trinity College Dublin
Document reference: Library MS2075/196
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Photographs of Morris,
Held at: University of Reading: Special Collections
Document reference: Longman Archive II, 116
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)
Comments: On deposit

Correspondence with the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1886
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/M2848
Comments: Access by appointment only

V&A Art Referee Report by William Morris regarding a potential acquisition by A Castellani, 1888
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/C713
Comments: Access by appointment only

V&A Art Referee Report by William Morris regarding a potential acquisition by Franz Bock, 1882
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/B1764
Comments: Access by appointment only

V&A Art Referee Report by William Morris regarding a potential acquisition by George Duruy, 1886
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/D1995
Comments: Access by appointment only

V&A Art Referee Report by William Morris regarding a potential acquisition by Lindo Myers, 1883
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/M3315
Comments: Access by appointment only

V&A Art Referee Report by William Morris regarding a potential acquisition by Louis Marcy, 1894
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/M765
Comments: Access by appointment only

V&A Art Referee Report by William Morris regarding a potential acquisition by Stanilas Barron, 1893
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/B494
Comments: Access by appointment only

V&A Art Referee Report by William Morris regarding a potential acquisition by Vincent Robinson & Co Ltd, 1893
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/R1314
Comments: Access by appointment only

V&A Art Referee Report by William Morris regarding a potential acquisition by W Buller, 1884
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/B3363
Comments: Access by appointment only

V&A Art Referee Report by William Morris regarding a potential acquisition from Mrs S E Magnusson, 1884
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/M340
Comments: Access by appointment only

V&A Art Referee Report by William Morris, 1886
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, Archive of Art and Design
Document reference: MA/1/M2848
Comments: Access by appointment only

"Two residents of Bexley, part II" (64 leaves) by Patricia H Hazael, concerning William Morris, with illustrations and wallpaper samples, 1950
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1959/3130
Comments: Access by appointment

Correspondence between J W F Morton and Sanderson Wallpapers concerning Morris’s "Willow bough" wallpaper, with samples (4), 1950
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1980/121
Comments: Access by appointment

Correspondence with Philip Webb, and other material, 1884-1896
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1958/687
Comments: Access by appointment

Discarded page of Omar Khayyam, written out by him; note concerning an embroidered valance; diary of work on cabbage and vine tapestry, 1874; nd; c 1879
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1957/697/5; MSL/1963/2786; MSL/1939/2637
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter from, to E Carpenter, 1896
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1957/695/52B
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter from, to William de Morgan,
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1983/23
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (20) from, to Wilfred Scawen Blunt, with statement of account and cheque signed by Morris, 1892
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1954/2385
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (3) from, to Sydney Cockerell, 1895
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1958/692/1, 694/69; MSL/1957/697/6
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters (61) from, to Sir Thomas Wardle, concerning dyeing and calico printing, 1875-1896
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1956/2387
Comments: Access by appointment

Letters to C R Ashbee and others concerning the establishment of the School of Handicraft, 1887-1891
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1959/2188A
Comments: Access by appointment

Notebook, partly written by him, of technical notes relating to printing and dyeing techniques used by Morris & Co,
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/2000/13
Other information: Accessions to repositories 2000

Notes (125 leaves, ts) by A B Bence-Jones on the Stanmore tapestry, worked by William Morris and others, 1893-1895
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1938/3525
Comments: Access by appointment

Notes for a lecture on Iceland by him, 1874
Held at: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library
Document reference: MSL/1957/696/3
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter to George Rae of Birkenhead relating to the sale of drawings by Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Rae for $262.10.0 next Christmas, 9/3/1864(?)
Held at: Walker Art Gallery
Document reference: A1
Comments: Bona fide researchers only, advance appointment and proof of research activities required. Papers listed

Postcard to E Rimbault Dibden, replying to an unspecified invitation, 7/11/?
Held at: Walker Art Gallery
Document reference: A11
Comments: Bona fide researchers only, advance appointment and proof of research activities required. Papers not listed

Letters (3) to William Wess, 1890-1895
Held at: Warwick University: Modern Records Centre
Document reference: MSS.240
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Circular letter from Morris to George Rolleston, with a receipt signed by Morris, 1876
Held at: Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine
Document reference: MS.6119/78/1-2
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter (copy) to E M A Cobden, 1881
Held at: West Sussex Record Office
Document reference: WSRO Add.MS6044
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (2) to Emma Jane Catherine Cobden, 1883-1884
Held at: West Sussex Record Office
Document reference: Cobden Papers 971
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Reference to, in letters from Sir George Gilbert Scott to Dean or Lord John Thynne regarding the fabric of Westminster Abbey, 1861-1875
Held at: Westminster Abbey Muniment Room and Library
Document reference: RCO 58
Comments: Access by appointment

Letter (fragment) to Joseph Oldham, 187?
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J557
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter from, 1874?
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J356
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Angela Mackail, 1894
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J362
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Emma Oldham, 1871?
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J556
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Frederick Leach from Morris, and letters (2) from Morris & Co. to Leach, c1866-1868
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J591-593
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Georgana Burne-Jones, 1884
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J144
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to John Glasse, 1888
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J92
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Kate Faulkner, 1890
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J543
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Lucy Faulkner, 1877
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J544
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Mr. Manson, 1881
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J532
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Tochatti, 1893
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J357
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (10) to Charles Faulkner, 1871-1888?
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J533-542 & J546
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (2) to H A Barker, 1888
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J358-359
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (47) to J Bruce Glasier, 1886-1896
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J81-91, J93-123, J125-133 & J136-141
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters to members of Morris family, mostly to his mother (77 items), 1848-1895
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J1-76
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters, designs, drawings and other manuscripts, 1848-96
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Ms letters to and from Morris and his associates, also poems and other writings (c 200 items), 1848-1930s
Held at: William Morris Gallery
Document reference: J1-900

Letter to H R Jennings, 1881
Held at: Working Mens College
Document reference: Box File AH, no.111
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century English Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)


Date of creation: 07 November 2002, 14:42:55