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      GB/NNAF/P28180
Thackeray, William Makepeace (1811-1863) 

Gender: Male

Functions, occupations and activities
Novelist, journalist, book illustrator

Thesaurus
CARTOONISTS
ILLUSTRATORS

Archival Resources
Number noted: 93

Miscellaneous letters and papers (11 items),
Held at: Boston Public Library

'The Second Funeral of Napoleon' [Autograph], 1840
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 43738
Comments: Access by appointment only

'The Wolves and the Lamb' [Autograph], 1854?
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 43484
Comments: Access by appointment only

Accompt, etc, to 'The Times', 1838
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46892 ff. 31-32
Comments: Access by appointment only

Accompts, 1833-1863
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46896-46897; Add. 46899-46901; Add. 46903-46905
Comments: Access by appointment only

Biographical notice, 1860
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 28512 f. 173
Comments: Access by appointment only

Correspondence with W E Gladstone, [1857], 1863
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 44401 f. 99; Add. 44782 f. 74
Comments: Access by appointment only

Diaries, accounts and other papers, 1832-1863
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MSS.46895-46905
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Drawing in a volume of letters from Edward Fitzgerald, 1833
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add.MS.45097, f.2
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter relating to W M Thackeray [Draft], After 1891
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 62943 f. 19
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to 'James' [Forged autograph], nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 45880 f. 67
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to A Panizzi, 1849
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 34274 f. 166
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to A Panizzi, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 70846 f. 119
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to C Babbage, 1850
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 37194 f. 407
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to E H Yates [Partly drafts; partly printed], 1858
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46894 ff. 76-78, 79b
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to F T Palgrave, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 45741 f. 233
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to Giraldon [Copy], 1844
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46892 f. 139
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to H Wikoff [Copy], 1844
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46892 f. 138
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to J Forster [Draft], 1847
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46893 f. 8
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to J Fraser, 1840
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 54226 f. 190
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to J H L Hunt, 1851?
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley. 2157
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to J Holmes, 1851
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 54226 ff. 191-192
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to Miss Bess Hamerton [Copy], 1847
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46893 f. 1
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to Miss M Hamerton, 1849
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46893 f. 56
Comments: Acess by appointment only

Letter to Mrs Fanshawe, 1850
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46893 ff. 57, 66
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to Mrs Spencer [Draft], 1842
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46892 f. 96
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to Rev J Forshall, 1838
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 48340 f. 9
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to Sir C W Pasley, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 41964 f. 314
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to Sir H Ellis, 1855
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 48340 f. 169
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to T B Hobhouse, 1850
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 47229 f. 38
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to W D Robinson, 1859
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46894 f. 97
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to contributors and correspondents of 'The Cornhill Magazine' [Draft], 1862
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46894 f. 104
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter to, and accompt with, R Bentley, 1837
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46649 ff. 197, 203, 204
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letter, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 70949 f. 371
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to A Panizzi, 1857, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 48340 f. 195; Eg. 3677 f. 409
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to A Shawe, 1847-1849
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46893 ff. 13, 21, 47
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to Charles Dickens [Drafts], 1847, 1858
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46893 f. 11; 46894 f. 89
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to E Fitzgerald, 1836-1846
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46892 ff. 19, 97, 176
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to Lord Broughton, 1850-60
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add MS 47229

Letters to Miss J Shawe, 1846-1848
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46892 f. 178; Add. 46893 f. 45
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to Mrs J O Brookfield, 1848-1849
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46893 ff. 34-35, 48
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to T Longman and M Napier, 1845
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 34625 ff. 95, 281, 453, 568
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to T W Gibbs, on Sterne's character, 1851
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 34527 ff. 72, 74
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to his aunt, Mrs C Ritchie, 1817-1843
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46891 ff. 3, 5; Add. 46892 f. 133
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to his daughters, Anne and Harriet, 1843-1859, nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46892 ff. 123, 145, 163, 169; Add. 46893 passim-46894
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to his mother Mrs A Carmichael-Smyth, 1817-1859
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46891 passim-46894
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to his mother-in-law, Mrs I Shawe, 1840
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46892 ff. 30b, 81, 90
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to his stepfather, Major H Carmichael-Smyth, 1831-1856
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46891 f. 92; Add. 46892 ff. 95, 171; Add. 46894 f. 50
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to his wife, Isabella, 1836-1844
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46892 ff. 3-16b, 21-28b, 126, 140, 152
Comments: Access by appointment only

Letters to the Committee of the Garrick Club [Partly drafts; partly printed], 1858
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46894 ff. 79, 83-86, 91
Comments: Access by appointment only

Note about the National Shakespear Committee, 1863
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46894 f. 111
Comments: Access by appointment only

Notebook for, and proofs of, 'Denis Duval' [Partly printed with autograph corrections], 1863
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46906; Add. 46907
Comments: Access by appointment only

Page of MS of " Philip," near the end of Chapter I, c 1860
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 33964 f. 387
Comments: Access by appointment only

Photograph of sketch by Sir W H Thornycroft of W M Thackeray, c 1857
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Ashley. B2458 ff. 90, 90b
Comments: Access by appointment only

Play, 'The Wolves and the Lamb' [Printed, with Ms additions], c 1854-1862
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46913
Comments: Access by appointment only

Signature, 1854
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 70949 f. 368
Comments: Access by appointment only

Sketchbook containing pen and ink drawings,
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: RP3630(iv)
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Song, `Little Billee' by Sir E Bullock, with words by W M Thackeray, 1919
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 62675 ff. 1-4v
Comments: Access by appointment only

Specimen of minute handwriting, 1861
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 47863 f. 17
Comments: Access by appointment only

Two pages of 'The Newcomes' [Autograph], 1855
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Eg. 3689
Comments: Access by appointment only

Verses [Forgery], nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 50854 f. 43
Comments: Access by appointment only

Verses begining 'In the midd of all the joy as I behold it', nd
Held at: British Library, Manuscript Collections
Document reference: Add. 46898 f. 15
Comments: Access by appointment only

Sketchbook titled 'Bandit's Revenge'; with sketches, figure studies and illustrations, 19th C
Held at: British Museum: Department of Prints and Drawings
Document reference: 1885,0509.31.1-11 ; PRN:PDB29801

Sketchbook titled 'Simple Melodies'; with illustrated limericks by Thackeray, 19th C
Held at: British Museum: Department of Prints and Drawings
Document reference: 1891,0713.1.1-6 ; PRN: PDB29747

'View of the garden lodge where was written the essay', pen and ink drawing,
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Document reference: With literary MSS
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Literary papers and letters (10),
Held at: Cambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Other information: HMC visit, JRS 1992

Letters (21) to Lord Houghton, 1841-61
Held at: Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
Other information: HMC corresp file 19/2/1987

Notebook containing illustrations, poems and other writings,
Held at: Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
Document reference: R.7.49
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Scrapbook containing pencil sketches and watercolours, c1829
Held at: Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
Document reference: R.5.53
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (3) to Lady Stanley, with a photograph and an engraved portrait of Thackeray,
Held at: Castle Howard
Document reference: J23/491, p44
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Sir William Stirling-Maxwell, 1852?
Held at: Glasgow City Archives
Document reference: T-SK 29.28/37
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters and papers,
Held at: Harvard University: Houghton Library
Document reference: bMSS Eng 853 881 951
Other information: NUC MS 84-1970

Letters (128), drawings and literary manuscripts, 1830-64
Held at: Huntington Library
Other information: Guide to literary MSS 1979

'Becky's second appearance in the character of Clytemnestra', ink and pencil sketch for 'Vanity Fair', c1847
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: Brotherton Collection
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (22) and sketches in a bound volume, c1835-60
Held at: Leeds University Library, Special Collections
Document reference: Brotherton Collection
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letter to Mrs Murray including a cartoon by Thackeray,
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: MS.25653, f.36
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (20) to John Brown, 1849-62
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: Acc 6134 6289

Letters to George Smith and Mrs Proctor (3 volumes), 1840-63
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Other information: Accessions to repositories 1976

Letters to William Blackwood & Sons with drawings by Thackeray and other related papers, 1847-1861
Held at: National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division
Document reference: MSS.4096-4896
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters (3) to Lady Morley, enclosing drawings by Thackeray,
Held at: Plymouth and West Devon Record Office
Document reference: Accession 1259/3/267-269
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters and literary manuscripts,
Held at: Princeton University Library
Other information: Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961

Letters to John Swinton,
Held at: Private
Document reference: NRA(S)0200

Letters, sketches, literary manuscripts,
Held at: Private

Manuscript of The Newcomes, 1853
Held at: Private

Letter from Thackeray beginning "Dear Vincent...", with an illustration and an engraved portrait of him,
Held at: Society of Antiquaries of London
Document reference: Cely-Trevillian Bequest (MS444)
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Self portrait as a German, with three other drawings,
Held at: The King's School, Canterbury
Document reference: Archive
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Sketchbook entitled 'Early drawing book: Paris', containing drawings by Thackeray, 183?
Held at: The King's School, Canterbury
Document reference: Archive
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Sketches in pen and ink drawn on a piece of paper used for a letter by Thackeray's daughter, Anne,
Held at: The King's School, Canterbury
Document reference: Archive
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Correspondence, literary manuscripts and papers,
Held at: University of Rochester: Rush Rhees Library
Other information: NUC MS 84-1094

Correspondence, literary manuscripts and papers (180 items),
Held at: University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library
Other information: NUC MS 71-1913

Sketch of Cupid,
Held at: University of Wales Aberystwyth, Library
Document reference: Evans British File
Other information: Location Register of 18th and 19th Century Literary Manuscripts and Letters (1995)

Letters to Lord Clanricarde, 1846-68
Held at: West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

Correspondence and papers,
Held at: for the location of these papers see:
Other information: GN Ray, letters and private papers, 4 vols, reprint 1980; Edgar F Harden, letters and private papers: a supplement, 1995


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