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At a Glance
In part catalogued remainder arranged.
This collection of letters, manuscripts, autographs, and illustrations of English and American authors and statesmen was assembled by George Dunlop. Many of the letters relate to Robert Burns and to the Burns country of Ayrshire. Among the early items are letters from Robert Burns, Samuel Johnson, Hester Thrale Piozzi, Edgar Allan Poe, and Abraham Lincoln.
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Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George Dunlop papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Part of Abraham Lincoln collection MS#2028:
Lincoln, Abraham To R. L. C. White, Springfield, Ill, 18 September 1860, 1 item; ms.l.s, 1 page.
Lincoln, Abraham To Edwin M. Stanton, n.p., 31 August 1863, 1 a.n.s.
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Alternate Form Available
John Ruskin letter is on: microfilm.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Scott, Nora E. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1972. Accession number--M-72.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
George Dunlop (1842-1909). Editor of the Scottish Newspaper, THE KILMARNOCK STANDARD. Dunlop was an authority on Robert Burns, was active in civic and literary affairs, and also edited the LIFE OF HEW AINSLIE.