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George Dunlop papers, 1716-1908

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0371
Bib ID 4078717 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Dunlop, George, 1842-1909
Title George Dunlop papers, 1716-1908
Physical Description 4 boxes (4 boxes (275 Items))
Language(s) English .

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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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George Dunlop papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

John Ruskin letter is on: microfilm.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Autographs (manuscripts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Illustrations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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American literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statesmen -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statesmen -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.