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Isaac Dyer Papers on Thomas Carlyle 1889-1941, n.d.

 



Correspondence, 1905-1941, n.d.
.25 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M25.1

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Series Description:
Letters primarily concerned with collecting and processing research materials required for Dyer's bibliography on Thomas Carlyle. Frequent correspondents include James A. S. Barrett, Charles F. Harold, Waldo H. Dunn, George A. Lumsden, William H. Cary, Gerald G. Wilder, Robert F. Metzdorf, and George Kummer. Other notables include John W. Davis, Ernest Gruening, Archibald MacMechan, Townsend Scudder, and former Bowdoin president Kenneth C.M. Sills. The series also contains a file of Dyer's carbon typescripts.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: None.


Manuscripts, n.d.
.1 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M25.2

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Series Description:
Manuscript pages written by Thomas Carlyle, including a letter of provenance written by James A. S. Barrett to Dyer. Also contains a collection of miscellaneous manuscripts compiled by Dyer for research purposes.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: None.


Bibliography: Research Materials, 1889-1932, n.d.
.25 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M25.3

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Series Description:
Research materials collected by Dyer for use in composing his bibliography of Carlyle. Includes book catalogues listing publications by, about, or involving Carlyle, Carlye-related newspaper clippings, a scrapbook of Carlyle clippings, miscellaneous notes, printed ephemera given to Dyer by the Carlyle's House Memorial Trust, a collection of published book reviews for Dyer's A Bibliography of Thomas Carlyle's Writings and Ana, and Thomas Carlyle's official seal.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: None.


Images, 1889, n.d.
.65 linear feet.

Catalog Number:M25.4

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Series Description:
Images of Carlyle and his family, including photographs and an etching of Carlyle. Also includes a collection of postcards relating to Carlyle and his works.

Arrangement: Arranged alphabetically.

Restrictions: None.


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