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

1.25 linear feet.

Catalog Number: M25

Agency History / Biographical Note:
Isaac Dyer (1855-1937), of Bowdoin's Class of 1878, was a Portland lawyer (1881-1931), a member of the Maine State Legislature (1885-86), U.S. District Attorney for Maine (1890-1906), and a lecturer at the University of Maine Law School. He was the author of two works on Maine laws and of the Bibliography of Thomas Carlyle's Writings and Ana, published in 1928.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) was a celebrated British essayist, historian and man of letters, who published works on the French revolution, on European historical figures such as Goethe and Frederick the Great, and on literary topics.

Scope and Content:
Correspondence, notes, clippings, images, and other records relating to Isaac Dyer and his Thomas Carlyle bibliography. Dyer's collection of books by and about Carlyle, and his annotated copies of the bibliography supplement the collection. Carlyle's letters are in a separate collection.

Cite as: Isaac Dyer Papers on Thomas Carlyle, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library.
Access Restrictions: None.

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