Guide to the Fanny Burney Papers, 1782-1840
Table of Contents
- Collection Summary
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Subject Headings
- Other Finding Aids
- Administrative Information
- Access and Use
- Encoding Information
- Container List
|Repository:||Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries|
|Creator:||Burney, Fanny, 1752-1840|
|Title:||Fanny Burney Papers|
|Quantity:||0.01 cubic ft. (10 items)|
|Abstract:||One letter from Burney to Mrs. Walshingham (1786), 2 letters from Hannah More to Burney (1782, 1786), 6 letters to Burney from other women, and one letter from Burney's niece to a family friend announcing the death of Burney (1840).|
|Forms of Materials:||Correspondence|
Fanny Burney (Frances Burney D'Arblay) was an English novelist, playwright, diarist and letter writer. She is known for her novels, Evelina, Cecilia, Camilla and The Wanderer, as well as several published volumes of her journals and correspondence.
One letter from Burney to Mrs. Walshingham (1786), 2 letters from Hannah More to Burney (1782, 1786), 6 letters to Burney from other women, and one letter from Burney's niece to a family friend announcing the death of Burney (1840).
This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.
- More, Hannah, 1745-1833
- Women authors, English.
- Novelists, English -- 18th century -- Correspondence
Encoded by Laura Finkel, May 2009.
Fanny Burney Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.
Processed by Laura Finkel, May 2009.
Purchased for Vassar College by Bart Auerbach from the auction of the Paula Peyraud Collection, 6 May 2009 (M2009-009).
Part of a collection gathered by Paula Peyraud. The letter from Burney's niece to Mrs. Pierce was purchased at a Christie's sale in April 1981.
Appraised for auction by Bloomsbury Auctions, 2009.
Items in this collection are described in Bloomsbury Auctions' catalog of the Paula Peyraud Collection (lot nos. 197, 209, and 224).
|Folder 1||Fanny Burney to Mrs. Walsingham, 20 Jul 1786|
|Folder 2||Mary Dickinson to Fanny Burney, 22 June 1786|
|Folder 3||Mary Hamilton to Fanny Burney, 23 March 1785|
|Folder 4||Mrs. Harcourt to Fanny Burney, 11 Apr n.y.|
|Folder 5||Hannah More to Fanny Burney, 1782|
|Folder 6||Hannah More to Fanny Burney, 1786|
|Folder 7||Mrs. North to Fanny Burney, n.d.|
|Folder 8||Miss Palmer to Fanny Burney, n.d.|
|Folder 9||Mrs. Raper to Fanny Burney, n.d.|
|Folder 10||Charlotte Burnett (Burney's niece) to Mrs. Pearce, 4 Feb 1840|