From Edward and Mary Dowden and family

Scope and Content

Edward Dowden was an Irish critic, biographer, poet and Professor of English Literature in the University of Dublin. Presumably shared interests lead Dowden and Noble to correspond. Also letters from Barbara Clarke and 'Hester' (possibly their daughter) in the same bundle.

Related Material

A letter of support for James Ashcroft Noble's 1883 application to the Royal Literary Fund is at 424/5/8/1/2/1.