Consists almost entirely of letters received by Sala. Some letters are undated.
Correspondence of George Augustus Sala
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- ReferenceGB 206 Brotherton Collection MS 19c Sala
- Dates of Creationca. 1830-1913
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1288 letters in 589 envelopes.
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
George Augustus Sala (1828-1895) was a journalist associated with Charles Dickens during much of his career and noted for his turgid style. He also published novels and other works, and much of his journalistic writing reappeared in book form. For a full account and assessment of his life see the Dictionary of National Biography.
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Access is unrestricted
Other Finding Aids
The letters are listed in the Letters database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/letters/letintro.htm