Transcripts of letters and papers of John Ruskin, mainly typescript, with some manuscript notes, made for E.T. Cook and A.D.O. Wedderburn, editors of The works of Ruskin (London & New York, 1903-12). The transcripts were made while the papers were in the possession of the Severn family at Brantwood; many of them are not included in the Works. The transcripts include:
- Letters to various correspondents, with copies of some letters to Ruskin, 1837-88, n.d.
- Letters to Ruskin from Thomas Carlyle, 1851-73
- Diaries, including copies of sketches, 1835-85
- Various writings, including fragmentary drafts and notes, 1830-88, n.d.
- Cuttings from newspapers, periodicals, sale catalogues etc. relating to Ruskin