James Dixon: Correspondence

Scope and Content

MS.Add.6604: Correspondence, 1849-1884, in various hands. The letters deal for the most part with printers' and other errors discovered by J. Dixon in the published works of the various correspondents. The correspondents include J. Dixon; T.B. Macaulay, Lord Macaulay; J.B. Marsden; R. Martineau; Mrs Gaskell; W. Whewell; J. Hutchison; F.O. Morris; W.E.H. Lecky; J. Bigelow; J. Morley, Viscount Morley; M. Pattison; C.R. Darwin; M. Arnold; E. Dowden; A. Austin; G.A. Sala; J.A. Froude; M. Napier; and H.Anstey.

MSS.Add.6608-6609: Letters from James Dixon to his father when travelling, mostly from the Continent, 1836-1849, 2 volumes (vol. 1: 96 fos; vol. 2: 82 fos).

Administrative / Biographical History

James Dixon, F.R.C.S. (d. 1896).

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Dr F.H.H. Guillemard, 1927-1928.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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