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Lyell, Katharine Murray, 1817-1915 (nee Horner)



  • Existence: 1817 - 1915

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Barrie, James Matthew, 8 September [1893]; [14 May 1897]

Identifier: Coll-1989/4
Scope and Contents Two autographs letters signed from James Matthew Barrie to Katherine Murray Horner. One letter is written when she is Barrie’s neighbour in his native Kirriemuir (dated 8 September [1893]), the other to her home at 9 Cornwall Gardens, South Kensington: "Yes, delighted. [...] I am struggling with a love scene. If it wins I’ll send it in my place. Yours ever [...]". (14 May 1897; date from a pencil note, likely by the recipient, inside the envelope flap).Includes addressed...
Dates: 8 September [1893]; [14 May 1897]

Boxall, William, 31 January 1867; 13 January 1877

Identifier: Coll-1989/6
Scope and Contents 1. Autograph letter of excuse from William Boxall to Katharine Murray Lyell following an invitation (dated 31 January 1867): "I have been in bed two days with one of my bad attacks in the throat. I hoped till this moment that I might have had the pleasure of dining with you on Saturday but I am so unwell that I feel that it will be impossible for me to leave the house. – I am most grateful to you and to Col. Lyell and to Sir Charles and your sister for unremitting kindness and I cannot help...
Dates: 31 January 1867; 13 January 1877

Cockburn, Henry, 5 May 1845; 19 November 1850; 30 June 1851

Identifier: Coll-1989/16
Scope and Contents Autograph letters signed from Henry Cockburn to Katharine Murray Lyell, with whom Cockburn seems to have been on very friendly terms.1. Letter dated 5 October 1845: "Thanks for your two letters. I can scarcely tell you how I am relieved by what you say of Mrs Bellen [?]. Long may she be preserved to her friends & family. – You seem to be leading a very pleasant life at least no life is ever unpleasant to me, in which I am let alone. Nevertheless, I wish Leonard was in any...
Dates: 5 May 1845; 19 November 1850; 30 June 1851

Correspondence - Copy Letters by Katharine M. Lyell

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/B9
Scope and Contents

A series of copies of letters by Sir Charles Lyell, chiefly by his biographer Katharine Murray Lyell.

Dates: 1806-1874

Correspondence from Leonard Horner and family, 1860-1865

Identifier: Coll-74/12/4
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence from Leonard Horner and family sub-series consists of:

  1. 22 letters, chronologically arranged (1860-1866)
Dates: 1860-1865

Correspondence: Joseph Wilson Lowry to HR Mill, 1839-1909

Identifier: Coll-74/12/14
Scope and Contents

The Correspondence: Joseph Wilson Lowry to HR Mill sub-series consists of:

  1. 35 letters, alphabetically arranged (1839-1909)
Dates: 1839-1909

Correspondence - Letters from Sir Charles Lyell , 1829-1874

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-203/B3
Scope and Contents A series of letters sent by Charles Lyell, to others. Some of these correspondents also appear in the two A-Z series. It is not clear why these letters have been separated from earlier series of records, however they may have been gathered together by Katharine Lyell in her editorial of 'Life, Letters and Journals', with some marked 'not copied', published or unpublished. Agassiz Memorial Fund ...
Dates: 1829-1874

"E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists", 1805-1899

Identifier: Coll-1997/1
Scope and Contents This volume is entitled "E. Divines, Metaphysicians, Philologists" and contains 175 items: 118 autograph letters and documents 57 portraits, comprising 40 albumen print photographs, 16 engravings, and 1 lithograph. Ainger, Alfred. ALS to Katharine Lyell. 9 February 1885. 2 pp. Ainger is best known for his memoirs of English authors. Declining a dinner invitation, saying that being in Hampstead Heath he...
Dates: 1805-1899

"F. Chemists, Physicians, Travellers, and Geographers", 1808-1897

Identifier: Coll-1997/2
Scope and Contents This volume is entitled "F. Chemists, Physicians, Travellers, and Geographers" and contains 85 letters addressed to Sir Charles Lyell and others in his family by physicists, chemists, explorers, geographers, geologists, and doctors and surgeons. Most of the letters are accompanied by a facing photograph or portrait print of the letter’s author. Humphry Davy, chemist, with signed portrait [plate]. 1...
Dates: 1808-1897

Galton, Douglas Strutt, 30 January 1893

Identifier: Coll-1989/24
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed from Douglas Strutt Galton to Katharine Murray Lyell in response to an invitation, [London], 30 January 1893: “Mary Anne is gone down to day to Himbleton, she would otherwise have been very desirous of attending your meeting. – I have an engagement at the Girls Public Day School Company which I must attend, at 3 PM & another soon after 5. – If I can contrive to get to your meeting I will do so, but I am a little doubtful if I shall manage it...
Dates: 30 January 1893