Skip to main content


Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 88 Collections and/or Records:

Henschel, Lillian June, née Baile, 19 January 1894

Identifier: Coll-1989/31
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed from Lillian June Henschel to “Miss Lyell”, (i.e. Rosamond Frances Ann Lyell), dated 19 January 1894 and concerning Lillian and George Henschel’s daughter: “I shall be delighted to send Helen to you on Wednesday next – & she will not be less so to come – unless she should commence dancing lessons again on that day. – My husband and I have not quite decided whether or not we will have her resume the latter, but if she does it will have to be on Wednesday next. – If...
Dates: 19 January 1894

Kean, Charles, 19 May 1845; early March 1846; 26 October 1850

Identifier: Coll-1989/33
Scope and Contents 1. Autograph letter signed from Charles Kean to Mrs. Horner, probably Anne Susanna Horner, in response to an invitation, dated 19 May 1845, Keydell House, Horndean (Hampshire): "It will, I assure you, give Mrs. Kean and myself great pleasure to wait upon you at Dinner next Monday 26th. We hope to reach no. 3 Torrington Square tomorrow evening and had intended to return home next Saturday but as we cannot resist your kind invitation we shall delay our stay in Town until Tuesday morning 27th....
Dates: 19 May 1845; early March 1846; 26 October 1850

Kean, Ellen, [Before 1875]

Identifier: Coll-1989/34
Scope and Contents Two autograph letters signed from Ellen Kean to Mary Horner Lyell, no year.1. Letter dated 20 March: "Our new bloodthirsty melodrama has so taken the people that we do it every night and this I regret to say will prevent our being with [you] as we anticipated. You must come and see our horrors. Charles is such a villain [...]" (20 March).2. Letter dated 2 December: "I am disappointed at not being with you tonight but I feel so very unwell from the effects of Influenza...
Dates: [Before 1875]

Ken Tweedie, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2914
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Ken Tweedie posed on a tree branch looking at his reflection in the water in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Klapka, Georg, 1 June [no year]

Identifier: Coll-1989/36
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed from Georg Klapka to Lady and Sir Charles Lyell, in which he presents his request to them and is very sorry that by his departure for Paris he is prevented from having to be the honour of waiting upon them to morrow night”. Dated 1 June [no year]. Includes an engraving portrait of Klapka.

Dates: 1 June [no year]

Kmety, György, 3 and 19 June 1861

Identifier: Coll-1989/37
Scope and Contents 1. Autograph letter signed from György Kmety to Anne Susanna Horner, dated 3 June 1861: “Previous to your kind invitation I promised to a company to take part in a[n] annual fish-dinner at Greenwhich between the 12th and 15th of June (I will know the exact date only in 2 or 3 days). I will then write to you a positive answer as regard the 12th [...]”.2. Autograph letter signed from György Kmety to Miss Susan Horner, dated 19 June 1861: “I shall go over on Friday evening to pay my...
Dates: 3 and 19 June 1861

Lawrence, Abbot, 5 February 1850

Identifier: Coll-1989/38
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed from Abbot Lawrence to Sir Charles Lyell, dated 5 February 1850, Piccadilly, London: "I need not say to you that I am greatly obliged for your kind note. If I were in condition to dine out, I should avail myself of the honor and the pleasure of your invitation. I wish very much to meet the persons composing your society. I have not yet ventured to walk out, but I drive every day. My health is improving rapidly, and I hope very soon to be able to go among men again....
Dates: 5 February 1850

Laycock, Thomas. Professor. Portrait.

Identifier: Coll-1980/1
Scope and Contents

C.D.V. Photograph on carte by John Moffat, Edinburgh.

Dates: mid-late 19th century

Letter to David Foggie from Hubert James Foss, 26 November 1941

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2151
Scope and Contents

Letter, 26 November 1941, Edinburgh, Hubert Foss to David Foggie. Informing Foss of the existence of a chalk drawing of Tovey made by Foggie. Holograph signed, written on paper headed, Royal Scottish Academy.

Dates: 26 November 1941

Letter to Dr Mary Gardner Grierson from Morris Meredith Williams, 04 March 1952

Identifier: Coll-411/1/1/L2646
Scope and Contents

Letter, 4 March 1952, Devon, M. Meredith Williams to Mary Grierson. Informing Grierson of an oil painting by Meredith Williams of Tovey at a piano, and asking Grierson if she knows of a worthy institution that might like to acquire the work. Holograph signed.

Dates: 04 March 1952