Literary & Historical Manuscripts

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Dante Gabriel Rossetti
(1828–1882)

Autograph letter signed, dated London [1847], to Leigh Hunt

MA 7244

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
(1712–1778)

Julie, ou La Nouvelle Héloïse

MA 6711

Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens
(1577-1640)

Autograph letter signed, dated Antwerp, August 1630, to Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc

MA 2908

John Ruskin

Image of John Ruskin's Stones of Venice
John Ruskin
(1819–1900)

Manuscript leaf from The Stones of Venice, 1851-53

1851-53
MA 398–400

John Ruskin

Image of John Ruskin's Stones of Venice
John Ruskin
(1819–1900)

The Stones of Venice

1851–53
MA 398–400

John Ruskin

John Ruskin
(1819–1900)

"Of Modern Landscape." Vol. 3, chapter 16, sect. 39 of Modern Painters.

MA 393–397

John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck
(1902–1968)

Autograph journal, 1938–41

MA 4684

William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray
(1811–1863)

The Rose and the Ring

MA 926

Henry David Thoreau

Image of Thoreau manuscript
Henry David Thoreau
1817–1862

Autograph manuscript journal entry dated Walden, 5 July 1845; from a collection of 39 journals

1837–1861
MA 1302

Elizabeth I, Queen of England

Elizabeth I, Queen of England
(1533–1603)

Autograph letter to Thomas Seymour, Baron Seymour of Sudeley, Lord Admiral of England, signed and dated [Hatfield?]

Summer of 1548
MA Unassigned