Seymour Stocker Kirkup Papers

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Seymour Stocker Kirkup papers
Creator: Kirkup, Seymour Stocker, 1788-1880
Call Number: A.K59
Dates: 1840-1870
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Letters from Seymour Stocker Kirkup to Francis Capper Brooke
Collection Overview
Title: Seymour Stocker Kirkup papers
Creator: Kirkup, Seymour Stocker, 1788-1880
Call Number: A.K59
Dates: 1840-1870
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
Letters of Seymour Stocker Kirkup (1788-1880), English artist and friend of William Blake, Walter Savage Landor, the Brownings, and Edward Trelawny. The largest group of correspondence consists of letters written by Kirkup to Frances Capper Brooke (1810-1886), author and book collector. In them Kirkup writes about his life in Florence, where he spent most of his adult years, Lord Vernon's edition of Dante which Kirkup was illustrating, his discovery of a fresco portrait of Dante, and politics. Also included are a series of letters written to Kirkup by Henry Edward Napier (1789-1853), brother of Sir Charles James Napier, British general and conqueror of Sind. Kirkup's essay concerning Dante is also in the Papers.

Subject(s):
Italy
Correspondence
Kirkup, Seymour Stocker, 1788-1880
Brooke, F. C. (Francis Capper), 1810-1886
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321
Artists
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Acquired by purchase: Winifred Myers, 12/15/68 and 8/14/69; J. Wilson, 9/28/72 and 12/14/72.Access
The Seymour Stocker Kirkup papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Seymour Stocker Kirkup papers, A.K59, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Series I: Letters from Seymour Stocker Kirkup to Francis Capper Brooke
May 24, 1845
July 5, 1845
August 12, 1845
October 24, 1845
November 19, 1845
December 14, 1845
February 12, 1846
April 2, 1846
October 27, 1846
April 3, 1847
May 25, 1847
July 26, 1847
October 31, 1847
December 23, 1847
September 15, 1848
November 10, 1848
February 19, 1850
April 16, 1850
May 31, 1850
December 20, 1870: Kirkup to Isa Jane Blagden


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