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Clarke Olney papers

Clarke Olney papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Clarke Olney papers
Inclusive Dates: 1900
Language: English
Extent: 3 Linear Feet (7 document boxes, 2 oversize folders A)
Collection Number: ms638
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Dr. Clarke Olney was a professor in the Enligh Department of the University of Georgia.

Scope and Content

These papers consist of research notes, pictures, clippings, articles and correspondence of the late Dr. Clarke Olney of the English Department at the University of Georgia. The papers contain a wealth of research done by Dr. Olney for two books: Caroline Lamb, a Biography and Dearest Lord: Caroline Norton's Letters to Lord Melbourne. Typescripts of both books are included; neither has been published. An article, Caroline Norton to Lord Melbourne from the Caroline Norton research, was published in Victorian Studies, March 1965. Papers from the research were read at SAMLA in 1954 and 1955, Glenarvon Revisited in 1954 and Caroline Norton's Letters to Melbourne in 1955.

Dr. Olney evidently intended to write a biography of Lord Melbourne, but on the publication by Lord David Cecil of The Young Melbourne in 1939 followed in 1954 by Lord M as Parts I and II of a full study called Melbourne, Dr. Olney turned to the "Carolines" in Lord Melbourne's life. There is research here for at least two books, and/or several articles, including pictures.

Research notes for Dr. Olney's book on Benjamin Robert Haydon and those for an article on Keats are not in the collection.

Organization and Arrangement

These papers are in essentially the same order in which they were received in the Library. In general, the first boxes are Melbourne and Lady Caroline Lamb research, Boxes 5 and 6 contain the Norton research and pictures. Box 7 concerns all three.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Clarke Olney papers, ms638, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding Aid prepared by Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, 2010 August 16.


Related Materials and Subjects


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Melbourne and Lady Caroline Lamb Research

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11Clarke Olney, re:
12Lamb: Ledger of notes, 1785-1829
13Lamb: Ledger of notes, 1805-1820
14Lamb: Re: Memoirs of Harriet Wilson
15Lamb: Caroline Lamb, a Biography (Typescript)
16Lamb: Bulwer-Lytton
17Lamb, 1813-1815
18Lamb, 1816
19Lamb, 1817-1825
110Lamb, 1825-1828
111Lamb: William Godwin
112Lamb: Morgan, Lady
113Lamb: "Remember Me"
114Lamb: Chronology
115Lamb: Augustus
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21Lamb: Bibliography (& Jenkins)
22Lamb: Chatsworth
23Lamb: Copyright
24Lamb: Devonshire
25Lamb: Glenarvon
26Lamb: Hertford, correspondence
27Lamb: Historical
28Lamb: Marchand
29Lamb: Melbourne, Lady
210Lamb: Melbourne, misc.
211Lamb: Murray
212Lamb: Peerage
213Lamb: Novels
214Lamb: Panshanger
215Lamb: Parentage
216Lamb: Poetry
217Lamb: Personal
218Lamb: Portraits, re:
219Lamb: Satire & Scandal
220Lamb: Sanders
221Lamb: Preface & Outline
222Lamb, To 1805
223Lamb, 1805-1811
224Lamb, 1812
225Lamb: Miss S. England, correspondence with
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31Lamb: Byron
32Lamb: Index to Lady Caroline Lamb by Elizabeth Jenkins
33Lamb: A New Canto (Xerox copy)
34Lamb: Sir John Murray Microfilms-Transcripts I
35Lamb: Sir John Murray Microfilms-Transcripts II
36Lamb: Sir John Murray Microfilms-Print-Out I
37Lamb: Sir John Murray Microfilms-Print-Out II
38Lamb: Murray, carbons
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41Lamb: Murray, carbons-End, 185-
42Lamb: Notes re: Murray
43Lamb: Panshanger Microfilm: Transcripts
44Lamb: Carbons of Panshanger
45Lamb: Panshanger Microfilm (print-out)
46Lamb: Notes re: Panshanger
47Lamb: Devonshire Microfilms: Transcript
48Lamb: Devonshire Microfilms (print-out)
49Lamb: Devonshire Mss. Chatsworth Correspondence
410Lamb: Letter & List from Leslie Marchand
411Lamb: Caroline Lamb, carbon copy
 

2. Norton Research

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51Lamb: Glenarvon Revisited
52Lamb: Notes re: Glenarvon
53Norton: Norton letters, Microfilm (1 reel)
54Norton: Norton Notes
55Norton: Norton letters, Xerox copies
56Norton: Norton letters, Xerox copies
57Norton: Norton letters, Xerox copies
58Norton: Norton Text and Outline
59Norton: Article
510Norton: Correspondence, re: (England)
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61Norton: Letters, fragments
62Norton: Correspondence re: (United States)
63Norton: Carbons: Dearest Lord, Introduction-Footnotes
64Norton: Carbons: Dearest Lord, Early relationship
65Norton: Carbons: Dearest Lord, Pre-trial
66Norton: Carbons: Dearest Lord, Post-trial
67Norton: Carbons: Dearest Lord, Late
68Norton: Manuscript materials
69Norton: Dearest Lord: Caroline Norton's letters to Lord Melbourne (Typescript in binder)
 

3. Pictures

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610Benjamin Robert Haydon
611Leigh Hunt
612Emily Mary, Countess Cowper
613Robert Burns
614Charles Lamb
615Jane Shore
616J. Byron (Admiral)
617George Gordon, Lord Byron
618Hartley Coleridge
619Fanny Keats de Llanos
620W. Gifford
621Caroline Norton
622Rowlandson-"A Gaming Table at Devonshire House"
623Lady Caroline Lamb
624William Wordsworth
625Pictures unidentified
61Dearest Lord, Bound
 

4. Course Materials and Notes

In front of box is one small roll of microfilm, labelled "Devonshire-Caro Lamb", and a small sheaf of notes and part of a calendar
Box labelled "Course Materials" contains notes on slips of paper (3x5), some arranged chronologically, some alphabetically by subject.
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711819-1828
72Bibliography
73Periodicals
74Notes: A-Z
751780+ 1758-1818
76Appendix
77Augustus
78Bessborough
79Brothers
710Bulwer
711Character
712Children
713Childhood
714Devonshire
715Devonshire House
716Drawings
717Education
718Glenarvon
719Heathcote Ball
720Hollands
721Holland House
722Illustrations
723Lamb, Emily
724Lamb, William
725Melbourne, Lord & Lady
726Melbourne House
727Melbourne
728Murray
729Nicknames
730Novels
731Pages
732Poetry
733Ponsonby
734Portraits
735Pages
736Religion
737Society
738Seats
739Spencer
740Susan
741Webster
742Women Friends
743Melbourne
744Ancestry
745Father
746Mother
747Peniston, 1770-
748Frederic, 1782-
749George, 1784-
750Emily, 1787-
751Harriet (d.)
752Susan
753Egremont, Lord
754Milbank
7551779-1848
756Portraits
757Persons
758Brandon (E)
759Eden, Hon. Emily, (1797-1869)
760Caroline Lamb
761Hastings, Lady Flora
762Norton, Caroline
763A-Z
764Appearance, manner
765Character
766Childhood
767Intellectual Qualities
768King of Clubs
769Women
770Literature
771Queen's Advisor
772Religion
773Writing
774Fictional Portraits
775Social
776Family, etc.
777Augustus
778Background
779Cabinets, (1812-1870)
780Bed-Chamber Affair
781Reform Bill
782Ireland
783Capter Outline
784Education
785Canada
786Catholic Emancipation
787Corn Laws
788Economics
789Irony-Humor
790Middle Class
791Religion
792France
793Whigs
794Peerage
795Melbourne-Bibliography
796A-Z
797Periodical
798Mss.
799Periodicals
7100Chronology
 

5. Oversized Pictures

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1Henry Fuseli, Esqr. R.A., John Jackson, R. A., Thomas Noon Talfourd-Mounted on same sheet
1William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne
1The Earl of Egremont
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2Lady Melbourne, wife of 1st Viscount Melbourne
2Queen Victoria's First Council, 21 June, 1837
2Leigh Hunt, Benj. R. Haydon-Mounted on same sheet
2Panshanger Park (colored)
2William Wordsworth
2Christ Entering Jerusalem, by Haydon (2)
2B. R. Haydon Asleep-by Sir David Wilkie
2John Charles Felix Ross, R. A.
2Mary Russell Mitford
2Mrs. George Darling, Dr. George Darling-Mounted on same sheet