Collection: BC MS 19c Brontë: Brontë family manuscripts and correspondence

Archive Series icon Archive Series: Branwell Brontë

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Title: Branwell Brontë

Level: Series 

Classmark: BC MS 19c Brontë/02

Original reference: BC MS 19c Brontë/B

Date: 1830 - 1848

Persistent link: https://library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/27870 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Description

Manuscripts and letters created by Patrick Branwell Brontë (known as Branwell). The only son of Patrick and Maria Brontë, Branwell was bother to Charlotte, Emily and Anne.

The manuscripts and letters document Branwell's creative output from from childhood on. Early manuscripts include the miniature fictional stories, or little books, form part of a larger set created by the siblings, parts of which can be found in libraries and archives across the world. Other early material in this series continue explore these same fictional worlds created in the little books.

The series also contains a substantial collection of manuscript poems written in adulthood.

The series also contains substantial correspondence from Branwell, addressed to friends and associates.

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