Autograph Letters and Manuscripts Collection
The Autograph Letters and Manuscripts Collection takes up 70-linear metres of storage space and numbers more than 5,200 items.
The collection is strongest in 19th-century letters, with original documents by literary, aristocratic, political and religious figures.
Material from the 18th century and earlier includes letters by members of the Scottish Enlightenment, Samuel Johnson’s Circle and standard legal documents from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.
Of value to researchers all over the world, the majority of the collection is indexed and most can be found in the online catalogue.
The Autograph Letters and Manuscripts Collection is restricted. Materials cannot be viewed during weekend or evening hours. Please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements to view.