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Collection Level Description: Papers of A.H. Clough

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 189-90, d. 175-9, e. 74-84; Eng. misc. c. 359, d. 511-15; Eng. poet. c. 43-7, d. 117-48, e. 88-9
Title: Papers of A.H. Clough
Dates of Creation: 1829-1900
Extent: 63 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English and French

Administrative/Biographical History

Arthur Hugh Clough (1819-1861) was a poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Letters, papers and poetical manuscripts of A.H. Clough, collected by Mrs Clough with the help of Anne Jemima Clough for their edition of Letters and remains (London, 1865). The collection includes:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1953.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 41030-92.

Publication Note

See Scope and Content. A selection from the letters is also printed in The correspondence of Arthur Hugh Clough, edited by F.L Mulhauser (2 vols., Oxford, 1957). The poetical manuscripts were used in the first and second editions of The poems of Arthur Hugh Clough (Oxford, 1951, 1971).

Access Points


Clough | Arthur Hugh | 1819-1861 | Poet

Clough | Blanche | fl 1829-1900

Sidgwick | Henry | 1838-1900 | Philosopher and Educationalist

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