||The Austin Dobson collection comprises approximately six linear feet plus oversize material of correspondence, manuscripts,
proofs, contracts, royalty statements, artwork, photographs, wills, genealogies, periodicals, clippings, scrapbooks, copper
plates, and printed ephemera. The collection documents the work and life of English author and civil servant (Henry) Austin
Dobson (1840-1921) and the management of Dobson's estate and literary legacy by his youngest son, Alban Dobson (1885-1962)
and his son, Christopher Dobson (1916-2005), primarily during the period between the author's death in 1921 and Alban Dobson's
death in 1962.