Austin Dobson collection


Creator: Dobson, Alban, 1885-
Date(s): 1762-1999
Bulk Dates: 1861-1962
Call Number: MSS 0644
Language: Materials in English and French.
Abstract: 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.
Physical Description:
  • 8.3 linear feet (9 boxes)
  • 7 oversize boxes
  • 4 oversize removals
Source: Purchase, 2006.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Maureen Cech, October 2011. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard