Gosse Collection
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1892-1899. Sir Edmund William Gosse to Dr. William Showell Rogers (28 items: ALS)   
Scope: Autograph letters signed, from Sir Edmund William Gosse, to Dr. William Showell Rogers. Thanks him for various gifts - primarily books - sending annual holiday greetings and arranging meetings. Subjects mentioned include Robert Louis Stevenson, Austin Dobson, [Arthur Christopher] Benson, and various books by Gosse, including The secret of Narcisse, Questions at issue, Gossip in a library and Life and letters of Dr. Donne, apparently unpublished. Black ink.

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1903: Jan. 8. Sir Edmund William Gosse to Mrs. Rogers (1 item.)   
Scope: Autograph letter signed from Sir Edmund William Gosse to Mrs. Rogers, wife of Dr. William Showell Rogers, thanking her for the Christmas gift of a collections of her husbands posthumously published Christmas poems, 1 p. Black ink. 1 ALS

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[1898] Notes (1 item.)   
Scope: Autograph page of notes on Shakespeare in black and red ink. Pencil note in [Roger's] hand reads Original notes of speech used by Mr. Edmund William Gosse in responding to [toaste] of "literature" at Banquet of Birmingham Shakespeasre and Dramatic Club at Grand Hotel Birmingham on Sat. Apr. 23, 1898. Minor revision, 1 p.

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1912: Mar. 23. Sir Edmund William Gosse to Seumas O'Sullivan (1 item (2pp.): ALS Envelope enclosed.)   
Scope: Autograph letter signed, Sir Edmund William Gosse to Seumas O'Sullivan [pseud.]. Congratulates him on a new book of poems [unidentified] Makes suggestions and conveys best wishes. For information on O'Sullivan, Seumas [pseud] SEE Starkey, James Sullivan, 1879-1958. Envelope enclosed.