George Henry Borrow papers, ca. 1826-1863

Descriptive Summary

Title
George Henry Borrow papers, ca. 1826-1863
Creator
Borrow, George Henry, 1803-1881.
Extent
32 pieces
Subjects
Bornemann, Wilhelm, 1766-1851.
Mickiewicz, Adam, 1798-1855.
MacIntyre, Duncan Ban, 1724-1812
Tullin, Chr. B. (Chr. Braunmann), 1728-1765.
European literature--19th century.
Spain--History
Arrangement
Arrangement undetermined.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Author, Linguist, Traveler. Borrow possessed a gift for languages plus an interest in the vagabond life in general, and gypsy language and culture in particular. His best known work, THE BIBLE IN SPAIN, appeared in 1843.
Scope and Content
The papers consist of sixteen poems in foreign languages, sixteen more in English translations, and three letters, all in the hand of Borrow. The three letters include one to J. F. Dalton, in which Borrow indicates his inability to assist Dalton in finding tunes for the hymns of the Spanish Protestants, one to Mrs. Smith concerning publication of Borrow's works, and one dealing with the financial problems of his brother, T. J. Borrow.

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