This Collection, and the closely related Collection of Victorian Poetry, formed in the late 1970s, spans the period 1801-1901. It includes minor British literature published over that time.
Keywords: English literature
Strengths: Inclusion in this Collection is determined by reference to the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, and other standard reference works.
Physical characteristics: c. 150 volumes.
Accumulation date range: 1976-present
Contents date range: 1801-1901
Associated Publications: Available on Library OPAC or WebPAC
Accrual Status: Highly selective. Inclusion in these Collections is determined by reference to the New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature, and other standard reference works.
Custodial history/provenance: Based upon a collection purchased from the antiquarian bookseller, C. C. Kohler, in 1976. The catalogue above lists the volumes of books at the time of purchase and further additions to the collection integrated from the general stock are on the OPAC.
Access Control: Closed access - please request. Non-borrowable.