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Letter : Brantwood, to Joan Severn Brantwood, Coniston, Lancashire, to Joan Severn, [18--]
1 item.
Collection number: MS 0006a

Abstract:
Ruskin, John, 1819-1900; Artist and philosopher. The collection consists of an undated letter to "Darlingest Grannie," i.e., Joan Severn, in which he discusses his grief and seeing his children.

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Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
South Hadley, MA

Biographical Note

John Ruskin, artist and philosopher, born in 1819 to Margaret Cox and John James Ruskin in London, England. Attended Oxford University but his study was interrupted for two years by illness. Received his B.A. in 1842 and his M.A. in 1843. He taught art at Oxford and wrote extensively throughout his life, most notably on art and social issues. In 1871 he tried to found a utopia in England, and for the remainder of his life continued to urge social reform. Ruskin died on January 20, 1900, in Coniston, England.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Undated letter to "Darlingest Grannie", i.e., Joan Severn, in which he discusses his grief and seeing his children.


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Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

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John Ruskin Letter, Mount Holyoke College, Archives and Special Collections, South Hadley, Massachusetts

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Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
8 Dwight Hall
50 College St.
South Hadley, MA 01075

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Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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Subjects
  • Ruskin, John, 1819-1900 Correspondence.

Contributors
  • Severn, Joan.

Genre terms
  • Letters


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