Sir Edwin Arnold Letters, 1887-1896
Born in 1832, Edwin Arnold achieved great success as journalist and poet during the second half of the nineteenth century. He lived and worked in several parts of the British and European colonial empires, including India and Congo. His best-known work is the 1879 poem, The Light of Asia.
Sources: Gale Literary Databases, "Edwin Arnold", (accessed August 22, 2006).
This collection consists of five letters from Sir Edwin Arnold to Mr. William Yates Thompson dating from 1887-1896. Letters discuss writing and travel.
Other collections of Arnold's papers can be found at Rice University and the Houghton Library at Harvard University.
Sir Edwin Arnold correspondence,1887-1899, MS 127, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University: http://www.rice.edu/fondren/woodson/mss/ms127.html
Sir Edwin Arnold Papers, Houghton Library, Harvard University: http://oasis.harvard.edu:10080/oasis/deliver/~hou01753
Open for research.
The material in this collection is in the public domain. However, Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, and all reproduction restrictions apply.
Sir Edwin Arnold Letters, Courtesy of Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Purchased from Knight Booksellers, 1972 along with a volume of Arnold's Poetical Works.
Amelia Abreu, 2006
Detailed Description of the Papers