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The Gospel of Charles Dickens Typescript

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Clayton, J.B.
Title: The Gospel of Charles Dickens Typescript
Inclusive Dates: circa 1912
Quantity: 1 folder (SC)
Abstract: Typescript of essay "The Gospel of Charles Dickens," by J.B. Clayton, signed and with a dedicatory inscription.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Nothing is known about J.B. Clayton, the author of this piece. He was possibly a minister.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Gospel of Charles Dickens Typescript is a single item, an essay written in praise of the religious message of Charles Dickens' work. Signed J.B. Clayton at end, with handwritten dedication at front, "To my friend, Mr. N.B. Hersey, 7/6/12."

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Access Restrictions

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Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Clayton, J.B.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Religion and ethics.


Literary criticism.

Genres and Forms


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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

The Gospel of Charles Dickens Typescript,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information


Finding Aid Information

Created by: DSA
Date: 04 Jun 2019
Revision history:

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SC 852 The gospel of Charles Dickens, typescript circa 1912

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