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Frances Hodgson Burnett Letter

An inventory of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 11 Apr 2017

Biographical History

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) was a British-American author. She wrote plays and novels, but is best known for her children's books Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886), A Little Princess (1905), and The Secret Garden (1911).

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Frances Hodgson Burnett Letter consists of a single short letter from the English author to a Mrs. Edward Lawrence White, thanking her for sending some books.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


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Subject Headings


Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924.


Authors, English.
Children's literature.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Frances Hodgson Burnett Letter,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, date unknown.

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