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The Gospel of Charles Dickens Typescript

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: DSA
Date: 04 Jun 2019

Biographical History

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

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."

Arrangement of the Collection

One item.


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.

Subject Headings


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


Literary criticism.

Genres and Forms


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


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