Bronte Society Collection
||Bronte Society Collection
The collection consists of printed information pertaining to the Bronte Society
including the society transactions, newsletters, gazette, flyers, and ads. In
addition, a copy of the 1853 paper edition of Villette by Currer Bell,
Charlotte Bronte’s pen name, is included.
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The Bronte Society is “one of the oldest literary societies in the English
speaking world,” according to their website (http://www.bronte.org.uk). Membership is
open to anyone who wishes to join.
The copy of Villette printed in 1853
represents one of the instances in which Charlotte Bronte used her pen name,
Currer Bell, for the purpose of publication. The particular edition in this
collection is the New York, Harper & Bros. Villette was her third
published novel (1853) following Jane Eyre and Shirley.
The collection is arranged by document type.
The collection consists of printed material from the Bronte Society and one copy
of Charlotte Bronte’s novel, Villette (paper back edition, 1853).
Brontë Society -- Periodicals.
Brontë family -- Periodicals.
English literature -- Societies, etc.
Brontë Charlotte, 1816-1855.
Folder 1. Transactions, Vol. 17, 1997-1980
Folder 2. Transactions, Vol. 18, 1981-1985
Transactions, Vol. 19, 1986-1989
Transactions, Vol. 20, 1990-1993
Transactions, Vol. 21, 1993-1996
Transactions, Vol. 22, 1997
Transactions, Vol. 23, 24, 1998-1999
Folder 8. Transactions, Vol. 25, 26, 2000-2001
Folder 9. Villette (one paper copy, 1853)
Folder 1. Bronte Society Gazette, 1990-2002
Bronte Newsletter, 1982-2000
Printed Information. 1977-2000
Printed Information, 1977-2000
Society Elections, 1977-2000
Annual Meeting, 1994-2001
Please cite Bronte Society Collection, MS 26, Archives, Philip Weltner Library,
Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia. Permission to publish from this
collection must be approved in writing by the Director of the Library,
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