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R. M. Ballantyne Letters,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-012

Scope and Contents

The R. M. Ballantyne Letters consists of two letters from Ballantyne to his publishers and one to a close friend or relative. 

Dates

  • 1883 - 1884

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

Robert Michael Ballantyne (1825-1894) was a Scottish born novelist, primarily of juvenile literature. During the course of his literary career, he authored more than 100 books, including  The Coral Island (1858) and Snowflake and Sunbeams (1856).

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The R. M. Ballantyne Letters includes two letters from Ballantyne to his publishers, and one to a close friend or relative. 

Source of Acquisition

The R. M. Ballantyne Letters collection was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1987.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the R.M. Ballantyne Letters by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the R. M. Ballantyne Letters was completed in 1987. Additional information was completed in April 2011.

Title
R. M. Ballantyne Letters, 1883-1884
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
2014 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-08-17: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308