R. M. Ballantyne Letters,
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.
- 1883 - 1884
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
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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).
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
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/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the R. M. Ballantyne Letters was completed in 1987. Additional information was completed in April 2011.
- R. M. Ballantyne Letters, 1883-1884
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