University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The collection of English anthropologist, travel writer, translator and writer Sir Richard Francis Burton includes corrected proofs for his translation of The Arabian Nights, a manuscript for the terminal essay in the volume, and a few letters written by Burton
Yale University
Bound holograph essay. Pages 96-126 are blank; on the verso of pages 127-142 are pencil and watercolor sketches of unidentified people and landscapes
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
This collection contains approximately 450 articles, offprints, pamphlets and other works, covering a span of 1812 to 1894, collected by the British explorer Sir Richard Francis Burton and forming part of his library. The items are contained in 430 envelopes and cover 17 different categories of material: General; Periodicals, Congress Reports; Anthropology, Archaeology, Folklore; Biography; Geography, Travel; Linguistics; Literature; Medicine, Psychology; Religion, Philosophy; Science, Pure, Natural, Applied; Sword; Africa; Americas; Asia; Europe; Pacific, Australasia. Some of the works include manuscript annotations by Burton as well as correspondence sent to him and insertions of articles and clippings. This is a subsection of the Sir Richard Francis Burton Library Printed Material Collection in the Rare Books Department. Those items can be searched as a whole under the heading: Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890, former owner or Burton, Isabel, Lady, 1831-1896, former owner
Boston Athenaeum
Collection includes two long and friendly letters written by Burton from Algiers and Zurich the year of his death, and three inscribed calling cards. Thayer, who met the Burtons while serving as U.S. consul at Trieste (1864-1882), remained in correspondence with the widow. Her affectionate letters speak of difficulties encountered in the face of ill health in editing the memorial edition of her husband's writings
Brigham Young University - Harold B. Lee Library
170 Greek inscriptions copied from various ruins in the Hauran Mountains and the 'Alah region to the east of Hama, Syria in 1869-1871 by Charles F. Tyrwhitt Drake and Burton
Smithsonian Libraries
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
This collection consists mainly of manuscripts, correspondence, drawings and printed material related to Burton's work and interest with swords, fencing, and his interest in Middle Eastern poetry and history; the collection contains research material and early drafts of Burton's The Book of the Sword, Vols. I-III, and To the Gold Coast. The correspondence includes letters from, among others, Verney Lovett Cameron, Richard S. Charnock, Chatto & Windus, Dominic E. Colnaghi, Alexander Fergusson, Violet Greville, John Latham, Augustus H. L. Pitt-Rivers, Bernard Quaritch, William Tinsley, H. Schu╠łtz Wilson, Henry Yule and Hermann Zotenberg
Wagner College - Horrmann Library
Thanks for the invitation to meet Mr. Watson, but says he is all the way in Minnesota and can't make it, but would have loved to
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Collection of Burtoniana -- correspondence, manuscripts, research papers, and ephemera -- assembled by Edwards H. Metcalf over more than thirty years. The collection contains personal, official, business, and social correspondence and manuscripts of Sir Richard Francis Burton and Lady Isabel Burton, chiefly covering the period of Burton's consulship in Trieste and Lady Burton's life after her husband's death
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
Handwritten English translation by British explorer and writer Sir Richard F. Burton of the Portuguese narrative poem "The Uruguay," a historical romance of South America by the Brazilian poet Jose Basilio da Gama (first published in 1769). Leaves 1-79 contain text of work followed by draft of title page, biographical sketch, and notes (leaves 80-98). The preface is signed with Burton's pseudonym, "Frank Baker.".