The Percy Bysshe Shelley manuscript material in the Pforzheimer Collection consists of writings and correspondence. The writings include: the holograph manuscript of his Philosophical View of Reform; the "Esdaile Notebook," a copybook containing over fifty early holograph poems; and extensive holograph revisions in a printed copy of his Queen Mab. The bulk of the correspondence is dated between 1810 and 1822 and discusses publishing matters, family arrangements and financial concerns. Correspondents include: Lord Byron, poet; William Godwin, philosopher and novelist; Thomas Jefferson Hogg, lawyer and writer, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, novelist; and over fifty others.
Percy Bysshe Shelley, English Romantic poet.