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Bangor University
John Ruskin Letters to Lewis Hartley

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS RUS

Held at: Bangor University

Title: John Ruskin Letters to Lewis Hartley

Short Title: John Ruskin Letters to Lewis Hartley

Creation date(s): 1863 October 26 - 1863 December 21

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 2 items

Name of creator(s): John Ruskin, Lewis Hartley


Administrative/Biographical history: John Ruskin (1819-1900), the eminent Victorian was an author, artist, social reformer and scientist. Lewis Hartley lived at 8 Booth Street, Piccadilly, Manchester and later at Bangor in north Wales. He was the author of Industrial thrift in relation to the post office savings banks , a paper he presented to the Menai Society of Natural Science and Literature, February 10th, 1887. During 1863 the men corresponded on the subject of economics, business and social reform


Scope and content/abstract: Comprises two letters from John Ruskin to Lewis Hartley, dated 26 October and 21 December 1863.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 14673-14674

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Received from Miss Hartley of The Crescent, Bangor, Lewis Hartley's daughter



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 2002.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Economics | 19th century
Social policy | 19th century
Social reformers | 19th century

Personal names
Hartley , Lewis , fl. 1863-1887
Ruskin , John , 1819-1900

Corporate names


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