The Collected Letters, Volume 27


ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1999; DOI: 10.1215/ed-27-acknowledgements; CL 27: firstpage-27-vii


The editors express their particular gratitude to the British Academy, which has made the Carlyle Letters a British Academy Research Project, and to the members of its Committee on Academy Research Projects and its assistant secretary, Kenneth Emond.

They also wish to recognize a continuing indebtedness and gratitude to the Beinecke Library, Yale University; the librarians, staff, and those responsible for the Bodleian Library; the British Library; Edinburgh University Library and staff of its Special Collections; the Ewart Library, Dumfries; Edinburgh Central Library; Duke University Library; the Houghton Library, Harvard University; the Jagiellonian Library, Cracow; Manchester Central Library; the William Brown Central Library of Liverpool; the National Library of Scotland and its manuscript department, especially Ian Cunningham; and Trinity College Library, Dublin. There are other libraries and individuals, acknowledged in earlier volumes, to whom we remain grateful. We also wish to thank the British Post Office for invaluable support, particularly Martin Cummins and John Ward; the Dean and Faculty of Arts of Edinburgh University and the Department of English Literature; David Daiches; Owen Dudley Edwards; Uta Thompson, Curator of Carlyle's House Chelsea and the National Trust; Fiona Auchterlonie, Curator of Carlyle's Birthplace Ecclefechan and the National Trust for Scotland; the National Portrait Gallery of Scotland; David Sorensen; Graham Storey; Christopher Strachan and Jonathan Usher for help with various questions; Virginia Surtees; John Sutherland; Peter Scott of Edinburgh University Computing Service; Rodger Tarr; Irmgard Burns and Richard Moore; Frank Borchardt, German Languages and Literature Department, and Peter Burian and Lawrence Richardson, Classics Department, Duke University. We thank David Southern for his valuable help in the Carlyle Office.

Finally, at a critical time, we offer our grateful thanks for their support for the Carlyle Letters to Hildegard S. Ryals; Stanley Fish and Stephen A. Cohn of Duke University Press; Marianna Torgovnick, former Chair, Department of English, and James Roberts, Budget Office, Duke University.