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Thomas Hardy Carol Book

Collection Blog

December 5, 2021

Carols, Songs and Dancing

The Musical Heritage of Thomas Hardy’s Family One of the most interesting items in the Thomas Hardy collection is the music book that belonged to…

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Thomas Hardy and Florence Dugdale

Collection Blog

April 2, 2020

Thomas Hardy letters discovered

Newly discovered letters show Thomas Hardy’s second wife’s joy and happiness at her marriage, and her sadness and loneliness after his death. While Hardy’s early…

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Letters to Thomas Hardy

Collection Blog

November 12, 2019

One hundred letters sent to Thomas Hardy made public for the first time

Thomas Hardy’s position as one of Britain’s preeminent writers meant he received thousands of letters from fans, friends and members of the public to express…

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