Catalogue and transcribe letters from Henry Jenner

Photograph, Henry JennerCollection information

Delve into the scholarly mind of one of the most prominent figures of the Celtic Revival in Cornwall, Henry Jenner (1848 – 1934). He came to be regarded as the principal authority on Cornish history and was dedicated to reviving Cornwall’s cultural identity. The correspondence documents the life, work and interests of the Jenner family members. This includes letters to Henry Jenner from his wide range of friends and associates regarding Cornish and Celtic language research, dated late 19th to early 20th century.

Please note, some of these letters may be written in Cornish and will require Cornish language skills for translating them.

For further biographical information see the collection entry X1141. For information on the letter bundles see entry X114/4.

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