Read more about the stories and people behind the objects and furnishings in our collection at Elizabeth Gaskell’s House.
Elizabeth Gaskell and John Forster: Unitarians, friends and correspondents
London 1849. It is the evening of Saturday, 12 May, and after a visit packed full with social engagements, Elizabeth Gaskell accompanied by her cousin Mary Holland, will dress and go to dine with Charles Dickens at Devonshire Terrace. He is hosting...Read more »
Digitised Elizabeth Gaskell and Charles Dickens letters now available to read online
Thanks to popular demand, and time afforded to staff during lockdown, the John Rylands Library (owned and operated by the University of Manchester) has just announced that they have created a new image viewer that makes their Elizabeth Gaskell collection of letters...Read more »