William Chambers

Standard Name: Chambers, William


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Friends, Associates Camilla Crosland
CC 's friends and acquaintances were varying and numerous. In her youth the radical politician John Cartwright was a neighbour. Her literary work as an adult led to the formation of a number of lasting...
Intertextuality and Influence Ménie Muriel Dowie
At the time of publication, Chambers's was under the editorship of MMD 's uncle Robert Chambers Junior (1832-1888). He had inherited the journal from his father, Robert Chambers Senior (1802-1871), and uncle William Chambers ....
Publishing Henrietta Camilla Jenkin
From two undated letters of Elizabeth Gaskell , it seems that Gaskell recommended to William Chambers the serialization of one of HCJ 's works in Chambers's Journal.
Gaskell, Elizabeth. The Letters of Mrs Gaskell. Editors Chapple, J. A. V. and Arthur Pollard, Harvard University Press.
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4 February 1832: Robert and William Chambers began publishing...

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4 February 1832

Robert and William Chambers began publishing the weeklyChambers's EdinburghJournal.

May 1832: Brothers William and Robert Chambers founded...

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May 1832

Brothers William and Robert Chambers founded the W. and R. Chambers publishing firm in Edinburgh.


Chambers, William, and Robert Chambers, editors. Chambers’ Edinburgh Journal. William Orr.
Chambers, William. Story of St. Giles’ Cathedral Church. W & R Chambers, 1879.