About the Digital Collection
Includes 12 letters from Broderip's brother, humorist Tom Hood, concerning family matters and his literary endeavors. Some letters illustrated with Hood's cartoons. Another correspondent is poet Richard Howitt, who expressed admiration for Broderip's father, poet Thomas Hood. Collection contains family photographs and manuscripts of Broderip's poems and essays. Includes essay on the plight of women employed in British garment and millinery industries.