Newman Studies Journal

Volume 2, Issue 1, Spring 2005

Rosario Athié
Pages 58-78

“My Dear Miss Giberne”
Newman’s Correspondence with a Friend: 1826-1840

During the course of his long life, John Henry Newman made many friends—among them people to whom he was extremely devoted for decades. Maria Rosina Giberne was a family friend, whose friendship with Newman continued for over half a century. The present article looks at the development of this friendship as revealed in Newman’s correspondence for a decade and a half.