Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

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Birth 1804-07-04
Death 1864-05-19
Americans
English

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Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author.

From the description of Nathaniel Hawthorne manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1853-1857 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 301761440

American author, writer of romances, stories, and juvenile works. Born July 4, 1804, in Salem, Mass.; died May, 1864, in Plymouth, N.H. Sometime resident of Concord, Mass. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1825. Hawthorne's association with the Boston publishing firm of Ticknor and Fields began with the 1850 publication of The Scarlet Letter. During his final years, Hawthorne began several works, including The Dolliver Romance, which remained unfinished at his death and which, like his journals, were published posthumously.

From the description of Fragment of a romance. Chapter 1. : The Brazen Serpent, [1863]. (Concord Public Library). WorldCat record id: 34277493

Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist and short-story writer. He is best known for his novels, The scarlett letter and The house of the seven gables.

From the guide to the Nathaniel Hawthorne papers, 1850-1864., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), novelist.

From the description of Nathaniel Hawthorne collection, 1800-1919. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702173169

Originally cataloged in books (Felton Collection) as PS1886 Z9 f.

From the description of Miscellaneous ephemera from the Felton Collection, 1931-1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384529

Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist and short-story writer.

From the description of Nathaniel Hawthorne collection of papers, 1694-1931 bulk (1817-1864). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122575679

Hawthorne, the famous novelist, was also U.S. Consul at Liverpool.

From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1854. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155885894

Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist and short story writer.

From the guide to the Nathaniel Hawthorne collection of papers, 1694-1931, 1817-1864, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

Hawthorne was an American novelist and short-story writer.

From the description of Nathaniel Hawthorne papers, 1850-1864. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370825

American author.

From the description of Fragments of autograph letters signed : [n.p.], to Sophia Peabody, ca. 1839. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270481770

From the description of Receipt signed as Surveyor of the Port of Salem : Salem, 1847 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270483422

From the description of Autograph line : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270476574

From the description of Copy by Sophia Hawthorne of an autograph letter in the third person : Rome, to Louisa and Elizabeth Lander, 1858 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270479899

Author.

From the description of Papers of Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1841-1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450818

Hawthorne lived in England ca. 1853-1857.

From the description of Up the Thames : manuscript, [185-] (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612850796

American author, writer of romances, stories, and juvenile works. Born July 4, 1804, in Salem, Mass; died May, 1864 in Plymouth, N.H.; sometime resident of Concord, Mass. Graduated from Bowdoin College 1825. (At Bowdoin, Hawthorne became close friend of future president Franklin Pierce, through whom he later received political appointments.) Published first novel, Fanshawe, at his own expense, 1828. Wrote stories for Token and for New England Magazine. Edited American Magazine of Useful and Entertaining Knowledge 1836; compiled Peter Parley's Universal History 1837.

(Cont.) Twice-Told Tales published 1837. Employed in Boston Custom House 1839-1841. Resident of Brook Farm. Children's books included Grandfather's Chair, Famous Old People, Liberty Tree (all published 1841), Biographical Stories for Children (1842), Wonder-Book (1852), Tanglewood Tales (1853). Married Sophia Peabody 1842 and moved to Concord, remaining until 1845, when he moved his family to Salem, where he became Surveyor of the Port. Mosses from an Old Manse was published 1846, Scarlet Letter.

(Cont.) --his first romance, with which began his association with publishing firm Ticknor and Fields--1850, House of the Seven Gables (written in Lenox in the Berkshires, where Hawthornes moved from Salem and where Hawthorne met Melville) 1851, Blithedale Romance 1852, and campaign biography of Franklin Pierce 1852. After Pierce's election, Hawthorne became Consul at Liverpool (1853-7), spent two additional years in Europe, returning to Concord (where he had purchased a house) in 1860. Marble Faun was published 1860, Our Old Home 1863. During his final years, Hawthorne began several.

(Cont.) works, including Dolliver Romance, which remained unfinished at his death and which, like his journals, were published posthumously.

From the description of Nathaniel Hawthorne papers, 1848-[1863]. (Concord Public Library). WorldCat record id: 33423245

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