Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1815-02-15
Death 1857-08-27
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Griswold, an advocate of "Americanism" in literature, worked to increase public respect for American authors. He was on the staff of various magazines including Graham's Magazine (assistant editor, 1842-1843, succeeding Edgar Allen Poe), edited anthologies of poetry, and was a controversial literary critic.

From the description of Papers, 1835-1856. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122590086

From the guide to the Papers, 1835-1856., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Journalist, anthologist, author.

From the description of Papers of Rufus W. Griswold, 1838-1853. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34689863

American critic and editor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, 1848 Jul. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270502730

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York, to E. L. Carey and A. Hart (publishers), 1841 Aug. 18-1847 Oct. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506659

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Subjects:

  • Printing--History--19th century
  • American literature--19th century--History and criticism
  • Publishers and publishing--19th century
  • Authors and publishers
  • American poetry
  • American literature--19th century
  • Editors

Occupations:

  • Editors
  • Critic
  • Publisher

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)