Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1819-02-22
Death 1891-08-12
Americans
English, Italian, Spanish; Castilian, French

Biographical notes:

Poet and author, Cornell University non-resident professor.

From the description of James Russell Lowell letter and portrait, 1871 July 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 123412650

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review ; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was an American writer and editor.

From the guide to the James Russell Lowell letters to Thomas Bailey Aldrich, 1860-1890., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Poet and lecturer, of Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass.

From the description of Papers, 1855-1890. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903115

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review (1864- ); was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard (1855-1886) succeeding Longfellow; and U.S. minister to Spain (1877-1880) and to England (1880-1885). Estes Howe and his wife Lois Lilly Howe lived in Cambridge, Mass.

From the guide to the Letters to the Howe family, 1845-1872., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Poet; essayist and diplomat.

From the description of Letter and check from James Russell Lowell [manuscript] 1876. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647946457

American writer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Southborough [Mass.], to Charles Warren Stoddard, 1886 Mar. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 759121762

American poet and diplomat.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [Naples] and Rome, to Miss Edith Story, [1874 Mar. 18-n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591751

From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Madrid and London, to Mr. and Mrs. William Wetmore Story, 1880 Jan. 7-1885 Mar. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591790

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to Messrs. Naylor and Co., [no year]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590469

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review (1864-?); was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard (1855-1886) succeeding Longfellow; and U.S. minister to Spain (1877-1880) and to England (1880-1885).

From the description of James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612372056

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review (1864- ); was professor of French and Spanish Lanugages and Literatures at Harvard (1855-1886) succeeding Longfellow; and U.S. minister to Spain (1877-1880) and to England (1880-1885).

From the description of Additional papers, 1767-1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83770188

From the guide to the Additional papers, 1767-1898., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited the Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, the North American Review (1864- ); was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard (1855-1886) succeeding Longfellow; and U.S. minister to Spain (1877-1880) and to England (1880-1885).

From the description of James Russell Lowell miscellaneous correspondence, 1839-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612365622

From the guide to the James Russell Lowell miscellaneous correspondence, 1839-1891., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England.

From the description of James Russell Lowell letters to Thomas Bailey Aldrich, 1860-1890. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612741660

From the description of Letters to Thomas Bailey Aldrich, 1860-1890. (Harvard University, Wadsworth House). WorldCat record id: 68704824

Americn poet, essayist and diplomat.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Elmwood, to Mr. Clark. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590589

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited the Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, the North American Review (1864- ); was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard (1855-1886) succeeding Longfellow; and U.S. minister to Spain (1877-1880), and to England (1880-1885).

From the description of James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1840-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370105

From the description of James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612794305

From the description of James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1736-1951. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612794279

From the guide to the James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1736-1951., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

From the guide to the James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

American author, editor and diplomat.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., to Bayard Taylor, 1860 Oct. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 668105784

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., to Bayard Taylor, Monday [1860?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 668104533

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., to Messers. A. Denham & Co., 1875 Sept. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 668111676

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., to Mr. A. Denham, 1877 Jan. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 668112563

Lowell was an American author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat.

From the description of Letters to the Norton family, 1844-1889. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612739059

From the guide to the Letters to the Norton family, 1844-1889., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

American poet, essayist and diplomat.

From the description of James Russell Papers, 1855 October 1 and 1888. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977755

From the description of James Russell Papers, 1871-1889. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977744

From the description of Letters of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1849-1887. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647820217

From the description of Letter of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1877 March 24. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809760

From the description of Quotation of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1862 June 3. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809733

From the description of Papers of James Russell Lowell [manuscript],, 1876-1887. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809780

From the description of Letter to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809737

From the description of Letter to John Pennington & Son [manuscript], 1870 April 7. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977607

From the description of James Russell Lowell letters [manuscript], 1881-1887. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977736

From the description of James Russell Letters [manuscript], 1866-1886. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977727

From the description of Papers of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1834-1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976829

From the description of Letter to J. W. Field [manuscript], 1886 March 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977616

From the description of James Russell Letters [manuscript], 1866-1883. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977751

From the description of James Russell Letter to F. Garrison [manuscript], 1886 November 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977732

From the description of James Russell Lowell letters [manuscript], 1875 May 1 and n. d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977747

From the description of James Russell Lowell letter to Clarke [manuscript], 1876 November 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977760

From the description of Letter to Mrs. Jeune [manuscript], 1881 December 27. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977610

From the description of Papers of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1836-1887. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977715

From the description of Papers of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1802-1927 (bulk 1838-1891). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647976823

From the description of Papers of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1853-1878. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977598

From the description of James Russell Lowell Letter to A. F. Garrison [manuscript], 1886 December 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977723

From the description of James Russell Lowell letter to Fanny Alexander [manuscript], 1874 January 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647977763

American poet, critic, editor, and diplomat.

From the description of Letter of introduction signed : London, 1881 June 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603475393

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to "My dear [Francis H.?] Underwood," "Tuesday." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603483284

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Edward E. Hale, 1882 Apr. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603485997

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to an unidentified man, 1874 Dec. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603386685

Lowell was an author, poet, educator and diplomat. He was professor of French and Spanish languages and literatures at Harvard (1855-1886) succeeding Longfellow; editor of the Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, the North American Review (1864- ); and was U.S. ambassador to Spain (1877-1880), and to England (1880-1885).

From the description of Business and family papers, 1829?-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505792

American author.

From the description of Quotation of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1876 March 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 647810530

American poet, essayist, diplomat.

From the description of Autograph of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1876. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833253

American poet.

From the description of Autograph, 1889. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590080

From the description of Letter, Cambridge, Mass., to C. Hodson [manuscript] 1890 Dec. 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647946459

From the description of Letter, 1868. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41418208

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Deerfoot Farm, Southborough, Mass., to F.W. Chesson, 1886 Nov. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590544

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London], to Mrs. Channing, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590773

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited the Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, the North American Review (1864- ); was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard (1855-1886), succeeding Longfellow; and U.S. minister to Spain (1877-1880) and to England (1880-1885).

From the description of Additional papers, 1840-1886. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79380934

From the guide to the Additional papers, 1840-1886., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Versatile and influential, James Russell Lowell was the preeminent American man of letters of his day. Poet, critic, intellectual, academic, Harvard professor, diplomat, and Ambassador to England, Lowell was a prolific writer and astute observer. His love for America and New England and his contributions to a national literature are indelible.

From the description of James Russell Lowell letters, 1871-1884. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 55944428

From the description of James Russell Lowell letters and photographs, 1845-1887. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50045997

American author and diplomat.

From the description of To O.W.H. on his 75th birthday : autograph poem : London, 1884 Aug. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644738207

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Sept. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644732506

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Sept. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591781

From the description of The washers of the shroud : autograph manuscript copy of the poem, [1861 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593359

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Joseph B. Gilder, 1884 Sept. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644735210

Author, diplomat, and educator.

From the description of Papers of James Russell Lowell, 1880-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014974

James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) earned his Harvard AB in 1838 and LL.B. in 1840. He was a poet, critic, editor, educator, and diplomat. From 1855 to 1886, Lowell was Smith Professor of the French and Spanish Languages and Literatures and Professor of Belles-Lettres at Harvard. He was University Lecturer from 1863 to 1864. United States President Rutherford B. Hayes appointed Lowell minister to Spain (1877-1880) and ambassador to Great Britain (1880-1885). Lowell was Professor of Belles Lettres Emeritus from 1886-1891. He served as an Overseer from 1887 to 1891.

From the description of Papers of James Russell Lowell, 1838-1894 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972825

American poet, essayist, and diplomat.

From the description of Quotation beginning "The three hardest words . . ." [manuscript], 1862 June 3. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823402

From the description of Letter, 1884 Jan. 23, to "Dear Sir." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122560522

From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to the editor of the "Herald,", 1886 October 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805818

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited the Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, the North American Review (1860s); was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard (1855-1886) succeeding Longfellow; and U.S. minister to Spain (1877-1880), and to England (1880-1885).

From the description of Letters : to the Lowell family, 1828-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390147

From the guide to the James Russell Lowell letters to the Lowell family, 1828-1891., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

American poet, essayist, and dramatist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Legation of the United States, London, to Arthur Sullivan, 1880 08 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125516

James Russell Lowell was an American poet, critic, satirist, essayist, and diplomat. He was appointed United States ambassador to the Spanish court in 1877 and then to the Court of St. James in England from 1880-1885.

From the description of James Russell Lowell collection of papers, 1841-1903 bulk (1841-1893). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122579968

From the guide to the James Russell Lowell collection of papers, 1841-1903, 1841-1893, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

Sydney Howard Gay was the editor of the weekly National Anti-Slavery Standard. Lowell became a contributing editor in 1846.

From the description of Lowell-Gay papers, 1846-1871. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609242

From the guide to the Lowell-Gay papers, 1846-1871., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly (1857-1861), and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review (1864- ); was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard (1855-1886) succeeding Longfellow; and U.S. minister to Spain (1877-1880) and to England (1880-1885).

From the description of Letters : to the Howe family, 1845-1872. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122581294

From the description of Letters to Mary Lowell Putnam, 1851-1890. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505742

From the description of Miscellaneous compositions, 1848-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77990742

From the guide to the Miscellaneous compositions, 1848-1891., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

From the guide to the James Russell Lowell letters to Mary Lowell Putnam, 1851-1890., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

From the guide to the James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

James Russell Lowell was an American poet, critic, humorist, and political satirist, as well as the first editor of The Atlantic monthly.

From the description of Letter to Charles Frederick Briggs, 1857. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228721135

American poet, editor, critic, satirist, teacher, and diplomat. Born (Feb. 22, 1819) and died (Aug. 12, 1891) in Cambridge, Mass. Graduated from Harvard College in 1838, from Harvard Law School in 1840. Appointed Smith Professor of the French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard in 1855. In 1857, became editor of Atlantic Monthly. Between 1864 and 1866, contributed to North American Review. Served as U.S. minister to Spain 1877-1880, as minister to Court of St. James's 1880-1885. Published works include A Fable for Critics.

(Cont.) The Biglow Papers, The Vision of Sir Launfal, Under the Willows, The Cathedral, Fireside Travels, Among My Books, My Study Windows, Heartsease and Rue, Democracy and Other Addresses, and The Old English Dramatists.

From the description of The cathedral : a day at Chartres : holograph / J.R.L., 1869 Sept. 3. (Concord Public Library). WorldCat record id: 34263701

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