Cary, Alice, 1820-1871

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American poet and novelist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [New York, N.Y.], to Horace Greeley, 1868 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133539

Poet.

From the description of Papers, 1870. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 42584184

Author Alice Cary was born in Hamilton County, Ohio, to Robert and Elizabeth (Jessup) Cary. She lived with her sister Phoebe, also a writer, in Ohio and New York City. Both women wrote and published poetry; Alice also published three volumes of short stories and three novels. For further biographical information, see Notable American Women 1607-1950 (1971).

From the description of Papers, 1886. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007206

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creatorOf Cary, Alice, 1820-1871. Correspondence with Mrs. Jones, Mar. 22, Mr. Foster, Oct. 28, 1861, the editor of Appleton's journal, Apr. 14, and Dr. Bigelow, May 8, 1855, three holograph poems, two prints of a portrait, carte de visite photograph. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Pickard-Whittier papers, 1815-1915. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870. Letters of George D. Prentice [manuscript], 1852-1859. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cary, Phoebe, 1824-1871. Papers of Alice and Phoebe Cary, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Truth, Sojourner, 1797-1883. Commonplace book, 1890-1898. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Cary, Alice, 1820-1871. Autograph letter signed : [New York, N.Y.], to Horace Greeley, 1868 Sept. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879,. Petition signed by 83 American authors to the Committee on Ways and Means, January 17th, 1866. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Price, Florence, 1888-1953. The envious wren / [words by] Alice & Phoebe Carey ; [music by] Florence B. Price. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Cary, Phoebe, 1824-1871. Letters. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Sorosis (New York, N.Y.). Records, 1856-1983. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Cary, Alice, 1820-1871. A lover's pastime : poem. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Cary, Alice, 1820-1874. Letter, 1855, Nov.26, New York. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Cary, Alice, 1820-1871. Papers, 1886. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857. Rufus W. Griswold papers, 1785-1897 year (Bulk: 1834-1857) Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf Cary, Alice, 1820-1871. Papers, 1860 May 24. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn Cheek, Jeannette Bailey, 1906-. Collection, 1857-1904 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Carnahan, Lucy,. Papers of Alice and Phoebe Cary, 1850-1869, n.d., n.y. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Alice Cary letters and miscellany, 1866-1869 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Cary, Alice, 1820-1871. [Letter]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Cary Club (Marion, Iowa). Records of the Cary Club of Marion, Iowa, 1883-1980. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909,. Papers of Alice and Phoebe Cary, 1855-1870. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Risley, Hanson A. Papers, 1774-1908. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Sorosis Records, 1856-1972 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Poets of America, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Norton, Ada C.,. Scrapbook [manuscript], 1858-1890. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Alcott family additional papers, 1707-1904 (inclusive), 1821-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Carnahan, Lucy,. Papers of Alice and Phoebe Cary, 1852-1870. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Home Circle Association. Record book, 1890-1893. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Cary, Alice, 1820-1871. Autograph letter signed Alice Carey to: Gentlemen May 2, [s.d.]. Wellesley College
creatorOf Cary, Alice, 1820-1871. "Resolve" and "A sunbeam and a shadow" : poems, [n.d.]. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Cary, Alice, 1820-1871. Papers, 1870. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Hart, John S. (John Seely), 1810-1877. John S. Hart letters to R. W. Griswold [manuscript], 1850 Jun 27 and Dec 3. University of Virginia. Library
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correspondedWith Alcott family. family
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associatedWith Cary, Phoebe, 1824-1871. person
associatedWith Cheek, Jeannette Bailey, 1906- person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872, person
associatedWith Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857. person
associatedWith Hart, John S. (John Seely), 1810-1877. person
associatedWith Home Circle Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Ada C., person
associatedWith Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870. person
associatedWith Price, Florence, 1888-1953. person
associatedWith Risley, Hanson A. person
associatedWith Sorosis corporateBody
associatedWith Sorosis (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 person
associatedWith University of Wisconsin--Madison. Libraries. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections. corporateBody
correspondedWith Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 person
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Birth 1820-04-26

Death 1871-02-12

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