Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897

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Scottish novelist and historial writer.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to Mr. Grove, 1877 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611471

Margaret Oliphant was born in Scotland, and published her first novel at age twenty-one. After the death of her husband, she took to writing to support her young family, and showed remarkable industry, ultimately publishing more than one hundred books and more than two hundred articles, chiefly in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine. Her work was enormously popular, and she was reported to have been Queen Victoria's favorite author.

From the description of Margaret Oliphant letter to Mr. Payn, 1880? Mar. 1. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54667705

Scottish novelist and historical writer.

From the description of Margaret Oliphant letter to Houghton Mifflin [manuscript], 1888 Nov 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 182830168

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to "Gentlemen", [no year] Sept. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611474

From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Windsor, to W.A. Knight, 1888 Apr. 27-1888 Nov. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611567

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referencedIn Bell, Susan G. An annotated bibliography of British women's autobiographies, 1790-1950 : research and reference materials, 1986-1998. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn George MacDonald Collection, (1822-1946) Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn A.P. Watt (Firm). A.P. Watt records, 1888-1982 (major authors N-S). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to Mr. Smith, "Saturday" [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to Mr. Hale, "Sunday" [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897,. Autograph letter signed from M.O.W. Oliphant, Windsor, to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 19th century January 5. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn MacDonald, George, 1824-1905. George MacDonald Collection, (1822-1946). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to Mr. Hall, [1858] May 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Churchill, Randolph Henry Spencer, Sir, 1849-1895. Letter, 1892 Mar. 8 : London, to "Dear Mrs. Oliphant." Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to Mr. Grove, 1877 Mar. 8. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Autograph letter signed : St. Andrews, to Mr. Craik, [no year] May 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to "Gentlemen", [no year] Sept. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Bledsoe, Albert Taylor, 1809-1877. Letters of Albert Taylor Bledsoe [manuscript] 1858-1875. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Mr. Thackeray and his novels : autograph manuscript : [n.p., 1855 Jan.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897,. Autograph letter signed from M.O.W. Oliphant, Edinburgh, to Mr. Blackwood [manuscript], 1860s? Wednesday. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn James, Henry, 1843-1916. Papers of Henry James [manuscript], 1876-1915, 1930-1939. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Alexander William Kinglake: Letters and Papers, 1819-1891 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Jewsbury, Geraldine Endsor, 1812-1880. Correspondence, 1857-1865. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn A. P. Watt & Son, 1883-1917. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn James Thomas Fields collection of autographs and portraits of distinguished women, 1814-1907. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Margaret Oliphant letter to Mr. Payn, 1880? Mar. 1. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Sarah Orne Jewett correspondence, 1861-1930. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge), 1825-1900. Correspondence of R.D. Blackmore [manuscript] 1858-99. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Autograph letter signed : 7 Webster Pl., to Mr. King, "Friday" [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Autograph letters signed (5) : Windsor, to W.A. Knight, 1888 Apr. 27-1888 Nov. 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Margaret Oliphant letter to Houghton Mifflin [manuscript], 1888 Nov 16. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn A.P. Watt (Firm). A.P. Watt & Son correspondence, 1883-1917. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to Mrs. Trollope, 1877 Jan. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. [Selections]. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Hall, S. C., Mrs., 1800-1881. Letters, [1829-1877?]. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Susan Groag Bell's, An Annotated bibliography of British Women's autobiographies, 1790-1950 :, research and reference materials, 1986-1998 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. A rose in June : manuscript, [ca. 1874] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn The Robert Cushman Butler Collection of Theatrical Illustrations Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
creatorOf Lever, Charles James, 1806-1872,. Letters from celebrated authors and other eminent men, 1847-1887. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn J.M. Dent & Sons. J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files N-R). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Amy Hemenway collection of autographs, 1791-1873. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, O, 1706-1966. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Bennoch, Francis, 1812-1890. Papers, 1839-1890. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Smith, Roswell, 1829-1892. Autograph letter signed : New York, N.Y., to Joseph W. Harper, Jr., 1878 Mar. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897. Letter to Mr Strahan. London, Eng. [18--] Sept. 27. University of Iowa Libraries
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associatedWith Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 person
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associatedWith Bell, Susan Groag person
correspondedWith Bennoch, Francis, 1812-1890. person
associatedWith Blackmore, R. D. (Richard Doddridge), 1825-1900. person
correspondedWith Blackwood, John, 1818-1879 person
associatedWith Bledsoe, Albert Taylor, 1809-1877. person
associatedWith Churchill, Randolph Henry Spencer, Sir, 1849-1895. person
associatedWith Craik, Mr, person
associatedWith Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881 person
associatedWith Grove, Mr, person
associatedWith Hale, Mr, person
associatedWith Hall, Mr, person
correspondedWith Hall, S. C., Mrs., 1800-1881. person
associatedWith Hemenway, Amy, collector. person
associatedWith Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881 person
associatedWith Houghton, Mifflin and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith James, Henry, 1843-1916. person
correspondedWith Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909 person
associatedWith Jewsbury, Geraldine Endsor, 1812-1880. person
associatedWith J.M. Dent & Sons. corporateBody
associatedWith King, Mr, person
associatedWith Knight, William Angus, 1836-1916, person
associatedWith Lever, Charles James, 1806-1872, person
associatedWith MacDonald, George, 1824-1905. person
associatedWith Montalembert, Charles Forbes, comte de, 1810-1870. person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 person
associatedWith Smith, Mr, person
associatedWith Smith, Roswell, 1829-1892. person
associatedWith Trollope, Mrs, person
associatedWith Tulloch, John, 1823-1886. person
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Birth 1828-04-04

Death 1897-06-25

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