Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939

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Epithet: US anarchist, editor of 'Liberty'

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000834.0x000194

Benjamin Ricketson Tucker (1854-1939) was the publisher of the anarchist publication Liberty from 1881 to 1908, and The Radical Review, 1877 and 1878; owner of the Unique Bookshop in New York City; specialist in and translator of Pierre Joseph Proudhon; and publisher of works considered radical at the time, such as Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass, Tolstoy's Kreutzer Sonata, and Oscar Wilde's Ballad of Reading Gaol. After his bookstore was destroyed by fire in 1908, Tucker moved to France and lived there until his death.

From the guide to the Benjamin R. Tucker papers, 1860s-1970s, 1870s-1930s, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Anarchist, publisher of Liberty.

From the description of Letters, to Joseph A. Labadie, 1883-1909. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34368718

From the description of Letter, 1898 Jan. 21, New York, to E.B. Hill [n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34368724

Journalist, anarchist.

From the description of Letter, 1907 Nov. 6, New York, to [John R.] Shillady [n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34368727

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referencedIn Bool, Henry. Henry Bool correspondence, 1895-1921. University of Michigan
referencedIn Graham, Whidden. Letter [n.y.] Oct. 3 [New York?] to "Dear H.W." [n.p.] University of Michigan
creatorOf Benjamin R. Tucker papers, 1860s-1970s, 1870s-1930s New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. John Ruskin collection of papers, 1835-1914 bulk (1855-1889). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939. Note, 1916 Oct. 16, Paris, to George Schumm, New York. University of Michigan
referencedIn Cohen, Henry, 1864-1942. Letters, to George and Emma Schumm, 1921-1939. University of Michigan
creatorOf Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. Jo Labadie papers, 1880-1931. University of Michigan
referencedIn Johnson, Bertha F., 1880-. Correspondence, with Agnes Inglis, 1933-1951. University of Michigan
referencedIn Bernard Shaw collection of papers, 1873-1960, 1889-1950 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Yarros, Victor. Letters, to Agnes Inglis, 1936-1948. University of Michigan
referencedIn Meulen, Henry. Correspondence, with Agnes Inglis, 1943-1951. University of Michigan
referencedIn John Ruskin collection of papers, 1835-1914, 1855-1889 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.). Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Schumm, George, 1856-1941. Papers, 1878-1940. University of Michigan
creatorOf Labadie, Laurance, 1896-1975. Papers, 1882-1973. University of Michigan
referencedIn Inglis, Agnes, 1870-1952. Benj[amin] R. Tucker : Data / assembled by Agnes Inglis, [1939?] University of Michigan
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Schumm, George, 1856-1941. Letter, 1936 Jul. 14 [n.p.] to Benjamin R. Tucker [n.p.] University of Michigan
referencedIn Benson, Allan L. (Allan Louis), 1871-1940. Letters, to J.A. Labadie, 1907-1928. University of Michigan
creatorOf Vol. IV (ff. 371). 1885-1887.Swan Sonnenschein and Company; publishers: Correspondence with G. B. Shaw of Swan Sonnenschein and Company (publishers): 1885-1892: Partly signed, printed and shorthand draft.includes:ff. 1-5 Henry Seymour, editor of '..., 1885-1887 British Library
creatorOf Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939. Letters, to Joseph A. Labadie, 1883-1909. University of Michigan
creatorOf Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939. Letter, 1898 Jan. 21, New York, to E.B. Hill [n.p.]. University of Michigan
creatorOf Vol. V (ff. 308). 1888-1892.includes:ff. 1, 1v William Swan Sonnenschein, publisher: Correspondence with G. B. Shaw of William Swan Sonnenschein: 1887, 1888: Partly signed and shorthand draft. ff. 2, 5, 8 Nellie Purland, teacher: Letters to G. B. Sh..., 1888-1892 British Library
creatorOf Vol. VI (ff. 267). 1892-1900.includes:ff. 1, 8, 11 Henry and Company; publishers: Letters to G. B. Shaw of Henry and Company (publishers): 1893. ff. 3, 5v William Heinemann; publishers: Letters to G. B. Shaw of William Heinemann (publishers): 1893. f..., 1892-1900 British Library
referencedIn Morris, J. H. Letter, 1896 Jun. 21, Portland, Or., to Jos. A. Labadie, Detroit. University of Michigan
referencedIn Inglis, Agnes, 1870-1952. Letters, to Victor Yarros, 1936-1949. University of Michigan
referencedIn Mackay, John Henry, 1864-1933. Correspondence, with George Schumm, 1891-1932. University of Michigan
referencedIn Tucker, Pearl Johnson, 1879-1948. Correspondence, with Agnes Inglis, 1933-1948. University of Michigan
creatorOf Labadie, Laurance, 1896-1975. Laurance Labadie papers, 1882-1973. University of Michigan
referencedIn Schumm, George, 1856-1941. George Schumm papers, 1878-1940. University of Michigan
creatorOf Fulton, Edward H. Letter, 1913 Aug. 23, Kansas City, to Benjamin R. Tucker, New York. University of Michigan
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939. Letter, 1907 Nov. 6, New York, to [John R.] Shillady [n.p.]. University of Michigan
referencedIn Inglis, Agnes, 1870-1952. Letters, to C.A. Madison, 1942-1945. University of Michigan
creatorOf Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939. Note, 1918 Nov. 9, Paris, to George Schumm, New York. University of Michigan
referencedIn Bool, Henry. Correspondence, 1895-1921. University of Michigan
referencedIn Autograph File, T, 1580-1975. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Joseph Ishill papers, 1888-1966. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Bernard Shaw collection of papers, 1873-1960 bulk (1889-1950). New York Public Library System, NYPL
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creatorOf Benjamin R. Tucker to Walt Whitman, 25 May 1882 Walt Whitman Archive
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associatedWith Almy, Charles person
associatedWith Andrews, Emery A person
associatedWith Andrews, Stephen Pearl, 1812-1886 person
associatedWith Armand, E. (Emile), 1872-1962 person
associatedWith Augustus, E. L person
associatedWith Bailie, William person
associatedWith Benson, Allan L. (Allan Louis), 1871-1940. person
associatedWith Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923 person
associatedWith Bool, Henry. person
associatedWith Bool, Henry W person
associatedWith Byington, Steven T person
associatedWith Cohen, Henry, 1864- person
associatedWith Cohen, Henry, 1864-1942. person
associatedWith Cohen, Thyrza person
associatedWith Cruzan, C. L person
associatedWith Eastman, Max, 1883-1969 person
associatedWith Fifield, Arthur C person
associatedWith Freeman-Ishill, Rose person
associatedWith Fullerton, William Morton, b. 1865 person
associatedWith Fulton, Edward H. person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Graham, Whidden. person
associatedWith Greene, William Batchelder, 1819-1878 person
associatedWith Heywood, Ezra H. (Ezra Harvey), 1829-1893 person
associatedWith Hill, Edwin Bliss, 1866-1949. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Inglis, Agnes, 1870-1952. person
associatedWith Ishill, Joseph person
associatedWith Johnson, Bertha F., 1880- person
associatedWith Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933. person
associatedWith Labadie, Laurance, 1896-1975. person
associatedWith Macdonald, George Everett Hussey, 1857-1944 person
associatedWith Mackay, John Henry, 1864-1933. person
associatedWith Meulen, Henry. person
associatedWith Morris, J. H. person
associatedWith Morse, Sidney H person
associatedWith Oriole Press (Berkeley Heights, N.J.) corporateBody
associatedWith Proudhon, P.-J. (Pierre-Joseph), 1809-1865. person
associatedWith Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ruskin, John, 1819-1900. person
associatedWith Sachs, Emanie N person
associatedWith Schumm, George, 1856-1941. person
associatedWith Schumm, George F person
associatedWith Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. person
associatedWith Shillady, John R., 1875-1943. person
associatedWith Spooner, Lysander, 1808-1887 person
associatedWith Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936 person
associatedWith Swartz, Clarence Lee person
associatedWith Tuck, Edward, 1842-1938 person
associatedWith Tucker, Pearl Johnson, 1879-1948. person
associatedWith Warren, Josiah, 1798-1874 person
associatedWith Whitlock, Brand, 1869-1934 person
correspondedWith Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 person
associatedWith Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944 person
associatedWith Woodhull, Victoria C. (Victoria Claflin), 1838-1927 person
associatedWith Yarros, Victor. person
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Journalism--Editing
Anarchism
Publishers and publishing--United States
Radicalism
World War, 1914-1918
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Birth 1854-04-17

Death 1939-06-22

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