Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879

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Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was an American writer of juvenile literature, series and individual books for boys and girls, throughout the 19th century. Congressional clergyman, educator.

From the guide to the Jacob Abbott letter, April 7, 1876, (Ohio University)

American Congregational clergyman, educator, and prolific writer of children's books.

From the guide to the Jacob Abbott letters, 1835-1873, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

American clergyman and author.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Joshua Blanchard, [no year] Saturday, Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129797

From the description of Autograph letters signed (37) : Farmington, Me., Boston, etc., to Harper & Brothers, 1851 Dec. 4-1856 Sept. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129834

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referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Vaughan papers, 1768 - Circa 1936, 1768 - Circa 1936 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Jenks, Henry Fitch, 1842-1920. Papers, 1809-1903. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Jacob Abbott letter, April 7, 1876 Ohio University
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Autograph letter signed Jacob Abbott to: Mr. Abel Russell August 17, 1829. Wellesley College
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Autograph collection [manuscript] 1725-1933. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn John Stevens Cabot Abbott autograph book, Abbott, John Stevens Cabot autograph book, 1851-1860, 1851-1853 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
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
referencedIn Autograph File, A, 1518-2002. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Letter [n.d., n.p.], to "Dear Sir" [i.e. G. Ticknor?, n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Korzenik, Diana, 1941-,. Diana Korzenik collection of art education ephemera, 1781-1966 (bulk 1850-1940). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Weston, Edwin P.,. Papers of the Abbott family [manuscript] 1794-1869. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Woodbridge Bingham Papers, 1876-1986 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1855. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Jacob Abbott letter April 7, 1876. Ohio University, Alden Library
creatorOf Jacob Abbott letters, 1835-1873 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Benjamin Vaughan Papers, 1746-1900 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Joseph Clark Grew papers, 1904-1948. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844. Personal and family papers, 1817-1913. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Bidwell family papers, 1750-1952, 1782-1915 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Browning, Robert, 1812-1889. Autograph letter signed : Florence, to [Edward] Chapman, 1858 Jan. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Bidwell family. Bidwell family papers, 1750-1952 (inclusive), 1782-1915 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Witter Bynner letters from various correspondents, 1900-1958. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Autograph letters signed (37) : Farmington, Me., Boston, etc., to Harper & Brothers, 1851 Dec. 4-1856 Sept. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Autograph letter signed : to Joshua Blanchard, [no year] Saturday, Apr. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Reverend Enoch Pond Collection of Sermons and Miscellany. A letter to William E. Channing D. D. on the subject of religious liberty / Moses Stuart. Graduate Theological Union, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library
referencedIn Browning, Robert, 1812-1889. Autograph letter signed : Bagni di Lucca, to [Edward] Chapman, 1857 Sept. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Poems and correspondence, 1824-1851 and undated. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1868-1918. Houghton Library.
referencedIn The life of Edmund Kean : from published and original sources, extra-illustrated Houghton Library.
referencedIn Photographs of the Kinnear family, circa 1860s-1925 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
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associatedWith Abbott, John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot), 1805-1877 person
associatedWith Barrows, Charles Henry, 1853-1918 person
associatedWith Bidwell family. family
associatedWith Bidwell family. family
correspondedWith Bingham, Woodbridge. person
associatedWith Blanchard, Joshua P. (Joshua Pollard), 1782-1868, person
associatedWith Browning, Robert, 1812-1889. person
associatedWith Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844. person
correspondedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
associatedWith Comegys, B. B. (Benjamin Bartis), 1819-1900. person
associatedWith Gould, Hannah Flagg, 1789-1865 person
associatedWith Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965 person
associatedWith Harper & Brothers, corporateBody
associatedWith Hawkins, Frederick William, 1849-1900 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Jenks, Henry Fitch, 1842-1920. person
associatedWith Korzenik, Diana, 1941-, person
associatedWith Russell, Abel. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. person
associatedWith Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835 person
associatedWith Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 person
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Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1803-11-14

Death 1879-10-31

Americans

English

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