Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895

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William Henry Hurlbert, journalist, editor and author, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, educated in Harvard, and for a brief time, served as a Unitarian minister. In 1855 he became a writer on the staff of Putnam's, then drama critic for Albion, and later an editor at the New York tribune and the New York world. After 1883, he lived mostly abroad, writing for various English and American publications. He was the author of poems, plays, and a biography of George Brinton McClellan in 1864.

From the description of W.H. Hurlbert letters to Mr. Dix, 1855-1856. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 64190431

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referencedIn Hicks, Thomas, 1823-1890. Thomas Hicks letter to "Sergio" [manuscript], 1858 May 23. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895,. Autograph letters signed from William Henry Hurlbert to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1872-1875. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ambrose W. Thompson Papers, 1847-1960, (bulk 1860-1882) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895. Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to William Wetmore Story, 1887 Jan. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Manton Marble Papers, 1838-1916, (bulk 1864-1898) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895,. Autograph letter signed from William Henry Hurlbert to Stuart [manuscript], 19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895. W.H. Hurlbert letters to Mr. Dix, 1855-1856. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895,. Autograph letter signed from William Henry Hurlbert to W.S. [manuscript], 19th century Friday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Palmer, John Williamson, 1825-1906. Papers of John Williamson Palmer, 1856-1903. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895,. Autograph letter signed from William Henry Hurlbert to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Evarts family. Evarts family papers, 1753-1960 (inclusive), 1798-1901 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thomas F. Bayard Papers, 1780-1899, (bulk 1860-1889) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Bovee, Christian Nestell, 1820-1904. Christian Nestell Bovee papers, 1879-1880. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Christian Nestell Bovee papers, 1879-1880 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Hillyer, William Silliman, 1831-1874. Papers of William Silliman Hillyer, 1822 (1861-1874) 1931, [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895,. Autograph letter signed from William Henry Hurlbert, The Manhattan Club, 96 Fifth Avenue, New York, to Stuart [manuscript], 1869 April 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895,. Autograph letter signed from William Henry Hurlbert to Stuart [manuscript], 19th century Wednesday. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Denison, Ernest Beckett. Wedding invitation to Mr. and Mrs. Furness, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Additional papers, 1863-1942. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Marble, Manton, 1834-1917. Manton Marble papers, 1838-1916 (bulk 1864-1898). Library of Congress
creatorOf Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895,. Autograph letter signed from William Henry Hurlbert, 32 Waverly Place, to Stuart [manuscript], 19th century Thursday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895,. Autograph letter signed from William Henry Hurlbert to Stuart [manuscript], 19th century Saturday. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn John Williamson Palmer Collection, 1857-1898, n.d. University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895,. Autograph letter signed from William Henry Hurlbert to Stuart [manuscript], 19th century Monday. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hurlbert, William Henry, 1827-1895,. Autograph letter signed from William Henry Hurlbert, Portland, to Stuart [manuscript], 19th century October 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Evarts family papers, 1753-1960, 1798-1901 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898. Thomas F. Bayard papers, 1780-1899 (bulk 1860-1898). Library of Congress
creatorOf Young, Samuel B. M. (Samuel Baldwin Marks), 1840-1924. Military officer correspondence, 1851-1892. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
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correspondedWith Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis), 1828-1898. person
associatedWith Bovee, Christian Nestell, 1820-1904. person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
associatedWith Denison, Ernest Beckett. person
associatedWith Dix, J. A. person
correspondedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Evarts family family
associatedWith Evarts family. family
associatedWith Hicks, Thomas, 1823-1890. person
associatedWith Hillyer, William Silliman, 1831-1874. person
associatedWith Houdon, Jean Antoine, 1740-1828. person
correspondedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe family. family
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Manhattan Club (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Marble, Manton, 1834-1917. person
associatedWith O'Conor, Mr., 19th cent. person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Palmer, John Williamson, 1825-1906. person
associatedWith Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895, person
correspondedWith Stuart, 19th cent. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
correspondedWith Thompson, Ambrose W. person
associatedWith Washington, George, 1732-1799 person
correspondedWith W. S. person
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Periodical editors--correspondence
Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
Journalists--Correspondence
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Birth 1827-07-03

Death 1895-09-04

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