Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898

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American author and editor.

From the description of Letter : New York, to "Dear Joe," 1898 Mar. 23. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900980

George Parsons Lathrop, American critic, writer, and literary historian, was the son-in-law of Nathaniel Hawthorne. His defense of the novel as the most powerful and popular form of literature, and his support of a realistic approach to writing helped define turn-of-the-century American literature. He is also remembered for his appreciation and support of women writers and for Ralph Waldo Emerson's place in world literature.

From the description of George Lathrop Parsons poem, To a watch-hand, ca. 1880. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50849489

George Parsons Lathrop, American critic, writer, and literary historian, was the son-in-law of Nathaniel Hawthorne. His defense of the novel as the most powerful and popular form of literature, and his support of a realistic approach to writing helped define turn of the century American literature. He is also remembered for his appreciation and support of women writers and for Ralph Waldo Emerson's place in world literature.

From the description of George Lathrop Parsons letter to Charles de Kay, 1877 March 7. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50849491

Author and editor.

From the description of Letter of George Parsons Lathrop, 1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015055

Poet, novelist and critic.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : New York, to his wife Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, 1896 April 10, 20, 27, 30 and May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598489

American poet, historian and journalist.

From the description of Sunshine of thine eyes : poem in the author's autograph unsigned, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270599229

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Letter : to Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, 1863. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Papers of James R. Osgood and A. V. S. Anthony, 1853-1912. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912,. Autograph letters signed and 2 typescript letters signed from Whitelaw Reid, New York City, Phoenix, Arizona, and [Paris], to various people [manuscript], 1874-1898. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898,. Autograph letter signed from George Parsons Lathrop, Daly's Theatre, New York, to William Carey [manuscript], 1896 December 18. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, William, 1910-1995. William White on Walt Whitman : a collection of articles, reviews and miscellanea from the library of William White. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hawthorne family. Hawthorne family papers, 1825-1929. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Erichsen, Hugo, 1860-1944. Methods of authors papers, 1884. University of Michigan
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. Papers of George Parsons Lathrop [manuscript] , 1872-1896. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Roche, James Jeffrey, 1847-1908. James Jeffrey Roche letters, 1870-1915, bulk 1889-1908. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950. The scarlet letter / [music by] W. Damrosch ; [words by George Parsons Lathrop]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937. Papers of Robert Underwood Johnson [manuscript], 1885-1925. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Greer, Louise, 1899-. Papers of Louise Greer [manuscript], 1851-1964. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Literary papers, 1722-1963. Rutgers University
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. Sunshine of thine eyes : poem in the author's autograph unsigned, undated. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1882-1895. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Hawthorne Family Papers, ca. 1800-1926 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Various. Hawthorne-Manning Family Papers, 1683-1956. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth, 1848-1895. Papers of Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen [manuscript], 1867-1895. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. Inner life of a great theatre [manuscript], ca. 1895 / by George Parsons Lathrop. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. Letter : New York, to "Dear Joe," 1898 Mar. 23. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
referencedIn Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Nathaniel Hawthorne Papers, 1817-1931. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Morgan, Appleton, 1845-1928,. Autograph and typescript letters signed to Appleton Morgan from various correspondents [manuscript], 1850-1908. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898,. Autograph letter signed from G.P. [George Parsons] Lathrop, [New York City], to Mr. [William] Winter [manuscript], 1882 April 21. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. Autograph letters signed (5) : New York, to his wife Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, 1896 April 10, 20, 27, 30 and May 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Thomas Bird Mosher papers, 1890-1939 (inclusive) 1895-1924 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. Letter of George Parsons Lathrop, 1895. Library of Congress
creatorOf Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Papers of Nathaniel Hawthorne [manuscript] 1659-1963 (bulk 1839-1864). Clifton Waller Barrett Library
referencedIn J. T. (John Townsend) Trowbridge papers, 1855-1939. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Gilder, Helena de Kay, d. 1916. Incoming correspondence, 1876-1915. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. Letter, 1884 Aug. 20, Boston, to Dr. Hugo Erichsen, Detroit. University of Michigan
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. George Lathrop Parsons letter to Charles de Kay, 1877 March 7. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. George Lathrop Parsons poem, To a watch-hand, ca. 1880. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Letters in an extra-illustrated copy of, Representative poems of living poets, ca. 1884-1886 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910. Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain) Correspondence 1875-1895 1881-1889. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Photographs, 1852-1908 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1883. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Additional papers, 1767-1898. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, L, 1641-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898. Autograph letters signed from George Parsons Lathrop to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1883-1896. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library.
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf George Parsons Lathrop to Walt Whitman, 20 April 1878 Walt Whitman Archive
creatorOf George Parsons Lathrop to Walt Whitman, 11 April 1881 Walt Whitman Archive
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associatedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
associatedWith Boothe, Mary L. (Mary Louise), 1831-1889. person
associatedWith Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth, 1848-1895. person
correspondedWith Carey, William, fl. 1896 person
associatedWith Chambers, Robert, 1832-1888. person
associatedWith Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910. person
associatedWith Daly's Theatre (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Daly's Theatre (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950. person
associatedWith De Kay, Charles, 1848-1935, person
associatedWith Erichsen, Hugo, 1860-1944. person
associatedWith Gilder, Helena de Kay, d. 1916. person
associatedWith Greer, Louise, 1899- person
associatedWith Harkens, Matthew, 1845-1921. person
associatedWith Hawthorne family. family
associatedWith Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934. person
associatedWith Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 person
correspondedWith Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895 person
associatedWith Houghton, Mifflin and Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
associatedWith Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937. person
associatedWith Lathrop, Rose Hawthorne, 1851-1926. person
associatedWith Learned, Walter, 1847-1915. person
associatedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Malone, John, 1828-1906. person
associatedWith McClure, S. S. (Samuel Sidney), 1857-1949. person
associatedWith McKim, Charles Follen, 1847-1909. person
associatedWith Mead, William Rutherford, 1846-1928. person
correspondedWith Morgan, Appleton, 1845-1928, person
correspondedWith Mosher, Thomas Bird, 1852-1923 person
associatedWith Niles, Thomas, 1825-1894. person
associatedWith O'Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890. person
correspondedWith Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912, person
associatedWith Renton, Herbert Stanley, 1854-1939. person
associatedWith Rideing, William H. (William Henry), 1853-1918. person
associatedWith Roche, James Jeffrey, 1847-1908. person
correspondedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. person
associatedWith Society of American Artists. corporateBody
associatedWith Stoddart, J. M. (Joseph Marshall), 1845-1921. person
associatedWith Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. person
correspondedWith Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916 person
associatedWith Various. family
associatedWith White, William, 1910-1995. person
correspondedWith Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 person
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
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Theater--Production and direction--19th century--Manuscripts
Theater--19th century--Manuscripts
Time--Poetry
Periodical editors
Lectures and lecturing
Pocket watches--Poetry
Authors and publishers
Poetry--History and criticism
Critics--19th century--Poetry
Stage adaptations
Catholic authors
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Birth 1851-08-25

Death 1898-04-19

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