Piatt, John James, 1835-1917

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Poet and journalist.

From the description of Letter, 1878 January 11, Cincinnati, Ohio, to city editor of Boston evening journal. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 14993504

American poet John James Piatt was born in Indiana, worked for the Ohio State Journal, and attended college in Ohio but did not graduate. He worked variously in journalism and as a civil servant in Washington, D.C., and eventually became United States consul in Cork, Ireland. He produced several volumes of poetry, both alone and in concert with his wife, Sarah Morgan Bryan, and his friend, William D. Howells, as well as publishing individual poems in newspapers and journals such as Atlantic Monthly. His verse was very popular in his day.

From the description of John James Piatt letters to A.D. Vorce, 1865-1866. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 62297475

American poet, journalist and consul.

From the description of Papers of John James Piatt [manuscript], 1871-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647834336

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From the description of Collection of documents concerning the marriage of Mary Sullivan and Daniel McAuliffe, 1886. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450089

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referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Guthrie, William Norman, 1868-1944. Papers, 1860-1967. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Piatt, John James, 1835-1917. Papers of John James Piatt [manuscript], 1871-1899. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. Letter, 1868 Aug. 12, Boston, to [M.M.] Hurd [n.p.]. University of Michigan
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library) poetry readings, 1931- (ongoing). Woodberry Poetry Room, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Additional papers, 1839-1895. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Paris" to "Platner". Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. Papers of William Dean Howells [manuscript], 1866-1919. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Piatt, John James, 1835-1917. Letter, 1878 January 11, Cincinnati, Ohio, to city editor of Boston evening journal. University of Toledo, William S. Carlson Library
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 Piatt, John James, 1835-1917. Letter, 1894 Mar. 31, Queenstown, Ireland, to A. [F.?] Dut[--? n.p.] University of Michigan
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895. Letter to [John James] Piatt. Ollerton, Notts. 1885 Oct. 20. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton additional papers, 1836-1977. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Piatt, John James, 1835-1917. Collection of documents concerning the marriage of Mary Sullivan and Daniel McAuliffe, 1886. Library of Congress
referencedIn Piatt family. Piatt family papers, 1834-1909 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. William Dean Howells : miscellaneous papers, 1907 Oct. 23. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. William Dean Howells Collection, 1859-1924. Rutgers University
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. Letter, 1859 September 10, Columbus, Ohio, to John J. Piatt. University of Toledo, William S. Carlson Library
creatorOf Piatt, John James, 1835-1917. John James Piatt letters to A.D. Vorce, 1865-1866. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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correspondedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
associatedWith Bent, B., fl.1887, person
associatedWith Bret, Harte, 1836-1902. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Cist, Henry Martyn, 1839-1902, person
associatedWith Clarke, Robert, fl. 1893. person
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Ford, Daniel Sharp, 1822-1899, person
correspondedWith Guthrie, William Norman, 1868-1944 person
associatedWith Halstead, Murat, 1829-1908 person
associatedWith Harte, Bret, 1836-1902, person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895 person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. person
associatedWith Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. person
associatedWith Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937 person
associatedWith Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith McKinley, William, 1843-1901. person
associatedWith Nichols, George Ward, 1837-1885. person
associatedWith Niles, Thomas, 1825-1894, person
associatedWith O'Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890. person
associatedWith Piatt, Donn, 1819-1891. person
associatedWith Piatt family. family
associatedWith Piatt, Sarah M. B. (Sarah Morgan Bryan), 1836-1919. person
associatedWith Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822. person
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 person
associatedWith Vorce, A. D., person
associatedWith White, Henry, 1850-1927, person
associatedWith Woodberry Poetry Room (Harvard College Library). corporateBody
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Poets, American--Correspondence
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Birth 1835

Death 1917

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