Carleton, Will, 1845-1912

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Carleton was a Michigan poet. He was born on Oct. 21, 1845 in Hudson (Mich.), the son of John H. and Celestia Carleton. After graduating from Hillsdale College (1869), he became a newspaper reporter and, later, part owner of the newspaper. Carleton edited the Detroit Weekly Tribune. He founded and published Everywhere magazine, 1894-1912. Carleton was a poet and lecturer at Hillsdale College, 1887-1912. He published from 1871-1913. Carleton (Mich.), Carelton Highway, and Will Carleton Road West were named in his honor. Oct. 21 was designated Will Carleton Day by the Michigan State Legislature. He died in 1912. (Information from Michigan authors, pp. 64-65.) The Clarke Historical Library has 41 of his publications. No information is available on the Lovells. Bowen may have been Henry Chandler Bowen, 1813-1896.

From the description of Autographs, 1889,1902. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 44882251

American poet.

From the description of The funeral : autograph manuscript signed of the first page only of the poem, [n.d.]. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 79994737

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Nashville, to Harper & Brothers, 1887 Mar. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133549

From the description of Will Carleton's Walks, 1887 July 6. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936981

Poet originally from Hudson, Michigan.

From the description of Will Carleton papers, 1871-1888 and undated. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421100

American poet; born William McKendree Carleton.

From the description of ALS, 1886 Apr. 30, Brooklyn, N.Y., to unidentified correspondent. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122580875

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn [Collection of material relating to Throop Avenue Presbyterian Church.]. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn J. T. (John Townsend) Trowbridge papers, 1855-1939. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. Letters, 1901, Dec. 9 - 1909, Jan. 25, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Bethlehem, N.H. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. ALS, 1886 Apr. 30, Brooklyn, N.Y., to unidentified correspondent. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. The wedding of the towns : poem, [1883?], Brooklyn, N.Y. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. Autographs, 1889,1902. Clarke Historical Library
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. Will Carleton papers, 1871-1888 and undated. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Abbey, Henry, 1842-1911. Letter, 1894 December 27, Kingston, New York, to Will Carleton [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1782-1944. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916. Papers of John Townsend Trowbridge [manuscript], 1858-1915. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. Autograph, ca. 1900. American Primers
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. Will Carleton's Walks, 1887 July 6. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. Will Carleton papers, 1881-1928. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912,. Autograph letter signed from Will Carleton, Brooklyn, to Mrs. Mary R. Silsby [manuscript], 1887 July 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. The funeral : autograph manuscript signed of the first page only of the poem, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Thompson, Adelaide. Collection, f 1860,1927. Clarke Historical Library
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. Letter 1905, January 5, New York City [to] Mr. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Will Carleton. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. Papers of Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 1841-1911. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Rohlfs, Glen. A Bio-Bibliography of Will Carleton, Michigan's Poet, 1964,19uu. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn J. S. Bliss Correspondence, 1867-1882 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. Autograph letter signed : Nashville, to Harper & Brothers, 1887 Mar. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Finley, Nellie May Davis. Nellie May Davis Finley Family Papers, 1881-1978. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Henry Brainard papers, 1795-1884 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Moore, Jennie D. Letter, 1895, June 19, Wappingers Falls, N.Y., to Will Carleton. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. And still, with honest courage, toil we on : poem, 1884, Feb. 13. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Carleton, Will, 1845-1912. Letter 1911, September 7, New York City [to] Mrs. [Edwin] Markham, [Staten Island] / Will Carleton. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
creatorOf Will Carleton letter to Mr. Strickland, 1877 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Cooke, Rose Terry, 1827-1892. Papers of Rose Terry Cooke, 1855-1891. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Abbey, Henry, 1842-1911. person
associatedWith Bliss, J. S. person
associatedWith Boocock, F.R. person
associatedWith Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896. person
correspondedWith Brainard, Charles Henry, 1817-1885 person
associatedWith Cooke, Rose Terry, 1827-1892. person
associatedWith Finley, Nellie May Davis. person
associatedWith Harper & Brothers, corporateBody
associatedWith Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. person
associatedWith Kennedy, Mr., person
associatedWith Lovell, Charles E. person
associatedWith Markham, Anne Catherine, person
associatedWith Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940, person
associatedWith May, Charles Sedgwick, 1830-1901. person
associatedWith Moore, Jennie D. person
associatedWith Parkhurst, W. E., person
associatedWith Rohlfs, Glen. person
correspondedWith Silsby, Mary R. 1843 or 4-1916 person
associatedWith Stoddard, Charles Warren, 1843-1909, person
associatedWith Thompson, Adelaide. person
associatedWith Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916. person
associatedWith Wells, Mr., person
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Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Long Branch (N.J.)
New Jersey
United States
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Michigan poets
Authors, American--Autographs
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Birth 1845-10-21

Death 1912-12-18

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