Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950

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Charles E. Goodspeed was the founder of several bookstores in Boston and a dealer in rare books and manuscripts. Most of his writings were bibliographical, compiling A treasury of fishing stories and Nathaniel Hawthorne and the Museum of the Salem East India Marine Society, or, The gathering of a virtuoso's collection, both published in 1946. His autobiography, Yankee bookseller, published in 1937, gives a full picture of booksellers, collectors, and authors of his time.

From the description of Charles E. Goodspeed correspondence and manuscript, 1946. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 60573850

Charles Eliot Goodspeed was a Boston bookseller, author of Yankee bookseller; being the reminiscences of Charles E. Goodspeed.

From the description of Collection of autographs of Charles E. Goodspeed, 1660-1865 (bulk1710-1790). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228734069

Goodspeed was an antiquarian bookseller of Boston, Mass., the proprietor of Goodspeed's Book Shop.

From the description of Compositions, 1937-1939. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367304

From the guide to the Compositions, 1937-1939., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Compositions, 1937-1939. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers pertaining to the estate of Annie Adams Fields, 1846-1935. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers pertaining to the estate of Annie Adams Fields, 1846-1935. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950. Charles E. Goodspeed correspondence and manuscript, 1946. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1911-1944 (inclusive), 1929-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950,. Collection of autographs of Charles E. Goodspeed, 1660-1865 (bulk1710-1790). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Letters relating to the Merrymount Press, 1913-1955. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950. Letters to Leila M. Goodspeed and other papers : manuscript, 1864-1907 (inclusive), 1898-1907 (bulk). HCL Technical Services, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950. Compositions, 1937-1939. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917. Papers of Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, 1851-1914. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Cunningham, Henry Winchester, 1860-1930. Papers, 1893-1912. Gadsden Public Library
creatorOf Coffin, Edward Francis, 1873-1949. Correspondence, 1912-1915. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950. Papers, 1849-1950, bulk: 1949-1950. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950. Typed letter signed C.E. Goodspeed to: "My dear Miss Roberts" July 27, 1931. Wellesley College
creatorOf Medlicott, William Gibbons, 1816-1883. N Icelandic : this MS is called N. for Norse : manuscript, [1850?] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Compositions, 1937-1939. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Emerson family correspondence, ca. 1725-1900. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Miscellaneous compositions, 1848-1891. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950. Typed letter signed Charles E. Goodspeed to: "My dear Miss Bates" November 25, 1919. Wellesley College
creatorOf Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950. Goodspeed papers, [19--?] Princeton University Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, E-K. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Parsons, Thomas William, 1819-1892. Papers, 1836-1942. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Von Kienbusch, Carl Otto Kretzschmar, 1884-1976,. Kienbusch angling collection, 1651-1974 (bulk 1800-1950). Princeton University Library
referencedIn Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Frank Manny papers, 1890-1955 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913. David McNeely Stauffer papers, 1817-1910. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950. Typed letter signed : Boston, to an unidentified recipient, 1903 or 1904 Oct. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, 1773-1843,. De imitatione Christi et contemptu omnium vanitatum mundi : Libri I-III : manuscript, [14--]. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950. Autograph letter signed Charles E. Goodspeed to: "My dear Miss Pendleton" February 6, 1920. Wellesley College
referencedIn Theatrical letters sent to Herbert I. Jackson, 1898-1944. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Prince Society (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1858-1944. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Bookplate correspondence collection, 1896-1953. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn William Dean Howells papers, ca. 1847-1965. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1836-1942. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Goodspeed, Charles E. (Charles Eliot), 1867-1950,. Edda : manuscript, [18--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
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associatedWith Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929. person
associatedWith Bemis, Frank Brewer, 1861-1935 person
associatedWith Birch, Thomas, 1779-1851. person
associatedWith Briggs, George N. (George Nixon), 1796-1861, person
associatedWith Coffin, Edward Francis, 1873-1949. person
correspondedWith Cogswell, Willard Goodrich, 1881-1955 person
associatedWith Cunningham, Henry Winchester, 1860-1930. person
associatedWith Emerson family. family
associatedWith Fields, Annie, 1834-1915. person
associatedWith Franck, Richard, 1624?-1708. person
associatedWith Galley person
associatedWith Gertrude Chandler person
associatedWith Goodspeed, Charles Eliot, 1867-1950 person
associatedWith Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Holman, Louis A. (Louis Arthur), 1866-1939 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920 person
correspondedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
correspondedWith Jackson, Herbert I., recipient. person
associatedWith Livermore, George, 1809-1865. person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. person
associatedWith Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728. person
associatedWith Medlicott, William Gibbons, 1816-1883. person
correspondedWith Merrymount Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
associatedWith Murdock, Harold, 1862-1934 person
associatedWith Parker, Mary S. person
associatedWith Parsons, Thomas William, 1819-1892. person
associatedWith Pendleton, Ellen F. (Ellen Fitz), 1864-1936. person
associatedWith Phillips, Samuel, 1625-1696. person
associatedWith Prince Society (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Roberts, Ethel Dane, 1870-1959. person
associatedWith Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917. person
associatedWith Stauffer, David McNeely, 1845-1913. person
associatedWith Von Kienbusch, Carl Otto Kretzschmar, 1884-1976, person
associatedWith Waterston, R. C. (Robert Cassie), 1812-1893. person
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Massachusetts
Connecticut
Massachusetts--Boston
Fort Pulaski (Ga.)
Virginia
New England
United States
Massachusetts--Boston
United States
Massachusetts--Boston
Subject
Readers (Primary)
Antiquarian booksellers--Archives
Women abolitionists--Correspondence
Fishing--Bibliography
Catechisms, English
Love-letters
Slavery--History--18th century--Sources
Fishing--History--Sources
Autographs--Collections
Ships--History--18th century--Sources
Antiquarian booksellers--Correspondence
Rare books
Book collectors
Antiquarian booksellers
Booksellers and bookselling
Sunday legislation--History--18th century--Sources
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Birth 1867

Death 1950

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