O'Connor, William Douglas, 1832-1889

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Government official. Author of Harrington, an abolitionist novel. Reporter for the Boston Commonwealth and for the Saturday Evening Post. Friend of Walt Whitamn. Apologist for Edgar Allan Poe.

From the description of Edgar A. Poe Manuscript Notes : scrapbook of clippings, 1875-1905. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122648053

William Douglas O'Connor was an American novelist, essayist, editor, and journalist.

From the description of William Douglas O'Connor collection of papers, 1865-1883. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122570583

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creatorOf Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888. Walt Whitman collection of Charles E. Feinberg [manuscript], 1849-1882. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sharman, William, 1841-1889. Papers, 1858-1888. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888. Matthew Arnold collection of papers, 1857-1888. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Walt Whitman collection, 1842-1949. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf O'Connor, William Douglas, 1832-1889. William Douglas O'Connor collection of papers, 1865-1883. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. Walt Whitman Collection, 1846-1965. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Calder, Ellen M. O'Connor,. Autograph letters signed from Ellen M. (Tarr) O'Connor Calder to Isaac Hull Platt [manuscript], 1903-1904. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Nicolay" to "Palmer". Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Roe, J. E. (John Elisha), 1840-1927,. Autograph letters signed from J.E. Roe, Sherwood, New York, to Mr. R.M. Theobald, London [manuscript], 1891-1892. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Gilmore, James R. (James Roberts), 1822-1903. James Roberts Gilmore collection, 1820-1903. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf O'Connor, William Douglas, 1832-1889. Poems, 1852-1890. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Feinberg, Charles E., 1899-. Papers of Walt Whitman in the Charles E. Feinberg collection, 1806-1981 (bulk 1841-1981). Library of Congress
referencedIn Morgan, Appleton, 1845-1928,. Autograph and typescript letters signed to Appleton Morgan from various correspondents [manuscript], 1850-1908. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf O'Connor, William Douglas, 1832-1889,. Edgar A. Poe Manuscript Notes : scrapbook of clippings, 1875-1905. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904. Letter, 1883. American Primers
creatorOf Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915. Letter, 1888, Feb. 9, New York, to W. D. O'Connor, Washington, D.C. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf O'Connor, William Douglas, 1832-1889. Writings, 1855-1891. Brown University, Brown University Library
creatorOf O'Connor, William Douglas, 1832-1889. Letter of William Douglas O'Connor, Philadelphia, to John Sullivan Dwight, Boston, Mass. [manuscript] 1859 Dec. 7. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf O'Connor, William Douglas, 1832-1889,. Autograph letter signed from W.D. O'Connor, Washington, D.C., to Appleton Morgan [manuscript], 1885 October 30. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Elliot, Charles N. (Charles Nathan), b. 1873. Charles N. Elliot collection, 1873-1951. Library of Congress
referencedIn Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888. Literary papers, 1722-1963. Rutgers University
creatorOf O'Connor, William Douglas, 1832-1889. Specifications for Bookcase, [ca. 1852-1889]. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf O'Connor, William Douglass, 1832-1889. Letter to William Sloane Kennedy, 1886. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Dodge, Mary Abigail, 1833-1896. Letter, 1866, Nov. 28, Hamilton, Mass., to William Douglas O'Connor. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Curtis, George William, 1824-1892. George William Curtis correspondence, 1842-1893. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Curtis, George William, 1824-1892. 55 letters. [microform] By George William Curtis to William Douglas O'Connor between the years 1852 and 1886. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864,. Autograph letters signed from Nathaniel Hawthorne, Concord, New Hampshire and Liverpool, to various people [manuscript], 1857-1860. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904. Lafcadio Hearn collection of papers, 1883-1904. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888. person
associatedWith Ashton, J. Hubley (Joseph Hubley), 1836-1907. person
associatedWith Bing, Julius. person
associatedWith Calder, Ellen M. O'Connor, person
associatedWith Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907. person
associatedWith Coombes, Mr., fl. 1885 person
associatedWith Curtis, George William, 1824-1892. person
associatedWith Dodge, Mary Abigail, 1833-1896. person
associatedWith Dwight, John Sullivan, 1813-1893. person
correspondedWith Elliot, Charles N. (Charles Nathan), b. 1873. person
correspondedWith Feinberg, Charles E., 1899- person
associatedWith Gilmore, James R. (James Roberts), 1822-1903. person
correspondedWith Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864, person
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904. person
associatedWith Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Howe), person
associatedWith Kennedy, William Sloane, 1850-1929. person
correspondedWith Morgan, Appleton, 1845-1928, person
associatedWith Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954, person
associatedWith Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. person
associatedWith Pollio, Elise. person
associatedWith Ritter, Fanny Raymond, 1840-1890. person
associatedWith Roe, J. E. (John Elisha), 1840-1927, person
associatedWith Sharman, William, 1841-1889. person
associatedWith Smith, Francis Hopkinson, 1838-1915. person
associatedWith Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892. person
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Sonnets, American
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Birth 1832

Death 1889

English

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