Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889

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American author and biographer of important literary figures.

From the description of Letter, 1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367564811

Samuel Austin Allibone, American lexicographer and librarian, author of A Critical Dictionary of English Literature.

From the guide to the S. Austin Allibone manuscript material : 1 item, 1879, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

Literary lexicographer, biographer, librarian; born in Philadelphia.

From the description of ALS, 1854 Oct. 20, Philadelphia, to Henry Charles Carey. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525003

American editor and librarian.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Robert Lenox Kennedy, 1871 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131703

Allibone was an American literary lexicographer and librarian.

From the description of Collection, 1846-1881, n.d. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122639720

Samuel Austin Allibone (1816-1889) was an American lexicographer, librarian and compiler. He produced a critical dictionary documenting the lives of approximately 46,000 writers, composed religious tracts, and compiled indexes of quotations. Allibone worked as a librarian at the Lenox Library in New York from its endowment until 1888.

From the description of Papers of S. Austin Allibone, 1848-1887. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122499636

American literary lexicographer and librarian; compiler of volumes of prose and verse quotations.

From the description of Correspondence, 18[63], 1879. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 86157601

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883. Tracings of the title page of the quarto editions of plays by Shakespeare in the hand of J.P. Collier from the originals [manuscript], 1879. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. ALS : Boston, to S. Austin Allibone, Philadelphia, 1858 Sept. 1. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Papers of Richard Grant White, 1842-1884. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Robert Lenox Kennedy, 1871 Apr. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Letter, 1856. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879. Letter, 1879 Oct. 7. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Correspondence, 18[63], 1879. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. ALS, 1854 Oct. 20, Philadelphia, to Henry Charles Carey. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Lincoln Room collection of miscellaneous papers, 1837-1924. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Vinton, Frederic, 1817-1890. Frederic Vinton papers, 1870-1873. Library of Congress
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Autograph letter signed S[amuel] Austin Allibone to: My dear sir [James William Kimball] October 6, 1868. Wellesley College
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Miscellaneous manuscripts, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Horace Greeley, 1860 Apr. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Rosenstock autograph collection, 1800-1950 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Correspondence with Henry Charles Lea, 1868-1882. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Letter : New York, to W.C. Gifford, 1888 Feb. 8. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Correspondence of Baltimore, Maryland merchants 1771-1885. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sharswood, William, 1836-1905. Papers, 1865-1867. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, A, 1518-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Autograph letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby signed from various correspondents [manuscript], 1853-1881. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Letter to Dr. [E.F. Strickland]. New York, NY. 1885 Oct. 9. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Ludewig, Hermann E. (Hermann Ernst), 1809 or 10-1856. Letter, 1855 Sep. 8, New York, to S. Austin Allibone, Philadelphia. University of Michigan
creatorOf Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. Letter, 1863 September 19, Boston, to Samuel Austin Allibone. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. Papers of and regarding Washington Irving [manuscript], 1813-1919. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Myers, Andrew B.,. Collection, 1831-1946. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. George Bancroft papers, 1823-1890. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. [Letters, 1881]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn William Sharswood papers, 1865-1867, 1865-1867 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Letters sent to Cornelius Conway Felton from various correspondents, 1849-1860. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Nelson, William, 1847-1914. Papers, 1690-1875. New Jersey Historical Society Library
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Autograph letter signed S. Austin Allibone to: Robert Ellis Thompson March 20, 1882. Wellesley College
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864. Papers of George Pope Morris [manuscript] 1830-1860. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889,. Lincoln Room Collection of miscellaneous papers, 1837-1924 (inclusive), 1860-1865 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Autograph letter signed S. Austin Allibone to: James T. Fields, Esq. March 5, 1857. Wellesley College
referencedIn Washington Irving Collection, 1813-1919, n. d. University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872. Papers of Francis Lieber, 1815-1888; (bulk 1835-1872). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Botta, Anne C. Lynch (Anne Charlotte Lynch), 1815-1891. Papers, 1835-1894. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. Letter, 1859 January 12, Hartford, Conn. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1859. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Harris, Caleb Fiske, 1818-1881. Papers, 1867-1881. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf S. Austin Allibone manuscript material : 1 item, 1879 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Collection, 1846-1881, n.d. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1834-1905. Letters: Boston, to S. Austin Allibone, 1886-1887. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872. Papers of George Palmer Putnam [manuscript], 1814-1872. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895. Papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1879-1881. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Papers of Samuel Austin Allibone [manuscript] 1858-86. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf McAllister, John A. (John Allister), 1822-1896,. John A. McAllister Papers, 1820-1885 (bulk 1860-1866). Porterville Public Library
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. ALS, 1854 Oct. 20, Philadelphia, to Henry Charles Carey. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Additional letters from various correspondents, 1849-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Letter, 1858. American Primers
creatorOf Samuel Austin Allibone papers, 1853-1889 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn George Bancroft papers, 1823-1890 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Papers of S. Austin Allibone, 1848-1887. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Samuel Austin Allibone papers, 1853-1889. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Thornton, John Wingate, 1818-1878. Correspondence, notes, and clippings on his review of Peter Oliver's "Puritan Commonwealth" [manuscript] 1857-1858. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. Letter : New York, to W. C. Gifford, 1888 Feb. 8. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Robert Hare papers, 1764-1858, 1764-1858 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith Alger, William Rounseville, 1822-1905, person
associatedWith Allibone, Mary. person
associatedWith Allibone, S. Austin (Samuel Austin), 1816-1889. person
associatedWith Aylesworth, Barton O. (Barton Orville), 1860-1933 person
associatedWith Bancroft, George, 1800-1891. person
associatedWith Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887. person
associatedWith Botta, Anne C. Lynch (Anne Charlotte Lynch), 1815-1891. person
associatedWith Brewster, David, Sir, 1781-1868. person
associatedWith Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879. person
associatedWith Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824. person
associatedWith Carey, Henry, 1687?-1743. person
associatedWith Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879. person
associatedWith Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881. person
associatedWith Chalmers, Alexander, 1759-1834. person
associatedWith Collier, John Payne, 1789-1883. person
associatedWith Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. person
associatedWith Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881. person
associatedWith Edmonstone, Arthur. person
associatedWith Edmonstone, William. person
associatedWith Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. person
associatedWith Felton, Cornelius Conway, 1807-1862 person
associatedWith Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. person
associatedWith Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874. person
associatedWith Gifford, W. C., fl. 1888. person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872, person
associatedWith Hare, Robert, 1781-1858 person
associatedWith Harris, Caleb Fiske, 1818-1881. person
associatedWith Hayward, John, 1781-1869,e person
associatedWith Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941 person
associatedWith Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. person
associatedWith Horne, Thomas Hartwell, 1780-1862. person
associatedWith Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895. person
correspondedWith Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886, person
associatedWith Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. person
associatedWith Kennedy, Robert Lenox, person
associatedWith Kimball, James William, 1812-1885. person
associatedWith Lenox, James, 1800-1880. person
associatedWith Lenox Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. person
associatedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. person
associatedWith Ludewig, Hermann E. (Hermann Ernst), 1809 or 10-1856. person
associatedWith Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873. person
associatedWith Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859. person
associatedWith Macauley, Thomas Babington Macauley, Baron. person
associatedWith Mackenzie, R. Shelton (Robert Shelton), 1809-1880. person
associatedWith McAllister, John A. (John Allister), 1822-1896, person
associatedWith Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864. person
associatedWith Myers, Andrew B., person
associatedWith Nelson, William, 1847-1914. person
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
associatedWith Nowitt, Mary. person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Palmer, John Williamson, 1825-1906, person
correspondedWith Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 person
associatedWith Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859. person
associatedWith Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872. person
associatedWith Rosenstock, Fred A., b. 1895 person
associatedWith Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. person
associatedWith Sharswood, William, 1836-1905. person
associatedWith Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822 person
associatedWith Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith Strickland, Edward F., person
associatedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892. person
associatedWith Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. person
associatedWith Thompson, Robert Ellis, 1844-1924. person
associatedWith Thornton, John Wingate, 1818-1878. person
associatedWith Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. person
associatedWith Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901, person
correspondedWith Vinton, Frederic, 1817-1890. person
associatedWith Wheeler, William Adolphus, 1833-1874 person
associatedWith White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. person
associatedWith Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894. person
associatedWith Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1834-1905. person
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Authors, British--19th century--Manuscripts
Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1816-04-17

Death 1889-09-02

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