Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923

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From the description of Correspondence, 1845-1922. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963863

Edna Dean Proctor was a 19th century American poet and short story writer. She was born in New Hampshire and lived in Framingham, Mass., and wrote patriotic verse and inspirational poetry, often on themes of social change.

From the description of Edna Dean Proctor letter to Mr. Butterworth, 1894 Nov. 13. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50217920

Poet Edna Dean Proctor was born in Henniker, New Hampshire, but spent much of her adult life in Brooklyn, New York. Many of her poems reflect her interest in American history and her experiences travelling in Europe, the Middle East, Russia, Mexico, and the United States.

From the description of [Letter, 1885?] November 18, Brooklyn, [N.Y. to Hezekiah] Butterworth, [Boston, Mass.?] (University of South Florida). WorldCat record id: 70162326

American poet and travel writer.

From the description of Papers of Edna Dean Proctor, 1875-1920. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833536

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referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Photographs, prints, and drawings, ca. 1600-1936 (inclusive), 1861-1936 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923. Correspondence, 1845-1922. New Hampshire Historical Society Library
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923. Edna Dean Proctor letter to Mr. Butterworth, 1894 Nov. 13. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn J. T. (John Townsend) Trowbridge papers, 1855-1939. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Pickard-Whittier papers, 1815-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Additional papers, 1839-1895. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Dickinson family library, 1810-1977. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923. Autograph letter signed Edna Dean Proctor to: Miss Hodgkins May 15, [s.d.]. Wellesley College
referencedIn Born, Helena, 1860-1901. Helena Born papers, 1870-1906 (bulk 1890-1901). Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1920. Letter, n.y., February 29, Washington, D.C., to Gentlemen. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Helena Born Papers, Bulk, 1890-1901, 1870-1906 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Cartland family papers, 1823-1913. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923. Holograph poem "So wait I. Every day that dies ...", correspondence with Mr. Dole, Framingham, June 14, 1899 and Mt. Clemens, Michigan, Sept. 18, 1899, Mr. Werner, Framingham, Mass., Oct. 15, 1892, [an editor], Mr. Brown, Peoria, Illinois, Jan. 31, 1906, Mrs. Pratt, Framingham, Nov. 9, 1895, and Mr. Butterworth, Brooklyn, March 9 / Edna Dean Proctor. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923. Letter : Brooklyn, N.Y., to the editor of the [Connecticut] Courant, 1886 Apr. 2. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Poets of America, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923. Autograph letter signed Edna Dean Proctor to: "My dear Professor Proctor" March 4, 1911. Wellesley College
creatorOf Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928. Lummis correspondence series papers, 1880-1928 / Chas. F. Lummis. Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum
referencedIn Dorr, Julia C. R. (Julia Caroline Ripley), 1825-1913. Papers of 47 women authors, chiefly American [manuscript] 1847-1949, 1970. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Dodge, Mary Abigail, 1833-1896. Mary Abigail Dodge Papers, 1834-1896. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923. Autograph letter signed Edna Dean Proctor to: "My dear Miss Hazard" October 3, 1899. Wellesley College
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923. [Letter, 1885?] November 18, Brooklyn, [N.Y. to Hezekiah] Butterworth, [Boston, Mass.?] University of South Florida, USF Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892. Letter, Danvers, Mass., to Celia Thaxter [manuscript] 1878 November 29. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923,. Autograph letter signed from Edna Dean Proctor, Brooklyn, to William Winter, New Brighton [manuscript], 1888 January 28. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Barrows family papers, 1861-1931. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928. Lummis correspondence series papers, 1880-1928 / Chas. F. Lummis. Southwest Museum, Braun Research Library
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923. Letters, 1918 August 28-1921 January 3 [n.p.], to Francis L. Childs [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923. Letter : Brooklyn, N.Y., to the editor of the [Connecticut] Courant, 1886 Apr. 2. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1920. Forty years : poem, [1876-1900?]. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923. Papers of Edna Dean Proctor, 1875-1920. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
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associatedWith Abbott, Edward, 1841-1908, person
correspondedWith Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 person
correspondedWith Barrows family. family
associatedWith Baxter, Sylvester, 1850-1927. person
correspondedWith Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887 person
associatedWith Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898, person
associatedWith Born, Helena, 1860-1901. person
associatedWith Browne, Francis F. (Francis Fisher), 1843-1913. person
associatedWith Butterworth, Hezekiah, 1839-1905. person
associatedWith Cairns Collection of American Women Writers. corporateBody
correspondedWith Cartland family. family
associatedWith Childs, Francis Lane, 1884-1973. person
associatedWith Dickinson family, collector. family
associatedWith Dodge, Mary Abigail, 1833-1896. person
associatedWith Dole, Nathan Haskell, 1852-1935. person
associatedWith Hazard, Caroline, 1856-1945. person
associatedWith Hodgkins, Louise Manning, b. 1846. person
associatedWith Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881 person
associatedWith Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895 person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Kirk, Eleanor, 1831-1908, person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928. person
associatedWith Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914. person
associatedWith Palmer, George Herbert, 1842-1933. person
associatedWith Pratt, Ella Farman, 1837-1907. person
correspondedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 person
associatedWith Storrs, Charles, 1822-1884. person
correspondedWith Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916 person
associatedWith University of Wisconsin--Madison. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections. corporateBody
associatedWith Werner, Mr. person
correspondedWith Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 person
correspondedWith Winter, William, 1836-1917 person
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American literature--Women authors
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Women authors, American
American poetry--Women authors
Missing persons
Women poets, American--20th century--Correspondence
Poetry--Editing
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Women poets, American
Poets, American
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Birth 1829

Death 1923

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