Heartman, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1883-1953

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Bibliographer and author; operated auction and bookselling business from Pelican Galleries in New Orleans, La., and Book Farm in Hattiesburg, Miss.

From the description of Charles F. Heartman collection of material relating to Negro culture, 1791-1839. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 70972576

Charles Frederick Heartman (1883-1953) emigrated to the United States from Germany in 1911. He was in the auction and bookselling business, operating primarily from the Pelican Galleries in New Orleans, and the Book Farm in Hattiesburg, Miss. He specialized in Americana, and published numerous bibliographies and catalogs, including _Heartman's Historical Series_, comprising 78 bibliographies, reprints of rare books, and checklists. Among these are included: _The New England Primer Prior to 1830..._ (N.Y., 1915); _Bibliography of Edgar Allan Poe..._ (Hattiesburg, Miss., 1940); _Bibliography of the Poetical Works of Phillis Wheatley_ (N.Y., 1916); and many others.

From the description of German Books on America. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 191259412

Author, editor, and rare book and manuscript dealer.

From the description of Charles F. Heartman papers, 1600-1910 (bulk 1901-1910). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84557594

Influential American antiquarian book dealer and one of the foremost authorities on rare Americana of his time.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1893-1990, 1913-1963. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 38086951

Heartman was a book collector and dealer in the early twentieth century, specializing in Americana.

From the description of [Book-plate of] CFH. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 37785798

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creatorOf Heartman, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1883-1953,. Charles F. Heartman collection of material relating to Negro culture, 1791-1839. John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library. Special Collections & Archives
referencedIn Oscar Wegelin papers, Wegelin (Oscar) papers, 1899-1966 Brown University Library, Special Collections
creatorOf Gookin, Daniel, 1612-1687. An hytorical [sic] [acco]unt of the doing[s] & sufferings of [the] Christian Indians in New England, in the yeares 1675: 1676/1677 / impartialy drawne by one wel aquainted with that affayre and presented unto the Right Honble the Corporation residing in London appointed by the Kings most exelent matie for promoting the gospel among the Indians in America. Newberry Library
creatorOf Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, 1898-1968. Papers of Thomas O. Mabbott, 1918-1979. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Heartman, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1883-1953,. The Heartman manuscript collection on slavery, 1751-[194-], bulk 1803-1862. Xavier University of Louisiana, XULA
referencedIn Autograph File, H, 1584-1988. Houghton Library
referencedIn Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, 1898-1968. Papers, 1918-1979. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Usher, Robert James, 1880-. Robert Usher papers, 1901-1953. Tulane University, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library
creatorOf S. S. N. S. S. Adam's vision / S.S.N.S.S. Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Rare Books
referencedIn John F. Fleming, Incorporated. Records, 1955-1988. Grolier Club
referencedIn Weiss, Harry B. (Harry Bischoff), 1883-1972. Papers of Harry B. Weiss, 1910-1962. Library of Congress
creatorOf J. W. J. The education of humanity : as seen in its most ancient civilizations / written on the prairies of Illinois in 1840 by J.W.J., 1840. Newberry Library
creatorOf Heartman, Charles Fred., 1883-. [Book-plate of] CFH. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Heartman, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1883-1953. German Books on America. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn William Baskerville Hamilton Papers, 1700-1975 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Heartman, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1883-1953,. [Collection of Moravian broadsides] Library of Congress
creatorOf Heartman, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1883-1953,. Confessions of Seward, Warrick, Henderson, Brown (Negroes), 1841. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Heartman, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1883-1953. Papers, ca. 1893-1990, 1913-1963. University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus, Joseph Anderson Cook Library
creatorOf Heartman, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1883-1953. Charles F. Heartman papers, 1600-1910 (bulk 1901-1910). Library of Congress
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associatedWith Asher, J. (Jeremiah), 1812-1865. person
associatedWith Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. person
associatedWith Boen, William, 1735-1824. person
associatedWith Charles F. Heartman (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith Cuffe, Paul, b. 1795 or 6. person
associatedWith Cugoano, Ottobah. person
associatedWith Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895. person
associatedWith Forten, James, b. 1816 or 17. person
associatedWith Gookin, Daniel, 1612-1687. person
associatedWith Hamilton, William Baskerville, 1908-1972 person
associatedWith Howlett, Heman. person
correspondedWith John F. Fleming, Incorporated. corporateBody
associatedWith J. W. J. person
correspondedWith Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, 1898-1968. person
associatedWith Ruggles, David, 1810-1849. person
associatedWith Saunders, Prince, d. 1839. person
associatedWith S. S. N. S. S. person
associatedWith Usher, Robert James, 1880- person
associatedWith Wegelin, Oscar, 1876-1970 person
associatedWith Weiss, Harry B. (Harry Bischoff), 1883-1972. person
associatedWith Williams, Peter, 1780?-1840. person
associatedWith Xavier University of Louisiana. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Winthrop (Me. : Town)
United States
Maine
Mississippi
Louisiana--New Orleans
Hallowell (Me. : Town)
Louisiana
Massachusetts
Wrentham (Mass. : Town)
West Indies
Mississippi--Hattiesburg
Hadley (Mass. : Town)
Northampton (Mass.)
United States
Subject
Slavery
Slave labor--History--Sources
Slaves--Social conditions
Literature
Slaveholders--History--Sources
Reconstruction--History--Manuscripts
Slave records
Slavery--Law and legislation
Slavery--History--Manuscripts
Real property
African Americans--History
Deeds
Book collecting
Manuscripts, American
Land tenure
Slave bills of sale
Wills
Underground railroad--History--Sources
German American families
Antiquarian booksellers
Booksellers and bookselling
Slave trade--History--Sources
Bookplates
German imprints
Slavery--History--Sources
African Americans--History--Sources
Civil war--Participation, African American--History--Sources
Freedmen--History--Sources
Occupation
Rare book dealers
Bookseller
Authors
Manuscript dealers
Collector
Editors
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Birth 1883

Death 1953

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