Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881

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Lawyer, poet and librarian. Street is the author of a number of poetic and prose works. He served as New York State Librarian from 1848 to 1862.

From the description of Papers, 1830-1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122573514

American lawyer, poet, and librarian.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1851 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574434

Street, born in poughkeepsie, N.Y. in ca. 1811, was a lawyer, librarian, poet, and author. He was admitted to the New York bar. He published poems, A winter scene and A day in March, in the New York Evening Post. He was an editor of the literary magazine. Northern Light, in Albany, N.Y. from 1843 to 1844. He was director of the New York State Library from 1848 to 1862 and was law librarian until 1868. He died in Albany in 1881.

From the description of Correspondence, 1840-1877. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 237352960

Lawyer, poet, and librarian.

From the description of Alfred Billings Street papers, 1818-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981934

Poet; resident of Albany (N.Y.).

From the description of The Manor House : holograph, 1850. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58775491

Lawyer, poet, historian, and librarian of the New York State Library.

From the description of The Indian girl, or, The dawn of Christianity by Palmer, [not after 1867] / by Alfred B. Street. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40342411

Lawyer, poet, historian, and librarian of the New York State Library.

Street was the author of numerous works, including "The Indian Pass," which was published in 1869 by Hurd and Houghton.

From the description of Letter : Albany, [N.Y.], to Col. E.S. Parker, 1838 [i.e. 1868?] Sept. 3. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40308642

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creatorOf Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881. Letter : Albany, [N.Y.], to Col. E.S. Parker, 1838 [i.e. 1868?] Sept. 3. Newberry Library
referencedIn Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872. Papers, 1837-1872. New York State Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous correspondence, 1852-1892. Houghton Library
referencedIn [Alfred B. Street] New York State Library
creatorOf Street, Alfred Billings, 1811-1881. Autograph letter signed : Albany, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1851 May 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872. Collection, 1837-1872. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881. Alfred Billings Street papers, 1818-1879. Library of Congress
referencedIn John Talman papers., 1869. Minnesota Historical Society
creatorOf Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881. The Indian girl, or, The dawn of Christianity by Palmer, [not after 1867] / by Alfred B. Street. Newberry Library
creatorOf Talman, John, 1851-1936. John Talman Papers, 1869-1936. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871. Autograph letter signed : New York, to Alfred Billings Street, 1842 Dec. 7. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Free Library of Philadelphia Collection of Literary Manuscripts, 1666-1990 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
creatorOf Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878. Letters, 1854-1876, New york. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn George William Curtis additional correspondence, 1844-1891. Houghton Library
referencedIn Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859. Papers of William Hickling Prescott [manuscript], 1836-1858. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881. Letter [1846? Albany, N.Y.?] to W. Gilmore Simms [Charleston, S.C.?] University of Michigan
creatorOf Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881. Papers, 1830-1899. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Cowper, James S. Letter, to Alfred B. Street, Albany, N.Y. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Scribner, G. Hilton (Gilbert Hilton), 1831-1910. Papers, 1868-1911. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881. Correspondence, 1840-1877. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881. Letter, [ca. 1850-1881?], to his cousin. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Beekman, James W. (James William), 1815-1877. Autograph book, 1849. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Stone family. Papers of the Stone family, 1824-1894. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881. The Manor House : holograph, 1850. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871. Letters to Alfred Billings Street, 1846-1868. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (bulk 1820-1888) Houghton Library
creatorOf Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881. Letters from Richard Bentley [manuscript] 1849-1850. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Clark, Lewis Gaylord, 1808-1873. Letter, 1841 January 4. American Periodical Series I
creatorOf Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881. Indian summer : poem, ca.1865, Albany, N.Y. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
referencedIn Street, Elizabeth. Letter, July 13. American Periodical Series I
referencedIn Collection of autograph letters, ca. 1829-1915. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871, person
associatedWith Brodhead, John Romeyn, 1814-1873. person
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associatedWith Clark, Lewis Gaylord, 1808-1873. person
associatedWith Cowper, James S. person
correspondedWith Curtis, George William, 1824-1892 person
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associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Fearing, Daniel B. (Daniel Butler), 1859-1918 person
associatedWith Free Library of Philadelphia. corporateBody
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872. person
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891. corporateBody
associatedWith Melville, Herman, 1819-1891. person
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
associatedWith New York State Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Parker, Ely Samuel, 1828-1895 person
associatedWith Phi Beta Kappa. New Hampshire Alpha (Dartmouth College) corporateBody
associatedWith Pierpont, John, 1785-1866, person
associatedWith Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859. person
associatedWith Scribner, G. Hilton (Gilbert Hilton), 1831-1910. person
associatedWith Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870. person
associatedWith Stone family. family
associatedWith Street, Elizabeth. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Talman, John, 1851-1936. person
correspondedWith Treadwell, George H. person
associatedWith Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871. person
associatedWith Van Rensselaer, Adeline. person
associatedWith Van Rensselaer family. family
associatedWith Van Rensselaer, Stephen, 1764-1839. person
associatedWith Van Rensselaer, Stephen, 1789-1868, person
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Rensselaerswyck (N.Y.)
New York (State)--Albany
New York (State)
New York (State)--Adirondack Mountains
Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
England
New York (State)
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Manuscripts, American
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Publishers and publishing
Authors, American
Poets, American
Authors and publishers
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Names, Geographical
Indians of North America
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Birth 1811-12-18

Death 1881-06-02

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