Godey, Louis Antoine, 1804-1878

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Publisher of "Godey's Lady's Book," a successful 19th century American magazine noted for fashion plates, art reproductions, and publishing both leading American authors and popular writers; also connected with a number of Philadelphia publications.

From the description of Letters of Louis Antoine Godey, 1847-1865. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34566940

American editor.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Oscar T. Keeler of Columbus, Mo., 1847 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870888

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referencedIn Peterson, Charles J. (Charles Jacobs), 1819-1887. History of "Our Club," [manuscript], circa 1879. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Godey, Louis Antoine, 1804-1878. Letter, 1839 September 3, Philadelphia, Penn., to Lydia Sigourney. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph File, N, 1686-1975. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Brown, James Wright, 1873-1959. Collection, 1789-1951. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877. Correspondence with A. Hart, New York, Sept. 24, Laird Simons, Philadelphia, Dec. 1, Manager of the Adelphi, New York, Jan. 2, 1858, Messrs. Carey & Hart, New York, Dec. 26, Mr. Godey, New York, Dec. 5 ; 2 engraved portraits. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Louis Antoine Godey Collection, 1847, 1848 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Godey, Louis-Antoine, 1804-1878. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Oscar T. Keeler of Columbus, Mo., 1847 Sept. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Poems and correspondence, 1824-1851 and undated. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864,. Autograph letter signed from George Pope Morris, New York Mirror Office, to Morton McMichael, Philadelphia [manuscript], 1838 August 20. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Godey, Louis Antoine, 1804-1878. Letters of Louis Antoine Godey, 1847-1865. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Godey's Lady's Book Historic Landmark Project. Papers : , 1970-1973. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
creatorOf Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince, 1806-1893. Papers of Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith [manuscript], 1823-1894. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hay, Southard, 1875-1951,. Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. L.H. Sigourney papers [manuscript], 1830-1865. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Allen, Mary A.,. John Heise autograph collection [manuscript], 1795-1848. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Sara Clarke Lippincott/Grace Greenwood Collection, 1844-1903 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Robert Montgomery Bird Collection, 1852 Nov 4; n. d. University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Autograph collection. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
referencedIn Southard Hay autograph collection, 1750-1885 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Sarah J. Hale letters, 1850-1855. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Dunlap, William, 1766-1839. Papers of William Dunlap, 1765-1839. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Louis Antoine Godey Collection, 1865 Jun 20 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Correspondence in the Griswold Collection, Boston Public Library [manuscript] 1829-1849. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Leslie, Eliza, 1787-1858. Letter to L.A. Godey, June 16th, New York. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Literary Manuscripts collection, 1666-1990 Free Library of Philadelphia: Rare Book Department
referencedIn Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. Letter to Lydia H. Sigourney. Boston, MA. 1828 Mar. 3. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Louis Antoine Godey Collection, 1857, 1862 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. Letter, 1839 July 16, Hartford, Conn. to L. A. Godey, Philadelphia. University of Connecticut, Homer Babbidge Library
referencedIn Papers, 1803-1880. Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Brown, James Wright, 1873-1959. person
associatedWith Cahoon, Herbert, 1918- person
associatedWith Duer, F. J., person
associatedWith Dunlap, William, 1766-1839. person
associatedWith Ellet, E. F. (Elizabeth Fries), 1818-1877. person
associatedWith Elssler, Fanny, 1810-1884. person
associatedWith Free Library of Philadelphia. corporateBody
associatedWith Godey's Lady's Book Historic Landmark Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Gould, Hannah Flagg, 1789-1865 person
associatedWith Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857, person
associatedWith Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879. person
associatedWith Hay, Southard, 1875-1951, person
associatedWith Keeler, Oscar T., person
associatedWith Leslie, Eliza, 1787-1858. person
associatedWith Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864, person
correspondedWith Neal, John, 1793-1876 person
associatedWith Peterson, Charles J. (Charles Jacobs), 1819-1887. person
associatedWith Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. person
associatedWith Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. person
associatedWith Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince, 1806-1893. person
associatedWith Taylor, Hannah M., person
associatedWith Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922. person
associatedWith Young Men's Christian Associations. corporateBody
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Autographs--Collectors and collecting
Authors and publishers
Fashion writing
Women's periodicals, American
Bunker Hill Monument (Boston, MA)
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Birth 1804-06-06

Death 1878-11-29

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