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Ticknor and Fields.

From the description of Account book, 1858-1859. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191276975

Ticknor and Fields of Boston, Massachusetts was the premier "literary" publishing house in the United States during the middle years of the nineteenth century. Ticknor and Fields originated in the firm of Allen and Ticknor established in 1832. The partners in Ticknor and Fields were William D. Ticknor (one of the partners in Allen and Ticknor) and James T. Fields, who entered the firm as a junior partner in 1843. Fields edited the Atlantic monthly from 1861-1870. Fields was also a writer; his writings include: Poems (1849), Yesterdays with authors (1872), and Hawthorne (1876). In 1854, Fields married Annie Adams, an author, literary hostess, and social welfare worker. Ticknor and Fields became Fields, Osgood and Co. in 1868 when James R. Osgood joined the firm. After a series of changes, Fields, Osgood and Co. evolved into Houghton, Mifflin and Company.

From the guide to the Ticknor and Fields records, 1839-1881., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Ticknor and Fields of Boston, Massachusetts was the premier literary publishing house in the United States during the middle years of the nineteenth century. Ticknor and Fields originated in the firm of Allen and Ticknor established in 1832. The partners in Ticknor and Fields were William D. Ticknor (one of the partners in Allen and Ticknor) and James T. Fields, who entered the firm as a junior partner in 1843. Fields edited the Atlantic Monthly from 1861-1870. Fields was also a writer; his writings include: Poems (1849), Yesterdays with authors (1872), and Hawthorne (1876). In 1854, Fields married Annie Adams, an author, literary hostess, and social welfare worker. Ticknor and Fields became Fields, Osgood and Co. in 1868 when James R. Osgood joined the firm. After a series of changes, Fields, Osgood and Co. evolved into Houghton, Mifflin and Company.

From the description of Ticknor and Fields records, 1839-1881. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612691891

Ticknor and Fields was a Boston publishing house that later became the Houghton Mifflin Company.

From the description of Letter to Rev. William Henry Furness, 1865. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884026

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creatorOf Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Autograph letter signed : Concord, to Ticknor & Fields, 1867 May 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Harper & Brothers. Manuscript letter in the name of the firm (retained draft) : New York, to Messrs. Ticknor and Fields, 1859 Oct. 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894. Oliver Wendell Holmes contracts with Ticknor and Fields, 1858-1900 (inclusive), 1959-1871 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company. Houghton Mifflin Company records, 1832-1944. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Elizabeth Oakes Smith Collection, 1843-1883 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Papers, 1853-2005 (inclusive), 1939-2003 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888. Matthew Arnold note to Ticknor and Fields : Ambleside, Eng. : ALS, 1867 Sept. 8. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Old Corner Bookstore restoration materials, 1960. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Ticknor and Fields records, 1839-1881. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Henry James letters to various correspondents and other material, 1861-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Ticknor and Fields. Letter, 1855, February 6 : Boston, to Dr. Elisha Bartlett. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Interesting MSS. of Edmund Burke : manuscript, [ca. 1863] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881,. James Thomas Fields collection of additional autographs, 1750-1941. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Papers of James R. Osgood and A. V. S. Anthony, 1853-1912. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Miscellaneous documents on American history, 1681-1921, 1681-1921 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Tilton, Eleanor M. (Eleanor Marguerite), 1913-. Papers, 1770-1991. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. James Thomas Fields Papers and Addenda, 1767-1914 (bulk 1850-1914) Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Agreement to publish the works of Charles Dickens in the United States : autograph document signed, 1867 Apr. 15. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Nathaniel Hawthorne collection, 1800-1919 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company. Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Leland, Charles Godfrey, 1824-1903. Papers, 1835-1906. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Greer, Louise, 1899-. Papers of Louise Greer [manuscript], 1851-1964. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson [manuscript], 1848-1861. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. Alexander Dallas Bache Papers.
referencedIn James Thomas Fields autograph album, 1750-1941. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Life of William Hickling Prescott, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Curtis, George William, 1824-1892. George William Curtis letters, 1867-1880. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877. Speech : holograph / J.L. Motley, 1868 Oct. 20. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Jeffrey family. Jeffrey family papers, 1818-1903, 1818-1893 (bulk dates). University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Dawes, Elizabeth F.,. Miscellaneous documents on American history, 1681-1921. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company records, 1866-1968. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Reade, Charles, 1814-1884. The box tunnel : manuscript, [1857] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. Walking : holograph, [1862]. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Culture : holograph, [1860]. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
creatorOf Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867. Papers of Fitz-Greene Halleck, 1803-1948 (bulk 1814-1867). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ticknor and Fields. Account book, 1858-1859. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson journals and notebooks, 1820-1880, 1820-1880 and undated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Holiday romance : autograph manuscript signed, before 1868. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Subscription list for William E. Marshall's engraving of Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1866. Connecticut Historical Society
creatorOf Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916. Letters to Ticknor and Fields [manuscript], 1868, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Eleanor M. Tilton Papers, 1770-1991 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Nathaniel Hawthorne collection, 1800-1919. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Ticknor and Fields. Ticknor and Fields records, 1839-1881. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Reade, Charles, 1814-1884. Letter, [1856] Aug. 21, London. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922. Mary Noailles Murfree papers, 1877-1928. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Papers of Nathaniel Hawthorne [manuscript] 1659-1963 (bulk 1839-1864). Clifton Waller Barrett Library
creatorOf Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865. L.H. Sigourney papers [manuscript], 1830-1865. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Boker, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1890. Papers of George Henry Boker [manuscript] 1851-89. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Ticknor and Fields. Ticknor and Fields contracts with Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1868 March 4. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Voices from the Food Revolution: People Who Changed The Way Americans Eat, An oral history project conducted by Judith Weinraub, 2009-2011 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881,. James Thomas Fields autograph album, 1750-1941. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Oliver Wendell Holmes contracts with Ticknor and Fields, 1858-1900 (inclusive), 1859-1871 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881,. James Thomas Fields collection of autographs and portraits of distinguished women, 1814-1907. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888. Mary Howitt letters and poems, 1832-1887. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Ticknor and Fields. Letter to Robert Browning,h[manuscript] 1867 Aug. 27. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince, 1806-1893. Papers of Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith, 1843-1883. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916. Autograph letter signed : W. Cambridge, to Messrs. Ticknor & Fields, 1866 Jul. 14. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson miscellaneous correspondence, 1825-1881. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Eggleston, Edward, 1837-1902. Edward Eggleston papers, 1856-1866. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Harrison, Gilbert A. Gilbert A. Harrison papers relating to Thornton Wilder, 1956-1985. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Ticknor and Fields. Letter to Rev. William Henry Furness, 1865. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880. Correspondence with her sister [Mrs. Warren Preston] May 26, 1822, Oct. 28, 1827, : to Messrs Carey & Lea, 1830 June 20, Boston, to Mary E. Stearns [from] Aunt Maria, West Newton, July 17th, 1851, to Messrs. Ticknor Fields, Nov. 12, 1865, to Mrs. Spring, [n.d.], Mrs. Clarke, June 18, 1876, and a ms. of an essay. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Bright, John, 1811-1889. Autograph letter signed : Rochdale, to Ticknor & Fields, 1867 Jan. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Gilbert A. Harrison papers relating to Thornton Wilder, 1939-1975 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859. William H. Prescott letter to Ticknor & Co. [manuscript], no date. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company. Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive), 1880-1940 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881,. Autograph album, undated. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Fragment of a romance. Chapter 1. : The Brazen Serpent, [1863]. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
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