White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885

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American man of letters, author, critic.

From the description of Papers of Richard Grant White, 1842-1884. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31685639

Child was a professor of rhetoric and English at Harvard, best known for his compilation The English and Scottish popular ballads. Charles Eliot Norton was a scholar, professor of art history at Harvard, and a founder of "The Nation." Richard Grant White was a journalist, writer, and Shakespearean scholar.

From the description of Letters from James Francis Child and Charles Eliot Norton, 1854-1880. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84004412

From the guide to the Letters from James Francis Child and Charles Eliot Norton, 1854-1880., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

American essayist and critic.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : New York, N.Y., to Fletcher Harper of Harper and Brothers, 1863 Jul. 8-1863 Aug. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588785

Richard Grant White was born and raised in New York. He studied law, but literary interests pulled him from law. He became a well-known critic and essayist, contributing to magazines and encyclopedias, and was also an editor, poet, and Shakespearean scholar.

From the description of Richard Grant White letter to E.C. Stedman, 1869 March 16. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51589999

American man of letters.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) one with initials : New York, to Charles Nordhoff, 1867 May 10 and "Friday Eve" [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588705

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creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Letters to William A. Whiteman and Horace Howard Furness, 1858-1884. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn National Institute of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Report, 1868 Jun. 12. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Shepard, Frederick Job, 1850-1934, collector. Frederick J. Shepard scrapbook of autographs, 1877-1934. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. Correspondence, 1843-1911. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Letter to Colonel Jones. New York, NY. 1866 Dec. 8. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Letters from James Francis Child and Charles Eliot Norton, 1854-1880. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Furness, Horace Howard, 1833-1912,. Autograph letters signed and initialled from Horace Howard Furness, Wallingford and Philadelphia, to various recipients [manuscript], 1863-1912. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White, New York, to Henry G. Bohn [manuscript], 1863 May 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882,. Autograph letter signed from George P. Marsh, Burlington, to Richard Grant White [manuscript], 1861 April 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby from various correspondents [manuscript], 1871-1877. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Abbey, Henry, 1842-1911. Letter, 1869 May 27, Rondout, [N.Y.], to R[ichard] Grant White. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Dana, Henry Swan,. Autograph letter signed from Henry S. Dana, Woodstock, Vermont, to R.G. White [manuscript], 1866 July 23. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Letter to Messrs Dix and Edwards. [s.l.]. [1856?] May 15. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Bellingham, William, fl. 1861,. Autograph letter signed from Wm.? Bellingham to R. Grant White [manuscript], 1861 October 15. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907. Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White, New York, to Messrs. Little, Brown & Co. [manuscript], 1857 November 16. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hart, John S. (John Seely), 1810-1877. John S. Hart letters, 1834-1877. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby from various correspondents [manuscript], 1858-1882. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White, Orange, N.J., to Edwin Hale Abbott [manuscript], 1858 July 21. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby from various correspondents [manuscript], 1877-1884 Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White, New York, to Charles C. Little [manuscript], 1857 March 26. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Dyce, Alexander, 1798-1869,. Autograph letters signed from Alexander Dyce, London, to Richard Grant White [manuscript], 1854-1862. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Watts" to "Willamov". Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letters signed from Richard Grant White, New York, to C.K. Remington [manuscript], 1874 January-February. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Letter signed from Richard Grant White, New York, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1874 February 15. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Hudson, Henry Norman, 1814-1886,. Autograph letter signed from Henry Norman Hudson, Cambridge, to A.H. Dooley, Opera-House Bookstore, Terre Haute, Indiana [manuscript], 1877 Febraury 1. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Rolfe, W. J. (William James), 1827-1910,. Autograph letters signed from W.J. Rolfe, Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, to unidentified recipients [manuscript], 1882-1887. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White, New York, to Edward L. Temple [manuscript], 1865 March 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Letters from James Francis Child and Charles Eliot Norton, 1854-1880. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Palmer, Frederic, 1848-1932,. Autograph letter signed from Frederic Palmer, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, to R.G. White [manuscript], 1884 March 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White, New York, to Messrs. Little, Brown & Co. [manuscript], 1858 April 29. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Autograph letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby signed from various correspondents [manuscript], 1864-1880. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Shakespeare Society of New York. Records of the Shakespeare Society of New York [manuscript], 1852-1853. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn National Institute of Letters, Arts and Sciences. Proceedings of the first regular meeting of the National Institute of Letters, Arts, and Sciences [microform]: 1868 Jun. 12. United States Naval Academy, Nimitz Library
creatorOf Ford, Emily Ellsworth, 1826-1893. Emily Ellsworth Ford letter to Richard Grant White, [manuscript], 1875 Sep 15. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby from various correspondents [manuscript], 1861-1886. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich additional papers, 1850-1904. 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 theatrical papers, 1673-1976. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879,. Petition signed by 83 American authors to the Committee on Ways and Means, January 17th, 1866. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White, New York, to Victor Wolff, Esq. [manuscript], 1878 February 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Letter, 1873 Nov. 6 [New York] to [E.C.] Stedman [New York]. University of Michigan
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Letters, 1855, New York. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Grace Norton portfolio of, Nation, articles, 1884-1899. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Beers, Henry A. (Henry Augustin), 1847-1926. Letters to Horace Howard Furness, 1893. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Richard Grant White letter to E.C. Stedman, 1869 March 16. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Ruthven, Jas. A., fl. 1860,. Autograph letter signed from Jas.? A. Ruthven, New York, to Richard Grant White [manuscript], 1860 July 16. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Autograph letters signed (2) one with initials : New York, to Charles Nordhoff, 1867 May 10 and "Friday Eve" [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf LeRow, C. B., Miss,. Autograph letter signed (fragment) from C.B. LeRow, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, to Richard Grant White? [manuscript], 1876 January 13. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby from various correspondents, 1865-1881. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Foster, Lafayette Sabine, 1806-1881. Papers, 1811-1881. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph album, 1877-1893. Houghton Library.
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letters signed from Richard Grant White to Messrs. Ripley, Simons and Rolfe [manuscript], 1861-1883. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Autograph letter signed : New York, to James T. Fields, 1864 Mar. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Mayer, Brantz, 1809-1879,. Autograph letter signed from Brantz Mayer, Baltimore, to Richard Grant White [manuscript], 1859 December 16. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Letters from James Francis Child and Charles Eliot Norton, 1854-1880. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter initialed from Richard Grant White, New York, to Messrs. J.R. Osgood & Co [manuscript], 1881 April 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library.
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Correspondence to George H. Boker, 1865. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1902. Houghton Library.
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White, New York, to M. Laird Simons, Esq. [manuscript], 1873 May 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Autograph letters signed (4) : New York, N.Y., to Fletcher Harper of Harper and Brothers, 1863 Jul. 8-1863 Aug. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Oversize Manuscripts Collection, Bulk, 1648-1934, 1648-1998 © 2011 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White, Ravenswood, L.I., to Brantz Mayer [manuscript], 1859 September 6. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White, New York, to Brantz Mayer [manuscript], 1861 August 30. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Papers, 1842-1885. New-York Historical Society Library
creatorOf Woodman, Horatio, 1821-1879. Horatio Woodman papers, 1843-1899; bulk: 1843-1879. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn White, Stanford, 1853-1906. Albums of correspondence from Stanford White to his family, 1872-1905. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White, Ravenswood, L.I., to Shelton Mackenzie [manuscript], 1859 November 13. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Papers of Richard Grant White, 1842-1884. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby from various correspondents [manuscript], 1858-1874. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White to editor, Atlantic monthly [i.e. James Russell Lowell] [manuscript], 1858 September 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Ingleby, C. M. (Clement Mansfield), 1823-1886,. Autograph letters to Clement Mansfield Ingleby signed from various correspondents [manuscript], 1859-1884. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911. Houghton Library.
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letters signed from Richard Grant White, New York, to J. Parker Norris [manuscript], 1874-1875. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Fish, Asa I. (Asa Israel), 1820-1879,. Scrapbook concerning Shakspere Society of Philadelphia compiled by Asa I. Fish [manuscript], ca. 1861. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Letters to Charles Eliot Norton and other papers, 1702-1952. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909. Papers, 1866-1907. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Autograph letter signed with initials : London, to Arthur Smith, 1859 Jan. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Marsh, George P. (George Perkins), 1801-1882,. Autograph letters signed from George P. Marsh, Burlington, to Richard Grant White, 1860. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885,. Autograph letter signed from Richard Grant White, New York, to J. Parker Norris, Esq. [manuscript], 1873 July 14. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885. Letter to Messrs Sheldon and Co. [s.l.]. 1862 Nov. 15. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Stanford White Papers, 1873-1928 © 2011 New-York Historical Society
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correspondedWith Wolff, Victor, fl. 1878 person
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United States
New York (N.Y.)
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Criticism
American literature--19th century
Authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
Music
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Birth 1821-05-23

Death 1885-04-08

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