Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879

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Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was an American writer of juvenile literature, series and individual books for boys and girls, throughout the 19th century. Congressional clergyman, educator.

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referencedIn Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. Correspondence, 1829-1874 Houghton Library
referencedIn Vol. I. 1860.includes:f. 1 Reverend Jacob Abbott: Letter to Griffin and Co.: 1860. f. 3 Reverend John S-C-Abbott: Letter to Griffin and Co.: 1860. f. 5 Jean Victor Adam, Painter: Letter to Griffin and Co.: 1860. f. 6 William Harrison Ainsworth, a..., 1860 British Library
creatorOf Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844. Personal and family papers, 1817-1913. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Weston, Edwin P.,. Papers of the Abbott family [manuscript] 1794-1869. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autograph File, A, 1518-2002. Houghton Library
referencedIn John Stevens Cabot Abbott autograph book 1851-1860 1851-1853 Abbott, John Stevens Cabot autograph book William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Jenks, Henry Fitch, 1842-1920. Papers, 1809-1903. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Jacob Abbott letters, 1835-1873 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Jacob Abbott letter, April 7, 1876 Ohio University
referencedIn Browning, Robert, 1812-1889. Autograph letter signed : Bagni di Lucca, to [Edward] Chapman, 1857 Sept. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Letterbooks, 1789-1866 Houghton Library
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1855. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835. Papers, 1746-1900 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Poems and correspondence, 1824-1851 and undated. Houghton Library
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Autograph letters signed (37) : Farmington, Me., Boston, etc., to Harper & Brothers, 1851 Dec. 4-1856 Sept. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Korzenik, Diana, 1941-,. Diana Korzenik collection of art education ephemera, 1781-1966 (bulk 1850-1940). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Reverend Enoch Pond Collection of Sermons and Miscellany. A letter to William E. Channing D. D. on the subject of religious liberty / Moses Stuart. Graduate Theological Union, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library
referencedIn Witter Bynner letters from various correspondents, 1900-1958. Houghton Library
referencedIn The life of Edmund Kean : from published and original sources, extra-illustrated Houghton Library
referencedIn Bidwell family papers, 1750-1952, 1782-1915 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879,. Petition signed by 83 American authors to the Committee on Ways and Means, January 17th, 1866. Brown University Archives, John Hay Library
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Jacob Abbott letter April 7, 1876. Ohio University, Alden Library
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Autograph letter signed : to Joshua Blanchard, [no year] Saturday, Apr. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Joseph Clark Grew papers, 1904-1948 Houghton Library
referencedIn Photographs of the Kinnear family, circa 1860s-1925 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn Papers, 1868-1918. Houghton Library
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Letter [n.d., n.p.], to "Dear Sir" [i.e. G. Ticknor?, n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D Houghton Library
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Personal papers, 1808-1866 Houghton Library
referencedIn Vaughan, John, 1755-1841. Papers, 1768 - ca. 1936 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Bidwell family. Bidwell family papers, 1750-1952 (inclusive), 1782-1915 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Woodbridge Bingham Papers, 1876-1986 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Autograph collection [manuscript] 1725-1933. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Browning, Robert, 1812-1889. Autograph letter signed : Florence, to [Edward] Chapman, 1858 Jan. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Abbott, Jacob, 1803-1879. Autograph letter signed Jacob Abbott to: Mr. Abel Russell August 17, 1829. Wellesley College
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associatedWith Abbott, John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot), 1805-1877 person
associatedWith Barrows, Charles Henry, 1853-1918 person
associatedWith Bidwell family. family
associatedWith Bidwell family. family
correspondedWith Bingham, Woodbridge. person
associatedWith Blanchard, Joshua P. (Joshua Pollard), 1782-1868, person
associatedWith Browning, Robert, 1812-1889. person
associatedWith Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844. person
correspondedWith Bynner, Witter, 1881-1968 person
associatedWith Comegys, B. B. (Benjamin Bartis), 1819-1900. person
associatedWith Gould, Hannah Flagg, 1789-1865 person
associatedWith Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965 person
associatedWith Harper & Brothers, corporateBody
associatedWith Hawkins, Frederick William, 1849-1900 person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Jenks, Henry Fitch, 1842-1920. person
associatedWith Korzenik, Diana, 1941-, person
associatedWith Russell, Abel. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Ticknor, George, 1791-1871. person
associatedWith Vaughan, Benjamin, 1751-1835 person
associatedWith Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Authors, American


Birth 1803-11-14

Death 1879-10-31






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SNAC ID: 85015605