Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887

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American poet.

From the description of Letter [manuscript], 1871, Albany, New York, to [James Ripley] Osgood. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823406

John Godfrey Saxe (June 2, 1816 - 1887) was an American poet perhaps best known for his parable, "The Blindmen and the Elephant."He was mentioned several times in "The Penultimate Peril.", along with his most famous poem. He was described as an American humorist poet of the nineteenth cenury.Biographical Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Godfrey_Saxe , 2008.

From the description of John Godfrey Saxe Papers 1963. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 432980389

American humorous poet.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Albany, NY, to Horace Greeley, 1868 Jan. 15 and 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634642

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, NY, to M.L. MacKenzie, 1861 Aug. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270633514

From the description of Autograph letter signed (2) : Albany, NY, to Mr. Clark, 1872 Mar. 6 and 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270633363

Journalist and poet.

From the description of John Godfrey Saxe papers, 1875-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980402

John Godfrey Saxe (June 2, 1816 – 1887) was an American poet perhaps best known for his parable, "The Blindmen and the Elephant." He was mentioned several times in "The Penultimate Peril.", along with his most famous poem. He was described as an American humorist poet of the nineteenth cenury.

Biographical Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Godfrey_Saxe, 2008

From the guide to the John Godfrey Saxe Papers, 1963, (University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc])

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referencedIn John MacKay Shaw Collection, 1737-2007
referencedIn Cartes-de-visite album and biographies, ca. 1875-1876. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. Letter [18]70 Feb. 11, Albany, N.Y., to "Gentlemen" [n.p.] University of Michigan
creatorOf Balian, Lorna. An elephant?: production material, ca. 1962-1964. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. Letter : Brooklyn, N.Y., to Edmund Clarence Stedman, 1875 Nov. 23. Texas Christian University
referencedIn J. S. Bliss Correspondence, 1867-1882 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Galdone, Paul. The blind men and the elephant : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. John Godfrey Saxe Papers 1963. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf McLean, Don, 1944-. Cantata 4 : a connubial eclogue : soprano, baritone soli, string quartet / music by Don McLean ; to text of John G. Saxe. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Ticknor and Fields records, 1839-1881. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. Papers of John G. Saxe [manuscript], 1852-1884. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autograph collection, 1858-1940. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Saxe, John Godfrey : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Autograph File, S, 1556-1996. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Nichols, Mary Sargeant Gove, 1810-1884. Mary Sargeant Gove Nichols letters to Alonzo Lewis [manuscript], 1848-1859, undated. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. Lines to S.N.S. (now my wife) : poem, 1859, January 1. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. Autograph letter signed (2) : Albany, NY, to Mr. Clark, 1872 Mar. 6 and 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Goodrich, Matthew, 1845-1863. Goodrich, Matthew 1845-1863 1842-1872 papers. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Autograph collection of American writers, 1808-1970. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Ticknor and Fields records, 1839-1881. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903. Papers of Richard Henry Stoddard, 1851-1901. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Poets of America, extra-illustrated. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. Letter [manuscript], 1871, Albany, New York, to [James Ripley] Osgood. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn James Thomas Fields autograph album, 1750-1941. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878 University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn John Talman papers., 1869. Minnesota Historical Society.
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. Autograph letter signed John G. Saxe to George Fillow, Esq. May 8, 1850. Wellesley College
creatorOf Addison, Julia de Wolf Gibbs, 1866-. Papers, 1878-1939. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. King Richard III [manuscript] : a travestie, 19th century. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Students' Lecture Association (University of Michigan). Students' Lecture Association (University of Michigan) letters, 1854-1856 and undated. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Papers, 1878-1939. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. James Henry Coffin Papers. Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1916-1972 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Manchester, Harriet E., d. 1915. Harriet E. Manchester letters received, 1872 Apr.-July. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. Letter : Brooklyn, N.Y., to Edmund Clarence Stedman, 1875 Nov. 23. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. John G. Saxe letter, 1854 July 4. Litchfield Historical Society
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. Autograph letter signed : Albany, NY, to M.L. MacKenzie, 1861 Aug. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Thomas Bailey Aldrich papers, 1837-1926. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Richard Henry Stoddard Collection, 1858-1894 University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf John Godfrey Saxe Papers, 1963 University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections [clrc]
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Thompson, John Reuben, 1823-1873. Letters of John Reuben Thompson [manuscript], 1843-1867. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jeffrey family. Jeffrey family papers, 1818-1903, 1818-1893 (bulk dates). University of Kentucky Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1835-1856. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. Autograph letters signed (2) : Albany, NY, to Horace Greeley, 1868 Jan. 15 and 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. Letters, 1871-1875, New York. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. The heart and the liver : poem, [1851-1875?]. Brown University, John Hay Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Talman, John, 1851-1936. John Talman Papers, 1869-1936. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn B. A. G. Fuller autograph collection, 1620-1920. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. Letters : Burlington, Vt., to E.S. Dana, [Middlebury, Vt.], 1857-1860. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887. John Godfrey Saxe papers, 1875-1879. Library of Congress
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1840-1961. Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
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associatedWith Alger, William Rounseville, 1822-1905, person
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correspondedWith Bonner, Robert, 1824-1899 person
associatedWith Clark, Mr, person
associatedWith Created by John MacKay Shaw person
associatedWith Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881, person
associatedWith Fillow, George. person
associatedWith Fuller, B. A. G. (Benjamin Apthorp Gould), 1879-1956 person
associatedWith Galdone, Paul. person
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Subject
Poets, American
American poetry
Occupation
Journalists
Poets
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Birth 1816-06-02

Death 1887-03-31

English

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