Maria Gowen Brooks papers ca. 1827-1946 ca. 1827-1843


Maria Gowen Brooks papers, ca. 1827-1946, ca. 1827-1843

Maria Gowen Brooks papers ca. 1827-1946 ca. 1827-1843

Collection consists of Brooks's correspondence, some copies, relating to her work and to personal matters, and poems including manuscript of Zophiƫl with revisions and comments. Correspondents include W.B. Force, Rufus Griswold, Fitz-Greene Halleck, Robert Southey, George Ticknor, and E. P. Whipple.

.3 linear foot (1 box)

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Whipple, Edwin Percy, 1819-1886 (person)

American essayist and critic. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Boston, to Harper and Brothers, 1858 Mar. 5 and 18-1878 Apr. 1 and 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588778 Edwin Percy Whipple was an influential 19th century American literary critic and lecturer. A prolific reader, he worked at several disparate jobs while publishing critical essays in diverse periodicals. He gained the reputation as one of the most important young critics of his gener...

Force, W. B (person)

Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857 (person)

Griswold, an advocate of "Americanism" in literature, worked to increase public respect for American authors. He was on the staff of various magazines including Graham's Magazine (assistant editor, 1842-1843, succeeding Edgar Allen Poe), edited anthologies of poetry, and was a controversial literary critic. From the description of Papers, 1835-1856. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122590086 From the guide to the Papers, 1835-1856., (Houghton Library, Harvard Colleg...

Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867 (person)

American author and poet, born and died in Guildford, Connecticut. After a youth spent in business in Connecticut, Halleck came to New York City and attracted attention with humorous articles he wrote for the New York Evening Post. In 1819 he published the first of several editions of his longest single poem, Fanny, a satire on current fashions, social climbings, and politics written in the stanza form and meter of Byron's Don Juan. Halleck's output was small and much of his best work was includ...

Southey, Robert, 1774-1843 (person)

English poet, literary scholar, historian and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified man, 1836 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603582965 English poet and man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to Moxon, 1837 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662734 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified correspondent, 1837 Mar. 2....

Brooks, Maria Gowen, 1794 or 1795-1845 (person)

American poet. From the description of Ballad : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed : Cuba, 1841 Mar. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134621 Maria Gowen Brooks (1794 or 5-1845) was an American poet who lived in New England and Cuba. Brooks was also known as Maria del Occidente. From the guide to the Maria Gowen Brooks papers, ca. 1827-1946, ca. 1827-1843, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Maria G...

Ticknor, George, 1791-1871 (person)

Author, scholar, and educator George Ticknor was one of the preeminent American men of letters of his generation. He was a key figure in education reform, inspired by his extensive travels and studies in Europe, and impacted both Harvard during his tenure and American education generally. He was also a major figure in Boston society, and co-founded the Boston Public Library, to which he willed his impressive personal library of Spanish books. From the description of George Ticknor le...