Duyckinck family papers 1793-1889

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Duyckinck family papers, 1793-1889

Duyckinck family papers 1793-1889

Evert Augustus Duyckinck (1816-1878) and his brother George Long Duyckinck (1823-1863) were biographers, editors of The Literary World between 1848 and 1853, and editors and publishers of the Cyclopedia of American Literature. Collection consists of literary and general correspondence, diaries, notebooks, manuscripts of writings, memorabilia, and legal, financial, and business papers, 1830-1878, of E.A. Duyckinck and George L. Duyckinck. Also, correspondence, daybooks, account and receipt books, and journals, 1793-1833, of their father, Evert Duyckinck; papers, 1838-1889, of Margaret Wolfe Panton Duyckinck, wife of E.A. Duyckinck; papers, 1856-1869, of Henry Duyckinck, Evert Duyckinck, Jr., and George Duyckinck (sons of E.A. Duyckinck); papers, 1810-1851, of Sophia Roorbach; and papers of the Wolfe and Panton families. Includes manuscript of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Old Manse (1846) and Washington Irving's The Author's Apology (1848) and Communipaw (1849).

28 linear feet (80 boxes, 59 v.); 2 microfilm reels

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Irving, Washington, 1783-1859

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Washington Irving (b. April 3, 1783, New York City-d. November 28, 1859, Sunnyside, Tarrytown, New York), American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American literature of his time and established his reputation abroad. In 1826 Irving went to Spain to work at the American embassy in Madrid, then at the American legation in London, before returni...

Duyckinck family

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Evert Augustus Duyckinck (1816-1878) and his brother George Long Duyckinck (1823-1863) were biographers, editors of The Literary World between 1848 and 1853, and editors and publishers of the Cyclopedia of American Literature. From the guide to the Duyckinck family papers, 1793-1889, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Duyckinck, Evert, 1764?-1833

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Roorbach, Sophia

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Melville, Herman, 1819-1891

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Herman Melville (b. Aug. 1, 1819, NY, NY–d. Sept. 28, 1891, NY, NY) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. His best known works include Typee (1846) and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851). His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. He developed a complex, baroque style; the vocabulary is rich and or...

Duyckinck, Evert A. (Evert Augustus), 1816-1878

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Evert A. Duyckinck was born on Manhattan Island, and graduated from Columbia University. Although accepted to the bar, he did not practice law, but lived a life devoted to literature. At the center of New York's literary culture, he had important friendships with Poe, Irving, and Melville, acting as editor, associate, and friend. He and his younger brother, George, served as editors for several noteworthy literary enterprises, including the influential Literary World and the groundbreaking Cyclo...

Wolfe family

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Duyckinck, Margaret Wolfe Panton.

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Duyckinck, Henry, 1843-1870.

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Duyckinck, George, 1846-1873.

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Panton family

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

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Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author. From the description of Nathaniel Hawthorne manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1853-1857 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 301761440 American author, writer of romances, stories, and juvenile works. Born July 4, 1804, in Salem, Mass.; died May, 1864, in Plymouth, N.H. Sometime resident of Concord, Mass. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1825. Hawthorne's association with the Boston publishing firm of Ticknor and Fields began ...

Duyckinck, Evert, 1841-1857.

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Duyckinck, George L. (George Long), 1823-1863

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