Literary Manuscripts collection 1666-1990

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Literary Manuscripts collection, 1666-1990

Literary Manuscripts collection 1666-1990

This collection contains letters, manuscript fragments, autographs, and other documents by famous authors. The material dates from 1666 to 1990. The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by the authors to various friends with some letters to editors or critics. There is an even mix of American and European authors present.

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Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x00005f Irish writer, poet, and playwright. From the description of Collection, 1851-1957 (bulk 1877-1957). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625016 Irish poet, dramatist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed :...

Robinson, J.

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Epithet: of Dublin British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001302.0x00019e ...

Garnett, Edward, 1868-1937

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Edward Garnett was an English writer, critic and literary editor. He was married to Constance Garnett. -- B. W. Huebsch was an American publisher. From the description of [Letters to Huebsch] / Edward Garnett. [between 1926 and 1938] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231350092 Author. From the description of Letters, 1935. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 36945314 From the description of Letters, 1895-1957. (Indiana University). WorldCat reco...

Osgood, Frances Sargent Locke, 1811-1850

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Osgood was an American poet. From the description of Papers, 1838-1850. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122613597 From the guide to the Papers, 1838-1850., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Frances Sargent Locke Osgood was a popular and respected poet. Her lyrical, often sentimental, verse was published in numerous periodicals and several collections. She came to represent a sort of ideal female poet. She also published prose,...

Rich, John, 1682?-1761.

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Already an actor and manager, John Rich inherited a share of the Lincoln's Inn Theatre from his father in 1714, and used it to stage lavish productions designed to overwhelm the senses. His success with John Gay's A Beggar's Opera allowed him to open the new theatre at Covent Garden in 1732. Rich introduced pantomime to English stage, playing the part of Harlequin himself, under the name of Lun; the innovation allowed him to compete with the established theatre at Drury Lane. A successful and im...

Smith, Seba, 1792-1868

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Founder and editor of Portland Courier and satirist. From the description of Collection: 1838-1851. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 122318723 Author and editor of Portland, Maine, and New York City. His wife, Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith, was an author, lyceum lecturer and early women's rights activist. From the guide to the Seba Smith papers, 1813-1867, n.d, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Satirist; founde...

Tucker, Beverley, 1784-1851

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Author and professor of law at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va. From the description of Papers, 1836-1851; (bulk 1848-1851). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20460588 Author, Missouri circuit court judge. From the description of Letter to Littleton Waller Tazewell 1826 June 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51928208 ...

Penn, William, Sir, 1621-1670

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A founder of the British Navy. From the description of Fragment of a legal document, 1667 Apr. 30. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28885966 English naval officer. From the description of Letter signed : London, to [Edward] Gregory, 1668 June 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 700943302 From the description of Letter signed : London, to Edward Gregory, 1668 June 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 700941850 From the description of Autogra...

Wetmore, Prosper Montgomery, 1798-1876

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American poet. From the description of Letters of Prosper Montgomery Wetmore [manuscript], 1845-1862. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812278 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to C.W. Lawrence, 1849 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588039 Merchant, military official, legislator and educational administrator. From the description of Prosper Wetmore letters, 1834-1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 12240...

Gibbs, A. Hamilton (Arthur Hamilton), 1888-1964

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English author. From the description of Papers of A. Hamilton Gibbs [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 451276536 Arthur Hamilton Gibbs (1888-1964) was a British novelist and essay writer. From the guide to the A. Hamilton Gibbs Manuscripts, 1956-1962, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Zeami, 1363-1443

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Carey, Hart & Co.

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Cibber, Colley, 1671-1757

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Colley Cibber was an actor, playwright, stage manager, and poet laureate. From the description of Colley Cibber letter to Mrs. Laetitia Pilkington, 1747 June 29. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 37290455 ...

Hunt, Leigh, 1784-1859

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English essayist and poet. From the description of [Letters] / Leigh Hunt. [1848-1856] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 234302986 From the description of Criticism on female beauty : notes, ca. 1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122510755 Leigh Hunt moved from Chelsea to Kensington in 1840. From the description of Leigh Hunt, letter : Kensington, England : Autograph note signed, [1840?] Nov. 22. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record...

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803, Boston, Massachusetts– April 27, 1882, Concord, Massachusetts), American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century....

Arthur, T. S. (Timothy Shay), 1809-1885

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Editor and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to an unidentified recipient, 1855 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131705 T.S. Arthur was the author of a few novels and a great many moral tales. He was also the editor of several temperance magazines, including the Home gazette. He is best known for his Ten nights in a barroom and what I saw there (1854) which was dramatized as a successful play. From the description o...

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1794-1852

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19th century British poet. From the description of Letters of John Hamilton Reynolds, 1816-1821. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122510279 English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to A. Cunningham, 1828 Feb. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270852036 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newport, I.O.W., to Planché [James Robinson], 1850 July 4. (Unknown). Wo...

Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821

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Hester Lynch Thrale (born Hester Lynch Salusbury and after her second marriage, Hester Lynch Piozzi ) was a British diarist, author, and patron of the arts. Her diaries and correspondence are an important source of information about Samuel Johnson and eighteenth-century life. From the description of Autograph poem, unsigned, an adaptation of Francis Fawkes's "An Autumnal Ode, " no date [paper watermarked 1813]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864928 From the description of...

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957

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Novelist. From the description of Papers of Kenneth Lewis Roberts, 1919-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063732 American author specializing in the writing of richly detailed historical fiction. From the description of Papers of Kenneth Roberts, 1911-1947. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136005 American novelist, born Kennebunk, Maine, 1887. Staff correspondent for the Saturday evening post, 1919-; author of many historical novels ...

Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930

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British author, best known for his stories about detective Sherlock Holmes. From the description of Letter : South Norwood, to Major Pond, 1894 May 31. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008581 English physician, novelist and detective-story writer. From the description of Papers of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [manuscript], 1893-1985 (bulk 1893-1927). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816353 Doyle was an English mystery writer perh...

Durand, John, 1822-1908

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Editor; Paris, France and New York City. From the description of John Durand papers, 1854-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122545942 John Durand (1822-1908) was an art critic and painter. He and William J. Stillman edited and published the New York art magazine, The Crayon. Durand also wrote a biography of his father, Asher B. Durand, the engraver and painter. From the guide to the John Durand papers, 1853-1893, 1854-1859, (The New York Public Library. Manusc...

Tuthill, Louisa C. (Louisa Caroline), 1798-1879

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Gibbs, Jeannette Phillips, 1892-

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Medary, S. (Samuel), 1801-1864

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Carey, William, 1942-

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Epithet: wine merchant, of Bordeaux British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000986.0x000088 Epithet: Surgeon RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000986.0x000087 ...

Severn, Joseph, 1793-1879

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Artist and friend of John Keats. From the description of Letter : Pimlico, to W. Wyon, [18--] Mar. 8. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28295849 Severn was an English painter and friend of the poet John Keats. Elizabeth (Montgomerie) Severn was his wife and Walter Severn was his son. From the description of Papers, 1821-1899. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80562990 From the guide to the Joseph Severn papers, 1821-1899., (Houghton Librar...

Brooks, James, 1810-1873

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U.S. representative from New York and editor. From the description of James Brooks correspondence, 1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451594 Teacher, journalist, and U.S. representative from New York (1849-1853, 1863-1866, 1867-1873); b. in Portland, Me.; moved to New York City in 1836. From the description of James Brooks autograph letter signed, undated. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 234308061 ...

Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834

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Author and critic who collaborated with his sister, Mary . From the description of Papers of Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb, circa 1797. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015040 Was originally mounted in Lamb's Mrs. Leicester's School. From the description of Letter to "Dear T" : ALS, [1826?] Sept. 29. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26560794 English essayist. From the description of Another version of the same : autograp...

King, Hannah T. (Hannah Tapfield), 1807-1886

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Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894

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Robert Lewis (later changed to "Louis") Balfour Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 13, 1850. He attended the University of Edinburgh intending to become a civil engineer like his father, but ill health curtailed his studies and prompted him to travel to warmer climates. This inspired Stevenson to write stories, novels and essays about his travels. While in France he met American artist Fanny Osbourne. The two fell in love, and in 1879 Stevenson traveled to California, where he...

Mathews, Cornelius, 1817-1889

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Author. From the description of Letter of Cornelius Mathews, no year Jan. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454393 American author and editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Rufus W. Griswold, 1841 Nov. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270637257 From the description of Papers of Cornelius Mathews, 1841-1888. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136446 ...

Wister, Owen, 1860-1938)

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Born in Pennsylvania, raised in South Carolina, and educated at Harvard, Owen Wister travelled in the Western U.S. as a young man. Although he returned to the East and Harvard law school, he acted upon a friend's suggestion and began writing thrilling Western stories for Harper's. His well-researched stories, particularly The Virginian, helped establish the Western stereotypes that have become inculcated in the American psyche. From the description of Owen Wister letter to Charles W....

Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

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Amy Crowe (1831-1865) was a family friend who lived with Thackeray as his adopted daughter and later married Thackerays̓ cousin Edward Talbot Thackeray. From the description of [Letter] to Amy Crowe, 27 September [1854], 36 Onslow Sqr. Brompton. [1854] (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 35091085 Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist. J. Pearson and Co. and George William Childs were booksellers in London. Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchi...

Channing, William Ellery, 1817-1901

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American poet. From the description of Morrice Lake : autograph manuscript of the poem signed, [1872]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270630812 Channing was a transcendentalist poet and the first biographer of Thoreau. From the description of Notebooks and journals, 1852-ca. 1890. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612371953 Concord poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Concord, to James Munroe & Co., 1850 May 6. ...

Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

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Poet and author, Cornell University non-resident professor. From the description of James Russell Lowell letter and portrait, 1871 July 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 123412650 Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review ; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was ...

Thompson, W. H. (William Hepworth), 1810-1886

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English classical scholar and Master of Trinity College. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Harrogate, to Robert Hindes Groome, 1883 Jun. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572178 ...

Neale, Walter, 1873-1933

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President of The Neale Publishing Company of New York, N.Y. From the description of Letters, 1906. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522041 ...

Neal, John, 1793-1876

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American author and editor John Neal was born in Maine and raised as a Quaker, although he broke with the church at a young age due to his fighting. A career as a merchant was bankrupted by the War of 1812, and he turned to literature, joining Baltimore's Delphian Club. He served as editor of various journals, and wrote long, complexly-plotted adventure novels, as well as critical essays, always seeking to promote American literature. While living in England, he wrote a long series of articles p...

Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923

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Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) was a French actress. From the guide to the Sarah Bernhardt Collection, 1878-1969, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Actress, sculptor, and painter, Sarah Bernhardt was born in Paris, France. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007114 French born actress, artist, and writer. From the description of Sarah Bernhardt Collection, c...

Guilford, Nathan, 1785-1854

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Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722

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John Churchill, created the 1st duke of Marlborough, was considered one of the greatest military leaders of Great Britain. He served with great distinction in the European wars of the latter part of the 17th and early 18th century. From the description of [Letter] 1711 Aug. 29 & 1711 Aug. 30, Camp before Bouchain [to] the Earl of Orrery / Marlborough. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 302412231 ...

Louy¨s, Pierre, 1870-1925

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Lancaster, T. Sewall, active 19th century

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Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907

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Epithet: American actor and producer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000498.0x00023c Richard Mansfield, actor, was born in Berlin in 1854. He began his career on the London stage but by 1882 he had migrated to the United States and was appearing in the New York theater. Mansfield was instrumental in introducing the works of George Bernard Shaw to the American stage. In his last theatrical performance he played ...

Hale, Sarah Josepha Buell, 1788-1879

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Hale edited LADIES MAGAZINE and GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK. She opposed woman suffrage but advocated education and careers for women. From the description of Correspondence, 1850-1877, 1863-1867 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519084 From the description of Sarah Josepha Hale papers, 1850-1877, 1863-1867 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576495 Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, author and editor, was born in Newport, NH in 1788. She married in 1813, and when her hu...

Starrett, Vincent, 1886-1974

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Vincent Starrett, a police reporter for the Daily News also wrote book reviews for various Chicago newspapers, and in this way became aquainted with Arthur Machen, with whom he had a long and varied correspondence with. The friendship and conflict following resulted in Starrett vs. Machen: A Record of Discovery and Correspondence, which is the focus of this collection. From the description of Vincent Starrett collection of Arthur Machen, 1915-1971. (Southern Illinois University). Wor...

Blumenthal, Walter Hart, 1883-1969

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Poet, author, editor, and rare book dealer, of New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70947146 Author. From the description of Letters, 1929-1930. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 173203754 ...

Rivington, John, 1720-1792

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Hubbard, Elbert, 1856-1915

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American author, publisher, master craftsman; died on the Lusitania, May 1915. From the description of Papers of Elbert Hubbard, 1896-1915. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136608 American author and lecturer; founder of The Roycroft Shop which produced furniture, various publications and fine editions of the classics. Hubbard died, along with his wife, Alice Moore Hubbard, during the sinking of the Lusitania. From the description of Letters by Elb...

Shepard, Ernest H. (Ernest Howard), 1879-1976

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English children's illustrator, born in London, England in 1879. Well-known for his complete sets of illustrations for Winnie-the-pooh and Wind in the willows, he worked primarily in pen and ink, as well as water color and gouache. From the description of Papers, 1927-1970. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 26848647 Ernest Howard Shepard was an English painter and illustrator, perhaps best known for his original illustrations for A.A....

Horneck, Heribert

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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...

Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton), 1842-1917

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The controversial bibliographer Harry Buxton Forman was best known for his work on Shelley, Keats, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, as well as for collaborating with Thomas J. Wise (1859-1937) in the creation of numerous literary forgeries. From the description of Harry Buxton Forman volumes, ca. 1892-1907. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 82181516 Harry Buxton Forman, English bibliographer and forger. He wrote a great deal of critical and bibliographic literary...

Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882

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Lawyer and author. From the description of Richard Henry Dana correspondence, 1843-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449368 Author and lawyer Richard Henry Dana was the privileged son of an aristocratic Massachusetts family. Taking time from Harvard because of medical problems, he went to sea, where his experiences as a sailor inspired him to write Two Years Before the Mast. A sea story that was part memoir and part social commentary, the novel proved to be popular with...

Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866

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Cass served as governor of the Michigan Territory (1813-1831), as U.S. Secretary of War (1831-1836), and as a United States Senator (1845-1857). At the time of this letter, Charles C. Convers was an Ohio state senator. From the description of Letter to Charles C. Convers, 3 September 1848. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234338309 Soldier, diplomat, and U.S. senator from Detroit, Mich. From the description of Newspaper synopses and chronology, 1...

Armstrong, Thomas, 1832-1911

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Fessenden, William Pitt, 1806-1869

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Republican legislator from Maine who became a U.S. Representative, Senator, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Secretary of the Treasury. He was a strong opponent of slavery. From the description of Papers, 1837-1869. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17462689 William Pitt Fesssenden was a U.S. senator from Maine (1854-1864, 1865-1869) and Secretary of the Treasury during the Civil War (1864-1865). His sons, General Francis and Brigadier General ...

Seymour, George Steele

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Poet. From the description of The taxpayer's lament : typescript poem, circa 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980768 ...

Phillips, Stephen, 1864-1915

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Wilson, Charles, 1974-

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Epithet: wholesale bookseller and stationer of Liverpool British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000206.0x0003c7 Epithet: member of RMA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x000209 ...

Clarke, Charles Cowden, 1787-1877

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Scholar and author. From the description of Charles Cowden Clarke and Mary Cowden Clarke correspondence, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453461 Charles Cowden Clarke, English writer and public lecturer. In his twenties he worked as a teacher at his father's school in Enfield, Middlesex. During this time Clarke befriended a young John Keats, and introduced him to the works of the great poets. He later moved to London, where he made many friends among the literary set, ...

Brown, Leo Maxwell

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Clemenceau, Georges, 1841-1929

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Médecin, Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929) entra dans la carrière politique au lendemain de la journée révolutionnaire du 4 septembre 1870 et devint maire de Montmartre. Député radical en 1871, il siégea ensuite à l’extrême gauche de l’Assemblée (1876), où, après s’être opposé à la politique de Mac-Mahon, il contribua à provoquer la chute de plusieurs ministères (Gambetta, 1882 ; Jules Ferry, 1885). Après avoir soutenu la candidature de Boulanger au ministère de la Guerre, il dénonça ses prétention...

Lester, C. Edwards (Charles Edwards), 1815-1890

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Author, consul, and former minister of New York City and elsewhere. From the description of Scrapbook, [1864?-1869?], 1939. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663829 American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Rev. Dr. Gilman, 1845 Oct. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591000 Sumner was a United States senator from Massachusetts (1851-1874), noted abolitionist, and graduate of Harvard Law...

Lieber, Francis, 1800-1872

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Political scientist and author; born in Berlin, settled in U.S. 1827. From the description of ALsS : to George Mifflin Dallas, 1846. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122365122 Political scientist and educator. From the description of Letter, 1865 July 28, New York, to Dr. C[harles?] D[aniel?] Drake, St. Louis, Missouri [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806353 Francis Lieber: German American political phil...

Horner, Mary

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Great Britain. Treasury

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The Treasury of Great Britain was managed by Anthony Ashley Cooper, Chancellor of the Exchequer, from May 13, 1661 to 1672. He was named Lord Ashley on April 20, 1661 and held that title until becoming Earl of Shaftesbury. From the description of Warrants signed by Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1667-1668. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 31740958 ...

Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865

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American author. b. Lydia Howard Huntley. From the description of Correspondence, 1839-1846. (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 24917231 Author Sigourney was known as the "Sweet Singer of Hartford." For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers, 1834-1865 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007487 American author. Born Lydia Howard Huntley, m. Charles Sigourn...

Sue, Eugene, i.e. Marie Joseph Eug'ene, 1804-1857.

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Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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Scottish historian and social critic considered the most important philosophical moralist of the early Victorian age. From the description of Letter, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461042 Scottish essayist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gt. Malvern, to Robert Browning, 1851 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133400 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to William Tait, 1834 S...

Mansfield, Beatrice Cameron, 1868-

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American actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New London, Conn., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1930 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864752 ...

Dawes, Rufus, 1803-1859

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American author. From the description of Letters of Rufus Dawes [manuscript], 1827, 1856, 1857. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810933 ...

Sutton, Robert, 1948-

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Epithet: Privy Councillor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x00016e Epithet: Secretary to British Ambassador at Cambrai Congress British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0x000144 Epithet: Captain; 75th Foot British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000679.0...

Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863

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Hebrew scholar, writer of verse. From the description of Papers of Clement Clarke Moore [manuscript], 1826-1861. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814321 New York poet, Hebrew scholar, and author of the popular poem "A visit from St. Nicholas." From the description of A visit from St. Nicholas : Holograph, 1862 March 13. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58768543 ...

Weld, H. Hastings (Horatio Hastings), 1811-1888

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American author, newspaper editor, and Episcopal clergyman; lived in Moorestown, N.J., and elsewhere. From the description of Papers, 1767-1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973461 Episcopal clergyman, author, printer, newspaper editor, and schoolmaster; lived in Moorestown, N.J., Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and elsewhere. From the description of Receipt books, 1850-1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971175 Episcopal clergyman; served as rect...

LeMair, Henriette Willebeek, 1889-1966

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Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

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Robert Burns, Scottish poet. From the guide to the Robert Burns manuscript material : 3 items, 1783-1794, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Thomas Campbell owned the small estate of Pencloe in Glen Afton, about 2 mi. from New Cumnock Kirk. Cf. Lindsey, Burns Encyclopedia, 1980. From the description of Letter : New Cumnock to Monsr. Thomas Campbell, Pencloe, 1786 Aug. 19. (University of South Carolina). WorldC...

Bird, Robert Montgomery, 1806-1854

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Philadelphia editor and playwright. From the description of ALS : to Richard Penn Smith, 1834 Nov. 5. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525043 Robert Montgomery Bird was an American author and dramatist. Born in New Castle, Delaware, Bird experienced hardship as a child, but graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and became a physician. His literary aspirations led him to write poetry and drama, and he experienced early success as a playwright. ...

Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867

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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...

Bene´t, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943

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Martin, John Harding

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Leslie, Shane, 1885-1971

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Irish poet, novelist, travel writer, biographer, and Catholic apologist; born John Randolph Shane Leslie. From the description of Poems : AMsS : [Glaslough, Ireland?], [ca. 1920]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122690113 Author and statesman Sir Shane Leslie was born John Randolph Leslie in London, raised in Ireland, and educated at Oxford, where he converted to Roman Catholicism and adopted the Irish form of his name, Shane, when he became interested ...

Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771

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English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : King's Bench Prison [London], to Dr. Charles Burney, 1770 Apr. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872260 From the description of Papers, 1748-1751. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29854026 ...

Rachewiltz, Mary de

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Daughter of Ezra Pound; poet and translator. From the description of Translations of Cantos by Ezra Pound, 1973-1975. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 15609675 ...

Ingoldsby, Thomas 1788-1845

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Richard Harris Barham, English writer and Church of England clergyman, better known by the nom de plume Thomas Ingoldsby. From the guide to the Richard Harris Barham manuscript material : 1 item, 1839, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Richard Harris Barham was an English novelist, literary and drama critic, lecturer, and short-story writer. He wrote under the pseudonym Thomas Ingoldsby. From the guide to the...

Normanby, Maria Phipps, Marchioness of, 1798-1882

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Ware, William, 1797-1852

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William Ware (1797-1852), writer, editor and Unitarian minister, was born in Hingham, Massachusetts, the son of Mary Clark and Henry Ware, Sr. He graduated from Harvard in 1816, and then studied theology for three years with his father, who had been appointed Hollis Professor of Divinity in 1805. William Ware was ordained in 1821, and married Mary Waterhouse in 1823, and they had seven children. He was a minister in the First Unitarian Society in New York from 1821 until 1836, when he resigned d...

Drinker, John, 1733-1800

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Leslie, Eliza, 1787-1858

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Eliza Leslie was born in Philadelphia, and spent part of her childhood in England. After returning to America, she became famous for her cookbooks, and her popular works on housekeeping and manners were well-regarded and widely used. She also wrote fiction and edited The Gift. Her writing was generally satiric, very clear, and remarkable for its detailed descriptions and support of American women. From the description of Eliza Leslie letter to Henry Peterson, 1850 July 5. (Pennsylvan...

Cain, James M. (James Mallahan), 1892-1977

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Author, journalist, and screenwriter. From the description of Papers of James M. Cain, 1901-1978 (bulk 1925-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71060813 Journalist and author of crime novels, plays, and short stories. From the description of Oral history interview, 1975. (Maryland Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32822016 Biographical Note 1892, July 1 ...

Atlantic Monthly Press.

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Publishing imprint of Atlantic Monthly. From the description of Papers. 1966-1980. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51308440 Walter Dumaux Edmonds (1903-1998), author. From the description of Atlantic Monthly Press correspondence relating to Walter Dumaux Edmonds, 1940-1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702173238 ...

Hoyt, Jesse

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Lawyer and collector of customs, port of New York. From the description of Letter of Jesse Hoyt, 1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451069 ...

Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909

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British poet. From the description of The descent into hell [manuscript poem], 1873 Jan. 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416044 From the description of Autograph quotation, [ca. 1890?]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315968127 Swinburne (1837-1909) was an English lyric poet, dramatist, and critic of the Victorian era. He was famous for the innovative versification of his poetry and infamous for his violent attacks on Victorian morality. ...

Churchill, Winston, 1871-1947

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American writer. From the description of Letter, 1898 Apr. 22 : Clifton Springs, N.Y., to Oscar Fay Adams, Boston. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 24726625 New Hampshire author. From the description of Letters from Winston Churchill, 1899-1951. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32173472 American author and reformer. From the description of Papers of Winston Churchill [manuscript], 1897-1933. (University of Virginia). Wor...

Grinfield, Edward William, 1785-1864

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Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882

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Thurlow Weed, politician and journalist, was born in Cairo, N.Y., on 15 November 1797. He married Catherine Ostrander in 1818. Weed was a leader of the anti-Masonic movement of the 1820's and 30's, a New York assemblyman from 1829-1831, and a key member of the Whig Party and then the Republican Party. From 1824-1826 Weed was the owner and editor of Rochester Telegraph. He published Anti-Masonic Enquirer, and from 1829-1863 he worked as a reporter and editor for the anti-Masons' paper, Albany Eve...

Booth, Barton, 1681-1733

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Barton Booth was a famous English actor and successful theatre manager. Born in Lancashire, he left Trinity College to become an actor, starting with a theatrical company in Dublin. His subsequent return to London was an immediate success, and he became known for dramatic roles, playing Shakespearean figures such as King Lear, Marc Antony, and Brutus. He played at the Haymarket until 1708, before moving to the Drury Lane Theatre, which he co-managed with Colley Cibber (among others) with much su...

Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957

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American author and journalist. From the description of Letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1940 October 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810653 Christopher Morley was an American editor, an author, and a Rhodes scholar. Morley was one of the founders of the "Saturday Review of Literature," of which he was an editor from 1924 to 1940. A prolific author, he wrote more than 50 books. His novels include PANASSUS ON WHEELS (1917), THE HAUNTED BOOKS...

Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

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American naturalist and writer. From the description of Poem 1917. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49995946 One of America's great naturalist authors. From the description of Memorabilia, 1905-1931. (Hartwick College). WorldCat record id: 27057683 American teacher, naturalist, poet, and essayist of national prominence. Friend of Walt Whitman; influenced by Thoreau, Carlyle, and Emerson. Employed accurate observations of nature, scientific re...

Mills, John, d. 1736

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Sargent, Epes, 1813-1880

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : Boston, to Messrs. Harper, 1878 Jan. 11-Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634718 From the description of An adventure in Cuba : autograph manuscript signed : short story : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870138 American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to George Roberts of the "Times" in Boston, 1852 Mar. 31. ...

Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1804-1894

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Elizabeth Palmer Peabody was at the center of the Transcendentalist movement in New England. Although she wrote and published many works, she is best remembered for her support and friendship of Emerson, Hawthorne, Margaret Fuller and many others. She published the journal Dial, founded the famous West Street Book Shop and Publishing House, and introduced kindergarten to America. From the description of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody letters, 1846-1854. (Pennsylvania State University Libra...

Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866

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Jared Sparks (1789-1866) was the President of Harvard University from February 1, 1849 to February 10, 1853. He was also a Unitarian minister, editor, and historian. Jared Sparks was born to Joseph Sparks and Elinor (Orcut) Sparks on May 10, 1789 in Willington, Connecticut. Sparks was one of nine children and came from a family of modest means. When he turned six years old, Sparks went to live with an aunt and uncle in Camden, New York, to help relieve the family of a mout...

Whitmore, William Henry, 1836-1900

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Whitmore was an American writer and editor. Praed was an English poet and politician. From the description of William Henry Whitmore scrapbook on Winthrop Mackworth Praed, 1835-1864. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612761521 From the guide to the William Henry Whitmore scrapbook on Winthrop Mackworth Praed, 1835-1864., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Genealogist, editor, and public official of Boston, Mass. From ...

Berdoe, Edward, 1836-1916

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000757.0x00011e ...

Stephens, James, 1882-1950

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Irish poet and story writer. From the description of What Thomas said in a pub [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814436 Epithet: of Add MS 33979 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x00017e James Stephens was an Irish poet, short story writer, and novelist. From the description of James Stephens collection of papers, 1908-1939 bulk (1911-1938...

Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x000026 Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) was a British novelist, playwright, and short story author. Over his career he wrote 27 novels, more than 50 short stories, at least 15 plays, and over 100 pieces of non-fiction work. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale and No Name . From the guide to the Wilkie Collins Lette...

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882

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English painter and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Mrs. Gilchrist, [ca. 1863 Mar. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 713659894 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : place not specified, to William Allingham, [1859 Dec.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 708246618 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to Alexander Gilchrist, [1861 Sept. 14]. (Unknown). WorldCat ...

Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : New York, to Fletcher Harper, 1854 Sept. 27-1859 Apr. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270613147 George Pope Morris was an American poet, playwright, essayist, and journalist. From the description of George Pope Morris collection of papers, 1830-1859. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122607231 From the guide to the George Pope Morris collection of papers,...

Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937

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Drinkwater, a British playwright and poet, worked for an insurance company. In 1909 he became manager of the Birmingham Repertory Company, and his most successful plays included "Abraham Lincoln," "Mary Stuart," and "Bird in Hand." Drinkwater also published several critical literary biographies. From the description of Manuscripts and Correspondence, 1914-1916. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122612764 John Drinkwater was an English author and actor, proba...

Thurber, James, 1894-1961

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James Thurber was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1894. Considered one of the 20th century's more prominent humorists, he wrote nearly forty books of stories, essays, autobiography, and a Broadway play. Thurber passed away in 1961. From the description of James Thurber letters to Mrs. Robert Sterling, 1946-1950. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 181589252 Epithet: author and cartoonist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person ...

James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...

Hoffman, Charles Fenno, 1806-1884

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Charles Fenno Hoffman was an American author and editor. Born in New York, he prepared to study law and joined his father's firm; upon his father's death, he decided to make his living in literature. He began by contributing anonymous essays and articles, and soon became an editor and one of the city's most visible writers. In addition to his editing accomplishments, Hoffman was perhaps best known for a series of essays written during his trip by horseback from New York to St. Louis, a hazardous...

Ritchie, Anne Thackeray, 1837-1919

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English novelist; daughter of W. M. Thackeray. From the description of Prayer : autograph manuscript : [n.p.], 1865 June 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270858284 Ann Isabella Ritchie was the elder daughter of William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1861), a well-known Victorian novelist. Anne was a prolific novelist, essayist and writer of memoirs. By 1875, The Works of Miss Thackeray had been published in eight volumes (Smith, Elder & Company), extended to 15 volumes by 18...

Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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John Greenleaf Whittier was a wildly popular New England poet. A deeply committed and active abolitionist, he wrote many of his poems with a political agenda, although distinguished by an open-minded tolerance so often lacking in his fellow abolitionists. Although his works are somewhat marred by overtly political and overly sentimental works, the core of his output stands as fine, lyrical American verse. From the description of John Greenleaf Whittier letters, 1858 and 1876. (Pennsy...

Castle, Thomas

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Gaudier-Brzeska, Henri, 1891-1915

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Henri Gaudier, French sculptor, painter, and writer, who resided in London, was one of the earliest abstract sculptors and an exponent of the Vorticist movement. He adopted the name Brzeska after he met his companion, Sophie Brzeska. Gaudier was instrumental in introducing modern art to England in the early 20th century. Other Vorticists included Ford Madox Ford (Hueffer), Ezra Pound, and Wyndham Lewis. The Vorticists published only two issues of a magazine called BLAST. The second issue did not...

Neal, Joseph C. (Joseph Clay), 1807-1847

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Philadelphia journalist and humorist. From the description of Papers of Joseph Clay Neal [manuscript], 1820-1843. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812070 From the description of ALS : Philadelphia, to Abby Allin, 1846 June 11. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122645544 From the description of ALS : to Thomas N. Carr, 1845 May 6[?]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156176 ...

Blumenthal, Conrad

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Wise, Thomas James, 1859-1937

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Epithet: of Add MS 38794 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001295.0x00005c Thomas James Wise was an English book collector, printer, bibliographer, and literary forger. From the description of Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455235 From the guide to the Thomas James Wise collection of papers, 1876-1937, (The New York Public ...

Symons, Arthur, 1865-1945

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Arthur Symons was an English critic and poet. From the description of Arthur Symons collection. [1906-1929]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800282 Epithet: poet and critic British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x0001cd Arthurs Symons was an accomplished poet, critic, short story writer, travel writer, playwright, and editor. An important figure in the developmen...

Hippisley, John, d. 1748

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Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

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Joseph Conrad, a major British writer, was born in Poland and became a British subject in 1887. After a twenty year career at sea, he published his first novel, "Almayer's Folly" (1895), successfully launching his writing career. From the description of Letters-Manuscripts, 1908-1913. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122588887 Novelist and short story writer who was born Jozef Konrad Teodor Korzeniowski in Berdichev, Ukraine, and became a British citizen in...

Hoffman, David, 1784-1854

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London agent of John C. Fremont for the sale of Fremont's gold mining lands in Mariposa, California. From the description of Papers, 1850-1857. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58663954 David Hoffman (1784-1854) was a lawyer in Baltimore, MD, and a professor of law at the University of Maryland. From the description of David Hoffman diary, 1833-1834. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 774034689 From the guide to the...

Fry, William Henry, 1813-1864

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From the opera in 3 acts with libretto by Joseph R. Fry. Composed 1841. Overture is originally from the unfinished opera Cristiani e Pagani, ca. 1838 and was transferred to Aurelia the Vestal without changes.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Aurelia overture / William Fry. [1994] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 49947459 Composed about 1853.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of A day in the country / William Hen...

Thomas, Frederick William, 1867-1956

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1898-1903 Assistant Librarian, India Office; 1903-1927 Librarian, India Office; 1927-1937 Boden Professor of Sanskrit, University of Oxford. Epithet: orientalist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001241.0x00033a Frederick William Thomas (1867-1956) orientalist; educated at King Edward School in Birmingham and Trinity College, Cambridge where he obtained First Class Parts I a...

Austin, James Trecothick, 1784-1870

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Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge, English poet, critic, and philosopher. From the description of Samuel Taylor Coleridge manuscript material : 36 items, 1792-1832 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122919490 From the guide to the Samuel Taylor Coleridge manuscript material : 37 items, 1792-1832, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: poet and philosopher British Library Archives and Manuscript...

Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885

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American publisher born in Philadelphia. He was involved with two prominent publishing firms of his time, including Carey & Hart and, later, Hart & Baird. Served in many leadership positions in the Jewish charitable and educational societies of Philadelphia. From the description of A. Hart letter to R. W. Griswold [manuscript] 1854 Jul 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420463339 ...

Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870

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Author, poet, and editor of South Carolina. From the description of William Gilmore Simms papers, 1735-1987. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 766024802 South Carolina author. From the description of ALsS : Woodland, near Midway, S.C., to his publishers, Philadelphia, 1840-1843. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525116 Poet and author. From the description of William Gilmore Simms correspondence, 1842-...

Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

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Walt Whitman (1819-1892), poet and author. From the description of Walt Whitman collection, 1842-1949. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702172830 Poet, journalist, essayist. From the description of Letter, 1863 July 27-1863 Sept. 9. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477038304 American author. From the description of Letter to Mary E. Van Nostrand, 1890 November 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49377819 America...

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence

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Biography Lawrence Ferlinghetti, American poet, editor, and publisher, was born in March of 1919 in Yonkers, N.Y., the son of Charles S. and Clemence Ferling. From 1920 to 1924, he lived in France with his aunt, and after their return to the U.S., was educated in New York, at the Riverside Country School (1927-28) and Bronxville Public School (1929-33). Ferlinghetti attended high school at Mount Hermon School in Greenfield, Mass. (1933-37), t...

Reed, William B. (William Bradford), 1806-1876

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American writer, editor and publisher. From the description of Letter : to [James Thomas] Fields, 1870 Dec. 10. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625073 Lawyer and diplomat. From the description of Papers [microform], 1857-1860. (Oberlin College Library). WorldCat record id: 35721445 From the description of Papers of William B. Reed, 1857-1860. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452370 ...

American Publishing Company

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Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946

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Bergman, Bernard, d. 1984

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Herbert, Henry William, 1807-1858

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000447.0x0000ac English-American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newark, N. J., to A. Hart, 1845 May 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470954 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newark, 1845 Sept. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270470989 American author and editor. Fr...

Legaré, Hugh Swinton 1797?-1843

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Legare was a lawyer and legislator whose career included terms in the South Carolina legislature and in Congress (elected 1836). In 1841, President Tyler appointed him attorney-general. From the description of Letter to B. Northrup, 22 September 1841. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234341782 Lawyer, editor, and politician, from Charleston, S.C. From the description of Papers, 1837-1843. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19865911 ...

Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703

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English master shipwright and Commissioner of the Navy at Chatham. From the description of Letter signed : London, to [Edward Gregory], 1666 Aug. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 699487642 From the description of Letter signed : London, to [Edward Gregory], 1666 July 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698778321 From the description of Letter signed : Greenwich [London], to [Edward] Gregory, 1665 Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 698771809 From the de...

Lewis, Francis A. (Francis Albert), 1857-1927

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Doane, George Washington, 1799-1859

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George Washington Doane was an Episcopal priest and rector of St. Mary's in Burington, N.J., where he became a principal promoter of the missionary movement in the Episcopal Church and of Episcopal schools, founding St. Mary's Hall for girls in Burlington in 1837 and Burlington College for men in 1846. Doane was also known for his substantial hymn-writing ability and his leadership of the High Church Party in America. From the description of Papers, 1841-1856. (Historical Society of ...

Castleman, Richard

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Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892

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The recipient was Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, daughter of Queen Victoria, with whom Tennyson had an extensive correspondence. From the description of Alfred Tennyson letter to Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, 1867 Oct. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865322 British poet. From the description of Papers, 1831-1909. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188602 Tennyson was Poet Laureate of England during much of the latter part of...

Benjamin, Park, 1809-1864

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American journalist and poet; father of Park Benjamin, 1849-1922. From the guide to the Park Benjamin letters and miscellany, 1841, 1847, 1848, 1877, undated, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Editor and poet. From the description of Park Benjamin poem, 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450619 American editor and poet. From the description of To an old friend : autograph poem signed : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknow...

Heacock, Elizabeth Walker

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Storer, James, 1771-1853

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Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958

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Richmond author James Branch Cabell (1879-1958) is best known for his controversial Jurgen (1919), one of several ironic fantasies he wrote that took place in the mythical medieval world of Poictesme (Pwa- tem). Jurgen, laced with erotic overtones, was considered pornographic by some, and a trial over its content brought the reclusive writer national fame. Throughout the 1920s, Cabell was highly regarded by his literary peers -- H.L. Mencken, Sinclair Lewis, and others praised his works. His med...

Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895

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Badeau was a Union army general, an aide to General William T. Sherman, and a historian. From the description of Badeau, Adam, narrative. (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23360819 American author and historian. From the description of Letter, 1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367573079 General, United States Army; biographer of Ulysses S. Grant. From the description of Correspondence, 1885, 1889. (Abraham Lincoln Presid...

Shelkrot, Elliot L. (Elliot Louis), 1943-

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Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917

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Buffalo Bill was employed as a scout by the United States 5th Cavalry, 1868-1872. In 1869 he participated in the Battle of Summit Springs, Colorado, in which the 5th Cavalry defeated Cheyenne Indians. From the description of Letter : Saint Louis, Missouri, to Joseph Witherspoon Cook, Greenwood, South Dakota, 1896 May 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162229 From the description of Letter : Saint Louis, Mo., to Joseph Witherspoon Cook, Greenwood, S.D., 1896 May 23. (Unkno...

Lockhart, J.G. (John Gibson), 1794-1854

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Scottish biographer and historian. From the description of Letters, 1824-1845. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233116942 Scottish editor, novelist, and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified correspondent, [no year] Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590765 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified correspondent, 1832 Nov. 17. (Unknown). ...

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Charles Dickens, English novelist. From the guide to the Charles Dickens manuscript material : 7 items, 1842-1851, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Charles Dickens (1812-1870), the Victorian novelist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography . From the guide to the Correspondence of Charles Dickens, with related material, ca. 1834-1955, (Leeds University Librar...

Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

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Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle hymn of the republic and other works and a women's suffrage and club leader and lecturer. In Feb. 1862, the Atlantic Monthly published her poem "Battle Hymn of the Republic," which she wrote during a visit to an army camp near Washington, D.C. in 1861. From the description of Papers concerning the Battle hymn of the republic, 1897-1906. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80781526 Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle...

Holt, Guy, 1892-1934

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Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867

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Catharine Maria Sedgwick was an American novelist. From the description of Catharine Maria Sedgwick letters and portraits, 1837-1855. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 35155329 American author, pioneered the American domestic novel. From the description of Papers of Catharine Maria Sedgwick, 1801-1865 (bulk 1834-1865). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136087 American author. From the description of ...

Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851

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American author; resident of Cooperstown, N.Y. From the description of Manuscript fragment and portrait, [ca. 1832], [ca. 1850]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008578 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cooperstown, N.Y., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 July 21. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822302 From the description of Au...

Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953

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Franco-British writer. From the description of Letters : to Miss Penn, 1917 Nov. 24 and 1929 Mar. 15. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122601939 English historian, essayist, poet and novelist born La Celle-Saint-Cloud, France July 27, 1870; died Guildford, England July 16, 1953. Belloc wrote biographies of Robespierre (1901) Marie Antoinette (1909) and numerous works on English political history. From 1920-19...

Strahan, William, 1715-1785

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Epithet: Secretary to Sir P Meadows British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000444.0x000155 William Strahan was a London printer and publisher, member of Parliament, and friend of Benjamin Franklin. From the description of Journals and accounts, 1751-1777. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122589409 From the guide to the William Strahan journals and accounts, 1751-1777, ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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American writer and physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beverley Farm, Mass., to Tristram Coffin, 1890 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544690 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Tristram Coffin, 1891 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361192 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to [Tristram Coffin], 1891 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361674 From the descript...

Mellen, Grenville, 1799-1841

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American poet. Son of Chief-Justice Mellen of Maine. From the description of Signature, [ca. 1800-1841]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122631709 Lawyer, poet. From the description of Papers of Grenville Mellen [manuscript], 1836-1838. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810911 Grenville Mellen was born in Biddeford, Mass. (which became a part of what is now the state of Maine), the son of Prentiss Mellen, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and...

Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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U.S. senator and representative, from Massachusetts; president of Harvard (1846-1849); Secretary of State (1852-1853). From the description of Autograph letter signed from Edward Everett to R.M.T. Hunter, 1853 Feb. 25. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 123410779 American educator and statesman. From the description of ALsS : to Gulian C. Verplanck, 1830-1857. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156129 Everett was...

Macdonald, George, 1824-1905

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MacDonald was British poet and novelist. From the guide to the George MacDonald papers, ca. 1851-1905., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) MacDonald was a British poet and novelist. From the description of George MacDonald papers, ca. 1851-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612373115 This Scottish children's author and novelist was the son of a weaver who attended Aberdeen University before training as a Congrega...

Hirsch, Charlotte Teller, 1876-

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Cowper, William, 1731-1800

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William Cowper, English poet. From the guide to the William Cowper manuscript material : 32 items, ca. 1784-1799, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Weston Underwood, to William [i.e. Walter] Churchey, 1786 Dec. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531182 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Olney], to Lady Austen, 1782 Aug...

Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900

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Charles Dudley Warner was an American editor, essayist, and novelist. Born in Plainfield, Mass., Warner spent most of his childhood years in Charlemont, Mass. Following graduation from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., and legal training at the University of Pennsylvania, Warner practiced law in Chicago, returning to the East Coast to assume editorial positions at The Hartford press (later Hartford courant) and Harper's magazine. He was the first president of the National Institute of Arts and ...

Stevenson, Alan, 1807-1865

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Epithet: civil engineer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x000259 Epithet: engineer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000362.0x00025a Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an important scientific reformer during the early nineteenth century. From his position as superintendent of the United States Coast Surve...

Locke, Richard Adams, 1800-1871

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Journalist and editor of the New York Sun; known for a literary hoax pertaining to lunar discoveries. From the description of Richard Adam Locke papers [manuscript], 1853, undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 451382452 From the description of Richard Adam Locke papers [manuscript], 1853, undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648019260 Writer. Locke was a friend of Edgar Allan Poe and became famous for his c...

Field, Eugene, 1850-1895

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Eugene Field, an American writer, was born in 1850 to Rosewell Field and Frances Reed. After his mother's death in 1856, he and his brother were sent to live with a cousin in Amherst, Massachusetts. He studied at Williams College from 1868-69. He then studied for a short time at Knox College in Illinois and at the University of Missouri. He married Julia Sutherland Comstock on October 16, 1873. He wrote weekly newspaper columns and also published volumes of poetry and prose. Field died on Novemb...

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

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William Cullen Bryant (b. November 3, 1794, Cummington, Massachusetts-d. June 12, 1878, New York, New York), American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post....

University of Pennsylvania.

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In 1919 Edward Bushnell was appointed publicity agent for the University of Pennsylvania. His appointment began a long and expanding effort at public relations at the University. In 1954 the Department of Public Relations expanded its work to include two new units, Motion Picture Services and the Office of Radio and Television. These two offices operated until 1975 when they were phased out of a stream-lined department. From the description of University Film Collection, 1915-1989. (...

Wood, William B. (William Burke), 1779-1861

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Actor and manager of the Walnut Street Theatre. From the description of Letters : Philadelphia, to Edward S. Burd, Philadelphia, 1846 June 15 and June 17. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28895082 Actor and theater manager. From the description of William B. Wood correspondence, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981416 Canadian-born actor and theater manager in Philadelphia at the Chestnut Street Theatre, Arch Street Theatre, and Walnut S...

Gimbel, Richard

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Richard Gimbel (1898-1970) was a leading rare book and manuscript collector and the son of the founder of Gimbel's department store. Gimbel began collecting while serving with the 8th U.S. Army Air Force in England during World War II and continued after becoming curator of aeronautical literature at Yale University. In 1939, Gimbel purchased the Edgar Allan Poe House in Philadelphia. He refurbished the home and opened it as a museum. The National Park Service began overseeing the p...

Riley, James Whitcomb, 1849-1916

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American Poet. From the description of Little Orphant Annie. Last stanza : AMsS, [s.d.]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540708 James Whitcomb Riley was an American poet, journalist, and lecturer. From the description of James Whitcomb Riley collection of papers, 1878-[1964] bulk (1878-1915). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122363959 From the guide to the James Whitcomb Riley collection of papers, 1878-[1964, 1878-...

Beauduin, Nicolas, 1880-1960

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Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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Horace Greeley (1811-1872), American journalist, political leader, social reformer, and editor of the New York Tribune. In 1872 he received the Democratic Party's nomination for President. His New York herald was known for energetic reporting, moral standards, and intellectual appeal; its correspondents included Mark Twain, Bayard Taylor, Karl Marx, and Margaret Fuller, the first woman journalist on the staff of a major paper. He was a national figure, an innovative journalist, and influenced...

Sachse, Julius Friedrich, 1842-1919

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Julius Friedrich Sachse, a second generation German-American, was an accomplished late 19th century historian of the Germans in Pennsylvania and an important photographer. His particular interest in the Ephrata Community, whose cloister he helped save from the wrecker's ball, bore fruit in several publications, including The German pietists of provincial Pennsylvania... 1694-1708 (Philadelphia, 1895), The German sectarians of Pennsylvania... (Philadelphia, 1899-1900), and The music ...

Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934

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Son of American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne was also a writer of short stories and novels. From the description of Essays : manuscripts, undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612756082 Second child and only son of Nathaniel and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne was a writer of reviews, articles, and late 19th century American popular fiction. From the description of ALS, 1886 September 16 : Sag Harbor, N.Y., to J.D. Holmes...

Moschzisker, Robert von, 1870-1939

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Lunt, George, 1803-1885

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Bond, Richard Frere

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Eustis, Henry Lawrence, 1819-1885

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Godey, Louis Antoine, 1804-1878

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Publisher of "Godey's Lady's Book," a successful 19th century American magazine noted for fashion plates, art reproductions, and publishing both leading American authors and popular writers; also connected with a number of Philadelphia publications. From the description of Letters of Louis Antoine Godey, 1847-1865. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34566940 American editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Oscar T. Ke...

Hutchinson, Thomas.

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Thomas Hutchinson, fl. 1910, of Dublin, was a literary critic who specialised in William Wordsworth's poetry From the guide to the Correspondence between Thomas Hutchinson, William Hale White, and others concerning William Wordsworth, 1895-1907, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Epithet: editor of Wordsworth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001127.0x0000d9 Epithet: of Egerton MS 2722 ...

Borrow, George, 1803-1881

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George Borrow, British author and translator. From the description of George Borrow collection, 1833-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146082 From the description of George Borrow collection, 1833-1862. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79259293 British author. From the description of Manuscript, ca. 1856. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31526808 George Henry Borrow was a Victorian author, linguist, and translator. He made an e...

Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

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Wife of Ruskin's physician, Dr. John Simon. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. John Simon, [18--] (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 31272017 British writer, artist, and critic. From the description of John Ruskin papers, ca. 1837-1904. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80934993 John Ruskin was born on 8 February 1819 in London. Ruskin was educated by his mother and by various tutors before attending Oxford University. H...

Childs, George William, 1829-1894

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George W. Childs (1829-1894) was the founder and editor of the Philadelphia Public Ledger, a noted philanthropist, and a longtime friend of Anthony J. Drexel. Born in Baltimore, he moved to Philadelphia to work for a bookseller at age fourteen and soon went into business for himself at the age of eighteen. In 1849, he became a partner in the publishing firm of R. E. Petersen & Company, and in 1860 he formed a partnership with the influential publisher J. P. Lippincott. In 1864, he purchased ...

Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Ezra Pound (1885-1972), American poet and critic. From the description of Ezra Pound collection, 1911-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863170 Poet. From the description of Papers, 1915-1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122529234 From the description of Ezra Loomis Pound, 1885-1972 correspondence, 1912(ca.)-1938. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155533520 Ezra Pound (1885-197...

Taylor, John, 1711-1788

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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet and translator. Born on March 6, 1806, Barrett Browning became proficient in Greek, Latin, French, and other European languages. At the age of eleven she wrote a verse "epic" in four books of rhyming couplets, "The Battle of Marathon," which was privately printed in 1820 at her father's expense. She went on to write such works as "An essay on mind," "Sonnets from the Portuguese," and "Aurora Leigh." In September of 1846, she secretly marr...

Milne, Christopher, 1920-1996

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Heacock, Annie, 1838-1932

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Tree, Herbert Beerbohm, Sir, 1852-1917

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Herbert Beerbohm Tree was an English actor-manager and writer. From the description of Herbert Beerbohm Tree collection. [1891-1902]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800446 English actor-manager of the early 20th century. From the description of Herbert D. B. Tree collection, 1891-1917. (University of California, Davis). WorldCat record id: 506484524 Herbert Beerbohm Tree was a successful actor manager, renowned for his product...

Brown, David Paul, 1795-1872

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Vining, Elizabeth Gray, 1902-1999

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Vining was born in Philadelphia and educated at Bryn Mawr and Drexel. Vining's first book, "Meredith's Ann," was published in 1929 and over the years she published over 18 children's and religious books. Vining also served on the Board of Trustees at Bryn Mawr between 1952 and 1971. From the description of Letter, 1954. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122489969 ...

Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784

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Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) was one of the leading literary figures of eighteenth-century England. He is best remembered for compiling the first comprehensive dictionary of the English language, published in 1755. Prominent among his diverse other works, he also wrote the satirical History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia (1759), edited The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (1765), and produced the important Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets (first collect...

Walsh, Robert, 1784-1859

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American journalist. From the description of Letters of Robert Walsh [manuscript], 1831-1844. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813285 Journalist. From the description of Robert Walsh correspondence, 1818 February 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981303 From the description of ALS : Baltimore, to George Ticknor, 1815 May 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591736 Robert Walsh was a journalist, litterate...

Allen, Edward Frank, 1885-....

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Keats, John, 1795-1821

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Keats was an English poet. From the description of Collection, 1814-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612376586 From the description of John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1814-1923. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612730197 From the guide to the John Keats miscellaneous papers and portraits, 1816-1934., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) John Keats was an English poet and literary critic. ...

Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?

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Ambrose Bierce was born in Horse Cave Creek, Ohio, on June 24, 1842. After military service in the Civil War, he settled in San Francisco, where he met Mark Twain and became a columnist and writer. Bierce became known for his sharp, sarcastic wit while writing for the "Argonaut," the "Wasp," and the "San Francisco Examiner." A member of the Bohemian Club, he became acquainted with many of the prominent San Francisco authors. After his retirement Bierce traveled into Texas and toward Mexico, at a...

Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956

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Alan Alexander Milne (b. January 18, 1882, London, England-d. January 31, 1956, Hartfield, England) was born to John Vine Milne, the headmaster of Henley House School, and Sarah Maria Heginbotham Milne. Known best for his children’s stories, Milne was also a prolific essayist, playwright, and mystery writer. As a child, Milne attended his father’s school, where H. G. Wells was one of his instructors. Beginning at age eleven, Milne attended Westminster School and later en...

Stronach, George, -1915

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Hawthorne, Elizabeth Manning, 1802-1883

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Dixon, Thomas, 1864-1946

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Clergyman and author. From the description of Pagan New York: literary manuscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423966 Baptist minister, author, and motion picture producer. From the description of Comrades, 1908. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 29547102 American novelist and playwright. From the description of Letter : Elmington Manor, Dirondale, Va., to the Editor of The Independent, n.y., July 16. (University of V...

Oldden, James

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Cist, Charles, 1792-1868

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Gallagher, William D. (William Davis), 1808-1894

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cincinnati, to Lewis J. Cist, 1840 July 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269567247 Gallagher was an author and critic. He served as editor of, The Cincinnati Mirror in 1831 and editor of, The Western Literary Journal in 1836. He also wrote poems for children. From the description of Our early days: holograph poem, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122594360 ...

Allston, Washington, 1779-1843

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Allston was an American artist and author. From the description of Papers, 1815-1842. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122297604 From the guide to the Papers, 1815-1842., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American artist and poet. From the description of An indenture tripartite..., 1827 May 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 550545503 American writer and artist. From the description of L...

Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

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Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work,"Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets. From the description of Robert Browning collection of papers, [1835?]-1933 bulk ([1835?]-1889). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615581 Browning was an English poet. From the descri...

Moore, George, 1852-1933

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George Augustus Moore, novelist and story writer, was born February 24, 1852, at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Ireland. From the description of George Moore letters, 1895? (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 501325752 Author who sometimes used the pseudonym, Lady Rhone. From the description of Letter : England, to Foster Baker, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23884097 George Moore was born at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Irel...

Cobbett, William, 1763-1835

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William Cobbett, British journalist, writer and political activist. From the description of William Cobbett collection, 1787-1835. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82678663 From the description of William Cobbett collection, 1787-1835. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702161934 English journalist and political reformer; producer of Cobbett's Weekly Political Register from 1802 to 1835. Threatened with arrest for sedition, Cobbett took refuge in the United States from 18...

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 ...

De Lancey, William Heathcote, 1797-1865

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First Episcopal Bishop of the Diocese of Western New York. From the description of William Heathcote De Lancey papers, 1822-1874. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 656557352 William DeLancey was an Episcopal clergyman. He was assistant minister of the United Church of Christ, St. Peter's and St. James in Philadelphia, the rector of St. Peter's and the bishop of the Diocese of Western New York. From the description of Record book, 1831-1840. (Historical Society of Pe...

Neale Publishing Company

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Street, Alfred Billings, 1811?-1881

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Lawyer, poet and librarian. Street is the author of a number of poetic and prose works. He served as New York State Librarian from 1848 to 1862. From the description of Papers, 1830-1899. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122573514 American lawyer, poet, and librarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Albany, to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1851 May 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574434 Street, born in poughkeepsie, N.Y. in ca. 1811, was a...

Clark, Lewis Gaylord, 1808-1873

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Editor of "Knickerbocker Magazine." From the description of Letters of Lewis Gaylord Clark [manuscript], 1834-1867. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647804933 Lewis Gaylord Clark was an American author and editor, best known for his work with Knickerbocker Magazine. Born in Otisco, New York, Clark and his twin brother, Willis, were locally educated, and were encouraged to seek literary careers. Lewis Clark moved to New York City in 1832 and invested in the perio...

Fay, Theodore S. (Theodore Sedgwick), 1807-1898

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Theodore Sedgwick Fay was an American novelist and poet. In 1828 he joined N. P. Willis and George Pope Morris in the editorship of the New York mirror. In 1833 he began supplying the Mirror with a series of sprightly travel sketches from Europe. Edgar Allan Poe's excoriating review of Fay's popular novel, Norman Leslie, in 1835 launched Poe's career as a critic. After holding various diplomatic posts in London, Berlin, and Switzerland, Fay retired in 1861 to Germany where he died. F...

Moreau de Saint-Méry, M. L. E. (Médéric Louis Elie), 1750-1819

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Blankenburg, Rudolph, 1843-1918

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Philadelphia reform leader and Mayor, 1911-1915. From the description of Papers, 1881-1913. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122632986 ...

Graham, George Rex, 1813-1894.

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Little, Brown and Company, 1932, 1966, 1978

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Pound, Dorothy

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Estcourt, Richard, 1668-1712

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Chatto & Windus (Firm).

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Whipple, Edwin Percy, 1819-1886

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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...

Montgomery, Thomas H. (Thomas Harrison), 1873-1912

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Burton, William E. (William Evans), 1802-1860

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Epithet: actor and dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x00036d William E. Burton was born in London, where his father was a printer; he was interested in writing, publishing, and acting. In 1834 he moved to Philadelphia, where he founded and edited A Gentlemen's Magazine, a successful literary miscellany. Quarrels with co-editor Edgar Allan Poe led to Poe's being fired, and Burton sold the magazin...

Smith, Sol. (Solomon), 1801-1869

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American actor and manager. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to Messrs. Carey and Hart [Philadelphia publishing firm], 1847 Sept. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663650 ...

Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

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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....

Locker-Lampson, Frederick, 1821-1895

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British poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rowfant, Crawley, to Jeannette L. Gilder, 1884 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644685614 From the description of Doctor Oliver W. Holmes : autograph poem signed : [London?], 1884 Aug. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644709797 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591...

Weber, Paul, 1823-1916

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Deane, Charles, 1813-1889

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Charles Deane was a merchant with the firm of Waterston, Pray & Company. He retired from the firm in 1864 and devoted himself to researching early American history. From the description of Letter, 1879 Oct[obe]r 17, Cambridge, Mass., to Samuel Eliot [Boston, Mass.]. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 15143373 American historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, Messrs. Bartlett & Welford, booksellers in New Yo...

Harland, Henry, 1861-1905

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Henry Harland, American novelist, was born in New York City and educated at the City College of New York and Harvard Divinity School. For his early novels he used the name Sidney Luska, pretending to be a Russian Jewish immigrant. In 1889 he moved to Paris, then in 1890 to London, where he remained. He was the original editor of The yellow book, 1894-1897, and wrote lightly humorous novels and short stories under his own name. From the description of H. Harland letters, 1880s-1890s. ...

Story, Joseph, 1779-1845

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Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 Apr. 7. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 80556600 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, Mass., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 Apr. 7. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822788 Joseph Story (1779-1845) was a Massachusetts lawyer and as...

Tuckerman, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1813-1871

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Tuckerman was an American critic, essayist, and poet. From the description of ALS: to Mr. Norton, [no year] Jan 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122648060 American critic, editor, author. From the description of Correspondence and manuscripts, 1842-1864. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122530583 Tuckerman was an American critic, essayist and poet. From the description of Col...

Heacock family

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Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924

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Marie Corelli was an enigmatic and compelling personality whose colorful personal life and fertile imagination made her the most popular writer of her time. The narrative drive of her stories, combined with exotic settings and passionate conviction, helped overcome the stylistic concerns of literary critics to make her and her writing a phenomenon of turn-of-the-century popular culture. From the description of Marie Corelli letters and postcards, 1894-1924. (Pennsylvania State Univer...

Doggett, Thomas, d. 1721

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Mayer, Frank

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Wilks, Robert, 1665?-1732

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Whitman, Sarah Helen, 1803-1878

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Poet, friend of Edgar Allan Poe. From the description of Papers of Sarah Helen Whitman [manuscript], 1872, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805085 Consisting of correspondence, poetry, and newspaper articles of Whitman. The collection mainly consists of correspondence with Poe's biographers William Fearing Gill, John Henry Ingram, and Richard Henry Stoddard, but spiritualism and minor male and female writers, such as George William Curtis and Frances Sar...

Wood, Thomas, 1951-

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Epithet: Colonel; MP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000439.0x000163 Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000439.0x000164 Epithet: of Hull British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000439.0x000172 Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel; MP;...

Rice, Alice Caldwell Hegan, 1870-1942

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American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to Richard Watson Gilder, 1902 September 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647880273 Louisville author. From the description of Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice : miscellaneous papers, 1902-1941. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49306901 Author. Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice, a native of Louisville and the wife of Kentucky poet Cale Young Ric...

Hergesheimer, Joseph, 1880-1954

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Born February 15, 1880 in Philadelphia, Joseph Hergesheimer was the son of Joseph and Helen MacKellar Hergesheimer. He grew up in a stable, middle-class, suburban family. His father, a cartographer, worked for the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. After studying at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Hergesheimer traveled to Europe on money inherited from his grandfather, studying and painting in Florence and Venice. By 1907, when he returned to the United States and married Dorothy He...

Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929

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(William) Bliss Carman (1861-1929) was a Canadian poet and editor. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, he studied at the universities of New Brunswick and Harvard. He is usually grouped with the Confederation Poets, who developed a distinctively Canadian poetic voice in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Yet this identification with the Confederation group is somewhat misleading as Carman spent much of his life in New England and many readers assumed that he was American. Carman ed...

Dechert, Robert Porter, 1842-1894

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Brinley, Mary Goodrich (Frothingham), Mrs.

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Lilly, Lambert

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Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Letter : to "My dear fellow," [18--] July 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900949 Willis was a journalist and writer of plays, poems and short stories. From the description of Letter, to Maunsell B. (Maunsell Bradhurst) Field, 1854 March 31. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122493287 Nathaniel Parker Willis was one of the highest paid periodical writers of his day, a poet, ...

Trumbull, Jonathan, 1740-1809

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The Wyoming Controversy was a conflict between the governments of Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Britain, the Continental Congress, and the Indians over land in the Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania. From the guide to the Documents relating to the Wyoming Controversy, 1751-1814, 1823, 1751-1823, (American Philosophical Society) First comptroller of the U.S. Treasury, member of Congress from Connecticut, second speaker of the House, governor of Connecticut. His father Jonathan (...

Milhous, Katherine, 1894-1977

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American illustrator and author of children's picture books. From the description of Herodia the lovely puppet : production material. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62685286 American illustrator and author of children's books. From the description of Wings around South America : production material. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62436313 From the description of Happily ever after : fairy tales : ...

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950

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British playwright; literary, art and music critic; lecturer and essayist; and socialist. One of the founders of the Fabian Society, precursor of England's Socialist Party. From the description of Richard S. Weiner Collection of George Bernard Shaw, 1886-1950. (Colgate University). WorldCat record id: 31366657 Playwright and critic; founding member of Fabian Society, 1884. From the description of Bernard Shaw papers, 1878-1964. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat ...

Sprague, Charles, 1791-1875

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American banker and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Boston], to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1828 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129691 From the description of Letter, 1855 June 20, Boston, to "My dear Bingham" [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647824681 The "banker poet" of Boston. From the description of The winged worshippers : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, [1841 or later]. (Unk...

Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946

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African-American poet, anthologist, translator, playwright and an important figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Cullen was graduated from De Witt Clinton High School in New York City and from New York University in 1925. While attending NYU he held a part-time job as a doorman at the Grolier Club, a New York City bibliophile society. He took post-graduate work at Harvard University and received an M.A. From the description of TLS : Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Frederick B. Coykendall, ...

Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

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Carolyn Wells published under the pseudonym Rowland Wright. From the description of Autograph postcard signed from W.D. Howells to Carolyn Wells, Rahway [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694525270 Author, editor, critic. From the description of Letters chiefly to Alexander? Black [manuscript] 1888-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943111 William Dean Howells was an American novelist...

Walker, Emery, 1851-1933

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English typographer and antiquarian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rome, to Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, 1903 Oct. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586295 Walker was born on Apr. 2, 1851 in Paddington, London, England; attended St. Mark's College, Chelsea, and at age 14 began a succession of laborious occupations; met Alfred Dawson who had perfected a form of etching known as glyptography; joined him in 1873 at the Typographic Etching Co.; in 1886, Walk...

Hodder, George

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000626.0x0001f4 ...

Stephen, harry Lushington, 1860-1945

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Garrick, David, 1717-1779

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David Garrick was raised in Lichfield, England, and became a leading actor, playwright and theatrical producer in London. From 1747 to 1776, he was a partner in the Drury Lane Theatre. From the description of Papers, 1749-1778. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213417 David Garrick, English actor and playwright. Garrick frequently invested in land, and in 1756 he bought a large estate in Hendon, northwest of London. There is no evidence that Garrick ever lived at H...

Free library of Philadelphia

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This is a collection of manuscripts obtained by the Free Library of Philadelphia from various donations. The majority of the collection was donated by Philadelphia book collectors, Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Gimbel and William McIntire Elkins. The collection has an even mix of American and European authors. Although the majority of the authors are represented with only a few pieces of work, eight authors are better represented. These include: American authors James Branch Cabell (1879-1958), Ezra P...

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

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Mark Twain (b. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, November 30, 1835, Florida, MO – d. April 21, 1910, Redding, CT) was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). Twain served an apprenticeship with a printer and then worked as a typesetter, contributing articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississipp...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Brussel, I. R. (Isidore Rosenbaum), 1895-

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American book scout and author. From the description of Papers, 1903-1973 (bulk 1929-1970). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122453204 Isidore Rosenbaum Brussel was born in Minsk, Russia, in 1897 (according to the Old Russian calendar), and later moved to Brooklyn, New York, with his family. Brussel attended Brooklyn Polytechnic and worked for three years as a civil engineer before becoming a sel...

Mennes, John, Sir, 1599-1671

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British admiral. From the description of Document signed : [London], 1668 Apr. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270639158 English admiral. From the description of Document signed : "The navy office", 1667 Feb. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270639212 Epithet: of Add MS 40708 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x000204 English naval officer. From th...

Greenaway, Emerson, 1906-

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Ives, Herbert Eugene, 1882-1953

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Biographical Notes Frederic Eugene Ives 1856, Feb. 17 Born, Litchfield, Conn. 1866 Moved to Norfolk, Conn. 1868 Ended formal schooling 1868 ...

Drury Lane Theatre

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The Drury Lane Theatre in London is the oldest English theater still in use. From the description of Financial records, 1747-1817. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78201833 From the guide to the Financial records, 1747-1817., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) The performances took place at the King's theatre, Haymarket and at the Lyceum between 1809 and 1812. Some of Benjamin Wyatt's plans for the rebuilding of...

Monson, William, Sir, 1569-1643

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Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel; of Add MS 39195 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000570.0x000350 Sir William Monson (1569-1643) began his naval career as a privateer, served in the English fleet sent against the Armada, and sailed with the Earl of Essex on the expedition to Cadiz. In 1604 he was named Admiral of the Narrow Seas by James I. A covert Roman Catholic, Monson received a secret annuity from Spain; when t...

Freiligrath, Ferdinand, 1810-1876

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German poet and revolutionary. From the description of Letters, to Karl Heinzen, 1845-1848. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367510 Ferdinand Freiligrath was a popular and important 19th century German poet. His evolution from early lyrical poems to mature, politically aware works mirrors Germany's literary transition from Romanticism to social concern. Freiligrath was also a significant translator of English works into German. From the description...

Repplier, Agnes, 1855-1950

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Agnes Repplier was an American author known for her urbane, conservative essays. Born in Philadelphia, she began writing to help support her family, developing an ironic style to present her conservative values. She soon became a regular contributor of serious essays to The Atlantic Monthly, generally defending traditional values with a European, almost aristocratic, perspective. A significant and eloquent voice for her generation, her old-fashioned values lost favor after World War I and her po...

Paulding, James Kirke, 1778-1860

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Author and naval officer. A close friend of Washington Irving, Paulding collaborated with him to produce the satirical periodical, Salmagundi. He also wrote poetry, fiction, and a popular biography of George Washington. President Martin Van Buren appointed Paulding Secretary of the Navy in 1839, in which post he served until 1841. From the description of [Letter] 1839 May 7, Navy Department [Washington, D.C., to] Gilbert Davis, New York. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record...

Bell, Charles Henry, 1823-1893

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Gaffield, Thomas

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Thomas Gaffield was a partner in a profitable window glass retailing firm, Tuttle, Gaffield and Company, in Boston, MA. Gaffield collected engravings and had a keen interest in art history. He was a founding member of the Boston Art Club, organized in 1862. From the description of Catalogue of engravings, 1863. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122601721 Thomas Gaffield, 1825-1900, was a glass manufacturer. He was a partner in the firm of Tuttle, Gaffield and Company...

Masefield, John, 1878-1967

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The English poet, playwright and novelist, John Masefield was born in 1878 in Ledbury. After running away to sea early (when he was thirteen) he settled in London from 1897 and devoted himself to writing. Later he moved to Oxford which was where he lived when most of the following collection was produced. Masefield became Poet Laureate in 1930 and was awarded the Order of Merit in 1935. Among his more notable works are, some early reflections of his maritime experiences in Salt Water Ballads (19...

Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870

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Elisha Kent Kane was a physician and explorer. From the guide to the Elisha Kent Kane letters, 1853-1857, (American Philosophical Society) American Secretary of Navy (1852-53), lawyer, and author known for his political satire. From the description of Manuscript and correspondence, 1842-1866. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122547449 American novelist and Congressman from Maryland; Secre...

Gould, Hannah Flagg, 1789-1865

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Gould was born in Lancaster, Massachusetts, and moved with her family to Newburyport in 1808. She started writing poetry in her 30s. Her first book of poetry was published in 1832; her second and third volumes appeared in 1836 and 1841. Some of her poems commemorate her father Benjamin Gould, who led the Massachusetts militia at the battle of Lexington. Her brother was Benjamin A. Gould, a Boston educator and author. From the description of Poems and correspondence, 1824-1851 and und...

Paine, Albert Bigelow, 1861-1937

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American author and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) and typewritten letter signed : Redding, Conn., to F.A. Duneka, 1908 Jul. 9-1911 Apr. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611536 Author & editor. From the description of Letters of Albert Bigelow Paine [manuscript] 1910, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647934359 Albert Bigelow Paine was born in New Bedford, Mass., but grew up in the Midwest. For ten y...

Owen, John, 1560?-1622

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Epithet: Lieutenant-General KCB, RM British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000976.0x00039b Epithet: dissenting minister, of Tamworth British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000566.0x000074 Epithet: of Clenenny British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x0001bf ...

Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.)

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Hunt, Washington, 1811-1867

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Governor of New York; Congressman. From the description of Letter, 1862 October 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578616 Governor, New York, Representative, U.S., New York, and Jurist. From the description of Letters of Washington Hunt, 1850-1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451086 Hunt was New York state comptroller, 1849-50. From the description of Letter : Albany, N.Y., to James R. Lawrence, 1849 Sept. 26. (University of Chicago L...

Morris, William, 1834-1896

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Socialist, artist, and poet of England. From the description of Papers of William Morris, circa 1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132209 William Morris (1834-1896) was a British socialist, poet, artist and architect, and a leading figure in the Arts and Craft movement. He founded the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, was a cofounder and leader of the Socialist League and financed its organ Commonweal. He also founded his own publishing company, the Kelmsc...

Palfrey, John Gorham, 1796-1881

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Clergyman and historian. From the description of Papers of John G. Palfrey [manuscript], 1858-1868. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814531 Epithet: Reverend; American Author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000273 American clergyman, author, and politician. From the description of Letter signed : Boston, to Albert L. Fernald, 1866 Mar. 13. (Unknown). Wor...

Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895

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The writer Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895), the author of La Dame aux camlias, was the son of the novelist Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870). From the guide to the Miscellaneous correspondence from Alexandre Dumas junior to various recipients, 1850-1883, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) French author and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Marly-le-Roi], to an unidentified "monsieur," [1892 Apr. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 757338135 ...

Potter, William

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Epithet: of Add MS 12496 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000491.0x000379 Epithet: of Add MS 32707 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000491.0x00037a Epithet: of Wakes Colne, county Essex British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000491.0x00037c Epithet: o...

Mims, Stewart L. (Stewart Lea), 1880-

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Chase, J. Eastman

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Art dealer; Boston, Mass. Among the artists Chase handled were Winslow Homer, John La Farge, Christopher Cranch, and Francis D. Millet. Active as a dealer ca. 1870's-1920's. From the description of J. Eastman Chase papers, 1877-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83637018 ...