Eleanor M. Tilton Papers, 1770-1991


Eleanor M. Tilton Papers, 1770-1991

Eleanor M. Tilton Papers, 1770-1991

68 linear ft. (ca.93,000 items in 81 boxes, 58 file drawers, 88 card file boxes & 1 oversized folder).


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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...

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Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877

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John Lothrop Motley (1814-1877) was an American author. From the description of John Lothrop Motley notes on New England history, ca. 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122640035 From the guide to the John Lothrop Motley notes on New England history, ca. 1840, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) John Lothrop Motley was born on 15 April 1814 in Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA. He was educated at Harvard College, 1827-1831. After graduat...

Verne, Bernard Paul.

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Meery, Hans L.

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Hoar family.

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Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987

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Journalist, dramatist, magazine editor, U.S. representative from Connecticut, and U.S. ambassador to Italy. Born Ann Clare Boothe; married George Tuttle Brokaw, 1923; divorced, 1929; married Henry Robinson Luce, 1935. From the description of Papers of Clare Boothe Luce, 1862-1988 (bulk 1930-1987). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132193 Government official; interviewee married Henry R. Luce; interviewee d. 1987. From the description of Reminiscences of Clare Boot...

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...

Wilson, Carroll A. (Carroll Atwood), 1886-1947

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Henley, Samuel, 1740-1815

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Epithet: DD; Vicar of Rendlesham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x000384 Epithet: Reverend Dr British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000390.0x000385 ...

Root, Joseph, fl.1796.

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Baker, George Melville, 1832-1890

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Bugbee, James M. (James McKellar), 1837-1913

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Ward, Samuel Gray

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Epithet: banker; of New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000816.0x00032d B. 1817; d. 1907. Grandfather of art patron Elizabeth Ward Perkins. He translated Goethe's Essays on art (1845). From the description of Samuel Gray Ward art works, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84555290 Ward (1817-1907), a banker in Boston and New York, was a friend of Ralph Waldo Emerson and an associ...

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...

Quay, Matthew Stanley, 1833-1904

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U.S. senator from Pennsylvania. From the description of Papers of Matthew Stanley Quay, 1776-1949 (bulk 1890-1904). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74665072 American soldier and politician. From the description of Petition signed : [Pittsburgh?], addressed to President Grant, 1869 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270615946 Republican Senator Matthew Stanley Quay was born on September 30, 1833 in Dillsburg, York County, Pennsylvania, the son of Ande...

Root, Elisha, fl.1796.

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Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940

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Prominent 19th Century poet and social activist. Born Charles Edward Anson Markham. From the description of Letter, 1893 February 27, Oakland, California / C.E. [Charles Edwin] Markham. 1893. (Wagner College). WorldCat record id: 47353726 From the description of Letter, 1893 July 3, New York [to] Mr. E.E. Burlingame, Editor, Scribner's Magazine / Charles Edwin Markham. 1893. (Wagner College). WorldCat record id: 47353760 From the description of Letter, 1904 March 31...

Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873

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Swiss American zoologist and geologist and Harvard University professor. From the description of Louis Agassiz letters, 1854-1858. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 154689919 Agassiz was born in Switzerland; taught at Neuchâtel from 1832 to 1845; and in 1846 moved to the United States to teach natural history at Harvard. Agassiz and his wife, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, spent 19 months in Brazil (1865-1866) to collect zoological specimens for the Har...

Ireland, Alexander, 1810-1894

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Scottish journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Inglewood [House, near Ledsham], Cheshire, to an unidentified recipient, 1886 Jan. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269539171 Journalist, man of letters, publisher of the Manchester Examiner and Times, 1846-1886. From the description of Letters, to Moncure Daniel Conway and to Mrs. Conway, 1866-1886, 1893. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34369487 Alexander Ireland, jou...

Ward family.

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Airy, George Biddell, 1801-1892

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Sir George Biddell Airy was educated at Cambridge and became Plumain Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Cambridge Observatory in 1828. In 1835 he accepted the post of Astronomer based at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, which he held until 1881. In 1835 Airy was invited to become a member of the University of London Senate. Although he was unable to attend Senate meetings on a regular basis, he discussed the pressing issues of the University at the time with other Senate members, in part...

Root, Martin, fl.1796.

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Gunn, Elisha, fl.1796.

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Badeau, Adam, 1831-1895

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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 ...

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Barnard College

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Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888

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American educator, author, and mystic. From the guide to the Amos Bronson Alcott ticket to lecture, 1884, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Alcott was an American philosopher of the New England Transcendentalist group, teacher, reformer, and father of writer Louisa May Alcott. From the description of Amos Bronson Alcott papers, 1799-1888. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612234935 American transcendentalist and au...

Brown, Charles Brockden, 1771-1810

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Native of Philadelphia, novelist, journalist, the first person in the United States to make authorship his primary profession. Brown earned considerable distinction for a number of his novels. From the description of Travel journal, ca. 1800. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 213494884 ...

Hoar, Elizabeth Sherman, 1814-1878.

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Resident of Concord (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Journal, 1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270657 From the description of Journal, 1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19793164 ...

Dillon, Richard J.

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Gillett, Frederick Huntington, 1851-1935

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Gillett was a member of Amherst College Class of 1874. He received an M.A., 1877 from Amherst College and a LLB from Harvard University, 1877. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1877, practiced law in Springfield, Mass., 1877-1893 and served as assistant Attorney General of Massachusetts, 1879-1882. He was a member of the Massachusetts Legislature, 1890-1891, a US Congressman, 1893-1925 (was Speaker of the House, 1919-1925) and a US Senator, 1925-1931. From the description o...

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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Massachusetts lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1851-1874. He was an ardent abolitionist who attacked the south in his "crime against Kansas" speech in 1856. Two days later he was assaulted in the Senate, receiving injuries that took him years to recover from. From the description of Letters, 1858-1869. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768315 Born in Boston, Mass., the U.S. statesman Charles Sumner studied law at Harvard and practiced law in his native ci...

Weiss, John, 1818-1879

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Boston clergyman and author. From the description of Letter and photograph of John Weiss, 1876 February 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 62383380 John Weiss was a radical New England Unitarian minister and author. He was an ardent abolitionist and advocate of women's rights, and a Transcendentalist. His many lectures and literary works include commentaries on Shakespeare, American literature, modern religion, and Greek religion; he was a pivotal figure in tr...

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

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James Thomas Fields, American publisher and author, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1817. At the age of 17, he went to Boston to clerk in a booksellers shop. While clerking, he often wrote for newspapers and in 1839 he became junior partner in the publishing and bookselling firm known after 1846 as Ticknor and Fields, and after 1868 as Fields, Osgood & Company. He was the publisher of several prominent contemporary American and British writers. Besides just publishing the authors, h...

Tilton, Eleanor M. (Eleanor Marguerite), 1913-

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Professor of English, Barnard College, 1959-1979, scholar of American literature, editor & authority on Ralph W. Emerson. Columbia University Ph.D., 1947. From the guide to the Eleanor M. Tilton Papers, 1770-1991, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Professor of English, Barnard College, 1959-1979, scholar of American literature, editor & authority on Ralph W. Emerson. Columbia University Ph.D., 1947. ...

Emerson family.

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Ames, Annie Louise.

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

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

Bryant, Jacob, 1715-1804

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Jacob Bryant, 1715-1804. From the description of J. Bryant letter to S. Morritt 1803. (Florida State University). WorldCat record id: 40166073 ...

Hinman, R. R. (Royal Ralph), 1785-1868

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Tilton family.

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Gunn, William, fl.1796.

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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....

Fowles, John, 1926-2005

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English novelist, translator of French plays, screenplay writer, essayist, local historian, and museum curator. From the description of Papers, 1926-1992 (bulk 1953-1991). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492232 John Robert Fowles was born in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, on 31 March 1926. He was educated at Bedford School, 1940-1944, and spent a year at Edinburgh University before entering military service with th...

Phipps, Samuel, fl.1700.

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Howison, George Holmes, 1834-1917

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Biography George Holmes Howison, philosopher and professor of the University of California, was born in Maryland in 1834. He graduated from Marietta college in 1852, and took his master's degree there in 1855. He did further work at Lane Theological Seminary, graduating in 1855. He then taught mathematics from 1864 to 1866, at Washington University in St. Louis. and at the age of 35 published a textbook on analytic geometry. Here from 1866 to...

Eatton, John

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Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874

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Congressman, philanthropist, reformer. From the description of Letter, 1840 May 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122379141 Gerrit Smith resided in Peterboro (N.H.?) at the time of these writings and was a strong supporter of emancipation and African American rights. Upon his death the African American citizens of Buffalo paid him a formal tribute. From the description of Letters and broadsides, 1868-1871. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 34178334 ...

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

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Henry David Thoreau (b. July 12, 1817, Concord, Massachusetts-d. May 6, 1862, Concord, Massachusetts), American author, lecturer, naturalist, student of Native American artifacts and life, transcendentalist, land surveyor, and life-long resident of Concord, Massachusetts. He was an active opponent of slavery and a social critic. He graduated from Harvard College in 1837....

Burnap, Beniamin, fl.1700.

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Ticknor and Fields.

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Ticknor and Fields. From the description of Account book, 1858-1859. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191276975 Ticknor and Fields of Boston, Massachusetts was the premier "literary" publishing house in the United States during the middle years of the nineteenth century. Ticknor and Fields originated in the firm of Allen and Ticknor established in 1832. The partners in Ticknor and Fields were William D. Ticknor (one of the partners in Allen and Ticknor) an...

Richardson, John, active 1675-1703

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Currier, Thomas Franklin, 1873-1946

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T. Franklin Currier, born Feb. 26, 1873, Harvard A.B. 1894, was a librarian in Harvard College Library. He declined a career in teaching because of hearing problems; from 1894-1902 he was an assistant in the Catalog Department; from 1902-1940 he was in charge of cataloging. In 1913 he was made Assistant Librarian, and in 1937, Associate Librarian. He was a member of the ALA Committee that published the 1908 ed. of the Cataloging Rules. He died Sept. 14, 1946. From the guide to the Pa...