Mildred and Louise Kennedy autograph collection, 1784-1923.

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Mildred and Louise Kennedy autograph collection, 1784-1923.

Mildred and Louise Kennedy autograph collection, 1784-1923.

Letters and other autograph material from various British and American literary figures.

1 box (.5 linear ft.)

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Florence Holland

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Sayce, A.H. (Archibald Henry), 1845-1933

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English philologist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Alexandria, Egypt, to [Frank] Cowper, 1925 Nov. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270965746 Archibald Henry Sayce was born in Shirehampton, England, on September 25, 1845. Despite poor health as a child, Sayce was reading Greek classics by the age of ten. In 1858, he began studying Hebrew. Sayce entered Oxford in 1865 where his education was hampered by poor eyesight and failing health. He e...

William Canfield

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Parsons, James Challis, 1833-1897.

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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...

British Museum.

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Microfilms of British Museum class catalogues of manuscripts. The British Library, established in 1973, is now responsible for manuscript collections previously held by the library of the British Museum. From the guide to the Microfilms of British Museum class catalogues of manuscripts, 20th century, (University of Oxford, Bodleian Library) ...

Berry, Mary, 1763-1852

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Mary Berry (1763-1852), author, was born at Stanwick, Yorkshire. She and her sister Agnes began a close friendship with Horace Walpole in 1788, who spoke of them as his "twin wives." He established the sisters at Teddington, in 1789, and two years later offered them the use of his own secondary residence, Little Strawberry Hill. Berry became engaged to General Charles O'Hara (c.1740-1802) about October 1795, though the couple separated in 1796. In 1824 the sisters took up residence in Curzon Str...

Calthrop, S. R. (Samuel Robert), 1829-1917

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Mildred Kennedy

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Hill, Octavia, 1838-1912

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Epithet: social reformer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000496.0x000065 English activist for housing reform for the poor and advocate for preservation of open spaces, places of natural beauty and historic sites. From the description of Octavia Hill autographed letters : to Mrs. Tebb, 1890-1894. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 9626652 English philanthropist. ...

Brooks, Phillips, bp., 1835-1893.

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Mitton

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Naomi Bynner

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Edwards, Amelia Ann Blanford, 1831-1892

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Artist and travel writer. From the description of Letter : Gloucestershire, 1886 Dec. 26. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81972206 Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards was an English author, notable for popular novels and travel works. She published her first poem at the age of seven, her first story at twelve. After success as a writer, she made a series of journeys, and her published accounts of these trips proved enormously popular. After her experiences in Egypt, ...

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935

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A socialist and deist, Gilman was an independent thinker, author, and speaker who was an intellectual leader of the women's movement from the late 1890s through the mid-1920s. For further information, see Notable American Women (1971). From the description of Letter of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 1908. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 424455095 From the description of Poems of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, 1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 543658120 ...

Robert Browning.

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Lang, B. J. (Benjamin Johnson), 1837-1909

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American composer, organist and conductor. From the description of Letters received, 1860 March 9-1903 Nov. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 655778786 ...

Parker, Joel, 1795-1875

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Parker, jurist, was professor of law at Harvard Law School (1848-1868). In 1861, he published his Personal Liberty Laws (Statutes of Massachusetts) and Slavery in the Territories which was probably based on this and other articles for the Boston Journal. From the description of Letters, 1853-1866 (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235078843 American jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge [Mass.], to William M. Evarts, 1...

Black, Hugh, 1868-

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James Dodsley

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Miss Kennedy

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Fiske, John, 1842-1901

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Historian, philosopher, and librarian. Name originally Edmund Fiske Green; at age thirteen, took name of maternal great-grandfather, John Fiske. From the description of John Fiske papers, 1867-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 163614392 Philosopher, historian, librarian. From the description of Papers of John Fiske [manuscript], 1872-1900. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805107 John Fiske was a American author, best known for popular ...

Home, D. D. (Daniel Dunglas), 1833-1886

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Kennedy, Mildred, collector.

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Mildred and Louise Kennedy collected letters and other autographs of various literary figures. From the guide to the Mildred and Louise Kennedy autograph collection, 1784-1923., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Lady Catherine

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Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797

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Dr. John Allen (1771-1843) was a political and historical writer. In 1791 he graduated with an MD from the University of Edinburgh. In 1801, in his capacity as a doctor, he accompanied Lord Holland to Spain, and on his return to England became a regular inmate of Holland House. Although he served in 1806 as under-secretary to the commissioners for treating with America, Allen is best known for his social life at Holland House, especially as documented in his diary. He also helped Lord Holland to...

Home, Julie.

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Besant, Annie, 1847-1933

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Theosophist and political leader in India. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Mr. Crowther, 1888 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270623129 Annie Wood Besant was born in London to Irish parents. An early marriage to a young clergyman ended in divorce, as Annie's increasing progressivism led to social activism. She renounced the Church, and became one of the most formidable and sought after writers and lecturers for such causes as the Freethink...

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...

Ernst, Harold C. (Harold Clarence), 1856-1922

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Ernst (Harvard, M.D. 1880) taught bacteriology at the Harvard Medical School from 1885 to 1922; he was probably the first to lecture on the subject as a part of the regular course curriculum in an American medical school. He was responsible for the organization of a bacteriology laboratory under the auspices of the City of Boston which initially worked toward detection and prevention of diphtheria. He edited the Journal of Medical Research from 1896 to 1922, and he served as director of scholars...

James, Henry, 1811-1882

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Henry James Sr. and his wife Mary Walsh James (1810-1882) were the parents of the novelist Henry James Jr., the philosopher William James, the diarist Alice James, Robertson James, and Garth Wilkinson James. From the guide to the Letters from Henry James Sr. and Mary Walsh James to various correspondents, 1827-1878., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James Sr. was an American philosophical theologian. He and his wife Mary Robertson Walsh J...

Brown, Robert, 1844-....

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Myers, F. W. H. (Frederic William Henry), 1843-1901

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English physical researcher and essayist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to William Cowper-Temple, 1878 Apr. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 770114329 ...

Rogers, Annette Perkins 1841-1920

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Whiteley, Opal Stanley

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Opal Stanley Whiteley was born on December 11, 1897 in Colton, Washington and later moved with her family to Walden, Oregon, near the town of Cottage Grove. It was in Walden that Whiteley wrote a diary, later published in 1920 by the Atlantic Monthly, which was to become both celebrated and controversial. Whiteley was keenly interested in nature and botany; she became an amateur naturalist and utilized her interests in both nature and religion for her work in the Oregon Christian Endeavor Union....

Louise Ford

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Louise Kennedy

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Forbes, ...

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Epithet: Lieutenant -Colonel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x0002b9 Epithet: Vicar of Thornbury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001242.0x0002ba ...

Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912

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Scottish man of letters. From the description of Enchanted cigarettes : [n.p.] : autograph essay signed, [ca. 1891]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598917 Author and scholar Andrew Lang was born in Scotland, and educated at St. Andrews, Glasgow, and Oxford. He resolved to be a journalist, and wrote articles and columns for various publications, but eventually this versatile and prolific author produced poetry, fiction, essays on various topics, history, literary criticism...

Nuttall, Zelia, 1858-1933

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Zelia Maria Magdalena Nuttall was born to an Irish father, Dr. Robert Kennedy Nuttall, and a Mexican-American mother, Magdalena Parrott Nuttall, in San Francisco on September 6, 1857. Raised in Europe, Nuttall acquired her education in France, Germany, Italy, and England, where she studied at Bedford College, London. In 1876 when Zelia was nineteen, the Nuttall family returned to San Francisco. Four years later, she married French anthropologist Alphonse Louis Pinart, whom she lived...

Daniel Dunglas Home.

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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...

Kemble, Frances Anne, 1809-1893

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Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875

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English poet, apologist and naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Eversley, to Fanny Grenfell, 1842 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864471 English clergyman, author, teacher. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122549986 From the guide to the Charles Kingsley letter, undated, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Author and clergyman of the Church of England. From the de...

Lawton, William Cranston, 1853-1941

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American poet and classical scholar, professor of Greek and Latin literature. From the description of My fatherland [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 256490798 ...

Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Palm Beach, to Mrs. Sullivan, 1903 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489232 From the description of [Letter] 1893 Feb. 22 [to] Madame / J. Jefferson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251899 From the description of Letter, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451408 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Clancy and Reilly, 1880 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909

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Author and clergyman. From the description of Papers, 1750-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578272 American author and clergyman. From the description of Letter to Sydney Howard Gay [manuscript], 1877 June 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647847758 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1860 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270879281 Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909) ...

Lady Dilke

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Frederick Denison Maurice

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Frederick Denison Maurice (1805-1872) was born at Normanston, near Lowestoft, on 29 August 1805. He entered Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1823, and transferred to Trinity Hall in 1825. He decided to take orders, and entered Exeter College, Oxford, in 1830. He was ordained deacon in 1834, and priest in 1835, and became curate of Bubbenhall, near Leamington. In 1836 he became chaplain of Guy's Hospital. Maurice was appointed Professor of English Literature and History at King's College, London, i...

Clapp, Henry Austin, 1841-1904

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Shakespeare, Nicholas, 1957-....

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