Poets of America, extra-illustrated.

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Poets of America, extra-illustrated.

Poets of America, extra-illustrated.

Manuscripts inserted into Edmund Clarence Stedman, Poets of America(Cambridge, Riverside Press, 1885), including letters, compositions, and notes.

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Tyler, Moses Coit, 1835-1900

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Professor of English Literature at University of Michigan. Editor of The Christian Union. From the description of Postcard, 1899, December 10, to "Dear Sir". (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384204 Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan. From the description of Moses Coit Tyler papers, 1864-1897 and 1920-1921. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419205 American author. From the description of A...

George W. Kennard

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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...

Wilde, Richard Henry, 1789-1847

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U.S. representative from Georgia, lawyer, and poet. From the description of Richard Henry Wilde papers, 1807-1867. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981955 Member of Congress, poet and literary scholar, and professor of law at the University of Louisiana (now Tulane University), New Orleans, La. From the description of Papers, 1812-1885. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39522050 Irish born American poet, Italian scholar, lawyer, congressman ...

E. R. Sill

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Whitney, A. D. T. (Adeline Dutton Train), 1824-1906

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Whitney was an author and opponent of women's suffrage. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Letter, 1885. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007365 American author, chiefly of books for girls; also published several volumes of verse. From the description of Papers of A.D.T. Whitney [manuscript], 1866-1905. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837187 Poet and writer of b...

Greene, Sarah Partt (McLean), 1856-

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Holt, Brian P.

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Epithet: of Sloane MS 3335 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x0002b5 Epithet: Lord Chief Justice British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x0002b3 Epithet: Dr; Rector of North Repps, county Norfolk British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description :...

Dodge, Mary Elizabeth Mapes, 1831-1905,

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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. ...

Sprague, William Buell

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Brydon & Co.

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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...

Howard, Bronson, 1842-1908

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Epithet: American dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000866.0x0000aa Bronson Howard (1842-1908), playwight. Born and raised in Detroit, Howard worked as a journalist from the mid 1860s to mid 1870s before making his living as a playwright, earning him the reputation as the dean of American drama. From the description of Bronson Howard playscripts, 1866-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702...

Turner, Mary C.

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000438.0x0000ea Epithet: Dr; of Hargrave MS 311 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x000341 ...

Arthur Gilman

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Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902

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Scudder was an editor with Houghton, Mifflin and Company and editor of the Atlantic Monthly (1890-1898). From the description of Papers, 1879-1901. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370549 From the description of Additional papers, 1859-1903. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82251260 From the guide to the Additional papers, 1859-1903., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Scudder was an editor with Houghton, Mi...

Ticknor, George, 1791-1871

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

Boker, George H. (George Henry), 1823-1890

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Epithet: dramatist poet and diplomat British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000834.0x000139 Writer and diplomat. From the description of Letters, 1859-1869. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31526788 George H. Boker was U.S. Minister to Russia and Turkey. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1874-1886. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id:...

Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince, 1806-1893

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Elizabeth Oakes Smith was a notably intelligent, talented, and accomplished 19th century American author. She first published poems in her husband's newspapers, began to write in earnest to alleviate financial concerns, and produced a remarkably capable and diverse body of work including poetry, essays, children's stories, novels, and non-fiction. She became one of the first women lecturers, speaking on women's rights and abolition. She was well-connected and well-respected by her peers, and mai...

Fields, Annie, 1834-1915

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Annie Adams Fields was an author and charity worker, the wife of the Boston publisher James T. Fields. From the description of Papers pertaining to the estate of Annie Adams Fields, 1846-1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 86143813 From the guide to the Papers pertaining to the estate of Annie Adams Fields, 1846-1935., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Eighteen letters written by Annie Adams Fields between the years 1882 and...

Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887

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American poet. From the description of Letter [manuscript], 1871, Albany, New York, to [James Ripley] Osgood. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823406 John Godfrey Saxe (June 2, 1816 - 1887) was an American poet perhaps best known for his parable, "The Blindmen and the Elephant."He was mentioned several times in "The Penultimate Peril.", along with his most famous poem. He was described as an American humorist poet of the nineteenth cenury.Biographical Source:...

S. S. G.

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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...

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...

Storrs, Richard S. (Richard Salter), 1821-1900

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Richard Salter Storrs (1821-1900) was born in Braintree, MA into a family of clergymen. His great-grandfather, John Storrs (1735-1799), was a pastor in Southold, Long Island from 1763 to 1776, and again from 1782 to 1787. The eldest son of John Storrs, Richard Salter Storrs (1763-1819), was a pastor in Longmeadow, MA. His eldest son, also named Richard Salter Storrs (1787-1873), preached in Braintree, MA. As a fourth generation minister, Richard Salter Storrs (1821-1900)...

W. S. Robinson

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Conant, S. S.

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Savage, Minot J. (Minot Judson), 1841-1918

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Minot Judson Savage was an American Unitarian clergyman and writer. He led congregations throughout the United States, including California, Chicago, Boston, and New York, openly supporting Darwin's evolutionary theories and social reform. Some of his most popular books discussed his views on life after death. From the description of Minot J. Savage letter to Mrs. King, 1904. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51590010 Church of the Unity minister...

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....

Bird

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Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

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Higginson, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Stephen Higginson and Louisa (Storrow) Higginson, graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1847 and became a pastor first in Newburyport and then in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was actively involved in the abolitionist movement and served as colonel of the first regiment of African Americans in the Civil War. After the war, Higginson published biographies, essays, poetry, and histories, including Army life in a black regiment. From the...

Daniel I. Ross

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Leon Mead

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Long, John Davis, 1838-1915

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U.S. secretary of the navy and U.S. representative and governor of Massachusetts. From the description of Letters and signature of John Davis Long, 1885-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014961 ...

F. M. Hopkins

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E. H. Goss

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Sherman, Frank Dempster, 1860-1916

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American author and poet. From the description of Poems, 1905-1906. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58776294 Frank Dempster Sherman was an American architect, mathematician, poet, and genealogist. He studied at Columbia and Harvard, and later taught architecture at Columbia, but also emerged as a popular and proficient poet of light verse. Noted for his wit, sympathy, and diverse interests, Sherman also wrote children's verse under the pseudonym F...

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...

Fawcett, Edgar, 1847-1904

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American author. From the description of Papers of Edgar Fawcett [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647825809 Edgar Fawcett was a popular minor American author. Many of his novels explore the pursuits of status and money, which he found counterproductive to American democratic ideals. Although the sheer volume of his output often led to sloppy writing and repetitive plots, Fawcett was among the first to write in a realistic or naturalistic style...

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-...

Chadwick, John White, 1840-1904

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Pastor at the Second Unitarian Church of Brooklyn from 1864-1904. From the description of Letter, 1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155460263 Unitarian minister, Brooklyn, New York; poet and author. From the description of Letter : to Mr. Garrison, 1890 April 12. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28165709 Clergyman. From the description of John White Chadwick correspondence, 1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79...

I. H. Gairlie

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Foote, Mary Hallock, 1847-1938

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American writer and illustrator, one of the finest western local-color realists of the late 19th century. From the description of Letter, 1896 Nov. 28, Grass Valley, to Charles P. Scott. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387683 American author and illustrator. From the description of Letter to Julia Finch, 1917 August 16. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55531434 Mary Hallock Foote (1847-1938) was an American novelist and short story writer....

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...

Hedge, Frederic Henry, 1805-1890

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Frederic Henry Hedge was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1805, the son of Levi Hedge, a professor of logic at Harvard, and Mary Kneeland Hedge, the granddaughter of Edward Holyoke, president of Harvard (1737-1769). After spending 4 years studying in Germany he attemded Harvard University starting in 1822 and graduated in 1825. He studied theology in the Divinity School in Cambridge and was ordained in 1829. He served as pastor in West Cambridge, Massachusetts; Bangor, Maine; Providence, Rhod...

Messrs. H. O.

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Wiggins, John W.

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Lowell, Robert, 1816-1891

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Protestant Episcopal clergyman and poet. From the description of Letters to the Rev. Julius Hammond Ward [manuscript], 1864-1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812010 ...

Dorr, Julia C. R. (Julia Caroline Ripley), 1825-1913

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Julia Caroline Ripley Dorr was an American writer of poetry, fiction, and criticism, contributing to Century and Atlantic monthly among others. A graduate of Middlebury College, she lived most of her life in Vermont. From the description of Julia C.R. Dorr poem, 1878 Nov. 4. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49419327 American novelist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Rutland, Vt., to Charles Edwin Hurd, lite...

Messrs. Weld

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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 ...

Channing, Edward Tyrrel, 1790-1856

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Channing (Harvard, A.M., 1819) taught rhetoric and oratory at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Edward Tyrel Channing, 1816? (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972770 ...

Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916

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American author. From the description of Papers of J.T. Trowbridge [manuscript], 1873-1894. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647824809 From the description of Papers of J.T. Trowbridge [manuscript], 1850-1907, bulk 1872-1907. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809956 From the description of Papers of J.T. Trowbridge [manuscript], 1882-1916. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810596 From the description of Autograph l...

Preston, H. W. (Harriet Waters), 1836-1911

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American author and translator. From the description of Papers of Harriet Waters Preston, 1872-1904. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136611 ...

Martha Lamb

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Frothingham, Arthur L. (Arthur Lincoln), 1859-1923

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Although classical, including Etruscan, collections had been donated to the University of Pennsylvania Museum since the early 1890's it was in 1896 that Dr. William Pepper as President of the Museum’s Board of Managers and Sara Yorke Stevenson as Secretary of the Museum and Mediterranean Section Curator formally authorized excavations in Italy and the acquisition of Etruscan tomb groups, as well as individual objects, for the Museum. Professor Arthur L. Frothingham of Princeton, the...

Houghton & Co.

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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...

Chas. H. Bell

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Thomas Gaffier

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Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872

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Thomas Buchanan Read, American poet. From the description of Material relating to Thomas Buchanan Read's poem "Sheridan's ride," 1860-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81915003 From the description of Material relating to Thomas Buchanan Read's poem "Sheridan's ride," 1860-1898. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702164946 American poet, painter, and sculptor. From the description of Sheridan's ride : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, [1865 or...

Curtis, George William, 1824-1892

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N.Y. editor and university chancellor. From the description of Papers, 1884-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38520658 American author, orator, and advisor to presidents. From the description of Letter : Ashfield, Mass., to George P. Sawyer, 1884 Oct. 10. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56877394 George William Curtis was an author and orator who championed, among other causes, civil-service reform and the vote for women. ...

Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904

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American newspaper editor, writer, and historian. From the description of The Pacific railroad and how it is to be built, 1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79602363 From the description of The Pacific railroad and how it is to be built, 1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702150541 American journalist and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to a member of the Harper firm, [1858-1860 Nov.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Frothingham, Octavius Brooks, 1822-1895

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Octavius Brooks Frothingham was an American clergyman and author. Born in Boston and educated at Harvard, he began as a Unitarian pastor, although his congregation evolved into the Independent Liberal Church. He was a renowned speaker, and author of numerous religious and secular works. Often controversial, often radical, he was an active abolitionist and early supporter of Darwin. From the description of O.B. Frothingham letter to My dear sir, 1886 Nov. 11. (Pennsylvania State Unive...

Frank Foxcroft

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Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, 1844-1911

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American author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston Highlands, to Mr. Ward, 1872 Nov. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270659301 American author, Mary Grey Phelps, used her mother's name for her pseudonym. After her marriage in 1888 to Herbert Dickinson Ward, she occasionally used his surname in her publications. Charles Addison Richardson was the managing editor of the Congregationalist for 40 years. From the description of [Letter] 1869 ...

Joyce, Robert Dwyer, 1836-1883

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Poet and physician. Robert D. Joyce was born in Glenosheen, Co. Limerick in 1836. He earned his medical degree from Queens College, Dublin. In 1866, Joyce immigrated to the United States and settled in Boston, Massachusetts. He returned to Ireland in September 1883 and died in Dublin on October 24, 1883. From the description of Ballads, etc. : (new volume) : manuscript., [not after 1883] / Robert D. Joyce M.D. (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 48547747 ...

Hall, Arthur H.

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Holman, Louis A. (Louis Arthur), 1866-1939

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Holman was an illustrator, art editor, and print dealer in Boston, Massachusetts. He was an authority on the English poet, John Keats. From the description of Louis Arthur Holman collection of Keats iconography and related papers, 1752-1963. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612868415 Illustrator, art editor, and print dealer; Boston, Mass. Holman was born on Prince Edward Island, Canada, and began work in the bookselling and publishing busin...

Verphanck, Gulian Crommelin, 1786-1870

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Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925

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George Washington Cable, an American author and critic, was born in New Orleans and fought for the South in the Civil War. His first collection of tales of life in the south was Old creole days (1879). In 1884 he went on a reading tour with Mark Twain. He moved to Northampton, Mass., in 1885. He is chiefly known for his early works describing picturesque Louisiana Creole life and courageous essays on civil rights. From the description of George Washington Cable papers, 1865-1918. (Pe...

Sangster, Margaret Elizabeth Munson, 1838-1912

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Margaret Elizabeth Sangster was a writer and editor of Harper's Bazar. From the description of Letter, 1904. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007931 Margaret Elizabeth Munson Sangster (1838-1912) was an author, editor, and poet. She was born in New Rochelle, N. Y., received her early education in Vienna, and showed signs of literary talent at an early age. Her writing career began when she was sixteen, with the publication of a small collection of religious poems...

Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886

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"Hayne, Paul Hamilton (1 Jan. 1830-6 July 1886), poet and man of letters, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Paul Hamilton Hayne, a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, and Emily McElhenny, members of families prominent in politics, law, and religion. Two of the elder Hayne's brothers were U.S. senators, one of whom, Robert Young Hayne, was Daniel Webster's redoubtable opponent in the debates on Nullification and young Hayne's guardian after yellow fever caused the early death of his fat...

Perry, Nora, 1841-1896,

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Walt Whitman

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Dr. Burgess

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Tyler, Royall, 1757-1826

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Tyler was a playwright and jurist whose career included terms on the Supreme Court of Vermont (1801-1813). From the description of Deed to Joseph Woodward, 29 November 1786. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235157483 American novelist, dramatist and jurist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Windsor [Vermont], to Samuel Williams in Rutland, 1799 Feb. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573729 American jurist, novelist, a...

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...

Winter, William, 1836-1917

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American drama critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Tompkinsville (Staten Island, N.Y.), 17 April 1886, to Mrs. Tracy, 1886 Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679284 Massachusetts native William Winter graduated from Harvard law school, but began his career as a journalist. He wrote for numerous journals before securing a position as drama critic at the New York Tribune. In addition to being one of the most influential critics of his day, ...

Kimball, Harriet McEwen, 1834-1917

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New Hampshire poet and hymn writer. From the description of Harriet McEwan Kimball letter to Mr. Butterworth [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 174964519 ...

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....

Benjamin, S. G. W. (Samuel Greene Wheeler), 1837-1914

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American author, artist and diplomat. From the description of Letters and photograph of S.G.W. Benjamin, 1873-1893, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48823060 American author and artist. From the description of Letter, an envelope, and a newspaper clipping, 1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81112297 American author, painter, and diplomat. From the description of Autograph card signed : New York, to F.B. Schell of Harper's,...

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...

Larcom, Lucy, 1824-1893

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Lucy Larcom wrote poetry about women's factory life in Lowell, Mass. She was a friend and collaborator of John Greenleaf Whittier. From the description of Lucy Larcom letter, poem, and photograph, 1871-1893. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38235776 Poet and writer, from Lowell, Mass. who attended Monticello Seminary in Godfrey, Ill. from 1849-1852, and was friends with Henry Spaulding who worked at the Surveyor General's Office in St. Louis. ...

Mrs. Robinson

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Charles Brooks

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Cheney, John Vance, 1848-1922

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Author and librarian. From the description of Papers of John Vance Cheney, 1862-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80582296 American author and librarian. From the description of Papers of John Vance Cheney, 1848-1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31685645 John Vance Cheney, author and librarian, grew up at Dorset, Vermont, studied law, and was admitted to the bar. He found legal work irksome, however and moved to California. From 1873...

Allen, Elizabeth Akers, 1832-1911

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Allen was born Elizabeth Anne Chase on October 9, 1832 in Strong, Maine and grew up in Farmington, Maine, where she attended Farmington Academy (later Maine State Teachers College). In 1851 she married her first husband, Marshall Taylor, but the marriage ended soon in divorce. She served as writer and associate editor for the Portland Transcript beginning in 1855, and in the next year published her first volume of poetry, Forest buds from the woods of Maine, under the pseudonym Florence Percy. S...

O'Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Papers of John Boyle O'Reilly [manuscript], 1873-1896. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814404 John Boyle O'Reilly was born in Ireland, where his parents instilled in him the Irish love for poetry and rebellion. Court martialed for mutiny, O'Reilly escaped his Australian exile and emigrated to Boston, where he became editor of the Pilot. Reknowned as a poet, orator, journalist, and publisher, he used his p...

Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903

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American poet. From the description of Manuscript letter : Mattapoisett, to Lafcadio Hearn, 1885 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 635599094 Army officer. From the description of Abraham Lincoln : poem, 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 748677748 Richard Henry Stoddard (1825-1903), author, poet, editor, and literary critic, was born in Hingham, Mass., one of three children of sea captain Reuben Stoddard (1800-1827) and Sophia Gurney Stoddard (18...

Mrs. Lamb

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Bayard Taylor

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Cary, Alice, 1820-1871

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American poet and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [New York, N.Y.], to Horace Greeley, 1868 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133539 Poet. From the description of Papers, 1870. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 42584184 Author Alice Cary was born in Hamilton County, Ohio, to Robert and Elizabeth (Jessup) Cary. She lived with her sister Phoebe, also a writer, in Ohio and New York City. Both women wrote an...

Piatt, Sarah M. B. (Sarah Morgan Bryan), 1836-1919

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American poet. From the description of Papers of Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt [manuscript], 1896. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814346 ...

Sill, Edward Rowland, 1841-1887

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"Andrew Hedbrooke" is a pseudonym of Edward Rowland Sill. From the description of Andrew Hedbrooke poems in "A Nest of Lyrics" [manuscript], no date. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420535324 Confederate soldier, adjutant of the 2nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment; from Flat Rock (Kershaw District), S.C. From the description of Letters, 1862-1864. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270931 From the description of Letters, 186...

Stoddard, Charles Warren, 1843-1909

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California author. From the description of Charles Warren Stoddard letters and manuscripts : to Frank Arthur Putnam, 1903-1906. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 78215414 Author and professor of English, University of Notre Dame, 1885-1887. From the description of Papers, 1870-1927. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 23706788 American poet and travel writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

Sprague, Charles J. (Charles James), 1823-1903

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Austin, Ben W...

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Duykinck, Evert Augustus, 1816-1878

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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 ...

Coxe, A. Cleveland (Arthur Cleveland), 1818-1896

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Epithet: Bishop of Western New York British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000680.0x00026f Bishop of Western New York. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to the Rev. A. James Faust, 1863 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525846 From the description of Arthur Cleveland Coxe papers, 1837-1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 656394050 American Episcopal bisho...

Ward, William Hayes, 1835-1916

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William Hayes Ward, 1835-1916, born Abington, Mass. Editor, Assyriologist, author. Educated 1856 Amherst, 1859 graduated Andover Seminary, 1885 LLD Amherst. Ordained Congregationalist minister. Associate editor, later editor-in-chief of "The Independent" (New York weekly) between 1868-1913. Director of Wolfe Expedition to Babylonia 1884-85. President of American Oriental Society. Wrote Biography of Sydney Lanier, What I Believe and Why, etc. Samuel Sydney McClure,1857-19...

Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott, 1835-1921

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American poet and writer of fiction. From the description of Evanescence : Texas, to Mr. Gladwin : poem in autograph, signed, sent with a letter signed (initials), 1881 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580777 From the description of High days and holidays : poem in the author's autograph, signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580825 Spofford was born in Calais, Maine; she was educated in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. With encouragement from T...

Robert Browning

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Foster

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Preston, Margaret Junkin, 1820-1897

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Epithet: of Finingham British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000614.0x000278 Margaret Junkin Preston (1820-1897) of Lexington, Va., was a poet and author. From the description of Margaret Junkin Preston papers, 1812-1892, 1938, 1997. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 24599967 American author. From the description of Papers of Margaret Junkin Preston [manuscript], 1889-1893,...

W. H. Kilby

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F. H. Underwood

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Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908

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American poet, critic, and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Sanborn, 1881 Jul. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575155 Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908) was poet, critic, editor, and stockbroker in New York City. He published his first volume in 1860, entitled Poems Lyrical and Idyllic, followed by a succession of works and anthologies. Stedman was also a member and officer of many national and local literary associations....

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...

Mme. Adolphe Rogé

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Henry N. Honse (l)

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Wasson, David Atwood, 1823-1887

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David Atwood Wasson was born in West Brooksville, Maine, went to Bowdoin for two years, and then to a theological seminary in Bangor. He moved to Boston and was a protégé of Theodore Parker. Most of his writings were essays and sermons. His Poems (1888), and Essays, religious, social, political (1889), were published posthumously. From the description of Chapter X, the divided house, between 1880 and 1887?. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 61325323 ...

Arthur W. McGill

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Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (b. June 14, 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut – d. July 1, 1896, Hartford, Connecticut) was an American abolitionist and author. She is the daughter of Rev. Lyman Beecher who preached against slavery. She is best known for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin. It became an instant and controversial best-seller, both in the United States and abroad. The novel had a major impact on Northerners' attitudes toward slavery and by the beginning of the Civil War had sold more than a million copi...

Alger, William Rounseville, 1822-1905

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Unitarian minister and poet. From the description of Letters and poem, 1863 Aug. 24-1872 Aug. 4. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 166329703 Massachusetts clergyman and author. From the description of Note, 1847. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31187642 American author. From the description of ALS, [1874 August], North Hampton, N. H., to Mr. Morrell. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63935455 Will...

Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922

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Author, diplomat. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1878-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823870 From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript] 1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647949629 Virginia author; U.S. ambassador to Italy. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1889-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813209 ...

Albee, John, 1833-1915

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American author and clergyman. From the description of Letter, portraits, and an envelope, 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367561098 ...

Cooke, Rose Terry, 1827-1892

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Rose Terry Cooke was born in West Hartford, Conn., graduated from the Hartford Female Seminary in 1843, and married Rollin H. Cooke in 1873. She published her poems, 1860-1886, and wrote humorous short magazine stories mainly describing New England life. From the description of Letters and poem, 1864-1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 35059217 Cooke was a life-long opponent of the women's rights movement and women's suffrage. Fro...

Moulton, Louise Chandler, 1835-1908

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Evans was a professor at Tufts College, 1900-1912. From the description of Letter [between 1900 and 1912] Oct. 28, Boston, to Prof. [L.B.] Evans [Medford, Mass.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367729 Louise Chandler Moulton was a minor American poet who lived in Boston, Massachusetts. From the description of Louise Chandler Moulton letters to and about E.C. and Laura Stedman, 1873-1894. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record ...

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...

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 ...

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. ...

Pike, Albert, 1809-1891

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General Albert Pike (1809-1891), grand commander of the Supreme Grand Council, Southern Jurisdiction, of the Scottish Rite, 1859-1891. From the description of Letter to Bro. Hayden /by Albert Pike, 1885 Feb 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702128274 After his work as commissioner to the Indian tribes west of the Arkansas, Pike was commissioned a brigadier general in the Confederate Army in November, 1861. He recruited Native American troops on the promise that they would o...

Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914

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Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) was a physician, neurologist, poet, and novelist. From the description of S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, 1887-1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570940 From the guide to the S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, 1887-1913, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) From the guide to the Letters from Silas Weir Mitchell to John Hay, 1897-1905, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Shinn, Millicent Washburn, 1858.

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W. Bricknell

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Townsend, George Alfred, 1841-1914

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Townsend was a famous Civil War correspondent who wrote under the pen name "Gath," and who later constructed an elaboraate country estate at Gathland or Gapland at Crampton's Gap in South Mountain northwest of Washington. This was the site of a battle that marked the beginning of the Antietam campaign. In 1896, Townsend built the Army Correspondents' Memorial arch on his property to commemorate the service of Civil War correspondents. The site is now a park. From the description of A...

Joseph B. Boyd

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Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860.

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Unitarian minister and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1850 Nov. 5, Boston, to Charles Mason. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 170925855 Rev. Theodore Parker (1810-1860), Unitarian minister, social reformer, and publicist, was born in Lexington, Mass., a grandson of Captain John Parker (1729-1775) of Revolutionary fame. Parker graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1836, became minister of West Roxbury, and proceeded to develop his theological and social ...

Woolsey, Sarah Chauncey, 1835-1905

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Author; pen name "Susan Coolidge." From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Haven, to Dr. Ward, 1872 July 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584064 ...

Sewall, Harriet Winslow, 1819-1889

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American poet. From the description of To the unsatisfied : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665089 ...

Wilson, James Grant

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John, Owen, 1918-

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Rogé, Mme. Charlotte Fiske (Bates), 1838-1916

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Winthrop, Robert C. (Robert Charles), 1809-1894

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Robert Charles Winthrop (1809-1894), of Boston, Mass., was a U.S. Representative, 1840-1850, Speaker of the House, 1847-1849, and U.S. Senator, 1850-1851. He was a descendant of Gov. John Winthrop (1587-1649) and an attorney, lecturer, and president of the Massachusetts Historical Society. From the description of Letters, 1843-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207181863 James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of James Barron and ...

Peterson, Frederick, 1859-

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Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895

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William Wetmore Story was born in Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1840, left the United States in 1847 and spent the rest of his life in Rome. There he began his career as a sculptor, working mostly in marble. From the description of Letters sent, 1860, 1875. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77798425 American expatriate William Wetmore Story had talent and success in diverse pursuits. After graduating from Harvard, he practised law in Bo...

Mrs. Mannix.

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May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871

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Samuel May was a Unitarian clergyman of Syracuse, New York with connections to national organizations related to anti-Slavery, temperance, and suffrage, among others. From the description of Samuel J. May diary, 1867. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64691611 Samuel May was a Unitarian Clergyman of Syracuse, New York with connections to national organizations related to Freedman's Relief, Temperance, and Suffrage, among others. From the descripti...

Bloede, Gertrude, 1845-1905

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Smith, Horace Winfield

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Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929

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Author, critic, and member of the Columbia English Department Faculty from 1891-1924. Matthews was an influential figure in the literary and dramatic worlds of New York and London from the 1880s throughtout his life. He was a member of numerous social and literary organizations, serving as president of the Dunlap Society, the Modern Language Association, and the National Institute of Arts and Letters, among others. From the description of Papers, 1877-1962. (Columbia University In th...

Sarah Shaw

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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...

Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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Charles Eliot Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was a professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard. Eliot Norton was his son. From the guide to the Charles Eliot Norton letters to Eliot Norton, 1867-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American author, editor, and educator. From the description of Letter to Edwin D. Mead [manuscript], 1881 May 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814472 ...

Stockton, Frank Richard, 1834-1902

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American fiction writer. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Frank R. Stockton, Washington, D.C., to Mr. Walker, 1899 March 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823789 American novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charlottesville, Va., to Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1884 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645458453 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lego, to Mrs. Constance Cary Harrison, 1885...

Ossoli, Margaret (Fuller), marchesa d', 1810-1850

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O'Connor, William Douglas, 1832-1889

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William Douglas O'Connor was an American novelist, essayist, editor, and journalist. From the guide to the William Douglas O'Connor collection of papers, 1863-1888, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) William Douglas O'Connor (1832-1889) was an American journalist, author, civil servant, and friend of poet Walt Whitman. He began his government career as a corresponding clerk with the United St...

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....

Scollard, Clinton, 1860-1932

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Poet, professor of English at Hamilton College. From the description of ALS : Clinton, N.Y., to Ellen E. Dickinson, 1886 Nov. 2. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86165795 American author. From the description of The hills of hay [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830650 Clinton Scollard was an author and educator based in the Northeast. He served as Professor of Rhetoric at Hamilton College before res...

King, ...

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000695.0x000011 Epithet: of Add MS 38282 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001197.0x000083 ...

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...

Egan, Maurice Francis, 1852-1924

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Maurice Francis Egan (1852-1924) was an American author and diplomat. He published novels and poetry and became a regular contributor to contemporary magazines. He taught English at Notre Dame University and later at Catholic University. President Theodore Roosevelt appointed Egan to the post of minister to Denmark in 1907. From the guide to the Maurice Francis Egan diary, 1914-1915, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Professor of English, Univ...

Dr. Thomas Palmer

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Garnett

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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...

Holland, J.G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881

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Josiah Gilbert Holland was a doctor, an educator, and a popular author, but is best remembered as the first editor of Scribner's. After brief careers in medicine and education, he became editor of the Springfield Republican in his native Massachusetts. In 1870, he became the founding editor and co-owner of Scribner's. His many published works include poetry, regional short stories, history, and popular philosophical essays. He sometimes used the pseudonym "Timothy Titcomb." From the ...

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, ...

Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880

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Lydia Child was born in Massachusetts and became known as an abolitionist for her tract entitled, "Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans called Africans," (1833). Child's letters to the Governor of Virginia were eventually published as an abolitionist book and she also authored a novel entitled "Hobomok," a story about Indians in colonial Massachusetts. From the description of Letter, [ca. 1842]. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122618414 Abolitionist,...

Lunt, George, 1803-1885

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Underwood, Francis H.

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Tilton, Théodore 1835-1907

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Theodore Tilton (1835-1907) was an American newspaper editor, journalist, poet, and supporter of women's suffrage. He and his wife were parishioners of the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher and Tilton worked as his assistant for eleven years, until 1874, when Tilton sued Beecher for adultery with Mrs. Tilton. The case received widespread public attention. Tilton subsequently moved to Paris where he lived for the rest of his life. From the guide to the Theodore Tilton Correspondence, 1865-1894,...

Proctor, Edna Dean, 1829-1923

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Poet. From the description of Correspondence, 1845-1922. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963863 Edna Dean Proctor was a 19th century American poet and short story writer. She was born in New Hampshire and lived in Framingham, Mass., and wrote patriotic verse and inspirational poetry, often on themes of social change. From the description of Edna Dean Proctor letter to Mr. Butterworth, 1894 Nov. 13. (Pennsylvania State University ...

Norton, Andrews, 1786-1853

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Andrews Norton received his A.B. from Harvard in 1804. Norton became a tutor in 1811, was Librarian of the Harvard College Library 1813-1821, Dexter Lecturer on Biblical Literature 1813-1819, and Dexter Professor of Sacred Literature, 1819-1830. From the description of [Student themes] , ca. 1803. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072624 Author, Biblical scholar, and educator Andrews Norton was born in Hingham, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard in 1804. Aft...

Holmes, Abiel, 1763-1837

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Congregational clergyman of Cambridge, Mass. From the description of Meteorological register of Abiel Holmes, 1795-1829. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069604 American Congregational clergyman and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to Noah Webster, 1809 Sept. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269523484 Congregational clergyman and historian; father of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. From the description of Ab...

Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917

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Author and journalist. From the description of F.B. Sanborn correspondence and essays, 1852-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163242 Massachusetts journalist. From the description of Song / words by Mr. F.B. Sanborn, music a part of Brignal Banks. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 62350218 American journalist and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1889 March 21, Concord, Mass., to E.D. Walker, New York. (Boston Athenaeum). W...

Ellis, George Edward, 1814-1894

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Unitarian clergyman, divinity professor and historian. From the description of George E. Ellis manuscript [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 191117953 George Ellis was a Unitarian minister from Boston who wrote Sketches of Bunker Hill Battle and Monument in 1844. From the description of George E. Ellis papers, 1707-1872. (State Historical Society of Iowa, Library). WorldCat record id: 232304387 ...

J. Kennedy Freling

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Goodwin, Elliot H.

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Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879

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George Stillman Hillard was a Boston lawyer, politician, and author. As a lawyer he practiced practiced in partnership with Charles Sumner, and served both in the Massachusetts legislature as well as U.S. district attorney for Massachusetts. He also wrote extensively and edited a number of periodicals. From the description of George Stillman Hillard letters, 1840-1866. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 711612596 American lawyer and biographer. ...

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...

Thomas, Edith Matilda, 1854-1925

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American poet. From the description of Doom : autograph poem signed : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572001 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Geneva, Ohio, to John W. Field, 1885 Jul. 1 and 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571998 From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : West New Brighton, Staten Island, etc., to F.A. Duneka, 1909 Oct. 27-1911 Apr. 19, and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571988 ...

Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930

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Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. From the description of George Edward Woodberry lectures delivered at Bowdoin College, 1912. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612844136 Woodberry (1855-1930) was an American poet, critic, and educator. He graduated from Harvard College in 1877, was professor of English at the University of Nebraska (1877-1878, 1880-1882) and professor in the Columbia University Dept. of Comparative Literature (1891-19...

Benton, Joel, 1833-1911

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Thaxter, Celia, 1835-1894

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American poet and water-colorist. From the description of Letters, 1872-1894. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233101484 Celia Laighton Thaxter was an American poet and essayist who lived much of her life in the Isles of Shoals, at first on White Island and later in a large cottage her brothers built for their parents on the island of Appledore, in which she eventually died. The family ran a hotel, Appledore House, which, along with Celia's cottage, burned...

Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909

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Sarah Orne Jewett was one of America's foremost regional writers. She produced novels, stories, and sketches, generally concerned with the lives and traditions of women in the rural areas of coastal New England. Her gentle, well-observed, respectful style transcends the limitations of genre and continue to make her work relevant. From the description of Sarah Orne Jewett letter to Loulie, ca. 1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54429003 ...

Higginson, Thomas Wentworth

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Epithet: Colonel; American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000568.0x000203 ...

Proudfit, David L. (David Law), 1842-1897

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Thomas Collier

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Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908

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Donald Grant Mitchell, essayist and novelist, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, graduated from Yale College in 1841 and, after serving abroad briefly as U.S. consul in Venice, Italy, from 1853 to 1854, settled near New Haven, Connecticut. Mitchell wrote literary criticism, travel literature, and volumes of essays on rural themes, including Reveries of a Bachelor (1850), My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book (1863), and Rural Studies (1867). Other works include the novel Doctor Johns (1866), About ...

Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909

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Gilder authored the book, THE NEW DAY, A POEM IN SONGS AND SONNETS... (New York : Scribner, Armstrong and Company, 1876) in which this is tipped in. It contains the bookplate of Brainerd. From the description of Autograph letter signed to Ira Hutchinson Brainerd, [1876?] Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398276 Richard Watson Gilder (1844-1909), American poet and editor, served as editor-in-chief of Scribner's Monthly and its successor The Century Illustrated Monthly...

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...

Beers, Henry A. (Henry Augustin), 1847-1926

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American author and educator. From the description of Letters, 1886-1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83587872 ...