Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168) 1850-1880 1872-1878

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Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168), 1850-1880, 1872-1878

Holland Collection of Literary Letters (MS 168) 1850-1880 1872-1878

Letters written to Josiah Gilbert Holland (and a few to his staff) - written during the term of his editorship of Scribner's Monthly, of which he was co-founder, from 1870-1881, unless noted otherwise on the comment sheets.

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Hay, John, 1838-1905

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Brown class of 1858. Secretary to Abraham Lincoln; Ambassador to Court of St. James; Secretary of State; author. From the description of Papers, 1829-1916. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122598680 American diplomat and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cleveland, to the editors of The Critic [Jeannette L. and Joseph B. Gilder], 1884 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 644640373 Statesman, poet, Secretary of State. ...

Hay, John

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Harte, Bret, 1836-1902

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bret Harte [manuscript] 1859-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647940411 Harte served as editor of the Overland Monthly, 1868-1870. From the description of ALS, 1869 April 17 : San Francisco, to Mrs. Emily Gould, Rome. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16700642 From the description of ALS, 1868 July 5 : San Francisco, to [Emily Gould]. (Copley Press, J S Copl...

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American author who wrote under the pen name Mark Twain. From the description of A Double-barelled detective story : written mainly in Saranac Lake, NY : autograph manuscript signed "Mark Twain," 1901. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270903961 From the description of Autograph letter signed SLC : to Mr. Osgood, Friday. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 432319154 From the description of Life on the Mississippi : autograph manuscript : [Hartford]. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

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Clemens, Samuel Langhorne, 1835-1910

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Hueffer, Francis

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Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881

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Field, Kate, 1838-1896

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Kate Field was an American journalist and lecturer, also dramatist, novelist, and actress. She was well-known in Europe, and was popular in English literary circles. Lively, eccentric, and highly intelligent, she edited Kate Field's Washington during the last five years of her life. From the description of Kate Field letters and photos, 1876-1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50163397 Actress, author, journalist, and lecturer. Fr...

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Gray, Asa

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Habberton, John, 1842-1921

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Bushnell, Louisa.

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Bullock, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton), 1816-1882

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Linton, W. J. (William James), 1812-1897

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Gough, John B.

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Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904

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Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934

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

Cuyler, Theodore, 1819-1876

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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...

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Gordon Cumming, C.F. (Constance Frederica), 1837-1924

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British author of travel literature. Beginning in 1875, she was governess for the family of the British governor of Fiji, Sir Arthur Hamilton Gordon. From the description of Letters : to Elizabeth, Duchess of Argyll, 1876-1878. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 32071202 Biography British author of travel literature. Beginning in 1875, she was governess for the family of the British governor of Fij...

Curtis, George Wm.

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Gordon-Cumming, C.

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Dana, Richard H., Jr. (Richard Henry)

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Whitney, Wm. Dwight.

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Stoddard, Elizabeth

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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...

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...

Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900

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

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:...

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 ...

Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

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Ohio Republican representative to Congress, 1863-1878; 20th president of the United States. From the description of Letter : House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to William L. Perkins, Painesville, Ohio, 1877 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 57317608 James Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. After embarking on an academic career, he joined the Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, and in 1863 was appointed...

Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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Civil War photohistorian. From the description of The William Gladstone collection, 1862-1890. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 24153145 English statesman. From the description of Autograph card signed : to C.E. Pascoe, 1876 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561267 From the description of Autograph note in third person : to Prof. Knight, 1895 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590785 From the description of Aut...

Alden Spooner

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Tupper, Martin Farquhar, 1810-1889

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Martin Farquhar Tupper was born in London, and a severe stutter ended his academic advancement and hopes for a career as a clergyman or lawyer. He turned to writing poetry, and his third book, Proverbial Philosophy, proved to be a best-seller in England and America. Tupper's output was stupendous, and among his works can be found ebullient verses on almost any early Victorian popular concern. Despite his early popularity among the middle-class Victorians, Tupper's only real value, as the Athenae...

Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934

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

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:...

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 ...

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...

Bryant, William Cullen

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William Cullen Bryant, from Woodburn, Oregon, attended Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) from 1902 to 1905. Bryant studied mechanical engineering, but did not complete a degree. He lived in Cauthorn Hall, the first residence hall for men at OAC constructed in 1892. Bryant was an educator and lawyer and served as superintendent of schools in Sherman County, Oregon, for 3 years. He was born in Nebraska in 1875 and died in Moro, Oregon, in 1931. From the description of William C. Bryant...

Ripley, George, -1490?

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Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

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Ohio Republican representative to Congress, 1863-1878; 20th president of the United States. From the description of Letter : House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to William L. Perkins, Painesville, Ohio, 1877 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 57317608 James Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. After embarking on an academic career, he joined the Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, and in 1863 was appointed...

Randolph, John, 1773-1833

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Randolph served in the U.S. House of Representatives (1799-1813, 1815-1817, 1819-1825, 1827-1829), the U.S. Senate (1825-1827), the Virginia Constitutional Convention (1829-1830), and as Minister to Russia (1830-1831). From the description of Letter of introduction, 10 July 1813. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 235133950 U. S. Congressman from Virginia. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Liverpool, England, to Jacob Harvey, Cork Irela...

Field, Kate

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Porter, Noah, 1811-1892

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Noah Porter: Congregational clergyman, educator, president of Yale College; B.A., Yale, 1831; studied at the Yale Divinity School with Nathaniel W. Taylor; ordained in 1836; from 1843-1846 pastor of the Second Congregational Church in Springfield, Massachusetts; president of Yale from 1871-1886. From the description of Noah Porter papers, 1781-1889 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169079 Congregational minister, metaphysician, author, and president of Yale. ...

Field, Henry M. (Henry Martyn), 1822-1907

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American clergyman and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (8) : West Springfield, Mass. and New York, to Messrs. Harper and Mr. Phayre, 1851 Jan. 26-1892 Jun. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533636 Epithet: Reverend; American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001088.0x0001b4 American clergyman and travel writer. From the description of Autograph ...

Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877

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Robert Owen was a socialist and philanthropist. From the guide to the Robert Owen correspondence, 1821-1858, 1821-1858, (American Philosophical Society) Social reformer, proprietor of a utopian society at New Harmony, Ind., and diplomat. From the description of Robert Dale Owen : miscellaneous papers, 1844-1870. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49307173 American social reformer. From the description of Letter to William D...

George M. Dunn

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Field, Mrs. Henry M.

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Boucicault, Dion, 1859-1929

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Stanley, Henry M.

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Whipple, Edwin Percy, 1819-1886

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American essayist and critic. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Boston, to Harper and Brothers, 1858 Mar. 5 and 18-1878 Apr. 1 and 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588778 Edwin Percy Whipple was an influential 19th century American literary critic and lecturer. A prolific reader, he worked at several disparate jobs while publishing critical essays in diverse periodicals. He gained the reputation as one of the most important young critics of his gener...

White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885

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American man of letters, author, critic. From the description of Papers of Richard Grant White, 1842-1884. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31685639 Child was a professor of rhetoric and English at Harvard, best known for his compilation The English and Scottish popular ballads. Charles Eliot Norton was a scholar, professor of art history at Harvard, and a founder of "The Nation." Richard Grant White was a journalist, writer, and Shakespearean scholar. ...

Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879

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Dix was secretary of state for New York from 1833-1839, and Governor of New York from 1873-1874. From the description of John A. Dix letter : to Thomas Farrington, 1841 November 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 778859074 John Adams Dix and Erasmus Darwin Keyes were both Union Major Generals during the Civil War. Dix was also a former U.S. senator and Secretary of the Treasury, and went on to become the 24th governor of New York. After Major General Benja...

Taylor, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1819-1887

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Benjamin F. Taylor was an American journalist, lecturer, and poet who lived his last six years in Cleveland, Ohio. His wife, Lucy E.L. Taylor, was a member of the Cleveland Board of Education during the early 1900s. From the description of Benjamin F. and Lucy E.L. Taylor papers, 1839-1927. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 22355326 ...

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 ...

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) ...

Gough, John B. (John Bartholomew), 1817-1886

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American temperance reformer; born in England. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Worcester, to [Horace Greeley?], 1869 Sept. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269587396 Lecturer, reformer, and author. From the description of Papers of John B. Gough, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450516 Noted British Amercian temperance lecturer and author. From the description of John B. Gough papers [manuscript], 1880-1883 (Unive...

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888

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Botanist, ardent supporter of Charles Darwin, first professor appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan, and Professor of Botany at Harvard University. From the description of Asa Gray collection, 1871-1885. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68802268 Asa Gray is an American botanist. He was made Professor of Natural History at Harvard University in 1842 and held that position until 1873. He was the author of several works including Manual of the bota...

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...

Warren, Joseph, 1804-1881

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Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879

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Dix was secretary of state for New York from 1833-1839, and Governor of New York from 1873-1874. From the description of John A. Dix letter : to Thomas Farrington, 1841 November 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 778859074 John Adams Dix and Erasmus Darwin Keyes were both Union Major Generals during the Civil War. Dix was also a former U.S. senator and Secretary of the Treasury, and went on to become the 24th governor of New York. After Major General Benja...

Henry Tucker

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Whipple, Edwin Percy, 1819-1886

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American essayist and critic. From the description of Autograph letters signed (4) : Boston, to Harper and Brothers, 1858 Mar. 5 and 18-1878 Apr. 1 and 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588778 Edwin Percy Whipple was an influential 19th century American literary critic and lecturer. A prolific reader, he worked at several disparate jobs while publishing critical essays in diverse periodicals. He gained the reputation as one of the most important young critics of his gener...

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...

Miller, Joaquin

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Trafton, Adeline (Knox)

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Duffield, Samuel Willoughby, 1843-1887

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Clergyman and hymnologist. Full name: Samuel Augustus Willoughby Duffield. From the description of Poem of Samuel Willoughby Duffield, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009563 Samuel Duffield was a Presbyterian clergyman in Philadelphia and George F. Bensell was a Philadelphia painter. From the description of The Artist's Dream, 1867. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122364987 ...

Eastlake, Charles L. (Charles Locke), 1836-1906

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Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912

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U.S. politician, historian and newspaper editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cedarville, to Schuyler Colfax, 1863 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649441349 American newspaperman, editor, diplomat, and historian. From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid [manuscript], 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879858 From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid, 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). ...

Mackenzie, R. Shelton (Robert Shelton), 1809-1880

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Irish author, editor of the Liverpool journal. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Liverpool, to William D. Gallagher, editor of the Western Literary Journal, Cincinnati, 1836 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606344 American author. From the description of Papers of R. Shelton MacKenzie [manuscript], 1863 January 15 & n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814342 ...

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....

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...

Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885

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Helen Hunt Jackson was the daughter of Nathan Welby and Deborah Fiske. She was educated in New England female preparatory schools and was a classmate and friend of Emily Dickinson. In 1852 she married Captain Edward Bissell Hunt. He died in 1863; the two sons of this marriage also died in childhood. After the death of her husband she established herself as a writer of popular verse and stories; later she became interested in the tradegy of American Indian affairs. In 1875 she married William Sha...

Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

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United States Secretary of the Navy under President Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte letter, 1905. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 265034455 Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 (bulk 1874-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83459229 Biographical Note ...

Pomeroy, Rachel

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Resident of Maine; name also found: Rachel Pomroy. From the description of Scrapbook, [ca. 1868]. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70976868 ...

Smith, Gerrit, 1859-1912

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Mackenzie, R. Shelton (Robert Shelton), 1809-1880

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Irish author, editor of the Liverpool journal. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Liverpool, to William D. Gallagher, editor of the Western Literary Journal, Cincinnati, 1836 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270606344 American author. From the description of Papers of R. Shelton MacKenzie [manuscript], 1863 January 15 & n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814342 ...

Hayne, Paul

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Whitney, William Dwight, 1827-1894

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Josiah Dwight Whitney was born on November 23, 1819 in Northampton, Massachusetts. He graduated from Yale College in 1839 (B.A.) and studied geology in Europe. He participated in the Lake Superior region survey (1847-1849) and several other expeditions through the 1860s. Whitney taught at Harvrd University and published several works on geology. He died in Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire on August 19, 1896. From the guide to the William Dwight Whitney family papers, 1778-1951, 1814-1912,...

Burritt, Elihu

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Epithet: American reformer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000386.0x000359 Epithet: of Add MS 31978 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001030.0x00025f ...

Smith, Roswell

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Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879

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American reformer and linguist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Birmingham, to [Freeman H. Morse], 1869 May 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131472 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Springfield, Massachusetts, to Freeman H. Morse, 1854 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131738 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Britain, Connecticut, to the Rev. W.H. Ward, 1873 Jan. 04. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2...

Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878

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Author, translator, and traveler. From the description of Papers of Bayard Taylor, 1856-1878. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064729 American journalist. From the description of Papers of Bayard Taylor [manuscript], 1847-1878. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647972079 From the description of Poem and letter, 1877 June 26, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647972081 From the description of Letter to a member of the...

Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

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Professor of Greek. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to John Nichol, 1884 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864416 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to John Nichol, 1878 Oct. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864411 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to W.A. Knight, 1893 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864440 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], t...

Lowell, Robert T. S.

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Taylor, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1819-1887

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Benjamin F. Taylor was an American journalist, lecturer, and poet who lived his last six years in Cleveland, Ohio. His wife, Lucy E.L. Taylor, was a member of the Cleveland Board of Education during the early 1900s. From the description of Benjamin F. and Lucy E.L. Taylor papers, 1839-1927. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 22355326 ...

Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney), 1814-1882

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Unitarian minister; President, United States Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. From the description of Henry W. Bellows letters, 1861-1863. (Columbia University in the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 62754818 New York City resident and Unitarian clergyman. From the description of Letter, 1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31526778 Henry Whitney Bellows (1814-1882) was born in Boston and received a B.A. from Harvard Colleg...

Auerbach, Berthold

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Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897

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Scottish novelist and historial writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to Mr. Grove, 1877 Mar. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611471 Margaret Oliphant was born in Scotland, and published her first novel at age twenty-one. After the death of her husband, she took to writing to support her young family, and showed remarkable industry, ultimately publishing more than one hundred books and more than two hundred articles, chiefly in Blackwood's E...

Parton, James, 1822-1891

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English-American writer. From the description of Papers of James Parton [manuscript] 1860-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647934391 Author. From the description of Letter of James Parton, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454871 Parton was an American biographer. His The life of Horace Greeley : editor of "The New-York tribune", from his birth to the present time was published in 1872 and his Life of Voltaire was published in 188...

Trafton, Adeline, b. 1845.

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Hall, G. Stanley (Granville Stanley), 1844-1924

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Psychologist and educator. From the description of G. Stanley Hall correspondence, 1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984299 Professor of psychologyat Clark University. From the description of Collected papers / G. Stanley Hall. (Clark University). WorldCat record id: 192074947 President of Clark University, Worcester, MA. From the description of Papers / G. Stanley Hall. (Clark University). WorldCat record id: 497070511 From the...

Hueffer, Francis, 1843-1889

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German music critic of The Times. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 72 Elsham Road, Kensington, W., [London], to Arthur Sullivan, 1883 Sept. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125500 Francis Hueffer was an author and music critic. Born in Germany, he was educated throughout Europe, and settled in England just before the Franco-Prussian War. He wrote for and edited several publications, becoming increasingly influential. Hueffer was inspired by Schopenhauer...

Blood, Henry Ames, 1838-1901?

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Poet and Shakespearian scholar. From the description of Letter to Mary R. Silsby, 1891 July 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49564521 ...

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886

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Poet. Full name: Emily Elizabeth Dickinson. From the description of Emily Dickinson papers, 1847-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423614 Dickinson was a poet of Amherst, Mass. John Long Graves was her cousin. From the description of Letters to John Long Graves, 1854-1927. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79380981 Emily Dickinson, poet of Amherst, Massachusetts, received formal training in botany and horticulture while a student at Amherst ...

Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

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Professor of Greek. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to John Nichol, 1884 Nov. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864416 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to John Nichol, 1878 Oct. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864411 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to W.A. Knight, 1893 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864440 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], t...

Linton, Wm. J.

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Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928

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English novelist. From the description of [Letter and photographs] / Thomas Hardy. [between 1891 and 1920?] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 231686025 English poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, [1912 Apr. 23?], Max Gate, Dorchester [Dorsetshire, England], to [Edward] Clodd, [n.p.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364250 Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was an English author. From the description of Tribute to Thoma...

Habberton, John, 1842-1921

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Served in the Civil War, with New York's 1st Regiment Mounted Rifles, Co. K and M and the 13th Regiment Cavalry. From the description of The John Habberton papers, 1861-1921, bulk 1861-1865. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 21139482 Author. From the description of Letter of John Habberton, 1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453664 ...

Davis, Rebecca Harding

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Bushnell, Horace, 1802-1876

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Horace Bushnell was born in Bantam, Connecticut on April 14, 1802. He was educated at Yale (B.A., 1827; M.A., 1830; B.D., 1833), and received degrees from Wesleyan University (D.D., 1842), Harvard (S.T.D., 1852) and Yale (LL.D., 1871). He served as pastor of North Church, Hartford, CT from 1833-1859. He was the author of "God in Christ" (1849) and "Christ in Theology" (1851), as well as other works uncongenial to the orthodox theology of his times. From the description of Horace Bush...

Whitman, Walt

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Walt Whitman (1819-1892), noted American poet, essayist, and journalist, was author of Leaves of Grass in which the poem "Spirit that Form'd this Scene" appears beginning in 1881. Writing in 1902, Oscar Lovell Triggs notes that Leaves of Grass developed over time, beginning with its first appearance in 1855 (see Oscar Lovell Triggs, "The Growth of "Leaves of Grass," The Complete Writings of Walt Whitman (1902), 101-21). Triggs notes that the poems of every edition were written on th...

Field, Cyrus W.

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Epithet: projector of the Atlantic cable British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001088.0x0001ae ...

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...

Lewis, Tayler, 1802-1877

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American Orientialist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Schenectady, to Harper & Brothers, 1855 Jan. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591213 ...

Lanman, Charles, 1819-1895

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Charles Lanman, writer, journalist and amateur painter, was born in Monroe, Michigan, June 15, 1819. He spent much of his career working as a journalist in Monroe and Cincinnati, Ohio. He moved to Washington DC in 1848 and worked as a librarian in various branches of government, including the War Department, the Copyrights Division of the Department of State, the executive library of President Fillmore, and the Interior Department. He wrote several books in his career on topics of travel and wil...

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) ...

Bowles, Samuel

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Epithet: Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x00001a ...

Parton, James, 1912-

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Parton (1912-2001) was a journalist, editor, and publisher. He was publisher of American Heritage magazine (1953-1970). From the description of James Parton papers, 1914-1986. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612375559 James Parton is a journalist, editor, and publisher. He was publisher of American Heritage magazine (1953-1970). From the description of Additional papers, 1896-1991. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612679773 Parton earn...

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...

Porter, Noah

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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 ...

Hall, A. Oakey (Abraham Oakey), 1826-1898

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American lawyer, politician and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : New York, to Joseph Wesley Harper, Jr., 1856 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506321 American politician and journalist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York, New York, to Gordon Lester Ford, 1876 Sept. 5-1877 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506742 Mayor of New York and author. From the descri...

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 ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x0001c4 ...

Blood, Henry Ames, 1838-1901?

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Poet and Shakespearian scholar. From the description of Letter to Mary R. Silsby, 1891 July 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49564521 ...

Bowles, Samuel, 1826-1878

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Bowles was an American journalist and publisher. From the description of Letter, a portrait, and newspaper clippings, 1872-ca. 1878. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80880580 Samuel Bowles was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on February 9, 1826. He was the editor of the daily edition of the Springfield Republican from 1844 to 1878. Noted for his willingness to comment on matters of political corruption, he was the subject of a libel suit. Bowles was involved with the Liber...

Davis, Rebecca Harding, 1831-1910

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American novelist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Philadelphia, to Harper & Brothers, 1878 Mar. 20 and [no year] Oct. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532807 American author. From the description of Papers of Rebecca Harding Davis, 1872-1883. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136436 Rebecca Harding Davis was a novelist. Her husband was Lucius Clarke Davis, who worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer and was late...

Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886

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Poet. Full name: Emily Elizabeth Dickinson. From the description of Emily Dickinson papers, 1847-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423614 Dickinson was a poet of Amherst, Mass. John Long Graves was her cousin. From the description of Letters to John Long Graves, 1854-1927. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79380981 Emily Dickinson, poet of Amherst, Massachusetts, received formal training in botany and horticulture while a student at Amherst ...

Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

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

MacDonald, George

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Epithet: author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000212 Epithet: of Hastings British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x0002f1 ...

Strahan, Archibald

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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 ...

Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913

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Joaquin Miller, born Cincinnatus Heine Miller and known as the "poet of the Sierras," was a Calif. poet and playwright. Beginning in 1886, he built and lived in a home on his estate, "The Hights"[sic], in the hills above Oakland. From the description of Joaquin Miller letter : Dimond, Calif., to Mr. Stone: ALS 1905 May 11. (California Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 122558852 Born Cincinnatus Heine (or Hiner) Miller on September 8, 1837, near Liberty, Indiana. In 18...

Bellows, Henry W.

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Stoddard, Elizabeth, 1823-1902

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American writer of novels, stories, and poems. From the description of Letter : to [Henry Chandler] Bowen, [1889?] Sept. 27. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122530496 American author of novels and poems; wife of Richard Henry Stoddard. From the description of Papers of Elizabeth Stoddard, 1895 December 11. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31685636 From the description of Pa...

Boucicault, Dion, 1820-1890

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English actor and dramatist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Brighton, 26 November [n.y.], and Brighton or London [n.d.], to Mr. [Lewis Strange] Wingfield, Nov. 26 [no year] and n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673105 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London, n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270577868 Composer of The wearin' o' the green. From the description of Autogra...

Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894

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Distinguished historian James Anthony Froude was born at Dartington rectory, Devon, in 1818. He was the brother of William Froude (1810-1879), engineer and naval architect, and of Richard Hurrell Froude (1803-1836), divine. The younger Froude was educated at Westminster School from 1830, and then privately in the village of Merton. He studied at Oriel College, Oxford, from 1835, and graduated B.A. in 1842, and took his M.A. in 1843. After briefly writing on the life of St. Neot for the Lives of ...

Warman, Cy, 1855-1914

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Cy Warman, 1855-1914, b. Greenup, Ill., educated in the common schools. Worked on the railroad in Colorado from 1880 until his health declined, then, in 1888, went into journalism in Denver and wrote and published verses inspired by the railroads and the Colorado mountains. Had great success with a book of songs, in particular "Sweet Marie." Warman produced many articles, stories and novels about railroads and the West as well as a history of American railroads. John San...

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....

Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882

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

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 ...

Stedman, Edmund C.

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Hall, A. Oakey (Abraham Oakey), 1826-1898

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American lawyer, politician and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : New York, to Joseph Wesley Harper, Jr., 1856 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506321 American politician and journalist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York, New York, to Gordon Lester Ford, 1876 Sept. 5-1877 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270506742 Mayor of New York and author. From the descri...

Freiligrath, Ferdinand

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Epithet: German poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000209.0x00035d ...

Bonaparte, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1851-1921

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United States Secretary of the Navy under President Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte letter, 1905. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 265034455 Lawyer, municipal and civil service reformer, and U.S. attorney general and secretary of the navy. From the description of Charles J. Bonaparte papers, 1760-1921 (bulk 1874-1921). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83459229 Biographical Note ...

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...

Holland, Harrison

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Auerbach, Berthold, 1812-1882

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Auerbach, German novelist. Charles W. Eliot, C.C. Felton, and Edward Everett, Presidents of Harvard College. From the description of Letters, 1847-1872. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41417354 Author, 1812-1882 From the guide to the Berthold Auerbach Collection, circa 1844-1992, (Leo Baeck Institute Archives) ...

Lewis, Tayler

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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...

Oliphant, M. O. W. Mrs.

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Warman, Cy, 1855-1914

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Cy Warman, 1855-1914, b. Greenup, Ill., educated in the common schools. Worked on the railroad in Colorado from 1880 until his health declined, then, in 1888, went into journalism in Denver and wrote and published verses inspired by the railroads and the Colorado mountains. Had great success with a book of songs, in particular "Sweet Marie." Warman produced many articles, stories and novels about railroads and the West as well as a history of American railroads. John San...

Booth, Mary L.

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Reid, Whitelaw, 1837-1912

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U.S. politician, historian and newspaper editor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cedarville, to Schuyler Colfax, 1863 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649441349 American newspaperman, editor, diplomat, and historian. From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid [manuscript], 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647879858 From the description of Papers of Whitelaw Reid, 1878-1893. (University of Virginia). ...

Freiligrath, Ferdinand, 1810-1876

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

Bullock, Alexander.

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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...

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. ...

Bushnell, Horace, 1802-1876

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Horace Bushnell was born in Bantam, Connecticut on April 14, 1802. He was educated at Yale (B.A., 1827; M.A., 1830; B.D., 1833), and received degrees from Wesleyan University (D.D., 1842), Harvard (S.T.D., 1852) and Yale (LL.D., 1871). He served as pastor of North Church, Hartford, CT from 1833-1859. He was the author of "God in Christ" (1849) and "Christ in Theology" (1851), as well as other works uncongenial to the orthodox theology of his times. From the description of Horace Bush...

Macdonald, George, 1824-1905

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

White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885

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American man of letters, author, critic. From the description of Papers of Richard Grant White, 1842-1884. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31685639 Child was a professor of rhetoric and English at Harvard, best known for his compilation The English and Scottish popular ballads. Charles Eliot Norton was a scholar, professor of art history at Harvard, and a founder of "The Nation." Richard Grant White was a journalist, writer, and Shakespearean scholar. ...

Smith, Gerritt

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Harte, Bret, 1836-1902

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bret Harte [manuscript] 1859-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647940411 Harte served as editor of the Overland Monthly, 1868-1870. From the description of ALS, 1869 April 17 : San Francisco, to Mrs. Emily Gould, Rome. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16700642 From the description of ALS, 1868 July 5 : San Francisco, to [Emily Gould]. (Copley Press, J S Copl...

Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877

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Robert Owen was a socialist and philanthropist. From the guide to the Robert Owen correspondence, 1821-1858, 1821-1858, (American Philosophical Society) Social reformer, proprietor of a utopian society at New Harmony, Ind., and diplomat. From the description of Robert Dale Owen : miscellaneous papers, 1844-1870. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49307173 American social reformer. From the description of Letter to William D...

Whittier, John Greenleaf

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Epithet: Poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001152.0x000215 ...

Field, Henry M. (Henry Martyn), 1822-1907

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American clergyman and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (8) : West Springfield, Mass. and New York, to Messrs. Harper and Mr. Phayre, 1851 Jan. 26-1892 Jun. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270533636 Epithet: Reverend; American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001088.0x0001b4 American clergyman and travel writer. From the description of Autograph ...

Booth, Mary L. (Mary Louise), 1831-1889

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Author, translator, editor. From the description of Letters of Mary Louise Booth, 1884-1886. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50390642 ...

Randolph, John, 1908-

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John Randolph of Roanoke was born 2 June 1773 in Prince George County, Virginia, and settled in Charlotte County, Virginia. A member of the prominent Randolph family, he was cousins with Thomas Jefferson and John Marshall. Randolph served in the United States House of Representatives from 1799 to 1813, 1815 to 1817, 1819 to 1825, 1827 to 1829, and 1833, and in the United States Senate from 1825 to 1827. Randolph was an adherent of states' rights and the strict construction of the federal Constit...