Hawthorne Family Papers, ca. 1800-1926

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Hawthorne Family Papers, ca. 1800-1926

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Hosmer, Harriet Goodhue, 1830-1908

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Harriet Goodhue Hosmer (October 9, 1830 – February 21, 1908) was a neoclassical sculptor, considered the most distinguished female sculptor in America during the 19th century. She is known as the first female professional sculptor. Among other technical innovations, she pioneered a process for turning limestone into marble. Hosmer once lived in an expatriate colony in Rome, befriending many prominent writers and artists. Harriet Hosmer was born on October 9, 1830 at Watertown, Massachusetts, ...

Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893

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Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble (27 November 1809 – 15 January 1893) was a British actress from a theatre family in the early and mid-19th century. She was a well-known and popular writer and abolitionist, whose published works included plays, poetry, eleven volumes of memoirs, travel writing and works about the theatre. In 1834, Kemble married a wealthy Philadelphian, Pierce Mease Butler, grandson of U.S. Senator Pierce Butler, whom she had met on an American acting tour with her father in 1832....

Hoar, Elizabeth Sherman, 1814-1878

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Elizabeth Sherman Hoar (July 14, 1814-April 7, 1878) was a schoolmate of Henry Thoreau and his siblings. After his death she assisted Sophia Thoreau and Ellery Channing in collecting the posthumous works of Henry, close friend and traveling companion of her brother Edward. In her youth Elizabeth was engaged to marry Charles Chauncy Emerson, her father's young law partner. Charles died of consumption in May, 1836, before they were wed. Much beloved by his family, Elizabeth was for the rest of her...

Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888

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James Freeman Clarke (April 4, 1810 – June 8, 1888) was an American theologian and author. Born in Hanover, New Hampshire, on April 4, 1810, James Freeman Clarke was the son of Samuel Clarke and Rebecca Parker Hull, though he was raised by his grandfather James Freeman, minister at King's Chapel in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended the Boston Latin School, and later graduated from Harvard College in 1829, and Harvard Divinity School in 1833. Ordained into the Unitarian church he first became...

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.Epithet: American essayist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000621.0x000365 ...

Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850

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Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli (May 23, 1810 – July 19, 1850) was an American journalist, editor, critic, translator, and women's rights advocate associated with the American transcendentalism movement. She was the first American female war correspondent, writing for Horace Greeley's New-York Tribune, and full-time book reviewer in journalism. Her book Woman in the Nineteenth Century is considered the first major feminist work in the United States. Born Sarah Margaret Fuller in Cambridge, Massa...

Alcott, A. Bronson (Amos Bronson), 1799-1888

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Amos Bronson Alcott (November 29, 1799 – March 4, 1888) was an American teacher, writer, philosopher, and reformer. As an educator, Alcott pioneered new ways of interacting with young students, focusing on a conversational style, and avoided traditional punishment. He hoped to perfect the human spirit and, to that end, advocated a plant-based diet. He was also an abolitionist and an advocate for women's rights. Born in Wolcott, Connecticut in 1799, Alcott had only minimal formal schooling bef...

Ticknor, William D. (William Davis), 1810-1864

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American publisher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Mr. Clark, 1859 Sept. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270572593 ...

Putnam, F. W. (Frederic Ward), 1839-1915

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Frederic Ward Putnam (1839-1915) was one of the earliest anthropologists in the United States. He founded anthropology programs, and worked to establish museum collections in anthropology. He directed some of the first field expeditions in the Americas, including sites in Maine, Massachusetts, Ohio, Wisconsin, Kentucky, New Jersey, and California. Putnam was born April 16, 1839 in Salem, Massachusetts to Mr. and Mrs. Ebenezer Putnam III. In 1864, Putnam married Adelaide Martha Edmands; they h...

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...

Burchmore, H. L.

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Pike, William B.

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Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895

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Writer Weld, the husband of Angelina Grimké, was active in the abolitionist and temperance movements. For additional biographical information, see Dictionary of American Biography and Who Was Who in America, 1607-1896 (1963). From the description of Letters, 1880-1890 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007533 Theodore Dwight Weld was born in Hampton, Connecticut on November 23, 1803. An advocate and crusader for temperance, abolition and women's right...

Hall, S. C., Mrs., 1800-1881

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Anna Maria Hall, née Fielding, Irish-born writer. From the description of Mrs. S. C. Hall manuscript material : 1 item, [ca. early 1850's] (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 666533041 Mrs. Cunningham was the wife of Allan Cunningham, Scottish poet and biographer of Robert Burns. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. Allan Cunningham, [between 1842 and 1860?] / Anna Maria Hall. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 36864744 I...

Lathrop, George Parsons, 1851-1898

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American author and editor. From the description of Letter : New York, to "Dear Joe," 1898 Mar. 23. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900980 George Parsons Lathrop, American critic, writer, and literary historian, was the son-in-law of Nathaniel Hawthorne. His defense of the novel as the most powerful and popular form of literature, and his support of a realistic approach to writing helped define turn-of-the-century American literature. He is also remembered for his...

Channing, Ellen Fuller

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Bartlett, Josiah, 1759-1820

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Physician of Massachusetts. From the description of Josiah Bartlett document, 1817, Oct. 2, Boston. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34992842 ...

Shaw, Anna

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Palmer, George

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Epithet: MP; of Add MS 40497 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000303 Epithet: MP; of Add MS 43389 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000304 Epithet: Governor of the Bank of Ireland British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001092.0x000301 ...

Rodman, Benjamin

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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 ...

Yates, the Misses

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Hawthorne, Una, 1844-1877

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Daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to "Aunt Lizzie" [Elizabeth Palmer Peabody], 1865 May 16 and [no year] Apr. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270475708 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bayswater, to "My own dear Auntie", 1872 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270465836 Una Hawthorne was the eldest daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne. From the de...

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...

Hawthorne, Maria Louisa, 1807-1852.

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Emerson, Charles, d. 1836

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Peabody, Nathaniel Cranch, 1811-

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Hillard, Susan Tracy Howe

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Martineau, Basil

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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....

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. ...

Bright, Henry Arthur, 1830-1884

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Epithet: shipowner British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000629.0x000121 English merchant and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : mostly Liverpool, to Mrs. Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1860 Sept. 8-1865 Nov. 7 and [no year] Sept. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134470 ...

Hoar, E. R. (Ebenezer Rockwood), 1816-1895

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Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, a 1839 graduate of Harvard Law School, was a judge of the Court of Common Pleas (1849-1855), associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1859-1869), served as U.S. Attorney General (1869-1870) and as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1873-1875). From the description of Letters to Joseph Willard and Henry Vose, 1840-1858. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 234339043 American jurist. From the de...

Very, Jones, 1813-1880

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Very was a transcendentalist poet and essayist. From the description of Sermons, 1843-1868. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612365530 Very was a Transcendentalist poet and essayist. From the description of Jones Very poems and essays, 1840-1880. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612870024 American poet and preacher. From the description of Nature : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, [1839 or later]. (Unknown). Wor...

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891

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Herman Melville (b. Aug. 1, 1819, NY, NY–d. Sept. 28, 1891, NY, NY) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. His best known works include Typee (1846) and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851). His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. He developed a complex, baroque style; the vocabulary is rich and or...

Bridge, Horatio, 1806-1893

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Augusta, Maine, resident; U.S. naval officer; author. From the description of Diary, 1836 April-May. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27657770 American author; friend and classmate of Nathaniel Hawthorne. From the description of Diary, 1840. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122384335 ...

Tappan, Caroline Sturgis, 1819-1888

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Caroline Sturgis Tappan was a Transcendentalist poet and friend of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Margaret Fuller. Together with her sister Ellen Sturgis Hooper, she contributed verse to the Transcendentalist literary magazine, The Dial. From the description of Caroline Sturgis Tappen papers, 1838-1921. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612365343 From the guide to the Caroline Sturgis Tappan papers, 1838-1921., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)...

Blodget, Mrs.

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Hooper, Ellen Sturgis

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Peabody, Wellington, 1815-1837

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Sturgis, Mary L.

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Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1778-1853

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Elizabeth Palmer Peabody was an author, the mother of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody (1804-1894), and the mother-in-law of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Horace Mann. From the description of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody collection of papers, 1824-1852. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430804 From the guide to the Elizabeth Palmer Peabody collection of papers, 1822-[1957, 1832-1838, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American L...

Hitchcock, Ethan Allen, 1798-1870

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Army officer and author. From the description of Papers of Ethan Allen Hitchcock, 1810-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78216510 Soldier and author. During the Mexican War, Hitchcock served in Zachary Taylor's army of occupation and as Inspector-General on Winfield Scott's staff. From the description of Commentary on Winfield Scott's campaign in the Mexican War, [18--]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84926698 From the description of Commentary on Win...

Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer, 1804-1894

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

Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842

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William Ellery Channing (1780-1842) graduated from Harvard College in 1798. He served on the board of the Harvard Corporation from 1813 to 1826, where he worked for the establishment of the Divinity School, which occurred in 1816. A Unitarian minister, Channing served as the pastor of the Federal Street Church in Boston from 1803 until his death in 1842. In 1819 he gave the landmark Unitarian sermon, Unitarian Christianity, which upon publication sold thousands of copies. A believer in the aboli...

Shaw, Sarah B.

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Foote, Mary, 1872-1968

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Peabody, Nathaniel, 1774-1853

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Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872

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English music critic, writer, and lyricist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to "Dear friend", "Saturday morning" [1863 Jan. 24]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270127153 British journalist, music critic, and librettist. From the description of Autograph letters signed : 13 Eaton Place West; and elsewhere, to Arthur Sullivan, 1863 Sept. 19 and 1866 Mar. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125542 Henry Fothergill Chorley, English journa...

Hawthorne, Elizabeth Manning, 1802-1883

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Martineau, Edith

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Peabody, George Francis, 1813-1839.

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Clarke, Sarah, 1919-

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Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody, 1806-1887

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Educator. From the description of Papers of Mary Tyler Peabody Mann, 1863-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451614 Mary Tyler Peabody Mann was an active social reformer, educator, and author. Along with her sisters, Elizabeth Peabody and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, she created and maintained vital connections within the Transcendentalist movement. Mary and her husband, educator Horace Mann, were active abolitionists. The sisters's practical application of optimism and hum...

Burney, Susan

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Allston, Washington, 1779-1843

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

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. ...

Weston, Emma

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Mann, Horace, 1796-1859

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Horace Mann was an educator and a statesman who greatly advanced the cause of universal, free, non-sectarian public schools. Mann also advocated temperance, abolition, hospitals for the mentally ill, and women's rights. From the description of Horace Mann Letter, 1858. (University of the Pacific). WorldCat record id: 213372958 Horace Mann, "Father of our Public Schools," was born in Franklin, Massachusetts on May 4, 1796. His family was poor and his father di...

Lowell, Maria White, d. 1853

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Smyth, Hildegard

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Hall, S. C. (Samuel Carter), 1800-1889

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English editor and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : 15 Ashley Place [London], to "My dear Sir", [no year] June 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270497889 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [London], to John Ruskin, [1864] Aug. 25 and Oct 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270507258 From the description of Autograph signature to printed card, 1874 Sept 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270508801 From the descri...