Rebecca Spring papers, ca. 1830-1900.

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Spring, Rebecca. Rebecca Spring papers, ca. 1830-1900.

Rebecca Spring papers, ca. 1830-1900.

Incoming correspondence (ca. 200 letters) from American and European political, religious, and literary figures. Manuscript of Rebecca Spring's memoirs (191 p.), ca. 1900.

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Trollope, Frances Milton, 1780-1863

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000353.0x0002cc Epithet: Mrs; novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000353.0x0002cb Epithet: née Milton wife of Thomas Anthony Trollope, novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x000391 ...

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

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Mark Twain (b. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, November 30, 1835, Florida, MO – d. April 21, 1910, Redding, CT) was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). Twain served an apprenticeship with a printer and then worked as a typesetter, contributing articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississipp...

Crowe, Catherine, 1790-1876

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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....

Plympton, Eben, 1853-1915

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Sedgwick, Catharine Maria, 1789-1867

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Catharine Maria Sedgwick was an American novelist. From the description of Catharine Maria Sedgwick letters and portraits, 1837-1855. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 35155329 American author, pioneered the American domestic novel. From the description of Papers of Catharine Maria Sedgwick, 1801-1865 (bulk 1834-1865). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136087 American author. From the description of ...

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...

Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888

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Mary Howitt, née Botham, English writer and translator. From the description of Mary Howitt manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1828? (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430350254 Writer of children's stories and other works, who often wrote with her husband, William Howitt. From the description of Letters, 1835-1854. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122295254 English author. From the description of Papers, 1832-...

Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873

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Lawyer. From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605 Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency. From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, Ju...

Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873

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Abolitionist and women's rights advocate. From the description of Letter : Liverpool, to Jane Bettle, Philadelphia, 1828 Dec. 6. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29231286 Reformer. From the description of Letters of Sarah Moore Grimké, 1843-1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450580 Sarah Moore Grimke was a plantation owner from South Carolina who was active in the movements for abolition of slavery and women's rights. From the de...

Cheney, Seth Wells, 1810-1856

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Engraver, as was brother John Cheney; Manchester, Connecticut. Ednah Cheney wrote MEMOIRS OF SETH WELLS CHENEY, 1881 and MEMOIRS OF JOHN CHENEY, 1889. From the description of Seth Wells and John Cheney papers, 1848-1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79220999 ...

Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834

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Author and critic who collaborated with his sister, Mary . From the description of Papers of Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb, circa 1797. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71015040 Was originally mounted in Lamb's Mrs. Leicester's School. From the description of Letter to "Dear T" : ALS, [1826?] Sept. 29. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26560794 English essayist. From the description of Another version of the same : autograp...

Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876

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Harriet Martineau, English novelist, economist, and social reformer. From the guide to the Harriet Martineau manuscript material : 11 items, ca. 1834-1861, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) English author and traveler. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stockbridge, Massachusetts, to Judge Joseph Story, [1836] May 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871427 Harriet Martineau, journalis...

Burton, Warren, 1800-1866

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Carlyle, Jane Welsh, 1801-1866

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Wife of Thomas Carlyle. From the description of Jane Welsh Carlyle - Henrietta Stanley letters, 1852-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 82947960 Henry Larkin was Thomas Carlyle's secretary. From the description of Letter : Edinburgh, to [Henry] Larkin [London? 14 Sept. 1859] (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 35855849 Jane Welsh Carlyle, wife of Scottish writer Thomas Carlyle. From the description of Jane We...

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, ...

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 1749-1832

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (b. August 29, 1749, Free Imperial City of Frankfurt-d. March 22, 1832, Weimar) was a German poet, playwright, novelist, and natural scientist. He is often ranked with Shakespeare and Dante as one of the three most important poets in history. Goethe gained early fame with The Sorrows of Young Werther, published in 1774, but his most famous work is Faust, a poetic drama in two parts....

Longfellow, Samuel, 1819-1892

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Longfellow was an Unitarian clergyman and hymn writer. He was the younger brother of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. From the description of [Poem, Mar. 1877] / Sam.l Longfellow. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 245202647 American clergyman and hymn writer; brother of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. From the description of Autograph postal card signed : [Boston?], to A.V. Anthony, [postmark 1887 Mar. 12]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 649496781 America...

Lowell, Josephine Shaw, 1843-1905

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Josephine Shaw Lowell, civic volunteer, born in West Roxbury, Mass., in 1843, brother of Robert Gould Shaw and widow of Colonel Charles Robert Lowell, was active as a social reformer in New York City. She was the first woman appointed to the New York State Board of Charities and founder of the New York Charity Organization Society and the Woman's Municipal League of New York City. From the description of Papers, 1906-1909 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 2320073...

Gillies, Mary Davis

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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...

Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet and translator. Born on March 6, 1806, Barrett Browning became proficient in Greek, Latin, French, and other European languages. At the age of eleven she wrote a verse "epic" in four books of rhyming couplets, "The Battle of Marathon," which was privately printed in 1820 at her father's expense. She went on to write such works as "An essay on mind," "Sonnets from the Portuguese," and "Aurora Leigh." In September of 1846, she secretly marr...

Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

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English poet, literary scholar, historian and biographer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified man, 1836 Jan. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603582965 English poet and man of letters. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to Moxon, 1837 July 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662734 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Keswick, to an unidentified correspondent, 1837 Mar. 2....

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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

Bremer, Fredrika, 1801-1865

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Fredrika Bremer was an internationally-known Swedish writer and feminist. Her early domestic novels and travel writings were popular in Swedish and English, and her later novels, advocating the emancipation of women, influenced reforming legislation that advanced the status of women in Sweden. From the description of Fredrika Bremer letters, 1848-1859. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49848570 Author. From the description of Fredrika...

Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851

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Epithet: of Add MS 35118 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000677.0x0000cd Baillie was a Scottish poet and dramatist. Norton (1786-1853) graduated from Harvard College in 1804, taught sacred literature as a professor, and authored numerous works on religious topics. From the description of Letters to Andrews Norton, 1827-1850. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84429823 From the guide ...

Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903

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Abolitionist, newspaper publisher; Kentucky state representative, 1835-1837, 1840; Kentucky governor, 1849; U.S. minister to Russia, 1860-1869. From the description of Correspondence, 1862, 1880. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28397866 This is an artifically created collection of relating to the Kentucky Stateman and US diplomat Cassius M Clay. It consists of material related to his estate in Richmond, KY: White Hall as well as biographical artic...

Mazzini, Giuseppe, 1805-1872

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Italian revolutionary, patriot, and journalist. From the description of La concordia : manuscript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456156 ...

Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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Horace Greeley (1811-1872), American journalist, political leader, social reformer, and editor of the New York Tribune. In 1872 he received the Democratic Party's nomination for President. His New York herald was known for energetic reporting, moral standards, and intellectual appeal; its correspondents included Mark Twain, Bayard Taylor, Karl Marx, and Margaret Fuller, the first woman journalist on the staff of a major paper. He was a national figure, an innovative journalist, and influenced...

Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

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Thomas Moore, Irish poet and composer. Moore was a friend and acquaintance of many of the English Romantics, including Lord Byron. He met Mary Shelley in the late 1820s, while researching his biography of Byron. From the description of Thomas Moore manuscript material : 220 items, 1811-1846 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76835859 Thomas Moore, Irish poet and composer. From the guide to the Thomas Moore manuscript material : 254 items, 1811-1846, (...

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...

Thom, Williamina

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Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

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Booker T. Washington was an African American educator and public figure. Born a slave on a small farm in Virginia, he worked his way through the Hampton Institute and became an instructor there. He was the first principal of the Tuskegee Institute, and under his management it became a successful center for practical education. A forceful and charismatic personality, he became a national figure through his books and lectures. Although his conservative views concerned many critics, he became the m...

Parker, Richard Wayne, 1848-1923

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U.S. representative from New Jersey. From the description of Statement of Richard Wayne Parker, 1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454850 ...

Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923

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Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) was a French actress. From the guide to the Sarah Bernhardt Collection, 1878-1969, (Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections) Actress, sculptor, and painter, Sarah Bernhardt was born in Paris, France. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007114 French born actress, artist, and writer. From the description of Sarah Bernhardt Collection, c...

Mickiewicz, Adam, 1798-1855

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Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797

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

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935

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

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...

Koch, Ida, 1946-

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Channing, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1844.

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Ehrenheim, Peha von.

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Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803, Boston, Massachusetts– April 27, 1882, Concord, Massachusetts), American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century....

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...

Inness, George, 1854-1926

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Son of 19th century landscape painter, George Inness; Cragsmoor, N.Y and Montclair, N.J. From the description of George Inness, Jr. letter, 1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515330 ...

MacKaye, Steele, 1842-1894

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Howitt, William, 1792-1879

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English miscellaneous writer. Married Mary Botham, also a miscellaneous writer. From the description of Letters, [1830?-1868]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122464413 Author. From the description of Letter of William Howitt, 1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451059 William Howitt, English writer. From the description of William Howitt manuscript material : 1 item, 1847 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430356498 ...

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

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Abolitionist; orator; pastor of Plymouth Church, 1847-1887. From the description of Papers, [ca.1847]-1937, 1847-1887 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155459715 American Congregational clergyman, lecturer, reformer, and author. From the guide to the Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1851-1896, n.d, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Congregationalist minister. From the description of Sermon notes, [n.d.], 1893, 18...

Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American author, poet, and critic.writing. In 1834 Poe married his cousin Virginia, who was not quite fourteen at the time, and began seriously seeking a means of supporting "his family." In the spring of 1835, the family moved back to Richmond where Poe took a position with the Southern Literary Messenger . Poe used the opportunity to publish several of his poems and short tales in the paper, but he also began developing his reputation as a pugnacious critic ...

Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888

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

Julian, George Washington, 1817-1899

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American abolitionist and politician. From the description of Autograph entry signed : Salem, Ohio, 1861 Aug. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639931630 American abolitionist leader and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to W.W. Belknap, 1871 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491421 ...

Newberg, Thomas A.

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Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888

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Matthew Arnold's reflective, urbane poetry and novels thoughtfully express the social issues and religious confusion of Victorian England. He worked as a school inspector, and his belief in liberal education is a theme in his poetry and essays. From the description of Matthew Arnold letters, 1875-1886. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50209290 British poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Williams [manuscript], n.y. March 21. (...

Thompson, George Greene, 1914-

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Lind, Jenny

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Swedish singer. From the description of Autograph letters signed : Oak Lea, Wimbledon Park, S.W., to Arthur Sullivan, 1883 Feb. 11, and 9 incompletely dated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125245 Swedish soprano. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Mannheim Dec. 7 1846, to an unidentified recipient, 1846 Dec. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270667419 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : London Apr. 27 1874, t...

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...

Hicks, Thomas, 1823-1890

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Portrait and landscape painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Thomas Hicks letter, 1864 Jan. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515775 American portrait painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "My Dear Wally", 1862 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871007 From the description of Thomas Hicks letter to "Sergio" [manuscript], 1858 May 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420487374 ...

Spring, Rebecca Buffum

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Daughter of Arnold Buffum, Rebecca (1811-1911) married Marcus Spring (1810-1874) in approximately 1840. She a Quaker, he a philanthropic New York businessman, both became intensely involved in liberal political and social affairs and were part of the abolitionist, feminist, and transcendentalist movements. They were long-time friends of Fredrika Bremer, Lydia Maria Child, Margaret Fuller, and Elizabeth Palmer Peabody. Rebecca worked hard but unsuccessfully for abolitionist John Brown's acquittal...

Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

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Frederick Douglass, a former slave, was a noted lecturer, writer, abolitionist, and diplomat. From the description of Frederick Douglass letter to George W. Curtis, 1872 September 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50068315 Abolitionist, orator, journalist. From the description of Note, 1866 April 9. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29647750 From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to [P...

Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873

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Epithet: of Add MS 37311 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x00006e John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) was a British philosopher known for his writings on social and political theory, particularly utilitarianism. From the guide to the John Stuart Mill Letters, 1851-1889, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) British philosopher. From the description...

Ossoli, Angelo

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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...

Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888

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Unitarian minister; trustee of the Boston Public Library, 1879-88; active on behalf of temperance, anti-slavery, women's sufferage movements; died in Jamaica Plain, Boston. From the description of Letters, 1863-1886. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38003933 Clarke was a Unitarian clergyman, author, and reformer closely associated with the Transcendentalists. He was minister in Louisville, Ky. (1833-1840) and at the Church of the Disciples in Boston (1841-1850, 1...

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. ...

Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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Scottish historian and social critic considered the most important philosophical moralist of the early Victorian age. From the description of Letter, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461042 Scottish essayist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gt. Malvern, to Robert Browning, 1851 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133400 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to William Tait, 1834 S...

Brown, Margaret Gillies

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Byron, George Gordon Byron, baron, 1788-1824

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British poet. From the description of George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron papers, 1812-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452083 English Romantic poet and satirist. From the description of George Gordon Byron Collection, 1642-1968 (bulk 1798-1830). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145405980 Major George Gordon de Luna Byron, alias de Gibler, Spanish-born forger of British Romantic litera...