Bliss Carman papers, 1889-1927.


Bliss Carman papers, 1889-1927.

Correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts of poems and articles, clippings, photographs, and notes for a bibliography on Carman by Nathan van Patten. Correspondents include Henrietta and Richard Hovey, Nathan van Patten, and Washington Irving Way.

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Carman, Bliss, 1861-1929 (person)

(William) Bliss Carman (1861-1929) was a Canadian poet and editor. Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, he studied at the universities of New Brunswick and Harvard. He is usually grouped with the Confederation Poets, who developed a distinctively Canadian poetic voice in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Yet this identification with the Confederation group is somewhat misleading as Carman spent much of his life in New England and many readers assumed that he was American. Carman ed...

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Way, W. Irving (Washington Irving), 1853-1931 (person)

Washington Irving Way was born in Ontario, and completed a two-year college program before taking a job with a railroad. He worked for various railroad companies in Canada and the United States, ultimately becoming secretary to the president of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad. He developed an interest in books, and, after losing his job as secretary when the president retired, he went to Chicago and became a bookseller. He actively contributed reviews and articles on the book trade, ...

Hovey, Richard, Mrs., 1849- (person)

Hovey, Richard, 1864-1900 (person)

Hovey was born in Normal, Ill. in 1864, the son of Charles Edward and Harriette Farnham Hovey. He was graduated from Dartmouth College in 1885. During the years 1891 and 1892 he travelled in England and France. In 1894 he married Mrs. Henriette Kanpp Russell and wrote Men of Dartmouth. In 1899 he accepted a position as lecturer at Columbia University and professor of English at Barnard College. He died in New York City in 1900. From the description of Papers, 1878-1961. (Dartmouth Co...

Van Patten, Nathan, 1887- (person)

Director of Stanford University Libraries, 1927-1947, Professor of Bibliography, 1948-1952, Professor Emeritus, 1952-1956, and Curator, Memorial Library of Music, 1952-1955. From the description of Memorial Library of Music : files, 1947-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122369477 Director, Stanford University Libraries, 1927-1947. From the description of Nathan Van Patten certificate, 1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867263 Director of Stanfor...

Powell, Lyman P. (Lyman Pierson), 1866-1946 (person)