Papers, 1835-1856.


Griswold, Rufus Wilmot, 1815-1857. Papers, 1835-1856.

Papers, 1835-1856.

Contains professional correspondence concerning printing and publishing of literary works, some in magazines. Included are letters to George Rex Graham, founder and editor of Graham's Magazine, and letters to Griswold from some of his protégés. Also letters relating to a memorial meeting in honor of James Fenimore Cooper.

1 box (.5 linear ft.)

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Graham, George R., 1963- (person)

Owner of Graham's Magazine. From the description of Letters to John Neal [manuscript], 1849 September 20 and 1851 December 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647967021 ...

Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 (person)

American author; resident of Cooperstown, N.Y. From the description of Manuscript fragment and portrait, [ca. 1832], [ca. 1850]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008578 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cooperstown, N.Y., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 July 21. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822302 From the description of Au...

Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857 (person)

Griswold, an advocate of "Americanism" in literature, worked to increase public respect for American authors. He was on the staff of various magazines including Graham's Magazine (assistant editor, 1842-1843, succeeding Edgar Allen Poe), edited anthologies of poetry, and was a controversial literary critic. From the description of Papers, 1835-1856. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122590086 From the guide to the Papers, 1835-1856., (Houghton Library, Harvard Colleg...