Collection of literary correspondence and manuscripts, 1828-1953.

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Friends of the Columbia University Libraries,. Collection of literary correspondence and manuscripts, 1828-1953.

Collection of literary correspondence and manuscripts, 1828-1953.

Correspondence and manuscripts of various literary figures, occasionally brought for this library by the Friends of the Columbia University Libraries. Authors include William Harrison Ainsworth, Augustine Birrell, Thomas Campbell, James Fenimore Cooper, Clement Clarke Moore, Carl Sandburg, A.C. Swinburne, Dylan Thomas, Anthony Trollope, and Talcott Williams.

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Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

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Thomas Campbell was a poet known for his war poems, including "Hohenlinden," "The Battle of the Baltic," and "Ye Mariners of England." He also published "The Pleasure of Hope" in 1799, "Gertrude of Wyoming" in 1809, and "Theodric" in 1824. From the description of Thomas Campbell papers, 1821-1846. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702147203 Thomas Campbell was born in Glasgow, studied law in Edinburgh (1797), and became Lord Rector of Glasgow University, 1826-1829, as well as a...

Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863

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Hebrew scholar, writer of verse. From the description of Papers of Clement Clarke Moore [manuscript], 1826-1861. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814321 New York poet, Hebrew scholar, and author of the popular poem "A visit from St. Nicholas." From the description of A visit from St. Nicholas : Holograph, 1862 March 13. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58768543 ...

Williams, Talcott, 1849-1928

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American journalist and educator; editor of the Philadelphia Press for 30 years. First director of the School of Journalism at Columbia. From the description of Talcott Williams manuscript fragment [manuscript], [1930?]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998840 American journalist, first director of the Columbia School of Journalism. From the description of Walt Whitman documents, 1884-1890. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat r...

Friends of the Columbia University Libraries,

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Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909

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British poet. From the description of The descent into hell [manuscript poem], 1873 Jan. 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416044 From the description of Autograph quotation, [ca. 1890?]. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 315968127 Swinburne (1837-1909) was an English lyric poet, dramatist, and critic of the Victorian era. He was famous for the innovative versification of his poetry and infamous for his violent attacks on Victorian morality. ...

Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882

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Trollope was born on Apr. 24, 1815 in London, England; attended Winchester and Harrow; worked as a junior clerk in the General Post Office and was then transferred as a postal surveyor to Ireland; in 1859 he moved back to London, resigning from the civil service in 1867; stood unsuccessfully as a Liberal candidate for Parliament in 1868; became a novelist, known for his Barsetshire and Palliser series of novels, among others; individual novels include: Barchester Towers (1857), Can you forgive h...

Ingram, John Henry, 1842-1916

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English literary figure, from London. From the description of Letters, 1878-1905. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270709 From the description of Letters, 1878-1905. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19851387 Biographer of Edgar Allan Poe. From the description of Recollections of Swinburne [manuscript], 1890. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647832622 ...

Elliott, Charles.

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Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882

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William Harrison Ainsworth was an English novelist. From the description of William Harrison Ainsworth collection of papers, [1836]-1889. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652063 From the guide to the William Harrison Ainsworth collection of papers, 1823]-1889, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Per...

Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914

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Silas Weir Mitchell (1829-1914) was a physician, neurologist, poet, and novelist. From the description of S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, 1887-1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570940 From the guide to the S. Weir Mitchell correspondence, 1887-1913, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) From the guide to the Letters from Silas Weir Mitchell to John Hay, 1897-1905, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967

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Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American author, editor and poet. He won three Pulitzer prizes, two for his poetry and the third for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. From the guide to the Carl Sandburg Collection, 1924-1954, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) American poet, novelist and historian, Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won two Pulitzer Prizes, one for Abraham Lincoln: the War Years and the other for The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg ...

Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851

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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...

Broughton, Rhoda, 1840-1920

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English novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Joan Severn, [year unknown] Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761391398 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Oxford, to Joan Severn, [1914] Dec. 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761733685 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Oxford, to Joan Severn, "Saturday" [year unknown] Oct. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 761733532 From the d...

Birrell, Augustine, 1850-1933

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English author and statesman. From the description of Good taste : an address delivered at a place of secondary education in England : autograph manuscript, [19--?]. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 53203384 British author. From the description of Letter of Augustine Birrell, 1921. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32960300 From the description of Letter to "Dear Seton" [manuscript], 1921. (University of Virginia). WorldCat re...

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...

Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953

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Dylan Thomas was a Welsh poet who first achieved recognition with "Eighteen Poems" (1934). He wrote both prose and radio plays, including "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog" (1940), "Deaths and Entrances" (1946), "Under Milkwood" (1954), and "Adventures in the Skin Trade" (1955). From the description of Dylan Thomas collection. [1935-1953]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 660196437 Welsh author Dylan Thomas occupies a controversial place among 20t...