Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932.


Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) Correspondence, 1882-1898, bulk 1838-1932.

Correspondence files of Roberts Brothers, pertaining to all departments, editorial, production, advertising, and sales. Also, some miscellaneous letters and documents, unrelated to Roberts Brothers, which deal with various legal matters, including those of Frederick D. Ely and of William A. Dunn, from 1838 until 1932, and letters to the Secretary of Harvard University from 1900 to 1907.

2.5 linear ft. (ca. 2,000 items in 5 boxes).

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Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) was the publisher of American author Louisa May Alcott's works. From the description of Robert Brothers (Boston, Mass.) letters to Louisa May Alcott, 1868-1886. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612234860 From the guide to the Roberts Brothers (Boston, Mass.) letters to Louisa May Alcott, 1868-1886., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) 19th century vanity press, forerunner of Little, Brown & Co...

Dana, Olive E. (person)

Olive E. Dana was born in Augusta, Maine on Dec. 24, 1859 and died in 1904. She resided all her life in Augusta, graduated from the high school there in 1877, and in the same year began to write for the press. Except when incapacitated by illness, she was a constant contributor, in both prose and verse, to many of the literary and religious publications of that time. She wrote articles on home topics and reviews, biographical sketches, and short stories. She was a frequent writer to the columns ...

Gardner, Celia E. (Celia Emmeline), 1844- (person)

Ford, James, 1884-1944 (person)

Ford graduated from Harvard in 1905 and taught social ethics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of James Ford, 1907-1944 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973035 ...

Baskett, James Newton, 1849-1925 (person)

Paine, Robert Treat, 1835-1910 (person)

Colver, Frederic Lathrop, 1863- (person)

Ackermann, A. S. E. (Alfred Seabold Eli), 1867- (person)

Dana, John Cotton, 1856-1929 (person)

U.S. librarian and museum director. B. Aug. 19, 1856 Woodstock, Vt. Librarian of Denver, Colo. Public Library 1889-1897. Library at that time occupied quarters in East Denver High School building. Dana also served as secretary of the Board of Education, Arapahoe County School District No. 1. D. July 21, 1929 New York City. Library leader and innovator, Dana has been the subject of several books, among them one by Chalmers Hadley (librarian of Denver Public Library 1911-1924). From th...

MacArthur, James, 1866-1909 (person)

Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897 (person)

Supporters of President Grant removed Sumner as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate in 1871. Edward L. Pierce defended the reputation of Sumner after this episode became a matter of fresh historical controversy in 1877. Others involved in the controversy were Lothrop Motley, John Jay, and Hamilton Fish. From the description of Clippings concerning Charles Sumner and President U.S. Grant : album, 1877-1878. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612815430 ...

North, Leigh (person)

Von Ravn, Clara Iza, 1870- (person)

Tarbox, Increase N. (Increase Niles), 1815-1888 (person)

Increase Niles Tarbox: born in South Windsor, Ct., February 11, 1815; B.A., Yale, 1839; studied at the Yale Divinity School; ordained in 1844; pastor of the Hollis Evangelical Church of Framingham, Mass., 1844-1851; co-edited The Congregationalist, 1849-1851; withdrew from ministry and editing to became secretary of American Education Society; retired in 1884; author of many articles, stories, and poems. Tarbox died on May 3, 1888. From the description of Increase Niles Tarbox papers...

Wadsworth, Wedworth, 1846-1926. (person)

Smith, Minna Caroline, 1860-1929 (person)

Earle, Anne Richardson. (person)

Alden, John B. (John Berry), 1847-1924 (person)

Stewart, George, 1848-1906 (person)

Vickery, Willis, 1857-1932 (person)

Kingsley, William Lathrop, 1824-1896 (person)

Hunter-Duvar, John, 1821-1899 (person)

Nelson, Henry Loomis, 1846-1908 (person)

Winsor, Justin, 1831-1897 (person)

Historian, cartographer, and librarian of the Boston Public Library. From the description of Letter : Cambridge, Mass., to Henry Harrisse, Paris, France, 1891 Oct. 10. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40998446 Winsor graduated from Harvard in 1853 and was a librarian at Harvard and at the Boston Public Library. From the description of Papers of Justin Winsor, 1847-1897 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972933 Winsor was libr...

Irish, Frank V. (Frank Van Buren), 1848-1940 (person)

Drury, Wells, 1851-1932 (person)

Journalist, editor of several California newspapers, later secretary of the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce. From the description of Wells Drury papers, 1871-1937. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26624223 ...

Searles, Victor A. (person)

Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901 (person)

Frederick Startridge Ellis, bookseller and author who was for many years the official buyer for the British Museum. From the description of Frederick Startridge Ellis manuscript material : 1 item, 1886 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 185022282 From the guide to the Frederick Startridge Ellis manuscript material : 2 items, 1886-ca. 1887, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Epithet: bookseller and aut...

Bradley, Mary E. (Mary Emily), 1835-1898 (person)

American writer. From the description of Unforgotten, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51010599 Mary Emily Bradley, née Neely, was born on Maryland and lived in many areas in the eastern United States. She wrote poetry, articles, and numerous books for girls. From the description of Mary E. Bradley letters and poem, 1856. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52605426 ...

Allen, Emma S. (Emma Sarah), 1859- (person)

Conant, Charles A. (Charles Arthur), 1861-1915 (person)

Loomis, Eben Jenks, 1828-1912 (person)

American astronomer. From the description of Autograph memorandum signed : Washington, D.C., 187. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270591856 ...

Barton, Samuel Marx, 1859-1926 (person)

Wheelwright, John T. (John Tyler), 1856-1925 (person)

Twining, Kinsley, 1832-1901 (person)