George M. Gould collection of Hearniana, 1877-1931.


George M. Gould collection of Hearniana, 1877-1931.

Correspondence, writings, and other material by and about Lafcadio Hearn collected by George M. Gould. Includes Hearn correspondence with Page M. Baker, James W. Bouton, George M. Gould, Rudolph Matas, and others; and articles, short pieces, and translations by Hearn. Also includes articles concerning Hearn by Gould and others; typescripts of discussions between Gould and others relating to Hearn; and correspondence of Gould and his wife, Laura Stedman (Gould), with publishers, editors, friends, and critics concerning the relationship between Gould and Hearn and the publication of Gould's book, Concerning Lafcadio Hearn (1908). Other materials include reviews of books by and about Hearn; bibliographies of Hearn's works; and lecture, notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Hearn. Gould's correspondents include Page M. Baker, Edward G. Clapham, Ferris Greenslet, Alexander Hill, Rudolph Matas, Mitchell McDonald, DeWitt Miller, Paul Elmer More, Jacques W. Redway, Edmund Clarence Stedman, and Andrew Dickson White.

2,700 items.9 containers.3.6 linear feet.


SNAC Resource ID: 7271577

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Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922 (person)

George M. Gould: physician and author. Lafcadio Hearn: American journalist and author living in Japan. Also known as Koizumi Yakumo. From the description of George M. Gould collection of Hearniana, 1877-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 294954084 George Milbry Gould was born on 8 November 1848. He received an A.B. degree from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1873, and in 1874 graduated from Harvard Divinity School. In 1888 Gould received an M.D. degree from Jefferson Medical C...

Clapham, Edward G. (person)

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Bouton, James W., approximately 1831-1902 (person)

White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918 (person)

The second International Peace Conference was held at the Hague in 1907. From the description of Hague Peace Conference documents, 1907. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64052217 Ambassador to Russia; first president of Cornell University. From the description of Andrew Dickson White papers, 1901-1902. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155410378 Andrew Dickson White was born at Homer, New York, November 7, 1832. ...

More, Paul Elmer, 1864-1937 (person)

Paul Elmer More, American essayist and critic, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on December 12, 1864. More taught Sanskrit at Harvard (1894-1895) and Bryn Mawr (1895-1897). He was literary editor for The Independent for three years and associated with the New York Evening Post for six years. During 1919 he lectured on Plato at Princeton University. More was associated with Irving Babbitt (founder and champion of humanism) of the modern humanistic movement. He authored many critical ...

Hill, Alexander, 1844- (person)

Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904 (person)

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Stedman, Laura, 1881-1939 (person)

Laura Woodworth Stedman was born in 1881, the daughter of Frederick Stuart Stedman and Ellen Montague Douglas Stedman, and the granddaughter of banker, editor, and poet, Edmund Clarence Stedman. She was educated at private schools in New York City, including Arundell Academy and the Brackett School. Stedman served as literary secretary to her grandfather in the decade preceding his death in 1908 and, thereafter, as his literary executor. In 1908 Stedman contributed a bibliography to George M. Go...

McDonald, Mitchell (person)

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Novelist. From the description of Letter to Owen Wister [manuscript] 1908 March 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647947618 Ferris Greenslet (1875-1959) was an American editor and writer. He was an associate editor of the Atlantic Monthly from 1902 to 1907 and, in 1910, became director of the Houghton Mifflin Company. His works include: The Quest of the Holy Grail: an Interpretation and a Paraphrase of the Holy Legends (1902) and The life of Thom...

Miller, Dewitt, 1857-1911 (person)

This might be J. DeWitt Miller, who was also a correspondent of Horace Howard Furness, Jr. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155885389 Dewitt Miller was a book collector, lecturer, and critic. He compiled these scrapbooks about the theatrical production of the novel, Trilby, which became one of the best-selling books of the nineteenth century. The novel's villain, Svengali, is a demonic hyp...

Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957 (person)

Rudolph Matas was a prominent New Orleans, La., surgeon. During his career, he served as director of the NEW ORLEANS MEDICAL AND SURGICAL JOURNAL and Professor of Surgery at Tulane University, a post he held until he became Emeritus Professor in 1927. He also was a surgeon and consultant at Charity Hospital, Touro Infirmary, and the Ear, Eye, Nose and Throat Hospital of New Orleans. Matas continued his surgical practice and civic and academic pursuits until the age of 92, five years before his d...

Baker, Page M., d. 1910 (person)

Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 (person)

American poet, critic, and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Sanborn, 1881 Jul. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575155 Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908) was poet, critic, editor, and stockbroker in New York City. He published his first volume in 1860, entitled Poems Lyrical and Idyllic, followed by a succession of works and anthologies. Stedman was also a member and officer of many national and local literary associations....