Colonel Richard A. Gimbel collection of Edgar Allan Poe materials, 1809-1995.

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Gimbel, Richard. Colonel Richard A. Gimbel collection of Edgar Allan Poe materials, 1809-1995.

Colonel Richard A. Gimbel collection of Edgar Allan Poe materials, 1809-1995.

This is a collection of Poe materials largely collected by Richard A. Gimbel. Richard Gimbel (1898-1970) was a leading rare book and manuscript collector and the son of the founder of Gimbel's department store. Edgar Allan Poe was an American poet, short-story writer, editor, and literary critic, and is considered part of the American Romantic Movement. This collection of material was largely collected by Richard A. Gimbel and dates from 1809 to 1995. It includes numerous original manuscripts and correspondence by or related to Poe. Original manuscripts in the collection include "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," "The Raven," "Annabel Lee," "For Annie" and fragments of literary criticism. Correspondents include Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Laughton Osborne. Other letters, some after Poe's death, relate to reviews of Poe's works, publications of his writings, and sales of manuscripts and volumes. Correspondents in this section include Charles Baudelaire, William Cullen Bryant, Matthew Carey, Alexandre Dumas, George Meredith, James Russell Lowell, and G.P. Putnam. Other items in the collection include two cartes de visites with photographs of Poe.

5.5 linear feet

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Gimbel, Richard, Dr.

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Edgar Allan Poe published many works of fiction, including The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym (1838), Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840), and Tales by Edgar A. Poe (1845). His most famous work, "The Raven," was published in 1845. He was born in Boston on January 19, 1809, the second child of actors Eliza Arnold Poe and David Poe, Jr. After his father abandoned the family and his mother died in 1811, Edgar was taken in by John and Frances (Fanny) Allan. In 1815, Poe accompanied John and ...

Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870

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Dumas, the French novelist. Jacques François Fromental Élie Halévy, usually known as Fromental Halévy, was a French composer. From the description of [Letter, undated, to] M. Halévy / A. Dumas. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 225160848 His last, unfinished, historical romance. Never published in French in book form. From the description of Le comte de Moret : manuscript, [ca. 1869]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612780552 French nov...

Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

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Poet and author, Cornell University non-resident professor. From the description of James Russell Lowell letter and portrait, 1871 July 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 123412650 Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review ; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was ...

Meredith, George, 1828-1909

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George Meredith (1828-1909), the novelist and poet. For a full account and assessment of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography From the guide to the Miscellaneous letters, manuscripts, and press-cuttings relating to George Meredith, ca.1890-1914, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x00013f George Meredith w...

Free Library of Philadelphia. Rare Book Dept.

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Carey, Matthew, 1760-1839.

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Publisher and economist. In 1810 he was one of the few Philadelphians to work for the renewal of the charter of the Bank of the United States. From the description of Letter : to Richard Lake, 1810 Nov. 23. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936977 ...

Edgar Allan Poe House (Philadelphia, Pa.).

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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849

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Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) was an American author, poet, and critic.writing. In 1834 Poe married his cousin Virginia, who was not quite fourteen at the time, and began seriously seeking a means of supporting "his family." In the spring of 1835, the family moved back to Richmond where Poe took a position with the Southern Literary Messenger . Poe used the opportunity to publish several of his poems and short tales in the paper, but he also began developing his reputation as a pugnacious critic ...

Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872

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Publisher of Putnam's Magazine and founder of G. P. Putnam & Son[s]. From the description of George Palmer Putnam letters [manuscript], 1858-1870. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647998826 George Palmer Putnam (1814-1872) was a book and magazine publisher. From the description of George Palmer Putnam correspondence, 1843-1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122607941 From the guide to the George Palmer Putnam correspondence, 1843-1871, ...

Baudelaire, Charles, 1821-1867

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Charles Baudelaire is widely regarded as one of the best French poets of the 19th century; he also wrote art criticism and translated the tales of Edgar Allan Poe. From the description of Charles Baudelaire letters, 1859-1863. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40526418 French poet and art critic. From the description of Letter : to Paul Chenavard, Paris. 1863 Nov. 25. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81339728 ...

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

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William Cullen Bryant (b. November 3, 1794, Cummington, Massachusetts-d. June 12, 1878, New York, New York), American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post....