Grace Greenwood letters and poems, 1842-1902, n.d.


Greenwood, Grace, 1823-1904. Grace Greenwood letters and poems, 1842-1902, n.d.

Grace Greenwood letters and poems, 1842-1902, n.d.

The collection contains thirty-seven letters (and one transcription) and three poems by Grace Greenwood. Recipients include Dr. Charles Elmer Rice (an Alliance, Ohio dentist and autograph collector), 24 September 1902, about an Edgar Allan Poe manuscript; Wisconsin congressman J. D. Doty; her cousin about The Little pilgrim; her friend and poet Ann C. Lynch; Our daily fair editor George W. Childs. Also, Fred J. Amsden with terms of her contract for lecturing in Scranton, Pa. (with follow-up letters from her husband L. K. Lippincott); John Greenleaf Whittier and his sister Elizabeth, 22 March 1861, on the death of their sister Mary; editor-in-chief Ward at Holt about writing a series for the Independent about Washington D.C. before and during the Civil War; autograph seekers; and others. Also, poetic note to Mrs. Bunce, 23 Jan. 1890; carte-de-visite of Greenwood, 1862.

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