Mary Howitt letters and poems, 1832-1887.

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Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888. Mary Howitt letters and poems, 1832-1887.

Mary Howitt letters and poems, 1832-1887.

The collection contains 121 letters, eight poems ("The summer fields;" "Morning thoughts," August 1838; The dead--two different versions), two fragments of her writing, four engravings (two with William Howitt) and one photograph. Correspondents include Fredrika Bremer, James Goudy Clark, Joseph Cundall, Amelia Edwards, Myles Birket Foster, W.J. Fox, Margaret Gillies, Charles Gilpin, Grace Greenwood, Leander Lippincott, John Payne, W.M. Rossetti, Frederic Shoberl, John Greenleaf Whittier, and others. Topics include her writings, translating, and travels. Howitt writes to Mrs. S.C. Hall, 16 April 1836, apologizing for not sending illustrations; to James Fields, 22 December [1854?] with corrections for William Howitt's A Boy's adventures in the wilds of Australia; to Fredrika Bremer, 27 April 1860 (with envelope), about finishing a translation of her work; and to Ticknor and Fields, 13 July [1860], sending Bremer's work, and 6 January 1861, about translating Bremer's work. Also, includes one engraving of Bremer. Also, includes sixteen letters to Mrs. Barnett, 1851-1852, n.d.; one from William Howitt to Barnett, 10 September 1867; and one from Mary Gillies to Mary Howitt, n.d., asking her to bring Barnett to visit; also, to Dear sir, 20 Dec., inquiring about a position as German professor at London University for her friend Freiligrath. Howitt received a letter from John Greenleaf Whittier, 1876, about Louise C. Moulton.

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Cundall, Joseph, 1818-1895

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Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888

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Mary Howitt, née Botham, English writer and translator. From the description of Mary Howitt manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1828? (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430350254 Writer of children's stories and other works, who often wrote with her husband, William Howitt. From the description of Letters, 1835-1854. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122295254 English author. From the description of Papers, 1832-...

Greenwood, Grace, 1823-1904

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American writer. From the description of Autograph entry signed : Salem, Ohio, 1859 Mar. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639601054 American writer Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott wrote under the pseudonym Grace Greenwood. She married Leander K. Lippincott ca. 1852-53 and they began publishing The Little pilgrim, one of the first American children's magazines. From the description of Grace Greenwood letters and poems, 1842-1902, n.d. (Pennsylvania State University ...

Gillies, Margaret, 1803-1887

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Rossetti, William Michael, 1829-1919

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English author - Brother of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Knight, [18]85 Apr. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657827 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Knight, [190]7 Feb. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657844 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Prof. Knight, [18]96 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270657832 From the description of Autograph posta...

Gilpin, Charles, 1809-1891

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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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Ticknor and Fields.

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Ticknor and Fields. From the description of Account book, 1858-1859. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191276975 Ticknor and Fields of Boston, Massachusetts was the premier "literary" publishing house in the United States during the middle years of the nineteenth century. Ticknor and Fields originated in the firm of Allen and Ticknor established in 1832. The partners in Ticknor and Fields were William D. Ticknor (one of the partners in Allen and Ticknor) an...

Moulton, Louise Chandler, 1835-1908

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Evans was a professor at Tufts College, 1900-1912. From the description of Letter [between 1900 and 1912] Oct. 28, Boston, to Prof. [L.B.] Evans [Medford, Mass.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367729 Louise Chandler Moulton was a minor American poet who lived in Boston, Massachusetts. From the description of Louise Chandler Moulton letters to and about E.C. and Laura Stedman, 1873-1894. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record ...

Fox, W. J. (William Johnson), 1786-1864

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Epithet: Reverend; politician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000215.0x00000d Epithet: of Add MS 35150 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000215.0x00000b William Johnson Fox, English preacher, politician, and journal editor. He was the editor of The Monthly Repository from 1827 to 1836, during which time he nurtured the writing c...

Lippincott, L. K. (Leander K.)

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Foster, Myles Birket, 1825-1899

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Myles Birket Foster was a popular Victorian-era illustrator and watercolor painter, noted for his technical proficiency and rustic scenes. First apprenticed to a wood engraver, he later worked as an illustrator for books and periodicals before successfully publishing books of his own illustrations. He was perhaps best known for his watercolor paintings, employing a singular stippled technique to great effect. From the description of Myles Birket Foster letters, announcement, and book...

Clark, James G. (James Gowdy), 1830-1897

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Bremer, Fredrika, 1801-1865

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Fredrika Bremer was an internationally-known Swedish writer and feminist. Her early domestic novels and travel writings were popular in Swedish and English, and her later novels, advocating the emancipation of women, influenced reforming legislation that advanced the status of women in Sweden. From the description of Fredrika Bremer letters, 1848-1859. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49848570 Author. From the description of Fredrika...

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

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James Thomas Fields, American publisher and author, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1817. At the age of 17, he went to Boston to clerk in a booksellers shop. While clerking, he often wrote for newspapers and in 1839 he became junior partner in the publishing and bookselling firm known after 1846 as Ticknor and Fields, and after 1868 as Fields, Osgood & Company. He was the publisher of several prominent contemporary American and British writers. Besides just publishing the authors, h...

Howitt, William, 1792-1879

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English miscellaneous writer. Married Mary Botham, also a miscellaneous writer. From the description of Letters, [1830?-1868]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122464413 Author. From the description of Letter of William Howitt, 1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451059 William Howitt, English writer. From the description of William Howitt manuscript material : 1 item, 1847 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430356498 ...

Edwards, Amelia Ann Blanford, 1831-1892

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Artist and travel writer. From the description of Letter : Gloucestershire, 1886 Dec. 26. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81972206 Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards was an English author, notable for popular novels and travel works. She published her first poem at the age of seven, her first story at twelve. After success as a writer, she made a series of journeys, and her published accounts of these trips proved enormously popular. After her experiences in Egypt, ...

Payne, John, 1842-1916

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John Payne was a minor Pre-Raphaelite poet and prolific translator of oriental literature. From the description of John Payne letter, 5 Upper Gloucester Place, to Mr. Rossetti, 56 Euston Square, 1874 August 8. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 37230484 ...

Hall, S. C., Mrs., 1800-1881

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Anna Maria Hall, née Fielding, Irish-born writer. From the description of Mrs. S. C. Hall manuscript material : 1 item, [ca. early 1850's] (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 666533041 Mrs. Cunningham was the wife of Allan Cunningham, Scottish poet and biographer of Robert Burns. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. Allan Cunningham, [between 1842 and 1860?] / Anna Maria Hall. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 36864744 I...

Shoberl, Frederic, 1775-1853

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