Autograph collection, 1858-1940.

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Autograph collection, 1858-1940.

The collection contains clipped signatures of various individuals noted in American history, literature and the arts. Some have been assembled into groups by previous owners. Signatures include David Paul Brown; William H. Crane; Charles A. Dana; John W. Davis; Kate Field; R.M. Field (for William Dean Howells); Frederick R. Goodall; the Hampton Quartet ; Joel Chandler Harris (together with a magzine portrait) Mary W. Janvrin; Benson J. Lossing; Elizabeth Stuart Phelps; John G. Saxe; Lydia Huntley Sigourney; Frank R. Stockton; T.H. Stockton; Albert Payson Terhune; Rose Hartwick Thorpe; George Ticknor; Carl Van Doren; and Cortlandt Van Rensselaer. With the collection is an autographed envelope, 1921, to R.W. Crowther in the hand of an unidentified member of the House of Commons.

22 items.

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Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897

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Charles Anderson Dana (August 8, 1819 – October 17, 1897) was an American journalist, author, and senior government official. He was a top aide to Horace Greeley as the managing editor of the powerful Republican newspaper New-York Tribune until 1862. During the American Civil War, he served as Assistant Secretary of War, playing especially the role of the liaison between the War Department and General Ulysses S. Grant. In 1868 he became the editor and part-owner of the New York Sun. He at first ...

Ticknor, George, 1791-1871

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George Ticknor (1791-1871), educator and author, served as the first Smith Professor of the French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard from 1817 to 1835. After his arrival at Harvard, Ticknor became disenchanted with the school curriculum, characterizing the College as a well-disciplined high school, and began an effort to reorganize the College around four main goals: the division of students in courses according to academic proficiency and merit; the division of the ...

Goodall, Frederick, 1822-1904

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English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to J.E. Millais, [year not specified] Jan. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 690633401 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Graeme's Dyke, Harrow Weald, to J.B. Cooke, 1877 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270126273 English artist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : London, to [John] Paget, 1885 Dec. 25 and [no year] May 11. (Unknown). Worl...

Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891

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Historian, author. From the description of Transcriptions of documents, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122583022 Wood engraver, author, editor. From the description of Benson J. Lossing papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576931 From the description of Papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519295 Benson John Lossing, editor, illustrator, and historian born in New York. Edited the Poughkeepsie Telegraph, Poughk...

Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887

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American poet. From the description of Letter [manuscript], 1871, Albany, New York, to [James Ripley] Osgood. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823406 John Godfrey Saxe (June 2, 1816 - 1887) was an American poet perhaps best known for his parable, "The Blindmen and the Elephant."He was mentioned several times in "The Penultimate Peril.", along with his most famous poem. He was described as an American humorist poet of the nineteenth cenury.Biographical Source:...

Field, R. M. (Richard Montgomery), 1834-1902

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Richard Montgomery Field (1834-1902) was manager of the Boston Museum from 1864 to 1898. The Boston Museum began staging musical performances in 1841, then added dramatic performances in 1843 and continued presenting shows for sixty years. Located at the corner of Tremont and Bromfield Streets, the museum was founded in 1841 and was known as the Boston Museum and Gallery of Fine Arts until 1847. The final season at the museum was 1902-3. From the guide to the Boston Museum Company co...

Brown, David Paul, 1795-1872

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Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950

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Contains correspondence from Irita Van Doren, wife of Carl Van Doren. From the description of Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1927-1934. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155895031 American editor, author, and professor at Columbia University. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : New York, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1935-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868256 ...

Daniel, John W. (John Warwick), 1842-1910

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Daniel was born and educated at Lynchburg, Virginia, served in the Confederate Army and practised law afterwards. He was a member of Congress from 1885-1887 and a United States Senator from 1887-1910. From the description of Papers, 1849-1910 (inclusive), 1865-1910 (bulk). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122471372 John Warwick Daniel (1842-1910) was prominent in Virginia and national political circles. He served as a representative and senator both on a state ...

Terhune, Albert Payson, 1872-1942

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American author, dog breeder, and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Mrs. Merrall, 1916 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 603593817 Author, dog breeder and journalist. From the description of Letters, 1936 Dec. 22-1939 May 24, Pompton Lakes, N.J., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904630 Author. From the description of Albert Payson Terhune papers, 1890-1957 (bulk ...

Van Rensselaer, Cortlandt, 1808-1860

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Courtlandt Van Rensselaer (1808-1860) was the son of Stephen and Cornelia Patterson Van Rensselaer. After graduating from Yale in 1823 and studying law, he attended Union Seminary at Hampden-Sydney, Va., and was ordained in April 1835. He gave religious instruction to slaves on Virginia plantations for about a year before opposition to him increased to such an extent that he went back to the North in August 1836. He spent the rest of his career in the North as a Presbyterian fund ra...

Thorpe, Rose Hartwick, 1850-1939

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Poet and novelist, born Mishawaka, Ind. From the description of Poem, 1923, 1930. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55132456 Epithet: of Add MS 37188 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001188.0x0002dd Rose Hartwick Thorpe, poet and novelist, born Mishawaka, Ind. Edward Solon Goodhue, doctor and author. From the description of Letters to editor o...

Janvrin, Mary W. (Mary Wolcott), 1830-1870

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Crane, William H., 1845-1928

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Lionel Hampton quartet

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Field, Kate, 1838-1896

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Kate Field was an American journalist and lecturer, also dramatist, novelist, and actress. She was well-known in Europe, and was popular in English literary circles. Lively, eccentric, and highly intelligent, she edited Kate Field's Washington during the last five years of her life. From the description of Kate Field letters and photos, 1876-1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50163397 Actress, author, journalist, and lecturer. Fr...

Stockton, Frank Richard, 1834-1902

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American fiction writer. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: Frank R. Stockton, Washington, D.C., to Mr. Walker, 1899 March 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823789 American novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Charlottesville, Va., to Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1884 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645458453 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lego, to Mrs. Constance Cary Harrison, 1885...

Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart, 1844-1911

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Elizabeth Stuart Phelps was an American author and intellectual. Born Mary Gray, she changed her name to Elizabeth Stuart to honor her mother after her death, and began publishing stories, essays, and poems, eventually publishing fifty books and countless articles. Many of her works explore women's interactions in family and community, and the moral dilemmas in a world where women's roles were changing. From the description of Elizabeth Stuart Phelps letter to F.A. Cox, 1885 May 18. ...

Stockton, T. H. (Thomas Hewlings), 1808-1868

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Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908

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Author and journalist, of Eatonton and Atlanta, Ga. From the description of Papers, 1858-1978 (bulk 1880-1908). (Emory University). WorldCat record id: 28418453 "Joel Chandler Harris gained national prominence for his numerous volumes of Uncle Remus folktales. Harris's long-standing legacy as a "progressive conservative" New South journalist, folklorist, fiction writer, and children's author continues to influence our society today." - "Joel Chandler Harris." New Georgia Enc...

Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865

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American author. b. Lydia Howard Huntley. From the description of Correspondence, 1839-1846. (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 24917231 Author Sigourney was known as the "Sweet Singer of Hartford." For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers, 1834-1865 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007487 American author. Born Lydia Howard Huntley, m. Charles Sigourn...