Papers of Rose Terry Cooke, 1855-1891.

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Cooke, Rose Terry, 1827-1892. Papers of Rose Terry Cooke, 1855-1891.

Papers of Rose Terry Cooke, 1855-1891.

The collections contains manuscripts and fragments of poems and stories, receipts, and letters including: "The Red-Winged Goose," "Old Cool," "The Death of Goody Nurse," "Home at Last," "Is it Better than never ..." "The Ballad of Christopher Aske," "Whatever Can Dry a Mourner's Tears ...," and "A Town Mouse and a Country Mouse." Correspondence centers on Cooke's writing, and covers current work, reviews, and her publishers. Of special interest is an 1856 letter to Frederick Law Olmsted on writing for children that discusses "The Schoolfellow" magazine, Hawthorne, Thoreau, G.W. Curtis, Fanny Fern, Charles Anderson Dana, and Mrs. Kirkland. Her health, gardening, a move to Pittsfield, Ma., Harriet Spofford, William C. Price and "The Independent" are mentioned. The collection also contains an autograph by Louisa May Alcott, a quotation by William McKendree Carleton, a letter by William Winter, a biographical sketch, and two portrait prints. Correspondents include: Edward William Bok, Mary L. Booth, Henry Chandler Bowen, Peter Fenelon Collier, Dix and Edwards and Co., James Thomas Fields, John R. Howard, James Ripley Osgood and the editors of "Putnam's Monthly," "Traveller," and "Youth's Companion," and "The Atlantic Monthly."

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

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Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author. From the description of Nathaniel Hawthorne manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1853-1857 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 301761440 American author, writer of romances, stories, and juvenile works. Born July 4, 1804, in Salem, Mass.; died May, 1864, in Plymouth, N.H. Sometime resident of Concord, Mass. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1825. Hawthorne's association with the Boston publishing firm of Ticknor and Fields began ...

Winter, William, 1836-1917

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American drama critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Tompkinsville (Staten Island, N.Y.), 17 April 1886, to Mrs. Tracy, 1886 Apr. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270679284 Massachusetts native William Winter graduated from Harvard law school, but began his career as a journalist. He wrote for numerous journals before securing a position as drama critic at the New York Tribune. In addition to being one of the most influential critics of his day, ...

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

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Henry David Thoreau (b. July 12, 1817, Concord, Massachusetts-d. May 6, 1862, Concord, Massachusetts), American author, lecturer, naturalist, student of Native American artifacts and life, transcendentalist, land surveyor, and life-long resident of Concord, Massachusetts. He was an active opponent of slavery and a social critic. He graduated from Harvard College in 1837....

Cooke, Rose Terry, 1827-1892

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Rose Terry Cooke was born in West Hartford, Conn., graduated from the Hartford Female Seminary in 1843, and married Rollin H. Cooke in 1873. She published her poems, 1860-1886, and wrote humorous short magazine stories mainly describing New England life. From the description of Letters and poem, 1864-1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 35059217 Cooke was a life-long opponent of the women's rights movement and women's suffrage. Fro...

Curtis, George William, 1824-1892

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N.Y. editor and university chancellor. From the description of Papers, 1884-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38520658 American author, orator, and advisor to presidents. From the description of Letter : Ashfield, Mass., to George P. Sawyer, 1884 Oct. 10. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56877394 George William Curtis was an author and orator who championed, among other causes, civil-service reform and the vote for women. ...

Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903

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Landscape architect. From the description of Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952 (bulk 1838-1903). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979908 American landscape designer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Charles A. Dana, 1876 July 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872066 Landscape architect. Related material in Biography and Genealogy Files under 'F.L. Olmsted.' From the description ...

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

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Writer, newspaper correspondent and editor, and Civil War reporter. From the description of Cabinet photograph, 1863 June. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971318 Editor of the NEW YORK SUN. From the description of Papers, 1865-1885. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 42584183 American newspaper editor, member of Brook Farm and Assistant Secretary of War. From the description of Papers of Charles A. Dana manuscript], 1844-1895. (U...

Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930

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Editor-in-chief of Ladies' Home Journal. From the description of Correspondence with Franklin Baldwin Wiley, 1903-1929. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 755907085 Bok was an American author. From the description of Letters, 1893-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81012747 Epithet: American writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x0003b1 ...

Nurse, Rebecca, 1621-1692

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Spofford, Harriet Elizabeth Prescott, 1835-1921

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American poet and writer of fiction. From the description of Evanescence : Texas, to Mr. Gladwin : poem in autograph, signed, sent with a letter signed (initials), 1881 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580777 From the description of High days and holidays : poem in the author's autograph, signed, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580825 Spofford was born in Calais, Maine; she was educated in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. With encouragement from T...

Dix and Edwards,

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Bowen, Henry Chandler, 1813-1896

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Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888

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Alcott was an American author. From the description of Papers, 1849-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370872 From the description of Additional papers, 1845-1944. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505798 From the guide to the Additional papers, 1845-1944., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Alcott was an American novelist and short story writer. From the description of Louisa May Alcott ad...

Fern, Fanny, 1811-1872

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Author; Journalist; Columnist; Children's author; Humorist. Sara Payson Willis (Fanny Fern) born Portland, Maine, 1811; educated in Boston and at Catharine Beecher's seminary in Hartford, Connecticut. Married Charles Eldredge, 1837 (died 1846); had three daughters; married Samuel P. Farrington (divorced three years later); married James Parton, 1856. In 1851 she began writing for several small Boston magazines under the name Fanny Fern, and her pieces were soon picked up...

Osgood, James R. (James Ripley), 1836-1892

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James R. Osgood was a native of Maine who went to work for the publishing house of Ticknor and Fields. He eventually founded the subsidiary group James R. Osgood & Co. which was associated with many fine writers. The firm struggled financially, and when Osgood stepped down, was dissolved into Houghton, Mifflin. From the description of James R. Osgood letter to George L. Craik, 1879 June 2. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54667691 Publisher....

Kirkland, Caroline M. (Caroline Matilda), 1801-1864

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American miscellaneous writer. From the description of Papers : of Caroline M. Kirkland, 1840-1934 (bulk 1840-1848) [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812208 Caroline M. Kirkland was a writer and an editor of the Union magazine of literature, 1847-1848, and of Sartain's magazine of literature and art, 1849-1851. From the description of Caroline M. Kirkland letters to Mr. C.S. Francis, ca. 1847-1851. (Pennsylvania State University Libra...

Prime, William Cowper, 1825-1905

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American journalist, and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (13) : New York, etc., to Harper & Bros., 1853 Apr. 1-1887 Dec. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270619054 ...

Carleton, Will, 1845-1912

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Carleton was a Michigan poet. He was born on Oct. 21, 1845 in Hudson (Mich.), the son of John H. and Celestia Carleton. After graduating from Hillsdale College (1869), he became a newspaper reporter and, later, part owner of the newspaper. Carleton edited the Detroit Weekly Tribune. He founded and published Everywhere magazine, 1894-1912. Carleton was a poet and lecturer at Hillsdale College, 1887-1912. He published from 1871-1913. Carleton (Mich.), Carelton Highway, and Will Carleton Road West ...

Howard, John R. (John Raymond), 1837-1926

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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...

Booth, Mary L. (Mary Louise), 1831-1889

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Author, translator, editor. From the description of Letters of Mary Louise Booth, 1884-1886. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50390642 ...

Collier, Peter Fenelon, -1909

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