Papers of Richard Henry Stoddard, 1851-1901.

ArchivalResource

Papers of Richard Henry Stoddard, 1851-1901.

The papers contain fair copies for his poems including "Canticle of the sun," "Birds," and a publisher's copy of "Epicedum." In correspondence Stoddard compliments and recommends other authors, urges help for Henry Timrod, discusses his autograph collection, and mentions his poor eyesight and rheumatism. Correspondents include Henry Mills Alden, Irving Bachellor, Thomas Dunn English, Jeannette L. Gilder, James T. Fields, Livingston Hopkins, John W. Palmer, John G. Saxe, and Charles Goodrich Whiting. The collection also contains a check and a receipt.

24 items.

Information

SNAC Resource ID: 7715546

Related Entities

There are 10 Entities related to this resource.

Bacheller, Irving, 1859-1950

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6kx666v (person)

Addison Irving Bacheller was an author and journalist, probably best remembered for his pioneering literary syndicate. Born in New York to an old New England family - his mother was descended from John Alden and Priscilla Mullins - he was named after authors Joseph Addison and Washington Irving. He graduated from St. Lawrence University and within a few years had founded his syndicate, which was both profitable and ground-breaking, and brought works from authors like Stephen Crane and Arthur Con...

Palmer, John Williamson, 1825-1906

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6x92qkc (person)

American author. From the description of Papers of John Williamson Palmer, 1856-1903. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31448315 ...

Timrod, Henry, 1828-1867

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6t72wf1 (person)

Poet, "poet laureate of the Confederacy" From the description of Papers: of Henry Timrod, 1867, n.d. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809839 Author and poet, of Charleston and Columbia, S.C.; known as "Poet Laureate of the Confederacy;" part-owner and editor, Daily South Carolinian newspaper; contributor, Russell's Magazine; son, of William Henry Timrod (1792-1838) and Thyrza Prince Timrod; husband of Kate Goodwin; father of William Timrod (1864...

Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6n878t6 (person)

Henry Mills Alden, American writer and editor for 50 years of Harper's Magazine and descendent of John and Priscilla Alden of the Mayflower fame, was born in Mount Tabor, Vermont, on November 3, 1836. From the description of Henry Mills Alden papers, 1862-1907. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 667714420 American editor and critic; editor, Harper's Monthly, 1869-1919. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Metuchen, New Jersey, to F...

Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h41w57 (person)

American poet. From the description of Manuscript letter : Mattapoisett, to Lafcadio Hearn, 1885 Feb. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 635599094 Army officer. From the description of Abraham Lincoln : poem, 1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 748677748 Richard Henry Stoddard (1825-1903), author, poet, editor, and literary critic, was born in Hingham, Mass., one of three children of sea captain Reuben Stoddard (1800-1827) and Sophia Gurney Stoddard (18...

Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d79dh2 (person)

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:...

English, Thomas Dunn, 1819-1902

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6mp66j7 (person)

American physician, lawyer, and author. From the description of Hurrah for you, Old Glory : typed poem signed : place not specified, [ca. 1895]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614458 From the description of Ben Bolt : autograph manuscript signed of the poem : place not specified, [1843 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79736806 From the description of Ruins : autograph manuscript signed of the poem : place not specified, [1894 or earlier]. (Unknown). Worl...

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rv0pxn (person)

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...

Hopkins, Livingston, 1846-1927

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6pz5mx4 (person)

L. Hopkins, 1846-1927, known as Hop, came to Australia from U.S.A. in 1883 to work on the Bulletin, Sydney as a cartoonist. In his youth he had enlisted to fight in the Civil War. He was also interested in etching, painting and violin making. From the description of Notebooks [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225766135 ...

Gilder, Jeannette L. (Jeannette Leonard), 1849-1916

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6jd4xjs (person)

Journalist, editor, and literary critic for various publications. From the description of Papers of Jeannette L. Gilder [manuscript], 1879-1909. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810869 Jeannette L. Gilder was an editor, journalist, and critic, best remembered as editor of The Critic, which she co-founded with her brother, Joseph. The Critic was small but respected, and published and encouraged some of the most recognizable names of the day. She continued to c...