Autograph collection, 1815-1917.

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Marvin, Samuel W. Autograph collection, 1815-1917.

Autograph collection, 1815-1917.

Includes 4 1815 United States Treasury notes (5, 10, and 100 dollar denominations). Includes correspondence, 1879-1917, addressed to Samuel W. Marvin from distinguished writers, editors, and illustrators of the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries. Correspondents (years of correspondence in parentheses) include Maria Rebecca Audubon (1898), James Vernon Bartlet (1899), Joseph Bucklin Bishop (1905), Edward William Bok (1895), Noah Brooks (1901), William Adams Brown (1906), William Crary Brownell (n.d.), Henry Cuyler Bunner (n.d.), Edward Livermore Burlingame (1903), Richard Burton (n.d.), Howard Chandler Christy (n.d.), Timothy Cole (1912), Balbino Dávalos (1904), Mary (Mapes) Dodge (1879), Frank Nelson Doubleday (1916), Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (n.d.), George Park Fisher (1905), Arthur Burdett Frost (1881), Richard Watson Gilder (1894), George Stephen Goodspeed (n.y.), Arthur Twining Hadley (1903), Arthur Henry Howard Heming (1900), William Temple Hornaday (1904), Laurence Hutton (1903), Claude Hermann Walter Johns (1904), John Lane (1899), James Laurence Laughlin (1903, 1906), Carl Sofus Lumholtz (1904), Francis Lynde (1897), Brander Matthews (1901, 1903), Donald Grant Mitchell (1891), John Ames Mitchell (1884, 1896), Howard Pyle (1903, 1905), Abby (Sage) Richardson (n.d.), William Thomas Smedley (1899), Arthur Cheney Train (1906), Henry van Dyke (1907), Lewis Wallace (1895), Andrew Fleming West (1917), Edith Newbold (Jones) Wharton (1905), Kate Douglas (Smith) Wiggins (Mrs. G.C. Riggs) (n.d.), Francis Wilson (1894). Includes handwirtten preface for the limited ed. of "The Blue Flower" by Henry van Dyke.

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Gilder authored the book, THE NEW DAY, A POEM IN SONGS AND SONNETS... (New York : Scribner, Armstrong and Company, 1876) in which this is tipped in. It contains the bookplate of Brainerd. From the description of Autograph letter signed to Ira Hutchinson Brainerd, [1876?] Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122398276 Richard Watson Gilder (1844-1909), American poet and editor, served as editor-in-chief of Scribner's Monthly and its successor The Century Illustrated Monthly...

Du Chaillu, Paul B. (Paul Belloni), 1835-1903

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Richardson, Abby Sage, 1837-1900

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Dávalos, Balbino, 1866-

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Marvin, Samuel W.

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Samuel W. Marvin, executive officer of Charles Scribner's Sons. From the description of Autograph collection, 1815-1917. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 58652908 ...

Laughlin, J. Laurence (James Laurence), 1850-1933

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Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908

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Donald Grant Mitchell, essayist and novelist, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, graduated from Yale College in 1841 and, after serving abroad briefly as U.S. consul in Venice, Italy, from 1853 to 1854, settled near New Haven, Connecticut. Mitchell wrote literary criticism, travel literature, and volumes of essays on rural themes, including Reveries of a Bachelor (1850), My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book (1863), and Rural Studies (1867). Other works include the novel Doctor Johns (1866), About ...

Burlingame, Edward L. (Edward Livermore), 1848-1922

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Goodspeed, George Stephen, 1860-1905

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Epithet: of Chicago University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000766.0x00002d ...

Brownell, W. C. (William Crary), 1851-1928

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Doubleday, Frank Nelson, 1862-1934

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Publisher. From the description of Letter to D. M. Martin [manuscript], 1926 November 19. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816280 ...

Brooks, Noah, 1830-1903

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Train, Arthur, 1875-1945

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Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

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Bartlet, J. Vernon (James Vernon), 1863-1940

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English ecclesiastical historian. From the description of Letter : to T. K. Cheyne, 1904 May 3. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936493 ...

Cole, Timothy, 1852-1931

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The Mount Vernon Seminary began in 1875 as a private high school and junior college for women, founded by Elizabeth J. Somers. The George Washington University initially affiliated with Mount Vernon College, and ultimately acquired the college's property and legacy in 1999. The first school of higher education available to women in Washington, D.C., Mount Vernon Seminary and College had five different locations throughout its history. The last Seminary class graduated in 1969, and the school was...

Christy, Howard Chandler, 1873-1952

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Charles Scribner's Sons.

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Charles Scribner, 1821-1871, was a partner in the publishing firm of Baker & Scribner, 1846-1871, and carried on alone after Baker's death in 1850. He formed Scribner & Welford in 1857. Charles Scribner's Sons was established in 1870, the same year SCRIBNER'S MONTHLY began. His son Charles, 1854-1930, became president in 1875. He began SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE in 1887. It ceased publication in 1930. His son Charles, 1890-1952, became president in 1932. From the description of Char...

Hadley, Arthur Twining, 1856-1930

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President of Yale University. From the description of Letter to William C. Welling, 1917 September 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50997891 James Hadley: philologist; B.A., Yale, 1842; spent two years at the Yale Divinity School, 1844-1845; appointed tutor in Yale College in 1845, promoted to asst. prof. of Greek in 1848, in 1851 succeeded Theodore Dwight Woolsey, holding the chair of Greek until retirement. Arthur Twining Hadley wa...

Wilson, Francis, 1854-1935

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Lane, John, 1854-1925

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Frost, A.B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928

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Ga. resident. From the description of Papers, 1913-1914. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38237452 Illustrator, painter; Pasadena, Calif. From the description of A.B. Frost letter, [undated]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122390368 Studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art"s and in France. Illustrator, graphic artist. Illustrated the Uncle Remus" tales. From the description of A. B. Frost letter to S. S. McClure [manuscri...

Van Dyke, Henry, 1852-1933

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Hutton, Laurence, 1843-1904

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American essayist and critic. From the description of A little lord, a little king : Onteora, to Elsie Leslie : autograph poem, 1896 July 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269553663 American essayist and critic; literary editor, Harper's Magazine. From the description of Shakspere's Comedies by E.A. Abbey : autograph manuscript unsigned of the first page of the review : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555409 From the description of Autogr...

Lynde, Francis, 1856-1930

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Author, of Chattanooga, Tenn. From the description of Francis Lynde papers, 1891-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 229130581 ...

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 ...

Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937

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Edith Wharton (b. January 24, 1862, New York, NY–d. August 11, 1937, Val-d'Oise, France) was an American novelist, short story writer, and designer. Wharton combined an insider's view of American aristocracy with a powerful prose style. Her novels and short stories realistically portrayed the lives and morals of the late nineteenth century, an era of decline and faded wealth. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1921, the first woman to receive this honor....

West, Andrew Fleming, 1853-1943

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Andrew Fleming West graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in the Class of 1874. In 1883 he was called to Princeton by President McCosh to fill the newly founded Giger chair in Latin. He was president of the American Philological Association, a trustee of the American Academy in Rome, one of the founders of the American School of Classical Studies in Rome, and the principal founder of the American Classical League, which he organized in an effort to stem...

Bishop, Joseph Bucklin, 1847-1928

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Bishop was a biographer of Theodore Roosevelt. From the description of Letters from Theodore Roosevelt and other correspondents, 1901-1928. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85210879 From the guide to the Joseph Bucklin Bishop letters from Theodore Roosevelt and other correspondents, 1901-1928., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929

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Author, critic, and member of the Columbia English Department Faculty from 1891-1924. Matthews was an influential figure in the literary and dramatic worlds of New York and London from the 1880s throughtout his life. He was a member of numerous social and literary organizations, serving as president of the Dunlap Society, the Modern Language Association, and the National Institute of Arts and Letters, among others. From the description of Papers, 1877-1962. (Columbia University In th...