Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944.


Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944.

Records of Houghton Mifflin and its predecessors, containing papers relating to both the printing and publishing branches of the business. Includes a voluminous file of incoming letters, chiefly post-1870, from authors published by the firm; some correspondence with other publishers; a few compositions; and a small file of editorial correspondence of The Atlantic Monthly. Includes 2 drawing illustrations by Frances Lester Warner: At home with variations; and Sunlight sonata, Family life with variations. Also 3 pen and ink drawing illustrations by Warner: Geoffrey went politely to the edge of the roof, and gazed down, from Fire in the sky; and From Diet and the Daily Dozen Exercise, said Endicott, is not at its best without a by-product...

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Comfort was a southern California novelist, who ended his career as the messiah of a Hollywood cult. From the description of Papers, 1910-1932. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 155180744 American writer. From the description of Letter, 1928 May 19, South Pasadena, Calif., to Perry Walton. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184907503 U.S. novelist and newspaperman. From the description of Correspondence, 1920-1...

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Poet and novelist, George Abbe was born in Connecticut in 1911, has published several novels and volumes of poety, and taught English at a number of New England institutions. Voices in the Square was his first published novel. Abbe died on March 15, 1989. From the description of Papers of George Abbe. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 228415637 American author; b. George Bancroft Abbe; d. 1989. From the description of George Abbe collection, 191...

Houghton, Osgood, and Company

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Guiney, Louise Imogen, 1861-1920

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Mr. Holmes was a editor of the Boston Herald. From the description of Correspondence with Aleck [Abrahams], Arlo Bates, Willa Sibert Cather, George S. Lockwood, Mr. Moody, John H. Holmes, Colonel Higginson, Mr. Collier, Edward Bok, Louise Collier Willcox; 4 holograph poems, 3 typed mimeographed poems, and an album leaf. 1888-1910. (University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System). WorldCat record id: 18033356 Poet, essayist, journalist, and librarian. F...

Houghton Mifflin Company.

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Houghton Mifflin Company, publishing house of Boston, Mass., From the description of Houghton Mifflin Company records, 1832-1944. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612205133 Houghton Mifflin Company, publishing house of Boston, Massachusetts, traces its roots back to the firm of Ticknor and Fields, the premier "literary" publishing house in the United States during the middle years of the nineteenth century; and to the Riverside Press, Henry Oscar Houghton's printi...

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Bianchi, Martha Dickinson, 1866-1943

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Martha Dickinson Bianchi (1866-1943) was the niece of Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), and daughter of William Austin Dickinson (1829-1895) and Susan Huntington Dickinson (1830-1913). As the sole surviving member of the Dickinson family, she edited several collections of Emily Dickinson's work, and wrote two Dickinson biographies. A poet in her own right, Bianchi published several volumes of her own work as well. From the description of Martha Dickinson Bianchi correspondence concerning ...

Buchan, John, 1875-1940

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John Buchan, Baron Tweedsmuir, was a Scottish diplomat, barrister, journalist, historian, poet and novelist. From the description of Letter from John Buchan to Joseph Harrington O'Brien, 1890-1941, 1921, Nov. 8. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 228769757 English author and statesman, author of The Thirty-Nine Steps; 1st baron Tweedsmuir. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : Elsfield Manor, Oxford, an...

Child, Francis James, 1825-1896

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The materials in this bound volume were generated due to a manuscript called the "Harris manuscript." The Harris manuscript was written down by the sisters Amelia Harris (1815-1891) and Jane Harris (1823-1897). They compiled a family repertoire of Scottish ballads, mainly passed on orally to the sisters by their mother, Grace Dow Harris (Mrs. David Harris) (b.1782). This manuscript and some correspondence was purchased in 1873 by Professor Francis James Child of Harvard University who was a scho...

Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason, Sir, 1865-1940

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English medical missionary. From the description of Letter, 1914, Apr. 26 : Dr. Lee. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 31674044 Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell was a medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador. Horace Parker Chandler was a real estate broker, journalist, editor, and publisher, of Boston, Mass. From the description of Wilfred Thomason Grenfell letter and photographs, 1909 Dec. 25. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 7083...

Larcom, Lucy, 1824-1893

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Lucy Larcom wrote poetry about women's factory life in Lowell, Mass. She was a friend and collaborator of John Greenleaf Whittier. From the description of Lucy Larcom letter, poem, and photograph, 1871-1893. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 38235776 Poet and writer, from Lowell, Mass. who attended Monticello Seminary in Godfrey, Ill. from 1849-1852, and was friends with Henry Spaulding who worked at the Surveyor General's Office in St. Louis. ...

Perkins, Lucy Fitch, 1865-1937

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Author and illustrator of children's books; of Evanston, Ill.; b. Lucy Fitch; married Dwight Perkins, 1891. From the description of Papers, 1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70967415 Lucy Fitch Perkins was born July 12, 1865, in Maples, IN. She was a writer and illustrator of children's books, and was also an editor. Her "Twins of the World" series told of the lives of children from more than 20 different countries and cultures. Throughout her writing career, Perkins work...

Smith, Nora Archibald, 1859-1934

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Warner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900

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Charles Dudley Warner was an American editor, essayist, and novelist. Born in Plainfield, Mass., Warner spent most of his childhood years in Charlemont, Mass. Following graduation from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., and legal training at the University of Pennsylvania, Warner practiced law in Chicago, returning to the East Coast to assume editorial positions at The Hartford press (later Hartford courant) and Harper's magazine. He was the first president of the National Institute of Arts and ...

Griffis, William Elliot, 1843-1928

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William Elliot Griffis was an American orientalist, congregational minister, lecturer, and prolific author. From the description of William Elliot Griffis collection, [1873]-1903. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 298180709 Pastor of the First Congregational Church (Ithaca, N.Y.). From the description of William Elliot Griffis papers, 1897-1908. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63938002 Clergyman, author, educator and l...

James R. Osgood and Company

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Phillips, John C. (John Charles), 1876-1938

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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...

Murfree, Mary Noailles, 1850-1922

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Mary Noilles Murfree, author, was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on 24 January 1850, and died there on 31 July 1922. She never married and was first published in 1873. Under the pseudonym of Charles Egbert Craddock, she published short stories in the ATLANTIC MONTHLY and other magazines (1878- ); a volume of short stories, IN THE MOUNTAINS (1884); and at least nine novels, including WHERE THE BATTLE WAS FOUGHT, PHANTOMS OF THE FOOT BRIDGE, HIS VANISHED STAR, and PROPHET OF THE GREAT SMOKY MOUN...

Austin, Mary, 1868-1934

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Mary Hunter Austin has variously been identified as a feminist, naturalist, mystic, author, and even "woman of genius." She was one of the leading literary figures of her time, the author of 27 books and more than 250 articles, stories, poems and other short pieces. In 1900, Mary Austin settled in Carmel and became one of the founders of the literary colony. In 1918, Austin traveled to New Mexico, hoping to continue on to Mexico to conduct research on folk traditions. In New Mexico she was contr...

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. ...

Thaxter, Celia, 1835-1894

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American poet and water-colorist. From the description of Letters, 1872-1894. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233101484 Celia Laighton Thaxter was an American poet and essayist who lived much of her life in the Isles of Shoals, at first on White Island and later in a large cottage her brothers built for their parents on the island of Appledore, in which she eventually died. The family ran a hotel, Appledore House, which, along with Celia's cottage, burned...

Singmaster, Elsie, 1879-1958

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Author Elsie Singmaster was born and educated in Pennsylvania, and lived in the Commonwealth nearly all her life. Her initial success as a writer came with stories for children, but she soon graduated to adult novels and stories. Many of her works are set in Pennsylvania Dutch country, where she grew up, and her accurate and charming portrayal of the people and places remembered from her youth were key to her success and popularity. She also wrote historical fiction set in Pennsylvania, and biog...

Johnston, Mary, 1870-1936

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Mary Johnston was born November 21, 1870 in Buchanan, Virginia to Elizabeth Alexander Johnston from Moorefield, West Virginia and John W. Johnston, lawyer and railway executive, of Botetourt County, Virginia. Mary Johnston, the oldest of six children, was followed by Eloise Johnston, Anne Johnston, John Johnston, Walter Johnston, and Elizabeth Johnston; the first and last two siblings lived most of their adult lives with Mary Johnston until her death, and they are mentioned frequently in these p...

Porter, Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman), 1868-1920

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American author of juvenile novels; noted for "Pollyanna." From the description of Papers of Eleanor H. Porter [manuscript], 1903-1936 (bulk 1905-1920). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647840544 ...

Burnham, Clara Louise, 1854-1927

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American novelist. From the description of Letter : to [Benjamin B.] Hampton, 1922 May 15. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 86157606 Burnam was an author. From the description of Letters, portraits, lists, envelopes, 1894-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78173649 ...

Chandler, Raymond, 1888-1959

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Born Raymond Thornton Chandler in Chicago on July 23, 1888; studied at Dulwich College, London, and privately in France and Germany; began career as contributor of verse, essays, book reviews and special articles to daily and weekly papers in London, 1909; served with Canadian Expeditionary Force and R.A.F. during WWI; afterwards, returned to US to become an officer in various independent oil corporations; began writing fiction contributions to magazines in 1933; published his first novel, The b...

Warner, Frances Lester, 1888-

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Sedgwick, Ellery, 1872-1960

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Ellery Sedgwick was editor of The Atlantic Monthly. From the description of Letter to Horace Howard Furness, Jr., 1920. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155884345 ...

White, Eliza Orne, 1856-1947

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American novelist. From the description of Letters, 1911 & 1936 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812245 American author. From the description of Collection 1936. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49208403 ...

Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

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Carolyn Wells published under the pseudonym Rowland Wright. From the description of Autograph postcard signed from W.D. Howells to Carolyn Wells, Rahway [manuscript], 19th or 20th century. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 694525270 Author, editor, critic. From the description of Letters chiefly to Alexander? Black [manuscript] 1888-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943111 William Dean Howells was an American novelist...

Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907

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New Hampshire-born author and poet. From the description of Letter : Redman Farm, Ponkapog, Mass. to John M. Milson, 1904 May 25. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103796 From the description of Letters and ephemera, 1879-1891. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103833 From the description of Letters to Israel Tisdale Talbot, 1868-1875. (Manchester City Library). WorldCat record id: 32103776 During the Civil War Aldrich worked a...

Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

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American novelist and short-story writer. From the description of Letters, 1926-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122494991 Willa Cather was an American novelist and short story writer. From the guide to the Willa Cather literary manuscripts, 1926-1940, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American novelist, journalist, and editor. From the description of Collection, 1908-1963. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research...

Whitney, A. D. T. (Adeline Dutton Train), 1824-1906

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Whitney was an author and opponent of women's suffrage. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Letter, 1885. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007365 American author, chiefly of books for girls; also published several volumes of verse. From the description of Papers of A.D.T. Whitney [manuscript], 1866-1905. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837187 Poet and writer of b...

H.O. Houghton & Company.

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Mifflin, George H. (George Harrison), 1845-1921,

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George H. Mifflin, co-owner and publisher of Houghton Mifflin and Co., 1908-1921. From the description of How Bobbie came back, ca. 1915. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41392519 George H. Mifflin was a Boston-born publisher. He first became affiliated with the firm Hurd & Houghton, and also Riverside Press. He later was made partner and president of Houghton, Mifflin, & Co., and also served as president of Riverside Press. From the description of...

Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902

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Scudder was an editor with Houghton, Mifflin and Company and editor of the Atlantic Monthly (1890-1898). From the description of Papers, 1879-1901. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370549 From the description of Additional papers, 1859-1903. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 82251260 From the guide to the Additional papers, 1859-1903., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Scudder was an editor with Houghton, Mi...

Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909

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Sarah Orne Jewett was one of America's foremost regional writers. She produced novels, stories, and sketches, generally concerned with the lives and traditions of women in the rural areas of coastal New England. Her gentle, well-observed, respectful style transcends the limitations of genre and continue to make her work relevant. From the description of Sarah Orne Jewett letter to Loulie, ca. 1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54429003 ...

Parton, James, 1822-1891

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English-American writer. From the description of Papers of James Parton [manuscript] 1860-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647934391 Author. From the description of Letter of James Parton, 1875. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454871 Parton was an American biographer. His The life of Horace Greeley : editor of "The New-York tribune", from his birth to the present time was published in 1872 and his Life of Voltaire was published in 188...

Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954

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American educator, author and editor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : Greensboro, Vt., 25 July 1904, and Boston, 10 October 1904, to Harry Harkness Flagler, 1904 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270674901 American educator, essayist, and editor of the Atlantic Monthlyfrom 1899-1909. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Cambridge, Mass., to Edward Wagenknecht, 1936 Jan. 28 and 1938 Apr. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat...

Terry, T. Philip (Thomas Philip), 1864-1945

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Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970

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American novelist. From the description of One Man's Initiation, 1917, 1968-1969. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63937079 American author, From the description of State of the nation [manuscript], 1944. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807708 American author. From the description of Screenplay by John Dos Passos [manuscript], 1934 October 15. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647830975 F...

Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981

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American author, journalist, and world traveller. From the description of Letters, 1961-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553309 Newscaster, foreign correspondent, and explorer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1890]-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155531746 Thomas was a radio and television broadcaster, author, and world traveler. From the description of The Lowell Jackson Thomas papers. 1916-2010. (University of Utah). WorldC...

Macleish, Archibald

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Archibald MacLeish (1892-1982) was an American poet. Kaiser is a professor of comparative literature at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Walter Jacob Kaiser, 1955-1957 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367921 MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard (1949-1962). From the description of Scratch : manu...

Tappan, Eva March, 1854-1930

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Author and teacher, of Worcester, Mass. From the description of Eva March Tappan collection no. 1, [18--]-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70971139 Author of children's literature, teacher. Vassar College Class of 1875. From the description of Eva March Tappan papers, 1881-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576659 Author of children's literature, teacher. Vassar College Class of 1875. ...

Raine, William MacLeod, 1871-1954

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Writer, Denver, Colo.; wrote western novels and non-fiction from 1900s to 1940s. From the description of Book sales record 1916-1933. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 37152405 Raine was a journalist and writer of adventure stories, especially westerns. For his works available in the Kansas Collection, see the KSRL card catalog. From the guide to the Letters, 1934-1938, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Libr...

Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, 1856-1923

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American author and educator. From the description of Papers of Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, 1887-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31083790 Wiggin was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of Robert N. Smith and Helen E. Dyer. Her father died when she was three. She and her mother then moved to Maine, the setting of most of her future books. Three years later, her mother married Albion Bradbury. At 17, she moved with her family to Santa Barbara (Calif.). There ...

Babbitt, Irving, 1865-1933

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Irving Babbitt (1865-1933), a Professor of French Literature at Harvard University, was a social and literary critic, essayist, and philosopher. He was the founder of the New Humanism movement. From the description of Papers of Irving Babbitt, 1855, 1881-1965 bulk dates, 1908-1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972760 Irving Babbitt (1865-1933) was a Professor of French Literature at Harvard University. From the description of Lecture notes in Compa...

Crockett, William Day, 1869-1930

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Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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Charles Eliot Norton was an American author, editor, and teacher. He was a professor of the history of fine arts at Harvard. Eliot Norton was his son. From the guide to the Charles Eliot Norton letters to Eliot Norton, 1867-1908., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American author, editor, and educator. From the description of Letter to Edwin D. Mead [manuscript], 1881 May 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647814472 ...

Fiske, John, 1842-1901

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Historian, philosopher, and librarian. Name originally Edmund Fiske Green; at age thirteen, took name of maternal great-grandfather, John Fiske. From the description of John Fiske papers, 1867-1896. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 163614392 Philosopher, historian, librarian. From the description of Papers of John Fiske [manuscript], 1872-1900. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805107 John Fiske was a American author, best known for popular ...

Daugherty, James, 1889-1974

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American illustrator and author of children's books, winner of the 1940 Newbery for his self-illustrated Daniel Boone. From the description of Better known as Johnny Appleseed : production material, 1950. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62495708 From the description of Daniel Boone : production material, 1939. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62495709 From the description of American life in literature : product...

Barrus, Clara, 1864-1931

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Clara Barrus (1864-1931) was a physician and author best known as the official biographer of the prominent American naturalist writer, John Burroughs (1837-1921). From the description of Clara Barrus papers, 1906-1931. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 60753199 Clara Barrus was one of a small number of women who graduated from medical school in the late nineteenth century. An acquaintance with John Burroughs and his wife Ursala developed into a life-long friends...

Means, Florence Crannell, 1891-1980

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Colorado author. From the description of Collection 1931. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 48814042 Children's and Young Adult author. One of the first writers of juvenile literature to focus on minority groups. Won the Newbery Award for her children's novel, The Moved Outers. Died in 1980. From the description of Oral history, 1973 [sound recording]. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 62073757 Florence Luverne Crannell married Carl...

Ticknor, Reed and Company.

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Wyeth, N.C. (Newell Convers), 1882-1945

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American painter, illustrator, muralist; 1902, studies with Howard Pyle, in Wilmington, Del.; settles permanently at Chadds Ford, Pa., in 1908. From the description of N.C. Wyeth papers, 1904-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 230727181 American artist. From the description of Letters, 1929 Nov. 26-1933 Nov. 6, Chadds Ford, Penn., to Perry Walton, Boston. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 184904360 Painter; Chadd's Ford, Pa. From the ...

Howe, M.A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960

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American author of numerous biographies and nonfiction accounts, many about the New England area; recipient of 1924 Pulitzer Prize for his biography, BARRETT WENDELL AND HIS LETTERS. From the description of Correspondence, 1921-1960. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122492230 Biographer, editor, historian, and poet. From the description of Papers of M.A. DeWolfe Howe, 1920,1935. (University of Vir...

Greenslet, Ferris, 1875-1959

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Novelist. From the description of Letter to Owen Wister [manuscript] 1908 March 17. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647947618 Ferris Greenslet (1875-1959) was an American editor and writer. He was an associate editor of the Atlantic Monthly from 1902 to 1907 and, in 1910, became director of the Houghton Mifflin Company. His works include: The Quest of the Holy Grail: an Interpretation and a Paraphrase of the Holy Legends (1902) and The life of Thom...

Govan, Christine Noble, 1898-1985

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Author of children's literature, of Chattanooga, Tenn. From the description of Christine Noble Govan collection, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 279305259 Young adult mystery writer born in New York. Co-wrote 18 mysteries with her daughter Emmy Payne Govan West. From the description of Christine Noble Govan papers 1935-1968. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 39717352 Dr. Gilbert Govan (1892-1978) was direc...

Whitman, Sarah, 1763-1803

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Sarah Wyman Whitman, artist and civic volunteer, studied art in Boston under William Morris Hunt. Her stained glass, book cover designs, and paintings were exhibited widely in Massachusetts and New York. She was active in guiding the development of Radcliffe College, served on the council of the Museum of Fine Arts School, Boston, and was president of the Woman's Auxiliary of the Massachusetts Civil Service Reform Association. From the description of Papers, 1904-1984 (inclusive). (H...

Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 1871-1958

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Author and journalist. Adams was an important member of the staffs of McClure's and Colliers magazines during the muckraking days. He was active in exposing medical frauds and instrumental in bringing about the Pure Food and Drug Act (1906). Adams used fictional settings in a long series of novels dealing with the American background and exploring issues such as dishonest journalism (The Clarion, 1914) and the Harding Administration scandals (Revelry, 1926). He also wrote the Average Jones stori...

Williams, Ben Ames, 1889-1953

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Author. From the description of Letter, 1924 October 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122637153 From the guide to the Ben Ames Williams letter, 1924, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895

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Houghton was an American printer and publisher, proprietor of the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Mass. and partner, successively, in the publishing firms of Hurd and Houghton; Houghton, Osgood ? and Houghton, Mifflin & Company. From the description of Papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505871 Houghton was an American printer and publisher, proprietor of the Riverside Press in Cambridge, Mass., and partner, successi...

Hagedorn, Hermann, 1882-1964

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Hermann Hagedorn was born in New York City in 1882 and educated at Harvard University, the University of Berlin, and Columbia University. From 1909 to 1911 he was an instructor in English at Harvard. Hagedorn was a friend and biographer of Theodore Roosevelt and served as Secretary and Director of the Theodore Roosevelt Association from 1919 to 1957. Hagedorn died in Santa Barbara, California in 1964. From the guide to the Hermann Hagedorn papers, 1898-1970, (Beinecke Rare Book and M...

Moore, Charles, 1855-1942

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Charles Henry Moore (b. 1859) was the son of William James Moore, who had emigrated from Copiah County, Mississippi, to Nacogdoches, Texas in 1844. Moore was raised in Anderson County. From the description of Moore, Charles H., Reminiscences, 1932-1933 (University of Texas Libraries). WorldCat record id: 755804035 Moore was chairman of the National Commission of Fine Arts (1915-1937), served as overseer at Harvard University, and was author of works about George Washington. ...

Peabody, Josephine Preston, 1874-1922

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Peabody was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. After the death of her father in 1882, the family moved to Dorchester, Mass. She attended Latin School in Boston, and was a special student at Radcliffe College, 1894-1896. She published fourteen volumes of poems and verse plays, and lectured on poetry and literature at Wellesley College, 1901-1903. A pacifist and feminist, she joined the Fabian Society in 1909, and wrote a prose play, Portrait of Mrs. W. (Mary Wollstonecraft). She died in Cambridge, Mass. For ...