F. Marion (Francis Marion) Crawford papers, 1864-1967 (inclusive), 1883-1908 (bulk).


Crawford, F. Marion (Francis Marion), 1854-1909. F. Marion (Francis Marion) Crawford papers, 1864-1967 (inclusive), 1883-1908 (bulk).

F. Marion (Francis Marion) Crawford papers, 1864-1967 (inclusive), 1883-1908 (bulk).

Crawford's autograph manuscript letters to his wife form the bulk of the collection; many of the family and other letters in the collection were enclosures, as were most of the news clippings and printed material. One photograph of Crawford and his half-sister is included. Correspondents include Clyde Fitch, Julia Ward Howe, Sir John Martin-Harvey, Edward Maitland, Levi P. (Levi Parsons) Morton, Dame Ellen Terry, and Flo Ziegfeld.

4 boxes (1.25 linear ft.)

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Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

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Morton, Levi P. (Levi Parsons), 1824-1920

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Berdan, Hiram, 1823-1893

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Martin-Harvey, John, Sir, 1863-1944

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Ziegfeld, Flo, 1869-1932

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Crawford, Elizabeth Christophers Berdan.

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Maitland, Edward, 1824-1897

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Crawford, F. Marion (Francis Marion), 1854-1909

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Novelist. From the description of Letter and photographs [manuscript] 1894 April 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943005 From the description of Letters to James Rennell Rodd, Baron Rennell [manuscript] 1884-1887. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647943002 Francis Marion Crawford was born in 1854 in Bagni di Lucca (Italy), to American parents: the sculptor Thomas Crawford (1813?-1857), and Louisa Cutler Ward Crawford (later Terry), Ju...

Terry, Ellen, Dame, 1847-1928

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Fitch, Clyde, 1865-1909

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