Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letters to various correspondents, 1823-1876.

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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letters to various correspondents, 1823-1876.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letters to various correspondents, 1823-1876.

Letters are to Lewis G. Clarke, Willis G. Clarke, James Thomas Fields, Ferdinand Freiligrath, Alice Longfellow, Stephen Longfellow, Zilpah Longfellow, Charles Eliot Norton, and Charles Sumner, among many other correspondents. The 43 volumes are cases that formerly housed these letters. Box 14 also contains some empty folders.

14 boxes, 43 volumes (12.8 linear ft.)

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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

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Poet, from Cambridge (Middlesex Co.), Mass. From the description of Papers, 1859-1874. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19903002 American author and poet. From the description of A psalm of life, fourth verse, 1850. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 274069802 American teacher, translator, and poet. From the description of Letter, Nahant, Mass., to Mrs. T.B. Lawrence, Newport, 1872 July 20. (Boston Athenaeum...

Clarke, Willis Gaylord

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Clarke, Lewis Garrard, 1812-1897

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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...

Longfellow, Alice M. (Alice Mary), 1850-1928

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Eldest daughter of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; co-founder of Radcliffe College; served on the Board of Directors of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities and the Mount Vernon Ladies Association. From the description of Alice Mary Longfellow papers, 1850-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973658 Alice M. Longfellow, daughter of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, was closely associated with Radcliffe College as one of seven managers, 1879-1880, memb...

Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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Massachusetts lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1851-1874. He was an ardent abolitionist who attacked the south in his "crime against Kansas" speech in 1856. Two days later he was assaulted in the Senate, receiving injuries that took him years to recover from. From the description of Letters, 1858-1869. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768315 Born in Boston, Mass., the U.S. statesman Charles Sumner studied law at Harvard and practiced law in his native ci...

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 ...

Longfellow, Stephen, 1776-1849

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Lawyer and jurist, of Portland, Me. From the description of Stephen Longfellow diary, 1833 Jan. 1-Mar. 26. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70978471 From the description of Stephen Longfellow correspondence, 1801-1816. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70977305 U.S. representative from Maine; lawyer; member of Massachusetts General Court; elected to 18th Congress (1823-1825); overseer of Bowdoin College; president of Main...

Freiligrath, Ferdinand, 1810-1876

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German poet and revolutionary. From the description of Letters, to Karl Heinzen, 1845-1848. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367510 Ferdinand Freiligrath was a popular and important 19th century German poet. His evolution from early lyrical poems to mature, politically aware works mirrors Germany's literary transition from Romanticism to social concern. Freiligrath was also a significant translator of English works into German. From the description...

Longfellow, Zilpah,

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