Collection of Lafcadio Hearn letters : Japan and other places, to various recipients, 1878-1902.


Collection of Lafcadio Hearn letters : Japan and other places, to various recipients, 1878-1902.

A collection of letters written by or to Lafcadio Hearn. The collection includes letters from Hearn to J.W. Bouton (MA 2533.1); Elizabeth Bisland (MA 2533.2); Alice Wellington Rollins (MA 2533.4-10); Paula Baltzer (MA 2533.11); Howard Malcolm Ticknor (MA 2533.12); Mrs. H. Harrison (MA 2533.13); John Foord (MA 2533.14); Mary Louise Booth (MA 2533.15); Little, Brown (MA 2533.16-7); Houghton, Mifflin (MA 2533.19-20); an autograph description of Japan's sacred name (MA 2533.3); a letter from Little, Brown to Hearn (MA 2533.18); a letter from James R. Osgood to Hearn (MA 2533.21); and a letter from R.H. Stoddard to Hearn (MA 2533.22). Items in the collection are described in individual records (MA 2533.1-22).

1 folder (22 items), unbound ; size varies + 4 envelopes.


SNAC Resource ID: 7895472

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Foord, John, 1842-1922 (person)

American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Brooklyn, to Harper & Brothers, 1886 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270516946 ...

Little, Brown and Company, 1932, 1966, 1978 (corporateBody)

Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903 (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...

Bouton, James W., approximately 1831-1902 (person)

Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904 (person)

Teacher at the government college at Kumato. From the description of Letters, 1893-1894. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122442926 American author noted for his writings on Japan. From the description of Letter, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367407866 Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), Victorian romantic writer, was born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn of Irish-Greek parentage. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1869 from Europe and in...

Bisland, Elizabeth, 1861-1929 (person)

Walker, Ralph, 1889-1973 (person)

Ralph Thomas Walker (1889-1973) was an American architect. He attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and studied with Rhode Island architect Howard K. Hilton. In 1916 he went to work for the New York firm of McKenzie, Voorhees and Gmelin, where he remained for the rest of his career. In 1955 he led a group of architects sent to Berlin to participate in planning for the International Building Exhibition (IBA) to be held in 1957; as part of this effort, he and his team p...

Ticknor, Howard Malcom, 1836-1905 (person)

Houghton, Mifflin and Company. (corporateBody)

Boston, Mass., publishing firm. From the description of Houghton, Mifflin and Company note [manuscript], 1899 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 715378844 ...

Booth, Mary L. (Mary Louise), 1831-1889 (person)

Author, translator, editor. From the description of Letters of Mary Louise Booth, 1884-1886. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50390642 ...

Osgood, James R. (James Ripley), 1836-1892 (person)

James R. Osgood was a native of Maine who went to work for the publishing house of Ticknor and Fields. He eventually founded the subsidiary group James R. Osgood & Co. which was associated with many fine writers. The firm struggled financially, and when Osgood stepped down, was dissolved into Houghton, Mifflin. From the description of James R. Osgood letter to George L. Craik, 1879 June 2. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54667691 Publisher....

Rollins, Alice Wellington, 1847-1897 (person)

American writer. From the description of The silent tribute : autograph poem signed, [1884 Aug.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 645246716 Alice Wellington Rollins (1857-1897). Author, published frequently in the 1880s and 1890s in such magazines as The Century, Harper's and Scribner's, writing both prose and poetry. Samuel Sydney McClure (1857-1949). Editor, publisher, founder McClure's Magazine. From the description of Letter to S.S. Mc...