Autographs collected and letters received by Lydia Avery Coonley Ward, 1705, 1785, 1848, 1861-1922 (bulk 1861-1922).

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Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924. Autographs collected and letters received by Lydia Avery Coonley Ward, 1705, 1785, 1848, 1861-1922 (bulk 1861-1922).

Autographs collected and letters received by Lydia Avery Coonley Ward, 1705, 1785, 1848, 1861-1922 (bulk 1861-1922).

The letters consist primarily of social notes to Mrs. Ward from authors, some artists, and musicians. Some concern her work for the committees on literature for children, and children's day at the Chicago World's Fair. Susan B. Anthony, Hamlin Garland, George F. Root, and Jane Addams are mentioned. Letters, works in progress, philanthropies, and family news are common topics. The collection contains a facsimile of a 1705 September 14 letter from Isaac Newton to Dr. Sloane. Also, a manuscript of "The Tower of Flame" by Richard Watson Gilder is included, as are autographs and letters collected by Mrs. Coonley Ward.

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Rafaelli, Jean François, 1850-1924.

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Thaxter, Celia, 1835-1894

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Holland, J.G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881

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Josiah Gilbert Holland was a doctor, an educator, and a popular author, but is best remembered as the first editor of Scribner's. After brief careers in medicine and education, he became editor of the Springfield Republican in his native Massachusetts. In 1870, he became the founding editor and co-owner of Scribner's. His many published works include poetry, regional short stories, history, and popular philosophical essays. He sometimes used the pseudonym "Timothy Titcomb." From the ...

Peabody, Mary H.

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Mary Parkman Peabody, the eldest of five children of Henry Parkman and Mary Frances (Parker) Parkman, was born on July 24, 1891, in Beverly, Massachusetts. She embarked on a trip around the world in 1912, traveling to India, Burma, Ceylon, China, Japan, and the Philippines. In 1916, she married Malcolm Peabody, son of Fannie and Endicott Peabody, the founder of Groton School. They had five children: Mary, known as Marietta (1917-1991), Endicott (1920-1997), George (born 1922), Samuel (born 1925)...

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. ...

Cheney, John Vance, 1848-1922

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Author and librarian. From the description of Papers of John Vance Cheney, 1862-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80582296 American author and librarian. From the description of Papers of John Vance Cheney, 1848-1922. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31685645 John Vance Cheney, author and librarian, grew up at Dorset, Vermont, studied law, and was admitted to the bar. He found legal work irksome, however and moved to California. From 1873...

Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891

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Historian, author. From the description of Transcriptions of documents, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122583022 Wood engraver, author, editor. From the description of Benson J. Lossing papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 51576931 From the description of Papers, 1861-1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155519295 Benson John Lossing, editor, illustrator, and historian born in New York. Edited the Poughkeepsie Telegraph, Poughk...

Avery, Marion,

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Perry, Nora, 1831-1896

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American poet, journalist, and author of juvenile stories. From the description of Papers of Nora Perry, 1831-1896. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 51927817 American poet and journalist. From the description of ALS, [18]91 January 19, 38 Hancock St. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 43053116 ...

Kapena, John M.,

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Catherwood, Mary Hartwell, 1847-1902

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Catherwood was an American author. From the description of Letter and an envlope, 1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80497101 Author. From the description of Mary Hartwell Catherwood signature, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452859 Writer. From the description of Letters 1880-1902. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 703904861 Writer of romantic historical novels and short stories. Born in ...

Vonnoh, Robert William, 1858-1933

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McAlister, Cecile,

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Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925

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George Washington Cable, an American author and critic, was born in New Orleans and fought for the South in the Civil War. His first collection of tales of life in the south was Old creole days (1879). In 1884 he went on a reading tour with Mark Twain. He moved to Northampton, Mass., in 1885. He is chiefly known for his early works describing picturesque Louisiana Creole life and courageous essays on civil rights. From the description of George Washington Cable papers, 1865-1918. (Pe...

Reeves, Sims, 1818-1900

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British singer. From the description of Autograph letters signed : Grange Mount, Upper Norwood ; and elsewhere, to Arthur Sullivan, 1869 Dec. 13 to 1897 May 17, a dn 1 undated letter. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125357 English tenor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 22 July 1858, to [Mr. William Sterndale? Bennett], 1858 July 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270675918 From the description of Clipped signature, da...

Ware, Eugene Fitch 1841-1911

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Ware, an attorney by profession, often wrote poetry under the pseudonym, "Ironquill". He was a veteran of the Civil War, serving in the Iowa infantry units. He was admitted to the bar in Fort Scott, Kansas in 1871, and practiced law in Fort Scott, Topeka, and Kansas City until his death in 1911. From 1879 to 1894 he was a Republican member of the Kansas Senate. Later he served as U.S. Pensions Commissioner (1902-1905). Ware wrote a number of books including The Rise and Fall of the Saloon (1900)...

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

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Abolitionist; orator; pastor of Plymouth Church, 1847-1887. From the description of Papers, [ca.1847]-1937, 1847-1887 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155459715 American Congregational clergyman, lecturer, reformer, and author. From the guide to the Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1851-1896, n.d, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Congregationalist minister. From the description of Sermon notes, [n.d.], 1893, 18...

Allen, James Lane, 1849-1925

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James Lane Allen was Kentucky's first important novelist. His success came early in his career but when he tried to broaden the themes of his work he lost the audience and critical acclaim which he had previously received. From the description of James Lane Allen : miscellaneous papers, 1890-1924. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46708345 American novelist. From the description of Letters, a newspaper clipping, and an envelope, 1894-1900. (Un...

Emerson, Ellen Tucker.

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Ellen Tucker Emerson (1839-1909) was the eldest surviving child of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) and Lidian Jackson Emerson (1802-1892). From the description of Letters, 1863-1865. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191276046 Daughter of R.W. Emerson; b. 1839; d. 1909. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Concord, to Mr. Channing, 1882 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270614252 Second child and elder da...

Cobbe, Frances Power, 1822-1904

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English journalist and reformer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to W.A. Knight, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899208 Frances Power Cobbe, English philanthropist, social worker, and religious author, advocate of women's rights, education for poor and neglected children, and anti-vivisectionist. From the description of Correspondence to France Power Cobbe, 1855-1904. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens...

Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940

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Harriot Eaton Stanton Blatch (b. Jan. 20, 1856, Seneca Falls, NY–d. Nov. 20, 1940, Greenwich, CT) was the daughter of activists Henry Brewster Stanton and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. She graduated from Vassar College with a degree in mathematics in 1878. She married Harry Blatch and lived in Basingstoke, Hampshire. Her daughter, Nora Stanton Blatch Barney, was the first U.S. woman to earn a degree in civil engineering. While in England, Blatch conducted a statistical study of rural English working ...

Molesworth, Mrs., 1839-1921

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Heywood, John H. (John Healy), 1818-1902

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Wallace, Zerelda G.

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Avery, Amelia,

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

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Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...

Veragua, Duchess of,

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Wilkinson, William Cleaver, 1833-1920

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Lummis, Charles Fletcher, 1859-1928

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Charles F. Lummis (1859-1928) was born in Lynn, Massachusettts. He became an editor for the Los Angeles Times on February 1, 1884, working for Harrison Gray Otis. He promoted interest in the American Southwest with his photography and articles. Lummis helped found the Southwest Museum in Los Angeles and the School of American Research in Santa Fe. The items from librarian Mary Sarber concern her research of Mr. Lummis' writings. From the guide to the Charles F. Lummis Collection, S27...

Ashbee, C.R. (Charles Robert), 1863-1942

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Epithet: architect and printer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000410.0x000320 Ashbee was an English architect, city planner, designer and utopian socialist. He was the founder of the Guild of Handicraft in London, an experimental workshop in the English Arts and Crafts movement. In 1917, he was invited by the British military governor to advise on town planning in Jerusalem and report on its local crafts and i...

Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916

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American editor and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed and typed letters signed (8) : New York, N.Y., etc., to F. A. Duneka, 1900 Apr. 4-1912 Mar. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590305 American author. From the description of Letter, 1900 Apr. 1, Summit, N.J., to Mr. Lockwood [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811909 Author, essayist, and editor Hamilton Wright Mabie was born and educated in New York...

Campbell, Helen, 1839-1918

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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...

Rice, Alice Caldwell Hegan, 1870-1942

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American author. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to Richard Watson Gilder, 1902 September 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647880273 Louisville author. From the description of Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice : miscellaneous papers, 1902-1941. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49306901 Author. Alice Caldwell Hegan Rice, a native of Louisville and the wife of Kentucky poet Cale Young Ric...

Flower, B. O. (Benjamin Orange), 1858-1918

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Newton, Isaac, 1642-1727

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English natural philosopher and mathematician. From the description of Receipt signed : London?, 1718 May 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612606 From the description of Autograph notes : [n.p.], ca. 1706?. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270611631 From the description of Document signed : London?, 1704 Oct. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612422 Sir Isaac Newton was a mathematician. From the description of Notes on ancient history and ...

Porter, Edna Dean.

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Waterson, Henry, 1840-1921,

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Young, Ella Flagg, 1845-1918

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Wolkewsky, Prince,

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Salter, William Mackintire, 1853-1931

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Leader of Chicago Ethical Society; Unitarian minister; author. From the description of Papers, 1883-1907. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155489159 ...

Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937

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American painter. From the description of Letter : Paris, 1900 May 5. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 83539500 Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937), African American painter, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. From the description of Henry Ossawa Tanner collection, 1907-1937. (Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc.). WorldCat record id: 38477188 Painter; Paris, France. Born Pittsburgh, Pa. Pai...

Spurgeon, C.H. (Charles Haddon), 1834-1892

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Charles Haddon Spurgeon, born in 1834, was a Baptist minister in Great Britain. He was famous for his preaching skills and, from the time he was a young man, attracted thousands of people to hear his sermons. A prolific author, Spurgeon's published sermons were very popular. He held strict Calvinistic views and, therefore, alienated himself from some Baptist ministers. Despite his controversial views, he remained a popular speaker. Spurgeon died in 1892 after suffering from gout. Fro...

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

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Benjamin Franklin (b. January 17, 1706, Boston, MA-d. April 17, 1790, Philadelphia, PA) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the ligh...

Lanier, Mary Day, 18..-19..?

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Mary Day Lanier (ca. 1844-1931) was a native of Macon, Georgia. She and Sidney Lanier, the poet and musician, were married there in December 1867. Long after his death she edited The Poems of Sidney Lanier (N.Y.: Scribner, 1903). From the description of Mary Day Lanier papers, 1889-1904. (Georgia Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 86108095 Mary Day Lanier was a poet and the wife of Sidney Lanier, a 19th century Georgia author. They were both born in Macon, Georgia and ...

Somerset, Henry, Lady, 1851-1921

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Brooks, John Graham, 1846-1938

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Unitarian minister, writer on social and economic topics, and founder of the National Consumers' League, Brooks attended Oberlin College and received a degree in divinity from Harvard in 1875. He lectured for the League for Political Education, investigated strikes for the U.S. Dept. of Labor, and studied in Germany. From the description of Papers, 1845-1938 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006931 Unitarian minister, writer on social and economic top...

Gannett, William C. (William Channing), 1840-1923

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William Channing Gannett was a Unitarian minister. From the description of Letters from various correspondents, 1829-1903. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83103303 From the guide to the Letters to William C. Gannett from various correspondents, 1829-1903., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Adams, Oscar Fay, 1855-1919

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American author, lecturer, and biographer. From the description of Letter and clipping, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367557325 Oscar Fay Adams was an American author, editor, and lecturer in literature and architecture. From the description of Dear heart, believe, 1887 June 17. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49668864 Adams was founding member and secretary of the Boston Author's Club and the author of many volumes ...

Kennedy, Charles Rann, 1871-1950

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Epithet: dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001185.0x00018c Kennedy was born on Feb. 14, 1871 in Derby, England; worked as an office boy and clerk from ages 13-16; began writing and lecturing; married actress Edith Wynne Matthison in 1898; wrote short stories, articles and poems, while also acting and serving as a press agent and theatrical business manager; made his first appearance on the stage in 1897...

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 ...

Cooper, Sarah Bedell, 1793-1869,

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Miller, Emily Huntington, 1833-1913

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Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917

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Author and journalist. From the description of F.B. Sanborn correspondence and essays, 1852-1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84163242 Massachusetts journalist. From the description of Song / words by Mr. F.B. Sanborn, music a part of Brignal Banks. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 62350218 American journalist and reformer. From the description of Letter, 1889 March 21, Concord, Mass., to E.D. Walker, New York. (Boston Athenaeum). W...

Bungay, George W. (George Washington), 1818-1892

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American author. From the description of Letter to the editor of the Tribune, 1889 October 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 52883834 ...

Barr, Amelia E., 1831-1919

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American novelist. From the description of Letter to "Dear Miss Watson" [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647804716 Journalist and author of historical fiction, Amelia Barr was the author of dozens of novels, including Remember the Alamo (1888) and The Paper Cap (1918). From the description of Letter, 1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232009180 Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr was born in England and emigrated to ...

Griggs, Edward Howard, 1868-1951

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Born Owatonna, Minn. Author, lecturer on ethics. From the description of Papers, 1927-1932. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 52462042 ...

Boutet de Monvel, Louis-Maurice, 1851-1913

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French artist. From the description of Autograph letter in the third person signed : [Boston], to an unidentified recipient, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778801671 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to an unidentified recipient, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778794846 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to an unidentified recipient, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778801537 ...

Alden, Percy

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Wilson, W. Alan

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Bell, Lilian, 1867-1929

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Novelist. From the description of Lilian Bell correspondence, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450608 American novelist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Chicago, to Harper & Brothers, 1892 Sept. 13-1892 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129837 American author. From the description of Letters, 1894-1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79805005 American novelist and short-story writer. ...

Eddy, Clarence

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Perry, Carlotta,

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Bartlett, Frederick Clay, 1873-1953.

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Swing, David, 1830-1894

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American clergyman. From the description of Letter to Samuel Sidney McClure, 1887 October 3. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54674164 ...

Morgan, Angela, -1957

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Writer, poet, and social visionary, Angela Morgan (1875-1957) was probably born in Yazoo County, Mississippi. A reporter in Chicago and New York, Morgan's poems, articles, and short stories appeared in most of the major magazines of the time. Between 1914 to 1951 she published one novel, a collection of short stories, and some fourteen books of poems, including Creator Man (1929). From the description of Papers, 1929-1931 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 2320097...

Sharp, Dallas Lore, 1870-1929

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Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth), 1842-1932

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Civil War orator and lyceum lecturer, Anna Elizabeth Dickinson was born in Philadelphia, the youngest child of John and Mary Edmondson Dickinson. For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1900 (1971). From the description of Letters, 1865-1882 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007077 Anna Elizabeth Dickinson was an American orator and author. Born in Philadelphia to Quaker parents, she overcame adverse conditions in her childhood ...

Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947

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Mary Emma Woolley, college professor and President of Mount Holyoke College from 1901-1937, was born on July 13, 1863 in South Norwalk, Connecticut to Joseph Judah Woolley, a Congregational minister, and Mary August Ferris Woolley, a schoolteacher. She attended Mrs. Fannie Augur's school in Meriden, Connecticut until her family moved to Pawtucket, Rhode Island in 1871, when she enrolled in Providence High School. In 1882 she began attending Wheaton Seminary in Norton, Massachusetts, graduating i...

Warren, Maude Radford, 1875-1934

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Bristow, Benjamin Helm, 1832-1896

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Lawyer, railroad entrepreneur, Secretary of the Treasury, and Republican politician. From the description of Benjamin Helm Bristow [microform] : papers, selections from Library of Congress. (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 62534698 From the description of Benjamin Helm Bristow : miscellaneous papers, 1832-1896. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 46737472 Army officer, lawyer, and U.S. secretary of the treasury and soli...

Windom, William, 1827-1891

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U.S. senator and representative from Minnesota, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and lawyer. From the description of William Windom correspondence, 1865-1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981400 William Windom was born in Belmont County, Ohio, on May 10, 1827, the son of Hezekiah and Mercy Spencer Windom. In 1837 the family moved to Knox County, Ohio, where Windom was admitted to the bar in 1850. He commenced practice in Mount Vernon, Ohio and was elected Kno...

Curtis, George William, 1824-1892

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N.Y. editor and university chancellor. From the description of Papers, 1884-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38520658 American author, orator, and advisor to presidents. From the description of Letter : Ashfield, Mass., to George P. Sawyer, 1884 Oct. 10. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56877394 George William Curtis was an author and orator who championed, among other causes, civil-service reform and the vote for women. ...

Torrey, Bradford, 1843-1912

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Ornithologist and author. From the description of Papers of Bradford Torrey [manuscript], 1887-1912. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647887893 ...

Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940

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Prominent 19th Century poet and social activist. Born Charles Edward Anson Markham. From the description of Letter, 1893 February 27, Oakland, California / C.E. [Charles Edwin] Markham. 1893. (Wagner College). WorldCat record id: 47353726 From the description of Letter, 1893 July 3, New York [to] Mr. E.E. Burlingame, Editor, Scribner's Magazine / Charles Edwin Markham. 1893. (Wagner College). WorldCat record id: 47353760 From the description of Letter, 1904 March 31...

Abbott, Lyman, 1835-1922

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American clergyman, author, and editor who worked with Henry Ward Beecher as co-editor of the "Christian Union." From the description of Autograph, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367554802 American author. From the description of Letter : Cornwall on Hudson, [N.Y.] to Mr. Bok, 1908 Oct. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 33376379 Lyman Abbott was an influential American pastor and author. Born in Massachusetts and educated i...

Richards, Laura Elizabeth Howe, 1850-1943

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The daughter of Samuel Gridley and Julia (Ward) Howe, Richards was the author of more than eighty books, most of them for young people. She and her sister, Maude Howe Elliott, wrote Life and Letters of Julia Ward Howe (1910), which received the first Pulitzer Prize for biography. For additional biographical information, see American Women Writers (1981). From the description of Letter, 1904. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232008342 ...

Stuart, Ruth McEnery, 1856-1917

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An author, Ruth McEnery Stuart was born near Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana in 1849. Her family spent part of each year in their New Orleans residence, and the remainder of the year on their Avoyelles Parish plantation. As an adult, she lived in New Orleans until c.1885, when she moved to New York, where she continued to write short stories about plantation life. From the description of Ruth McEnery Stuart letters, 1896-1908. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id:...

Moulton, Louise Chandler, 1835-1908

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Evans was a professor at Tufts College, 1900-1912. From the description of Letter [between 1900 and 1912] Oct. 28, Boston, to Prof. [L.B.] Evans [Medford, Mass.]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34367729 Louise Chandler Moulton was a minor American poet who lived in Boston, Massachusetts. From the description of Louise Chandler Moulton letters to and about E.C. and Laura Stedman, 1873-1894. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record ...

Anthony, Susan Brownell, 1820-1906

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Susan B. Anthony (b. February 15, 1820, Adams, Massachusetts-d. March 13, 1906, Rochester, New York)1820-1906), educated in New York and at the Philadelphia Friends Seminary. Anthony taught at various New York schools between 1839 and 1849. She became involved in women's suffrage, temperance, abolitionism, and labor reform after a meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1850. Between 1868 and 1870 Anthony edited the "Revolution" a women's suffrage weekly. Best known for her lifelong crusade fo...

Butterworth, Hezekiah, 1839-1905

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Assistant editor and author. From the description of Hezekiah Butterworth poem, 1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452413 ...

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 ...

Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966

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Craig was an English artist, stage designer, and author. From the description of Letters to Virginia Ashley Clarke, 1947-1966. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122575068 From the guide to the Edward Gordon Craig letters to Virginia Ashley Clarke, 1947-1966., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) English painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to an unidentified recipient, 1900 July 27. (Unknow...

Hazard, Caroline, 1856-1945

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President emeritus of Wellesley College. From the description of Correspondence, March, 1943. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34369957 Caroline Hazard, educator and author, was born in Peace Dale, Rhode Island, to Rowland and Margaret (Rood) Hazard on June 10, 1856. She was educated by private tutors at Mary A. Shaw's School in Providence and through private study in Europe. She subsequently assisted her father in his various business ...

Garner, Robert L. (Robert Livingston), 1894-

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International banker. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Livingston Garner : oral history, 1961. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419862 ...

Martin, Edward Sandford, 1856-1939

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Martin, an essayist and poet, was a founder and editor of Life (1887-1933). He also wrote an editorial column for Scribner's Magazine, Harper's Weekly (1893-1913), and for Harper's Monthly (1920-1935). From the description of Edward Sandford Martin correspondence and compositions, 1865-1939 (inclusive), 1914-1939 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612366815 From the guide to the Edward Sanford Martin correspondence and compositions, 1882-1939 (inclusive), 1900...

Munger, Theodore Thornton, 1830-1910

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Congregational clergyman and author. From the description of Theodore T. Munger letter [manuscript], 1887 April 9. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 537512406 Theodore Thornton Munger: ordained in 1856, and served in Dorchester, Mass., until 1860; from 1864-1869 served in Haverhill, Mass., then resigned due to conflicts over his liberal theology; from 1869-1871 served in Providence, R. I., and from 1872-1875 in Lawrence, Mass.; moved to San Jose, Cal., in 1875; f...

Gough, John B. (John Bartholomew), 1817-1886

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American temperance reformer; born in England. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Worcester, to [Horace Greeley?], 1869 Sept. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269587396 Lecturer, reformer, and author. From the description of Papers of John B. Gough, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450516 Noted British Amercian temperance lecturer and author. From the description of John B. Gough papers [manuscript], 1880-1883 (Unive...

Irwin, B.,

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Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940

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Hamlin Garland was the author of Son of the middle border, Daughter of the middle border, and other works. From the description of Papers of Hamlin Garland, 1757-1973 (bulk 1910-1941). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122369311 Novelist and writer. From the description of Hamlin Garland autograph letter signed, 1892. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 214329366 American novelist and d...

Ward, Lydia Avery Coonley, 1845-1924

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Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909

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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...

Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922

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Author, diplomat. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1878-1923. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823870 From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript] 1891. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647949629 Virginia author; U.S. ambassador to Italy. From the description of Papers of Thomas Nelson Page [manuscript], 1889-1899. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647813209 ...

Newberry, J. S. (John Strong), 1822-1892

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Newberry, a naturalist and physician, was secretary of the western department of the U. S. Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. After the war he was a noted geologist. From the description of Telegram, November 14, 1864. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 298561221 John Strong Newberry was a geologist and Professor of Chemistry and Natural Science at Columbian College (the name changed to George Washington University in 1904). Newberry was born ...

Chopin, Kate, 1850-1904

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Kate Chopin (born Katherine O'Flaherty, February 8, 1850, St. Louis, MO–d. August 22, 1904, St. Louis, MO) was an American author of short stories and novels based in Louisiana. She is now considered by some scholars to have been a forerunner of American 20th-century feminist authors of Southern or Catholic background. Chopin was born in St. Louis, Missouri. She married and moved with her husband to New Orleans and later lived in the country in Cloutierville, Louisiana. From 1892 to 1895, Ch...

World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)

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Weston was president of the Board of World's Fair Mangagers for the State of Michigan. From the description of Books concerning the World's Columbian Exposition belonging to I. M. Weston. [n.d.] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79152856 The World's Columbian Exposition, also known as the Chicago World's Fair, was organized in celebration of the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's landing in America. The fairgrounds, open from May 1, 1893 until October 30...

Field, Kate, 1838-1896

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Kate Field was an American journalist and lecturer, also dramatist, novelist, and actress. She was well-known in Europe, and was popular in English literary circles. Lively, eccentric, and highly intelligent, she edited Kate Field's Washington during the last five years of her life. From the description of Kate Field letters and photos, 1876-1890. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50163397 Actress, author, journalist, and lecturer. Fr...

Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

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Student at University of Maine. From the description of Folklore paper, 1960. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70940118 American writer. Best known for her story of Hans Brinker. From the description of Letters, [1861?]-1894. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464651 American author and editor. From the description of Papers of Mary Mapes Dodge, 1875-1897. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136440 Mary ...

Nilsson, Christine, 1843-1921

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Swedish soprano. From the description of "Neckens Polska" : autograph manuscript, 1881 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270568067 From the description of Autograph note on her visiting card : [London, n.d.], to [Joseph Bennett], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270582969 From the description of Autograph letter in the third person, dated : [n.p., London?], 29 May 1870, to Miss Holden, 1870 May 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270873598 Swedish...

Whiting, Lilian, 1847-1942

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Lilian Whiting (1847-1942) was an American writer, editor, activist and journalist. Born in Niagara Falls, N. Y., Whiting is best known for being one of the first women to edit a newspaper, and for writing the first biography of Kate Field. Her newspaper credits include literary editor of The Boston Traveler and editor in chief of The Boston Budget. She was also active in the cause of women's suffrage. From the guide to the Lilian Whiting Papers, 1880-1920, (Special Collections Resea...

Wood, Henry A. Wise (Henry Alexander Wise), 1866-1939

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Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870

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Journalist. From the description of Letters of George D. Prentice, 1831-1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449431 In 1830 Prentice founded the Louisville Journal which he edited until 1868. From the description of Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870. Letter. 11 February 1855. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 56781394 From the description of Prentice, George D. (George Denison), 1802-1870 Poem. September 1848. (Filson ...

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...

Fuller, Henry Blake, 1857-1929

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Henry Blake Fuller (1857-1929) was an American poet, essayist, and novelist. His works include The chevalier of Pensieri-Vani, The cliff-dwellers, and With the procession. From the description of Letters to Louise Lawrence Venus Washburn, 1873-pre-1929. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122584605 American author. From the description of Papers of Henry Blake Fuller, 1866-1904 (bulk 1886-1904). (University of Virgin...

Taylor, Winnie Louise,

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Howe, Elizabeth Mehaffey Howe, 1860-

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