Barrett assorted authors collection [manuscript] 1814-1947.

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Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949. Barrett assorted authors collection [manuscript] 1814-1947.

Barrett assorted authors collection [manuscript] 1814-1947.

The collection contains manuscripts of The broken battalions by Paul Hamilton Hayne, The flower of Liberty by Oliver W. Holmes, and The need of two loaves by Nathaniel Parker Willis, as well as a printed pamphlet What Mr. Jenkins thinks by Heman Lincoln Wayland. Topics discussed in the authors' correspondence include personal finances, efforts to get published, lectures and public appearances, booksellers and selling, book reviews, book and autograph collecting, other writers, current writing, illnesses, regrets and acceptances and editing. There are brief comments on current events including the slave trade, the War of 1812, the Civil War and World War I. Correspondents are: James Truslow Adams, George Ade, Washington Allston, Leonard Bacon, Isaac Bailey, S. Baring-Gould, Albert Barnes, Theodric Romeyn Beck, Lyman Beecher, J.D. Bell, William Rose Benét, Robert Bonner, Henry Chandler Bowen, Louis Bromfield, James Brooks, George Washington Bungay, Thornton W. Burgess, John Burroughs, George Washington Cable, Henry Charles Carey, William Ellery Channing, William Ellery Channing, Francis James Child, George William Childs, Horace Porter, Alexander Robert Chisolm, William Conant Church, Edward Daniel Clarke, Richard Coe, Joseph Green Cogswell, Samuel Stillman Conant, Charles Taber Congdon, Martin Franklin Conway, Moncure Daniel Conway, Joseph Cook, David Goodman Croly, Jane Cunningham Croly, Frederick William Nicholls Crouch, George Ticknor Curtis, George William Curtis. Frederic Dannay, Francis W. Dawson, Joseph Delaplaine, Eugene Lemoine Didier, Mary Abigail Dodge, Ignatius Donnelly, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thomas Addis Emmet, Jeremiah Evarts, Edward Everett, T. Farre, Edward S. Farrow, C.C. Felton, John Fiske, Clyde Fitch, Peter Force, Hamlin Garland, Caroline Howard Gilman, Parke Godwin, Samuel Griswold Goodrich, Asa Gray, Barry Gray, George Gray, Joel Tyler Headley, Robert Silliman Hillyer, Edward Howard House, Freeman Hurst, Burges Johnson, Thomas Wallace Knox, Melville de Lancey Landon, Fitzhugh Lee, Francis Lieber, Joseph Crosby Lincoln, Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, Benson Lossing, Harriet Mulford Stone Lothrop, William McFee, Archibald MacLeish, Julia Marlowe, Samuel Merwin, Elias Nason, Scott Nearing, Bill Nye, Edgar Wilson, James Parton, James Kirke Paulding. Jonathan Cogswall Perkins, Bliss Perry, Morris Phillips, Wendell Phillips, Octavius Pickering, George Henry Preble, William Hickling Prescott, Agnes Repplier, Edgar Saltus, Carl Sandburg, Frederick Saunders, John Savage, Montgomery Schuyler, Catherine Maria Sedgwick, Ernest Thompson Seton, Elizabeth M. Sewell, Lemuel Shattuck, George William Sheldon, Henry Augustus Shute, L.H. Sigourney, Upton Sinclair, Edward Spencer, Charles Sprague, Edmund Clarence Stedman, Ann Sophia Stephens, M. Stillman, Jared Sparks, Richard Henry Stoddard, Wilkins Tannehill, Bayard Taylor, Marion Harland, Maurice Thompson, John Reuben Thompson, Benjamin W. Ticknor, George Ticknor, Theodore Tilton, George Francis Train, John Townsend Trowbridge, Henry Theodore Tuckerman, Henry Van Dyke, Jeanette Walworth, Joseph Warren, Heman Lincoln Wayland. Noah Webster, R.A. West, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Marshall Pinckney Wilder, Nathaniel Parker Willis, and James Grant Wilson. Recipients includes William Johnson Bacon, Henry Carey Baird, James Nelson Barker, [Maxwell Struthers?] Burt, Henry Charles Carey, Carey & Hart, Eckstein Case, Salmon Portland Chase, William Pleater Davidge, Eugene Lemoine Didier, Charles Daniel Drake, John Wakefield Francis, Samuel Ward Francis, Nathan Hale, Joseph LeRoy Harrison, Abraham Hart, George Stillman Hillard, Isabella Batchelder James, Ralph Olmstead Keeler, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, F.W. McDonough, R. Shelton Mackenzie, North American Review, Horace Porter, Justus Starr Redfield, Matthew Hale Smith, Edmund Clarence Stedman, Richard Henry Stoddard, Theodore Tilton, Charles Burr Todd, and James Wolcott Wadsworth. The collection also contains portraits of John Esten Cooke, George William Curtis, Jeremiah Evarts, James Kirke Paulding, William H. Prescott, and Bayard Taylor.

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American banker and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Boston], to the Rev. John Pierpont, 1828 Jan. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129691 From the description of Letter, 1855 June 20, Boston, to "My dear Bingham" [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647824681 The "banker poet" of Boston. From the description of The winged worshippers : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed, [1841 or later]. (Unk...

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Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1850-1919

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : "Home" [Johnstown Center, Wisconsin], to "Dear Hattie", 1872? Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587512 From the description of Papers of Ella Wheeler Wilcox, 1884-1919. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31083828 Popular poet and Theosophist. Wilcox was born in Wisconsin and began writing poetry at an early age. Among her best-known works are "Poems of passion," "Poem...

Ticknor, Benjamin W.,

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Conway, M. F. (Martin Franklin), 1827-1882

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Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908

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American poet, critic, and journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to F.B. Sanborn, 1881 Jul. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575155 Edmund Clarence Stedman (1833-1908) was poet, critic, editor, and stockbroker in New York City. He published his first volume in 1860, entitled Poems Lyrical and Idyllic, followed by a succession of works and anthologies. Stedman was also a member and officer of many national and local literary associations....

Coe, Richard, 1820-1873

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American poet. From the description of Letter, ca. 1852 Oct., Penn Hospital for the Insane, to A[braham] Hart [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823184 ...

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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American writer and physician. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Beverley Farm, Mass., to Tristram Coffin, 1890 Aug. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269544690 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Tristram Coffin, 1891 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361192 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to [Tristram Coffin], 1891 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 642361674 From the descript...

Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961

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Robert Hillyer was born in East Orange and he taught English and rhetoric at Harvard for several decades. In 1934 he won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "The Collected Verse of Robert Hillyer." From the description of Correspondence-Manuscripts, 1937-1943. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 727944299 Hillyer graduated from Harvard in 1917 and taught English at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Robert Silliman Hillyer, 1940-1945 (inclusi...

Oglethorpe family.

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Dodge, Mary Abigail, 1833-1896

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Mary Abigail Dodge wrote under the name Gail Hamilton. From the description of Mary Abigail Dodge letter to [James] Redpath : Hamilton, Mass., 1886 May 4. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122291010 Author. Wrote under name: Gail Hamilton. From the description of Mary Abigail Dodge papers, 1856-1877. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456046 American writer. From the description of Mary Abigail Dodge letter, 1886 Nov. 24...

Case Institute of Technology

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Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873

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Lawyer. From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605 Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency. From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, Ju...

Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916

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American author. From the description of Papers of J.T. Trowbridge [manuscript], 1873-1894. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647824809 From the description of Papers of J.T. Trowbridge [manuscript], 1850-1907, bulk 1872-1907. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809956 From the description of Papers of J.T. Trowbridge [manuscript], 1882-1916. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810596 From the description of Autograph l...

Goodwin, Parke, 1816-1904.

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Delaplaine, Joseph, 1777-1824

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Philadelphia bookseller and publisher. From the description of Correspondence, 1813-1824. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82415715 Delaplaine (1777-1824) compiled Delaplaine's Repository of the Lives and Portraits of Distinguished American Characters (1815-1818). Ezra C. Gross was a Congressman, ca. 1820; Elizabeth, New York. From the description of Joseph Delaplaine letter : Philadelphia, [P.A.], to Ezra C. Gross, 1819 Dec. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 1223...

McFee, William, 1881-1966

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20th century American author. From the description of William McFee writings, [ca.1913-1928]. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122599069 William McFee was an English novelist, essayist, and literary critic. From the description of William McFee collection of papers, [1914]-[1954]. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626277 William McFee, a marine engineer and novelist, was born in London, England. He served as appre...

Lincoln, Joseph Crosby, 1870-1944

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American writer. From the description of Papers of Joseph Crosby Lincoln [manuscript], 1905-1944. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805787 Massachusetts author. From the description of Letter : Hackensack, N.J., to Mr. and Mrs. Fenhagen, [Baltimore, Md.], 1911 Oct. 26. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32141459 American author. From the description of Letter to Karl O. Thompson [manuscript], 1929 Octo...

Gray, Asa, 1810-1888

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Botanist, ardent supporter of Charles Darwin, first professor appointed to the faculty of the University of Michigan, and Professor of Botany at Harvard University. From the description of Asa Gray collection, 1871-1885. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68802268 Asa Gray is an American botanist. He was made Professor of Natural History at Harvard University in 1842 and held that position until 1873. He was the author of several works including Manual of the bota...

Spencer, Edward, 1834-1883

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Edward Spencer was the son of Baltimore merchant Edward Spencer (1800-40) and his wife Guinelda Ethelia [Mummey] Spencer (d. 1881?). Spencer attended the Trinity School in Baltimore and Princeton University from 1853-58 when he was awarded an A.M. degree. Spencer returned home to run the family farm "Martin's Nest" in Randallstown from 185? to 1876. In 1876 Spencer moved from Randallstown to Baltimore to become the editorial writer for the Baltimore Evening Bulletin. He moved to the editorial st...

Godwin, Parke, 1816-1904

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American newspaper editor, writer, and historian. From the description of The Pacific railroad and how it is to be built, 1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79602363 From the description of The Pacific railroad and how it is to be built, 1853. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702150541 American journalist and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to a member of the Harper firm, [1858-1860 Nov.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record...

Warren, Joseph, 1936-

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Cogswell, Joseph Green, 1786-1871

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Joseph Green Cogswell was a native of New England and graduate of Harvard. Throughout his long and active life, he was a scholar, educator, editor, bibliographer, and author, as well as superintendent of the Astor Library. Through his reputation, connections, and extensive travelling, he was known by many of the most notable figures of the nineteenth century, including Goethe, Irving, Byron, Scott, and Humboldt. From the description of Joseph Green Cogswell letter, 1852 April 5. (Pen...

Train, George Francis, 1829-1904

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American entrepreneurial businessman, independent presidential candidate, and noted eccentric. From the description of George Francis Train letter to C.L. Greave[?] [manuscript], 1901[?] October 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781412191 Born in Boston was a merchant, promoter, author, and eccentric. Ran for president in 1869, traveled around the world in eighty days in 1870 and was jailed on obscenity while defending Victoria Woodhull. From the ...

Shute, Henry A. (Henry Augustus), 1856-1943

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Shute was an American lawyer and writer, noted for his book: The real diary of a real boy (1902). From the description of [Autograph signature] / Henry A. Shute. [between 1900 and 1943] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 437427419 Humorist. From the description of Henry A. Shute autograph, 1930 January 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983946 Epithet: Reverend Lecturer of Whitechapel British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : P...

Marlowe, Julia, 1865-1950

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Julia Marlowe was an English actress. She married Edward Hugh Sothern on 17 August 1911. From the description of Letters : to Horace Howard Furness, Horace Howard Furness, Jr., and Louise Brooks Winsor Furness, 1890-1929. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155868093 Julia Marlowe was an actress. She was married to Edward Sothern. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1911-1933. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat rec...

Everett, Edward, 1794-1865

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U.S. senator and representative, from Massachusetts; president of Harvard (1846-1849); Secretary of State (1852-1853). From the description of Autograph letter signed from Edward Everett to R.M.T. Hunter, 1853 Feb. 25. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 123410779 American educator and statesman. From the description of ALsS : to Gulian C. Verplanck, 1830-1857. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86156129 Everett was...

Perkins, Peppermint.

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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...

Cook, Joel, 1842-1910

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Joel Cook wrote several travel books, including a volume about America, a multi-volume set about America, and books covering England, other European nations, and Civil War battles. From the description of Letters to Galloway C. Morris, 1905. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64071699 ...

Independent.

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Stephens, Ann S. (Ann Sophia), 1810-1886

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Novelist. From the description of Letters, [1864?]-1880. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 39100609 Stephens was an American author and editor. From the description of Collection, 1839-1871, n.d. (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122471375 American novelist and magazine editor; noted author of "Dime novels." From the description of Ann S. Stephens letter to John M. [Burt?] [manuscript], 1860 February 28. (...

Church, William Conant, 1836-1917

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Editor and journalist. From the description of William Conant Church papers, 1862-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450560 William Conant Church (1836-1917) was co-editor with his brother, Francis P. Church, of The Galaxy, a literary monthly, and The Army and Navy Journal, a weekly newspaper devoted to the interests of the U.S. military. The Galaxy was absorbed in 1878 by Atlantic Monthly. From the description of William Conant Church papers, 1863-1909, bulk...

Owen, Robert, 1771-1858

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Robert Owen was a socialist and philanthropist. From the description of Correspondence, 1821-1858. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122440388 Epithet: Reverend; author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000566.0x00009b Epithet: Dean of Jesus College, Oxford British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000...

Merwin, Samuel, 1874-1936

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Prescott, William Hickling, 1796-1859

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William Hickling Prescott, born in Salem, Massachusetts to a prominent family, wrote romantic and highly-regarded works of Spanish and Latin American history. From the guide to the Letters to Richard Bentley, 1837-1858., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American historian and Hispanist. From the description of History of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic : carbon copy of notes with autograph corrections : [Boston?], u...

Saunders, Frederick, 1807-1902

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Anglo-American librarian and author, international copyright advocate. From the description of Frederick Saunders letter to Dr. J. W. Francis [manuscript], ante 1859. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781303445 American librarian and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to J.W. Harper, 1852 Aug. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634017 ...

Bell, J.D. (James?),

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Pickering, Octavius, 1791-1868

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American lawyer and writer; author of "Life of Timothy Pickering by his son." From the description of Octavius Pickering letter to James F. Baldwin [manuscript], 1852 February. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781300395 ...

Wadsworth, James Wolcott, 1846-1926

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Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946

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Ernest Thompson Seton was an American writer, naturalist and outdoorsman. From the description of Ernest Thompson Seton collection. [1931]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676777117 Naturalist Ernest Thompson Seton was born Ernest Evan Thompson in northeast England, and raised in Canada; he changed his name at the age of sixteen to distance himself from his father. He apprenticed with a portrait artist, and spent a year in England studying at the Roya...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Hillard, George Stillman, 1808-1879

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George Stillman Hillard was a Boston lawyer, politician, and author. As a lawyer he practiced practiced in partnership with Charles Sumner, and served both in the Massachusetts legislature as well as U.S. district attorney for Massachusetts. He also wrote extensively and edited a number of periodicals. From the description of George Stillman Hillard letters, 1840-1866. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 711612596 American lawyer and biographer. ...

Oliver, John Wise, 1837-1908.

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Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866

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Jared Sparks (1789-1866) was the President of Harvard University from February 1, 1849 to February 10, 1853. He was also a Unitarian minister, editor, and historian. Jared Sparks was born to Joseph Sparks and Elinor (Orcut) Sparks on May 10, 1789 in Willington, Connecticut. Sparks was one of nine children and came from a family of modest means. When he turned six years old, Sparks went to live with an aunt and uncle in Camden, New York, to help relieve the family of a mout...

Schuyler, Montgomery, 1843-1914

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American journalist and editorial writer, noted as a highly influential architecture and advocate of modern designs and the skyscraper. From the description of Schuyler Montgomery letter to Jerome B. Stillson [manuscript], 1876 May 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781302963 American journalist; reader for Harper & Brothers. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, NY, to Mr. Schell of Harper & Brothers, 1891 May 12. (Unk...

Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

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Lyman Baldwin Prindle, engineer in Litchfield, Connecticut. From the description of Royal patent issued to Lyman Baldwin Prindle, 1868 June 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702199331 Queen of Great Britain. From the description of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, papers, 1842-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981507 Victoria reigned from 1837 to 1901. From the description of Papers, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 23200...

Drake, Charles D. (Charles Daniel), 1811-1892

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Barrett, Clifton Waller, 1901-1991

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Bibliophile. From the description of Photoprints of Barrett's personal library in New York City [manuscript], ca. 1955. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647805897 Rare book collector. From the description of Letter: 1981 June 1, [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647826922 From the description of Notebook [manuscript], 1940. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647810688 From the description of Addr...

Phillips, Morris, 1834-1904

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American journalist and writer; editor of the New York Home Journal. From the description of Phillips Morris letter to William Pleater Davidge [manuscript], 1887 April 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 778703958 ...

Bacon, William Johnson, 1803-1889

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Crouch, F. Nicholls

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English composer and cellist; b. in London, 31 July 1808; d. Portland, Me., 18 Aug. 1896; imigrated to the United States in 1849; resided in Richmond, Va., Baltimore, Md., and Portland, Me. From the description of Words and music to Paddy Aroon, an Irish ballad, by F. N. Crouch, 1852. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 304576645 Anglo-American musician and composer; best known for the music to "Kathleen Mavourneen." From the description of F....

Landon, Melville D. (Melville De Lancey), 1839-1910

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American humorist, journalist, and lecturer. From the description of Correspondence, 1903-1908. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122601923 Humorist who used the pseudonym Eli Perkins. From the description of Melville D. Landon papers, 1889. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983948 ...

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. ...

Farre, T.,

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Ripley, George, 1802-1880

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American editor and critic. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to Thomas Carlyle, 1835 June 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270655148 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : "Office of the N.Y. Tribune," to the Reverend Dr. [William Buell] Sprague, 1858 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872170 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to the Rev. H.D. Mayo, 1862 Sept. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record i...

Smith, Matthew Hale, 1810-1879

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Matthew Hale Smith (1810-1879) was the chaplain for the 12th Regiment, New York State Militia, stationed at Camp Anderson in Washington, DC. (See Souvenir of the Annual Reunion of the Twelfth Regiment, N.G.S.N.Y., 1847-1861, published by the Old Guard Association, 1895, p. 157.) From the guide to the Matthew Hale Smith Letters, 1861, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

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...

Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888

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Successful author and editor who settled in Charleston, S.C., ca. 1819; native of Boston, Mass.; ca. 1833, Gilman began publishing a literary magazine at various times known as Rose Bud, Youth's Gazette, Southern Rose Bud, and Southern Rose; wife of Samuel Gilman (1791-1858), minister of Charleston's Unitarian Church, 1819 to 1858. She lived in Charleston until 1870, when she returned to Cambridge, Mass. She died, 1888, in Washington, D.C. From the description of Caroline Howard Gilm...

Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949

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Mormon missionary. From the description of Diary, 1900-1902. [photocopy]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122604696 James Truslow Adams was successful businessman who became a celebrated historian, writing chiefly about the history of early New England. In 1912, having worked for twelve years as a businessman in a New York brokerage house, Adams moved to Bridgehampton, L.I., and began writing. His first books--"Memorials of Old Bridgehampton" (1916) a...

Johnson, Burges, 1877-1963

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Burges Johnson (1877-1963) (AC 1899) was an editor, publisher writer of popular literature and college professor. He also wrote extensively on curriculum development in higher education. He taught at Vassar College (1915-1926), Syracuse University (1926-1935) and Union College (1935-1944). From the description of Johnson papers, 1894-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 52218868 American author. From the description of Letter to E. Ording [manuscript], 1942 March...

Walworth, Douglas, d. 1915.

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Hinton, Howard, 1867-1948

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H. Hinton (1867-1948) patron of art was a trustee of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales from 1919 until his death. From the description of Correspondence [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225767245 ...

Gray, George E., 1927-

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Epithet: senior British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001244.0x0000f6 ...

Felton, C. C. (Cornelius Conway), 1807-1862

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Cornelius Conway Felton (Harvard AB 1827) was a tutor from 1829 to 1832, University Professor of Greek from 1832 to 1834, Eliot Professor of Greek Literature from 1834 to 1860, Regent from 1849 to 1857, and President of Harvard University from 1860 to 1862. From the description of Lectures on Greek history and literature, 1855-1861. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77072875 In 1857, Felton expelled Keene from the Harvard Divinity School for practicing as a medium. ...

Oneida Historical Society of Utica.

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Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983

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Radical professor; socialist; pacifist during World War I era; author and lecturer; leader of "back-to-the-earth" movement. From the description of Papers, 1943-1988. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 20061606 American sociologist. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Toledo, Ohio, to Eckstein Case, Cleveland, Ohio, 1917 April 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806119 Scott Nearing began his career as a t...

Alexandra, Queen, consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1844-1925

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Depicts King Edward VII of Great Britain and members of his family and entourage, and members of other royal families. Includes both original photographs and printed reproductions of photographs. From the description of Queen Alexandra's Christmas gift book : photographs from my camera : photograph album, 1908. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122541732 ...

Channing, William Ellery, 1817-1901

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American poet. From the description of Morrice Lake : autograph manuscript of the poem signed, [1872]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270630812 Channing was a transcendentalist poet and the first biographer of Thoreau. From the description of Notebooks and journals, 1852-ca. 1890. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612371953 Concord poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Concord, to James Munroe & Co., 1850 May 6. ...

Savage, John, 1828-1888

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Savage was a playwright. From the description of Autograph letters signed from John Savage to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1868-[1881?]. (Folger Shakespeare Library). WorldCat record id: 213471443 Journalist and dramatist. From the description of Letter of John Savage, 1861 July 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064431 Irish born poet, journalist, author, and Fenian. From the description of John Savage letter to "Doc" [manuscript], no date....

Knox, Thomas Wallace, 1835-1896

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American traveler and author of books for boys. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York, to Harper and Brothers and Arthur B. Turnure, 1891 Dec. 31-1892 Jan. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270598326 Thomas Wallace Knox was born in Pembroke, NH on June 26, 1835. He founded an academy at Kingston, NY but left in 1860 in search of gold. He was a war correspondent for several newspapers, a traveler and the writer of books for boys. He died January 1896...

Congdon, Charles T. (Charles Taber), 1821-1891

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Journalist. From the description of Letter, 1869 May 15, to Justus Starr Redfield [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823095 ...

Thompson, Maurice, 1844-1901

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Maurice Thompson was an American author and critic who worked in a number of fields. Born in Indiana, his family moved to Georgia in his youth, where he was home schooled, and served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. After the war he worked a variety of jobs before moving back to Indiana, eventually opening a law office. As a young lawyer he began publishing articles, popular poetry, and old-fashioned adventure novels; his greatest success was probably a series of articles popularizi...

McDonough, F. W.,

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Sandburg, 1878-1967,

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Dawson, Francis Warrington, 1840-1889

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Journalist, of Charleston, S.C., and Versailles, France. From the description of Family papers, 1386-1963 (bulk 1859-1950). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122600913 From the description of Papers, 1866-1961. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40329091 Editor and publisher of the News and Courier, a newspaper of Charleston, South Carolina. From the description of Memo and letters to W.J. Magrath, 1873-1875. (The South Carolina ...

West, R. A.

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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...

Perkins, J. C. (Jonathan Cogswell), 1809-1877

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American author, lawyer, judge. From the description of J. C. Perkins letter to an unidentified reicipient [manuscript], 1854 June 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781300344 ...

Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

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Wendell Phillips (1811-1884), orator and reformer, was one of the leaders of the abolitionist movement in Boston, Mass., wrote frequently for William Lloyd Garrison's (1805-1879) _Liberator_, and eventually became president of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He contributed much to the cause through inflammatory speeches favoring the division of the Union and opposing the acquisition of Texas and the war with Mexico. Later Phillips became an advocate of women's rights, penal reforms, and the l...

New England Society of Cleveland.

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Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842

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William Ellery Channing (1780-1842) graduated from Harvard College in 1798. He served on the board of the Harvard Corporation from 1813 to 1826, where he worked for the establishment of the Divinity School, which occurred in 1816. A Unitarian minister, Channing served as the pastor of the Federal Street Church in Boston from 1803 until his death in 1842. In 1819 he gave the landmark Unitarian sermon, Unitarian Christianity, which upon publication sold thousands of copies. A believer in the aboli...

Wayland, H. L. (Heman Lincoln), 1830-1898

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Nason, Elias, 1811-1887

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Nason was a Massachusetts schoolmaster, writer, lecturer, and Congregational cleryman. From the description of Executions in Massachusetts, ca. 1863? (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236087767 Elias Nason (1811-1887) was at various times in his life an editor, writer, teacher, public lecturer, and Congregational minister. He graduated from Brown University in 1835. Nason wrote many books and pamphlets on topics of New England history and biography. ...

Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886

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"Hayne, Paul Hamilton (1 Jan. 1830-6 July 1886), poet and man of letters, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Paul Hamilton Hayne, a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, and Emily McElhenny, members of families prominent in politics, law, and religion. Two of the elder Hayne's brothers were U.S. senators, one of whom, Robert Young Hayne, was Daniel Webster's redoubtable opponent in the debates on Nullification and young Hayne's guardian after yellow fever caused the early death of his fat...

Emmet, Thomas Addis, 1828-1919

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American physician, chief surgeon at The Woman's Hospital, New York, N.Y., pioneer gynecologist, and renowned collector of American historical documents and memorabilia. From the description of T. A. Emmet letter to Eugene L. Didier [manuscript], 1884 October 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781299229 Thomas Addis Emmet, a prominent physician, historian, and collector of early Americana. During his life he extra-illustrated 150 books, including four sets of ...

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...

Fitch, Clyde, 1865-1909

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William Clyde Fitch (1865-1909), American playwright. From the description of Nathan Hale : an original play in four acts, [circa 1897] / by Clyde Fitch. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702202011 Dramatist. From the description of Grace de Granmont : holograph play script, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 163614397 1886 graduate of Amherst College. American playwright best known for plays of social satire and character study and notable for having fou...

Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870

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Author, poet, and editor of South Carolina. From the description of William Gilmore Simms papers, 1735-1987. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 766024802 South Carolina author. From the description of ALsS : Woodland, near Midway, S.C., to his publishers, Philadelphia, 1840-1843. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122525116 Poet and author. From the description of William Gilmore Simms correspondence, 1842-...

Cook, Joseph, 1838-1901

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Joseph Cook was an author and minister. He travelled extensively throughout the world, to study and to lecture. His Boston Monday Lectures, delivered on a variety of topics, were wildly popular, and were later issued in print. His most consistently popular theme was the relationship between science and religion, wherein he attempted to find harmony between modern science and Biblical teaching. From the description of Joseph Cook letter to Mr. Garrison, 1880 Jan. 22. (Pennsylvania Sta...

Harvey, George, 1806-1876

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Preble, George Henry, 1816-1885

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George Henry Preble was born 25 February 1816 Portland ME. He was elected a member of NEHGS in 1866 and became a life member in 1869. He died 1 March 1885 Brookline MA [memoir in Memorial Biographies 8:206]. From the description of George Henry Preble Papers, 1791-1873. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 50057646 U.S. Navy officer and author; b. in Portland, Me. From the description of George Henry Preble memorandum book, 1859 and un...

Stillman, M.,

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Bacon, Leonard, 1802-1881

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American Congregational clergyman, father of Leonard Woolsey Bacon, 1830-1907 From the guide to the Leonard Bacon letters and carte-de-visite, 1842, 1845, 1861, 1881, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

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...

Todd, Charles Burr, 1849- ....

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Hurst, Freeman,

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Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865

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American author. b. Lydia Howard Huntley. From the description of Correspondence, 1839-1846. (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 24917231 Author Sigourney was known as the "Sweet Singer of Hartford." For biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971). From the description of Papers, 1834-1865 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007487 American author. Born Lydia Howard Huntley, m. Charles Sigourn...

Tappan, Arthur, 1786-1865

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Arthur Tappan (1786-1865) was an American abolitionist. He was the brother of Ohio Senator Benjamin Tappan and abolitionist Lewis Tappan. From the guide to the Arthur Tappan Letter, 1842, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Burgess, Thornton W. (Thornton Waldo), 1874-1965

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Sheldon, George William, 1843-1914

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Art editor of "The New York Evening Post" and author of several books on art, architecture, and artists. From the description of G. W. Sheldon letter to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1879 April 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781412092 Epithet: US author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x000039 Epithet: American author British Library Archives ...

Childs, George William, 1829-1894

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George W. Childs (1829-1894) was the founder and editor of the Philadelphia Public Ledger, a noted philanthropist, and a longtime friend of Anthony J. Drexel. Born in Baltimore, he moved to Philadelphia to work for a bookseller at age fourteen and soon went into business for himself at the age of eighteen. In 1849, he became a partner in the publishing firm of R. E. Petersen & Company, and in 1860 he formed a partnership with the influential publisher J. P. Lippincott. In 1864, he purchased ...

Porter, Horace, 1837-1921

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American general and ambassador. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [New York], to M. Olmstead, Secretary of the Jeweler's Association, 1886 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618680 American army officer and railroad official. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William W. Belknap, 1874 Aug. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618676 Son of Pennsylvania Governor and graduate of West Point, he was an ai...

Tannehill, Wilkins, 1787-1858

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Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905

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Fitzhugh Lee, grandson of Henry "Light-Horse Harry" and nephew of Robert E. Lee was Major General of the Confederate Army. After the war, he wrote about and taught the history of the South during the Civil War and wrote a biography of Robert E. Lee. In 1885-1889, he served as governor of Virginia. From the description of Papers of Fitzhugh Lee, 1863-1889 (bulk 1885-1889). (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122446276 Fitzhugh Le...

Clarke, Edward Daniel, 1769-1822

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English mineralogist and traveler. From the description of Letter [manuscript]: to "Mr. Muttow," 1814 April 14. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823336 ...

Carey, Hart & Co.

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Croly, J. C. (Jane Cunningham), 1829-1901

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American journalist, editor, and women's club leader. From the description of Papers of Jane Cunningham Croly, 1888. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 34689945 Jane Cunningham Croly, also known as "Jennie June," was a journalist, magazine editor, and women's club leader. A founder of Sorosis and the Women's Press Club of New York, she also called a national convention that resulted in the formation of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. For additional inform...

Repplier, Agnes, 1855-1950

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Agnes Repplier was an American author known for her urbane, conservative essays. Born in Philadelphia, she began writing to help support her family, developing an ironic style to present her conservative values. She soon became a regular contributor of serious essays to The Atlantic Monthly, generally defending traditional values with a European, almost aristocratic, perspective. A significant and eloquent voice for her generation, her old-fashioned values lost favor after World War I and her po...

Gell, William, Sir, 1777-1836

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Epithet: of Add MS 37884 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000446.0x0003ce English archaeologist and traveller. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : Grasmere, "Strawberry Hill," Venice, London, and Naples, to his aunt, Mrs. Smith, 1798 July 23-1822 Oct. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590540 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Naples, to Mrs. Edward Lytto...

Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950

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American poet, novelist, and editor. From the description of Letter to a dealer [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806176 Editor of The Chimaera. From the description of ALS, [1915]-1916. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122500150 This may not really be Benét's writing. Although the verse appears to be signed by him the writer's intent may have been simply to ascribe the verse to him. Also, it is on letterhead engraved "MM...

Burt, Maxwell Struthers, 1882-1954

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American prose writer, poet, political activist, and rancher. From the description of Correspondence, 1931-1951. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 86166534 [Maxwell] Struthers Burt (1882-1954), author, dude rancher, poet, was the patriarch of an American literary family. Burt married Katharine Newlin, whom he had met while studying at Oxford, in 1912. While living in Wyoming, both took up writing and both become very successful, penning s...

Richardson, Albert D. (Albert Deane), 1833-1869

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Journalist. From the description of Letter of Albert D. Richardson, 1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449523 ...

Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878

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Author, translator, and traveler. From the description of Papers of Bayard Taylor, 1856-1878. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71064729 American journalist. From the description of Papers of Bayard Taylor [manuscript], 1847-1878. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647972079 From the description of Poem and letter, 1877 June 26, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647972081 From the description of Letter to a member of the...

Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

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American naturalist and writer. From the description of Poem 1917. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 49995946 One of America's great naturalist authors. From the description of Memorabilia, 1905-1931. (Hartwick College). WorldCat record id: 27057683 American teacher, naturalist, poet, and essayist of national prominence. Friend of Walt Whitman; influenced by Thoreau, Carlyle, and Emerson. Employed accurate observations of nature, scientific re...

Bailey, Isaac, 1835-1907,

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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...

Winchester, James, 1752-1826

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Winchester is best known as the commander of forces decisively defeated at the Battle of the River Raisin a few months after this letter was written. From the description of Letter, 1812. (Kentucky Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 28573378 Army officer. From the description of James Winchester correspondence, 1800-1815. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981396 Brigadier General of the United States Army, 1812-1815. From the description...

Conway, Moncure Daniel, 1832-1907

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Clergyman, editor, and abolitionist. From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway correspondence, 1889-1895. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453541 American author and clergyman. From the description of Moncure Daniel Conway papers, 1847-1907. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 489376233 American author, publisher, clergyman. From the description of Papers of Moncure D. Conway [manuscript], 1859-1906. (Univer...

Dannay, Frederic, 1905-1982

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Mystery writer, editor, critic of crime fiction, and coauthor with Manfred B. Lee of the Ellery Queen mystery novels and stories. From the guide to the Frederic Dannay Papers, ca.1920-1982., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Mystery writer, editor, critic of crime fiction, and coauthor with Manfred B. Lee of the Ellery Queen mystery novels and stories. From the description of Papers, ca.1920-1982. (Columbia University In ...

Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968

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Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1878. Sinclair was an American author, novelist, journalist, and political activist who wrote many books in several genres. He is most well-known for his exposé, The Jungle regarding conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants, which influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Much of Sinclair's writing was related to the economic and social conditions of the early twentieth century. He was heavily in...

Ade, George, 1866-1944

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Hoosier journalist, humorist, and playwright best known for his Chicago Record column, "Stories of the streets and of the town," which was illustrated by John T. McCutcheon; for his syndicated "Fables in slang;" and for his Broadway plays including The college widow and The county chairman. From the description of George Ade papers, 1871-1970. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 41996200 George Ade was born in Kentland, Indiana. He graduated from Purdue University in 188...

Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867

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American journalist and poet. From the description of Letter : to "My dear fellow," [18--] July 12. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900949 Willis was a journalist and writer of plays, poems and short stories. From the description of Letter, to Maunsell B. (Maunsell Bradhurst) Field, 1854 March 31. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 122493287 Nathaniel Parker Willis was one of the highest paid periodical writers of his day, a poet, ...

Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946

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"These were written at periods when Mr. Tarkington and Susanah [his wife] were in Indianapolis and they wanted to have news from Kennebunkport, Maine. We had known him very shortly after we moved to Kennebunkport in about 1917, after the war. He was known as 'the gentleman from Indiana' and was a well known author at the time the first letter in this collection was written. . . . Mr. Tarkington had rented a house in Kennebunkport for many years but decided that he would like to design his own pl...

Didier, Eugène Lemoine 1838-1913

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Author; "the life and letters of Edgar Allan Poe." From the description of Eugene Lemoine Didier letters to S. S. McClure and Arthur A. Hill [manuscript], 1893 -1894. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648019806 ...

Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885

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American publisher born in Philadelphia. He was involved with two prominent publishing firms of his time, including Carey & Hart and, later, Hart & Baird. Served in many leadership positions in the Jewish charitable and educational societies of Philadelphia. From the description of A. Hart letter to R. W. Griswold [manuscript] 1854 Jul 23. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420463339 ...

Ticknor, George, 1791-1871

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Author, scholar, and educator George Ticknor was one of the preeminent American men of letters of his generation. He was a key figure in education reform, inspired by his extensive travels and studies in Europe, and impacted both Harvard during his tenure and American education generally. He was also a major figure in Boston society, and co-founded the Boston Public Library, to which he willed his impressive personal library of Spanish books. From the description of George Ticknor le...

Baring-Gould, S. (Sabine), 1834-1924

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Reverend Baring-Gould was an English hymn writer, popular novelist, and author on folk-lore. From the guide to the Sabine Baring-Gould Manuscript, Undated, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) English author of theological works and novels. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. Oscar Beringer, 1892 May 19. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936526 English divine and author. From the descript...

Redfield, Justus Starr, 1810-1888

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Harland, Marion, 1830-1922

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Marion Harland was the pen name of writer Mary Virgina Howes Terhune (Mrs. Edward Payson Terhune). From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1882. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155885874 American author and editor. From the description of Papers of Marion Harland [manuscript], 1889-1894. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817267 Marion Harland, pseudonym for Mary Virginia Terhune, was an important and po...

House, Edward Howard, 1836-1901

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American journalist. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : Delmonico's, New York City, to James Ripley Osgood, 1869 December 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823346 Journalist, author, musician, Japan's first official foreign publicist. From the description of Papers of Edward Howard House [manuscript], 1873-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647806258 ...

Croly, David G. (David Goodman), 1829-1889

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Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857

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Griswold, an advocate of "Americanism" in literature, worked to increase public respect for American authors. He was on the staff of various magazines including Graham's Magazine (assistant editor, 1842-1843, succeeding Edgar Allen Poe), edited anthologies of poetry, and was a controversial literary critic. From the description of Papers, 1835-1856. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122590086 From the guide to the Papers, 1835-1856., (Houghton Library, Harvard Colleg...

Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

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Mark Twain (b. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, November 30, 1835, Florida, MO – d. April 21, 1910, Redding, CT) was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer. Among his novels are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). Twain served an apprenticeship with a printer and then worked as a typesetter, contributing articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississipp...

Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886

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Novelist, historian, lawyer, and Confederate Army Officer, of Millwood (Clarke Co.), Va. From the description of Papers, 1840-1896. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19490602 Virginia novelist and historian. From the description of Letter to William E. Quimby [manuscript], 1883 March 22. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647807855 From the description of Papers of John Esten Cooke, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record i...

Lothrop, Harriett Mulford Stone, 1844-1924

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Novelist. Harriett M. Stone was born on June 22, 1844 in New Haven, Connecticut. Little was known about her until the 1880s when her story "Five Little Peppers and How They Grew" appeared in Wide Awake and she met and married the publisher of that magazine, Daniel Lothrop. Together they bought Nathaniel Hawthorne's home, The Wayside, in Concord, MA. Besides her career writing for children (under the pen name Margaret Sidney) she also founded the National Soci...

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The Centennial Exhibition of 1876 marked the 100th anniversary of American freedom. The celebration took place in Philadelphia from May 10 to November 10 and attracted over eight million visitors. The exhibition spread across 450 acres of ground in Fairmont Park and consisted of over 200 buildings. Planning for the event began in 1870, and in 1871, Congress established the United States Centennial Commission to plan and run the exhibition. The following year saw the incorporation of the Centenni...

Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910

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Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle hymn of the republic and other works and a women's suffrage and club leader and lecturer. In Feb. 1862, the Atlantic Monthly published her poem "Battle Hymn of the Republic," which she wrote during a visit to an army camp near Washington, D.C. in 1861. From the description of Papers concerning the Battle hymn of the republic, 1897-1906. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 80781526 Julia Ward Howe was the author of the Battle...

Doyle, Arthur Conan, 1859-1930

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British author, best known for his stories about detective Sherlock Holmes. From the description of Letter : South Norwood, to Major Pond, 1894 May 31. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008581 English physician, novelist and detective-story writer. From the description of Papers of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle [manuscript], 1893-1985 (bulk 1893-1927). (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647816353 Doyle was an English mystery writer perh...

Harrison, Joseph Le Roy, 1862-

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Conant, Samuel Stillman, 1831-1885?

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Managing editor, Harper's weekly. From the description of Letter, 1894 March 11, to Desby [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823106 ...

Walworth, Jeanette, 1837-1918,

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Force, Peter, 1790-1868

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American historian and mayor general. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Mayor's office, Washington, to James Greenleaf, esq., 1836 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270524419 Antiquarian, historian, and mayor of Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers and collection of Peter Force, 1170-1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81049951 Archivist and historian. From the description of Receipt, 1853. (Historical Societ...

Donnelly, Ignatius, 1831-1901

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Farmer, editor, author, and orator. From the description of Ignatius Donnelly papers, 1887. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009547 American politician and author. From the description of Letter, 1863, Washington, D. C. [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647812376 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to President Lincoln, 1864 May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531076 From the description of ...

Farrow, Edward S. (Edward Samuel), 1855-

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Instructor at West Point; author of Farrow's Military Encyclopedia. From the description of Edward Farrow letter to J. M. Thorpe [manuscript], 1887 September 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 781300781 ...

Wilder, Marshall P. (Marshall Pinckney), 1798-1886

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Comedian, vaudeville star, author. From the description of Letters and a quotation of Marshall Pinckney Wilder, 1891-1898, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 68940856 ...

Allston, Washington, 1779-1843

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Allston was an American artist and author. From the description of Papers, 1815-1842. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122297604 From the guide to the Papers, 1815-1842., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) American artist and poet. From the description of An indenture tripartite..., 1827 May 9. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 550545503 American writer and artist. From the description of L...

Brooks, James, 1810-1873

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U.S. representative from New York and editor. From the description of James Brooks correspondence, 1847. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451594 Teacher, journalist, and U.S. representative from New York (1849-1853, 1863-1866, 1867-1873); b. in Portland, Me.; moved to New York City in 1836. From the description of James Brooks autograph letter signed, undated. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 234308061 ...

Parker, Henry Griffith, 1866-1953.

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Chisolm, Alexander Robert, 1834-1910

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Personal aide to General Beauregard during the Civil War; later worked as a stockbroker in New York City. From the description of Alexander Robert Chisolm papers, 1861-1912. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58780922 Colonel Alexander Robert Chisolm (1834-1910) served as the senior aide-de-camp and, in Chisolm's words, the "confidential friend" to General G. T. Beauregard from Beauregard's arrival in Charleston, South Carolina on March ...

Curtis, George Ticknor, 1812-1894

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Curtis was a graduate of Harvard Law School (1834) and brother of Benjamin Robbins Curtis. From the description of Letter regarding Dred Scott case, 19 December 1856. (Harvard Law School Library). WorldCat record id: 236049551 George Ticknor Curtis was an American lawyer and historian. Born in Watertown, Massachusetts, he was educated at Harvard College and Harvard Law School, and was admitted to the bar in 1836. He practiced law and served a term in the Massachusetts House,...