Papers of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1802-1927 (bulk 1838-1891).

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Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. Papers of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1802-1927 (bulk 1838-1891).

Papers of James Russell Lowell [manuscript], 1802-1927 (bulk 1838-1891).

Collection includes fair copies of manuscripts of several poems and fragments including "Class poem," "A June Idyll" "Ode to Robert Gould Shaw," "Our own," and "Vison of Sir Launfel." Correspondents, chiefly recipients, include Charles F. Briggs, G. W. Childs, W. Hamilton Gibson, J. B. Gilder, Horace Gray, Jr., Rufus W. Griswold, Nathan Hale, Jr., Nathaniel Hawthorne, John Francis Heath, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, E. R. Hoar, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sir Curtis Lampson, Charles Lowell, Maria Lowell, S. Weir Mitchell, Charles Eliot Norton, [John Williamson?] Palmer, Ernest Rhys, Winthrop Sargent, Minot J. Savage, George Ticknor, John Greenleaf Whittier, The collection also contains a petition signed by 16 clergyman of Boston for the repeal of the Missouri Compromise, 1856.

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Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863

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Gilder, Joseph Benson, 1858-1936

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Heath, John Francis.

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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 ...

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Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908

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Lampson, Curtis, 1806-1885,

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Higginson, born in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Stephen Higginson and Louisa (Storrow) Higginson, graduated from Harvard Divinity School in 1847 and became a pastor first in Newburyport and then in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was actively involved in the abolitionist movement and served as colonel of the first regiment of African Americans in the Civil War. After the war, Higginson published biographies, essays, poetry, and histories, including Army life in a black regiment. From the...

Hoar, E. R. (Ebenezer Rockwood), 1816-1895

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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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American author. From the description of Papers of John Williamson Palmer, 1856-1903. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 31448315 ...

Rhys, Ernest, 1859-1946

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Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

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Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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Briggs, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1804-1877

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American journalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Harper & Brothers, [no year] Sept. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133558 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Harper & Brothers, [1859 Aug.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133557 Journalist, author. From the description of Letter to Dix, Edwards and Co. [manuscript], 1855? (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874747...

Savage, Minot J. (Minot Judson), 1841-1918

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Sargent, Winthrop, 1825-1870

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Hale, Nathan, 1784-1863

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864

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Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author. From the description of Nathaniel Hawthorne manuscript material : 1 item, ca. 1853-1857 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 301761440 American author, writer of romances, stories, and juvenile works. Born July 4, 1804, in Salem, Mass.; died May, 1864, in Plymouth, N.H. Sometime resident of Concord, Mass. Graduated from Bowdoin College in 1825. Hawthorne's association with the Boston publishing firm of Ticknor and Fields began ...

Gibson, W. Hamilton (William Hamilton), 1850-1896

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American illustrator and naturalist. From the description of Autograph letters signed (35) : Washington, Conn., etc., to members of the firm Harper & Bros., 1883 Oct. 11-1895 Mar. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590457 William Hamilton Gibson (1850-1896) was an author and artist from Buffalo, N.Y. From the description of William Hamilton Gibson letters and photograph, 1890-1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122502855 W. Hamilton Gibson was an ...

Lowell, Charles, 1782-1861

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Charles Lowell (1782-1861) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated from Harvard College in 1800. After studying law for a year he decided to pursue a career in ministry, and he traveled to Edinburgh, Scotland, where he studied for the ministry until 1805. He then returned to the United States, and in 1806 was ordained as minister and pastor at the West Church in Boston . He married Harriet Spence in 1806, and the couple had six children, two of whom - Robert Trail Spence and James Russe...