American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1782-1944.

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Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1782-1944.

American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1782-1944.

Material collected by Hench, some as an autograph collection and others for use in his classes at the University of Virginia with examples of various periods. Modern autographs collected by Hench include letters by associates of Edgar Allan Poe; Civil War letters; papers relating to Virginia history; correspondence of writers and politicians, particularly from the Victorian era; and other miscellaneous correspondence with literary or histocial interest. Of interest is correspondence of Hench with Willa Cather and publishers concerning a cheap reprint of "Death comes for the archbishop." Letters of Francis J. Child to Paul Hamlton Hayne discuss Chaucer and Hayne's work. Letters of Lewis Gaylord Clark to Henry Stephens Randall and Hanson A. Risley discuss publication in "The Knickerbocker" and political patronage. Letters of Christopher Pearse Cranch concern publication of his work and social matters and includes manuscripts of three poems. Letters of General James Dearing to General P.G.T. Beauregard and Lt. Colonel Otey, 1864 May - June discuss action during the siege of Petersburg. Letters of Evert Augustus Duyckinck to T. A. Cheney, Rufus Wilmot Griswold and William Henry Whitmore concern literary matters. Over thirty five letters from George Cary Eggleston to Henry Mills Alden, Will Carleton, Richard Watson Gilder, William Dean Howells, Robert U. Johnson, Martha J. Lamb, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, Edmund Clarence Stedman, James Carleton Young and others discuss activities of the Dickens Fellowship, readings, the Author's Club, reviews, autograph collecting and other authors including a statement that "[Mark Twain] and I are not on cordial terms...." Individual letters of interest William Lewis Cabell on addresses of Confederate generals; Hundson Cary on his gubernatorial "Education Plank"; Madison J. Cawein on publishing matters; Thomas Clare to Samuel Ireland on Ireland's "Tour of the Thames"; Thomas Clarke to Friedrich A. Riedesel on a prisoner exchange; Wilkie Collins sending thanks; Moncure Daniel Conway to John H. Ingram on his biography of Poe; John Esten Cooke to Lucian Minor on a biographical sketch; George Crabbe to John Robinson, on a land division; David P. Curry on the Battle of Rich Mountain; and John Meck Cuyler to Dr. [Gilman?] Kimball on hospital muster rolls. Also George M. Dallas to James Monroe forwarding a publication for approval; Danske Dandridge introducing Waitman Barbe; Beverley Dandridge regretting he cannot emply foreigners; the 6th Duke of Devonshire to Mary Russell Mitford on requested favors and seeking a copy of her play for his library; Anna Dickinson sending thanks; Jubal Early to Henry Barton Dawson on Robert E. Lee and William Mahone's biography of Lee; and Maria Edgeworth to Thomas Noon Talfourd on copyright. The collection also contains three poems by Madison Cawein; a page from "The legacy of Caine" by Wilkie Collins; autographs of Richard Henry Dana, Jr. and Amelia Earhart; a greeting from Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dickens;

circa 90 items.

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Professor of English at the University of Virginia. From the description of Letter of Atcheson Laughlin Hench to Dr. and Mrs. Edward Harper Rynearson [manuscript], 1950 October 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821141 Professor of English at the University of Virginia, 1922-1962. From the description of Oral history interview of Atcheson L. Hench by Ann L.S. Southwell [manuscript], March 15, 1972. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 6...

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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...

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Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919

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Henry Mills Alden, American writer and editor for 50 years of Harper's Magazine and descendent of John and Priscilla Alden of the Mayflower fame, was born in Mount Tabor, Vermont, on November 3, 1836. From the description of Henry Mills Alden papers, 1862-1907. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 667714420 American editor and critic; editor, Harper's Monthly, 1869-1919. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Metuchen, New Jersey, to F...

Ward, William Hayes, 1835-1916

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William Hayes Ward, 1835-1916, born Abington, Mass. Editor, Assyriologist, author. Educated 1856 Amherst, 1859 graduated Andover Seminary, 1885 LLD Amherst. Ordained Congregationalist minister. Associate editor, later editor-in-chief of "The Independent" (New York weekly) between 1868-1913. Director of Wolfe Expedition to Babylonia 1884-85. President of American Oriental Society. Wrote Biography of Sydney Lanier, What I Believe and Why, etc. Samuel Sydney McClure,1857-19...

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Mahone, William, 1826-1895

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Confederate Army officer, railroad administrator, politician. From the description of Papers, 1853-1895; (bulk 1876-1892). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23371607 Politician and senator, leader in "Readjuster" movement to readjust state debt. From the description of Letter : Petersburg, to Merideth Watson, Nottoway County, 1880 April 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122539121 James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia...

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French pianist and composer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Paris], 20 May [n.y.], to an unidentified friend, [n.y.] May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564287 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to [Joseph Bennett?], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564278 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p., n.d.], to an unidentified recipient, n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270564282 Fren...

Authors Club (New York, N.Y.)

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The Authors Club of New York was founded in 1882. Members included Robert Louis Stevenson, Stephen Crane, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Mark Twain, and Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt. The club was disbanded and its assets were turned over to the New York Public Library in 1973. From the description of Authors Club collection, 1712-1929. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122687102 From the guide to the Authors Club collection, 1712-1929, (The New York Public Library...

Duyckinck, Evert A. (Evert Augustus), 1816-1878

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Evert A. Duyckinck was born on Manhattan Island, and graduated from Columbia University. Although accepted to the bar, he did not practice law, but lived a life devoted to literature. At the center of New York's literary culture, he had important friendships with Poe, Irving, and Melville, acting as editor, associate, and friend. He and his younger brother, George, served as editors for several noteworthy literary enterprises, including the influential Literary World and the groundbreaking Cyclo...

Dana, Richard Henry, 1815-1882

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Lawyer and author. From the description of Richard Henry Dana correspondence, 1843-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449368 Author and lawyer Richard Henry Dana was the privileged son of an aristocratic Massachusetts family. Taking time from Harvard because of medical problems, he went to sea, where his experiences as a sailor inspired him to write Two Years Before the Mast. A sea story that was part memoir and part social commentary, the novel proved to be popular with...

Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937

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Amelia Mary Earhart (AE) was born on July 24, 1897, in Atchison, Kansas, the first daughter of Amy (Otis) Earhart and Edwin Stanton Earhart. Her sister, Grace Muriel, was born three years later. The family moved several times (to Kansas City, Kansas; Des Moines; St. Paul; Chicago) during AE's childhood as her father tried unsuccessfully to establish a profitable legal career. AE graduated from Chicago's Hyde Park High School in 1916. ESE's increasing reliance on al...

Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Curry, David P., fl. 1861,

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