Cartes-de-visite album and biographies, ca. 1875-1876.

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Cartes-de-visite album and biographies, ca. 1875-1876.

Cartes-de-visite album and biographies, ca. 1875-1876.

Photographs in the album are chiefly of American and English literary figures, political figures and actors. The album is accompanied by a volume in which the album owner has recorded biographical information on the subject of each portrait. An accompanying list also notes the photographic studios producing the portraits.

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Argyll, John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Duke of, 1845-1914

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1868-1878 MP for Argyll, private secretary to George Douglas Campbell (secretary of state for India); 1878-1883 governor-general of Canada Epithet: Governor-General of Canada Title: Marquess of Lorne, 9th Duke of Argyll British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000299.0x000305 Son-in-law of Queen Victoria. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kensington, to La...

Louise, Princess, Duchess of Argyll, 1848-1939

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Daughter of Queen Victoria. From the description of Manuscript copy of a letter : Kensington Palace, to Joan Severn, 1900 Jan. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 764449204 Princess of Great Britain and Ireland; Marchioness of Lorne. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kensington Palace, to Herbert T. Sullivan, 1901 June 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125489 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Osborne, to Arthur Sullivan,...

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

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Alexandra was born December 1, 1844, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her family had been relatively obscure until 1852, when her father, Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, was named successor to the Danish throne. At the age of sixteen, she was chosen as the future wife of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, the heir apparent of Queen Victoria; the pair married in 1863. She died November 20, 1925 at Sandringham House, Norfolk, England. ...

Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

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Edward VII (born Albert Edward, 9 November 1841, London, United Kingdom,-d. 6 May 1910, London, United Kingdom) was the the eldest son and second child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. He hoped to pursue a career in the British Army, but his mother vetoed an active military career. He married Alexandra of Denmark in 1863. During Queen Victoria's widowhood, Edward pioneered the idea of royal public appearances as they are understood today; he was regarded worldwide as an arbiter of men's fash...

Bull, Ole, 1810-1880

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Ole Bull was born in Bergen, Norway on February 5, 1810. From an early age he showed a rare talent for the violin, and he made his solo debut in 1819. He took lessons from students of Viotti and Baillot, and also learned much from traditional Norwegian fiddlers, an influence that contributed to his unique style. Bull was interested in the design and construction of violins and bows, and by using a flatter bridge and a rounded bow, he was able to produce unusual polyphonic effects. He made many E...

Rubinstein, Artur, 1887-1982

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Polish pianist, later naturalized American. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2), dated : [New York], 3 February 1969 and 12 January 1970, to Mrs. [John C.] Hughes, 1969 Feb. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676480 ...

Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

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Amy Crowe (1831-1865) was a family friend who lived with Thackeray as his adopted daughter and later married Thackerays̓ cousin Edward Talbot Thackeray. From the description of [Letter] to Amy Crowe, 27 September [1854], 36 Onslow Sqr. Brompton. [1854] (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign). WorldCat record id: 35091085 Thackeray was an English novelist and satirist. J. Pearson and Co. and George William Childs were booksellers in London. Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchi...

Davenport, Edward Loomis, 1815-1877

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American actor. From the description of Clipped signature, dated [n.p., London?, 1853[?], [1853?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270565385 ...

Chapin, E. H. (Edwin Hubbell), 1814-1880

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Clergyman. From the description of E.H. Chapin correspondence, 1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453080 New York, N.Y. orator, author, and minister. From the description of Papers, 1845-1854. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38293531 ...

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 ...

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...

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, ...

Ruskin, John, 1819-1900

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Wife of Ruskin's physician, Dr. John Simon. From the description of Letter : to Mrs. John Simon, [18--] (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 31272017 British writer, artist, and critic. From the description of John Ruskin papers, ca. 1837-1904. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80934993 John Ruskin was born on 8 February 1819 in London. Ruskin was educated by his mother and by various tutors before attending Oxford University. H...

Bright, John, 1811-1889

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British statesman, from Rochdale, Lancashire, England. From the description of Papers, 1840-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19276561 John Bright (1811-1889), British reformer, Liberal statesman, free-trade advocate, and one of the most eloquent public speakers of his time, was born near Rochdale, England. A Quaker textile manufacturer, Bright was elected to Parliament in 1843 and formed the Anti-Corn Law League with Richard Cobden to repeal the Corn Laws...

Livingstone, David, 1813-1873

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Epithet: African explorer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000443.0x00031a Scottish missionary and explorer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Claremont, Mauritius, to Captain L.W. Peyton of H.M.S. "Frolic", 1856 Sept. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270590502 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kuruman (Bechuana country, South Africa), to [R.N.] Hayward, in ...

Cooper, Peter, 1791-1883

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Manufacturer, inventor, and philanthropist. From the description of Certification of Peter Cooper, 1870. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449909 American inventor and philanthropist. From the description of Letter signed : New York, to William C. Bryant, on behalf of The Citizens' Association of New York, 1867 Sept. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537867 Alexander Dallas Bache (1806-1867) was an important scientific reformer during the...

Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888

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Unitarian minister; trustee of the Boston Public Library, 1879-88; active on behalf of temperance, anti-slavery, women's sufferage movements; died in Jamaica Plain, Boston. From the description of Letters, 1863-1886. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 38003933 Clarke was a Unitarian clergyman, author, and reformer closely associated with the Transcendentalists. He was minister in Louisville, Ky. (1833-1840) and at the Church of the Disciples in Boston (1841-1850, 1...

Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906

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Army officer, statesman, journalist, legislator, and U.S. Secy. of the Interior, of Missouri. From the description of Papers, 1870-1901 (bulk 1870-1890). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70953302 German-American army officer, author and politician. From the description of Papers of Carl Schurz, 1862-1893. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136358 U.S. cabinet officer, diplomat, and senator from Missouri, Union Ar...

Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x000026 Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) was a British novelist, playwright, and short story author. Over his career he wrote 27 novels, more than 50 short stories, at least 15 plays, and over 100 pieces of non-fiction work. His best-known works are The Woman in White, The Moonstone, Armadale and No Name . From the guide to the Wilkie Collins Lette...

Bonheur, Rosa, 1822-1899

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Bonheur is a French artist particularly known for her drawings of animals. From the description of ALsS 1884-1894 / R. Bonheur. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 27007685 Artist. From the description of Pass of Rosa Bonheur, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452697 French painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Nice, to Monsieur Tďesco, 1888 Nov. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526203 ...

Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875

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English poet, apologist and naturalist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Eversley, to Fanny Grenfell, 1842 Nov. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864471 English clergyman, author, teacher. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122549986 From the guide to the Charles Kingsley letter, undated, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Author and clergyman of the Church of England. From the de...

Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885

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Congressman from Indiana; Vice President of the United States, 1869-1873. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to Henry G. Hill, New York, 1864 Mar. 23. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28900958 South Bend, Indiana, newspaper publisher, 1845-1863; Indiana representative, 1855-1869; speaker, House of Representatives, 1863-1869; U.S. vice president, 1869-1873. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to E.F. Chapman, 1867 Feb. 23. (A...

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...

Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881

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Scottish historian and social critic considered the most important philosophical moralist of the early Victorian age. From the description of Letter, 1841. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122461042 Scottish essayist and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Gt. Malvern, to Robert Browning, 1851 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133400 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to William Tait, 1834 S...

Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912

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Clergyman, author. From the description of Robert Collyer autograph [manuscript], 1881 Oct 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 302415629 Born in England, blacksmith, Methodist lay-preacher. Came to U.S. in 1850. Unitarian minister: Chicago (1859-1879) and New York City (1879-1903). From the description of Sermons, 1906. (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 182047336 Epithet: rector of Warham, county Norfolk ...

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...

Thomas, Theodore, 1835-1905

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Founder and first music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1891-1905). From the description of Theodore Thomas memorabilia collection, 1845-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70961879 Founder and first music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1891-1905), known at the time as the Chicago Orchestra. From the description of Theodore and Rose Fay Thomas Felsengarten collection, 1814-1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70963346 Chicago Sy...

Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875

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Vice-President under U.S. Grant. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Senate Chamber, to Kennedy Furlong, 1856 Feb. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588300 Vice-President of the United States. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Pitt Fessenden, 1855 Oct. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586817 Henry Wilson served as U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1855-1872), and as vice president (1872-1875) under...

Janauschek, Fanny 1829-1904

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Parefia-Rosa, Euphrosyne, 1836-1874

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Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888

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American educator, author, and mystic. From the guide to the Amos Bronson Alcott ticket to lecture, 1884, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Alcott was an American philosopher of the New England Transcendentalist group, teacher, reformer, and father of writer Louisa May Alcott. From the description of Amos Bronson Alcott papers, 1799-1888. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612234935 American transcendentalist and au...

Kellogg, Clara Louise

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Epithet: singer and impresario British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000562.0x0000ff ...

Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), 1792-1871

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Engineer and Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters to Sir W. R. Hamilton, 1833-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78514949 Astronomer. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Letters to J. D. Forbes, 1832-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86123372 From the description of Papers, 1816-1868. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80362531 John F. W. Herschel was an English mathematician, astronomer, che...

Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

Harte, Bret, 1836-1902

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Author and journalist. From the description of Papers of Bret Harte [manuscript] 1859-1901. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647940411 Harte served as editor of the Overland Monthly, 1868-1870. From the description of ALS, 1869 April 17 : San Francisco, to Mrs. Emily Gould, Rome. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16700642 From the description of ALS, 1868 July 5 : San Francisco, to [Emily Gould]. (Copley Press, J S Copl...

Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878

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William Cullen Bryant (b. November 3, 1794, Cummington, Massachusetts-d. June 12, 1878, New York, New York), American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post....

Parsons, William B. (William Bostwick), 1833-1885

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Siddons, Mary Frances Scott, 1844-1890

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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880

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Lucretia Mott (née Coffin) was born Jan. 3, 1793 in Nantucket, MA. She was a descendent of Peter Folger and Mary Morrell Folger and a cousin of Framer Benjamin Franklin. Mott became a teacher; her interest in women's rights began when she discovered that male teachers at the school were paid significantly more than female staff. A well known abolitionist, Mott considered slavery to be evil, a Quaker view. When she moved to Philadelphia, she became Quaker minister. Along with white and black wo...

Tyndall, John, 1820-1893

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British physicist. From the description of John Tyndall letters, 1869-1880. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 122454707 Natural philosopher. Fellow of the Royal Society. From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80044015 English natural philosopher. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified correspondent, [no year] Jun. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573...

Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874

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Bryan Waller Procter (pseud. Barry Cornwall), English minor poet and lawyer. He was a close friend of several more prominent Romantics, including William Hazlitt, Charles Lamb, and Leigh Hunt. Shelley once said of his poetry, "the man whose critical gall is not stirred up by such ottava rimas ... may be safely conjectured to have no gall at all.". From the guide to the Barry Cornwall manuscript material : 13 items, 1816-1862, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collecti...

Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882

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Charles Robert Darwin was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, England. His father, Robert Waring Darwin (1766-1848), was a physician, the son of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802), a poet, philosopher, and naturalist. Robert established a successful medical practice in Shrewsbury where he was known for his kindness extended to the poor. He was financially quite successful and willing to support his sons in their various endeavors. Although not a prolific writer, he was elected to the Royal Society ...

Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, 1825-1891

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Massey, Gerald, 1828-1907

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British poet. From the description of Song : autograph manuscript copy of a poem, [1861 or later]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609609 Poet. From the description of Letter of Gerald Massey, no year Dec. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454387 Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x0000e7 ...

Froude, James Anthony, 1818-1894

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Distinguished historian James Anthony Froude was born at Dartington rectory, Devon, in 1818. He was the brother of William Froude (1810-1879), engineer and naval architect, and of Richard Hurrell Froude (1803-1836), divine. The younger Froude was educated at Westminster School from 1830, and then privately in the village of Merton. He studied at Oriel College, Oxford, from 1835, and graduated B.A. in 1842, and took his M.A. in 1843. After briefly writing on the life of St. Neot for the Lives of ...

Macdonald, George, 1824-1905

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MacDonald was British poet and novelist. From the guide to the George MacDonald papers, ca. 1851-1905., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) MacDonald was a British poet and novelist. From the description of George MacDonald papers, ca. 1851-1905. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612373115 This Scottish children's author and novelist was the son of a weaver who attended Aberdeen University before training as a Congrega...

Bülow, Hans von, 1830-1894

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German pianist and conductor. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 3 October 1860, to [Julius] Schuberth, 1860 Oct. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673905 German conductor and pianist. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 20 February 1873, to an unidentified recipient, 1873 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270673934 From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Berlin, 6 Janua...

Ristori, Adelaide, 1822-1906

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Italian actress. From the description of Autograph sentiment signed Adelaide Risotri Del Grillo, dated : Florence, 9 December 1870, 1870 Dec. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270676170 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to Arthur Sullivan, 1883 Sept. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125420 From the description of Adelaide Ristori Del Grillo letter fragment [manuscript], no date [1847 or later] (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id:...

Cushman, Charlotte, 1816-1876

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Cushman originally trained as an opera singer, but not having sufficient talent she shifted to the stage. She acted both in the U.S. and in England and lived for a time in Rome among an American expatriate community made up mostly of lesbian artists and sculptors. From the description of [Letter] 1873 Mar. 12, The Arlington, Washington, D.C. [to] Dear friend / Charlotte Cushman. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 212207092 Epithet: American actress British Lib...

Landseer, Edwin Henry 1803-1873

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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...

Thiers, Adolphe, 1797-1877

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Minister under Louis-Philippe, historian, and art critic. From the description of Letters & manuscript, 1848-1854. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 82257487 French historian and minister of state. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Paris, to M. Cardelli, 1852 Nov. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270571956 French politician and historian. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified,...

Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1818] Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June [3]. (Unknown). W...

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882

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Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803, Boston, Massachusetts– April 27, 1882, Concord, Massachusetts), American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century....

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...

Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

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Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte (1808-1873) was elected President of the French Second Republic in 1848 and, as the nephew and heir of Napoleon I, became the Emperor of the Second French Empire in 1851 as Napoleon III. Louis LeBreton (1818-1866) was a French painter who primarily painted naval subjects. From the description of Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte letter to M. LeBreton, 1848 November 14. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 766004431 Louis Napoleon, president of ...

Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart), 1809-1898

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Civil War photohistorian. From the description of The William Gladstone collection, 1862-1890. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 24153145 English statesman. From the description of Autograph card signed : to C.E. Pascoe, 1876 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269561267 From the description of Autograph note in third person : to Prof. Knight, 1895 Sept. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269590785 From the description of Aut...

Browning, Robert, 1812-1889

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Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work,"Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets. From the description of Robert Browning collection of papers, [1835?]-1933 bulk ([1835?]-1889). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122615581 Browning was an English poet. From the descri...

Lucca, Pauline, 1841-1908

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Epithet: soprano British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001124.0x0003e3 ...

Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852

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Daniel Webster (b. Salisbury, New Hampshire, January 18, 1782-d. Marshfield, Massachusetts, October 24, 1852), lawyer, orator, congressman, served as U.S. Secretary of State under presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler. He also served as Senator from Massachusetts....

Washington, George, 1732-1799

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George Washington (b. Feb. 22, 1732, Westmoreland County, Va.-d. Dec. 14, 1799, Mount Vernon, VA) was the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Washington came from a family of farmers and landowners. He had little education but showed an aptitude for mathematics. He used this talent to become a surveyor. At 15, Washington took a job as assistant surveyor on a team sent to map the Shenandoah Valley in western Virginia. In his early 20s, Washington joined the Virgin...

Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895

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Huxley was an Britist botanist especially known for his work in comparative anatomy and vertebrate paleontology. From the description of [Letter] 1857? May 31, Geological Survey of Great Britain [to] Sir / T. H. Huxley. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251868 English scientist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ilkley, to W.A. Knight, 1886 Dec. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269526779 Student, Royal School of Mines, London, Eng...

Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875

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Danish author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (29) and letter signed, to Richard Bentleyand an autograph letter signed to George Bentley : Copenhagen, etc. 1848 July 12-1873 Mar. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131871 Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish writer, especially famed for his fairy tales. From the description of Stories translated from the German of Hans Andersen by S.C. Winthrop, ca. 1850-1900. (Pennsylvania State University Li...

Field, Cyrus W. (Cyrus West), 1819-1892

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Cyrus West Field (1819-1892) was a merchant and capitalist who promoted the laying of the first Atlantic cable linking the U.S. with Europe. He formed a company to build cable communications between Newfoundland and Ireland, helped establish elevated trains in New York City, and participated in the development of the Wabash Railroad. Other business ventures included ownership of a New York newspaper, the Mail and Express. From the description of Cyrus W. Field papers, 1831-1905, bulk...

Disraeli, Benjamin, 1804-1881

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Benjamin Disraeli was a prominent British statesman and novelist who served in many positions including Prime Minister of Great Britain. From the description of Letters, 1799-1877. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 276297717 English Prime Minister. From the description of Letter signed : "10 Downing Street, Whitehall, ", to Vice Admiral Erasmus Ommanney, 1877 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537555 Benjamin Disraeli (1804-18...

Saxe, John Godfrey, 1816-1887

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American poet. From the description of Letter [manuscript], 1871, Albany, New York, to [James Ripley] Osgood. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823406 John Godfrey Saxe (June 2, 1816 - 1887) was an American poet perhaps best known for his parable, "The Blindmen and the Elephant."He was mentioned several times in "The Penultimate Peril.", along with his most famous poem. He was described as an American humorist poet of the nineteenth cenury.Biographical Source:...

Salvini, Tommaso, 1829-1915

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Italian actor. From the description of Letter : Philadelphia, to John Sartain, 1883 Apr. 4. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 28489397 From the description of Autograph sentiment signed, dated : Brooklyn, 6 February 1883, 1883, 6 February. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270668694 Actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ontignono, 1870 Aug. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634102 Italian tragedian. From the...

Martineau, James, 1805-1900.

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James Martineau was an English Unitarian minister and educator. He wrote several books about religious philosophy, and became well-known as a result. He was the brother of social activist Harriet Martineau. From the description of James Martineau letters, 1847-1856. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 51999687 James Martineau was an English educator, philosopher, clergyman, and author. Born in Norwich, he taught at Lant Carpenter's School before be...

Peabody, George, 1795-1869

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Businessman and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Peabody, 1841-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450003 American financier. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Brodhead, 1847 May 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872091 Banker and philanthropist, of London, England; born and buried in Danvers, Mass.; in 1866 donated $12,000 to Georgetown, Mass., for the building of a library; benefactor of li...

Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to William Davidge, 1867 Apr. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270471856 From the description of Letter, 1847 Dec. 23, New York, to Henrietta Forrest. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 656890793 Actor. From the description of Edwin Forrest correspondence, 1827-1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450300 Nineteenth-century American actor, noted for his Shakes...

Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888

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Alcott was an American author. From the description of Papers, 1849-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612370872 From the description of Additional papers, 1845-1944. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122505798 From the guide to the Additional papers, 1845-1944., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Alcott was an American novelist and short story writer. From the description of Louisa May Alcott ad...

Thaxter, Celia, 1835-1894

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American poet and water-colorist. From the description of Letters, 1872-1894. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233101484 Celia Laighton Thaxter was an American poet and essayist who lived much of her life in the Isles of Shoals, at first on White Island and later in a large cottage her brothers built for their parents on the island of Appledore, in which she eventually died. The family ran a hotel, Appledore House, which, along with Celia's cottage, burned...

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896

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Harriet Beecher Stowe (b. June 14, 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut – d. July 1, 1896, Hartford, Connecticut) was an American abolitionist and author. She is the daughter of Rev. Lyman Beecher who preached against slavery. She is best known for writing Uncle Tom's Cabin. It became an instant and controversial best-seller, both in the United States and abroad. The novel had a major impact on Northerners' attitudes toward slavery and by the beginning of the Civil War had sold more than a million copi...

Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873

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Swiss American zoologist and geologist and Harvard University professor. From the description of Louis Agassiz letters, 1854-1858. (Montana State University Bozeman Library). WorldCat record id: 154689919 Agassiz was born in Switzerland; taught at Neuchâtel from 1832 to 1845; and in 1846 moved to the United States to teach natural history at Harvard. Agassiz and his wife, Elizabeth Cabot Cary, spent 19 months in Brazil (1865-1866) to collect zoological specimens for the Har...

Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902

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Cartoonist, artist, lecturer, and later diplomat; of Morristown, N.J.; died in Ecuador while he was serving as American consul-general. From the description of Papers, 1850s-1900. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70939185 German-born American cartoonist; contributed to Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, New York Illustrated News, and Harper's Weekly; traveled to Europe in 1860; lived in New York City and Morristown, N.J.; appointed consul at Guayaquil, Ecuador in 1902 where...

Bellew, J. C. M. (John Chippendall Montesquieu), 1823-1874

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English author and public reader. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Kensington, to Mrs. Scarisbrick, 1871 Feb. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131579 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Ipswich, to an unidentified recipient, 1871 Feb. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131571 ...

Proctor, Richard A. (Richard Anthony), 1837-1888

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Astronomer, author and lecturer; best known for having drawn one of the earliest maps of Mars. Father of astronomer and lecturer Mary Proctor. From the description of Letter of Richard A. Proctor to to S.S. McClure, 1880 July 26. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 73692546 Epithet: astronomer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000706.0x00018c ...

Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851

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American author; resident of Cooperstown, N.Y. From the description of Manuscript fragment and portrait, [ca. 1832], [ca. 1850]. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 57008578 Virgil David was president of the Lawrenceville Lyceum in Western Pennsylvania. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cooperstown, N.Y., to Virgil David, n.p., 1836 July 21. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55822302 From the description of Au...

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...

Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

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Henry David Thoreau (b. July 12, 1817, Concord, Massachusetts-d. May 6, 1862, Concord, Massachusetts), American author, lecturer, naturalist, student of Native American artifacts and life, transcendentalist, land surveyor, and life-long resident of Concord, Massachusetts. He was an active opponent of slavery and a social critic. He graduated from Harvard College in 1837....

Stanley, Henry M. (Henry Morton), 1841-1904

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English explorer in Africa. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Congo River, to Robert Newton, the British Vice-Consul at Luanda, Angola, while "advancing to the interior" on an exploring expedition, 1880 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270574627 British explorer and author of THROUGH SOUTH AFRICA. From the description of Letter, 1899. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 38744855 British explorer. From the des...

Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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John Greenleaf Whittier was a wildly popular New England poet. A deeply committed and active abolitionist, he wrote many of his poems with a political agenda, although distinguished by an open-minded tolerance so often lacking in his fellow abolitionists. Although his works are somewhat marred by overtly political and overly sentimental works, the core of his output stands as fine, lyrical American verse. From the description of John Greenleaf Whittier letters, 1858 and 1876. (Pennsy...

Byron, George Gordon Byron, baron, 1788-1824

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British poet. From the description of George Gordon Byron, Baron Byron papers, 1812-1819. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452083 English Romantic poet and satirist. From the description of George Gordon Byron Collection, 1642-1968 (bulk 1798-1830). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145405980 Major George Gordon de Luna Byron, alias de Gibler, Spanish-born forger of British Romantic litera...

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...

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, 1806-1861

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning was an English poet and translator. Born on March 6, 1806, Barrett Browning became proficient in Greek, Latin, French, and other European languages. At the age of eleven she wrote a verse "epic" in four books of rhyming couplets, "The Battle of Marathon," which was privately printed in 1820 at her father's expense. She went on to write such works as "An essay on mind," "Sonnets from the Portuguese," and "Aurora Leigh." In September of 1846, she secretly marr...

Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

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Frederick Douglass, a former slave, was a noted lecturer, writer, abolitionist, and diplomat. From the description of Frederick Douglass letter to George W. Curtis, 1872 September 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50068315 Abolitionist, orator, journalist. From the description of Note, 1866 April 9. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29647750 From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to [P...

Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn, 1815-1881

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Dean of Westminster; historian. From the description of Autograph letters (6) only four of which have signatures : Westminster, to Prof. Knight, 1874 Jul. 7-1880 Jul. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580241 Dean of Westminster. From the description of Autograph letter signed : St. Petersburg, to Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1874 Jan. 21/Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575881 Dean of Westminster-Historian. From the description of Autogr...

Albert, Prince Consort, consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861

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Royal consort of Queen Victoria. From the description of Albert, Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, correspondence, 1853-1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423552 Places: England Title: Prince Consort of Queen Victoria British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000472.0x000032 ...

Ingelow, Jean, 1820-1897

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English poet and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : All Saints, Lewes, to Arthur Sullivan, 1868 Oct. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125503 Jean Ingelow was an English poet and novelist. From the description of Letter, n.d. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007454 Jean Ingelow, English poet and writer. From the description of Jean Ingelow manuscript material : 2 items [ca. 1880's-1890's] (New York Pub...

Hughes, Thomas, 1822-1896

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English reformer and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Old Square [London], to John Ruskin, 1866 Oct. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269516755 Thomas Hughes, English social reformer and children's writer, best known for his Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857). From the description of Thomas Hughes manuscript material : 2 items, 1871-1872 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430711041 From the guide to the Thomas Hughes man...

Furness, William Henry, 1802-1896

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William Henry Furness, Unitarian minister, was born 20 Apr. 1802 in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1825 Furness was ordained minister of the First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia. He became pastor emeritus of the congregation in 1875 and continued to preach occasionally until his death 30 Jan. 1896 in Philadelphia. Furness published numerous books on the New Testament, translated German poetry, and wrote original hymns. In the years before the Civil War, Furness tried to comprehend a Christian's dut...

Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879

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Anti-slavery advocate. From the description of Circular and letter, 1848 Jan. 21, Boston, to Rev. Mr. Russell, South Hingham. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 231311718 Abolitionist and reformer William Lloyd Garrison was founder of the Boston abolitionist paper, The Liberator, and the New England Anti-Slavery Society. From the description of Papers, 1835-1873 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007257 Abolitionist and lectur...

Fechter, Charles, 1824-1879

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English actor and dramatist of German origin. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : [London], 29 June 1864, to an unidentified recipient, 1864 June 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270576797 Epithet: actor and dramatist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000205.0x00002b Actor. Full name: Charles Albert Fechter. From the description of Charles Fechter letter, un...

Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884

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Wendell Phillips (born November 29, 1811, Boston, Massachusetts – died February 2, 1884, Boston, Massachusetts), orator and reformer, was one of the leaders of the abolitionist movement in Boston, Massachusetts, wrote frequently for William Lloyd Garrison's 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. ...

Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882

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Trollope was born on Apr. 24, 1815 in London, England; attended Winchester and Harrow; worked as a junior clerk in the General Post Office and was then transferred as a postal surveyor to Ireland; in 1859 he moved back to London, resigning from the civil service in 1867; stood unsuccessfully as a Liberal candidate for Parliament in 1868; became a novelist, known for his Barsetshire and Palliser series of novels, among others; individual novels include: Barchester Towers (1857), Can you forgive h...

Seguin, Zelda, d. 1914

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Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York and Chicago, to Elsie Leslie, 1889 Dec. 5 and 1890 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532629 From the description of Letters, 1858, 1887. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 56685372 Edwin Booth (1833-1893) was the son of Junius Brutus Booth, the great British tragedian, and the older brother of John Wilkes Booth; Edwin was best known for his Shakespearean roles. ...

Knight, Charles, 1791-1873

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British publisher and writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Carlton Villas [London], to John Forster, 1855 Oct. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270958677 Publisher and author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Messrs. Tyler and Reed, 1848 Feb. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270491100 Publisher and author Charles Knight was born at Windsor, and spent his youth apprenticed to his father, a bookseller and printe...

Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873

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Lytton was an English statesman and writer. From the description of Lithograph of Lord Lytton, circa 1800s-1870s. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367947106 Edward Bulwer Lytton, first Baron Lytton, writer and politician. From the description of Edward Bulwer Lytton manuscript material : 26 items, 1828-1872 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 718729173 From the guide to the Edward Bulwer Lytton manuscript material : 26 items, 1828-1872, (The New...

Bierstadt, Albert, 1830-1902

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Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) was a landscape painter from New York, N.Y. From the description of Albert Bierstadt letters, 1880-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233006971 Landscape painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Albert Bierstadt letters, 1880-1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557002 German-American painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to Hiram Powers, 1870 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat ...

Owen, Richard, 1804-1892

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Richard Owen was a comparative anatomist and palaeontologist. From the description of Letter from Richard Owen to Charles Léopold Laurillard to introduce John Gould, 1833 [manuscript]. [1833] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 277137992 Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons of London; authority on comparative anatomy, vertebrate paleontology and geology. From the description of Osteological contributions to the natural history of the chimpanzees (Tr...

Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905

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American actor. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Palm Beach, to Mrs. Sullivan, 1903 Feb. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489232 From the description of [Letter] 1893 Feb. 22 [to] Madame / J. Jefferson. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244251899 From the description of Letter, 1893. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155451408 From the description of Autograph letter signed : to Clancy and Reilly, 1880 Mar. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat reco...

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870

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Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000429.0x0002c9 English writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Office of All the Year Round, 26 Wellington Street, Strand, London, W.C., to Frederick Lehmann, 1863 Nov. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270125432 English novelist and publisher. From the description of ALS : Broadstairs, Kent, to Mr. Cullenford, 18...

Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885

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Victor Hugo, French poet, novelist and playwright. From the description of Victor Hugo collection, 1816-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702159680 From the description of Victor Hugo collection, 1816-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84010646 French writer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to M. Cassin, 1831 Dec. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 759121359 French poet, novelist, dramatist. ...

Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909

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Author and clergyman. From the description of Papers, 1750-1917. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122578272 American author and clergyman. From the description of Letter to Sydney Howard Gay [manuscript], 1877 June 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647847758 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Boston, to William Makepeace Thackeray, 1860 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270879281 Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909) ...

Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889

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Charles Mackay, Scots-born poet and writer. From the description of Charles Mackay manuscript material : 1 item, [ca. 1850's?] (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 726872907 Scottish poet. From the description of The primrose : autograph manuscript copy of the poem signed : Boston, 1858 May 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270609514 British journalist and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Richard B...

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...

Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

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Robert Burns, Scottish poet. From the guide to the Robert Burns manuscript material : 3 items, 1783-1794, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) Thomas Campbell owned the small estate of Pencloe in Glen Afton, about 2 mi. from New Cumnock Kirk. Cf. Lindsey, Burns Encyclopedia, 1980. From the description of Letter : New Cumnock to Monsr. Thomas Campbell, Pencloe, 1786 Aug. 19. (University of South Carolina). WorldC...

Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880

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Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880) was a German-born French composer and cellist of Jewish ancestry. He had a strong influence in popular music in Europe, and was one of the originators of the operetta, of which he wrote more than one hundred. His works were noted for their elements of satire and parody; two for which he is particularly known are the operetta Orpheus in the Underworld and the opera The Tales of Hoffman . From the guide to the Jacques Offenbach Letter, undated (after 1844)...

Bismarck, Otto, Fürst von, 1815-1898

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Chancellor of the German Empire. From the description of Papers, 1883. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17662127 ...

Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892

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The recipient was Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, daughter of Queen Victoria, with whom Tennyson had an extensive correspondence. From the description of Alfred Tennyson letter to Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, 1867 Oct. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754865322 British poet. From the description of Papers, 1831-1909. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20188602 Tennyson was Poet Laureate of England during much of the latter part of...

Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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Horace Greeley (1811-1872), American journalist, political leader, social reformer, and editor of the New York Tribune. In 1872 he received the Democratic Party's nomination for President. His New York herald was known for energetic reporting, moral standards, and intellectual appeal; its correspondents included Mark Twain, Bayard Taylor, Karl Marx, and Margaret Fuller, the first woman journalist on the staff of a major paper. He was a national figure, an innovative journalist, and influenced...

McMahon, Marie Edme Patrick Maurice, 1808-1893

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Neilson, Adelaide, 1848-1880

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Adelaide Neilson was an English Shakespearean actress. From the description of Miscellaneous manuscripts, n.d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155886279 Adelaide Neilson, on of the most popular and successful 19th century actresses was born in or near Leeds, Yorkshire, England. She was born out of wedlock and never knew her father. Her mother married a Mr. Bland and the family settled in Guiseley. The young Lizzie Ann (Miss ...

Argyll, George Douglas Campbell, duke of, 1823-1900

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George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll in the peerage of Scotland, and 1st Duke of Argyll in the peerage of the United Kingdom, politician and scientist. From the description of George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll manuscript material : 1 item, 1891 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 80786960 From the guide to the George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll manuscript material : 1 item, 1891, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collectio...

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. ...

Strauss, Johann, 1825-1899

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Composed 1854.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Nachtfalter Walzer, Op. 157 / Johann Strauss (the younger). [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 55503504 From the operetta in 3 acts with libretto by Josef Braun, "F. Zell" (pseudonym of Camillo Walzel), and Richard Genée after Victorien Sardou's comedy, Piccolino. Composed circa 1872. First performance Theater an der Wien, Vienna, 1 March 1873.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. F...

Sothern, Edwin Askew, 1830-

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Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873

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Epithet: of Add MS 37311 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000474.0x00006e John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) was a British philosopher known for his writings on social and political theory, particularly utilitarianism. From the guide to the John Stuart Mill Letters, 1851-1889, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) British philosopher. From the description...

Morse, Samuel Finley Breese, 1791-1872

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Painter, inventor; New York, N.Y. and London, England. From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122599940 From the description of Samuel Finley Breese Morse letter, 1845 Sept. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233007074 Author of account concerning deportation of 1100 workers and I.W.W. sympathizers from Bisbee to Columbus, N.M., July 12, 1917. From the description of The truth about Bisbee...

Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891

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Poet and author, Cornell University non-resident professor. From the description of James Russell Lowell letter and portrait, 1871 July 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 123412650 Lowell was an author, poet, editor, teacher, and diplomat. He edited The Atlantic Monthly, and with Charles Eliot Norton, The North American Review ; was professor of French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at Harvard; and U.S. minister to Spain and to England. Aldrich was ...

Webb, Matthew, 1848-1883

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Farragut David Glasgow, 1801-1870

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Union Civil War admiral from Tennessee. From the description of Letter, 1860 September 25, U.S. Steam Sloop Brooklyn, to Isaac Toucey, Washington, D.C. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 26186356 David Glasgow Farragut, U.S. Naval officer, was born in Campbell's Station, Tennessee on July 5, 1801. He is known for the taking of New Orleans in March 1862. He was then the first person to be commissioned to rear admiral in July 1862. He was victorious in the Battle o...

Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney), 1814-1882

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Unitarian minister; President, United States Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. From the description of Henry W. Bellows letters, 1861-1863. (Columbia University in the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 62754818 New York City resident and Unitarian clergyman. From the description of Letter, 1844. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 31526778 Henry Whitney Bellows (1814-1882) was born in Boston and received a B.A. from Harvard Colleg...

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...

Crabtree, Lotta, 1847-1924

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Lotta Crabtree was an American actress and theater producer. From the description of Papers, 1866-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81865873 From the guide to the Lotta Crabtree papers, 1866-1937., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Nov. 7, 1847 Charlotte (Lotta) Mignon Crabtree born N.Y.C. Sept. 25, 1924 ...

William I, German Emperor, 1797-1888

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Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874

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Massachusetts lawyer and U.S. Senator, 1851-1874. He was an ardent abolitionist who attacked the south in his "crime against Kansas" speech in 1856. Two days later he was assaulted in the Senate, receiving injuries that took him years to recover from. From the description of Letters, 1858-1869. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 55768315 Born in Boston, Mass., the U.S. statesman Charles Sumner studied law at Harvard and practiced law in his native ci...

Patti, Adelina, 1843-1919

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Adelina Patti was one of the most highly regarded opera singers of the 19th century. From the description of Adelina Patti letters, 1889-1891. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 269476576 Spanish-born soprano trained in New York City; by 1861 Adelina Patti was the leading operatic prima donna. In 1886 she married tenor Ernest Nicolini, who had sung opposite her in La traviata at her castle in Wales. He died in 1898. From the description of ALS, Yst...

Doré, Gustave, 1832-1883

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French illustrator and painter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to "Mon Cher Marechal", [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270525573 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Paris, to Harper & Brothers, 1882 June 4 and July 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270532865 Gustave Doré, French artist, engraver, and illustrator. From the guide to the Gustave Doré manuscript material : 1 item, 1871, (The New York ...

Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879

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American reformer and linguist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Birmingham, to [Freeman H. Morse], 1869 May 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131472 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Springfield, Massachusetts, to Freeman H. Morse, 1854 Jan. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270131738 From the description of Autograph letter signed : New Britain, Connecticut, to the Rev. W.H. Ward, 1873 Jan. 04. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 2...