Nathaniel Hawthorne collection, 1800-1919.

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Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Nathaniel Hawthorne collection, 1800-1919.

Nathaniel Hawthorne collection, 1800-1919.

The Hawthorne collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Series I, Owen Franklin Aldis Gift, is organized into three subseries: Correspondence, Writings, and Other Papers. Correspondence consists of letters from Hawthorne to others, including the reverend George Ripley and the publisher Ticknor and Fields, as well as a third party letter from Hawthorne's son Julian. There is one corrected and bound holograph manuscript of Hawthorne's Doctor Grimshawe's Secret in the hand of Julian Hawthorne. Series II, Norman Holmes Pearson Gift, is organized into three subseries: Correspondence, Writings, and Other Material. Hawthorne's outgoing correspondence is personal and professional in nature. Noteworthy correspondents include Hawthorne's daughter Una, English merchants Francis Bennoch and Henry Arthur Bright, Delia Bacon, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Franklin Pierce, Hiram Powers, and Charles Sumner. Incoming correspondence consists chiefly of letters from literary acquaintances, such as Mary Howitt, James Russell Lowell, Herman Melville, Donald Grant Mitchell, and William Wetmore Story. Writings includes several Hawthorne manuscripts and one holograph manuscript by Franklin Pierce. Other Material includes a commission for an armed ship bearing the signature of President John Adams. Series III, Material from Other Sources, is organized into two subseries: Correspondence and Other Material. There are several letters from Hawthorne to others, including one to Horace Mann, two engravings, and a bronze plaque by Ringel d'Illzach.

2.71 linear ft. (4 boxes) + 2 art objects (in 1 box)

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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 ...

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...

Mann, Horace, 1796-1859

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Educator and innovator of the public school system in the United States. From the description of Letter, 1844, Feb. 26, Boston, [Mass.?] to "My dear sister" [i.e. Mrs. Rebecca Pennelf], Wrentham, Mass. (Fisk University). WorldCat record id: 39863863 American educator and social reformer. From the description of Autograph entry signed : Salem, Ohio, 1856 Mar. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639351466 U.S. representative from Massachusetts, reformer, co...

Mitchell, Donald Grant, 1822-1908

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Donald Grant Mitchell, essayist and novelist, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, graduated from Yale College in 1841 and, after serving abroad briefly as U.S. consul in Venice, Italy, from 1853 to 1854, settled near New Haven, Connecticut. Mitchell wrote literary criticism, travel literature, and volumes of essays on rural themes, including Reveries of a Bachelor (1850), My Farm of Edgewood: A Country Book (1863), and Rural Studies (1867). Other works include the novel Doctor Johns (1866), About ...

Hawthorne, Julian, 1846-1934

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Son of American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne was also a writer of short stories and novels. From the description of Essays : manuscripts, undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612756082 Second child and only son of Nathaniel and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, Julian Hawthorne was a writer of reviews, articles, and late 19th century American popular fiction. From the description of ALS, 1886 September 16 : Sag Harbor, N.Y., to J.D. Holmes...

Hawthorne, Una, 1844-1877

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Daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to "Aunt Lizzie" [Elizabeth Palmer Peabody], 1865 May 16 and [no year] Apr. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270475708 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bayswater, to "My own dear Auntie", 1872 Apr. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270465836 Una Hawthorne was the eldest daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne. From the de...

Bacon, Delia Salter, 1811-1859

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Delia Salter Bacon (b. February 2, 1811, Tallmadge, Ohio-d. September 2, 1859, Hartford, Connecticut), American author and lecturer. She advanced the theory that Shakespeare's plays were the work of Francis Bacon in her book The Philosophy of the Plays of Shakespeare Unfolded (1857)....

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891

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Herman Melville (b. Aug. 1, 1819, NY, NY–d. Sept. 28, 1891, NY, NY) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. His best known works include Typee (1846) and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851). His writing draws on his experience at sea as a common sailor, exploration of literature and philosophy, and engagement in the contradictions of American society in a period of rapid change. He developed a complex, baroque style; the vocabulary is rich and or...

Adams, John, 1735-1826

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John Adams (1735-1826) was the second president of the United States, born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. He served as defense counsel for British soldiers accused of Boston Massacre in 1770; as delegate to Continental Congress from 1774 to 1778; as member of committee charged with drafting Declaration of Independence in 1776; as congressional commissioner to France from 1778 to 1779; as minister to United Provinces in 1780; and negotiated a loan from Dutch bankers in 1782. Adams join...

Bright, Henry Arthur, 1830-1884

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Epithet: shipowner British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000629.0x000121 English merchant and author. From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : mostly Liverpool, to Mrs. Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1860 Sept. 8-1865 Nov. 7 and [no year] Sept. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134470 ...

Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888

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Mary Howitt, née Botham, English writer and translator. From the description of Mary Howitt manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1828? (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430350254 Writer of children's stories and other works, who often wrote with her husband, William Howitt. From the description of Letters, 1835-1854. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122295254 English author. From the description of Papers, 1832-...

Powers, Hiram, 1805-1873

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American sculptor. From the description of Horatio Nelson Powers letter to the Rev. W. Ware [manuscript], no year August 12. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647997942 From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : Florence, to Bayard Taylor, 1845 Oct. 9 and 1846 Feb. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618884 Sculptor; United States and Italy. From the description of Hiram Powers letters, 1852 Apr. 4-Dec. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat r...

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 ...

Story, William Wetmore, 1819-1895

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William Wetmore Story was born in Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1840, left the United States in 1847 and spent the rest of his life in Rome. There he began his career as a sculptor, working mostly in marble. From the description of Letters sent, 1860, 1875. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77798425 American expatriate William Wetmore Story had talent and success in diverse pursuits. After graduating from Harvard, he practised law in Bo...

Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869

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Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) was the 14th President of the United States (1853-1857). Prior to his presidency he served in both the House of Representatives (1833-1837) and the Senate (1837-1842) as a legislator from New Hampshire. Although a Northerner, he sympathized with the Southern cause during the American Civil War and was good friends with Jefferson Davis....

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...

Bennoch, Francis, 1812-1890

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British poet and businessman. From the description of Correspondence, 1838-1886. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233127263 English businessman. From the description of Papers, 1839-1890. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 28409538 Francis Bennoch (1818-1890) was a London buisnessman and silk merchant. He was also a patron of the arts and literature. From the description of Letters, 1837-1886. (Huntington L...

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...

Ticknor and Fields.

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Ticknor and Fields. From the description of Account book, 1858-1859. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191276975 Ticknor and Fields of Boston, Massachusetts was the premier "literary" publishing house in the United States during the middle years of the nineteenth century. Ticknor and Fields originated in the firm of Allen and Ticknor established in 1832. The partners in Ticknor and Fields were William D. Ticknor (one of the partners in Allen and Ticknor) an...