Autograph file, B, ca. 1500-1976.

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Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851. Autograph file, B, ca. 1500-1976.

Autograph file, B, ca. 1500-1976.

The Autograph File is a collection of items received singly or in small groups from various sources at various times, and autograph collections, such as that of Evert J. Wendell, which were not kept together as a distinct collection. Items in this portion of the Autograph File include letters from Joanna Baillie, Charles Baudelaire, Hector Berlioz, Frederic Mayer Bird, Bishop Phillips Brooks, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, William Jennings Bryan, and Aaron Burr. There are also compositions and letters of Honoré de Balzac, Sir James Matthew Barrie, Henry Ward Beecher, Julius Bing, the Bonaparte family, the Brontë family, William Cullen Bryant, Robert Burns, and Lord Byron, among other.

24 boxes (12 linear ft.)

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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....

Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925

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William Jennings Bryan (March 19, 1860 – July 26, 1925) was an American orator and politician from Nebraska. Beginning in 1896, he emerged as a dominant force in the Democratic Party, running three times as the party's nominee for President of the United States in the 1896, 1900, and 1908 elections. He also served in the United States House of Representatives and as the United States Secretary of State under Woodrow Wilson. Just before his death, he gained national attention for attacking the te...

Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836

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Aaron Burr Jr. (February 6, 1756 – September 14, 1836) was an American politician and lawyer. A Founding Father, he served as the third vice president of the United States during President Thomas Jefferson's first term from 1801 to 1805. His role in helping form the nation, however, would be overshadowed when he killed fellow Founding Father Alexander Hamilton in an 1804 duel. The duel led to the collapse of Burr's political career and tarnished his legacy in American history. Burr was born t...

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...

Berlioz, Hector, 1803-1869

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Hector Berlioz was a French composer. From the description of Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626765 From the guide to the Letter : from M. Berlioz, Paris, to Monsieur Busset, ingénieur, Dijon, Côte d'Or, 1836 Oct. 9, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) French composer, 19th century. From the description of Autograph letter signed...

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...

Baillie, Joanna, 1762-1851

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Epithet: of Add MS 35118 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000677.0x0000cd Baillie was a Scottish poet and dramatist. Norton (1786-1853) graduated from Harvard College in 1804, taught sacred literature as a professor, and authored numerous works on religious topics. From the description of Letters to Andrews Norton, 1827-1850. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84429823 From the guide ...

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

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Abolitionist; orator; pastor of Plymouth Church, 1847-1887. From the description of Papers, [ca.1847]-1937, 1847-1887 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155459715 American Congregational clergyman, lecturer, reformer, and author. From the guide to the Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1851-1896, n.d, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Congregationalist minister. From the description of Sermon notes, [n.d.], 1893, 18...

Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850

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French author. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.] to [Alphonse] Lamartine, 1840 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270875523 Honoré de Balzac was a prolific French 19th century novelist best known for his multi-volume work, La comédie humaine. From the description of Honoré de Balzac letter to monsieur, 1843 December 31. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40526434 Honeré de Balzac was a French nov...

Brontë family.

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Bonaparte, Jérôme Napoléon, 1805-1870

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Son of Jérôme Bonaparte (1784-1860) and nephew of Napoleon. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Cambridge, to his grandfather, William Patterson, 1823 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270870372 Eldest son of Jerome Bonaparte and Elizabeth Patterson. From the guide to the JŽr™me NapolŽon Bonaparte letter to C. E. Lester and Edwin Williams, 1852, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

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...

Bonaparte, François-Charles-Joseph, Herzog von Reichstadt, 1811-1832

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Son of Napoleon I. From the description of Autograph translation of a portion of Caesar and other historical exercises, 1828 Mar. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535983 From the description of Autograph copying book of letters and other writings, 1829 Dec.-1830 Jan. (Morgan Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 81020997 From the description of Autograph signature to military report, 1830 Jan. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270535578 ...

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...

Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893

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Brooks was an Episcopal clergyman. He was rector of Trinity Church, Boston (1868-1893) and bishop of Massachusetts (1891-1893). From the description of Sermons and lectures, 1858-1891. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81069474 From the description of Correspondence and compositions, 1831-1901 and undated. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390105 From the description of Papers, 1832-1892. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122575025 ...

Barrie, J.M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937

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James Matthew Barrie (1860-1937) was a playwright and novelist who is chiefly remembered as the creator of Peter Pan. Barrie was born in Scotland and moved to London in 1885 where he would reside for the remainder of his life. His first successful novel, Auld licht idylls, was published in 1888 and Barrie continued to write fictional and autobiographical tales until the late 1890s. In 1897 Barrie became focused on writing for the theatre, producing Peter Pan, the boy who wouldn't grow up, in 190...

Baudelaire, Charles, 1821-1867

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Charles Baudelaire is widely regarded as one of the best French poets of the 19th century; he also wrote art criticism and translated the tales of Edgar Allan Poe. From the description of Charles Baudelaire letters, 1859-1863. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40526418 French poet and art critic. From the description of Letter : to Paul Chenavard, Paris. 1863 Nov. 25. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81339728 ...

Bing, Julius

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Bird, Frederic Mayer, 1838-1908

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Clergyman and editor. From the description of Frederic Mayer Bird papers, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450672 Lutheran and Episcopal clergyman, hymnologist, and editor. From the description of Frederic Mayer Bird scrapbook, circa 1880-1890. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517448 Epithet: Professor of Psychology Lehigh University Pennsylvania British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc...