Papers concerning Lafcadio Hearn, 1877-1933.


Papers concerning Lafcadio Hearn, 1877-1933.

Includes letters from Hearn to New Orleans newspaper editor Page M. Baker, correspondence between Hearn and Krehbiel, compositions by Hearn on Creole culture, and translations of Creole folk songs prepared by Hearn for Krehbiel. There are also letters to Tinker concerning Hearn as well as clippings, photographs, and a scrapbook about Hearn, among other items.

5 boxes 1 v. (3 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 8309966

Houghton Library

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Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904 (person)

Teacher at the government college at Kumato. From the description of Letters, 1893-1894. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122442926 American author noted for his writings on Japan. From the description of Letter, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367407866 Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), Victorian romantic writer, was born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn of Irish-Greek parentage. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1869 from Europe and in...

Krehbiel, Henry Edward, 1854-1923 (person)

American critic and writer on music. From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : New York, 18 April [n.y., 1915 or later], to Mr. [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1928 July 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270578972 ...

Tinker, Edward Larocque, 1881-1968 (person)

Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) was a writer, translator, and teacher who wrote about New Orleans, the United States and is most well known for introducing the culture and literature of Japan to the West. Hearn spent ten years in New Orleans collecting songs for ethnomusicologist Henry Edward Krehbiel. Edward Laroque Tinker was a writer and a philanthropist who was interested in Hearn and wrote Lafcadio Hearn's American days (1924). From the guide to the Papers concerning Lafcadio Hearn, ...

Baker, Page M. (Page Mercer), 1840-1910 (person)