Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame family papers, 1810-1922.

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Burlingame, Anson, 1820-1870. Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame family papers, 1810-1922.

Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame family papers, 1810-1922.

Correspondence, diaries, commissions, printed matter, maps, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers primarily of Anson Burlingame and Edward L. Burlingame, father and son. Includes papers of Anson's wife, Jane Cornelia Livermore Burlingame, and her parents, Isaac Livermore and Eunice H. Livermore. Subjects include Anson's service as U.S. minister to China and Edward's editorship at Scribner's. Includes commissions from President Abraham Lincoln; and letters from and material relating to William Henry Seward and Charles Sumner. Also includes letters or autographs of individuals such as William Cullen Bryant, Richard Henry Dana, John A. Dix, Gustave Doré, George du Maurier, Jessie Benton Frémont, John Charles Frémont, Henry James, Rudyard Kipling, Francis Lieber, Horace Mann, Edwin Markham, George Meredith, Thomas Nast, Theodore Parker, Ernest Thompson Seton, Mark Twain, Edith Wharton, and Owen Wister.

550 items.4 containers.1.6 linear feet.

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