James Thomas Fields collection of autographs and portraits of distinguished women, 1814-1907.

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Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881,. James Thomas Fields collection of autographs and portraits of distinguished women, 1814-1907.

James Thomas Fields collection of autographs and portraits of distinguished women, 1814-1907.

Chiefly letters to James T. Fields, his wife Annie Adams Fields, and Ticknor and Fields from American and European authors, actresses, and aristocrats, including Empress Joséphine, Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot, and Hester Piozzi, among others. Many letters also include portrait engravings and manuscript poems.

3 boxes (1 linear ft.)

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Piozzi, Hester Lynch, 1741-1821

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Hester Lynch Thrale (born Hester Lynch Salusbury and after her second marriage, Hester Lynch Piozzi ) was a British diarist, author, and patron of the arts. Her diaries and correspondence are an important source of information about Samuel Johnson and eighteenth-century life. From the description of Autograph poem, unsigned, an adaptation of Francis Fawkes's "An Autumnal Ode, " no date [paper watermarked 1813]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864928 From the description of...

Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814,

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Born Marie Josephe Rose Tascher de la Pagerie on the island of Martinique, she was married to Alexandre, Vicomte de Beauharnais in 1779. He was guillotined in 1794. She was introduced to Napoleon Bonaparte in 1795 and married him in 1796. He made her his empress in 1804, but divorced her in 1810. She retired to Malmaison, her country home, where she died in 1814. From the description of [Letters] / Josephine. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 171160047 ...

Eliot, George, 1819-1880

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Born Mary Ann Evans in 1819, George Eliot was the daughter of a land agent who managed estates in the rural midlands, a formative experience that gave her an insight into country society that later greatly influenced and enriched her first works of fiction. At different times of her life, she also spelled her name as Mary Anne, Marian, and Marianne, adopting the pen-name of Eliot only after her first work of fiction was published in 1857. Eliot was brought up in a narrow...

Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855

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Charlotte Brontë (b. April 21, 1816, Thornton, Yorkshire, England–d. March 31, 1855, Haworth, Yorkshire, England), English novelist and poet, the eldest of the three Brontë sisters. She first published her works, including Jane Eyre, under the pen name Currer Bell.Charlotte Brontë, English writer best known as the author of Jane Eyre. From the description of Charlotte Brontë manuscript material : 7 items, 1830-1854 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76838527 En...

Fields, Annie, 1834-1915

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Annie Adams Fields was an author and charity worker, the wife of the Boston publisher James T. Fields. From the description of Papers pertaining to the estate of Annie Adams Fields, 1846-1935. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 86143813 From the guide to the Papers pertaining to the estate of Annie Adams Fields, 1846-1935., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Eighteen letters written by Annie Adams Fields between the years 1882 and...

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...

Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

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James Thomas Fields, American publisher and author, was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1817. At the age of 17, he went to Boston to clerk in a booksellers shop. While clerking, he often wrote for newspapers and in 1839 he became junior partner in the publishing and bookselling firm known after 1846 as Ticknor and Fields, and after 1868 as Fields, Osgood & Company. He was the publisher of several prominent contemporary American and British writers. Besides just publishing the authors, h...