Found 15 collections related to Poets, American -- 19th century

Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4623
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Lydia Huntley Sigourney, born Lydia Howard Huntley, was a 19th century American poet and educator. Her letters discuss social engagements; the education of young ladies in Connecticut; books of interest or purchased; and matters relating to the... more
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4624
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters sent and received by American poet, novelist, and historian William Gilmore Simms between 1835 and 1854, chiefly concerning social matters and engagements; and the writing and publication of his work. Correspondents include fellow writers... more
Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4630
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and an emended typescript draft of "Poe, Cooper, and the Hall of Fame" written by American poet, critic, and essayist Edmund Clarence Stedman. Letters mainly discuss literature, literary criticism, editorial matters, and social engagements.
Clark, Willis Gaylord, 1808-1841
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4202
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Willis Gaylord Clark (1808-1841) was an American poet, and the twin brother of editor Lewis Gaylord Clark. Willis Gaylord Clark (1808-1841) was an American poet, and the twin brother of editor Lewis Gaylord Clark. The papers consist predominantly... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 555
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4261
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813-1892) was an American writer, artist, and Unitarian minister. The papers consist of a small quantity of correspondence, poems, and financial documents. Correspondence is predominantly outgoing and pertains to both... more
Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4556
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters and poems of American editor, poet, and songwriter, George Pope Morris. Letters relate chiefly to a falling out between Morris and James Watson Webb, and to the business of publishing. An emended manuscript draft of his poem "The... more
Percival, James Gates, 1795-1856
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4576
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
One folder of letters to American poet and geologist James Gates Percival from Jeremy L. Cross, Eliakim Littell, Lemuel Shattuck, Charles Upham Shepard, and Charles Bowen, mainly regarding publication of his poems and social engagements; and... more
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4452
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894) was an American physician and poet. The miscellany includes brief notes regarding speaking engagements, requests for autographs, acknowledgments of gifts received, and other social matters; and several... more
Longfellow, Henry W. (Henry Wadsworth), 1895-1986
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4527
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Letters written by American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to various friends, colleagues, and publishers, including Lewis Pennell, Evert Augustus Duyckinck, James Thomas Fields, and Carey & Hart. Letters discuss publication of his work; books... more
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4526
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Brief letters from American poet James Russell Lowell to Henry Joseph Gardner, H. A. P.Torrey, and others, largely pertaining to engagements and other social matters. One letter to Mrs. Merritt (possibly painter Anna Lea Merrit) is written in... more
Bieber, Albert A. (Albert Aloysius), 1888-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 298
.25 linear feet (1 box)
Albert Aloysius Bieber was a book dealer located successively in New York City, West Hoboken, Jersey City, and Manasquan, New Jersey. These papers include letters from customers (including bibliographers, collectors, authors, college professors,... more
Ford, Emily Ellsworth (Fowler), 1826-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1038
6.34 linear feet (16 boxes)
Emily Ellsworth (Fowler) Ford was an educated nineteenth-century women who wrote prolifically from adolescence until her death in 1893. Her work was published in a variety of contemporary literary journals, magazines, and newspapers. She was the... more
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4676
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of autograph correspondence and documents written by American poet and author Walt Whitman, 1867-1888 and undated, and a mounted photograph portrait by George C. Cox, signed and dated by Whitman, 1887 September.... more
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4677
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1882) was an American poet, journalist and abolitionist. The collection consists of autograph letters written to various parties regarding literary, political and personal matters; autograph verses signed; and... more
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