Found 17 collections related to American literature -- 19th century

Blacque, Valentine Alexander
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 311
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Valentine Alexander Blacque was a businessman and author. Collection consists of letters from illustrators, literary friends and others, relating to Blacque's books. Correspondents include Edwin A. Abbey, Austin Dobson, Kate Greenaway, William... more
Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (Bronx, New York, N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 892
3 linear feet (4 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, owned by the City of New York, has been open as a museum since 1917. Poe lived in the cottage, located in the Bronx, N.Y., from 1846 until his death in 1849. It was declared an official city landmark in 1966 and has... more
Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1540
.31 linear feet (1 box)
Incomplete manuscript of the unpublished novel Elspeth Dynor, pages 2-50, 220-406, and 408-566
Waln, Robert Jr., 1794-1825
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3209
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Unfinished, unpublished manuscript of an allegorical tale by Robert Waln Jr., written ca. 1820 under the pseudonym Oliver Redallen. Waln was the son of Robert Waln (1765-1836), who represented Pennsylvania in the United States House of... more
Johnson, Laura Winthrop, 1824-1889
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1573
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Laura Winthrop Johnson (1825-1889) was an American author. Collection consists of Johnson's correspondence, poems and newsclippings. Correspondence concerns family affairs, literary matters, travel in Europe, and current events.
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1524
15 linear feet (25 boxes, 10 v.); 7 microfilm reels
Washington Irving (1783-1859), the American author, wrote his first popular work, A History of New York, under the pseudonym Diedrich Knickerbocker. He continued to write stories and essays which made him the outstanding figure in American... more
Winthrop, Theodore, 1828-1861
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3363
2.6 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 volume)
Theodore W. Winthrop (1828-1861) was an American author who wrote travel books and books about art and poetry. He served in the N.Y. militia and was killed in Virginia in the U.S. Civil War. Collection consists of Winthrop's correspondence,... more
Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2891
.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Richard Henry Stoddard (1825-1903) was an American poet, author, editor, and literary critic. He worked as a customs inspector and in the Dept. of Docks in New York City; then as literary reviewer for the New York World from 1871 to 1876; city... more
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2441
.75 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Edgar Allan Poe was an American author, poet, and critic. The collection contains a holograph manuscript of the poem "Eulalie," a roll manuscript of "Thou Art the Man," fragments of extracts of periodical criticism, an undated fragment on... more
Stephens, Ann S. (Ann Sophia), 1810-1886
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2871
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Ann Sophia Winterbotham Stephens (1810-1886) was an American author and associate editor of the magazine Ladies Companion. She published over twenty-five historical romances and domestic novels. Collection contains correspondence, writings,... more
Hellman, George S. (George Sidney), 1878-1958
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1376
24 linear feet (50 boxes, 17 v.)
George Sidney Hellman (1878-1958), American author and editor, was a rare book, manuscript and art dealer and collector in New York City. He amassed collections of his own and helped secure major acquisitions for the Pierpont Morgan Library. He... more
Holland, J. G. (Josiah Gilbert), 1819-1881
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1419
1.8 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 v., 1 package)
Josiah Gilbert Holland (1819-1881) was an American author, journalist and editor. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, papers concerning Abraham Lincoln, and family records. Materials include manuscripts of Holland's books, Arthur... more
Smith, Elizabeth Oakes Prince, 1806-1893
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2780
1.7 linear feet (3 boxes, 2 v.); 2 microfilm reels
Elizabeth Oakes Prince Smith (1806-1893) was an author, lyceum lecturer and early activist on behalf of women's rights. Her writings included novels, poetry, children's books, plays, essays, stories, and articles for newspapers and magazines. She... more
Madigan, Thomas F., 1891-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1831
2.7 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts and documents of literary and historical interest. Items include letters, 1840-1872, written by Horace Greeley and some travel journals, 1809-1861, and personal narratives. Also, photostats,... more
Duyckinck family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 873
32.7 linear feet (82 boxes, 60 volumes, 2 oversized folders)
Evert Augustus Duyckinck (1816-1878) and his brother George Long Duyckinck (1823-1863) were biographers, editors of The Literary World between 1848 and 1853, and editors and publishers of the Cyclopedia of American... more
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1154
22 linear feet (46 boxes)
Richard Watson Gilder (1844-1909), American poet and editor, served as editor-in-chief of Scribner's Monthly and its successor The Century Illustrated Monthly. He was active in many civic improvement and public service organizations. Collection... more
Century Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 504
63.42 linear feet (151 boxes)
The Century Company published the Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, which was widely regarded as the best general periodical of its time, performing a role as cultural arbiter during the 1880s and 1890s. It was... more
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