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Found 10 collections related to American literature -- 19th century

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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
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
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
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Unfinished, unpublished manuscript of an allegorical tale by Robert Waln Jr., written ca. 1820 under the pseudonym Oliver Redallen.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
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
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
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
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
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