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Carey, Alice, 1820-1871 1
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Fields, Annie, 1834-1915. 1

Boston Authors Club Records

 Collection — Container: MS BAC
Call Number: MS BAC
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence which document the activities of the Boston Authors Club from 1907-1947. Official records consist of annual reports (1940-1944), election ballots (1921-1932), editorial and membership committees (1224-1938), meeting minutes (1919-1947) and statement of agreement of association (1907; 1958). The responses from Boston authors to Thomas Wentworth Higginson’s idea in 1887 of forming a club and tributes to Harriet Beecher Stowe are included as are brochures,...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1887-1972; Other: Date acquired: 06/00/1966

Margaret Fuller Papers

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 1450
Call Number: MS Am. 1450
Abstract This collection contains approximately 154 letters, poems, fragments, and journal extracts written by Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) from 1837-1850. Also included is correspondence regarding Thomas Wentworth's biography of Fuller.

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Dates: 1837-1884

Rufus W. Griswold Papers

 Collection — Container: MS Gris.
Call Number: MS Gris.
Abstract This collection contains the letters of Rufus Griswold (1815-1857), editor of Graham’s Magazine and publisher of American literature and poetry in the mid 19th century.  The letters document his relationships – both professional and personal – with his contemporaries.  Most notable is the correspondence between Griswold and Edgar Allan Poe.
Dates: 1834-1857; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1900

Sophia Hawthorne correspondence with James and Annie Fields

 Collection — Container: MS C.1.11
Call Number: MS C.1.11
Abstract This collection contains approximately 251 letters written to James Thomas Fields (1817-1881), the publisher and friend of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), and his wife Annie Adams Fields (1834-1915), between the years 1851-1904 by members of the Hawthorne family and they document both the personal and professional nature of their relationship.
Dates: 1851-1904

Lucy Larcom Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Acc 591
Call Number: MS Acc 591
Abstract Throughout the seventy letters to her friend Ada Elise Locke, American writer Lucy Larcom (1824-1893) discusses her work, love of nature, and Christian beliefs. Larcom also includes details of the sermons she heard preached by Phillips Brooks (1835-1893) at Trinity Church in Boston, Massachusetts, and mentions her friendship with John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892).
Dates: 1879-1893

Celia Thaxter correspondence with Annie Fields

 Collection — Container: MS C.1.38
Call Number: MS C.1.38
Abstract The majority of letters in this collection of correspondence of American author and poet Celia Thaxter (1835-1894) are addressed to the American writer Annie Fields (1834-1915) and document Thaxter's daily life. The letters cover a number of subjects including family and domestic life, gardening, writing projects, her experiences with Spiritualism as well as visits with, and discussions of, the notable writers, artists, musicians and spiritualists of her day.
Dates: 1869-1893