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Brook Farm Phalanx (West Roxbury, Boston, Mass.) 1
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Dial (Boston, Mass.). 1
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Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881 1
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Graham's Magazine 1
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Hale, Edward Everett, 1833-1909 -- Correspondence 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) — History — John Brown's Raid, 1859 — Juvenile Literature 1
Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871 -- Marriage 1
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Hoffman, Charles Fenno, 1806-1884 1
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Irish Americans -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Correspondence. 1
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Chamberlain, Mellen 3
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 -- Correspondence. 2
Abbott, Anderson Ruffin, 1832-1913 1
Adams, Abigail 1
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Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 -- Correspondence 1
Adams, John 1
Adams, John, 1735-1826 1
Alexander, Francesca, 1837-1917 1
Allen, William G., active 1849-1853 1
Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806 1
Bannister, Edward Mitchell, 1828-1901 1
Bond, Frederick Bligh, 1864-1945. 1
Boston Authors Club 1
Boston Public Library. West End Branch 1
Bridgetower, George Augustus Polgreen 1
Brown, Alice, 1857-1948. 1
Brown, John 1
Brown, John, 1800-1859 1
Byrne, Donn, 1889-1928 1
Byrne, Donn, 1889-1928. 1
Carey, Alice, 1820-1871 1
Carret, Adeline -- Correspondence. 1
Carret, Eliza H. -- Correspondence. 1
Carret, Maria -- Correspondence. 1
Carret, Theresa -- Correspondence. 1
Channing, W. H. (William Henry), 1810-1884 -- Correspondence. 1
Cleveland, Frank E. 1
Coker, Daniel, 1780-1846 1
Cole, Phyllis 1
Coletti, Joseph, 1898-1973--Archives 1
Coletti, Joseph, 1898-1973--Biography--Sources. 1
Coletti, Joseph, 1898-1973--Correspondence. 1
Coletti, Joseph, 1898-1973--Sources. 1
Coletti, Joseph, 1898-1973. 1
Connick, Charles J. (Charles Jay), 1875- 1
Cooling, Lois 1
Cooling, Lois. 1
Cram and Ferguson--Records (Documents) 1
Cram and Wentworth--Records (Documents) 1
Cram, Elizabeth Carrington Read, 1873-1943. 1
Cram, Goodhue, and Ferguson--Records (Documents) 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942--Correspondence. 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942--Literary art. 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942--Religion. 1
Cram, Ralph Adams, 1863-1942. 1
Cram, Ralph Wentworth, 1904-1973. 1
Cram, Wentworth, and Goodhue--Records (Documents) 1
Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898 1
Cuffe, Paul, 1759-1817 1
Cundall, Frank, 1858-1937 1
Curtis, George William, 1824-1892. 1
Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 1
Dickens, Charles 1
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Correspondence. 1
Dickinson, Emily 1
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Correspondence. 1
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Friends and associates. 1
Donn-Byrne, Dorothea. 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dwight, John Sullivan 1
Dwight, John Sullivan, 1813-1893 1
Edward Everett Hale 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Correspondence. 1
Fields, Annie, 1834-1915. 1
Forbes, Elizabeth H. (Mary Elizabeth Harley), 1865-1942 1
Forbes, George W. (George Washington), 1864-1927 1
Francis, Joseph Greene 1
Fuller, Margaret 1
Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850 -- Correspondence. 1
Gatty family. 1
Gatty, Alfred, 1813-1903. 1
Gatty, Alfred, Mrs., 1809-1873 -- Correspondence. 1
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924. 1
Grant, George F. (George Franklin), 1846-1910 1
Grant, Moses, 1785-1861 1
Griswold, Rufus, 1815-1897 1
Griswold, Rufus, W. 1
Guiney, Louise Imogen, 1861-1920. 1
Harding, Chester, 1792-1866. 1
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 1
Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody 1
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 1
Holmes, Oliver Wendell 1
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 1
Horton, George Moses, 1798?-approximately 1880 1
Howells, William Dean 1
Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920. 1
Howitt, Mary (Mary Botham), 1799-1888 1
Howitt, William, 1792-1879 1
Hoyle, Alexander Edward, 1881-1969. 1
James, William, 1842-1910. 1
Joseph Coletti 1
Judah, G. F. (George Fortunatus) 1
Kent, Charles William Mark, 1823-1902 1
Larcom, Lucy 1
Larcom, Lucy, 1824-1893 -- Correspondence. 1
Little, George Thomas, 1857-1915 1
Locke, Ada Elise -- Correspondence. 1
Lothrop Family 1
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Abigail Adams Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 229
Call Number: MS Am. 229
Abstract This collection contains 22 letters written by Abigail Adams (1744-1818). Twenty are to John Thaxter, Jr. (1755-1891). The others are to Isaac Smith Elbridge Gerry.
Dates: 1770-1785; Other: Date acquired: 05/18/1944

John Adams Papers

 Collection — Container: MS Adams
Call Number: MS Adams
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection that was created with letters from the Mellen Chamberlain, Americana, and English Civilization collections and contains 61 letters written by John Adams before he was President, primarily to Dr. Benjamin Rush. In addition, there are three letters written to Adams and 15 others either written about him or in which he is mentioned. In addition, there are 82 items that were removed from the inside of Adams's books (approximately 35 of those are notes written in...
Dates: 1764-1906

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

Brown, John -- Correspondence relating to John Brown and the raid on Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: MS E.5.1, pts. 1&2
Abstract This collection contains correspondence relating to the abolitionist John Brown (1800-1859), specifically the unsuccessful armed slave rebellion he led at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Of the 200 letters in the collection, 15 are written by Brown to his family, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, and Thomas Wentworth Higginson.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1847-1860; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1904

Donn Byrne Papers

 Collection — Container: MS Eng. 217
Call Number: MS Eng. 217
Scope and Contents This collection documents the personal life and professional career of Irish novelist Donn Byrne, 1889-1928. Also included is correspondence addressed to Dorothea Donn Byrne, which mostly discuss Donn Byrne's literary matters.
Dates: 1915-1932; Majority of material found in 1925-1928; Other: Date acquired: 10/28/1964

Charles Dickens Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Acc 29
Call Number: MS Acc 29
Abstract This collection contains twenty letters written by Charles Dickens (1812-1870), that either discuss a variety of subjects, such as the Tavistock House theatricals, financial help for orphans, or the 'Ragged School Movement', or provides insight into his personal life, including the health of his wife, the cadetship for one of his sons, and his brother-in-law’s funeral expenses.
Dates: 1839-1867; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1940

Joseph Coletti Papers

 Collection — Container: Papers
Call Number: 2015.001
Abstract Joseph A. Coletti was a sculptor active in Boston from the 1920s to the early 1970s. He was known for his religious sculpture, public monuments, portrait busts, and medals. Working first as an apprentice to sculptor John Evans and then as an assistant to painter John Singer Sargent, Coletti attended Harvard University (1919-1923) and studied sculpture at the American Academy in Rome. Coletti opened his studio in Boston in 1926 after traveling throughout Europe honing his craft. Much of his work...
Dates: 1919-1973; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1973

Ralph Adams Cram Papers

 Collection — Container: File cabinets
Call Number: FA 2015.01
Abstract Ralph Adams Cram (1863-1942) was an American ecclesiastical and collegial architect of the 20th century. The Cram collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, watercolors, sketches, journals, scrapbooks, printed materials, and photographs.
Dates: 1618-1997; Majority of material found within 1885-1949

Emily Dickinson Collection

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 1093
Call Number: MS Am. 1093
Abstract This collection contains approximately 70 letters and 43 poems sent by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) to Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823-1911). Also included are letters written between Thomas Wentworth Higginson and Mabel Loomis Todd regarding the publication of Dickinson’s poems.
Dates: 1859-1907; Majority of material found in 1862-1891

John Sullivan Dwight correspondence regarding Brook Farm

 Collection — Container: MS E.4.1
Call Number: MS E.4.1
Scope and Contents This collection contains thirty-two letters written to John Sullivan Dwight between 1840-1848 and cover a variety of subjects including George Ripley’s (1802-1880) resignation from the Purchase Street church in 1840; Sophia Ripley’s (1803-1861) description of early life on the Farm; Albert Brisbane’s (1809-1890) comments of the progress of associationism; the future prospects of the community after the Phalanstery fire; and William Henry Channing’s (1810-1884) thoughts about the future of the...
Dates: 1840-1848

George W. Forbes Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS Am.282
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence sent to George W. Forbes, as well as typescript drafts of 18 biographies of eminent Black historical figures that Forbes had compiled for his unpublished book.
Dates: 1900-1936

Joseph Greene Francis Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS 5045
Call Number: MS 5045
Scope and Contents This collection includes nine letters from Joseph Greene Francis to Dorothy McMichael Collins written between 1915 and 1925. Topics in the letters include reminiscence of time spent in Maine with Collins.

Also included in the collection is bibliographic material on Joseph Greene Francis, his obituary, background on Francis by Mary Paranchych, and a photograph of Dorothy McMichael Collins taken in 1990.
Dates: 1915-2010; Majority of material found in 1915-1925; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/2010

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

Moses Grant, Jr. Correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Call Number: MS Ch. M.2.2, pt. 2
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence and documents dating from 1812-1862 of Moses Grant, Jr. (1785-1861), a paper dealer from Boston, Massachusetts.  Subjects covered include paper orders, the temperance movement, and Grant’s philanthropy.
Dates: 1812-1862; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1893

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

Edward Everett Hale Collection

 Collection — Container: MS 7373
Call Number: MS 7373
Abstract This collection dates from 1852-1908 and contains correspondence, documents, and photographs of Edward Everett Hale (1822-1909), the Unitarian minister, author, and philanthropist.
Dates: 1852-1908; Majority of material found in 1880-1908; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2014

Chester Harding Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Am 1102
Call Number: MS Am. 1102
Abstract The collection contains eighteen letters dating from 1820-1867 that were either written to or about Charles Harding (1792-1866), the American portrait painter. They concern social introductions, his portraits, and his book My Egotistography.
Dates: 1820-1867; Acquisition: 1969-02

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

Thomas Wentworth Higginson Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS P.91.37
Call Number: MS P.91.37
Scope and Contents Of the 159 letters in this collection, many deal with abolition, women’s suffrage, and literature. Correspondents include abolitionists, writers, and suffragettes such as Lydia Maria Child, Sarah Orne Jewett, Louise Chandler Moulton, Harriet Spofford, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward, Anne Whitney, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Also included is correspondence from Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, and Abby Kelley Foster.  In addition, there are letters from Una Hawthorne and Rose...
Dates: 1848-1909; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1910

Oliver Wendell Holmes Correspondence

 Collection — Container: MS Am. 1303
Call Number: MS Am. 1301
Scope and Contents This collection contains 29 letters from Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) to various correspondents, dating from 1852-1892.  Primary recipients are Phineas Barnes and Clara Barnes Martin, friends of Holmes who write about personal and family matters. Other letters pertain to Holmes’ literary endeavors and reminiscence of Beverly Farms, Massachusetts.  Also included are letters to James T. Fields and Bram Stoker.
Dates: 1852-1892; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1939