Authors, American -- 19th century -- Correspondence
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — 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
Collection — 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.
Collection — 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).
Collection — 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.