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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow collection of papers

Title
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow collection of papers, 1826-1901 bulk (1833-1882)
Author
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.
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208 items.
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Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet, novelist, essayist, and translator.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. Previous owners include , Tristram Coffin, [--?] Fayerweather, Frank Fletcher, John Gribbel, Edmund C. Stedman, Henry W. and Albert A. Berg, W. T. H. Howe, and Owen D. Young.
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Berg Coll MSS Longfellow
Author
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.
Title
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow collection of papers, 1826-1901 bulk (1833-1882)
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, a journal entry for March 2, 1840, portraits, and pictorial works. The manuscripts include poems and portions of poems, essays, and notes for works by the author, as well as poems relating to the author by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, Richard Henry Stoddard, and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
The correspondence consists of letters from the author, dating from 1826 to 1882, to William S. Appleton, Sarah Perkins Cleveland, Ferdinand Freiligrath, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving, James R. Osgood, William W. F. Synge, R. S. Voorhis, Walt Whitman, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from [1856?] to 1901, between various correspondents, including Eliza Callahan Cleveland, James T. Fields, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Anne Sophia Longfellow, Samuel Longfellow, and others. There are letters to Longfellow from Louis Agassiz, Henry Russell Cleveland, Cornelius Conway Felton, Bayard Taylor, and John Greenleaf Whittier, dating from 1836 to1873.
Biography
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet, novelist, essayist, and translator.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Local Note
Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
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Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873.
Appleton, William S. (William Sumner), 1840-1903.
Cleveland, Eliza Callahan.
Cleveland, Henry R. (Henry Russell), 1808-1843.
Cleveland, Sarah Perkins, 1818-1893.
Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge, 1832-1898.
Felton, C. C. (Cornelius Conway), 1807-1862.
Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881.
Freiligrath, Ferdinand, 1810-1876.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894.
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859.
Longfellow, Anne Sophia.
Longfellow, Samuel, 1819-1892.
Osgood, James R. (James Ripley), 1836-1892.
Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896.
Synge, W. W. Follett (William Webb Follett), 1826-1891.
Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892.
Berg, Albert Ashton, 1872-1950. Former owner
Berg, Henry W., 1858-1938. Former owner
Coffin, Tristram, 1838?-1924. Former owner
Fletcher, Frank, 1870-1954. Former owner
Gribbel, John, 1858-1936. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908. Former owner
Young, Owen D., 1874- Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Longfellow
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