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Lafcadio Hearn collection of papers

Title
Lafcadio Hearn collection of papers, 1883-1904.
Author
Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS HearnSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
105 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Notebooks.
Biography (note)
  • Lafcadio Hearn, born in Greece and raised in Ireland, France, and England, was an American short-story and travel writer, journalist, literary critic, translator, poet, and author of culinary literature.
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 Frank Fletcher, Bliss Perry, W. T. H. Howe, and Thomas and Jania Erwin.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Hearn
Author
Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904.
Title
Lafcadio Hearn collection of papers, 1883-1904.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, correspondence, and notebooks dating from 1896 to 1897. The manuscripts include stories, translations, a reading list, and fragments of stories. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence by the author, dating from 1883 to 1904, to Ellwood Hendrick, William D. O'Connor, Elizabeth Bisland Wetmore, and the literary agency T. Fisher Unwin, as well as letters relating to the author, dated 1890, between various correspondents, including H. M. Alden, G. M. Gould, Albert Mordell, and others.
Biography
Lafcadio Hearn, born in Greece and raised in Ireland, France, and England, was an American short-story and travel writer, journalist, literary critic, translator, poet, and author of culinary literature.
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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Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919.
Bisland, Elizabeth, 1861-1929.
Gould, George M. (George Milbry), 1848-1922.
Hendrick, Ellwood, 1861-1930.
Mordell, Albert, 1885-
O'Connor, William Douglas, 1832-1889.
Erwin, Jania. Former owner
Erwin, Thomas. Former owner
Fletcher, Frank, 1870-1954. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954. Former owner
T. Fisher Unwin (Firm)
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Hearn
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