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William Gilmore Simms collection of papers

Title
William Gilmore Simms collection of papers, [1839]-[1869?]
Author
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS SimmsSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
14 items.
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • William Gilmore Simms was an American writer of biographies, essays, historical romances, lyric poetry, poetic drama, literary criticism, and short stories.
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. The bulk of the material was previously owned by W. T. H. Howe.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Simms
Author
Simms, William Gilmore, 1806-1870.
Title
William Gilmore Simms collection of papers, [1839]-[1869?]
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of correspondence. The letters, dating from [1839] to [1869?], are addressed to E. L. Carey, T. Apoleon Cheney, Josh Esten Cooke, Caroline Howard Gilman, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Sarah Margaret Fuller, Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli, and others.
Biography
William Gilmore Simms was an American writer of biographies, essays, historical romances, lyric poetry, poetic drama, literary criticism, and short stories.
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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Carey, Edward L., 1806-1845.
Cheney, T. Apoleon (Theseus Apoleon), 1830-1878.
Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886.
Gilman, Caroline Howard, 1794-1888.
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857.
Fuller, Margaret, 1810-1850.
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Simms
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