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Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney letters, poems, and other material

Title
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney letters, poems, and other material, 1829-1864.
Author
Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865.

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Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 4623Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.1 linear foot (1 folder)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Autographs.
  • Poems.
Access (note)
  • Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Provenance (note)
  • Some material was originally received as part of the Ford collection.
Call Number
MssCol 4623
OCLC
869383735
Author
Sigourney, L. H. (Lydia Howard), 1791-1865.
Title
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney letters, poems, and other material, 1829-1864.
Restricted Access
Apply to Manuscripts and Archives Division for access at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
Lydia Huntley Sigourney, born Lydia Howard Huntley, was a 19th century American poet and educator. Her letters discuss social engagements; the education of young ladies in Connecticut; books of interest or purchased; and matters relating to the publication of her own works. Manuscript poems present in the collection include "On Using the Library of Robert L. Stuart, Esq.;" "The Indians;" and "Huguenot Fork." Also present is a manuscript translation of Tricoupi 's funeral oration on Lord Byron in Sigourney's hand, and several autographs.
Provenance
Some material was originally received as part of the Ford collection.
Occupation
Poets, American 19th century.
Research Call Number
MssCol 4623
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