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Herbert, Henry William, 1807-1858



Henry William Herbert (1807-1858), pen name Frank Forester; English novelist, poet, historian, illustrator, journalist, and writer on sport.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Garvan-Sheldon collection

Call Number: MS 232

Miscellaneous letters related to big game hunting, a photograph album of early contributors to Forest and Stream (with a letter from George Bird Grinnell identifying the photographs), diaries, miscellaneous writings and memorabilia all related to travel or hunting. The letters were removed from books in a library collected by Charles Sheldon and presented to Yale University by Francis P. Garvan in 1929.

Dates: 1796-1943

Letter : The Cedars, Nr. Newark, New Jersey, to [Wiley and Putnam], 1848 Apr 24

 Part of Collection — Box 37: [Barcode: 39002137170461], Folder: GROUP 589, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ALS suggesting that the firm publish his proposed book The Beauty of the Classics as part of its "Library of Choice Reading" series. He goes on to describe this work, an anthology of essays and translations by himself and other scholars that would include, among other works, Aeschylus's Agamemnon. He mentions that this particular translation has been "approved by the professors at Cambridge, Mass."

Dates: 1848 Apr 24

Letter : The Cedars, to Anthon, 1849 Jan 15

 Part of Collection — Box 56: [Barcode: 39002137225315], Folder: GROUP 2099, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ALS sending a reply to criticisms of his writings to be published anonymously.

Dates: 1849 Jan 15

Fred E. Pond papers related to fishing

Call Number: GEN MSS 904
Abstract: The papers contain correspondence, photographs, drawings, writings, and ephemera primarily related to fishing, publications on fishing, and the history of fishing. Much of the correspondence is in regard to the life and work of the author Henry William Herbert ("Frank Forester") and includes letters from his daughter Margaret Herbert Mather and various authors, booksellers, and independent researchers. The papers also hold correspondence and material on three other writers of interest to...
Dates: 1750-1947, bulk 1876-1922

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Cabinet photographs -- United States -- 19th century 1
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs) -- United States -- 19th century 1
Cigarette cards -- United States -- 19th century 1
Conservation of natural resources 1