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Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: December 22, 1823-May 9, 1911

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel Bowles papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 94
Overview: The papers include correspondence, legal documents, petitions, pamphlets, and printed material of Samuel Bowles, journalist and political activist. As editor of the influential Springfield Republican, Bowles was a prominent national voice on many public issues during the mid-nineteenth century and included in the papers is correspondence from a number of national political and business figures.
Dates: 1852-1893

Draft of "Decoration" and photograph, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-17
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Poem, holograph, signed, and black-and-white photographic portrait of Higginson.
Dates: n.d.

Paul Leicester Ford papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 488
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and personal papers of the American historian and author Paul Leicester Ford. The correspondence is largely professional and documents Ford's work as an editor, historian, bibliographer, novelist and playwright. Ford's correspondents include John Kendrick Bangs, Samuel L. Clemens, Edward Everett Hale, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Rudyard Kipling, and S. Weir Mitchell; earlier letters written to others by James Fennimore Cooper and Jared Sparks...
Dates: 1736-1902, bulk 1885-1902

"From Germany & Switzerland", 1878 Aug 19

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-18
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Travel essay, holograph, signed (initialed).
Dates: 1878 Aug 19

Thomas Wentworth Higginson collection, 1852-1907.

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 549
Overview: The collection contains correspondence and writings of Thomas Wentworth Higginson. Correspondence consists of autograph letters, signed to various individuals. Writings consist of manuscript writings drafts and notes.
Dates: 1852-1907

William Woolsey Johnson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 954
Overview: The papers consist almost entirely of family correspondence among Johnson, his wife, children, and parents, including letters from Johnson as a student at Yale University. Among the family correspondents is Theodore Dwight Woolsey, an uncle of Johnson's. Also in the papers are account books (1877-1894) and a small amount of correspondence with friends and professional associates.
Dates: 1783-1903

Letter : 25 Buckingham St., Cambridge, Mass., to William Francis Jerome, Sec'y 19th Century Club, 1888 Dec 4

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-14
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS accepting an honorary membership.
Dates: 1888 Dec 4

Letter : 25 Buckingham St., Cambridge, to Mr. Ward, 1882 January 11

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-21
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS in support of a submission by his wife's sister, Mrs. Herbert Lathe.
Dates: 1882 January 11

Letter : 29 Buckingham Street, Cambridge, Mass., to Mr. and Mrs. B. Preston Clark, 171 Marlborough St., Boston, Mass., 1911 Feb 24

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-15
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with envelope, apologizing for not attending meeting the previous evening.
Dates: 1911 Feb 24

Letter : 29 Buckingham Street, Cambridge, to Miss Kimball, 1905 Dec 3

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS originally conveying copies of an illustration from Mary Phillips' Laureled Leaders for Little Folk that Miss Kimball might want for the walls of "the study room."
Dates: 1905 Dec 3

Letter : Cambridge, Mass., to Judge Keyes, 1910 Jun 11

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding papers and books of the recipient's late father.
Dates: 1910 Jun 11

Letter : Cambridge, to Admiral Preble, 1884 Mar 21

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking him for a correction.
Dates: 1884 Mar 21

Letter : Cambridge, to [Charles Eliot] Norton, 1897 Feb 16

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS originally enclosing a contribution for "the Lowell collection," with a postscript asking if Norton minds if he publishes the letters not included in Norton's "Letters of James Russell Lowell."
Dates: 1897 Feb 16

Letter : Cambridge, to Maria [Ellery MacKaye], 1907 Oct 12

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS answering her question about Longfellow's poem "The Challenge," criticizing another Longfellow poem, "Haunted Chamber," and giving family news.
Dates: 1907 Oct 12

Letter : Cambridge, to [Winthrop] Wetherbee, 1887 May 5

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-16
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS declining an invitation to dine with the editors of the [Harvard] Advocate.
Dates: 1887 May 5

Letter : Holden, Mass., to "Dear friend", 1888 September 27

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-22
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to Caroline Howard Gilman's son upon news of her death.
Dates: 1888 September 27

Letter : Newport, R.I., to "Dear Sir", 1878 Jan 17

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-13
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS originally forwarding the second part of a manuscript titled "Home Schools." Mentions a piece on "Mrs. Hopkinton's paper" in the Woman's Journal.
Dates: 1878 Jan 17

Letter : Newport, R.I., to Messrs. Scribner & Co., 1872 Jul 25

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS agreeing to contribute to Scribner's Monthly for the coming year, but objecting to a request that he pledge to uphold an earlier pledge, implying that his initial promise stands on its own.
Dates: 1872 Jul 25

Letter : Public Library, Cambridge, Mass., to Miss K., 1890 Dec 3

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding the exchange of books and the cataloging and general sorting of casts, medals, engravings by Toschi, and other materials.

Letter is 2 pages mounted to one sheet with MS annotation.
Dates: 1890 Dec 3

Letter : to Mr. Cobb, 1901 Sep 17

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 492, Folder: F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning President McKinley's assassination and a document that announced Higginson's appointment to represent Harvard in Winchester, 1901 Sep 18.
Dates: 1901 Sep 17