Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911
- Existence: 1823-12-22 - 1911-05-09
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier.
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Poem, holograph, signed, and black-and-white photographic portrait of Higginson.
Travel essay, holograph, signed (initialed).
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.
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.
Letter : 25 Buckingham St., Cambridge, Mass., to William Francis Jerome, Sec'y 19th Century Club, 1888 Dec 4
ALS accepting an honorary membership.
ALS in support of a submission by his wife's sister, Mrs. Herbert Lathe.
Letter : 29 Buckingham Street, Cambridge, Mass., to Mr. and Mrs. B. Preston Clark, 171 Marlborough St., Boston, Mass., 1911 Feb 24
ALS, with envelope, apologizing for not attending meeting the previous evening.
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."
ALS regarding papers and books of the recipient's late father.
ALS thanking him for a correction.
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."
ALS answering her question about Longfellow's poem "The Challenge," criticizing another Longfellow poem, "Haunted Chamber," and giving family news.
ALS declining an invitation to dine with the editors of the [Harvard] Advocate.
ALS to Caroline Howard Gilman's son upon news of her death.
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.
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.
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.