Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
- Existence: 1809-08-29 - 1894-10-07
Biographical / Historical
Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) was a physician, poet, essayist, and novelist in Massachusetts.
Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:
ALS regarding an alumni meeting and alumni fund.
ALS asking Denham to send two works by Thackeray, the Student's Quarto and Certain Miscellany Tracts.
ALS, with envelope, expressing thanks for her condolences upon the death of his youngest child.
ALS to "My dear Sir" complimenting an unidentified poet on a poem published in Youth's Companion.
ALS to "Dear Sir" asking why an article submitted the previous week about the nuisance of smoking was not printed.
ALS informing Lothrop that Mr. Perkins will visit on Tuesday the 14th. Accompanied by an Oliver Wendell Holmes bookplate and an engraving of Holmes by J. A. J. Wilcox.
ALS concerning the status of an unspecified proposal.
ALS thanking Underwood for a copy of an unidentified novel, possibly Lord of Himself, and praising the book.
ALS thanking Sanborn for copies of his Concord Lectures. Accompanied by a photomechanical print of Sanborn by H. G. Smith, Boston.
ALS to "Governor" Lang expressing thanks for a copy of the Proclamation.
ALS requesting an English edition of Life on an African Farm.
Accompanied by a 20th century copy of a three-quarter length portrait photograph of Holmes holding a hat, gloves, and umbrella.
ALS inquiring if the publisher had agreed with [Justin] Winsor to publish A Record of the Commemoration, November Fifth to Eighth, on the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Founding of Harvard College.
ALS thanking her for sending him Phillips Brooks' tribute to James Freeman Clark.
Accompanied by two engravings of Holmes, one a full-length portrait and one bust-length.
ALS asking to present a paper before an unidentified club.
ALS explanining his inability to comply with a request.
ALS asking James to show Harvard to Mrs. Dugsdale, "niece of Macaulay."
Autograph letter, signed, containing a verse copied from Holmes's poem "Union and Liberty". Also includes a printed color caricature of Holmes signed "Spy".
ALS to "My dear Sir" informing the recipient that Holmes is unable to agree to a business proposal until he consults his publishers.
ALS acknowledging copies of an address that Holmes gave, and discussing an unidentified letter that Hitchcock lent to Holmes.
Letter : 296, Beacon Street, Boston, to Francis [Frances] Marshall, Brookside, Cambridge, England, 1890 Nov 26
ALS thanking the author for dedicating A Fellow of Trinity to him, and sending in return a copy of his Over the Teacups.
With envelope postmarked 1889 Nov 28.