Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878
- Existence: 1794-11-03 - 1878-06-12
William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), American poet, lawyer, and journalist
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
Printed advertisement giving rates for newspapers.
A set of nineteen posters with 112 bust portraits depicting identified men and women, primarily authors, artists, scientists, monarchs, and religious and political leaders from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with a group of idealized heads illustrating characteristics identified by phrenologists.
The major part of these papers consists of a collection of facsimilies of letters, documents, and memorabilia by and about Abraham Lincoln collected by Stuart Wells Jackson (1875-1957). Several items are original, among them holograph poems on Lincoln by William Cullen Bryant and Edwin Markham. There is also a small amount of Jackson's personal correspondence from 1902-1949.
ALS regarding Bryant's translation of The Iliad.
One autograph letter, to J. M. Bundy submitting a copy of a poem by his brother, John Howard Bryant, for publication in the "Galaxy". With autograph copy of a second poem by John Howard Bryant, "Lines on the Approach of Old Age," also in the hand of William Cullen Bryant.
ALS accepting an invitation to a reception for Mr. Tupper.
Autograph letter, signed, asking Cline to send copies of Bryant’s book of hymns to A. B. King, who is to forward the books to Reverend Dr. David Creamer of Baltimore, Maryland. Accompanied by a letter by A. Rowden King, in which he identifies A. B. King as his father, and recounts his father’s relationship with Bryant.
ALS requesting notification that the publisher has received the manuscripts of the seventeenth and eighteenth books of Bryant's translation of The Odyssey.
Letter : Evening Post, Broadway and Fulton Street, to the Editor of [Scribner's Monthly], 1876 Jun 16
ALS originally conveying a poem for publication, requesting a payment of one hundred dollars for it, and promising to let the editor know as soon as he does in what volume of his work it is soon to appear.
ALS thanking Barton for a copy in French of an unidentified work by her father, Edward Livingston.
Autograph manuscript letter, signed, offering Walker a copy of his poem "From the French" for use in the London Bazar. The same sheet also includes an autograph manuscript note, signed, from Walker to a Miss Henshaw written on the same sheet saying that the poem can be used for the London Bazar.
ALS concerning the appointment of a judge and forwarding a piece of writing (no longer present).
ALS to "My dear sir" regarding rescheduling a planned visit until after the recipient's commencement.
ALS to "My dear Sir" discussing publication of hymns and expressing condolences for the loss of the recipient's brother.
ALS informing her that he does not know the origin of the lines beneath Guido's picture, but guesses them to be Claudian.
ALS offering extensive advice to a young landscape painter hoping to move to New York, largely suggestions offered to Bryant by painter George Henry Hall.
ALS thanking Bird for a letter and a "pictured emblem."
Accompanied by an engraving of Bryant.
ALS orignally accompanying a letter previously borrowed from Elliott, regarding the Civil War; Bryant states that more recent information contradicts the writer's suppositions, and that he is reassured by news of reinforcements to Buell's and Burnside's troops and the availability of rations.