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Curtis, George William, 1824-1892

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1824-02-24 - 1892-08-31

George William Curtis (1824-1892), American author and public speaker

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

George Warren Arms collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 170
Overview: The George Warren Arms collection consists of letters, manuscripts and subject files documenting research on 19th and early 20th century American authors.Series I, Correspondence, is organized into two subseries for General and Third-Party Correspondence. General Correspondence consists of correspondence between Arms and writers, scholars, booksellers, autograph dealers and others. The Third-Party Correspondence consists of letters by 19th and early 20th century American authors collected...
Dates: 1848-1988

Carrington Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 130
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, pamphlets, printed material, scrapbooks, sermons, and other papers relating to members of the Carrington family. Henry Beebee Carrington (1824-1912) and his grandfather, David Lewis Beebe (1763-1803), are two central figures in the papers. Material relating to David Lewis Beebe, including essays and sermons, documents his religious duties in Connecticut and family concerns in Ohio. Henry Beebee Carrington material includes correspondence, a diary, a...
Dates: 1749-1929

"Easy Chair", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: MS fragment in pencil, numbered "19" at the top, identified as page of original MS of "Easy Chair" in a note in an unidentified hand on the sheet to which it is mounted.
Dates: n.d.

Harry H. Ensign autograph collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1228
Overview: Miscellaneous autographs and letters of American political and cultural figures, among them John and John Quincy Adams, Daniel Webster, Jefferson Davis, Horace Greeley, and Lydia Sigourney. Also included are eleven letters to James F. Babcock, editor of the New Haven Weekly Palladium, on politics (1840-1866) and seven letters (1866-1872) to R. P. Cowles in New Haven from prospective lecturers.
Dates: 1818-1880

Letter : 1501 H. Street, to President and Mrs. [Ulysses S.] Grant, 1872 Jan 31

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-15
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: AL in the third person accepting an invitation to an unspecified event.
Dates: 1872 Jan 31

Letter : 27 Washington Place, to Mr. Webb, 1855 Oct 3

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-12
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS accepting an invitation to lecture in Tarrytown, and stating his fee of $30.
Dates: 1855 Oct 3

Letter : Ashfield, Mass, to E. H. [Sass?], 1882 Jul 11

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-16
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS acknowledging receipt of a "paper" which he will send to an unidentified editor.
Dates: 1882 Jul 11

Letter : Ashfield, Mass., to Edward Blair, 1885 Aug 24

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-22
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, mounted on verso of portrait engraving of Curtis, stating his pride in having participated in the convention nomination of Abraham Lincoln.
Dates: 1885 Aug 24

Letter : Ashfield, Mass., to James R. Osgood and Company, 1871 Sep 3

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-17
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS addressed to "Messrs J. R. Osgood & Co." concerning a literary matter.
Dates: 1871 Sep 3

Letter : Ashfield, Mass., to Mr. Stone, 1888 Aug 9

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-19
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS announcing his inability to attend a meeting of the Trustees of the Saratoga Monument.
Dates: 1888 Aug 9

Letter : Ashfield, Massachusetts, to Edward P. Clark, 1888 Aug 9

 Part of Collection — Box: 47, Folder: GROUP 1506, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS with envelope.
Dates: 1888 Aug 9

Letter : New York, to Mr. Collins, 1858 Oct 13

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS apparently regarding a lecture engagement, explaining that despite a request from Collins and/or Mrs. Moore, he cannot exchange the "Democracy and Education" for "Dickens" or "Charlotte Bronte."
Dates: 1858 Oct 13

Letter : New York, to Mr. Collins, 1857 Nov 19

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS cancelling a lecture for the following evening because his wife is about to go into labor, and explaining why Mr. Beecher and Dr. Chapin are unavailable to take his place.
Dates: 1857 Nov 19

Letter : New York, to Mr. Tyler, 1857 November 8

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-26
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS declining an invitation.
Dates: 1857 November 8

Letter : New York, to [Thomas Gold Appleton], 1854 Nov 3

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-14
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS discussing the rate Appleton could expect for publishing an unidentified piece in an American magazine, as well as recent encounters with mutual acquaintances.
Dates: 1854 Nov 3

Letter : North Shore, Staten Island, N.Y., to Samuel Conkey, Elmira, N.Y., 1864 Jan 10

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-18
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with envelope, declining an invitation to speak.
Dates: 1864 Jan 10

Letter : North Shore, Staten Island, to [Frances Elizabeth Barrow? "Aunt Fanny"], 1864 Apr 11

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Dear Madame," thanking "Aunt Fanny" for her poem and commending her for persevering "altho' the paper was for older children."
Dates: 1864 Apr 11

Letter : North Shore, Staten Island, to Mr. [James T.] Fields, 1863 Jun 18

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-9
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS promising "the notice" very soon, and announcing a birth in "the house of Johnson."
Dates: 1863 Jun 18

Letter : North Shore, Staten Island, to [Mrs. James S. Wadsworth], 1866 Nov 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-20
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "My dear Madame" seeking clarification about a letter from "Mr. Lincoln to General Wadsworth."
Dates: 1866 Nov 20

Letter : Rochester, to Mr. Gibson, 1866 December [12?]

 Part of Collection — Box: 4, Folder: GROUP 71, F-27
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS confirming an upcoming meeting.
Dates: 1866 December [12?]