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Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1817 - 1881

James Thomas Fields (1817-1881), American publisher, editor, and poet.

Found in 17 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

Edward Lear letter to Annie Adams Fields, 1881 May 29

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 59
Scope and Contents: Lear writes to Fields with condolences for the death of her husband, James Thomas Fields. He mentions that he has recently received several papers describing Fields’s life, and he asks that she convey her thanks to the people who sent them (though he is not sure who that is). Lear closes his letter, writing, “you have the memories of golden hours passed with him who is gone for a time. So that in writing these lines I feel less sad than I might do in many similar cases.”
Dates: 1881 May 29

Edward Lear letter to James Fields, 1870 October 8

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Call Number: MSS 59
Scope and Contents: Lear writes to James Fields, apologizing for not sending the “Curtis Phila sketch,” and explaining that “Mr. Bush” will ask Fields what the possibilities are for the “Corsica or Xmas book in America.” He closes with a wish to see Fields in Boston.
Dates: 1870 October 8

Ralph Waldo Emerson collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 212
Overview: The Emerson collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and prints documenting the life and work of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Dates: 1793-1937

Edward Lear archive

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 59
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence, manuscript writings, lists of drawings, and printed material concerning the author and artist Edward Lear.
Dates: ca. 1840-1985

Letter : 148 Charles St., Boston, to [James Berry] Bensel., [18]81 Jan 22

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 174, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regretting that he has no "scrap autographic" left to send the recipient.
Dates: [18]81 Jan 22

Letter : Boston, to "Brewster", 1859 Mar 8

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 174, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning activities at an unidentified school.
Dates: 1859 Mar 8

Letter : Boston, to Edwin Booth, 1880 March 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 174, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS with which he sent Booth verses, stating that he will try obtaining literary contributions from Emerson and Whittier, and commenting on Booth's past performances.
Dates: 1880 March 26

Letter : Boston, to Mr. H. Fuller, New York, 1843 Oct[ober] 25

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 174, F-11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph letter, signed, expressing his regrets for not being able to send an autograph and mentioning Count D'Orsay, Mr. Willis, and "N.P.W."
Dates: 1843 Oct[ober] 25

Letter : to [James Berry] Bensel, 1880 Dec 28

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 174, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ANS thanking Bensel for a kind mention. Accompanied by a holograph poem about Fields by Bensel, dated the day after Fields's death, written on the verso of a small print of a potted plant, inscribed "with cordial regard of J.T.F. 1880."
Dates: 1880 Dec 28

Letter and photograph, 1880, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 174, F-9
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to Mr. Chandler regarding a portrait of George Eliot and one black-and-white portrait photograph of Fields.
Dates: 1880, undated

Letters : Cambrel Cottage, Manchester, to unidentified recipients, 1876, 1878

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 174, F-10
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two autograph letters, signed, to unidentified recipients concerning literary matters.
Dates: 1876, 1878

Letters and other papers, 1854-1863, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 174, F-12
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Five autograph letters, signed, from Fields to editor Henry Mills Alden, chielfy concerning literary matters, and other papers. Other papers include: an autograph draft or copy of a poem, "An Invitation," by Fields; a copy of a letter to Fields from Thomas de Quincy, possibly in the hand of Fields's daughter, Annie T. Fields; and "A Slight Sketch of De Quincy During His Last Hours," possibly also in the hand of Annie T. Fields.
Dates: 1854-1863, undated

Note : Boston, to "R. H. S.", n.y. April 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 174, F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ANS concerning the privately printed A Few Verses for a Few Friends (1858).
Dates: n.y. April 15

"The Lovers' Peril", 1880 Feb 19

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 174, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Poem, holograph, signed. "Copied for Miss Lovejoy."
Dates: 1880 Feb 19

"The Memory of Moore", 1879 May 28

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 174, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Poem, holograph, corrected and signed.
Dates: 1879 May 28

"Vespers, Trinita de Monti, Rome", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 9, Folder: GROUP 174, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC