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Howells, William Dean, 1837-1920

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1837-03-01 - 1920-05-11

William Dean Howells (1837-1920), American realist novelist, literary critic, and playwright.

Found in 52 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

Bangs family papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 47
Overview: Scrapbooks, manuscripts, diaries. letters, and personal papers documenting the lives and careers of American humorist John Kendrick Bangs and his son, Francis Hyde Bangs.
Dates: 1881-1964

Millicent Todd Bingham papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 496D
Overview: One-fifth of the papers are devoted to correspondence, books, articles, speeches and research notes relating to her publication of Emily Dickinson's poems in Bolts of Melody (1945) and three subsequent books about Emily Dickinson. Bingham's education as well as her professional life as a teacher of French and as a geographer, particularly of Peru, are thoroughly documented with correspondence, research notes, publications and other papers (1885-1929).
Dates: 1865-1968

William Henry Bishop papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 83
Overview: Author, diplomat. Diaries, consular papers documenting his service in Italy and miscellaneous personal papers including correspondence with William Dean Howells and Armando Palacio Valdés, notebooks, genealogical materials, subjects files on Maria Bashkirtseff and a few papers of his son, Julian B. Bishop, who died in 1912. William Henry Bishop's diaries, which make up half the collection, are in 127 volumes spanning the years of 1874-1928 and reflect his extensive travels in the United States...
Dates: 1800-1930

Charles Burr Todd papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1096
Overview: The papers consist entirely of letters received by Todd concerning his writings for Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography and his Life and Letters of Joel Barlow. Prominent among the writers are Hamilton Fish, W. D. Howells, Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt, and Ida Tarbell.
Dates: 1880-1917

Farnam family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 203
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, financial papers, writings, scrapbooks, and memorabilia of the Farnam family of New Haven, Connecticut, 1721-1929. The papers of Henry Farnam (1803-1883), and two of his sons, Henry Walcott Farnam (1853-1933) and William Whitman Farnam (1844-1929) form this collection. The papers of Henry Farnam include personal and professional correspondence concerning his family, life in New Haven, and the building of several canals and railroads in Connecticut and the...
Dates: 1721-1941

William Bayard Hale papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 814
Overview: Correspondence, writings, memorabilia, scrapbooks and printed matter chiefly concentrated in the years 1910-1923. The correspondence includes photocopies of thirteen letters from Woodrow Wilson to Hale (1911-1915) discussing various aspects of United States foreign policy. Between 1913 and 1914, Hale travelled in Central America as Woodrow Wilson's special emissary to Mexico and then to Nicaragua. His letters to his wife during this period describe the political upheavals in those countries and...
Dates: 1888-1962

Letter : 16 Louisburg Square, Boston, to [Mr. Suplac?], 1882 February 9

 Part of Collection — Box: 24, Folder: GROUP 456, F-29
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking the recipient for a copy of his book.
Dates: 1882 February 9

Letter : 184 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, to Mr. Wilkinson, 1890 March 5

 Part of Collection — Box: 24, Folder: GROUP 456, F-31
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning unspecified submissions.
Dates: 1890 March 5

Letter : 302 Beacon St., Boston, to "Martin", 1886 May 23

 Part of Collection — Box: 24, Folder: GROUP 456, F-30
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS apparently discussing business matters.
Dates: 1886 May 23

Letter : 40 West 59th St., to Mr. Morse, 1898 May 19

 Part of Collection — Box: 24, Folder: GROUP 456, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding a fund to buy land for a memorial to [James Russel?] Lowell.
Dates: 1898 May 19

Letter : 40 West 59th St., to Mr. Nelson, 1895 Mar 2

 Part of Collection — Box: 24, Folder: GROUP 456, F-10
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS declining to write on a suggested subject because it would require him to be too personal.
Dates: 1895 Mar 2

Letter : 40 West 59th St., to Mr. Rideing, 1895 Feb 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 24, Folder: GROUP 456, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS informing Rideing that he has completed a paper, and wishes to discuss another.
Dates: 1895 Feb 15

Letter : 40 West 59th Street, [New York], to Mr. Nelson, 1895 Apr 4

 Part of Collection — Box: 24, Folder: GROUP 456, F-18
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS originally conveying a manuscript, and requesting the proof in ample time to read it carefully.
Dates: 1895 Apr 4

Letter : 40 West Fifty-Ninth Street, [New York], to Mrs. McLean, 1895 Dec 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 24, Folder: GROUP 456, F-27
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning a meeting invitation. With clipping about Howells.
Dates: 1895 Dec 15

Letter : 40 West Fifty-Ninth Street, to Frederick Hopkins, c/o Review of Reviews, 13 Astor Place, New York, N.Y., 1896 Mar 18

 Part of Collection — Box: 24, Folder: GROUP 456, F-14
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS expressing support of the Shakespeare Society's effort to preserve Edgar Allan Poe's cottage at Fordham, in the Bronx. Howells mentions having received a second appeal from Dr. [Albert] Shaw that morning. Accompanied by original envelope.
Dates: 1896 Mar 18

Letter : 48 West 59th St., [New York], to [Gertrude] Whiting, 1902 Dec 27

 Part of Collection — Box: 24, Folder: GROUP 456, F-17
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS informing Whiting that he will do what she asks.

Accompanied by manuscript note, a brief biography of Howells.
Dates: 1902 Dec 27

Letter : Auburndale, to Mr. Carey, 1885 Nov 12

 Part of Collection — Box: 24, Folder: GROUP 456, F-25
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS discussing an unidentified work.
Dates: 1885 Nov 12