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Cowper, William, 1731-1800



  • Existence: 1731-11-26 - 1800-04-25

Biographical / Historical

William Cowper (1731-1800), English poet and hymn writer

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Mason Fitch Cogswell papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 920
Overview: The papers primarily consist of correspondence received by Mason Fitch Cogswell from family, friends, and professional colleagues. Prominent among the correspondents are Cogswell's brother Samuel Cogswell, his nephew James Lloyd Cogswell of Long Island, New York, his friend Theodore Dwight, the Caribbean planter Charles Joseph Sibert, Vicomte de Cornillon, and deaf education pioneers Laurent Clerc and T. H. Gallaudet. Other colleagues in the papers are the Reverend Ebenezer Fitch, Connecticut...
Dates: 1772-1853, bulk 1790-1830

Album of watercolors and drawings.

Call Number: GEN MSS 831
Overview: The collection primarily consists of an album filled with drawings, prints, ephemera, and manuscript poems, letters, dedicatory inscriptions, and notes collected or created by John Charles Denham. The album contains 107 small drawings and sketches in graphite, ink, and watercolor by prominent British artists from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries such as Richard Parkes Bonington, John Flaxman, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Paul Sandby, J. M. W. Turner, and Benjamin West, as well as...
Dates: 1777-1935 1790-1835, bulk 1790-1835

Letter : Olney, England, to Lady Hesketh, London, 1786 May 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 5, Folder: GROUP 92, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to his cousin.
Dates: 1786 May 15

Letter : to Joseph Hill, London, 1778 Oct 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 5, Folder: GROUP 92, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS with address leaf.
Dates: 1778 Oct 20