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Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1829-02-15 - 1914-01-04

S. Weir Mitchell (1829-1914), American physician, scientist, novelist, and poet.

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Paul Leicester Ford papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 488
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, and personal papers of the American historian and author Paul Leicester Ford. The correspondence is largely professional and documents Ford's work as an editor, historian, bibliographer, novelist and playwright. Ford's correspondents include John Kendrick Bangs, Samuel L. Clemens, Edward Everett Hale, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Rudyard Kipling, and S. Weir Mitchell; earlier letters written to others by James Fennimore Cooper and Jared Sparks...
Dates: 1736-1902, bulk 1885-1902

Clements Collard Fry papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1290
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, financial material, book orders, memorabilia, writings, and printed matter of Clements Collard Fry. Also included is a collection of S. Weir Mitchell material, 1771-1929, including writings, notebooks, photographs, correspondence, announcements, appointments, clippings, and printed matter.
Dates: 1771-1969, bulk 1920-1955

Letter : 1332 Walnut, to John E. Norcross, Care of Jn. Penington & Son, No. 127 South 7th St., [1867] Nov 12

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 156, F-9
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with envelope, consisting of thanks and compliments for verses sent by Norcross. Accompanied by two bust-length portrait photographs of John E. Norcross, with note on verso of both photographs: "Marion Gardner grandfather John E. Norcross."
Dates: [1867] Nov 12

Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa., to Mary Creel, Browns Mills-in-the-Pines, [18]92 Mar 10

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 156, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS to a patient regarding her health, with a postscript in Mitchell's hand, "at need Dr. J.K. can reach you."

Accompanied by seven clippings, five of them portraits of Mitchell, one a poem, "The Birth and Death of Pain," and one part of a book catalog.
Dates: [18]92 Mar 10

Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, to Henry M[ills] Alden, Bar Harbor, [1898] Aug 19

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 156, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS requesting a dozen copies of the issue of Harper's Weekly containing "the prayer I read," and commenting on the reception it has enjoyed.
Dates: [1898] Aug 19

Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, to LeGrand Beers, Brooklyn, N. Y., [18]92 Mar 7

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 156, F-12
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS concerning the treatment and wellbeing of Mrs. Beers.
Dates: [18]92 Mar 7

Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, to Mrs. L. Webster Fox, 1911 Mar 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 156, F-11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: TLS commenting critically on an unspecified book.
Dates: 1911 Mar 20

Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, to [William Cushing Bamburgh], 1893 Mar 9

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 156, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking Bamburgh for a copy of Giacomo: a Venetian Tale.

Accompanied by a reproduction of a 1907 photograph of Mitchell at Mount Desert, engraved for The Century.
Dates: 1893 Mar 9

Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, to "Dear Sir", n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 156, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS replying to a request for, presumably, a written piece, informing the recipient that he is "too loaded to respond."
Dates: n.d.

Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, to S. Austin Allibone, Lennox Library, n.y. Dec 30

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 156, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking Allibone for remembering him at Christmas.
Dates: n.y. Dec 30

Letter : Philadelphia, to unidentified recipient, 1885 Apr 25

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 156, F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS asserting that the characters in an unidentified work are not based on real individuals.
Dates: 1885 Apr 25
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[Note: 1896 December 6, Philadelphia: S. Weir Mitchell to unidentified recipient]
[Note: 1896 December 6, Philadelphia: S. Weir Mitchell to unidentified recipient]

Letters : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, [1896]-1905

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 156, F-10
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: One ALS and one LS, in an unidentified hand, to Howard Pyle, and two ANS to unidentified recipients.
Dates: [1896]-1905

Letters : to Louisa Minot, 1899-1903, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 156, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Eight ALS, with six envelopes; one AL, with signature cut away, with envelope; and one AL, fragment, with envelope.

The letters concern his friendship with Minot and include discussion of his writing and travels.
Dates: 1899-1903, n.d.

Miscellaneous letters collection

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 49
Overview: Miscellaneous Letters Collection is a collection of hundreds of individual letters or small groups of letters, mostly by physicians and scientists, either donated to the Historical Library or purchased.
Dates: 1649-1961

Postcard : Philadelphia, to E. W. Baker, Barry, Illinois, Pike Co., 1888 Dec 31

 Part of Collection — Box: 8, Folder: GROUP 156, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: APcS in reply to a question concerning "the science of weak fiction," the answer to which, Mitchell states, would "demand a half acre of postcards".
Dates: 1888 Dec 31

Edith Wharton collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 42
Overview: The Edith Wharton Collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, and personal papers relating to the life and career of American author Edith Wharton, as well as letters and research material gathered by Gaillard Lapsley, Percy Lubbock, Oscar Lichtenberg, Georges Markow-Totevy, and Louis Auchincloss.
Dates: 1868-1981 (inclusive)