Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914
- 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
Clements Collard Fry papers
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.
Letter : 1332 Walnut, to John E. Norcross, Care of Jn. Penington & Son, No. 127 South 7th St.,  Nov 12
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."
Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa., to Mary Creel, Browns Mills-in-the-Pines, 92 Mar 10
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.
Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, to "Dear Sir", undated
Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, to Henry M[ills] Alden, Bar Harbor,  Aug 19
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.
Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, to LeGrand Beers, Brooklyn, N. Y., 92 Mar 7
TLS concerning the treatment and wellbeing of Mrs. Beers.
Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, to Mrs. L. Webster Fox, 1911 Mar 20
TLS commenting critically on an unspecified book.
Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, to [William Cushing Bamburgh], 1893 Mar 9
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.
Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, to "Dear Sir", n.d.
ALS replying to a request for, presumably, a written piece, informing the recipient that he is "too loaded to respond."
Letter : 1524 Walnut Street, to S. Austin Allibone, Lennox Library, n.y. Dec 30
ALS thanking Allibone for remembering him at Christmas.
Letter : Philadelphia, to unidentified recipient, 1885 Apr 25
ALS asserting that the characters in an unidentified work are not based on real individuals.
Letters : 1524 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, -1905
One ALS and one LS, in an unidentified hand, to Howard Pyle, and two ANS to unidentified recipients.
Letters : to Louisa Minot, 1899-1903, n.d.
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.
Miscellaneous letters collection
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.
MITCHELL, S. WEIR (SILAS WEIR), 1829-1914
Postcard : Philadelphia, to E. W. Baker, Barry, Illinois, Pike Co., 1888 Dec 31
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".
Edith Wharton collection
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.