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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 14 Collections and/or Records:

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.

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