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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1807-12-17 - 1892-09-07

John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892), American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States.

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Bourne Family Papers

 Collection
Call Number: Gen MSS 1438
Overview: The Bourne Family Papers consists of materials that document the lives of abolitionist, minister and newspaper editor George Bourne, his wife Mary Oland Stibbs Bourne and their descendants. The majority of materials in the collection document the professional careers of George Bourne and his son Theodore Bourne. George Bourne's papers include an Anti-Slavery Lecture of 1837 along with other religious writings. Theodore Bourne's papers chiefly relate to African...
Dates: 1793–1919

Samuel Bowles papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 94
Overview: The papers include correspondence, legal documents, petitions, pamphlets, and printed material of Samuel Bowles, journalist and political activist. As editor of the influential Springfield Republican, Bowles was a prominent national voice on many public issues during the mid-nineteenth century and included in the papers is correspondence from a number of national political and business figures.
Dates: 1852-1893

William Henry Brewer papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 100
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, lectures, articles, essays, genealogical materials, photographs and other papers of William Henry Brewer, scientist, teacher, and writer.The collection spans Brewer's entire career including his student days at the Yale Analytical Laboratory, his work with the California State Geological Survey, his various teaching positions in California, New York and at Yale and all his other many and varied activities. Of special and specific interest are Brewer's letters...
Dates: 1830-1927

Enoch Fitch Burr papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 689
Overview: Letters to Enoch Fitch Burr of Lyme, Conn., Yale 1839, clergyman, author, and lecturer on religion and science. The Reverend Dr. Burr was a direct descendant of Nathaniel Burr of Fairfield, Conn., a brother of Jehue Burr from Aaron Burr, the vice-president, was descended. Correspondents include William Cullen Bryant, Horace Bushnell, James Dwight Dana, William Gladstone, Mark Hopkins, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Denison Olmsted, and Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The correspondence consists mostly of...
Dates: 1842-1888

J. B. Carrington papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 666
Overview: The J. B. Carrington Papers hold correspondence, literary manuscripts, photographs, and research files related to his career as an editor and writer at Scribner's Magazine. Correspondents include authors and artists who contributed work to the magazine, such as Frederick S. Church, James B. Connolly, Kenyon Cox, Andrew Lang, Maxfield Parrish, Frederick Waugh, and N. C. Wyeth, who are represented by letters and literary manuscripts. In addition, Carrington kept financial records on the company's...
Dates: 1886-1934

Invitation to memorial service for John Greenleaf Whittier, 1892 Dec 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-16
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Printed invitation to services held by Haverhill city council at the city hall.
Dates: 1892 Dec 21

Letter : Amesbury, Ess. Co., to [G.?] M. Davey [and] W. F. McCrae, University of Vt., Burlington, Vt., [18]39 Apr 1

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-25
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with integral address leaf, replying to an invitation.
Dates: [18]39 Apr 1

Letter : Amesbury, Mass., to Mrs. Stone, 1884 Sep 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-14
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS requesting a copy of a memorial for Mrs. Stone's brother, General [Zeomer?].
Dates: 1884 Sep 26

Letter : Amesbury, [Massachusetts], to an unidentified recipient, 1874 Dec 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-10
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding pronunciation of a German name, pronounced "duller" in New England.
Dates: 1874 Dec 21

Letter : Amesbury, [Massachusetts], to "My dear Friend", 1874 Dec 7

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS replying to a letter from a reader, originally accompanied by a photograph. He notes that a character in "Snow Bound: a Winter Idyll" was based on Harriet Livermore, and explains a paragraph of the preface to Child Life in Prose.
Dates: 1874 Dec 7

Letter : Amesbury, [Massachusetts], to Stephen A. Chase, Salem, Massachusetts, 1856 May 24

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-9
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS written on behalf of the Trustees of the Public Library Association of Amesbury and Salisbury, acknowledging a donation of books. Also signed by librarian Jas. C. Davis. With integral address leaf.
Dates: 1856 May 24

Letter : Amesbury, to an unidentified recipient, 1873 Nov 6

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-20
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS "Dear Friend" praising the Franklin Series, a set of reading books compiled by George S. Hillier.
Dates: 1873 Nov 6

Letter : Amesbury, to an unidentified recipient, 1883 Oct 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-21
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Dear Friend" informing the recipient that he is not well but will see Col. [Barr?] if he travels to Amesbury.
Dates: 1883 Oct 26

Letter : Amesbury, to an unidentified recipient, [1869 Jun?] 24

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-32
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS discussing mutual friends.
Dates: [1869 Jun?] 24

Letter : Amesbury, to an unidentified recipient, 1867 Nov 6

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-33
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS discussing an unspecified piece of writing (no longer present).
Dates: 1867 Nov 6

Letter : Amesbury, to an unidentified recipient, 1872 Mar 22

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-34
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Dear friend" asking for information on F. D. Pastorius. With envelope.
Dates: 1872 Mar 22

Letter : Amesbury, to an unidentified recipient, 1859 December 28

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-39
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "My dear [Sourle?]" concerning matters at The Atlantic Monthly.
Dates: 1859 December 28

Letter : Amesbury, to Harriet [Beecher Stowe], 1871 November 4

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-36
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS recalling Stowe's recent visit.
Dates: 1871 November 4

Letter : Amesbury, to James H. Diffenbaugh, 1874 Jan 18

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking the Irving Literary Society of Western Maryland College for electing him an honorary member.
Dates: 1874 Jan 18

Letter : Amesbury, to [James T.] Fields, 1862 Jan 12

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-22
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS enclosing a poem (no longer present) by an unidentified female author from California who wishes to know her chances of being published in the Atlantic Monthly.
Dates: 1862 Jan 12