Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892
- 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
Samuel Bowles papers
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.
William Henry Brewer papers
Enoch Fitch Burr papers
J. B. Carrington papers
Invitation to memorial service for John Greenleaf Whittier, 1892 Dec 21
Printed invitation to services held by Haverhill city council at the city hall.
Letter : Amesbury, Ess. Co., to [G.?] M. Davey [and] W. F. McCrae, University of Vt., Burlington, Vt., 39 Apr 1
ALS, with integral address leaf, replying to an invitation.
Letter : Amesbury, Mass., to Mrs. Stone, 1884 Sep 26
ALS requesting a copy of a memorial for Mrs. Stone's brother, General [Zeomer?].
Letter : Amesbury, [Massachusetts], to an unidentified recipient, 1874 Dec 21
ALS regarding pronunciation of a German name, pronounced "duller" in New England.
Letter : Amesbury, [Massachusetts], to "My dear Friend", 1874 Dec 7
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.
Letter : Amesbury, [Massachusetts], to Stephen A. Chase, Salem, Massachusetts, 1856 May 24
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.
Letter : Amesbury, to an unidentified recipient, 1873 Nov 6
ALS "Dear Friend" praising the Franklin Series, a set of reading books compiled by George S. Hillier.
Letter : Amesbury, to an unidentified recipient, 1883 Oct 26
ALS to "Dear Friend" informing the recipient that he is not well but will see Col. [Barr?] if he travels to Amesbury.
Letter : Amesbury, to an unidentified recipient, [1869 Jun?] 24
ALS discussing mutual friends.
Letter : Amesbury, to an unidentified recipient, 1867 Nov 6
ALS discussing an unspecified piece of writing (no longer present).
Letter : Amesbury, to an unidentified recipient, 1872 Mar 22
ALS to "Dear friend" asking for information on F. D. Pastorius. With envelope.
Letter : Amesbury, to an unidentified recipient, 1859 December 28
ALS to "My dear [Sourle?]" concerning matters at The Atlantic Monthly.
Letter : Amesbury, to Harriet [Beecher Stowe], 1871 November 4
ALS recalling Stowe's recent visit.
Letter : Amesbury, to James H. Diffenbaugh, 1874 Jan 18
ALS thanking the Irving Literary Society of Western Maryland College for electing him an honorary member.
Letter : Amesbury, to [James T.] Fields, 1862 Jan 12
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.