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 1 Collection or Record:
John Greenleaf Whittier Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 986
Scope and Contents: The John Greenleaf Whittier collection contains correspondence, writings, and other papers by or relating to the nineteenth-century American poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier. Correspondence consists entirely of autograph letters, signed or initialed. Writings include autograph manuscript drafts or copies of poems and proofs, many also signed or initialed. Other papers include artistic and photographic portraits of Whittier.
Dates: 1831-1942, bulk 1837-1892