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 2 Collections and/or Records:
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
Yale Collection of American Literature portrait file
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1345
Overview: Portraits primarily depicting prominent nineteenth and twentieth century American writers, artists, and photographers, as well as scientists, educators, social reformers, and statesmen. Included are images of Joel Barlow, William Cullen Bryant, Hart Crane, James Dwight Dana, T. S. Eliot, Max Ewing, Robert Frost, H. D., Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sinclair Lewis, Dorothy Parker, Wendell Phillips, Frank Stockton, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Robert Penn Warren, Noah Webster, and John Greenleaf Whittier. A...