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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 43 Collections and/or Records:

Letter : Amesbury, to Thomas C. Powell, 1883 Mar 24

 Part of Collection — Box: 59, Folder: GROUP 2250, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS declining to do a service for Powell.
Dates: 1883 Mar 24

Letter : Danvers, Mass., to George Frisbee Hoar, 1881 Nov 14

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-18
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS forwarding a letter (not present) from Dr. Bailey, the editor of the National Era in Washington.
Dates: 1881 Nov 14

Letter : Danvers, Mass., to J. F. Bradley, Jr., 349 W. 58th St., New York City, 1889 Sep 30

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding engravings that Whittier no longer has.

Accompanied by original envelope.
Dates: 1889 Sep 30

Letter : Danvers, Mass., to Mrs. A. C. [Trusdale?], 1104 Market Street, San Francisco, Cal., 1882 Aug 19

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-24
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with envelope, commenting on the recipient's poetry. With printed reproduction of a portrait engraving of Whittier.
Dates: 1882 Aug 19

Letter : Danvers, Mass., to "My dear fed", 1886 December 19

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-40
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS identifying qualities and interests shared with the recipient, including the work of Emerson and Thoreau.
Dates: 1886 December 19

Letter : Danvers, to an unidentified recipient, 1876 Nov 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-23
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "My dear friend" regretting that it is too late to see [Hathaway?], a friend of the recipient, and commenting that the [presidential] election is unsettled but will probably go to Tilden.
Dates: 1876 Nov 15

Letter : Danvers, to Caroline S. Guild, 1883 Dec 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-19
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking Guild for a letter. Accompanied by an engraving of Whittier, 12 cm. mounted on a card 17 cm., a bust-length portrait photograph of Whittier, and a manscript transcription of the letter.
Dates: 1883 Dec 20

Letter : Danvers, to Parker Pilsbury, 14 Highland Avenue, Lynn, Mass., 1882 September 18

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-38
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with envelope, concerning a portrait of a mutual friend and mentioning Pliny Earle Chase.
Dates: 1882 September 18

Letter : New York, to Elizabeth H. Chadwick, Newark, N. J., 1838 February 5

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-35
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with integral address leaf, introducing Nath[anie]l Southard.
Dates: 1838 February 5

Letter : Oak Knoll, Danvers, Mass., to an unidentified recipient, 1878 January 30

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-37
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "My dear friend" commenting on his or her verses.
Dates: 1878 January 30

Letter : Oak Knoll, Danvers, Mass., to Andrew James Symington, Langside, Glasgow, Scotland, 1890 Dec 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS saying that he has been ill and thanking Symington for his letter.

With envelope.
Dates: 1890 Dec 20

Letter : Oak Knoll, Danvers, Mass., to [George Alfred Townsend], [18]88 Apr 4

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking him for "the Maryland Legends" [Tales of the Chesapeake?], discusses the journals of Labadist monks Jaspar Dankers and Peter Sluyter.
Dates: [18]88 Apr 4

Letter : Oak Knoll, Danvers, Mass., to [John Boyle] O'Reilly, 1879 Nov 30

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-17
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS asking if O'Reilly received ten dollars Whittier sent for the convent at Kenmore, Ireland to put toward the relief of the poor.
Dates: 1879 Nov 30

Letter : Oak Knoll, Danvers, Mass., to "My dear friend", 187[6?] Oct 10

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-13
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS offering encouragement in artistic pursuits.
Dates: 187[6?] Oct 10

Letter : Oak Knoll, Danvers, Mass., to unidentified recipient, 1884 Feb 27

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-15
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS regarding where to find Fringed Gentian (a flower).
Dates: 1884 Feb 27

Letter : Oak Knoll, Danvers, to Lilian Clarke, 1879 Sep 25

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-27
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS concerning Clarke's memorial tribute to an unidentified friend.
Dates: 1879 Sep 25

Letter : Oak Knoll, Danvers, to Mr. Dow, 1879 Oct 1

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-26
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking Dow for his book of poems.
Dates: 1879 Oct 1

Letter and clipping, 1855, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-31
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Dear friend" concerning literary matters, with envelope address panel to Harriet Beecher Stowe and clipping of Whittier's poem "The Cry of the Lost Soul" pasted to the bottom of the letter.
Dates: 1855, n.d.

Letter to John Greenleaf Whittier, Amesbury, from M.W.C. [Mary Whittier Caldwell?], Haverhill, 1842 Aug 29

 Part of Collection — Box: 23, Folder: GROUP 443, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS beginning "dear brother, confirming that Mr. Lawrence's church is available to use for a lecture, with instructions regarding announcements for it.

Accompanied by a receipt signed by John Whittier and James Gibson, with "Matthew F. Whittier" inscribed on the verso.
Dates: 1842 Aug 29

Letters, 1831-71

 Part of Collection — Box: 59, Folder: GROUP 2250, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to O. E. Daggett, dated Jun 17, 1831, and two ALS to unidentified recipients, dated Jun 19, 1871 and Feb 28, 1872.
Dates: 1831-71