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Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1807-02-27 - 1882-03-24

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), American poet and educator.

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

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

Nathaniel Hawthorne Collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 204
Overview: The Hawthorne collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Nathaniel Hawthorne.Series I, Owen Franklin Aldis Gift, is organized into three subseries: Correspondence, Writings, and Other Papers. Correspondence consists of letters from Hawthorne to others, including the reverend George Ripley and the publisher Ticknor and Fields, as well as a third party letter from Hawthorne's son Julian. There is one corrected and bound holograph...
Dates: 1800-1919

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow signature, 1879

 Part of Collection — Box: 103, Folder: 22
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC

Letter : Cambridge, Mass., to an unidentified recipient, 1873 Nov 27

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-17
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking an unnamed woman for her unsuccessful efforts at recovering a table that was previously in Longfellow's home.
Dates: 1873 Nov 27

Letter : Cambridge, [Massachusetts], to Alfred St. John Brennan, The Elms, Keene, New Hampshire, 1879 May 30

 Part of Collection — Box: 102, Folder: 18
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph letter, signed, apologizing for not attending Brennan's wedding. Longfellow also thanks Brennan for sending him a family photograph. With envelope.
Dates: 1879 May 30

Letter : Cambridge, [Massachusetts], to Charles Dent Bell, 1876 December 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 103, Folder: 19
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph letter, signed, thanking Bell for sending a copy of his book Voices from the Lakes. Longfellow also says that he would like to include some of Bell's poems in his next poetry anthology.
Dates: 1876 December 26

Letter : Cambridge, [Massachusetts], to "Dear Sir", 1880 December 2

 Part of Collection — Box: 102, Folder: 20
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph letter, signed, from Longfellow saying that he is unable to date an antique set of drawers.
Dates: 1880 December 2

Letter : Cambridge, Massachusetts, to "Dear Sir", 1881 November 11

 Part of Collection — Box: 103, Folder: 28
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, analyzing four lines in a stanza. Longfellow also thanks the recipient for sending photographs.
Dates: 1881 November 11

Letter : Cambridge, [Massachusetts], to "Dear Sir", 1881 September 19

 Part of Collection — Box: 103, Folder: 20
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph letter, signed, saying that the recipient should consult Samuel Austin Allibone's book A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors to find the information he is looking for.
Dates: 1881 September 19

Letter : Cambridge, [Massachusetts], to "Dear Sir", 1878 December 6, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 103, Folder: 21
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph letter, signed, saying that the recipient should contact Longfellow's publisher to find out which of his books contain a specific poem. Also includes an example of Longfellow's engraved calling card; and an engraved portrait of Longfellow, signed by Longfellow.
Dates: 1878 December 6, undated

Letter : Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Miss Mary L. Hoffman, Girls High School, Bush St. near Hyde, San Francisco, California, 1882 Mar 17

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-15
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Printed note stating that Longfellow is too ill to answer his own letters, with MS note by an undentified person thanking the recipient on his behalf for "the 'Pacific' flowers." Accompanied by autograph of Longfellow dated 1882, and by original envelope.
Dates: 1882 Mar 17

Letter : Cambridge, [Massachusetts], to "My Dear Sir", 1879 May 27

 Part of Collection — Box: 102, Folder: 19
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph letter, signed, thanking "My dear Sir" for sending Longfellow poems. Also includes two engraved portraits of Longfellow by an unidentified artist.
Dates: 1879 May 27

Letter : Cambridge, [Massachusetts], to Samuel James Kitson, 1879 July 3

 Part of Collection — Box: 103, Folder: 26
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph letter, signed, regarding a bust of Longfellow that was created by Kitson. Longfellow congratulates him saying that the bust is excellent. Also includes a photograph of the bust, taken by an unidentified photographer. Verso of photograph contains a manuscript inscription, in an unidentified hand, saying that the bust was molded from life.
Dates: 1879 July 3

Letter : Cambridge, to an unidentified recipient, 1876 Oct[ober] 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-38
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: One autograph letter, signed, to "Dear Sir" concerning the identity of the author of "Deirdrè". Accompanied by a printed reproduction of a portrait engraving of Longfellow.
Dates: 1876 Oct[ober] 26

Letter : Cambridge, to an unidentified recipient, 1877 Dec 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-21
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Dear Sir" refusing to forward a private letter from a Mr. Whittier. An address pane clipped from an envelope is attached to verso. Attached address is to Winthrop Wetherbee, 19 Temple St., Boston, but the postmark date, Nov 13, n.y., does not match letter.
Dates: 1877 Dec 20

Letter : Cambridge, to an unidentified recipient, 1880 Mar 14

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-23
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "My Dear Sir" thanking the recipient for a collection of poems entitled Wayside Pictures.
Dates: 1880 Mar 14

Letter : Cambridge, to an unidentified recipient, 1872 Jun 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-26
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "My Dear Sir" expressing thanks for the "caricatures."
Dates: 1872 Jun 21

Letter : Cambridge, to an unidentified recipient, 1880 Jan 31

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-27
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "My Dear Sir" enclosing an autograph.
Dates: 1880 Jan 31

Letter : Cambridge, to an unidentified recipient, 1868 Feb 25

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-28
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Gentlemen" ordering items from a recent catalog. With printed reproduction of a portrait photograph of Longfellow.
Dates: 1868 Feb 25