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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 45 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

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 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, 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

Letter : Cambridge, to an unidentified recipient, 1862 Jan 9

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-31
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, signature cut away and pasted back onto letter, to the sister of Mrs. Cunningham Smith concerning the music she wrote to accompany his poem "The Curfew". With clippings relating to the music.
Dates: 1862 Jan 9

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 Carey & Hart, Philadelphia, 1844 December 22

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-36
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with integral address leaf, discussing literary business matters.
Dates: 1844 December 22

Letter : Cambridge, to "Dear Sir", 1849 May 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS acknowledging a call, and declining an offer to publish his work because there is one New York edition of his poems in print already.
Dates: 1849 May 15

Letter : Cambridge, to "Dear Sir", 1849 Aug 30

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-13
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking a composer for having set many of his poems to music, but declining to write lyrics for a cantata.
Dates: 1849 Aug 30

Letter : Cambridge, to "Dear Sir", 1880 Dec 3

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS stating that he prefers to leave the selection of material for "Readings at the Irving Club" to the recipient.

Accompanied by a photograph of Longfellow.
Dates: 1880 Dec 3

Letter : Cambridge, to "dear Sir", 18[57?] Apr 26

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS very kindly refusing to write something that the recipient requested.
Dates: 18[57?] Apr 26

Letter : Cambridge, to [Estes and Lauriat], 1887 Jan 27

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-10
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking the publishers for a copy of Mary Neal Sherwood's translation of Sidonie, but refusing to assist with the "public sanction of it."
Dates: 1887 Jan 27

Letter : Cambridge, to [Georgia A.] Alden, 1864 Feb 6

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-19
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking Alden for a bookmark featuring Martin Luther and for sharing a legend about a linden tree in Nuremberg Castle.
Dates: 1864 Feb 6

Letter : Cambridge, to [Georgia A.] Alden, 1864 Jan 5

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-20
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS replying to a request from Alden for lines from the poem "Nuremberg". Contains a few lines from the poem and other reminiscences of the city.
Dates: 1864 Jan 5

Letter : Cambridge, to [Henry Mills] Alden, 1879 Jul 13

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-9
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS introducing Mr. F. H. Clark of Detroit, who wishes to publish his poem "From Leipzig to Rome" in Harper's.
Dates: 1879 Jul 13