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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:

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 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

Letter : Cambridge, to J[ame]s Lorimer Graham, Sr., New York, 1854 Sep 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking Graham for a poem by [Reberil?], which he says he would like to translate into English, and originally conveying a copy of "the St. Gilgen inscription."

Accompanied by original envelope; both letter and envelope are tipped to an album page fragment.
Dates: 1854 Sep 20

Letter : Cambridge, to Julius Rosenthal, 180 S. Clark St., Chicago, Ill., 1877

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-32
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with address panel from envelope, acknowledging receipt of his letter and "the translation of 'Morituri Salutamus' by Dr. Schmidt."
Dates: 1877

Letter : Camb[ridge], to Mr. Monti, 1875 Jan 30

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking him for a package of books that was sent to Mr. Lowell by mistake.
Dates: 1875 Jan 30

Letter : Camb[ridge], to Mr. Osgood, 1875 Nov 16

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-33
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, initialed, enclosing receipts (no longer present) for payment on "Pandora".
Dates: 1875 Nov 16

Letter : Cambridge, to Mrs. George W. Childs, Walnut & 22nd Streets, Philadelphia, Pa., 1878 Feb[ruary] 17

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-37
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: One autograph letter, signed, with envelope, thanking Mrs. Childs and her husband for a gift, a recent letter, a visit, and mentioning a mutual friend, "Fields."
Dates: 1878 Feb[ruary] 17

Letter : Cambridge, to Mrs. Sarah Bridges Stebbins, Marlborough House, 38th St. & 6th Ave, New York, 1876 Oct 17

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking Mrs. Stebbins for sending him poems for his Poems of Places, particularly for one on St. Croix, and saying he can't use one on Ireland as that volume has been printed.

Accompanied by original envelope.
Dates: 1876 Oct 17

Letter : Cambridge, to Mrs. Silsbee, 1879 Jan 5

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-14
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS originally forwarding lines of an unamed poem, probably "The Fire of Driftwood," in response to a request. Mentions Mr. Wollen, and expresses hope that Mr. Anthony "makes a good illustration of" the Devereux homestead.
Dates: 1879 Jan 5

Letter : Cambridge, to "My Dear Sir", 1864 Dec 17

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS acknowledging payment for rent of a farm Longfellow owns in Stockbridge, acknowleding the tenant's intent to leave the property, and asking him to recommend an agent to handle the sale of the farm.

Accompanied by an engraving of Longfellow.
Dates: 1864 Dec 17

Letter : Cambridge, to "My Dear Sir", 1879 Feb 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking the recipient for a copy of Rafn's Antiquitates Americanae, saying that he values it especially because he knew the author in Copenhagen.
Dates: 1879 Feb 21

Letter : Cambridge, to Rev[eren]d Tho[ma]s Hill, 1860 May 25

 Part of Collection — Box: 22, Folder: GROUP 440, F-30
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC