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Burroughs, John, 1837-1921

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1837-04-03 - 1921-03-29

John Burroughs (1837-1921), American naturalist and author

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

William Bayard Hale papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 814
Overview: Correspondence, writings, memorabilia, scrapbooks and printed matter chiefly concentrated in the years 1910-1923. The correspondence includes photocopies of thirteen letters from Woodrow Wilson to Hale (1911-1915) discussing various aspects of United States foreign policy. Between 1913 and 1914, Hale travelled in Central America as Woodrow Wilson's special emissary to Mexico and then to Nicaragua. His letters to his wife during this period describe the political upheavals in those countries and...
Dates: 1888-1962

Letter : to A. S. Clarke, West Park, New York, 1890 August 28

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 470, F-11
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: A postcard to A. S. Clark ordering the book "A Pedestrian Tour of Two Thousand Three Hundred Miles, in North America."
Dates: 1890 August 28

Letter : West Park, N. Y., to Mrs. Custer, n.y. September 11

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 470, F-10
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking her for her kindness on a recent visit.
Dates: n.y. September 11

Letter : West Park, N.Y., to [Edward William] Bok, 1892 Feb 23

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 470, F-3
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS referring to his poem "Waiting," sending regards to "the young lady," and suggesting that he write for her a poem on the subject of making haste.
Dates: 1892 Feb 23

Letter : West Park, N.Y., to [Glover M.?] Allen, 1913 Jan 2

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 470, F-6
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS thanking the recipient for a copy of Science which included his observations about the star-nosed mole.
Dates: 1913 Jan 2

Letter : West Park, N.Y., to Mr. Lloyd., [1902] Oct 30

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 470, F-7
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS discussing the behavior of an adder when frightened.
Dates: [1902] Oct 30

Letter : West Park, N.Y., to Mrs. Suter, 1894 Sep 19

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 470, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS promising to call on Mrs. Suter, an admirer of his work, the next time he visits Shacksville, near Roxbury, N.Y., where he was born.
Dates: 1894 Sep 19

Letter : West Park, NY, to [Thomas Wentworth] Higginson, 1889 Mar 21

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 470, F-9
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS to "Dear Mr. Higginson" asking to be notified "when the dandelion, buttercup, & clover are in bloom."
Dates: 1889 Mar 21

Letters : to William Hawley Smith, Peoria, Illinois, 1894-1921

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 470, F-4
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Three ALS and one TLS, discussing Smith's books about education and Burroughs's "Accepting the Universe".
Dates: 1894-1921

Loomis-Wilder Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 496A
Overview: Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, drawings, legal and financial papers, published writings, unpublished manuscripts, and memorabilia of the Loomis and Wilder families of Massachusetts, New York, and Virginia. The papers relate principally to Eben Jenks Loomis, astronomer, poet, and nature writer, and to his immediate family, and to his wife, Mary Alden Wilder Loomis and her immediate family, including papers of John Augustus Wilder, Civil War officer and lawyer for the U.S. Army. The Eben...
Dates: 1790-1912

Rufus and S. Willard Saxton papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 431
Overview: The papers include correspondence, journals, memorabilia, and photographs that document the life of Samuel Willard Saxton and the career of his brother General Rufus Saxton during the Civil War. The largest portion of the papers is composed of S. Willard Saxton's multi-volumed journal, which he began in 1847 while at Brook Farm and continued until the 1920s. The journal chronicles his career as a printer, aide-de-camp, and civil servant; his travels; family; his interests in the cultural life...
Dates: 1834-1934

George H. Seeley papers and photographs

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 459
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of papers and photographs created and collected by George H. Seeley that document his photographic career, as well as his later life and family spanning from 1900 to 1975. The collection includes glass plate negatives used by Seeley to create his professional photographs. Photographic prints in the collection are predominantly work prints created by Seeley. There are also film negatives that document his later life and family, as well as the landscape around...
Dates: 1900-1975, bulk 1900-1950

[Untitled], n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 470, F-5
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Holograph manuscript fragment concerning birds' egg collectors.
Dates: n.d.

Untitled essay on evolution, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 470, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC

Untitled essay on the chief elements that combine to make up living bodies, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 25, Folder: GROUP 470, F-8
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Essay, holograph, corrected and signed. Accompanied by a label describing the manuscript.
Dates: n.d.

Walt Whitman collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 202
Overview: The Whitman collection consists of letters, manuscripts, photographs, artwork, and personal papers documenting the life and work of Walt Whitman. There is personal and business correspondence from Whitman to family, friends, editors, and publishers, including Richard Maurice Bucke, John Burroughs, Julius Chambers, Moncure Conway, Nathan Hale, James R. Osgood and Company, George Routledge & Sons, William Sloane Kennedy, William Michael Rossetti, John Swinton, and Louisa Whitman. There are...
Dates: 1842-1949