Burroughs, John, 1837-1921
- Existence: 1837-04-03 - 1921-03-29
John Burroughs (1837-1921), American naturalist and author
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Autograph manuscript, signed, titled “Fragments on criticism”. Written on two printed proof copies of Burroughs’s poem “Waiting”, which also have manuscript annotations by Burroughs and Clara Burress.
A postcard to A. S. Clark ordering the book "A Pedestrian Tour of Two Thousand Three Hundred Miles, in North America."
ALS thanking her for her kindness on a recent visit.
Autograph letter, signed, concerning a letter and poems Ashley wrote to him, and relating that he has extended an invitation to John Muir to visit him in New York. With envelope.
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.
ALS thanking the recipient for a copy of Science which included his observations about the star-nosed mole.
ALS discussing the behavior of an adder when frightened.
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.
ALS to "Dear Mr. Higginson" asking to be notified "when the dandelion, buttercup, & clover are in bloom."
Three ALS and one TLS, discussing Smith's books about education and Burroughs's "Accepting the Universe".
Two autograph manuscript letters, signed. One letter answers Miller’s questions to Burroughs about the sources of illustrations in his Squirrels and Other Fur-bearers (1900). The other letter discusses Burroughs’s notes on Walt Whitman and exchanging or selling his copy of Leaves of Grass.
Holograph manuscript fragment concerning birds' egg collectors.
AM, in pencil.
Essay, holograph, corrected and signed. Accompanied by a label describing the manuscript.
Autograph manuscript fair copy, signed, of Burroughs’s poem “Waiting”.
- Archival Object 16
- Collection 5
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
- Boston (Mass.) -- Social life and customs 2
- Diaries 2
- Photographic prints 2
- Soldiers 2
- Southern States 2
- Abolitionists 1
- Account books 1
- Africa 1
- African American soldiers 1
- African Americans -- Education 1
- African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877 1
- American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac 1
- American literature -- 19th century 1
- Architecture, Domestic -- Designs and plans 1
- Astronomers 1
- Astronomy 1
- Authors 1
- Authors, American -- 19th century -- Archives 1
- Beaufort (S.C.) 1 ∧ less