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Wilson, James Grant, 1832-1914

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1832 - 1914

James Grant Wilson (1832-1914), American editor, author, bookseller and publisher; founded the Chicago Record in 1857.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Carrington Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 130
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, pamphlets, printed material, scrapbooks, sermons, and other papers relating to members of the Carrington family. Henry Beebee Carrington (1824-1912) and his grandfather, David Lewis Beebe (1763-1803), are two central figures in the papers. Material relating to David Lewis Beebe, including essays and sermons, documents his religious duties in Connecticut and family concerns in Ohio. Henry Beebee Carrington material includes correspondence, a diary, a...
Dates: 1749-1929

Frederick Stoever Dickson collection regarding William Makepeace Thackeray

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1100
Overview: The collection consists of manuscript and typescript material created by Frederick Stoever Dickson and others pertaining to Dickson's research on the life and work of William Makepeace Thackeray; included are letters to Dickson from authors, librarians, publishers, and other colleagues.
Dates: 1853-1912, bulk 1891-1912

Letter : New York, N.Y., to C. W. Ernst, 1885 Nov 5

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 109, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS written in reply to Ernst's review of Wilson's Bryant and His Friends in the Beacon (Boston, Massachusetts).

The letter defends Wilson's inclusion of Richard Henry Dana in the Knickerbocker Group.
Dates: 1885 Nov 5

Letter : Point-a-Pic, Qué., Canada, to Robert U[nderwood] Johnson, 1900 Sep 3

 Part of Collection — Box: 6, Folder: GROUP 109, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS discussing literary business relating to Thackeray.
Dates: 1900 Sep 3