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Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879


Elihu Burritt (1810-1879), American author, philanthropist, and activist

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Letter : New Britain, Connecticut, to David Daggett, 1872 Apr 13

 Part of Collection — Box: 3, Folder: GROUP 50, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Letter : to George S. Walker, 1875 Mar 27

 Part of Collection — Box: 3, Folder: GROUP 50, F-4
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: AL signed, "The Author of Voice from the Back-pews."
Dates: 1875 Mar 27

Letter : Worcester, to Leonard Bacon, 1843 Oct 30

 Part of Collection — Box: 3, Folder: GROUP 50, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS with address leaf concerning a request that Dr. Bacon prepare a tract for The New England Central Tract Association, and explaining the purposes of that society.
Dates: 1843 Oct 30

Letters, 1846

 Part of Collection — Box: 3, Folder: GROUP 50, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: 1 ALS, Birmingham, to "Dear Sir," acknowledging poems received. 1 ALS, Birmingham, to "My Dear Sir," with envelope addressed to Wm. G. Bennett, Blackheath, agreeing to write for a newspaper, and enclosing a copy of Burritt's pamphlet, Bond of Brotherhood of 1846 Nov, and a League of Universal Brotherhood pledge form.
Dates: 1846, 1867

Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 237
Overview: The Liebert Autograph Collection contains chiefly British (as well as other European and American) historical and literary manuscripts and autographs, including items by James Boswell, Jr., Sir Joseph Banks, Marie Corelli, Eugene V. Debs, Camille Pissarro, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Samuel Johnson, Ouida, and Alfred Tennyson. The Liebert Correspondence consists of letters written to Liebert by Ian Fleming, Beverly Nichols, John Cowper Powys, and Thornton Wilder.
Dates: 1604-1987

Woolsey family papers

Call Number: MS 562
Overview: The papers document three generations of the Woolsey family. The most prominent figures in the collection are William Walton Woolsey (1766-1839), land owner and merchant in New York City; his son, Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1801-1889), Greek scholar, political theorist and president of Yale College; and Theodore Salisbury Woolsey (1852-1929), professor of international law at Yale Law School, son of Theodore Dwight Woolsey. The papers of William Walton Woolsey contain extensive business...
Dates: 1750-1969, bulk 1811-1921