Wood-engravers -- United States -- 19th century
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 1406
Scope and Contents: The collection primarily consists of material by or about W. J. Linton, including some of his writings and examples of his engravings which were inherited or collected by his granddaughter Grace Linton Cook. Also present is a small group of personal papers of Cook, her father Edmund Wade Linton, and her aunt Ellen (“Nellie”) Linton.Series I, Family Papers, contains three family letters and a group of family papers that include a Linton biography and a scrapbook of Linton’s...
Call Number: GEN MSS 1387
Overview: The collection consists of the papers of author and wood engraver W. J. Linton, including personal and professional correspondence, writings by and about Linton, drawings and prints, personal papers, and other papers covering Linton's life and work in England and the United States. The papers are primarily those inherited by his daughters Ellen Wade Linton and Margaret Linton Mather, with additions from family friends.
Dates: 1797-1937, bulk 1838-1897