Box BW 27
Contains 52 Collections and/or Records:
Hidden book titles game
What is a Shadow? manuscript and published book
Hugh McCulloch poem
This collection contains a draft of Hugh McCulloch's poem "Sonnet." It is a single letter-sized sheet of laid paper of watermarked Alex Firie & Sons, Stonewood and written on one side only. It contains one major change in the first line and a lesser change in the penultimate line.
The poem was originally published in The Chap-Book, Vol. 2, May 1, 1895 p.467.
Writing slate collection
Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company receipts
This collection contains thirty-two receipts for agricultural goods shipped by John Dickinson from Liberty Depot, Virginia.
Caroline Ticknor collection of American authors and publishers
Tasha Tudor letters
This collection contains five miniature illustrated letters from "Emma Birdwhistle," a doll and fictitious character created by children's author Tasha Tudor. These letters were sent to a Miss Annabelle Greinor of Richmond, Virginia. They appear to be responses to fan mail sent to Emma.
Anonymous handmade book
This collection contains one original typed humerous in a handmade book. The book is bound with a faded silk tie at the spine, and made up of clippings, magazine pages, typed pages, and illustrations. A humorous epistolary story, it is told by a soldier stationed at Camp Lee outside Petersburg, Va., who falls in love with the voice of a woman who sells him a book over the phone from the longtime local booksellers T. S. Beckwith & Co.
Marcellus Mckennie letter
Henry Mills Alden letter to Caroline Ticknor, 1907 January 3
Henry Mills Alden, the editor of Harper's Magazine, writes to Caroline Ticknor about his regrets to attending a tribute to Julia Ward Howe and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, and offering compliments to Howe and Higginson for their noble enterprises and distinction to the American social and literary life of their time.
Edward Bellamy letter to Benjamin H. Ticknor, 1885 August 27
Edward Bellamy note to Benjamin Ticknor congratulating him on his new publishing firm of Ticknor and Company and to request payment for his work. He mentions his upcoming work of two stories (unnamed). The next book that Ticknor and Company publishes for him is "Looking Backward" (1888).
William Cullen Bryant letter to James T. Fields, 1862 December 4
William Cullen Bryant note to James T. Fields written on the stationery of The Evening Post, responding to Fields request for his poem, Bryant explains that he would not send the poem as a single item but only as part of a collection of his poems.
Edwin Lassetter Bynner letter to Benjamin H. Ticknor and a note to Caroline Ticknor, 1886 August 1, no year April 24
Rose Terry Cooke letter to Benjamin H. Ticknor, 1889 September 6
Rose Terry Cooke letter to Benjamin Ticknor, 1889 September, writes about her health and financial stress and wants to move to Boston if that would give her more work.
Alice Durand letter to Benjamin H. Ticknor, 1886 February 9
The letter from Alice Durand to Benjamin Ticknor is signed under her pseudonym, "Henri Greville" 1886, February 9,about the success of her lecture tour on the East Coast and asks for more advertising. She also mentions copyright law and Richard Watson Gilder's work on it in New York.
Edward Everett note to George Ticknor, 1865 November 22
Edward Everett note to George Ticknor 1864 November,about visiting him at his office with the [Report]. He writes that he is enclosing Alberi's interesting letter (not enclosed) and that he left two other copies of the volume at Ticknor's house yesterday.
Edgar Fawcett manuscript "A Newspaper Critic", Undated
Unpublished manuscript "A Newspaper Critic". Fawcett had a famous dislike of critics and may have written this out one evening while discussing critics with fellow authors. See Caroline Ticknor's Glimpses of Authors, pages 65-73.
Eugene Field letter to Benjamin H. Ticknor, 1887 [May] 22
Eugene Field letter to Benjamin Ticknor on 1887 [Mayhem] 22, with a small drawing of his self portrait and comparing it to Dante on the stationery. He writes about sending news clippings, engravings, self portrait, stories, and critical reviews. He mentions that he is sick of critics and imagines whether it would be better for posterity to leave his manuscript to be discovered later.
Mary Wilkins Freeman note to Caroline Ticknor, 1906 December 28
Mary Wilkins Freeman note to Caroline Ticknor 1906, December 28,sending regrets to her invitation to the tribute of Julia Ward and Colonel Higginson because she is busy with work and suffering from an attack of rheutatism. She will send a telgram congratulating them.
Edmund Gosse letter to James R. Osgood, 1885 May 1
Edmund Gosse letter to James R. Osgood on 1885 May 1 about a prospective book on his lectures ("From Shakspeare to Pope) and terms for publishing one edition with Osgood and one with the University of Cambridge.