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Box BW 27

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Contains 52 Collections and/or Records:

John Greenleaf Whittier letter to Benjamin Ticknor, 1886 February 15

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Scope and Contents John Greenleaf Whittier letter to Benjamin Ticknor 1886 February 15 about selecting his biographer and publisher. He mentions Samuel T. Pickard, [Horace E.] Scudder, and [Edwin P.] Whipple. Samuel T. Pickard wrote the biography Life and Letters of John Greenleaf Whittier which was published by Houghton Mifflin in 1894.
Dates: 1886 February 15

John Hay note to James R. Osgood and Osgood note to Benjamin H. Ticknor, 1886 February 10

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Scope and Contents John Hay note to James R. Osgood asking him about the original photographs of engravings from (Ward Hill) Lamon's "The Life Of Abraham Lincoln." On the next page of the note, is a question from James Osgood to Benjamin Ticknor asking about the plates (engravings) and requesting a copy of Longfellow's book.
Dates: 1886 February 10

Samuel Adams Drake note to Benjamin H. Ticknor, 1892 January 16

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Scope and Contents Samuel Adams Drake note to Benjamin Ticknor about his health, the weather, and no plans to make a trip to Boston.
Dates: 1892 January 16

Wendell Phillips note to Miss Wainwright, 1876 February 8

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Scope and Contents Wendell Phillips to his cousin Miss Wainwright about the burial and resting place of John Brown.
Dates: 1876 February 8

Annie Fields note to Caroline Ticknor, [1907]

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Scope and Contents Annie Fields note to Caroline Ticknor responding to her about her passport.
Dates: [1907]

Samuel Pickard note to Caroline Ticknor, 1907 January 2

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Scope and Contents Samuel Pickard note to Caroline Ticknor requesting two tickets to the annual dinner.
Dates: 1907 January 2

John Bright letter to James R. Osgood, 1884 March 17

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Scope and Contents John Bright letter to James R. Osgood thanking him for the volume on the life of James Greenleaf Whittier that was sent as a gift. He mentions his reverence for Whittier and praises his work against slavery in America.
Dates: 1884 March 17

Louise Chandler Moulton letter to Benjamin H. Ticknor, [1881] December 30

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Scope and Contents Louise Chandler Moulton letter to Benjamin Ticknor on [1881] December 30 about the possibility of creating an illustrated book of poetry. Moulton also mentioned her appreciation of Songs and Lyrics by Ellen Mackay Hutchinson, published by James R. Osgood and Company in 1881.
Dates: [1881] December 30

Joel Chandler Harris letter to James R. Osgood, 1883 July 24

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Scope and Contents Joel Chandler Harris letter to James R. Osgood and Company 1883 July 24 on The Constitution stationery about Harris's second book, Nights with Uncle Remus.
Dates: 1883 July 24

Edgar Fawcett manuscript "A Newspaper Critic", Undated

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Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Undated

Caroline Ticknor collection of American authors and publishers

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Identifier: MSS-16488
Content Description This collection contains forty-one letters and manuscripts by American authors and publishers from the files of James R. Osgood & Co. and its successor Ticknor & Co assembled by Caroline Ticknor (1866-1937), daughter of Benjamin Holt Ticknor (1842-1914) and granddaughter of William Davis Ticknor (1810-1864). Many of the authors represented in this collection have related collections in the Small Library. Authors represented in this collection of letters and manuscripts are:...
Dates: 1862-1913

Henry Mills Alden letter to Caroline Ticknor, 1907 January 3

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Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1907 January 3